2018 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic

January 20-21, 2018

Host Center:

Stardust Bowl

37 E. Lorraine Ave., Addison, Ill. 60101
http://stardust.bowlbowlbowl.com

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Welcome to the home page for the Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic, a USBC Tier 1 collegiate tournament.

Online registration for the 2018 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic is now available. Please click here to access the online entry form. You may also download the team roster form here, complete it, and fax it to 847-982-9048. With either method of registration, indicate if you wish to reserve a spot for one Men's Varsity team, one Women's Varsity team, or one Men's and one Women's Varsity team, and the Squad you prefer. Roster names may be provided later. 

Click here to access the 2018 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic tournament flyer, including rules, format and team roster form.


The Midwest Collegiate Classic format calls for ALL teams to bowl FIVE (5) team games Saturday, January 20, and 20 Baker games Sunday, January 21. All scoring is scratch, and no bonus pins will be given. Tournament champions will be determined on the basis of total team pinfall for five (5) regular games and 20 Baker games.The top five individual scorers in the Men's and Women's VARSITY divisions, based on total individual pinfall for five (5) games, will be named to All-Tournament Teams.


Teams may pay entry fees by credit card. Entry fees remain at $225/team. PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS WILL BE ALLOWED AFTER ENTRIES CLOSE AT 5:00 P.M., FRIDAY, JANUARY 12, 2018. 

 

Daily Tournament Schedule:

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

"A" Squad

6:15 a.m. - Team Check-in Opens

7:00 a.m. - Coaches Meeting

7:15 a.m. - Warm-up/Practice Session

7:30 a.m. - Games 1-5

"B" Squad

1:45 p.m. - Team Check-in Opens

2:30 p.m. - Coaches Meeting

2:45 p.m. - Warm-up/Practice Session

3:00 p.m. - Games 1-5
 

 Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018

"A" Squad

6:30 a.m. - Team Check-in Opens

7:00 a.m. - Coaches Meeting

7:15 a.m. - Warm-up/Practice Session

7:30 a.m. - 20 Baker Games (Five 4-game blocks)

"B" Squad

12:30 p.m. - Team Check-in Opens

1:00 p.m. - Coaches Meeting

1:15 p.m. - Warm-up/Practice Session

1:30 p.m. - 20 Baker Games (Five 4-game blocks)

Varsity teams will compete for five (5) scholarships in each division (Men's and Women's) in addition to USBC Collegiate ranking points. First prize will be a $1,000 scholarship. Four (4) additional scholarship prizes will be awarded in each division, with the value of each pro-rated on the number of entries in each division.

Additional tournament highlights:

  1. Entry fee is $225 per team.
  2. Schools may enter one Men's Varsity and/or one Women's Varsity team. Junior Varsity teams may be entered on a lane-availability basis, beginning Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The online registration form will be modified to allow Junior Varsity teams to be entered. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis determined by date and time, as well as lane availability. PLEASE NOTE: "A" SQUAD WILL BE LIMITED TO 80 VARSITY TEAMS (ONLY) ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED ASSIGNMENT BASIS.   "B" SQUAD WILL BE OPEN TO BOTH VARSITY AND JV TEAMS.
  3. Schools may request a preferred squad, and every attempt will be made to comply with that request; however, no request should be considered final until the coaches receive confirmation from the Kegel/ISBPA Tournament staff.  Paid entry confirms your selected squad on a first-come, first-served basis.
  4. Mixed teams, in which at least one bowler is not of the same gender as the rest of the bowlers on the roster, will compete in the Men's Division. This applies to both Varsity and Junior Varsity teams.
  5. The top five individual scorers from both the Men's and the Women's Varsity divisions, based on total individual pinfall for five (5) games, will be named to the Midwest Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team.
  6. The official tournament lane pattern will be one of Kegel's Sport Patterns.
  7. Tournament entries will close at 5 p.m. (Central Time) Friday, January 12, 2018, for both Varsity and JV teams. Registrations will be considered complete when all entry fees and team rosters are received at ISBPA headquarters, 7356 N. Cicero Ave., Lincolnwood IL 60712. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER ENTRIES CLOSE.

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(Please note: Online registration is now available. Please download the team roster form (click here), complete it, and fax it to 847-982-9048. Indicate if you wish to reserve a spot for one Men's Varsity team, one Women's Varsity team, or one Men's and one Women's Varsity team and the Squad you prefer. Roster names may be provided later. Any questions concerning the Midwest Collegiate Classic, or lodging accommodations, should be directed to the ISBPA at billduff@bowlillinois.com.)

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SPECIAL LODGING INCENTIVES SWEEPSTAKES!!!

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Teams that register electronically online and stay at any of the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau preferred hotels shown below will be eligible to win one of three (3) paid entries for the 2019 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic, via a special Lodging Incentive Sweepstakes drawing. Participating hotels are as follows (additional hotels may be added prior to the tournament):

Official Hotel On-Line Registration

Doubletree Oak Brook

Hilton Garden Inn, Addison

Holiday Inn Itasca

Springhill Suites Elmhurst

Teams will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes for every room night they book at one of these participating hotels. Three (3) entries into the 2019 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic will be awarded. NOTE: Junior Varsity teams MAY participate in this incentive sweepstakes as well as Varsity teams.

Please use the official hotel reservation link listed above the Offical Host Hotels to select your hotel. The DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau and PSE Tournament Housing look forward to providing all our participants with a smooth reservation process. NOTE: Registration MUST be done through the following link to qualify for the Lodging Incentive Sweepstakes:

 
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About the Host Center  

Stardust Bowl (http://stardust.bowlbowlbowl.com) is located in one of Chicago's western suburbs at 37 E. Lorraine Ave. in Addison, Ill. It is easily accessible via primary roads leading from I-355, I-290 and I-88. (Click here to find its location at maps.google.com.) 

Stardust Bowl features 84  Brunswick ProAnvil synthetic lane beds and Qubica/AMF scoring. It is the largest bowling center in Illinois and one of the largest in the United States. It was the host center for the Kegel/ISBPA Collegiate Classic from 2008-2010 and the 2014-2017 Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic Tier 1, and is the current home of the annual Robert Morris University "Eagles Baker Challenge" tournament.

Click here to visit the DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau Web site and learn more about entertainment and shopping options close to Addison, Ill.

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