2018 State 10 Pin Bowling Tournaments

SOMaine is pleased to announce that we will once again offer THREE Individual 10 Pin Bowling Competitions – Southern (Brunswick) & Central Maine (Bangor). New this year – we are offering multiple dates for the Central Maine Tournament due to increased participation where the age of the athlete (under 22 or 22+), will determine which specific tournament date to attend (see tournament dates for more information). Delegations can only compete in one of these competitions, not both!

Southern Maine
Date – Monday November 5th, 2018
Location – Yankee Lanes Brunswick Maine

Central Maine (22 & Over)
Date – Wednesday November 14th, 2018
Location – Family Fun Lanes Bangor, Maine

Central Maine (21 & Under)
Date – Thursday November 15th, 2018
Location – Family Fun Lanes Bangor, Maine

**Deadline to register – October 22, 2018*

Competition events offered:

  • Individual
  • Individual Ramp
  • Individual Ramp Assisted

Tentative Schedules:

  • Southern Maine Competition – All Ages – November 5th, 2018
    8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    9-1pm – Competition/Awards
  • Central Maine Competition (22 & Over) – November 14th, 2018
    8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    9-1pm – Competition/Awards
  • Central Maine Competition (21 & Under) – November 15th, 2018
    8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    9-11:30am – Competition/Awards

New This Year! All State Bowling Tournament registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games Registration Process). This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button! Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.

Coach Education Policy: ALL registered coaches (Head of Delegation, Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches) must have a current certification for the following; Class A Volunteer Screening, Protective Behaviors Course and Concussion Awareness and Safety Recognition Course. You can find these documents/links on our website at www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/. If not already completed, they MUST be completed by October 22nd.

Head of Delegation: This person is responsible for the entire delegation including; athletes, head coaches and assistant coaches. This person will send and receive pertinent information to and from Special Olympics Maine regarding; registration forms, athlete unified partner and coach requirements.

Head Coach Requirements: Every delegation must assign one certified head coach for every sport that they have athletes competing in. This person is responsible for the entire sports team including; athletes, unified partners and assistant coaches. Head coaches will be the liaison between their sports team and SOME. SOME is offering two 10 Pin Bowling Coach’s Training School opportunities for coaches to become a certified Head Coach (each limited to the first 12 coaches that register).

  • Saturday October 13th, 2018 – Yankee Lanes in Brunswick from 10am-1pm. To register click here
  • Saturday October 13th, 2018 – Family Fun Lanes in Bangor from 10am-1pm. To register click here

Medicals & Consent Forms: ALL Athletes must have current medical & consent forms on file at Special Olympics Maine’s State Office. It is your responsibility to insure that these (2) (current/completed) forms are on file here at our office, for every athlete you plan to bring to the games. If we already have a medical on file for an athlete and it is less than three years old, you don’t need a new one, unless there has been a significant physical/medical change in one of your athletes. You may email Mark at laurenl@somaine.org to check on medicals in your file. We recommend that you make two copies of each medical/release form – keep one file of all medicals in a safe place and have a file with all your athletes’ medicals that travels with you to events. Blank Medical and Consent Forms can be downloaded by going to our website: www.somaine.org/sports/athlete-resources/.

Rules & Regulations: ALL soccer rules & regulations can be found on our website by clicking here.

Directions for Completing the 2018 Bowling Registration Forms – (Deadline for ALL forms is October 22nd)
Each group MUST complete the following forms: (Click on the links below to complete each registration form) For the Central Maine Tournaments only – Delegations with athletes in both age brackets (22 & Under and 21 & Under) will be required to submit forms for each tournament (once for all 22 & over athletes/coaches and once for all 21 & under athletes/coaches)

General Notes:
Don’t miss the deadline (October 22nd).
Athletes must submit a 4-game average score to register
Athletes are not allowed to use bumpers
Questions??? Please call us at 879-0489!