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Penobscot, Pisacataquis & Hancock County Candlepin Bowling
January 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Special Olympics Maine- Penobscot, Piscataquis & Hancock Counties
2020 Area Candlepin Bowling Registration
January 14th, 2020 Registration due December 17th
(The 1/15/20 rain/snow date has been removed due to transportation complications- there is no rain date for this event.)
Event Chair: Sue Uhlenhake (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Session 1 & 2- Schools: 8:45 Registration & Coaches Meeting, 9:15 Session 1 Bowling Starts, 10:30 Session 2 Estimated Start
Session 3 & 4- Adults (22 and over*): 11:30 Registration, 11:45 Coaches Meeting, 12:00 Session 3 Bowling Starts, 1:45 Estimated Start of Session 4, Cleanup- 3:30-4:00
*If your agency has adult athletes in the 16-21 age group they will bowl in Session 2 or 3 with your Agency
Assisted Ramp Bowling
NEW this year- Unified Doubles Team Bowling (Schools Only). Teams will consist of one athlete and one partner. This will replace our Unified teams of 4 from past years.
(Review Candlepin Bowling Rules by clicking here)
Online Registration Instructions:
Please follow the links below to register your team. This information is to be submitted by the Head of Delegation. Qualifying scores required for all events.
Head of Delegation Form: Required for all teams, click here: HOD & Coaches Registration
Athlete Registration Form: click here: Athlete Registration
Unified Doubles Team Bowling Form: schools only, click here: Unified Doubles Team Bowing Registration
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 the State website at www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/.
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 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 training including; athletes, unified partners and assistant coaches.
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 at the state 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 Lauren at LaurenL@somaine.org to check on medicals in your file. We recommend that you make two additional 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/.
If you have any questions about the registration process feel free to contact me at email@example.com.
Area Co-Manager & GMS Coordinator, Special Olympics Maine, Penobscot/Piscataquis/Hancock Counties