Regional 10 Pin Bowling Tournaments

SOMaine is pleased to announce that we will once again offer TWO Individual 10 Pin Bowling Competitions – Southern (Brunswick) & Central Maine (Bangor).  Delegations can only compete in one of these competitions, not both!


Southern Maine
Date – Monday November 6th, 2017
Location – Yankee Lanes Brunswick Maine
Central Maine
Date – Wednesday November 15th, 2017
Location – Family Fun Lanes Bangor, Maine
**Deadline to register – October 23rd, 2017**


Competition events offered: (review recently updated 10 Pin Bowling Rules by clicking here)
  • Individual
  • Individual Ramp
  • Individual Ramp Assisted
Tentative Schedules: 
  • Southern Maine Competition – All Ages
    • 8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
    • 8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
    • 9-1pm – Competition/Awards
  • Central Maine Competition (2 sessions)
    • Session 1 (21 & Under)
      • 8:30-9am – Delegation Check In
      • 8:45-9am – Coach’s Meeting
      • 9-11:30am – Competition/Awards
    • Session 2 (22 & over)
      • 11-11:15am – Delegation Check In
      • 11:15-11:30am – Coach’s Meeting
      • 11:30am-2:30pm – Competition/Awards
Again This Year!
All 10 Pin Bowling registration forms are fillable PDFs.  This will allow you to download,  electronically complete, save and send the forms without printing; saving paper and mailing costs.  You will be able to input your registration information directly into the forms.  You will be asked to save all registration forms and electronically send them to Mark Capano, MarkC@somaine.org. For large teams that require multiple pages of a particular registration form, we ask that you save each registration page individually, naming them Delegation.Form.1, Delegation.Form.2 etc.  To do this you will need to “click file and Save As”.  This will allow you to save each document to a specific folder on your computer which you will then be able to send to SOMaine as well as for you to have a copy.  If you do decide to print the forms and complete manually, not recommended, please note that some of the information in the forms will not be visible.  We understand that this is a new process and at any time if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our office.
Coach Education Policy Update: 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 23rd.
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 14th, 2017 – Yankee Lanes in Brunswick from 10am-2pm.  To register click here
  • Saturday October 21st, 2017 – Newport Entertainment Center in Newport from 11am-2pm.  To register click here
Assistant Coaches: Anyone registered with your delegation that is not an SO Athlete, Unified Partner, Head of Delegation or Head Coach. Assistant Coaches will include any other support staff or chaperones. They must have completed the minimum coaching requirements in the SOME Coach Education Policy. This can be found on our website at  www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/

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 MarkC@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/.

 
Directions for Completing the 2017 Individual 10 Pin Bowling Registration Forms
(Deadline for ALL forms is October 23rd)
Each group MUST complete the following forms:(Click on the links below to each registration form)
  • 10 Pin Bowling HOD Registration Form – completed by the Head of Delegation (HOD – person responsible for your team).  Be sure to list all additional coaches/chaperones attending the games.

General Notes:

  • Don’t miss the deadline (October 23rd).
  • Athletes must submit a 4-game average score to register
  • Athletes are not allowed to use bumpers
  • If you need to make additional copies of any of the registration forms, remember to download, complete the appropriate form and “SAVE AS” and give the file a name.  From there you can open the original document again and add the additional  registration information to the form and saving once you are complete.  Repeat these steps until your entire Delegation is properly registered.
  • We are requesting Delegations send their entire registration forms via Scan/Email or Fax
    • Scan/Email to Mark at MarkC@somaine.org
    • the FAX number is 1-888-490-0672
    • If you cannot email/fax please mail to:  SOME – Attn: Mark, 125 John Roberts Rd #5, S. Portland ME 04106
Questions???  Please call us at 879-0489!
Thank you!
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