2017 Senior USBC
The 2017 Senior USBC will select the USA1 and USA2 Senior teams for the D'Orsi Senior Bowl at the 2017 World Teams Championshps in Lyon, France August 12-26, 2017. Players must have been born in 1957 or earlier.
Location and Dates
Entries are now closed. There are 10 teams in the 2017 Senior USBC.
The Senior USBC will last for 9 days.
The first stage will be a 1.5 day Round Robin. The top 8 teams will qualify for the USA1 Quarterfinal; the 9th & 10th place teams will play in USA2. The event will continue with1.5 day KO matches for the USA1 Quarterfinal, Semi-Final & Final.
Losers in each stage of the event will drop into the USA2 bracket, which will run in parallel with the USA1 bracket. The USA2 Round of 16 will be a 5 team Round Robin to qualify 4 teams. All other USA2 stages will be KO. The losing USA1 finalist will drop into the USA2 Semifinal and choose their opponent.
Wednesday, April 19th: Final day to submit Advance Submission Forms if you are playing a Super Chart method. No ASFs have been submitted.
Wednesday, May 3rd: Final day to submit System Summary Form & ACBL Convention card. All SSFs & convention cards have been submitted. You can find them by going to the teams entered list and clicking on a player's name.
Monday, May 15: Last day for roster changes without Credentials Committee approval.
The event will be seeded based on ACBL Senior KO seeding points plus the number of seeding points awarded to the winner of the Baze Senior KO for each player on the team that won the 2016 Senior USBC (Hamman, NPC) and the number of seeding points awarded to the second place team in the Baze Senior KO for each player on the team that finished second in the 2016 Senior USBC (Wolfson). The teams will be listed in seeding point order very soon - we have had a little problem getting the seeding points from ACBL, but now have almost everything.
Each pair playing in the event has filee a System Summary Form and ACBL convention card. Each pair should bring 2 copies of their SSF and convention table to the table each time they play. You can print the SSFs and convention cards by going to the teams entered list, clicking on your name and then printing the pop up window that appears with your SSF.
Conditions of Contest for the 2017 Senior USBC in PDF format.
Conditions of Play for the 2017 USBC in PDF format will be posted soon.
The General Conditions of Contest in PDF format.