- All bowlers will be seeded from their qualifying scores from the
TBA National Championships.
In the event of a tie for 4th, 16th or 40th qualifying positions
, a single game will be played to break the tie. Any subsequent
tie will require a 10th frame playoff until the tie is broken.
The Defending Champion and the State Representatives cannot be eliminated
from Qualifying. Bowlers seeded positions 1 through 4 will receive a double round bye to Round
3. Bowlers seeded positions 5 through 16 will receive a single round
bye to Round 2. Bowlers filling qualifying positions 17 through
40 will compete in Round 1 6 games elimination format. Top 12 bowlers
will proceed to Round 2. Further information is available in the "Event
format and Rules"