The Times-News Open is
the premier amateur scratch bowling
tournament conducted in this area and it is
our hope and desire to keep it as such.
Accordingly, the following policies have
been adopted for those individuals who will
be bowling in either the semi-final
qualifying round (if applicable) and the
Jeans are not permitted. Blue jeans, black
2. Shorts, cutoffs, and sweat pants
are not permitted.
3. T-shirts and the like are not
permitted. Shirts should either have a
collar or be of
the classy, collar-less variety.
4. Hats, headbands, and other
headgear is not permitted.
5. Advertising and/or having your
name appear on your clothing is permitted.
If a competitor shows
up for a round for which the dress code is
applicable the committee will rule on the
situation based on the facts and
circumstances of the situation. Potential
resolutions will be one of the following :
The bowler will be
replaced by the highest ranking bowler
that did not qualify for the applicable
The bowler may be
subjected to a 100 pin penalty for the
round. If the penalty is imposed for a
round of the finals it will not apply to
any specific game or match but will
be subtracted from the bowlers over all
In rare circumstances
the bowler may be permitted to participate
you have any questions, please contact the
tournament chairman for clarification.