There are four tabs available to configure custom awards. These tabs are initially labeled Bowling Center Awards, Local Assoc. Awards, State Assoc. Awards and Other Awards.
To view awards that are available for a specific award group, simply click that award group's tab. Awards that have been set up for this award group will be displayed in the Awards in This Group list box. To view a definition of a specific award in this group, click the award name in the Awards
in This Group list box. To change the name of the group, click on a tab at the top, and enter a name for the award group, i.e. Center Awards.
Note: The Other Association tab is a special tab to be used for leagues that are sanctioned/certified through an organization other than USBC or CTF. These awards are only available when Other Organization is configured under Setup > League > Rules > What Is This League >
Will be sanctioned in...
To add an award, click the award group that the new award will belong to and click Add
Award. A new award will appear in the Awards in This Group list box names Undefined Award. The first step is to enter the
description of the award.
Defining an award: Once
the award has been added, the next step would be to define the parameters of
the award. Each award has some basic definitions to determine who
qualifies for the award, the type of award and the frequency that it can be
earned. Awards should be defined in the following order:
1.Association required: From
the drop down list, select the association that is required to qualify for this
2.Award applies to: Select
the genders that qualify for award.
3.Type of Award: Select
the type of award from the drop down list.
4.Frequency: Select the frequency that the award can be earned.
set up the rules required to qualify for this award. The rules will vary based
on the type of award.
Miscellaneous award type: This
is used when an award cannot be detected by a specific game or series score.
Splits and clean game awards, for example, cannot be detected. In the
Award Category list, select the appropriate description for this award. If the
award category is a split or spare, a pin display will be shown. Click the pins
to highlight which pins are needed.
Game or series award types: This
type is used when an award is based on a score. From the Award is based on
list, select from:
exact score - Score must meet or exceed the specified score.
between a range - Score must fall between the specified scores.
over average - Score must be the specified range of pins higher then the bowler’s average.
specify which scores the award applies to. (This option is not available for
single exact scores). Enter any requirements for age, average and games bowled
to qualify for this award. Finally enter the score(s) or range of pins needed
to qualify for this award.
Triplicate or Stepladder award type: This award type is used when a bowler's scores are the same for each game, or the scores fall in a stepladder pattern of equal increments.
Enter any requirements for age, average and games bowled to qualify for this award.
For the Triplicate
Award, the Minimum and Maximum Increments must remain at zero (0).
For the Stepladder
Award, change the Minimum and Maximum Increments to indicate the values for
which the award will be earned. For example, setting the Minimum
Increment to 1 and the Maximum increment to 10 will detect any scores that
progress by one pin (e.g. 200, 201, 202) up to scores progressing by 10 pins
(e.g. 200, 210, 220) including all values in between. For reverse
stepladder awards (202, 201, 200), set the Minimum Increment to a
score needed to qualify for the award. If a step ladder award, enter increments
the scores must follow.
Progressive award type: Used
when an award is based on a bowler’s score falling within an average class. For
example, a progress award is given for a 600 series when an average is
l50 or less, 650 series when an average is l65 or less, etc.
requirements for age and games bowled to qualify for this award. Finally enter
the pairings of award score and maximum average allowed to earn the award.
Note: Setting age restrictions
for any award will require that birthdays are entered for each bowler.
Bowlers that do not have birthdays configured will not be eligible for
To modify an award, click the award group and select the award in the Awards in This
Group list box. The settings or name for this award can now be changed.
To remove an award, click the award group that the award belongs to and select the award in the Awards in This Group list box. Click Remove Award. The award
will then be deleted from this group.