Thirty years later, my father came down with cancer and I returned home to assist in taking care of him. After the loss of my father, I purchased the family home. In cleaning up, I found the breakfast bar that was removed from the kitchen in the mid eighties in the rafters. With a trip to Michaels for letters and Amazon for metal fish art, we made the Rossmoor Bar-N-Grill sign and hung it on the front of the garage I helped build in high school.
Friday night is the Last Chance Qualifier. Saturday night's championship round will only be open to the top 35 players of the 2019 season. Friday night the only people participating in the pill draw are players who have not bowled with us before. Season players will be allowed to fill the board. Both nights are potluck and bring your own beer
A 2019 Rule WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP format
Maximum 24 players - Minimum 15 players
Six standard regulation bowling pins
Standard regulation bowling ball or balls
To establish “line up” each player blind picks from 24 numbered balls (Pill Draw). Players will start in numerical order. Officials will announce prior to the event the pill draw open and close time. Everyone must be present to participate in pill draw. Officials will start the game at their discretion no sooner that 15 minutes after pill draw closes to allow people to practice. As long as there is space available, participants can join the game up until the first bowler rolls the second round. The playing field is site specific although must contain four throwing locations. Marked as Alpha, Beta, X marks the spot and Infinity.
The lowest pill draw picks the round 1 throwing location. Round 2 thru 5 picks the worst bowler with lowest pill draw, gets to pick the next round bowling location. Players only get to the pick bowling location once and the score keeper is responsible for picking the picker. The marked location with two safety cones, bowlers to throw from behind the two cones at designated “picked” throwing location.
THE GAME IS WON BY: Five single throws highest number of pins dropped wins. Sudden death match, lowest pill draw gets to decide if lowest or highest pill draw rolls. "JohnTony-JohnTony PEEPEE CLAUSE": If a player does not come to line when called by officials to bowl, that player will have a three bowler grace period. When the 4th player rolls, the PEEPEE player will lose their roll in that round. The player is still in the game although that round will not be scored.
The Season Championship night maximum number of players will be extended to 34.
The World Closed Gate Bowling League is an underachiever event and if a player wants to let someone else bowl in their place this is allowed. That bowler will forfeit their opportunity to trophy.