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 The Heritage Traditional is one of Canada’s  premier events – And a Founding Member of the Western Canadian Bowling Tour.

The Heritage Traditional Open will be held May 11-13, 2018  at Heritage Lanes, in Red Deer, Alberta.

The Main Event

The cost for each qualifying shift will be $200.00 a bowler. There are 4 qualifying shifts, so you may enter as many times as you would like, but you may only qualify once.  This year we are introducing an early bird shift Friday morning at 9am to let our organizing committee & those travelling from out of town to get a little head start on the tourney.  Space will be limited so get your entry in early.

The top 31 will advance to the match play finals, while the 32nd position will be given to the consolation round winner.   The Consolation is single game match play for qualifiers 32-63 winners moving on & losers eliminated

The Main Even will consist of 4 brackets of 8 bowlers. Bowlers will play round robin matches within each bracket. The winner of each match will earn 50 bonus points. If the match is tied, each player will earn 25 bonus points.  The top 4 for each bracket will advance to the Semi finals where the process will be repeated in 2 brackets.

The Top 4 finishers in each of the semi-final brackets based on Pinfall & Bonus Points will advance to the Final Bracket.  The top 4 finishers in the final bracket will advance to a Paige Playoff to determine the 2016 Traditional Champion.

Mitsubishi Shootout - The Shootout is set to go again this year – with a field of 16 players.  Format is round robin match play with the top 5 win loss records advancing into a Stepladder Playoff to determine the champion.   Entry Fee is $1000 per player with a prize fund of $16,000.  The Shootout will run on May 11, 2017 with the Stepladder starting around 8:30pm.   Meaningful ties will be decided by win/loss record withing the group – with a one game roll off if there are more than 3 players tied…

Bakers 4-Player Team Event

The Bakers 4-Player Team Event will be held on Friday, May 11th  - 2018 This will be 4 player combined NoTap event. The Bakers event is 20 games.  Top 4 Teams will advance to a Team Stepladder to determine the Bakers Champion for 2018.  With the high qualifier having a second life.

The lead off bowler will bowl the 1st frame, 2nd player frame 2, 3rd player frame 3 and 4th player frame 4. Player 1 then bowls frame 5 and 2nd player bowls frame 6 and so on till the game is over.

The cost of this tournament will be $300 a team – with an optional $80/team side pot 

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Event Schedule

The Heritage Traditional Open will once again be hosted at Heritage Lanes, in Red Deer, Alberta. The tournament dates are May 10-13 , 2018. With the Mitsubishi Shootout Running May 10, 2018 & the Main Event Running from May 11-13, 2018

Thursday - May 10th, 2018

4:00pm - 9:00pm: Mitsubishi Shootout
9:00pm -11:45pm : Canadian Stick Bowling Championship

Friday - May 11th, 2018

9:00am - 1:30pm: 8 Game Qualifying Shift
1:30pm - 6:30pm: 8 Game Qualifying Shift
6:30pm - 11:30pm: 20 Game Baker Style

Saturday - May 12th, 2018

9:00am - 2:00pm: 8 Game Qualifying Shift
2:30pm - 8:30pm: 8 Game Qualifying Shift
9:00pm - 10:15pm: Bowler's Investment Seminar
10:30pm - 11:45pm: Consolation Matchplay

Sunday - May 13th, 2018

9:00pm - 12:30pm: Quarter Finals Bracket
1:00pm - 4:30pm: Semi Finals Bracket
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Final