By Matt Stevens
January 10, 2020

The top youth bowlers from the country, New Zealand and Singapore will compete in the first nationally ranked event for 2020

Wyncity Bowl & Entertainment, Point Cook

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This is the 18th running of the National Youth Cup. The tournament was establish in 2003 at AMF Bankstown, NSW.

Male Division – Jordan Dinham (NSW)

Female Division – Chloe Jones (QLD)

2019 National Youth Cup Champions – Chloe Jones & Jordan Dinham

Top 5 Ranked Youth Division from 2019 final rankings attending as of 7th January 2020

Female Division

  1. Chloe Jones (1st)
  2. Amy Shoesmith (2nd)
  3. Emma Stephens (3rd)
  4. Grace Fahy (4th)
  5. Ivy Dickinson (5th)
Amy Shoesmith

Male Division

  1. Jordan Dinham (1st)
  2. Will Clark (3rd)
  3. Kyle Annetts (4th)
  4. Bernie Grueso Jnr (5th)
  5. Brandon Edwards (6th)
Will Clark – Silver medal in Singles event at the 2019 Asian Youth Championship
2003Jason Belmonte (NSW)Toni Woodcock (WA)
2004Brandon Qualischefski (QLD)Clair Johnston (SA)
2005Michael Zentveld (QLD)Michelle Halprin (NT)
2006Christopher Barratt (WA)Jayde Flanagan (NT)
2007Glen Loader (VIC)Clair Johnston (SA)
2008Chrisopher Barratt (WA)Cassie Staudinger (VIC)
2009Andrew Tonkin (VIC)Lexi Nicoll (NSW)
2010Kevin McRae (NSW)Lexi Nicoll (NSW)
2011Michael Craig (ACT)Rebecca Whiting (VIC)
2012Sam Cooley (NSW)Rebecca Whiting (VIC)
2013Paul White (VIC)Nicole Williams (WA)
2014Jarrod Langford (QLD)Sarah Terry (NSW)
2015Lachlan Merchant (VIC)Xin Yi Oh (SSS)
2016Blayne Fletcher (QLD)Rebekah Commane (VIC)
2017Jarrod Langford (QLD)Rebekah Commane (VIC)
2018Own Wong Wen Fei (SSS)Jodie Kos (ACT)
2019Jordan Dinham (NSW)Chloe Jones (QLD)
2015 National Youth Cup Champions – Lachlan Merchant & Xin Yi Oh


Stage 1 – Qualifying

All bowlers will bowl 6 games in each of two separate appearances, changing lanes after each game, even lanes one pair to the right, odd lanes one pair to the left. Males and females will bowl on lanes with their own gender where possible. All play will be on a TBA approved 40ft pattern. The top 15 males and the top 15 females based on scratch pinfall after qualifying will go through to Stage 2. Pinfall will carry over. Entries numbers may require up to 5 bowlers per pair on some lanes.

Stage 2 – Matchplay Final

The top 15 males and females will bowl an additional 7 games in a three-way matchplay format.

Point System

In the matchplay section, bowlers will compete against each other scratch, highest pinfall winning each match.

20 pins – 1st place,

10 pins – 2nd place & 0 pins 3rd

15 pins – 1st place draw

5 pins – 2nd place draw

10 pins each – triple tie


Saturday 11th January

8:30am Lanes washed and oiled

A Squad – Check in by 9:00am for a debrief

9:30am Bowl 6 Games

1:00pm Lanes washed and oiled

B Squad – Check in by 1:30pm for a debrief

2:00pm Bowl 6 Games

Sunday 12th January

7:15am – Lanes washed and oiled

Bottom half of field from day 1 – check-in by 8:00am

8:15am Bowl 6 Games

12:00pm – Lanes washed and oiled

Top half of field from day 1 – check in by 12:30pm

12:45pm Bowl 6 Games

Stage 2 – Matchplay

4:30pm Lanes washed and oiled

Top 15 – three-way matchplay – Check in by 5:00pm

5:15pm bowl 7 games matchplay

8:00pm- Presentation