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The 11th Frame: 2017 USBC Open Championships anti-sandbagging rules explained

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016 1:00 pm

There is nothing more plain and simple than your basic scratch tournament: You show up, bowl the format and the guy with the most pins is the winner. And there are few things more complex than trying to run a “fair” average division or handicap tournament: Fighting sandbaggers is a never-ending and too-often losing struggle for tournament operators. The American Bowling Congress Tournament/United States Bowling Congress Open Championships had no such problems for decades as it was...

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