6th Men's European Championships starts Friday with Singles preliminaries

    06/04/15

    2015 MEC

    185 players from 32 countries compete from June 5-13 for medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, Team, All Events and Masters at Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark

    2015MECLogo.jpg The 6th Men's European Championships will be held from June 3-14, 2015, at Lovvang Bowling Center in Aalborg, Denmark. 185 players from 32 countries will compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in Singles, Doubles, Trios, Team, All-Events and Masters.

    Competition gets underway Friday, June 5, with the Singles preliminaries and concludes on Saturday, June 13, with the Masters finals.

    For the complete information on the 2015 MEC please download the Bulletin (MS doc).

    The preliminaries in Singles, Doubles, Trios and the five-player Team event feature six games with the top 4 teams advancing to the playoffs. No. 1 will bowl No. 4 and No. 3 will take on No. 2 in the semifinals. The winners will bowl for the title and the losers share the bronze medal. All matches are single-game matches.

    Real action begins on June 5 with the two-day Singles preliminaries with the first champion to be crowned on June 6. The Doubles event will be held June 7 & 8, the Trios event takes place June 9 & 10 and is followed by the Team event June 11 & 12.

    Medals will also be given in All-Events (combined scores in Singles, Doubles, Trios and Teams preliminaries). The top 24 players in All Events will advance to the Masters finals in best-of-three games single-elimination match play format, which will conclude the championships on Saturday, June 13.

     


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    2015 MEC - Schedule of Events


    Sunday, 31.05.2015
    Last day of Presidium members to arrive

    Monday, 01.06.2015
    Last day of Congress delegates to arrive
    10.00-15.00 ETBF Presidium meeting in Lovvang

    Tuesday, 02.06.2015
    Ball Registration
    09.00-15.00 ETBF Congress at Radisson Blu Hotel
    15.00-20.00 Unofficial practice

    Wednesday, 03.06.2015
    Last day of team arrivals
    Ball Registration
    10.00-20.00 Unofficial practice

    Thursday, 04.06.2015
    09.00-19.00 Ball Registration
    09.00-10.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-10.00 Team Managers meeting in Lovvang
    10.00-11.30 Official Practice Squad 1
    11.30-12.30 Lane Maintenance
    12.30-14.00 Official Practice Squad 2
    14.00-15.00 Lane Maintenance
    15.00-16.30 Official Practice Squad 3
    16.30-17.30 Lane Maintenance
    17.30-19.00 Official Practice Squad 4
    19.00-20.00 Break and line up
    20.00-20.30 Opening Ceremony in Lovvang

    Friday, 05.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-12.30 Singles Squad 1
    12.30-13.30 Lane Maintenance
    13.30-17.00 Singles Squad 2

    Saturday, 06.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-12.30 Singles Squad 3
    12.30-13.30 Lane Maintenance
    13.30-17.00 Singles Squad 4
    17.00-18.00 Break and Lane Maintenance
    18.00-18.45 Singles Semi-finals
    18.45-19.30 Singles Final
    19.30-20.00 Medal Ceremony for Singles

    Sunday, 07.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-12.30 Doubles Squad 1
    12.30-13.30 Special Olympics
    13.30-14.30 Lane Maintenance
    14.30-18.00 Doubles Squad 2

    Monday, 08.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-12.30 Doubles Squad 3
    12.30-13.30 Lane Maintenance
    13.30-17.00 Doubles Squad 4
    17.00-18.00 Break and Lane Maintenance
    18.00-18.45 Doubles Semi-finals
    18.45-19.30 Doubles Final
    19.30-20.00 Medal Ceremony for Doubles

    Tuesday, 09.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-11.45 Trios Squad 1
    11.45-12.45 Lane Maintenance
    12.45-15.30 Trios Squad 2
    15.30-16.30 Lane Maintenance
    16.30-19.15 Trios Squad 3

    Wednesday, 10.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-11.45 Trios Squad 2
    11.45-12.45 Lane Maintenance
    12.45-15.30 Trios Squad 3
    15.30-16.30 Lane Maintenance
    16.30-19.15 Trios Squad 1
    19.15-20.00 Break and Lane Maintenance
    20.00-21.00 Trios Semi-finals
    21.00-22.00 Trios Final

    Thursday, 11.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane maintenance
    09.00-13.30 Team Squad 1
    13.30-14.00 Medal Ceremony for Trios
    14.00-15.00 Lane maintenance
    15.00-19.30 Team Squad 2

    Friday, 12.06.2015
    07.00-08.00 Lane Maintenance
    08.00-12.30 Team Squad A
    12.30-13.30 Lane Maintenance
    13.30-18.00 Team Squad B
    18.00-19.00 Break and Lane Maintenance
    19.00-20.30 Team Semi-finals
    20.30-22.00 Team Final

    Saturday, 13.06.2015
    08.00-09.00 Lane Maintenance
    09.00-10.15 Masters Step 1 (8 matches)
    10.15-11.30 Masters Step 2 (8 matches)
    11.30-12.00 Medal Ceremonies for Team All-Events
    12.00-13.00 Break and Lane Maintenance
    13.00-14.15 Masters Step 3 (4 matches)
    14.15-15.30 Masters Step 4 (2 matches)
    15.30-16.45 Masters Final
    16.45-17.00 Medal Ceremony for Masters
    20.00 Farewell Dinner

    Sunday, 14.06.2015
    Departures