At stake is the champion's trophy and prizes totalling almost S$60,000, making this the richest classic tournament in Asia. The bowler of the perfect game will walk away with S$100,000, the highest cash prize for the perfect game in a youth tournament in Asia.
Prizes are presented in cash/in kind. In order to protect the winner's amateur status, all prizes will be awarded through the respective affiliates of the recipients.
In Qualifying Round, conducted over three days, each bowler will bowl a total of 24 games. The field will be trimmed to the top 36 bowlers who will bowl ten games each in the Semi-Finals. Finally, the top three bowlers to emerge will advance to the step-ladder Grand Finals to vie for the coveted trophy and the first prize worth S$15,000.
A perfect game prize of S$100,000 cash will be awarded for the achievement of a 300-pinfall score during the tournament.
Cathay Bowl, a subsidiary of Cathay Organisation Pte. Ltd., started as Orchard Bowling Pte. Ltd. in 1964. It is a pioneer in promoting bowling as a healthy recreation and has a total of 142 lanes in Singapore and Malaysia. Cathay Bowl also organises another international tournament, Cathay Bowl Junior Classic, for youths.