Keep your mind out of the gutter as SM hosts the biggest bowling tournament in the country—the 1st ever Millionaire’s Cup! From November 1 until December 14, 2014, SM Millionaire’s Cup plans to elevate the level of competition and to launch the biggest bowling tournament yet. With topnotch facilities, SM Bowling and Leisure Center, and its centers in SM Fairview, SM North EDSA, SM Valenzuela, SM Mega Mall, SM South Mall, SM Mall of Asia, SM Cebu and SM Lanang Davao provide amateur Filipino bowling enthusiasts a chance to take part in this exciting event.
The Millionaire’s Cup is an open division tournament for male and female amateur bowlers, and a member of the Philippine Bowling Congress, with an average score of not more than 210. The Millionaire’s Cup is a singles handicap event based on the participating bowlers’ current averages entered in this competition. The tournament’s qualifying series, which will happen simultaneously across all 8 SM Bowling Centers, consists of 4 sets of 3 games where multiple tries are allowed. The 8 SM Bowling Centers shall then have individual Center Finals to determine the qualifiers for the National Finals. The National Finals will determine the top 16 bowlers who will qualify to the Grand Slam Finals. In the Grand Slam Finals, the last bowler standing after all the knock out rounds shall be declared the first winner of the SM Bowling Millionaire’s Cup.
The tournament fees for the tournament are priced as follows: Leg center registration fee (Php 5,000), Qualifying fee for 3 game series (Php 1,000), Leg Center Finals (Php 7,500), Grand Slam Finals (Php 20,000).
Cash prizes will be given to the winners of the Central Finals and the top 16 participants of the Grand Slam Finals. For the Center Finals, the 2nd and 3rd Runner Up shall be awarded with 25, 000 pesos and the 1st Runner up shall be awarded with 50, 000 pesos. The Center Finals champions shall receive a grand prize of 100, 000 pesos.
In the Grand Slam Finals, the 5th to 16th placers shall receive 25, 000 pesos each. The 2nd and 3rd Runner-ups shall be awarded with 250, 000 and 150, 000 pesos respectively. The 1st runner-up of the Grand Slam Finals will be given 500, 000 pesos, and the over-all Champion of the Grand Slam Finals will be awarded with 2 million pesos plus a brand new Chevrolet Sonic.
SM Lifestyle Entertainment Incorporated or SMLEI is the lifestyle and entertainment solutions company of SM Prime Holdings Inc. that offers the best in movies, events, leisure and technology. Starting with SM Cinema, the largest cinema exhibitor in the country, as its sole marque, the company grew into 12 major brands. Currently tucked under its belt are brands such as SM Cinema, Director’s Club Cinema, IMAX Theatre, WM Cinemas, SM Skating Rink, SM Bowling and Leisure Center, Exploreum, Snack Time, e-PLUS Tap to Pay, e-PLUS Digital, Mall of Asia Arena, and SM Tickets. SMLEI aims to promote bonding activities among Filipino families and friends, through entertainment and leisure facilities, while advocating the ease of use and personalized service created to complement the Filipino lifestyle.