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General Information

DATES: July 17-18, 2021

SITE: Sun Valley Lanes (321 Victory Lane, Lincoln) – View Map

RULES: USBC rules will apply. All bowlers must be members of USBC or pay a tournament participation fee of $5. Honor scores will be recognized.

AVERAGE: Average must be reported in Handicap events. Bowlers must use either the 2019-2020 book average, or current 2020-2021 average, whichever is higher. If neither, player will bowl scratch (220 average).

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each division. Match play and award presentations will follow each squad time.

DIRECT ENTRY: Multiple entries permitted. Bowlers may enter only one event per squad time. Squad times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If a bowler’s requested squad time has been filled, they will be notified. Bowlers automatically qualify for All Events division if entered in all three events (singles, doubles, team).


Adult Doubles: Any combination
Adult/Youth Doubles: Any combination
Youth Doubles: Any combination
Senior Doubles: Any combination
Singles: Male, Female, Senior (50-59), Super Senior (60 & Over) Men and Women
All Events: First three games bowled with handicap in all three events (singles, doubles, team) Doing 2 separate divisions Adult & Youth
Team Event: Four members, any combination – male, female, seniors, youth

HANDICAP DIVISIONS: 100% of 220. *All youth U-divisions are scratch and aged based in accordance with USBC Rule 400. Only USBC verifiable averages will be accepted.

U12 – Born between 8/1/08 and 7/31/12
U15 – Born between 8/1/05 and 7/31/08
U18 – Born between 8/1/02 and 7/31/05

Squad Times


Squad Time | Event Name                                                   

12 p.m. | Male Singles (170 & Over)
12 p.m. | Male Singles (169 & Under)
12 p.m. | Female Singles (150 & Over)
12 p.m. | Female Singles (149 & Under)

12 p.m. | U12 Boys Singles*
12 p.m. | U12 Girls Singles*
12 p.m. | U15 Boys Singles*
12 p.m. | U15 Girls Singles*
12 p.m. | U18 Boys Singles*
12 p.m. | U18 Girls Singles*

12 p.m. | Senior Men Singles (50 – 59)
12 p.m. | Super Senior Men Singles (60 & Over)
12 p.m. | Senior Women Singles (50 – 59)
12 p.m. | Super Senior Women Singles (60 & Over)

4 p.m. | Adult/Youth Doubles

4 p.m. | Senior Doubles


Squad Time | Event Name   

9 a.m. | Adult Doubles

9 a.m. | Youth Doubles

12 p.m. | Four Person Team

12 p.m. | Special Olympics

Registration Fees & Deadlines

$39 per bowler until July 14

Additional events – $12

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: If registering for a team/doubles event, the participant must still select “Myself” or “Another Participant” (NOT “Team”) on the first step of the registration process. The participant will be asked to list team members’ names. Entering their names DOES NOT register them for the event. All team members must register themselves, or the participant can register all of the team members by selecting “Another Participant” on the first step of the registration process.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2021 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Athlete packets will be shipped directly to the athlete at no extra charge.  Packets will not be available for in-person pickup. Packets include athlete shirt and one free Arby’s sandwich certificate per person. Athletes will receive their packet prior to competition.

The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Opening Ceremonies

The show begins at 8 p.m. at Seacrest Field, Lincoln!

Admission is FREE!

• Parade of Athletes
• Skydivers
• National Anthem
• Oath of Athletes
• Mascot Showcase
• Super Retriever Series Demo
• Mystery Torchlighter
• Fireworks

The Opening Ceremonies will be televised statewide by News Channel Nebraska.

For more details regarding Opening Ceremonies, please refer to the Opening Ceremonies web page.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Bowling Director John Losito or Assistant Sport Director R.J. Neal at (402) 475-3469 or

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or

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Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

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Lincoln, NE 68504