April 24, 2016
NSL Commissioner, Dennis Berkholtz, commented “most exciting week of playoffs we’ve had in 8 years of NSL competition.” One match ended in a tie and 12 matches were decided by 15 pins or less. Teams roll two games with total pins deciding the winner. Coach Bernie Katz’s, Santa Clarita Senior Center teams, perennial powerhouses in the NSL, lost their matches by 1 pin and 3 pins respectively. A big upset at Kingsport Senior Center where No. 1 seeded, Up Your Alley A, was defeated by 9th seeded partner team, Up Your Alley B.
Big match this week is the quarter final matchup in Elite 2 Division East featuring the Goobers and the Cotton Pickers, Bacon County, GA. Check out the results of Round 2 of the NSL Regional Championship by clicking on any of the divisions shown above. Follow your favorite team.
The NSL Conference Championships were settled with champions crowned in 41 divisions. Three divisions ended with co-champions. Each conference is made up of 8 teams. A team plays each team in their conference once making for a 7 week season.
Two Wii bowlers were perfect throughout the season - Joyce Manis and Charles Gray both representing Kingsport Senior Center, Kingsport, TN. Three Teams had perfect records - 35-0 - BV Fab 5 (Bretheran Village, PA), Dream Team (James E Brutle Senior Center, Cucamonga, CA) and Up Your Alley A (Kingsport Senior Center, Kingsport, TN).
A record breaking NSL 2016 Regional Championships had 318 teams representing 110 communities from 32 states with 1,691 senior Wii bowlers. A record number (18) new communities joined the NSL. Seven (7) communities rejoined after a short absence. Georgia is represented by the most communities with 15 followed by Ohio with 9, California and Pennsylvania with 8 and Maryland with 6.
LEAGUE INFORMATION: The NSL is senior Wii bowling internet based league. Teams play in their own community. No travel is involved. Four (4) Wii Bowlers make up a team. Teams are placed in divisions based on their level of play then placed in conferences of 8 teams. Teams play each team in their conference, a 7 week schedule, to determine conference champions then move to a 3 to 4 week playoff format to determine Regional Champions.
Seniors, defined as 50+ years young, are welcome to register a team or teams. Teams representing Independent Senior Living Communities, CCRC’s, Assisted Living Communities, Nursing Homes, Senior Centers, Affordable Housing Communities, Rehab Centers, VA Hospitals and +55 communities play in the NSL.
Join the Fun! Join the NSL! Wii HAVE A GOOD THING BOWLING ON!!
Wii bowlers in the NSL compete in 7 divisions. Divisions are determined by the average score of the 4 bowlers making up a team. Divisional breakdowns——CHAMPIONS (average 250 to 300); SUPER ELITE (average 220 to 250); ELITE 1 (average 200 to 220); ELITE 2 (average 180 to 200); SUPER MASTER (average 160 to 180); MASTER 1 (average 140 to 160) and MASTER 2 (average - less that 140).
|2016 NSL State and Regional Championships||Feb 15 - Apr 26, 2016 (Registration Opens Dec 15, 2015)|
|2016 NSL National Championships||Aug 15 - Oct 24, 2016 (Registration Opens Jun 15, 2016)|