We require a file in CSV (comma separated variable) format which you can easily obtain using any spreadsheet program. The CSV
file should contain participant identifying data along with scoring information from the tournament. We provide
a template you can use
to ensure you have all the required information for each
bowler. In addition, we require the name of your tournament, the city and state where it was held, the tournament contact's
name, email address and telephone number (optional). This can be either the statistician or the tournament director depending
on who would prefer to receive communications regarding the tournament.
We no longer use the old IGBO ID for the TAD. Instead, we use a bowler's USBC number. If the bowler is not a member of USBC and
resides in the United States, we will create a random USBC ID of the format IGBO-xxxxxxxxxx, where the x's represent numerals.
If the bowler resides outside of the US, they may submit an ID from their governing body or elect to be issued a random ID.
We use your email address to authenticate you in order to access the TAD. Because of this, the value must be unique. If a bowler's
scores are submitted without an email address or a shared address, one will be created for them, however, since it will be a
non-functional email address, it will not allow them access to the database.
What are the OrgNumber and IAEGame fields?
Those fields are named as such because they are holdovers from the IGBO Tournament Software that many tournaments still use. OrgNumber
is the bowler's USBC Number, and, yes, the dash is important! IAEGame is the number of games bowled during the handicap tournament.
This does not include any optional event games or scratch masters games.
How do I submit?
Please make certain you are using either the file exported from IGBO-TS or following the Official
IGBO TAD Template
, both of which should be CSV (comma separated variable) files. In order to speed the inclusion of your tournament in
the database, please make sure that you all information is accurate and complete. Once you are ready to submit, just drag your CSV file into
the box below.
TAD Submission Upload