The 2015 Gotham Open returns to New Jersey, but now in the more suburban setting of Morris County.
for hotels and banquet space in Jersey City has skyrocketed.
Moving 30 minutes west will save our bowlers and our tournament
on hotel/banquet costs as well as parking and other expenses that are
not necessary to you or us.
Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza has given us a rate of $109 per
night based on single and double occupancy with complementary parking,
room internet, and use of their 40,000 square foot fitness center.
The hotel is located in the downtown area and within walking
distance of many shops, bars, and restaurants including Veronica's,
where our awards cocktail party will be taking place Sunday afternoon.
Awards Cocktail Party. We've hosted some long banquets here at
Gotham, but not this time. Sunday afternoon at Veronica's it's going to
be a two to two and a half hour cocktail party with tasty finger foods
and hors d'oeuvres. It will be a cash bar at lower drink prices than
your normal hotel banquet with a much larger selection. Also,
the Awards Cocktail Party is OPTIONAL. You can't stay, then don't
pay. When you apply to enter the tournament, be sure to click to attend the event.
It's not included in your Gotham Open 2015 entry fee and may not be
available at registration.
else is different? The bowling house. Nationwide Hanover Lanes,
located on busy Route 10 in East Hanover,is about a 10 minute drive
from the host hotel with a full service bar, snack bar, and 32
synthetic lanes. Same as Hudson, only smaller. And since we're
only doing one shift, we max out at 128 bowlers, so get your
application in early.
also changing the order of bowling. Team first then doubles on
Saturday. Singles on Sunday. More details on the schedule of
events page. Registration will be at Hanover Lanes on Friday
night and lanes will be available for practice.
prize fund will also be higher. The entry fee of $99 includes $65
for prize fund. $25 for the team event and $20 each for singles and
doubles. (it used to be $10 each event and $5 all events) If the
tournament sells out, first place in the tournament's three events will
get at least $400. "All Events" is OPTIONAL and will be a $25 entry
fee. 100% of All events entry fees will be paid as prize fund.
Some of the funds raised pre-tournament, and over the
weekend will also be added to the prize fund. We're also
offering 6 optional scratch divisions, best 3 of 6, and best 3 of 9,
which you can enter with your application, as well as brackets and
mega-brackets during the tournament events.
make sure you read the rules carefully. If you have any questions,
please ask before you fill out your tournament application.
you've made it this far, thanks for reading. We hope you decide to join
us for Gotham Open 2015. Registration will be open by January 1
and will be linked at the top of this page. You can make
reservations for the hotel now by clicking the link on the tournament information page.