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BTM-2017 Standard

Bowling Tournament Manager 2017 Standard

BTM-2017 Standard

BTM-2017 Standard

BTM-2017 Standard promotes the best tournament software for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 2016 Server, Windows 2012 Server and Windows 2008 Server . CDE uses its experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in tournament software. It’s not only the best tournament software available, it’s the easiest to use.

CDE Software staff will verify ownership of licenses when processing all orders then email the product registrations. Upgrade pricing is available to customers in our current database listed as owning a license with the above listed products. If the software was given to you by a previous user, a Transfer of Ownership form, from our support section, must be completed, signed and returned to CDE before order can be processed.

PREORDER – Available Feb 2017.

Product includes program installer for BTM-2017 Standard which also installs the program manual in PDF format. The printed manual and CD-ROM is available for an additional $15.00 or printed manual and USB Drive is available for an additional $23.00 plus S/H.

Prices are displayed as Electronic Download prices.

  • Full Pricing: $199.00
  • Upgrade Pricing:
    • From BTM-2015 Standard: $35.00
    • From BTM-2013 Standard: $99.00
    • From BTM-5 Standard: $149.00 (limited time)

If upgrading, be sure to change the “Select Most Recent Product Licensed For” in the online store to reflect the newest version of the program you currently are licensed for.

Note: If you are a bowling center that requires a version of BLS that integrates with your electronic automatic scoring system, choose the AutoScore edition instead of this edition.

BTM-2017 Standard

BTM-2017 Standard promotes the best tournament software for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 2016 Server, Windows 2012 Server and Windows 2008 Server. CDE uses its experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in tournament software. It’s not only the best tournament software available, its the easiest to use.

BTM-2017 manages multi-event tournaments that feature singles, doubles, trios or team events. BTM-2017 also manages all-event entries.

BTM-2017 Standard continues to take bowling into the next century with the great features and reliability of our legendary BLS and BTM line of products, enhanced for the latest in software features. With a host of improvements to make your work easier and more fun, use BTM-2017 Standard and you’ll always want to be the tournament manager!

The United States Bowling Congress (USBC) is supported with this edition of the premier tournament management software edition and includes forms, sanctions, membership cards & awards for use in the 2016/2017 bowling season.

BTM-2017 features easy menu navigation in a manner organized with how a league operates throughout the season. Easily navigate between weeks and the league calendar is always handy.

CDE Software is also proud to be the first to provide support for The National Bowling Association (TNBA). Founded in 1939, the TNBA is open to all bowlers and has over 37,000 Adult and Junior Members. Leagues can be certified with both USBC and TNBA.

BTM-2017 is tested for compatibility and reliability on Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Many of BTM-2017 features are features CDE and its BTM and BLS product line have been doing for years. Such features include:

  • Manage as many tournaments as you wish (Why pay more for each tournament or number of events)
  • Authentic support for Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1,  Windows 7, Windows 2016, Windows 2012 Server and Windows 2008 Server.
  • Digitally signed applications for security and authentication purposes which follow software industry standards.
  • Built-in tournament financial module to manage finances for a tournament.
  • Manage men, women, mixed and youth tournaments
  • Installers and applications are digitally signed to provide assurance that the software you install is from CDE Software
  • Support – CDE provides the largest opportunity for support for your program via online chat, message boards, email, fax, mail and phone
  • FREE- Extended Product Downloads – Why pay $39.95 extra that other companies charge to download the installer for your program in case you misplace the installation program, moved computers or the installer was corrupted or damaged by a virus. As long as the the program has not reached end-of-life, the installers are available for download FREE without any special passwords or confusing security codes.
  • WHY WAIT – Why wait as long as 4 days to get access to your download and begin using the software. When purchasing the software on our online store, the invoice will contain a temporary registration code for you to download and begin using the software FULLY while waiting for the permanent registration code sent the next business day. [Preorders excluded]
  • Additional features available beyond what is listed.
  • Manage Singles Events.
  • Manage Doubles Events.
  • Manages Trio Events.
  • Manages Team Events.
  • Manage All-Event Entries.
  • Supports 6 games of bowling per event – why be limited to 4?
  • Support up to 6 events.
  • Any combination of event types as needed. Why be limited on number of event types up to event limit?
  • Manage 4 All-Events.
  • Derived Singles or Doubles
  • Up to 500 squads supported.
  • Linked Events
  • Game or Series handicapping.
  • Handles Scratch or Handicap Tournaments – No extra fees
  • Handles Bowler and Team Divisions – No extra fees
  • Basic prize fund management
  • Export squads and squad scores to Tbrac-2006 for bracket and sidepot management.
  • Backup your data directly to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW using Windows IMAPI CD/DVD Writer technology built-in Windows.
  • Easy to use score screen that allows for rapid score entry. Screen is easy on eyes, easy to read and looks like a recap sheet
  • Easy to use Context Sensitive Help.
  • Built-in program manual and guide in PDF format.
  • Supports USBC Certified Tournaments for 2016/2017 season with award detection and forms, membership forms and more for the 2016/2017 bowling season.
  • Supports Playing rules for 2016/2017 USBC. CTF and TNBA.
  • Supports the new awards changes with the 2016/2017 bowling season from CTF in both French and English
  • Supports printing the CTF bowler membership cards for the 2016/2017 bowling season in both French and English.
  • Supports the major awards changes with the 2016/2017 bowling season from TNBA (First to bring support for TNBA)
  • Supports printing the TNBA bowler membership cards for the 2016/2017 bowling season.
  • Tournament results reports.
  • Event result reports.
  • Squad result reports.
  • Check-in sheets.
  • Add graphics and watermarks from our bowling clipart CD-ROM’s or your own creations. You control size, position and effects
  • Fonts customizable of multiple reports, changing font style, size and color.
  • Print plain paper recaps
  • New recaps include Singles only, Doubles only and Singles/Doubles plain paper recaps.
  • Print on available laser, inkjet and dot matrix printers
  • Download program updates from within the program – all from a simple click.
  • Record payments and manage financial duties with the built-in module to manage tournament finances (why pay extra!)
  • Prize fund payout reports

System Requirements

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 Service Pack 2, Windows 2016 Server, Windows 2012 Server and Windows 2008 Server. (Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server and Windows 2000 users, please see the Important Notes About Discontinued Operating Systems.)
  • Hard Drive Storage: 150-200 megs free space on hard drive (125 MB additional hard disk space required for installation. Space used may be less depending on prerequisite installs already present)
  • Display: 1024×768 or higher display resolution with greater than 256 color depth (16 bit color recommended) with 32 MB of graphics memory.
  • Display Fonts: Display font size to Small Fonts (100%)
  • Processor: Minimum operating system requirements, 1.4 gigahertz or faster recommended
  • RAM/Memory: Minimum operating system requirements, 2 gigabytes or more recommended.
  • Optical Drive: CD-ROM or DVD-ROM Drive 4x or faster (compatible with reading CD-R’s) – Not needed if installation via download.
  • USB Port: Not needed if installation via CD-ROM or electronic download from destination machine.
  • Printer: A physical printer or printer driver must be installed.
  • Pointing Device: Microsoft mouse or compatible pointing device
  • Software Prerequisites:
    • Internet Explorer: Internet Explorer 9.0 or later
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0 or later (free from Adobe.com website)
    • Internet connection to use built in Internet features

 

Important Notes About Discontinued Operating System:

No software company can effectively support any software for an operating system that the vendor is no longer selling, providing patches, addressing security issues, documenting or supporting.

Windows XP customers

On April 2014, Microsoft officially discontinued all support and updates for Windows XP. Because of this, CDE Software can no longer offer official support for Windows XP, nor does any internal compatibility testing with this operating system. There is no guarantee that this program may install and operate on this operating system and function as designed, even if it has been updated to Service Pack 3, Internet Explorer 8, Windows Installer 4.5 and Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable and that necessary updates have been installed. For best compatibility and computer security, it’s suggested to upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

Windows Vista customers

On April 2017, Microsoft officially discontinued all support and updates for Windows Vista. Because of this, CDE Software can no longer offer official support for Windows Vista, nor does any internal compatibility testing with this operating system. There is no guarantee that this program may install and operate on this operating system and function as designed, even if it has been updated to Service Pack 2, Internet Explorer 9, Windows Installer 4.5 and Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable and that necessary updates have been installed. For best compatibility and computer security, it’s suggested to upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

Windows 2003 Server customers

On July 2015, Microsoft officially discontinued all support and updates for Windows 2003 Server. Because of this, CDE Software can no longer offer official support for Windows 2003 Server, nor does any internal compatibility testing with this operating system. There is no guarantee that this program may install and operate on this operating system and function as designed, even if it has been updated to Service Pack 2, Internet Explorer 8, Windows Installer 4.5 and Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable and that necessary updates have installed. For best compatibility and computer security, it’s suggested to upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

Windows 2000 customers

In July, 2010, Microsoft officially  all support and updates for the Windows 2000 operating systems. Because of the added capabilities and Windows 8 operating system support, this software is not compatible with Windows 2000, nor can be installed. If you have a system using these operating systems, upgrade the operating system to Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2012 Server or Windows 2008 Server or purchase a newer system with a supported operating system.

Why Choose CDE Software

  • We leverage our longstanding experience as developers, league secretaries, league bowlers and center operations experience with bowling software (since 1975) to provide the sport of bowling with the best in bowling league and tournament software.
  • We support USBC and take the time to participate as exhibitors at the USBC national conventions. We take the time to listen to secretaries, associations, state directors and centers to continually evolving our products to serve the current needs of the sport and those who participate in it.
  • We support BPAA and have long standing participation as exhibitors at the annual Bowl Expo convention. This also provides a means for our customers to interact directly with our staff and evolve our products based on the needs of our clients.
  • CDE Software maintains close business and development relationships with all major scoring system manufacturers in order to keep up with the needs of the scoring systems and with their clients with league and tournament software products.
  • If you have a question on your CDE Software product, CDE offers the largest number of ways you can get answers to your questions. This includes peer support with our online support community, interactive chat support, email support, telephone support, fax support, knowledgebase support and remote desktop support
  • Our published and advertised address is our corporate headquarter’s physical commercial address, compared to the use of a private mail box service or UPS Store / Mailboxes Etc service.
  • Our pricing has the best feature value.
  • In 2005, we donated one dollar for each BLS-2006 sold for the Hurricane Katrina relief effort provided by Red Cross.
  • Over several years, CDE has sponsored YABA scholarships
  • The league software of choice for many of the nation’s larger bowling associations.