H&R Block Tournament of Champions

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H&R Block

Roster

Current Entries: 54

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Event Dates

From: Wednesday, January 23, 2008
To: Sunday, January 27, 2008

Host Center

Red Rock Lanes
11011 W. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89135
(702) 797-7467

Television Dates

  • 1/27/2008 12:30 PM ET on ESPN
  • 1/28/2008 12:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 2/3/2008 1:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 1/29/2008 2:30 AM ET on ESPN2

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $50,000.00
2 $25,000.00
3 $10,000.00
4 $7,000.00
5 $5,000.00
6 $4,500.00
7 $4,200.00
8 $3,900.00
9 $3,600.00
10 $3,300.00
11 $3,100.00
12 $2,900.00
13 $2,800.00
14 $2,700.00
15 $2,600.00
16 $2,500.00
17 $2,390.00
18 $2,280.00
19 $2,260.00
20 $2,240.00
21 $2,220.00
22 $2,200.00
23 $2,180.00
24 $2,160.00
25 $1,960.00
26 $2,130.00
27 $2,100.00
Place Winnings*
28 $2,080.00
29 $1,925.00
30 $2,040.00
31 $2,020.00
32 $1,860.00
33 $1,960.00
34 $1,925.00
35 $1,760.00
36 $1,740.00
37 $1,770.00
38 $1,700.00
39 $1,680.00
40 $1,660.00
41 $1,820.00
42 $1,620.00
43 $1,600.00
44 $1,580.00
45 $1,570.00
46 $1,560.00
47 $1,550.00
48 $1,540.00
49 $1,530.00
50 $1,520.00
51 $1,510.00
52 $1,500.00
53 $1,500.00
54 $1,500.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

Not So Deep Thoughts
Thursday, February 07, 2008

Randy Pedersen talks about a wild week in Las Vegas where he threatened to make the H&R Block Tournament of Champions final round but settled for watching two shocking finishes from the TV booth in the T of C and PBA Exempt Doubles Classic.

Rash's Rants
Thursday, February 07, 2008

Sean Rash recaps a busy week in Las Vegas bowling both the H&R Block Tournament of Champions and the PBA Exempt Doubles Classic, plus an exciting weekend in Phoenix for the Super Bowl.

Thrill of Victory, Agony of Defeat
Sunday, January 27, 2008

Michael Haugen Jr.’s chances to win his first career Major title looked bleak in the sixth frame of Sunday’s H&R Block Tournament of Champions. What followed next may go down as one of the greatest comebacks in Denny’s PBA Tour history.

First Time's the Charm?
Friday, January 25, 2008

After spending Wednesday night at urgent care, doctors told Michael Haugen Jr. he probably shouldn’t bowl until Thursday night. But seeing as how it was his first career PBA Tournament of Champions, Haugen ignored the doctor’s orders. Now, he’s one win away from his first career Major title.

The 2008 H&R Block Tournament of Champions is underway at Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas where 54 of the greatest bowlers of all-time are competing for the $50,000 top-prize and a two-season Denny's PBA Tour exemption.

Off the Couch, Into the Lead
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Bowling in his first event of the 2007-08 Denny’s PBA Tour season, Jason Couch holds the lead after the first round of qualifying in the 2008 H&R Block Tournament of Champions at Red Rock Lanes, one of four Majors on the Denny’s PBA Tour.

Double Trouble
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Wes Malott and Chris Barnes, who will team up Sunday in the PBA Exempt Doubles Classic, also sit 1-2 in the standings heading into match play in the 2008 H&R Block Tournament of Champions at Red Rock Lanes.

PBA Spare Shots
Tuesday, January 22, 2008

This week, Spare Shots looks ahead to the H&R Block Tournament of Champions at Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas where so much is on the line, including PBA Player of the Year implications, a spot in the Motel 6 Roll to Riches and for two PBA Hall of Famers a shot at making history.

T of C Field to Expand
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The PBA announced today it has changed the selection criteria for the 2008 H&R Block Tournament of Champions, one of four Major events on the Denny’s PBA Tour, which will take place January 23-27 at Red Rock Lanes in Las Vegas.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Pattern and Lane Conditioner:
Tournament of Champions with Brunswick Authority 22

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2008
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM / Official Practice Session
Tournament of Champions Reception: 6:00 PM

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008
Qualifying (7 Game Blocks)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM / Qualifying (Round 1)
Re-oil
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM / Qualifying (Round 2)

Cut to the top 32 Players

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2008
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Match Play Round 1 (9 games, cut to top 16 players)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Match Play Round 2 (9 games, top 4 advance to ESPN finals)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2008
Pro-Am Events and PBA Fan Day
Red Rock Lanes, Las Vegas, NV
Pro-am times: 9:00 AM, NOON, 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2008
Live ESPN Television Finals from Red Rock Lanes