Shark Championship

Roster

Current Entries: 125

In The Bag

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Event Dates

From: Saturday, August 22, 2009
To: Sunday, August 30, 2009

Host Center

Thunderbowl Lanes
4200 Allen Road
Allen Park, MI 48101
(313) 928-4688

Television Dates

  • 12/6/2009 1:00 PM ET on ESPN

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $25,000.00
2 $13,000.00
3 $7,000.00
4 $7,000.00
5 $4,600.00
6 $4,600.00
7 $4,600.00
8 $4,600.00
9 $3,400.00
10 $3,400.00
11 $3,400.00
12 $3,400.00
13 $3,400.00
14 $3,400.00
15 $3,400.00
16 $3,400.00
17 $2,500.00
18 $2,500.00
19 $2,500.00
20 $2,500.00
21 $2,500.00
22 $2,500.00
23 $2,500.00
24 $2,500.00
25 $2,500.00
26 $2,500.00
27 $2,500.00
28 $2,500.00
29 $1,600.00
30 $1,600.00
31 $1,600.00
32 $1,600.00
33 $1,600.00
34 $1,600.00
35 $1,600.00
36 $1,600.00
37 $1,500.00
38 $1,500.00
Place Winnings*
39 $1,500.00
40 $1,500.00
41 $1,500.00
42 $1,500.00
43 $1,500.00
44 $1,500.00
45 $1,500.00
46 $1,500.00
47 $1,500.00
48 $1,500.00
49 $1,500.00
50 $1,500.00
51 $1,500.00
52 $1,500.00
53 $1,500.00
54 $1,500.00
55 $1,400.00
56 $1,400.00
57 $1,400.00
58 $1,400.00
59 $1,400.00
60 $1,400.00
61 $1,400.00
62 $1,400.00
63 $1,400.00
64 $1,400.00
65 $1,400.00
66 $1,400.00
67 $1,400.00
68 $1,400.00
69 $1,400.00
70 $1,400.00
71 $1,400.00
72 $1,400.00
73 $1,000.00
74 $700.00
75 $400.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

SPOILER ALERT: PBA Shark Championships
Sunday, September 06, 2009

WARNING: Go no further if you do not want to know the final results of the PBA Shark Championships before they air on ESPN on Sunday, Dec. 6.

Defending PBA Shark Champion Rhino Page of Wesley Chapel Fla., and No. 1 Women's Shark Championship qualifier Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of Keller, Texas, led their respective fields into the final round of match play at Thunderbowl Lanes Saturday night.

Reigning PBA Player of the Year Wes Malott avenged his 2008 PBA Shark Championship title match loss to Rhino Page and Kelly Kulick won a stunning rematch battle against USBC Queens champion Liz Johnson in the PBA Women's Shark Championship semifinals Saturday night at Thunderbowl Lanes.

Tommy Jones of Simpsonville, S.C., and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard of Keller, Texas, raced into the first round qualifying leads in the PBA Shark and Women's Shark Championships, respectively, at Thunderbowl Lanes Friday.

Norm Duke and Carolyn Dorin-Ballard led the qualifying fields in the PBA Shark Championships at Thunderbowl Lanes Friday, but most eyes will be on the wife-and-husband tandem of Leslie and Parker Bohn III...

Bo Goergen, Midland, Mich., and Adrienne Miller, Albuquerque, N.M., will lead a field of 13 men and three women, respectively, who will advance to the PBA Shark Championship at Thunderbowl Lanes on Friday.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2009
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM / Mandatory Non-PBA member meeting (Open and Women's Series)
Non-member meeting to be held at Thunderbowl

SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2009
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM / Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour Qualifying Round (7 games total pins)
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM / Women's Series Tour Qualifying Round (7 games total pins)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Practice Session (Exempt and Women's Series)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2009
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM / Round of 72, Women's Series Round of 20 (7 games of qualifying, all bowlers advance)
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM / Round of 72, Women's Series Round of 20 (7 games of qualifying)
Cut to top 28 players, the top four qualifiers earn byes into the Round of 16 (Exempt Division).
Cut to the top 8 players (Women's Series).


SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2009
10:00 AM- 1:30 PM / Round of 28 Exempt (Best 4 of 7)
10:00 AM- 1:30 PM / Round of 8 Women's Series (Best 4 of 7)
3:00 PM- 6:00 PM / Round of 16 Exempt (Best 4 of 7)
7:30 PM-10:30 PM / Round of 8 Exempt (Best 4 of 7)
7:30 PM-10:30 PM / Round of 4 Women's Series (Best 4 of 7)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2009
Taped ESPN television finals from Thunderbowl, Allen Park, MI
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST