Event Dates

From: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
To: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Host Center

FireLake Arena
18145 Old Range Line Road
Shawnee, OK 74801-8695
(405) 275-0404

Additional Tournament Facility

Firelake Bowling Center
40945 Hardesty Road
Shawnee, OK 74801
(405) 275-0404

Television Dates

  • 2/19/2017 1:00 PM ET on ESPN

Oil Pattern Schedule

Round Pairings

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $50,000.00
2 $25,000.00
3 $13,000.00
4 $11,000.00
5 $10,000.00
6 $7,000.00
7 $5,500.00
8 $5,000.00
9 $4,500.00
10 $4,100.00
11 $3,800.00
12 $3,600.00
Place Winnings*
13 $3,400.00
14 $3,300.00
15 $3,200.00
16 $3,100.00
17 $2,700.00
18 $2,600.00
19 $2,500.00
20 $2,400.00
21 $2,300.00
22 $2,200.00
23 $2,100.00
24 $2,000.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes


Entry Form

Pro-Am Entry Form (.pdf)

Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Tickets

Event Tickets

Oil Pattern (.pdf)

ATTENTION:  THERE HAS BEEN A SCHEDULE CHANGE.  THE EVENT WILL NOW BEGIN WITH OFFICIAL PRACTICE SESSION ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017.


PRIZE FUND: Based on 66 entries; payout ratio 2.75 to 1.
       
TOURNAMENT ENTRY CRITERIA AND PRIORITY
       
ENTRY PRIORITY
PBA Members in good standing who possess a PBA Tour National Title will have entry priority.  After the  entry deadline, any unused spots will be added to the 24 spots available for the Regional Qualifier.  Players with a non-national PBA Tour titles who cashes in the PBA Players Championship do not have bowl the Regional Qualifier.
       
TO ENTER:  Entries open December 21, 2017.  National Tour Title holders please download the TOC entry form (link is located on this page, complete it and forward via FAX or email to:
Mary von Krueger
Tournament Entries Coordinator
Phone: (206) 332-9688
Fax: (850) 564-1717
Email: maryvk@pba.com
 

HOTEL INFORMATION: As a condition of participation, all tournament entrants must stay at the Grand Casino Hotel, Shawnee, Oklahoma.  You must provide a hotel confirmation number to the PBA Tournament Entries Coordinator when entering.

     

HOTEL BOOKING

     
The Grand Casino Hotel & Resort is offering a special rate for all FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions participants and fans.  Call (405) 964-7777 and use the code 1702102107 to receive a special $109 room rate for single and double occupancy. Booking is also available at GrandShawnee.com. Enter the group code under “Group Code." 
       
Grand Casino Hotel & Resort
777 Grand Casino Blvd.
Shawnee, OK 74804  
       
ENTRY DEADLINE
Deadline for entry is Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:00p EST.  Any unused spots will be added to the 24 spots available for the Regional Qualifier.
       
ENTRY FEE: $500       
       
PRO-AM
Pro-Am participants will be chosen from the players advancing to Qualifying Round of 24.
       
PBA FIRELAKE SOUTHWEST WINTER OPEN &TOC QUALIFIER
       
The regional event is open to everyone and features a regional entry fee and prize fund
       
For regional entry , contact Pete McCordic.
       
The regional event is also the TOC qualifier for PBA Members in good standing who possess a PBA Title other than an National Title.
       
A minimum of 24 players who meet eligibility criteria will earn the right to enter the TOC.  Prior to the start of the event, those interested in particpating in the TOC qualifier must declare their intent with the regional manager (Pete McCordic)
       
EXAMPLE
If a non-member wins the regional and a PBA National Title holder finishes 2nd, the player finishing in 3rd place is the first eligible player to enter the TOC if he/she has declared their intent to participate prior to the start of the regional and are otherwise eligible. 
       
Those who advance must pay the TOC entry fee of $500.
2017 FireLake Tournment of Champions
FireLake Bowling Center
Sunday, February 12    
Load-in and Set Up Noon  
       
Monday, February 13      
PBA Hall of Fame Induction Dinner 6:00p to 9:00p
       
Tuesday, February 14      
Practice Session 4:00p to 6:00p
       
QUALIFYING ROUND 1 (8 GAMES)      
Wednesday, February 15      
A Squad  10:00a to 2:00p
 
Re-Oil 2:00p to 3:30p
       
B Squad  4:00p to 8:00p
 
       
QUALIFYING ROUND 2 (8 GAMES)      
Thursday, February 16      
A Squad 10:00a to 2:00p
       
Re-Oil 2:00p to 3:30p
       
B Squad  4:00p to 8:00p
       
QUALIFYING ROUND 3 ( 7 GAMES) & ROUND OF 24 (8 GAMES)    
Friday, February 17      
A Squad (Bottom Half) 8:00a to 11:30a
Starting lane assignments will be based on 16 game total pins 
       
Re-Oil 11:30a to 1:00p
       
B Squad (Top Half) 1:00p to 4:30p
Starting lane assignments will be based on 16 game total pins 
Top 24 players will advance to Qualifying Round of 24
       
Qualifying Round of 24 (8 games) 6:00p to 10:00p
       
Starting lane assignments will be based on 23 game total pins
       
Top 16 players will advance to Round of 16 Qualifying
       
QUALIFYING ROUND OF 16 (8 GAMES)    
Saturday, February 18      
       
Qualifying Round of 16 (8 games) 9:00a to 1:00p
Starting lane assignments will be based on 31 game total pins
After game 7, players will be reassigned to their lanes based on their
38 game total pins      
       
Top 5 players will advance to Stepladder Finals live on ESPN
       
Saturday, February 18      
PBA TOC Experience Pro-Am 3:00p to 5:30p
       
Sunday, February 19 EST
Stepladder Finals live on ESPN                          1:00p to 3:00p
  CST    
                                                                        Noon to 2:00p
Updated 2/13/2017 13:44