PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Southwest Open, presented by STORM
From: Friday, June 26, 2015
To: Sunday, June 28, 2015
South Plains Lanes
5150 69th St.
Lubbock, TX 79424
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.
A PBA Tour title is at stake for this event. PBA Tour Product Registration rules for all equipment including footwear will be enforced during this tournament.
This event has been designated as a PWBA event. Details are listed below.
All PBA Product Registration and logo rules must be followed with the exception of the PBA logo.
Jerseys may either have a PBA logo or a PWBA logo or both logos.
PBA Challenge Points
This event will award PBA Challenge Points in the men's and women's divisions. Details are listed below.
Non-Members: $325 (money order, cashers check or credit card only)
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, June 22.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Southwest Region Manager.
Three sets of $5 brackets will be offered during qualifying games 1-3, 4-6 and 7-9.
1st Place is projected to pay $15,000
16th Place is projected to pay $700
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $500.
Friday, June 26
Practice Session: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Pro-am: 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 27
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8:30 a.m. – (nine games)
B Squad: 3:30 p.m. – (nine games)
Top 1/3 advance
Sunday, June 28
Cashers Round: 8:30 a.m. (6 games) Top 16 advance
Round Robin Match Play: Noon – (8 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off.
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 64 entries.
PBA Experience League Vouchers
PBA Experience Win-A-Spot Vouchers will be NOT accepted for this event.
All women in this event will bowl with and against their male counterparts, but there will be specific prizes and benefits for women only. At least one woman is guaranteed to cash for $300 in this tournament, if a woman doesn’t cash in the regular prize list. Additional cash prizes will be paid based upon the number of women entered.
Women’s entry fees for this regional event will be the same as for men: $260 for members or $325 for non-members. Non-members are welcome for all PBAW events, but only PBA women members will earn PBA Challenge Points.
PBA Challenge Information
In each of the PBA’s eight regions (East, South, Central, Midwest, Southwest, West, Northwest and Japan), the competition points leaders of each region for both men's and women's divisions as of September 30, 2015 will earn a paid entry into the World Series of Bowling VII along with a berth in a special eight-game match play roll-off leading to two men and two women advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals. The WSOB VII will be held at South Point in Las Vegas, October 16 - November 1, 2015.
PBA Grand Hotel/Casino/Resort Southwest Region Invitational
This event will count for points.
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points will be awarded for all PBA Southwest Region open events from July 15, 2014 to July 14, 2015.
Invitational Field Makeup
The top 28 players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that have bowled a minimum of three events will be invited.
The top two players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that bowled one-half the events, but fell below the top 28 point leaders, will be invited.
Two invitees that have bowled a minimum of three events will be chosen by the Grand Hotel Casino Resort to complete the field of 32 players.