Event Dates

From: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
To: Sunday, January 17, 2016

Host Center

Tokyo Port Bowl
1-13-10 Shibaura Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 1050023
0110334519211

Television Dates

  • 1/31/2016 2:00 PM ET on ESPN2

Oil Pattern Schedule

  • Software Setup Round - TBD
  • Match Play Round 1 - TBD
  • Match Play Round 2 - TBD
  • Match Play Round 3 - TBD
  • Match Play Round 4 - TBD
  • Match Play Position Round - TBD
  • Stepladder Round 1 - TBD
  • Stepladder Round 2 - TBD
  • Semifinals - TBD
  • Finals - TBD

Round Pairings

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $40,000.00
2 $20,000.00
3 $10,400.00
4 $8,000.00
5 $7,200.00
6 $4,800.00
7 $4,400.00
8 $4,000.00
9 $3,600.00
10 $3,360.00
11 $3,040.00
12 $2,880.00
13 $2,720.00
14 $2,560.00
15 $2,400.00
16 $2,240.00
Place Winnings*
17 $2,200.00
18 $2,160.00
19 $2,120.00
20 $2,080.00
21 $2,040.00
22 $2,000.00
23 $1,960.00
24 $1,920.00
25 $1,880.00
26 $1,840.00
27 $1,800.00
28 $1,760.00
29 $1,720.00
30 $1,680.00
31 $1,640.00
32 $1,600.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Final Standings that determined the 10 invitees to the DHC Japan Invitational can be downloaded here.

Lane Pattern Information can be viewed here


PRIZE FUND: Currency conversion based on 125 Yen to 1 Dollar, rounded down to the nearest $10.

2016 DHC PBA JAPAN INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE

Mon, Jan 11 - Japanese PTQ (Shinsayama Grand Bowl)

Tue, Jan 12 - Depart for Tokyo, Japan (U.S. point of departure)

Wed, Jan 13 - Arrive Tokyo, Japan

Thu, Jan 14 - Press Conference and Practice Session

Fri, Jan 15 - Round Robin Match Play
***9:30a-Roll Call
***9:45a-Practice
***10:00a-Match Play Round 1 (8 games)
***1:30p-Lane Maintenance
***2:45p-Practice
***3:00p-Match Play Round 2 (8 games)

Sat, Jan 16 - Round Robin Match Play
**10:15a-Match Play Roll Call
**10:30a-Practice
**10:45a-Match Play Round 3 (8 games)
***2:15p-Lane Maintenance & Lunch Break
***3:45p-Practice
***4:00p-Match Play Round 4 (7 games
***7:30p-Match Play Position Round (1 game)
Top 5 Players advance to TV Stepladder Finals

Sun, Jan 17 - Stepladder Finals
**11:00a-Practice Stepladder Finals
**11:20a-Stepladder Match 1 (#5 Seed-vs-#4 Seed)
Winner Advances
**11:45a-Practice Stepladder Finals Match 2
**11:50a-Stepladder Match 2 (Winner-vs-#3 Seed)
Winner Advances
***12:15p-Practice: Stepladder Finals Match 3
***12:20p-Stepladder Match 3 (Winner-vs-#2 Seed)
Winner Advances
***12:45p-Practice: Stepladder Finals Match 4
***12:50p-Stepladder Match 4 (Winner-vs-#1 Seed)
***1:15p-Champion Presentation and Interview
***1:30p-Press Conference

Mon, Jan 18: Depart Tokyo



SELECTION PROCESS FOR PARTICIPATION

The combined qualifying totals (24 games from the Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open event plus the qualifying totals(16 games) from the PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open were used to determine the top 10 players who received automatic bids into the DHC PBA Japan Open

Additionally, a PWBA representative was selected based on the qualifying totals from the Women’s U.S. Open (24 games) and PBA Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open (16 games).

The 2015 DHC PBA Japan Invitational Defending Champion (Chris Barnes) along with three (3) sponsor selections and 1 Korea Professional Bowlers Association (KPBA) selection will also receive automatic invitations to round out the 16 player international field.

These 16 international bowlers will join 16 Japan bowlers to complete the 32 player DHC PBA Japan Invitational field.