PBA Xtra Frame Gene Carter’s Pro Shop Classic
From: Friday, August 19, 2016
To: Sunday, August 21, 2016
Mid-County Bowling & Entertainment Center
875 N. Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
XtraFrame PBA Tour Points List
The Professional Bowlers Association has announced a series of Xtra Frame PBA Tour singles events for the balance of the 2016 season, featuring a $10,000 winner-take-all points champion bonus. In each XF PBA Tour singles event, the winning player will earn 25 points toward the end-of-series bonus. Second place will earn 19 points, third place 18 points, fourth place 17 points, etc., down to 20th place, which will be worth one point. Players can enter the XF PBA Tour events by visiting pba.com and clicking on the Schedules tab to find the appropriate event under the PBA Tour link. Each XF PBA Tour event will award a PBA Tour title to the winner, a minimum $10,000 first prize.
This is a National PBA Tour Event; a PBA Tour title will be awarded.
Tournament Director for this event is East Regional Manager, Russ Mills.
PBA Tour Product Registration rules for all equipment including footwear will be enforced during this tournament.
Click here to see a list of approved equipment.
ELIGIBILITY: Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and meet the PBA average requirements.
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, August 15 or until a full field of 180 entries is reached.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.
1st Place is projected to pay $15,000
24th Place is projected to pay $700
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $500.
Squad leader each squad wins $500 bonus.
High Senior qualifier wins $300.
Friday, August 19
Practice Session: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 1 p.m. (mandatory for all first-time participants)
AB Sports Junior Scholarship Pro-am: 3 p.m.
Williams Family Auto Mall Adult Pro-am: 5:15 & 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 20
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (seven games)
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (seven games)
C Squad: 7 p.m. – (seven games)
Top 24 players advance (based on 128 entries or more).
Sunday, August 21
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (16 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off.
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 128 entries.
The 2016 Middletown Peach Festival will be held Saturday August 20, 2016 beginning at 9am with the annual Peach parade on Broad Street and will conclude at 4pm. Many activities are centered around Main Street. Main Street and a portion of adjoining N Cass Street will be closed to traffic from 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the event. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the day around town. Last year’s attendance was about 30,000 people.
Alternate directions to Mid-County Lanes
Coming from Dover or Smyrna take the Middletown Exit. Turn Left at Light. At Ashley Plaza make a right, go about 1 mile make a left before the little league baseball field. At the end of the road there will be a playground on the right side. Turn left and go straight until you see the shopping on the your right (Amish farmers market) make a right into the shopping center go to the other end of the shopping center you will see Mid County Lanes
Coming from the Route 1 south to the Middletown exit (2nd exit to the right after the toll)
At Ashley Plaza make a right. Go about 1 mile make a left before the little league baseball field.
At the end of the road there will be a playground on the right. Turn left, the go straight until you see the shopping on the your right (Amish farmers market) make a right into the shopping center go to the other end of the shopping center you will see Mid County Lanes
PBA Experience League Vouchers will not be 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 $250 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 regional events will be the same as for men: $220 for members or $285 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, 2016 will earn a paid entry into the World Series of Bowling VIII 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 VIII will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno.
HotelPlanner.com, the official travel partner of the PBA, has announced a new sweepstakes program that will award $200 lodging gift certificates to a lucky winner every month in 2016. All you have to do is book a hotel room through HotelPlanner.com before the end of each month, and you will be automatically entered.
You must enter through any link on pba.com, or by using this link: http://pba.hotelplanner.com/. For each additional reservation you make through HotelPlanner.com, you’ll receive another free entry into the sweepstakes.
Each drawing will take place on the last day of the month. To qualify, the user must book a reservation through HotelPlanner.com. The $200 gift certificates will be valid for hotel room and tax only. Any incidental charges will be the responsibility of the person using the certificate. To enter without making a purchase, send a letter to HotelPlanner, attn.: Carlos Diaz, 777 S. Flagler Drive, Suite 800 West Tower, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Written entries must be received before each month’s end-of-month drawing.
The current roster can be viewed on the linked details page.