Event Dates

From: Sunday, November 27, 2016
To: Thursday, December 08, 2016

Host Center

National Bowling Stadium
300 N. Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
(800) 304-2695

Television Dates

  • 12/11/2016 1:00 PM ET on ESPN
  • 1/1/2017 4:00 PM ET on ESPN

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $60,000.00
2 $30,000.00
3 $25,000.00
4 $20,000.00
5 $15,000.00
6 $11,000.00
7 $10,000.00
8 $9,000.00
9 $8,500.00
10 $8,000.00
11 $7,500.00
12 $7,000.00
13 $6,500.00
14 $6,000.00
15 $5,700.00
16 $5,400.00
17 $5,200.00
18 $5,000.00
19 $4,800.00
20 $4,600.00
21 $4,400.00
Place Winnings*
22 $4,200.00
23 $4,100.00
24 $4,000.00
25 $3,500.00
26 $3,400.00
27 $3,300.00
28 $3,200.00
29 $3,100.00
30 $3,000.00
31 $2,900.00
32 $2,800.00
33 $2,700.00
34 $2,600.00
35 $2,500.00
36 $2,400.00
37 $2,300.00
38 $2,200.00
39 $2,150.00
40 $2,100.00
41 $2,050.00
42 $2,000.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

WSOB Fan Experience Packages

Tournament Entry Form (3MB .pdf)


Pro-Am Entry Form (.pdf)

Full Schedule (.pdf)

EVENT ENTRY FEE $1,000: This event is open to PBA Members Only.  Entries open on July 17, 2016. On-Line Entries will not be accepted. 

 

To enter, please download the WSOBVIII entry form (link is located on this website page in the right hand column), 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 Silver Legacy Hotel and Casino, Reno. You must provide a hotel confirmation number to the PBA Tournament Entries Coordinator when entering.  The Silver Legacy will provide each room reservation that includes a weekend stay with two buffet coupons. These coupons will be distributed on site.

PLAYERS, INDUSTRY LEADERS, FANS URGED TO BOOK ROOMS IN RENO ASAP

PBA members, industry leaders, bowling writers and PBA fans who plan to attend the GEICO World Series of Bowling VIII in Reno Nov. 28-Dec. 11 are urged to book their rooms at the Silver Legacy Resort as soon as possible, due in part to an anticipated room shortage over the Dec. 10-11 weekend.

The PBA has a special room rate and reservation block of rooms on hold until Monday, Nov. 14. Reservations can be made online at silverlegacyreno.com, using the following link:  https://reservations.silverlegacy.com/cgi-bin/lansaweb?procfun+rn+resnet+res+funcparms+UP(A2560):;wsob16;?/

Players planning to bowl in WSOB VIII are reminded they must have a reservation at Silver Legacy, a major sponsor of the World Series, before entering the event.

YOU MUST PROVIDE A HOTEL CONFIRMATION NUMBER TO THE PBA ENTRIES COORDINATOR WHEN ENTERING.

For phone reservations call 800-687-8733 and use the code WSOB16 when making reservations. The room rate is $49.99 (Sun -Thu) and $59.99 (Fri-Sat) for single and double occupancy.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: Ship directly to the National Bowling Stadium. National Bowling Stadium Attn: WSOB/PLAYER LOCKERROOM 300 N. Center Street Reno, NV 89501

ATTENTION BOWLERS: By PBA Rules, tournament participants MAY NOT Gamble or make wagers in reference to the WSOBVIII.

PENALTY: PBA CODE OF ETHICS–Disqualification and Suspension or Expulsion from the PBA.