Event Dates

From: Friday, May 19, 2017
To: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Host Center

Oak Forest Bowl
15240 Cicero Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 604522496
(708) 687-2000

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $2,400.00
2 $1,250.00
3 $900.00
4 $800.00
5 $700.00
6 $650.00
7 $600.00
8 $550.00
9 $525.00
10 $500.00
11 $475.00
12 $450.00
13 $425.00
14 $410.00
15 $400.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Eligibility
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.

Payout Ratio
1:3
 
Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Please enter this event through Midwest Region.
 
Note:
PWBA members who are not also PBA members must enter events through the Regional Manager in order to receive the $220 member entry fee rate.  Any PWBA member who is inadvertently charged the non-member entry fee should contact the regional manager immediately. 
 
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, May 15.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Midwest Region Manager.
 
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $2,400
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.

7-10 Split Contest
May 19, 2017 & May 20, 2017. Number of Contestants Four (4). Number of Attempts per Contestant: One (1). Maximum Prize Limit: $60,000. (One (1) Winner Only). Friday May 19th 2 Amateurs will make their attempts, 1attempt each. Saturday May 20th the 2 pro’s will make their attempts, 1 attempt each.

Schedule
Friday, May 19
Practice Session:  4-6 p.m.
Pro-am: 7 p.m. (pros paid $75)

Saturday, May 20
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 10:30 a.m. – (eight games)
Top 1/3 advance to Cashers Round – all pinfall carries over.

Sunday, May 21
Cashers Round: 9:00 a.m. – (four games) all pinfall carries over.
Top 16 advance: 11:30 a.m. - bowl four games (12-game pinfall carries over).
Top 8 advance: 2 p.m. – bowl three games (16-game pinfall carries over).
Top 4 advance: 3:30 p.m.  (17 game total pinfall) to stepladder finals.
 
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 as of October 15, 2017 will earn a paid entry into the World Series of Bowling IX along with a berth in a special eight-game match play roll-off leading to two bowlers advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals.

Hotel Reservations
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 2017. 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.