Event Dates

From: Friday, May 26, 2017
To: Monday, May 29, 2017

Host Center

Ten Pin Alley Family Fun Center
127 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 452-5455

Tournament Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $10,000.00
2 $5,500.00
3 $3,000.00
4 $2,500.00
5 $1,800.00
6 $1,500.00
7 $1,300.00
8 $1,250.00
9 $1,200.00
10 $1,175.00
11 $1,150.00
12 $1,100.00
13 $1,075.00
14 $1,050.00
15 $1,025.00
16 $1,000.00
Place Winnings*
17 $675.00
18 $675.00
19 $675.00
20 $675.00
21 $650.00
22 $650.00
23 $650.00
24 $650.00
25 $625.00
26 $625.00
27 $625.00
28 $625.00
29 $600.00
30 $600.00
31 $600.00
32 $600.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Notes

Priority Entry List (.pdf)

Complete Xtra Frame PBA Tour Points Standings

This is an Xtra Frame event featuring a PBA Tour title and guarantee of $10,000 first place prize. More info to follow.

Maximum Field Size 96 Entries

 This tournament is open to both PBA Members and non-members.  Entry priority will be based on the combined 2015-17 National/International Tour Money List updated after the Elias Cup PBA League Finals (April 16, 2017). The top 100 on the money list will receive priority entry until May 5, 2017.  Beginning May 6, 2017, entry requests for available tournament spots will be confirmed for other PBA members, on a first come first served basis.  Entry for non-members will be confirmed 7 days prior to the event.

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

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.

PBA Tour Product Registered Companies
Full Registration Balls and Accessories:
(AMF300 Grassroots Not allowed this event)
Approved Equipment:
900 Global
Roto Grip
Footwear: Tour Footwear includes:
(Accessories Not Allowed K.R. Strikeforce Grassroots)
Full Accessories Approved
High 5 Gear
Robby’s Powerhouse
Turbo 2-n-1
Apparel: (dye sublimated jerseys)
High Five Jerseys (all levels of PBA competition)

PBA Challenge Points
This event will award PBA Challenge Points.  Details are listed below.
Payout Ratio

Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $300
Non-Members: $350 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Please enter this event through the South Region

PWBA members who are not also PBA members must enter events through the Regional Manager in order to receive the $300 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 22.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA South Region Manager.

Prize Fund
An additional $2500 has been added to this event, courtesy of Storm.

1st Place is projected to pay $10,000
16th Place is projected to pay $1,000
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $600
Friday, May 26
Practice Session:  1-5 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 3:00 p.m. (required of all first-time participants)
Pro-am: 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 27
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (six games)
No Re-Oil.
B Squad: 2:00 p.m. – (six games)
Sunday, May 28
B Squad: 9 a.m. – (six games)
No Re-Oil.
A Squad: 2:00 p.m. – (six games)
Top 16 advance round robin match play finals.
Monday May 29
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (12 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off: 3 p.m.
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 Information
Comfort Inn 
151 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403 
(844) 253-4945 
The rate of $94.00 a night plus tax. King or double beds available. 
Rooms will be held until April 25, 2017.
Have to mention PBA Wilmington Open to get the special rate.