PBA FireLake Grand Casino Hotel Resort Southwest Open, presented by Motiv
From: Friday, March 31, 2017
To: Sunday, April 02, 2017
Firelake Bowling Center
40945 Hardesty Road
Shawnee, OK 74801
Oil Pattern Schedule
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
PBA Challenge Points
This event will award PBA Challenge Points. Details are listed below.
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
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.
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, March 27, 2017.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Southwest Region Manager.
Two sets of $5 brackets will be offered during qualifying games 2-4 and 5-7.
1st Place is projected to pay $2,750
16th Place is projected to pay $550
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
Friday, March 31
Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.
Pro-am: 6 p.m.
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2:30 p.m.- (eight games)
Top 1/3 advance to Casher's round
Sunday, April 2
Cashers Round: 8:30 a.m. – (five games)
Cut to top 16 (based on 63 or more entries)
Round 1 – Qualifiers 9-16 bowl (best-of-three games):Noon
Round 2 – Winners and Qualifiers 5-8 bowl (best-of-three games): Immediately following
Round 3 – Winners and Qualifiers 1-4 bowl (best-of-three games): Immediately following
Round 4 – Winners bowl (single game): Immediately following
Round 5 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 63 entries.
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 men advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals. The WSOB IX will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
PBA Grand Hotel/Casino/Resort Southwest Region Invitational
This event will count for points.
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points will be awarded for all PBA Southwest Region open events from July 15, 2016 to July 14, 2017.
Invitational Field Makeup
The top 28 players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that have bowled a minimum of three open Southwest region events will be invited.
The top two players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that bowled one-half the Southwest Region open events, but fell below the top 28 point leaders, will be invited.
Two invitees that have bowled a minimum of three open Southwest Region events will be chosen by the Grand Hotel Casino Resort to complete the field of 32 players.
THIS HOTEL IS A MAJOR SPONSOR OF THE PBA SOUTHWEST REGION. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR!!
The Grand Casino Hotel Resort
777 Grand Casino Blvd
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804
Booking code: PBAREGIONAL. Rooms blocked until 3/24.
$109 for king or double queen. $129 for a suite.