Event Dates

From: Friday, April 21, 2017
To: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Host Center

AMF Stardust Lanes
2434 Old Stringtown Rd.
Grove City, OH 43123
(614) 875-4343

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $2,300.00
2 $1,150.00
3 $950.00
4 $850.00
5 $775.00
6 $750.00
7 $725.00
8 $700.00
9 $675.00
10 $660.00
11 $650.00
Place Winnings*
12 $640.00
13 $630.00
14 $620.00
15 $610.00
16 $600.00
17 $425.00
18 $485.00
19 $425.00
20 $400.00
21 $400.00
22 $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)
 
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, April 17th.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.
 
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $2,500
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
 
PBA Tournament Qualifying Sweepers
Saturday, February 25th and Saturday, March 25th 
Both events will begin at 8:45 a.m. (check-in one-hour prior)
Entry fee is $60 per event. 1:6 will earn an entry into regional.
Side Pots/Brackets will be available.
Current PBA Members NOT eligible.
SMART bowlers are welcome with waivers.
5 games across 10 lanes on the tournament pattern (Chameleon-43ft.)…based on total pins.
Please call center for more details/further questions.
 
 
Schedule
Friday, April 21
Practice Session:  3:30-5:30 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 5:30 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Pro-Am: 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 22
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 3 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 16 players advance (based on 63 entries or more).
Sunday, April 23
Round Robin Match Play: 10 a.m. – (12 games)
Total pins plus bonus determines champion.
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 bowlers advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals.
 
Hotel Information
Travelodge-Grove City
4029 Marlane Dr.
Grove City, OH 43123
Rates: $74.99/night plus tax
(614) 991-5301
Mention PBA rate at the time of your reservation
 
 
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