Event Dates

From: Friday, August 04, 2017
To: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Host Center

Poplar Creek Bowl
2354 W Higgins Road
Hoffman Estates, IL 601952413
(847) 310-9585

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $2,000.00
2 $1,100.00
3 $900.00
4 $700.00
5 $600.00
6 $560.00
7 $540.00
8 $520.00
9 $500.00
10 $480.00
11 $460.00
12 $440.00
13 $430.00
Place Winnings*
14 $420.00
15 $410.00
16 $400.00
17 $300.00
18 $300.00
19 $300.00
20 $300.00
21 $300.00
22 $300.00
23 $300.00
24 $300.00
25 $300.00
26 $300.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Notes

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.

Payout Ratio
Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $150
Non-Members: $175 (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 $150 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, July, 31.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Midwest Region Manager.
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $2,000
16th Place is projected to pay $400
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $300.
Friday, August 4, 2017
Practice Session:  4-6 p.m.
Non-member Meeting: 6 p.m.
Pro-am: 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2 p.m. – (eight games)      
Top 16 players advance (based on 63 entries or more).
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (12 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off.  
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 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.