PBA Xtra Frame Billy Hardwick Memorial Open
From: Friday, June 23, 2017
To: Sunday, June 25, 2017
Billy Hardwick’s All Star Lanes
1576 S White Station Rd
Memphis, TN 38117
Oil Pattern Schedule
- All Rounds - TBD
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
Tournament Schedule / Notes
ENTRIES WILL OPEN ON APRIL 15, 2017
This event IS NOT part of the Xtra Frame PBA Tour Storm Cup; points will not be awarded. However, the event will award a PBA National Title.
Complete Xtra Frame PBA Tour Points Standings
NOTE: This tournament is a one squad event and is limited to 80 players. 60 entries are reserved for PBA Members only. 20 entries have been reserved for use by the host center.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
ATTENTION! THIS IS EVENT IS LIMITED TO THE USE OF POLYESTER BOWLING BALLS. NO URETHANE, REACTIVE RESIN OR RUBBER COVER STOCK.
Bowling Equipment Specifications
Limit: 2 balls per bowler
Differential: .020 or less
Balance Holes: .75 inches or less
PBA Tour Product Registration rules for all equipment including footwear will be enforced during this tournament.
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.
Payout Ratio: 1:3
Entry Fee: Please enter this event through the South Region Manager, Sam Zurich
PBA and PWBA Members: $275
PWBA members who are not also PBA members must enter events through the Regional Manager in order to receive the $275 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 close at midnight on Monday, June 19.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA South Region Manager.
PBA Tour Product Registered Companies
Full Registration Balls and Accessories:
(AMF300 Grassroots Not allowed this event)
Footwear: Tour Footwear includes:
(Accessories Not Allowed K.R. Strikeforce Grassroots)
Full Accessories Approved
High 5 Gear
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.
Friday, June 23
Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.
Pro-am: 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 24
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
Qualifying (8 games): 1-6 p.m.
Sunday, June 25
Top 1/3 advance to Cashers Round (4 games): 8-10 a.m.
Top 16 advance to bracket finals
Round 1: Qualifiers 9-16 bowl bracket matches (3 games, total pinfall): 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Round 2: Winners and qualifiers 5-8 (3 games, total pinfall): 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Round 3: Winners and qualifiers 1-4 (3 games, total pinfall): 4 – 5:30 p.m.
Top 4 bowl 1 game match: 6:30 – 7 p.m.
Top 2 bowl 1 game match: 7 – 7:30 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.
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.