Event Dates

From: Friday, August 25, 2017
To: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Host Center

Pla-Mor Lanes
225 Hardin Street
Coldwater, OH 458289795
(419) 678-3113

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

2015-17 Earnings List (.pdf)

Complete Xtra Frame PBA Tour Points Standings


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

ENTRY PRIORITY:  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 PBA Xtra Frame Wilmington Open (May 29, 2017).  The top 100 on the money list will receive priority entry through July 30, 2017.  Beginning July 31, 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.

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: $375 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Please enter this event through the Central 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, August 21.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.

Field Capacity
Field is limited to 96 bowlers.

Prize Fund
An additional $2500 has been added to this event, courtesy of Storm.
1st Place will pay a minimum of $10,000
16th Place is projected to pay $1,000.
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $600.
Friday, August 25
Practice Session:  2-4 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 4 p.m. (required of all first-time participants)
Pro-ams: 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 26
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (eight games)
C Squad: 7 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 1/3 advance to Cashers Round – all pinfall carries over.

Sunday, August 27
Cashers Round: 10 a.m. – (four games) all pinfall carries over.
Top 16 advance: 12:30 a.m. - bowl three games (12-game pinfall carries over).
Top 8 advance: 2 p.m. – bowl two games (15-game pinfall carries over).
Top 4 advance: 3:30 p.m.  (17 game total pinfall) to stepladder finals.
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.