Hotel Booking

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Event Dates

From: Friday, June 16, 2017
To: Sunday, June 18, 2017

Host Center

BlueFusion Fun Center
1340 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH 43302
(740) 386-4255

Oil Pattern Schedule

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, June 12th.
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 Sweeper
Saturday, May 20th- Starting time is 10:30 a.m. (check-in one-hour prior)
Regional Tournament Pattern will be used (Viper).
Entry fee is $60. 1:6 will earn an entry into regional.
5 games across 10 lanes on the tournament pattern…based on total pins.
Side Pots will be available.
SMART bowlers are welcome.
NO PBA MEMBERS.
First spot not receiving entry will get entry fee back.
Please call Tabitha Blanton at (740) 244-9839 for further information.
 
Schedule
Friday, June 16
Practice Session:  3-5 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Pro-Am: 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 17
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, June 18
Round Robin Match Play: 10 a.m. – (12 games)
Step-Ladder: 3 p.m.
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, or after the region’s PWBA regional event, 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 and two women advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals. The WSOB IX will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
 
Hotel Information
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.