PBA Grand Hotel, Casino, & Resort Southwest Doubles Open
From: Friday, June 30, 2017
To: Sunday, July 02, 2017
Firelake Bowling Center
40945 Hardesty Road
Shawnee, OK 74801
Oil Pattern Schedule
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.
This is an open doubles competition. Doubles teams may be 2 members, one member/one nonmember, or two nonmembers.
Payout ratio: 1/3
Projected 1st place- $4000 (team)
Last cash: $800 minimum (team)
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (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 $220 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 non-members close at midnight on Monday, June 26.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Southwest Region Manager.
Tournament field limited to 48 teams.
Two sets of $5 brackets will be offered during qualifying games 2-4 and 5-7.
Friday June 30: Practice session 3-5 p.m.
Saturday July 1:
A Squad bowls 8 games at 9 a.m.
B Squad bowls 8 games at 2:30 p.m.
Top 8 teams advance. (With a full field of 48 teams, 12 teams will advance.)
Sunday July 2:
Bracket Match Play With Bye Rounds (based on 8 team finalists)
Round 1 – Winners and Qualifiers 5-8 bowl (best-of-three games): 9 a.m..
Round 2 – Winners and qualifiers 3-4 bowl (best-of-three games): Immediately following.
Round 3 – Winners and qualifiers 1-2 bowl (best-of-three): Immediately following
Round 4 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
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 16, 2017, will earn a paid entry into the World Series of Bowling VIII along with a berth in a special eight-game match play roll-off leading to two men advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals. The WSOB VIII will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
PBA Grand Hotel/Casino/Resort Southwest Region Invitational
This event will count for points.
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points
Grand Hotel Casino Resort Points will be awarded for all PBA Southwest Region open events from July 15, 2016 to July 14, 2017.
Invitational Field Makeup
The top 28 players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that have bowled a minimum of three Southwest Region open events will be invited.
The top two players from the Grand Hotel Casino Resort Point List that bowled one-half the Southwest region open events, but fell below the top 28 point leaders, will be invited.
Two invitees that have bowled a minimum of three Southwest Region open events will be chosen by the Grand Hotel Casino Resort to complete the field of 32 players.
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The Grand Casino Hotel Resort
777 Grand Casino Blvd
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804
Booking code: PBA
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