Event Dates

From: Thursday, August 03, 2017
To: Saturday, August 05, 2017

Host Center

Al-Mar Colonial Lanes
1010 N Main Street
Bowling Green, OH 434021301
(419) 352-4637

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and have reached their 50th birthday by the day of the practice session.  Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
Payout Ratio

New Synthetic Surface
Installed July, 2017

Entry Fee
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.  
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Sunday, July, 30th.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $4,000
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
Thursday, August 3
Practice Session:  1-3 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 3 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Pro Ams: 5 & 8 p.m.
Friday, August 4
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 11 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 5 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 1/3 players advance.
Saturday, August 5
Eliminator Finals
Round 1 – Top 1/3 (four games-all pins carry over): 10 a.m.
Round 2 – Top 16 (three games-all pins carry over): 12:30 p.m.
Round 3 – Top 8 (two games-all pins carry over): 2:30 p.m.
Round 4 –Top 4 Step Ladder: 3:30 p.m.
Top 4 seeded based on cumulative pinfall.
Hotel Information

Best Western-Falcon Plaza
1450 E. Wooster St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 352-4671 (local)
(877) 352-4671 (reservations)
8/3/2017-$89.99 plus tax
8/4/2017-$135.99 plus tax
8/5/2017-$135.99 plus tax
Note:This is Bowling Green State University's graduation weekend so please book rooms early. Rooms will be until July 3, 2017.
Please mention Al-Mar Lanes bowling tournament at time of reservation and contact person is Nichole Carpenter for any further information.

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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.