PBA Greater Richmond Central Open (Reduced Entry Fee/One Day Event)
From: Saturday, August 12, 2017
To: Sunday, August 13, 2017
Richmond 40 Bowl
75 South 37th St.
Richmond, IN 47374
Oil Pattern Schedule
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
Tournament Schedule / Notes
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
PBA Challenge Points
This event will award PBA Challenge Points. Details are listed below.
PBA and PWBA Members: $175
Non-Members: $225 (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 $175 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, August, 7th.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.
1st Place is projected to pay $2,000
12th Place is projected to pay $450
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $350.
Saturday, August 12
Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Pro Am: 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 13
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (seven games)
Top 12 players advance (based on 48 entries).
Top 4 players receive 1st round bye
Bracket Match Play (based on 12 finalists)
Round 1 – Qualifiers 5-12 bowl (best-of-three games): 1:30 p.m.
Round 2 – Winners bowl plus Byes (best-of-three games): Immediately following
Round 3 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Round 4 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 48 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 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.
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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.