PBA Florence Bowling Center Central Open
From: Friday, September 22, 2017
To: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Florence Bowling Center
7500 Sussex Dr.
Florence, KY 41042
Oil Pattern Schedule
*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
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, September 18th. After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.
1st Place is projected to pay $2,200
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
Friday, September 22
Practice Session: 2-4 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 4 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Sweeper: 9 p.m.
$50-6 games across 12 lanes
Total pins-pay ratio 1:6
Saturday, September 23
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 11 a.m. – (eight games)
Top 16 players advance (based on 63 entries or more).
Sunday, September 24
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (twelve games)
Total pins plus bonus determines champion.
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 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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