PBA Bowlers Discount Pro Shop Open, presented by Hammer
From: Friday, April 13, 2018
To: Sunday, April 15, 2018
AMF Towson Lanes
701 Southwick Drive
Towson, MD 21204
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, cashier’s 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, April 9.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.
Maximum field size is 128.
Non-members interested in winning an entry into the regional event may compete in qualifiers held at AMF Towson Lanes. The dates are April 1 and 8, each at 10 a.m. For additional information, contact the lanes or Richard Byrd at Bowlers Discount Pro Shop.
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.
Friday, April 13
Practice Session: 2-4 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 4 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Saturday, April 14
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2:30 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 16 players advance (based on 63 entries or more).
Sunday, April 15
Bracket Match Play (based on 16 finalists)
Round 1 – Qualifiers 9-16 bowl (best-of-three games): 8 a.m.
Round 2 – Winners bowl qualifiers 5-8 (best-of-three games): Immediately following
Round 3 – Winners bowl qualifiers 1-4 (best-of-three games): Immediately following
Round 4 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Round 5 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 63 entries.
HotelPlanner.com, the official travel partner of the PBA, has announced a sweepstakes program that will award $200 lodging gift certificates to a lucky winner every month in 2018. 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.