Event Dates

From: Friday, March 09, 2018

Host Center

National Bowling Stadium
300 N. Center Street
Reno, NV 89501
(800) 304-2695

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes

<b>PBA Challenge events are open to PBA members who do not hold a PBA title and non-members who have never won a PBA event.</b>
<b>Eligibility</b>
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
<b>Payout Ratio</b>
1:3
<b>Entry Fee</b>
PBA and PWBA members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
<b>Entry Deadline</b>
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, March 5.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Northwest/West Region Manager.
<b>Prize Fund</b>
1st Place is projected to pay $1,500
16th Place is projected to pay $500
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
<b>Format</b>
<b>Friday, March 9</b>
Practice Session:  8-8:30 a.m.
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)    
Top 16 players advance (based on 63 entries or more).
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 63 entries.
Bracket Match Play (based on 16 finalists)
Round 1 – Qualifiers 1-16 bowl (best-of-five games): 2 p.m.
Round 2 – Winners bowl (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 63 entries.