Event Dates

From: Thursday, April 25, 2019
To: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Host Center

Tokyo Port Bowl
1-13-10 Shibaura Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 1050023

Oil Pattern Schedule

  • All Rounds - TBD

Tournament Schedule / Notes

The 2019 DHC PBA Japan Invitational returns to Tokyo Port Bowl for this prestigious annual competition.



The top ten PBA players from the 2018 PBA Tour Point List along with the 2018 defending champion (Dom Barrett) received invitations to the 2019 DHC PBA Japan Invitational.
Addtionally, three (3) sponsor picks were selected by the DHC PBA Japan Invitational Organizing Committee.  One bowler from the Korea Professional Bowlers Association (KPBA) will also be invited, bringing the total number of invitations to 15.   

2019 DHC PBA Japan Invitational Invitees

1 Anderson Andrew Point List    
2 Simonsen Anthony Point List    
3 Tackett EJ Point List    
4 Prather Kristopher Point List    
5 Williams Stuart Point List    
6 Belmonte Jason Point List    
7 Kent Marshall Point List    
8 O'Neill Bill Point List    
9 Butturff Jakob Point List    
10 Barrett Dom Point List / Defending Champion
11 Smallwood Tom Point List  
12 Troup Kyle Committee Selection
13 Rash Sean Committee Selection
14 Chris Barnes Commitee Selection / Team Capt.

SCHEDULE (Tentative)

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Travel
Depart for Tokyo (U.S. point of departure)   All Day
Thursday, April 25, 2019   Travel
Arrive Tokyo, Japan       All Day
Friday, April 26, 2019 Press Conference and Practice Session
Press Conference       4:00p
Official Practice Session       Noon
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Qualifying Rounds 1 & 2
Check-In/Roll Call  (15 PBA, 1KPBA, 32 Japanese) 10:00a
Practice       10:30a
Qualifying Round 1  6 games 10:40a
Lane Maintenance       1:40p
Opening Ceremony       2:45p
Practice       3:20p
Qualifying Round 2  6 games 3:30p
Top 16 Players Advance to Round Robin Match Play
Sunday, April 28, 2019 Round Robin Match Play
Match Play Roll Call        8:10a
Practice       8:20a
Match Play Round 1  8 games   8:30a
Lane Maintenance & Lunch Break 11:50a
Check-in       12:30p
Practice       12:40p
Match Play Round 2  7 games   12:50p
Match Play Position Round   1 game   3:30p
Top 5 Players Advance to Stepladder Finals
Sunday, April 28, 2019 XtraFrame on FloBowling Finals
Lane Maintenance       4:15p
Stepladder Finals  Practice 5:30p
Stepladder Finals Match 1  (#5 Seed-vs-#4 Seed) 5:45p
Winner Advances
Stepladder Finals  Practice 6:10p
Stepladder Finals Match 2  (Winner-vs-#3 Seed) 6:15p
Winner Advances
Stepladder Finals Practice 6:40p
Stepladder Finals Match 3  (Winner-vs-#2 Seed) 6:45p
Winner Advances
Stepladder Finals  Practice 7:10p
Stepladder Finals Match 4  (Winner-vs-#1 Seed) 7:15p
Presentation & Interview       7:40p
Press Conference       8:10p
Monday, April 29, 2019 Travel      
Depart Tokyo       All Day