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
0110334519211

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.

           

QUALIFICATION SELECTION PROCESS 

The top ten PBA players from the 2018 PBA Tour Point List along with the 2018 defending champion (Dom Barrett) will receive invitations to the 2019 DHC PBA Japan Invitational.
Addtionally, three (3) sponsor picks and one (1) woman professional will be 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 16.   
           

2018 PBA Tour Point List FINAL

           
POS LNAME FNAME POINTS    
1 Anderson Andrew 24195.00    
2 Simonsen Anthony 20909.00    
3 Tackett EJ 19842.00    
4 Prather Kristopher 18546.00    
5 Williams Stuart 18026.00    
6 Belmonte Jason 17469.50    
7 Kent Marshall 16867.00    
8 O'Neill Bill 15737.00    
9 Butturff Jakob 15607.00    
10

Barrett

Dom

14075.50

 Defending Champion

11 Smallwood Tom 12853.00  Points Behind
12 Troup Kyle 12613.00 240.00  
13 Rash Sean 11946.00 907.00  
14 Daugherty Tom 10617.00 2,236.00  
15 O'Grady Matt 10185.00 2,668.00  
16 Teece Richie 9831.00 3,022.00  
17 Malott Wes 9646.00 3,207.00  
18 Tang Darren 9140.00 3,713.00  
19 Jones Tommy 9009.00 3,844.00  
20 Sanders Matt 8945.00 3,908.00  
21 Lavoie Francois 8898.00 3,955.00  
22 Sterner Jason 8577.00 4,276.00  
23 Russell Ronnie 8570.00 4,283.00  
24 Barnes Chris  8565.00 4,288.00  
25 Ciminelli Ryan 8236.00 4,617.00  
           

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) 9:00a
Practice       9:30a
Qualifying Round 1  6 games 9:40a
Lane Maintenance       12:40p
Opening Ceremony       1:45p
Practice       2:20p
Qualifying Round 2  6 games 2:30p
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   3:50p
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