Event Dates

From: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
To: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Host Center

Suzhou Tiger Bowling Center
4F Building C, Wanda Plaza, 3188 Renmin Lu
Suzhou, China

Tournament Schedule

Tentative-Subject to Change

2019 PBA China Tiger Cup Invitational

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Depart for Shanghai, China (U.S. point of departure) All Day

Monday, November 18, 2019

Arrive Shanghai, China   All Day
Check-in Hotel Shanghai    

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Travel to Suzhou 8:00a to 10:00a
Press Conference, Practice and Reception
Press Conference   4:00p to 5:00p
Official Practice Session     5:30p to 7:00p
Reception   7:30p to 9:00p

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

China Qualifying Round (8 games)

Check-In/Roll Call, A Squad (32 China) 8:30a to 8:40a
Warm-Up   8:50a to 9:00a
A Squad Qualifying - China   9:00a to 1:00p
Lane Maintenance 1:00p to 1:50p
Check-In/Roll Call, B Squad (32 China) 1:30p to 1:45p
Warm-Up   1:50p to 2:00p
B Squad Qualifying - China   2:00p to 6:00p
Top 8 Players advance to compete for the PBA Tiger China Cup Invitational Championship.  They will join 8 seeded PBA players in a 16 player, Single Elimination, Best of 3 Match Play Bracket.
Lane Maintenance 6:30p to 7:30p

Seeding Round (3 games)

Check-In/Roll Call  (8 PBA, 8 China) 7:30p to 7:45p
Introductions     7:45p   7:55p
Warm-Up   7:55p to 8:00p
Seeding Round   8:00p to 9:15p

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Single Elimination Match Play Bracket (best of 3)

Check-In/Roll Call  (8 PBA, 8 China) 9:30a to 9:40a
Introductions     9:45a to 9:55a
Warm-Up     9:55a to 10:00a
Round of 16 Single Elimination Match Play 10:00a to 11:15a
Lane Maintenance   11:15a to Noon
Introductions     Noon to 12:10p
Warm-Up   12:10p to 12:15p
Round of 8 Single Elimination Match Play  12:15p to 1:30p
Lane Maintenance   1:30p to 2:00p
Warm-Up/Introductions   2:00p to 2:05p
Semi-Final Matches   2:05p to 3:20p
Warm-Up/Introductions   3:20p to 3:25p
Championship Match    3:25p to 4:40p
Trophy Presentation   4:40p to 5:00p

USA versus China Baker Team Match

Introductions - USA versus China 5:00p to 5:15p
Warm-Up   5:15p to 5:30p
Best of 5, Baker Team Competition 5:30p to 7:00p
Team Trophy Presentation 7:00p to 7:15p
Press Obligations   7:15p to  
Farewell Party     TBD    to TBD

Friday, November 22, 2019

Sightseeing and Depart Shanghai, China All Day

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Sightseeing and Depart Shanghai, China All Day

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $20,000.00
2 $10,000.00
3 $6,000.00
4 $8,000.00
5 $4,500.00
6 $5,000.00
7 $4,000.00
8 $4,200.00
9 $3,100.00
10 $3,700.00
11 $3,500.00
12 $2,600.00
13 $2,900.00
14 $3,300.00
15 $2,700.00
16 $2,500.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Notes

PRIZE FUND - China Cup, Final Finishing Position:

  • Within round eliminated, the tie will be broken using total pins from the 3 game seeding round.

PRIZE FUND - USA versus China

1st - $15,000 per team

2nd -  $5,000 per team