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PBA Players Championship - South Region

Event dates
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Host center
AMF University Lanes

13109 N. 56th St.
Tampa, FL 33617
United States

International Players from Europe
U.S. Residents of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida

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Thursday, January 14
Unofficial Practice: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, January 15
A Squad Pro Tour Qualifier: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. (if necessary)
(6 games, 2021 PBA Salvino 44)
The top 6 players advance from the PTQ to the main field

A Squad Practice Session: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
(2021 PBA Viper 36, 2021 PBA Bear 41)
Re-oil
A Squad Practice Session: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
(2021 PBA Chameleon 39, 2021 PBA Shark 48)

Saturday, January 16
A Squad Qualifying Round 1: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(7 games 2021 PBA Viper 36)
Re-oil
A Squad Qualifying Round 2: 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
(7 games 2021 PBA Bear 41)

Sunday, January 17
A Squad Qualifying Round 3: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
(7 games 2021 PBA Chameleon 39)
Re-oil
A Squad Qualifying Round 4: 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
(7 games 2021 PBA Shark 48)

After 28 qualifying games, the top five bowlers in each region will advance to an FS1 regional finals and be seeded on the telecast according to their 28-game pin total. Practice sessions will be held for all players January 23-26. Finalists need to arrive January 23rd. More detail to follow.

Tournament Guidelines

  • Mask Policy – face masks/coverings will be required to ensure the health and safety of bowlers and staff. Masks must be worn at all times except when eating, drinking, or in the act of bowling.
  • Guest Policy – one guest per registered player will be allowed in-center. All guests (first and last name) must be sent to your tournament director by January 13. No outside fans will be permitted in-center or allowed to congregate outside.
  • Dress Code
    • There is no official dress code designated for the unofficial practice session on Thursday, January 14.
    • Beginning Friday, January 15, all PBA Members must adhere to the PBA competitive attire rules throughout the PBA Players Championship, including all official practice sessions.
    • All dye sublimated shirts need to be from High 5 Gear. No other dye sublimated shirts will be allowed during competition.

PBA Players Championship Prize Fund: $1,000,000.

The PBA Players Championship is open to all PBA members. Qualifying rounds are happening in five convenient locations spread across the U.S. January 15-17, 2021.

Entries open online for the top 75 point leaders of the 2020 PBA Tour and all PBA title holders December 10, 2020 at 10 a.m. CST. Spots will be held for the top 75 point leaders and all PBA Tour titlists until December 20, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Entries open online for the entire PBA membership December 21, 2020 at 10 a.m. CST.  The final deadline for PBA members to enter is January 8, 2021 at 11:00p.m. CST.

PBA members must enter online. Phone and mailed entries will not be accepted.

Anyone needing instructions on how to enter online, or having difficulty entering this event can contact membership services at (206) 332-9688.

Entry priority will be given in the following order, provided PBA members, regardless of status, have entered by the appropriate entry deadline dates listed above. Additionally, all PBA members must pay their entry fee when entering the event.

  • The top 75 point leaders on the 2020 PBA Tour Point List
  • PBA Hall of Famers
  • PBA Tour title holders
  • General PBA membership

Maximum Field Size
Field sizes in each region are limited to 96, with six of those spots being reserved for the Pro Tour Qualifier if necessary (PTQ).

NOTE:Beginning December 21, 2020, entrants will be placed into the tournament based on date and time the entry was received online. 90 spots in each region are being held for online entries. Any remaining entrants will be placed on standby. If the tournament fills, standby bowlers will be placed into the PTQ. If the tournament does not fill by January 8, 2021 at 11:00 p.m. CST, the remaining entrants will be taken off standby and the PTQ will be cancelled.

Eligibility
Participant must hold PBA Membership to enter.

Entry Fees
Entry Fee is $500
PTQ entrants will be charged $250. Bowlers advancing from the PTQ into the main field will be charged an additional $250.
Entry fees must be paid online at the time of entry. Any entries received after the final entry deadline will incur a late fee.

Tournament Withdrawals
PBA members may withdraw without penalty until Sunday, January 10. Any withdrawal beginning Monday, January 11 will incur a $50 administrative fee.

The live FOX telecast February 21 will pay:
1st place ($250,000), 2nd place ($130,000), 3rd place ($80,000) 4th place ($60,000) 5th place ($50,000)

Note: A seeding round will be held February 20, 2021 to determine the seeds for the live Fox telecast. Lane conditioner and oil pattern for the seeding round will be identical to the FS1 and Fox telecasts. More detail to follow.

FS1 telecasts January 24-26 will pay:
1st place (advance to FOX telecast), 2nd place ($15,000), 3rd place ($13,000) 4th place ($11,000) 5th place ($10,000)

Regional qualifiers payout ratio is 1:4. The projected prize fund based on 96 entries is:

1st – 5th Places  Advance to FS1 telecast
6th Place $4,000.00
7th Place $3,500.00
8th Place $3,100.00
9th Place $2,800.00
10th Place $2,500.00
11th Place $2,200.00
12th Place $2,000.00
13th Place $1,800.00
14th Place $1,600.00
15th Place $1,400.00
16th Place $1,200.00
17th Place $1,100.00
   

Current Round: Qualifier Rounds

Games Completed: 28

PositionSquadBowlerHometownPinsAVG+/- 200
1AJesper SvenssonSweden6184220.86584
2ACristian AzconaClermont, Fla.6174220.50574
3ARyan CiminelliMonroe, N.C.6095217.68495
4ATom DaughertyRiverview, Fla.6011214.68411
5ADick AllenLexington, S.C.5994214.07394
6ATommy JonesSimpsonville, S.C.5952212.57352
7APontus AnderssonSweden5934211.93334
8AKristijonas SergejevasKaunas, Lithuania5911211.11311
9AAndres GomezColombia5892210.43292
10AMike CoffeyMelbourne, Fla.5886210.21286
11ANorm DukeClermont, Fla.5882210.07282
12ASean WilcoxAltamonte Springs, Fla.5876209.86276
13AKim BollebySweden5871209.68271
14ADom BarrettEngland5863209.39263
15AEvan BaraneckyNorth Fort Myers, Fla.5852209.00252
16AMike MooreOrlando, Fla.5848208.86248
17AChris ArcaroVilla Rica, Ga.5847208.82247
18ADJ ArcherSimpsonville, SC5844208.71244
19ACarlos GranadosOrlando, Fla.5840208.57240
20AMartin LarsenSweden5822207.93222
21AKenneth RyanFarmingdale, N.J.5761205.75161
22AColin ChampionSpring Hill, Fla.5739204.96139
23AChristopher SloanIreland5688203.1488
24ATrevor RobertsCrystal River, Fla.5612200.4312
25AZachary SealsKingsland, Ga.5598199.93-2
26ABryan HahlenGreenwood, S.C.5581199.32-19
27AWalter Ray Williams Jr.Oxford, Fla.5577199.18-23
28AZachary DwyerFt. Walton Beach, Fla.5572199.00-28
29AJeff PiroozshadCoral Springs, Fla.2767197.64-33
30AShane HoltWinter Haven, Fla.5561198.61-39
31AMichael PattersonCanton, Ga.5525197.32-75
32ANate GarciaPort St. Lucie, Fla.5508196.71-92
33AKennon McFallsBelmont, N.C.5506196.64-94
34AAnthony CasoMerritt Island, Fla.5468195.29-132
35AScott NewellDeland, Fla.5456194.86-144
36AChris PolizziSpring Hill, Fla.5434194.07-166
37ASean ConnollyApopka, Fla.5428193.86-172
38AAlex MartinKennesaw, Ga.5423193.68-177
39ALeon PlattSummerville, S.C.5395192.68-205
40AMike PrestonGainesville, Fla.5387192.39-213
41AKevin FischerWinter Park, Fla.5383192.25-217
42AJames McClelandNokomis, Fla.5376192.00-224
43ACarlos TobonPlantation, Fla.5374191.93-226
44ARichard TeeceFeltham, Middlesex5369191.75-231
45AJerry MarcusGreen Cove Springs, Fla.5335190.54-265
46AGreg ThomasIrmo, S.C.5332190.43-268
47ACharles PeavyLillian, Ala.5314189.79-286
48AHernan RamirezOrlando, Fla.5314189.79-286
49AHannah BrookinsOcala, Fla.5308189.57-292
50AWidmar VargasSun City Center, Fla.5256187.71-344
51AKelly LakeEast Palatka, Fla.5199185.68-401
52AKevin WalterNoblesville, Ind.5165184.46-435
53ACody MullisCrystal River, Fla.5161184.32-439
54ABryant CrawfordAugusta, GA5075181.25-525
55ABill UrsilloBluffton, SC5056180.57-544
56AJoseph KubilusSpring Hill, Fl.4984178.00-616
57AChristopher KeaneCape Coral, Fla.4967177.39-633
58AOkito KempBeaufort, S.C.4953176.89-647
59ASteven GrotowskiFt Lauderdale, Fla4947176.68-653
60AJonathan HocsmanArgentina4923175.82-677
61ATrevor KopasTampa, FL4890174.64-710
62ADavid RosengartenGardendale, Ala.4801171.46-799
63APhillip MartzLake City, Fla.4800171.43-800
64AShawn BowersSpring Hill, Fl3286156.48-914
65ATed Wooleysaint augustine3685160.22-915
66AFrank Gallo Jr.Jacksonville, Fla.4670166.79-930
67AWilliam Daniels, Jr.Hardeeville, S.C.4645165.89-955
68ADavid SmithMelbourne, Fla.4633165.46-967
69AMiguel FelizTampa,FL4631165.39-969
70AJoseph NewmanPlant City, Fla.4413157.61-1187
# Finish Bowler Hometown (W-L-T) Avg Pts Points Money
1 Dick Allen Lexington, S.C. -- 214.07 4500 $130,000.00
2 Jesper Svensson Sweden -- 220.86 2145 $15,000.00
3 Cristian Azcona Clermont, Fla. -- 220.50 1695 $13,000.00
4 Ryan Ciminelli Monroe, N.C. -- 217.68 1281 $11,000.00
5 Tom Daugherty Riverview, Fla. -- 214.68 975 $10,000.00
6 Tommy Jones Simpsonville, S.C. -- 212.57 765 $4,000.00
7 Pontus Andersson Sweden -- 211.93 624 $3,500.00
8 Kristijonas Sergejevas Kaunas, Lithuania -- 211.11 540 $3,100.00
9 Andres Gomez Colombia -- 210.43 465 $2,800.00
10 Mike Coffey Melbourne, Fla. -- 210.21 390 $2,500.00
11 Norm Duke Clermont, Fla. -- 210.07 315 $2,200.00
12 Sean Wilcox Altamonte Springs, Fla. -- 209.86 240 $2,000.00
13 Kim Bolleby Sweden -- 209.68 165 $1,800.00
14 Dom Barrett England -- 209.39 135 $1,600.00
15 Evan Baranecky North Fort Myers, Fla. -- 209.00 135 $1,400.00
16 Mike Moore Orlando, Fla. -- 208.86 135 $1,200.00
17 Chris Arcaro Villa Rica, Ga. -- 208.82 135 $1,100.00
18 DJ Archer Simpsonville, SC -- 208.71 135 $0.00
19 Carlos Granados Orlando, Fla. -- 208.57 135 $0.00
20 Martin Larsen Sweden -- 207.93 123 $0.00
21 Kenneth Ryan Farmingdale, N.J. -- 205.75 120 $0.00
22 Colin Champion Spring Hill, Fla. -- 204.96 120 $0.00
23 Christopher Sloan Ireland -- 203.14 120 $0.00
24 Trevor Roberts Crystal River, Fla. -- 200.43 120 $0.00
25 Zachary Seals Kingsland, Ga. -- 199.93 120 $0.00
26 Bryan Hahlen Greenwood, S.C. -- 199.32 114 $0.00
27 Walter Ray Williams Jr. Oxford, Fla. -- 199.18 105 $0.00
28 Zachary Dwyer Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. -- 199.00 105 $0.00
29 Shane Holt Winter Haven, Fla. -- 198.61 105 $0.00
30 Michael Patterson Canton, Ga. -- 197.32 105 $0.00
31 Nate Garcia Port St. Lucie, Fla. -- 196.71 105 $0.00
32 Kennon McFalls Belmont, N.C. -- 196.64 105 $0.00
33 Anthony Caso Merritt Island, Fla. -- 195.29 90 $0.00
34 Scott Newell Deland, Fla. -- 194.86 90 $0.00
35 Chris Polizzi Spring Hill, Fla. -- 194.07 90 $0.00
36 Sean Connolly Apopka, Fla. -- 193.86 90 $0.00
37 Alex Martin Kennesaw, Ga. -- 193.68 90 $0.00
38 Leon Platt Summerville, S.C. -- 192.68 90 $0.00
39 Mike Preston Gainesville, Fla. -- 192.39 81 $0.00
40 Kevin Fischer Winter Park, Fla. -- 192.25 75 $0.00
41 James McCleland Nokomis, Fla. -- 192.00 75 $0.00
42 Carlos Tobon Plantation, Fla. -- 191.93 75 $0.00
43 Richard Teece Feltham, Middlesex -- 191.75 75 $0.00
44 Jerry Marcus Green Cove Springs, Fla. -- 190.54 75 $0.00
45 Greg Thomas Irmo, S.C. -- 190.43 72 $0.00
46 Charles Peavy Lillian, Ala. -- 189.79 60 $0.00
47 Hernan Ramirez Orlando, Fla. -- 189.79 60 $0.00
48 Hannah Brookins Ocala, Fla. -- 189.57 60 $0.00
49 Widmar Vargas Sun City Center, Fla. -- 187.71 60 $0.00
50 Kelly Lake East Palatka, Fla. -- 185.68 60 $0.00
51 Kevin Walter Noblesville, Ind. -- 184.46 60 $0.00
52 Cody Mullis Crystal River, Fla. -- 184.32 48 $0.00
53 Bryant Crawford Augusta, GA -- 181.25 45 $0.00
54 Bill Ursillo Bluffton, SC -- 180.57 45 $0.00
55 Joseph Kubilus Spring Hill, Fl. -- 178.00 45 $0.00
56 Christopher Keane Cape Coral, Fla. -- 177.39 45 $0.00
57 Okito Kemp Beaufort, S.C. -- 176.89 45 $0.00
58 Steven Grotowski Ft Lauderdale, Fla -- 176.68 39 $0.00
59 Jonathan Hocsman Argentina -- 175.82 30 $0.00
60 Trevor Kopas Tampa, FL -- 174.64 30 $0.00
61 David Rosengarten Gardendale, Ala. -- 171.46 30 $0.00
62 Phillip Martz Lake City, Fla. -- 171.43 30 $0.00
63 Frank Gallo Jr. Jacksonville, Fla. -- 166.79 30 $0.00
64 William Daniels, Jr. Hardeeville, S.C. -- 165.89 30 $0.00
65 David Smith Melbourne, Fla. -- 165.46 15 $0.00
66 Miguel Feliz Tampa,FL -- 165.39 15 $0.00
67 Joseph Newman Plant City, Fla. -- 157.61 15 $0.00
68 Ted Wooley saint augustine -- 160.22 15 $0.00
69 Shawn Bowers Spring Hill, Fl -- 156.48 15 $0.00
70 Jeff Piroozshad Coral Springs, Fla. -- 197.64 15 $0.00