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PBA Players Championship - Southwest Region

Event dates
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Host center
AMF Garland Lanes

1950 Marketplace Dr
Garland, TX 75041
United States

International Players from Mexico
U.S. Residents of Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi

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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 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 $2,700.00
10th Place $2,400.00
11th Place $2,100.00
12th Place $1,800.00
13th Place $1,600.00
14th Place $1,400.00
15th Place $1,200.00
16th Place $1,100.00
   

Current Round: Qualifier Rounds

Games Completed: 28

PositionSquadBowlerHometownPinsAVG+/- 200
1AFrancois LavoieCanada6600235.711000
2APatrick HanrahanWichita, Kan.6496232.00896
3AKeven WilliamsSpringfield, Mo.,6319225.68719
4ABenjamin MartinezGuadalajara/ Mexico6291224.68691
5AAJ ChapmanManchester, Iowa6280224.29680
6AKyle ShermanO'Fallon, Mo.6217222.04617
7ATrey Ford IIIBartlesville, Okla.6180220.71580
8ABrad MillerLees Summit, Mo.6170220.36570
9ADimitri CruzDenton, Texas6155219.82555
10AArturo QuinteroMexico6133219.04533
11AIldemaro Ruiz Jr.Venezuela6123218.68523
12ARaymond LussierTexas6077217.04477
13AChris WarrenGrants Pass, Ore.6073216.89473
14AStuart WilliamsPflugerville, Texas6057216.32457
15ADino CastilloHighland Village, Texas6056216.29456
16AAnthony Lavery-SpahrPasadena, Texas6054216.21454
17ATim GruendlerSt. Louis, Mo.6042215.79442
18ANathan BohrAustin, Texas6017214.89417
19AMark WilliamsBeaumont, Texas5923211.54323
20ASean Lavery-SpahrPasadena, Texas5898210.64298
21AChris BarnesDouble Oak, Texas5897210.61297
22ACharlie ReidSan Antonio, TX5893210.46293
23AAustin BouldsCreal Springs, Ill.5874209.79274
24AScotty Pope Jr.Midland, Texas5818207.79218
25AAnthony CoatsPflugerville, Texas5780206.43180
26ATony LanningYukon, Okla.5776206.29176
27ABeau PetersonMcPherson, Kan.5773206.18173
28AJohn BurkettFort Worth, Texas5733204.75133
29AJohn MarsalaSt. Louis, Mo.5728204.57128
30ATyler AlbrachtAmarillo, Texas5727204.54127
31ARyan BurksKansas City, Mo.5690203.2190
32AJohnathan NormanHouston, Texas5682202.9382
33AFero WilliamsNorman, OK5680202.8680
34AKeith LeskoProsper, Texas5672202.5772
35APaul FlemingFt. Worth, Texas5664202.2964
36ABryan PogorRound Rock, Texas5655201.9655
37ARick SteelsmithWichita, Kan.1642205.2542
38ADylan BurnsGarden City, Kan.5617200.6117
39ABlake DemoreSpringfield, Mo.5609200.329
40ARandy HawksBalch Springs, Texas5548198.14-52
41ABrad BrooksMaumelle, Ark.5536197.71-64
42ACody MeiersLubbock, Texas5518197.07-82
43AJoe FindlingForney, Texas5508196.71-92
44AJeff AtkinsHot Springs Village, Ark.5451194.68-149
45AThomas RashLongview, Texas5450194.64-150
46AChris HansenFrisco, Texas5443194.39-157
47ARick LawrenceWaxahachie, Texas5436194.14-164
48ABrian MeniniBrookfield, Mo.5433194.04-167
49AScott GreinerSunrise Beach, Mo.5401192.89-199
50AMartin BedfordGasport, New York5378192.07-222
51AStephen KeblishArlington, Texas5292189.00-308
52ATravis TriboletSan Angelo, Texas5260187.86-340
53AJames WatsonRound Rock, Texas5230186.79-370
54AJoshua HullHouston, Texas5191185.39-409
55AJames MayerTexas City, Texas5154184.07-446
56AJoshua GarrardMustang, Okla.5113182.61-487
57AJohn LadnerFrisco, Texas2496166.40-504
58AScott DodsonWaxahachie, TX5070181.07-530
59AJames WilkersonSavoy, Texas2225158.93-575
60ATracy GaineyAustin, Texas4996178.43-604
61AValdaze McDanielOverland Park, Kan.4898174.93-702
62ARobert DavisOklahoma City, Okla.4814171.93-786
63AGordon Bellamy JrOrlando FL4612164.71-988
# Finish Bowler Hometown (W-L-T) Avg Pts Points Money
1 Francois Lavoie Canada -- 235.71 3450 $130,000.00
2 Keven Williams Springfield, Mo., -- 225.68 2145 $15,000.00
3 Patrick Hanrahan Wichita, Kan. -- 232.00 1695 $13,000.00
4 Benjamin Martinez Guadalajara/ Mexico -- 224.68 1281 $11,000.00
5 AJ Chapman Manchester, Iowa -- 224.29 975 $10,000.00
6 Kyle Sherman O'Fallon, Mo. -- 222.04 765 $4,000.00
7 Trey Ford III Bartlesville, Okla. -- 220.71 624 $3,500.00
8 Brad Miller Lees Summit, Mo. -- 220.36 540 $3,100.00
9 Dimitri Cruz Denton, Texas -- 219.82 465 $2,800.00
10 Arturo Quintero Mexico -- 219.04 390 $2,500.00
11 Ildemaro Ruiz Jr. Venezuela -- 218.68 315 $2,200.00
12 Raymond Lussier Texas -- 217.04 240 $2,000.00
13 Chris Warren Grants Pass, Ore. -- 216.89 165 $1,800.00
14 Stuart Williams Pflugerville, Texas -- 216.32 135 $1,600.00
15 Dino Castillo Highland Village, Texas -- 216.29 135 $1,400.00
16 Anthony Lavery-Spahr Pasadena, Texas -- 216.21 135 $1,200.00
17 Tim Gruendler St. Louis, Mo. -- 215.79 135 $1,100.00
18 Nathan Bohr Austin, Texas -- 214.89 135 $0.00
19 Mark Williams Beaumont, Texas -- 211.54 135 $0.00
20 Sean Lavery-Spahr Pasadena, Texas -- 210.64 123 $0.00
21 Chris Barnes Double Oak, Texas -- 210.61 120 $0.00
22 Charlie Reid San Antonio, TX -- 210.46 120 $0.00
23 Austin Boulds Creal Springs, Ill. -- 209.79 120 $0.00
24 Scotty Pope Jr. Midland, Texas -- 207.79 120 $0.00
25 Anthony Coats Pflugerville, Texas -- 206.43 120 $0.00
26 Tony Lanning Yukon, Okla. -- 206.29 114 $0.00
27 Beau Peterson McPherson, Kan. -- 206.18 105 $0.00
28 John Burkett Fort Worth, Texas -- 204.75 105 $0.00
29 John Marsala St. Louis, Mo. -- 204.57 105 $0.00
30 Tyler Albracht Amarillo, Texas -- 204.54 105 $0.00
31 Ryan Burks Kansas City, Mo. -- 203.21 105 $0.00
32 Johnathan Norman Houston, Texas -- 202.93 105 $0.00
33 Fero Williams Norman, OK -- 202.86 90 $0.00
34 Keith Lesko Prosper, Texas -- 202.57 90 $0.00
35 Paul Fleming Ft. Worth, Texas -- 202.29 90 $0.00
36 Bryan Pogor Round Rock, Texas -- 201.96 90 $0.00
37 Dylan Burns Garden City, Kan. -- 200.61 90 $0.00
38 Blake Demore Springfield, Mo. -- 200.32 90 $0.00
39 Randy Hawks Balch Springs, Texas -- 198.14 81 $0.00
40 Brad Brooks Maumelle, Ark. -- 197.71 75 $0.00
41 Cody Meiers Lubbock, Texas -- 197.07 75 $0.00
42 Joe Findling Forney, Texas -- 196.71 75 $0.00
43 Jeff Atkins Hot Springs Village, Ark. -- 194.68 75 $0.00
44 Thomas Rash Longview, Texas -- 194.64 75 $0.00
45 Chris Hansen Frisco, Texas -- 194.39 72 $0.00
46 Rick Lawrence Waxahachie, Texas -- 194.14 60 $0.00
47 Brian Menini Brookfield, Mo. -- 194.04 60 $0.00
48 Scott Greiner Sunrise Beach, Mo. -- 192.89 60 $0.00
49 Martin Bedford Gasport, New York -- 192.07 60 $0.00
50 Stephen Keblish Arlington, Texas -- 189.00 60 $0.00
51 Travis Tribolet San Angelo, Texas -- 187.86 60 $0.00
52 James Watson Round Rock, Texas -- 186.79 48 $0.00
53 Joshua Hull Houston, Texas -- 185.39 45 $0.00
54 James Mayer Texas City, Texas -- 184.07 45 $0.00
55 Joshua Garrard Mustang, Okla. -- 182.61 45 $0.00
56 Scott Dodson Waxahachie, TX -- 181.07 45 $0.00
57 Tracy Gainey Austin, Texas -- 178.43 45 $0.00
58 Valdaze McDaniel Overland Park, Kan. -- 174.93 39 $0.00
59 Robert Davis Oklahoma City, Okla. -- 171.93 30 $0.00
60 Gordon Bellamy Jr Orlando FL -- 164.71 30 $0.00
61 John Ladner Frisco, Texas -- 166.40 30 $0.00
62 James Wilkerson Savoy, Texas -- 158.93 30 $0.00
63 Rick Steelsmith Wichita, Kan. -- 205.25 30 $0.00