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PBA Players Championship - West Region

Event dates
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Host center
Bowlero Christown

1919 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
United States

International Players from Australia and Western Canada
U.S. Residents of Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Hawaii, Alaska

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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 titleholders
  • 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 canceled.

Eligibility
Participants 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.

Hotel Information
DoubleTree by Hilton Pheonix North
10220 N Metro Pkwy E
Phoenix, AZ 85051
$105 a night Jan 14-17th
Group Code is: P.B.A

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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 $1,300.00
17th Place $1,200.00
18th Place $1,100.00
   

Current Round: Qualifier Rounds

Games Completed: 28

PositionSquadBowlerHometownPinsAVG+/- 200
1AAnthony SimonsenLittle Elm, Texas6285224.46685
2AWesley Low Jr.Palmdale, Calif.6182220.79582
3AJakob ButturffTempe, Ariz.6173220.46573
4ADarren TangLas Vegas6141219.32541
5AKris KoeltzowWheat Ridge, Colo.6097217.75497
6APJ HaggertyRoseville, Calif.6086217.36486
7ASam CooleyAustralia6081217.18481
8AAndrew CainPhoenix6058216.36458
9AJake PetersHenderson, Nev.6047215.96447
10ANoah GallegosDenver, CO6019214.96419
11ADeo BenardHenderson, Nev.6018214.93418
12ADean RichardsTacoma, Wash.6010214.64410
13AMichael FitzgeraldPhoenix, Ariz.6002214.36402
14AMarshall KentYakima, Wash.5994214.07394
15AKyle DusterScottsdale, Ariz.5965213.04365
16ALanndyn CarnateRedding, Calif.5961212.89361
17AWarren CrawfordMcKinleyville, Calif.5944212.29344
18AToby SambuenoOrlando, FL5901210.75301
19AJason BelmonteAustralia5890210.36290
20AEddy SmithStanwood, Wash.5842208.64242
21AJim PrattAvondale, Ariz.5838208.50238
22ARicky SchisslerBrighton, Colo.5819207.82219
23ADavid HaynesLas Vegas5788206.71188
24ARick MeneleySanta Maria, Calif.5784206.57184
25ABuddy LucasMontclair, Calif.5779206.39179
26AMichael Haugen Jr.Phoenix5756205.57156
27ASteven SmithSan Diego5745205.18145
28ARhino PageSpokane, Wash.5727204.54127
29AMatt ZweigTempe, Ariz.5691203.2591
30AJohn GouldYuba City, Calif.5669202.4669
31ASteven BadovinacParker, Colo.5630201.0730
32ASteven GallegosDenver5594199.79-6
33ADerek HandyMill Creek, Wash.5594199.79-6
34ADiante FieldsLas Vegas, Nev.5593199.75-7
35AJoseph GrondinSan Pedro, Calif.5586199.50-14
36ARussell LopesSacramento, Calif.5585199.46-15
37AMike KeoughStockton, Calif.5583199.39-17
38AGregory Thompson Jr.Tempe, Ariz.5574199.07-26
39AGary LenoxHillsboro,OR5573199.04-27
40ABrett CooperDenver5529197.46-71
41AWayne GarberModesto, Calif.2721194.36-79
42AKyle KingGlendale, Ariz.5490196.07-110
43AJeremy McElliottPhoenix2683191.64-117
44ATim Cagle IIHercules, Calif.5465195.18-135
45ASteve ShermanEnoch, Utah5438194.21-162
46AGerald VertiganYorba Linda, Calif.5431193.96-169
47AArt OuzenianLas Vegas, Nev.4025191.67-175
48ATaylor JacobsAuburn, Calif.5422193.64-178
49AMark MyersPhoenix, Ariz.5416193.43-184
50ANeill BarcellosAtwater, Calif.5413193.32-187
51AKyler CrevierPortland, Ore.5397192.75-203
52ARobbie PattersonMaricopa, Ariz.5386192.36-214
53AAndre EubanksLos Angeles5347190.96-253
54AAaron HeintzmanLebanon5334190.50-266
55AJoe LipanTerrebonne5315189.82-285
56ADeeronn BookerAnaheim, Calif.5300189.29-300
57ARichard MillerTucson, Ariz.5298189.21-302
58AIsaac RoseColorado Springs, Colo.5268188.14-332
59AMatthew RidgwayWildomar California5251187.54-349
60AMyles DutyModesto, Calif.5232186.86-368
61AJT JacksonSherman Oaks, Calif.5209186.04-391
62ALowell HuberWestminster, Calif.5191185.39-409
63AMichael SmithCentenniel, Colo.5183185.11-417
64AMark RoachLynnwood, Wash.974139.14-426
65AScott MaddenLacey, Wash.1765160.45-435
66AAnthony SchanenGlendale, Calif.5153184.04-447
67ACedrick BellGilbert5147183.82-453
68AMichael McCowanAnaheim, Calif.5135183.39-465
69ABrian BledsoeAlbuquerque5127183.11-473
70AChris VarholdtMesa, Ariz.5082181.50-518
71AWilliam NoahEly, Nev.4982177.93-618
72ADavid KingMerced, Calif.4755169.82-845
73ANykolas WalkerTempe, AZ4672166.86-928
74ARobert PagliaroliLas Vegas, NV4560162.86-1040
75AZachary BirchChandler, Arizona4492160.43-1108
# Finish Bowler Hometown (W-L-T) Avg Pts Points Money
1 Anthony Simonsen Little Elm, Texas -- 224.46 2550 $50,000.00
2 Kris Koeltzow Wheat Ridge, Colo. -- 217.75 2145 $15,000.00
3 Wesley Low Jr. Palmdale, Calif. -- 220.79 1695 $13,000.00
4 Jakob Butturff Tempe, Ariz. -- 220.46 1281 $11,000.00
5 Darren Tang Las Vegas -- 219.32 975 $10,000.00
6 PJ Haggerty Roseville, Calif. -- 217.36 765 $4,000.00
7 Sam Cooley Australia -- 217.18 624 $3,500.00
8 Andrew Cain Phoenix -- 216.36 540 $3,100.00
9 Jake Peters Henderson, Nev. -- 215.96 465 $2,800.00
10 Noah Gallegos Denver, CO -- 214.96 390 $2,500.00
11 Deo Benard Henderson, Nev. -- 214.93 315 $2,200.00
12 Dean Richards Tacoma, Wash. -- 214.64 240 $2,000.00
13 Michael Fitzgerald Phoenix, Ariz. -- 214.36 165 $1,800.00
14 Marshall Kent Yakima, Wash. -- 214.07 135 $1,600.00
15 Kyle Duster Scottsdale, Ariz. -- 213.04 135 $1,400.00
16 Lanndyn Carnate Redding, Calif. -- 212.89 135 $1,300.00
17 Warren Crawford McKinleyville, Calif. -- 212.29 135 $1,200.00
18 Toby Sambueno Orlando, FL -- 210.75 135 $1,200.00
19 Jason Belmonte Australia -- 210.36 135 $0.00
20 Eddy Smith Stanwood, Wash. -- 208.64 123 $0.00
21 Jim Pratt Avondale, Ariz. -- 208.50 120 $0.00
22 Ricky Schissler Brighton, Colo. -- 207.82 120 $0.00
23 David Haynes Las Vegas -- 206.71 120 $0.00
24 Rick Meneley Santa Maria, Calif. -- 206.57 120 $0.00
25 Buddy Lucas Montclair, Calif. -- 206.39 120 $0.00
26 Michael Haugen Jr. Phoenix -- 205.57 114 $0.00
27 Steven Smith San Diego -- 205.18 105 $0.00
28 Rhino Page Spokane, Wash. -- 204.54 105 $0.00
29 Matt Zweig Tempe, Ariz. -- 203.25 105 $0.00
30 John Gould Yuba City, Calif. -- 202.46 105 $0.00
31 Steven Badovinac Parker, Colo. -- 201.07 105 $0.00
32 Steven Gallegos Denver -- 199.79 98 $0.00
33 Derek Handy Mill Creek, Wash. -- 199.79 98 $0.00
34 Diante Fields Las Vegas, Nev. -- 199.75 90 $0.00
35 Joseph Grondin San Pedro, Calif. -- 199.50 90 $0.00
36 Russell Lopes Sacramento, Calif. -- 199.46 90 $0.00
37 Mike Keough Stockton, Calif. -- 199.39 90 $0.00
38 Gregory Thompson Jr. Tempe, Ariz. -- 199.07 90 $0.00
39 Gary Lenox Hillsboro,OR -- 199.04 81 $0.00
40 Brett Cooper Denver -- 197.46 75 $0.00
41 Kyle King Glendale, Ariz. -- 196.07 75 $0.00
42 Tim Cagle II Hercules, Calif. -- 195.18 75 $100.00
43 Steve Sherman Enoch, Utah -- 194.21 75 $0.00
44 Gerald Vertigan Yorba Linda, Calif. -- 193.96 75 $0.00
45 Taylor Jacobs Auburn, Calif. -- 193.64 72 $0.00
46 Mark Myers Phoenix, Ariz. -- 193.43 60 $0.00
47 Neill Barcellos Atwater, Calif. -- 193.32 60 $0.00
48 Kyler Crevier Portland, Ore. -- 192.75 60 $0.00
49 Robbie Patterson Maricopa, Ariz. -- 192.36 60 $0.00
50 Andre Eubanks Los Angeles -- 190.96 60 $0.00
51 Aaron Heintzman Lebanon -- 190.50 54 $0.00
52 Joe Lipan Terrebonne -- 189.82 54 $0.00
53 Deeronn Booker Anaheim, Calif. -- 189.29 45 $0.00
54 Richard Miller Tucson, Ariz. -- 189.21 45 $0.00
55 Isaac Rose Colorado Springs, Colo. -- 188.14 45 $0.00
56 Matthew Ridgway Wildomar California -- 187.54 45 $0.00
57 Myles Duty Modesto, Calif. -- 186.86 45 $0.00
58 JT Jackson Sherman Oaks, Calif. -- 186.04 39 $0.00
59 Lowell Huber Westminster, Calif. -- 185.39 30 $0.00
60 Michael Smith Centenniel, Colo. -- 185.11 30 $0.00
61 Anthony Schanen Glendale, Calif. -- 184.04 30 $0.00
62 Cedrick Bell Gilbert -- 183.82 30 $0.00
63 Michael McCowan Anaheim, Calif. -- 183.39 30 $0.00
64 Brian Bledsoe Albuquerque -- 183.11 30 $0.00
65 Chris Varholdt Mesa, Ariz. -- 181.50 15 $0.00
66 William Noah Ely, Nev. -- 177.93 15 $0.00
67 David King Merced, Calif. -- 169.82 15 $0.00
68 Nykolas Walker Tempe, AZ -- 166.86 15 $0.00
69 Robert Pagliaroli Las Vegas, NV -- 162.86 15 $0.00
70 Zachary Birch Chandler, Arizona -- 160.43 15 $0.00
71 Art Ouzenian Las Vegas, Nev. -- 191.67 15 $0.00
72 Wayne Garber Modesto, Calif. -- 194.36 15 $0.00
73 Jeremy McElliott Phoenix -- 191.64 15 $0.00
74 Scott Madden Lacey, Wash. -- 160.45 15 $0.00
75 Mark Roach Lynnwood, Wash. -- 139.14 15 $0.00