PBA Midwest Region

PBA Celeste Walker Midwest/Central Open

Event dates
Host center
Strike and Spare 2

811 Northern Dr
Lockport, IL 60441
United States

Friday, May 26, 2023

Practice Session: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Orientation Meeting: 5:30 pm (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Pro-am: 7:00 pm (6:45 pm roll call - Mandatory for all champions, unless excused)

Saturday, May 27, 2023

Roll call is 30 minutes before squad starts unless otherwise noted

A squad qualifying starts at 8:00 am (eight games)

B squad qualifying starts at 2:00 pm (eight games)

If less than 91 entries, there will be only one squad that starts at 11:00 am and no cashers round

Sunday, May 28, 2023

Roll call is at 7:30 am

Cashers round begins at 8:00 am – (four games) - FRESH

Eight games of round robin match play at 10 am - BURN

~Top four stepladder finals (if live streamed)

Format may be adjusted based on entries and time constraints


All competitors and non-competitors will follow the local governmental mandate for the wearing of facemasks. The PBA encourages social distancing when possible. This policy is subject to change or modification.


Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non-members must meet PBA average requirements.

Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

Non-Members: $310 (money order, cashier’s check or credit card only)

Entry Information

Entries open online to be determined.

Online entries close at 12:10 am Tuesday, May 23, 2023. 

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Midwest Region Manager, Toby Contreras at [email protected] or (816) 612-6942. 

PBA Bear 41’ Oil Pattern to be used

Field Size

Maximum field size is 124 (plus 20 host spots)

Product Registration

For a complete list of 2023 Product Registered companies, go to


Prize Fund (based on 90 players = 30 checks + 1:5 Sr checks + *1st SL)

Payout Ratio (1:3)

1st Place is projected to pay $2,500

Last place (8th) in the finals is projected to pay $700

Senior checks are projected to pay $275

A minimum of $450 is guaranteed to pay for the final cash spot

~If live streamed, the top seed in the stepladder finals is guaranteed a complimentary PBA MW region entry credit. That bowler must be a Full PBA member and is valid until May 26, 2024