PBA Central Region

PBA Family Ford of Bluffton/Yergy's BBQ/EZ Bowl Central Open (RPI Qualifier)

Event dates
Host center
EZ Bowl

1231 S. Scott St.
Bluffton, IN 46714
United States

Friday, October 6

  • Practice Session:  3-5 p.m.
  • Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
  • Pro-am: 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 7

  • Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
  • A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)
  • B Squad: 3 p.m. – (eight games)
  • Top 1/3 advance to Cashers Round.

Sunday, October 8

  • Cashers Round: 10 a.m. – (eight games) all pinfall carries over.
  • Top 3 advance: 3:00 p.m.  (16 game total pinfall) to stepladder finals.

RPI Qualifier

This event will qualify for points in the Central Region only. The top 3 PBA Members who are eligible in this event will qualify for the RPI Finals in January of 2024. These three bowlers will qualify to bowl for a top prize of $15,000 and a total prize fund of nearly $75,000. In order to be eligible, the PBA Member must bowl a minimum or 3 Central Region tournaments.

The Tackett Family

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Payout Ratio

Entry Fee

  • PBA Members: $245
  • Non-Members: $310 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)

Field Capacity
72 (subject to change)

Entry Deadline

  • Online entries for members and non-members opens at midnight on Monday, July 10th.
  • Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, October 2nd.
  • After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.

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  • 1st Place is projected to pay $2,500
  • 16th Place is projected to pay $600.
  • Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $450.