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PBA Jr. National Championship SOUTHWEST Regional Qualifier

Event dates
Host center
Northrock Lanes

3232 N Rock Rd
Wichita, KS 67226
United States

Friday, August 11, 2023

5:00 PM: Pro Q & A sponsored by Storm / Roto Grip / 900 Global

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Practice Session (O’Neill / McEwan / Tackett oil patterns)

Saturday, August 12, 2023

8:30 AM: Roll Call (ALL bowlers)

9:00 AM: Qualifying Round, Block #1 (5 games / ALL bowlers / O’Neill 36-foot oil pattern)

2:00 PM: Qualifying Round, Block #2 (5 games / ALL bowlers / McEwan 41-foot oil pattern)

Sunday, August 13, 2023

9:00 AM: Qualifying Round, Block #3 (5 games / ALL bowlers / Tackett 44-foot oil pattern)

Top 16 bowlers in each Division will advance to Elimination Bracket Round

2:00 PM: Elimination Bracket Round (best of 3 games winners advance to next round)

Top 2 bowlers in each division will advance to PBA Jr. National Championship Finals

Entry Fee (credit or debit card only)

Regular Entry Fee: $179

PBA Jr. Club Members: $129

Full Tournament Format & Rules

To view the Info Sheet that includes the full tournament format and rules for this event, please click here.

Entry Information

Entries close at midnight Wednesday, August 9, 2023 or when the maximum number of entries has been reached, whichever comes first. In the event the maximum number of entries is reached prior to the deadline, bowlers can be placed on a waiting list.


Open to all junior bowlers who have not yet reached the age of 18 by December 31, 2022.

Dress & Conduct Code (Applies to Practice Session and all Competition)

Boys must wear slacks (no shorts). Girls must wear slacks, skirts, skorts or dress shorts. No jeans are allowed. Bowlers are not permitted to wear hats or other headgear, ripped or torn clothing, or basketball shorts. No clothing with offensive language or graphics, or any apparel which the tournament director feels is inappropriate.

All bowlers must wear shirts or jerseys with collars and sleeves. No t-shirts are allowed.

Smoking is not permitted by bowlers before, during or after the tournament. Proper behavior is expected at all times.

Oil Patterns

Three PBA Jr. oil patterns will be used for the PBA Jr. Regional Qualifiers. Each 5-game block will be bowed on a different PBA Jr. oil pattern: PBA Jr. O’Neill / 36-feet; PBA Jr. McEwan / 41-feet; PBA Jr. Tackett / 44-feet. The O’Neill 36-foot pattern will be used in the Elimination Bracket round.

Bowling Balls

All bowling balls used during this tournament must be USBC approved and officially cleared by the PBA.

Bowlers may use an unlimited number of bowling balls during the tournament, but all balls must be logged on their scorecard.

Product Registration

A complete list of PBA Product Registered companies, can be found here.

SMART funds totaling 400 points will be added to each Division. SMART Scholarships will be awarded to all bowlers who advance to the Elimination Bracket Round in each division, or at a 1:6 ratio, whichever is more favorable based on the total number of entries.