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PBA Bowlero Columbia Open

Event dates
Host center
AMF Columbia Lanes

1732 Bush River Rd.
Columbia, SC 29210
United States

Friday, Jul. 19
Practice Session: 3:30-5:30 P.M.
Pro-am: 7:00 P.M.

Saturday, Jul. 20
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9:00 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2:30 p.m. - (eight games)

Top 1/3 players advance to Advancer’s Round. All pin fall carries over. (Based on 64 entries.)

Sunday, Jul. 21
Advancer’s Round: 9:00 a.m. – (fresh oil)(4-games) all pin fall carries over. 

Top 12 players advance to Round-Robin Match Play. All pin fall carries over.

Round-Robin Match Play - 12:00 NOON -  (time will be adjusted based on number of bowlers in Advancer's Round)
12-Games -- (30 bonus pins for a win, 15 bonus pins for a tie). 
   12th Game is a Position Round Game to determine the Champion.

Host(s) – AMF Columbia Lanes, Kristy Melton - Head GM, & Lane Shull - GM

Field Capacity – 144 BOWLERS

Participant must be a USBC or PBA LBC Member in good standing. Non-Members must meet the PBA minimum average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC or PBA LBC sanctioned league. PBA Members have priority over any Non-Members up to 7 days before the event starts.

Entry Fee
PBA Members: $245

Non-Members: $310

Entry Deadline
Online entries for PBA Members close at midnight on Thursday, Jul. 11th.
Non-Member entries start - Friday, Jul. 12th.
PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday, Jul. 15th, Midnight.

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA South Region Manager. Non-Members will be confirmed on a space available basis.

Payout Ratio – 1:3

This event is a South Region Event and will only count for points in the South Region. Only Full PBA Members will be able to qualify for the year-end Finals. To qualify for the BowlTV RPI, you must bowl in 3 events within your region in the calendar year.

Pattern - 2025 35' Test Pattern

PBA Registered Products

2024 PBA Approved Equipment

The 2024 list of acceptable Urethane and Urethane-Like equipment made at 78.0HD+ is available on the schedule page under “quick links”.

1st Place is projected to pay $3,000

12th Place is projected to pay $600

Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $475