PBA Central Region

PBA BOWLERO/Evansville Central/Midwest Open (One-Day Event)

Event dates
Host center
AMF Arc Lanes

4901 Monroe Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715
United States

Friday, March 22

Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.

Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Saturday, March 23

Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)

Top 12 players advance (based on 36 entries or more).

Bracket Match Play: 1:30 p.m.


Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC sanctioned league.

This event is a Central & Midwest Region event and will count for points in the Central & Midwest Regions. Only Full PBA Members will be able to qualify for the year end RPI in Las Vegas, Nevada. To qualify for the RPI, you must bowl in 3 events within the region in the calendar year.


Bowlero Corporation; GM Zach Johnson


PBA Cheetah 35

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, January 8th.

Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, March 18th.

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.

Note: Non-Members will receive an email on the Tuesday morning before the event either accepting or declining your entry based on date entered. Non-Members not making it into the event will have their entry placed on the waiting list if a spot becomes available.

Product Registration/Approved Bowling Balls

Beginning 1/6/24, rules regarding use of bowling balls in PBA competition have been updated. 

2024 PBA Tours – Approved Equipment

All Regional, PBA50 and PBA Jr. competition:

Urethane and urethane-like must be manufactured after August 1, 2022 and manufactured at 78.0+HD hardness. (List of current balls that fit this description below).

All other bowling balls (other than urethane and urethane-like) previously eligible for competition, and manufactured at any time, are still permitted.

2024 List of Acceptable Urethane and Urethane-Like Equipment made at 78.0HD+

Current (1/9/24)

Hammer (Black Pearl Urethane)

Motiv (Tank Yellowjacket)

RotoGrip (Retro RG Spare)

Storm (IQ Tour 78/U)

Storm (Mix)

SWAG (Buffalo)

SWAG (Big Bro Burn Up LE)

1st Place is projected to pay $2,000

12th Place is projected to pay $600

Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $450.