pba regional tour Southwest region

PBA Copperfield Southwest Challenge (non-champions)

Event dates
Host center
Copperfield Bowl

15615 Glen Chase
Houston, TX 77095
United States

Friday, April 5

2:00pm – 4:00pm Practice Session

Saturday, April 6

Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

9:30am – A squad (eight games)

Top 1/3 advance

Sunday, April 7

8:30am – Cashers Round (5 games)

12:00pm – Cut to the top 8 for the finals

-Round of 8 Matches (Best of 3)

-Round of 4 Matches (Best of 3)

-Championship Match (Single Game)

Copperfield Bowl

15615 Glen Chase Dr.

Houston, TX 77095


Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. This is a NON-CHAMPIONS EVENT.

Event is open to all PBA members who do not have a PBA title, and to all non-members of the PBA who have never won a PBA event.

Event is limited to the first 80 entries.

REMINDER: PBA Members receive priority entry until March 28th – 11:59pm. Beginning 3/29/24 remaining roster positions will be filled based on date and time of entry regardless of membership status.  Non-members will be officially placed on the roster after this date and in date/time order of entry received.

Apparel: (dye sublimated jerseys) Only Jerseys from approved product registered companies will be allowed (all levels of PBA competition). Must include PBA logo on the bottom right sleeve for members. Regular type shirts with name on the back have no brand restrictions.

Payout Ratio

Entry Fee
PBA and Members: $245
Non-Members: $310 (money order, cashier’s check or credit card only)

Online entries will open January 8, 2024

Online entries will close midnight April 1, 2024

After that contact Tony Lanning to enter. ([email protected])

A $10 Late Fee will be assessed for entries received after the posted deadline

No points will be awarded for this event

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)

Motiv (Tank Rampage Pearl)

RotoGrip (Retro RG Spare)

Storm (IQ Tour 78/U)

Storm (Mix)

SWAG (Buffalo)

SWAG (Big Bro Burn Up LE)

SWAG (Wiper)

1st Place projected to pay at least $2,300

8th Place projected to pay $525

Final cash spot projected to pay a minimum of $425