PBA Midwest Region

PBA50 Showtime Lanes Midwest Open

Event dates
Host center
Showtime Lanes

1515 N Springfield
Virden, 62690
United States

Thursday, October 17, 2024

Practice Session: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Orientation Meeting: 6:05 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Pro-Am: 7:00 p.m. (6:45 p.m. roll call) – all champions unless excused

Friday, October 18, 2024

A squad roll call is 7:30 a.m.
A squad qualifying starts at 8 a.m. – six games


B squad roll call is 12:30 p.m.
B squad qualifying starts at 1:00 p.m. – six games

Cut to top 12 for Sunday’s finals round

Saturday, October 19, 2024

Roll call is at 8:30 a.m.

Advancers round of six games, three on a pair at 9:00 a.m., pins carry forward, on Fresh

Cut to top four for step ladder finals around 1:00 pm on FRESH

Host(s): Bill Pickford

Field Capacity: 40


Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Participant must be the age of 50 as of October 18, 2024. Non-Members must meet the PBA minimum average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC sanctioned league. PBA Members have priority over any Non Member up to 7 days before the event starts.

Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

Non-Members: $310

Entry Deadline

Online entries for members and non-members close at 12:10 am on Monday, October 14, 2024

After the deadline, entries then made directly with the Regional Manager, Toby Contreras at [email protected] or (816) 612-6942

Payout Ratio


BowlTV Regional Players Invitational

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

Lane Pattern: to be determined

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”.

PBA Registered Products

1st Place projected to pay $1,800

2 PBA60 checks projected to pay $300

Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $500

*All prize funds are projected off 40 entries*