PBA World Championship
USBC Sport Certified, Length 41’
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.
A PBA Tour title is at stake for this event.PBA Tour Product Registration rules for all equipment including footwear will be enforced during this tournament.
This event has been designated as a PWBA event. Details are listed below.
PBA Challenge Points
This event will award PBA Challenge Points in the men's and women's divisions. Details are listed below.
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, August 17 or until the field is full.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.
1st Place is projected to pay $15,000
24th Place is projected to pay $700
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $500.
Squad leader each squad wins $600 bonus.
High Senior qualifier wins $300.
Friday, August 21
Practice Session: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 1 p.m. (mandatory for all first-time participants)
A/B Sports Junior Scholarship Pro-am: 3 p.m.
Williams Family Auto Mall Adult Pro-am: 5:15 & 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 22
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (seven games)
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (seven games)
C Squad: 7 p.m. – (seven games)
Top 24 players advance (based on 128 entries or more).
Sunday, August 23
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (16 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off.
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 128 entries.
Non-members may enter a win-a-spot tournament on Saturday, June 13 at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $65. A maximum of 3 spots will be awarded at this event (1:8 ratio).
PBA Experience League Vouchers will not be accepted for this event.
All women in this event will bowl with and against their male counterparts, but there will be specific prizes and benefits for women only. At least one woman is guaranteed to cash for $250 in this tournament, if a woman doesn’t cash in the regular prize list. Additional cash prizes will be paid based upon the number of women entered.
Women’s entry fees for regional events will be the same as for men: $220 for members or $285 for non-members. Non-members are welcome for all PBAW events, but only PBA women members will earn PBA Challenge Points.
PBA Challenge Information
In each of the PBA’s eight regions (East, South, Central, Midwest, Southwest, West, Northwest and Japan), the competition points leaders of each region for both men's and women's divisions as of September 30, 2015 will earn a paid entry into the World Series of Bowling VII along with a berth in a special eight-game match play roll-off leading to two men and two women advancing to the PBA Challenge Finals. The WSOB VII will be held at South Point in Las Vegas, October 16 - November 1, 2015.