Pepsi Championship

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Event Dates

From: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
To: Sunday, February 17, 2008

Host Center

Thunder-Alley
20902 Cumberland Drive
Omaha, NE 68022
(402) 905-2695

Television Dates

  • 2/17/2008 12:30 PM ET on ESPN
  • 2/18/2008 12:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 2/24/2008 11:30 AM ET on ESPN Classic
  • 2/19/2008 3:00 AM ET on ESPN2

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $25,000.00
2 $13,000.00
3 $6,500.00
4 $5,500.00
5 $5,000.00
6 $4,000.00
7 $3,700.00
8 $3,400.00
9 $3,200.00
10 $3,000.00
11 $2,800.00
12 $2,700.00
13 $2,650.00
14 $2,600.00
15 $2,550.00
16 $2,405.00
17 $2,375.00
18 $2,240.00
19 $2,230.00
20 $2,220.00
21 $2,210.00
22 $2,200.00
23 $2,190.00
24 $2,180.00
25 $2,170.00
26 $2,160.00
27 $2,210.00
28 $2,140.00
29 $2,130.00
30 $2,120.00
31 $2,110.00
32 $2,100.00
33 $1,890.00
34 $1,800.00
35 $1,800.00
36 $1,800.00
37 $1,800.00
38 $1,800.00
39 $1,800.00
Place Winnings*
40 $1,800.00
41 $1,800.00
42 $1,800.00
43 $1,800.00
44 $1,800.00
45 $1,800.00
46 $1,800.00
47 $1,800.00
48 $1,800.00
49 $1,800.00
50 $1,800.00
51 $1,800.00
52 $1,800.00
53 $1,800.00
54 $1,800.00
55 $1,800.00
56 $1,800.00
57 $1,800.00
58 $1,800.00
59 $1,800.00
60 $1,800.00
61 $1,800.00
62 $1,800.00
63 $1,800.00
64 $1,800.00
65 $800.00
66 $600.00
67 $500.00
68 $450.00
69 $400.00
70 $380.00
71 $370.00
72 $360.00
73 $350.00
74 $340.00
75 $330.00
76 $320.00
77 $310.00
78 $300.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

Rash's Rants
Friday, February 22, 2008

Sean Rash checks in to talk about his week in Omaha, Neb., for the Pepsi Championship.

Brand New Man
Sunday, February 17, 2008

Mike Scroggins has put his struggles on TV behind him. Sunday he won his fifth consecutive match on TV and captured his second title of the season, defeating all-time titles leader Walter Ray Williams Jr., 214-191, to win the 2008 Pepsi Championship at Thunder-Alley.

Chris Barnes Makes a Wish Come True
Friday, February 15, 2008

Denny’s PBA Tour star Chris Barnes fulfilled the dream of a four-year-old boy Friday at Thunder-Alley in Omaha, Neb., meeting up with Hunter Edwards and converting the “Flying Eagle” trick shot for the young boy as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Scroggins Leads Five Into Finals
Friday, February 15, 2008

Mike Scroggins figured out recently the best way to break a long losing streak on television is to put himself in the most difficult position possible. Now he’ll look to continue his winning streak from the best possible position.

Not Going Anywhere
Thursday, February 14, 2008

After holding the lead in the 2007-08 PBA Player of the Year point race for 13 weeks, six-time PBA Player of the Year Walter Ray Williams Jr. was finally passed last week by Chris Barnes. Williams looks determined to take back the lead this week.

Thunder Struck
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Rick Miller really knows how to bring the thunder. Miller became the first amateur to lead the Denny’s PBA Tour Qualifying Round field as an amateur twice in his career, averaging 252.71 with a 1,769 seven-game pinfall in the 2008 Pepsi Championship at Thunder-Alley.

PBA Spare Shots
Tuesday, February 12, 2008

This week, Spare Shots takes a closer look at Chris Barnes' dominance on the Denny's PBA Tour this season despite winning just one title - last week's Bayer Classic. Plus, this week's Pepsi Championship takes place at brand new Thunder-Alley in Omaha, Neb.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Pattern and Lane Conditioner:
Scorpion with Brunswick Authority 22

For the best map to Thunder Alley: click here

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2008
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM / Non-PBA member meeting
Non-member meeting to be held at Thunder Alley

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2008
10:00 AM* - 3:00 AM / Denny's PBA Tour Qualifying Round (7 games total pins)
Roll-Call is 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time
*Practice begins at 10:00am (30 minutes)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM / Exempt Player Practice
Pro Am: 7:00 PM (Youth)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2008
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Round of 64 (7 games of qualifying, all bowlers advance)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM / Round of 64 (7 games of qualifying, cut to top 32 players)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2008
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM / Match Play Round 1 (9 games, cut to top 16 players)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM / Match Play Round 2 (9 games, top 5 advance to ESPN finals)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2008
PBA Pro-Am Events and Fan Day
Pro-Am Times: 10:00 AM (Youth), 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Thunder Alley, Omaha, NE

Sunday, FEBRUARY 17, 2008
Live ESPN Television Finals from Thunder Alley