PBA McKinley Lanes Central/East Challenge Open (Reduced Entry Fees)

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Competition Dates

Friday, December 12, 2014 - Sunday, December 14, 2014


McKinley Lanes
2666 Robbins Ave.
Niles, OH 44446
(330) 652-7111
Host: The Letscher Family

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Oil Pattern

PBA Regional Tour Wolf

Regional Tour Wolf measures 32’. USBC Standard Certified.


PBA Challenge events are open to PBA members who do not hold a PBA title and non-members who have never won a PBA event.

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.
Payout Ratio
Entry Fee
Members: $155
Non-Members: $225 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, December 8.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $1,800
16th Place is projected to pay $450
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $300.

PBA Tournament Qualifying Sweeper
Friday, December 5th.
Start time: 6:30 p.m.
Entry Fee: $50.00
Format: 5 games across 10 lanes
Ratio: 1 of 6 wins entry into McKinley Lanes Central/East Challenge Open
Qualifier is open to PBA members.

Friday, December 12
Practice Session: 2-4 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 4 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Pro-Am/Clinic: 6 p.m.
Saturday, December 13
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8:00 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2:00 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 16 players advance (based on 64 entries or more).
Sunday, December 14
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (12 games)
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 64 entries.

A maximum of three (3) PBA Experience Win-A-Spot Vouchers will be accepted for this event. Confirmation will come from the regional manager. Unconfirmed entrants will be placed on standby.