2018 PBA Gene Carter's Pro Shop Classic

2018 PBA Gene Carter's Pro Shop Classic

Aug 18-19, 2018

Event Dates

From: Friday, August 17, 2018
To: Sunday, August 19, 2018

Friday, August 17
Practice Session:  11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 1 p.m. (required of all first-time participants)
AB Sports Youth Pro-Am 3 p.m. $4,000 in scholarships awarded.  Entry Fee $50.  E-mail len.h@outlook.com for entry form.
Anchor Buick/GMC-Williams Chevrolet Adult Pro-Am at 5:15 and 8 p.m.  $6,500 prize fund.  Entry Fee $65.  E-mail len.h@outlook.com for entry form.
Saturday, August 18
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 9 a.m. – (seven games)
B Squad: 4 p.m. – (seven games)
Top 1/3 advance to Cashers Round
Sunday, August 19
Cashers Round: 9 a.m. – (four games) Cut to top 16.
Round Robin Match Play: 12:30 p.m. – (12 games)
Top four players advance to a stepladder roll-off.

Host Center

Mid-County Bowling & Entertainment Center 
875 N. Broad Street
Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-0677

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
A PBA Tour title is at stake for this event.
Payout Ratio: 1:3
Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
Please enter this event through the East Region
Entry Priority 
This tournament is open to PBA Members.  Non-members will be accepted on an as available basis.  Entry priority for members will be based on the combined 2017-18 National/International Tour Money List updated after the 2018 USBC Masters (April 15, 2018). The top 75 on the money list will receive priority entry through August 3, 2018.  Beginning August 4, 2018, entry requests for available tournament spots will be confirmed for other PBA members, on a first come first served basis. Non-members interested in bowling, must contact Regional Manager Russ Mills directly.  All non-member entries will be confirmed 4 days prior to the event.
 PWBA members who are not also PBA members must enter events through the Regional Manager in order to receive the $220 member entry fee rate.  Any PWBA member who is inadvertently charged the non-member entry fee should contact the regional manager immediately.
Non-member Qualifier
Mid-County Lanes will be running a win-a-spot event for non-members only on Saturday, July 7 at 1 p.m.  Entry fee $70.  The qualifier is sponsored by Promotions Plus.  A maximum of three (3) spots will be awarded.  E-mail len.h@outlook.com for an entry form.
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members open May 15 and close at midnight on Monday, August 13 or when the field size reaches 150.  Non-members must contact Regional Manager Russ Mills by e-mail at russ.mills@pba.com.  After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $15,000
16th Place is projected to pay $1,000
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $600.
Hotel Reservations
HotelPlanner.com, the official travel partner of the PBA, has announced a new sweepstakes program that will award $200 lodging gift certificates to a lucky winner every month in 2018. All you have to do is book a hotel room through HotelPlanner.com before the end of each month, and you will be automatically entered.
You must enter through any link on pba.com, or by using this link: http://pba.hotelplanner.com/. For each additional reservation you make through HotelPlanner.com, you’ll receive another free entry into the sweepstakes.
Each drawing will take place on the last day of the month. To qualify, the user must book a reservation through HotelPlanner.com. The $200 gift certificates will be valid for hotel room and tax only. Any incidental charges will be the responsibility of the person using the certificate. To enter without making a purchase, send a letter to HotelPlanner, attn.: Carlos Diaz, 777 S. Flagler Drive, Suite 800 West Tower, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Written entries must be received before each month’s end-of-month drawing.

Event Info
The 2018 PBA Gene Carter's Pro Shop Classic, hosted at Mid-County Bowling & Entertainment Center, will be live on FloBowling beginning August 18, 2018.
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