PBA World Championship

Roster

Current Entries: 195

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Event Dates

From: Sunday, October 19, 2008
To: Sunday, October 26, 2008

Host Center

Northrock Lanes
3232 N Rock
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 636-5444

Television Dates

  • 10/26/2008 1:00 PM ET on ESPN
  • 10/27/2008 1:00 PM ET on ESPN Classic

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $50,000.00
2 $25,000.00
3 $11,500.00
4 $11,500.00
5 $7,000.00
6 $7,000.00
7 $7,000.00
8 $7,000.00
9 $4,500.00
10 $4,500.00
11 $4,500.00
12 $4,500.00
13 $4,500.00
14 $4,500.00
15 $4,500.00
16 $4,500.00
17 $3,150.00
18 $3,150.00
19 $3,150.00
20 $3,150.00
21 $3,150.00
22 $3,150.00
23 $3,150.00
24 $3,150.00
25 $2,150.00
26 $2,150.00
27 $2,150.00
Place Winnings*
28 $2,150.00
29 $2,150.00
30 $2,150.00
31 $2,150.00
32 $2,150.00
33 $2,150.00
34 $2,150.00
35 $2,150.00
36 $2,150.00
37 $2,150.00
38 $2,150.00
39 $2,150.00
40 $2,150.00
41 $1,500.00
42 $1,480.00
43 $1,460.00
44 $1,440.00
45 $1,420.00
46 $1,400.00
47 $1,380.00
48 $1,360.00
49 $1,340.00
50 $1,330.00
51 $1,320.00
52 $1,310.00
53 $1,300.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament News

MISSY'S MEMO
Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Last week, the 50th Anniversary of the Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour kicked off in style. Many memorable events, a widely diverse field, new faces and an historic ending summed up the entire week.

JASON'S TV RECAP
Monday, October 27, 2008

Did you hear the good news? The PBA will be adding another tour stop at the end of this season! That’s right, with the fine money they got from Sean Rash’s six shot clock violations during the first match of the PBA World Championship telecast, they will be funding another event!

Numbers 45-50 on the 50 Greatest Players in PBA History list were revealed on Sunday's telecast.

Check out your complete guide to Sunday's TV match-ups for the PBA World Championship, complete with stats, history and interesting information. Tune in to the live telecast, Sunday, Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. EST

Norm Duke became the first player in PBA history to win three consecutive Majors as he captured the PBA World Championship at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan., which marks the first event of the 50th Anniversary Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour season.

Norm Duke moved even closer to the history books by defeating Parker Bohn III in five games (247-244, 279-206, 216-230, 239-223, 234-200) in Saturday’s Round of 8, advancing to Sunday’s televised finals of the PBA World Championship, live on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET.

MISSY'S PBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BLOG
Saturday, October 25, 2008

Missy Bellinder will blog during each tournament, giving indepth, inside information on current happenings at each PBA event. Check out what's going on at the PBA World Championship in Wichita, Kan.

Xtra Frame will feature live coverage of the PBA World Championship round of eight match play finals starting at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday, Oct. 25.

JASON BELMONTE ON FIRE
Friday, October 24, 2008

Jason Belmonte of Australia ran over the competition during Round Four of qualifying, leading the field by 240 pins at the PBA World Championship at Northrock Lanes in Wichita, Kan.

Fifty-four year-old Tom Baker of King, N.C., bowled a perfect 300 game in the first round of match play at the PBA World Championship in Wichita, Kan. Baker defeated No. 32 seed Mike Machuga of Erie, Pa., 4-2 (238-227, 246-169, 196-212, 238-199, 229-248, 300-227) to advance to the Round of 16.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2008
Exempt and Non-Exempt Player Pro-Ams
Pro-Am Times: 1:00PM, 3:00PM, & 5:00PM
ALL PBA MEMBER ENTRANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR SUNDAY PRO-AMS. PRO-AM ASSIGNMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE UNTIL SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2008. PLEASE CHECK FOR DAILY UPDATES

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM / Non-PBA member meeting.
Non-member meeting to be held at Northrock Lanes

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2008
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM/Practice (A Squad, B Squad A-L)
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM/Practice (B Squad M-Z, C Squad)

Exempt Players Only Pro-Am: 7:00 PM

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2008
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM / A Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
Noon - 3:45 PM / B Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
RE-OIL
6:00 PM - 9:45 PM / C Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
Roll-Call will be 30 minutes prior to each first round qualifying squad.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM / B Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
Noon - 3:45 PM / C Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
RE-OIL
6:00 PM - 9:45 PM / A Squad Qualifying (6 Games)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2008
8:00 AM - 11:45 AM / C Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
Noon - 3:45 PM / A Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
RE-OIL
6:00 PM - 9:45 PM / B Squad Qualifying (6 Games)
CUT TO TOP 25% OF FIELD (Cashers)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2008
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Cashers Qualifying (9 Games)
CUT TO TOP 40 (Top 8 Bowlers Advance to the Super 16)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM / Round of 32 (Best 4 of 7)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2008
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM / Round of 16 (Best 4 of 7)
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM / Super 16* (Best 4 of 7)
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM / Round of 8 (Best 4 of 7)
*The Super 16 shall consist of the top eight (8) bowlers after 27 games of qualifying, and eight (8) winners from the Round of 16.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2008
Live ESPN television finals from Northrock Lanes, Wichita, Kansas.