Entries Open for PBA World Series of Bowling VIII

by Bill Vint, Professional Bowlers Association 0


Entries are now open for the PBA World Series of Bowling VIII, presented by Silver Legacy, which returns to the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., Nov. 27–Dec. 11 with a number of enhancements. The multi-event competition will include four animal pattern championships, each offering a guaranteed $20,000 first prize, and the live nationally-televised ESPN finals of PBA World Championship, offering a $60,000 first prize.

Entries are open to PBA members only on a first-come basis by contacting PBA Membership Services Manager Mary von Krueger (email: maryvk@pba.com; phone: 206-332-9688; fax: 850-564-1717).  Before entering, players must provide a confirmation number for their hotel reservations at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino, the tournament’s official sponsor. Room rates for players, support staff, industry representatives and fans attending the event are $49.99 Sunday-Thursday and $59.99 for Saturday-Sunday. Each room reservation (single or double) that includes a weekend stay also includes two buffet coupons.

For reservations call 800-687-8733 or visit silverlegacyreno.com and use the code WSOB16 when making reservations.

The eighth annual World Series will include modified lane conditioning patterns, adjusted competition formats and special prizes to women, PBA50 and PBA60 participants. Overall, WSOB VIII will award five PBA Tour titles and pay out an estimated $750,000 in prize money.

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