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U.S. Women's Open

Tournament Information

Date:
July 31-Aug. 6, 2017
Center:
Plano Super Bowl
Address:
2521 K Ave
Plano, TX 75074

Details

MAX FIELD SIZE: 240
 

Monday, July. 31: Practice session and Pro-Am
Practice Session 1                      8 a.m.                    
A squad – 8 a.m. - 8:40 a.m. 
B squad – 8:50 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
C squad – 9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.           

Re-oil

Practice Session 2                  11:30 AM              
B squad – 11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
C squad – 12:20 p.m. - 1 p.m.
A squad – 1:10 p.m.   - 1:50 p.m. 

Re-oil: 

Practice Session 3                  3 p.m.                   
C squad – 3 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. 
A squad – 3:50 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
B squad – 4:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.         

Pro-Am                                    7 p.m.                   
(Note: The tournament dress code applies to all for practice and pro-am)

Tuesday, Aug. 1: Qualifying Round One (Eight Games)
8 a.m.         “A” Squad (fresh)
1:15 p.m.   “B” Squad (burn)
6:30 p.m.   “C” Squad (double burn)

Wednesday, Aug. 2: Qualifying Round Two (Eight Games)
8 a.m.         “B” Squad (fresh)
1:15 p.m.    “C” Squad (burn)
6:30 p.m.    “A” Squad (double burn)

Thursday, Aug. 3: Qualifying Round Three (Eight Games)
8 a.m.         “C” Squad (fresh)
1:15 p.m.    “A” Squad (burn)
6:30 p.m.    “B” Squad (double burn)
The field is cut to the top 1/4

Friday, Aug. 4: Qualifying Round Four (Eight Games)
10 a.m.      Squad bowls eight games of qualifying (fresh)
                   The field is cut to the top 24
6 p.m.        Eight games of head-to-head match play (burn)

Saturday, Aug. 5
10 a.m.      Eight games of head-to-head match play (fresh)
5 p.m.        Eight games of head-to-head match play (burn)
                    Top five advance to TV stepladder finals

Sunday, Aug. 6
LIVE stepladder finals on CBS Sports Network

The TV taping schedule (all times local) on Aug. 6 is:
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.:   U.S. Women's Open (LIVE)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.:   PWBA Orlando Open (scheduled to air at 8:30 p.m. Eastern - Aug. 15)
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.:   PWBA St. Petersburg-Clearwater Open (scheduled to air at 8:30 p.m. Eastern - Aug. 22)
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.:   Nationwide PWBA Rochester Open (scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Eastern - Aug. 29)

Pro-Am flier and registration form
Rules


Players registering for the 2017 U.S. Women's Open should note the following rule changes:

  • Bowling Equipment - Bowlers will be allowed a maximum of eight (8) bowling balls on the Bowler's Equipment Registration Form. Only these eight balls are permitted int he center or in the locker room during competition. No changes to the form are permitted once A Squad roll call begins.
  • Mobile/Electronic Devices - The use of all mobile/electronic devices during competition will be prohibited. This includes cell phones, tablets, laptops, iPods and any electronic device of any kind.
  • Practice Sessions - Official practice will consist of three (3) sessions and will be available to all bowlers. Please check the schedule for dates and times.
  • Abrasives on Ball Surface - Once warmup begins prior to your competition, no abrasives, cleaners or polishes may be used on equipment. They may, however, be used between sessions. In addition, all sanding products must be removed from the player's area (i.e. Abralon, sand paper, etc.).
  • Weight Holes - Once your first warmup session begins, no alterations affecting the weight or balance of your ball may be made.  

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

(All times Eastern; subject to change)


Tuesday, July 4 - 8 p.m.
PWBA Wichita Open
Stepladder Final
CBS Sports Network

Tuesday, July 11 - 8 p.m.
Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open
Stepladder Final
CBS Sports Network

Tuesday, July 18 - 8 p.m.
PWBA Greater Detroit Open
Stepladder Final
CBS Sports Network

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