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  • PAY ONLINE: Credit Card or Bitcoin is accepted. Online entries open until Friday April 28th 5pm Eastern. Credit Cards accepted on site but will require additional time for processing.
    $295.00 - First Entry with EBI Bowling Ball
    $225.00 - First Entry without Bowling Ball
    $195.00 - Re-Entry
  • MULTIPLE SQUADS: Reserve & Pay for as many squads as you want. If you bowl a score you are satisfied with, and wish to not enter other paid squads, you may receive a refund from the tournament office. You must inform the office within 30 minutes of refundable squad or your entry could be forfeited with no refund. PLEASE let us know ahead of time so we can accommodate as many bowlers as possible.
  • CANCELLATIONS: If for some reason you have to cancel, a cancellation fee of $15 will be accessed on your refund. You have 48 hours before your squad time to CANCEL. All cancellations must be done through phone call to 314-324-0335 or email
  • TRAVEL: The tournament begins Friday April 28th at 7PM and will conclude on Sunday April 30th at 9PM. If you are traveling in from out of town, we suggest booking your flight for Monday in case you make the live webcast finals. Western Bowl is located at 6441 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46241.
  • BOWLING CENTER INFO: Western Bowl is an 80 lane bowling center. We will be using lanes 31-80 for the tournament. All qualifying blocks will consist of 7 games skipping lanes across the center. Lane surface at Western Bowl is 15 year old Brunswick Proanvil Lane with Brunswick A-2 machines.
  • LANE PATTERN: Pattern will be released at least one week before the event on and IB's social media platforms: | | |
  • DRESS CODE: We have a very relaxed dress code. You will be part of a live broadcasted bowling tournament and we suggest you wear a shirt with your name on the back. Support our sponsor Logo Infusion and order a jersey at Remember that there is a $2,000 bonus if you win wearing a Logo Infusion jersey. SAVE 20% until the end of April with coupon code: IBOPEN17. We do not allow sleeveless shirts, profanity on shirts, or any shirts/pants with holes. We want you to be comfortable.
  • FORMAT: All squads will use up to 50 of the lanes at Western. There will be no more than 4 bowlers on each pair of lanes. After all squads are completed, 32 bowlers will return Sunday morning at 8AM for four additional games with pin-fall carrying over. Match play will begin after the morning squad on Sunday with the top 12 bowlers bowling 12 games of round robin match play with 30 bonus pins for each win. The 12th game will be position round. The top 5 will then advance to the online webcasted finals which will begin at 7PM CST on InsideBowling's YouTube channel.
  • PRIZE FUND: Top prize will be $10,000 for first (based on a minimum of 225 entries) with last place receiving $500. Cash ratio is 1 out of every 5 entries. You may only cash once in the tournament.
  • BRACKETS: $5 & $10 brackets will be available during qualifying rounds. Brackets will be available across all games in separate groupings.
  • ALL OTHER: Any additional rulings will be handled by Tournament Director Jerry Anderson. This event is USBC sanctioned and will default to USBC rules accordingly.

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