PBA Japan Regional 2016 schedule released
*今回は英文の記事です* (Update added 5/31/2016)
The host of PBA Japan Reginal, Japan Bowling Promotions has released PBA Japan Regional tour schedule on their web site (http://www.japanbowlingpromotion.com/).
This tour has been receiving huge attention among not only amatuer bowlers in Japan, but also from JPBA members who are considered "official" pros in Japan.
PBA members around the world are welcomed to enter for this event if they can afford the travel/hotel fees.
While the details of each tournament are still not posted to the web site, total prize money, location, and dates are released. Here is the schedule translated into English just for those who are interested.
Camereon Open - Shinsayama Grand Bowl (Saitama) Total Prize: 2,000,000 JPY Aug.13 - Women Aug.14 - Men/Women
Viper Open by EBI - PBA Fuji Bowl (Saitama) Total Prize: 1,000,000 JPY Sep.10 and 11 - Men/Women
Cheetah Open - Nagoya Grand Bowl (Nagoya) Total Prize: 6,000,000 JPY Oct.29 and 30 Doubles - 4,500,000 JPY total Masters - 750,000 JPY total Queens - 750,000 JPY total
Wolf Open - PBA Fuji Bowl (Saitama)
Total Prize: 1,000,000 JPY Nov.22 and 23 - Men/Women
Scorpion Open - VEGA Asahi Bowling Center (Chiba) Total Prize: 2,000,000 JPY Dec.10 - Women Dec.11 - Men/Women
More details are coming soon on JPB website. Once they release it, Bowlershangout will translate it into Japanese for those who would like to take a short trip to Japan.