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PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS ASSOCIATION PART 1 MEMBERSHIP GUIDE PART 2 RULES AND REGULATIONS

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PROFESSIONAL BOWLERS ASSOCIATION PART 1 MEMBERSHIP GUIDE Effective October 27, 2006

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ONE - INTRODUCTION 1.1 1.2 1.3 General Fan Relations PBA Professional-Amateur Events (Pro-Ams) 1.3.1 1.3.2 1.3.3 1.3.4 1.4 Media 1.4.1 1.4.2 Public Persona Notify the PBA PR Department Shake Hands Bowling Tips Trick Shots Thank Amateurs

TWO - MEMBERSHIP 2.1 Classes of Membership 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3 2.2 Standard Membership Full Membership Youth Membership

Changing Membership Classification 2.2.1 2.2.2 2.2.3 2.2.4
Changing Status from Full Membership to Standard Membership Changing Status from Standard Membership to Full Membership Membership Account Balances Membership Resignation

2.3

Average Criteria for Membership 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.3.3 Average 200 Average 190 Cash in a PBA Tournament

2.4

Conditions of Membership 2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 2.4.4 2.4.5 United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Average Verification Verification of Identity International Members Consent for Minors

THREE - MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 3.1 Guidelines for Discounted Practice 3.1.1 3.1.2 3.2 Participating Centers Restrictions

PBA 300 Ring Program 3.2.1 3.2.2 First 300 Game Additional 300 Games

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3.2.3 3.2.4 3.2.5 3.3 Website Access Processing Orders Ring Delivery

Equipment Discounts 3.3.1 3.3.2 Bowling Ball Listings Ordering

3.4 3.5 3.6

Bowlers Journal International (BJI) Subscription The Official Member Newsletter The pba.com E-mail Account 3.6.1 3.6.2 Direct Account Forwarding Account

3.7

Pro Shop Listing on pba.com

FOUR - MEMBERSHP SERVICES 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 General Address Changes Lost or Stolen Membership Cards Dues 4.4.1 4.4.2 4.5 Dues payments Non Payment of Dues

Reinstatement of Membership 4.5.1 4.5.2 4.5.3 Reinstatement Fee Reinstatement Deadlines Rookie of the Year Eligibility

4.6

Termination of Membership 4.6.1 4.6.2 Resignations Tournament Participation Restriction

4.7

Financial Obligations 4.7.1 4.7.2 4.7.3 4.7.4 4.7.5 Returned checks First Returned Check Offense Second Returned Check Offense Unpaid Returned Checks Declined Debit Cards and Credit Cards (Discover, VISA or Mastercard

FIVE - PBA REGIONAL TOUR 5.1 5.2 5.3 General PBA Regional Managers Geographic Areas of the Regions 5.3.1 East Region

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5.3.2 5.3.3 5.3.4 5.3.5 5.3.6 5.3.7 5.4 5.5 Midwest Region Central Region South Region Southwest Region West Region Northwest Region

Regional Points of Contact PBA Regional Tournament Format

SIX - PBA SENIOR TOUR 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 General PBA Senior Tour Director Senior Tour Point of Contact Senior Tour Schedule PBA Senior Tournament Format

SEVEN - PBA TOUR 7.1 7.2 7.3 General PBA Tour Open Field Events PBA Tour Exempt Field Events 7.3.1 7.3.2 7.3.3 7.3.4 7.3.5 7.3.6 7.3.7 7.4 PBA Tour Point List and Champion Exemptions Other Tournament Exemptions Tour Trials Exemptions PBATQR Exemption Point List Exemptions Commissioner's Exemption PBATQR Exemptions

PBA Tour Trials 7.4.1 7.4.2 7.4.3 Setting the Field Tour Trials Format Tour Trials Player Obligations

7.5

PBA Tour Points of Contact

EIGHT - PBA PLAYER SERVICES 8.1 PBA Tour and PBA Senior Tour 8.1.1 8.1.2 8.1.3 8.2 Drilling Specifications Span Measurement Criteria Player Locker Room

PBA Regional Tour

NINE - PBA LANE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM (LMP) 9.1 9.2 PBA Lane Maintenance Philosophy PBA Patterns 9.2.1 Lane Pattern Information and Restrictions

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9.2.2 9.2.3 9.2.4 9.3 9.4 9.5 Lane Pattern Information Availability Posting Tournament Pattern Information Pattern Changes

Observing the Lane Maintenance Process Approach Maintenance Procedure Lane Maintenance Comments and Criticism 9.5.1 9.5.2 9.5.3 Tournament Site Public Comments PBA Lane Maintenance Staff

TEN - AWARDS & HONORS 10.1 10.2 10.3 Trophy Perfect Game (300) Award PBA Tour Awards and Honors 10.3.1 10.3.2 10.3.4 10.3.5 10.3.6 10.4 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year Award Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year Award George Young Memorial High Average Award Harry Smith Point Leader Award Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award

PBA Regional Tour Awards and Honors 10.4.1 10.4.2 PBA Regional Player of the Year Awards PBA Regional Rookie of the Year Awards

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PBA Senior Tour Awards and Honors 10.5.1 10.5.2 10.5.3 10.5.4 PBA Senior Player of the Year Award PBA Senior Rookie of the Year Award PBA Senior Tour High Average Award PBA Dick Weber Senior Tour Point Leader Award

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Naming and Distribution of Awards and Honors

ELEVEN - OFFICIAL TITLES 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 General PBA Tournaments International Tournaments USBC Masters and USBC Senior Masters Tournaments U. S. Open and Senior U. S. Open Tournaments Major Tournament Designation

TWELVE - PBA STANDARDS OF CONDUCT 12.1 12.2 Code of Ethics Code of Ethics Violations 12.2.1 12.2.2 12.2.3 12.3 Defaming the Sport of Bowling Failure to Meet Obligations PBA Rules Violations

Disciplinary Action

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12.3.1 12.3.2 12.3.3 12.3.4 12.3.5 12.4 Fines Probation Revocation of Participation Rights Suspension Expulsion

Charges; Imposition of Penalty 12.4.1 12.4.2 Notification of Charges Action and Disposition of Offense

12.5

Classes of Penalties 12.5.1 12.5.2 12.5.3 Minor Penalties Intermediate Penalties Major Penalties

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Forms of Violation 12.6.1 12.6.2 12.6.3 Bowling Conduct Violations Non-Bowling Conduct Violations Conduct Fine While on Probation

12.7 12.8

Removal of Violation from Permanent Record Appeal Process 12.8.1 12.8.2 12.8.3 12.8.4 12.8.5 Time Limit to File an Appeal Appeal Review Process and Member Notification Exhausting the Appeals Process Eligibility to Compete Hold Harmless

THIRTEEN - TOURNAMENT PARTICIPATION 13.1 Member Entries 13.1.1 13.1.2 13.1.3 13.1.4 13.1.5 13.1.6 13.2 PBA Tour Tournament Eligibility PBA Senior Tour Tournament Eligibility PBA Regional Tour Tournament Eligibility PBA Senior Regional Tour Tournament Eligibility PBA Super Senior Meta Tournaments Invitational Tournaments

Amateur Entries 13.2.1 13.2.2 13.2.3 13.2.4 13.2.5 13.2.6 13.2.7 Proof of Average Minimum Average Requirement Amateur Amateur Cash Rule Restrictions Pertaining to Former Members PBA Tour Exemption Eligibility Permission to Compete as a Minor

FOURTEEN - TOURNAMENT ENTRY

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14.1 14.2 General Transfer of Fees, Dues or Funds 14.2.1 14.2.2 14.2.3 14.3 Authority Transfers in Writing Permission to Compete

PBA Tournament Starting Date 14.3.1 14.3.2 14.3.3 14.3.4 PBA Tour Standard Tournaments PBA Tour Major Tournaments PBA Senior Tour Tournaments PBA Regional/Senior Regional Tour Tournaments

14.4

PBA Tournament Entry Deadlines 14.4.1 14.4.2 14.4.3 PBA Tour Entry Deadline PBA Senior Tour Entry Deadline PBA Regional Tour and Senior Regional Entry Deadline

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PBA Tournament Entry Fee Deadlines 14.5.1 14.5.2 PBA Tour and PBA Senior Tour Seven (7) Day Deadline PBA Regional and Senior Regional Tournament Four (4) Day Deadline

14.6

Administrative Fee for Payment On-Site 14.6.1 14.6.2 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour

14.7 14.8

PBA Tour and Senior Tour Tournament Entry PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional) Tournament Entry 14.8.1 14.8.2 On-Line Entry Mail-in Entry

14.9

Tournament Entry Priority 14.9.1 14.9.2 14.9.3 14.9.4 PBA Tour Open Field Events PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR) PBA Senior Tour PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional)

14.10

Tournament Entry Confirmation 14.10.1 PBA Tour 14.10.2 PBA Senior Tour 14.10.3 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional)

14.11

Tournament Standby Priority 14.11.1 PBA Tour 14.11.2 PBA Senior Tour 14.11.3 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional)

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14.12 Withdrawing From a PBA Tournament 14.12.1 PBA Regional and Senior Regional Tour 14.12.2 PBA Tour and Senior Tour 14.12.3 Withdrawal While Tournament is in Progress FIFTEEN - INJURIES TO EXEMPT PROFESSIONALS 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 Temporary Injury Long Term Injury Permanent Injury Requests for Injury Exemption

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ONE - INTRODUCTION 1.1 General. As professional athletes, PBA members are responsible for the public image of bowlers and of the PBA. At all times during competition and attendance at any PBA event or other bowling related functions, members must hold themselves to the highest standards of conduct and decorum. 1.2 Fan Relations. Fans come to PBA events primarily to see the players. No other sport offers such access to its athletes. PBA members have the opportunity to encourage greater attendance at tournaments and broader awareness of the PBA by interacting with fans; responding to greetings, signing autographs, answering questions. Young fans are particularly impressionable and PBA members have the chance to form a lasting positive image of professional bowlers through friendly interaction with young fans. 1.3 PBA Professional-Amateur Events (Pro-Ams). Pro-Am events can be the most exciting part of the tournament for hundreds of amateurs. It is extremely important that customers and fans walk away with the feeling that the most valuable aspect of the experience was the opportunity to bowl with the professionals. Members can help amateurs enjoy their experience by doing the following: 1.3.1 Shake Hands. Shake hands; make introductions, converse with the amateurs and offer encouragement. A little conversation will go a long way toward creating a fan for life. 1.3.2 Bowling Tips. Offer some helpful instructions or tips, and take the time to explain technical points or terms that may be unfamiliar. 1.3.3 count. Trick Shots. Perform "trick shots" when the Professional's scores do not

1.3.4 Thank Amateurs. Thank the amateurs for the opportunity to have bowled with them when the game is over. Expressing appreciation for the host city and center will encourage fans to come back when a PBA event returns. 1.4 Media. PBA members may be asked to speak to the media during competition or prior to PBA events. As with any professional sports coverage, representatives of the press are interested in the athlete's perspective on the competition, the challenges posed by winning or accepting defeat, and expression of the athlete's personality or individual characteristics. 1.4.1 Public Persona. When speaking to the press, PBA members should be polite, personable, and informative about the sport of bowling. 1.4.2 Notify the PBA PR Department. All interviews should be arranged and/or pre-approved by a member of the PBA Public Relations (PR) staff. Media should go through PR for any and all interview requests; if a member of the media approaches you about an interview, please make the PBA PR staff aware of it. Interviews should never take place in host bowling center lounges or bars.

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TWO - MEMBERSHIP 2.1 Classes of Membership.

2.1.1 Standard Membership. Members receive all non-competitive membership benefits with the exception of the Pro Shop listing on the www.pba.com website and the Pro Shop logo benefit. In addition to the USBC Masters, Standard Members may participate in: a. b. c. d. e. f. g. Up to three (3) PBA Regional Tour events per calendar year. Three (3) PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR) tournaments per season. The PBA World Championship. The U.S. Open. The Senior U.S. Open (senior members only). The Senior World Championship (senior members only). Other designated PBA Tour open field events.

2.1.2 Full Membership. Full Members will receive all non-competitive membership benefits. In addition to the USBC Masters, Full members may compete in any PBA tournament for which they are eligible. 2.1.3 Youth Membership. Bowlers 17 or younger can join the PBA and enjoy the benefits of the junior membership. Members will receive product discount from PBA product registered companies as well as the opportunity to participate in numerous promotions throughout the season. 2.2 Changing Membership Classification. Members may change their membership status to select a level of financial commitment based on the amount of time they expect to devote to competition. To change membership status, contact the PBA office. Professional Bowlers Association, LLC Membership Services Department ATTN: Membership Status 719 Second Avenue, Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 332-9688, FAX Number: (206) 332-9722 Email at: membership@pba.com 2.2.1 Changing Status from Full Membership to Standard Membership. Full Members may become Standard Members, provided they have not competed in more than three (3) PBA Regional Tour tournaments, three (3) PBA Tour Qualifying Rounds, or one (1) PBA Tour tournament within the calendar year. 2.2.2 Changing Status from Standard Membership to Full Membership. Members who wish to become Full Members may do so at no charge by notifying the PBA office. 2.2.3 Membership Account Balances. If an administrative fee or a dues balance is owed, members will be asked to provide name, PBA number, and a method of payment. Members paying on a monthly basis will be billed at the associated rate for the

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new membership status beginning the month following the requested change. 2.2.4 Membership Resignation. Any member who wishes to resign his or her membership from the PBA must notify Membership Services in writing. In addition, if dues are taken out on the 6th of each month by credit card, the member must submit notification at least thirty (30) days prior to that date to insure that the credit card will not be assessed additional payments. 2.3 Average Criteria for Membership. Competitive membership in the PBA is open to any male or female bowler who meets the following criteria: 2.3.1 Average 200. Possess at least a two hundred (200) average for a minimum of thirty-six (36) games in any USBC certified league or tournament club within the previous twelve months. 2.3.2 Average 190. Possess at least a one hundred and ninety (190) average for a minimum of thirty-six (36) games in an USBC certified Sport Bowling League within the previous twelve months. 2.3.3 Cash in a PBA Tournament. In lieu of the average requirement, an applicant may qualify for competitive membership by cashing in one (1) PBA tournament of any kind within the last two (2) years. 2.4 Conditions of Membership.

2.4.1 United States Bowling Congress (USBC). The PBA recognizes the USBC as the national governing body of bowling. PBA members who are not in good standing with the USBC shall not be permitted to compete in PBA competition. 2.4.2 Average Verification. Applicants must provide evidence of average in one (1) of the following forms: a. A PBA membership application signed and dated by a league secretary or tournament club director. b. League sheets that clearly show the name, date, average and games. c. Copies made from average books that clearly show the name, date, average and games. 2.4.3 Verification of Identity. Applicants must provide identification in one (1) of the following forms: a. b. c. d. A photocopy of birth certificate. A photocopy of driver's license. A photocopy of state identification card. A photocopy of passport.

2.4.4 International Members. Individuals living outside of the US may join the PBA provided they meet the following conditions: a. They provide verification of a two hundred (200) average from their local Federation or tournament organization. b. They provide a copy of at least one (1) document equivalent to those listed in Paragraph 2.4.3 of the Official Membership Guide to establish proof of residence. 2.4.5 Consent for Minors. Applicants, who have not reached their eighteenth

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(18th) birthday, must submit a letter of consent from a parent or guardian, permitting the applicant to compete in PBA tournaments. THREE - MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS 3.1 Guidelines for Discounted Practice. In select centers across the country, PBA members may practice for $1 per game upon presentation of a current PBA membership card. 3.1.1 Participating Centers. For a complete list of participating centers, please visit www.pba.com and click on "PBA Centers." Cards must be presented prior to bowling. Lanes are subject to availability. Discounted practice is subject to the following restrictions: 3.1.2 Restrictions. a. This benefit is for open play only (the rate does not apply for league, "Cosmic" or "Glow" bowling or tournament lineage). b. This benefit is non-transferable (it may only be used by the cardholder). Members must agree to give up the lane if the proprietor expects league, a tournament, or heavy open play. c. Members must pay for lineage upon the proprietor's request. 3.2 PBA 300 Ring Program.

3.2.1 First 300 Game. Upon bowling a first perfect game in PBA competition, members will be awarded a stadium design, gold ring. 3.2.2 Additional 300 Games. For every succeeding 300 game in PBA competition, members will be rewarded with a diamond for the existing PBA 300 Ring. Each PBA 300 Ring holds up to 14 diamonds. 3.2.3 Website Access. After bowling a 300 game in PBA competition, the member may access the 300 Ring Program via www.pba.com or through the PBA office. 3.2.4 Processing Orders. All ring orders must be processed within six months of the date the game was bowled. After six months, the member is responsible for the cost of the ring or diamond. NOTE: Members submitting orders for rings after the six month time period must pay full price to receive their ring. 3.2.5 Ring Delivery. Once the PBA 300 Ring is custom crafted, it will be sent to the member's home address and will be delivered in approximately two to six weeks. 3.3 Equipment Discounts. PBA members have the opportunity to purchase equipment at direct-from-the-manufacturer prices even before being made available to the public. 3.3.1 Bowling Ball Listings. New bowling balls will be listed in the PBA newsletter and on the member's section of www.pba.com. The notice will include a description of the ball, the special PBA member price, ordering information, date the offer expires, information pertaining to delivery time and the date the ball is cleared for use in PBA competition.

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3.3.2 Ordering Equipment. When ordering equipment, members should contact the manufacturer via the method described in the ball clearance notice. The manufacturer will ask for name, payment information, PBA number and ball weight. In addition the manufacturer will provide shipping information and delivery time. 3.4 Bowlers Journal International (BJI) Subscription. Each month, members will receive a new issue of the magazine widely regarded as the industry leader for its incisive and insightful worldwide bowling coverage, Bowlers Journal International. In addition to the most thorough tournament results and in-depth articles, Bowlers Journal International also offers a wealth of information for bowling center and pro shop operators. 3.5 The Official Member Newsletter. Members will receive a newsletter containing information on recent PBA news, events, recent tournament results, ball clearances, and tournament entry information. The newsletter may be received by mail, email or on-line at www.pba.com. NOTE: Copies of the Newsletter will only be mailed to members with out an email address. 3.6 The www.pba.com Email Account. Members are entitled to a free PBA email account. Members may use the account as either a direct account or a forwarding account. To receive this benefit, members must supply their personal email address. 3.6.1 Direct Account. To set up the account as a direct account, members must use Windows 98 or later, Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express. With a direct account, all email will be sent from www.pba.com. To establish a direct account: a. Open Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express. Click on the "Tools" menu, and choose the "Accounts..." command. b. Select the account labeled "mail (default)" and press the "Properties" button. c. Select the "Servers" tab and write down what is written in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" box. d. Press "Cancel." e. Press the "Add" button on the upper right, then click "Mail..." f. For the Display name, type full name, then press the "Next" button. g. For the Email address, type pba.com email address, and then press the "Next" button. h. For the Incoming mail server, select "POP3" and type "members.pba.com." j. For the Outgoing mail server, type in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" from step 3, then press the "Next" button. k. Type in the account name supplied in the PBA Membership Kit, and then the password. Leave all other check boxes alone. Press the "Next" button. l. Press the "Finish" button. m. Sign on to the Internet and go to the website www.pba.com and click on "Membership Log In". n. After logging in using your membership user name and password, click on the "Modify Email Settings..." link. o. Type in the account name and password provided in the email from the PBA office.

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p. Erase any text in the "Forward Email to" box. q. Click the "Save Changes" button. 3.6.2 Forwarding Account. In a forwarding account, all mail sent to the www.pba.com email account will automatically be forwarded to an existing email account. To set up a forwarding account, follow these steps: a. Go to www.pba.com and click on "PBA member's login." If this is your first time, there will be a link just under the login box for "New Members". The link will take you to a page to set up your www.pba.com on-line profile where you will be able to create a new password and select a secret question which can be used to help retrieve a lost or forgotten password. The profile is created based on the Social Security Number or Tax Id Number you provided to the PBA. EXAMPLE: If the PBA number is 002019 and your SSN is 123-45-6789, then the login username would be 002019 and the password would be 123456789. b. Create your password and enter security information. You will then be directed to the member's only web page. c. Click on "Email" to access your email account. d. Click on the "Modify Email Settings..." link. e. Type in the account name and password provided in the email. f. PBA user name is as follows: user name: pbaxxxx g. Replace the "xxxx's" with PBA number (exclude any zeros at the beginning. EXAMPLE: If the PBA number is 002019, then the user name would be pba2019. h. PBA password is as follows: Password: xxxx. i. Replace the "xxxx" with the last four digits of Social Security Number. j. Type existing email address in the "Forward Email to" box. k. Click the "Save Changes" button. 3.7 Pro Shop Listing on www.pba.com. A Full Member, who works in or owns a pro shop, may request a pro shop listing on the www.pba.com website. With millions of hits each year, exposure on the www.pba.com website can drive local customers to the business, and promote the PBA members' expertise on equipment, drilling techniques and instruction. NOTE: Members may also wear the logo of the pro shop during PBA Tour Qualifying Round, PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Tour competition, subject to PBA rules pertaining to logo size. FOUR - MEMBERSHIP SERVICES 4.1 General. The PBA Membership Services Department is available to provide support and service for all aspects of membership. 4.2 Address Changes. Members wishing to change an address or to receive mail at an address that is different from the PBA member directory should notify the PBA office or go on line at www.pba.com and log onto the members' only site.

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Professional Bowlers Association, LLC Membership Services Department ATTN: Address Change 719 Second Avenue, Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: (206) 332-9688 Email at: membership@pba.com FAX Number: (206) 332-9722 4.3 Lost or Stolen Membership Cards. In the event that a membership card is lost or stolen, members should contact the PBA office at (206) 332-9688 and ask to speak to a Membership Services Representative. The card replacement fee is $10 and a new card will be mailed within two business days. 4.4 Dues. Upon paying the initiation fee, a member is considered to have agreed to the PBA Rules and Regulations and is entitled to the privileges of membership. In the event a member resigns, is suspended or expelled from membership, he or she will forfeit all membership privileges. 4.4.1 Dues payments. Dues are normally billed on a monthly basis. Members who wish to pay in a single installment may contact the PBA office and speak with a Membership Services Representative (or email membership@pba.com) to request a change in billing status. a. Monthly Dues Payment. Any member who has not pre-paid the complete yearly dues via check or credit card during the yearly renewal process or at the time of membership reinstatement must provide a debit or credit card to be billed monthly by the PBA. b. Annual Dues Payment. Annual dues must be paid within 30 days of the membership expiration date. c. Partial Dues Payment. Partial dues payments will not be accepted. 4.4.2 Non Payment of Dues. Any member who does not meet their dues obligations will be prohibited from competing in all PBA tournaments and will forfeit all membership privileges. 4.5 Reinstatement of Membership. Any member who was dropped, terminated, or resigned from membership and elects to reinstate will be charged a reinstatement fee plus any outstanding balance. All outstanding balances must be paid in full before membership will be reinstated. 4.5.1 Reinstatement Fee. A former member who wishes to reinstate must pay a reinstatement fee. 4.5.2 Reinstatement Deadlines. Anyone who was a member on or after January 1, 2001 and is no longer a member must pay a fee equal to twice the current PBA initiation fee if the member wishes to reinstate his or her membership. 4.5.3 Rookie of the Year Eligibility. A reinstated member who has participated in more than three (3) PBA Tour tournaments in one (1) calendar year, or more than seven (7) PBA Tour tournaments total during his or her previous tenure, will not be eligible for any first-year (rookie) awards. 4.6 Termination of Membership. If membership is terminated, the member must resolve any conduct violations or financial obligations prior to reinstating.

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Reinstatement decisions shall be at the sole discretion of the Commissioner. 4.6.1 Resignations. Any member who wishes to resign his or her membership from the PBA must notify Membership Services in writing. 4.6.2 Tournament Participation Restrictions. a. Any member who resigns his or her membership or whose membership is terminated may not compete as an amateur in another PBA tournament for one (1) year from the effective date of resignation or termination of membership. b. Any former PBA Tour or Senior Tour champion may not partner with another PBA Tour or Senior Tour champion when participating in any Member/Non-Member doubles competition. 4.7 Financial Obligations.

4.7.1 Returned checks. In the event that a member's check is returned, he or she must contact the PBA office at (206) 332-9688 and ask for an Accounting Services Representative. a. Member Error. Checks returned because of an error on the member's part must be paid by money order, cashiers check or credit card. The amount paid must cover the cost of the check plus any additional fees. b. Bank Error. If the check was returned because of a bank error, the member must show proof in the form of a confirmation letter from the bank. 4.7.2 First Returned Check Offense. A warning will be issued and the check must be paid for with a money order, cashiers check or credit card within ten (10) days after notification by the PBA office. An administration fee of fifty dollars ($50) plus any expenses incurred by the PBA will be charged for each check returned unpaid. 4.7.3 Second Returned Check Offense. After receiving two (2) returned checks, the member must pay by cashiers check, money order or credit card only. 4.7.4 Unpaid Returned Checks. Any member who has an outstanding returned check will not be permitted to enter any tournament or enter as a non-member until the outstanding balance is paid in full. 4.7.5 Declined Debit Cards and Credit Cards (Discover, VISA or Mastercard). Any member who has a debit or credit card charge returned will sent a statement. The member then has thirty (30) days to remit a check or credit card number for the balance of his or her obligation. Members failing to pay this obligation within 120 days will be dropped form membership. FIVE - PBA REGIONAL TOUR 5.1 General. The PBA Regional Tour provides a unique opportunity to compete in challenging tournament competition throughout the country's seven PBA regions. This program provides the opportunity to face the world's greatest bowlers while members gain valuable tournament experience against a first rate field of competitors. The PBA Regional Tour also provides a training ground for the next superstars on the PBA Tour; each region awards its top bowler throughout the season an exemption on the PBA Tour.

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5.2 PBA Regional Managers. The Commissioner will appoint a Regional Manager for each of the seven (7) regions. Regional Managers will implement the policies, judgments, decisions, courses of action and all other matters performed at the regional level, as prescribed by the PBA. Regional Managers are also responsible for ensuring that the affairs of the respective regions are conducted in accordance with PBA Rules and Regulations. 5.3 Geographic Areas of the Regions. The geographical areas for the regions are as follows: 5.3.1 East Region. The East Region includes Washington, D. C. and the states of Maine, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware, Vermont, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York and Pennsylvania. 5.3.2 Midwest Region. The Midwest Region includes the states of North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois. 5.3.3 Central Region. The Central Region includes the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, West Virginia and Ohio. 5.3.4 South Region. The South Region includes the states of Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Virginia and North Carolina. 5.3.5 Southwest Region. The Southwest Region includes the states of New Mexico, Arkansas, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana. 5.3.6 West Region. The West Region includes the states of California, Utah, Nevada, Hawaii and Arizona. 5.3.7 Northwest Region. The Northwest Region includes the states of Oregon, Montana, Washington, Wyoming, Idaho and Alaska. 5.4 Regional Points of Contact. West & Northwest Regions (360) 256-1551 GARY MAGE P.O. Box 87100 Vancouver, WA 98687 gary.mage@pba.com Southwest Region (281) 395-5241 PETE MCCORDIC 24507 Pelican Hill Katy, TX 77494 pete.mccordic@pba.com East Region (315) 253-2527 RUSS MILLS P.O. Box 7066 Auburn, NY 13022 russ.mills@pba.com

Director, Regional Tour (314) 974-5399 JOHN WEBER P.O. Box 820 St. Peters, MO 63376 john.weber@pba.com South Region (843) 889-0077 HARRY O'NEALE JR. P.O. Box 393 Ravenel, SC 29470 harry.oneale@pba.com Central Region (815) 838-0135 BOBBY JAKEL P.O. Box 88 Lockport, IL 44036 bobby.jakel@pba.com

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Midwest Region (636) 233-4304 RICH WEBER P.O. Box 820 St. Peters, MO 63376 rich.weber@pba.com 5.5 PBA Regional Tournament Format. PBA Regional Tour tournaments will consist of qualifying and match play elimination rounds as determined by the Regional Managers. SIX - PBA SENIOR TOUR 6.1 General. The PBA Senior Tour provides bowlers age 50 and over with the opportunity to continue their careers in a competitive and professional environment. Tournaments take place across the country, with two Major events awarding added prize money and prestige. Bowlers age 60 and over also benefit from an additional prize fund. 6.2 PBA Senior Tour Director. The Commissioner will appoint a PBA Senior Tour Director who will implement the policies, judgments, decisions, courses of action and all other matters pertaining to the PBA Senior Tour, as prescribed by the PBA. The PBA Senior Tour Director shall appoint a Senior Tour Tournament Director who shall be responsible for ensuring that PBA Senior Tour events are conducted in accordance with PBA Rules and Regulations. 6.3 Senior Tour Point of Contact. Director, Senior Tour (314) 974-5399 JOHN WEBER P.O. Box 820 St. Peters, MO 63376 john.weber@pba.com 6.4 Senior Tour Schedule. The PBA Senior Tour schedule shall be set by the Senior Tour Director on an annual basis as prescribed by PBA policies and procedures. 6.5 PBA Senior Tournament Format. PBA Senior Tour standard tournaments will consist of qualifying and match play elimination rounds as determined by the PBA Senior Tour Director. SEVEN - PBA TOUR 7.1 General. The PBA Tour features a schedule of standard events and four Major events as well as one international invitational event. In 2004-05, the Tour transitioned to an all-exempt field, giving 58 elite bowlers a guaranteed spot in each tournament. All PBA members and non-members are still eligible to qualify for PBA Tour events which take place throughout the country from October-April. 7.2 PBA Tour Open Field Events. A number of events on the PBA Tour schedule shall be designated as open field events. Any PBA member in good standing may compete in one or all of these events depending on membership status.

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7.3 PBA Tour Exempt Field Events. The majority of the events on the PBA Tour schedule will consist of an elite field of 64 bowlers (58 season exemptions and 6 weekly exemptions) as outlined below. 7.3.1 PBA Tour Point List and Champion Exemptions. Standard event champions from the PBA Tour season will receive a one (1) season exemption. 7.3.2 Other Tournament Exemptions. PBA World Championship - 4 season exemption U.S. Open - 3 season exemption USBC Masters - 2 season exemption Tournament of Champions - 2 season exemption Other events as determined -1 season exemption 7.3.3 Tour Trials Exemptions. Approximately ten (10), one (1) season exemptions will be determined from the PBA Tour Trials. 7.3.4 PBATQR Exemption. The high point earner from the PBA Tour point list who did not otherwise earn an exemption through other means shall be awarded a 1 year exemption. 7.3.5 Point List Exemptions. The remainder of the available PBA Tour exemptions will be awarded from the PBA Tour World Point Rankings. NOTE: Any amateur who competes in a PBA tournament, US Open or USBC Masters event is NOT eligible for the PBA Tour exemption associated with the event. 7.3.6 Commissioner's Exemption. Bowlers requesting this exemption must submit a PBA Commissioner Exemption form thirty (30) days prior to the start of the event. a. A weekly PBA TQR exemption may be withheld at the discretion of the PBA to award a Commissioner's Exemption. b. Commissioner's Exemptions will be announced no later than two weeks prior to the start date of the event. 7.3.7 PBA TQR Exemptions. A total of six (6) weekly exemptions will come from the PBA Tour Qualifying Round held in conjunction with each standard event. The field of competition will be made up of both professionals and amateurs as outlined below: a. Both PBA members and amateurs will compete concurrently in the PBA Tour Qualifying Round. b. Five (5) of the weekly exemptions will be allocated for the highest qualifying PBA members. During tournaments where a Commissioner's Exemption has been awarded, four (4) weekly exemptions will be allocated. c. One (1) weekly exemption will be awarded to the highest amateur qualifier. d. Both amateurs and professionals will compete for the same PBA Tour Qualifying Round prize fund. A payout ratio of 1 in 4 will be used to distribute prize money to those competitors who did not advance to the Round of 64.

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NOTE: The amateur entry may only advance to the Round of 64 once per season. 7.4 PBA Tour Trials. The Tour Trials competition was established to provide an annual proving ground to find the "Best of the Rest" when determining the remaining exemptions for the PBA Tour. 7.4.1 Setting the Field. The field will be determined using the following criteria: a. PBA Regional Tour Point List. The point lists from each of the (7) regions from the previous season as of March 31st, each year. The number of allotted entries shall be pro-rated based on number of members in each region. b. Exempt Player Who Missed the Cut. All professionals from the previous PBA Tour season who did not make the cut. c. PBA Senior Tour Point List. Twenty (20) professionals from the previous season's PBA Senior Tour point list. d. International Players. Ten (10) international bowlers. International applicants must maintain a permanent address outside of the United States. e. Commissioner's Appointments. Up to Fifteen (15) bowlers may appointed by the Commissioner. 7.4.2 Tour Trials Format. Tour Trials competition consists of 45 games of com petition contested over five days. a. Day 1 - Practice Session. Practice on five (5) PBA Oil Patterns EXAMPLE: In a sixty (60) lane center, the lanes will be conditioned with the five (5) patterns in twelve (12) lane increments. b. Day 2 - 6 Qualifying. The entire field will complete nine (9) games of qualifying on a different oil pattern each day. Aggregate pin total will determine the standings. 7.4.3 Tour Trials Player Obligations. If an exemption is earned through the Tour Trials competition, participation on the PBA Tour is contingent on the following mandatory points: a. Must become a PBA Member, sign and return the PBA standard player agreement. b. Exempt Professionals must obligate to bowl at least two thirds (2/3) of the scheduled PBA Tour standard tournaments. c. When scheduled, exempt professionals must attend the PBA Player Camp, normally scheduled after Tour Trials, prior to the beginning of the PBA Tour Season. 7.5 PBA Tour Points of Contact.
PBA Tour Director (206) 332-9688 KIRK VON KRUEGER 719 Second Ave, Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98104 kirkv@pba.com PBA Tour Asst. Tournament Director (206) 332-9688 COREY KISTNER 719 Second Ave Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98104 corey.kistner@pba.com

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EIGHT - PBA PLAYER SERVICES 8.1 PBA Tour and PBA Senior Tour. At each event, PBA Player Services personnel will be available to drill bowling equipment for players entered in that week's event. 8.1.1 Drilling Specifications. Due to the large number of bowling balls drilled each week, it is important that players are knowledgeable of their personal drilling specifications to ensure that equipment is drilled quickly and correctly. 8.1.2 Span Measurement Criteria. The PBA uses 'cut-to-cut' (distance from the cut edge of each hole not to include the width of any grips used) span measurements when drilling bowling equipment. 8.1.3 Player Locker Room. The PBA will establish a weekly player locker room and provide a work-out table with tools such as disc sanders and ball spinners to aid players in fine-tuning their equipment. 8.2 PBA Regional Tour. The PBA does not provide any services at PBA Regional Tour events. However, at the discretion of the Regional Manager, some regions may provide tools such as disc sanders or ball spinners to aid players with fine-tuning their equipment. NINE - PBA LANE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM (LMP) 9.1 PBA Lane Maintenance Philosophy. The PBA Lane Maintenance Program (LMP) exists to balance the many complicated variables associated with cleaning and conditioning lanes during multi-day PBA tournaments. The LMP strives to provide the most equitable and competitive conditions for all members with heavy premiums being placed on day-to-day and squad-to-squad uniformity. 9.2 PBA Patterns. For all regular events on the PBA Tour, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA Senior Tour, one of basic five patterns will be used at any given tournament. These five patterns make up the "Official Playing Conditions of the PBA Tour." 9.2.1 Lane Pattern Information and Restrictions. PBA patterns may not be used for promotional purposes or by other bowling leagues or tournaments without the express written permission of the PBA. 9.2.2 Lane Pattern Information Availability. Lane condition patterns for every tournament are available on www.pba.com. For technical lane pattern information please contact the PBA Seattle Office. 9.2.3 Posting Tournament Pattern Information. Basic lane maintenance information will be posted in the locker room no later than the start of the official practice session. 9.2.4 Pattern Changes. The tournament field will be immediately notified of any changes to the posted lane condition. Changes will be announced at roll call and posted in the player locker room. 9.3 Observing the Lane Maintenance Process. Any competitor may observe the lane maintenance procedure, inspect the equipment and ask questions on a notto-interfere basis with the performance of duties by lane maintenance personnel.

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9.4 Approach Maintenance Procedure. Approaches will be maintained in accordance with host center directives and the maintenance procedure will be conducted before every squad of qualifying and match play. 9.5 Lane Maintenance Comments and Criticism. The PBA recognizes the issues that can arise with the maintenance of bowling lanes for competitive purposes. 9.5.1 Tournament Site. All questions and concerns about lane conditioning should be addressed to the Tournament Director on site. 9.5.2 Public Comments. PBA members and tournament participants are prohibited from making public critical comments concerning lane conditions (proprietor, host center management and employees, spectators, fans, reporters, etc.). 9.5.3 PBA Lane Maintenance Staff. Competitors may not harass, intimidate, criticize or make defamatory public statements concerning any member of the PBA Lane Maintenance staff or its policies and conditions. TEN - AWARDS & HONORS 10.1 Trophy. An appropriate trophy will be awarded to the champion of each tournament. 10.2 Perfect Game (300) Award. Any member who bowls a 300 game in PBA competition (excluding Pro-Ams) will receive a PBA award. 10.3 PBA Tour Awards and Honors.

10.3.1 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year Award. The Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year Award will be determined annually by a vote consisting of selected media and the entire PBA membership. Any member in good standing among the top ten (10) in PBA Tour earnings or points will be placed on the official ballot. 10.3.2 Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year Award. The Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year Award will be determined annually by a vote consisting of selected media and the entire membership. Any member in good standing among the top five (5) in PBA Tour earnings and points among rookies will be placed on the official ballot. A member will be considered a rookie if he or she competes in at least three (3) PBA Tour tournaments within a PBA Tour season or the season in which he or she competes in their seventh PBA Tour tournament, whichever comes first. Participation in a PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR) event shall count as a tournament bowled. The Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year award may not be awarded at the discretion of the PBA 10.3.3 George Young Memorial High Average Award. The George Young Memorial High Average Award will be given to the member with the highest average in at least two hundred (200) games of PBA Tour competition. 10.3.4 Harry Smith Point Leader Award. The Harry Smith Point Leader Award will be given to the member who accumulates the most points on the PBA Tour over the course of a season. 10.3.5 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award. The Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award will be determined annually by a vote of the members who participated in at least fifty percent (50%) of the PBA Tour tournaments for that season.

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10.4 PBA Regional Tour Awards and Honors.

10.4.1 PBA Regional Player of the Year Awards. The seven (7) individual PBA Regional Player of the Year awards will be chosen by a panel made up of the six (6) PBA Regional Managers and the Director of the PBA Regional Tour. All players who finished the season among the top ten (10) in earnings or average (based on a minimum number of games to be decided upon in each region) in each region will be placed on the ballot. 10.4.2 PBA Regional Rookie of the Year Awards. The seven (7) PBA Regional Rookie of the Year awards will be chosen by a panel made up of the six (6) PBA Regional Managers and the Director of the PBA Regional Tour. All rookies (a member who joins prior to January 1st will be considered a rookie for that Regional Tour season; members who join after that date but before April 1st will be considered a rookie the following Regional Tour season) who finished the season among the top ten (10) in earnings or average (based on a minimum number of games to be decided upon in each region) among rookies in each region will be placed on the ballot. 10.5 PBA Senior Tour Awards and Honors.

10.5.1 PBA Senior Player of the Year Award. The PBA Senior Player of the Year Award will be determined annually by a vote consisting of selected media and the entire membership. Any member in good standing among the top ten (10) in PBA Senior Tour earnings and points will be placed on the official ballot. 10.5.2 PBA Senior Rookie of the Year Award. The PBA Senior Rookie of the Year Award will be determined annually by a vote consisting of selected media and the entire membership. Any member in good standing among the top ten (10) in PBA Senior Tour earnings and points among rookies will be placed on the official ballot. A member will be considered a rookie if he or she competes in at least three (3) PBA Senior Tour tournaments within a Senior Tour season or the season in which he or she competes in their seventh Senior Tour tournament, whichever comes first. 10.5.3 PBA Senior Tour High Average Award. The PBA Senior Tour High Average Award will be given to the member with the highest average in at least fifty (50) games of PBA Senior Tour competition. 10.5.4 PBA Dick Weber Senior Tour Point Leader Award. The PBA Senior Tour Point Leader Award will be given to the member who accumulates the most points on the PBA Senior Tour over the course of a season. 10.6 Naming and Distribution of Awards and Honors. The PBA reserves the right to rename awards and also the choice not to distribute certain awards at its discretion. ELEVEN - OFFICIAL TITLES 11.1 General. The following guidelines provide the recommended minimum requirements for designating a tournament win as an official PBA title. The PBA reserves the right to declare any tournament title as "official" at its discretion. 11.2 PBA Tournaments. The field size for any PBA tournament including an invitational, within the United States must consist of at least twenty-four (24) PBA members and cover a minimum of eight (8) games (bowled by the winner) in order for an official title to be awarded.

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11.3 International Tournaments. The field for an International Tournament must consist of at least eight (8) PBA members and cover a minimum of eight (8) games (bowled by the winner) in order for an official title to be awarded. 11.4 USBC Masters and USBC Senior Masters Tournaments. The USBC Masters and Senior Masters shall be considered an official PBA title for PBA members only, including recognition for points, average, and earnings. 11.5 US Open and Senior US Open Tournaments. The US Open and Senior US Open shall be considered an official PBA title for PBA members only, including recognition for points, average and earnings. 11.6 Major Tournament Designation. The PBA reserves the right to designate certain tournaments as Majors and denote them as such within ninety (90) days of the tournament start date. TWELVE - PBA STANDARDS OF CONDUCT 12.1 Code of Ethics. Members shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner commensurate with the PBA Code of Ethics. The title "Professional Bowler" must be, and at all times remain synonymous with honor, service and fair dealing. Integrity, fidelity to the sport of bowling and a sense of great responsibility to employers, employees, manufacturers, clients and other professionals should transcend all thought of material gain in the motives of the true professional bowler. The conduct of each member must always be in keeping with this ongoing standard. If at any time PBA officials have reason to believe that a member is acting in violation of the PBA Code of Ethics, disciplinary action will be taken. 12.2 Code of Ethics Violations. Specific violations of the PBA Code of Ethics include, but are not limited to, the following: 12.2.1 Defaming the Sport of Bowling. A member may not allow the use of his or her name or likeness in such a manner as to defame the sport of bowling and/or the PBA. 12.2.2 Failure to Meet Obligations. A member failing to promptly meet his or her membership or PBA contractual obligations or otherwise acting in a manner that is reasonably likely to injure the reputation and standing of the PBA and/or its members. 12.2.3 PBA Rules Violations. A member who violates PBA Rules and Regulations. 12.3 Disciplinary Action. In the event a member violates the PBA Code of Ethics, any provisions of these rules and regulations, or whose conduct is otherwise likely to injure or affect the reputation or standing of the PBA, will be subject to disciplinary action and hereby agrees and acknowledges the right and authority of the appropriate agents to take any of the following actions pursuant to the provisions of this rule: 12.3.1 12.3.2 Fines. Assess a fine against the member. Probation. Place the member on probation.

12.3.3 Revocation of Participation Rights. Revoke the right of the member to participate in PBA tournaments and/or any other membership activities.

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12.3.4 12.3.5 Suspension. Suspend the member from membership. Expulsion. Expel the member from membership.

12.4 Charges; Imposition of Penalty. All charges brought against a member by another member must be in written form and submitted to either the Tournament Director responsible for the conduct of the tournament in question or the Commissioner. 12.4.1 Notification of Charges. The Tournament Director or Commissioner will then notify the accused member of the substance of those charges. 12.4.2 Action and Disposition of Offense. Within ten (10) days of the date of such notification, the PBA will issue a ruling on the situation and notify the member of any penalties to be imposed against him or her. 12.5 Classes of Penalties.

12.5.1 Minor Penalties. A Minor Penalty is a fine of no more than five hundred dollars ($500). 12.5.2 Intermediate Penalties. An Intermediate Penalty is a fine of between five hundred and one dollars ($501) and one thousand dollars ($1000) and/or probation (with a specific time limit) or suspension from participation in up to three (3) tournaments, including the tournament in progress. 12.5.3 Major Penalties. A Major Penalty is a fine in excess of one thousand dollars ($1000) and/or probation (no time limit) or suspension from participation in more than three (3) tournaments and/or expulsion from the PBA. Only the Commissioner may impose a Major Penalty. 12.6 Forms of Violation.

12.6.1 Bowling Conduct Violations. Members judged guilty of Bowling Conduct Violations will be penalized as follows: a. 1st Offense. The first offense during a season will result in a fine of: PBA Senior and Regional Tour - $100 PBA Tour - $250 b. 2nd Offense. The second offense during a season will result in a fine of: PBA Senior and Regional Tour - $200 PBA Tour - $500 c. 3rd Offense. The third offense during a season will result in one (1) year probation and a fine of: PBA Senior and Regional Tour - $500 PBA Tour - $1000 12.6.2 Non-Bowling Conduct Violations. Unless otherwise specified in the PBA Rules and Regulations Handbook, the Commissioner will determine the appropriate penalty for any Non-Bowling Conduct Violation. Members judged guilty of violations

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designated as Non-Bowling Conduct Violations, if they do not result in the imposition of an Intermediate or Major Penalty, will result in a fine of between one hundred dollars ($100) and five hundred dollars ($500), the amount to be determined by rule or the Commissioner, as appropriate. 12.6.3 Conduct Fine While on Probation. Any conduct offense while on probation will result in a fine and suspension, the length and/or amount to be determined by the Commissioner. 12.7 Removal of Violation from Permanent Record. Any conduct violations received during a season will be removed from the member's record one year from the imposition of the penalty. All conduct violations that lead to a member being placed on probation will be removed from his or her record upon the successful completion of probation. 12.8 Appeal Process.

12.8.1 Time Limit to File an Appeal. The Commissioner must receive an appeal within ten (10) days from the date of the written notification of the imposition of the penalty. Failure to make an appeal in a timely manner will preclude the member from any later attempt to contest the charges brought and the penalty imposed against him or her. 12.8.2 Appeal Review Process and Member Notification. The Commissioner will notify the member of the decision on the initial appeal within ten (10) days of its receipt. 12.8.3 Exhausting the Appeals Process. After exhausting the appeals process, the member must pay all fines and/or serve the full term of suspension or expulsion. Additionally, if at the conclusion of the appeals process the original penalty is upheld, the member will be required to pay for all expenses incurred by the PBA during the appeals process. 12.8.4 Eligibility to Compete. A member who files an appeal may compete in tournaments pending the outcome provided the appeal is in writing and includes all defenses or mitigating circumstances claimed. The member may include signed statements of witnesses. 12.8.5 Hold Harmless. All members agree to release and hold harmless all employees of the Professional Bowlers Association, LLC, any Appeals Committee formed, any individual member thereof, and all officers, employees, agents and other PBA representatives, for so long as they are acting as a delegate with the authority of the PBA, in their official and individual capacities, from any and all claims, demands, damages and causes of action whatsoever, in law or in equity, arising in connection with any charges brought and/or penalties imposed against him or her. THIRTEEN - TOURNAMENT PARTICIPATION 13.1 13.1.1 Member Entries. PBA Tour Tournament Eligibility. a. Full Member. Any member in good standing who holds full membership is eligible to compete in any PBA Tour event in which he or she is eligible. b. Standard Member. Any member in good standing who holds standard

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membership is eligible to compete in up to three (3) PBA TQR events and any other tournaments in which he or she is eligible. NOTE: Refer to Paragraph 2.1 for detailed tournament eligibility information. 13.1.2 PBA Senior Tour Tournament Eligibility. a. Full Member. Any member in good standing, who holds full membership, and is at least fifty (50) years of age (prior to the tournament start date), is eligible to compete in all PBA Senior Tour events. b. Standard Member. Any member in good standing, who holds standard membership, and is at least fifty (50) years of age (prior to the tournament start date), is eligible to compete in the Senior World Championship, Senior US Open and the USBC Senior Masters only, and may not compete in any regular PBA Senior Tour event. 13.1.3 PBA Regional Tour Tournament Eligibility. a. Full Member. Any member in good standing who holds full membership is eligible to compete in any PBA Regional Tour event in which he or she is eligible. b. Standard Member. Any member in good standing who holds standard membership is eligible to compete in up to three (3) PBA Regional Tour events in which he or she is eligible. 13.1.4 PBA Senior Regional Tour Tournament Eligibility. a. Full Member. Any member in good standing who holds full membership, and is at least fifty (50) years of age (prior to the tournament start date), is eligible to compete in any PBA Regional Tour or Senior Regional event. b. Standard Member. Any member in good standing who holds standard membership, and is at least fifty (50) years of age (prior to the tournament start date), is eligible to compete in any combination of three (3) PBA Regional Tour, or PBA Senior Regional Tour events. 13.1.5 PBA Super Senior Meta Tournaments. Any PBA member in good standing who is at least sixty (60) years of age (prior to the tournament start date) is eligible to compete in any Super Senior competition held in conjunction with a PBA Senior Tour or PBA Senior Regional Tour event. 13.1.6 Invitational Tournaments. The PBA reserves the right to determine eligibility for Invitational Tournaments. Eligibility requirements for Invitational Tournaments will be posted no less than sixty (60) days prior to the tournament start date. 13.2 Amateur Entries. Amateurs may be permitted to bowl in selected PBA Regional Tour, PBA Senior Regional Tour, PBA Senior Tour and limited PBA Tour tournaments on the following conditions: 13.2.1 Proof of Average. When requested, an amateur must provide proof in the form of a letter from a league secretary or tournament director, a current league sheet, or a copy of an average book. 13.2.2 Minimum Average Requirement. Competing amateurs must have a two hundred (200) average or a one hundred and ninety (190) average in an USBCCertified Sport League for twenty-one (21) games within the last calendar year.

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13.2.3 Amateur Conduct. Amateurs shall abide by all PBA Rules and Regulations while competing in PBA events. 13.2.4 Amateur Cash Rule. An amateur may cash in two (2) PBA Regional Tour events and one (1) PBA Senior Tour event per season. a. If an amateur has cashed in two (2) PBA Regional Tour events or one (1) PBA Senior Tour event in a season and wishes to participate in another event, he or she must declare prior to the tournament that if he or she cashes he or she will not be allowed to accept the prize money unless he or she becomes a member. b. If an amateur chooses to accept the prize money, an application for membership must be completed and the initiation fee and dues for a full year will be deducted from the prize money won. c. Whenever a region conducts a Member/Non-Member doubles event, this event shall not count toward the two cash rule. d. Participation in PBA TQR events shall not count toward the PBA Regional/Senior Tour, two cash rule. 13.2.5 Restrictions Pertaining to Former Members. a. Any member who resigns his or her membership or whose membership is terminated may not compete as an amateur in another PBA tournament for one year from the effective date of resignation or termination of membership. b. Any former PBA Tour or Senior Tour champion may not partner with another PBA Tour or Senior Tour champion when participating in any Member/Non Member doubles competition. 13.2.6 PBA Tour Exemption Eligibility. Any tournament entrant who competes as an amateur in any portion of a PBA tournament, the US Open or USBC Masters event is NOT eligible for the PBA Tour exemption associated with the event. 13.2.7 Permission to Compete as a Minor. Any amateur under the age of eighteen (18) will be allowed to compete as an amateur provided a letter of parental consent to compete for prize money is furnished. NOTE: The Commissioner has the discretion to waive any rules concerning amateur participation in PBA events. FOURTEEN - TOURNAMENT ENTRY 14.1 General. This section provides information and procedures for the proper way to enter PBA Tour, PBA Senior Tour, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA Senior Regional Tour tournaments. 14.2 Transfer of Fees, Dues or Funds.

14.2.1 Authority. Only PBA members, or their designated representatives, can transfer fees, dues or funds. 14.2.2 Transfers in Writing. All monetary transfer requests must be made in writing.

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14.3 PBA Tournament Starting Date.

14.3.1 PBA Tour Standard Tournaments. The official starting date shall be the day of the PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR). 14.3.2 PBA Tour Major Tournaments. The official starting date shall be the day of the formal practice session. 14.3.3 PBA Senior Tour Tournaments. The official starting date shall be the day of the formal practice session. 14.3.4 PBA Regional/Senior Regional Tour Tournaments. The official starting date for all PBA Regional Tour events shall be the day of the formal practice session. 14.4 PBA Tournament Entry Deadlines. All established deadlines will be determined by using the official start date of each respective event as a base reference. 14.4.1 PBA Tour Entry Deadline. The deadline for entering a PBA Tour tournament is seven (7) days prior to the official starting date of each event. 14.4.2 PBA Senior Tour Entry Deadline. The deadline for entering a PBA Senior Tour tournament is seven (7) days prior to the official starting date of each event. 14.4.3 PBA Regional Tour and Senior Regional Entry Deadline. The deadline for entering a PBA Regional Tour or Senior Regional tournament is seven (7) days prior to the official starting date of each event. 14.5 PBA Tournament Entry Fee Deadlines.

14.5.1 PBA Tour and PBA Senior Tour Seven (7) Day Deadline. Entry fees shall be considered late if received at the PBA office after the seven (7) day deadline but prior to the official start date of the tournament. Administrative Fee: $50 14.5.2 PBA Regional and Senior Regional Tournament Four (4) Day Deadline. Entry fees shall be considered late if received by the appropriate Regional Manager no later than four (4) days prior to the scheduled tournament start date. Administrative Fee: $20 14.6 14.6.1 Administrative Fee for Payment On-Site. PBA Tour. a. Exempt professionals will be automatically entered into all standard events. Entry fees will be deducted from prize fund checks unless the entry is paid prior to the seven (7) day deadline date. Payment may be made on-line or by check or credit card. b. Any competitor whose entry fee is received on-site at a PBA Tour event after the entry fee deadline [seven (7) days prior to the tournament start date] but prior to the tournament start date must pay an additional fee. Administrative Fee: $50 c. Any competitor whose entry fee is received on-site at a PBA event on or after the start date of the current tournament must pay an additional fee. Administrative Fee: $100

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14.6.2 PBA Senior Tour. a. Any competitor whose entry fee is received on-site at a PBA Senior Tour event more than seven (7) days prior to the tournament start date must pay an additional processing fee. Administrative Fee: $25 b. Any competitor whose entry fee is received on-site at a PBA Senior Tour event after the entry fee deadline [seven (7) days prior to the tournament start date] but prior to the tournament start date must pay an additional fee. Administrative Fee: $50 c. Any competitor whose entry fee is received on-site at a PBA Senior Tour event on or after the start date of the current tournament must pay an additional fee. Administrative Fee: $100 14.7 PBA Tour and Senior Tour Tournament Entry. To enter the tournament, members may complete the entry form for the tournaments they wish to enter, and send completed forms to the PBA office via: FAX at (206) 332-9722 Email at membership@pba.com Mail: PBA ATTN: Entry Processing 719 Second Avenue, Suite 701 Seattle, WA 98104 PBA Website On-line Entry System 14.8 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional) Tournament Entry. There are two (2) ways to enter PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Regional Tour events as outlined below. 14.8.1 On-Line Entry. Members may log on to the on-line entry system by going to www.pba.com. The first time the system is used you must log in with your Membership Number and Social Security Number. After accessing the system it is a step-by-step process. 14.8.2 Mail-in Entry. Sign and forward completed entry forms (via letter, fax or email), and entry fee to the corresponding PBA Regional Manager no later than seven (7) days (entry deadline date) prior to the tournament start date. 14.9 Tournament Entry Priority.

14.9.1 PBA Tour Open Field Events. Members who submit entries prior to the seven (7) day entry deadline will be confirmed into the tournament on a first come, first served basis. 14.9.2 PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR). Competitors who submit their entries for the PBA Tour Qualifying Round will be placed into the tournament field on a first come, first served basis. Entries that are postmarked the same day will be placed in order based on length of continuous membership.

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14.9.3 PBA Senior Tour. Entries will be accepted for PBA Senior Tour tournaments on a first-come, first-served basis unless the tournament is filled at the thirty (30) day entry deadline date. In these cases, the following entry priority list shall be used: a. Defending champion. b. Competitors who receive spots from the tournament sponsor, host center, or PBA Management. c. The winner of any PBA Senior Tour tournament for one (1) year from the date he or she won the championship. d. All cashers from the previous tournament (only applies within the season). NOTE: This entry priority must be claimed within thirty (30) minutes after the official final qualifying standings have been finalized and the claimant must have been previously entered in the tournament. e. The PBA Senior Tour top sixty-four (64) point earners from the previous season will receive this entry priority in all tournaments for which they are eligible. Refer to the appropriate point list appendices. f. Any member named PBA Senior Player of the Year within the last five (5) calendar years/seasons shall receive this entry priority in all tournaments for which he or she is eligible. g. PBA Hall of Fame Cardholders (Performance Category). h. Any member named PBA Senior Rookie of the Year within the last two (2) calendar years/seasons shall receive this entry priority in all tournaments for which he or she is eligible. i. The current top five (5) players on the Career Senior Point List [sliding scale down to the top one hundred (100)]: (See Appendix M). j. Past champions of the tournament the last three (3) years (city). k. PBA Tour Champions Cardholders. i. Full Membership Cardholders. Entry will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. Members whose entries are postmarked on the same day will be placed in order based on length of membership tenure. NOTE: After the entry deadline date, the field will be filled on a first come, first served basis. 14.9.4 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional). Members shall have entry priority over non-members up until four (4) days prior to the scheduled tournament start date. Beginning three (3) days prior to the scheduled tournament start date, all entries will be processed on a first come, first served basis, regardless of membership classification. 14.10 Tournament Entry Confirmation. Entry confirmations or denials will be sent out prior to the tournament start date. 14.10.1 PBA Tour. Upon entering a tournament, members will be sent an entry confirmation for either the tournament proper or the PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR). a. Once confirmed into the tournament, the member is obligated to compete unless he or she submits a written withdraw request to the PBA Office no later than one (1) day prior to the start of the tournament. b. If the PBA Tour Qualifying Round is filled, members will be sent an entry denial and their entry fees will be refunded.

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14.10.2 PBA Senior Tour. Upon entering a PBA Senior Tour tournament, members will be sent an entry confirmation for either the tournament proper or tournament stand-by. 14.10.3 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional). a. Confirmation is automatic upon receipt of entry unless otherwise notified by the Regional Manager. If the tournament is filled, the entry fee will be refunded as soon as possible. b. Once confirmed into the tournament, the member is obligated to compete unless he or she submits a written withdraw request to the Regional Manager no later than one (1) day prior to the start of the tournament. 14.11 Tournament Standby Priority.

14.11.1 PBA Tour. Any PBA Tour Exempt Professional who wishes to enter a filled PBA Tour major tournament will be placed at the top of the standby list provided he or she enters by midnight, two (2) days prior to the tournament start date. If the member enters after that time, he or she will be placed on the standby list based on the postmark date of his or her entry. 14.11.2 PBA Senior Tour. Any PBA Senior Tour top sixty-four (64) point earner from the previous calendar year who wishes to enter a filled PBA Senior Tour tournament will be placed at the top of the standby list, provided he or she enters by midnight, two (2) days prior to the tournament start date. If the member enters after that time, he or she will be placed on the standby list based on the postmark date of his or her entry. 14.11.3 PBA Regional Tour (and Senior Regional). If a tournament field fills prior to the seven (7) day deadline, entrants will be placed on the standby list in order of post mark. 14.12 Withdrawing From a PBA Tournament.

14.12.1 PBA Regional and Senior Regional Tour. Members who wish to withdraw from a Regional Tour or senior regional tournament must do so in writing (mail, fax or email) to the PBA office or the presiding Regional Tournament Director, as appropriate. Administrative Fee: $20 14.12.2 PBA Tour and Senior Tour. If a member withdraws from a tournament, it must be confirmed in writing to the Seattle Office. Additionally, if it is after the seven (7) day deadline, the appropriate Tournament Director must be notified via phone, fax or email. Administrative Fee: $25 14.12.3 Withdrawing While Tournament is in Progress. Any competitor who wishes to withdraw while the tournament is in progress must notify the bowlers on his or her pair and then receive permission from the Tournament Director. Failure to comply will result in the following penalty: Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $100 (Regional and Senior Tour) - $250 (PBA Tour)

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FIFTEEN - INJURIES TO EXEMPT PROFESSIONALS 15.1 Temporary Injury. A temporary injury is one that prevents participation in three (3) or fewer consecutive Standard Tour Events. Vacancies resulting from temporary injury (last minute or known) will be filled by the first standby from PBA Tour Qualifying Round. 15.2 Long Term Injury. A long term injury is one that prevents the player from participating in four (4) or more consecutive Standard Tour Events. Vacancies created as a result of a long term injury will be filled by the next eligible player from the previous season's PBA Tour point list. 15.3 Permanent Injury. A permanent injury is one that affects the exempt player's ability to compete during the current season for which he or she is exempt and as a result, impedes the player's ability to vie for continued exempt status. Vacancies created as a result of a permanent injury will be filled by the next eligible player from the previous season's PBA Tour point list. 15.4 Requests for Injury Exemption. Requests for consideration for deferment of exemption for a following PBA Tour season must be submitted to the PBA Commissioner. The Professional must include an explanation of how the injury occurred along with all supporting medical documentation. The PBA reserves the right to seek its own medical opinion regarding all player injuries.

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RULE ONE - TOURNAMENT COMMITMENT 1.1 1.2 1.3 General PBA Tour Exempt Professionals' Commitment PBA Tour Exempt Professionals' Tournament Participation 1.3.1 1.3.2 1.4 Requests Permitted Absences

Defense of Title 1.4.1 1.4.2 Permission to Be Excused Sponsor Change in Venue

1.5

Participating In Conflicting Events 1.5.1 1.5.2 1.5.3 1.5.4 1.5.5 1.5.6 PBA Tour Exempt Players and PBA Tour Title PBA Tour Exempt Players, PBA Hall of Fame Members and PBA Tour or Senior Tour Title Holders PBA Regional Tour Live or Recorded Bowling Programs and Electronic Media Competing in Concurrently Run PBA Events Use of Player Image or Likeness

RULE TWO - ADMITTANCE TO PBA EVENTS 2.1 2.2 2.3 General Player Entrance Guest Policy 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.3.3 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour PBA Regional Tour

RULE THREE - SQUAD ASSIGNMENTS 3.1 3.2 Responsibility Alphabetical Squad Roster 3.2.1 3.2.2 3.3 3.4 Alphabetical Roster in the Host Center Alphabetical Roster on the PBA Website

Mandatory Rules Review Tournament Roll Call 3.4.1 3.4.2 PBA Tour PBA Regional/PBA Senior Tour

3.5

Player Distribution 3.5.1 3.5.2 3.5.3 PBA Tour PBA Regional Tour/PBA Senior Tour Player Squad Assignments

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3.6 Penalty for Late Arrival 3.6.1 3.6.2 3.6.3 3.6.4 3.6.5 3.6.6 Tournament Standby List No Tournament Standby List Re-Entry after Being Disqualified Re-Entry after Completing a Previous Round of Competition Use of an Alternate Elimination Matches

RULE FOUR - PRO AM EVENTS 4.1 PBA Tour Regular Pro-Ams 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 Mandatory Participation by Non-Exempt Professionals Mandatory Participation by Exempt Professionals Mandatory Participation by PBA Tour Qualifying Round Professionals

4.2 4.3 4.4

PBA Senior Tour Pro-Ams PBA Regional/Senior Regional Tour Pro-Ams Pro-Am Roll Call 4.4.1 4.4.2 4.4.3 PBA Tour Host Center PBA Tour Satellite Center PBA Senior Tour/PBA Regional Tour

4.5

Permission to Withdraw from a PBA Tour Pro-Am 4.5.1 4.5.2 Requests for Withdraw Injury

4.6

Special Pro-Am Squads 4.6.1 4.6.2 4.6.3 Withdraws Attendance Special Pro-Am Compensation

RULE FIVE - PBA LOCKER ROOM 5.1 5.2 General Authorized Personnel in the Locker Room 5.2.1 5.2.2 5.2.3 5.2.4 5.2.5 5.3 5.4 Host Center Relatives and Friends Media Manufacturers' Representatives (Ball Reps) Other Personnel

Co-Ed Locker Room Bowling Balls 5.4.1 5.4.2 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour and Regional Tour

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5.5 Bags, Shirts, Shoes and Miscellaneous Equipment 5.5.1 5.5.2 5.5.3 5.6 Bowling and Accessory Bags Shirts Shoes and Miscellaneous Equipment

Penalties for Locker Room Rules Violations

RULE SIX - THE PBA POINT SYSTEM 6.1 6.2 6.3 General Designating Tournaments with Points Point Distribution 6.3.1 6.3.2 6.4 Formats that Carry Over Qualifying Round Pin Count Elimination Formats

Determining Final Finishing Position (Elimination Match Play) 6.4.1 6.4.2 PBA Tour - Point List Tie Breaking Procedures PBA Senior Tour and PBA Regional Tour - Point List Tie Breaking

6.5 6.6 6.7

Determining Final Finishing Position (Other Formats) Point Distribution for PBA Sponsor Competition Program Cumulative Point Total Jurisdiction 6.7.1 6.7.2 Jurisdiction Notification Transferring Points Between Jurisdictions

RULE SEVEN - PRIZE MONEY 7.1 7.2 Official Money Prize Fund Distribution 7.2.1 7.2.2 7.2.3 7.2.4 7.2.5 7.2.6 Compensation for Exempt Professionals 1st Place Prize Amounts and Cashing Ratios Last Cash Guaranteed PBA Tour and Regional Tour Ties Super Senior Ties Declined Prize Money

RULE EIGHT - PLAYER INCENTIVES, ENDORSEMENTS & SPONSORSHIPS 8.1 8.2 8.3 Incentive Offers Tournament Incentives Endorsement Relationships and Individual Sponsorships

RULE NINE - PRODUCT REGISTRATION PROGRAM 9.1 9.2 Purpose Guidelines for Registered Products 9.2.1 9.2.2 Use of Non-Registered Bowling Products Use of Non Registered Bowling Balls

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9.2.3 9.2.4 9.3 Use of International Bowling Balls Use of Indiscriminate Accessory Items

Guidelines for Display of Product Registered Logos and Trademarks 9.3.1 9.3.2 9.3.3 9.3.4 Procedures for Obscuring Non Registered Logos Fashion Logos Altering or Obscuring Product Registered Logos Television Broadcast Production Restrictions

9.4

Use of Non-Product Registered Accessory Products 9.4.1 9.4.2 Ball Polish Enforcement Authority

9.5 9.6

Logos Logo Approval

RULE TEN - THE PBA SPONSOR COMPETITION PROGRAM 10.1 Condition of Participation 10.1.1 10.1.2 10.1.3 10.1.4 10.2 Attendance of Sponsor Related Functions Sponsor Spare Ball Sponsor Competition Logos Additional Appearances

Sponsor Competition Program Logo Ball 10.2.1 10.2.2 Non Televised Competition Televised Competition

10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7

Restrictions on Use of PBA Sponsor Competition Program Logo Balls PBA Sponsor Competition Program Logos/Patches PBA Sponsor Competition Program Patch Location PBA Sponsor Competition Program Draft Distribution of Sponsor Competition Program Points

RULE ELEVEN - BOWLING BALL SPECIFICATIONS 11.1 11.2 11.3 General Ball Weighing Scales Bowling Ball Size and Weight 11.3.1 11.3.2 11.4 Ball Circumference and Diameter Gross Weight

Bowling Ball Balance 11.4.1 11.4.2 11.4.3 Top and Bottom Weight Side/Finger/Thumb Weight No Thumb Hole

11.5

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11.5.1 11.5.2 11.5.3 11.5.4 11.6 Holes for Gripping Purposes Extra Holes Vent Holes No Thumb Delivery

Weigh-in Violation Penalties 11.6.1 11.6.2 PBA Tour PBA Regional Tour/PBA Senior Tour

11.7

Bowling Ball Surface 11.7.1 11.7.2 11.7.3 11.7.4 11.7.5 11.7.6 Surface Hardness Altering the Surface of a Ball Unauthorized Coatings on Ball Surface Acetone and Acetone-Based Products Protruding Objects Foreign Material on Ball Surface

11.8 11.9

Plugged Equipment Gripping Devices 11.9.1 11.9.2 11.9.3 Gripping Material Removable Devices Penalties for Non-Compliance of Gripping Devices Rule

11.10

Damaged Equipment 11.10.1 11.10.2 Equipment Damage During Competition Removing Damaged Ball From Competition

RULE TWELVE - EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION AND WEIGH-IN 12.1 12.2 Bowling Ball Serial Number Weigh-in Procedures for Bowling Balls Used in Competition 12.2.1 12.2.2 12.3 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour and PBA Regional Tour

Equipment Spot Checks

RULE THIRTEEN - APPEARANCE GUIDELINES 13.1 General 13.1.1 13.1.2 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour, PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Regional Tour

13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5

Media Photographs and Interviews Attire While Practicing in the Host Center Formal Sponsor Functions Competitive Attire Guidelines 13.5.1 Pants

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13.5.2 13.5.3 13.5.4 13.5.5 13.5.6 13.5.7 13.5.8 13.5.9 13.5.10 13.5.11 13.5.12 13.5.13 13.6 Skirts Shorts T-Shirts Earrings Items Protruding From Clothing Headwear Belts Shirts Standard Lettering on Shirts Competitors with Long Names Script Lettering on Shirts TV Finalists Shirt Color and Style

PBA Tour Uniform 13.6.1 13.6.2 Player Responsibilities Discretionary Apparel

13.7 13.8

Prior Endorsement or Sponsorship Relationships Violation of Appearance Guidelines

RULE FOURTEEN - LOGO GUIDELINES 14.1 14.2 14.3 PBA Logo Small Fashion Logos Sponsor Competition Program and Other Sponsor Logos /Patches 14.3.1 14.3.2 14.3.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 PBA Tour PBA Regional Tour PBA Senior

Other Logos Logo Size Redundant Logos Logo Placement 14.7.1 14.7.2 14.7.3 14.7.4 14.7.5 14.7.6 14.7.7 Left Sleeve Logo Location Right Sleeve and Back (Yoke) Logo Location Left and Right Chest Logo Location Collar Location The American Flag Patch Network Logos Bowling Pro Shop Logo

14.8 14.9

Violation of Logo Guidelines Severe Violations of Logo Guidelines

RULE FIFTEEN - PLAYER CONDUCT 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 General Host Center Rules Fine Slips Player Disqualification 15.4.1 15.4.2 Authority Scope of Disqualification

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15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.10 15.11 Conduct Unbecoming a Professional Lane Maintenance Complaints Refusal to Bowl Sponsorship of Another Member Gambling Substance Abuse Policy 15.11.1 15.11.2 15.11.3 15.11.4 15.12 Assist in Assuring the Well Being of the Member Protect the Membership Uphold the Law Sale and Distribution of Controlled Substances

Public Consumption of Alcohol 15.12.1 15.12.2 15.12.3 15.12.4 15.12.5 Consumption of Alcohol while Competing Designated Area Wearing Name Shirt Media Sessions Other Members

15.13 15.14

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Use of Tobacco Products 15.14.1 15.14.2 15.14.3 15.14.4 15.14.5 Use of Tobacco Products While Competing Designated Smoking Area While Wearing Name Shirt Media Sessions Other Members

15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19

Pipes, Cigars, etc. Selling Equipment Removal of Bowling Balls and Equipment Mandatory Functions Press and Media Obligations 15.19.1 15.19.2 Coordination Interview Location Restrictions

15.20

Television Finals Production Interviews 15.20.1 15.20.2 Pre-Television Finals Interviews Post Television Finals Interviews

15.21 15.22

Player Introductions Additional Event Appearances 15.22.1 15.22.2 Personal Appearances Charity Autographs

RULE SIXTEEN - PRACTICE & WARM-UP 16.1 The Official Practice Session

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16.2 Other Practice Sessions 16.2.1 Lane Availability 16.2.2 Practice for Authorized Persons 16.2.3 Non-Complimentary Practice Warm-Up Prior to Qualifying and Match Play Rounds 16.3.1 16.3.2 16.3.3 16.3.4 16.3.5 16.4 Qualifying Warm-Up Match Play Warm-Up (when practice pairs are available) Match Play Warm-Up (when practice pairs are not available) Position Round Warm-Up Lane Break-Down Warm-Up

16.3

Warm-Up Prior to Televised Championship Round Matches 16.4.1 16.4.2 Elimination Match Play Format Stepladder Format

16.5

Warm-Up Prior to Non-Televised Championship Round Matches 16.5.1 16.5.2 16.5.3 PBA Tour and Senior Tour Stepladder Finals PBA Tour and Senior Tour Elimination Match Play Format PBA Regional Tour (Elimination Match Play Format)

RULE SEVENTEEN - RULES OF PLAY 17.1 17.2 17.3 Ball Shavings Rosin Bags and Powder Breakdown or Delay 17.3.1 17.3.2 17.4 17.5 17.6 Warm-Up Shots in the Event of Breakdown Use of the Alternate Pair in the Event of Breakdown

Lane Courtesy and Double Jumping Slow Play During Qualifying Slow Play During Match Play 17.6.1 17.6.2 When Lane Courtesy is Observed When Lane Courtesy is NOT Observed

17.7

Slow Play During Televised Events 17.7.1 17.7.2 When Bowling on the Right Lane When Bowling on the Left Lane

17.8

Dead Ball Situations 17.8.1 17.8.2 17.8.3 17.8.4 17.8.5 17.8.6 Missing Pins Dead Wood Bowling on the Wrong Lane Bowling Out of Turn Interference Disputed Pin Fall

17.9

Re-Spotting of Pins

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17.10 17.11 Order of Shots Unintentional Fouls 17.11.1 17.11.2 17.11.3 17.12 17.13 Contesting a Foul Ruling Authority Foul Line Judge

Intentional Fouls Re-Racks 17.13.1 17.13.2 17.13.3 17.13.4 Re-Racks per Game Re-Racks during Abbreviated Tie-Breaker Re-Rack Accountability Re-Rack Requests During Televised Matches

17.14 17.15

Completion of Frame Coaching 17.15.1 17.15.2 17.15.3 Restrictions Communication Between Tournament Competitors Communication with Manufacturers' Representatives (Ball Reps)

17.16 17.17 17.18

Personal Listening Devices Personal Communications Devices Personnel in the Bowlers' Area 17.18.1 17.18.2 17.18.3 17.18.4 Authorized Personnel Ball Manufacturer Representatives (Ball Reps) Other Spectators Incoming Squads

17.19 17.20 17.21

Bowling Balls in the Bowlers' Area Use of Equipment Caddies Retrieving Bowling Equipment From a Location Outside of the Host Center 17.21.1 17.21.2 Notify a Tournament Official Retrieve the Bowling Ball

17.22

Interrupted Tournament 17.22.1 17.22.2 17.22.3 17.22.4 17.22.5 Play is Resumed Loss of Score Play is Not Resumed Televised Finals Final Authority

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RULE EIGHTEEN - PBA SCORING 18.1 PBA Scoring System 18.1.1 18.1.2 Singles Event; Bonus Pins for Round Robin Match Play Competition Doubles Event; Bonus Pins for Round Robin Match Play Competition

18.2

Tie Scores 18.2.1 18.2.2 18.2.3 18.2.4 18.2.5 18.2.6 18.2.7 18.2.8 18.2.9 Tie for Qualifying Position Into a Cut Round Tie for the Match Play Alternate Roll-Off Deadline Point Distribution in the Event of a Tie
PBA Tour/PBA Senior Tour - Breaking Ties for Bracket Placement

PBA Regional Tour - Breaking Ties for Bracket Placement Breaking Ties Going Into a Round Robin Cut Round or Position Round Breaking Ties to Determine Stepladder Placement Breaking Ties in a Stepladder or Elimination Match

18.3

Score Sheet Responsibility 18.3.1 18.3.2 18.3.3 18.3.4 18.3.5 18.3.6 Verifying and Signing the Score Sheet (Qualifying) Verifying and Signing the Score Sheet (Match Play) Documenting Equipment on the Score Sheet Recording Game Scores Damage to Score Sheets Official Scores

RULE NINETEEN - SINGLE ELIMINATION MATCH PLAY 19.1 19.2 Single Elimination Match Play Format Placement of Competitors Into the Single Elimination Match Play Bracket 19.2.1 19.2.2 19.2.3 19.3 PBA Tour PBA Senior Tour PBA Regional Tour

Order of Play

RULE TWENTY - ROUND ROBIN MATCH PLAY 20.1 20.2 Round Robin Match Play Format Determining the Match Play Alternate 20.2.1 20.2.2 20.2.3 20.3 Ties for the Match Play Alternate Position Roll Call The Alternate's Availability to Compete

Procedures for Substituting the Alternate 20.3.1 Score Computation (Singles Format)

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20.3.2 20.3.3 20.3.4 20.3.5 20.3.6 20.3.7 20.3.8 Score Computation (Doubles Format; Competitors Choose Their Own Partners) Score Computation (Doubles Format; Competitors are Paired With a Partner) Warm-up for the Alternate Replacing the Alternate Assigning Points for the Alternate Prize Money Distribution Alternate Fee

APPENDIX A - PBA Tour Standard Single Elimination APPENDIX B - PBA Tour Standard Round Robin APPENDIX C - PBA Tour Open Round Robin APPENDIX D - USBC Masters APPENDIX E - PBA Tour/Senior Tour US Open APPENDIX F - World Championship APPENDIX G - Regional Players Championship APPENDIX H - Senior Tour Seeded Single Elimination APPENDIX I - Senior Tour Single Elimination APPENDIX J - Regional Tour, Single Elimination Round of 32 APPENDIX K - Regional Tour, Single Elimination Round of 16 APPENDIX L - Regional Tour, Single Elimination Round of 8 APPENDIX M - PBA Tour/Senior, Career Point List

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RULE 1 - TOURNAMENT COMMITMENT 1.1 General. For all PBA Tour, Senior Tour and Regional Tour events, receipt of entry confirmation obligates the participant to compete in that tournament. Any competitor who is confirmed as a tournament entrant and fails to compete shall be classified as a no-show. Penalty: Loss of Entry Fee 1.2 PBA Tour Exempt Professionals' Commitment. Professionals awarded a PBA Tour exemption must compete in two thirds (2/3) of the standard tournaments scheduled in the PBA Tour season for which he or she is exempt. Penalty: Loss of Exemption 1.3 PBA Tour Exempt Professionals' Tournament Participation. Subject to the provisions of Rule 1.2, up to five (5) exempt players may be excused from participating in a standard Tour event in any given week. 1.3.1 Requests. Each request must be submitted in writing and all requests will be reviewed by the PBA on a case-by-case basis. NOTE: Because exempt professionals are automatically entered into all standard events prior to the start of the season, any requests to be excused should be made as soon as possible upon receipt of entry confirmation. 1.3.2 Permitted Absences. Permitted absences will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Any exempt player who skips a standard Tour event without the express permission from the PBA will be in violation of this rule. Penalty: Intermediate - $1000 1.4 Defense of Title. The defending champion must defend his or her title provided that the tournament is held within two (2) years after the title is won. Penalty: Minor Penalty - $200 1.4.1 Permission to Be Excused. The defending champion must submit a request to the PBA office, in writing, no later than thirty (30) days prior to the start of the tournament title defense in order to be excused from his or her obligations. If the Commissioner has not rendered a decision at least fourteen (14) days prior to the start of the tournament title defense, the player will be excused from his or her obligation to defend. 1.4.2 Sponsor Change in Venue. In the event a sponsor moves its tournament the following year, the defending champion must defend his or her title in both the city where he or she won the tournament as well as the site of the new tournament. If a sponsor stages more than one (1) tournament in a calendar year, the champion will only be required to defend the tournament that is held in the city where he or she previously won. 1.5 Participating In Conflicting Events.

1.5.1 PBA Tour Exempt Players and PBA Tour Title Holders. PBA Tour exempt players and/or members who have won a PBA Tour title within the last five (5) seasons/calendar years who wish to participate in any non-PBA sponsored tournament run concurrently with a PBA tournament must receive written permission from the Commissioner or delegated representative.

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Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Fine Equal to Amount Received for Participating in Conflicting Tournament 1.5.2 PBA Tour Exempt Players, PBA Hall of Fame Members and PBA Tour or Senior Tour Title Holders. Any PBA Tour exempt player, or any Hall of Fame or PBA Senior Tour / Senior Tour Title holder who wishes to take part in any non-PBA sponsored exhibition, appearance, tournament or clinic within a radius of two hundred (200) miles and within two (2) days before or after a PBA Tour or PBA Senior Tour tournament must receive written permission from PBA Management. Penalty: Code of Ethics Violation - Fine Equal to Amount Received for Participating in Conflicting Event 1.5.3 PBA Regional Tour. Any non-exempt member who wishes to participate in a concurrently run non-PBA sponsored tournament within a radius of 50 miles of a PBA Regional Tour or PBA Senior Regional Tour tournament must receive written permission from the appropriate Regional Manager. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - A Fine Equal to the Amount Received for Participating in the Conflicting Tournament 1.5.4 Live or Recorded Bowling Programs and Electronic Media. Any member scheduled to appear in any live or recorded bowling-related program for any form of electronic media must receive written permission from the PBA office no less than ten (10) days prior to the air date of the program. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - As Determined by the Commissioner 1.5.5 Competing in Concurrently Run PBA Events. Members competing in a PBA event may not compete in a concurrently-run PBA event. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification in each event with no points or prize money awarded 1.5.6 Use of Player Image or Likeness. Members may not allow their image or likeness to be used for any promotional purposes without prior written approval from the PBA. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - As Determined by the Commissioner RULE 2 - ADMITTANCE TO PBA EVENTS 2.1 General. Members who are not competing in the event in progress may use their PBA membership cards to gain admittance (excluding all TV finals and arena events) but will not receive any guest benefits. 2.2 Player Entrance. Tournament competitors only, will be admitted through a designated entrance. Players must have their membership cards or proper credentials available to gain admittance for all rounds of competition. Administrative fee for lost credential: $100 2.3 Guest Policy.

2.3.1 PBA Tour. Each competitor will be permitted two (2) guests in addition his or her spouse, parents and children under eighteen (18) for all rounds of competition to include any practice session. a. All complimentary guest admittances must be submitted to the PBA Tournament Director on-site before the start of the event (typically on Wednesday).

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b. All guest policies are in effect for all event days, times, and locations (including arena events and television broadcasts). c. During television and arena finals, Championship Round competitors will be allowed two (2) guests and all immediate family members (parents, spouse, and all children). d. Players who have been eliminated from competition must accompany their guests to take advantage of complimentary entry, when appropriate. 2.3.2 PBA Senior Tour. Each PBA Senior Tour competitor will be permitted two (2) guests in addition to his or her spouse and children under eighteen (18) for all rounds of competition, including any practice session. Players who have been eliminated from competition must accompany their guests to take advantage of complimentary entry, when appropriate. 2.3.3 PBA Regional Tour. An admission charge for PBA Regional Tour events will be at the discretion of individual tournament hosts and Regional Managers. RULE 3 - SQUAD ASSIGNMENTS 3.1 Responsibility. It is the responsibility of the competitor to verify his or her scheduled squad times for both the Pro-Am and tournament proper at the tournament site or by contacting the Tournament Director. 3.2 Alphabetical Squad Roster.

3.2.1 Alphabetical Roster in the Host Center. An alphabetical squad assignment sheet containing squad assignments and times will be posted in the locker room and available at the control counter of the tournament at least one day prior to the official start date of the event. 3.2.2 Alphabetical Roster on the PBA Website. For the PBA Tour and PBA Senior Tour, squad assignments will be posted on www.pba.com approximately two (2) weeks prior to the event. 3.3 Mandatory Rules Review. All amateurs and members competing in their first tournament must attend a mandatory rules review meeting prior to competing in the event. Penalty: Disqualification 3.4 Tournament Roll Call. Roll will be called thirty (30) minutes prior to the first round of competition in all PBA events. Additional roll calls may be scheduled as necessary at the discretion of the Tournament Director. 3.4.1 PBA Tour. Players are considered tardy if they do not acknowledge their name during roll call. Penalty: Minor - $25 3.4.2 PBA Regional/PBA Senior Tour. Players are considered tardy if they do not acknowledge their name during roll call. Penalty: Minor - $10 3.5 Player Distribution.

3.5.1 PBA Tour. Players will be distributed randomly for PBA Tour Qualifying Rounds.

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a. Three (3) competitors will be assigned per pair when an adequate number of lanes are available during PBA Tour Qualifying Rounds. b. PBA Tour Qualifying Rounds may accommodate a maximum of five (5) competitors per pair. c. The top fifty-eight (58) from the PBA Tour point list and other distinguished competitors will be divided equally between squads during the US Open and PBA World Championship for competitive balance and spectator appeal. 3.5.2 PBA Regional Tour/PBA Senior Tour. a. Three (3) competitors will be assigned per pair when an adequate number of lanes are available during qualifying rounds. b. PBA Regional Tour fields will accommodate as many competitors per pair as determined by respective Regional Managers. 3.5.3 Player Squad Assignments. Members who compete consistently in a given jurisdiction will alternate each tournament between squads and may request one (1) voluntary temporary or permanent squad change per season. 3.6 Penalty for Late Arrival.

3.6.1 Tournament Standby List. A competitor not available to bowl at the official starting time posted for the first round will be disqualified and replaced by the next standby in line. Penalty: Disqualification 3.6.2 No Tournament Standby List. If there is not an active standby list, the competitor may choose to enter play in progress. No score will be received for frames missed. Any game in which frames were missed will count as a missed game when assessing a penalty. Penalty: Minor - $50 for each missed game 3.6.3 Re-Entry after Being Disqualified. A disqualified competitor who appears after his or her official starting time will be placed at the bottom of the standby list. If an opening is available he or she may pay another entry fee to compete in a later squad. 3.6.4 Re-Entry after Completing a Previous Round of Competition. If late for a subsequent round of the tournament, the competitor must enter play in progress. No score will be received for frames missed. Any game in which frames were missed will count as a missed game when assessing a penalty. Penalty: Minor - $50 for each missed game 3.6.5 Use of an Alternate. A competitor not available to bowl at the scheduled starting time for a round robin match play (alternate is not used for elimination matches) round will be disqualified and replaced by the alternate. Penalty: Disqualification NOTE: Additional competitors who fail to show for a match play round will be replaced by the next highest finishing player available. 3.6.6 Elimination Matches. A competitor not available to bowl at the scheduled starting time an elimination round will receive no score for frames missed. If the competitor misses all frames for a particular game, that game shall be a forfeit. Players

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bowling unopposed must complete all games necessary to win a forfeited match. RULE 4 - PRO AM EVENTS 4.1 PBA Tour Regular Pro-Ams. All members entered in the tournament must be available for the Pro-Am and may only be excused by the presiding Tournament Director. Penalty: Intermediate - $1000 4.1.1 Mandatory Participation by Non-Exempt Professionals. Non-exempt professionals may be required to bowl in a maximum of two (2) complimentary ProAm squads for the event in which they entered. All non-exempt professionals scheduled to compete in the Pro-Am (including standbys) must attend. Penalty: Intermediate - $1000 4.1.2 Mandatory Participation by Exempt Professionals. All PBA Tour exempt professionals will be required to participate in a maximum of two (2) complimentary Pro-Am squads per week (including major tournaments). Penalty: Intermediate - $1000 4.1.3 Mandatory Participation by PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR) Professionals. All PBATQR competitors who make the cut to the tournament proper must be available for the Pro-Am. 4.2 PBA Senior Tour Pro-Ams. All professionals scheduled to compete in Senior Tour Pro-Am events (including standbys) must attend. Penalty: Minor - $200 4.3 PBA Regional/Senior Regional Tour Pro-Ams. All professionals scheduled to compete in PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Regional Tour Pro-Ams (including standbys) must attend. Penalty: Minor - $200 4.4 Pro-Am Roll Call. Roll will be called prior to the start of each Pro-Am squad in all PBA events. 4.4.1 PBA Tour Host Center. Roll will be called fifteen (15) minutes prior to start of each Pro-Am squad. Players are considered tardy if they do not acknowledge their names being called during roll call. Penalty: Minor - $25 4.4.2 PBA Tour Satellite Center. Roll will be called thirty (30) minutes prior to start of each Pro-Am squad. Players are considered tardy if they do not acknowledge their names being called during roll call. Penalty: Minor - $25 4.4.3 PBA Senior Tour/PBA Regional Tour. Roll will be called fifteen (15) minutes prior to start of each Pro-Am squad. Players are considered tardy if they do not acknowledge their names being called during roll call. Penalty: Minor - $10 4.5 Permission to Withdraw from a PBA Tour Pro-Am.

4.5.1 Requests for Withdraw. A competitor who wishes to withdraw from the Pro-Am must request permission to do so no less than two (2) weeks in advance of

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their assigned Pro-Am day. 4.5.2 Injury. The Tournament Director may require the presence of any competitor excused for injury from his or her Pro-Am squad to sign autographs. 4.6 Special Pro-Am Squads. Special Pro-Am squads are defined as those Pro-Am events that occur outside of the normal tournament schedule. 4.6.1 Withdraws. Any competitor who wishes to withdraw from his or her assigned special Pro-Am squad must do so at least two (2) days prior to the start of the squad. Penalty: Minor - $500 4.6.2 Attendance. All professionals scheduled to compete in the special Pro-Am squad (including standbys) must attend. Penalty: Minor - $500 4.6.3 Special Pro-Am Compensation. a. PBA Tour. Any professional who competes in a special Pro-Am squad will be paid at least one hundred and fifty dollars ($150) for adult squads and one hundred dollars ($100) for junior and senior squads. b. PBA Senior Tour and PBA Regional Tour. The presiding Tournament Director will determine compensation for participating professionals. RULE 5 - PBA LOCKER ROOM 5.1 General. Only PBA members, tournament participants and staff are permitted in the locker room except as noted in Rule 5.2 below. 5.2 Authorized Personnel in the Locker Room.

5.2.1 Host Center Employees. Bowling center employees may be authorized in conduct of normal business. 5.2.2 Relatives and Friends. Relatives or friends, when accompanied by a member and cleared by Player Services Staff may be authorized. 5.2.3 Media. Media may be authorized only when accompanied by a PBA staff member. 5.2.4 Manufacturers' Representatives (Ball Reps). Manufacturer Ball Reps are not permitted in the locker room without proper credentials or while tournament competition is in progress unless accompanied by a PBA tournament official. 5.2.5 Other Personnel. The PBA Staff may authorize additional persons on a case-by-case basis. 5.3 Co-Ed Locker Room. During tournaments with both male and female competitors, the locker room common area shall be accessible to all tournament entrants. Clothing changes must be made in the designated locker room dressing area. During events when a designated dressing area is not available, tournament participants must use the restroom to change clothes, as appropriate.

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5.4 Bowling Balls. Loose bowling balls will not be permitted in the locker room. Single ball boxes are not permitted for storage; however case boxes may be used with the owner's name clearly visible on the box. 5.4.1 PBA Tour. a. PBA Tour Qualifying Round (PBATQR). A maximum of nine (9) bowling balls per competitor will be allowed in the locker room for all PBATQR competitors. Any PBA TQR participant who fails to qualify (with the exception of the three (3) standbys), must remove his or her equipment from the locker room within one (1) hour after the final PBATQR standings are posted. b. Tournament Field. Exempt players, and those advancing from the PBA Tour Qualifying Round, will be allowed an unlimited number of bowling balls in the locker room (with the exception of the US Open and the PBA World Championship). c. Major Tournaments. A maximum of nine (9) bowling balls per competitor will be allowed in the locker room for all competitors during the US Open and PBA World Championship. d. Match Play Finalists. Players advancing to match play will be allowed an unlimited number of bowling balls in the locker room. 5.4.2 PBA Senior Tour and Regional Tour. a. Tournament Participants. A maximum of nine (9) bowling balls per competitor will be allowed in the locker room for all PBA Senior Tour competitors. b. Match Play Finalists. Players advancing to match play during any PBA Senior Tour event will be allowed an unlimited number of bowling balls in the locker room. 5.5 Bags, Shirts, Shoes and Miscellaneous Equipment.

5.5.1 Bowling and Accessory Bags. All bags must be secured and display an approved PBA bag tag with the name clearly marked. 5.5.2 Shirts. All shirts must be stored on shirt racks when provided.

5.5.3 Shoes and Miscellaneous Equipment. All shoes and equipment must be stored within labeled bags. 5.6 Penalties for Locker Room Rules Violations.

Penalty 1st Offense in a Season: Warning Penalty 2nd to 5th Offense in a Season: Minor - $50 (PBA Tour) - $10 (PBA Senior & Regional Tour) Penalty 6th Offense in a Season: Code of Ethics - To be determined by the Commissioner RULE 6 - THE PBA POINT SYSTEM 6.1 General. The PBA point system has been designed so that every position

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in the tournament field is awarded a unique point value. The procedures for assigning point values for individual positions are contained in the following paragraphs. 6.2 Designating Tournaments with Points. The PBA reserves the right to determine in which tournaments points will be awarded. Competitors will only receive credit for points in PBA sanctioned or co-sponsored tournaments as described below. 6.3 Point Distribution. Points will be awarded to competitors based on their finishing position in each tournament using the following criteria: 6.3.1 Formats that Carry Over Qualifying Round Pin Count. Points shall be awarded based on the competitor's final finishing position. 6.3.2 Elimination Formats. The total number of points awarded shall be determined by adding the base points and qualifying position points per the appropriate point list appendices contained in the Rules and Regulations Handbook. 6.4 Determining Final Finishing Position (Elimination Match Play). When players are eliminated from an elimination match play format, each competitor will be placed according to his or her match play win/loss record within the round from which he or she was eliminated. 6.4.1 PBA Tour - Point List Tie Breaking Procedures. If competitors share the same match play record within the round from which they were eliminated, the tie shall be broken by using the individual average from the current tournament (computed to the nearest 100th of a pin). 6.4.2 PBA Senior Tour and PBA Regional Tour - Point List Tie Breaking Procedures. If competitors share the same match play record within the round from which they were eliminated then: a. The tie shall be broken using the qualifying total pins for that tournament. b. If a tie still exists, then each tied competitor shall receive the points derived from averaging the sum of the point totals of each tied position. 6.5 Determining Final Finishing Position (Other Formats). Players shall receive points for their final finishing position. If a tie exists, then each competitor shall receive points derived from totaling the point values of each tied position and awarding the average total to each tied competitor. 6.6 Point Distribution for PBA Sponsor Competition Program. Points shall be computed using the season PBA point list. 6.7 Cumulative Point Total Jurisdiction. Point lists will be established for each jurisdiction of the PBA (PBA Tour, PBA Senior Tour, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA Senior Regional Tour) and will be awarded for each official tournament on the schedule of each particular jurisdiction. 6.7.1 Jurisdiction Notification. A sign will be posted in the locker room stating whether points for that particular tournament will count toward the cumulative point total for the jurisdiction in which the tournament is conducted. 6.7.2 Transferring Points Between Jurisdictions. Point totals are not transferable among jurisdictions.

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RULE 7 - PRIZE MONEY 7.1 Official Money. Competitors will only receive credit for official prize money in PBA sanctioned or co-sponsored tournaments. 7.2 Prize Fund Distribution.

7.2.1 Compensation for Exempt Professionals. Exempt Professionals are eligible for prize money only in PBA Tour Events in which the Professional participates. 7.2.2 1st Place Prize Amounts and Cashing Ratios. All first-place prize amounts and cashing ratios will be available to all members prior to the start of the tournament proper. 7.2.3 Last Cash Guaranteed Amount. The last check in any tournament will be an amount no less than the member entry fee for that tournament. 7.2.4 PBA Tour and Regional Tour Ties. In the event of a tie for any finishing position other than first place, prize money will be divided equally among the competitors who finish tied. 7.2.5 Super Senior Ties. A super senior who ties for last cash in the regular prize fund shall be paid the difference between his or her share of the last cash amount and the normal super senior check awarded for the event. Additionally, all guaranteed super senior cash spots advertised for the event will also be paid. 7.2.6 Declined Prize Money. If any competitor declines prize money for which he or she qualifies then the prize money for that finishing position will not be paid. RULE 8 - PLAYER INCENTIVES, ENDORSEMENTS & SPONSORSHIPS 8.1 Incentive Offers. PBA members may not accept unauthorized incentives. Penalty: Code of Ethics Violation, Major - $1000 plus an amount equal to the value of the incentive. 8.2 Tournament Incentives. Any incentives will be posted in the locker room prior to the beginning of the first round of each tournament. 8.3 Endorsement Relationships and Individual Sponsorships. Members who are retained by a valid endorsement or sponsorship contract must provide a complete Contract and Endorsement Acknowledgement Form to the PBA no less than twelve (12) hours prior to the effective starting date of the contract. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation, Major - $1000 plus suspension from the PBA for the duration of the contract. RULE 9 - PRODUCT REGISTRATION PROGRAM 9.1 Purpose. The PBA owns the exclusive right to regulate the use of its names, trademarks and logos. The PBA will provide opportunities, in the form of licensing and sponsorships, for companies to promote and display its products, product names, trademarks and logos to consumers. Companies that desire to take advantage of these opportunities must first register its products with the PBA, so that these products might be cleared for use during PBA competition.

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9.2 Guidelines for Registered Products.

9.2.1 Use of Non-Registered Bowling Products. Competitors may not use any non-registered bowling-related product in PBA competition. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250; and the product must be removed. 9.2.2 Use of Non-Registered Bowling Balls. Competitors may not use a ball that has not been registered and cleared by the PBA during competition. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification NOTE: Bowling balls containing trademarked characters, college logos, sports team logos or corporate logos will not be permitted during PBA competition. Sponsor team balls may only be used by sponsor team members as outlined in Rule 10.2. 9.2.3 Use of International Bowling Balls. International bowling balls are defined as bowling balls that are not available for purchase within the United States and may be used provided that: a. The bowler is not a United States resident. b. The bowling ball was manufactured by a PBA registered company and has an equivalent bowling ball available within the United States. c. The bowler has received written approval prior to using any international bowling ball in PBA competition. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 9.2.4 Use of Indiscriminate Accessory Items. Items without visible logos and those that are not easily identifiable by their unique design are considered indiscriminate accessory items. The following products fall into this category: cork inserts, tape, slugs and ball polishes. See Rule 9.4, Use of Non-Product Registered Accessory Items, for additional information. 9.3 Guidelines for Display of Product Registered Logos and Trademarks. Competitors may NOT display non-registered company names and/or product logos in PBA competition. See Rule 9.3.2 for rules covering small fashion logos. Penalty: Minor - $500 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior Tour/Regional Tour) 9.3.1 Procedures for Obscuring Non Registered Logos. a. Shirt. If the company name or logo in question resides on a shirt, it must be immediately removed or obscured by an approved logo. b. Pants/Skirts. If the company name or logo in question resides on pants it must be immediately removed. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification if logo is not immediately covered or removed as appropriate. 9.3.2 Fashion Logos. Small fashion logos may be left on clothing worn during competition provided that: a. Television Exposure. It is not worn during a portion of the tournament that will be broadcast. b. Compensation. The competitor has not received compensation for wearing the logo.

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9.3.3 Altering or Obscuring Product Registered Logos. Any registered product whose brand name, color or logo has been altered from the condition under which it was originally registered may not be used in PBA competition unless the competitor has received prior written permission from the PBA. Penalty 1st Offense: Warning and product must be removed from play Penalty Subsequent Offenses in a Season: Intermediate - $1000 NOTE: In extraordinary circumstances, competitors may be permitted to obscure product registered logos on a case-by-case basis. A writ ten request must be submitted to the presiding Tournament Director and permission must be granted in writing prior to using the equipment in PBA competition 9.3.4 Television Broadcast Production Restrictions. Any product that, in the opinion of the TV Coordinating Producer, would distort acceptable production techniques or would contradict the image content of paid advertisements may not be used in PBA competition. 9.4 Use of Non-Product Registered Accessory Products. Accessory items without visible logos and those not easily identifiable by their unique design are excluded from the product registration program. The following products fall into this category: cork inserts, tape, slugs and ball polishes. 9.4.1 Ball Polish. Competitors may not use or display any non-registered bowling ball polish outside of the locker room area. Penalty: Minor - $500 9.4.2 Enforcement Authority. The Tournament Director will have the authority to determine whether the use of a product is in violation of the intent of the Product Registration rule, and that decision will be final. 9.5 Logos. Logos are defined as any lettering and/or illustration promoting a company, product and service or membership organization. 9.6 Logo Approval. All logos used on apparel and bowling equipment must be product-registered and/or formally approved by the PBA in writing.

RULE 10 - THE PBA SPONSOR COMPETITION PROGRAM 10.1 Condition of Participation. At a minimum, any such sponsor competition may include requirements that the Professional use a spare ball (if Professional elects to use a spare ball during competition) and wear team sponsor apparel that bears the logo and/or mark of this sponsor. 10.1.1 Attendance of Sponsor Related Functions. Professional will also be required to attend sponsor related events during the season. PBA will request the Professional's attendance at least one week in advance. 10.1.2 Sponsor Spare Ball. Professional must declare if he or she elects to use a spare ball during competition prior to any pre-season player meetings, or when notified of a sponsor after the player draft. He or she also must declare any color restrictions. 10.1.3 Sponsor Competition Logos. Professional must wear shirt with Sponsor

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patches when making appearances as a PBA Professional. This includes photo shoots, autograph sessions, media appearances, etc. 10.1.4 Additional Appearances. Professional, upon the request of an authorized representative of the PBA, agrees to make up to three (3) additional appearances on behalf of his or her team sponsor. a. Such appearances shall be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon time and location with no additional compensation being due to the player other than reimbursement from sponsor of all Professional's reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in connection with such appearances. b. If Professional is required to make more than three (3) appearances in a twelve (12) month period on behalf of his or her sponsor, player shall receive one thousand dollars ($1000) plus reasonable out of pocket expenses for each such additional appearance. 10.2 Sponsor Competition Program Logo Ball. If used, professionals participating in the Sponsor Competition Program must display their Sponsor Program logo bowling ball on the ball return during all PBA Tour events. If not used, professionals participating in the Sponsor Competition Program must, at a minimum, display their Sponsor Program logo bowling ball on the ball return as defined below: 10.2.1 Non-Televised Competition. The spare ball must be displayed during the last scheduled match play round of tournament competition prior to the televised finals. 10.2.2 Televised Competition. The spare ball must be displayed during all phases of any televised competition. Penalty: Minor - $100 10.3 Restrictions on Use of PBA Sponsor Competition Program Logo Balls. Competitors not participating in the Sponsor Competition Program may not use a Sponsor Competition Program logo ball during any phase of PBA competition. Penalty: Minor - $250 10.4 PBA Sponsor Competition Program Logos/Patches. Professionals participating in the PBA Sponsor Competition Program must wear assigned patches during all portions of any PBA event during the regular PBA Tour season. Penalty: Minor - $250 10.5 PBA Sponsor Competition Program Patch Location. See Rule 14.3.1

10.6 PBA Sponsor Competition Program Draft. A PBA Sponsor Competition Program draft will occur after the conclusion of each year's PBA Tour Trials. 10.7 Distribution of Sponsor Competition Program Points. Weekly points shall be computed using the current season's PBA Tour point list. RULE 11 - BOWLING BALL SPECIFICATIONS 11.1 General. It is the player's responsibility to make sure all bowling balls used in PBA competition are cleared for use by the PBA and meet all PBA specifications. 11.2 Ball Weighing Scales. Equipment to weigh bowling balls will be made available to all competitors throughout the event.

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11.3 Bowling Ball Size and Weight.

11.3.1 Ball Circumference and Diameter. The circumference of a ball may not exceed twenty-seven (27) inches. The ball diameter must remain constant. 11.3.2 Gross Weight. The gross weight of a bowling ball may not exceed sixteen (16) lbs. 11.4 Bowling Ball Balance.

11.4.1 Top and Bottom Weight. The difference in weight between the top (center of grip CG) of the ball, and the bottom (side opposite the CG) of the ball, may not exceed three (3) ounces. 11.4.2 Side/Finger/Thumb Weight. The difference in weight between the sides to the left and right (side weight) as well as front and back (Finger/Thumb weight) of the CG may not exceed one (1) ounce. 11.4.3 No Thumb Hole. If no thumb hole is drilled, the bowling ball must balance within one (1) ounce in any direction. 11.5 Bowling Ball Holes.

11.5.1 Holes for Gripping Purposes. Bowling balls may not have more than five (5) holes for gripping purposes. 11.5.2 Extra Holes. A ball may have one (1) extra hole for balance purposes (maximum of 1 ⁄ inches). An extra hole is defined as one (1) opening on the surface of the ball, regardless of whether or not it contains grips. 11.5.3 Vent Holes. A ball may have one (1) vent hole for each finger and/or thumb hole, not to exceed one-quarter (1/4) of an inch in diameter. 11.5.4 No Thumb Delivery. If player does not use his or her thumb to deliver the ball, but a thumb hole is drilled, a portion of the thumb or palm must cover the hole on all deliveries. 11.6 Weigh-in Violation Penalties. Penalties for bowling ball specifications noted in Rules 11.1 through Rule 11.5. 11.6.1 PBA Tour. Penalties for exceeding the specifications noted in Rules 11.1 through 11.5. Penalty for 1st Offense: Minor - $500 Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Intermediate - $1000 Penalty for 3rd Offense in a Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.6.2 PBA Regional Tour/PBA Senior Tour. Penalties for exceeding the specifications noted in Rules 11.1 through 11.5. Penalty for 1st Offense in a Season: Minor $200 Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Minor $500

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Penalty for 3rd Offense in a Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.7 Bowling Ball Surface.

11.7.1 Surface Hardness. The surface hardness of a ball must not be less than seventy-two (72) on the Durometer "D" scale. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 11.7.2 Altering the Surface of a Ball. If the surface friction of the ball is altered by sanding or polishing, the entire surface of the ball must be sanded or polished in a uniform manner. a. A player may not alter the surface of a ball in any way during any round in which he or she is competing including any position round. b. Each match during a championship round finals shall be considered a separate round. 11.7.3 Unauthorized Coatings on Ball Surface. Bowling balls coated with anything other than polishes may not be used in PBA competition. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.7.4 Acetone and Acetone-Based Products. Acetone and acetone based products may be used only for the removal of excess glue around the gripping area. Ball is not Subsequently Used Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior & Regional Tour) Ball is Used During the Current Round or Match Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.7.5 Protruding Objects. No foreign objects may protrude from the surface of a ball. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense during the PBA Tour Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.7.6 Foreign Material on Ball Surface. All foreign material (such as rosin or powder) must be wiped from the surface of the bowling ball prior to its use during competition. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 NOTE: The Tournament Director may allow a player to remove foreign substances from the bowling ball surface with authorized cleaners on a case-by-case basis. 11.8 Plugged Equipment. Plugging material may be used in accordance with current USBC specifications. No foreign matter may be placed within the plug area, and all equipment shall otherwise comply will PBA regulations.

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Penalty for 1st Offense: Intermediate - $500 and the ball must be immediately removed from play Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.9 Gripping Devices.

11.9.1 Gripping Material. Material used solely for gripping purposes may be used provided it may readily be removed for spot checks and complies with current Product Registration guidelines. 11.9.2 Removable Devices. Removable devices may be used provided such devices are: a. In compliance with current Product Registration guidelines. b. Used for changing the span, pitch, or size of the gripping holes. c. Constructed of a non-metallic material. d. Locked in position during delivery. e. Not used to alter the static balance of the ball. 11.9.3 Penalties for Non-Compliance of Gripping Devices Rule. The following penalty shall apply: Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 11.10 Damaged Equipment.

11.10.1 Equipment Damage During Competition. If a bowling ball is damaged during tournament play in such a fashion that it does not meet PBA specifications, the player must immediately notify the Tournament Director. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 11.10.2 Removing Damaged Ball From Competition. The Tournament Director has the option to remove a ball from competition if it is felt that the damaged ball could adversely affect the lane surface. RULE 12 - EQUIPMENT REGISTRATION AND WEIGH-IN 12.1 Bowling Ball Serial Number. Each ball must have a serial number clearly engraved on the surface of the ball. NOTE: The ball must be removed from competition until a serial number is permanently engraved. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 12.2 Weigh-in Procedures for Bowling Balls Used in Competition. Competitors in specified finishing positions after qualifying and/or match play must produce all bowling balls documented on their score sheets for an official weigh-in beginning one-half (1/2) hour prior to the roll call for the next round.

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12.2.1 PBA Tour. a. PBATQR. All bowlers advancing from the PBA Tour Qualifying Round must weigh-in all equipment listed on their PBA Tour Qualifying Round score sheet. b. Standard Event Match Play Round. When a cut is made to match play, five (5) competitors will be required to weigh-in based on the following qualifying positions: #1, #8, #16, #24 and #32 (including all ties). c. Championship Round. All bowlers advancing to any PBA Tour Championship Round must weigh-in all equipment that may be used on the telecast one (1) hour prior to air time/tape time. d. Cash Round. When a cut is made to a cashers round, such as the US Open, five (5) competitors from the previous round will be required to weigh-in. These five (5) players shall be determined by including the high qualifier, low qualifier, and three (3) multiples in-between. EXAMPLE: If there is a cut to #82, then positions #1, #20, #40, #60 and #82 must weigh. e. Open Field Round Robin Match Play. When a cut is made to Round Robin Match Play, positions one (1), followed by increments of eight places must weigh in: EXAMPLE: 1 - 8 - 16 - 24, etc. Penalty for 1st Offense: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250
Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation - $500

Penalty for Additional Offenses in a Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 12.2.2 PBA Senior Tour and PBA Regional Tour. a. When a cut is made to the top sixteen (16), positions one (1), four (4), eight (8), twelve (12), and sixteen (16) must weigh. b. When a cut is made to the top twenty-four (24), positions one (1), six (6), twelve (12), eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) must weigh. c. When a cut is made to the top thirty-two (32), positions one (1), eight (8), sixteen (16), twenty-four (24) and thirty-two (32) must weigh. d. When a cut is made to the top sixty-four (64), positions one (1), sixteen (16), thirty-two (32), forty-eight (48) and sixty-four (64) must weigh. e. For any tournament that employs a cut to a number of competitors different than those listed above, five (5) competitors from the previous round will be required to weigh-in. These five (5) players shall be determined by including the high qualifier, low qualifier, and three (3) multiples in-between. EXAMPLE: If there is a cut to 82, then positions #1, # 20, #40, #60 and #82 must weigh-in. Penalty for 1st and 2nd Offense: Minor- $100 Penalty for Additional Offenses in a Season: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification

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12.3 Equipment Spot Checks. The Tournament Director may spot check equipment for legality at any time. RULE 13 - APPEARANCE GUIDELINES 13.1 General. All members must maintain a professional appearance in both clothing and personal grooming while in the tournament host center. The Tournament Director will interpret this regulation, subject to the approval of the Commissioner. 13.1.1 PBA Tour. When competing on the PBA Tour, a professional image should be maintained at all times, subject to the discretion of the Tournament Director. Penalty: Minor - $100 13.1.2 PBA Senior Tour, PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Regional Tour. The competitive attire and logo guidelines only apply while competing, however a professional image should be maintained at all times, subject to the discretion of the Tournament Director. Penalty: Minor - $50 13.2 Media Photographs and Interviews. Any competitor being photographed or interviewed for television in conjunction with a PBA tournament, whether before or after the event, must meet all competitive attire guidelines. Penalty Minor: $100 (PBA Tour) $50 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 13.3 Attire While Practicing in the Host Center. Any member who practices in a host center must dress according to competitive attire guidelines. Penalty Minor: $100 (PBA Tour) $50 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 13.4 Formal Sponsor Functions. The Tournament Director shall determine the necessity of formal attire for any corporate functions. Penalty Minor: $100 (PBA Tour) $50 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 13.5 Competitive Attire Guidelines. The following rules dictate apparel guidelines for competing in PBA tournaments. The Tournament Director must approve all questionable apparel before it is worn during a tournament. 13.5.1 Pants. Dress pants must be worn in competition and the length must extend to the top of the shoe. Denim type jeans, drawstring or parachute pants may NOT be worn during competition. 13.5.2 Skirts. Skirts may be worn in competition by female competitors. If a competitor's fingers are below the hemline (with arms hanging naturally), the skirt is considered too short and not suitable. 13.5.3 Shorts. Shorts may NOT be worn during competition.

13.5.4 T-Shirts. T-Shirts may NOT be worn during competition but mock turtle necks will be permitted. 13.5.5 Earrings. Earrings are permitted as long as they are in good taste.

13.5.6 Items Protruding From Clothing. Items that hang or protrude from apparel may NOT be worn during competition.

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13.5.7 Headwear. Hats, scarves, bandannas, or non-elastic sweatbands may NOT be worn during competition. NOTE: Elastic sweatbands may be worn in PBA competition. They must be clean, in good condition, free of manufacturer's logo and are subject to the approval of the presiding Tournament Director. 13.5.8 Belts. If a shirt is tucked into pants with belt loops, a belt must be worn.

13.5.9 Shirts. Any shirt that does not button from top to bottom must be tucked in. Sleeveless shirts or blouses may NOT be worn during any phase of tournament competition. 13.5.10 Standard Lettering on Shirts. During all portions of any PBA tournament, competitors must wear their last name (first names are optional) in permanently attached, color-contrasting letters at least two inches (2") high in the center back area of the shirt. Airbrush names and designs are not permitted. 13.5.11 Competitors with Long Names. Competitors with names longer than seven (7) letters may use letters less than two inches (2") in height, provided the name is visible from a reasonable spectator distance and approval is given by the Tournament Director. 13.5.12 Script Lettering on Shirts. Letters written in script may be less than two inches (2") in height, provided the name is legible, is visible from a reasonable spectator distance and approval is given by the Tournament Director. 13.5.13 TV Finalists Shirt Color and Style. The PBA Television Production Coordinator will have final approval over television finalists' shirt color and style. 13.6 PBA Tour Uniform. The PBA reserves the right to introduce a uniform shirt and jacket for PBA Tour exempt professionals. 13.6.1 Player Responsibilities. Official PBA shirts and/or jackets must be worn by exempt professionals while competing in Pro-Ams, special events and media appearances or as otherwise directed by PBA management. 13.6.2 Discretionary Apparel. Other apparel items may be worn at the discretion of the player subject to appearance guideline rules and final approval by the PBA. Apparel falling into this category includes headgear such as hats or caps, pants and footwear. 13.7 Prior Endorsement or Sponsorship Relationships. Players who have prior endorsement or sponsorship arrangements regarding apparel must specify them in detail, and the PBA will work with sponsor companies to co-brand shirts in appropriate cases. 13.8 Violation of Appearance Guidelines. Unless otherwise specified, violations of the appearance guidelines shall be as follows: Penalty Minor: $100 (PBA Tour) $50 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour)

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Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 13.9 Severe Violations of Appearance Guidelines. The presiding Tournament Director has the authority to make decisions concerning severe violations of the dress code. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification RULE 14 - LOGO GUIDELINES 14.1 PBA Logo. Members must wear a PBA logo patch on the lower right sleeve of their shirts. Embroidered logos are not permitted. 14.2 Small Fashion Logos. Small fashion logos may be worn during PBA Tour Qualifying Round, PBA Regional Tour, and PBA Senior Tour tournament competition only, but never during portions of the tournament intended for broadcast. 14.3 Sponsor Competition Program and Other Sponsor Logos /Patches. Members competing in all levels of PBA competition must wear Sponsor Competition Program or sponsor patches and logos when mandated by the PBA to fulfill official sponsor obligations. 14.3.1 PBA Tour - Sponsor Competition Program patches must be worn on the upper right sleeve, and yoke of shirt. 14.3.2 PBA Regional Tour - Regional members must wear PBA Regional Tour sponsor patches/logos on the yoke of shirt during PBA Regional Tour competition. 14.3.3 PBA Senior Tour - PBA Senior members must wear PBA Senior Tour sponsor patches/logos on the upper right sleeve during PBA Senior Tour competition. 14.4 Other Logos. A total of four (4) optional logos may be worn.

14.5 Logo Size. Individual logos may not exceed six square inches in area. (The product of its maximum length and maximum width will determine the area of an individual logo.) NOTE: Corporate logo designs that do not conform to the square inch rule may be approved by the PBA on a case-by-case basis. 14.6 Redundant Logos. Competitors may not display more than two logos of any one manufacturer or commercial sponsor. NOTE: Professionals participating in the Sponsor Competition Program may display more than two logos of the same manufacturer or commercial sponsor as required by the PBA. 14.7 Logo Placement.

14.7.1 Left Sleeve Logo Location. The left sleeve is reserved for product registered manufacturer logos and/or PBA-approved commercial logos. 14.7.2 Right Sleeve and Back (Yoke) Logo Location. The back and upper right sleeve of the shirt shall be reserved for use by the PBA.

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14.7.3 Left and Right Chest Logo Location. The front of the shirt will carry two approved positions (right chest and left chest) reserved for product registered manufacturer logos and/or PBA approved commercial logos. 14.7.4 Collar Location. During non-televised portions of an event, one small logo may be worn on the shirt collar and does not count against the redundant logo rule (Rule 14.6). 14.7.5 The American Flag Patch. The American Flag may be substituted for any logo position EXCEPT the right sleeve positions or the yoke. 14.7.6 Network Logos. Competitors may not wear the logo of any television network unless authorized by the PBA. 14.7.7 Bowling Pro Shop Logo. The logo of any bowling pro shop owned or staffed by a Full Member may be worn during all PBA Tour Qualifying Round, PBA Regional Tour and PBA Senior Tour competition. Pro Shop Logos may worn on the PBA Tour provided it is product registered. NOTE: No pro shop patch may contain "PBA" or PBA marks without the express written consent of the PBA. 14.8 Violation of Logo Guidelines. Unless otherwise specified, violations of the appearance guidelines shall be as follows: Penalty: Minor - $100 (PBA Tour) - $50 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 14.9 Severe Violations of Logo Guidelines. The presiding Tournament Director has the authority to make decisions concerning severe violations of the dress code. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification RULE 15 - PLAYER CONDUCT 15.1 General. Members may not publicly criticize or defame the integrity of the PBA, its members, officers or staff. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation 15.2 Host Center Rules. Members must abide by host center rules. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.3 Fine Slips. A competitor who is assessed a fine must sign the fine slip. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.4 Player Disqualification.

15.4.1 Authority. The Tournament Director will make all decisions and apply all associated penalties regarding whether a violation resulting in the disqualification of any competitor has occurred.

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15.4.2 Scope of Disqualification. The Tournament Director shall determine whether a competitor will receive credit (points and earnings) for bowling a tournament from which he or she is disqualified. 15.5 Conduct Unbecoming a Professional. Members may not publicly defame or criticize the tournament sponsor, host center, pins, host center employees or spectators. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.6 Lane Maintenance. Competitors may not harass, intimidate, criticize, or make defamatory public statements concerning any member of the PBA Lane Maintenance staff or its policies and conditions. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - $1000 15.7 Complaints. All complaints must be registered in writing to the presiding Tournament Director. Members may not register a complaint with the host proprietor, host center employees, tournament volunteers or other PBA members. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.8 Refusal to Bowl. Competitors must bowl when it is their turn. Penalty: Disqualification 15.9 Sponsorship of Another Member. Members may not sponsor other bowlers competing in the same PBA tournament. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics - Major, as Determined by the Commissioner 15.10 Gambling. Members may not gamble or make wagers in reference to a tournament in progress. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics - Major, as Determined by the Commissioner 15.11 Substance Abuse Policy. The following policy regards the use, abuse and distribution of controlled substances at PBA tournament sites: 15.11.1 Assist in Assuring the Well-Being of the Member. The first priority of the PBA is to help assure the well-being of each member and to provide any member having a problem with chemical abuse to obtain confidential, professional assistance. 15.11.2 Protect the Membership. The second priority of the PBA is to protect all members from those who would induce them to use controlled chemical substances. 15.11.3 Uphold the Law. The PBA will cooperate to the fullest extent in the prosecution of any person who sells or distributes controlled substances at PBA tournament sites. 15.11.4 Sale and Distribution of Controlled Substances. Members may not participate in the sale or distribution of controlled substances. Penalty: Expulsion 15.12 Public Consumption of Alcohol.

15.12.1 Consumption of Alcohol While Competing. Competitors may not consume alcohol on the tournament host premises until all of their competition is completed for the day (including Pro-Ams).

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Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - Disqualification 15.12.2 Designated Area. Competitors may only consume alcohol in a designated area to be determined by the Tournament Director. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.12.3 Wearing Name Shirt. Competitors may not consume alcohol while wearing their name shirts. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.12.4 Media Sessions. Competitors may not possess or consume alcohol during any media session. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.12.5 Other Members. Any member in the tournament host center or designated Pro-Am center (regardless of whether he or she is entered in the tournament) must adhere to the provisions of Rule 5.12.2. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.13 Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Any bowler who is charged with driving under the Influence of drugs and/or alcohol in any jurisdiction shall be subject to the following penalties. If the charges are dropped in their entirety, the PBA shall reimburse the bowler for any fines paid. Penalty 1st Offense: PBA Code of Ethics - Not less than $2,500 and/or suspension and probation at the discretion of the Commissioner Penalty 2nd Offense: PBA Code of Ethics - Not less than $5,000 and suspension of not less than 2 events at the discretion of the Commissioner Penalty Subsequent Offense: Not less than one year suspension or expulsion at the discretion of the Commissioner 15.14 Use of Tobacco Products. PBA will make every effort to ensure that host bowling centers be designated smoke-free during tournament week (with a designated smoking room or area). 15.14.1 Use of Tobacco Products While Competing. Competitors may not use any type of tobacco product while competing (including Pro-Ams). Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation, Disqualification 15.14.2 Designated Smoking Area. Competitors may only use tobacco products in a designated area to be determined by the Tournament Director. (Subject to host center rules and local laws). Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.14.3 While Wearing Name Shirt. Competitors may not use tobacco products while wearing their name shirts. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour)

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15.14.4 Media Sessions. Competitors may not use or display tobacco products during any media session. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.14.5 Other Members. Any member in the tournament host center or designated Pro-Am center (regardless of whether he or she is entered in the tournament) must adhere to the provisions of Rule 15.14.2. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.15 Pipes, Cigars, etc. Competitors may not carry a pipe, cigar, cigarette or toothpick in their mouths while on the approach during a tournament. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.16 Selling Equipment. Competitors may not sell equipment on host bowling center premises. Penalty: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.17 Removal of Bowling Balls and Equipment. Unless excused by the Tournament Director, a championship round finalist may not depart the bowlers' area or remove bowling balls from the ball return before all frames are completed. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) - $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 15.18 Mandatory Functions. Members must attend all functions designated as mandatory by the PBA during a tournament in which they are competing. Penalty: Minor - $500 15.19 Press and Media Obligations. When required, members must report to the Media Office no later than 10 minutes after the conclusion of their match play or qualifying round. If the request is made on the practice day, professionals may opt to finish practice, put away their equipment and then immediately report to the media room. Penalty: Minor - $100 15.19.1 Coordination. All interviews should be arranged and approved by a member of the PBA PR staff. Media should be going through PR for any and all interview requests, therefore if a member of the media approaches you about an interview, please make the PBA PR staff aware of it. 15.19.2 Interview Location Restrictions. No interviews are to take place in bowling center lounges or bars. Penalty: Minor - $100 NOTE: Professional must inform PBA Public Relations staff if he or she is unable to attend a scheduled interview within 24 hours of the interview. 15.20 Television Finals Production Interviews. Professionals advancing to the televised round will be interviewed by TV announcers Friday evening and/or Saturday afternoon.

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15.20.1 Pre-Television Finals Interviews. a. Standard Event Interview Times. For standard events, TV finalists will be required to meet with the PBA staff and local media Friday evening following the last round of match play at a time designated by the PBA TV Coordinating Producer. Penalty: Minor - $100 b. Alternate Interview Times. Professionals should be aware that additional interviews could potentially take place on Saturday via the phone or at the bowling center at a time designated by the PBA TV Coordinating Producer. Penalty: Minor - $100 Post Television Finals Interviews. a. Title winner and runner-up are required to report to the media room at the conclusion of the TV show. Title winner will first speak with the local TV stations on the lanes and then proceed to the media room to finish all other media requests. Penalty: Minor - $100 b. On Sunday, finalists should check in with a member of the PR staff before they leave the bowling center. Penalty: Minor - $100 15.21 Player Introductions. Competitors must be present for player introductions prior to the Pro-Am and match play squads. Penalty: Minor - $500 (PBA Tour) Penalty: Minor - $50 (PBA Senior & Regional Tour) 15.22 Additional Event Appearances. Exempt Professionals must be available for one (1) additional event appearance (not including Pro-Ams, media/sponsor related appearances or autograph sessions) per week. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics - As determined by the Commissioner EXAMPLE: Youth Baker tournament, rock concert, charity event or other"non-bowling" events 15.22.1 Personal Appearances. Professional, upon the request of an authorized representative of the PBA, must make a reasonable number of personal appearances [not to exceed eight (8) in any consecutive twelve (12) month period] on behalf of the PBA and its sponsors, promoters or other business partners or designees at a mutually agreed upon time and location. Penalty: PBA Code of Ethics - As determined by the Commissioner 15.22.2 Charity Autographs. Professional must sign a reasonable amount of items that will be donated to charities throughout the year. RULE 16 - PRACTICE & WARM-UP 16.1 The Official Practice Session. Competitors may not bowl any practice squad other than their own without permission from the Tournament Director. Penalty for 1st Offense: Minor - $100 Penalty for Subsequent Offenses in a Season:

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PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification 16.2 Other Practice Sessions. Any member entered in a PBA event may practice on tournament lanes at any time lanes are available subject to availability and the Tournament Director's discretion. 16.2.1 Lane Availability. Members must vacate lanes when asked by a representative of the host center. 16.2.2 Practice for Authorized Persons. PBA staff and manufacturer's representatives may practice on designated non-finalist practice pairs provided they comply with PBA Rules and Appearance Guidelines and allow PBA members priority on the lanes. 16.2.3 Non-Complimentary Practice. If required to do so by the Host Center, a competitor must pay for any practice games bowled. Penalty: Minor - $500 16.3 Warm-Up Prior to Qualifying and Match Play Rounds.

16.3.1 Qualifying Warm-Up. Competitors will receive fifteen (15) minutes of warm-up before each qualifying round and prior to all rounds conducted in an arena venue. 16.3.2 Match Play Warm-Up (when practice pairs are available). Competitors will receive five (5) minutes of warm-up before round robin or elimination match play rounds. 16.3.3 Match Play Warm-Up (when practice pairs are not available). Competitors will receive ten (10) minutes of warm-up before round robin or elimination match play rounds. 16.3.4 Position Round Warm-Up. Competitors will receive five (5) minutes of warm-up prior to a position round game. 16.3.5 Lane Break-Down Warm-Up. Competitors on a pair that breaks down during warm-up will receive a minimum of five (5) shots on each lane. The amount of warm-up awarded in any situation may be altered or redefined at the discretion of the Tournament Director. 16.4 Warm-Up Prior to Televised Championship Round Matches.

16.4.1 Elimination Match Play Format. Championship round finalists shall receive warm-up according to the following guidelines: a. TV Practice starts 30 minutes prior to telecast start time (T) as follows: Semi-final match 2 players start practice at: T - 30 minutes. Semi-final match 1 players start practice at: T - 23 minutes Semi-final match 2 players stop practice at: T - 10 minutes Semi-final match 1 players stop practice at: T - 3 minutes (Or when stopped by TV Coordinating Producer) b. Competitors scheduled for the first semi-final match shall receive a minimum of four (4) warm-up shots on the championship pair, prior to their

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match. c. The winner of the second semi-final match may practice on the alternate pair prior to the final match. After the incoming finalist completes four (4) warm-up shots on the championship pair, both competitors may warm-up on the championship pair until the start of the match. d. The incoming finalist shall receive a minimum of four (4) warm-up shots. 16.4.2 Stepladder Format. Championship round finalists shall receive warm-up according to the following guidelines: a. TV Practice starts 30 minutes prior to telecast start time (T) as follows: Players seeded 1, 2, and 3 (or 1 and 2) start practice at: T - 30 minutes. Players seeded 4 and 5 (or 3 and 4) start practice at: T - 23 minutes Players seeded 1, 2, and 3 (or 1 and 2) stop practice at: T - 10 minutes Players seeded 4 and 5 (or 3 and 4) stop practice at: T - 3 minutes (Or when stopped by TV Coordinating Producer) b. The winner of the previous match may practice on the alternate pair between matches. When the incoming finalist completes four (4) shots on the championship pair, both competitors may warm-up on the pair until the start of the match. The incoming finalist shall receive a minimum of four (4) shots. c. Competitors scheduled for the first semi-final match shall receive a minimum of four (4) warm-up shots on the championship pair, prior to their match. d. Prior to the semi-final match, the number one (1) seed shall receive four (4) warm-up shots on the championship pair. 16.5 Warm-Up Prior to Non-Televised Championship Round Matches.

16.5.1 PBA Tour and Senior Tour Stepladder Finals. Championship round finalists will receive ten (10) minutes of warm-up on the championship pair prior to the finals. 16.5.2 PBA Tour and Senior Tour Elimination Match Play Format. Semi-finalists and finalists shall receive five (5) minutes of warm-up on their scheduled pair of lanes. 16.5.3 PBA Regional Tour (Elimination Match Play Format) a. Semi-Final Matches. Semi-finalists shall receive five (5) minutes of warm-up on their scheduled pair of lanes. b. Championship Match. c. The winner of the first semi-final match shall receive six (6) warm-up shots on any championship pair lane. d. The winner of the second semi-final match receives two (2) warm-up hots anywhere on any championship lane. RULE 17 - RULES OF PLAY 17.1 Ball Shavings. Competitors may not leave ball shavings or debris in the defined bowlers' area. Penalty: Minor - $100

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17.2 Rosin Bags and Powder. Competitors must place any powdered substance they are using in a pouch or container. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense in the Same Tournament: Minor - $100 Penalty for 3rd and Subsequent Offenses in the Same Tournament: Non Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 17.3 Breakdown or Delay. The Tournament Director will make all decisions regarding the continuation or rescheduling of games in the event of a mechanical breakdown. 17.3.1 Warm-up Shots in the Event of Breakdown. The Tournament Director will make all decisions regarding the awarding of warm-up shots in the event of a mechanical breakdown of ten (10) minutes or more. Timing will begin the moment a tournament official is notified of the breakdown. a. An alternate pair shall be used whenever possible when awarding warmup in the event of a breakdown. b. Competitors may receive up to two (2) shots at the discretion of the Tournament Director. c. If an alternate pair is not available, two (2) shots will be awarded on the lane opposite that where the competitor will throw his or her next shot for score. 17.3.2 Use of the Alternate Pair in the Event of Breakdown. If a breakdown requires competitors to move to an alternate pair not previously used in the tournament, each competitor required to move will receive two (2) warm-up shots on each lane. NOTE: If an alternate pair is used through the completion of a squad, practice shots will not be awarded to competitors moving to that pair in subsequent squads. 17.4 Lane Courtesy and Double Jumping. Competitors must observe one (1) pair lane courtesy at all times. Competitors may not "Double Jump." Double jumping occurs following a delivery when a competitor on the same pair delivers his or her ball before one (1) competitor from the pair to the right and one (1) competitor from the pair to the left have made a delivery, unless those competitors are not ready to bowl or they give way. 17.5 Slow Play During Qualifying. A competitor shall have twenty-five (25) seconds to start his or her delivery, once the lane courtesy requirement has been satisfied. Slow bowling penalties will be assessed at the discretion of the presiding tournament official. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Minor Penalty - $50 17.6 Slow Play During Match Play. Slow bowling penalties will be assessed at the discretion of the tournament official. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Minor Penalty - $50

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17.6.1 When Lane Courtesy is Observed. If lane courtesy is being observed, a competitor shall have twenty-five (25) seconds to start his or her delivery, once the lane courtesy requirement has been satisfied. 17.6.2 When Lane Courtesy is NOT Observed. a. Competitors will have twenty-five (25) seconds to start their delivery from the time the opponent steps off the approach. b. When moving to the left lane or shooting a spare, a competitor will have twenty-five (25) seconds to start their delivery from the time his or her bowling ball comes back to the ball return. 17.7 Slow Play During Televised Events. A twenty-five (25) second shot clock shall be used to enforce slow play rules during televised events. 17.7.1 When Bowling on the Right Lane. A competitor will have twenty-five (25) seconds to start his or her delivery from the time the opponent steps off the approach. 17.7.2 When Bowling on the Left Lane. When moving to the left lane or shooting a spare, a competitor will have twenty-five (25) seconds to start his or her delivery from the time his or her bowling ball comes back to the ball return. Penalty for 1st Offense During a Game: Minor - $100 Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Game: Minor - $500 NOTE: The shot clock may be stopped to allow competitors to make adjustments to their equipment. These requests may be approved by the Tournament Director on a case-by-case basis. 17.8 Dead Ball Situations. The Tournament Director must be called and will make all decisions regarding dead ball situations. 17.8.1 Missing Pins. A competitor must shoot over if it is determined that any pins were missing from the rack at which he or she shot. 17.8.2 Dead Wood. If a pin is in the channel, a competitor must consult the competitors on his or her pair to determine if it is in play. If any other competitor feels that the pin is in play, it must be removed before a shot is thrown. a. If a competitor rolls a strike while a pin is in play, he or she must shoot over. If the competitor does not strike, his or her pin count will stand. b. If a competitor converts a spare while a pin is in play, he or she must shoot the spare over. If the competitor does not convert the spare, his or her pin count will stand. 17.8.3 Bowling on the Wrong Lane. Bowling on the wrong lane constitutes a dead ball situation provided it is protested before the competitor (or his or her opponent in match play) bowls again. a. If a competitor rolls a strike on the wrong lane, he or she must shoot over on the correct lane. b. If the competitor does not strike, his or her pin count will stand and he or she must shoot the spare on the same lane.

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Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Minor - $50 17.8.4 Bowling Out of Turn. If a competitor bowls out of turn, but on the correct lane, all pin count will stand. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Minor - $50 17.8.5 Interference. Physical interference of any kind shall be considered a dead ball situation. NOTE: Visual interference will NOT be awarded at any time. 17.8.6 Disputed Pin Fall. The Tournament Director will settle any dispute regarding a machine causing a pin to fall. 17.9 Re-Spotting of Pins. A tournament official must authorize any re-spotting of pins on the second ball cycle. 17.10 Order of Shots. The pin count of a first shot thrown while a rack is on the second ball cycle will stand. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Minor - $50 17.11 Unintentional Fouls. If the foul light is activated at any time during a competitor's delivery it must be scored as a foul. 17.11.1 Contesting a Foul. If a competitor wishes to contest a foul, all other competitors on the pair must wait for a ruling by the Tournament Director before competition can resume. 17.11.2 Ruling Authority. All rulings made by the Tournament Director regarding unintentional fouls shall be final. 17.11.3 Foul Line Judge. During all televised matches, a foul line judge with an unobstructed view shall be used. 17.12 Intentional Fouls. In the event of an intentional foul, the Tournament Director must be notified immediately and the competitor will receive zero (0) for the frame. All rulings made by the Tournament Director regarding intentional fouls shall be final. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour)

17.13

Re-Racks.

17.13.1 Re-Racks per Game. Two (2) re-racks are permitted per game during all phases of PBA competition. Penalty: Zero (0) for the shot. 17.13.2 Re-Racks during Abbreviated Tie-Breaker. During a one shot or ninth and tenth frame roll-off, one (1) re-rack will be permitted.

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Penalty: Zero (0) for the shot. 17.13.3 Re-Rack Accountability. Competitors must notify the opposing competitor responsible for signing his or her score sheet each time a re-rack is taken. The opposing competitor shall be responsible for recording each re-rack taken. 17.13.4 Re-Rack Requests During Televised Matches. Any competitor who requests a re-rack during a televised match must make it his or her first order of business. The tournament official will award re-racks at his discretion. 17.14 Completion of Frame. A competitor must shoot any spare he or she leaves. Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 17.15 Coaching. Coaching is defined as, but not limited to, any advice given to a competitor regarding ball selection, lane strategy, mental thought processes or physical mechanics. 17.15.1 Restrictions. Coaching is not permitted until a competitor is finished bowling for score during a qualifying or match play round. During televised portions of the event, one game is considered one round of competition. 17.15.2 Communication Between Tournament Competitors. Exchange of competitive information between players (excluding partners during a doubles tournament) while bowling for score is not permitted. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses During the Same Tournament: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification. 17.15.3 Communication with Manufacturers' Representatives (Ball Reps). Ball Reps may not speak to any competitor currently bowling for score without a tournament official present. 17.16 Personal Listening Devices. MP3 players or similar devices shall not be permitted in PBA Competition, excluding practice and warm-up. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation: $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 17.17 Personal Communications Devices. Cell phones, beepers, pagers etc. are not permitted during PBA Competition, excluding practice and warm-up. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for 2nd Offense in a Season: Bowling Conduct Violation: $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 17.18 Personnel in the Bowlers' Area. The Tournament Director will define the bowler's area prior to the start of competition each week. 17.18.1 Authorized Personnel. Only tournament competitors, PBA staff and tournament volunteers are permitted in the bowler's area during PBA competition. Media personnel covering the event may be permitted into the bowlers' area on a case-bycase basis.

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17.18.2 Ball Manufacturer Representatives (Ball Reps). Bowling ball manufacturer representatives (Ball Reps) may remain in the bowler's area during official practice sessions and warm-up sessions only and must leave the bowler's area when the warm-up session is complete. 17.18.3 Other Spectators. Other spectators may sit adjacent to the bowler's area with the permission of a tournament official. 17.18.4 Incoming Squads. Competitors on incoming squads may not enter the bowler's area until both their starting and adjacent pairs are finished. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 17.19 Bowling Balls in the Bowlers' Area. A maximum of nine (9) bowling balls per competitor will be allowed in the bowlers' area during all PBA Tour events. Bowling equipment must remain with the competitor while moving from pair to pair. Penalty: Unattended Equipment Removed From Bowler's Area: Minor - $25 assessed per Item EXAMPLE: Unattended triple bag with two balls inside - $75 fine NOTE: Tournament Director may allow storage of equipment on off pairs on a case-by-case basis. 17.20 Use of Equipment Caddies. Players may employ assistance carrying equipment however, only tournament entrants are permitted to carry equipment into or out of the locker room or bowlers' area. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning. Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) NOTE: The Tournament Director may authorize access to restricted areas by caddies on a tournament-by-tournament basis. 17.21 Retrieving Bowling Equipment From a Location Outside of the Host Center. Transfer of equipment from a third party to a player will not be permitted. A competitor may request someone to retrieve a bowling ball at a location outside of the host center using the following procedures: 17.21.1 Notify a Tournament Official. Information about the requested bowling ball must be provided to the tournament official regarding the make, color and type of ball. 17.21.2 Retrieve the Bowling Ball. The retrieving party must give the ball to the tournament official who will then give it to the requesting player. Penalty for 1st Offense: Warning Penalty for Subsequent Offenses; Same Tournament: PBA Code of Ethics Violation - Disqualification. 17.22 Interrupted Tournament. The following procedures will be used if a tournament is interrupted for any reason.

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17.22.1 Play is Resumed. The tournament will be completed in the host or an alternate center no later than one (1) day after its originally scheduled completion. If an alternate center is used, the tournament will resume from the last completed round of play. 17.22.2 Loss of Score. In the event of score loss, play will resume at the beginning of the game following the last completed game in the tournament. 17.22.3 Play is Not Resumed. If it is determined that the tournament will not resume, competitors will be paid according to their finishing positions from the last completed round of play. 17.22.4 Televised Finals. If a televised final is required by contract, the television round finalists will be determined according to their finishing position from the last completed round of play. a. If an elimination format is being used, the competitors with the fewest match losses will be awarded the television round positions originally allotted. b. If there is a tie for any position, the competitor with the highest tournament average among those tied shall be awarded the position in the television round. 17.22.5 Final Authority. The decision of the Tournament Director in all matters pertaining to the interruption of a tournament shall be final. RULE 18 - PBA SCORING 18.1 PBA Scoring System. The PBA scoring system is derived by adding the amount of pins over two hundred (200) or subtracting the amount of pins less than two hundred (200) for each game, on a cumulative basis. EXAMPLE: A 210 game would be scored as "+10". A 190 game would be scored as "-10" 18.1.1 Singles Event; Bonus Pins for Round Robin Match Play Competition. Thirty (30) bonus pins for a win and fifteen (15) bonus pins for a tie will be awarded for each individual match play game. 18.1.2 Doubles Event; Bonus Pins for Round Robin Match Play Competition. Ten (10) bonus pins for a win and five (5) bonus pins for a tie will be awarded for each individual match play game. Additionally, thirty (30) bonus pins for a win and fifteen (15) bonus pins for a tie will be awarded to the winner of each team match play game. 18.2 Tie Scores.

18.2.1 Tie for Qualifying Position Into a Cut Round. If there is a tie for the last qualifying position into a cut round, all tied competitors will compete in a one (1) game roll-off immediately following the completion of the round. 18.2.2 Tie for the Match Play Alternate. If there is a tie for the match play alternate position, all tied competitors for the alternate position will compete in a one (1) game roll-off immediately following the completion of the round. NOTE: If a one (1) game roll-off ends in a tie, all tied competitors

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for the alternate position will compete in a one (1) ball sudden death roll-off. 18.2.3 Roll-Off Deadline. Any competitor scheduled for a roll-off who is not in the host center within thirty (30) minutes of the announcement of the tie, will be disqualified from the roll-off. 18.2.4 Point Distribution in the Event of a Tie. Refer to Rule 6.

18.2.5 PBA Tour/PBA Senior Tour - Breaking Ties for Bracket Placement. When determining bracket placement position, ties shall be broken in the following order: a. By qualifying total pins for that tournament. b. Total of the last qualifying block bowled. c. Preceding qualifying block totals. d. High games from the last block of qualifying. 18.2.6 PBA Regional Tour - Breaking Ties for Bracket Placement. When determining bracket placement position in regional competition, ties will be broken in the following order: a. Total of the last qualifying block bowled. b. Preceding qualifying block totals. c. High games from the last block of qualifying. 18.2.7 Breaking Ties Going into a Round Robin Cut Round or Position Round. Ties shall be broken using high scratch pins from the current round bowled. If still tied, then the high game from the current round bowled shall be used until the tie is broken.” 18.2.8 Breaking Ties to Determine Stepladder Placement. If there is a tie among stepladder finalists that affects stepladder placement, all tied competitors will compete in a one (1) game roll-off. a. The competitor with the highest scratch total pins has choice of starting lane for the roll-off. If a tie exists for scratch total pins, use a coin toss to determine the starting lane. b. If the tie does not affect stepladder placement, but does affect which competitor chooses the starting lane for the match, then a ninth (9th) and tenth (10th) frame roll-off will be used to break the tie. If a tie still exists, then a one (1) ball, sudden death roll-off will be used until the tie is broken. 18.2.9 Breaking Ties in a Stepladder or Elimination Match. In the event of a tie during any stepladder or elimination match finals, all tied competitors will compete in a one (1) ball sudden death roll-off. The competitor with the highest stepladder placement position shall determine starting lane and order for the roll-off. The competitors will alternate lanes in the same bowling order until the tie is broken. 18.3 Score Sheet Responsibility.

18.3.1 Verifying and Signing the Score Sheet (Qualifying). Competitors are responsible for verifying and signing both their own score sheet as well as that of their competitor. Verification of information includes game scores, total pins, plus / minus totals and bowling balls used in competition.

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Penalty: Minor- $50 (PBA Tour) $25 (PBA Regional and Senior Tour)

a. On a pair of lanes with three (3) players, verify and sign the score sheet of the competitor who is clockwise in the rotation. In the example below, A to C to B to A. EXAMPLE: Lane 1 Bowler A Bowler B b. On a pair with four (4) players, verify and sign the score-sheet of the competitor directly across in the rotation. In the example below: A to C, B to D and vice-versa. EXAMPLE: Lane 1 Bowler A Bowler B Lane 2 Bowler C Bowler D Lane 2 Bowler C

c. On a pair with five (5) players, verify and sign the score sheet of the competitor who is clockwise in the rotation. In the example below, A to D to E to C to B to A EXAMPLE: Lane 1 Bowler A Bowler B Bowler C 18.3.2 Verifying and Signing the Score Sheet (Match Play). Verify and initial the opponent's score sheet immediately following each match. 18.3.3 Documenting Equipment on the Score Sheet. Competitors must document each bowling ball used during the round on their score sheet by the end of the first game the ball is put into play. Documentation of each bowling ball should include: a. Last four digits of the serial number. b. Grips used, if any. (Including the manufacturer's name). c. Extra holes (if the ball has more than three holes or if holes have been drilled deeper). d. Slugs or plugs used. 18.3.4 Recording Game Scores. As a courtesy, the player finishing the game first should record the game scores and the plus and minus totals on all score sheets during all portions of the tournament. Penalty: Warning 18.3.5 Damage to Score Sheets. Competitors may not intentionally damage their score sheets. Lane 2 Bowler D Bowler E

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Penalty: Bowling Conduct Violation - $250 (PBA Tour) $100 (PBA Senior and Regional Tour) 18.3.6 Official Scores. Once a competitor signs his or her score sheet, he or she agrees that, barring any necessary mathematical corrections, the score becomes official. The PBA shall have one hour to make any mathematical corrections, but any other disputes that would result in the improvement of a competitor's score shall not be allowed. RULE 19 - SINGLE ELIMINATION MATCH PLAY 19.1 Single Elimination Match Play Format. Single elimination match play is a "best of" format whereby the player who wins the most games in the match advances to the next round. EXAMPLE: Best 4 out of 7 games; the first competitor to win four (4) games advances. 19.2 Placement of Competitors Into the Single Elimination Match Play Bracket. 19.2.1 PBA Tour. Placement into the match play bracket for standard single elimination events and the PBA World Championship will be determined by qualifying total pins. 19.2.2 PBA Senior Tour. Whenever the single elimination format is used, competitors will be placed into the bracket by qualifying total pins. 19.2.3 PBA Regional Tour. Whenever the single elimination format is used, competitors will be placed into the bracket by qualifying total pins. 19.3 Order of Play. During single elimination match play competition the player with the highest bracket placement position has choice of starting lane and/or order for both the match and any sudden death tiebreakers. RULE 20 - ROUND ROBIN MATCH PLAY 20.1 Round Robin Match Play Format. Each player in the match play field will bowl a series of one (1) game matches against other competitors in the match play field. The final game of match play is traditionally a position round where position #1 bowls against position #2, position #3 bowls against position #4, etc. 20.2 Determining the Match Play Alternate. Any competitor who qualifies for the match play alternate position must inform a tournament official of the decision to accept or decline the position within fifteen (15) minutes of the official announcement. Penalty: Minor - $100 20.2.1 Ties for the Match Play Alternate Position. In the event of a tie for the match play alternate position, see Rule 18.2.2. 20.2.2 Roll Call. The alternate must be present during all roll calls. Penalty: Minor - $25 20.2.3 The Alternate's Availability to Compete. The alternate must be prepared to enter competition on short notice and shall remain in the host center throughout all

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frames of competition. Penalty: Minor - $100 and possible disqualification. 20.3 Procedures for Substituting the Alternate. In the event an alternate is used, the following procedures will apply: 20.3.1 Score Computation (Singles Format). The alternate's score shall be computed using his or her own qualifying total plus the scratch match play total pins of the competitor being replaced. 20.3.2 Score Computation (Doubles Format; Competitors Choose Their Own Partners). The entire team will be replaced by the alternate team if either member of a team cannot continue. NOTE: The alternate team's score shall be computed using the team's qualifying total plus the scratch match play total pins of the team being replaced. 20.3.3 Score Computation (Doubles Format; Competitors are Paired With a Partner). In a tournament where competitors are paired with a partner following a qualifying process, if either member of the team cannot continue, he or she will be replaced by the alternate. NOTE: The team of the competitor who withdraws will lose any individual and team bonus pins the competitor had earned up to that point in the tournament. 20.3.4 Warm-up for the Alternate. The alternate will receive four (4) warm-up shots before entering competition. If no other lanes are open, the alternate will warmup on the pair on which he or she will enter competition. 20.3.5 Replacing the Alternate. When an alternate enters competition, a new alternate will replace him or her. The next highest tournament finisher in the host center will be offered the alternate position until it is filled. 20.3.6 Assigning Points for the Alternate. In the event an alternate is used, he or she will receive all the points for his or her final finishing position. The competitor being replaced will receive the points for the first position outside of match play. 20.3.7 Prize Money Distribution. Both the alternate and the competitor being replaced shall receive an amount of prize money equal to one-half (1/2) of the sum designated for the final finishing position of the alternate and that designated for the position the alternate occupied prior to match play. 20.3.8 Alternate Fee. The alternate fee will be no less than an amount equal to the product of Five Dollars ($5) and the number of games in match play. In the event an alternate is used, compensation will include the game in which he or she enters competition.

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APPENDIX A -

PBA Tour Standard Single Elimination Point List.

BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 22000 2 19142 3 16999 4 15332 5 13598 6 12507 7 11598 8 10828 9 9768 10 9196 11 8696 12 8255 13 7863 14 7512 15 7196 16 6910 17 6250 18 6013 19 5795 20 5595 21 5410 22 5239 23 5080 24 4932 25 4794 26 4665 27 4544 28 4430 29 4323 30 4222 31 4126 32 4036 33 4023 34 3930 35 3841 36 3757 37 3677 38 3600 39 3527 40 3457 41 3390 42 3326 43 3265 44 3206 45 3149 46 3095 47 3043 48 2993 49 2944 PLACE 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 PTS 2897 2852 2808 2766 2725 2686 2648 2611 2575 2541 2508 2476 2445 2414 2384 1500 1473 1446 1420 1395 1371 1347 1324 1301 1279 1258 1237 1217 1197 1177 1158 1139 1121 1103 1086 1069 1052 1036 1020 1004 989 974 959 945 931 917 903 890 877 PLACE 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 PTS 864 851 839 827 815 803 792 781 770 759 748 738 728 718 708 698 688 679 670 661 652 643 634 625 616 608 600 592 584 576 568 560 552 545 538 531 524 517 510 503 496 489 482 476 470 464 458 452 446 PLACE 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 PTS 440 434 428 422 416 410 404 398 393 388 383 378 373 368 363 358 353 348 343 338 333 328 323 318 313 308 304 300 296 292 288 284 280 276 272 268 264 260 256 252 248 244 240 236 232

QUALIFYING
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382 1283 1197 1122 1056 997 944 896 853 814 778 745 715 687 661 637 615 594 574 556 539 523 508 493 479

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add points earned from final qualifying position to the points earned from finishing position after the completion of match play.

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PBA Tour Standard Round Robin

PLACE PTS 1 25000 2 21714 3 19249 4 17332 5 15798 6 14143 7 12997 8 12012 9 11154 10 10397 11 9822 12 9314 13 8863 14 8459 15 8096 16 7767 17 7068 18 6795 19 6545 20 6315 21 6102 22 5905 23 5722 24 5552 25 5393 26 5244 27 5105 28 4974 29 4851 30 4735 31 4625 32 4521 33 4023 34 3930 35 3841 36 3757 37 3677 38 3600 39 3527 40 3457 41 3390

PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82

PTS 3326 3265 3206 3149 3095 3043 2993 2944 2897 2852 2808 2766 2725 2686 2648 2611 2575 2541 2508 2476 2445 2414 2384 1500 1473 1446 1420 1395 1371 1347 1324 1301 1279 1258 1237 1217 1197 1177 1158 1139 1121

PLACE 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123

PTS 1103 1086 1069 1052 1036 1020 1004 989 974 959 945 931 917 903 890 877 864 851 839 827 815 803 792 781 770 759 748 738 728 718 708 698 688 679 670 661 652 643 634 625 616

PLACE 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164

PTS 608 600 592 584 576 568 560 552 545 538 531 524 517 510 503 496 489 482 476 470 464 458 452 446 440 434 428 422 416 410 404 398 393 388 383 378 373 368 363 358 353

PLACE 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192

PTS 348 343 338 333 328 323 318 313 308 304 300 296 292 288 284 280 276 272 268 264 260 256 252 248 244 240 236 232

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PBA Tour Open Round Robin (RR)

PLACE PTS 1 25000 2 21714 3 19249 4 17332 5 15798 6 14142 7 13096 8 12210 9 11051 10 10393 11 9818 12 9311 13 8860 14 8456 15 8092 16 7763 17 7464 18 7191 19 6940 20 6710 21 6497 22 6300 23 6117 24 5947 25 4588 26 4439 27 4300 28 4169 29 4086 30 3970 31 3819 32 3715 33 3623 34 3530 35 3441 36 3357 37 3277 38 3200 39 3127 40 3057 41 2990

PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82

PTS 2926 2865 2806 2749 2695 2643 2593 2544 2497 2452 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1584 1565

PLACE 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123

PTS 1547 1529 1512 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 1252 1240 1228 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074 1065 1056 1047

PLACE 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164

PTS 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 776

PLACE 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200

PTS 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657 653 649 645 641 637 633 629 625 621

NOTE: Add an additional 400 points from 25th place to last cash position

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APPENDIX D -

USBC Masters

BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 33000 2 28571 3 25249 4 22665 5 20198 6 18507 7 17098 8 15905 9 14683 10 13797 11 13022 12 12338 13 11530 14 10986 15 10496 16 10053 17 9450 18 9082 19 8745 20 8435 21 8149 22 7884 23 7638 24 7409 25 6995 26 6795 27 6607 28 6431 29 6265 30 6108 31 5960 32 5820 33 5487 34 5361 35 5241 36 5127 37 5019 38 4916 39 4817 40 4723 41 4633 42 4547 43 4464 44 4385 45 4309 46 4236 47 4166 48 4098 49 3833 50 3770 51 3709 52 3650 53 3593 54 3538 55 3485 PLACE 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 PTS 3434 3385 3337 3291 3246 3202 3160 3119 3079 3026 2983 2941 2900 2860 2821 2783 2746 2710 2675 2641 2608 2576 2544 2513 2483 2454 2425 2397 2370 2343 2317 2291 2266 2241 2217 2193 2170 2147 2125 2103 2082 2061 2040 2020 2000 1981 1962 1943 1925 1907 1889 1872 1855 1838 1822 PLACE 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 PTS 1806 1790 1774 1759 1744 1729 1714 1700 1686 1672 1658 1644 1631 1618 1605 1592 1579 1567 1555 1543 1531 1519 1507 1496 1485 1474 1463 1452 1441 1431 1421 1411 1401 1391 1381 1371 1361 1352 1343 1334 1325 1316 1307 1298 1289 1280 1272 1264 1256 1248 PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32

QUALIFYING
PTS 4500 3857 3374 2999 2699 2453 2248 2075 1926 1797 1684 1584 1496 1417 1346 1281 1222 1168 1119 1074 1032 993 957 924 893 864 837 811 787 764 742 721 PLACE 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 PTS 702 684 666 649 633 618 603 589 576 563 551 539 528 517 507 497 487 478 469 460 452 444 436 428 421 414 407 400 393 387 381 375

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add points earned from final qualifying position to the points earned from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 200 points from 65th place to last cash position

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USBC Masters Continued

BASE POINTS
PLACE 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 PTS 1240 1232 1224 1216 1208 1200 1193 1186 1179 1172 1165 1158 1151 1144 1137 1130 1123 1116 1109 1103 1097 1091 1085 1079 1073 1067 1061 1055 1049 1043 1037 1031 1025 1019 1013 1007 1002 997 992 987 982 977 972 967 962 957 952 947 942 937 932 927 922 917 912 907 902 PLACE 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 PTS 897 892 888 884 880 876 872 868 864 860 856 852 848 844 840 836 832 828 824 820 816 812 808 982 977 972 967 962 957 952 947 942 937 932 927 922 917 912 907 902 897 892 888 884 880 876 872 868 864 860 856 852 848 844 840 836 832 PLACE 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 PTS 828 824 820 816 812 808 804 800 796 792 788 784 780 776 772 768 765 762 759 756 753 750 747 744 741 738 735 732 729 726 723 720 717 714 711 708 705 702 699 696 693 690 687 684 681 678 675 672 669 666 663 660 657 654 651 648 645 PLACE 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 PTS 642 639 636 633 630 627 624 621 618 615 612 610 608 606 604 602 600 598 596 594 592 590 588 586 584 582 580 578 576 574 572 570 568 566 564 562 560 558 556 554 552 550 548 546 544 542 540 538 536 534 532 530 528 526 524 522 520 PLACE 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 PTS 518 516 514 512 510 508 506 504 502 500 498 496 494 492 490 488 486 484 482 480 478 476 474 472 470 468 466 464 462 460 458 456 454 452 450 448 446 444 442 440 438 436 434 432 430 428 426 424 422 420 418 416

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PBA Tour/Senior Tour U.S. Open

PLACE PTS 1 37500 2 32428 3 28624 4 25665 5 22498 6 20561 7 18947 8 17581 9 16410 10 15396 11 14508 12 13725 13 13029 14 12406 15 11845 16 11338 17 10877 18 10456 19 10070 20 9715 21 9387 22 9083 23 8801 24 8538 25 7093 26 6864 27 6649 28 6447 29 6257 30 6078 31 5909 32 5749 33 5597 34 5453 35 5316 36 5186 37 5062 38 4944 39 4831 40 4723 41 4620

PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82

PTS 4521 4426 4335 4248 4164 4083 4005 3930 3858 3789 3722 3657 3595 3535 3477 3420 3365 3312 3261 3211 3163 3116 3070 3026 2983 2941 2900 2860 2821 2783 2746 2710 2675 2641 2608 2576 2544 2513 2483 2454 2425

PLACE 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123

PTS 2397 2370 2343 2317 2291 2266 2241 2217 2193 2170 2147 2125 2103 2082 2061 2040 2020 2000 1981 1962 1943 1925 1907 1889 1872 1855 1838 1822 1806 1790 1774 1759 1744 1729 1714 1700 1686 1672 1658 1644 1631

PLACE 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164

PTS 1618 1605 1592 1579 1567 1555 1543 1531 1519 1507 1496 1485 1474 1463 1452 1441 1431 1421 1411 1401 1391 1381 1371 1361 1352 1343 1334 1325 1316 1307 1298 1289 1280 1272 1264 1256 1248 1240 1232 1224 1216

PLACE 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200

PTS 1208 1200 1193 1186 1179 1172 1165 1158 1151 1144 1137 1130 1123 1116 1109 1103 1097 1091 1085 1079 1073 1067 1061 1055 1049 1043 1037 1031 1025 1019 1013 1007 1002 997 992 987

NOTE: Add an additional 400 points from 25th place to last cash position

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PBA Tour/Senior Tour U.S. Open (Continued)

PLACE 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241

PTS 982 977 972 967 962 957 952 947 942 937 932 927 922 917 912 907 902 897 892 888 884 880 876 872 868 864 860 856 852 848 844 840 836 832 828 824 820 816 812 808 804

PLACE 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282

PTS 800 796 792 788 784 780 776 772 768 765 762 759 756 753 750 747 744 741 738 735 732 729 726 723 720 717 714 711 708 705 702 699 696 693 690 687 684 681 678 675 672

PLACE 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323

PTS 669 666 663 660 657 654 651 648 645 642 639 636 633 630 627 624 621 618 615 612 610 608 606 604 602 600 598 596 594 592 590 588 586 584 582 580 578 576 574 572 570

PLACE 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364

PTS 568 566 564 562 560 558 556 554 552 550 548 546 544 542 540 538 536 534 532 530 528 526 524 522 520 518 516 514 512 510 508 506 504 502 500 498 496 494 492 490 488

PLACE 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400

PTS 486 484 482 480 478 476 474 472 470 468 466 464 462 460 458 456 454 452 450 448 446 444 442 440 438 436 434 432 430 428 426 424 422 420 418 416

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APPENDIX F -

World Championship

BASE POINTS
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 PTS 33000 28571 25249 22665 20198 18507 17098 15905 14483 13597 12822 12138 11530 10986 10496 10053 9250 8882 8545 8235 7949 7684 7438 7209 6595 6395 6207 6031 5865 5708 5560 5420 5287 5161 5041 PLACE 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 PTS 4927 4819 4716 4617 4523 4620 4521 4426 4335 4248 4164 4083 4005 3930 3858 3789 3722 3657 3595 3535 3477 3420 3365 3312 3261 3211 3163 3116 3070 3026 2983 2941 2900 2860 2821 PLACE 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 PTS 2783 2746 2710 2675 2641 2608 2576 2544 2513 2483 2454 2425 2397 2370 2343 2317 2291 2266 2241 2217 2193 2170 2147 2125 2103 2082 2061 2040 2020 2000 1981 1962 1943 1925 1907 PLACE 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 PTS 1889 1872 1855 1838 1822 1806 1790 1774 1759 1744 1729 1714 1700 1686 1672

QUALIFYING
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 PTS 4500 3857 3374 2999 2699 2453 2248 2075 1926 1797 1684 1584 1496 1417 1346 1281 1222 1168 1119 1074 1032 993 957 924 893 864 837 811 787 764 742 721 702 684 666 649 633 618 603 589

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add points earned from final qualifying position to the points earned from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add 200 points from 41st place to last cash position

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World Championship (Continued)

BASE POINTS
PLACE 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 PTS 1658 1644 1631 1618 1605 1592 1579 1567 1555 1543 1531 1519 1507 1496 1485 1474 1463 1452 1441 1431 1421 1411 1401 1391 1381 1371 1361 1352 1343 1334 1325 1316 1307 1298 1289 PLACE 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 PTS 1280 1272 1264 1256 1248 1240 1232 1224 1216 1208 1200 1193 1186 1179 1172 1165 1158 1151 1144 1137 1130 1123 1116 1109 1103 1097 1091 1085 1079 1073 1067 1061 1055 1049 1043 PLACE 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 PTS 1037 1031 1025 1019 1013 1007 1002 997 992 987 982 977 972 967 962 957 952 947 942 937 932 927 922 917 912 907 902 897 892 888 884 880 876 872 868 PLACE 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 PTS 864 860 856 852 848 844 840 836 832 828 824 820 816 812 808

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APPENDIX G - Regional Players Championship
BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 33000 2 28571 3 25249 4 22665 5 20198 6 18507 7 17098 8 15905 9 14483 10 13597 11 12822 12 12138 13 11530 14 10986 15 10496 16 10053 17 9250 18 8882 19 8545 20 8235 21 7949 22 7684 23 7438 24 7209 25 6995 26 6795 27 6607 28 6431 29 6265 30 6108 31 5960 32 5820 33 5287 34 5161 35 5041 36 4927 37 4819 38 4716 39 4617 40 4523 41 4433 42 4347 43 4264 44 4185 45 4109 46 4036 47 3966 48 3898 49 3833 50 3770 51 3709 52 3650 53 3593 54 3538 55 3485 PLACE 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 PTS 3434 3385 3337 3291 3246 3202 3160 3119 3079 3026 2983 2941 2900 2860 2821 2783 2746 2710 2675 2641 2608 2576 2544 2513 2483 2454 2425 2397 2370 2343 2317 2291 2266 2241 2217 2193 2170 2147 2125 2103 2082 2061 2040 2020 2000 1981 1962 1943 1925 1907 1889 1872 1855 1838 1822 PLACE 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 PTS 1806 1790 1774 1759 1744 1729 1714 1700 1686 1672 1658 1644 1631 1618 1605 1592 1579 1567 1555 1543 1531 1519 1507 1496 1485 1474 1463 1452 1441 1431 1421 1411 1401 1391 1381 1371 1361 1352 1343 1334 1325 1316 1307 1298 1289 1280 1272 1264 1256 1248 PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41

QUALIFYING
PTS 4500 3857 3374 2999 2699 2453 2248 2075 1926 1797 1684 1584 1496 1417 1346 1281 1222 1168 1119 1074 1032 993 957 924 893 864 837 811 787 764 742 721 702 684 666 649 633 618 603 589 576 PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 PTS 563 551 539 528 517 507 497 487 478 469 460 452 444 436 428 421 414 407 400 393 387 381 375

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add points earned from final qualifying position to the points earned from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 200 points from 65th place to last cash position

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BASE POINTS
PLACE 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 PTS 1240 1232 1224 1216 1208 1200 1193 1186 1179 1172 1165 1158 1151 1144 1137 1130 1123 1116 1109 1103 1097 1091 1085 1079 1073 1067 1061 1055 1049 1043 1037 1031 1025 1019 1013 1007 1002 997 992 987 982 977 972 PLACE 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 PTS 967 962 957 952 947 942 937 932 927 922 917 912 907 902 897 892 888 884 880 876 872 868 864 860 856 852 848 844 840 836 832 828 824 820 816 812 808 804 800 796 792 788 784 PLACE 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 PTS 780 776 772 768 765 762 759 756 753 750 747 744 741 738 735 732 729 726 723 720 717 714 711 708 708 705 702 699 696 693 690 687 684 681 678 675 672 669 666 663 660 657 654 PLACE 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 PTS 651 648 645 642 639 636 633 630 627 624 621 618 615 613 611 609 607 605 603 601 599 597 595 593 591 589 587 585 583 581 579 577 575 573 571 569 567 565 563 561 559 557 555 PLACE 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 PTS 553 551 549 547 545 543 541 539 537 535 533 531 529 527 525 523 521 519 517 515 513 511 509 507 505 503 501 499

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BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 22000 2 19142 3 16999 4 15332 5 13598 6 12507 7 11598 8 10828 9 9768 10 9196 11 8696 12 8255 13 7863 14 7512 15 7196 16 6910 17 6450 18 6213 19 5995 20 5795 21 5610 22 5439 23 5280 24 5132 25 4794 26 4665 27 4544 28 4430 29 4323 30 4222 31 4126 32 4036 33 3623 34 3530 35 3441 36 3357 37 3277 38 3200 39 3127 40 3057 41 2990 PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 PTS 2926 2865 2806 2749 2695 2643 2593 2544 2497 2452 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1583 1564 PLACE 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 PTS 1546 1528 1511 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 1252 1240 1228 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074 PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

QUALIFYING
PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382 1283 1197 1122 1056 997 944 896 853 PLACE 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 PTS 814 778 745 715 687 661 637 615 594 574 556 539 523 508 493 479

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add points earned from final qualifying position to the points earned from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 400 points from 33rd place to last cash position

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APPENDIX H - Senior Tour Seeded Single Elimination (Continued)
BASE POINTS
PLACE 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 PTS 1065 1056 1047 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 PLACE 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 PTS 776 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657 653 649 645 641 637 633 629 625 621 617 614 611 608 605 602 PLACE 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 PTS 599 596 593 590 587 584 581 578 575 572 569 566 563 560 557 554 551 548 545 542 539 536 533 530 527 524 521 518 515 512 509 506 503 500

NOTE 3: Places 241 - 325; decrease place value by 2 point increments NOTE 4: Places 326 to last entry; decrease place value by 1 point increments

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APPENDIX I - Senior Tour Single Elimination
BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 22000 2 19142 3 16999 4 15332 5 13598 6 12507 7 11598 8 10828 9 9768 10 9196 11 8696 12 8255 13 7863 14 7512 15 7196 16 6910 17 6250 18 6013 19 5795 20 5595 21 5410 22 5239 23 5080 24 4932 25 4794 26 4665 27 4544 28 4430 29 4323 30 4222 31 4126 32 4036 33 3623 34 3530 35 3441 36 3357 37 3277 38 3200 39 3127 40 3057 41 2990 PLACE 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 PTS 2926 2865 2806 2749 2695 2643 2593 2544 2497 2452 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1583 1564 PLACE 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 PTS 1546 1528 1511 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 1252 1240 1228 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074 PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

QUALIFYING
PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382 1283 1197 1122 1056 997 944 896 853 PLACE 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 PTS 814 778 745 715 687 661 637 615 594 574 556 539 523 508 493 479

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add the points from final qualifying position to the points from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 400 points from 33rd place to last cash position

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BASE POINTS
PLACE 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 PTS 1065 1056 1047 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 PLACE 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 PTS 776 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657 653 649 645 641 637 633 629 625 621 617 614 611 608 605 602 PLACE 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 PTS 599 596 593 590 587 584 581 578 575 572 569 566 563 560 557 554 551 548 545 542 539 536 533 530 527 524 521 518 515 512 509 506 503 500

NOTE 3: Places 241 - 325; decrease place value by 2 point increments NOTE 4: Places 326 to last entry; decrease place value by 1 point increments

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APPENDIX J - Regional Tour Single Elimination Round of 32
BASE POINTS
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 PTS 22000 19142 16999 15332 13598 12507 11598 10828 9768 9196 8696 8255 7863 7512 7196 6910 6250 6013 5795 5595 5410 5239 5080 4932 4794 4665 4544 4430 4323 4222 4126 4036 3623 3530 3441 PLACE 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 PTS 3357 3277 3200 3127 3057 2990 2926 2865 2806 2749 2695 2643 2593 2544 2497 2452 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 PLACE 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 PTS 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1583 1564 1546 1528 1511 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 1252 1240 1228 PLACE 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 PTS 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074

QUALIFYING
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382 1283 1197 1122 1056 997 944 896 853 814 778 745 715 687 661 637 615 594 574 556 539 523 508 493 479

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add the points from final qualifying position to the points from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 400 points from 33RD place to last cash position

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APPENDIX J - Regional Tour Single Elimination Round of 32 (Cont.)
BASE POINTS
PLACE 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 PTS 1065 1056 1047 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 PLACE 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 PTS 776 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657 653 649 645 641 637 633 629 625 621 617 614 611 608 605 602 PLACE 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 PTS 599 596 593 590 587 584 581 578 575 572 569 566 563 560 557 554 551 548 545 542 539 536 533 530 527 524 521 518 515 512 509 506 503 500

NOTE 3: Places 241 - 325; decrease place value by 2 point increments NOTE 4: Places 326 to last entry; decrease place value by 1 point increments

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APPENDIX K - Regional Tour Single Elimination Round of 16
BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 22000 2 19142 3 16999 4 15332 5 13598 6 12507 7 11598 8 10828 9 9768 10 9196 11 8696 12 8255 13 7863 14 7512 15 7196 16 6910 17 6268 18 5995 19 5745 20 5515 21 5302 22 5105 23 4922 24 4752 25 4593 26 4444 27 4305 28 4174 29 4051 30 3935 31 3825 32 3721 33 3623 34 3530 35 3441 36 3357 37 3277 38 3200 39 3127 40 3057 41 2990 42 2926 43 2865 44 2806 45 2749 46 2695 47 2643 48 2593 49 2544 50 2497 51 2452 PLACE 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 PTS 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1583 1564 1546 1528 1511 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 PLACE 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 PTS 1252 1240 1228 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074 1065 1056 1047 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 PLACE 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 PTS 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 776 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657

QUALIFYING
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382 1283 1197 1122 1056 997 944 896 853

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add the points from final qualifying position to the points from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 400 points from 17th place to last cash position

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APPENDIX L - Regional Tour Single Elimination Round of 8
BASE POINTS
PLACE PTS 1 22000 2 19142 3 16999 4 15332 5 13598 6 12507 7 11598 8 10828 9 9854 10 9197 11 8622 12 8114 13 7663 14 7259 15 6896 16 6567 17 6268 18 5995 19 5745 20 5515 21 5302 22 5105 23 4922 24 4752 25 4593 26 4444 27 4305 28 4174 29 4051 30 3935 31 3825 32 3721 33 3623 34 3530 35 3441 36 3357 37 3277 38 3200 39 3127 40 3057 41 2990 42 2926 43 2865 44 2806 45 2749 46 2695 47 2643 48 2593 49 2544 50 2497 51 2452 PLACE 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 PTS 2408 2366 2325 2286 2248 2211 2175 2141 2108 2076 2045 2014 1984 1955 1927 1900 1873 1847 1822 1798 1774 1751 1728 1706 1684 1663 1642 1622 1602 1583 1564 1546 1528 1511 1494 1477 1461 1445 1429 1414 1399 1384 1370 1356 1342 1328 1315 1302 1289 1276 1264 PLACE 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 PTS 1252 1240 1228 1216 1205 1194 1183 1172 1161 1151 1141 1131 1121 1111 1101 1092 1083 1074 1065 1056 1047 1038 1030 1022 1014 1006 998 990 982 974 966 959 952 945 938 931 924 917 910 903 896 889 883 877 871 865 859 853 847 841 835 PLACE 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 PTS 829 823 817 811 806 801 796 791 786 781 776 771 766 761 756 751 746 741 736 731 726 721 717 713 709 705 701 697 693 689 685 681 677 673 669 665 661 657

QUALIFYING
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PTS 3000 2571 2249 1999 1799 1635 1498 1382

NOTE 1: To calculate total points earned; add the points from final qualifying position to the points from finishing position after the completion of match play. NOTE 2: Add an additional 400 points from 8th place to last cash position

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APPENDIX M - PBA Tour/Senior Career Point List (based on year-end finishing position on money earnings list)
PLACE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PTS 100 95 90 85 80 75 70 68 66 64 PLACE 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 PTS 62 60 58 56 54 52 50 48 46 44 PLACE 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 PTS 42 40 38 36 35 34 33 32 31 30 PLACE 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 PTS 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 PLACE 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 PTS 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10

Other career points are awarded as follows: PBA TOUR PBA Hall of Fame PBA Player of the Year PBA Rookie of the Year PBA Tour Title PBA SENIOR TOUR PBA Hall of Fame PBA Player of the Year PBA Rookie of the Year PBA Tour Title

150 75 10 20

150 75 10 20


								
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