2018 Pins-Over-Average Tournament
Congtatulations to Lisa Simmons and Joe Bell - each of these bowlers topped over 8,000 entrants and won the Championship Prize of $10,000 cash! Simmons, a 186-average bowler from El-Mar Lanes, Bridgeview, rolled a 747 scratch series to best her average by 189 pins. Bell, who bowls at Suburbanite Bowl, Westmont, was 102 pins over his 164 average, winning the Men's title by four pins.
The Finals were contested at Fox Bowl, Wheaton on Saturday, May 5.
For a complete prize list of all 64 Finalists, click here.
Welcome to the Home Page of the 38th Annual Coors Light/BPA Pins-Over-Average Tournament. In-league qualifying runs February 4-17, 2018. Entry Fee is only $5.00 and you have two separate chances to advance using your in-league scores from each of the two weeks of league qualifying.
Advancing bowlers are invited to one of seven sectional competitions and all bowlers will receive a $20 cash prize at check-in. The top-scoring sectional bowlers will comprise the 32 Men & Women invited to the Finals and all will be awarded a prize, including the top prize of $10,000 cash each to our Men's & Women's Champions!
Congratulations to 2017 Women's Champion Shirley Reger of Arlington Lanes and 2017 Men's Champion Michael Terreault, bowling out of 3-D Bowl, Island Lake - they each received the first place prize of $10,000 Cash!!
Over 8,000 bowlers from 54 Chicagoland area centers entered the tournament in-league. 374 bowlers advanced to one of seven sectional locations, and each advancing bowlers received $20 cash at check-in. More than $35,000 in cash and prizes were awarded in this year's tournament, thanks to the sponosrship of Coors Light.
2017 Men's & Women's Finals Results