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Event Dates

From: Sunday, May 28, 2017
To: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Host Center

Harvest Park Bowl
5000 Balfour Road
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 516-1221

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes


PBA Challenge Information
The top eight bowlers from the 2017 PBA50 Tour points list advance to the PBA Challenge held in conjunction with PBA World Series of Bowling IX.  PBA Challenge qualifiers receive a free WSOB IX entry.  The top two PBA Challenge competitors in the PBA50 division advance to a PBA Xtra Frame webcast, following an eight game match play round.
 
Eligibility
Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 event.
Participant must be a USBC member in good standing.
 
Entries Open February 27, 2017
 
Maximum Field Size
128 Players
 
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 Tour Standard
 
Finals Format
All cashers, including super senior cashers (Ages 60+), advance to the final day.
Details are listed below.
 
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
 
Tournament Host
Jim Wangeman
 
Sunday, May 28
A & B Squad Practice Session: 9 a.m. - Noon
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Pro-Am squads: 1, 3, 7 p.m.
 
Monday, May 29
A Squad: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 1:30 – 6 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
 
Tuesday, May 30
B Squad: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 1:30 – 6 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
All cashers advance (including super senior cashers)
Drop all pins
 
Wednesday, May 31
Cashers Round
Players who cashed in positions below 24th place (including super senior cashers): 8 a.m.
(5 games of qualifying)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round One
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Match Play Round One
Top 8 bowlers from the cashers round and qualifiers 9-24: 11:30 a.m.
(5 games of match play)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Match Play Round Two
Top 8 bowlers from Match Play Round One and qualifiers 1-8: 2:30 p.m.
(6 games of match play)
Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Stepladder Practice: 6:15 p.m.
Stepladder Matches: 6:30 p.m.
 
Format Notes
With 96 entries or more:
All cashers below 24th place (including super senior cashers) will bowl the cashers round.
Qualifiers 9-24 will be seeded into match play round one.
Qualifiers 1-8 will be seeded into match play round two.
 
With less than 96 entries:
All cashers below 16th place (including super senior cashers) will bowl the cashers round.
Qualifiers 9-16 will be seeded into match play round one.
Qualifiers 1-8 will be seeded into match play round two.
 
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (105)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (35)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
 
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $8000
2nd Place $4500
3rd Place $2500
4th Place $2000
5th Place $1750
6th-8th Place $1550 each
9th-16th Place $1350 each
17th-24th Place $1200 each
25th-32nd Place $1100 each
Remaining Cashers $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
 
Hotel Information
 
Hotel Rooms May Be Scarce In Brentwood Over Memorial Day Weekend
If you are planning to bowl make reservations early!

 
Motor Home Parking
Parking will be roped off on the Balfour side of Harvest Park Bowl.  Electric and Water will be provided at no charge to the players.
 
Golf Note
Please check back for golf information.
 
Jim’s World Class Cookout
Jim’s World Renowned Cookout is scheduled for Tuesday, May 30.  While you’re enjoying all the great food, you’ll also be lounging in the newly remodeled Harvest Park Bowl facility.  Don’t miss it!