Event Dates

From: Sunday, August 10, 2014
To: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Host Center

Island Xtreme Bowl
5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55099
(651) 267-3000

Tournament Schedule

Tournament Notes

PBA Champion’s Challenge Information :
The top six bowlers from the standard PBA50 Tour point list advance to the PBA Champion’s Challenge to be held at the PBA World Series of Bowling VI at South Point in Las Vegas. All six bowlers receive a free WSOB VI entry. Following a six-game match play round at South Point the top two bowlers will advance to a Champion’s Challenge telecast on ESPN.

This event will be covered live on PBA Xtra Frame!

Tournament Eligibility
Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 open event.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.

Maximum Field Size
120 Players

PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 Tour Dick Weber

Finals Format
32 Player Bracket

Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.

Tournament Hosts
Bob Micek, PBA Competitor & Bowling Center Manager

Sunday, August 10
A & B Squads Parctice: 9 a.m. – Noon
A re-oil of ½ the lanes will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Pro-Am Squads 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Monday, August 11
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
B Squad: 3:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, August 12
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
A Squad: 3:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
Top 32 Advance (based on entries)
Drop All Pins

Wednesday, August 13
Players qualifying 17-32 bowl best-of-five games at 8 a.m.
Winners and players qualifying 9-16 bowl best-of-five games at 11 a.m.
Winners and players qualifying 1-8 bowl best-of-five games at 2 p.m.
Round of 8 best-of-three at 5 p.m.
Round of 4 (one game) immediately following
Round of 2 (one game) immediately following

Estimated Prize Fund Information
1st Place: $7500
2nd Place: $4000
3rd-4th Place: $2500 (each)
5th-8th Place: $1700 (each)
9th-16th Place: $1300 (each)
17th-24th Place: $1150 (each)
25th-32nd Place: $1050 (each)
Remaining Cashers: $900 (each)
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $700 (each)

Estimated Entries (105)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (35)
Estimated Super Senior Cash Spots (8)

Super Senior cash spots will be paid based on the number of Super Senior entries,
1:6 with a minimum guarantee of 8 and maximum of 12 in each PBA50 Tour event.

The number of finalists will be 32, unless the field size is less than 96 bowlers. If the field is less than 96, the number of finalists will be adjusted to 24.

Host Hotel Information
Treasure Island Hotel
5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089
(800) 222-7077 Dial 0 and ask for reservations. The room block is set under PBA50 Tour.
Flat Rate - Saturday, Buffalo Tower - $124
Flat Rate - Sunday-Wednesday, Buffalo Tower - $69

Motor Home Information
RV sites are $27 per day for 50 amp service.
All sites have full hookups with water, sewer and electric. Rows B, C, D, and K are reserved. See website for campground map.
To make reservations call (651) 383-6300 - Extension 3060 and request PBA50 Tour blocked spots. Reservations must be made by July 19.
Check-in 1 p.m. Check-out Noon.
Free shuttle keeps you connected to the resort (day and night).
Complimentary Internet, picnic tables and on-site fire pits in select locations are available.
Restrooms, showers and onsite laundry are available for your convenience.

Golf Note
There will be a special rate for golf enthusiasts from August 9-13.
Please call Bob Micek to make tee times at (651) 261-2321.