Event Dates

From: Sunday, August 09, 2015
To: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Host Center

Pro Bowl West
1455 Goshen Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
260.482.4889

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $7,500.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $2,500.00
4 $2,000.00
5 $1,700.00
6 $1,500.00
7 $1,500.00
8 $1,500.00
9 $1,300.00
10 $1,300.00
11 $1,300.00
12 $1,300.00
13 $1,300.00
14 $1,300.00
15 $1,300.00
16 $1,300.00
17 $1,200.00
18 $1,200.00
19 $1,200.00
Place Winnings*
20 $1,200.00
21 $1,200.00
22 $1,200.00
23 $1,200.00
24 $1,200.00
25 $1,100.00
26 $1,100.00
27 $1,100.00
28 $1,100.00
29 $1,100.00
30 $1,100.00
31 $1,100.00
32 $1,100.00
33 $1,000.00
34 $1,000.00
35 $1,000.00
36 $1,000.00
37 $1,000.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

PBA Challenge Information :
The top eight bowlers from the PBA50 Tour standard point list advance to the PBA Challenge to be held at the PBA World Series of Bowling VII at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nevada. PBA Challenge qualifiers receive a free WSOB VII entry. Following an eight-game match play round at the National Bowling Stadium, the top two PBA50 bowlers will advance to an ESPN final.

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
140 Players

PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 Tour Chameleon

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 Hosts
Dave B. Small – Proprietor
Brian E. Cave – General Manager

Sunday, August 9
A Squad Practice Session: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 5 p.m.
PBA50 Welcome Party: 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (hors d'oeuvres, one drink, $10 per person)
Pro-Am Squad: 7:30 p.m.

Monday, August 10
A Squad: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, August 11
A Squad: 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
All cashers advance (including super senior cashers)
Drop All Pins

Wednesday, August 12
Cashers Round
Players in cash positions below 24thplace (including super senior cashers) bowl five games at 9 a.m.
Advance Top Eight
Drop All Pins
Re-oil

Modified Match Play Round One
Top eight from the cashers round and qualifiers 9-24 bowl five match play games at 12:30 p.m.
Advance Top Eight
Drop All Pins
Re-oil

Modified Match Play Round Two
Top eight from match play round one and qualifiers 1-8 bowl six match play games at 3:30 p.m.
Advance Top Five
Drop All Pins
Re-oil

Stepladder begins immediately following match play round two.

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 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.

Estimated Prize Fund Information
1st Place: $7500
2nd Place: $4000
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)
33rd-40th Place: $1050
Remaining Cashers: $1000 (each)

Estimated Entries (128)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (42)
Super Senior Checks (Ages 60+) (8)

This event will have a squad leader prize of $250, supplied by Warren Burr of WGB Accounting Services.

Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn Tournament Reservations

Hilton Garden Inn of Fort Wayne (Sponsor/Host Hotel)
8615 U.S. Highway 24 West (I-69, Exit 302)
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 435-1777
Rate: Single or Double - $94.00 + tax per night.
“Ask for the PBA50 Fort Wayne tournament rate”

Amenities Include: Serta Sleep Perfect Sleepers, HDTV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, large work desk with ergonomic chair, chair and ottoman, complimentary breakfast 6-9 a.m., fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, laundry facility, complimentary business center, patio with gas grills, in-house convenience and suite shop, complimentary WIFI

Homewood Suites Tournament Reservations

Homewood Suites by Hilton of Fort Wayne (Sponsor/Host Hotel)
8621 U.S. Highway 24 West (I-69 Exit 302)
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 432-5100
Rate: Studio King Suites or Queen one bedroom suites- $99 + tax per night
“Ask for the PBA50 Fort Wayne tournament rate”

Amenities Include: HDTV, DVD player, full kitchen, full size sleeper sofas, separate bedroom area, living room, dining table & chairs, large work desk with ergonomic chair, complimentary breakfast 6-9 a.m., fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, laundry facility, complimentary business center, patio with gas grills, in-house convenience and suite shop, complimentary WIFI

Motor Home Information
Motor Home Parking will be on the east side of the Center on the back side of the shopping center next to the park. Please contact Mike Henry for additional information.

PBA50 Central Region One Day Tournament
The PBA Central Region will be conducting a one day PBA50 tournament, Thursday, August 13. The oil pattern is PBA50 Cheetah. Entry fee is $175. 1st Place is $3,000 based on 100 entries paying 1:4. For more details, please visit the PBA Central Region http://www.pba.com/Tours/Regional/Central/ or call Bobby Jakel at (815) 483-3032.

Golf Note
Autumn Ridge Golf Club (4 Star Rating From Golf Digest)
11420 Auburn Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Contact: Kyle Pearson, Head Golf Professional
(260) 637-8727