Event Dates

From: Sunday, July 17, 2016
To: Saturday, July 23, 2016

Host Center

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

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $15,000.00
2 $8,500.00
3 $5,500.00
4 $4,000.00
5 $3,500.00
6 $3,000.00
7 $2,500.00
8 $2,200.00
9 $2,100.00
10 $2,000.00
11 $1,950.00
12 $1,900.00
13 $1,850.00
14 $1,800.00
Place Winnings*
15 $1,750.00
16 $1,700.00
17 $1,675.00
18 $1,650.00
19 $1,625.00
20 $1,600.00
21 $1,575.00
22 $1,550.00
23 $1,525.00
24 $1,500.00
25 $1,250.00
26 $1,250.00
27 $1,250.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

PBA Challenge Information
The top eight bowlers from the 2016 PBA50 Tour points list advance to the PBA Challenge held in conjunction with PBA World Series of Bowling VIII. PBA Challenge qualifiers receive a free WSOB VIII entry. The top two PBA Challenge competitors in the PBA50 division advance to a PBA Xtra Frame final, 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.

Maximum Field Size
180 Players

PBA Lane Patterns
PBA50 Viper, PBA50 Chameleon, PBA50 Scorpion, PBA50 World Championship

Pay Ratio
1:3 each day, plus eight super senior checks
1:3 for the World Championship, plus eight super senior checks

Finals Formats
The top 32 bowlers of each animal pattern qualifying round advance to the corresponding animal pattern match play round. This is based on a minimum of 96 entries. With less than 96 entries, the top 24 will advance.
A five player stepladder follows.
Each animal pattern champion will receive a PBA50 Regional Tour title.

The top 32 bowlers after 15 games of animal pattern qualifying rounds advance to PBA50 World Championship match play rounds. This is based on a minimum of 96 entries. With less than 96 entries, the top 24 will advance.
A five player stepladder follows.

PBA member entry fee: $750, includes all three animal pattern events, plus the World Championship.
Non-member entry fee: $900, includes all three animal pattern events, plus the World Championship.

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

Tournament Host
PBA Member Bob Micek

Saturday, July 16
PBA members and their families can cruise the Mississippi River on the Treasure Island Ship. Cost is $10, which includes a box lunch. Refreshments are available onboard the ship.
There is a 100 person maximum. Call Bob Micek for reservations at (651) 261-2321.

Sunday, July 17
A Squad Practice: 7:30 – 9 a.m.
Re-oil
B Squad Practice: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Practice will be on PBA50 Viper, PBA50 Chameleon, and PBA50 Scorpion
Pro-am Squads: 3, 5 p.m.

Monday, July 18
A Squad: 8 – 11:30 a.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
(5 games of qualifying on PBA50 Viper)
Top 24 advance to PBA50 Viper match play with less than 96 entries.

PBA50 Viper qualifying pins carryover to PBA50 Viper match play and World Championship match play rounds.

Tuesday, July 19
B Squad: 8 – 11:30 a.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
(5 games of qualifying on PBA50 Chameleon)
Top 24 advance to PBA50 Chameleon match play with less than 96 entries.

PBA50 Chameleon qualifying pins carryover to PBA50 Chameleon match play and World Championship match play rounds.

Wednesday, July 20
A Squad: 8 – 11:30 a.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
(5 games of qualifying on PBA50 Scorpion)
Top 24 advance to PBA50 Scorpion match play with less than 96 entries.

PBA50 Scorpion qualifying pins carryover to PBA50 Scorpion match play and World Championship match play rounds.

The top 24 bowlers after 15 games of animal pattern qualifying advance to PBA50 World Championship match play rounds with less than 96 entries.

Thursday, July 21
PBA50 Viper Match Play: 8:30 a.m. – Noon
(5 games)
Top five advance to PBA50 Viper stepladder finals
Re-oil
PBA50 Chameleon Match Play: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
(5 games)
Top five advance to PBA50 Chameleon stepladder finals
Re-oil
PBA50 Scorpion Match Play: 5:30 – 9 p.m.
(5 games)
Top five advance to PBA50 Scorpion stepladder finals

Friday, July 22
PBA50 World Championship Qualifiers Practice Session: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Re-oil

PBA50 Viper Stepladder Finals Practice: 12:10 – 12:30 p.m.
PBA50 Viper Stepladder Finals: 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Re-oil

PBA50 Chameleon Stepladder Finals Practice: 2:40 – 3 p.m.
PBA50 Chameleon Stepladder Finals: 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Re-oil

PBA50 Scorpion Stepladder Finals Practice: 5:10 – 5:30 p.m.
PBA50 Scorpion Stepladder Finals: 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 23
World Championship Match Play: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
(6 games)
No re-oil
World Championship Match Play: 2 – 6 p.m.
(6 games)
Top five advance to the stepladder finals
Re-oil
World Championship 5 Player Stepladder Practice: 6:40 – 7 p.m.
World Championship 5 Player Stepladder Finals: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Estimated Main Prize Fund Information (Based on 75 Entries)
1st Place: $15,000
2nd Place: $8,000
3rd Place: $5,000
4th Place: $4,000
5th Place: $3,000
6th Place: $2,500
7th Place: $2,300
8th Place: $2,200
9th Place: $2,100
10th Place: $2,000
24th Place $1500
Remaining Cashers: $1250 (each)

Estimated Main Prize Fund Cashers (25 + 8 super seniors)

Estimated Daily Prize Fund Information (Based on 75 Entries)
1st Place: $1500
2nd Place: $900
3rd Place: $800
4th Place: $700
5th Place: $600…
24th Place $275
Remaining Cashers: $200 (each)

Estimated Entries (75)
Estimated Daily Prize Fund Cashers (25 + 8 super seniors)

Hotel Information
Treasure Island Hotel & Casino (Host Hotel)
5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd.
Welch, MN 55089
Flat Rate: $99 + tax per night
Treasure Island Water Park privileges are included for the bowlers and their family members.
For reservations call (800) 222-7077 and ask for the PBA50 block of rooms.
Reservations close June 1, 2016. No advance fees are required.

Motor Home Information
RV sites are $29 per day, which includes 50amp service. All sites have full hookups. Rows B, C, D, & K are reserved. Please visit the Treasure Island website for the campground map. For reservations call (651) 383-6300, ext. 3060 and request PBA50 RV blocked spots. Reservations close June 1, 2016. No advance fees are required. There is a free shuttle for bowlers from the Treasure Island RV Park to the bowling center.

Golf Note
The designated golf course is Mount Frontenac. To make reservations, PBA members can call (800) 488-5826. Ask for the PBA50 rate of $29, which includes 18 holes of golf and a cart.