Event Dates

From: Monday, July 25, 2016
To: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Host Center

Olympia Lanes
4150 S Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 933-6677

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $7,500.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $2,500.00
4 $2,000.00
5 $1,750.00
6 $1,500.00
7 $1,500.00
8 $1,500.00
9 $1,250.00
10 $1,250.00
11 $1,250.00
12 $1,250.00
13 $1,250.00
14 $1,250.00
Place Winnings*
15 $1,250.00
16 $1,250.00
17 $1,100.00
18 $1,100.00
19 $1,100.00
20 $1,100.00
21 $1,100.00
22 $1,100.00
23 $1,100.00
24 $1,100.00
25 $1,000.00
26 $1,000.00
27 $1,000.00

*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.



Entries Open February 1, 2016



Maximum Field Size

160 Players



PBA Lane Pattern

PBA50 Scorpion



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

Nick Loxas, Mike Kozy



Monday, July 25

A & B Squads 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, 6 p.m.



Tuesday, July 26

A Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Re-oil

B Squad: 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

(8 games of qualifying)



Wednesday, July 27

B Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Re-oil

A Squad: 3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

(8 games of qualifying)

Advance All Cashers

Drop All Pins



Thursday, July 28

Cashers Round

All Cashers below 24th place (including super senior cashers) bowl 5 games at 8:30 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 Noon

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 p.m.

Advance Top Five

Drop All Pins

Re-oil



Stepladder begins at 7 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 will bowl the preliminary finals.

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 (Based on 120 Entries)

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 (120)

Estimated Cashers (40 + 8 Super Seniors)



Host Hotel Information

Ramada Inn (located across the street from the bowling center)

4141 Calumet Ave.

Hammond, IN 46320

Rates: Assorted Standard Room (1-4 people) $80.00 + Tax, King Executive Suite (1-2 people) $95.00 + Tax, Whirlpool Suite (1-2 people) $115.00 + Tax

(219) 933-0500 or (800) 562-5987



To receive these rates, please notify the reservationist that you are bowling the PBA50 Tour event at Olympia Lanes. Reservations must be made by July 4, 2016.



Motor Home Parking

Parking will be available at the North and South sides of the building. Water and Electric will be provided.



Golf Note

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