Event Dates

From: Sunday, August 14, 2016
To: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Host Center

Signature Lanes
1180 Fremont Ct.
Elkhart, IN 46516
(574) 296-1111

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $10,000.00
2 $6,000.00
3 $3,500.00
4 $2,500.00
5 $2,000.00
6 $1,750.00
7 $1,750.00
8 $1,750.00
9 $1,500.00
10 $1,500.00
11 $1,500.00
12 $1,500.00
13 $1,500.00
Place Winnings*
14 $1,500.00
15 $1,500.00
16 $1,500.00
17 $1,300.00
18 $1,300.00
19 $1,300.00
20 $1,300.00
21 $1,300.00
22 $1,300.00
23 $1,300.00
24 $1,300.00
25 $1,150.00
26 $1,150.00

*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
160 Players

PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 National Championship

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
Roger Brown

Sunday, August 14
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, 3:30, 6 p.m.

Monday, August 15
A Squad: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, August 16
B Squad: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
All cashers advance including super senior cashers
Drop All Pins

Wednesday, August 17
Cashers Round
Players who cashed in positions 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 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 (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.

Estimated Prize Fund Information (Based on 128 Entries)
1st Place: $10000
2nd Place: $5500
3rd Place: $4000
4th Place: $3000
5th Place: $2500
6th-8th Place: $2000 (each)
9th-16th Place: $1700 (each)
17th-24th Place: $1400 (each)
25th-32nd Place: $1200 (each)
33rd-40th Place: $1100
Remaining Cashers: $1000 (each)

Estimated Entries (128)
Estimated Cashers (42 + 8 Super Seniors)

Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn Elkhart

Holiday Inn Express South Bend

Staybridge Suites - South Bend

Candlewood Suites - Airport

Fairfield Inn & Suites - Elkhart

Motor Home Parking
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Golf Note
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