Hotel Booking

Book your stay with the PBA's Official Hotel Booking Partner:

Event Dates

From: Saturday, May 13, 2017
To: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Host Center

Woodland Bowl
3421 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 844-4099

Oil Pattern Schedule

  • All Rounds - TBD

Tournament Schedule / Notes

PBA Challenge Information
The top eight bowlers from the 2017 PBA50 Tour points list advance to the PBA Challenge held in conjunction with PBA World Series of Bowling IX.  PBA Challenge qualifiers receive a free WSOB IX entry.  The top two PBA Challenge competitors in the PBA50 division advance to a PBA Xtra Frame webcast final, following an eight game match play round.
Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 event.
Participant must be a PBA member.
Participant must be a USBC member in good standing.
Entries Open February 27, 2017
Maximum Field Size
180 Players
PBA Lane Pattern
Finals Format
Modified Round Robin Match Play
Non-Member Note
Non-members are not eligible for this event.
Tournament Host
Jim Doty
Saturday, May 13
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: 2, 4:30, 7 p.m.

Sunday, May 14
A Squad: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
<b>No re-oil between squads</b>
B Squad: 3 – 7 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Monday, May 15
B Squad: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
<b>No re-oil between squads</b>
A Squad: 4 - 8 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
The top 32 bowlers advance to Match Play Round One (based on a minimum of 96 entries)

Tuesday, May 16
Match Play Round One:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(8 games)
Top 16 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two
<b>No re-oil</b>
Match Play Round Two:  2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
(8 games)
Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Stepladder Practice: 6:45 – 7 p.m.
Stepladder Matches: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (120)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (40)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $10000
2nd Place $6000
3rd Place $4000
4th Place $3500
5th Place $3000
6th Place $2500
7th Place $2000
8th Place $1800
9th Place $1750
10th Place $1700
11th Place $1650
12th Place $1600
13th Place $1575
14th Place $1550
15th Place $1525
16th Place $1500
17th Place $1400
18th Place $1380
19th Place $1360
20th Place $1340
21st Place $1320
22nd Place $1300
23rd Place $1290
24th Place $1280
25th Place $1270
26th Place $1260
27th Place $1250
28th Place $1240
29th Place $1230
30th Place $1220
31st Place $1210
32nd Place $1200
Remaining Cashers $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
The number of finalists will be 32, unless the field size is less than 96 bowlers.  In that case the number of finalists will be adjusted to 24.
Hotel Information, the official travel partner of the PBA, has announced a new sweepstakes program that will award $200 lodging gift certificates to a lucky winner every month in 2017. All you have to do is book a hotel room through before the end of each month, and you will be automatically entered.
You must enter through any link on, or by using this link: For each additional reservation you make through, you’ll receive another free entry into the sweepstakes.
Each drawing will take place on the last day of the month. To qualify, the user must book a reservation through The $200 gift certificates will be valid for hotel room and tax only. Any incidental charges will be the responsibility of the person using the certificate. To enter without making a purchase, send a letter to HotelPlanner, attn.: Carlos Diaz, 777 S. Flagler Drive, Suite 800 West Tower, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Written entries must be received before each month’s end-of-month drawing.
Motor Home Information
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Golf Note
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