Event Dates

From: Friday, September 08, 2017
To: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Host Center

Towne Bowling Academy
1601 Altamont Ave.
Schenectady, NY 12303
(518) 355-3939

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $1,500.00
2 $850.00
3 $800.00
4 $780.00
5 $760.00
6 $740.00
7 $720.00
8 $700.00
9 $600.00
10 $590.00
11 $580.00
12 $570.00
13 $565.00
14 $560.00
15 $555.00
16 $550.00
17 $425.00
18 $425.00
19 $400.00
20 $400.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Eligibility
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and must have reached their 50th birthday by Sept. 7, 2017.  Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
 
Payout Ratio
1:3
 
Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
 
Note
PWBA members who are not also PBA members must enter events through the Regional Manager in order to receive the $220 member entry fee rate.  Any PWBA member who is inadvertently charged the non-member entry fee should contact the regional manager immediately. 
 
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, Sept. 4.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.
 
Field Size
Maximum field size is 80.
 
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $1,500
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
 
Format
Friday, September 8
Practice Session:  3:30-5:30 p.m.
Orientation Meeting:  5:30 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
Junior Pro-Am:  6 p.m.
Note:  There will be a buffet provided by Don Herrington for all bowlers after practice
 
 
Saturday, September 9
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 2:30 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 16 players advance (based on 48 entries or more).
Top 4 players receive bye directly into Round Robin Match Play
Qualifiers 5-16 advance to semi-final round.  All qualifying pinfall is dropped.
 
Sunday, September 10
Semi-final Round - Qualifiers 5-16:  8 a.m. (5 games)
Top 4 advance to finals.  All pinfall is dropped.
Finals – Qualifiers 1-4 plus top 4 from Semi finals:  11 a.m.
            8 Games round robin.  30 bonus pins for each win.
 
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 48 entries.
 

Hotel Reservations
HotelPlanner.com, 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 HotelPlanner.com before the end of each month, and you will be automatically entered.
 
You must enter through any link on pba.com, or by using this link: http://pba.hotelplanner.com/. For each additional reservation you make through HotelPlanner.com, 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 HotelPlanner.com. 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.