Event Dates

From: Sunday, April 29, 2018
To: Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Host Center

Victory Lanes Family Entertainment Center
125 Morlake Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 663-5300

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $7,500.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $2,500.00
4 $2,000.00
5 $1,700.00
6 $1,500.00
7 $1,500.00
8 $1,500.00
9 $1,350.00
10 $1,350.00
11 $1,350.00
12 $1,350.00
13 $1,350.00
14 $1,350.00
15 $1,350.00
16 $1,350.00
17 $1,200.00
18 $1,200.00
19 $1,200.00
20 $1,200.00
Place Winnings*
21 $1,200.00
22 $1,200.00
23 $1,200.00
24 $1,200.00
25 $1,100.00
26 $1,100.00
27 $1,100.00
28 $1,100.00
29 $1,100.00
30 $1,100.00
31 $1,100.00
32 $1,100.00
33 $1,050.00
34 $1,050.00
35 $1,050.00
36 $1,050.00
37 $1,050.00
38 $1,050.00
39 $1,050.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Important Note:
Power for motor homes will be available at the tournament sites.  Tom Carter will be carrying the electrical box for hookups.

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 March 1, 2018
 
Beginning March 1, enter online or download the 2018 PBA50 entry form and fax or email to:
Mary von Krueger
Tournament Entries Coordinator
Phone: (206) 332-9688
Fax: (850) 564-1717
Email: mary@pba.com
*Entries will not be accepted over the phone.
 
Entry Fees
Entry fees must be received at least two weeks prior to the start date of the tournament.  An administrative fee of $25 will be assessed for all payments made after the payment deadline date.
 
Maximum Field Size
160 Players
 
PBA Lane Pattern
Mark Roth
 
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
George Pappas & Paul Kreins
 
George Pappas Victory Lanes Notes
Pro-am Cost: Adults $60, Youth/Seniors $40
Pro-am Squad Times: 2, 4:30, & 7 p.m.
Pro-am Contacts:  Paul Kreins/Teresa Mayhorn
General Admission Fee: $20 “All Access Pass” or individual tickets can be purchased ranging from $2 to $10.
 
Sunday, April 29
A & B Squads Practice Session: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 11 a.m.
There will be eight lanes (fresh) available at 7 p.m. for those making the second cut of match play at The Villages. 
Re-oil for the pro-am
Pro-Am Squads: 2, 4:30, & 7 p.m.


Monday, April 30
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 4 – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)


Tuesday, May 1
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 4 – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
All cashers advance (including super senior cashers)
Drop all pins
 
Wednesday, May 2
Cashers Round
Players in cash positions below 24thplace (including super senior cashers): 8:30 a.m.
(5 games of qualifying)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round One
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Modified Match Play Round One
Top 8 bowlers from the Cashers Round and qualifiers 9-24: Noon
(5 games of match play)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Modified Match Play Round Two
Top 8 bowlers from Match Play Round One and qualifiers 1-8: 3:15 p.m.
(6 Games of match play)
Top five bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Stepladder Practice: 6:45 – 7 p.m.
Stepladder Matches: 7 – 8:30 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 cashers round.
Qualifiers 9-16 will be seeded into match play round one.
Qualifiers 1-8 will be seeded into match play round two.
 
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (150)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (50)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
 
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $7500
2nd Place $4000
3rd Place $2500
4th Place $2000
5th Place $1750
6th-8th Place $1500 each
9th-16th Place $1350 each
17th-24th Place $1250 each
25th-32nd Place $1150 each
33rd-40th Place $1075
Remaining Cashers $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each

Season Ending PBA50 Storm Invitational Information
The top 12 point leaders of the 2018 PBA50 Tour season, plus two invitees, will be eligible for the PBA50 Storm Invitational to be held at Planet Fun Bowling & Entertainment Center in Shallotte, NC, September 28-30, 2018.  Click the link for details. 
https://www.pba.com/Tournaments/Details/2648

Hotel Information
Hampton Inn & Suites (Exit 36) Headquarters Hotel
119 Gallery Center Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 660-7700
Ask for the PBA rate
Double Queen - $109 + Tax
Double Queen and King Suites - $119 + Tax
 
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (Exit 36)
130 Norman Station Blvd.
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 662-6900
Ask for the PBA rate
Flat Rate - $102 + Tax
 
Wingate by Wyndham (Exit 36)
122 Regency Center Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 664-4900
Ask for the PBA rate
Flat Rate - $104 + Tax
 
Candlewood Suites (Exit 33)
3047 Charlotte Hwy.
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 360-4899
Ask for the PBA rate
Flat Rate - $114 + Tax
 
TownePlace Suites by Marriott (Exit 33)
139 Gateway Boulevard
Mooresville, NC  28117
704-659-8600
Ask for the PBA rate.
Flat Rate - $94.00 + Tax
 
Springhill Suites by Marriott (Exit 33)
121 and 139 Gateway Boulevard
Mooresville, NC  28117
704-658-0053
Ask for the PBA rate.
Flat Rate - $114 + Tax (Saturday and Sunday Only), $129 + Tax (Monday and Tuesday Only)

Motor Home Information
Motor Home parking is available at the North side of the building.  The area for motor homes will be marked off prior to the players arriving.  There is a $30 hook-up charge. Please do not dump waste water in the parking lot sewer.  Please check back for more motor home parking information.
 
Golf Note
Mallard Head Country Club gives special rates to PBA members.
704-664-7031