Event Dates

From: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
To: Friday, April 20, 2018

Host Center

Sarasota Lanes
2250 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 955-7629

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $2,000.00
2 $1,000.00
3 $750.00
4 $750.00
5 $650.00
6 $650.00
7 $650.00
8 $650.00
9 $550.00
10 $550.00
11 $550.00
12 $550.00
13 $500.00
14 $500.00
15 $500.00
16 $500.00
17 $400.00
18 $400.00
19 $400.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Notes

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and have reached their 50th birthday prior to the tournament start date.  Non members must meet PBA average requirements.
Payout Ratio
Entry Fee
PBA and PWBA Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)
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 Saturday, April 14.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA South Region Manager.
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $2,000
16th Place is projected to pay $500
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
Tuesday, April 17  7:00 pm.- Sweeper
House sweeper open to all... $50...5 Games.... Guaranteed $500 First with 25 entries... HGPots and Brackets. Call center for more info. PBA50 pattern will be used for the sweeper.

Wednesday, April 18

Practice Session:  4:30-6:30 p.m.
Pro-am:  7pm. Call Sarasota Lanes for more details.
Thursday, April 19
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
Top 16 players advance (based on 48 entries or more).
Friday, April 20
Bracket Match Play With Bye Rounds (based on 16 finalists)
Round 1 – Winners and Qualifiers 9-16 bowl (total wood three games):9 a.m.
Round 2 – Winners and Qualifiers 5-8 bowl (total wood three games): 10:30 a.m.
Round 3 – Winners and Qualifiers 1-4 bowl (total wood three games): 11:30 a.m.
Round 4 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Round 5 – Winners bowl (single-game): Immediately following
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 48 entries.

Host Hotel Info:
Sarasota Baymont Inn & Suites $99 per night.... Reservations must be made by March 18, 2018 for these rates.
1425 Tamiami Trail S.
Sarasota, Fla. 34239
(941) 955-9841
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 2018. 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.