Event Dates

From: Sunday, June 09, 2019
To: Friday, June 14, 2019

Host Center

Suncoast Bowling Center
9090 Alta Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 636-7400

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Suncoast Hotel has extended the PBA50 room block until May 18, 2019.  You still have time to book your room.  Information to make reservations is listed below.


Participant must be at least 50 years of age (prior to the official start date of the tournament) to enter a PBA50 event.
Participant must be a USBC member in good standing.
Entries Open March 4, 2019
Enter Online or download the 2019 PBA50 entry form and fax or email to:
Mary von Krueger
Tournament Entries Coordinator
Phone: (206) 332-9688
Fax: (312) 341-1469
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.

Member Entry Fee: $475
Non-member Entry Fee: $525
Maximum Field Size
256 Players

Tournament Points
Major Event Tier 3 Points Will Be Awarded
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA Marshall Holman 41
Format Summary
*Four days of qualifying (6 games each day)
*1 in 4 bowlers advance to match play (to the highest even number)
*12 games of modified round robin match play
*Traditional stepladder finals
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
Tournament Host
Mike Kaufman
Sunday, June 9
A Squad practice: 8 – 9:45 a.m.
B Squad practice: 10 - 11:45 a.m.
Pro-Am squads at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Monday, June 10
A Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, June 11
B Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)

Wednesday, June 12
A Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)
Thursday, June 13
B Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)

1:4 (to the highest even number) advance to match play.
Top 64 bowlers advance to match play with 256 entries or more.
Top 62 bowlers advance to match play with 248 – 255 entries.
Top 60 bowlers advance to match play with 240 – 247 entries.
Friday, June 14
Match Play Round One: 8 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
(6 games of modified round robin match play)

Match Play Round Two: 12:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(6 games of modified round match play)
Top 5 advance to a stepladder finals
Stepladder Practice: 4 p.m.
Stepladder Finals: 4:15 p.m.
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Main Prize Fund (based on 200 entries)
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,000
3rd Place: $4,500
4th Place: $4,000
5th Place: $3,500
……. 8th Place: $2,500
……. 30th Place: $1,600
……. 50th Place: $1,200
……. Remaining cash spots $1,100 each
……. 8 Super Senior cash spots (Ages 60+) $1,100 each
Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open prize fund is based on 200 entries and a 1:4 cashing ratio.
Suncoast Hotel Information
Sunday-Thursday…$54.00 + $20.99 Resort Fee + Tax (Single or Double occupancy)
Friday-Saturday…$92.00 + $20.99 Resort Fee + Tax (Single or Double occupancy)
Make hotel reservations no later than May 18, 2019.  To receive these special rates use group reservation ID ASRPBA9.  Anyone not using this group ID will not receive these special rates and may be advised that the hotel is sold out.  Rates are available now and are good June 7-15, 2019.  Photo ID will be required at check-in.  Hotel may also reduce the number of rooms in the block at 90 and 60 days prior to the cutoff date.
To make reservations call 1-866-636-7111 and ask for group code ASRPBA9 to receive the special hotel rates.  Or, to use the hotel’s web site, click the link below and type in the group code ASRPBA9.
www.suncoastcasino.com/groups> Suncoast Senior U.S. Open Reservations
The first nights room and tax will be required at the time of booking.
Guns, knives or any other weapons are not allowed in the hotel or casino.
Hotel offers free parking.  Valet parking is also free with gratuity at customer discretion.
Check-In begins at 3 p.m. for individual arrivals.  Check-Out time is Noon.
Individual rooms released or cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date will be subject to a cancellation penalty equivalent to the first nights room rate plus tax.
A photo ID will be required at check-in.  Upon check-in, each room requires presentation of a credit card to secure their individual room accounts.  Each room will be required to present a credit card for $100 security deposit for Standard, Deluxe and Golf View rooms.  Executive Suites and Mediterranean Suites require a $250 security deposit.  The Tuscany Suite security deposit is $500.