Event Dates

From: Wednesday, August 07, 2019
To: Friday, August 09, 2019

Host Center

Pro Bowl West
1455 Goshen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Participant must be at least 60 years of age to enter a PBA60 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: $450
Non-member Entry Fee: $500
Maximum Field Size
140 Players
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA Dick Weber 45
Finals Format
Modified Round Robin Match Play
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
Tournament Hosts
David B. Small – Proprietor
Brian E. Cave – General Manager
Wednesday, August 7
A Squad Practice Session: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 12:30 p.m.
A Squad: 5 – 8:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)
Thursday, August 8
A Squad: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)
Top 32 bowlers advance to match play (based on a minimum 96 entries)
No re-oil
Match Play:  5 – 7:30 p.m.
(6 games)
Friday, August 9
Modified Round-Robin Match Play:  8:30 – 11 a.m.
(6 games)
Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Stepladder Practice: 11:45 a.m. – Noon
Stepladder Matches:  Noon – 1:45 p.m.
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (128)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (42)
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $7500
2nd Place $4000
3rd Place $2500
4th Place $2000
5th Place $1750
6th Place $1500
7th Place $1450
8th Place $1475
9th Place $1450
10th Place $1425
11th Place $1400
12th Place $1375
13th Place $1350
14th Place $1325
15th Place $1300
16th Place $1275
17th Place $1250
18th Place $1240
19th Place $1230
20th Place $1220
21st Place $1210
22nd Place $1200
23rd Place $1190
24th Place $1180
25th Place $1170
26th Place $1160
27th Place $1150
28th Place $1140
29th Place $1130
30th Place $1120
31st Place $1110
32nd Place $1100
Remaining Cashers $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
Best Western Luxbury Inn Fort Wayne
5501 Coventry Lane
Fort Wayne, IN  46804
Hampton Inn Fort Wayne – South West
8219 W. Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN  46804
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Wayne
5915 Ellison Road
Fort Wayne, IN  46804
Motor Home Information
Motor Home Parking will be on the east side of the Center on the back side of the shopping center next to the park.
Golf Note
Autumn Ridge Golf Club (4 Star Rating From Golf Digest)
11420 Auburn Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Contact: Kyle Pearson, Head Golf Professional
(260) 637-8727