Event Dates

From: Friday, March 27, 2020
To: Sunday, March 29, 2020

Host Center

Rossi Lanes
410 W Washington Ave.
Elmira, NY 14901
(607) 733-6732

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule

Tournament Notes

Eligibility
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and must have reached their 50th birthday by March 26, 2020.  Non-members must meet PBA average requirements.
 
Payout Ratio
1:3
 
Entry Fee
Members: $220
Non-Members: $285 (money order, cashier’s check or credit card only)
 
Entry Deadline
Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, March 23.
After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA East Region Manager.  Entries made after deadline will incur a $20 administration fee.
 
Field Size
Maximum field size is 96.
 
Prize Fund
1st Place is projected to pay $2,500
16th Place is projected to pay $600
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400.
 
W-9 Forms
IRS is requiring that all bowlers who earn winnings in PBA events complete W-9 forms.  If this is your first tournament of 2020 where you have cashed, you will be required to complete a W-9 form prior to receiving any prize money.  This requirement pertains to all participants, whether you are a member or not.
 
Product Registration
There have been some changes in product registration.  AMF 300 and Mongoose are no longer participating in product registration.  Neither their products will be allowed to be used in competition nor their logos will be allowed on jerseys.  For a complete list of 2020 Product Registered companies, go to
http://www.pba.com/resources/equipmentSponsors.asp?Type=1
 
Format
Friday, March 27
Practice Session:  3-5 p.m.
Orientation Meeting:  5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)
 
Saturday, March 28
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).
 
Sunday, March 29
Round Robin Match Play: 9 a.m. – (11 games + position round)
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 48 entries.
 

Hotel Reservations
Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview, 760 E. Water St., Elmira, NY 14901.  Phone (607) 734-4211.  Rate $85.00 + 12% tax for 2 queen beds, $95.00 + tax for king beds.  Identify as Rossi Lanes Open when making reservations.  Please make reservations by March 16.