Norm Duke winding up to take his shot with a PBA 50 logo to the right

Florida Blue Medicare PBA50 National Championship

Event dates
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Host center
Spanish Springs Lanes

997 Alverez Ave.
The Villages, FL 32159
United States

Presented by Spanish Springs Lanes

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Sunday, April 25
A Squad Practice Session: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

B Squad Practice Session: 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

C Squad Practice Session: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

No re-oil between squads
Pro-Am Squads: 2 & 5 p.m.

Pro-am Sponsor: Florida Blue Medicare
 

Monday, April 26
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

B Squad: 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

C Squad: 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

No re-oil between squads
(6 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, April 27
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

C Squad: 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A Squad: 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

No re-oil between squads
(6 games of qualifying)

Wednesday, April 28
C Squad: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A Squad: 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

B Squad: 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

No re-oil between squads
(6 games of qualifying)

Top 32 advance to Match Play Round One

All pins carryover

Thursday, April 29
Match Play Round One: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

(8 games)

Top 16 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two

No Re-oil between squads

All pins carryover

Match Play Round Two: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

(8 games)

Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final

Re-oil

Drop all pins

Stepladder Practice: 6:40 – 7 p.m.

Stepladder Matches: 7 – 8:30 p.m.

IMPORTANT: PBA FACE MASK POLICY

The use of face masks is required of all people in the bowling center during the PBA event. Masks must cover the nose and mouth and remain in place at all times, except when bowlers are standing at, or on the approach ready to make a delivery, or “actively” eating or drinking. This is mandatory for all portions of the PBA event, including practice sessions and pro-ams, and includes all amateurs and professionals. This policy will be enforced strictly in the bowling center throughout the PBA event with fines and possible disqualification for non-compliance.

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

Entries open online for PBA members Monday, February 15, 2021. PBA members must enter online. Phone and mailed entries will not be accepted. The final deadline for PBA members to enter is April 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Anyone needing instructions on how to enter online can contact membership services at (206) 332-9688.

NOTE: Entrants will be placed into the tournament based on date and time the entry was received online. If the tournament fills, remaining entrants will be placed on standby.

Entry Fees

PBA Members: $475

PBA Guests: $525

Maximum Field Size

192 Players

PBA Lane Pattern

Hardwick 44

Non-members

A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to experience PBA50 Tour events providing they average 200 in their most recent league season with at least 36 games bowled.

Tournament Host

Larry & Sue Ducat

Motor Home Information

There will be a designated area for motor home parking at the bowling center. Water will be available. Motor home parking will be available beginning Saturday, April 24 at 9 a.m.

Estimated Prize Fund Information

Estimated Entries (160)

Estimated Cash Spots (53)

Super Senior Cash Spots (8)

1st Place $15000

2nd Place $7500

3rd Place $4000

4th Place $3000

5th Place $2500

6th Place $2000

7th Place $1800

8th Place $1700

9th Place $1650

10th Place $1600

11th Place $1550

12th Place $1540

13th Place $1530

14th Place $1520

15th Place $1510

16th Place $1500

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17th Place $1400

18th Place $1390

19th Place $1380

20th Place $1370

21st Place $1360

22nd Place $1350

23rd Place $1340

24th Place $1330

25th Place $1320

26th Place $1310

27th Place $1300

28th Place $1290

29th Place $1280

30th Place $1270

31st Place $1260

32nd Place $1250…

53rd Place $1050

Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each