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

PBA50 Johnny Petraglia BVL Open, by The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine & Brunswick

Event dates
Host center
Maple Lanes Countryside

27867 U.S. Highway 19 N.
Clearwater, FL 33761
United States

Sunday, April 18
A & B Squads Practice Session: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 9:30 a.m.
Pro-Am Squads: Noon, 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, April 19
A Squad: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

No re-oil

B Squad: 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, April 20
B Squad: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

No Re-oil

A Squad: 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

Top 32 advance to Match Play

Drop all pins

Wednesday, April 21

Match Play Round 1: 9 a.m. – Noon

(6 games)

No Reoil

Match Play Round 2: 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

(6 games)

Top 5 advance to a stepladder final

Stepladder Practice: 6:40 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Stepladder Matches: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


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 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.


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 11, 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

160 Players

PBA Lane Pattern

Petraglia 46


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 Hosts

John LaSpina, Joe LaSpina, Mark Tibbs

BVL Pro-am Notes

BVL Pro-am Cost:

Youth Bowler Basic Package: $19.99 + tax

Adult Bowler Basic Package: $29.99 + tax

Pro-am Squad Times: Noon (Lucas Magazine Private VIP Party) 2:30 p.m. (Open) & 5:30 p.m. (Open)

Pro-am Contact: Mark Tibbs

General Admission Information

Sunday Practice & Pro-am Sessions: $5 donation to BVL

Monday Qualifying: $10 donation to BVL

Tuesday Qualifying: $10 donation to BVL

Wednesday (All Day Pass): $20 donation to BVL

Wednesday Stepladder Finals: $10 donation to BVL

*All Access Pass (Sunday – Wednesday): $25 donation to BVL

Motor Home Information

Motor homes will not be able to park at the bowling center.

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Oldsmar

4017 Tampa Rd.

Oldsmar, FL 34677

(813) 891-9990

Hampton Inn & Suites Oldsmar

4052 Tampa Rd.

Oldsmar, FL 34677

(813) 818-7102

Golf Note

Please check back for golf information.

Estimated Prize Fund Information

Estimated Entries (150)

Estimated Cash Spots (50)

Super Senior Cash Spots (8)

1st Place: $7500

2nd Place: $4000

3rd Place: $3000

4th Place: $2500

5th Place: $2000

32nd Place: $1200 

50th Place: $1050 

Remaining Cashers: $1000 each

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