PBA50 South Shore Open

Event dates
Host center
Olympia Lanes

4150 Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
United States

Monday, July 25
A & B Squads Practice Session: 9 a.m. – Noon

A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Pro-Am Squads: 1, 3, and 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 26
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

No Re-oil

B Squad: 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

Wednesday, July 27
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

No Re-oil

A Squad: 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

Top 1/3 advance

All pins carry forward

 Thursday, July 28

Advancers Round: 9 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

(5 games)

Top 24 advance to bracket match play rounds

(All bracket match play rounds are three game sets, total pins)

Drop all pins


Round of 24 (Qualifiers 9-24): 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Round of 16 (Winners + Qualifiers 1-8): 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.


Round of 8 (Winners): 5 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Winners advance to the stepladder. Positions 1-4 will be determined according to their bracket seed number. The highest seed losing in the Round of 8 will also qualify in the 5th position of the stepladder. 

Top 5 Stepladder Practice: 7:10 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Top 5 Player Stepladder: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 event.


Entries open online for PBA members Monday, February 28, 2022. PBA members must enter online. Phone and mailed entries will not be accepted. The final deadline for PBA members to enter is July 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

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

PBA Guest Entries open 14 days prior to the official tournament start date.

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

NOTE: PBA Guest Entries open 14 days prior to the official tournament start date.

Maximum Field Size

160 Players

PBA Lane Pattern



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

Nick Loxas, Proprietor

Mike Kozy, General Manager

Hotel Information (Host Hotel)

Ramada by Wyndham Hammond

Hotel & Conference Center

4141 Calumet Avenue

Hammond, IN 46320

(219) 933-0500

Standard Room Rate: $81.00 per night + tax

King Suite Rate: $96.00 per night + tax

Identify yourself with the Pro Bowlers Association Group.

Rates include an extended continental breakfast.

This is a non smoking facility and the hotel has a policy of no pets.

34 Standard Rooms and 6 King Suites are blocked until 7/10/2022.

Motor Home Information

Please check back for motor home information.

Golf Note

Please check back for golf information.

Prize Fund Information

(based on 120 entries)

1st Place: $7,500

2nd Place: $4,500

3rd Place: $3,000

4th Place: $2,500

5th Place: $2,000

6th-8th Place: $1,700 each

9th-16th Place: $1,500 each

17th-24th Place: $1,300 each

Last Cash: $1,050

Super Senior Cashers: $1,000 each