PBA Central Region

PBA50 Ruth Froberg Memorial/Brunswick Central/Midwest Open

Event dates
Host center
Striker's Bowl

2705 Cleveland Ave.
St. Joseph, MI 49085
United States

Thursday, July 13

Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.

Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Pro-am: 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 14

Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

A Squad: 9 a.m. – (eight games)

B Squad: 3 p.m. – (eight games)

Top 16 players advance (based on 48 entries or more).

Saturday, July 15

Bracket Match Play: 8 a.m.

Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 48 entries.


Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and have reached their 50th birthday prior to the tournament start date. Non members must meet PBA average requirements.

This event is a Central and Midwest Region event and will count for points in both regions. Only Full PBA Members will be able to qualify for the year end RPI in Las Vegas, Nevada. To qualify for the RPI, you must bowl in 3 events within the region in the calendar year.


PBA Member Billy Froberg


PBA Petraglia 46

Payout Ratio


Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

Non-Members: $310 (money order, cashiers check or credit card only)

Field Capacity

100 (subject to change)

Entry Deadline

Online entries for members and non-members opens at midnight on Monday, May 1st.

Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, July 10th.

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.

Product Registration

Sunday, July 2nd at 1:00 p.m. (check-in 30 minutes prior)


Saturday, July 8th at 1:00 p.m. (check-in 30 minutes prior)

Entry fee is $55. 1:6 will earn an entry into regional.

Side Pots/Brackets will be available.

Current PBA Members are eligible!

USBC Sanctioned bowlers over age of 50.

5 games across 10 lanes on the PBA Petraglia 46 pattern…based on total pins.

Please call center for more details/further questions.

(269) 983-3034

1st Place is projected to pay $3,000

16th Place is projected to pay $600

Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $450.