PBA Central Region

PBA50 U.E.I. Chris Lindquist/PROGRESSIVE/Gerdeman Insurance Agency Central/Midwest Classic

Event dates
Host center
Al-Mar Lanes

1010 N. Main St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
United States

Friday, July 28

Practice Session: 1-3 p.m.

Orientation Meeting: 3 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Youth/Special Olympics Pro Am: 4:30 p.m.

Baker Shootout: 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)

B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (eight games)

C Squad: 7 p.m. – (eight games)

Top 1/3 players advance.

Sunday, July 30

Eliminator Finals

Round 1 – Top 1/3 (four games-all pins carry over): 10 a.m.

Round 2 – Top 16 (three games-all pins carry over): 12:30 p.m.

Round 3 – Top 8 (two games-all pins carry over): 2:30 p.m.

Round 4 – Top 4 Step Ladder: 3:30 p.m.

Top 4 seeded based on cumulative pinfall.


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 of 200 for 36 games in a USBC sanctioned league.

This event is a Central Region event and will count for points in the Central region only. 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 Bill Wammes & Yogi Wammes


PBA Ballard 36

Payout Ratio


Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

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

Field Capacity

96 (subject to change)

Entry Deadline

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

Online entries for non members opens on Friday, July 14th.

Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, July 24th.

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

Product Registration

1st Place projected to pay $5,000

16th Place projected to pay $950

Final cash spot guaranteed to pay a minimum of $700.

There will be a minimum of five (5) Super Senior payouts worth $500 outside the general prize list.