pba regional tour South region

PBA50 Greater Nashville Open

Event dates
Host center
Smyrna Bowling Center

95 Weakley Ln.
Smyrna, TN 37167
United States

Friday, Sept. 15

PRACTICE SESSION: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

PRO-AM: 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 16


Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

A Squad: 9:00 a.m. – (eight games) 

Top 16 players advance to Bracket Elimination with byes on 48 entries or more, format may change based on entry count.

Sunday, Sept. 17

Finals: Bracket Elimination with byes (based on 48 entries or more)

Qualifiers 9-16… 9:00 a.m. (Best 2 out of 3 Games)

Qualifiers 5-8… 10:30 a.m. (Best 2 out of 3 Games)

Qualifiers 1-4… 12 noon (Best 2 out of 3 Games)

Round of 4 … immediately following (1 game)

Round of 2 … immediately following (1 game)


Smyrna Bowling Center, 95 Weakly Ln, Smyrna, TN 37167, Chris James, General Manager

Field Capacity



Participant must be a USBC or PBA LBC Member in good standing. Participant must be the age of 50, Non-Members must meet the PBA minimum average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC or PBA LBC sanctioned league. PBA Members have priority over any Non-Members up to 7 days before the event starts.

Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

Non-Members: $310

Entry Deadline

Online entries for PBA Members close at midnight on Thursday, Sept 5th.
Non-Member entries start - Friday, Sept. 6th .
PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday, Sept. 9th, Midnight.

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA South Region Manager. Non-Members will be confirmed on a space available basis.

Payout Ratio


BowlTV Regional Players Invitational

This event is a South Region Event and will only count for points in the South Region. Only Full PBA Members will be able to qualify for the year-end Finals. To qualify for the BowlTV RPI, you must bowl in 3 events within your region in the calendar year.

2024 PBA Approved Equipment

The 2024 list of acceptable Urethane and Urethane-Like equipment made at 78.0HD+ is available on the schedule page under “quick links”.

PBA Registered Products



1st Place is projected to pay $2,000

12th Place is projected to pay $600

Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $475