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PBA50 Harrah's Cherokee/Ultra-Star Multi-Tainment Center Open

Event dates
Host center
Ultrastar Multi-Tainment Center

777 Casino Dr.
Cherokee, NC 28719
United States

Friday, Sept. 20

Practice Session: 4:00 – 6:00pm

Pro-am: 7:00 pm

Saturday, Sept 21


Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

A Squad: 9:00 a.m. – (eight games)

B Squad: 2:30 p.m. – (eight games)

Top 12 players advance to Round-Robin Match Play (48 entries or more, format may change based on entry count.)

Sunday, Sept. 22

Roll Call: 30 minutes prior to all squads.

9:00 a.m. - 12-Games - Round-Robin Match Play - (30 bonus pins for a win, 15 bonus pins for a tie).

12th Game is a Position Round Game to determine who advances to the 4-person Stepladder Finals

1:30 p.m. - 4-person Stepladder Finals


Harrah’s Cherokee & UltraStar Multi-Tainment Center

Field Capacity

70 Bowlers


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 12th.

Non-Member entries start - Friday, Sept 13th.

PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday Sept 16th, 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


PBA 40' Amleto Monacelli

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