pba regional tour South region

PBA50 Jeff Schrum Memorial RPI South Open

Event dates
Host center
Liberty Lanes

2501 S. York Rd
Gastonia, NC 28052
United States

Friday, May, 31
PRACTICE SESSION: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sweeper: 7:00 p.m. Sweeper to benefit Bowl For Life Foundation.
Please call the center for more information (704) 868-2695

Saturday, Jun. 1
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8:00 a.m. – (eight games) 
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (eight games)

Top 16 players advance to Bracket Elimination with Byes (based on 48 entries or more)

Sunday, Jun. 2
Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.

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

Qualifiers 9-16… 8:00 a.m. (Best of 3 games)

Qualifiers 5-8… 9:00 a.m. (Best of 3 games)

Qualifiers 1-4… 10:00 a.m. (Best of 3 games)

Round of 4 … immediately following (One Game)

Round of 2 … immediately following (One Game)


George Pappas Liberty Lanes, Charlie Toney (Fellow PBA Member)

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, May 23rd.
Non-Member entries start - Friday, May 24th.
PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday May 27th, 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


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. This is the RPI Qualifier for the PBA South Region. The Top 3 bowlers will have an automatic advancement in the BowlTV RPI.



PBA Registered Products

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”.

1st Place is projected to pay $3,000

12th Place is projected to pay $600

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