pba regional tour South region

PBA50 Lafayette Lanes Fayetteville Open

Event dates
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Host center
Lafayette Lanes

3313 Raeford Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28303
United States

***RV HOOKUPS ARE AVAILABLE, PLEASE CALL THE BOWLING CENTER TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.***

MAX FIELD SIZE – 96 BOWLERS

Friday, March 15

Practice Session: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Pro-Am: 5-7-9 p.m.

Saturday, March 16

Qualifying

Roll Call: 30 minutes prior to all squads

A Squad: 9:00 a.m. – (eight games) 

B Squad: 2:30 p.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, March 17

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

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

Qualifiers 5-8: 10:30 a.m. (Best of 3 games)

Qualifiers 1-4: 12 p.m. (Best of 3 games)

Round of 4: immediately following (1 game)

Round of 2: immediately following (1 game)

Eligibility

Participant must be above the age of 50, a USBC Member in good standing and be able to meet PBA average requirements.

Payout Ratio

1:3

Entry Fee

Members: $245

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

Entry Deadline

Online entries for PBA Members close at midnight on Thursday, Mar.7th

Non-Member entries start - Friday, Mar. 8th

PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday, Mar 11th, 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.

Pattern: 2024 45' Dick Weber

Product Registration/Approved Bowling Balls

Beginning 1/6/24, rules regarding use of bowling balls in PBA competition have been updated.

2024 PBA Tours – Approved Equipment

All Regional, PBA50 and PBA Jr. competition:

Urethane and urethane-like must be manufactured after August 1, 2022 and manufactured at 78.0+HD hardness. (List of current balls that fit this description below).

All other bowling balls (other than urethane and urethane-like) previously eligible for competition, and manufactured at any time, are still permitted.

2024 List of Acceptable Urethane and Urethane-Like Equipment made at 78.0HD+

Current (1/9/24)

Hammer (Black Pearl Urethane)

Motiv (Tank Yellowjacket)

RotoGrip (Retro RG Spare)

Storm (IQ Tour 78/U)

Storm (Mix)

SWAG (Buffalo)

SWAG (Big Bro Burn Up LE)

1st Place projected to pay $2,500

16th Place projected to pay $500

Final cash spot guaranteed to pay a minimum of $475