pba regional tour South region

PBA50 Paradise Lanes Spartanburg Open

Event dates
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Host center
Paradise Lanes

469 E. Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29301
United States

***NO PADDOCK ROOM AVAILABLE AT THIS LOCATION.  PLEASE BE EXPECTED TO TAKE YOUR EQUIPMENT BACK & FORTH EACH DAY.***

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

MAX ENTRANTS - 120 BOWLERS

Friday, March 8
PRACTICE SESSION: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

NO PRO-AM – PBA50 BOWLERS HAVE THE NIGHT OFF!!!

Saturday, March 9
Qualifying:
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 on 48 entries or more, format may change based on entry count.

Sunday, March 10
Bracket Elimination with byes (based on 48 entries or more)
Qualifiers 9-16… 9:00 a.m. (Three (3) games total pinfall)
Qualifiers 5-8… 10:30 a.m. (Three (3) games total pinfall)
Qualifiers 1-4… 12 noon (Three (3) games total pinfall)
Round of 4 … immediately following (one (1) game)
Round of 2 … immediately following (one (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, Feb 29th.
Non-Member entries start - Friday, Mar. 1st.
PBA Member/Non-Member Entry Cut-Off: Monday, Mar 4th, 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 38' Marshall Holman

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)

There will be an additional $3,000 added prize money added to the prize fund
16th Place is projected to pay $500
Final cash spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $400