PBA Central Region

PBA/PBA50 Doubles/Clutch Lanes Central Open

Event dates
Host center
Clutch Lanes & Sport Center

4190 State Road
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
United States

Friday, March 8

Practice Session: 3-5 p.m.
Orientation Meeting: 5 p.m. (Mandatory for all first-time participants)

Adult/Youth Clinic: 7 p.m. (Champions need to available unless excused by tournament director)

Saturday, March 9

Roll call is 30 minutes prior to all squads.
A Squad: 8 a.m. – (eight games)
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. – (eight games)
Top 12 teams advance (based on 36 teams or more)

Sunday, March 10

Bracket Match Play with Bye Rounds (based on 12 teams)
Round 1 – Teams 5-12 bowl (best-of-seven team Baker games): 9 a.m.
Round 2 – Winners and Qualifiers 1-4 bowl (best-of-seven team Baker games): Immediately following
Round 3 – Winners bowl (best-of-five team Baker games): Immediately following
Round 4 – Winners bowl (best-of-five team Baker games): Immediately following
Finals format will be adjusted accordingly with less than 36 teams.

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing. Non members must meet PBA average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC sanctioned league.

Eligibility for PBA50

Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing and have reached their 50th birthday prior to the tournament start date. Non members must meet PBA average requirements of 200 for 36 games in a USBC sanctioned league.

This event is a Central Region event and will count for points in PBA Central Region regular & senior point lists. Only Full PBA Members will be able to qualify for the year end BOWL TV RPI. To qualify for the RPI, you must bowl in 3 events within the region in the calendar year.


GM Chris Ritzinger


PBA Monacelli 40

Payout Ratio


Entry Fee

PBA Members: $245

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

Field Capacity

48 teams

Entry Deadline

Online entries for members and non-members opens at midnight on Monday, December 5th.

Online entries for members and non-members close at midnight on Monday, March 5th.

After the deadline, entries must be made directly with the PBA Central Region Manager.

Note: Non-Members will receive an email on the Tuesday morning before the event either accepting or declining your entry based on date entered. Non-Members not making it into the event will have their entry placed on the waiting list if a spot becomes available.

Product Registration
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)



Hampton Inn - Stow

4331 Lakepointe Corporate Drive

Stow, OH 44224

(330) 945-4160

Rates: Single: $89.00/night plus tax

Double: $119.00/night plus tax

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    48 TEAMS MAX
    Senior Player/Regular Player
1   Davison/Kleer
2   Yokobosky/Vega
3   Ferrell/Liederbach
4   Llaneza/Partner
5   Verble/Dombrowski
6   Hrusovsky/Sloboda
7   Shafer/Paluszek
8   Jurek/Nienko
9   Rettig/Zasowski
10   Angelo/Sorce
11   Shreve Jr./Bellar
12   D. Johnson/DeWitt
13   Haggitt/Fach
14   Smith/Chambers
15   McCune/McCune
16   Bures Sr./Vargo
17   Billings/Nolen
18   Adcock/Peters
19   Toney/Richardson
20   Varn/Gentile
21   Dillard/Partner
22   Wodka/Russell
23   Baker/Baker
24   Zarcone/Jozwiak
25   Csuhta/Meredith
26   Canfield/Pohlmann
27   Kenyon/Knowles
28   Bohn III/Pepe
29   Loescher/Smith
30   Lupica III/Vernon
31   Zaffino/White
32   Hogue/Bailey
33   Moses/Bell
34   Goergen/Partner
35   Graham/Partner
36   Kretzer/Cherpeski
37   Smart/Smart
38   Bryant/Robinson
39   Clark, Jr./J. Johnson
40   T. Johnson/Stevens
41   Hall/Hall
42   Cronce/Lundstedt
43   Yoder/Kays, Jr.
44   Show/Balser
45   Coulson/Martin
46   Anderson/Flora
47   Zakrajsek/Zakrajsek
48   Himmler/Mosley
    UPDATED 2/27/2024 @ 12:00 p.m. EST
    NOTE: The event is FULL. The R2
    system will remain active so partners
    can pay their entries by deadline. 
    Any new players/teams signing up will
    be placed on the waiting list. 


1st Place team is projected to pay $4,000

12th Place team is projected to pay $1,000

Final cash team spot is guaranteed to pay a minimum of $850.