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Event Dates

From: Saturday, April 22, 2017
To: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Host Center

Spanish Springs Lanes
997 Alverez Ave.
The Villages, FL 32159
(352) 750-9440

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule / Notes


PBA Challenge Information
The top eight bowlers from the 2017 PBA50 Tour points list advance to the PBA Challenge held in conjunction with PBA World Series of Bowling IX.  PBA Challenge qualifiers receive a free WSOB IX entry.  The top two PBA Challenge competitors in the PBA50 division advance to a PBA Xtra Frame webcast, following an eight game match play round.
 
Eligibility
Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 event.
Participant must be a USBC member in good standing.
 
Entries Open February 27, 2017
 
Maximum Field Size
160 Players
                                                                                                       
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 Tour Cheetah
 
Finals Format
Modified Round Robin Match Play
 
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
 
Tournament Host
Larry Ducat
 
Saturday, April 22
A & B Squads Practice Session: 9 a.m. – Noon
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 10:30 a.m.
Pro-Am Squads: 2, 4:30, 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 23
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
No Re-oil
B Squad: 3 – 8:45 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Monday, April 24
B Squad: 9 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
No Re-oil
A Squad: 3 - 8:45 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
Top 32 bowlers advance to Match Play Round One (based on a minimum 96 entries)
All pins carryover

Tuesday, April 25
Match Play Round One:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(8 games)
Top 16 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two
All pins carryover
No Re-oil
 
Match Play Round Two:  2 – 6 p.m.
(8 games)
Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Stepladder Practice: 6:45 – 7 p.m.
Stepladder Matches:  7 – 8:30 p.m.
 
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (160)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (53)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
 
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $7500
2nd Place $4000
3rd Place $2500
4th Place $2000
5th Place $1750
6th Place $1600
7th Place $1550
8th Place $1500
9th Place $1475
10th Place $1450
11th Place $1425
12th Place $1400
13th Place $1375
14th Place $1350
15th Place $1325
16th Place $1300
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17th Place $1200
18th Place $1190
19th Place $1180
20th Place $1170
21st Place $1160
22nd Place $1150
23rd Place $1140
24th Place $1130
25th Place $1120
26th Place $1110
27th Place $1100
28th Place $1095
29th Place $1090
30th Place $1085
31st Place $1080
32nd Place $1075
Remaining Cashers $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
 
Hotel Information
The hotel listed below is owned by our tournament hosts, Larry Ducat and Darrell Ducat.  Please support our hosts by staying at La Hacienda Hotel.
 
La Hacienda Hotel
1201 Avenida Central Ave.
The Villages, FL 32159
Rate: $69.00 + tax
(352) 750-6863
You must ask for the PBA rate when making reservations.

Motor Home Information
There will be a designated area for Motor home parking at the bowling center. Water will be available.  Motor Home parking will be available beginning Friday, April 21 at 9 a.m.
 
Golf Note
There will be a golf outing at Harbor Hills Golf Club in Lady Lake Fla., on Friday, April 21, 2017. A shotgun start is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. The cost is $34. Sign up early. There is an additional (optional) $20 tournament entry fee for the Slick Soupy Golf Open. To sign up, contact Dave or Judy Soutar at (941) 545-3257 or (941) 448-6836 or email mssoupy@aol.com.  You must enter no later than April 12th.
 
Additional Senior Bowlers Tournament
There will be a senior bowling tournament at 6 p.m. Friday, April 21 at Spanish Springs Lanes.  All PBA senior players are invited.  Each player will bowl five games of qualifying.  Dress slacks and name shirts required.  For more information please call Bob Janego (321) 229-3533 or email bobjanego@gmail.com.