Event Dates

From: Sunday, April 30, 2017
To: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Host Center

George Pappas Victory Lanes
125 Morlake Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 663-5300

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $7,500.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $2,500.00
4 $2,100.00
5 $1,800.00
6 $1,600.00
7 $1,600.00
8 $1,600.00
9 $1,400.00
10 $1,400.00
11 $1,400.00
12 $1,400.00
13 $1,400.00
14 $1,400.00
15 $1,400.00
16 $1,400.00
17 $1,250.00
18 $1,250.00
19 $1,250.00
20 $1,250.00
21 $1,250.00
22 $1,250.00
23 $1,250.00
Place Winnings*
24 $1,250.00
25 $1,150.00
26 $1,150.00
27 $1,150.00
28 $1,150.00
29 $1,150.00
30 $1,150.00
31 $1,150.00
32 $1,150.00
33 $1,075.00
34 $1,075.00
35 $1,075.00
36 $1,075.00
37 $1,075.00
38 $1,075.00
39 $1,075.00
40 $1,075.00
41 $1,000.00
42 $1,000.00
43 $1,000.00
44 $1,000.00
45 $1,000.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

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 Scorpion
 
Finals Format
All cashers, including super senior cashers (Ages 60+) advance to the final day.
Details are listed below.
 
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
 
Tournament Hosts
George Pappas & Paul Kreins
 
George Pappas Victory Lanes Notes
Pro-am Cost: Adults $55, Youth/Seniors $35
Pro-am Squad Times: 2, 4:30, & 7 p.m.
Pro-am Contacts:  Paul Kreins/Teresa Mayhorn
General Admission Fee: $20 “All Access Pass” or individual tickets can be purchased ranging from $2 to $10.
 
Sunday, April 30
A & B Squads Practice Session: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 11 a.m.
Re-oil for the pro-am
Pro-Am Squads: 2, 4:30, & 7 p.m.

Monday, May 1
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 4 – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, May 2
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 4 – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
All cashers advance (including super senior cashers)
Drop all pins
 
Wednesday, May 3
Cashers Round
Players in cash positions below 24thplace (including super senior cashers): 8:30 a.m.
(5 games of qualifying)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round One
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Modified Match Play Round One
Top 8 bowlers from the Cashers Round and qualifiers 9-24: Noon
(5 games of match play)
Top 8 bowlers advance to Match Play Round Two
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Modified Match Play Round Two
Top 8 bowlers from Match Play Round One and qualifiers 1-8: 3 p.m.
(6 Games of match play)
Top five 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.
 
Format Notes
With 96 entries or more:
All cashers below 24th place (including super senior cashers) will bowl the cashers round.
Qualifiers 9-24 will be seeded into match play round one.
Qualifiers 1-8 will be seeded into match play round two.
 
With less than 96 entries:
All cashers below 16th place will bowl the cashers round.
Qualifiers 9-16 will be seeded into match play round one.
Qualifiers 1-8 will be seeded into match play round two.
 
Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (150)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (50)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
 
Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place $7500
2nd Place $4000
3rd Place $2500
4th Place $2000
5th Place $1800
6th-8th Place $1600 each
9th-16th Place $1400 each
17th-24th Place $1250 each
25th-32nd Place $1150 each
33rd-40th Place $1075 each
Remaining Cashers $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
 
Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn (Headquarters Hotel)
Renee Hall, General Manager
159 Gateway Blvd.
Mooresville, NC 28117
Flat Rate: Call hotel for room rates
(704) 663-6468
Ask for the PBA rate

Clarion Inn
19608 Liverpool Pkwy.
Cornelius, NC 28031
King Rate: $65 + tax
Double Rate: $65 + tax
(704) 896-0660
You must identify yourself as bowling the PBA event at George Pappas Victory Lanes and ask for the PBA rate.
Pet fee: $25 for the first and second night.  Other nights are free.
Includes complimentary hot breakfast, 24-hour coffee service, high-speed wireless network, fitness center, outdoor pool, in-room coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator 

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Charlotte/Mooresville
Christine Patterson, Regional Director of Sales
139 Gateway Boulevard
Mooresville, NC  28117
towneplacesales@gmail.com
704-658-3076 (office phone)
704-658-2317 (hotel fax)
Ask for the PBA rate.
Includes complimentary hot breakfast buffet and hi-speed & wireless Internet access
 
SpringHill/TownePlace Suites by Marriott
Charlotte/Lake Norman/Mooresville
Christine Patterson, Regional Director of Sales
121 and 139 Gateway Boulevard
Mooresville, NC  28117
704-658-0053 (hotel phone)
704-658-3076 (direct office phone)
704-658-2317 (hotel fax)
Christine.Patterson@Marriott.com
Ask for the PBA rate.
Includes full American hot breakfast buffet, hi-speed & wireless Internet access

Hampton Inn & Suites Mooresville
119 Gallery Center Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
Flat Rate: $119 + tax per night
(704) 660-7700
Ask for the PBA rate.  Room rate includes a 50 item hot & cold breakfast buffet, free wireless Internet connection, business center, fitness center and an outdoor pool. On Monday and Wednesday evenings, the hotel offers free food and drinks during a Manager's Happy Hour.
Contact: John Ferrell, Director of Sales
john.ferrell@hilton.com

Motor Home Information
Motor Home parking is available at the North side of the building.  The area for motor homes will be marked off prior to the players arriving.  There is a $30 hook-up charge. Please do not dump waste water in the parking lot sewer.  Please check back for more motor home parking information.
 
Golf Note
Mallard Head Country Club gives special rates to PBA members.
704-664-7031