Event Dates

From: Sunday, June 10, 2018
To: Friday, June 15, 2018

Host Center

Suncoast Bowling Center
9090 Alta Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 636-7400

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $10,000.00
2 $6,000.00
3 $5,000.00
4 $4,000.00
5 $3,500.00
6 $3,000.00
7 $2,800.00
8 $2,600.00
9 $2,500.00
10 $2,400.00
11 $2,300.00
12 $2,200.00
13 $2,100.00
14 $2,050.00
15 $2,000.00
16 $1,950.00
17 $1,900.00
18 $1,850.00
19 $1,800.00
20 $1,750.00
Place Winnings*
21 $1,700.00
22 $1,650.00
23 $1,600.00
24 $1,575.00
25 $1,550.00
26 $1,525.00
27 $1,500.00
28 $1,475.00
29 $1,450.00
30 $1,425.00
31 $1,400.00
32 $1,375.00
33 $1,350.00
34 $1,325.00
35 $1,300.00
36 $1,290.00
37 $1,280.00
38 $1,270.00
39 $1,260.00
40 $1,250.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes

Eligibility
Participant must be at least 50 years of age (prior to the official start date of the tournament) to enter a PBA50 event.
Participant must be a USBC member in good standing.
 
Entries Open March 1, 2018
 
Enter Online or download the 2018 PBA50 entry form and fax or email to:
Mary von Krueger
Tournament Entries Coordinator
Phone: (206) 332-9688
Fax: (850) 564-1717
Email: mary@pba.com
*Entries will not be accepted over the phone.
 
Entry Fees
Entry fees must be received at least two weeks prior to the start date of the tournament.  An administrative fee of $25 will be assessed for all payments made after the payment deadline date.
 
Maximum Field Size
256 Players
 
PBA Lane Pattern
Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
 
Format Summary
*Four days of qualifying (6 games each day)
*1 in 4 bowlers advance to match play (to the highest even number)
*12 games of modified round robin match play
*Traditional stepladder finals
 
Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.
 
Tournament Host
Mike Kaufman
 
Sunday, June 10
A Squad practice: 8 – 9:45 a.m.
B Squad practice: 10 - 11:45 a.m.
Pro-Am squads at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.


Monday, June 11
A Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)


Tuesday, June 12
B Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)


Wednesday, June 13
A Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
B Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)
 
Thursday, June 14
B Squad: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A Squad: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(6 games of qualifying)

1:4 (to the highest even number) advance to match play.
Example:
Top 64 bowlers advance to match play with 256 entries or more.
Top 62 bowlers advance to match play with 248 – 255 entries.
Top 60 bowlers advance to match play with 240 – 247 entries.
Etc.
 
Friday, June 15
Match Play Round One: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
(6 games of modified round robin match play)


Match Play Round Two: Noon – 3:30 p.m.
(6 games of modified round match play)
Top 5 advance to a stepladder finals
Re-oil
 
Stepladder Practice: 4 p.m.
Stepladder Finals: 4:15 p.m.
 
Prize Fund Information
 
Estimated Main Prize Fund (based on 200 entries)
1st Place: $10,000
2nd Place: $6,000
3rd Place: $4,500
4th Place: $4,000
5th Place: $3,500
……. 8th Place: $2,500
……. 30th Place: $1,600
……. 50th Place: $1,200
……. Remaining cash spots $1,100 each
……. 8 Super Senior cash spots (Ages 60+) $1,100 each
 
Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open prize fund is based on 200 entries and a 1:4 cashing ratio.

Season Ending PBA50 Storm Invitational Information
The top 12 point leaders of the 2018 PBA50 Tour season, plus two invitees, will be eligible for the PBA50 Storm Invitational to be held at Planet Fun Bowling & Entertainment Center in Shallotte, NC, September 28-30, 2018.  Click the link for details. 
 https://www.pba.com/Tournaments/Details/2648

Suncoast Hotel Information
Make hotel reservations no later than May 4, 2018.  To receive these special rates use group reservation ID ASRPBA8.  Anyone not using this group ID will not receive these special rates and may be advised that the hotel is sold out.  Rates are available now and are good June 8-15, 2018.  Photo ID will be required at check-in.
 
To make reservations call 1-866-636-7111 and ask for group code ASRPBA8 to receive the special hotel rates.  Or, to use the hotel’s web site, click the link below and type in the group code ASRPBA8.
http://www.suncoastcasino.com/groups
 
The first nights room and tax will be required at the time of booking.
 
Sunday-Thursday…$54.00 + $15.99 Resort Fee + Tax (Single or Double occupancy)
Friday-Saturday…$92.00 + $15.99 Resort Fee + Tax (Single or Double occupancy)
 
Check-In begins at 3 p.m. for individual arrivals.  Check-Out time is Noon.
 
The number of smoking rooms is limited to 28.  Hotel cannot guarantee availability.
 
Individual rooms released or cancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival date will be subject to a cancellation penalty equivalent to the first nights room rate plus tax.
 
A photo ID will be required at check-in.  Upon check-in, each room requires presentation of a credit card to guarantee a $100 security deposit.