Event Dates

From: Sunday, April 14, 2019
To: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Host Center

Maple Countryside Lanes
27867 US Highway 19 N
Clearwater, FL 337614903
(727) 796-8100

Oil Pattern Schedule

Prize Fund

Place Winnings*
1 $7,500.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $3,000.00
4 $2,500.00
5 $2,000.00
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
24 $1,250.00
25 $1,150.00
26 $1,150.00
Place Winnings*
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 $1,100.00
34 $1,100.00
35 $1,100.00
36 $1,100.00
37 $1,100.00
38 $1,100.00
39 $1,100.00
40 $1,100.00
41 $1,100.00
42 $1,100.00
43 $1,100.00
44 $1,050.00
45 $1,050.00
46 $1,050.00
47 $1,050.00
48 $1,050.00
49 $1,050.00
50 $1,050.00
51 $1,050.00
52 $1,050.00

*See Tournament Notes below for Prize Fund details.

Tournament Schedule / Notes


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 March 4, 2019
 
Beginning March 4, enter online or download the 2019 PBA50 entry form and fax or email to:
Mary von Krueger
Tournament Entries Coordinator
Phone: (206) 332-9688
Fax: (312) 341-1469
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.

Member Entry Fee: $450
Non-member Entry Fee: $500
 
Maximum Field Size
160 Players

Tournament Points
Traditional Event Tier 2 Points Will Be Awarded
https://www.pba.com/SeasonStats/PointTiers
 
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA Johnny Petraglia 37
 
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
John LaSpina, Joe LaSpina, James Hayes
 
BVL Pro-am Notes
BVL Pro-am Cost:
Youth Bowler Basic Package: $29.99 + tax
Youth Bowler Premium Package: $159.99 + tax, includes a BVL bowling ball upgrade.
Adult Bowler Basic Package: $39.99 + tax
Adult Bowler Premium Package: $169.99 + tax, includes a BVL bowling ball upgrade.
Pro-am Squad Times: Noon (Lucas Magazine Private VIP Party) 2:30 p.m. (Open) & 5:30 p.m. (Open)
Pro-am Contact:  James Hayes
 
General Admission Information
Sunday Practice & Pro-am Sessions: $5 donation to BVL
Monday Qualifying: $10 donation to BVL
Tuesday Qualifying: $10 donation to BVL
Wednesday (All Day Pass): $20 donation to BVL
Wednesday Stepladder Finals: $10 donation to BVL
*All Access Pass (Sunday – Wednesday): $25 donation to BVL
 
Sunday, April 14
A & B Squads Practice Session: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 9:30 a.m.
Pro-Am Squads: Noon, 2:30, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, April 15
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
No re-oil
B Squad: 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, April 16
B Squad: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
No Re-oil
A Squad: 2 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
(7 games of qualifying)

All cashers advance (including super senior cashers)
Drop all pins
 
Wednesday, April 17
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
 
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
 
Match Play Round Two
Top 8 bowlers from Match Play Round One and qualifiers 1-8: 3:15 p.m.
(6 games of match play)
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.
 
Format Notes
With 96 entries:
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 (140)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (46)
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-8th Place: $1500 (each)
9th-16th Place: $1350 (each)
17th-24th Place: $1200 (each)
25th-32nd Place: $1100 (each)
Remaining Cashers: $1000 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
 
Hotel Information
Reservations must be made before April 1, 2019.

Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa-Northwest Oldsmar
4017 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 818-7202
Double Queens or Standard Queens: $109 + Tax
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/T/TPAOMHX-BVL-20190413/index.jhtml

Hilton Garden Inn
Resrvations must be made before April 1, 2019.
4052 Tampa Road
Oldsmar, FL 34677
(813) 891-9990
Flat Rate: $109 + Tax
https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/gi/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=TPANWGI&spec_plan=BVL&arrival=20190412&departure=20190417&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Hampton Inn & Suites - Tarpon Springs
Resrvations must be made before April 1, 2019.
39284 US Hwy 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
(727) 945-7755
 Flat Rate: $99 + Tax.
Only 10 rooms available.
Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/bvlbowlingtournament

Motor Home Information
The vast majority of motor homes will not be able to park at the bowling center.  
 
Golf Note
Please check back for golf information.