Event Dates

From: Sunday, June 14, 2020
To: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Host Center

Fountain Bowl
17110 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 963-7888

Oil Pattern Schedule

Tournament Schedule


Sunday, June 14
A Squad Practice Session: 9 a.m. – Noon
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 11:30 a.m.
Pro Am Squads:  2:30 & 5 p.m.
 
Monday, June 15
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
 
Tuesday, June 16
A Squad: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
Advance top 1/3 to the Cashers Round.
All pins carry over.
 
Wednesday, June 17
Cashers Round: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
(5 games)
24 bowlers advance to Match Play Round 1
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Match Play Round 1: 12:30 - 5 p.m.
(8 games of match play)
Top 5 bowlers advance to a stepladder final
Drop all pins
Re-oil
 
Stepladder Practice: 6:10 – 6:30 p.m.
Stepladder Matches: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Tournament 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 9, 2020
 
Beginning March 9, enter online or download the 2020 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.
 
Entry fees received onsite will incur an administrative fee of $50.
 
Maximum Field Size
150 Players
 
PBA Lane Pattern
PBA Del Ballard 34
 
Non-members
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to experience PBA50 Tour events providing they average 200 in their most recent league season with at least 36 games bowled.
 
Tournament Hosts
Gary Forman and Dave Osborne, Proprietors
Rusty Hannah, General Manager
 
Estimated Prize Fund Information
Estimated Entries (100)
Estimated Cash Spots (33)
Super Senior Cash Spots (8)
 
Estimated Prize Fund
1st Place: $7500
2nd Place: $4000
3rd Place: $2500
4th Place: $2000
5th Place: $1750
24th Place: $1200 …..
33rd Place: $1075
Remaining Cashers: $1075 each
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $1000 each
 
New 2020 PBA50 & PBA60 Bracket Challenge
The new “Bracket Challenge” program for PBA50 Tour events will work as follows:

  • There will be separate divisions for PBA50 and PBA60 players.
  • No additional entry fee will be required for PBA members entered in the tournament.
  • The Bracket Challenge is open to PBA members only.
Bracket Challenge Qualifying/Bracket Play
  • Day 1 of qualifying – Top 24 in each division advance based on total pins of Games 1,2,3, and 4.
  • Day 2 of qualifying – Top 24 in each division enter single-game-elimination bracket match play beginning in game 1.
  • Guaranteed prize money in each division: 1st Place: $250, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $100.
Bracket Challenge Point List/Prize Fund
  • A season long point list will be maintained based on PBA50 and PBA60 bracket finishes in 13 of 15 events on the PBA50 Tour schedule.  1st (12pts.), 2nd (10 pts.), 3rd (8 pts.), 4th-6th (6pts.), 7th-12th (4 pts.), 13th-24th (2 pts.)  The USBC tournaments listed on the PBA50 Tour schedule are not included in the Bracket Challenge.
  • The top 24 points leaders in each division advance to a final bracket to be held in Jackson, Mich.  Qualifiers 1-8 in each division will receive one bye round.
  • Guaranteed final bracket prize money in each division: 1st $5,000, 2nd $2,500, 3rd-4th $1,000, 5th-8th $750, 9th-16th $500, 17th-24th $250.
Bracket Challenge Notes:
  • A PBA member starting the season in the PBA50 division, who turns 60 during the season will have the choice of remaining in the PBA50 division or starting over entirely in the PBA60 division.  PBA members must have bowled a minimum six events of the 13 “in the same age-group division” to be eligible to compete in the final bracket in Jackson, Mich.
  • A non-member who joins the PBA may begin compiling points at the time he joins.
  • The Bracket Challenge will not award a PBA50 or PBA60 title.
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