PBA50 Pro Bowl West Fort Wayne Classic presented by Ebonite

Sponsors

Ebonite

Roster

Current Entries: 108

Event Dates

From: Sunday, July 20, 2014
To: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Host Center

Pro Bowl West
1455 Goshen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Tournament Schedule / Notes

PBA Champion’s Challenge Information :
The top six bowlers from the standard PBA50 Tour point list advance to the PBA Champion’s Challenge to be held at the PBA World Series of Bowling VI at South Point in Las Vegas. All six bowlers receive a free WSOB VI entry. Following a six-game match play round at South Point the top two bowlers will advance to a Champion’s Challenge telecast on ESPN.

This event will be covered live on PBA Xtra Frame!

Tournament Eligibility
Participant must be at least 50 years of age to enter a PBA50 open event.
Participant must be a USBC Member in good standing.

Maximum Field Size
224 Players

PBA Lane Pattern
PBA50 Tour Chameleon

Finals Format
40 Player Bracket

Mandatory Non-Member Meeting
A mandatory meeting for all non-members will be held 30 minutes prior to the first practice session.

Tournament Hosts
Dave B. Small – Proprietor
Brian E. Cave – General Manager

Sunday, July 20
A & B Squads Practice Session: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
A re-oil of ½ the lanes in use will take place at 5 p.m.
Pro-Am Squad: Dinner with the pros at 6:30 p.m. Bowling begins at 7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 21
A Squad: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Re-oil
B Squad: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)

Tuesday, July 22
B Squad: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Re-oil
A Squad: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
(8 games of qualifying)
Cut to the top 40 (based on 120 or more entries)

Wednesday, July 23
Players qualifying 17-32 bowl best-of-three games at 10 a.m.
Winners and players qualifying 9-16 bowl best-of-three games at 12:30 p.m.
Re-oil
Winners and players qualifying 1-8 bowl best-of-five games at 3:30 p.m.
Re-oil
Round of 8 best-of-three at 7 p.m.
Round of 4 (one game) immediately following
Round of 2 (one game) immediately following

Estimated Prize Fund Information

Estimated Main Prize Fund
1st Place: $7500
2nd Place: $4000
3rd-4th Place: $2500 (each)
5th-8th Place: $1700 (each)
9th-16th Place: $1300 (each)
17th-24th Place: $1150 (each)
25th-32nd Place: $1075 (each)
33rd-40th Place: $1000 (each)
Remaining Cashers: $900 (each)
Super Senior Cash Spots (Ages 60+) $700 (each)

Estimated Entries (135)
Estimated Main Prize Fund Cash Spots (45)
Estimated Super Senior Cash Spots (10)

Super Senior cash spots will be paid based on the number of Super Senior entries, 1:6 with a minimum guarantee of 8 and maximum of 12 in each PBA50 Tour event.

*The number of finalists will be 40, unless the field size is less than 120 bowlers. In that case the format and number of finalists will be adjusted to fit a 32-man bracket. If the field is less than 96, the number of finalists will be adjusted to 24.

Hotel Information
Hilton Garden Inn of Fort Wayne (Sponsor/Host Hotel)
8615 U.S. Highway 24 West (I-69, Exit 302)
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 435-1777
Rate: Single or Double - $89.00 + tax per night.
“Ask for the PBA50 Fort Wayne tournament rate”
To make reservations online click the link below.
Hilton Garden Inn Tournament Reservations


Amenities Include: Serta Sleep Perfect Sleepers, HDTV, mini-fridge, coffee maker, large work desk with ergonomic chair, chair and ottoman, complimentary breakfast 6-9 a.m., fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, laundry facility, complimentary business center, patio with gas grills, in-house convenience and suite shop, complimentary WIFI

Homewood Suites by Hilton of Fort Wayne (Sponsor/Host Hotel)
8621 U.S. Highway 24 West (I-69 Exit 302)
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
(260) 432-5100
Rate: Studio King Suites or Queen one bedroom suites- $109 + tax per night
“Ask for the PBA50 Fort Wayne tournament rate”
To make reservations online click the link below.
Homewood Suites Online Reservations


Amenities Include: HDTV, DVD player, full kitchen, full size sleeper sofas, separate bedroom area, living room, dining table & chairs, large work desk with ergonomic chair, complimentary breakfast 6-9 a.m., fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool, laundry facility, complimentary business center, patio with gas grills, in-house convenience and suite shop, complimentary WIFI

Motor Home Information
Motor Home Parking will be on the east side of the Center on the back side of the shopping center next to the park. Please contact Mike Henry for additional information.

Golf Note
Autumn Ridge Golf Club (4 Star Rating From Golf Digest)
11420 Auburn Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
Contact: Kyle Pearson, Head Golf Professional
(260) 637-8727

Bent Grass Tees, Greens and Fairways, Par 72
Daily Special Rate: $32 for 18 holes & cart with GPS
Make reservations with the clubhouse and ask for the PBA50 Fort Wayne Tournament Price.