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Since 2016, Sam's Town Bowling Center in Las Vegas has welcomed the Super Senior Classic and United States Bowling Congress Senior Masters, and the 56-lane facility will play host again each year through 2024.

As the start of registration for the 2022 tournaments approached, USBC and Boyd Gaming agreed to a two-year extension of the partnership, along with tentative dates, so bowlers can begin mapping out their competitive schedules.

The Super Senior Classic and USBC Senior Masters will return to their traditional June time frame, beginning in 2022, and registration is open on

The 2022 events will take place over 12 days, with the Super Senior Classic, for USBC members 60 and over, kicking things off from June 1-5. The Senior Masters, for bowlers 50 and up, will take center stage from June 6-12.

The entry fee for the Super Senior Classic will be $400 until April 30, and it then will increase to $450. Entrants for the Senior Masters will pay $500 until April 30 and $550, beginning May 1.

A $25 processing fee will be applied for any entries not submitted through the online portal. The prize ratio for both events is 1:4, and they offer a total combined prize fund of more than $200,000.

In 2021, newly 60 Amleto Monacelli of Venezuela took home $7,500 for winning the Super Senior Classic in his debut, and he finished among the top 32 in his quest to win the Senior Masters for the second consecutive time and third time overall.

The Senior Masters title and $20,000 top prize went to Tom Hess of Granger, Iowa, who used the victory to lock up the 2021 Professional Bowlers Association 50 Tour Player and Rookie of the Year honors.

Along with top-tier competition, the Super Senior Classic and Senior Masters also feature unique and exciting formats.

Bowlers at the Super Senior Classic all will complete 12 games of qualifying over two days, before the top 25% is invited back for a third six-game block. Total pinfall then determines the 12 players who advance to round-robin match play.

Entering the final day of the Super Senior Classic eight players still will be in contention for the title, with the day's action including simultaneous group stepladders and a four-competitor championship round.

The Senior Masters includes 15 games of qualifying over three days, after which, the top 63 qualifiers join the defending champion in the iconic double-elimination match-play bracket. The winner of each match is determined by three games of pinfall.

Looking ahead to 2023, the Super Senior Classic is scheduled for May 31-June 4, and the Senior Masters will take place June 5-11.

In 2024, the Super Senior Classic is slated for May 29-June 2, and the Senior Masters will be held June 3-9. Dates are subject to change.