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Billiards for America Day 11-10-01 United We Stand Page 14 & 19 On Page 19 November 2001 The Pool Players Best Source of Information Free PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY CHEESECO MUSIC & PUBLISHING Burney, Marquez, Kaehler All Double at WBPPA by: Don Cheese Akerlow The Western BCA Poolplayers Association, 4th Annual Regional 9-Ball Tournament, October 24-28, 2001, Lincoln City, Oregon. Final results, players finishing in the money will appear in the December Issue. You can also find the photos in this issue on our website at www.onthebreaknews.com The tournament was one of the best-run tournaments I have seen. Organization from referees, to staff, to the tournament director, to Celebrating 10th Anniversary Aaron and Renee Moss By Matt Braun Michael Zimmerman Amateur Artistic Champion COPYRIGHT 2001 Free PUBLISHING SINCE 1989 Mike Massey Wins Again by: Herb Wilmot the flow charts, everything ran smoothly, virtually flawless. The credit must go to Craig Arnold, tournament director and his staff (Renee Moss, Julie Burney, Georgia Cassle, Kit Dennis, Andrea Saenz-Maes, Felisa Delon, Jean Bartholomew, Susan Statler) and referees (Cecil Pickett, Ted Woodward, Steve Peterson, Andrew Monstis, Larry Maes, Paul Marquez, Paul Kirkland, Martha Hartsell, Kelly Reynolds, Pat Mowdy), as well as the sportsmanship of the players. The tournament is the 4th annual 9-Ball event with attendance up by 33%. This years events Masters Mixed Scotch Doubles, Open Mixed Scotch Doubles, Mens On October 11, 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland at the ESPN Zone, Mike Massey defended his 2000 title of the ESPN Trick Shot Magic Championship and won again against an international field of competitors, earning a $25,000 paycheck in the process. (See more details at www.mikemassey.com provided by Westar International). The players went into each match cold, not knowing what shot their Mike & Francine Massey opponent was going to present them with. One player presents his shot and the other has to duplicate it. The matches required each player to execute six skill shots and six artistic shots in a challenge format. Mike Massey said, Its like horses in basketball or match play in golf. Its a true test of skill. Its fair competition because the shots are the same. I love it. Yes, there was a book of 50 or so shots that each player had to choose from, but they had to use only four from the book. The rest could come from their imaginations in order to confound their opponents in a moments notice. (Continued on page 11) (WBPPA continued on page 12) Deuel Sudden Death 7-Ball Champion The 2001 ESPN ZONE BILLIARDS SHOOTOUT was held October 10-11 in Baltimore. Corey Deuel defeated Ralf Souquet for the SUDDEN DEATH 7-BALL crown and Mike Massey bested Stefano Pelinga for the TRICK SHOT MAGIC title. ESPN Zone was host to two international fields, both playing for $40,000 total purse (no entry fee) and $25,000 first place prize money in each event. SUDDEN DEATH 7-BALL and TRICK SHOT MAGIC were both taped for three 1-hour telecasts on ESPN beginning in December. SUDDEN DEATH 7-BALL was the first tournament, played on October 10, and drew an international lineup battling for the $25,000 first prize. The action in 7-Ball is fast and furious (the speed of light compared to 9-Ball) with two sets, race to five games each set, and a sudden death single game deciding ties. Deuel and Souquet emerged from the pack as the top guns. In the Championship Match Deuel overcame Souquet by scores of 5-3 and 5-4 to capture the title and the money. Souquet, who otherwise played flawlessly during the tournament, took home $5,000 for second place. In semifinal action, Deuel edged out Alex Pagulayan in a onegame sudden death after splitting sets 5-1 and 5-1. 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Monica azbilliards.com by going to their web page and got out on the dance floor and started dancing filling out a short form. Great lengths were taken while she was wearing the granny mask. She is to put in nice bleacher seating as well as a very quite a good dancer and entertainer. Everyone nice VIP section. Hats off to Steve Tipton and in the lounge was laughing so hard they were Peg Ledman who directed the tournament and crying. It was the funniest thing I have ever seen coordinated all the minute and major details. in my life. Belinda Campos laughed so hard she After the Pro-Am finished the WPBA women almost fell out of her seat. took on challengers to It was great to see raise more money. The everyone let their hair audience was also down and party. treated to an On Sunday, Oct. 14th unbelievable trick shot ESPN was ready to film exhibition by SARGE the final four women of Ken Aylesworth. He the tournament. The final performed for about forty four were: Allison Fisher, minutes and had to stop Karen Corr, Gerda for the raffle drawings Hofstatter and Helena and then continued after Thornfeldt. That match that for over another hour. was a nail biter. Of Everyone was amazed at course it came down to a the skill shots he was hill-hill match. With performing from the Thornfeldt at the table professional artistic pool making a nice run out she shot / challenge program. got funny shape on the The audience was also eight ball after pocketing truly amazed at the skill the seven. She studied shot that was named The the shot on the eight ball Bottle Shot. Sarge was in the side pocket for a filmed that evening by the local PBS station Which WPBA player is wearing the Granny mask? long time because of how the direction of the cue performing that great shot ball was going to carom off the eight and obtain and it will air in January 2002 on Wild Chicago. shape on the nine. She got set up for the shot The main event started the next morning with and missed the eight in the side pocket by not the seeded players playing in the second round. cutting the eight enough. Everyone in the room There were good crowds the first two days and thought it was over for Gerda before she missed of course the weekend was quite packed, that shot. Gerda then came to the table and especially for the semi-finals and the finals on made a long shot on the eight and then dropped Sunday. There were quite a few vendors present the nine to win the first semi-finals. The second at this WPBA Tour Stop. Some of the noted ones semi-finals were between Gerda Hofstatter and were Schuler Cues, Stealth Cues, The Gripper Karen Corr. Yes that means that Allison Fisher Cue Caddy and Gripper line of products shown was in the hot seat by beating Karen Corr the by Sarge and some of the most beautiful art evening before. What a great match that was. work by Linda Pault from Ride the Nine Designs. Karen played very well and got most of the food After the matches were finished on Saturday rolls. She handedly beat Gerda 7 to 4. In the evening almost everyone gathered at the lounge finals between Karen Corr and Allison Fisher, for karaoke. Over 60 percent of the women that Karen played like a woman possessed. Really played in the tournament were there to sing and she played like a machine, making only a couple have some fun. Some of the more noteworthy of minor mistakes. She dominated the match performances in singing were done by Julie and now has won her fifth tournament in a row. Mason, Dawn Hopkins, Kim Gates and an The matches will prove very interesting to watch unbelievable performance of Bobby McGee by in November, so dont forget to tune in. Line Kjorsvibe. She rocked! But that wasnt all. 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(9 am Sunday) www.OnTheBr eakNews.com November 2001 Its 5 In A Row Jones Captures First Rackem B & Under Tournament for Karen Corr By Bret Baker by: Don Cheese Akerlow Dave Smith, owner of Rackem Billiards in Medford, OR wanted to hold a tournament that would be fun for everyone and give local players of all abilities the opportunity to experience the thrill of winning a tournament match. On October 13th & 14th, he held the first in a series of six B and under tournaments. The tournament was well attended as he drew a field of 45 players. Play was 9-ball, race to 5, double elimination with a free $100 tournament on Sunday for anyone losing their first two matches in the main draw. Play began after auctioning off each of the players in a separate pot to which the house added $50. By 7:00 pm, Saturday the tournament was down to the final six players who were all guaranteed money on Sunday. The winners bracket consisted of Mike Jones, Butch Barrett, Bret Baker, and Laurie Kinney. On the one-loss side, Mark Fenn and Frank McLean waited to see who their next opponents would be. Play resumed on Sunday at 1:00 with the six players in the main draw and 10 players in the consolation tournament which was double elimination, race to 3. On the winners side, Mike Jones defeated Butch Barrett and Bret Baker defeated Laurie Kinney. Mike then defeated Bret to win the hot seat and wait to see which player would survive the one-loss side to play him in the finals. On the left side of the tournament board, Butch defeated Frank, and Laurie continued her determined play and sent Mark home. Bret then outlasted Butch in an up and down, seesaw match that came down to the wire. In the finals, Bret had to defeat Mike twice, which would be a tough go, as no one had defeated him yet. Bret was able to win the first set, but then Mike kicked his game into high gear and took home the title! The second tournament in this series is scheduled for November 17th & 18th. Everyone had such a good time at this tournament, Im sure the next tournament will be even more successful! A big Thank You to Dave Smith and his staff for putting on a first class event in which 41 of the 45 players competing were able to experience the thrill of victory at the end of a match. Final Results 1st Mike Jones $200 2nd Bret Baker $125 3rd Butch Barrett $ 75 4th Laurie Kinney $ 50 5/6 Mark Fenn $ 25 Frank McLean $ 25 Consolation Tournament 1st Len Carnighan $ 40 2nd Bob Neill $ 30 3rd Terry Ragan $ 20 4th Ross Ritter $ 10 Karen Corr was born November 10, 1969 in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland. At the age of 8 Karen moved to England but didnt start playing snooker until the age of 14. One year after that, at 15, she won her first ladies snooker championship. One day after her 21st birthday, in 1990, she gave herself a birthday present by winning her first world snooker championship, also repeating in 1991, as well as 95 and 97. In 1998, in the off season for snooker, she wanted to see how she could do playing pool. She won 10 qualifying events in a row which made her eligible for WPBA events. Karen and her friend, Julie Kelly (another touring pro) moved to the U.S. and lived with one of Julies sisters in Boston, before moving to northeast Philadelphia. Most afternoons you can find Karen at Pete Fuscos place in Feasterville, PA practicing for the next tournament. Corr has now won five WPBA titles in 2001. Karen defeated the Dutchess of Doom, Allison Fisher 7-5 in the finals of the Midwest WPBA Classic Tour event, at Palace Billiards in Villa Park, Illinois. Allison sent Karen, who is now the #1 player in the world, to the one loss side beating her 7-4 in the winners bracket finals. Its the third straight tournament that Fisher has done this. Karen met Gerda Hofstatter in the finals of the one loss side and defeated her. This set up the rematch. Karen wins the final 7-5 to claim her 5th title and pockets $7,500 while Allison settles for second place and $5,500. Results 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 7/8 9/12 $7,500 $5,500 $4,500 $3,500 $2,500 $2,000 $1,500 13/16 Karen Corr Allison Fisher Gerda Hofstatter Helena Thornfeldt Jeanette Lee, Jennifer Chen Dawn Hopkins, Monica Webb Belinda Campos, Ewa Laurence, Julie Kelly, Nicole Mancini $1,200 Vivian Villarreal, Loree Jon Jones, Nesli OHare, Line Kjoersvik The Place to Play 30 Tables Large non-smoking area Family atmosphere O Re ve ad r 5 y 0T to a De ble liv s er ! 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Depending on your current level of skill this shot may be very easy for you or quite difficult. Place the cue ball, (BALL A) under the rack so the front is raised up in the air and not touching the table. Now shoot the dark ball, (usually the one ball) into the second diamond using top right english. Shoot this shot with a moderate stroke. The one ball will rebound off of three cushions and knock the cue ball out of the way. The rack will fall into its proper place and you will have all fifteen balls racked up. Depending on the condition of the rails and cloth, you may need to hit higher or lower from the second diamond. A few test shots may be required to learn the rails and how they react. Have fun with this one. Keep Stroking! 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The tournament entry fees plus raffle proceeds from 2 donated cues generated $946 for the American Red Cross Liberty Fund. A great time was had by all twenty-five randomly paired doubles teams. The league would like to thank The Pocket in Twin Falls for hosting the tournament along with donating a very nice Lucasi cue for the raffle. We read On The Break for the Best Tournament Action !!! Whos your Daddy Now ? 2001 Hegge Wins at Shorthorn & Club Tournament I remember how I laughed the first time I saw that on my poolplayer buddys tee shirt back when I was still a novitiate to the fields of green; back when pool was just a recreational pastime; before I understood it is as infinite as time and space, bound only by table time. Before I discovered it is a green door to a community, to a gathering of some of the most unique individuals I have encountered in a lifetime filled with many really unique individuals. The game of pool (I cringe saying that) has some interesting side effects. Talent, or lack of; ego, or abundance of; attitude, even or odd; these things tend to level the field of acceptance. Think about it. Look at the behaviors, attitudes and even personalities that are tolerated regularly within our game environment that would (and often do) otherwise create social loners. The world of green the world of endless challenge where we are really only competing against our own ability to do that which we know and feel. The world where we expose our whole psyche on the felt each time we shoot. The world where we acknowledge and applaud the beauty and finesse of someones game regardless of the someone. The Great Common Endeavor. Recently, this amazing commonality of community was brought home to me. My best friend, my beacon light into the unknown world of greens, my buddy who often exclaimed how great the pool community is, died. Gathered to celebrate him were 200 of his community. Friends, many of whom like me had gotten to know him on and around the felt. Unique people who would otherwise probably never gather together, bound initially by the love of the game, missing a small piece of the whole. These ties that bind are round rolling orbs that spin into our hearts and minds. Truly, marbles IS just a game. by: Kathi Giles The tournament hosted by the Shorthorn Tavern in Omak, WA and the Club Tavern in Okanogan, WA on October 6th and 7th attracted players from all over the Pacific Northwest. We want to thank the 55 participants whose homes ranged from Portland, OR to Vancouver B.C. and inland over to Idaho. It was an excellent turn out for a fun and exciting weekend. With a race to 7, Vegas rules, 8-ball format the competition was intriguing. With $1000 added, the total payout was $2650. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5-6 7-8 Jack Hegge Stan Tourangeau Dave Williams Jim Ward Glen Atwell, Larry Davis Mike Dooley, Kris Iverson HELP WANTED !!! 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Are you interested in helping promote the fastest growing handicapped coed pool league in the country? Do you want to make money? If your answer is Yes, then we want You ! We have openings in the following areas: Portland Beaverton Oregon City Hillsboro McMinnville Bend/Redmond The Dalles Forest Grove Grants Pass Milwaukie Western 19 States Montana Idaho California Gresham There is NO Data entry, NO Up Front Cost, NO control over handicaps, NO standings sheets to update and NO reason not to SUCCEED ! Interested? Give Jim a call at 1-877-TAP-POOL ext #1 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Page 8 November 2001 Frankies 8-Ball Tournament Frankies hosted a $500 added 8-Ball Tournament on October 13th. We had a 32 player field race to 5 in winners race to 3 in losers with a double elimination. 20th Annual Montana State 9-Ball Open by: Bill Madsen Cue Balls Billiards, Missoula, MT Dumo Rick Dorrah John E Dick Megivern Robert Colby Bob Harris Vern Results 1st Dumo 2nd Rick Dorrah 3rd John E 4th Dick Megivern 5/6 Robert Colby Cocomo 7/8 Bob Harris Vern $400 $250 $150 $ 80 $ 60 $ 60 $ 50 $ 50 Come Join us on November 17th for another 8-Ball Tournament !!! $500 Added based on 32 players. Call 360-412-1330 for details 2001 WOMENS & JUNIORS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS REVIVED IN OSAKA from: Amy Long - Director of Marketing & Business Development The World Pool-Billiard Association is pleased to announce the 2001 Womens & Juniors World Championships have been revived and will be hosted by the Asian Pocket Billiard Union/ Japan Professional Billiard Association in Amagasaki City, Japan, November 17-19. The Championships will feature 32 women and 32 juniors (aged 18 & Under as of December 31, 2000) announced by their respective WPA Confederations in the following issued quotas: (1) 32 quotas for Women (No entry/ no Stage 1/ $32,000 USD prize fund): 6 athletes - Asian Pocket Billiard Union 6 athletes - Billiard Congress of America 3 athletes - Panamerican Billiard Confederation 6 athletes - European Pocket Billiard Federation 3 athletes - Oceania Pocket Billiard Association 2 athletes - Two WPA wild cards Julie Kelly (Ireland) - 2000 World Champion 5 athletes - Japan Professional Billiard Association (organizer) Total athletes: 32 athletes. (2) 32 quotas for Juniors: 7 athletes - Asian Pocket Billiard Union 7 athletes - Billiard Congress of America 3 athletes - Panamerican Billiard Confederation 8 athletes - European Pocket Billiard Federation 3 athletes - Oceania Pocket Billiard Association 2 athletes - Two WPA wild cards 2 athletes - Japan Professional Billiard Association (organizer) Total athletes: 32 athletes. Notices to confederations: Format -(Women) Races to 11/ double-elimination to last 16/ single-elimination in last 16 (Juniors) Races to 11/ double-elimination to last 16/ single-elimination in last 16 Players Meeting and draw - Evening of November 16 (time - TBA)/ New Archaic Hotel Jimmy Gs EAGLES CLUB #326 316 East Main- Bozeman, MT Family Pool Hall Pool Played Every Day Music Fris & Sats Char-Broiled Hamburgers @ 9:00 pm Fridays @ 5:30 pm Womens Doubles Nov 17th - $20 per team Open Singles Nov 24-25 - $50 entry BUY ONE DRINK GET ONE DRINK OF SAME - FREE One coupon per customer per day. No cash value The Corner Bar Peggy Rost - Owner 3212 Euclid Ave Helena, Montana 59601 443-9765 The Last Watering Hole Going West Pete Cue Ball Quande hosted 28 players from Washington, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia for the 20th Annual Montana State 9Ball Open. At stake was over $2,000 purse and $800 in the calcutta. Calgarys Rob McDonald walked away with the $800 first prize. He sent the legendary Cole Dixon currently of Billings, Montana to the B side, then beat him again for the cheese. Harold Prine of Spokane finished a strong third, while Kevin Osborne, of Calgary took fourth. Twenty year old Nick Kruger, also of Calgary, tied Terry Johnson of Kalispell for fifth and sixth. Missoulas Bob Grey and Jim Winter of Billings got seventh and eighth. Enroute to first, McDonald beat Casey DeYoung, Rob Hamilton, Lee Lang, Cole Dixon, Harold Prine, and Dixon again. Dixon dealt with James Mason, Shannon Gibson, and Kevin Osborne, before Rob put him on the B side. Cole then defeated Terry Johnston, Kevin Osborne again, and Harold Prine, before the final loss to the consistent Canadian. Spectators and players enjoyed spirited competition and great food and beverages available at Cue Balls. Pete thanks all the players and fans, especially those traveling so far. Thanks to Koko Sepulveda for keeping things moving so well. We hope youll all join us for the Garden City open in June, the weekly big table 9-Ball and bar table 8-ball tournaments or just to relax, eat, shoot pool or play the casino games. (more info call Pete at (406) 7283009) 14 Pool Tables Darts Fooz Ball Voted Best Pool Hall in Town ! Liquor Beer Food Shoot Pool ... Not Drugs CUE & CASE SALES 14 TABLES VIDEO GAMES FOOD & FUN APA Leagues Tuesday Nites (208) 525-9962 611 East 1st St ~ Newberg, OR 97132 (503) 538-4368 Bob & Kim Brandt & Boys Bellingham Billiards Corner of Stark & Troutdale Road (Across from Troutdale Thriftway) 905 E. 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Things happened there! It was both an exciting and scary place to be. Nobody ever told another person not to gamble with someone. This was an unwritten rule! He didnt know whom to trust, so you didnt trust anyone! There were con men everywhere waiting for their opportunities, ready to pounce on the unwary, eager for a chance to fleece their opponent and take every cent he had! It was a time of confusion. The Vietnam War was going on. We had the lottery system in effect, drafting men into the military left and right! We were all afraid wed be drafted, go overseas, and die for a cause we knew nothing about! Pool, drugs, and everything else was heavy on the scene during that time. We wanted to experience all that we could! Fear of being drafted and dying was a driving force. Everyone gambled! Hustlers and con man made large sums of money lying, cheating, dumping stake horses, and so on. It was greed that checked many good players out of the championship level. Money was their friend. It came fast and was easy to make! Im not saying, dont gamble. Gambling is one of the greatest ways to test your ability under pressure. It also increases and creates the need for the player to improve at an accelerated rate. Clearly, gambling is essential to pool. Image is also important. The gambling image of the past needs to become more dignified in order to insure the future growth and development of this sport. As executives all over the world are beginning to enjoy this sport more and more, we need to take on their style of attitude towards pool. They gamble large sums of money in order to produce the same kind of pressure a tournament would provide. In other words, the executive crowd is using the gambling as a tool to improve, rather than win the money. The money is just a way of keeping score. Evolution is inevitable. To evolve is to change. Pool is evolving from the hustler era into the player era and yet, still needs your help. Todays billiard rooms are much different than those of the past. They now have beautiful bright colored carpets, track lighting , vivid wall colors being spotlighted with soft lights, state-of-the-art music systems, and generally an atmosphere much like the discos of the 70s. Gambling rarely exists anymore. The action seems to be headed in the direction of tournament play, and with the tournaments, notoriety. The tournament winners are in the spotlight, being closely examined and scrutinized by the public. The public is looking for reason why they would, or would not enjoyed taking this game up as a recreational sport. Most tournament winners, aware of this experience, rise to the occasion, de-light the public and give pool a big nudge in the correct direction. Yet, the old hustler image hasnt totally left the game yet. Some players are going tournaments conducting themselves with the old hustler image, crying, complaining, sharking, and generally doing whatever it takes to win. And when they cant win gambling, some of these people arent even paying off. Its no wonder the public hasnt let go of this less desirable image. These players desperately need to know the public eye is on them, ready and eager to judge their actions! Are they so unaware of their actions? Is this the image we want to present? And what about the rest of us? This problem is partly our fault too. After all, we do allow this crap to continue. Maybe, we could all try keeping each other in check from now on. Its time for every player, no matter what level, to begin conducting themselves in a professional manner. To be a champion is to compete with champions. You need to look like a champion, walk like a champion, talk like a champion, pack like a champion and respect others like a true professional. We need to lift the spirit of lesser players and encourage them to continue in their improvements. We need to promote pool as a fun game to play, no matter what level of player a person is. This is the image we seek. It takes a combined effort of all players, at all skill levels. Remember, you can be at the top of the heap, you can be at the bottom of the heap, or you can be in the middle of the heap. Youre still part of the heap. Its a lot more fun to play a bad player with a good attitude, than a good player with a bad attitude. Its a more enjoyable experience to play a good player with a good attitude. Youll get a lot more games if your opponent feels honored to play you. Keep a good attitude. Represent the game with respect to your fellow players. Be a champion! Shooters Pub 20 S Montana Butte America (406) 782-5877 Open Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm Choose from a variety of accessories and cues like: Cuetec, Predator, Falcon, Schon, Viking, Joss, Jackson and Top Quality custom cues. 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There were a few England, went all the way last minute drop-outs, through in the winners due to flight bracket, before drawing complications, but the 61 each other for the hot girls who did attend seat match. Kim had wins made it an event to over Annette Carroll (7remember. Sometimes, 2), Debbie Welfringer (7when tragedy strikes, 6), Jessica Crooks (7-1), people need to be with Linda Carter (7-0), and Kim Shaw their friends, and there Lisa Marr (7-2), before was lots of camaraderie and laughter and new finally losing 1-7 to Sarah Ellerby. Sarahs road friends to be made at Murphys Brass Rail in to the hot seat included wins over Julie Turco Athens, GA. (7-4), Liz Bernreuter (7-6), Melanie Koger (7First and foremost, there was Murphy himself, 3), Colleen Shoop (7-4) and Anita Kuczma (7affectionately called Pops by everyone who 3), before beating Kim to remain the only knows and loves him. He is the proprietor of undefeated player in the tournament. Sarah this wonderful establishment, and he did his very then had to sit and watch while the semi-finals best to make each and every player feel at were played out between Kim Shaw and home. He opened the event with a lovely speech Jeannie Seaver. and a huge patriotically decorated cake to be Jeannie Seaver, a Florida player, won 2 matches shared by all. Next, there was Peg Ledman, the on the winners side before losing to Penny tournament coordinator and director for the Swann in the third round. She then started event. She did a great job of keeping everything running through opponents on the losers side, running smoothly. Finally, I know I speak for all and to some it looked like she might go all the the players when I give a big thank you to the way. Jeannie sent some great players home entire staff of the Brass Rail. They were always from the one-loss bracket. Among them: Kelly quick to respond and very friendly, which makes Willis, last years Amateur National champion; spending 3 straight days in a pool room very Ikumi Ushiroda, a terrific player from Japan; enjoyable. Melissa Herndon, the current California State In case there are some of you who arent familiar Champion and 2-time Southern CA Regional with the Amateur Nationals, let me give a brief Tour Champion; and the eventual 4th place background. This is an annual event which is finisher Melanie Koger, a Texas gal who recently open to any and all amateur female players. It made a big splash with her WPBA debut in the is a double elimination event, with the winner WPBA Fall Classic in Albuquerque. All in all, and runner-up both taking home invitations (paid she won 6 rounds in the one-loss bracket before entries) to the WPBA Nationals, as well as prize finally succumbing to Kim Shaw in the semimonies. This is the premier event for amateur finals. women, currently being the highest title an It was a tight match, with players switching racks amateur player can win. Many winners of this for the first couple games. Tied at 3 games a event go on to have successful careers on the piece, it looked like it was going to be one of WPBA Classic Tour. Recent Amateur National those matches that went all the way, but Kim champions/runners-up include Monica Webb Shaw started playing a tight game with lots of (1998 winner) who is presently ranked #11 in safeties, and she went on to win the semi-final the WPBA standings, as well as Line Kjoersvik match 7-4, leaving Jeannie to take home a third (1998 RU), Melissa Little (1999 winner), and place check for $900 and the respect of all the Romana Dokovic (1999 RU), all current WPBA spectators in the room. Of course, this set up Touring Professionals. the final match Kim Shaw was headed back This year, the field was particularly tough. There to the finals and looking for a little revenge after were players from all over the country, and a her initial loss to Sarah Ellerby. few of the attendees were even from other Kim jumped out to early 4-0 lead, and to this countries. The play started Friday morning at spectator, it looked like she was a force to be 11:00 am and the players were off and running. reckoned with. 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And then Sarah showed everyone in that room why she had earned her spot in the finals. She won the next 3 games by turning the tables and playing terrific safeties back on Kim, creating opportunities for her to get open shots and run the tables out. With the score standing at 6-5 in Kims favor, everyone started thinking that this was going to end up a real shoot-out, possibly even one of those hill-hill matches that grind both players down until only one is left standing. But Kim Shaw had other plans. She quickly won the next three games, cutting Sarahs comeback effort short, and earning herself the title of 2001 WPBA Amateur National Champion. Congratulations to both Kim and Sarah for an excellent tournament!! As for me, I could make all sorts of excuses as to why I didnt win the tournament. I cut my foot at the airport so my right heel hurt all weekend, I got stung on the arm by a bee before my second round match, and I almost missed a match due to a misunderstanding of when my match time was .but here is the truth plain and simple. The two players I lost to, Melanie Koger and Jeannie Seaver, both played better than I did in those matches. It is that simple. And I congratulate them as well for their strong finishes in this extremely tough event. And once again, I would like to take a moment to salute each and every girl who played in the event. It took a lot of strength and courage to travel in the face of such devastation and to stand up and prove that its hard to keep a good girl down!!!! Tournament Results 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 7/8 9-12 13-16 17-24 $1700 $1200 $900 $625 $450 $300 $200 ($1200 + paid entry)Kim Shaw ($700 + paid entry)Sarah Ellerby Jeannie Seaver Melanie Koger Lisa Marr, Anita Kuczma Melissa Herndon, Gail Lave Linda Carter, Penny Swann Colleen Shoop, Janet Atwell $100 Kim Whitman, Malea Haacke Ikumi Ushiroda, Jessica Crooks $50 Mary Olson, Julia Gabriel Karen Armstrong, Yvette Johnson Joanne Ashton, Kelly Willis Dawn Fox, Charlotte Reeder STREET BILLIARDS 215 Q Street Springfield, OR 97477 (541) 988-0294 1st Annual Open 9-Ball Tournament November 17 & 18, 2001 $3,000 added (field limited to 128 players) Player Auction Friday Nov 16th at 9 PM Texas Express - Race to 7 - Double Elimination Advance entry fee $60 ($40 Women) includes $10 green fee Advance entries must be received by Nov 10 - $75 Nov 10th-16th NO ENTRIES ACCEPTED AFTER 8 PM NOV 16th ! Top 25% of field paid - $100 min. Highest Finishing Lady (w/6 entries) Open all night Friday and Saturday - Players meeting 9 AM - Start 9:15 AM SHARP Restaurant Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner - Saturday & Sunday Send entry fees to: Q Street Billiards Attn: 9-Ball Tournament 215 Q Street Springfield, OR 97477 Make checks payable to: Q Street Billiards or call with credit card information. Sorry no checks accepted after November 10th. www.OnTheBr eakNews.com November 2001 McQs Mixed Scotch Doubles Results by: Clay Skidmore - Tournament Director Spokane, Washington On October 20th & 21st, McQs Billiards held an open Mixed Scotch Doubles 8-Ball tournament. Twenty-four teams came to play the race to 5 mixed format. And fun was had by all. We managed to finish the event on saturday, but it took all day to do it. But in the end the team of T.J. Frank and Amber Johnson defeated James Hevener and Kathi Fornay for the win. Thanks to all that played and I will see you in November. 1st T J Frank & Amber Johnson $525 2nd James Hevener & Kathi Fornay $300 3rd Jim Ward & Carla Stendir $175 4th Chuck Hood & Traci Lawson $100 5th Cary Henderson & Melody Goode $ 50 Don Daily & Debbie Cabrel $ 50 B & Below 9 Ball Results from: Ron Springman Portland, Oregon On October 20th & 21st Cues Billiard Club held a B and below tournament. There were 35 entries and everyone had a great time. Fred Bon placed 4th after a 7-5 loss to Mike Patterson. Mike worked his way through the losers bracket by beating Fred Bon to face Creigh Dumo whom he beat 7-3 giving Creigh 3rd. Jeremy Nelson walked all over Creig who was considered the favorite to win (7-3). In the final match Jeremy and Mike fought it out all the way. They tied at 3, then at 5, again at 6, the match then went to 7-6 then 8-6, and then 8-7. In the final game Mike broke and didnt make a ball, then Jeremy ran out for the win 9-7. A mini tournament with 12 players was also held. Johnny Tran took first and won $80 while Jeff Leonards won $40 for second place. 1st Jeremy Nelson, Portland $350 2nd Mike Patterson, Portland $240 3rd Creigh Dumo, Seattle $160 4th Fred Bon, Seattle $110 5/6 Sean Lewis, Portland $ 75 Matt Jacoby, Seattle $ 75 7/8 Jun Paraigan, Tacoma $ 31 L T, Tacoma $ 31 Ron Springman, owner of Cues Billiard Club, says he will run another tournament for A and below players in early 2002. Mike Massey Wins Again continued from front page Who prevailed? Mike Massey. In the final match he defeated Stepano Pelinga (Italy) 12-5, who, coming in second, won $5,000 for his efforts In the semi-final action, Massey prevailed over Paul Gerni 12-5. The other semifinal saw Pelinga slip past Sebastian Giumelli 11-9 in a tight match. International trick shot stars who were bumped off in single elimination included Charles Darling (2001 World Champion), Paul Gerni (WTSA Champion), Herbert Friedemann (German Champion), Bogdan Wolkowski (Poland Champion), Wen-Hung Fang (Taiwan Champion), and Sebastian Giumelli (Argentina Champion). The winners checks were presented by ESPN Zone and Olhausen Billiards. Also, Viking Cues presented a one-of-a-kind cue to each of the champions. In addition to the fine tournament site at ESPN Zone, the event was sponsored by Viking Cues, Olhausen Billiards, Aramith Super Pro Balls, Sardo Tight Rack, Simonis Cloth, Silver Cup Chalk and Mikharl Darafeev. The WPA sanctioned event was produced by Matt and Bettiane Braun of Billiards International, Ltd. LazyBoy Club - Sun & Mon SEAHAWK SUNDAYS Come Join The Fun $1 Miller Pounder LazyBoy Club 8 Ball Tournament $5 entry House matches 50% FREE POOL MONDAY $1 CoorsLight Pounders LazyBoy Club Scotch Doubles Draw Partner-8PM TABLES OPEN 6:30 pm TUESDAY Taco Tuesdays $2/2 Tacos $3 Tequiza & Tequilla 62 Big Screen TV 3 Pool Tables 21 Bowls of Pulltabs Bartop Video Games LazyBoy Club Prize Giveaways HAPPY HOUR 4-7PM DRINK SPECIALS WEDNESDAY Request Dance Mix Mariners Coffee Club 5050 South Tacoma Way Tacoma, WA 253-476-4910 THURSDAY Open Jam All Musicians Welcome Backup Band Provided Open Microphone FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS Live Music & Dancing - 3 Bands 9:30 - 1 am Page 11 Jammer’s Bar & Grill QUALIFIER FINALS The Jammers Bar & Grill qualifier finals were held September 15, 2001. There was a total of $1,000.00 added for the sixteen winners of previous Friday night $6.00 entry tournaments. Scott & Judy McComas add $2.00 per player each week, to be carried over until sixteen players are qualified. Entry fees were $10.00 for the qualifier totaling $1,160.00 in prize money. The format was BCA rules 8-ball double elimination, race to 4 on the winners side & 3 on the losers. Final results of the action for the day were: 1st Scott Bernard, Newberg, OR $460.00 2nd Rick Hodge, Portland, OR $330.00 3rd Paul Marquez, Portland, OR $220.00 4th Seth Stacy, Salem, OR $110.00 5th Bob Heckel, Salem, OR $ 57.00 If you would like to qualify for the next big money added qualifier tournament, all you have to do is come on by & win one on a Friday night. Jammers Bar & Grill has a fun atmosphere, full bar, good equipment and some of the best food Salem has to offer. A special thanks to Scott & Judy for all you do to promote pool and the support you provide your players. rim rock bar & grille tournament results by: Dave Wilkes September 29-30, 2001 Pocatello, Idaho A good time was had by all at the Rim Rock 9-Ball Shootout. We added $500 and had a free BBQ for everyone. We only had 20 players but there was some good shooting going on. 1st Tommy Baker $520 $410 2nd Ace Brown $390 $300 3rd Bob Flores $180 $200 4th Bill Saighman $110 $100 5/6 John Baltazar $ 50 Ross Gutterud $ 50 MONTHLY JAMBOREE WEEKEND 1st Weekend of each Month Hard Times Billiards of Sacramento 5536 Garfield Ave Sacramento, CA 95841 One Pocket - Saturday Sign up & Free Practice for Paid Entries 11 am Tournament Starts @ Noon sharp Entry fee $20 - Race to 4 - Single Elimination Money Added - $300 9-Ball - Sunday Sign up & Free Practice for Paid Entries - 12 Noon Tournament Starts @ 1 pm sharp Entry fee - $20 Race to 6 Winners Side/ Race to 4 Losers Side Money Added - $300 Jamboree Weekend carries a $300 Bonus for winning both events! Added money & bonus is dependent on 32 players in each event If youre going to be late to an event call ahead (916) 332-8793 or (916) 332-8798 ask for tournament director A.R. JAMBOREE TOURNAMENTS ARE OPEN EVENTS EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO PLAY. On site cue repair is available by Stews Custom Cues & Repair contact (916) 369-2986 e-mail email@example.com www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Page 12 November 2001 OCTOBER 24-28, 2001 WESTERN BCA POOL 1st Place Scotch Masters Paul Marquez and Julie Burney 1st Place Scotch Open Steve Graham and Sabrina Henson 1st Place Womens Masters Tournament Director Craig Arnold and Becky Mowdy 1st Place Mens Masters Tournament Director Craig Arnold and Kris Iverson (WBPPA continued from front page) Master Singles, Womens Master Singles, Mens Open Singles, Womens Open Singles, Open/ Mens Teams, and Womens Teams had a total purse of over $30,000. A total of 534 entries would be competing for the prize money in each of the divisions. First place in any one of these events could range from $500 to over $2,000. The tournament was held at the Chinook Winds Casino, a beautiful, picturesque, setting on the ocean. As you drive down the hill heading west to the ocean, the casino stands boldly and proudly. I had the distinct privilege of meeting many great pool players and had the opportunity to watch many fantastic matches from both the masters division as well as the open, the mens play to the womens play. These were extraordinarily talented pool players coming from both Oregon and Washington, established from a BCA league. The weather was not conducive to doing anything (except for Sunday) but play pool. The casino was very much Vegas style, plenty of action and plenty of money to be won. One lady PUYALLUP Waynes Inn WHERE PUYALLUP ENDS AND THE GOOD TIMES BEGIN 1902 E Main Ave Puyallup, WA (253) 848-3466 Thursday night 8 Ball Tournament $5.00 entry 100% House Match 7:00PM (see our tournament listing) FREE POOL EVERY SUNDAY THURSDAY $1.00 OFF ALL PITCHERS COME EARLY FOR OUR GREAT DINNER SPECIALS told me that she was playing draw poker, kept an ace and jack of spades and hit the king, queen and 10 of spades to win $1,000. But, the real action was on the tables between the over 500 entrants in the eight different divisions. But, the couple that stood out most was celebrating their 10 th Anniversary by coming here and playing pool. That is love of the game and love of each other. Congratulations Aaron and Renee Moss of Allyn, Washington. (see photo front page) The tournament started on Wednesday with Scotch Doubles, both Masters and Open Divisions, concluding that evening. On Thursday and Friday there was the singles events, Mens Masters, Mens Open, Womens Masters and Womens Open. They concluded on Saturday way into the wee hours of the morning, play ended at 3 AM. Team play started on Saturday and concluded on Sunday. This was a combination of Mens/Open Team and Womens Team, three person teams vying for the top prize. Julie Burney and Paul Marquez won the Masters Scotch Doubles. Julie also won the SPORTS PUB 10 Pool Tables Valley & TAP Leagues THURSDAY 9 Ball Tournament 7:00 pm Valley rules $5 entry Matching Pot SUNDAY 8 Ball Tournament 6:00 pm Valley rules $5 entry Matching Pot Nov 17th & 18th 8-Ball Tournament $500 Added based on 32 or more players $20 entry - Start 11:00AM Race to 5 Winners - 3 Losers Doors open at 9:00AM Finals on Sunday 3663 Pacific Ave SE #D Olympia, WA (360) 412-1330 Womens Open Singles and Paul was a member of the winning Open/Mens Team. Kevin Kaehler a member of the winning Open/Mens Team also won the Mens Open Division. The champions of the other divisions were: Kris Iverson, Mens Master Division, Becky Mowdy, Womens Master Division, Steve Graham and Sabrina Henson, Open Scotch Doubles Division. The womens and mens teams virtually completed their championship matches at the same time, around 11 PM Sunday. The winning mens team was Good Shot Dummies, with Paul Marquez, Kevin Kaehler and Chris Gattman and the winning womens team was Noti Heartbreakers, with Martha Hartsell, Bonita Mahaffey and Sharon Blackwell. Both teams won very close matches. All the players deserve congratulations for a battle well fought, with respect and dignity for each other that was shown throughout the entire tournament. I would like to thank the players for making me feel welcome at their tournament. Hope to see you next year at the 8-Ball Championships. JoQs Alternative Pool Tournaments A Fun Time For Everybody STOP PLAYING WITH YOURSELF AND JOIN US EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT FOR 9 BALL AT 8 PM 2512 NE Broadway Portland, OR (503) 287-4210 FULL LOTTERY ATM November 2001 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Page 13 PLAYERS ASSOCIATION 9-BALL CHAMPIONS 1st Place Open/Mens Teams Good Shot Dummies (l to r) Kevin Kaehler, Chris Gattman, Paul Marquez 1st Place Womens Teams Noti Heartbreakers (l to r) Martha Hartsell, Bonita Mahaffey, Sharon Blackwell 1st Place Womens Open Tournament Director Craig Arnold and Julie Burney 1st Place Mens Open Tournament Director Craig Arnold and Kevin Kaehler Complete results in the December Issue Action from around the tournament Check out these photos on the web @ www.onthebreaknews.com Cue & Cushion Sports Bar 14905 Pacific Ave - Tacoma, WA (253) 536-1531 POOL - DARTS - GOOD FOOD Wednesday Night 8-Ball 7 PM Entry $5 + $2 Green Fee - 50% Added Sunday Night 9-Ball 7 PM Entry $5 + $2 Green Fee - 50% Added The Qz Family Restaurant & Sports Lounge 9807 224th St, Suite 120/B1 - Graham, WA (253) 262-8437 Tournament Located in the Lounge Tuesday Night 9-Ball 7 PM Entry $5 + $2 Green Fee - 50% Added Sunday Night 8-Ball 7 PM Entry $5 + $2 Green Fee - 50% Added BETTY l CINDY Owners 1005 Main Street Sumner, WA (253) 863-0742 Monday Night 7:30 Pool Tournament $5 entry House matches 50% of pot 72nd Street 828 72nd St E Bar & Grill Tacoma, WA 98404 Free Pool (253) 472-8806 Thursdays PULL TABS VIDEO GAMES 4 DART BOARDS All Day ICE COLD BEER 9 Ball League HARD LIQUOR Sun & Mon 8 Ball League HAPPY HOUR (2-7 pm) Monday - Friday Tues & Wed MUSIC (9 pm - close) Thursday - Sunday Big Sky Billiard Supply MONDAY FOOTBALL 6-9PM FREE CHILI DOGS til gone with 2 drink minimum 1521 S. Russell in Missoula 1-888-730-7187, 549-1100 Lance Nelson, Owner Poolplayer Page 14 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Have Cue, Will Travel BCA League & Program Department Offers Air Travel Tips for Your Cue & Case from: Amy Long, Director of Marketing & Business Development We are all aware of the terrorist attacks of September 11th and the heightened level of security at all airports around the world. The FAA has announced that no objects that could be used as a weapon will be allowed as carry-on baggage THIS INCLUDES CUE STICKS. In an effort to minimize inconvenience to players flying to billiard events, the BCA suggests you consider the following luggage check-in alternatives for your cue and case: a). Bubble wrap your case with cue(s) enclosed and obtain an airlines plastic bag at check-in. The bag is heavy-duty and is tied, so that there is little chance of damage to the case in transit. b). Bubble-wrap your case with cue(s) enclosed and pack in a box that you can check through as luggage. Businesses such as Mailboxes, etc. are experts at boxing such items in advance. c). Special cue cases are available from some retailers that have a cushioned interior and metal/aluminum exterior, making them immune to damage in luggage handling. d). Check in your case as luggage (see above), but pack your bubble-wrapped cue separately in your clothing luggage. e). Ship your bubble-wrapped/boxed case with cue(s) enclosed via UPS, etc., to your destination in advance. Many people have always been somewhat anxious about air travel and the recent events have made all of us more so. The BCA staff understands this, but we also feel that its best for everyone to move forward with plans, including tournaments that involve air travel. Air travel is still and will always be the most secure form of travel and the BCA truly hopes that the incidents of September 11th do not deter you from participating in events that you so enjoy and deserve. TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE McQs Billiards Open 8-Ball Nov 10th & 11th $60 Entry Fee Race to 7 Winners Race to 5 losers - BCA Rules Tournament open to first 48 paid players Players meeting Saturday Nov 10th at 10 AM Doors open at 9 AM $3300 Payout based on full field Class B 9-Ball Dec 8th & 9th $35 Entry Fee - Race to 7 Double Elimination - Texas Express Rules Tournament open to first 64 paid players Top lady paid with min of 8 entries Players meeting Saturday Dec 8th at 10 AM Doors open at 9 AM November 2001 Billiards for America Racking Up Participants! Olhausen Donates Table for Grand Prize Sweepstakes from: Amy Long, Director of Marketing & Business Development The Billiard Congress of America (BCA) is pleased to announce that over forty rooms throughout the United States and Canada will host a Billiards for America event on Saturday, November 10, 2001 with more locations registering everyday. In a recent development, Olhausen Billiard Manufacturing, Inc. of Poway, California, announced that it will be donating an 8-foot Oak Augusta table in American Walnut Finish with Spruce cloth with a retail value of $3,395. All Billiards for America event participants, spectators and organizers will be eligible to enter the contest. Stephen Ducoff, executive director of the BCA, states that the Billiard Congress of America would like to thank Olhausen and all of the room owners for their outstanding support of this industry-wide effort to generate funds for the relief efforts and give billiard enthusiasts in North America the opportunity to make a contribution through the sport we love. Helping to promote and coordinate the event are the American Poolplayers Association (APA) and the Womens Professional Billiard Association (WPBA). Money generated by Billiards for America will be donated by each event site directly to relief funds established in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the American people. The BCA home page (www.bcapool.com) features event details as well as an image of the Olhausen table. Additional information on the table can be found at www.olhausenbilliards.com. An updated list of event locations is listed on the Play page of the BCA web site (www.bca-pool.com/play/ ). All event sites will be sent Official Grand Prize Sweepstakes entry forms that they will mail to the BCA after the event for the Grand Prize Drawing on Wednesday, November 21, 2001. Billiard rooms and league operators throughout North America have been asked to organize and host pool tournaments or other fund-raising events on this day, while billiard retailers and manufacturers are encouraged to support the tournaments with monetary and product donations for prizes, raffles and silent auctions. Billiard retailers are also being asked to collect donations from their customers. The WPBA is encouraging its members to participate in or make an appearance at an event. Proceeds from the tournaments will be donated directly to relief funds such as The American Red Cross, the New York Firefighters 9-11 Disaster Relief Fund, The United Way and The Salvation Army. Each host site, as well as retailers, have received BCA-produced posters to advertise the event as well as tournament charts, a certificate of appreciation and tournament guidelines. All host sites will be listed on the BCA, APA and WPBA web sites. Retailers and manufacturers should contact local host sites and support the tournaments with prize money or product donations. Players should not only contact their favorite room for tournament details, but also to invite their friends and family to participate, regardless of skill level. All billiard rooms in the United States and Canada are encouraged to participate by hosting a Billiards for America tournament. BCA-member rooms have received a tournament packet. Non-member room operators should contact the BCA at 719.264.8300 to request a free packet. The BCA would like to recognize and thank Industrial Printers of Colorado, Service Typographers and Spicer Papers for donating the labor and materials to produce the event posters. For additional information and a list of host sites visit: BCA www.bca-pool.com/play/ APA www.poolplayers.com WPBA www.wpba.com see page 19 for locations $2500 Payout based on full field Class C 9-Ball Jan 5th & 6th $25 Entry Fee per player - Race to 7 Double Elimination - Texas Express Rules Tournament open to first 64 paid players Skill levels in APA that are 6 and above are not eligible Players meeting Saturday Jan 5th at 10 AM Doors open at 9 AM $1800 Payout based on full field Added money to all events. Amounts vary due to number of participants. Questions about any event contact Clay Skidmore at McQs (509) 891-8357 Send entries to: McQs Billiards 9614 E Sprague Spokane, WA 99206 Keep an eye on this ad for future events. 6106 SE King Rd - Milwaukie, OR New (503) 654-4201 Tab3 les Menu GOOD FOOD Pool - Beer - Wine Check about Pool Leagues WEDNESDAY NIGHT 8 BALL $5 entry - House Rules - Matching - 8:30 pm THURSDAY NIGHT KARAOKE Prizes - 8 pm to Midnight Free Pool Sunday Nights November www.OnTheBr eakNews.com 2001 Page 15 2001 ALASKA STATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS September 29 thru October 7 from: Mark Griffin Totals: Calcutta Prize Money Added $6,735 $8,450 $2,000 8-Ball Womens - Oct 1, 2001 Calcutta $300 $150 $ 50 8-Ball Open - Sept 29, 2001 Calcutta $1,100 $ 555 $ 185 52 Entries ($25/$55) - $400 ADDED Prize $840 $400 $250 $150 $ 80 $ 80 $ 60 ea Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 $ 40 ea 9/12 $ 25 ea 7/8 13/16 Name Mike Roddy Milton Brabb Mike Exum Johnny Ervolino Mark Griffin Mike Chernikoff Greg Flapper Hamilton Aileen Pippin Ric Jones Jon Johnson Tom Maloney Tony Softa Bill Johnston Clyde Hagood Tom Kitka Scott Smith 9-Ball Open - Sept 30, 2001 Calcutta $1,241 $ 670 $ 224 49 Entries ($25/$55) - $400 ADDED Prize $845 $410 $250 $150 $ 80 ea Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 $ 60 ea 7/8 $ 40 ea 9/12 $ 25 ea 13/16 Name Johnny Ervolino Greg Flapper Hamilton Bob Parzick Milan Janulek Tom Kitka Mike Exum Tony Softa Aileen Pippin Jim Kettronge Mark Griffin Stacy Watkins Elmer Jucco 16 Entries ($15/$35) - $200 ADDED Prize $340 $160 $ 80 $ 40 $ 20 ea Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 Name Aileen Pippin Chantel Adams Mary Bondurant Sabrina Peterson Tracy Badger-Moen Cathy Bittle 9-Ball Womens - Oct 4, 2001 Calcutta $177 $ 88 $ 30 12 Entries ($15/$35) - $200 ADDED Prize $280 $140 $ 80 $ 60 Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Name Aileen Pippin Sabrina Peterson Tracy Badger-Moen Chantel Adams One-Pocket - Oct 7, 2001 Calcutta $417 $208 $ 70 16 Entries ($25/$55) - $200 ADDED Prize $400 $200 $100 $ 50 Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Name Johnny Ervolino Mike Roddy Mark Griffin John Fenwick Local BCA Referees Announced Following are our local graduates to the level of National Referee. 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Dave Gerkin - Roseburg, OR Doug Schulze - Puyallup, WA Banks - Oct 2, 2001 Calcutta $285 $142 $ 48 22 Entries ($25/$55) - $200 ADDED Prize $475 $240 $120 $ 75 $ 40 Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 Name Johnny Ervolino Greg Flapper Hamilton Tom Kitka John Leydon John Fenwick Mike Roddy 8 Ball Dutch - Oct 6, 2001 Calcutta $410 $206 $ 69 19 Entries ($25/$55) - $400 ADDED Prize $500 $280 $175 $ 80 $ 40 Place 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5/6 Name Aileen Pippin & Mike Roddy Sabrina Peterson & Greg Hamilton Chantel Adams & Mohammed Hereimi Judy Spry & Ric Jones Juanita Land & Tom Kitka Mary Bondurant & Terry Pierce 2817 Wheaton Way, Suite 106 Bremerton, WA (360) 377-8507 Family Owned & Operated The Only Billiards Parlor West of Tacoma 17 POOL TABLES PRO SHOP KITCHEN tv ROOM WITH SATELLITE SODA BEER ESPRESSO Sunday Night 9-Ball Tournament Entry $5 + $3 green fee BCA Rules Start Time 7:15 pm House adds $5 per player All Ages Billiard Hall Open: Monday - Saturday 11 am till 2 am Sunday 2 pm till 2 am www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Page 16 123 East Main Bozeman, MT Making Players Winners through Innergame Techniques Bar (406) 587-2888 Office (406) 586-0972 Douglas "Grunch" Sandiland ROBIN DREYER (503) 848-0422 BEST BURGERS IN MONTANA WHISKEY BA our R H y p BEER 365 OPEN Hap n - Fri POOL 8 AM DAYS Mo pm 5 -7 VIDEO POKER 2 AM VIDEO KENO FOOD Buy One Well Drink or Domestic Beer GET ONE FREE One coupon per customer per visit COCKTAILS Lunch & Dinner Specials Darts Pool Tables Big Screen TV FREE Pool Sun., M-F daily Outside Deck Happpy Hour 4:00 - 7:00 M-F 121 MAIN AVE - RIDGEFIELD, WA 98642 TAVERN: (360) 887-8805 latitude 84 8401 S Hosmer Tacoma, WA (253) 531-5154 Wednesday Night 8 Ball $5 Entry - Sign up 6:30 pm Start time 8:00 pm $150 ADDED with full field - minimum 15 players Pays Top Woman $10 8 Ball Break Pot 9-Ball Tournament 3rd Wednesday of the Month LIVE BANDS ON WEEKENDS 214 SOUTH 2ND STREET BOX 451 LIVINGSTON, MT 59047 Pocket Billiard Instruction (Beginning through Advanced Students) Standings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 19 19 22 23 24 25 25 27 28 29 30 30 32 32 32 32 32 37 37 39 39 39 42 43 NAME Linda Carter Mary Hopkin Sara Schwefel Jo Woodward Kim Gates Noriyo Yurino Kim Sijer Julie Valdez Patty Macheras Tamre Geene Rogers Clara Silvas Maryann McConnell Kerry Impson Bernie Foster Kathie MacDonald Felisa Delon Kathy Iwata Andrea Ruth Junko Araki Heather Doherty Sherry Griffin Sam Gates Kimberly Kirk Cindy Doty Mary Ellen Homenchuk Pat Crimmel Margie Ito Mary Olson Cathy Young Linda Silvas Donna Totten Lori Ladouceur Lynda Moore Annie Ni Amanda Shuttleworth Janie Reckard Andrea Saenz-Maes Wendy Sedlacek Jeanne Crowell Carla Johnson Margie Avlon Becky Mowdy Caroline (Rosie) Jensen PTS 364 304 294 260 221 219 210 198 184 167 135 112 104 100 96 90 80 53 70 70 70 65 61 53 45 45 40 36 35 31 31 30 30 30 30 30 25 25 20 20 20 19 18 (406) 222-1492 5517 S Regal Spokane, WA (509) 443-0750 Sunday Night Open 8-Ball - 7 pm $5 entry Drink and Beer Specials BILLIARD ARTWORK AND ANTIQUES New Deco, Inc. 800-543-3326 THE HUSTER PH 253-864-6860 * JACKETS FX 253-864-6860 Teri & Curtis Murdock DIGITIZING STOCK DESIGNS CUSTOMIZING PRODUCTION WORK 14519 105th Ave Ct E - Puyallup, WA 98374 ROYAL BEAR 35731 W V H S-A , WA ALLEY WY LGONA (253) 939-3513 Weekly Pool Schedule Monday: BCA Leagues Tuesday Midnight: 8 Ball $5 entry Wednesday 8pm: 9 Ball $5 entry Thursday 8pm: 8 Ball Everybody $5 entry All Tournaments Ball in Hand / Call Pocket House Matches 100% key o m S int Po 5200 172nd NE #D Arlington, WA 98223 (360) 403-7665 Tuesday Night 8 Ball - 7 PM Entry $7 + $3 table time House Matches $7 Sunday 9 Ball - 3 PM Entry $7 + $3 table time House Matches $7 46 TABLES l FOOD & GAMES Open 24 Hours FREE GROUP LESSONS Table & Cue Repair/Sales Professional Instruction (503) 251-8399 Buds Billiard Supply SE Corner Locast & Liberty (1 mile North of Hwy 34 off Hwy 164) Gladstone, IL (309) 627-2114 home of challenge pool Chris Warren 406-442-7088 Buy One Entree Get One Free Of Equal or Lesser Value Sunday thru Wednesday Beer Specials and Prizes HATS Table Recovering & Repair Billiard Supplies, Cues, Game Room Planning Thursday Night - 7 pm Open 9-Ball $5 entry Stay for Open Mic Night Drink and Beer Specials Karaoke 9:30PM SHIRTS 16022 SE Stark (Behind Carpeteria) Portland, Oregon SPONSOR MEMBER VALLEY POOL LEAGUE GREAT SCOTT PUB November 2001 COIN OPERATED MUSIC & GAMES Jackie Gleason and Paul Newman ORDER THIS PHOTO AND MANY MORE ONLINE AT www.newdeco.com POOL, DART & PINBALL LEAGUES CAPITAL MUSIC INC. 3108 BROADWATER AVE. HELENA, MONTANA 59601 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com November 2001 Page 17 CHALLENGE POOL THE NEW GAME ! Challenge made its U.S. debut at the B.C.A. in Las Vegas in July of this year. It became the talking point of the show very quickly, because of its unusual shape, people saying hey have you seen that new table? The hourglass table? Take a look at it. From the beginning we were very busy with clients from all over the world. Coming just to have a look at this new form of pool, playing it once or twice going away but coming back and back again to play more, when we went for a ten minute coffee break, we came back to find the people who had only played a few games of Challenge, had already organized there own tournament. WINNER STAYS ON. My demonstrators Julie Kelly the two thousand Ladys World Champion and the current Belgian eight ball champion Tony Mc Callum fought hard to get back control of the table. It just let you see said Tony, this game is a great leveler. People at the B.C.A. who played said the game is awesome, great fun but also this is a serious game. Its great we girls can take on our guys now NOT SO MANY LONG SHOTS. Charles Correll who recently opened a new billiards store in Gladstone Illinois was so impressed that he brought other people to see Challenge pool. At the end of the show I made Charles an offer, because he in my opinion is a guy that loves his game of pool and with his retirement pension and savings wants to give other people the right goods at the right price. Charles has the first nine feet Challenge pool table in the whole of the world; needless to say he is astounded. WHAT A GUY! Challenge pool. Readers you know when we go into a pool hall or a bar we get this feeling. THIS IS MY NIGHT. RACK EM UP IM READY. Me I go trough the same routine, my adrenaline running at the rate of liters per minute. I take my cue out of its battered case order the table get my beer. My friends and I start talking pool, it comes to the time when we toss the coin the game is eight ball tonight, I win the toss, you to break Alistair, so I break off. I do my best but there is always, always this stupid ball that gives me heartache, its happened again. My friend and opponent who is of course a better player than me comes to the table leaves me sitting there watching him clearing up the balls, thinking to myself what might have been! At the end of the night the adrenaline back to being subdued. The expectation long exhausted, the frustration of defeat getting higher knowing that I should have done better. And I joke I took a packet off cigarettes squeezed it in the middle and thought hey what a shape for a table. Within a couple of seconds I had the idea. Then after a few months of getting the angles right on an old pool table, I asked my friends to try this game, they all loved it! I even won some games, the verdict was unanimous, this game is addictive lets play again. The next morning it was off to the patent office directly. I am someway down the road now and getting there. O.K. I used to own my house, had a nice car but to me the game means so much to see players really enjoying this new game. I went for it! Karen Corr the ladies number one in the world at this moment launched Challenge for me in Scotland. Her comments were and are, great game, success Alistair. All the professional players who have played, say the same this is different, Julie Kelly said; when are we getting these tables in the U.S.? Readers at this moment I have a good manufacturer in Belgium who can export but I am looking for a partner in the U.S. to join with the production and promotion of this new cue sport Challenge Pool. I hope shortly that you can also experience Challenge Pool. Alistair Heggie. Inventor Challenge Snooker Van Dishoeckstraat 592 4382 XW Vlissingen The Netherlands Vlissingen Tel/Fax - +31 118 414529 Email firstname.lastname@example.org (See Buds Billiard Supply ad page 16) Jim Trenary Responds to Boomer First of all I would like to say that I wished Boomers letter to this newspaper had not been printed. It was. While I dont understand Boomers decision not to share her teams successes with any publication that is willing to print it, I respect her right not to. Unfortunately the only people that lose are the players. More troubling to me was why Boomer felt it necessary to bring my name into her disagreement with Cheese. I have never had an affiliation with any newspaper other then as a reader and an advertiser. That being said, She has made some very serious, false and damaging allegations against me personally. What she stated has harmed my reputation. For those of you who dont know me, I am a business owner. I own several retail gas stations, a Tobacco store, Hair Salon and a Tanker Truck business. Contrary to Boomers allegation, my Pool League (Evergreen Division, Inc.) has never made a profit. All of the Oregon TAP players weekly fees have either gone back to them in Cash prizes, trophies or towards direct costs of running a statewide pool league. Its not that I am opposed to someone making a profit from their hard labors it is just not the reason why I started this Pool league. There is no secret that I do not find that APA is a league that I wish to shoot in. I quit the APA league in Salem before I even heard of TAP. While APA does offer up a big dollar tournament at the end of each year, if you add up the money paid by the APA players each year (over $42,000,000) it is not that big of a pay out. That doesnt even count the membership money. The APA operators keep most of this money, but as a collective group the players are not getting a very good deal. When you count a slop shot with the same weight as a skill shot, you cannot have an accurate handicapping system. In Vintage Billiards my opinion APA operators have too much control of the handicapping system. Politics and the competition between APA operators has an undue impact and perhaps misleading effect on an individuals handicap. Dont confuse my dislike of APA with an attack on Merle and Boomer. I believe they do a decent job as league operators. There is no doubt in my mind that Boomer likes her players and wants the best for all of them. Its their product that is flawed. I would rather see players shooting in an APA league then not shooting in any league at all. All pool leagues help players become better shooters and the friendships that can be developed is well worth the 5 or 6 bucks a week. You should try out all leagues and shoot the ones that you feel you get the most benefit from. Yours in Pool Jim Trenary, Licensee - Evergreen Division POOL TABLES GODFATHER'S PIZZA 253-835-1468 Non-Alcoholic Open To All Ages Monday - Juniors Tournament 7:00PM - 21 & under - 9 Ball $5.00 Entry - $2.00 Green Fee Tuesday Open Tournament 7:00PM - 9 Ball Texas Express $7.00 Entry - $3.00 Green Fee Pro Shop ~ In-House cue repair Table Recovering, Moving & Repair Christmas Special J & J Cue with Soft Case $55.00 34507 Pacific Highway South ~ Federal Way, WA 98003 FULL LIQUOR VIDEO GAMES $400 ADDED November 24, 2001 Open Doubles Entry $40 Calcutta at Noon 1308 10th Ave South - Great Falls, MT (406) 727-1800 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Page 18 Snohomish County November 2001 W.S.P.L. Titleholders (held every 4 months) Pool Players Association 9-Ball Tournament 1ST PLACE *CITY LIGHTS*STRAIGHT (8)* (left-right) CAPTAIN Andy Seamster, Cory Nelson, DESIGNATED COACH Mike Deveau, Gabriel Slater, CO-CAPTAIN & M.V.P. Kristen Liane Q Congratulations ! First Place Eagles Monroe Karla - Kerry - Suzie - Jay l Cocktails l Great Food l Darts l Pool l Games l Pull Tabs STARS PUB & GRILL, INC. 31216 PACIFIC HY. S. FEDERAL WAY, WA 98003 (253) 946-9734 CARL & TEENA NELSON November 24, 2001 Open A-B Blind Draw Doubles $20 Entry per team Only flight 12 pm SHARP $200 ADDED w/16 teams For info call Ed 494-6338 or Mary Garcia 490-3642 ALL MR. ED'S TOURNAMENTS HAVE FOOD SERVED AND NO TABLE FEES 1700 Harrison Ave 2ND PLACE *VINCES*GIVE US A BREAK* (left-right) Jerry Guthrie, Dave Eaton, CO-CAPTAIN Shane Gandidino, CAPTAIN-LEAGUE REP. Darren Flint, (center front) Justin Lauritzen (left-right) LEAGUE REPS.Tim Park, Darren Flint, & LEAGUE OPERATOR Gary E Smith The 1st major 4-Division Titleholders (With all Teams having already qualified for an Annual $5,000, State Tournament), squared off at Qz FAMILY RESTAURANT on Sept.8th & 9th, 2001). The new pool league was formed in Dec. of 1998 in the Federal Way, WA area, the Washington State Pool League (W.S.P.L.). Founded by Gary E. Smith, the league now has (5) Divisions. The Divisions are kept small, at only (8) TEAMS. This is being done so the original Charter Members can have the best chance of qualifying for the W.S.P.L State Tournament held in February of each year. The 1st (3) TEAMS who place in points, in a (16) week session automatically make the Playoffs. Then a Wild Card is drawn from the 4th-8th place teams (50% of ALL TEAMS make it to the PLAYOFFS). The W.S.P.L. not only features the SPOT OPTION RULE c it also has the New Opponent Ball Count, Anti-Sandbagging System. By doing this, every player is forced to play to his or her maximum capacity. If they dont, they can seriously affect their Teams ball handicap and end up in a Sudden Death Match in the Playoffs. ******M.V.P. Kirsten Liane, Won the final game of her match***** by having the (8)-Ball in the kitchen, and using THE SPOT OPTION RULE to SPOT it, and she made the shot for which the rule was designed. HOW ABOUT THAT ******The W.S.P.L. Features a (5) Member Committee, which***** votes on ALL MAJOR DECISIONS, ACTIVITIES, and RULE CHANGES, which have been suggested by the Captains, and their Players! ******* The W.S.P.L.- Would like to take this opportunity to***THANK its Location Sponsors: *LEO HANCOCK BILLIARD SERVICE *STARS BAR & GRILL *Qz FAMILY RESTAURANT *THE FIRWOOD *GRAND CENTRAL STEAK HOUSE *VINCES RESTAURANT & SPORTS LOUNGE *BUDS TAVERN *CASTAWAY TAVERN *CITY LIGHTS BILLIARDS *KRICKETTS WEST Butte, MT THANK YOU ALL VERY, VERY, MUCH Gary E Smith (406) 782-3700 Halftime Bar & Grill Lessons by Appointment Cue Sticks l Billiard Accessories Sales LEO HANCOCK BILLIARD SERVICE League Operator WASHINGTON STATE POOL LEAGUE Introducing the Spot Option Rule 35023 Enchanted Parkway #5 Federal Way, WA 98003 Snohomish County Pool Players Association Twenty-two teams from Monroe, Sultan and Startup have come together to shoot for over $3,000 in year-end prize money and trophies in the largest league this side of the Everett Trestle. Subs are welcome at any time during the 22 week season. League membership is only $5 with a nightly fee of $2 each week that you play. Ball in Hand. Modified BCA Rules. 7 Persons Max per Team. 16 games each night. Round Robin Singles Format. Open to men, women, and children over 21 years of age. Call Steve at 360.863.8318 for more information and local tournament action. God Bless America! SCPP 7115 NE Hazel Dell Ave Vancouver, WA (360) 694-3114 Nov 17th Mixed Scotch Doubles 8-Ball Gary E. Smith Professional Table Recovery & Repair Consignments & Sales Cell: (208) 910-2121 Moving & Set-up Cue Repair Ph: (253) 639-0752 THE Z FAMILY RESTAURANT WELCOMES WSPL SEPT 8TH & 9TH (253) 262-8437 9807 224TH ST CT E GRAHAM WA 98338 $20 entry + $10 green fee - Race to 5 Double Elimination - Start 10 am Nov 22nd Open 8-Ball Office Phone (253) 838-7676 $5 entry - Race to 3 Double Elimination - Start 8 pm Montana V.N.E.A. Players Go Cats !!! 721 North 7th Ave Bozeman, MT 2 FOR 1 Drinks 8 AM to 9 PM Great Food 703 West Babcock Bozeman, MT 10 POOL TABLES HOT SLOTS 2 FOR 1 Drinks 11 AM to 8 PM November 2001 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com Washington State Artistic Championship On Oct. 6 & 7 Harveys Billiards hosted the first Annual Washington State Amateur Artist Pool Championship. This was a trick shot competition that involved 18 different shots. Artist pool is (l to r) Ken Sarge Aylesworth-Tournament Director, Michael Zimmerman, Rick Malm, Ted Woodward, Rick Dorrah, Linda Zimmerman (not pictured) John Dorhty broken down into eight disciplines and each participant executed three shots in six different disciplines. The two disciplines that were eliminated were jump and masse. Each competitor shot all 18 artist shots and they were given three chances to make each shot. Degrees of difficulty are assigned to each shot. You receive full value of the shot if you make the shot on your first attempt. If you make it on your second attempt you receive one point less and two points lee if you make it on your third attempt. There were 41 people that purchased the Shot/Challenge Program to learn the required shots. On Saturday the 6th twelve brave people, of which two were women, executed twelve of the eighteen artist shots that day. On Sunday they returned and executed the last six shots of the program. There was only one who had a lead after the first day. Everyone else was within a few points of each other and first place was not secure. It was very exciting to see who would capture first through sixth. Each artistic shot meant a lot to the competitors. The top six competitors finished in this order: First Place: Michael Zimmerman $484.00 plus a Viking Cue. Second Place: Rick Malm $332.00 plus a Cue Tec / JS Sales Co. Third Place: Ted Woodward $235.00 Fourth Place: Rick Dorrah $138.00 Fifth / Sixth tied: John Doherty & Linda Zimmerman $96.00 Many individuals and companies helped sponsor and contribute to this event. Sarge wants to thank Bert Harvey of Harveys Billiards for hosting the event and contributing $500.00 of the $1,000.00 added money. He also wants to thank Harry Platis of Platis Law Firm, the pool players lawyer, Gene Birkeland, APA Leaque Operator and Charles Tupper of bellsnwhistles.com. Other sponsors within the billiard world were Viking Cues, Jack Madden Custom Cues, J-S Sales Company Inc. Gripper Cue Caddy Products, Steve Mizerak Inc, Elephant Balls LTD. Pool & Billiards Magazine, Beads and Billiards, Westar International, Billiards Press, APT Industries, Billiards Digest, Nicks Edge, Wemons Professional Billiards Association, Tweeton Fibre Company and Jacks Tavern in Auburn, Washington. Along with the many free giveaways as door prizes, a Page 19 Billiards for America Complete List at: www.bca-pool.com/play/ Support our fellow Americans and plan to play at a participating billiard room near you. See the list below for local tournaments. OREGON Springfield Sonnys at 533 Q Street Contact: Georgia Cassle at email@example.com Date: November 11, 2001 Entry: $10 Tournament Type: 9-Ball Race to 2 Table Size: 9 WASHINGTON Shoreline Dr Cue Billiards at 14713 Bothell Way NE Contact: Matt Jacoby or Jeff Robertson Phone: (206) 365-1187 Start 10am Date: November 10, 2001 Entry: $20 Tournament Type: 8-Ball Singles Double Elimination Race to 3 Table Size: 9 Register On-site by 9am 2118 Broadway Everett, WA 98201 (425) 259-4949 Toll Free 1-888-534-7665 (l to r) Ken Sarge Aylesworth, Beverly Tandy-Bank of America, Bert Harvey-Harvey Billiards cue raffle was held for the American Red Cross Northwest Response Fund (for the September 11, 2001 tragedy.) Many people bought tickets for the beautiful custom cues. A total of $545.00 was taken in and donated to this worthy cause. I would like to personally thank Jack Madden of Madden Custom Cues and Andy Scott of Phoenix Custom Cues for their support of the Amateur Artist Tournament. Each person donated a custom cue for the raffle. Accepting the money was Beverly Tandy of Bank of America. I would also like to thank my wife Charlie for all of her support and help she gave me in producing directing this event. A special thank you for the table judges, Doug Fritschy and Tanya Aranda who gave up their week-in to help me run this tournament. By the response of the participants and spectators Im planning to hold this event again next year. We learned a lot the first time out and will make it better next year. For those who didnt participate you missed a great tournament. Everyone had fun and thats what its all about. Keep Stroking! Sarge www.rivercitybilliards.tv Table Sales, Recovering & Moving Cues, Cases & Accessories Hour: Mon - Sat 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM WESTERN WOMENS REGIONAL 9-BALL TOUR LAST STOP November 10-11, 2001 Family Billiards San Francisco, CA Contact Julie Hunter at (775) 882-5997 for more information www.wwr9ball.com Tall Timbers Tavern 3 POOL TABLES APA & TAP LEAGUES Pool Tournys Every Weds. at 7:00PM PULL TABS DARTS GOLF BAR TOP VIDEO GAMES Good Food, Good Friends and an Endless Supply of Beer 35509 21st Ave SW Federal Way, Washington (253) 952-2302 Native Son Amusement P. O. Box 117 Lewistown, MT 59457 We are Proud to offer the Lewistown area Pool Players VNEA Pool League for the 2001-2002 season. For information contact: Stuart Armstrong 350-2204 538-5328 (206) 365-1187 Cues, Cases and Supplies Available 15 - 9 foot Brunswick tables with 860 Simonis Cloth November 10th Billiards for America 8 Ball Singles $20 entry All Ages Welcome Open: Mon - Thurs 12PM - 2 AM Fri 12PM - 4 AM Sat 11AM - 4 AM Sunday 11AM - 2 AM Watch for our Tournaments MOSCOW, IDAHO 102 S Main (208) 882-2050 17 POOL TABLES 11 - 4 1/2 X 9 TABLES 5 - Bar Boxes 1 Snooker Table Open: 11:30 am - 2:00 am ue C . r D 14713 Bothell Way NE Shoreline, WA RESTAURANT & LOUNGE 4439 35th Ave SW West Seattle, WA (206) 938-3598 Presents ... The 8th Semi-Annual USPPA 9-Ball Reno Warm-up Sat & Sun Nov 24-25, 2001 (Cash prizes with 128 player field) 1st 2nd 3rd 4th $2,000 $1,200 $ 800 $ 500 Doors Open at 11:30 am Play Starts at 1 pm Pays to 24th place: $50 for 24th Advance entry: $60 - Entry Nov 21: $75 Field Limited to first 128 paid entries - Race to 8, Double Elimination - Non-Members are welcome - Non-Established Members may be raised or lowered 30% Min. - No Green Fees Send entries to: California Billiard Club 881 E. 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DATE Nov 2-4 Nov 3-4 Nov 3-4 Nov 10 Nov 9-11 Nov 10-11 Nov 10-11 Nov 11 Nov 14-18 Nov 17 Nov 17 Nov 17 Nov 17 Nov 17-18 Nov 17-18 Nov 22 Nov 23-25 Nov 24 Nov 24 Nov 24-25 Nov 24-25 Nov 28-29 Nov 28-Dec 2 Nov 30-Dec3 Dec 1-2 Dec 1-2 Dec 4-9 Dec 7-9 Dec 8-9 Dec 11-16 Jan 5-6 November 2001 THE TOURNAMENT TRAIL CITY LOCATION Lincoln City,OR Chinook Winds Hollywood,CA Hollywood Billiards San Diego, CA College Billiards Shoreline,WA Dr Cue (See ad p19) Boise,ID Back/Streets Spokane,WA McQs (See ad p14) San Francisco,CA Family Billiards (See ad p19) Springfield,OR Sonnys Red Wing,MN Treasure Island Resort Olympia,WA Frankies (See ad p12) Helena, MT Edge Casino (See ad p6) Vancouver,WA Halftime (See ad p18) Bozeman, MT Eagles #326 (See ad p8) Springfield,OR Q Street (See ad p10) Woodinville, WA McCorrys (See ad p4) Vancouver,WA Halftime (See ad p18) Pocatello, ID Club 91 (See ad p5) Butte, MT Mr Eds (See ad p18) Great Falls, MT T Js Lounge (See ad p17) MtnView,CA CA Billiard Club (See ad p19) Bozeman,MT Eagles #326 (See ad p8) Spokane,WA Great Scott (See ad p22) Mt Pleasant, MI Soaring Eagle Resort Reno,NV Sands Regency (See ad p24) Okanogan, WA The Club (See ad p3) Woodinville,WA McCorrys (See ad p4) Reno,NV Sands Regency (See ad p24) Livingston,MT 49er Casino (See ad p6) Spokane,WA McQs (See ad p14) Sacramento, CA Hard Times (See ad p24) Spokane,WA McQs (See ad p14) PHONE (877) TAP-POOL (949) 645-7180 (619) 583-6361 (206) 365-1187 (208) 672-8870 (509) 891-8357 (775) 882-5997 (541) 688-7743 (719) 264-8300 (360) 412-1330 (406) 449-4997 (360) 694-3114 (406) 587-9996 (541) 988-0294 (425) 481-7829 (360) 694-3114 (208) 237-9577 (406) 782-3700 (406) 727-1800 (650) 965-3100 (406) 587-9996 (509) 443-0750 (800) 648-3553 (509) 422-1907 (425) 481-7829 (800) 648-3553 (406) 222-4414 (509) 891-8357 (310) 452-9517 (509) 891-8357 EVENT / RULES TAP Titleholders Regional Tour Championship One Pocket 8 Ball Fundraiser One Pocket/9 Ball 8 Ball Open WWR 9 Ball Tour 9 Ball Fundraiser BCA National 9 Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball Mixed Sc Dbls Womens Doubles 9 Ball Open 9 Ball Open 8 Ball Open 9 Ball (Fri) 8 Ball (Sat-Sun) A-B Blind Draw Doubles 8 Ball Open Doubles USPPA 9-Ball 8 Ball Singles 8 Ball Jack Daniels Cuetec Cues Nationals 9 Ball USPPA 8 Ball Vegas Rules 8 Ball Sc Dbls Rnd Robin 9 Ball Reno Open 8 Ball Events 9 Ball B - Texas Express One Pocket & 9 Ball 9 Ball C - Texas Express ENTRY Call $30 $20 $35/$65 $60 $30 $10 TIME Call $1,000 w/32 1:00PM 10:00AM 6:00PM 10:00AM Call 11:00AM Call 11:00AM NOON 10:00AM 10:00AM 9:00AM Call 8:00PM Call NOON NOON 1:00PM 10:00AM 7:00PM $500/$1500 w/64 $700 $20 $20 $20+$10 g.f. $20 $60M/$40W $40+$10 gf $5 $30/$25W $20 $40 $60 $50 $5 $60 $35 $35/person $100 $15 & $30 $35 $75/100/45 $25 ADDED $35,000 $500 w/32 $200 $100 $3,000 w/128 $$$ $1,000 $200 w/16 $400 $$$ Prizes $10,000 $500 $23,000 $1,200 $10,000 total Call Call Call Call Varies 10:00AM NOON 10:00AM RESULTS OF OUR 3RD WEEKEND ONE POCKET & 9-BALL TOURNAMENTS Saturday, October 20, 2001 One Pocket Tournament 11 Players @ $20 ea $220.00 $180.00 Money Added by CBC Total Prize Fund $400.00 1st 2nd 3rd 4th $200 RONNIE ALLEN $100 ERIC KRAUSE $ 60 PAUL BARROS $ 40 BILL HART WESTAR I N T E R N A T I O N A L Q WIZ .. 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Dec 8th Men's Final 32, Race to 6 Women's Final 8, Race to 4 For more information contact After 6 pm Mark Hamilton - (701) 776-5096 Tim Melander - (701) 776-6284 Hotel Rooms Available at Econolodge (701) 776-5776 Hillman Inn (701) 776-5272 Hub Motel (701) 776-5833 www.OnTheBr eakNews.com November 2001 Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice. CALIFORNIA DAY Mondays Tuesdays Mountain View Fridays Saturdays Sundays MT Mountain View Mountain View Orange Bellflower Mountain View Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Saturdays Sundays Orange Bellflower Oceanside Sacramento Bellflower Orange Sacramento Thursdays Fridays WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS CITY Orange Wednesdays Page 21 Orange Sacramento Missoula Milltown Missoula Missoula Missoula Polson Missoula Polson Polson Livingston Missoula Polson LOCATION Danny Ks CA Billiard Club (See ad p19) Danny Ks Hardtimes CA Billiard Club (See ad p19) Family Billiards Hardtimes (See ad p11) Hardtimes Danny Ks Hardtimes (See ad p11) CA Billiard Club (See ad p19) Danny Ks Hardtimes CA Billiard Club (See ad p19) Danny Ks Hardtimes (See ad p11) Cue Balls Billiards Harolds Club Cue Balls Billiards Cue Balls Billiards Cue Balls Billiards Jesters Billiards (See ad p5) Cue Balls Billiards Jesters Billiards (See ad p5) Jesters Billiards (See ad p5) 49er Casino (See ad p16) Cue Balls Billiards(See ad p11) Jesters Billiards (See ad p5) PHONE (714) 771-9706 (650) 965-3100 (714) 771-9706 (562) 867-7733 (650) 965-3100 (760) 967-6237 (916) 332-8798 (562) 867-7733 (714) 771-9706 (916) 332-8798 (650) 965-3100 (714) 771-9706 (562) 867-7733 (650) 965-3100 (714) 771-9706 (916) 332-8798 (406) 543-9196 (406) 258-6932 (406) 543-9196 (406) 543-9196 (406) 543-9196 (406) 883-9346 (406) 543-9196 (406) 883-9346 (406) 883-9346 (406) 222-4414 (406) 543-9196 (406) 883-9346 EVENT / RULES 9 Ball Handicapped 8 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Open USPPA 9 Ball Handicap 9 Ball 9 Ball B 9 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Handicapped ABC 9-Ball 9 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Open USPPA 9 Ball Handicap 9 Ball Handicapped 9 Ball Open 9 Ball Reg. Size Tables 8 Ball - Ball in hand 8 Ball Singles Bar Box 8 Ball Women Bar Box 9 Ball Reg. Size Tables 8 Ball 8 Ball Singles Bar Box 8 Ball 8 Ball 9 Ball 8 Ball Singles Bar Box 9 Ball ADDED $50 $50 (1st) $50 $5/player $$$ $5/player $5/player $5/player $5/player $5/player TIME 7:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 1:00PM 2:00PM 8:00PM 1:00PM 1:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 2:00PM 1:00PM 7:00PM 6:30PM On The Break POOL on TV is Proud to Sponsor Megan Smith These are tentative dates and are subject to change. This schedule has been provided by ESPN. All times are Pacific Coast Time ESPN LISTINGS ENTRY $12 $10 $12 $15 $15 $11 $7-$17 $10 $12 $10 $20 $12 $15 $15 $12 $15 $10 $5 $5 $5 $10 $5+$1.50 g.f. $5 $5+$1.50 g.f. $5+$1.50 g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $5 $7+$2 g.f. Megan Smith in the Regional Tour Championship November 3-4, 2001 at Hollywood Billiards Hollywood, California 11-04-2001 11:30 am - 12:30 pm TRICK SHOT MAGIC BILLIARDS 11-08-2001 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS 11-18-2001 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS 11-23-2001 10:00 am - 11:00 am 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR 11-29-2001 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm TRICK SHOT MAGIC BILLIARDS 12-02-2001 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS ESPN2 LISTINGS 11-05-2001 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS 11-09-2001 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR 11-12-2001 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR at CHICAGO, IL 11-12-2001 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR at CHICAGO, IL 11-25-2001 11:30 pm - 12:30 am 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR at CHICAGO, IL 11-26-2001 4:00 am - 5:00 am 2001 BCA OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPS 11-26-2001 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR at CHICAGO, IL 11-27-2001 4:00 am - 5:00 am 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS 11-28-2001 4:00 am - 5:00 am 2001 INTL CHALLENGE OF CHAMPIONS 11-29-2001 4:00 am - 5:00 am 2001 BCA OPEN 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP 11-30-2001 4:00 am - 5:00 am SUDDEN DEATH 7-BALL BILLIARDS 12-03-2001 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 12-03-2001 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2001 WPBA CLASSIC TOUR - NATIONAL 12-05-2001 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm 2001 WHEEL CHAIR BILLIARDS l Largest Brusnwick and Olhausen dealer in Oregon and SW Washington. l Over 20 tables on display. l CUSTOM CUES: McDermott, Huebler, Cuetec, Longoni, Meucci, Brunswick, Pechauer, Players, and many more. l We also carry foosball tables, air hockey tables, darts, ping pong tables, & tops, and pool table lights. l Professional moving & recovering service. 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DAY Mondays Tuesdays WASHINGTON Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Sundays WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS CITY Everett Federal Way Kennewick Olympia Sumner Vancouver W Seattle Algona Arlington Bremerton Everett Federal Way Graham Oroville Seattle Spanaway Spokane Spokane Vancouver Algona Auburn Federal Way Lynnwood Seattle Tacoma Tacoma Tacoma Tonasket Vancouver Algona Kent Newport Hills Olympia Puyallup Spokane Spokane Vancouver Woodinville Everett Everett Omak Spokane Sultan Vancouver Vancouver Yakima Yakima Burien Everett Renton Ridgefield Spokane Spokane Sultan Vancouver Arlington Bremerton Everett Federal Way Graham Newport Hills Okanogan Olympia Oroville Spokane Spokane Tacoma Tacoma Vancouver LOCATION Shotzes Vintage Billiards (See ad p17) The Pub Cedar Inn Sharkeys (See ad p13) Halftime (See ad p18) World of Legends (See ad p19) Royal Bear (See ad p16) Shotzes (See ad p16) Classic Billiards (See ad p15) Big Als Vintage Billiards (See ad p17) The Qz (See ad p13) Pastime Tavern Dr. Cues (See ad p19) Spanaway Billiards Double Dribble (See ad p16) McQs (See ad p4) Spot Tavern (See ad p22) Royal Bear (See ad p16) Java Billiards (See ad p23) Tall Timbers (See ad p19) Corner Pub Dr Cues (See ad p19) City Lights Cue & Cushion (See ad p13) Latitude 84 (See ad p16) Tonasket Tavern Spot Tavern (See ad 22) Royal Bear (See ad p16) Monte Carlo Mustard Seed (See ad p4) Frankies (See ad p12) Waynes Inn (See ad p12) Great Scott Pub (See ad p16) McQs (See ad p4) Spot Tavern (See ad p22) McCorrys (See ad p4) P Cs Pub (See ad p23) Robbies Ramblin Rose (See ad p5 ) Shorthorn Tavern (See ad p23) Bronco Inn Sky Valley Eagles Halftime (See ad p18) Spot Tavern (See ad p22) Little Dutch Inn Ranch Tavern Good Time Ernies Robbies Ramblin Rose (See ad p5 ) Mikes Place Sportsmens (See ad p16) Bronco Inn Great Scott Pub (See ad p16) Loggers Inn Spot Tavern (See ad p22) Shotzes (See ad p16) Classic Billiards (See ad p15) Big Als Vintage Billiards (See ad p17) The Qz (See ad p13) Mustard Seed (See ad p4) Club Tavern (See ad p3) Frankies (See ad p12) Pastime Tavern Double Dribble (See ad p16) Great Scott Pub (See ad p16) City Lights Cue & Cushion (See ad p13) Halftime (See ad p18) Slab Inn 800 West Seltice Post Falls, ID Home of the 9 Diamond Table five 7 tables Live country music fri & sat 9 pm large dance floor Karaoke Sun-Wed 9 pm 2nd Thursday Every Month SUIT UP FOR November 2001 SUMO DARTS - GAMES - FULL BAR Open 7 days Noon - 2 am PHONE (425) 345-5766 (253) 835-1468 (509) 783-7868 (360) 459-5509 (253) 863-0742 (360) 694-3114 (206) 938-3598 (253) 939-3513 (360) 403-7665 (360) 377-8507 (425) 347-1669 (253) 835-1468 (253) 262-8437 (509) 476-9974 (206) 365-1187 (253) 536-9633 (509) 468-7946 (509) 891-8357 (360) 256-1110 (253) 939-3513 (253) 939-6690 (253) 952-2302 (425) 771-8192 (206) 365-1187 (253) 383-3301 (253) 536-1531 (253) 531-5154 (509) 486-2459 (360) 256-1110 (253) 939-3513 (253) 852-9463 (425) 603-9001 (360) 412-1330 (253) 848-3466 (509) 443-0750 (509) 891-8357 (360) 256-1110 (425) 481-7829 (425) 258-9465 (425) 339-8876 (509) 826-0338 (509) 927-0966 (360) 793-4149 (360) 694-3114 (360) 256-1110 (509) 452-7960 (509) 453-7352 (206) 248-1670 (425) 339-8876 (425) 255-9213 (360) 887-8805 (509) 927-0966 (509) 443-0750 (360) 793-1923 (360) 256-1110 (360) 403-7665 (360) 377-8507 (425) 347-1669 (253) 835-1468 (253) 262-8437 (425) 603-9001 (509) 422-1907 (360) 412-1330 (509) 476-9974 (509) 468-7946 (509) 443-0750 (253) 383-3301 (253) 536-1531 (360) 694-3114 EVENT / RULES 9 Ball 9 Ball 21 & Under 9 Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball - B 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball 8 Ball 9 Ball - Vegas Rules 9 Ball - Texas Express 9 Ball - Vegas Rules 8 Ball Draw Partner 9 Ball - Texas Express 9 Ball Scotch Doubles 9 Ball - Texas Express 8 Ball - Ball in Hand 9 Ball - Call Pocket 9 Ball 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 9 Ball - Texas Express 9 Ball - USPPA 9 Ball - Texas Express 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 8 Ball 8 Ball Meat Shoot 9 Ball - Texas Express 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 8 Ball 9 Ball - Valley 8 Ball 9 Ball 8 Ball - BCA 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball-Vegas Call Pocket 8 Ball Vegas Rules Pool Shoot 8 / 9 Ball 8 Ball Call Pocket 8 Ball Call Pocket Blind Draw Scotch Dbls 8 Ball - Call Pocket 8 Ball Draw Partner 8 Ball Call For Details Pool Shoot 8 Ball 8 Ball - Call Pocket 9 Ball 3 Ball 8 Ball Slop Pool 9 Ball 9 Ball - BCA 8 Ball 8 Ball - Modified BCA 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 9 Ball - Texas Express 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 8 Ball - Valley 8 Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball - Vegas Rules 9 Ball - Vegas Rules 8 Ball - Handicapped OPEN 24 - 7 Pool Tournaments (see our listings page 22) FREE POOL Mon-Fri 7-9 AM 4-6 PM 12-2 AM SPOT TAVERN 7225 4th Plain Blvd Vancouver, Washington 360-256-1110 Live Music Fri-Sat 9:30 PM ENTRY $10 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $7+$3 g.f. $8 $10 $7 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $10M/$6W $10 $3 $5+$2 g.f. FREE $5 $8+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $10 $5+$3 g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $5 $2 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $3 $10 $5 $3 $5 $3 $3 $5 FREE $5 $5 ADDED 100% TIME 7:00PM 7:00PM 6:45PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM Midnight 7:00PM 7:15PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 11:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 6:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM $$$ 50% Matching $7/player Matching Qualifier 50% $25 $20 $50 $2/player 100% $50 w/16 up to $100 100% Qualifier 50% $150 w/full field $3/player Matching 100% $3/player Matching Matching $50 $2/player Qualifier 100% w/20 Matching 100% $2/player $$$ Match to $100 $3 $5 $2 $3 Quarters $5 $2 $7+$3 g.f. $5+$3 g.f. $10 $7 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. 100% w/16 Matching Matching $50 w/8 Meat $7/player $5/player Qualifier 50% $3/player Matching Matching $30 $2/player 50% $5 6:30PM 1:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 3:00PM 7:15PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 2:00PM 6:00PM 1:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 2:00PM 7:00PM 2:00PM GREAT SCOTT PUB 5517 S Regal Spokane, WA (509) 443-0750 presents 8-Ball Tournament November 28th & 29th $5 entry - Race to 3 Start 7 PM Jack Daniels Pool Cue awarded winners each night ~ Prizes $3. 00 JACK DANIELS DRINK SPECIALS www.OnTheBr eakNews.com November 2001 WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS DAY Mondays Tuesdays OREGON Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Sundays Monday s IDAHO Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays Saturdays Sundays Page 23 CITY LOCATION PHONE EVENT / RULES ENTRY Beaverton Best Bet (503) 644-8075 8 Ball $5+$1 brk pot Beaverton Hot Shots (503) 644-8869 9 Ball B -Texas Express $7+$1 g.f. Gresham Pub 181 (503) 666-4457 8 Ball - BCA $5+$1 g.f. Troutdale Skyland (See ad p8) (503) 661-6464 8 Ball B & below-Tavern Rules $3 Beaverton Best Bet (503) 644-8075 9 Ball $3 Beaverton Hot Shots (503) 644-8869 8 Ball C -Texas Express $7+$1 g.f. Oregon City Midway (503) 656-9501 8 Ball $3 Portland Rodders (See ad p9) (503) 650-2363 8 Ball Scotch Doubles $3 Portland Sams Billiards (See ad p4) (503) 282-8266 8 Ball - Texas Express $5 Aloha Aloha Station (503) 649-7666 9 Ball - Modified BCA $3 Beaverton Hot Shots (503) 644-8869 9 Ball - Texas Express $7+$1 g.f. Medford Rackem (541) 779-6111 9 Ball - USPPA Handicapped $7 Milwaukie Wichita Pub (See ad p14) (503) 654-4201 8 Ball - House rules $5 Portland Classic Billiards (See ad p5) (503) 761-2622 9 Ball B & Below $5+$2 g.f. Portland Silver Dollar (503) 227-1103 8 Ball $3 Portland Sports Horizon (503) 772-3668 8 Ball BCA Rules $4+$2 Portland Twilight Room (503) 283-5091 8 Ball B & Below $3 Springfield Q Street Billiards (See ad p10) (541) 988-0294 9 Ball B & Below $5.50 Troutdale Skyland (See ad p8) (503) 661-6464 8 Ball B & below-Tavern Rules $3 Portland Cues Billiards (See ad p16) (503) 251-8399 9 Ball B & Below $7 Salem Jammers (See ad p3) (503) 362-7494 8-Ball - TAP Rules $6 Salem Sharkys (See ad p5) (503) 391-4912 8 Ball $5 Clackamas Watkins Park Pub (See ad p4) (503) 655-4117 8 Ball $4 Gresham Pub 181 (503) 666-4457 8/9 Ball Alternating $5+$1 g.f. Medford Rackem (541) 779-6111 9 Ball - USPPA Handicapped $7 Oregon City Midway (503) 656-9501 8 Ball Vegas rules $5 Portland JoQs (503) 287-4210 9 Ball $5 Portland Rodders (See ad p9) (503) 650-2363 7 Ball Open $3 Portland Rodders (See ad p9) (503) 650-2363 9 Ball Open-Texas Exp $3 Salem Jammers (See ad p3) (503) 362-7494 Blind Draw Scotch Dbls $5 Salem Sharkys (See ad p5) (503) 391-4912 8 Ball $5 Springfield Q Street Billiards (See ad p10) (541) 988-0294 9 Ball $8 Gresham Pub 181 (503) 666-4457 8 Ball B & below - BCA $5+$1 g.f. Lake Oswego Gemini Club (503) 636-9445 8 Ball $5 Oregon City Midway (503) 656-9501 9 Ball $5 Portland Cheers (503) 762-2857 8 Ball B & Below $5 Portland Coachs (503) 203-8250 8 Ball Grudge Match $5 Portland Ol Chicago (503) 786-5009 8 Ball - BCA $5 Portland NiteHawk (See ad p8) (503) 285-7177 8 Ball $3M/$2W Portland Rodders (See ad p9) (503) 650-2363 8 Ball BCA+Break Pot $3 Portland Sams Billiards (See ad p4) (503) 282-8266 Straight Pool (1st Sun.) $15+$2 g.f. Salem Jammers (See ad p3) (503) 362-7494 8 Ball - BCA Rules $3 Please support the advertisers on these pool pages because they support the pool in Boise The Pocket (208) 375-2474 8 Ball - Texas Express $5 Boise Backstreet (208) 672-8870 Open 9 Ball $10 Post Falls Falls Club (208) 777-0803 8/9 Ball Alternating $5 Moscow Mingles (See ad p19) (208) 882-2050 9 Ball $5 Pocatello Club 91 (See ad p5) (208) 237-9577 8-9 Ball Alternating $5 Boise Backstreet (208) 672-8870 Open Pot Luck $7 Moscow Mingles (See ad p19) (208) 882-2050 8 Ball $5 Mtn Home Brew-n-Cue (208) 587-9910 8 Ball - Ball-in-hand $5 Pocatello Club 91 (See ad p5) (208) 237-9577 9 Ball $5 Boise The Pocket (208) 375-2474 9 Ball - Texas Express $5 Boise Backstreet (208) 672-8870 Open 9 Ball $10 Pocatello Club 91 (See ad p5) (208) 237-9577 8 Ball - B $5 Pocatello Rim Rock (See ad p4) (208) 233-6785 8 Ball $5 Moscow Mingles (See ad p19) (208) 882-2050 8 Ball $5 Pocatello Club 91 (See ad p5) (208) 237-9577 9 Ball - B $5 Boise Backstreet (208) 672-8870 Open 9 Ball $15 Pocatello Club 91 (See ad p5) (208) 237-9577 8 Ball $5 Pocatello Rim Rock (See ad p4) (208) 233-6785 8 Ball - Women $5 ADDED TIME 7:30PM 7:00PM Matching 7:30PM 7:30PM Matching to $50 7:30PM 7:00PM Matching 7:30PM Matching 4:00PM 7:30PM $2/player 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM Matching 8:30PM 7:00PM $70 8:00PM Matching 7:00PM 7:00PM $3/player 7:15PM 7:30PM $2/player 7:15PM $3/player Call Matching 7:00PM Matching 8:00PM Matching 1:00PM 2:00PM $75/1st w/16 5:30PM $$$ 8:00PM Matching Noon Matching 4:00PM $5/player 7:00PM Matching 7:00PM $3/player 3:15PM 1:00PM 100% 5:00PM $$$ 7:30PM 5:00PM Matching 6:30PM 7:30PM $100 6:00PM Matching 4:00PM 11:00AM Matching 7:00PM your community !!! $50 w/16+ 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 8:00PM $$$ 8:30PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:00PM $$$ 8:30PM $50 w/16+ 8:00PM 7:30PM $$$ 8:30PM $35 7:00PM Matching 1:00PM $$$ 8:30PM 1:00PM $$$ 8:30PM $2/player 2:00PM Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice. 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Sponsored by: CAPITOL BILLIARDS OF SACRAMENTO ENTRY FEE $45.00 TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: Julie Hunter (775) 882-5997 and Jay Helfert (310) 452-9517 CAPITOL BILLIARDS IS ALSO RAFFLING OFF A BRUNSWICK 4 x 8 TABLE THE BRADFORD TABLE IS ON DISPLAY AT HARD TIMES BILLIARDS SEND ENTRY FEES EARLY TO: Hard Times Billiards Attn: Winter Jamboree 5536 Garfield Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841 Make checks payable to: Hard Times Billiards Please specify either One-Pocket, 9-Ball, both events or Womens 9-Ball Any players with special scheduling needs please contact Tournament Director Jay Helfert in advance at (310) 452-9517 Any questions please contact tournament director Jay Helfert or Hard Times Billiards at (916) 332-8798 or (916) 332-8793 COME EARLY MINI TOURNAMENTS MONDAY NIGHT DEC 10TH & THURSDAY NIGHT DEC 13TH HARD TIMES BILLIARDS WILL ADD MONEY TO MINI TOURNAMENTS HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS - SPECIAL ROOM RATES AVAILABLE AT THESE LOCATIONS: La Quinta Inns 4604 Madison Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841 (916) 348-0900 Reservations 1-800-531-5900 Motel 6 5110 Interstate Ave, Sacramento CA 95842 (916) 331-8100 Reservations 1-800-4 MOTEL 6 Vagabond Inns 4317 Madison Ave, Sacramento, CA 95842 (916) 334-7430 Reservations 1-800-522-1555 ONSITE CUE REPAIR PROVIDED BY STEWS CUSTOM CUES AND REPAIR (916) 369-2986 OPEN ALL WEEK FOR YOUR CUE REPAIR NEEDS ALL TOURNAMENT PLAYERS RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT ON CUE WORK.