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The Break is a monthly publication, dedicated to the advancement of the sport of pool and to promoting enthusiasm and encouragement among the players at all levels, regardless of their league affiliation, in addition to recognizing those businesses who support them all. C o v e r i n g Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California and Nevada & anywhere pool is played. The opinions expressed are those of the author or Publisher advertiser and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Break or its staff. We reserve the right to edit or reject any material submitted for publication. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the Publisher. © 2007 The Break DON "CHEESE" AKERLOW

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June 2007

Orange County APA Operators Honored

By: Don “Cheese” Akerlow

Recently the National Headquarters for the American Poolplayers Association (APA) released the list of winners of their League Operator of the Year (Journeyman) Award. It was awarded to Carol and Vicki Wade, the Orange County, California APA Operators. I had the opportunity to talk to Carol and Vicki about their award and their league. They are a Mother/Daughter team that have the North Orange County area. My first question was, “What is the Journeyman Award?” They responded by saying, “The Journeyman Award is given to a League Operator who has been in business for at least one year but not more than two. It is awarded to the League Operator who has accomplished outstanding results during their second year. The qualities that are evaluated to determine the winning candidate are: 1) Considered for the Annual Administrative Award (We won the Gold Level) 2) Support the National Singles Championships program through local promotions 3) Attended the annual convention and Regional Meeting” Besides the Journeyman Award, the Wade’s received the “Goal Getters” award. This award is based on the goals they set and achieved last year. Our conversation then turned to their leagues itself. They cover the area of North Orange County, which

Vicki & Carol Wade with Rene Poehlman (center)

has approximately 1.8 million residents. Currently they have 112 (5-8 person) teams, 10 Master teams and 9 (9-ball) teams for a total of 131 teams and a total membership of approximately 900 players. Vicki mentioned that, “We were fortunate to take over a successful area with a successful and helpful league operator. We feel that we were able to make it more successful because of the previous owner. He’s been a virtue to us.” Both Carol and Vicki played pool under the previous owner and their passion influenced his decision to sell the franchise to them. Carol also was a League Rep and got an understanding of the league operation from that experience making their purchase of the franchise a wise decision. Being a league operator is a lot of work and they were prepared for it going in.

They mentioned they spent the first year learning how to run the league and now they are building on that to grow the league. Vicki mentioned, “We just started talking about having a Junior Division in Orange County, which has never been done before. We are working out the “bugs” for Junior Leagues, talking to other League Operators about any problems they encountered. There is no national title for Juniors as yet but we may be able to influence that once our Junior League gets going. We brought the idea up in a Captain’s meeting recently and got a good response.” Junior players are the future of our sport and we hope to hear more from the APA Junior Leagues of Orange County as soon as they get going. They also related a story about a group of women players in their league that all

became pregnant around the same time. All the ladies are due between September 22-29 and jokingly refer to their children as “a future APA team”. I asked Vicki if they had any high National finishers and she answered proudly, “We had a team last year that placed 9th in the 9-Ball Team Event and they were also awarded the APA Sportsmanship Award for the year.” What does the future hold? Carol and Vicki said they plan to grow to their full potential, which according the APA League Headquarters is 1900 teams! This number is based on area population, age of population, pool tables in the area, etc. Vicki enthusiastically said, “It may take us 20 to 30 years but we will get there. That’s the goal we are shooting for. Our league is great and the players are fabulous!” I could tell from my interview with these two ladies that they really love their job! They enthusiastically promote their leagues and are genuinely interested in their players and what their needs and wants are. I would like to thank them again for taking the time to talk to me and know they will have every success in their league endeavors. How could they not when they are that involved. For more information about this great league visit their website www.orangecountyapa.com

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June 2007

Player Profile: Cindy Doty

By: Don “Cheese” Akerlow

Cindy Doty is well known in the Northwest for her pool playing abilities. I have watched Cindy play at the Western BCA Regionals and have been impressed with her skill. She is a natural. That was confirmed in an interview she gave me on Memorial Day. We spoke about Cindy’s ability and if she took lessons and she said, “Nobody really taught me. I first started playing pool at the age of 18. This was before I met Ivan (my husband), of course. I learned by watching some of the better players in town, like John Ward and Pat Gamble. I was lucky enough to be one of those players who had a natural stroke and a natural eye. I really got lucky, don’t ask me why. I had the stroke to begin with and I just loved the game right off the bat. It just all fell together and it became my real love. Then I met Ivan, he just taught me a ton. Not so much by telling me but by my watching him. I’m a watcher. I’ve learned so much by watching people and then I start to work on it myself. Somebody can tell me something and sometimes it takes me a while to understand it.” Cindy has a long list of impressive wins in her resume from local to regional to national, playing in both pro and amateur events. In 1992 Cindy placed 2nd in Open Singles at the BCA Nationals in Las Vegas and 1st in Master Women’s Singles at the VNEA in Las Vegas. This was just the

start of her stellar performances in Las Vegas at National events, which continued through the 90’s. With all these wins, what was Cindy’s most memorable? She answered, “I would have to say the most memorable was the North American 9-Ball Championships (1995) that I won through the BCA in Reno. That was pretty exciting, I played good the whole tournament. What made it even better was I played solid and stroked the balls like I was supposed to. No lucky wins, I earned it. I enjoyed that a lot.” Cindy has a lot of great memories from Vegas and added, “I have met some wonderful, wonderful people over the course of the years. When I go to Vegas it is so neat to get on an elevator, or walk in the poolroom and just have people come up to me from all over the country. We hug and talk like we’ve known each other forever, which we have, I’ve been going since the early 80’s.” Along with great wins, goes great stories and Cindy recounted some of her favorites, “I don’t know what year it was but whenever Corey Deuel was starting his run with a 2nd in the Bar Box Championships in Reno. I had the opportunity of playing scotch doubles with Corey as my partner. I was in Reno for the Women’s Division 9Ball and Glenn Atwell set us up. We got 5/6th place in the tournament. He played awesome. It was a little intimidating but it was a great experience.” “I went to Carson City and played in a little open tournament at Bobby Hunter’s place but Julie ran the tournament. It was a race to 9 and I had Robin Bell 7-2. Robin was already playing on the pro events and doing extremely well. I was playing like a god and I had her. She was just dogging balls. I was playing so good. I was getting out from nowhere. Then a bell went off

5 in my head, ‘Oh my God, you’re going to beat Robin Bell!’ I never won another game! I’m telling you, I was on tilt big time. It was like a highlight and a lowlight all in one. I was so excited to have her 7-2 and she was missing the balls, from the pressure and then I never won another game and lost 9-7.” Cindy participated in WPBA events when you did not have to win a qualifier but could buy your way into the tournament. Her best finish was in Wisconsin where she placed 9-12th. She has played locally on the NWPA tour and it’s predecessor (ACW) where she achieved top points three years. Numerous titles at the Western BCA Regionals at Lincoln City, Oregon and Cindy’s most recent notable finish was at the BCA National Championships with a 3rd place finish in the Women’s Master Team Division. Her teammates are: Andrea SaenzMaes, Liz Cole, Mary Hopkin and Cathy Gamble. Cindy’s life now has evolved from just playing pool to running a very successful and growing BCA League. She has been a league operator for 3 years and has Divisions all over Washington and Oregon. You can contact her Division Managers in Bend, Yakima, Long Beach, Kennewick, Vancouver, Longview, Oregon City, Tigard and Portland by checking out the League Operator Directory on page 25. There is a division starting soon in Madras, Oregon as well. Cindy takes care of her players and recognizes their accomplishments on all league levels. Personal goals that Cindy would still like to achieve are two she said, “My first goal is I want to win the Women’s Master Team event at BCA Nationals and my other goal is to place first in the 8-Ball Singles. With one 2nd and two 3rd’s, I would love to win that too. It’s just going to happen soon. I’m running out of time.”


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By Tom Suarez Tournament Director Sacramento, CA

The first weekend of month events for May started off with 31 One Pocket players vying for their part of the $920 pot and $300 first place prize. The 9 Ball, for the 3rd time in the last 2 years, reached 64 players in the double elimination race to 6 for the winners and race to 4 on the one loss side. The total prize money for the event was a whopping $2,100.00. Not many surprises with the talent filled field including Bobby Hunter, Gerardo Jamito, Austin Murphy and George Michaels. The One Pocket afternoon’s matches were some of the best that the players and spectators had seen in a long time. Most of the matches went hill-hill and some of them, went to the last ball. Billy Palmer, Chris MacDonald and Robert Aldana split the $630 prize money for the top three positions. The 9 Ball event also included an abundance of hill-hill matches with some great comebacks and thrilling

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George Michaels WINS Back to Back 9 Ball game ending shots. Bobby Hunter took his position in the ‘Hot Seat’ match with wins over Mike Spinola, Gerardo Jimito (4th place), Damien Overton (7th/8th), Marshall Williams ((7th/8th) and Robert Aldana (5th/6th). The Hot Seat opponent, Austin Murphy one of Sacramento’s young guns at 14 years old, took wins over Bill K, Craig Herman, Taylor Townsend, George Michaels, and Ralph Daloin (5th/6th). The Hot Seat match between Bobby Hunter and Austin Murphy was all Bobby as Austin didn’t get to the table enough to make an impact. Mr. Hunter was running out or leaving safeties that would be problems for any of the top players. Austin Murphy went to the one loss side to match up against George Michaels, who Austin had defeated earlier but this time the match went to a very determined Mr. Michaels. The finals are true double elimination. Bobby Hunter had a lead of 5 games to 3 and was on the hill and one win away from the tournament champion, when a ‘dry’

George Michaels

break led to George Michaels running that rack and two more to win the set 6-5. The second match is a race to 4. George won the lag and came up with his 3rd break and run, taking the 1-0 lead in this set, and eventually winning the set 4-2 and the $500 prize for First Place.

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June 2007

Local Youths Rally to Win

By David Teller SPOKANE, WA

Two of the youngest players combine to decide McQ’s “B” nine-ball tournament championship held May 5. Ryan Busto, 24, of Spokane, defeated Danny Quince, 25, also of Spokane, to emerge from a field of 30. The win is Busto’s first “B” tournament championship. In the match for the “driver’s seat” Quince rolled past Busto 7-2. Busto eliminated Rudy Boyd of Nespelem Wash. 7-5 to get back in the championship. Busto took the rematch 7-6, forcing a third and deciding match in the double elimination tournament, and won again, 7-5. Boyd gave the best comeback performance. He lost his second match to Busto 7-5. In the loser’s bracket, he advanced the next six matches until he defeated again by Busto in a rematch to finish third place. The director of the double-elimination tournament is Carrie Queen. The race is to seven, both sides. It is played by BCA rules on 9-foot Brunswick Gold Crown tables with Red-Circle cue balls. Entry fee is $40. The total purse for this tournament is $1,400. McQ’s is located at 9614 E. Sprague, Spokane Valley, WA. For questions about future tournaments call Nita Saddler at (509) 891-8357. Break down of pay out 1st $500 Ryan Busto 2nd $325 Danny Quince 3rd $200 Rudy Boyd 4th $125 T.W. Larson 5-6 $75 Paul Ross, Kevin Horner 7-8 $50 Yo Jones, Jeff Karger

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Test Your Spin By: Bob Jewett of the SFBA

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San Francisco Billiard Academy Here is a good shot to test your ability to spin the ball and to improve your ability to get around the table using the cushions. I find it useful to check out both my stick and the table for how spin works under current playing conditions. A common adage in the pool world is that you can shoot 90% of your shots without using English. Well, this may be true if your name is Mosconi or Hall. Ideally, you can run out the table with nothing but Bob Jewett stop shots and slow rollers. Babe Cranfield in his book on straight pool recounts the time he was watching Ralph Greenleaf who in a run of 60 balls sent the cue ball to the cushion only twice. Not much English in that run. But for most of us, it’s good to be prepared to use the rails to help us around the table. Working with this shot will help you combine follow with side spin. The shot is pretty easy. The cue ball is near the head spot. (I don’t put it exactly on the spot in case there is a sticker or crater there.) The object ball is about half way between the cue ball and

the pocket. It’s not quite straight in, so a follow shot will hit the side cushion on your side of the side pocket. The first level is to send the cue ball to the line by A which is even with the foot spot. Take several tries until you can end within a few inches of the goal. Use enough side spin to go to the side of the spot shown. Even if the shot is easy for you, experiment to find the combination of side and follow that makes the shot easiest. You want to hit the shot as softly as possible and still get to the goal. Finesse, not power. Next, try to leave the cue ball by B, on the cushion. A little more power is required. The next stop is C. Note on your table the angles the cue ball takes with the spin. This may be above or below C as shown, depending on the spin on the cue ball. You should be playing with enough side that it is clearly visible when the cue ball contacts B. When C is easy, try the final test — bring the Continued........page 9

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It was good to see some new faces and players who hadn’t been around for a long time at the May 6th 14-1 Tournament at Sam’s Billiards. But there must have been something in the air, because a lot of players were off their game. Nonetheless, the final four put in strong performances. It was a pleasure to see Chad Kurokawa, a fast-improving player who practices more than most, win his first straight pool tournament. It was also a pleasure to welcome Michael Jensen to Portland, having recently relocated from Boise. Michael finished in second. Although a few of the big guns didn’t show up, the 16 players who competed seem to have a good time (except for the tables rejecting a lot of close shots). 1st $70 Chad Kurokawa 3rd $35 Paul Lamar 2nd $50 Michael Jensen 4th $20 David Yuen High Run: 19 Sam Rabito The next 1st Sunday of the month Sam’s Billiards Straight Pool Tournament is June 3, which is also the deadline for registration for the summer session of the 14-1 League at Sam’s. The 14-1 League is $65 for new members and includes 9 weeks of free table time up to 7 PM every day of the week, plus cash prizes to players with winning records. The 14-1 League features flexible scheduling and a simple handicap system to level the playing field. For more information contact Bill Bradford at 503-284-2992 or at wrbradford@aol.com.

Side Spin

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cue ball back into the kitchen at D. This distance will especially require the correct mix of follow and side spin. Experiment. As you work up through the goals, you will probably find that the aim for the shot changes some. This is because the swerve and throw are changing so you will need a fuller or thinner aim on the object ball. There is no precise rule for how this changes; the point of practicing is to get a feel for it. Remember to try the shot the other way around the table. You may be surprised to find that your left spin is a lot different from your right spin. If so, revisit your fundamentals. If you are considering buying a new cue stick, this is a good shot to test it with. Different sticks require different amounts of compensation when using side spin, and this shot is a good reference if you have practiced it before. One final thing that may help you get a feel faster for the shot: if one of those spotted cue balls is available, use it so you can see immediately what kind of spin you got on the ball. If that’s not available, you could use a stripped object ball, but be careful to clean any chalk marks off your temporary cue ball.

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Congratulations to the Happy couple from The Break Portland State Vanessa Lee University Schwab and majoring in Samuel Rabito III biology in of Portland, preparation for Oregon have veterinary announced their school. engagement. The Samuel is the pair plans to son of Bonnie marry on Lee of St. Thursday, July 5, Helens, Oregon 2007 at Leach and Samuel Botanical Garden Thomas Rabito in Portland. of Mesa, Vanessa is the Vanessa Schwab and Sam Rabito Arizona. He is a daughter of Cindy and Jerry Schwab, formerly 1984 graduate of Canby High Lemoore, Calif. and currently of School in Canby, Oregon. He is Surprise, Arizona. She attended currently employed with Portland Santa Catalina School in Monterey, Fruit Company as manager for the California and graduated in 1993. Northwest region. She is currently employed with The couple plans to honeymoon in Metro as a web user interface Ecuador and make their home in designer in Portland, and attends Portland.

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The Northwest Player’s League wants to congratulate all of those who went to the Nationals in Vegas and cashed....Pat Schumacher placed 2nd in the Seniors...Todd Speakman placing 3rd in the open, our team...which was Mary Hopkin, Cathy Gamble, Andrea Saenz- Maes, Liz Cole, and myself placed 3rd in the Master Team.event..along with Jackie Fitchner..playing in the finals in the Master’s Wom. Singles..with Mary Hopkin getting 3rd in the same event....Great Job Guys!!!!! I would like to take this time to mention some of my divisions that are going to be starting in June and July... If you interested in playing in any of these..you need to contact the division managers which will be listed.... Sam’s Billiards in Portland—starting June 7th 4 Person 9-Ball Div. Mg: Kimberly Engh 503-484-5542 Bend—starting June 26th (Tues) -9-Ball Div. Mg: Linda Knight 541-389-1093 Yakima—starting July 9th 8-Ball Div. Mg: Pam Desmarais 509-469-0354 Long Beach (Peninsula)—starting June 12 9-Ball (5-man teams) Div. Mg: Glenn Trusty 503-791-0319 Kennewick—starting July 9th—9-Ball Div. Mg: Donna Totten 509-946-8636 Vancouver—Start June 12th-Tues & start June 17th-Sun 9-ball Div. Mg: Joe and Kay Rubens 360-892-0250 Longview-Cadilac Ranch—start July 2nd - 3 person 9-ball Div. Mg: Cindy Doty 360-577-0098 KC’s Midway in Ore. City - 3-person 9-ball-start May 31 Div. Mg: Mike and Kari Stevens 503-632-4189 Breaktime Billiards in Tigard - Start: July 15-3 person 9ball Div. Mg: Matt Bryan 971-563-9279 Madras, OR has a division starting soon...contact Cindy Doty for more info.. There are a couple of other div. starting in Sept...will give more info soon.... Hope to see you playing soon in one of our divisions or many of the other leagues thru-out our Northwest.... Play your 8 weeks and qualify to play in the best tournaments in our Northwest....The Regional event is held at The Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City, OR on the beach...as well as the National Event which is held in Las Vegas, NV in May every year....held at the Riviera Hotel... Lots of money added and lots of fun...Tons of Divisions to play in from NoviceMaster levels...mens and womens...scotch, singles, and teams...Join us....Go 1 time....and I’ll bet you’ll be back... Take Care and Have a Great Day !!

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POOL IN THE PARK Back/Street’s Billiards HAS BEEN CANCELED

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35 Women came out to play at Northern Lounge, AWBT’s 4th stop for an 8 ball tournament with $500 added and presented by J. Pechauer Custom Cues. This was a great chance for all the ladies to warm up for the BCA Nationals in Las Vegas, Nevada. The weekend was a long scorcher with summer just around the corner. Along with the regular players we had 7 new comers and were happy to see everyone come out to play. Sunday started with Susan Williams vs. Cathy Kelly and Michelle Trevino vs. Susan Mello all on the A-side. The B-side pitted Mary Moench vs. Margie Stephanik and Amy Willkom vs. Holly Ryan. Susan Williams and Susan Mello made it all the way through their brackets and met up for the hot seat match. Susan Mello came out victorious and waited patiently as Susan Williams went on to play Kristie Ortega Michelle Trevino.

After the match between Michelle Trevino and Susan Williams, Susan gained the win and went on to play the final match against Susan Mello once again. The lag was won by Susan. Since this is a true double elimination tournament Susan will have to beat Mello two sets of a race to 4. With an outstanding run out of all stripes, the 1st game was won by Susan. By winning the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and having a spectacular run out, the 5th game, Mello won the match with an ending score of 4 - 1 Rounding out the top 8 were : Michelle Trevino - 3rd, Margie Stephanik - 4th, Holly Ryan & Cathy Kelly - 5/6th, Mary Moench & Amy Willkom - 7/8th. Congratulations to Susan Mello for placing 1st and taking home $290. Congratulations to Susan Williams for taking 2nd and pocketing $200. You both did a great job and we hope to see you two June 9th and 10th at On The Snap in Prescott. The AWBT, also held a free Second Chance event on Sunday and 13 Women came to battle it out. Way to go Kristie Ortega for placing in 1st and winning $77. Great job to Natalie Hostler who came in 2nd place and took home $42 & Beverly Cook who came in 3rd place and pocketed $21. Nicely done to all of you! We held a raffle for a sharp - looking J. Pechauer Custom Cue valued at $460. We were able to raise $271 for the AWBT points fund and we were proud to announce the winner of this fine cue was our very own Secretary, Alison Wayland. Congratulations, enjoy and we thank you for coming out and supporting the AWBT! AWBT would like to thank Northern Lounge for having us. Your service was above and beyond great! Great job to all of you and we hope to see you at our next stop which will be a WPBA Qualifier at On the Snap in Prescott. Dates are June 9th and 10th. DON’T FORGET - Because of the great turnout we are expecting, the tournament will start at 11am and sign ups will close at 10:30am sharp! Thank you, once again, for participating and playing your hearts out! 1st $290 Susan Mello 2nd $200 Susan Williams 3rd $145 Michelle Trevino 4th $100 Margie Stephanik 5/6 $66 Holly Ryan, Cathy Kelly 7/8 $39 Mary Moench, Amy Willkom 9/12 $20 Pamala Barbosa, Sonia Flores Kristin Haney, Linda McBride-Adams 13/16 $10 Liz Bernreuter, Beverly Cook Leandrea Gaff, Melinda Huang Alison Wayland

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May 12th, 2007 marked the first 2nd. These young contenders are great players. Watch out for them open tournament for the Juniors all!! sponsored by BJACS (Beaverton The day ended with satisfaction. Each player received an action photo, Junior American Cue Sports), a prize, taco bar lunch, welcoming breakfast, t-shirt and superb day of hosted by Hot Shots Billiards. competition. Eighteen anxious athletes arrived Special thanks to: from as away as Grants Pass, - Volunteer referees, John Hamilton and Jim Savoroski Oregon and Everett Washington. - Assistant tournament operators, Stephanie Tofalla and Nick Hougham Play commenced and the - Publicity, On the Wire and The Break newspapers competition was on. When it came - Sponsor, BJACS (League operator Niki Phillipi, Tech Support and down to the finals, three proud Secretary Linda Hougham young gentlemen battled it out after - Hosted by Hot Shots Billiards playing for five hours. As players - T-shirts designed by Naomi Cannard and production by Liz and 1st Matt Persons were eliminated from the main Millennium Graphics tournament a consolation tournament was started. Byron - Photographs by Naomi Cannard Weiker, age 12 took third after showing some amazing Main Tournament skill. Jarred Winkler, age 14, went heads up with Carl 1. Matt Persons Sealy age 18 for first and second place. Both players 2. Christopher Byers were on the hill with Carl winning with a beautiful shot on 3. Jake Underwood the 8 ball to win the consolation round. Jarred, with his 4. Nate Jahnke Phillipi IPod in place and the best sense of humor graciously 5. Jeremy Lochrie took second place. 6. Brandon Gilbert In the main tournament, Nate Jahnke Phillipi, age 13 7. Gregory Lobo was ousted by Christopher Byers, age 12 in a great match 8. Bryan “Bubba” Hougham setting Christopher to play Jake Underwood, age 16. 9. Nicc Racine Jake fought well but Christopher’s defense and sure For more information 3rd Jake Underwood 2nd Christopher Byers strokes left Jake in 3rd place. The match of the day saw regarding the BJACS Christopher coming through the losers bracket to face the undefeated league, contact Niki Phillipi at 503-740-8478. League resumes play in Matt Person, age 15 on the point. September. Close races followed and the outcome gave Matt 1st and Christopher

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AN OLD GAME MADE NEW IN TOWN - PART VI

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league playoff situation and this one was no exception. Jim defeated Jeff in a final score of 11 - 6. Jim has also won free entry into our September 8-ball Tournament. Congratulations Jim. Shotze’s has reinstated the Monday Night 9-ball Money Tournament and its open to all comers. Free practice from 6pm and start time is 7pm and there is a $10 entry fee. We are requiring (14) players to have Shotze’s add $50 a night and only taking up to (32) players max. This started on May 7th and will continue until August 20th. Come on down and join us. Love to have ya. Ford, the league members and I would like to take this time to thank Darryl, Dave Shields, Jae and the rest of the staff for helping to put on a fantastic league and making the playoffs venture as positive as possible.

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The BCA National 8-Ball Championships

May 11-19,2007

BCA National 8-Ball players of all abilities Championships on 9 National Championships “The through fair governance and foot Diamonds, as will Artistic Pool Greatest Pool Tournament equitable policies.” And, of the U.S. Open Championship. in the World” course, to live up to the professional Members Location: The Riviera moniker of “The events in 10Hotel & Casino, Greatest Ball, Banks, Las Vegas. Pool One Pocket For the first Tournament and 14.1 time in the in the Straight Pool. history of the World.” Plus, we’ll sport, Once have our players of all again BCAPL skill levels this Regionals— 1st Women’s Open Singles both year he teams and 1st Women’s Player Member Singles Marissa Hallett (NM) Suzanne Osborne (WA) 1st Men’s Open Singles amateur and and the singles—on 7 Greg Kuhl (NV) professional - had the opportunity BCAPL team, headed foot Diamond got to compete and stump the to compete on equipment built to by David Vandenberghe, outdid Smart Tables. Then there will be doctor with trick shots of their the same superior playing themselves. action rooms going 24/7, so we own. We usually view Tom in specifications. 284 Diamond pool In all, over 7,100 individual have a perfect environment to person as pool entertainer tables filled every corner of players competed in the 8create an audience when Accuextraordinaire, or winning an the Riviera Convention Ball Championships. The Stats tapes the pros. Qlympics is artistic billiards event on ESPN. Center - all covered with growth in turnout was destined to be huge.” During his instructional series, “Tour Blue” Simonis 860 encouraging, since travel Predator Cues sponsored a BCAPL members learned that his cloth, and equipped with expenses have risen random drawing for 10 of their deep knowledge of pool was the Super Aramith Pro considerably. The fine cues, given to BCAPL foundation of his success. ball sets, with Aramith elevator members to demonstrate their Lessons were also available in Red Circle cue balls. conversation, which appreciation of the support they the Gabriel’s 3-Cushion Billiard & Add 11,000 is usually, “How receive from BCAPL members. Pool Clinic. The clinic was competitors, long did it take you The BCAPL created the 8-Ball organized and promoted by exhibitors, and to drive here?” was, Men’s and Women’s Grand Professor Q-Ball, Paul Frankel, fans who came to “ How much did it Master Singles divisions. and offered personal instructions participate, COST you to drive “Everyone can play in our by 2006 USBA 2nd Men’s Senior Singles spectate, and here?” League, as long as they are a Champion, Mazin Pat Schumacher (OR) appreciate Many new features member. You can’t get too good Shooni. competition in 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 3provided added incentives and and then have nowhere In a special Cushion, and general billiard ball excitement for attendees. to go.” says Griffin, debut of 3wizardry and what do you have? The BCA Pool League 9-Ball “We want our Cushion The BCA National 8-Ball Challenge is new and open to members to improve. billiards on Championships — “The Greatest all BCAPL league and player We like having the ESPN, titled Pool Tournament in the World.” members. Beau T. best players. the 3The 31 year-old event is the Runningen from Maybe one Cushion world’s oldest national pool Falcon Heights, day we’ll have Grandmaster, league championship. For the MN took out a multi-league the last three years, the event Canadian Tyler challenge.” 3rd Women’s Senior Singles internationally continues to grow under the Edey in the Speaking of acclaimed Sherry Griffin ((WA) guidance of cue sport nut Mark finals, with Ike wanting to World Champion, Semih Griffin. So has the added money; Runnels from improve. Enter the Saginer, was challenged by the 3rd Men’s Open Singles this year, almost $100,000. Hopkins Park, IL CUE-Tech Pool legendary BCA Hall of Famer, Todd Speakman (WA) Mark’s goal is “To create and running 3rd. School. Free Mike Massey, and the 2006 WPA improve opportunities for pool The 9-Ball Challenge offers classes were given all week by Masse World Champion, Eric league members BCA Master instructors Randy Yow. Massey and Yow were the opportunity to Goettlicher and his play both 8-Ball and crew. Not only was 9- Ball at the same this hands-on at the venue. This will table, videos were allow 9-Ball taken so that one’s participation to strengths and grow,” says CEO weaknesses could be Mark Griffin. “In studied. November, Dr. Cue, Tom 3rd Men’s Trophy Team: Legal Shot (CA) Qlympics will host Rossman, served as the BCAPL Big instructor, entertainer, and judge invited by event producers, High 2nd Women’s Trophy Team: Carl’s Angels (CA) Table of the 15th Annual BCAPL Rock Productions and Dragon


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Promotions, to see if they could presented a diverse put a dent in Semih’s reputation collection of pool as the world’s foremost memorabilia master in billiard ball artistry. secured in a Watch for it on ESPN. It’s glass display mesmerizing to see case. And if what these guys can that wasn’t do with a billiard ball. enough, The Billiard Congress of Charlie America moved the BCA Ursitti Hall of Fame Induction offered Ceremony from the reproductions International Billiard & of many of the 1st Super Senior Singles Home Recreation Expo to great posters Rodney Thompson (AZ) where the real pool fans from his are. This year’s induction was collection. Denny Glenn’s goal is posthumously awarded to former that, one day, there will be a World 3-Cushion Champion Sang Billiard Museum so that the world Chung Lee. Sang also won, from can enjoy this great American Art. 1990-2001, 12 consecutive Awe is the word that best national USBA describes what the championships. Lee is pool fans had to considered the driving experience at the force behind the Enjoypool.com 9-Ball current resurgence Championships. Where of 3-Cushion play in else do you get to see the the US. The men and women’s coveted award was pro organizations accepted by Sang’s play in the same daughter, Olivia, venue? And the who was deeply league members touched and visibly loved it. They moved by the knew that, for the tribute to her first time in 2nd Women’s Master Singles Jackie Fitchner (OR) father. tournament More innovations were at hand as history, men, women, amateurs, Hall of Fame attendees had the and professionals were playing, opportunity to view some of the other than table size, under the finest works of art known to cue exact same playing specifications. sports. Collectors Rick Goulden The same pocket size, the same table, the same cloth, and the same balls the standardization of equipment is considered one of the hallmarks of when a game evolves into a sport. And what better an audience to show their 3rd Women’s Master Team: NPL-Chix (WA/OR) appreciation than the from Des Moines, Iowa, the Glenn pool savvy BCAPL members. No family from Houston Texas, and other amateur group appreciates Mark Kulungian from cue sports skills as much as pooltablemagic.net displayed BCAPL members. They had Balabushkas, Szambotis, Palmers, Schicks, and so many cues that an accumulated value was estimated at $750,000. Victor Stein, of Billiard Encyclopedia fame, 3rd Men’s Master Team: 209 Inc. (CA)

already had fun with pros at the Billiard Education Foundation’s Challenge the Stars. Fans lined up. They learned a few moves first hand, got to mingle with the best, and shake a few wellknown hands. And, even though most lost, now they have a lifetime 1st Open Scotch Doubles memory of the experience, Butch Barba and Stefanie Nakagawa (CA) and someone familiar to root (2004/2005), and he won the for at the pro event. Predator World 10-Ball The pros love the applause, the Championships in Jacksonville, yells, and the cheers. They also commented positively on how the Florida one week after finishing 2nd in the EnjoyPool.com pro tight-pocketed Diamond tables event at the Riviera. allowed the cream to rise to the No one is more pleased on top. No more hitting the second Shane’s high finish than Mark. diamond and seeing the ball fall. “Shane’s passion for the sport Finally, equipment they could and will to win is second to none. trust. He’s fearless. All he wants And no one trusted it more than to do is compete. We are men’s finalist Shane Van honored to have him as Boening — “The Dakota Kid.” part of the team and look Shane’s finishes in recent pro forward to his contribution events have been so and to our mutual, consistent that he continued caught the attention success.” I of management at guess that’s why playbca.com, the the BCA Pool BCAPL umbrella League just website. It was signed him to a decided to sponsor yearlong deal. Shane in the 3rd Women’s Open Singles They walk the enjoypool.com Mary Hopkin (WA) talk. event. “Who better Visit to represent the playbca.com and check the league than Shane?” Griffin results of the more than 3,000 asked. “He has competitive pool who cashed in this year’s BCA in his bloodline and he is respected by his peers.” The 23 year old roadrunner turned pro is no stranger to league play. As a BCA certified instructor Shane’s grandfather, 2nd Men’s Open Team: Stiix (CA) Gary National 8-Ball Championships. Bloomberg, got the family competing; his aunt, Gari Jenson, You’re bound to know someone. And next time you see them, ask is a 3 time VNEA Women’s Master Champion, while his mom, “What’s the greatest pool tournament in the world?” Timi Rae Bloomberg, is the ’88 BCAPL Women’s Open Champion. Shane learned well. He has back to back VNEA titles

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Josh Osterman M emorial Memorial from: Ed Pape BUTTE, MT

This tournament was held on 04/07/07, singles, 8ball. There were 32 participants. 1-8 places were paid. This was the second annual memorial pool tournament for Josh Osterman. Josh was tragically killed in a vehicle accident on 07/14/05, he was only 24 years old. The top picture is of Josh’s good friends who organized the pool tournament. They are from left to right, Rodney Johnson, Justin Salcido, & Daniel Garrison. In 2005 they were planning on playing in the Anaconda pool league with Josh as the “Pink Panthers”, that is why their T-shirts have a logo of a panther. The picture below is of the first three places, from left to right: Lyle Cusson (1st), Justin Salcido (2nd), & Jason Dawes (3rd). Dan Harrington took fourth place, Jim Dunks took fifth place, Jamie took sixth place, Josh Kovensky took seventh place & Jon Rowe took eight place. $50.00 was donated to the Southwestern Montana Marine Corps League, Toys for Tots Program in Josh Osterman’s name.

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June 2007

From: Dick Jones - Manager/Event Coordinator BOZEMAN, MT

Official Results for 9-Ball Tournament played Saturday May 19, 2007. When I scheduled this tournament, I guess I had forgotten about the BCA tournament in Las Vegas. There were a considerable number of players from this area that had gone to the BCA. Sorry about that. I will do better next year. We did have a starting field of 16 players, which I thought was not too bad. Thank you players for showing up. I did want to give a special thank you to D o n Walt Nead Oliver for driving all the way from Missoula. Thanks Don for coming. 1st $240 Walt Nead, Livingston 2nd $180 Mike Akerlow, Belgrade 3rd $120 Rich Robinson, Three Forks 4th $60 Justin Salsido, Butte Mike Akerlow Again pool players, thank you for playing pool at the Eagles Club


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APA-Pierce County, WA

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Spring Session Results

From: Michelle Barkdoll

All Bro: Steve Scholz-Capt, Keith Scholz-Co/Capt, Warren Nash,Phil Sargent Mike Mason, Sheila Bond, Larry Zimmerman

Hit and Run: Mack Jones-Capt, Joe Williams, Sr-Co/Capt. Mike Wilson, James Williams, Tim Mitchell, Adon Carrillo, Tiffany Sparks, Willie Richardson

Cues: Craig Campbell-Capt, Brian Graham, Rod Gilroy, Kathy Johnson

Heavy Hitters: Robert Alston-Capt, Emaziah Alston-Co/Capt, Rich King, Dionne Alston

Ball Busters: Lesli Piercy-Capt, Jason Birdsall-Co-Capt, McKenzie Morgan, Melissa Carlson, Lisa Clubb, Traci Birdsall

We are at the close of another calendar league year, which consisted of 3 sessions: summer, fall and spring. Teams from each session participating in the 5-8 person open format that win the title of ‘division champion’ earn entry into the annual Local Team Championship (LTC). In addition, any team that finishes ‘high points’ in their division, prior to session play-offs, also earns a seat into the LTC tournament. The same applies for any team in the 3-5 person open format during the summer and fall sessions, as long as their team participates during the spring session in the 5-8 person open format. This year, 8 Ball LTC’s will be held from April 30 - May 6 at Tacoma’s City Lights Spirits & Pool. Teams that win this tournament advance to the National Team Championship (NTC) in Las Vegas. The amount of teams that can qualify for the NTC is based on local area team count. This year, 3 teams from Pierce County in the 8 Ball format will compete to win the 1st place prize of $25,000. This session’s final matches were held at Winfields Twisted Cue Club in Tacoma. Many thanks to the staff at this location for hosting the event! Following are all the teams that won in the final match and earned the title of ‘division champion’. Division Team Location Captain 8-Ball 5-8 Person Open Teams: Rainier All Bro. Elks Lodge #1450 Puyallup Steve Scholz Snoqualmie Superfriends New Peking Rest/Lounge Doug Anderson Olympic Last Pocket Charley’s Steak & Ale Dave Feldmann Bonanza Smooth Strokers Black Star Pub & Grill Bob Gates Cascade O’Malleys Ball Busters O’Malleys Irish Pub Lesli Piercy Goode Hawks Krickett’s Restaurant/Lounge Joe Noll Jeremy Berntzen St Helens Untouchables Golden West Saloon Badger Posse Lake City Tavern Gene Hingsberger Hood Hit and Run El Hutcho’s Rest/Lounge Mack Jones 8-Ball 3-5 Person Open Teams: Crystal Heavy Hands Schooner Pub & Galley Robert Alston Baker Cues Kerby’s Restaurant/Lounge Craig Campbell

APA - Pierce County - Masters Division The Masters division completed its second session. The Bohica Boys from City Lights Spirits & Pool (Clark Smith, Larry Maes and Sean Gray) won the Division Championship title. Since this team had already won a division title from the previous session and earned a seat into the annual Masters Championship Tournament (MCT), the team that finished in second place would earn a placement. This year the MCT was a oneday event, taking place on April 23 at City Lights Spirits & Pool. The Bohica Boys competed against the City Slickers (Nate Sandberg, Thomas Trent and Joe O’Connor) and with a final score of 18 to 13, the Bohica Boys won. The winner of the Masters Championship tournament will earn entry into the Triple Play Masters Championship (TPM) in Las Vegas and vie for the Untouchables: Jeremy Berntzen-Capt, $7,500 first place prize money. Erik Fanshier-Co/Capt, Kevin McCament, However, the City Slickers will also Kearn McCament, Maria Carnovale, get an opportunity to compete in the Jeremy Goddard

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APA NATIONAL TEAM PIERCE COUNTY, WA 8 BALL TEAMS TO COMPETE by Michelle Barkdoll Three from thirty eight 8-Ball teams qualified April 30 thru May 6, through their top performance at the Local Team Championship (LTC), to compete at the 2007 APA National Team Championship (NTC) in Las Vegas. Tacoma’s City Lights Spirits & Pool in Tacoma, WA hosted this weeklong event. These teams will be vying for a national title and first place prize money of $25,000. The tournament takes place at the Riviera Hotel & Casino August 20-25. A team to earn eligibility into the The Replacements annual LTC tournament must end a regular session as ‘high point finisher’ within their division or win a division play-off therefore becoming a ‘division champion’. The Replacements is a first year team that branched off from another group, who also plays out of the Lake City Tavern. The team qualified during the fall session for LTC’s by finishing with high points in their division, prior to session play-offs. The team continued through play-offs and won to earn a ‘division champion’ title. Sevell Brown, the team captain

and a couple other team members have never been to Las Vegas, so this will really be quite an experience for them. My suggestion, fly down there a day or two early and get the ‘Vegas Wow’ out of your system so you can concentrate on playing pool! The Replacements defeated quite an accomplished team to win their board. The All Bro. Team plays for the Elks Lodge #1450 in Puyallup. The captain, Steve Scholz, and the majority of his team, have been playing APA for twelve years and have competed at the NTC twice before. Third time will be a charm! On The Snap team has been playing together for quite some time. The core of the team also plays on a 3-5person 8 Ball format. Playoffs just wouldn’t be normal without this team t h e r e . Between the two nights, the team seems to always finish On The Snap high points or win a division champion title. I hope everyone saved some of the cash back winnings for this trip! Las Vegas is no foreigner to this teams captain; Robert Alston just got back from the APA National Singles Championship where he competed in the purple tier (skill level 6 and 7’s) at a chance to win the grand prize of $15,000. The opponents this team faced at the finals match, See Spot Shoot, has many veteran players. The captain, Tim McKenzie has been an active APA member for eleven years and ascertained a skill level seven. The team plays for The Right Spot in Fife and at the finals match the owner of the Right Spot, Len Ekenman, was there to root the team on. You won’t See Spot Shoot find a host location owner that gives more moral support to a team than Len does ... thanks, I know you don’t hear that as often as you should! The Hawks are no strangers to the National Team Championship. This will be the team’s second year in a row participating. Oddly enough, the team had not qualified for the LTC from summer or fall sessions and a ‘wildcard’ team tournament. Not until the end of the spring session did the team finish high enough in points to qualify them to compete in play-offs and thus won the finals match earning them a ‘division The Force champion’ title. Cutting it a little close weren’t we? Well now, the team that the Hawks played in the final match, The Force, was a team that traveled to Las


June 2007

CHAMPIONSHIP

Top Gun Robert Alston

Top Gun Heidi Winkenwerder

Vegas last year for the NTC in 9 Ball. The captain, Chris Schooley, has compiled a team of many talented pool players, including him and I know they are ready to compete at another National event. Hopefully at 9 Ball LTC that will happen! All of the winning teams remained on the ‘A’ side of their tournament board. Since the LTC format is modified single elimination, all teams are guaranteed to play twice. With this tournament format, when teams get to the third round, it turns into single elimination. During the National Team Championships, the APA also hosts MiniMania events, including preregistered Open 8-Ball Doubles, Open 9-Ball Doubles and Open 8- Sportsmanship Award & Outstanding Player of the Year: Mike Deveau Ball 3-Person Championships, as well as a variety of mini tournaments. MiniMania events pay out more than $200,000 annually. Winners: Team name: On The Snap Host Location: Schooner Pub & Galley - Lakewood Team members: Robert Alston - Capt., Emaziah Alston - Co/Capt., Rich King, Dionne Alston, Martin Scott, Gerald Maki and Tammi King Team name: Replacements Host Location: Lake City Tavern - Lakewood Team members: Sevell Brown - Capt., Harley Lopez - Co/Capt., Wayne Morton, Henning Rosenmuller, Danette Rosenmuller, Tom Black and Joe Hebert Team name: Hawks (see photo page 21) Host Location: Krickett’s Restaurant & Lounge - Tacoma Team members: Joe Noll - Capt., Sean Dines - Co/Capt., Sean Dines, Tom Tuttle, Debbie Noll, Eric Gregg, Dave Rockett, Casey Bowers and Atinae Moi Runners-up: Team name: All Bro (see photo page 21) Host Location: Elks Lodge #1450 - Puyallup Team members: Steve Scholz - Capt., Keith Scholz - Co/Capt., Warren Nash, Mike Mason, Sheila Bond, Larry Zimmerman and Phil Sargent Team name: The Force Host Location: City Lights Spirits & Pool - Tacoma Team members: Chris Schooley - Capt., Drew Burleson - Co/Capt., Heidi Winkenwerder, Ron McCaughan, Roslyn Tychsen, Ken Fine, Terry Henderson and Steve Wagner Team name: See Spot Shoot Host Location: Right Spot - Fife Team members: Tim McKenzie - Capt., Jim Acker - Co/Capt., Eddie Butler, Gary Cruz, Dave Crabill and Kyle Wilken-Johnston Continued........page 26

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Everett Invitational Team Tournament

from Roseburg, Oregon. Some great players came like Dan Louie, James Davie, 2007 Canadian Senior Snooker Champion Hans It’s a beautiful Saturday morning, the sun is Nendsa, Eddie Mataya, Steve Hollaway, Tyler shining, a few clouds are in the sky, yep must Luce and our own hired gun, Mr. Big, Mark be having a pool tournament going to be stuck Impson. The cool thing is they weren’t all on in a bar all day. That’s the way it always the same team, with a two master max per team happens here in Everett. OK let’s get it going, handicap; everybody had a chance in this we had 25 teams sign up, but none paid, so tournament. Thanks again to all the players who we didn’t know what was going to happen. Ten did show up, you made the tournament. years ago the Everett Invitational was a huge So we did the meeting and the Calcutta. team tournament, about 30 plus teams would show up. I was pretty sure about 15 or 16 1st Soundview (back l to r) Mark Impson, Jim Conway, Bill (Danny’s team was the highest bid, imagine Irons (front l to r) Ed Slade, Ben Renteria that.) We got almost $1,800 in bids; next year teams, but when you advertise the wrong date in The Break, it makes it more challenging. I really —— that up! It was the bid may start higher, who knows, it goes good! We do the draw; go great though FRONT PAGE reader board on their website over the maps with a few out of towners. Oh yeah, maps, we are playing www.onthebreaknews.com! That was cool!!! We probably still lost 5 teams in five different locations in town (an 8 mile radius) they are our sponsor’s, because of it. So I tried the reason we have $1,000 to add to the tournament. So a special thanks to compensate the to Terry and Lee owners of P C’s Pub, also sponsored 3 teams, Darryl mistake by going to a lot owner of Shotze’s, Brian owner of the White Buffalo, Rich owner of Players of tournaments and and Nancy owner of the Soundview. They all shipped in $200 a piece. putting the correct flyer in That was really nice! Then we got down to play, with 21 teams on a 32 front of people’s faces. It board, means too many byes. We did have 5 excellent match ups in the worked, probably got 10 1st round. “Dred”, Dan Louie’s team, meet Yogie’s. Nothing went right teams that way. People for “Dred”. Yogie’s wins. P C’s “Has Beens” almost upsets “Shooters”, just don’t check the with Mr.Davie, and a couple of local matches with guys that have been playing together and or corkboards for flyers. 2nd Bald Spots (l to r) Jim Davenport, Dan Hart, Well the Soundview is against each other for 20 Ben Hassler, Hans Nendsa filling up with people; we plus years. Schooner ended up with 21 teams, not too bad for 13 local teams. 3 from Northern Tavern gets by O’Houlies Washington, 2 from Tacoma, 1 from Bellevue, 1 from Burien and Yogie’s and to the second round we go. Seems like a race to seven wouldn’t take too long, but somehow some matches seem to take forever. Anyway, we play 3rd Dooleys Dogs (l to r) Ernie Omori, all day long and at 8:45, Bob Schwenderman, ScottChandler, Mike Dooley when I get back to the Soundview from our match, we’ve got two 5:30 matches on the B side still going. When Saturday finally ended we had eight teams coming back Sunday. Four of the local teams, both Tacoma teams, one from up north and “Dred” from Bellevue. Now that means 13 teams are out of the tournament, we’ve all been there it sucks! Though everyone I talked to said they had a good time and the tournament ran smooth. I couldn’t ask for more than that. 10 am Sunday morning its “Dred” vs Shotze’s and PC III vs Schooner Tavern from Tacoma. Two fantastic matches both go hill hill, Shotze’s and Schooner Tavern advance. Shotze’s goes to PC’s and plays “Dooleys Dogs” who have been waiting patiently and they get by them and come back to the Soundview. The Schooner goes to the White Buffalo and has to play the other Tacoma team “Money Shot”. “Money Shot” gets it and plays “Dooleys Dogs” at Soundview. Oh yeah, the point match took place when everybody left. It was “The Bald Spots” who got there by defeating “Represent” from Burien. The Schooner and “Doolies Dogs” in a hill hill thriller. The other point match team ...The Soundview, of course my team, why do you think I put on this tournament? I love team pool. We beat the White Buffalo and Shotze’s and got by “Money Shot”. We know the “Bald Spots”, because we play against each other at the American Legion open team tournament in mid February every year. It’s great fun. So we start out kind of close and then they pound us. Now we get to watch “Dooleys Dogs” and “Money Shoot” battle for fourth place. “Money Shot” has a stacked team, master women were fine with two master men, Cindy Sliva plays right up there with any open player. She played great. “Dooleys Dogs” were too tough though and that is who eventually makes it out of By: Ed Slade Everett, WA - April 28-29, 2007

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Oregon Albany: Mid-Valley BCA Bob Cook 541.760.8242 bcook@northstarsurveying.com Astoria: Lower Columbia BCA Nancy Nelson 503.325.2931 frrumpy2003@yahoo.com Bend: Central Oregon BCA Kelly Reynolds 541.420.4511 cowboykel@coinet.com Eugene: Emerald Valley BCA Darcy Williams-Moss 541.517.9816 darcy@lcpl.net Grants Pass: Players Club Danny Burdick 541.659.0467 anbvending@earthlink.net Lincoln City: Lincoln City BCA Roger Jones 541.994.9305 rogercjones50@hotmail.com Portland: Cascade Pool League Andrew Monstis / Sassy Campbell 503.252.4215 sharandrew@comcast.net Roseburg: Roseburg BCA League Bruce Deal 541.285.8542 janet.thomas@douglasesd.k12.or.us Salem: Cherry City BCA Shawn/Tracii Self 503.851.0365 trucntrac21@comcast.net Toledo: South Lincoln County Melvin White 541.336.9563 remdwhite@yahoo.com Oregon, Washington Northwest Players League League Op: Cindy Doty 360.577.0098 cinbad@ispwest.com Bend Div Mgr: Linda Knight 541-389-1093 Kennewick Div Mgr: Donna Totten 509-946-8636 Longview Div Mgr: Cadillac Island Casino Cindy Doty 360-577-0098 Portland Div Mgr: Sam’s Billiards Kimberly Engh 503-484-5542 Oregon City KC’s Midway Div Mgr: Mike & Kari Stevens 503-632-4189 Tigard Div Mgr: Breaktime Billiards Matt Bryan 970-563-9279 Vancouver Div Mgr: Big Al’s - Becky 360-944-6118 Joe & Kay Ruben 360-892-0250 Yakima Div Mgr: Pam & Tim Desmarais 509-469-0354 Washington Lynnwood: Sno-King BCA Pool League Mark Avlon 425.478.1598 mark@skbca.com Ocean Park: Lower Columbia Peninsula Division Don/Jenny Sheldon 360.665.4105 dkj@centurytel.net Olympia: Thurston County BCA Terry Ludwig 360.790.7139 terrymludwig@comcast.net Port Angeles: Juan de Fuca League Bill Henderson 360.452.3923 hendo@tenforward.com Puyallup: Western Washington BCA Pool League Doug Schulze 253.848.0277 Spokane: Inland BCA League Johnnie Landis 509.220.4255 inland_bca@msn.com Arizona Tucson: Eagle Vending - Eric Allen info@eaglevnea.com Idaho Boise: Inglis Coin Mona Inglis 208.345.5305 Idaho Falls: Gays Music Mike Griggs 208.523.7774 Lewiston: C & B Music & Vending John Jordan 208.743.3248 Pocatello: Bannock Music Bruce McCaskill 208.232.4243 Salmon: Salmon River Amusement Bill Nemgar 208.756.4775 Twin Falls: Western Music & Vending Kevin Mahler 208.733.1212 Montana Bozeman: Rocky Mountain Gaming Don Lutes 406.586.9526 Helena: Century Gaming Chris Warren 406.442.7088 Lewistown: Native Son Amusement Stuart Armstrong 406.350.2204 Oregon Portland: Cascade Pool League Andrew Monstis 503.252.4215 sharandrew@msn.com

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2109 W alker A ve Wa Av A l a m og o r d o , N M

1st Saturday of the Month Big Guns 9-Ball $25 entry (includes $5 green fee) Race to 7 Winners Side Race to 5 Losers Starts at 2:30 PM Participants play free after tournaments

Every Wednesday 9-Ball $10 entry - Handicapped Starts at 6:30 PM

Participants play free after tournaments

Every Sunday 8-Ball

$10 entry - Handicapped Starts at 2:30 PM Participants play free after tournaments

12 - 9’ Pool Tables w/ 860 Simonis & Centennial Balls (5 Gandi’s & 7 Brunswick’s)

1 - 5 X 10 Snooker 1 - Regina Billi ard Billiard 505.439.9789

Maggie O’T O’Toooles Pub & Grub

Mon: 9-Ball at 7PM Thurs: 8-Ball at 7PM $5 entry - “B” Players Only House adds 100% 6006 100th St SW Lakewood, WA

www.maggieotooles.com

253-584-3278

Halftime

Bar & Grill

7115 NE Hazel Dell - Vancouver,WA

360-694-3114 Mon: Sun:

8-Ball Open at 7PM $5 entry - Added Money Blind Draw Scotch Doubles at 6PM - $5 entry Added money 16+ players


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Platis Law Firm Harry B Platis

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Back/Street’s Billiards (continued from page 12) Carom Cafe Wine / Cocktails Conventions Wed 8-Ball at 6PM - $15 entry 301 Central NW Albuquerque, N M

Call: (505) 242-1966

Tall Timbers Bar & Grill 3 POOL TABLES APA & TAP LEAGUES

Pool Tournys Every Mon. at 6:30PM

COCKTAILS NOW AVAILABLE PULL TABS - BAR TOP VIDEO GAMES Good FFood ood riends ood,, Good FFriends upply of FFun un and an Endless SSupply

35509 21st Ave SWFederal Way, WA

253-952-2302

K C’s Midway Platis Law Firm 4202 198th Street S.W., Suite 2 Lynnwood, WA Phone - 425-776-3888 Toll Free - 1-800-245-3777 Fax - 425-778-4915 Email - hbp@platislaw.net

Bar & Grill

1003 7th St-Oregon City, OR (503) 656-9501

Newly Remodeled Smoke-Free Pool Room 8 Valley + 6 Diamond Pool Tables

Back/Street’s weekday special requires one to eat lunch and in turn one can play on a table free during lunch. Weekdays usually bring in the serious billiard players. More often than not some of them will stay and play into the night perfecting a stance, stroke or shot. Back/Street’s is smoke-free from open to 4:00 pm. The evenings bring a diverse crowd of billiard players. There will be a few 7' tables with players just wanting to have fun with their friends. Other 7' tables will host a pool league. The 9' tables have the ‘usual’ players perfecting their game and playing each other. Weekends bring tournaments to Back/Street’s. May 4th -6th brought a Pechauer Tour tournament and a packed house. The buzz is still going about the amazing players in the tournament. There has been an on-going Sunday 9-ball tournament. June 10th will bring an APA open 8-ball tournament along with a barbecue to say, “Good-bye,” to Doug and Ronni the previous and original owners of Back/Street’s and to say, “Hello,” to the new owners Rizah and Senad. Rizah and Senad want to keep the ambiance of Back/Street’s. They have small bistro tables in the front where people can play card games, chess, or just chat over a brew and burger. Offering a place where the surrounding community can gather is important to Rizah and Senad. They may bring in the popular latte drinks. And, of course, they will keep the dart boards tucked in at the front of Back/Street’s.

APA PIERCE COUNTY (continued from page 23) 8 BALL TOP GUN AWARDS Players based on their win percentage from the Summer Session throughout the Spring Session, playing 20 or more matches during the year, are eligible for the Annual Top Gun Award. Winners this year were: Heidi Winkenwerder: plays out of City Lights Spirits & Pool two nights a week, one 8 Ball team and the other 9 Ball, skill level 3 and shot 80% this year. Robert Alston: plays for the Schooner Pub & Galley, played 61 matches this league year and won 55 = 90% win percentage (not too shabby for a 7). This is Robert’s 4th year in a row winning the Top Gun award - way to go! SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD All teams complete a ballot for this award, votes are tabulated and amongst those nominated a winner is decided. Portraying good sportsmanship and making a competitive sport fun is one of the main objectives in the APA. The individual that exemplifies this goal and is a an attribute to the League is: Mike Deveau: has been playing for City Lights Spirits & Pool three nights a week, 9 Ball, 8 Ball and Masters format. He has been playing APA for twelve-years as of May 22... isn’t silk given for 12 years :) OUTSTANDING PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD This is a special award given to an individual that really stands above all the league members. This year’s winner has been dedicated to the APA since 1995, playing with teams three nights a week, competing in Singles Qualifiers, Regional and National events and making a competitive sport fun! Mike Deveau: deja vu ... yes, he also won the Sportsmanship award nice going! Congratulations to all teams advancing to the National Team Championship and individual award winners! Thank you to the staff of City Lights for making the tenth year of this tournament another success.

Everett Invitational (continued from page 24) the B side to play the Soundview, and threw a lot of help from them, we got by them. Back to Bald Spots, for the championship. Now we have to beat them twice. It’s about 7:30 pm OK here we go. Well we beat them convincingly the first set and at 11:45 pm I’m down on the final 8-ball in the deciding game. I think never in my wildest dreams did I see it like this. How cool!! So next year get your two masters and your two open players and let’s have a team tournament at the Soundview. 1st $1,050 Soundview: Mark Impson, Jim Conway, Ben Renteria, Bill Irons, Ed Slade 2nd $700 Bald Spots: Hans Nendsa, Dan Hart, Jim Davenport, Ben Hassler 3rd $550 Dooleys Dogs: Scott Chandler, Mike Dooley, Bob Schwenderman, Ernie Omori 4th $400 Money Shot: Eddie Mataya, Scott Thurston, Tommy Sliva, Cindy Sliva 5/6 $225 Schooner Tavern: June, LT, Pat Vize, Junior Shotze’s: Treon Pham, Marvin Holms, Lance Bouge, Ford 7/8 $125 PC’s III: Larry Davis, Randy Martin, Nick Adams, John Te Dred: Dan Louie, Jeff Jimenez, Ed O, Ted C Total prize fund $5,190


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Great Food Pool Darts Games Pull Tabs Cocktails

253-946-9734

31216 PACIFIC HY. S. FEDERAL WAY, WA

Karaoke Thurs thru Sat with Seth Bates and Friends

Come Join The Fun!!!

Kodiak’s

7601 Evergreen Way-Everett, WA

425-347-6659 Sun (4:30 PM) & Wed (7:30PM) 8-Ball $3 entry - “B” & Below - DE Monday (7:30PM) Open 8-Ball $5 entry - Vegas Rules - DE

150% Added to all

McQ’s Billiards

& Sports Bar 9614 E Sprague Spokane WA (509) 891-8357

WATCH FOR INFO ON THE SPOKANE OPEN 9-BALL TOURNAMENT LABOR DAY WEEKEND Play on 9’ Gold Crowns Tournament Director Nita Saddler (509) 891-8357

Great Daily Food Specials Pool Player Rates: Quality Inn Resv. 509-928-5218 or 800-777-7355

Weekly Tournament s ournaments Mon/T ues 9-Ball Mon/Tues Thurs 8-Ball entry $5+$2 $100 ADDED w/16+ players (min $50) Tournaments start at 7:30PM

All times are Pacific Coast Time - Add one hour for Mtn Time These schedules have been provided by ESPN. These are tentative dates and are subject to change

Log Cabin Pub & Eatery

06-24-2007 11:00 am 2007 Enjoypool.com Men’s 9-Ball 06-24-2007 12:00 pm 2007 Enjoypool.com Men’s 9-Ball 06-24-2007 1:00 pm 2007 Enjoypool.com Wmn’s 9-Ball 06-24-2007 02:00 pm 2007 Enjoypool.com Wmn’s 9-Ball

Desportes 06-06-2007 1:00 am 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-06-2007 4:00 pm 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-07-2007 12:00 am 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-07-2007 1:00 am 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-07-2007 2:00 am 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-07-2007 9:00 am 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-07-2007 10:00 am 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-07-2007 11:00 am 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-08-2007 2:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-08-2007 3:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-09-2007 1:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-12-2007 9:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-13-2007 2:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-13-2007 3:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-13-2007 4:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-14-2007 2:00 am 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-14-2007 4:30 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-14-2007 10:30 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-19-2007 11:00 am 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-19-2007 12:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-19-2007 1:00 pm 2006 WPBA National 9-Ball 06-27-2007 4:00 pm 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-27-2007 5:00 pm 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball 06-27-2007 6:00 pm 2006 WPBA US Open 9-Ball

2719 E Valley Hwy E-Sumner, WA 06-03-2007 10:00 am 2007 WPBA San Diego Classic 06-03-2007 11:00 am 2007 WPBA San Diego Classic 06-03-2007 12:00 pm 2007 WPBA San Diego Classic 06-05-2007 4:00 pm 2007 WPBA San Diego Classic 06-06-2007 4:00 pm 2007 WPBA San Diego Classic 06-14-2007 11:00 am 2007 WPBA Great Lakes Classic 06-18-2007 2:00 am 2005 Women’s Trick Shot Magic 06-19-2007 12:30 am 2005 Women’s Trick Shot Magic 06-25-2007 10:30 pm 2005 Women’s Trick Shot Magic

Classic 06-01-2007 5:00 am 1993 U.S. Open 9-Ball 06-02-2007 8:00 am 2000 Int’l Challenge of Champions 06-03-2007 8:00 am 2001 Int’l Challenge of Champions 06-03-2007 10:00 am 2005 Women’s Trick Shot Magic A Fisher vs Laurance 06-03-2007 11:00 am 2005 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Morris vs Deuel 06-03-2007 12:00 pm 2005 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Archer vs Owen 06-03-2007 1:00 pm 2005 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Archer vs Owen 06-03-2007 2:00 pm 2007 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Barretta vs Morris 06-03-2007 3:00 pm 2007 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Lee vs Archer 06-03-2007 4:00 pm 2007 Texas Hold’Em Billiards Archer vs Deuel 06-17-2007 8:00 am 2002 Int’l Challenge of Champions 06-23-2007 8:00 am 2002 Int’l Challenge of Champions 06-24-2007 8:00 am 2001 Sudden Death 7-Ball 06-30-2007 8:00 am 2001 Sudden Death 7-Ball

253-863-2905

POOL TOURNAMENTS Tues & Sat

Live Music Fri & Sat

Gr eat F ood Great Food June 9, 2007 “Chip” Pool Classic Quintuple Elimination Entry $10-Starts 11am Race to 1-Paid for every match you win

$200 Added

WWR Western Women’s Regional

2007 Tour Schedule July 21 - 22 TBD August 25 - 26 TBD September 22 - 23 The Broken Rack, Emeryville, CA October 13 - 14 Hard Times Billiards, Sacramento, CA November 3 - 4 Family Billiards, San Francisco, CA

For more info go to www.wwr9ball.net, or to our MySpace group, Western Women’s Regional 9-Ball Tour. $30 entry/$30 annual membership

Sharkey’s Pool & Brew

Daily Specials Open Daily 7 am - 2:30 am

WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS Sat: 8-Ball-7PM-$5+$2 entry-Match Mon & Fri: 9-Ball-7PM-$5+$2 entry-Match Sun: 9-Ball-1PM $10 entry-50% Add 3985 Commercial SE, Salem, OR

503-391-4912


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WASHINGTON POOL TOURNAMENTS

DA Y DAY Mondays

CITY Everett Federal Way Kennewick Lakewood Marysville Puyallup Sedro Woolley Snohomish Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Vancouver Tuesdays Everett Lakewood Shoreline Spokane Spokane Sumner Tacoma Wednesdays Everett Longview Monroe Renton Seattle Sumner Tacoma Tacoma Vancouver Thursdays Bellevue Kirkland Lynnwood Federal Way Fircrest Lakewood Puyallup Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Fridays Everett Federal Way Longview Okanogan Renton Spokane Tacoma Saturdays Federal Way Kennewick Lakewood Okanogan Renton Renton Spokane Sumner Vancouver Sundays Everett Lakewood Longview Lynnwood Okanogan Tacoma Tacoma Vancouver Vancouver

WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS LOCA TION LOCATION Kodiak’s Tall Timbers Classic Island Maggie O’Toole’s J R’s Steakhouse & Bar Summit Pub Cues-N-Brews Jake’s Old Inn McQ’s Latitude 84 Halftime Spot Bar & Grill P C Pub Longhorn Saloon Dr Cues 7th Rail McQ’s Log Cabin Twisted Cue Club Kodiak’s Cadillac Island J R Phinickey’s Mike’s Place Jillian’s Sharkey’s City Lights Latitude 84 Spot Bar & Grill Mustard Seed Brickhouse Pub Daverthumps Vintage Charley’s Maggie O’Toole’s Nifty’s McQ’s Twisted Cue Club Spot Bar & Grill P C’s Pub Time Out Alehouse Cadillac Island The Club Mike’s Place 7th Rail City Lights Time Out Alehouse Classic Island Schooners The Club Mike’s Place Mike’s Place 7th Rail Log Cabin Spot Bar & Grill Kodiak’s Longhorn Saloon Cadillac Island Uncle Jack’s The Club City Lights Latitude 84 Halftime Spot Bar & Grill

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EVENT / RULES 8-Ball Open Vegas Rules 8-Ball Open Call Pocket 9-Ball Open 9-Ball “B” Only 8-Ball B & below 8-Ball 8-Ball - Limit 32 Money Shoot Qualifier 9 Ball - Texas Express 9-Ball 8-Ball Open 8 Ball - Ladies Only 9-Ball 8-Ball 9-Ball Limit 32 “Torture” Tournament 9 Ball - Texas Express 9-Ball Vegas Rules 8-Ball BCA rules 8-Ball B & below 8-Ball Open 8-Ball Vegas Rules 8 Ball 9-Ball 8-Ball 9 Ball 9-Ball 8-Ball Call Pocket 8-Ball B only Limit 16 8-Ball Prog. Break Pot 8-Ball Open 8-Ball/9-Ball Alternating 8-Ball/9-Ball Alternating 8-Ball “B” Only 8-Ball 8 Ball 9-Ball BCA rules 8 Ball - BCA Modified 8 Ball - B & below 8-Ball 9-Ball $25 top B player 8-Ball 8 Ball 9-Ball 9 Ball $100 Break Pot 8-Ball 8-Ball Handicapped 8-Ball BCA rules 9-Ball 8 Ball 8 Ball 8-Ball 8-Ball Slop Pool 8-Ball B & below 9-Ball Blind Draw Sc Dbls

9-Ball Open 9-Ball 8 Ball - Barbox 8-Ball Blind Draw Scotch Dbls 9-Ball Race to 3

ENTR Y ENTRY $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5+$3 g.f. $5 $3 $5 $5 $10 $1 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $6 $3 $5+$1 $5 $5 $7 $5 $5+3 g.f. $5+$3 g.f. $5 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $6 $5 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $3 $10 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5 $5 $3 $5 $2 $3 $5 $5+$1 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5+$3 g.f. $5 $5

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NV

Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice.

DA Y DAY Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays

CITY Las Vegas Las Vegas Las Vegas Las Vegas

LOCA TION LOCATION Pool Sharks Cue Club Cue Club Pool Sharks

PHONE (702) 222-1011 (702) 735-2884 (702) 735-2884 (702) 222-1011

EVENT / RULES 9-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball 9 Ball D & E Players Tourny

ENTR Y ENTRY $10 $10 $10 $5

ADDED

TIME 8:00PM 6:30PM 6:30PM 7:00PM

CITY Boise Meridian New Plymouth Tuesdays Hailey Moscow Nampa Wednesdays Moscow Twin Falls Thursdays Boise Fridays Lewiston Saturdays Moscow Nampa Sundays Pocatello

LOCA TION LOCATION The Pocket New Frontier Double Diamond Mint Night Club Mingles Woodshed Mingles The Pocket The Pocket Shooters Mingles Woodshed Oasis Bar

PHONE (208) 375-2474 (208) 888-9034 (208) 278-9282 (208) 481-1009 (208) 882-2050 (208) 467-7952 (208) 882-2050 (208) 733-9676 (208) 375-2474 (208) 746-9240 (208) 882-2050 (208) 467-7952 (208) 232-9347

EVENT / RULES 8-Ball 8-Ball 8-Ball 9-Ball 9 Ball 8-Ball 8 Ball 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball 8/9 Ball Alternating 8 Ball 9-Ball 8/9 Ball Alternating

ENTR Y ENTRY $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $6 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5

ADDED

TIME 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM

DA Y DAY Wednesdays

LOCA TION LOCATION Cue Connection Carom Club Golden Cue Billiards Cue Connection

PHONE (505) 439-9789 (505) 242-1966 (505) 883-6406 (505) 439-9789

EVENT / RULES 9 Ball-Handicap 8-Ball B & C Only 9-Ball-Ranked 8 Ball-Handicap

ENTR Y ENTRY $10 $15 $15 $10

ADDED

IDAHO

DA Y DAY Mondays

NM

WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS

Saturdays Sundays

CITY Alamagordo Albuquerque Albuquerque Alamagordo

$25 w/16+ $30-$40 Matching Matching

TIME 6:30PM 6:00PM 2:30PM 2:30PM

Az

Do y ou Ha ve W eek ly T ournaments to List - Call 406-285-3099 F ind Out How you Hav Week eekly Tournaments Find DA Y DAY Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Sundays

CITY Tucson Tucson Tucson Tucson Tucson

LOCA TION LOCATION Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards

PHONE (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464

EVENT / RULES 8 and under minus 3 games Open ABC 8 and under minus 3 games Open minus 4 games Race to full handicap

ENTR Y ENTRY $5 $5 $5 $5 $10

ADDED Sidepot Sidepot Sidepot Sidepot Sidepot

TIME 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 1:00PM

Do y ou Ha ve W eek ly T ournaments to List - Call 406-285-3099 F ind Out How you Hav Week eekly Tournaments Find

From The Workbench

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table was on and thought it must be a pool table and accepted it in payment for his help. Next he thought of me and brought it by. It was twice as long as it was wide and the inside of the upper rail was covered with a heavy canvas type of fabric because rubber had not been developed until the 19th century. There were no screws in the rail section and frame except for some very unusual fasteners to hold on the legs. I took over a year of fussing and fooling to completely restore and make a pool table out of the ink stained survivor. A 3 1/2 x 7 Valley slate fit right into the playfield and with a set of Valley rails we had a 40x80 playfield. We drilled and cut through the 4" thick outer rail and used RC designs Modern Pocket and we had a pool table. Since this table was designed to be played with a mace (a bent version of our cue - Billiard is French for a crooked stick) the playfield was only 27” high. The rail cap was removed

with a screwdriver to expose the system that held the table together without screws or bolts. I hadn’t seen this table for over 20 years, for Dr Puziss and I had a disagreement, but Sherry his wife called me and was so charming that I did go back to move and bring the table back to life. I polished the brass pocket holders changed the cushions. (They were only 20 yrs old but some of the bad stuff that Imperial pushed on us had turned to dust.) Four more coats of shellac a shampoo job on the cloth that another mechanic had installed replaced the missing plugs and cover the screws that I put in to hold the Valley rails on and the table looked like it just left the Frenchman work shop. One small problem that remains to be solved is how to remove the glue from the spot that the last mechanic left when he mis-measured and glued the spot 1 1/2" off center. Maybe we will have two spots.


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Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice.

DA Y DAY Mondays

CITY Bellflower Sacramento

PHONE (562) 867-7733 (916) 456-3243 (415) 931-1115 (408) 266-7665 (925) 725-3900 (760) 951-2800 (510) 652-9808 (408) 842-6950 (650) 965-3100 (951) 785-9588 (916) 456-3243 (619) 583-6361 (408) 266-7665 (650) 965-3100 (916) 368-8800 (916) 332-8798 (619) 583-6361 (415) 585-6800 (408) 266-7665 (562) 867-7733 (916) 368-8800 (951) 785-9588 (916) 332-8798 (415) 931-1115 (408) 266-7665 (408) 739-7665 (951) 785-9588 (415) 931-1115 (415) 346-9140 (408) 739-7665 (562) 867-7733 (650) 965-3100 (916) 368-8800 (916) 332-8798

EVENT / RULES 9-Ball USPPA Handicapped 9-Ball B USPPA 9-Ball 9-Ball USPPA 9-Ball USPPA 9-Ball USPPA 8 Ball Handicapped 9-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball Open staggered entry 9-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball USPPA 9-Ball USPPA 9-Ball - ‘C’ & below 9 Ball ‘B’ & below-Limit 32 8-Ball B 8-Ball 8-Ball 9-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball - ‘B’ & below 9-Ball 9 Ball USPPA USPPA Seniors 50+ (last Thurs) 8/9 Ball Alternating 9-Ball USPPA NPL NPL 8-Ball B & C players 9-Ball Open 9-Ball USPPA Handicap 8-Ball 9 Ball Open

ENTR Y ENTRY $15 $5 $20 $5 $15 $7 $15 $15 $10 $12 $5-$15 $12 (2 Brk Pots) $16 $20 $5 $5 $10 $10 $7 $10 $5 $12 $10 $20 $10 $10 $12 $20 $20 $10 $15 $20 $5 $15

ADDED

Sacramento

LOCA TION LOCATION Hard Times Jointed Cue Family Billiards CueTopia Crown Billiards Gary’s Victor Billiards Broken Rack Garlic City Billiards CA Billiard Club Shooters Jointed Cue College Billiards CueTopia CA Billiard Club Diamond Billiards Hard Times College Billiards Billiards Palacade CueTopia Hard Times Diamond Billiards Shooters Hard Times Family Billiards CueTopia Lucky Shot Shooters Family Billiards Billiard Palacade Lucky Shot Hard Times CA Billiard Club Diamond Billiards Hard Times

$5/player to $150

TIME 7:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 8:00PM 8:00PM Call 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM Call 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 1:00PM 3:00PM 1:00PM 7:30PM 1:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM Noon

CITY Helena Three Forks Billings Billings Billings Kalispell Belgrade Billings Billings Butte Helena

LOCA TION LOCATION Edge Casino Frontier Club Bullwackers Bullwackers Corner Pocket Cattlemen’s Casino Hub Bar Bullwackers Corner Pocket Mr Ed’s Eagles #16

PHONE (406) 449-4997 (406) 285-9876 (406) 259-9865 (406) 259-9865 (406) 248-3314 (406) 257-9656 (406) 388-1811 (406) 259-9865 (406) 248-3314 (406) 782-3700 (406) 442-4279

EVENT / RULES 8 Ball Free Pool All Day 8 Ball-Victoria Secret Ladies 8 Ball 8-Ball 8-Ball Free Pool All Day 9 Ball 9-Ball 8 Ball 8-Ball Valley Rules

ENTR Y ENTRY $5

ADDED Matching

TIME 8:00PM

San Francisco

Tuesdays

San Jose San Ramon Victorville Emeryville Gilroy

CALIFORNIA

Mountain View

Riverside Sacramento San Diego San Jose Wednesdays

Thursdays

Mountain View Rancho Cordova

Sacramento San Diego San Francisco San Jose Bellflower Rancho Cordova

Riverside Sacramento San Francisco

Fridays Saturdays

San Jose Sunnyvale Riverside San Francisco San Francisco

Sundays

Sunnyvale Bellflower Mountain View Rancho Cordova

MT

DA Y DAY Mondays Tuesdays Thursdays Saturdays Sundays

WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS

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Hours: Sun-Wed: 11:30am-2am Thurs: 11:30am-4am Fri-Sat: 11:30am-4am

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BEER & FINGER FOOD 18 Gold Crown Tables USPPA Mon & Thurs 7PM Last Mon & Thurs of month - 7PM Pays top 4 spots (Winner 1/2) 48 player limit

FREE $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5

$$$

$50 $100 w/32 $$$/Break Pot $75 $100 w/32 $50 $$$/Break Pot

$50 w/24+ $50 w/16 $500 Break Pot $50 w/24+ $$$ $500 Break Pot

$100 Matching $100 $2.50/player $25 Min.

9:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 1:00PM 8:00PM 7:00PM 2:00PM 3:00PM

4th Weekend of Every Month

$300

added to each tournament with 32 players Saturdays: One Pocket at 1 PM

$25 Entry - Race to 2 - Double Elimination

Sundays: 9-Ball at 1 PM

$25 Entry - Race to 6 Winners / 4 Losers Double Elimination


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Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice.

OREGON POOL TOURNAMENTS

DA Y DAY Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

CITY Beaverton Boring Medford Portland Salem Tigard Troutdale Beaverton Boring Medford Oregon City Portland Salem Tigard Boring Milwaukee Portland Tigard Troutdale Corvallis Milwaukie Portland Portland Portland Tigard Vaneta Oregon City Salem Salem Tigard Oregon City Oregon City Portland Portland Portland Portland Salem Salem Oregon City Portland Portland Salem Salem

WEEKLY POOL TOURNAMENTS LOCA TION LOCATION Hot Shots Full Moon Bar & Grill Rack’em Cues Billiards Sharkey’s Pool & Brew Break Time Billiards Skyland Hot Shots Hwy 26 Sports Bar Rack’em Rodders Cues Billiards Sharkey’s Break Time Billiards Hwy 26 Sports Bar Wichita Cues Billiards Break Time Billiards Skyland Tommy’s 4th St Domenic’s Bar & Grill Ranchouse Ranchouse Ranchouse Break Time Billiards Yukon Jack’s K C Midway Jake’s Bar & Grill Sharkey’s Pool & Brew Break Time Billiards K C Midway K C Midway JoQ’s Ranchouse Ranchouse Ranchouse Jake’s Bar & Grill Sharkey’s Pool & Brew K C Midway NiteHawk Sam’s Billiards Jake’s Bar & Grill Sharkey’s Pool & Brew

PHONE (503) 644-8869 (503) 663-0581 (541) 779-6111 (503) 251-8399 (503) 391-4912 (503) 443-6166 (503) 661-6464 (503) 644-8869 (503) 663-5181 (541) 779-6111 (503) 650-2363 (503) 251-8399 (503) 391-4912 (503) 443-6166 (503) 663-5181 (503) 654-4201 (503) 251-8399 (503) 443-6166 (503) 661-6464 (541) 754-7622 (503) 654-6969 (503) 702-7878 (503) 702-7878 (503) 702-7878 (503) 443-6166 (541) 935-1921 (503) 656-9501 (503) 362-3600 (503) 391-4912 (503) 443-6166 (503) 656-9501 (503) 656-9501 (503) 287-4210 (503) 702-7878 (503) 702-7878 (503) 702-7878 (503) 362-3600 (503) 391-4912 (503) 656-9501 (503) 285-7177 (503) 282-8266 (503) 362-3600 (503) 391-4912

EVENT / RULES 9 Ball ‘B’ -Texas Express 8 Ball BCA rules USPPA 8-Ball BCA Rules 9-Ball Golf Snooker 8-Ball B & Below 9 Ball ‘C’ -Texas Express 8-Ball/9-Ball USPPA 8-Ball 9-Ball C & below 8-Ball B & below Mod. BCA 8-Ball Modified BCA 8-Ball/9-Ball Open Pool Tourny 9-Ball B & below Golf Snooker 8-Ball B & Below 8-Ball 8-Ball “No Masters” 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball Texas Express 8-Ball Double Elim. 9-Ball Texas Express 8 Ball-Open 9-Ball Golf Snooker 9 Ball Texas Express 8 Ball BCA rules 9-Ball with Break Pot 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 8-Ball/9-Ball Handicapped 9 Ball-No Masters 8-Ball 9 Ball - Race 4/3 8 Ball Straight Pool (1st Sun.) 8 Ball-Fast Singles 9-Ball

ENTR Y ENTRY $6+$1 $5 $8 $7 incl. g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $10 $3 $6+$1 $5 $8 $5 $7 incl. g.f. $5+$3 g.f. $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $7 incl. g.f. $10 $3 $2 $5 $6 $6 $6 $5+$2 g.f. $3 $5 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $10 $6 $5 $5 $6 $6 $6 $5 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $3M/$2W $10+$2 g.f. $5 $10

ADDED $$$ Matching

Matching Matching $75/1st w/16 $25 every 8 Matching Matching

Match+$10 50% $$$ $$$ $$$ $25 every 8 50% $75/1st w/16 $$$ Matching $75/1st $75/1st

w/16 w/16

$$$ $$$ $$$ $$$ Matching $75/1st w/16 $100 $$$ 50%

TIME 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM Call 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 6:30PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM Call 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 5:00PM 7:30PM 9:30PM 6:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM Call 5:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM 5:00PM 7:30PM 9:30PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 6:30PM 6:00PM 11:00AM 7:00PM 1:00PM

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LOCAL COMPETITION FOR APA 8-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPS IN VEGAS $500,000 amateur prize fund at stake!

Jack’s Queens & Jokers

Right On Cue

Soft Racks

(ORANGE COUNTY, CA) ((MAY 29, 2007)) On (JUNE 2, 2007), (8) APA Pool League team(s) from the (ORANGE COUNTY) area will be competing in a local qualifying tournament at (THE PEN) in (HUNTINGTON BEACH), (CA). (CONGRATULATIONS TO EL POOLO LOCO, Q-CLUB, RELENTLESS, RIGHT ON CUE, DARKISDE, JACK’S QUEENS & JOKERS, SOFT RACKS, AND POCKETZ.) Winners of this local team championship advance to the $500,000 APA 8-Ball National Team Championships at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Aug. 17-25. Members of APA Pool League teams became eligible to compete in the local team championship by participating in weekly league

play during this past year and placing tops in their division during the summer, fall or spring sessions. Last year, more than 600 North American teams comprised the APA 8-Ball National Team Championships field. The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world’s largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States and as the Canadian Pool League in Canada. More than 260,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards.

The APA produces three major tournaments each year-the APA National Team Championships, the APA National Singles Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship-that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 Million in cash and prizes annually. The APA is proudly sponsored by Cuetec Cues, Valley Tables, Valley Ultra Teflon Cloth and Aramith Billiard Balls. For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact (THE ORANGE COUNTY APA) at (714-674-7665) or by email at (ORANGECOUNTYAPA@AOL.COM). You can visit the official APA Web site at www.poolplayers.com (OR THE OCAPA WEBSITE

El Poolo Loco

Darkside

Q-Club

LUNCH DINNER FULL BAR POOL DARTS PULL TABS IN HOUSE POOL LEAGUES 12801 NE 175th - Woodinville, WA

(425) 488-0140

Lil’ Big Foot 3015 E Mission Spokane, WA

509-534-0401

AT WWW.ORANGECOUNTYAPA.COM).

J R Phinickey’ Phinickey’ss 18960 SR 2

Monroe, WA

360-794-6026 Wednesday Night 8-Ball $5 entry - Vegas Rules

100% Added Starts at 7PM

Hours: 10:30 - 2 am Kitchen 10:30-1 am

5608 119th Ave SE Bellevue, WA

425-603-9001

THURSDAY NIGHT 8-BALL 7:30PM $5 ENTRY - HOUSE MATCHES POT TO $100 LIMIT 16 PLAYERS B PLAYERS ONLY


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LOCAL COMPETITION FOR APA 9-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP IN VEGAS $100,000 amateur prize fund at stake!

Clueless Kidz

Poolhall Junkies

(ORANGE COUNTY,CA) ((MAY 29, 2007)) - On (JUNE 9-10, 2007), (8) APA 9-Ball League team(s) from the (ORANGE COUNTY) area will be competing in a local qualifying tournament at (THE PEN) in (HUNTIGTON BEACH), (CA). (CONGRATULATIONS TO SHH... I SEE DEAD BALLS, THAT TEAM, TRAINWRECK, CUELESS KIDZ, SENSEI’S TEAM, THE PEN INMATES, BALLS IN HAND AND POOLHALL JUNKIES.) Winners of this local team championship advance to the $100,000 APA 9Ball National Team Championships conducted by the American Poolplayers Association (APA) at the Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Aug. 17-20. Members of 9-Ball League teams became

eligible to compete in the local team championship by participating in APA weekly league play during this past year and placing tops in their division during the summer, fall or spring session. Last year, more than 300 North American teams comprised the 9-Ball National Team Championship field. The APA, based in Lake Saint Louis, Mo., sanctions the world’s largest amateur pool league, known as the APA Pool League throughout the United States and as the Canadian Pool League in Canada. More than 260,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9-Ball league play. The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules,

championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards. The APA produces three major tournaments each yearthe APA National Team Championships, the APA National Singles Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship-that, together, pay out nearly $1.5 Million in cash and prizes annually.The APA is proudly sponsored by Cuetec Cues, Valley Tables, Valley Ultra Teflon Cloth and Aramith Billiard Balls.

Sensei’s Team

Shh ... I See Dead Balls

The Pen Inmates

That Team

Op No en D on a - 2 ily AM

Balls In Hand

$500 Added

June 30: SUPER SCOTCH DOUBLES 9 Ball on 9’Tables - $20/team entry

Handicapped - ARC Sheet - Doors Open Noon - Side Pots

25 - 9’ Gold Crowns 22 - 7’ Dynamos Electronic Darts Foosball Arcade Games Big Screen TV Pro Shop Full Service Bar Restaurant APA & ACS In-House Leagues 8640 E Broadway Tucson, AZ 85710 5 Weekly In-House Tournaments (520) 546-3464 Karaoke - Thurs & Sun 9PM

For more information or to get signed up with the APA, please contact (THE ORANGE COUNTY APA) at (714-674-7665) or by email at (ORANGECOUNTYAPA@AOL.COM). You can visit the official APA Web site at www.poolplayers.com (OR THE OCAPA WEBSITE AT WWW.ORANGECOUNTYAPA.COM).

Trainwreck

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(formerly Classic Billiards West)

503-443-6166

BEER & WINE WI-FI Access Now Available

1st Saturday of every month One Pocket - $20 entry - Noon 3rd Saturday of every month Straight Pool - $20 entry - Noon Call Kevin for details 503-443-6166


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CITY Boise, ID Tigard, OR Alamagordo, NM Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Lynnwood, WA Lynnwood, WA Shoreline, WA Portland, OR Bozeman, MT Lynnwood, WA Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Billings, MT Helena, MT Tigard, OR Tacoma, WA Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA San Francisco, CA Tucson, AZ Longview, WA Portland, OR Lynnwood, WA Lynnwood, WA Tigard, OR Alamagordo, NM Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Salem, OR Tigard, OR Mtn View, CA Helena, MT TBD Lynnwood, WA Longview, WA San Francisco, CA Bozeman, MT San Francisco, CA Tigard, OR Alamagordo, NM Lynnwood, WA Lynnwood, WA Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Portland, OR Salem, OR Billings, MT Tigard, OR Kirkland, WA TBD San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Emeryville, CA

LOCA TION LOCATION Boise St Univ (See ad May) Break Time (See ad p33) Cue Connection (See ad p25) Hard Times (See ad BC) Hard Times (See ad BC) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Dr Cue’s (See ad p9) Sam’s Billiards (See ad p17) Eagles #326 (See ad p27) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Hard Times (See ad BC) Hard Times (See ad BC) Kings Korner (See ad p22) Edge Casino (See ad p11) Break Time (See ad p33) City Lights (See ad p12) Hard Times (See ad BC) Hard Times (See ad BC) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Moyer Foundation (See ad p20) Billiard Palacade (See ad p14) Main Street (See ad p33) Cadillac Island (See ad p32) Sam’s Billiards (See ad p17) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Break Time (See ad p33) Cue Connection (See ad p25) Hard Times (See ad BC) Hard Times (See ad BC) The Cue Ball (See ad p10) Break Time (See ad p33) CA Billiard Club (See ad p16) Edge Casino (See ad p11) WWR Tour (See ad p27) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Cadillac Island (see ad p32) Billiard Palacade (See ad p14) Eagles #326 (See ad p27) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Break Time (See ad p33) Cue Connection (See ad p25) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p12) Hard Times (See ad BC) Hard Times (See ad BC) Sam’s Billiards (See ad 17) The Cue Ball (See ad p10) Kings Korner (See ad p22) Break Time (See ad p33) Brickhouse Pub (See ad p24) WWR Tour (See ad p27) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Billiard Palacade (See ad p14) WWR Tour (See ad p27)

PHONE (208) 841-3041 (503) 443-6166 (505) 439-9789 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (425) 640-5474 (425) 640-5474 (206) 365-1187 (503) 282-8266 (406) 587-9996 (425) 640-5474 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (406) 256-8946 (406) 449-4997 (503) 443-6166 (253) 383-3301 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (415) 931-1115 (206) 298-1217 (415) 585-6800 (520) 546-3464 (360) 957-0065 (503) 282-8266 (425) 640-5474 (425) 640-5474 (503) 443-6166 (505) 439-9789 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (503) 362-9740 (503) 443-6166 (650) 965-3100 (406) 449-4997 wwwr9ball.net (425) 640-5474 (360) 957-0065 (415) 585-6800 (406) 587-9996 (415) 931-1115 (503) 443-6166 (505) 439-9789 (425) 640-5474 (425) 640-5474 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (503) 282-8266 (503) 362-9740 (406) 256-8946 (503) 443-6166 (253) 852-0965 wwwr9ball.net (415) 931-1115 (415) 585-6800 wwwr9ball.net

EVENT / RULES BEF Jr Qualifer One Pocket 9-Ball Big Guns One Pocket 9-Ball 9-Ball (big table) 8-Ball (bar table) 8-Ball Open Straight Pool “Chip” Pool Classic 9-Ball Seattle Open 9-Ball USPPA Mini-Tourn. 9-Ball USPPA Pro-Am 8-Ball Blind Draw Doubles 14:1 Tournament Straight Pool Rainier 9-Ball Open 9-Ball Summer Jamboree One Pocket Summer Jamboree One Pocket/9-Ball Celebrity Billiards & Bowling 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball Super Scotch Doubles 9-Ball B & below-Limit 64 Straight Pool 8-Ball (bar table) 9-Ball (big table) One Pocket 9-Ball Big Guns One Pocket 9-Ball 9-Ball So. Willamette Valley players Straight Pool 9-Ball USPPA Crazy Cue Ball Singles 9-Ball - to be determined 9-Ball Scotch Doubles 9-Ball 3-Man Team 8-Ball Handicapped Pool in the Park One Pocket/9-Ball One Pocket 9-Ball Big Guns 9-Ball (big table) 8-Ball (bar table) One Pocket 9-Ball Straight Pool 9-Ball So. Willamette Valley players 8-Ball Blind Draw Doubles Straight Pool 8-Ball Mixed Scotch Dbls 9-Ball - to be determined One Pocket/9-Ball 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball at Broken Rack

ENTR Y ENTRY $15+$5 g.f. $20 $25 (incl. g.f.) $20 $25 $20+$5 g.f. $20+$5 g.f. $40+$10 g.f. $12 $10 $60+$15 g.f. $25 $60 $5 $20 $20 $40+$15 g.f. $100 $100 $25 each Call $20 $20/team $40+$10 g.f. $12 $20+$5 g.f. $20+$5 g.f. $20 $25 (incl. g.f.) $20 $25 $10 $20 $30/$20 buy back $10 $30 $60+$20 g.f. $75/team $20 $20/team $25 each $20 $25 (incl. g.f.) $20+$5 g.f. $20+$5 g.f. $20 $25 $12 $10 $5 $20 $35+$10 g.f. $30 $25 each $20 $30

ADDED $50 every 8 $10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$250 w/32 $250 w/32 $1,000 Guar.

$200 $1,000 $1,000 $10,000 w/128 Matching $200 $50 every 8 $1,000 $6,000 w/96 $3,000 w/48 $300 ea w/32 $200 $500 $1,000 $250 w/32 $250 w/32 $50 every 8 $10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$200 $50 every 8 $800 $200

$500 $1,000 $200 $200 $300 ea w/32 $50 every 8 $250 w/32 $250 w/32 $10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$200 Matching $50 every 8 $1,000 w/32 $300 ea w/32 $200

TIME 1:00PM Noon 2:30PM Noon Noon 10:00AM 10:00AM 10:00AM 11:00AM 11:00AM Call Call Call Call 11:00AM Noon 8:00am Call Call 1:00PM Call Call 1:00PM 10:00AM 11:00AM 10:00AM 10:00AM Noon 2:30PM Noon Noon 10:00AM Noon 1:00PM 11:00AM 1:00PM Call 10:00AM Call 10:00AM 1:00PM Noon 2:30PM 10:00AM 10:00AM Noon Noon 11:00AM 10:00AM Call Noon 10:00AM 1:00PM 1:00PM Call 1:00PM


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