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August 2007

August 2007

Portland Area BCAPL Pool Leagues Get Ready To Rumble


added significant money to league events and helped sponsor the Hawaii trip giveaway won by Steve Anderson. Other sponsors contributed major gifts to the annual Awards Bash. Cascade’s fall/winter 8-ball session begins Thursday, September 13th, with both traveling and in-house divisions, comprising the largest BCA league in the greater Metropolitan Portland area. League play is on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The annual meeting for players, captains and team signups is at noon on Saturday,

What makes a good pool league? Over 300 people in the Portland, OR area say its playing with Cascade Pool League, playing with their friends and family over the years at loyal sponsor locations, playing to qualify for great BCA regional and national tournaments, playing in league tournaments, having great session end awards parties where they can take home oodles of prizes, even a trip to Hawaii... Cascade is celebrating 10 years in the community, with divisions all over Portland’s east side, Troutdale, Gresham and Oregon City. Cascade has had several requests to start up new divisions as well and is working on an expansion plan. CPL sponsors remain loyal to the players, contributing to league events and player awards and gifts. Last year, ‘JJ’ Johnson of Rodders

August 25th at Classic Billiards, 122nd and SE Powell. Playing 8 weeks in any one session will qualify players for the biggest pool event in the Northwest, the Chinook Winds 8-Ball Championships in March 2008. Returning players also can qualify for the Chinook Winds 9-Ball Championships in October 2007. Cascade Pool League may be contacted at 503-252-4215 or

August 2007

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victory over Cindy. But Julie’s On July 21st and 22nd, the steam ran out, and rallying again, Northwest Women’s Pool Linda took another match 7-6. This Association held their third tour stop time, Linda led Kim Hole from the at Uncle Jack’s Billiards & Lounge beginning and won 7-4. The finals ( in Lynnwood, Washington. While available for viewing at this place has always been a great ) started pool room, new management has close at 2-2, until an amazing 3 rail taken it to the next step and made kick shot to make the nine ball by it one of the nicest places north of Kyoko gave her the lead, and Seattle, not just for pool, but also momentum to dominate 9-3. for food, drinks, sports, and overall If you haven’t seen this pool playing atmosphere. Anybody with a big sensation from Japan, working her screen TV, over a fireplace, with way up to ESPN on the pro tour and (l to r) Randy Camantigue, Kyoko Sone, Linda Carter, Chris Rogers leather chairs, showing the adding to our long list of players to Mariners, deserves our attention. Not to mention the great continental compete at the pro level, you’re missing something special. breakfast provided to all players and spectators each morning. Therefore we invite you to come to The Parlor in Bellevue for our next The competition on Saturday morning was fierce, and there was no stop. This is a WPBA qualifier and always a big draw for players and predicting a winner, as every match seemed to be a come from behind, spectators alike. We would like to thank Randy and Junko Camantigue nail biter. This was exemplified by the fact that of the four matches and everyone at Uncle Jack’s for everything. Also thanks to everyone needing a win to survive to the money rounds on Sunday, three of them who came to watch, we hope to see you soon. Best of all are the players, went hill - hill in come from behind fashion. On Sunday morning, on the if you want to see professional attitude mixed with goofiness, this is A side, it was Kyoko Sone of Japan beating Cindy Sliva 7-3, and Kim the place. Hole over Linda Carter 7-4 to get to the point. There, Kyoko played NWPA UPDATE......... some of the best pool Ford and I have seen in any pro event, to win the The NWPA is changing the venue for their September 8-9, 2007 Stop #5 from point 7-3. On the B side, Julie Valdez took Mikki Small 7-4, and Kim Breaktime Billiard in Tigard, OR to Uncle Jack’s Billiard and Lounge in Lynnwood, WA. We hope to be holding a Tour Stop in Tigard, OR again next year. Jones quickly won 7-2 over Andrea Saenz - Maes. Linda then came A huge thanks goes out to Randy, of Uncle Jack’s for picking up our stop at the from way behind to beat Kim Jones 7-6, and Julie cruised to a 7-2 last minute. Hope to see everyone there. If you have any questions, please do not Final Results: hesitate to contact the NWPA at or call Tamre’ Rogers at 2061st Kyoko Sone $415 The NWPA was featured on 920-1936 on the 7-19-07 2nd Linda Carter $270 webcast log on and click on the 3rd Kim Hole $175 archives to view it. 4th Julie Valdez $135 is the premiere webcast for up to 5/6 Cindy Sliva $82 date Billiard News and Tournament Kim Jones $82 Reports. 7/8 Mikki Small $62 Andrea Saenz Maes $62 Second Chance Tournament: 1st Shari Ross $30 2nd Kit Dennis $20 Chris Rogers & Ford - Tournament Directors


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Try Some Straight Pool

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By: Bob Jewett of the SFBA

San Francisco Billiard Academy (reprinted from April 2006) When I was first learning to play, I was exposed to a bunch of different games. Nine ball, six ball, partners rotation, one pocket, snooker, golf on the snooker table, 3-cushion and several other games were all commonly played in that poolroom. I think each of those games contributed to my learning process. First among all of the games was straight pool. It was the game everyone played at least some of the time and that most of the better players preferred. The basic rules are simple: call any ball and any pocket and shoot it in. You get one point for each ball pocketed on such a shot. When only one object ball is left on the table, the other 14 — that’s where the other name 14.1 comes from — come back up on the table. A match is played to a certain number of points such as 50 or 150. Bob Jewett Players quickly learn to leave that last ball in a good position to break the next rack. They also learn to leave a ball called the “key” ball in a position to easily get a perfect position on the break ball. In the diagram is a position with five balls remaining. Can you see a good way to get four of them off the table and end up with a way to break the new rack? (The rack area is shaded in). The answer is a little further down. Straight pool is an excellent way to learn skills useful in other games. When the balls are pretty well apart but still clustered in the rack area, you need precise control of the cue ball to maneuver through the balls without bumping into balls and knocking them into clusters. Breaking clusters is another important skill, and you will learn how to play position for shots that easily send the cue ball into those clusters, how not to send clustered balls clear to the other end of the table where you’ll have to chase them down, and how to play position on a ball even when you’re a little unsure of where the cue ball will go after the break-out. Have you had a chance to think aboutt the diagram? Here’s a hint you should be able to find a pattern that doesn’t require you to hit a cushion, but that pattern is little easier if you do use a cushion or two. From a fan’s perspective, straight pool has the nice feature of allowing statistics. The main ones are high runs and average number of balls per inning. High runs — consecutive balls pocketed without a miss — correspond to roughly these levels of players: Beginner: has never run a rack (14), C player has run 20, B player has run 50, A player has run 100, semi-pro has run 150, pro has run 200, champion has run 300. If you want to go for the record, Willie Mosconi ran 526 in an exhibition in 1954. That’s over 37 complete racks. The highest run in competition was 182 by Joe Procita. At the recent Derby City Classic, the high run in the 14.1 competition was 139 by Danny Harriman, and there were 7 other runs of 100 or more.

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The game is easy to handicap by requiring the better player to go to a higher score to win. I play in a handicapped straight pool league with a wide variety of skill levels. The largest spot I’ve had to give was 14020, which means that if my opponent makes two balls, I have to run a rack to stay even with the spot. If you would like more info on starting a straight pool league, send me email at the address above. For more information on how to play — strategy, safety, rules, history and insights — there are several good books on the market. Willie Mosconi’s “On Pocket Billiards” from 1948 is still in print. Babe Cranfield, who ran 768 in practice, wrote the “Straight Pool Bible.” Phil Capelle’s “Play Your Best Straight Pool” is a very thorough treatment. George Fels and Robert Byrne also have large sections about 14.1 in their books. OK, you’ve had enough time to solve the problem. If the only balls on the table were the one ball and the cue ball, you would be in a great position to break. How can you get to that position? The first thing to notice is that the 2 ball is close to where you would like the cue ball to end up. Leave it for last. A way to get through the balls without hitting a cushion is to play the nine with stun (that means no draw or follow on the cue ball), scooting over for a straight shot on the 10. A little draw on the 10 leaves you a slight angle on the 4 so another stun shot will move the cue ball towards the 2 ball. The goal is to leave the cue ball roughly on the line from A to the 1 ball so the shot is not too hard but there will be plenty of energy in the cue ball to break the rack. Do you see where you can use the cushion to make your life easier? If you keep some angle on the shot for the 10 ball, you can go to the side cushion and bounce out for the 4 ball. That’s much easier than getting perfectly straight on the 10. Also, while getting straight shape on the 2 ball will work, if you get a little above it, so that you are shooting from roughly along the B-2 line, you can come off the side cushion and roll to the original location of the cue ball. Another good pattern is 9, 4 withdraw, 10 and bounce off the cushion and then the 2 ball. This second pattern gets a good angle on the 2 ball more easily, but you have to be accurate on the 4-ball position. Try some straight pool. It’s a great game itself, and it will help your other games.

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August 2007

From The Work Bench

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I have been seeing a lot of tables by Brunswick in the transition days from their own manufacture and the idea of having out side contractors do their tables. In the 80’s, they had a flood in the Virginia plants that destroyed the factories in Marion and they felt that it would not be wise to rebuild. They continued selling tables but from the mid 70' s until the mid 80’s when they withdrew from the billiard industry, quality went downhill. The first table to draw my attention was from Eric Johnson in Kennewick, Washington. Eric had a Heritage made in this period. He had tried to fix it himself but was unhappy with what he got when in bought it and found that it was impossible to make it right. Eric had been a faithful reader of “From the Work Bench” but the table was so far out of whack that he was unable to make it work. Other “experts” had given him advice and the combination was a disaster. The table was made to take K66 rubber but the tip was set at 1 3/4” high so the balls would not bounce. His friends suggested to use contact cement so as I pulled the cloth off, the rubber fell off one rail and the rest held only in spots.

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They had the cutouts for the nut plates and he had attempted to add spacers to the end of the rails but missed on the angle so the balls would not go into the pockets if there was any speed. The setting strip and rubber measured 2 1/4" so I added the correct pocket closers at 7 degrees and filled the nut plates. They went through the saw at 24.5 degrees and took the extra 1/4" off. I had to play around with the setting until I was happy and then jointed off the top of the setting strip to make the rubber feel right. I soaked the pockets in neetsfoot conditioner and replaced several nets and packed up the entire set and headed to Kennewick. It was a long trip for just one table but there were a lot of problems with the surface of the slate so he wanted me to take care of the entire job. The groves in the slate were so deep that the balls would follow them through the Simonis bed cloth. We filled the surface of the slate with a combination of plaster of paris with olofactic glue and sanded it with a 6 ft Straight edge with 6 ft sandpaper until the surface was like glass and sprayed it with Shelac to seal it. After taking out all the sag in the frame I was sure that it would be

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flat but did not notice that the last 8" of slate were low going to the pocket, and as luck would have it Eric found it right away. Both Eric and his wife play a lot of pool and both showed me the best time on our visit. I hope that they both are enjoying that table. The next transition table was a Gold Crown III from Arizona and it was the same story. K66 rubber set at 1 3/4 “ bare nut plate holes and 2 1/4“ cushion tip to back of rail. I have redone many GCIII but never saw one with these specs. Now of course Brunswick manufactures nothing of their own but the engineers are checking things very closely. Hard to slip anything past Marvin Esienhauer.

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WWR at Garlic City

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Martinez Keeps Potier on Back Burner By Stephen W. Spivack, Rainier Tournament Director

Tacoma, WA - Tacoma City Lights proudly hosted the 2nd Stop of the Rainier 9 Ball Tour, July 14th , the field again was full of champions, including Rafael Martinez, Paul Potier, Naoki Wakimoto, JD, Todd Marsh, Pete Semoe and many more, 25 Players in all showed up to compete for a $1500 total purse. The races were set to 9/9, BCA, cue ball foul only rules. From the start both Rafael Martinez and Paul Potier set the pace, Rafaels first match over Larry Davis took a record of 11 minutes for a (9-1) slaughter, also in Martinez bracket was Al Perez, who early showed why Oregon players live up to their name sakes, beating last tournament’s champion Todd Marsh in a hill-hill thriller (9-8). The bottom half was controlled all the way from Canada’s Paul Potier, But even early on He showed that He is still human, after being down to Miguel Morfin (6-4), He staged a comeback and beat Miguel (9-7) and easily cruised to the point giving his next match Bill Coats a shot finally in the sixth game to no avail beating Bill (9-2). Then Jason Evans out of Dr. Cue in Shoreline (9-4), Deo Alpajora (9-6) and Al Perez on the point throwing in the towel at 7-1, putting Paul to the point and Rafael in the B-side after a stunning loss to City Lights own Jay Siongco who soundly outplayed Martinez in a (9-7) victory, But even the outstanding win was short-lived by a hill-hill loss prepoint to Al Perez (9-8), sending Jay the 5th/6th matches. The B-side was run early on by Todd Marsh who had wins over Dan Golsby (9-6), Bill Coats (9-7), Junior Sardoncillo (9-6), Ed Hobbs (9-5), Naoki Wakimoto (9-3), Jay Siongco (9-5), only to suffer a loss to Rafael Martinez (3-9). Martinez was put on tilt after his loss to Jay Siongco and showed how strong he is sending Raul Abenojar home (9-3), JD (9-5), Deo (9-4), Todd Marsh (9-3), Al Perez who once again threw in the towel (9-2) setting up the championship to remember. (City Lights continued on page 33)

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Paradise Valley Pool League July 18th 2007 Glendale, AZ The Paradise Valley Pool League rapped up another great season by hosting it’s End Of Season 8-Ball singles tourney at the Northern Lounge on Wednesday night. 46 league members turned out to vie for the $725 in prize fund. The event was played on 5 Valley Bar tables and the format was BCA rules. There were no favorites coming out of the gate as a race to 2 games with loser breaks leaves the door open to all players. Working his way through the field was Tyson Cole. After starting with a BYE he notched wins over Autumn Blondell, Chris Shenker, Aaron Purdy, Tony Norem and Dennis Gresham for the Tyson Cole, Dennis “BBQ” Gresham hot seat. The other hot seat opponent was Dennis “BBQ” Gresham. His road to the right saw wins over Ivan Noriega, Pat Dicker, JD Wilkins, Steve Henderson, Virginia Jennings before his 1st loss to Tyson. The trip to the losers side would pit Dennis against Chris Shenker. Chris sent many players home on the left side of the board after his early loss to Tyson. Despite going to the 3rd game Dennis was able to get by Chris and earn a re-match for the title. Being a true double elimination format “BBQ” would have to defeat Tyson 2 sets to take 1st place. This one would go the distance as Tyson Chris Shenker remained undefeated the entire evening and earned the title of League Champion 2007. A tourney highlight was Virginia Jennings, top woman shooter in division B, run to the final 4 winners without dropping a singe game. The payouts are as follows: 1st Tyson Cole $295.00 2nd Dennis “BBQ” Gresham $195.00 3rd Chris Shenker $115.00 4 t h Bernie Papa $50.00 5 / 6 Virginia Jennings / Tony Norem $25.00 each 7/8 Manuel Bella / Michael Anaya $10.00 each Total Payouts includes Northern Lounge $230 Added money + sidepots. See More Paradise Valley Pool League Results on page 22

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The Diablo Valley Pool League is a TOURNAMENTS For those who love tournament non-profit organization which encourages and welcomes new competition, there is an 8-ball tournament at Vinnie's bar on Friday players to join and learn the game while competing in any of the three nights, which brings some of the toughest pool players around out to leagues offered. LEAGUES play for the cash. This tournament is The Open/Mix League allows men open to any player male or female and and women to participate on a team is played sanctioned with BCA rules. together. This league runs on The sponsoring bar (Vinnie's) adds Tuesday nights and starts at 7:30 PM. money to the pot. We will start our fall season on Top woman shooter for the night is August 7th. also paid. Every Friday night a dollar The Women's League is comprised per player is taken out which will solely of women, has proven to be accumulate till the last Friday of the one of the best around the bay, month where payout is juicy. On a CHAMPIONS: MIKE SANO, HOLLY ROBINSON, GEORGE WILLIAMS, bringing out all kinds of talented JASON WILLIAMS, DAVE GOMEZ players and new recruits to compete on Wednesday nights and starts at regular Friday night entry 7:30 PM. fee for males is $15 and We are $10 for females. On the currently last Friday of the month running a price goes up $5 for all double players. In order to qualify r o u n d for the end of the month summer payout all players must session of have played at least one 12 teams. Friday within that month. Visit the Diablo Valley Pool Open and League online at Women 3RD PLACE: JIM AVILA, ED CARION, ERIC GARMA, WWW.DVPOOL for stats, leagues ANNE CARION,DAVE BADLEY (NOT IN PICTURE) schedules, Tournament 2ND PLACE: DOUG WHALEY, FRANK TRIOLLO, LARRY DAVIS, a r e information, photo galleries and many other useful pool links. The league also produces DEREK BYRNES, DAN MACKENZY, JOE PRISLAC (NOT IN PICTURE) a newsletter "IN THE ZONE" created and written by Tina Mendoza, which provides latest traveling information on all leagues. leagues, games are played at (DVPL continued on page 27) Various locations the same night. The Scotch Doubles League consists of a two person team (1 male and 1 female) and runs twice a year. The league alternates between 8-Ball and 9-Ball. This league takes place on Saturday nights, hosted by one bar and starts at 5:00 PM. 8 ball season will start on Sept 1st. We have been in business since 1995 and have re-structured the leagues to bring them to be very competitive in the area. Our mail goal is to prepare players and teams to participate in the BCA/ACS National 8-Ball Championship held in Las Vegas.

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What Are “THE FUNDAMENTALS”? By Roger Long, Certified Instructor, BCA, ACS Pappy’s Sports Bar, Phoenix, AZ

We probably hear the word fundamentals used more often in conjunction with sports than with most other activities. And in any given sport we are told that we must first learn the fundamentals before we can learn other facets of the game. And we often hear things said like, “He has gone back to working on his fundamentals.” But what, exactly, is meant by “the fundamentals”? I know that would depend on the chosen sport, but can you tell me what the fundamentals in pool are? When I stopped to ponder this question for myself one day, I realized that even I wasn’t able to properly answer it. I needed help. So I sought the course that I normally take in situations like this, which is to immediately run to my bookcase and get a dictionary. A quick check of my dictionary informed me that the words fundamental and basic mean the same thing. A lot of help that was! Basically speaking, I was still in the dark. So I then read the second definition for the word fundamental and was told that it is something that forms a foundation for other things to be built upon. That’s good, but it still didn’t answer the question; because if you was to apply that definition to the actual construction of a building, you would find yourself with truckloads of bricks, blocks, lumber and steel, but you wouldn’t know (unless you’re an architect) which should be used in the foundation of the building and which should be used in the upper levels. So then, still searching for help, I read down to a third definition that said fundamentals are those things that are “most important”. Now I knew I was getting somewhere! All that was left to figure out was: what are the most important things to remember in building a solid pool game? After considerable thought, I came up with a long list of things that I believed to be important in learning how to play Harry B Platis good pool. But then I realized that that long list of mine constituted nothing


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PORTLAND, OR Bob Zack beat Justin Lilje to win the July 1st Sunday of the Month Tournament at Sam’s Billiards.With only twelve players the tournament moved pretty quickly. The 3 groups of 4 seemed quite well balanced and from them emerged four strong players in the finals. Bob was consistent again, although he didn’t break any records with his high run of 43. Some problems with a couple of the tables may have held down the high runs. It was good to see Justin meet Bob in the finals instead of Bob Zack getting matched up with him in the qualifying rounds as he has the past couple of tournaments. Bob gave a few pointers about 1-pocket strategy to some of the players while waiting for his final match, which was well appreciated. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, with many saying they would be back for the next 1st Sunday of the Month Straight Pool Tournament at Sam’s. Put August 5th on your calendar. 1st $60 Bob Zack 2nd $45 Justin Lilje 3rd $25 Buzz Poleson 4th $15 Chad Kurokawa High Run: 43 - Bob Zack


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Robert Tertel of RST2 International took time from his busy schedule to talk to me about The Chameleon. The rack is an ingenious design, which incorporates the racks for all games of pool into one. I asked Robert how he came up with the idea and he said, “I was sitting at pool leagues one night as I was staring at the back of a bar box table where the racks go in and it dawned on me how it would be neat to have an 8-ball and 9-ball rack that could convert over. Those are the two games that most people play. After pursuing the idea and talking to an engineer and getting things drawn out we decided to get the other features added to the rack and developed it on paper.” Robert sent me a Chameleon to try out. I was curious when it first arrived to see how it all worked. The rack has a durable plastic construction and the different pieces snap in or out for racking the balls. Besides the basic 8-Ball triangle, there is a 9-ball rack that swings into place, or you can use a bar that goes across the bottom of the rack to push up for a 10-ball rack. Besides that you also have the means to rack for 7-ball, 6-ball and 3-ball. It is truly an all purpose rack. I asked Robert about the time for the development process, since it is relatively new to the market it is always interesting to know how much time went into the developing stages for a product. He responded, “When it was all said and done it took a little over a year because we made prototypes. It went from one concept to another and we were fine-tuning it and always improving upon it. We got input from other people to help with the finetuning before we went into production. We made this rack so there is one rack for all games and you don’t have to go out and buy multiple racks. One of the things that Allen Hopkins likes about it is that it prevents your opponent from manipulating the rack.” What I liked about it is that I can see where I am placing the balls in the

rack. There is no guesswork about where the balls are in the rack. This makes racking easy and quick. If you’re in a match with time restraints, you are not wasting shooting time on racking. Robert chose the name Chameleon because, “As a chameleon changes its colors and adapts to the environment so does this rack since it can be used to play multiple games.” The solid construction of the rack in lightweight plastic makes it nearly indestructible. It is easy to use and stores either on a hook or in almost any slotted pool table. It is designed with the pool player in mind and can be used as easily in a pool hall or at home. You only have to use the Chameleon to see the quality of the product and how versatile and easy to use it is. “It is a traditional rack with so many bonus features!” The Chameleon is manufactured by RST2 International, which also produces two quality tip tappers in nickel and dime sizes called “Turtle Tapper”. If you can’t find “The Chameleon” or “Turtle Tapper” in your local billiard supply store, it can be purchased online at And if you are a supplier looking to carry The Chameleon in your store you can register to become a dealer online as well. The retail price of The Chameleon is $69 and $19.99 for the Turtle Tapper. RST2 International stands behind the quality of their product. And as Robert stated, “We at RST2 International are sure that you will enjoy your Chameleon rack for years to come and we are proud to continue serving the global billiard community.” (See ad page 16)

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The 2007 Junior National 9-Ball Championships has crowned the 2007 winners and was a huge success. Over 130 players representing 29 states and Ontario, Canada, demonstrated great talent throughout the week of July 12-15. This event was held in conjunction with the ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball Championships at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Nearly 350 people attended the Thursday evening banquet to welcome the junior players, to honor the winners of the ACUI event and to congratulate the 39 recipients of the 2007 Academic All-American Awards. Special guests at the dinner included reigning world artistic pool champion Tom “Dr. Cue” Rossman, Jerry Briesath of “The Pool School,” and Shane Van Boening, 2007 World 10-Ball Champion. The evening ended with almost two hours of artistic pool entertainment from Dr. Cue and hours of challenge-the-pro matches. The competition kicked off on Thursday with players competing in four separate divisions. The 19 & under boys’ division saw Christopher Futrell matched up against Richard Barney in the finals. Christopher went undefeated through a field of 73 players. In the finals, Barney maintained his momentum with a win over Futrell 11-6 and captured the 2007 Junior National 9-Ball Championship title for the 19 & under boys’ division. The 14 & under boys’ division proved to be exciting as early round matches heated up. Landon Shuffett faced Behnke and exacted his revenge, winning 7-3 and thus earning his way for a chance to play the undefeated Newman. In this riveting match, the players traded

racks until the score was tied 8-8 in a race to 9. While both boys made an appearance at the table in the last game, Shuffett made good on a winning opportunity and dropped the final 9 ball to earn the title as 14 & under boys’ Junior National Champion. In the girls’ division, Mary Rakin was determined to make the 2007 Junior Nationals memorable, as it would be her last appearance in the junior ranks. She went out with a bang, losing only 7 games before reaching the finals. The final was sharply contested, but Rakin was able to seize the match by a score of 9-7, becoming the 2007 Junior National Champion for 19 & under girls’ division. Last but not least was the 14 & under girls’ division. Competing in her first Junior Nationals, 12-yearold Briana Miller was unstoppable and went undefeated through the winners’ bracket. Miller made her presence known, and it was evident that she wanted this title as she glided through the tournament, becoming the 14 & under girls’ Junior National Champion. Along with trophies and prizes, all

winners of the 4 divisions were given a $1,000 scholarship, a berth to represent the U.S. in the upcoming Junior World Championships. In addition, second-place finishers in all 4 divisions were given a $500 scholarship with second place in the boys’ divisions also earning an entry to the Junior World 9-Ball Championships. Mary Rakin will be defending her title as reigning Junior World 9-Ball Champion in the girls’ division November 27- 30 in Willingen, Germany. Thanks to all of the sponsors who made the 2007 Junior National 9Ball Championships possible: Billiard Congress of America, Brunswick Billiards, Simonis cloth, RST2 International, Aramith Billiard Balls, Predator Cues, Ozone Billiards, Dr. Cue Promotions, Minnesota State University, Mankato, ACUI, BEF, and Mankato Convention & Visitor Bureau. Special thanks to Jerry Briesath, who shared his billiard knowledge and expertise for hours to help kids of all ages (the adults took advantage of this quality time too!) who were interested in improving

their game. Also, thanks to Tom “Dr. Cue” and Marty Rossman for their wonderful display of kindness in hosting the 15th Annual Artistic Pool Challenge. This is a great addition to the Junior National schedule of events, and Dr. Cue has again demonstrated why he is the master of entertainment in the billiard industry! A warm thanks to pro player Shane Van Boening for being an inspiration and role model to our aspiring young billiard players. A heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers who helped make this event possible: Earl Munson, tournament director; Charles Jaynes, head referee; John Taylor, Genero Vasquez, Deborah Jaynes, Carol Clark, Anna Quadara, Mike Quadara and Joey Quadara. 2007 Junior National 9-Ball Championships results: 19 & Under Boys’ Division 1st Richard Barney - Mont Alto, PA 2nd Christopher Futrell - Virginia Beach, VA 3rd Tyler Van Wulven - La Mesa, CA 4th Daniel Rakin - Daly City, CA

14 & Under Boys’ Division 1st Landon Shuffett - Greensburg, KY 2nd Joshua Newman - Bessener City, NC 3rd Chad Behnke - Farley, IA 4th Michael Perron Jr. - Mendota Heights, MN

19 & Under Girls’ Division 1st Mary Rakin - Daly City, CA 2nd Nicole Keeney - Littleton, CO 3rd Allison Hardwick - Evansville, IN 4th Chelsea Hardwick Evansville, IN

14 & Under Girls’ Division 1st Briana Miller - Allentown, PA 2nd Nicole Jaynes - Albuquerque, NM 3rd Amy LaCanne - Faribault, MN 4th Courtney Frank - Knoxville, TN

(More results on page 26) The BEF was featured on on the 7-19-07 webcast log on and click on the archives to view it.

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The Association of College Unions International (ACUI) ... recently announced its 2007 Collegiate International 9-Ball champions. Now in its 70th year, the i n t e r n a t i o n a l championship was hosted at Minnesota State University, Mankato, July 10-12, 2007, in conjunction with Eleanor Callado the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior National Championships. Eleanor Callado, of San Francisco State University, made history this year in the women’s division as the only player ever to have snatched four ACUI titles (2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007), and California State University at Los

Angeles’ Andy McKinn held the top spot in the men’s division. Full results of the ACUI National Championship tournament are available online. The 30 male and 19 female players in the event represented over 600 collegiate contestants who vied for a shot at the international title by first winning their Andy McKinn campus championship and later finishing in the top tier at their regional championships. This was the third year that the ACUI Collegiate tournament took place alongside the Junior National Championships. For more information about the collegiate pool season, visit and click on “Student Programs.”

Women's Division 1st Eleanor Callado San Francisco State University 2nd Elizabeth Zingale Florida State University 3rd Mili Kozomara Northern Illinois University 4th Emilyn Callado San Francisco State University 5-6 Amy Chen University of Florida Tomeka Tanner North Carolina A&T State University 7-8 Christine Nguyen University of Maryland Lauren Robertson Florida State University 9-12 Cassara Carroll Creighton University Angie Edwards North Carolina A&T State University Alison Fischer University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Jennifer Poulson Arizona State University

Men's Division 1st Andy McKinn California State University Los Angeles 2nd Ryan Balks Michigan State University 3rd Brian Deska University of Maryland 4th Tang Te University of Florida 5-6 Kyle Boers University of Wisconsin Whitewater Chris Fangre California State University Fullerton 7-8 Saad Alam DePaul University Chad Rhodes Florida State University 9-12 David Allen University of Maryland Dan McGuire University of Akron Mike Shrum University of Akron (More results on page 26) Matt Weber Creighton University

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Holly Sholes Wins A WBT AWBT

July 14 - 15, 2007 - Phoenix, AZ 35 Women came to Sixshooters for the AWBT’s 6th stop. This was a WPBA Qualifier for the WPBA Midwest Classic in October. The race for the Qualifier spot heated up in round 9 when Kristin Haney played Marissa Hallett. These were the last two women still in the tourney who paid to play for the Qualifier spot so the match was extremely tense. Kristin came out victorious with a 7-2 win! Marissa then went on to finish in 4th place, knocked out by Kristie Ortega. That meant that from that point on, Kristin was guaranteed the Qualifier spot! Any wins from that Top 8 from Main Event: (back l to r) Marissa Hallett, Liz Bernreuter, Susan Mello, Holly Sholes (front l to r) Kathy Kelley, Kristin Haney, Melinda Huang, Kristie Ortega

next 3 games which made the score 5 to 4 all of a sudden! Kristin then scratched on the 9-ball, which gave Kristie an easy game to put her on the hill. Kristin won the next game, but then the scratch bug bit again after pocketing the 4 ball, which brought Kristie up to the table with a 4 ball out. Kristie made the 4 balls and won the match 7 to 5! So it was down to the last two women standing - Kristie Ortega vs. Holly Sholes! Since this was a true double elimination format, Kristie would have to beat Holly in two sets of races to 7! Holly took off to a quick 3 to 0 lead. The match went back and forth until game 8. Kristie missed the 5 ball, which left Holly with a 4 ball out. Holly made all 4 balls with ease which won

her the game. This also made the score 6 to 2, with Holly on the hill, and Holly’s turn to break. Holly broke and snapped the 9 on the break which won her the match! In a split second, it was over! Congratulations to Kristie for 2nd place and $230 and congratulations to Holly for 1st place and $335 in prize money! Holly will also be attending the WPBA Classic event in October! She had earned a paid entry by winning one of our previous AWBT WPBA Qualifiers! Congratulations Holly! We’ll all be rooting for you and Kristin both! 13 women came back on Sunday to play in the free second chance event. Congratulations to Michelle Trevino for 1st place and $75, Terri Johnson-McCauley for 2nd place and $40 and Claudia Justus for 3rd and $20 in prize money. We also held a raffle for a beautiful burgundy J. Pechauer Custom Cue valued at $480! The winner was our very own AWBT Member, Linda Adams! Congratulations Linda! We’re really happy for you! This is such an awesome cue! You will love Top 3 Second Chance it! Thanks to everyone for buying Claudia, Michelle Trevino, Terri McCauley-Johnson tickets! We raised $315 which will go directly into the AWBT points fund! We’d like to send out a BIG HUGE thank you to JR, Bobbie, Nicole, Sara and all the other staff at Sixshooters! We LOVE you guys! The food is fabulous and the atmosphere is awesome! We look forward to seeing you all next month in Tucson at Pockets on August 18th and 19th! This tourney will be the AWBT’s 7th stop and will be a WPBA Qualifier for a WPBA Classic event yet to be determined! Hope to see you there! The AWBT was featured on on the 719-07 webcast log on and click on the archives to view it. is the premiere webcast for up to date Billiard News and Tournament Reports. Qualifier Winner Kristin Haney

point on were for bonus money! Congratulations Kristin! We’ll all be rooting for you in October! Kristin then went on to play Holly Sholes for the hot seat. Holly dominated the match and won 7 to 2, which earned her the hot seat. The next match on the one-loss side pitted Kristin against Kristie Ortega to see who would get to challenge Holly in the finals and who would be sent home in 3rd place. It looked like it Cue Winner LInda Adams would be a fast match as Kristie quickly jumped off to a 5 to 1 lead. But then Kristin came back and won the

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League Players of the Month

Jeff Coates Wins

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Cadillac Island Article by Mike Jensen

Jeff Coates wins Cadillac Island Casino’s 9-Ball June, 30th and July, 1st Fifty Five nine ball players came to Longview, WA

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for the B and below guaranteed $1000. Add monthly tournament. Jeff Coates from Longview smooth stroked his way through the winner’s side for 1st place. Jeff has been playing competitive pool for only a few years, but seems to be a natural with his smooth south paw delivery. Jeff had wins over Keith Johnson, Ed Hobbs, Terry Erdman, Vincent Mellott, Jim Davenport, Miguel Morfine, and a hill, hill thriller over Robert Campbell for the title. Robert Campbell finished second with wins over Molly Oliver, Tim Haines, a loss to Ben Hassler sent him to the b- side to defeat Tommy Sliva, L.T., Vincent Mellott, Robert Sewell, Scott Chandler, a revenge win over Ben Hassler and a win against Miguel Morfine to play Jeff for first place. The Cadillac Island had a free drawing for a Joe Porper, three by six pool case and two free dinners for anyone at the tournament. Micah Bell was the lucky winner of the pool case. Thanks to everyone for their good sportsmanship and attending our tournaments. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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Tucson Arizona’s Main Street Billiards Ms Q’s captured top honors in the Women’s Open 8-Ball Team Division at The American Cuesports Alliance (ACS) Nationals, June 7-16 in Las Vegas. The Ms Q’s, captained by Tracey Elliott, included Olivia Jackson, Michelle Trevino, Mary Moench and Lois Schmitt. These ladies have also won three consecutive ACS State Championships, are members of the ACS Sanctioned Old Pueblo Cuesports League,hosted by Main Street Billiards. All of Arizona, particularly the southern part, are so very proud of the Ms Q’s. Their hard work, dedication and team effort obviously resulted in quite a bit of well deserved success.


August 2007

Paradise Valley Pool League July 25th 2007 Glendale, AZ Northern Lounge

Over $23,000 paid out this season!

The Paradise Valley Pool League just wrapped up another successful season by rewarding players with some healthy payouts. With two divisions and 27 teams the level of play was spectacular. Kitty’s Lounge was the hotspot this year with teams taking the top spot in both division A and division B. Metro Sports Bar and the Northern Lounge have been frequent title holders in the ‘A’ division but could not out shoot the Cool Cat’s of Kitty’s (65th Place finish at the BCA Nationals). The next PVPL season will start play on Wednesday August 8th. The league continues to grow and we expect to have 3 divisions this season. Make sure to reserve your spot soon as the league is almost full. Division A - The top division in the PVPL is chalked full of great 8ball players that had the stats to prove it. There were 403 table runs, 61 8-ball breaks & 89 5 & 0 nights Individuals Stats Top Shooter Category 1st John Romo (The Deli) - 92 Wins 2nd Brian Shepard (Kitty’s) - 89 Wins 3rd Jerry Stuckart (Metro Sports) - 85 Wins 3rd Kevin KcCarty (Northern Lounge) - 85 Wins 8-Ball Breaks Kevin McCarty (Northern Lounge) / Bob Danser (Pappy’s) 5 Each 5 & 0 Nights Colin Walker (Northern Lounge) - 6 Table Runs Brian Shepard (Kitty’s) - 18 Team Ranking (13 Teams) 1st Kitty’s Cool Cats $2000 2nd Northern Lounge Bulldogs $1650 3rd Metro Sports Al $1350 Division B - This division was as competitive as ever with a few teams being moved up to ‘A’ this next session. There were 156 table runs, 48 8ball breaks & 129 5 & 0 nights. Individual Stats Top Shooter Gallery 1st Chris Reddin (Metro Sports Trouble) - 104 Wins 2nd John Neal (Kitty’s) - 102 3rd Chip Albery (Kitty’s) - 101 3rd Darrell Davis (Boomerang)- 101 8-Ball Breaks Jack Helmkay (Boomerang) / Eddie Koonce (Metro Sports) 4 Each 5 & 0 Nights Bruce Hirose (Knobby’s Lounge) 7 Table Runs Chip Albery (Kitty’s) 11 Team Rankings (14 teams) 1st Kitty’s Mike $2250 2nd Metro Steelers $2000 3rd Metro Trouble $1700


August 2007

Ox Sports Bar The Ox Sports Bar 3209 E. Pinchot Phoenix, Arizona. The home of four 25 cent Valley Bar Tables. On July 21, 2007 28 players signed up for the Scotch Doubles 9 Ball Tournament. This tournament was a 16 & under Arizona rated tournament. Race to total team handicap minus 7 with a minimum race to 5. The Team entry was $20.00 & there were $5, $10 & $20 side pots available. Sign up was at noon and the tournament started at 1 pm sharp and finished just before closing time. The teams that were in the money were as follows: 1st Bill Hicks and Duncan Barnhill $450.00 2nd John Casey and James Parker $195.00 3rd Jack Bristow and Charlie Taylor $60.00 4th Ebony Kelly and Charles Peten $20.00 Pay outs included side pots and $200.00 added by Rick and Julie. As usual Rick & Julie - owners of the Ox provided a free lunch for the players. This month the lunch was hot dogs & chips with all of the condiments.


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8, Melissa Herndon defeated Helena Thornfeldt 9-7, Xioating Pan defeated Monica Webb 9-7, and Ga-Young Kim defeated Kelly Fisher 9-7. Fisher would play Hendon and Pan would play Kim in the televised semi-finals. As Sunday matches began the large Hard Rock crowd, saw Ms. Fisher and Ms. Herndon fight to a 4-4 score at mid-match. From that point forward Fisher took charge and closed with a 7-4 win. The match was highlighted by only one missed ball between the two players, with safety play determining the final score. Match two featured a repeat of the final in the season opening North Carolina Classic in February. Again the match opened with great play and a 3-3 score. At that point Ms. Kim held her break and won game eight on Ms. Pan s break to take a 5-3 lead. When Kim was able to win game nine on her break to post the 6-3 lead, the outcome seems to be determined. Ms. Pan fought back as expected to 6-5 but fell short leaving Kim with a 7-5 win. The final was again a WPBA Classic final. A determined Allison Fisher began strong and raced to a 4-0 lead. Ga-Young fought back with great offense and closed to 4-3, but world's #1 displayed the form that earned her 10 player of the year selections and over 60 pro 9-ball titles. Fisher won the last three games to claim the title and send the race for player of the year into a three event contest over the last three tournaments of the year. As the event ended a great success, it should be mentioned that it began on Wednesday evening with a super success as well. A pro-celebrity event was staged following a lavish reception for the players and guests with the purpose to raise monies for Vivian's Kidz, a charitable foundation formed to benefit children. Several sports and media personalities participated in this fun night and silent auction of sports collectables. Congratulations to the Hard Rock and the Seminole tribe on staging a winning weekend. The sponsors of this highly successful event were The American Poolplayers Assn. as Presenting Sponsor, Brunswick Billiards as Table, Iwan Simonis as Cloth sponsor and Aramith for balls. Ozone Billiard provided sponsorship for closed captioning on the television broadcasts. 1st Allison Fisher 2nd Ga Young Kim 3rd-4th Xiaoting Pan, Melissa Herndon 5th-8th Gerda Hoffstatter, Helena Thornfeldt, Monica Webb, Kelly Fisher


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Congratulations to the following contestants: 19 & Under Boys’ Division: 1st Alex Larson-Walker Chicago, IL 2nd Vince Villarreal Sachse, TX

14 & Under Boys’ Division: 1st Mark Tafoya (Albuquerque, NM) 2nd Logan Ross (Jerseyville, IL)

19 & Under Girls’ Division: 1st Taylor Satterwhite (Houston, TX) 2nd Mary Rakin (Daly City, CA)

14 & Under Girls’ Division: 1st Nicole Jaynes (Albuquerque, NM) 2nd Amanda Rekdal (MendotaHeights,MN)

15th Annual BEF Junior National "Artistic Pool" Championships ( L-R) : Tom "Dr Cue" Rossman, Alex Larson-Walker, Vince Villarreal, Mark Tafoya, Taylor Satterwhite, Amanda Rekdal, Logan Ross, Nicole Jaynes, Laura Smith, Mary Rakin

The 15th Annual Junior National Artistic Pool competition took place July 12-13 concurrently with the BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships, held at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Once again, Tom “Dr. Cue” and Marty “Ms. Cue” Rossman provided the

direction for participants to demonstrate their special cue sport skills. This special addition to the main event gave players of all four divisions an opportunity to take the artistic challenge. As always, it was an exciting and a highly anticipated event by young billiard enthusiasts.

Thank you Tom and Marty Rossman for your dedication and continued involvement with the junior artistic program.

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15th 16th 17th 18th TOTAL

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Top Five Male Shooters 1st $100 Jason 2nd $80 Gary 3rd $60 George 4th $40 Ronald 5th $20 Ed Top Female Shooter 1st $50 Shawn


August 2007

Great Food Pool Darts Games Pull Tabs Cocktails

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

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WWR 2007

Western Women’s Regional

Tour Schedule August 25 - 26 California Billiard Club Mountain View, CA 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, 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


August 2007

Farmhouse 3612 SE 82nd Ave Portland, OR


Daily Spec Speciials Homemade Soup Pool Players Spec Speciial NY Steak DDinner inner $9.75 Jake’s Old Inn 502 3rd St Snohomish, WA


Monday Pool Shoot 7:30PM $5 entry - 9-Ball B & Below

50% ADDED DARTS - ONLINE GOLF 5429 100th St SW (corner of 100th & Bridgeport)

Lakewood, WA

253-584-1919 3 Pool Tables Pool Leagues Saturday Night 8-Ball $5 entry - BCA Rules Double Elimination - Starts 7PM House matches the pot

Oasis Bar 304 N Main

Pocatello, ID


Sunday 8 or 9-Ball - 8PM (alternating)

$5 entry - House Matches the Pot


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League Operators California Bakersfield: Show Me the Money Dave Nunley 661-863-0193 North Hollywood: Two of a Kind Gibbi Tkatch 818.509.1839 Palmdale: High Desert Classic Travel 8 Joe Moore 661-264-3779 Concord: Diablo Valley Pool Tina Mendoza 510.861.0812 Idaho Inland NW ACS - Jackie Clark Nevada The Money League Dan Gai 702-838-4215 Oregon Central Oregon ACS: Kelly Reynolds (Bend) 541.420.4511 Lane County: Georgia Cassle Medford/Grants Pass: Dan Burdick Midnite Phoenix: Portland Jean Bartholomew Judy Griffith 360.892.7454 Becky Mowdy (contact Judy Griffith) Niki Phillipi Roseburg ACS: Dave Gerkin 541.673.1304 Willamette Valley ACS: Annie Gay Washington Midnite Phoenix Olympia & Tacoma: Craig Arnold 360.704.9448 Midnite Phoenix Vancouver: Judy Griffith 360.892.7454 Puyallup: Western Washington ACS Doug Schulze 253.848.0277 California Orange County: Vicki & Carol Wade 714.674.7665 San Gabriel Valley: Marc Ong 626.285.2455 Idaho Boise: Ada, Canyon & Gem Counties Glenda “Poppy” Rae 208.887.9168 Montana Great Falls: John Amelsberg 406.899.7665 Oregon Salem: Randi Lee 503.362.0133 Southwest Oregon: R J & Wild Bill 541.582.0821 Oregon, Washington Portland, Vancouver: Merle & Boomer Humphries 503.243.6725 Washington Seattle: King County Gene Birkeland 425.644.9331 Snohomish: Sno-Co APA Jeff Lilleberg 206.276.2427 Lisa Lilleberg 206.818.8835 Spokane: John Wenglewski 509.327.2591 Tacoma: Pierce County Michelle Barkdoll 253.219.2130 Arizona Glendale: Paradise Valley Pool League 602-667-4220 California Bakersfield BCA: Randolph Winkle 661.332.7827 North Hollywood: Two of a Kind Gibbi Tkatch 818.509.1839 Concord: Diablo Valley Pool Tina Mendoza 510.861.0812 Idaho Pocatello: Gate City BCA Pool League Steve Gertonson Twin Falls: Magic Valley 8-ball Carl Wormsbaker 208.734.2560 Montana Billings: Doug Asleson Bozeman: Aimee Neel 406.388.0448 Hamilton: Bitterroot 8-Ballers Mark Strandberg 406.821.3355 Helena: Big Sky Billiards Chuck Hoagland 406.431.8105

Oregon Albany: Mid-Valley BCA Bob Cook 541.760.8242 Astoria: Lower Columbia BCA Nancy Nelson 503.325.2931 Bend: Central Oregon BCA Kelly Reynolds 541.420.4511 Eugene: Emerald Valley BCA Darcy Williams-Moss 541.517.9816 Grants Pass: Players Club Danny Burdick 541.659.0467 Lincoln City: Lincoln City BCA Roger Jones 541.994.9305 Portland: Cascade Pool League Andrew Monstis / Sassy Campbell 503.252.4215 Roseburg: Roseburg BCA League Bruce Deal 541.285.8542 Salem: Cherry City BCA Shawn/Tracii Self 503.851.0365 Toledo: South Lincoln County Melvin White 541.336.9563 Oregon, Washington Northwest Players League League Op: Cindy Doty 360.577.0098 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 Ocean Park: Lower Columbia Peninsula Division Don/Jenny Sheldon 360.665.4105 Olympia: Thurston County BCA Terry Ludwig 360.790.7139 Port Angeles: Juan de Fuca League Bill Henderson 360.452.3923 Puyallup: Western Washington BCA Pool League Doug Schulze 253.848.0277 Spokane: Inland BCA League Johnnie Landis 509.220.4255 Arizona Tucson: Eagle Vending - Eric Allen 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


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


August 2007 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



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

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

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

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


ADDED Matching


San Francisco


San Jose San Ramon Victorville Emeryville Gilroy


Mountain View

Riverside Sacramento San Diego San Jose Wednesdays


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


Sunnyvale Bellflower Mountain View Rancho Cordova


DA Y DAY Mondays Tuesdays Thursdays Saturdays Sundays


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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


$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

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

4th Weekend of Every Month


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

August 2007

31 New Pool Videos

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


DA Y DAY Mondays







CITY Beaverton Boring Medford Portland Salem Tigard Troutdale Beaverton Boring Medford Oregon City Portland Salem Tigard Boring Milwaukee Portland Portland Tigard Troutdale 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 Portland Salem

New Pool Videos

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 Cues Billiards Break Time Billiards Skyland 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 Classic Billiards NiteHawk Sam’s Billiards Sharkey’s Pool & Brew

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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 8-Ball Golf Snooker 8-Ball B & Below 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 9-Ball Race to 4/3 8 Ball Straight Pool (1st Sun.) 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 $6 incl. g.f. $6 incl. g.f. $10 $3 $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 $5+$2 g.f. $3M/$2W $10+$2 g.f. $10


TIME 7:00PM $$$ 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM Call 7:30PM 7:00PM Matching 7:00PM 7:00PM Matching 7:30PM 7:30PM $75/1st w/16 7:00PM $25 every 8 6:30PM Matching 7:00PM Matching 7:30PM $$$ 7:30PM $$$ 9:30PM Call 7:30PM 50% 7:00PM $$$ 5:00PM $$$ 7:30PM $$$ 9:30PM $25 every 8 6:30PM 50% 7:30PM $75/1st w/16 7:30PM $$$ 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM Call $75/1st w/16 5:00PM $75/1st w/16 7:30PM 8:00PM $$$ 5:00PM $$$ 7:30PM $$$ 9:30PM $$$ 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM $75/1st w/16 6:30PM Match to $100 5:00PM $100 6:00PM 11:00AM 50% 1:00PM


August 2007 Dates, Times & Tournaments are subject to change without notice.


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 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 Full Splice Longhorn Saloon Cadillac Island Uncle Jack’s The Club City Lights Latitude 84 Halftime Spot Bar & Grill

PHONE (425) 347-6659 (253) 952-2302 (509) 460-7203 (253) 584-3278 (360) 658-7747 (253) 536-1588 (360) 855-2263 (360) 568-7835 (509) 891-8357 (253) 531-5154 (360) 694-3114 (360) 256-1110 (425) 258-9465 (253) 581-2580 (206) 365-1187 (509) 325-7751 (509) 891-8357 (253) 863-2905 (253) 238-1030 (425) 347-6659 (360) 957-0065 (360) 794-6026 (425) 255-9213 (206) 223-0300 (253) 863-0742 (253) 383-3301 (253) 531-5154 (360) 256-1110 (425) 603-9001 (425) 814-4606 (425) 774-6573 (253) 835-1468 (253) 564-9454 (253) 584-3278 (253) 531-8202 (509) 891-8357 (253) 238-1030 (360) 256-1110 (425) 258-9465 (253) 838-0086 (360) 957-0065 (509) 422-1907 (425) 255-9213 (509) 325-7751 (253) 383-3301 (253) 838-0086 (509) 460-7203 (253) 584-1919 (509) 422-1907 (425) 255-9213 (425) 255-9213 (509) 325-7751 (253) 863-2905 (360) 256-1110 (425) 347-6659 (253) 512-6898 (253) 581-2580 (360) 957-0065 (425) 640-5474 (509) 422-1907 (253) 383-3301 (253) 531-5154 (360) 694-3114 (360) 256-1110

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 8-Ball First Sunday Only 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+$3 $5 $5+$1 $5+$2 g.f. $5 $5 $5+$3 g.f. $5 $5

ADDED 150% 100% ($100 max) $200 w/20 100% 100% 50% $50 50% $50 min.

TIME 7:30PM 6:30PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 7:30PM 8:00PM $$$ 7:00PM $2/player 8:00PM 100% 7:00PM Pays 75% field 8:00PM Break Pot 7:30PM $20 5:00PM $50 min. 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM 100% w/16+ 7:00PM 150% 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM 100% 7:00PM 100% w/16 8:00PM 100% 7:30PM Matching 6:30PM 100% w/32 8:00PM 8:00PM Matching 2:00PM up to $100 7:30PM Matching 7:00PM Matching to 32 7:00PM $$$ 7:00PM Matching 7:00PM 100% 7:00PM 100% w/16+ 7:00PM $50 min. 7:30PM 100% w/16+ 7:00PM $3/player 11:00PM 100% 8:00PM 50% 8:00PM $200 7:00PM 7:00PM 100% w/16 8:00PM Matching 8:00PM 8:00PM 50% 8:00PM Matching 7:00PM 100% 7:00PM 7:00PM 100% w/16 2:00PM 100% w/16 8:00PM Matching 8:00PM Matching 2:00PM Meat 8:00PM 150% 4:30PM 100% w/15+ 1:30pm Pays 75% field 8:00PM Matching 2:00PM Matching 3:00PM 2:00PM 2:00PM 8:00PM $$$ w/16+ 7:00PM Matching 2:00PM

August 2007




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


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


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




DA Y DAY Mondays

Saturdays Sundays

CITY Alamagordo Albuquerque Albuquerque Alamagordo

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

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


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 Fridays Saturdays Sundays

CITY Glendale Tucson Glendale Tucson Tucson Tucson Glendale Glendale Glendale Tucson

LOCA TION LOCATION Northern Lounge Main Street Billiards Northern Lounge Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards Main Street Billiards Northern Lounge Northern Lounge Northern Lounge Main Street Billiards

PHONE (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464 (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464 (520) 546-3464 (623) 937-0940 (623) 937-0940 (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464

EVENT / RULES 9-Ball 8 & Under hndcp -2 8 and under minus 3 games 9-Ball 6 & Under hndcp -2 Open ABC 8 and under minus 3 games Open minus 4 games 9-Ball 9 & Under hndcp -3 WB 8-Ball Open LP/LB 9-Ball Open Ball hdcp Race to full handicap

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




Glendale, Arizona June 18: 8 & Under 9-Ball 1st Natalie Hostler $75 2nd Sylvester Gonzalez $45 3rd Jordan Turner $20 June 19: 6 & Under 9-Ball 1st Jordan Turner $100 2nd Reuban Garza $60 3rd Todd Mathis $30 4th Ray Lowe $10 June 25: 8 & Under 9-ball 1st Jerry Shearer $55 2nd Andrew Rocha $30 3rd Geoff Gray $15 June 26: 6 & Under 9-ball 1st Ray Lowe $55 2nd Bob Hayden $30 3rd Leif Johnson $15 July 2: 8 & Under 9-ball 1st Chris Carpenter $85 2nd Andrew Rocha $45 3rd Wade Rea $30 July 9: 8 & Under 9-ball 1st Jerry Shearer $80 2nd Andrew Rocha $40 3rd Dave Holland $20

Sacramento, California June 28th USPPA 1st Patrick Rhea 2nd Jesse Jimenez 3rd/4th Austin Nesbitt and D.J. July 1st 9 ball 1st $160 Robert Aldana 2nd $100 Ralph Daloin 3rd $80 Austin Murphy 4th $60 DJ July 10th Line 8 Ball 1st $80 Robert Aldana 2nd (tie) splitting $120 Larry, Mike B, Jim G, Don C. July 11th B-tournament 1st Don K 2nd Don C 3rd/4th Levi Lustado and Brian T. 5th-8th Mark Holton, KC, Cory, Jon Butler July 12 USPPA 1st Sterling MacKay 2nd Jesse Jimenez 3rd/4th Jon Butler and Don McLeod

July 15th 9 1st $180 2nd $120 3rd $80 4th $60 5th/6th $30

ball Bobby Hunter D.J. Robert Aldana James Williams Zaldi Rosaluna Ralph Daloin July 17th Line 8 Ball 1st $90 Patrick Rhea 2nd $60 Joey Gebron 3rd (tie) splitting $80, Charles B,.Levi Lustado, Jermaine Lazagga, Ken, Sterling MacKay and Brian T July 18th B-tournament 1st Tony White 2nd Patrick Rhea 3rd/4th Sterling MacKay, Jesse Jimenez July 21st 9 Ball 1st $160 Robert Aldana 2nd $100 Austin Murphy 3rd $80 Ken Parkin 4th $60 Roger Estelle 5th/6th $40 James Williams, Art Valencia 7th/8th $30 John Henderson, Joe Pally

ADDED 200% payback

Sidepot 200% payback

Sidepot Sidepot Sidepot 200% payback 200% payback 200% payback

Side pot

TIME 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 7:00PM 6:00PM 1:00PM

City Lights continued from page 9 Paul Potier vs Rafael Martinez, (1) race to 11, early on both traded racks but Martinez was just too strong easily setting the pace, controlling the race to an (11-5) victory and the 2nd stop win of Rainier 9 Ball Tour. The Rainier Tour would like to thank Clark Smith and City Lights for providing the venue. 1st Rafael Martinez $500 2nd Paul Potier $300 3rd Al Perez $200 4th Todd Marsh $150 5/6 Deo Alpajora $100 Jay Siongco $100 7/8 J.D $75 Naoki Wakimoto $75 Rainer 9th Ball Standing points 1st Rafael Martinez 800 2nd Todd Marsh 650 3rd Alan Ima 300 Raul Abenojar 300 Al Perez 300 6th Naoki Wakimoto 150 7th Jeff Jiminez 110 Arlo Walshman 110 Tentative next stop Sept 29th & 30th at the New Tacoma City Lights.

August 2007

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CITY Glendale, AZ Salem, OR Tigard, OR Lynnwood, WA Spokane, WA Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Portland, OR Glendale, AZ Tucson, AZ Salem, OR Bellevue, WA Billings, MT Glendale, AZ Tucson, AZ Tigard, OR Mtn View, CA Kirkland, WA Glendale, AZ Tucson, AZ Mountain View, CA San Francisco, CA Longview, WA San Francisco, CA Spokane, WA Riverside, CA Glendale, AZ Tigard, OR Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Lynnwood, WA Portland, OR Glendale, AZ Salem, OR Lynnwood, WA Glendale, AZ Mtn View, CA Tigard, OR Okanogan, WA Everett, WA Billings, MT Ogden, UT Ogden, UT Glendale, AZ San Francisco, CA Longview, WA Emeryville, CA San Francisco, CA Kennewick, WA Port Angeles, WA Great Falls, MT Glendale, AZ Tigard, OR Lynnwood, WA Portland, OR Sacramento, CA Sacramento, CA Butte, MT Glendale, AZ Salem, OR Port Angeles, WA Billings, MT Glendale, AZ Tigard, OR Mtn View, CA Lincoln City, OR Glendale, AZ Butte, MT San Francisco, CA San Francisco, CA Lynnwood, WA

LOCA TION LOCATION Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Jake’s (See ad p6) Break Time (See ad p25) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p8) McQ’s (See ad p28) Hard Times (See ad 5) Hard Times (See ad 5) Sam’s Billiards (See ad 12) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Main Street (See ad p15) The Cue Ball (See ad p19) NWPA (See ad p6) Kings Korner (See ad p27) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Main Street (See ad p15) Break Time (See ad p25) CA Billiard Club (See ad p9) Brickhouse Pub (See ad p24) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Main Street (See ad p15) WWR Tour (See ad p28) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Cadillac Island (See ad p34) Billiard Palacade (See ad p12) McQ’s (See ad p29) Shooters (See ad p26) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Break Time (See ad p25) Hard Times (See ad 5) Hard Times (See ad 5) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p8) Sam’s Billiards (See ad p12) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) The Cue Ball (See ad p19) NWPA (See ad p6) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) CA Billiard Club (See ad p9) Break Time (See ad p25) The Club (See ad p25) Shotze’s (See ad p22) Kings Korner (See ad p27) Ogden Eagles (See ad p25) Ogden Eagles (See ad p25) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Cadillac Island (See ad p34) WWR Tour (See ad p28) Billiard Palacade (See ad p12) Classic Island (See ad p34) New Peking (See ad p12) 8 Ball In (See ad BC) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Break Time (See ad p25) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p8) Sam’s Billiards (See ad p12) Hard Times (See ad 5) Hard Times (See ad 5) Mr Eds (See ad p7) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) The Cue Ball (See ad p19) New Peking (See ad p12) Kings Korner (See ad p27) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Break Time (See ad p25) CA Billiard Club (See ad p9) Western BCA (See ad p23) Northern Lounge (See ad p11) Mr Eds (See ad p7) Family Billiards (See ad p30) Billiard Palacade (See ad p12) Uncle Jack’s (See ad p8)

PHONE (623) 937-0940 (503) 999-3301 (503) 443-6166 (425) 640-5474 (509) 891-8357 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (503) 282-8266 (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464 (503) 362-9740 (206) 920-1936 (406) 256-8946 (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464 (503) 443-6166 (650) 965-3100 (253) 852-0965 (623) 937-0940 (520) 546-3464 (415) 931-1115 (360) 957-0065 (415) 585-6800 (509) 891-8357 (951) 736-7340 (623) 937-0940 (503) 443-6166 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (425) 640-5474 (503) 282-8266 (623) 937-0940 (503) 362-9740 (206) 920-1936 (623) 937-0940 (650) 965-3100 (503) 443-6166 (509) 422-1907 (425) 220-9051 (406) 256-8946 (801) 547-1622 (801) 547-1622 (623) 937-0940 (415) 931-1115 (360) 957-0065 (415) 585-6800 (360) 957-4173 (360) 477-1867 (406) 761-9169 (623) 937-0940 (503) 443-6166 (425) 640-5474 (503) 282-8266 (916) 332-8793 (916) 332-8793 (406) 782-3700 (623) 937-0940 (503) 362-9740 (360) 477-1867 (406) 256-8946 (623) 937-0940 (503) 443-6166 (650) 965-3100 League Operator (623) 937-0940 (406) 782-3700 (415) 931-1115 (415) 585-6800 (425) 640-5474

EVENT / RULES 16 & Under Scotch 9-Ball 8-Ball Open Women’s One Pocket 9-Ball (big table) 9-Ball Class ‘C’ One Pocket 9-Ball Straight Pool 18 & Under Scotch 9-Ball 8-Ball Bar Box 9-Ball So. Willamette Valley players 9-Ball at The Parlor 8-Ball Blind Draw Doubles 9-Ball 8 & Under 9-Ball Super Scotch Doubles Straight Pool 9-Ball USPPA 8-Ball Mixed Scotch Dbls 9-Ball Open-Ball Hdcp System 6th Annual Senior State Champ 9-Ball - California Billiard Club One Pocket/9-Ball 9-Ball B & below - Limit 64 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball Spokane Open 9-Ball Open Memorial 16 & Under Scotch 9-Ball One Pocket One Pocket 9-Ball 9-Ball (big table) Straight Pool 18 & Under Scotch 9-Ball 9-Ball So. Willamette Valley players 9-Ball at Uncle Jack’s 9-Ball 8 & Under 9-Ball USPPA Straight Pool 9-Ball Open 8-Ball WA State Bar Table 8-Ball Blind Draw Doubles 9-Ball Open & Sc Dbls 8-Ball Mens & Womens 8 & Under Invitational One Pocket/9-Ball 9-Ball Pechauer Tour Stop 9-Ball at Broken Rack 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball B & Below IRONMAN 9-Ball & 8-Ball 8-Ball Wild West Shootout 16 & Under Scotch 9-Ball One Pocket 9-Ball (big table) Straight Pool One Pocket 9-Ball Corey Reopelle Memorial 18 & Under Scotch 9-Ball 9-Ball So. Willamette Valley players Juan de Fuca Mx Sch Dbls 8-Ball Blind Draw Doubles 9-Ball 8 & Under Straight Pool 9-Ball USPPA 9-BAll Regional 9-Ball Open-Ball Hdcp System Halloween Tournament One Pocket/9-Ball 8-Ball Handicapped 9-Ball 3-Person Team

ENTR Y ENTRY $30/team $20 $20 $20+$5 g.f. $25+$5 g.f. $20 $25 $12 $30/team Call $10 Call $5 $15 $20/team $20 $30/$20 buy back $35+$10 g.f. $15 Call $30 $25 each $40+$10 g.f. $20 $50+$10 g.f. $75 $30/team $20 $20 $25 $20+$5 g.f. $12 $30/team $10 Call $15 $30/$20 buy back $20 $40 $55+$5 g.f. $5 $50 $100M/$50W Call $25 each Call $30 $20 $30+$10 g.f. $90+$10 g.f. $25 M & W $30/team $20 $20+$5 g.f. $12 $20 $25 Call $30/team $10 $75+$5 g.f. $5 $15 $20 $30/$20 buy back Varies $15 Call $25 each $20 $100+$25 g.f.

ADDED $$$ $250 w/32 $50 every 8 $250 w/32 $2100 payout

$10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$$$ 150% payback $200 $500 Matching $$$ $500 $50 every 8 $800 $1,000 w/32 $$$ $1,000 $300 ea w/32 $1,000 $200 $7000 payout $5,000 Guar. $$$ $50 every 8

$10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$250 w/32

$$$ $200 $500 $$$ $800 $50 every 8 $500 w/32 $1,125 w/54 Matching $2,500 1st Men $500 $300 ea w/32 $1,000 $200 $1.000 $1,000

w/full field

M-$5,000 W-$1500

$$$ $50 every 8 $250 w/32

$10 per 30 max. $10 per 50 max.

$$$ $200 $1,100 w/full field Matching $$$ $50 every 8 $800 $$$ $$$ $300 ea w/32 $200 $1,000 Guar.

TIME 1:00PM 9:00AM Noon 10:00AM 10:00AM Noon Noon 11:00AM 1:00PM Call 10:00AM Call Call 1:00PM 1:00PM Noon 1:00PM 10:00AM 1:00PM Call 1:00PM 1:00PM Noon Call 10:00AM 1:00PM 1:00PM Noon Noon Noon 10:00AM 11:00AM 1:00PM 10:00AM Call 1:00PM 1:00PM Noon Call 10:00AM Call 7:00PM 10:00AM Call 1:00PM 10:00AM 1:00PM Call 7:00PM Call 7:00PM 1:00PM Noon 10:00AM 11:00AM Noon Noon Call 1:00PM 10:00AM Call Call 1:00PM Noon 1:00PM Varies 1:00PM Call 1:00PM Call Call

August 2007


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