Stop # 7 of my Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour’s 25th season will be at the beautiful Snookers Sports Billiards Bar & Grill in Providence RI on November 20 & 21, for the very prestigious, $4,500/$500 Added, 33rd Ocean State 9-Ball Championship. This will once again be the first of three events this season at Snookers and our most generous hosts Regina & Steve Goulding deserve a multitude of thanks for all they do for pool in the Northeast! In case you didn’t already know, Snookers was TWICE voted “The Best Billiard Parlor In The USA”. Snookers also is one of the best restaurants in the Providence area, always with an air of fun in the atmosphere. These people really know their business! There will be a free live stream at www.snookersri.com As always, for the Ocean State 9-Ball Championships, beautiful trophies will be awarded to the top 2 finishers and the winner’s name will be placed on a banner and hung forever at Snookers. Whether you come to play, or just watch, you will have the opportunity to win a gorgeous, custom, engraved, Joss Cue valued at $1,900, by participating in the Snookers cue raffle. Anyone can participate and you Do Not have to be present to win! The drawing will be just prior to the final match on Sunday. So come on down and play and win, watch some great pool action for free, have some great food and drink, and take a chance at winning a $1,900 Joss Cue. A great time will be had by all!! This event will be $4,500 Added to the main event with an entry fee of $125 (plus any applicable tour fees) for All players. There will also be a $500 second chance event ($20 entry fee) on Sunday for those non pro level players eliminated from the main event on Saturday. Please remember that our main event format is races to 9 on the winners side and races to 7 on the one loss side.
If you are coming to play, please arrive on Saturday Nov. 20, BEFORE 11:00 AM, and in proper dress please. Yes, jeans and sneakers are permitted in our billiard parlor events. But please, NO T-SHIRTS, NO TANKS, NO SHORTS OR SWEATS. Complete tour info including our schedule, results, current point standings and other pertinent tour info can be found on our site www.joss9balltour.com
If you are in need of a motel there are 2 hotels offering deals for this event. The Providence Marriott Downtown (just accross the street) is offering a discounted rate of $119/night. Players can book their room through this link: https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1634829077646&key=GRP
WoodSpring Suites is also offering a discount, 10% off their lowest rate. To take advantage of this offer, players must call the hotel (401-519-9691) and speak to someone at the front desk.
Our next event after Snookers will be our $25,000 Added Turning Stone Classic XXXIV 9-Ball Open on January 6-9, 2022 which is full at 128 paid players. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please contact me at 518-356-7163. This promises to be yet another great event with some of the games best players competing for the title. Spectator admission is always free at Turning Stone which is arguably one of the best arenas in the world for an event such as ours. Don’t miss it! FYI, the tentative date for our next Turning Stone event is September 1-4, 2022. I will let you all know when it is official but will not take any entries until the January 2022 event and not before.
Please remember to spread the word to frequent your local billiard parlors and utilize the world class products of our most generous sponsors. They are the backbone of our sport and deserve our support now more than ever!!
See you all at Snookers,
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