Players & Fans,
Congratulations to our previous winners: Stop # 7, Kevin Guimond, ($1,000) at Raxx Pool Room in W. Hempstead NY & our Turning Stone Classic XXIII 9-Ball Open Champion, Jayson Shaw ($8,000) & Raul Alvarez ($500) Second Chance Winner
Stop # 8 of my Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour will take place February 7 & 8 at the very popular Sharp Shooters Billiards & Sports Pub in Amsterdam NY. Sharp Shooters owner Tim Berlin also owns Trick Shot Billiards & Sports Pub in Clifton Park NY where we will once again have a tour stop just 2 weeks later. Sharp Shooters is the home of some of the Diamond Pro tables that were used at one of our Turning Stone Classic events just a few years ago. Sharp Shooters includes a brand new full bar, a complete pub food menu, darts, arcade games and nightly entertainment. There is something for everyone of all ages, every day of the week at Sharp Shooters. More information can be found at their site www.sharpshootersbilliards.com or call them at 518-627-4634. Also, as is done at all of our Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour events, there will be a raffle for a Custom, Engraved, Joss Cue valued at $1,500. Anyone can participate in the cue raffle and you Do Not have to be present to win! The drawing for this gorgeous cue will take place immediately prior to the final match on Sunday Feb 9. So come to Sharp Shooters to play, or just watch a great tournament & take a shot at winning a $1,000+ Joss cue in their raffle! This gorgeous cue can be viewed here: http://www.josscues.com/html/cues/cus-04.html
If you will be in need motel accommodations, the newly renovated America’s Best Value Inn (518-843-5760) is within walking diatance. Make sure to mention Sharp Shooters Billiards & Sports Pub to get the discount rate. For other nearby motels please contact Sharp Shooters at 518-627-4634.
This event at Sharp Shooters Billiards & Sports Pub will consist of a $1500 added Saturday and Sunday Main Event (entry Fee $120 for pro level or $70 for non pro level) and a $500 added consolation event on Sunday ($20 Entry Fee) for those non pro players eliminated from the main event on Saturday.
For those of you coming to play, please arrive on Saturday Feb 7th Before Noon, and in proper dress please. Yes, jeans and sneakers are permitted in our billiard parlor events. But please, no T-shirts, tanks, shorts or sweats. Complete tour info can be found on our site www.joss9balltour.com
Our season finale, the $25,000 Added Turning Stone Classic XXIV 9-Ball Open is scheduled for August 20-23, 2015. I am currently accepting entries and strongly suggest that you pay your entry early to avoid being shut out. Entry fee for this prestigious event is only $150 for Current tour members and only $200 for all others. As you can see, membership has it’s privileges! If you would like to enter, please contact me at 518-356-7163 or see me at any of our Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour regular season events before it is full!!
I can’t stress enough how important it is for all of you to please frequent your local billiard parlors and utilize the services of our most generous sponsors who are the backbone of our sport. These are the ones who keep our sport alive. So get out and play!
The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour is Proudly sponsored by;
Joss Cues – http://www.josscues.com
Turning Stone Casino – http://www.turning-stone.com
Simonis Cloth – http://www.simoniscloth.com
Pool on the Net – http://www.poolonthenet.com
AzBilliards.com – http://www.azbilliards.com
Aramith – http://www.aramith.com
OB Cues – http://www.obcues.com
The Billiard Press – http://www.billiardspress.com
Heidrich Custom Cues – http://heidrichcues.com
World Class Cue Care – http://www.jnj-industries.com
Players & Fans,