14.Straight Pool at Diamond Billiards – Midlothian, VA.
Our Pool Tournament has grown in leaps and bounds (previously Maryland Straight Pool) and this year marks our 10th annual tournament. This year’s dates are Sep 12-14, Diamond Billiards, Midlothian, VA and we have changed the name as above to allow for continued growth and expansion, and we hope to perpetuate interest and support for the great and historic game of Straight Pool.
Friday night 6 PM players meeting and opening rounds. 1-2. Sat. Round Robin continues, Rounds
3-6. Top 40 (3 from each flight) advance to Sunday single elimination. Entry fee is only $300 and we are paying 24 spots (of 40). All 24 who advance to Sunday cash in . . . min. payout Sunday is $300. Fri-Sat., is 40 player round robin, 8 flights of 5; everyone plays 4 matches to 100 pts. The top 3 in each flight cash and advance to Sunday single elimination.
$100. High Run for Fri-Sat.
$100. High Run for Sunday.
$100. For #1 Seed going into Sunday single elimination.
$100. High Run for best run among those 16 players who do not advance to Sunday.
$250. Blind draw entry fee refund among those 16 players who do not advance to Sunday.
$ 5,000. Winner
$ 3,500. 2nd place
$ 2,000. 3-4th place
$ 1,200. 5-8th place
$ 600. 9-16th place
$ 300. 17-24th place
Entry fee $300. Total purse $ 25,000. There are numerous nice hotels-motels very close to Diamond, apprx. $100 per night. La Quinta www.lq.com (804) 794-4999 is where most of us are staying; our website is www.americanstraightpool.com
Peter Burrows, Chmn., American 14.1 Straight Pool Championship