Dates Announced for 2017 Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball "The Swanee"
CSI Press Release
Dec. 10, 2016
Dec. 10, 2016
The 21st Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball will once again be held at On Cue Billiards in La Mesa, Calif. on the weekend of Feb. 18-19, 2017.
Jay Swanson was a well-respected player in Southern California. He was giant of a man, known for his quiet demeanor and silky, smooth stroke. Swanson passed away in June 1996 and just a few months later in September, the first Jay Swanson Memorial was held.
This year marks the 21st year of the “Swanee.” Last year the event was moved back to the San Diego area where it originated and it was a huge success. The “Swanee” is and was always meant to be a social pool event to celebrate the life of Jay Swanson.
The Swanee has become one of the most popular tournaments on the West Coast, filling fields of up to 192 players. This year the field is limited to 128 players, so don’t delay, enter now at www.playcsipool.com/2017-swanee. The entry fee is only $80 and the total prize fund will be $10,000 with a full field.
The tournament will be a race to 8/7, double elimination, alternating breaks and rack your own. It will be played on 9-foot tables using the Magic Ball Racks.
For more information, visit www.playcsipool.com/2017-swanee.
CSI is the parent company of the BCA Pool League and the USA Pool League. CSI also produces independent events such as the US Bar Table Championships, US Open 10-Ball Championship, US Open 8-Ball Championship and much more. For more information, visit www.playcsipool.com or call 702-719-POOL.