US Open 10-Ball Full, Seeded Players Announced
Press Release
Jul. 13, 2017
The field is full and entries are now closed for the US Open 10-Ball Championships, which begin Monday, July 17 at Griff’s in Las Vegas. 
 
The top 16 players, who are rated by FargoRate, will be seeded in the 64-player bracket as follows:
Shane Van Boening, South Dakota         821
Dennis Orcollo, Philippines                     814
Alex Pagulayan, Canada                          802
Lee Vann Corteza, Philippines                799
Justin Bergman, Illinios                          798
Francisco Bustamante, Philippines         797
Vilmos Foldes, Hungary                          790
Ralf Souquet, Germany                          790
Mika Immonen, Finland                         789
Warren Kiamco, Philippines                   786
Karl Boyes, Great Britain                        786
Alex Kazakis, Greece                               785
Thorsten Hohmann, Germany                783
Rodney Morris, California                      783
Mario He, Austria                                   781
Skyler Woodward, Kentucky                   781                         
 
The 2017 US Open 10-Ball Championship will be played July 17-19 at Griff’s, the beautiful new pool room opened by Mark Griffin last October, at 3650 South Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas. It will be followed by the US Open 8-Ball Championships July 29-31.
 
The tournaments are played with Cyclop balls on 9-foot Diamond tables covered with Simonis Cloth. The US Open 10-Ball format is race to 9, double elimination and the US Open 8-Ball format is race to 8, double elimination. The finals of the US Open 10-Ball will be a single race to 11 and the finals of the US Open 8-Ball will be a single race to 10.
 
The 2017 US Open 10-Ball & 8-Ball Championships are being held in conjunction with the 41th BCAPL National Championships, July 19-29 at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The event will feature more than 5,000 amateur players representing 47 states, nine Canadian provinces and 11 countries, competing in approximately 40 divisions, on nearly 300 Diamond pool tables. The annual tournament will also include about 50 exhibitors.
 
The sponsors for the US Open 10-Ball and 8-Ball Championships are Predator, Omega Billiards, Cyclop, Kamui, the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino and Simonis. General admission is $10 per person per day, and spectators receive $10 in coupons good for food, drinks or table time at Griff’s. The entire event will be streamed live. For live-streaming information, visit www.playcsipool.com/ppv.
 
For more information, contact Mary Coffman, CSI Marketing Manager, at 702-719-7665 (office); 509-308-9814 (cell); or by email at mary@playcsipool.com.