Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour, $1,500/$500 Added, Feb. 24 & 25, East Ridge Billiards, Rochester NY
Mike Zuglan
Feb. 19, 2018
Everyone,
 
Congratulations to our stop # 8, "Northeast 9-Ball Open XXX" champion Jeremy Sossei ($1,100), second chance winner Jared Zimmerman ($300) & $1,200 Joss Cue raffle winner Ryan Smith
 
The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour will be at East Ridge Billiards in Rochester NY, on Sat & Sun Feb. 24 & 25 for stop # 9 of our 2017/2018 season. The event will be $1,500/$500 added and as always is open to all players. Our generous host at East Ridge is Chris Braiman who deserves our thanks for bringing the tour back to Western NY. FYI, East Ridge is the former home room of some of the best to ever play the game. Irving Crane, Larry Hubbart & Mike Sigel to name a few! East Ridge has recently completed renovations of a brand new bar and kitchen with fantastic food to meet all of our needs. The room now includes 8 of the Diamond pro tables used at one of our recent Turning Stone events, 2 Gold Crowns, 10 Diamond 7 footers, 9 Valley 7 footers and there will be an additional 10 Gold Crowns in an upcoming room expansion! For more info, check them out on Facebook and join their group for updates. So why not come on down and check us out and you might even win a $1,200 custom, engraved Joss Cue in our raffle. Anyone can participate and you do not have to be present to win. You can view this beautiful cue here: 
https://josscues.com/cues/custom/joss-custom-26/ 
 
For you bar box amateurs, there will be an in house B-level and below event held concurrently with our event on Saturday at 2 pm with a $30 entry fee. Please contact the room directly for more info. 585-270-8215
 
There is a reasonably priced Motel 8 about 10 minutes away for those in need of accommodations. 2450 Empire Blvd, Webster NY 14580, 585-347-5983. No special rate has been negotiated but it is reasonable.
 
This event at East Ridge 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 second chance event on Sunday ($20 entry fee) only for those non pro level players eliminated from the main event on Saturday. 
 
  For those of you coming to play, please arrive on Saturday February 24, BEFORE 11:30 AM, and in proper dress please. Jeans and sneakers are permitted in our billiard parlor events only. But please, NO T-shirts, tanks, shorts or sweats. Complete tour info can be found on our site    www.joss9balltour.com
 
Schedule Update: Please be advised that stop # 12 at King Smiley on March 17 & 18 has been cancelled due to the pending sale of the property. Please spread the word to avoid any confusion.
 
Our $25,000 Added Turning Stone Classic XXX 9-Ball Open, Season Finale, will be held on August 23 - August 26, 2018. I began taking entries just last month and it is already close to 1/3 full. To enter you must contact me at 518-356-7163 or see me at any of our events Before the event is full at 128. I strongly urge everyone to act now if you are at all serious about playing in this great event!! 
 
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!! 
 
Thanks and I hope to see you all at East Ridge.
 
 
The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour Is Proudly Sponsored By;
 
Turning Stone Resort Casino - http://www.turningstone.com 
Simonis Cloth - http://www.simoniscloth.com
Poolonthenet.com - http://www.poolonthenet.com
AzBilliards.com - http://www.azbilliards.com
Billiards Press - http://www.billiardspress.com                 
World Class Cue Care - http://www.jnj-industries.com