Joss NE 9-Ball Tour Season 22 Kicks Off With Maine Event XII
Mike Zuglan
Sep. 12, 2018
Congratulations to our Turning Stone Classic XXX 9-Ball Open Champion, Shane Van Boening ($8,000), & our second chance winner Brent Boemmels ($500). Also, to both of our $1,200 custom, engraved Joss Cue raffle winners, Jean Therrialut & Marcus Noe as well as our autographed Aramith Pro Cup cue ball used in the final match winner John Ross.
 
The Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour will kick off it's 22nd continuous regular season events on September 22 & 23 with "The Main Event XII" at TJ's Classic Billiards in beautiful Waterville Maine. TJ's owners Steve Reynolds and Steve Claude are most deserving of our thanks for not only adding $2,000 to the event, but also allowing us the use of their beautiful room for the weekend. Why not show your thanks by coming to TJ's to participate in or just watch this great event, and also take a chance at winning a beautiful custom, engraved, collectible Joss Cue valued at $1,500! You don't even need to be present to win!! Also while at TJ's you can enjoy some great home cooked specials and a beer or two if you like. You could even make this a mini vacation as it will be approaching optimum leaf viewing season up here. For additional info about TJ's please call them at 207-877-7665, and check out TJ's Classic Billiards on Facebook. 
 
The $1,500 custom engraved Joss raffle cue may be seen here: https://josscues.com/joss-tour-2018-19-cue/
 
TJ's has arranged a special rate of $89 (while they last) at Best Western just up the Interstate at 25 Main St, Waterville Me 04901, 207-873-0111. Make sure to mention the pool tournament at TJs to get this special rate. Also, there are 2 motels just down the street from TJ's. Budget Host Airport Inn, 207-873-3366 and Hampton Inn Waterville, 207-873-0400. 
  
This event at TJ's will consist of a $1500 added Saturday and Sunday Main Event (entry fee $120 for pro level - I will decide - 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. Please note that all of our billiard room events will now be double elimination, races to 9 on the winners side and races to 7 on the one loss side! All of our events are open to all players in good standing.
 
For those of you coming to play, please arrive on Saturday September 22 BEFORE 11:30 AM in proper dress of NO T-shirts & NO shorts or sweat clothes please. Jeans, sneakers and a shirt with a collar works just fine at all of our billiard parlor events! If coming to watch, play will begin after sign in on Saturday and promptly at 11am on Sunday. 
 
For our complete Joss Northeast 9-Ball Tour schedule, results and other pertinent tour info, please go to www.joss9balltour.com    
 
Our third "Joss Junior 9-Ball Championship" will be played at Sharp Shooters Billiards & Sports Pub in Amsterdam NY on Jan. 26 & 27, 2019. There will be an 18 & under division and a 12 and under division. Please contact Mike Zuglan regarding entry and more details. 518-356-7163.
 
Our $25,000 Added Turning Stone Classic XXXI 9-Ball Open on January 10-13, 2019 is fast approaching and will fill to capacity before you know it. If you would like to compete in this BCA ranking event, NOW is the time to enter to avoid being shut out! Our last TS event saw 36 players shut out! To enter you must contact me at 518-356-7163 or see me at any of our events Before the event is full. I have been actively collecting entries since our last Turning Stone event so I strongly urge everyone to act now!! 
 
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!! Thank you & I will see you all at TJ's, Mike Zuglan
 
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