Charity Pool Tournament to Benefit Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego

On Friday, June 3, 2011, On Cue Billiards at 8308 Parkway Drive in La Mesa will host a scotch-doubles charity tournament and raffle fundraiser to benefit Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego.

The tournament is open to 40 teams and is being produced in conjunction with the Southern California Ladies 9-Ball Tour by professional player Melissa Herndon.

Entry fee (per two person team) is $50 and includes entry into the tournament, free hors d'oeuvres, a participant gift bag, and two free raffle tickets per player. Raffle prizes include clothing from local boutiques, a golf bag/accessory package from Dole Foods, and various pool items, such as cues, cases, etc.

The doors open at 7 p.m. for practice and check-in at 8 p.m. The tournament will begin with welcome remarks and the introduction of a Rady Children's patient family. The winning team will receive a cash prize and trophies.  

Non-tournament tickets are available for a $10 donation.  These tickets include free hors d'oeuvres, raffle participation and challenge matches with WPBA Pro Melissa Herndon. Space is limited! For tickets please contact On Cue Billiards 619-463-8759 or Melissa Herndon 818-314-7401.

In addition to donor dollars, Rady Children's also welcomes gifts of brand-new toys! Anyone bringing a brand-new, unwrapped gift will be given five free raffle tickets! Contact Melissa Herndon at for a copy of the Wish List from Rady Children's Hospital.

About Rady Children's Hospital
Rady Children's Hospital is a non-profit, free-standing hospital where more than 50% of the patients have little or no private medical insurance. Rady Children's is the only designated pediatric trauma center in the San Diego region and is the only area hospital dedicated solely to pediatric care.  Rady Children's prides itself on providing the best medical care to every child that comes through their doors.  No child is turned away because they do not have insurance. For more info, visit