Midwest Billiard Expo kicks off

Earl Strickland with the Ashton Twins

The Midwest Billiard Expo got underway on Wednesday at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles Illinois.

The opening banquet was Wednesday night, as well as a trick shot exhibition by Mike Massey and Steve Lillis. Earl Strickland is also at the event and will be performing instructional clinics as well as exhibitions. There will also be exhibitions by the Ashton Twins all week long.

This event will feature more than 100 different vendors as well many amateur pool tournaments. There will be Men's and Open events in both 8-ball and 9-ball, as well as Scotch Doubles and second chance tournaments. There will also be Mini-tournaments running all day every day.

Diana Hoppe is at the event and will be sending us reports and pictures all week long.

Photo courtesy of Diana Hoppe - Pool Pics by Hoppe