Predator Armed Forces Appreciation School Show at Hard TImes

Los Angeles, CA – Reigning US Open Champion Darren Appleton of England and Team USA Captain Charlie Williams pair up to honor past and present active military at the Predator Armed Forces Appreciation Pool School Show on May 21, 2012.  Dragon Promotions and Predator Cues will bring the popular school and show experience to Los Angeles at the nationally renown Hard Times Billiards. The highly successful Predator Pro Challenge & School continues its tour through some of the most popular pool and billiards towns throughout the country.   This duo of top caliber skill and charismatic characters will be appearing before avid players, amateurs, and pro-pool hopefuls from all around California.  There will be a chance for fans to learn, meet, and play the two world class pros!  Where the daytime school has a nominal cost, the evening show is absolutely free to attend and brought to you by Simonis Cloth and Master Chalk.

"Predator always tries its utmost best to provide services and opportunities for players and people from all walks of life. As Memorial Day approaches, we can't think of a better way than to show thanks to the women and men who serve, or have served, the United States of America.  They keep our country safe. Darren and Charlie, two of Predator's best representatives, will  deliver a great experience to military and civilian enthusiasts alike," said John Forrester, Chairman of Predator Group.

Former and active military personnel will receive 50% off the $200 tuition for the Predator Pool School and also big discounts on Predator products at the event.  Bring military ID to receive all the benefits that day.
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There will also be a free entry tournament for all US Armed Forces, active personnel and veterans, with the winner receiving a Poison Cue made by Predator.

Eddie Arreguin, owner of Hard Times adds,"Hard Times is pleased to host the Predator Veterans Military Pool School. We love honoring our armed forces, past and present, and want to do what we can to show our loyalty to the United States. Darren Appleton and Charlie Williams are world class pros and we are excited about the fans learning and seeing two of the best. This will definitely help the Los Angeles pool community."

To sign up for the Predator Pro School which will run from 2pm-6pm, please email or call Hard Times (562) 867-7733 or call DP at 1-407-782-4978   For information on hosting a Predator Pool School and booking Dragon Promotions events or players, please contact Dragon Promotions at 1-407-782-4978 or e-mail Be sure to visit and watch the 10 year anniversary music video with hundreds of the worlds most famous players.

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