U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship Status Report

As of today, July 8, 2015, the added money that has been accounted for by Accu-Stats, the escrow account holder for the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championship, stands at $51,500.  Barry Behrman, the promoter of the event has given assurances that the promised $75,000 in added money will be achieved and it is that amount that is required to be sanctioned as a WPA Tier 2 event.  The event is not limited to players from the United States.  It is open to all players from around the world.  If your country requires an invitation for you to attend, please email patscue@yahoo.com.

The Bank of America escrow account in Norfolk, Virginia is in order and is ready to service the competitors with their liberal check cashing policies.

The Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel is also ready to provide the necessary space and comforts at discounted rates for the tournament contestants as well as attendees.  To reserve hotel rooms, call 757-622-6664.  Use code “USOPEN” for the $89 room rate.  See your savings by going to sheratonnorfolkwaterside.com to compare the rates for everyone else!  The city of Norfolk is also a sponsor in this event and looks forward to everyone’s arrival.

The seating is spread through four undivided convention rooms, similar to the Conference Center in Chesapeake.  The TV Arena will be centered in the spacious ballroom.  VIP seats are now open to the general public through ticketfly.com.

Go to http://www.usopen9ballchampionships.com/fans.php for ticket purchases.

Norfolk attractions you should consider while in town:

American Rover Sailing Cruise

Nauticus/Battleship Wisconsin

Chrysler Museum of Art

Naval Station Norfolk Tour

Chrysler Museum Glass Studio

Norfolk Botanical Garden

d’ART Center

Norfolk History Museum

Hampton Roads Naval Museum

Norfolk Fire-Rescue Museum

Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church

Hunter House Victorian Museum

Spirit of Norfolk

MacArthur Memorial

Victory Rover Naval Base Cruise

Moses Myers House

Virginia Zoo

Go to accu-Stats.com to pay entry fees.

All entry fees are escrowed by Accu-Stats.

All prize monies will be paid by Accu-Stats.

To reserve hotel rooms, call 757-622-6664.

To purchase seating tickets, go to http://www.usopen9ballchampionships.com/fans.php.

To reserve BCA Hall of Fame Dinner tickets, call 312-341-1110 ext 2004.

Any questions regarding this report should be directed to Pat Fleming.

Phone: 973-838-7089

Email: patscue@yahoo.com