WPBA Tour Championships Coming to Lincoln City

LINCOLN CITY, OR – The Women's Pro Billiard Tour will stage its season-culminating event, the WPBA Tour Championships, in Lincoln City, Oregon November 7-11, 2012. Forty-eight of the best women pool players in the world will head to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City to compete for the tour's most prestigious title.
The event kicks off with a charity pro-am tournament November 7th, featuring the top 16 ranked professionals. Open to the general public, fans have a chance to compete against top players while raising money for the Taft High School Booster Club.  
The main event begins on November 8th; all 48 competitors will complete double elimination rounds, playing down to semi and final matches on Sunday, November 11th. The semi and final matches will be taped by ESPN for three one-hour national broadcasts. The WPBA Tour Championship is a major stop on the Women's Pro Billiard Tour, the culminating event of each tour season. Said WPBA president Tamre’ Rogers, "The players are eager to return to Chinook Winds on the beautiful Oregon coast for this season's tour finale!"
Slated to compete are the best known names in the world of women's pro billiards, including European and world champion Jasmin Ouschan; famed "Black Widow" Jeanette Lee; Chinese sensation Xiaoting Pan, reigning world 9-Ball champion "Kwikfire" Kelly Fisher; reigning world 10-Ball champion Ga Young Kim aka "Little Devil Girl"; BCA Hall of Famer and reigning U.S. Open champion Allison Fisher; and newly inducted BCA Hall of Famer, the “Irish Invader” Karen Corr!; as well as local favorite Liz Cole of Portland, Oregon. 
It all takes place at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in the Convention Center in Lincoln City, OR. For more information, or to obtain tickets (day passes are just $20), call 1-888-MAIN-ACT (624-6228) or 541-996-5775. Chinook Winds Casino Resort, located on the beach in Lincoln City, is owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians.