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Angel_R
11-16-2004, 10:12 PM
I've seen two things now. Does anyone know if the Windy City Open is in Alsip, IL or at the Pheasant Run in St. Charles, IL?

Perk
11-17-2004, 06:03 AM
Pheasant Run.

Angel_R
11-17-2004, 07:33 AM
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Bob
11-17-2004, 09:59 AM
Welcome to the new and reformulated Windy City Open!

Check out up-dated info coming soon at www.pooltournaments.net (http://www.pooltournaments.net)

This year we have lowered the entry fee in the 8 Ball to $55.00 per each event. This includes a $5.00 registration fee. This event is open to all amateur players as defined under the pro list on the BCA league site, www.playbca.com (http://www.playbca.com) Please use the easy instructions to remit payment for each event. Make sure that your name and contact info is clearly marked and remitted to us by December 25th, 2004. We will not be able to process ANY checks after that date. You are welcome to pay at the time of the event, but can expect to pay an additional $10.00 late fee. This late fee begins on December 25th. Please refer to the tournament venue for all times and dates for play. The tournament area will be open for 5 days of non stop action!

The 9 Ball event has been lowered to $40.00 in the Open and $35.00 for the Women's event. It includes a $5.00 registration fee. This event is open to all amateur players as defined under the pro list on the BCA league site, www.playbca.com (http://www.playbca.com) You are welcome to pay at the time of the event, but can expect to pay a n additional $10.00 late fee. This late fee begins on December 25th. Please refer to the tournament venue for all times and dates for play.

The host location for these events is Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL. They have drastically reduced the room rates to $55.00 a night. You can call the resort direct at 1-800-4 PHEASANT or I can make your reservation with credit card my contacting me (Eydie) at 630-244-2900. The $55.00 pr night room rate is only on courtyard rooms and they will sell out quick. After the rooms sell out in that area, the next room type is $70.00 pr night. All of the rates above do not include taxes and resort fee.

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BCA TO PLAY IN THIS EVENT.
*The added money is based upon full fields in each category. If there is not a full field at the time of the play, the money is calculated to the number of entries in each event.

We have added by request a senior event limited to 32 players. You must be age 55 for the men and 50 for the women at the time of the event. Both the men and women will play together with giving the women a

Tammie Jones will be the new tournament director for this event. Tammie has been conducting events for many years at Breakers in Muncie, IN. We welcome Tammie to the Windy City staff!

IN ADDITION TO THE WINDY CITY OPEN!
This year we will be hosting the The 9th Annual Illinois BCA Championships
in addition to the Windy City Open. This will bring in an abundance of players from surrounding boarder states for this venue. If you live in any of the boarder states of IL, contact your local BCA operator for information and eligibility. Duane Tuula will be the tournament director for this venue. He can be contacted at duanetuula@insightbb.com for questions regarding this event. Please refer to the BCA section of this website for all of the information. You MUST be a BCA member to play in this event. *This event has nothing to do with the Windy City Open which is open to all amateur players.


All tournament play will be on 7 foot Diamond Smart dollar coin-op tables. All tables will have Aramith Super Pro and red circle cue calls. All Diamond tables have 860 Simonis cloth for the BEST in tournament play.

*All tournament times are approximate. Fields are subject to change.

** Either Bob or I are always available. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us at the event. It is much easier for us to resolve issues at the time other than after the fact.


Windy City Open Featured Events ~ We use the BCA tournament rules for play. You do not have to belong to any league system to play in any of these events, although you must know the BCA rules.

Thursday, January 6th, 2005
Mini tournaments and practice all day.
7:00 PM
9 Ball Tournament begins and is open to all amateur players. This is a double elimination race to 7/7 in the OPEN event (Limited to 128 players) and 7/6 on the WOMEN'S side (Limited to 64 players). The cost is $40.00 per event in the Open and includes a $5.00 registration fee, and $35.00 for the Women's event and includes a $5.00 registration fee. AFTER December 25th, 2004 there will be an additional late fee of $10.00 per event. You may pay at the door by 5:00 PM Thursday, January 6th, 2005.

Evenings ~ Mini Tournaments and loads of Action!

Friday, January 7th, 2005
Mini tournaments and practice all day.
7:00 PM
8 Ball Tournament $2,000.00 Added to The Open event and $1,000.00 Added to the Women's event (based upon full field of 256 in the Open and 128 in the Women's)
**Winner of the 8 Ball OPEN event receives a TRIP TO DISNEY WORLD during The Orlando Open in August 2005, in addition to cash prizes.
8 Ball Tournament begins, and is open to all amateur players. This is a double elimination race to 5/5 on the OPEN side and 5/5 on the WOMEN'S side. The cost is $55.00 per event and includes a $5.00 registration fee. AFTER December 25th, 2004 there will be an additional late fee of $10.00 per event. You may pay at the door by 5:00 PM Friday, January 7th, 2005.

Evenings ~ Mini Tournaments and loads of Action!


Sunday, January 9th, 2005

9:00 AM
Senior Event ~ 9 Ball Event. Limited to 32 players, race to 7/7, double elimination, $40.00 entry fee and includes a $5.00 registration fee. AFTER December 25th, 2004 there will be an additional late fee of $10.00 per event. You may pay at the door by 8:00 AM Sunday, January 9th, 2005.

Scotch Doubles ~ 8 Ball Event, limited to 32 Teams TBA

Questions, comments or concerns call Eydie at 630-244-2900 or e-mail me at windycityopen@aol.com

Angel_R
11-18-2004, 09:20 PM
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