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Rich R.
09-27-2005, 03:05 PM
Prize winners ---

Thecardman --- 1st Place Trophy w/'05 Silver Dollar
MikeM --- 2nd Place Trophy
JMD in Va. --- CCB Champion Watch
RUNaRak --- Wendy's suprise gift, which was an Executive Pool Table.
JackPot George --- 2X2 Vincitorre Leather Cue Case
JMD in Va. --- $695 Cue-Tech Pool School Tuition
dg-in-centralpa --- Audrick Custom Cue, which I believe he quickly lost to Mrs. dg.
9 Ball Girl --- Butterfly Jump Cue
Rich R. --- Murray Tucker Custom Cue
MikeM --- $300 Half Day lesson with Scott Lee, which Mike gave to dg-in-centralpa
VoodooDaddy --- Eddie Taylor CD
pooldaddy9 --- T-Shirt from Hard Times Billiards
WesK --- KC one cue
9 Ball Girl --- Last Place consolation prize /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

As has been the policy, only registered CCB members are eligible to win the tournament and get the raffle prizes. However, we gave some small gifts to the alternates who helped us fill the field, for the tournament.
A big thank you to Ed and Mary for helping us out.

Now for some pictures. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Combinator.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p472720ddd8e4aae18157bb93373ad300/f21dcb9a.jpg

RUNaRak.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p7e2f51836db6d4c98481cbb9b31601d7/f21dcb99.jpg

pooldaddy9.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p4d9c7476e9206024d1bb769ffc26dd8e/f21dcb97.jpg

dg-in-centralpa.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p31957c331572d33f25960893550ea30d/f21dcb94.jpg

Phil_in_SoFla.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/pf163f97339ec569e738c20da0a555e46/f21dcb8c.jpg

ARJ, formerly known as Kato.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p83cc4e6eee4d8acc45f074d6d1c45944/f21dcb89.jpg

JackPot George.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/pe54b9e1d8e0f3d481e17d118ab9f193d/f21dcb86.jpg

Brian in Va., along with the trophies he made for the tournament.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p8fe4f81c85627c236e09b1a585eb8236/f21dcb84.jpg

Brian and JMD, both from Va.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/paa62649c6357a773f3f96975f30b1683/f21dcb83.jpg

The "Official" group photograph. /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/paa307abec23365a56879bd8cdc25de64/f21dcb82.jpg

Guess Who????
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p0a521640a99f359ea6c3084bbe08930a/f21dcb77.jpg

Tom_in_Cincy.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p3ecf28558d27725c1803925a414d9efc/f21dcb71.jpg

cueball1950, saying, "Why are there holes in this table?" /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/pc0e0b4b31596437fa8de1f9bdae0c0af/f21dcb69.jpg

Winner of the First Place Trophy, thecardman.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p75f633f5276463ab3c4b459787553af8/f21dcb67.jpg

Second Place finisher, MikeM.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/pdea3c317b07770443a172cfb0ac966c1/f21dcb61.jpg

MikeM and thecardman.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p259d22fb5c1beb35779fcfa7e48cbd02/f21dcb57.jpg

MikeM, Brian in Va. and thecardman.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/pb6403180c82dfbd6ec2bc5c9442f4c96/f21dcb55.jpg

The final results of the tournament were:

Points
14 -- thecardman
13 -- MikeM, who received 2nd place honors as a result of a playoff.
13 -- Combinator
12 -- dg-in-centralpa
12 -- Phil_in_SoFla
12 -- Brian in Va
11 -- RUNaRak
10 -- VoodooDaddy
10 -- JackPot George
10 -- ARJ, formerly Kato
9 -- cueball1950
8 -- pooldaddy9
8 -- Tom_in_Cincy
8 -- Fred Agnir
8 -- Rich R.
7 -- JMD in Va
7 -- WesK
6 -- 9 Ball Girl

As everyone can see, this tournament had some fierce competition. /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

ras314
09-27-2005, 05:08 PM
Thanks for the pictures Rich. Wish I had made it this year but it's a long drive.

Harold Acosta
09-27-2005, 06:11 PM
Great pictures Rich!

....and those trophies sure look great!

I talked briefly on Saturday with Wendy, Mike (cueball1950), Rich and Brian in VA.

Next year's replica trophies are certain again, so lets start next year's list!

Harold

dg-in-centralpa
09-27-2005, 06:51 PM
Great pictures! Is there a way I can print copies? My computer didn't seem to feel it was legal...
Mrs. DG

dg-in-centralpa
09-27-2005, 07:00 PM
Great Pictures! I never knew you took that photo of me. Didn't know you could make me look so good. We'll be back next year!
DG

Vagabond
09-27-2005, 07:14 PM
Hi Rich,
Where is your picture? /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif

Rich R.
09-27-2005, 07:24 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote dg-in-centralpa:</font><hr>Is there a way I can print copies? My computer didn't seem to feel it was legal... <hr /></blockquote>
There are many laws involved and a lot of complicated issues.
The bottom line is, a photographer is the owner of the images he/she makes, per the copy right laws, and the pictures can not be used without his/her permission.
Also, pictures of people, used to report an event, is legal. If you use them for any other purpose, a release is necessary from the people in the picture.
This only scratches the surface of the laws involved. Many people are under the mistaken impression that they can copy any picture off of the internet and use it.
They are breaking the law.

Rich R.
09-27-2005, 07:29 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Vagabond:</font><hr> Hi Rich,
Where is your picture? /ccboard/images/graemlins/confused.gif <hr /></blockquote>
Vagabond, it is dificult to take your own picture, from behind the camera. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
I do believe some others, with cameras, may have captured my picture. They may post one, if their camera survived. /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

I am in the group shot. My wife took that picture for us.
I am peaking out of the back, behind Voodoo. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

9 Ball Girl
09-27-2005, 10:10 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Rich R.:</font><hr>
9 Ball Girl --- Last Place consolation prize /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif<hr /></blockquote>Well, I did have an excuse after all! /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

<blockquote><font class="small">Quote RichR:</font><hr>
Guess Who????
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid188/p0a521640a99f359ea6c3084bbe08930a/f21dcb77.jpg
<hr /></blockquote>
When did that picture happen?! LOL /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif

Plus I love the intesity in the looks of Joel and Dave!

stickman
09-28-2005, 03:59 AM
Rich, Great job with the results and tournament pictures, also, the dinner pictures. I swear, I'm going to make it one of these years. Thanks for a glimpse of what I missed. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Jim

Brian in VA
09-28-2005, 05:02 AM
As always, a terrific job with the camera Rich. You have the amazing ability to make every pic look like a candid instead of something we posed for. Thanks again for all your hard work which we all know is a labor of love!

I find the difference in the way I look at the dinner versus the way I look at the CCB tourney interesting. Saturday morning you could have blindfolded me with dental floss. /ccboard/images/graemlins/shocked.gif Bags under my eyes look like Samsonites.

A good time was had by one and all. And I forgot to shout out to Wes when I posted yesterday. We managed to notch a win together!

Regards to all and can't wait to see you next year or sooner!

Brian in VA

pooltchr
09-28-2005, 05:07 AM
Wendy,
You in that skirt....nobody is going to remember where you finished....only that you were there!!! /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Next year, I hope!
Steve

Barbara
09-28-2005, 06:24 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Brian in VA:</font><hr> And I forgot to shout out to Wes when I posted yesterday. We managed to notch a win together!
<hr /></blockquote>

WesK is my hero.

Barbara

MikeM
09-28-2005, 10:16 AM
Rich,

Thanks a lot for the pictures (though you think you could edit out the pit stains? /ccboard/images/graemlins/tongue.gif). Saturday was an absolute blast and taking home that trophy was icing on the cake. Great job Brian on the trophies, it looks great over my cue rack. I'll post a picture of it soon. I do, however, prefer the title North American Champion to runner up (Peter is of course the European Champion /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif).

I wish i had more time to spend with all of the CCBers. It really felt like home seeing everyone again. It was nice to make some new friends as well. I was definitely glad to finally meet dgincentral pa and Mary. Very nice people. Can't wait to see how well Mary plays next year with her new cue and lessons from the great Scott Lee.

Rich, Cathy, Wendy, you all did a great job in setting up and running the tourney. Mike and Brian and all other contributors had a great array of prizes. It was a lot of fun.

Can't wait 'til next year.

MM

Brian in VA
09-28-2005, 11:09 AM
MikeM,

If I could see into the future enough to know that we were going to have a European champion and a North American Champion I would have made the trophies that way. I also would have paid for all of us to attend the Mosconi Cup this fall since I'd have hit the Lottery several times this year. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif

Glad you like the trophy; I'm glad they turned out so well. Harold and I have already talked about next year's.

Brian in VA - still feeling an Open buzz.

dg-in-centralpa
09-28-2005, 07:04 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote Brian in VA:</font><hr>

Brian in VA - still feeling an Open buzz. <hr /></blockquote>

Buzzzzzzzzzzzz....zzz..z
Here too, just still tired as well. What a time! Mr. DG &amp; I went to our "pool hall" tonight and played for a while. The new stick has a great balance to it. I just need to learn how to use it.
Mrs. DG
Still working on a moniker...

mtuckeriii
09-29-2005, 05:16 AM
[ QUOTE ]
Rich R. --- Murray Tucker Custom Cue <hr /></blockquote>

Congrats on winning the cue Rich. It is shipping out today by UPS. You will have it tomorrow.

Rich R.
09-29-2005, 06:36 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote mtuckeriii:</font><hr> &lt;/font&gt;&lt;blockquote&gt;&lt;font class="small"&gt;Quote:&lt;/font&gt;&lt;hr /&gt;
Rich R. --- Murray Tucker Custom Cue <hr /></blockquote>

Congrats on winning the cue Rich. It is shipping out today by UPS. You will have it tomorrow. <hr /></blockquote>
Murray, I want to thank you for your generous donation to our annual tournament. I look forward to receiving and playing with your cue. Cocobolo is my favorite wood and the picture looked great.

It is Christmas in September. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif