The J. Pechauer NorthEast Women's Tour is excited to announce the upcoming Maryland State 9-Ball Championships at Bill and Billies CueSports on September 10th and 11th.

Bill and Billies CueSports is located at 1244 Ritchie Highway in Arnold, MD. Their phone number is 410-544-8185.

JPNEWT membership is required and it is $30.

Tournament Entry fee is $50.

WPBA membership is required for your Regional Tour points to be recognized by the WPBA to be considered for the WPBA's 2006 invited spots. Amateur membership is $25. If you currently are a Semi-Pro player, it will be $100. You must also be a WPBA member to be eligible to win a Qualifier.

This event is open to WPBA Touring Pros

This event is $2000 added and a Qualifier to the 2005 WPBA US Open in October.

The room will open at 10 am on Saturday for free practice.

The Player's Meeting will be held at 11 am and you must be signed up by then.

Play will commence shortly after the Player's Meeting

Format is race to 7, double elimination.

Finals will be one race to 9.

Dress Code Strictly Enforced!! Go to the dress code page at the website.

NOTE: This event coincides with Seniors' Parents weekend at the Naval Academy nearby in Annapolis. Below are some hotels in nearby Glen Burnie that have available rooms.

Colony Hotel, 107 Georgia Avenue Northeast, Glen Burnie, 410-768-9671

Days Inn of Glen Burnie, 6600 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, 410-761-8300

Forest Motel, 1418 Crain Highway South, Glen Burnie, 410-766-1626

Friendship International Hotel, Glen Burnie, 410-859-3300

Hampton Inn, 6617 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, 410-761-7666 or 800-426-7866

Holiday Inn, 6323 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, 410-636-4300

Hope to see you there!