Fast Eddie's Sports Bar and Grill presents the $20,000-added Carolinas Open, beginning Tuesday, September 6th, through Sunday, September 11th, 2005. There will be two tournaments consisting of one-pocket and 9-ball.

The one-pocket tournament, September 6-7, is $5,000 added based on 32 players, $75 entry fee, and is limited to 64 players. Format is race to 3, double elimination, finals race to 5. The mandatory players' meeting is Tuesday, September 6, at 12:00 noon.

The 9-ball tournament is September 8-11 and is based on 128 players with $15,000 added. This is a $75 entry fee, race to 11, double elimination, finals race to 15. The mandatory players' meeting is Thursday, September 8, at 12:00 noon.

Dress code is casual, but no sweatsuits.

For more information call Buxton Turner, who will be the Tournament Director, at (919) 759-0071 which happens to be the phone number of Fast Eddie's.

Hotel acccommodations can be had at the Irish Inns, (919) 778-1400, or Holiday Inn Goldsboro, (919) 751-1999. The address of Fast Eddies Bar and Grill, the venue site, is: 1308 Parkway Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Last year, Scott "The Freezer" Frost won the one-pocket event, and Johnny Archer won the 9-ball event. This is an action friendly pool room, and during the off hours, there will be plenty to do and lots to see. The local folk in Goldsboro are friendly and make EVERYBODY feel welcome. There is nothing finer than a tournament in the Carolinas.

RailbirdJAM's pictures from 2003 Carolinas Open:
RailbirdJAM's pictures from 2004 Carolinas Open: