US AMATEUR OPEN

May 24-28, 2006 at Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville FL

The amateur events will be held next to the Pro event The 6th Annual Predator Florida Open where fans can watch the world's best including Morris, Hohmann, Immonen, Archer, Davis, Williams, Souquet, Owen, & many more! Fans can come compete for big cash prizes while enjoying the pro tournament!


US AMATEUR OPEN

No Pros, No Semi-Pros, No Top Rated Amateur players will be allowed to play
ONLY Amateurs
*guideline for eligibility is at bottom

These are bar table events open to all true amateurs(men or women) and no membership fee is required

* Please note: If playing in mulitple events, we will try our absolute best to work with you on your schedule to play, but please know you may be forfeited due to time constraints if your match times conflict

May 24-28, 2006 at Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville FL
Hotel Rates for Players : $89 per night
Call 1-904-588-1234 or goto www.jacksonville.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/
Discount Code for Rooms: "UPA"
- Show quoted text -

May 24-26: Open 8-Ball
1st Place $3000 ($1500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $65
May 17 and after : Entry $75
Players meeting and entry deadline : 11am May 24
Event will be over by 5pm May 26 before the 9 Ball Open Begins
Race to 4 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Loser pays table
Limited to 512 Players

May 24-26: Womens 8-Ball Open
1st Place $1000 ($500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $55
May 17 and after : Entry $65
Players meeting and entry deadline : 11am May 24
Event will be over by 5pm May 26 before the 9 Ball Open Begins. Event may end day earlier.
Race to 3 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 2.
Loser pays table
Limited to 128 Players

May 24-26: Seniors 8-Ball Open (must be 50 years old and up-bring ID)
1st Place $1000 ($500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $65
May 17 and after : Entry $75
Players meeting and entry deadline : 11am May 24
Event will be over by 5pm May 26 before the 9 Ball Open Begins
Race to 4 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Loser pays table
Limited to 128 Players

May 26-28: Open 9-Ball
1st Place $5000 ($2000 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $75
May 17 and after : Entry $85
Players meeting and entry deadline : 6pm May 26
Race to 7 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 5.
Loser pays table
Limited to 512 Players
May 26-28: Womens 9-Ball Open
1st Place $1500 ($500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $65
May 17 and after : Entry $75
Players meeting and entry deadline : 6pm May 26. Event may end day earlier.
Race to 5 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Loser pays table
Limited to 128 Players

May 26-28: Seniors 9-Ball Open (must be 50 years old and up-bring ID)
1st Place $1500 ($500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $75
May 17 and after : Entry $85
Players meeting and entry deadline : 6pm May 26
Race to 6 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 4.
Loser pays table
Limited to 128 Players


Free Late Nightly Tournaments on May 25, 27, & 28
Free Entry Fee! Guaranteed Prize Money! 9 Ball & 8 Ball events.
Only open to guests staying at Hyatt , the host hotel. Limit 2 names per room on date of the tournament.


The amateur event will be at same venue and next to the pro event.
Amateur event players can purchase tickets to watch the pro event at the door .


This event is designed for non-full time playing amateurs who do not play pool for a career. Note that below does not all apply to women.
Criteria for players:
You can play if you
are not ranked in the top 50 in the UPA or the top 20 in WPBA

have never been ranked in top 16 in WPA rankings

have never been ranked in top 16 in WPA rankings

have never won a men or womens major pro tournament

have never won 1st or 2nd at a pro event in any country outside the USA

have never finished in top 16 in any male pro tournament sanctioned by the current governing body of pro pool at that time(including any of the 3 divisions at Derby City Classic)

never been ranked in top 5 or have never won 1st or 2nd in the finals on these following mens tours: FL Tour, Joss Northeast Tour, Planet Pool Tour, Viking Tour, Pechauer Tour, Fast Eddies Tour, Pro Senior Tour, Stan James Canada Tour,

have never won 1st or 2nd in the finals of mens KBP event, the Super Billiards Expo Amateur Open,

never been in the finals of the Mens BCA National Masters or Singles, or the APA National Amateur singles Championships
Have not been Men or Women Players of the Years or finished #1 Ranked for the Year on any major recognized regional tour

Goto www.dragonpromotions.com to see a list of Men & Women players who are NOT eligible to play in our amateur events. List will be posted and updated shortly and on regular basis.

Besides the above, the organizers of the event reserve the right to use their judgment if they deem a player not eligible for the event
Players who are not sure if they would be able to play should contact Dragon Promotions prior to the event.
Questions on Amateur event call 1-407-782-4978 email at dpamateurevents@gmail.com

You can pay with credit card online for entries at http://www.dragonpromotions.com/ under STORE

Make checks or money orders payable to Dragon Promotions & Mail entries to:


Dragon Promotions

2516 Waukegan Road Unit #144

Glenview, IL 60025