"Please pass this onto any kids you know who loves pool and may be interested in playing. It's a great opportunity for kids to compete which is rare in USA for juniors. Let your kids play pool in a great environment around the world's best pros and they will excel in life.
I speak from experience!" - From Charlie Williams: , Founder of Dragon Promotions, Top 5 Ranked Pro, and Former BCA US Junior Champion
2nd Annual Lucasi Southeast Junior Championship
Dragon Promotions will be bringing the best juniors in the USA again to gun for the top title and prizes for juniors at the Lucasi Southeast Junior Championship at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on May 27,2006 in Jacksonville FL , playing next to the UPA pros at the Predator Florida Open. The event will be open to any boy or girl 18 years old and under .
Defending Champion and junior celebrity Landon Shuffett will be back to defend his title against the new array of juniors at this years event.
"It's very important to us at Lucasi to support the juniors. These are the future pros and players of our sport. We all have to invest for the future. Lucasi is proud to help the kids in America continue their journey in the sport of pool." Mike Baggett, Vice President of Cue & Case.
Lucasi Cues will be awarding 1st and 2nd Place finsishers a new Lucasi Cue . Other top finishers will get prizes such as Predator shafts and products, gift certificate from Seyberts.com , and more. All participants will receive prizes from sponsors.
The finals will be played on the Billiard Factory's featured Brunswick Metro table in the pro arena at 8pm primetime in front of the fans and pros. The winner of the event will receive a free spot and entry with expense money for the UPA US Pro Tour Championship in Jan 2007 with a guaranteed interview on ESPN.
"Kids in America that want to pursue their love for the game need support. We produce major professional events, but the future lies within
producing top junior talents as well. Connecting the juniors right next to their heroes and stars of the game is a perfect match and synnergy, and we look to do more with the juniors." Cindy Lee, President of Dragon Promotions.
Special thanks to our special supporters of the juniors include Mike Baggett of Lucasi, Louis Rivera of Boats of Florida, Erik Decious of the Billiard Factory, Karim Belhaj of Predator Cues, Rocky McElroy of Capones, Ivan Lee of Simonis, Cindy Lee of Dragon Promotions, Sid Kreis of Seyberts.com, and Larry Giles of the Junior Billiards Tour.
The Lucasi Southeast Junior Championship is a 9-Ball tournament and will be a one day event with registration at 9am at the Hyatt. Matches will start at 10am with Finals at 8pm. Field is limited to 32 players with races to 7 on winners side and race to 5 on losers side. One race to 9 in the finals.
For entering the event or for more information please contact Junior Billiards Tour Founder Larry Giles at 407-446-1333 or email him at Larry@flapa.com
Or email Dragon Promotions at firstname.lastname@example.org
All kids get free admission to all pro events!!