The NCS 8-Ball Championship at the Golden Nugget is only a month away and players around the country are working towards securing their spot among the 64 maximum player field. January 17-18 six pool rooms around the country hosted qualifiers to the inaugural national event: World Cup Billiards in Greenville, SC; Bullshooters in Phoenix, AZ; Rack ‘Em Billiards, Aurora, CO; Hard Times Billiards, Sacramento, CA; Golden Fleece Billiards, Kenmore, WA and Red Shoes Billiards, Alsip, IL.
With over 150 players participating at the six host rooms the following 14 players advance to the NCS 8-Ball Championship February 13-15 at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas:
There are few opportunities remaining to qualify for NCS 8-Ball Championship. The following rooms will be hosting qualifiers in the last weekends leading to the NCS 8-Ball Championship:
Jan. 31: Diamond Billiards, Cape Coral, FL contact James Oswald at 239-573-7665; Pool Sharks, Las Vegas, NV contact John Kutcher at 702-339-1554; The Wynkoop, Denver, CO contact Melissa Little at 720-296-5395.
Feb. 7: Fat’s Billiards, Derby, CT contact Michael Pierce 203-734-7713; Mickey’s, Henderson, NV contact Shawn Gresser 702-361-2060; Classic Billiards, Portland, OR contact Paul Schorzman 503-761-2622.
The NCS is sponsored by Diamond Billiard Products, Inc; Aramith Belgian Billiard Balls and the DELTA-13 Rack. For more information about CueSports International or the NCS please visit their website at www.playcsipool.com or call (702) 719-7665. CueSports International is the parent company of the BCA Pool Leagues, the NCS and produces the Jay Swanson Memorial Tournament (February 7-8 at Hollywood Billiards, Hollywood, CA) and the U.S. Bar Table Championships (February 23 – March 1 at the Sands Hotels and Casino in Reno, NV).