Women’s Open 9-Ball Receives WPBA Sanctioning
Taylor Road Productions is pleased to announce that the Women’s Open 9-Ball at the Galveston World Classic has been sanctioned by the Women’s Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) today. The event will be one of 4 professional and 7 amateur events staged at the Galveston World Classic, which will be held September 11-20, 2009. The Women’s Open 9-Ball tournament will run September 11-15, 2009.
The Women’s Open 9-Ball was rescheduled to permit the top WPBA players to attend and compete for the $10,000 first place prize. This latest move to sanction the event is one more effort by Taylor Road Productions to guarantee a fantastic inaugural Galveston World Classic.
Anne Craig, WPBA Office and Event Administrator, said of the Galveston World Classic, “I know many of our players, both Pros and Amateurs alike, have expressed keen interest in participating in Galveston World Classic. We look forward to seeing live web coverage featuring the best in the world, including those top WPBA Exempt Professionals who compete in the Women’s 9 Ball Division. Many thanks go out to Robert Rone and Louis Vickio of Taylor Road Productions for the hard work and dedication to promote such a major event.”
The Galveston World Classic event will be STREAMED LIVE and FREE at the event web site, and will be aired throughout Asia with 11 hours of programming on ESPN Star.
Bobby Rone of Taylor Road Productions said, “I think that sanctioning the event with the WPBA is important because it shows our dedication to supporting the women players by providing them a tournament with a larger prize fund in which all can play. We feel that the players will appreciate the payday and the fans will ultimately appreciate Taylor Road Productions making sure that the women pros have a chance to be in attendance.”
About Taylor Road Productions
Taylor Road Productions is the producer and promoter of the Galveston World Classic from September 11-20, 2009 at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX. The Galveston World Classic features over $1,000,000 in prize money, will be streamed live online for free, and will be televised in dozens of countries.
The vision of the company is to produce pool and billiard events that promote the sport to a new level by large cash prizes, televised events and high profile events for all to experience. The event web site is http://www.theworldclassic.com