2nd Annual Simonis US Amateur Open

Amateur billiard players from around the globe will attend the 2nd Annual US Amateur Open in Jacksonville, Florida at Bankshot Billiards at the same time as the Predator World 10-Ball Championships. Dates of the amateur events will begin on May 23 with 8-Ball events for divisions in Open, Women, and Seniors. May 25 in the evening will begin the 9-Ball divisions in Open, Women, and Seniors.
Players from around the USA from California, New York, Kentucky, Iowa, Florida, and more will attend. International amateurs coming from South America, Spain, Korea, Vietnam, and Germany.
Players can play in more than one division. There are currently seniors and women entered into the Open Divisions in 8-Ball and 9-Ball. There will be no conflicts or match forfeitures and matches are planned to be on a timed schedule. This will alllow players to watch the pro event, eat lunch or dinner, or go off to the beach only 15 minutes away.
First place in the Open 8-Ball is guaranteed at $1000 and up to $3000 depending on the field size. The event is limited to 200 players. 9-Ball Open is guaranteed $1500 for 1st and up to $4000.
Simonis is the Official Cloth and title sponsor of the event. Simonis is the cloth used for the Simonis US Amateur Open, the Junior World Championships, and of course the World 10-Ball Championship.
Aramith balls will be the Official Balls for all the events in amateur and pro . Amateur events will be played on oversize 8 ft tables.
For more info email dpamateurevents@gmail.com (mailto:dpamateurevents@gmail.com) or call 1-407-782-4978

These events will take place next to the pro arena for the Predator World 10-Ball Championships starring Hohmann, Archer, Engert, Deuel, Orcullo, Morris, Davis, Immonen, Williams, Strickland and all your favorite pro stars!

Equipment: 8ft Olhausen Tables . Aramith Balls. Simonis Cloth. No additional coins needed.
$20 Registration and green fees all inclusive in every entry fee in all divisions.
No Pros, No Semi-Pros, No Top Rated Amateur players will be allowed to play
ONLY Amateurs
*guideline for eligibility can be found at Amateur Eligibility
These events are open to all true amateurs(men or women) and no membership fee is required
May 23-25: Open 8-Ball
1st Place $3000 ($1000 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $70
May 15 and after : Entry $80
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 11am May 23. Play begins immediately after draw.
Event will be over by 6pm May 25 before the 9 Ball Open Begins .Event may end day earlier.
Race to 4 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 2.
Limited to 200 Players
May 23-25 : Women’s 8-Ball Open
1st Place $1000 ($300 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $60
May 15 and after : Entry $70
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 11am May 23. Play begins immediately after draw.
Event will be over by 6pm May 25 before the 9 Ball Open Begins. Event may end day earlier.
Race to 3 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 2.
Limited to 64 Players
May 23-25: Seniors 8-Ball Open
(must be 50 years old and up-bring ID)
1st Place $1000 ($350 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $70
May 15 and after : Entry $80
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 11am May 23. Play begins immediately after draw.
Event will be over by 6pm May 25 before the 9 Ball Open Begins .Event may end day earlier.
Race to 3 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 2.
Limited to 64 Players
May 25-27: Open 9-Ball
1st Place $4000 ($1500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $85
May 15 and after : Entry $100
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 7pm May 25. Play begins immediately after draw. Event may end 1 day earlier .
Race to 6 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Limited to 200 Players
May 25-27 : Women’s 9-Ball Open
1st Place $1200 ($400 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $70
May 15 and after : Entry $80
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 7pm May 25. Play begins immediately after draw. Event may end 1 day earlier .
Race to 4 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Limited to 64 Players
May 25-27 : Seniors 9-Ball Open
(must be 50 years old and up-bring ID)
1st Place $1400 ($500 minimum guaranteed)
Early entry fee: $80
May 15 and after : Entry $90
Players meeting, Draw and entry deadline : 7pm May 25. Play begins immediately after draw. Event may end 1 day earlier .
Race to 4 Double Elimination Winner Breaks . Losers side bracket Race to 3.
Limited to 64 Players
$20 Registration and green fees all inclusive in every entry fee in all divisions.

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. Besides that list, 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 (mailto:dpamateurevents@gmail.com)
Check for payment must accompany contact information: phone number and e-mail address/home address. Make checks or money orders payable to Dragon Promotions.

Mail Entry Fees and state which divisions and event you will participate in.
Mail entries to:
Dragon Promotions
2516 Waukegan Road Unit #144
Glenview, IL 60025