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06-18-2019, 11:12 AM

For 65 and Older, I'd think either:

10 Ball Race to 7,
9 Ball Race to 9,
8 Ball Race to 11, etc.

At least until you've eliminated half or more of the field. Then increase the Race to #.

Heck, 7 Ball is a great game too.


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06-18-2019, 11:29 AM

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Peoria, Il, most likely limited to 64 players, played over 3 days, straight races on both sides, no jump cues
I think it would be good to do something other than double elimination. Figure out something that will keep all of the tables busy for most of three days.

I think the idea to ban the good players is a really bad one.

I think that you will not get a lot of players to go to Peoria unless the event is somehow connected to something larger or you have a lot of added money. That is especially true for a first-time event. How many years were you planning on running this at a minimum? How are you going to convince the players that you are real?


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06-18-2019, 12:09 PM

All good points Bob, my wife bought the local pool hall over 2 years ago { approx. 8000 sq ft }and has done great things with it, 13- 7' diamonds and 5- 9' diamonds, great food, gaming machines, nice atmosphere and plenty of seating. Judex James, a name that many of you probably don't know is retired now and works for her. He used to play on the Senior Tour and knows his way around the table even at 77. Many a good players have been thru this town over the years, it is easy to get to and right in the middle of the country. Bergman, Hatch, Styer and Klatt have been here recently and am sure will tell you we are real. For those of you who know good table mechanics, we use Jack Zimmerman out of Indiana, please feel free to ask him about us. Plenty of 65+ players from the Chicago area, Nick Varner is not far away, nor is Mark Wilson. I am sure we could get good sponsoring to make it worth while and get some legends in the door.Appreciate all of the input, please check out our Facebook page.
  
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06-19-2019, 09:58 AM

Now that my eyes have had cataract surgery, I'd be interested in a tournament for seniors.
Pool has become so much better to watch, play and just enjoy. So that sounds like lotta fun.


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06-19-2019, 12:28 PM

Are there really 64 pro players over the age of 65? Is this some sort of Pro-Am. Instead of having handicaps, just charge more based on Fargo rating.

Have 5 different levels of entry fee's. I mean, some folks don't mind donating, but no reason to get robbed


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06-19-2019, 01:12 PM

Just looking for 64 players age 65 and over that want to compete on the big table, they do not have to be pros per se. Plenty of talent in the Midwest that could play, Mike Bandy, Randy Lamar?, Dallas West, Nick Varner, Jeff Carter? Mark Wilson, Buddy Hall, Ike Runnels? Mike Dunklin? Strong Arm John, to name a few.
  
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06-19-2019, 03:22 PM

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You want BIG attendance there- 3 things you MUST do! Offer very good prize money 1-6, valid proof of age must be valid US Drivers License or Passport, Eliminate from the tournament the same 4-6 guys at that age who have been winning in these things for the last 15 years since the 0ver 50 tournaments at Valley Forge. Otherwise, why bother to go- just to line their pockets again - there are several 65 year olds+ that are basically pros for that age but still allowed to continually compete and win amateur senior events- I mean constantly the same few names - otherwise they need to play each other in round 1.
Take out the word "senior" and this is true for pretty much any "amateur" event LOL

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Are there really 64 pro players over the age of 65? Is this some sort of Pro-Am. Instead of having handicaps, just charge more based on Fargo rating.

Have 5 different levels of entry fee's. I mean, some folks don't mind donating, but no reason to get robbed
I think the Senior Tour that was run sponsored by Taco Bell was 55 and over. I may be wrong but I like testing my memory so don't want to look it up hehe.

I would think the best place to find out how many would play would be to ask the players that the promoter would want to play.


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06-20-2019, 12:12 PM

Gosh, ya got a whole 10 players there...two of which don't play anymore (Mark and Buddy). Gonna need a whole lot more to make it play! Good idea though!

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Just looking for 64 players age 65 and over that want to compete on the big table, they do not have to be pros per se. Plenty of talent in the Midwest that could play, Mike Bandy, Randy Lamar?, Dallas West, Nick Varner, Jeff Carter? Mark Wilson, Buddy Hall, Ike Runnels? Mike Dunklin? Strong Arm John, to name a few.


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06-20-2019, 01:26 PM

One of those has NO business being in a group with the others.

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06-20-2019, 07:13 PM

Not sure if Ike Runnels is 65 yet, but if so, he may be the best all-around 65+ player in America.
  
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Not sure if Ike Runnels is 65 yet, but if so, he may be the best all-around 65+ player in America.
AzB has Runnels' date of birth as 4/4/1953. So 66 if that is correct!

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