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Upcoming Tournaments
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Black Bear Casino Resort
Black Bear $10,000 Added
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 - Sun, Nov 30, 2014
$10,000 Added Singles 9-Ball, Singles 8-Ball, and 5-Person Team Tournament
November 27-30, 2014 at Black Bear Casino Resort - Carlton, MN
$2,000 Added 9-Ball Singles - Starts at 7 pm on Thursday night. 2 Divisions
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 11:00 AM - Check In starts at 09:00 AM.
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Saturday at 11:00 AM - Check In starts at 09:00 AM.
$4,000 Added Singles 8-Ball: Starts at 11 am on Friday. 5 Divisions: Master, AA, A, B, and C
$4,000 Added 5-Person Team 8-Ball: Starts Saturday at 11 am. Handicapped Format.
All play will be on 7-foot Valley tables with Red Circle Cue Ball.
Get your Hotel reserved today!!! Call 218-878-BEAR and ask for the Pool Tournament Block
Live streaming by TvMike.
There will be a $10.00 late fee for registrations received after November 22, 2014
No Credit Cards will be accepted after November 25, 2014

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Northern Lights Casino



Tournament Flyer
Click here for Flyer and registration forms.
$10,000 Added at Northern Lights Casino
Wed, Jan 21, 2015 - Sun, Jan 25, 2015
$10,000 Added Singles 9-Ball, Singles 8-Ball, and 5-Person Team Tournament
January 21-25, 2015 at Northern Lights Casino & Hotel - Walker, MN
$2,000 Added 9-Ball Singles - Starts at 8 pm on Wednesday night. 2 Divisions
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Wednesday at 08:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Wednesday at 08:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 08:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
$4,000 Added Singles 8-Ball: Starts @ 8 pm on Thursday night. 5 Divisions: Master, AA, A, B, C
$4,000 Added 5-Person Team 8-Ball: Starts Friday @ 8 pm. Handicapped Format.
All play will be on 7-foot Valley tables with Red Circle Cue Ball.
Get your Hotel reserved today!!! Call 1-800-252-PLAY and ask for the Pool Tournament Block
Make your hotel reservations early - limited room block onsite. See you there!!!
There will be a $10.00 late fee for registrations received after January 16, 2015
No Credit Cards will be accepted after January 19, 2015

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MOMA
2014-2015 MOMA State Pool Tournament
Thu, Feb 05, 2015 - Sun, Feb 08, 2015
35th Annual MOMA STATE POOL TOURNAMENT
Mini tournaments galore
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 09:00 AM.
Master - Entry $125.00     AA - Entry $75.00     A - Entry $75.00     B - Entry $75.00     C - Entry $75.00    
Women Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 09:00 AM.
Master - Entry $70.00     AA - Entry $70.00     A - Entry $70.00     B - Entry $70.00    
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Friday at 12:00 PM - Check In starts at 08:00 AM.
Master/AA/A - Entry $25.00     B/C - Entry $25.00    
Open Scotch Doubles 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 02:00 PM - Check In starts at 08:00 AM.
Master/AA/A/B/C - Entry $30.00    
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM.
Master/AA - Entry $375.00     A - Entry $280.00     B - Entry $280.00    
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM.
AA - Entry $220.00     A - Entry $220.00    
On Site sign-up for Scotch Double and 9 Ball on Friday afternoon
Watch for more information
This Tournament is for MOMA members ONLY! Signup through your league provider.

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
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Grand Falls Casino Resort
$10,000 Added at Grand Falls Casino
Wed, Mar 04, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015
$10,000 Added Singles 9-Ball, Singles 8-Ball, and 5-Person Team Tournament
March 4-8, 2015 at Grand Falls Casino - Larchwood, IA
$2,000 Added 9-Ball Singles - Starts at 7 pm on Wednesday night. 2 Divisions
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Wednesday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Master/AA/A - Entry $60.00     B/C - Entry $50.00    
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Master - Entry $90.00     AA - Entry $70.00     A - Entry $60.00     B - Entry $50.00     C - Entry $50.00    
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Master/AA/A/B/C - Entry $250.00    
$4,000 Added Singles 8-Ball: Starts @ 7 pm on Thursday night. 5 Divisions: Master, AA, A, B, C
$4,000 Added 5-Person Team 8-Ball: Starts Friday @ 7 pm. Handicapped Format.
All play will be on 7-foot Valley tables with Red Circle Cue Ball.
Get your Hotel reserved today!!! Call 712-777-7777 and ask for the Pool Tournament Block

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Black Bear Casino Resort
2014-15 MPA Championships
Wed, Apr 08, 2015 - Sun, Apr 12, 2015
2014-15 MPA Championships at Black Bear Casino - Carlton, MN
Open to all MPA-Sanctioned Players - Must be MPA Sanctioned to Play in this one!
First Place Team - $10,000 Guaranteed!!!
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Wednesday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Master/AA/A - Entry $60.00     B/C - Entry $50.00    
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Master - Entry $90.00     AA - Entry $70.00     A - Entry $60.00     B - Entry $50.00     C - Entry $50.00    
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 05:00 PM.
Master/AA/A/B/C - Entry $250.00    
9-Ball Singles starts @ 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8th
8-Ball Singles starts @ 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 9th
5-Person 8-Ball Team starts @ 7 p.m. on Friday, April 10th
Get your Hotel reserved today!!! Call 218-878-BEAR and ask for the Pool Tournament Block
This will be the LARGEST event in MPA History - You don't want to miss this one!!!

This is a MPA sanctioned tournament. You MUST be a MPA Member to participate! This Tournament will be run by the MPA.
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A word about credit cards.

I have had some complaints about the 5% service charge we put on credit card usage.

Credit cards are a lot of work! But they are also a convience for the players, particularily the Canadian players.

I have attempted to put notices and even line items for the charge, so it is clear, before you click the button to charge the event on your card.

If you call me to do this on the phone I attempt to make that charge clear, however, if we get off on some conversation topic I may forget, and I am sorry if you were not aware of the service charge.

I don't like this service charge, but if we were to remove it we would have to raise the entry on all players, 2-5 dollars for singles and $15 for teams just to cover the overhead for accepting credit cards for some of the players.

So if the service charge is worth the 5%, please use it. If not, send us a check.

Credit Card Policy

It seems like all I do is make comments about credit cards. They are a real convenience for a lot of players so we want to continue taking them.

For the most part I haven't had much trouble other than people forgetting that NorSoft Consulting does the credit cards and that is what shows up on the statement.

There has been several incedents where players have tried to get the charges reversed. Well this is a pain since I need to get receipts and send them to bank, not to mention the forms that accompany them.

The thing that these incedents all have in common is that they were using someone elses credit card. SO this year the name and billing address for the credit card being used will need to match the name and address we have on file for the player. The only way you will be able to get around this is to call us with the credit card information and explain why the names do not match.

When you get a minute.

So if you are an individual or a league operator make sure you understand the sanctioning rules for the upcoming by reading the 2011-2012 sanctioning guide.

Finally

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