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Next MPA Event is "The Break Room" in Duluth, Minnesota.

This is the first time at this location for the MPA. Probably since it has only been open for a month or so.

So let's "Break" this venue in right. :-)

Black Bear is comming for the MPA Championships.


As usual we will always take registrations on site but there will be a late fee if your registration is not PAID by the registration deadline, which is Friday April 3rd.

If getting a check in the mail before April 3rd is too much trouble I will be taking registrations at Shooters after league on Tuesday, around 9PM.

There is no late fee on credit card payments up to April 6th. But there is a 5% processing fee.

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Upcoming Tournaments
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The Break Room
$1500 Added MPA Stop @ Break Room Billiards - Duluth
Fri, Apr 03, 2015 - Sat, Apr 04, 2015
$1,500 Added MPA Stop at The Break Room in Duluth, MN
Friday - Singles 9-Ball - 7 p.m. Start - $30 entry
Saturday - Singles 8-Ball - Noon Start - 4 Divisions: Master/AA-$50, A-$30, B-$30, C-$30
Open Singles 9 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 04:00 PM.
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Saturday at 12:00 PM - Check In starts at 10:00 AM.
If we get a large attendance, we may have to move a division to another location.
Last Chance to Get Qualified for our MPA Championship at Black Bear Casino
Come and check out Duluth's New Pool Room!!!

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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Black Bear Casino Resort

Tournament Flyer
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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.
Open Singles 8 Ball - Starts on Thursday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 03:00 PM.
Open Team 8 Ball - Starts on Friday at 07:00 PM - Check In starts at 05:00 PM.
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!!!
There will be a $10.00 late fee for registrations received after April 03, 2015
No Credit Cards will be accepted after April 06, 2015

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 2014-2015 League Operators Manual.


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