Ozone Billiards Sponsors BEF Junior Nationals Scholarships
The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that Ozone Billiards will sponsor the Junior Nationals Scholarship awards. Ozone Billiards is one of the nation’s largest retailers of billiards supplies. They continue to strengthen our sport by pledging to sponsor junior billiard programs. “We are grateful for the commitment and generosity of Ozone Billiards in promoting education and encouraging the development of billiards among youth,” said Tom Riccobene, President of the BEF.
“Ozone Billiards is committed to growth of the billiards industry by investing in our youth. We are proud to be part of the Billiards Education Foundation and we are honored to be able to assist these young men and women achieve a higher education. Our scholarship commitment to the BEF will not be a one year commitment. We plan on supporting these scholarships for many years,” stated Shawn Gargano, President of Ozone Billiards.
The 22nd Annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships will be held at Northern Illinois University (NIU), July 7-11, 2010. The Ozone Billiards BEF Junior Nationals Scholarship awards will benefit the top 8 finishers within the 4 division event. Over 100 junior billiard athletes, ages 7-19, will be competing for scholarships, prizes and an opportunity to participate in the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) World Junior 9-Ball Championships. Please visit www.billiardeducation.org for more information.
About Billiard Education Foundation
The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which is committed to promoting education and encourages the development of life skills through youth billiard programs. The BEF funds academic scholarships, produces the Junior National 9-Ball Championships, sponsors billiard athletes to attend the WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships and promotes “Pool In School” programs. For more information, please visit HYPERLINK “http://www.billiardeducation.org/”www.BilliardEducation.org or call 303.926.1039.