Ozone Billiards Signs Title Sponsorship Deal

Ozone Billiards Signs Title Sponsorship Deal

Ozone Billiards (www.ozonebilliards.com) Signs on as the new Title Sponsor of the former Viking Cue 9-Ball Tour. “The basic operations, format and added monies of the tour events will remain the same for the players.
However our room owners and sponsors will see added benefits as a result of this change”, stated Mike Janis the tours founder.  Janis added “The change in the title sponsorship will now allow us to give our sponsors increased advertising and sales opportunities along with allowing us to be more flexible in the sponsors we accept as we can now offer sponsorship to
additional products and cue brands. The room owners will see reduced rates in tournament fees as a result of Ozone Billiards sponsorship.”

Shawn Gargano, founder of Ozone Billiards stated “We are excited to be the new title sponsor of these events.  As a former co-sponsor of the tour we have experienced the benefits of being associated with the tour and were very happy with the advertising results we received.  The Viking Cue 9-Ball Tour, now the Ozone Billiards Tour has demonstrated that it is the one of the premier tours in the industry.  We were pleased to be asked to be the new title sponsor. This title sponsorship helps reaffirm Ozone Billiards continued commitment to the sport of billiards and its many players. We are looking forward to a very exciting season.”

About Ozone Billiards:

Ozone Billiards has been providing pool players with top quality billiard products for more than nine years. Its commitment to customer service has helped Ozone Billiards grow to be one of the largest retailers of billiard
supplies in the United States. For more information about Ozone Billiards please visit: http://www.ozonebilliards.com

About the Ozone Billiards Tours:

The Ozone Billiards Tour was founded in 1994 as the Ohio 9-Ball Tour.  Over the years it has grown significantly to include many regions of the US. It is currently the largest and longest running Open regional billiards tour in the USA. The Ozone Billiards Tours now consist of five separate tours: The Ozone Billiards Open, Amateur, Amateur-Advanced, Junior 9-Ball Tour and the Ozone-Olhausen Billiards Classic Tour which are all a minimum of $5,000 added.  Combined, the tours offer approximately 141 tournament events each tour season for players from beginning to professionals to compete in. Player and business associate members are offered many outstanding benefits that separate the Ozone Billiards Tours from any other tour in the USA. These benefits include:
Advertising Support, Healthcare insurance, Hotel and Travel discounts, Free entry fees for Ladies and Junior players, Discounts to Military Personnel, Senior Citizens and Pool League Players.

Room owners interested in hosting one of the New “Ozone Billiards Tour” Events or Sponsors interested in supporting the tour should contact Mike Janis at 1-800-200-POOL or email ozonetour@yahoo.com.

Visit the Ozone Billiards Tours web page at: http://www.ozonebilliardstour.com

Junior Nationals

Ozone Billiards Sponsors BEF Junior Nationals Scholarships

(Billiard Education Foundation)

(Billiard Education Foundation)

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.