25 Year Reunion: The Legends of Pool Experience

The Villages, Florida- A quarter of a century in the making, some of the most legendary stars of the game are reunited for the first time in decades...and fans can join them for a weekend reunion! On January 29-31, 2016 the 3rd Annual Florida Billiards Expo will offer pool fans around the world the Legends of Pool Experience! An escape from the winter cold and a chance to spend 3 days getting to know Hall of Famers Buddy Hall, LoreeJon Hasson, Jim Rempe, Joann Mason Parker, Ray Martin, and Ewa Mataya Laurance. The six champions will also for the first time be competing against each other in singles, mixed doubles, and a sizzling special Battle of the Sexes 8-Ball match! The FBE takes place once again in the Villages, Florida. Formerly known as the "Billiards Expo in The Villages", the Florida Billiards Expo will easily have over 1200+ attendees during the 4 days of the event. Activities include tournaments, the Legends Pro Pool School, Golf Pro-Am, Ladies Wine & Cheese Night, Dinner & Lunch with the Pros, free clinics, and the main event, the Legends of Pool Championship. The Legends of Pool & The Florida Billiards Expo is sponsored by Fross & Fross Wealth Management, Rasson Billiards, Arden's Fine Jewelers, Andy Cloth, Quantum Vitality Centers, and Viking Cue. Sponsorships are still available. The events are produced by the Villages Billiards Club and Dragon Promotions. Event marketing and promotions by Orlando Synergy. "Time to write down every pool question and pool story you ever wanted to ask to Buddy, Ray, Ewa, LoreeJon, Joann, and Rempe. Hanging out and schmoozing, eating dinners with the best in the business. Man, I wouldv'e killed for a chance like this when I was coming up. That's why we are offering this opportunity to pool fans", said Charlie Williams. 3 day VIP Experience with the Legends $925. Overall value: Priceless. Special events allow VIP fans to rub elbows with superstars such as Jeanette Lee

General admission tickets to watch the Legends of Pool Tournament are available as well as limited VIP. But the Legends of Pool Experience Package is limited to 30 students. Cost: $925 Value: Priceless

Here is a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend 3 days getting to know in person your favorite idols growing up in the pool world!

In a time when real pool legends walked the earth and dominated the billiard world, fans all remember names such as...

"King" James Rempe- World titles in 9-Ball, 8-Ball, 14.1, One Pocket. BCA & Straight Pool Hall of Famer.

"The Striking Viking" Ewa Mataya Laurance-Multi-World Champion & BCA Hall of Famer

"The Rifleman" Buddy Hall- World titles in 9-Ball, 8-Ball, One Pocket & BCA Hall of Famer.

"Queen of the Hill" LoreeJon Hasson- Multi-World Champion & BCA Hall of Famer

"Cool Cat: Ray Martin- 3 Times World 14.1 Champion. BCA & Straight Pool Hall of Famer.

"Battling Beauty" Joann Mason Parker- US Open Champion and former top ranking woman 250 years of pool championship experience wrapped up in 6 magnificent champions of pool history

*Photo ops will be taken throughout all the VIP activities. The most legendary photo album you will ever own!

Friday-Sunday Experiences:

  • Pro Pool School with the Legends

  • Group photo

  • Lunch with the Legends

  • Golf outing with the Legends

  • Dinner with the Legends

  • Day session seating to watch Legends of Pool competition

  • Special Pro-Am with YOU Paired up on a team with a Legend vs other Legend teams

  • Team Photo

  • Evening session seating to watch Legends of Pool competition

  • Day session seating to watch Legends of Pool competition

  • Lunch with the Legends

  • Evening session seating to watch Legends of Pool competition

  • Each VIP will receive a commerative ball signed by all the Legends

This is the first time in 25 years that these players have been in the same room together. And quite possibly the last.

This winter, make a trip of a lifetime.

To sign up or for more info call 407-782-4978 or floridabilliardsexpo@gmail.com . Secure your spot by sending your check to :

Dragon Promotions

2516 Waukegan Rd Unit 144

GLenview IL, 60025

"We are thrilled to be working alongside Dragon Promotions on this year's events. Especially the Legends of Pool tournament which we feel is going to be a big hit. We've had one success after another here in the Villages, and now after two consecutively rewarding years, we felt that it was time to expand the event and evolve it into something bigger. Dragon Promotions is the entity that will take us there", explained Phil De Angelo, one of the resident Board of Directors for the Villages and President of the Villages Billiard Club.

Tickets sell out every year as fans & VIPs get a rare chance to mingle and play with superstars such as Ewa Mataya Laurance. The Villages have gorgeous, modern facilities to entertain its inner 110,000+ residents. More than 50,000+ golf carts can be seen within the community

The Villages, Florida is the largest 50+ retirement environment in the world with over 110,000+ residents from throughout the United States and several other countries. The VBC (Villages Billiards Club) is one of over 2,000 clubs and special interest organizations within The Villages. Included in the VBC agenda are leagues, including APA and BCA, weekly, monthly and tournaments, travel teams, lesson programs, special events such as the FEENEY CUP, LADIES CUP, POWER POOL SERIES, and the annual Florida Billiards Expo. A key component of the Club is the WVBC -Women of the Villages Billiards Club that advocates and produces events and activities focused on introducing and providing opportunities for female players. The VBC is supported by fundraising initiatives that include numerous social events and a Sponsor Program of 35+ businesses from throughout the Central Florida area.

The marquee event will be the Legends of Pool. A championship featuring six legendary champions with three ladies and three men in a 2 day round robin featuring singles, doubles, mixed doubles, ring game, and special Battle of the Sexes. Notable names such as "King" James Rempe and Ewa "Striking Viking" Laurance have already committed. All ticketed pro pool shows have sold out every time in the Villages. Fans should reserve tickets in advance.

A first ever Legends Pro Pool School will also allow 30 lucky fans to participate as VIPs of the Florida Billiards Expo. Each VIP will experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to join small groups with the legendary pros working directly on their game; enjoy conversations during a VIP lunch; play 9 holes of golf with the celebrities; play in a special Pro-Am pool match; free admission tickets to all PRO matches of the Legends of Pool; and several souvenir photos documenting your experience for memories to cherish for life. The 3 day VIP Legends Pro Pool School package is only $925.

Free admission to visit the vendors, participate in selected clinics and watch the amateurs play!

VIP tickets for the Legends of Pool are extremely limited and all ticketed pro pool shows have sold out everytime .

General admission tickets are also available at $20 per session. Please visit: thevillagesentertainment.com ; (352) 753-3229 On-line orders and credit cards accepted.

Sponsors are welcomed to contact 407-782-4978 floridabilliardsexpo@gmail.com. All other tickets, Vendors, Pro Pool School, tournament entries and information: (352) 561-4240 floridabilliardsexpo@gmail.com

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