Subject: NC Open Results

From: "Alan Cribbs" <acribbs@naxs.net>

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 12:03:10 -0400

Newsgroups: rec.sport.table-soccer

 

Results

 

2004 North Carolina Foosball Open

$2000.00 in Cash and Prizes

 

April 23rd and 24th

 

Fat Daddy’s Restaurant

Raleigh, NC

 

Designated Charity: The V Foundation

 

57 Registered Participants

 

Charitable Donation: $4,800.00

 

            What else can you say about a foosball tournament that raised almost 5 times what it pledged? Great job players! With the help of the Powerkick Team of Raleigh and 14 gracious table sponsors, we were able to exceed our pledge and shock The V Foundation with a check in the amount of $4,800.00. Before the check presentation. I was able to speak before the players as a group and stress the importance of elevating “sportsmanship” and curtailing acts of negative “gamesmanship”. Our table sponsors must see their contribution being put to a positive cause and atmosphere. Without a doubt, this was accomplished this past weekend. The competition was intense and fierce with the players putting on a good performance for the tournament and sponsors alike. I want to thank Ms. Stephanie Flanagan from The V Foundation for coming by to accept our donation. I appreciate all of the player/sponsors for taking the time to have their photo taken with Ms. Flanagan.

 

            I appreciate the respect shown by all the players during the presentation. It was really scary when I stood before 57 players in a tournament room full of tables and there was complete silence. Bonzini U.S.A. players came to realize that collectively they can make a difference for the image of the game. Together, we will build a stronger player’s foundation, tournament events and relationships in the charitable community. Thanks.

 

 Thanks to all of the following sponsors:

 

 Kitchen and Bath Galleries

 

Atlantic Whirlpool and Billiards

 

The Takei Family

 

Tornello Enterprises

 

Excel Communications

 

Egland Consulting Corporation

 

Jim-Lee Hat Company

 

Shenandoah Valley Foosball Association

 

1 Vision Technologies

 

Powell Corporation

 

Russell Mabus Corporate Services

 

Cribbs Inc.

 

Triangle Players Assoc. (Tornado players group)

 

 Novice division trophies graciously supplied by The Powerkick Team.

 

Thanks to Michael Harry and the Triangle Players Assoc. for the Thursday night fund raiser at Mogo’s.

 

Thanks to Mary Martin (Manager of Fat Daddy’s) for her contribution and promotion of this event and the hospitality. 

 

 Special Recognition List

 

 These players deserve recognition for their contribution above and beyond the call

 

 Set-Up Crew:                             Nikki, Eric Josephson, Mike Soluri

 

Tear-Down Crew:                      Shenandoah Valley Foosball Assoc., John Lewis

 

Officiating Help:                         Pat Ryan, Kenny Knicely

 

Tournament Organizing:             Nikki and the entire Powerkick Team of Raleigh

 

Tournament Directing:                Bruce Nardoci

 

 Results

 

 Open Doubles

 

1st                     Rick Owens (NC) & Bruce Nardoci (NC)

2nd                    Jim Parris (NC) & Mack Smith (NC)

3rd                     Pat Ryan (MD) & Jim Waterman (MD)     

4th                     Sam Crockett (VA) & Kenny Knicely (VA)

5th/6th                Jimmy Little (VA) & Alan Cribbs (NC)

5th/6th                Chad Meadows (NC) & Alan Watkins (NC)

 

Open Singles

 

1st                     Rick Owens (NC)

2nd                    Jimmy Little (VA)

3rd                     Bruce Nardoci (NC)

4th                     Jim Parris (NC)

5th/6th                Sam Crockett (VA)

5th/6th                Kenny Knicely (VA)

 

Expert Doubles

 

1st                     Lee Odom (NC) & Jim Hess (NC)

2nd                    Pat Ryan (MD) & Jim Waterman (MD)

3rd                     Scott Powell (NC) & James Little (NC)

4th                     Gary Siron (VA) & Dave Pelny (VA)

 

Expert Singles

 

1st                     Chad Meadows (NC)

2nd                    Sam Crockett (VA)

3rd                     Lee Odom (NC)

4th                     Chris Hayes (NC)

 

Novice Doubles

 

1st                     Greg Hendren (NC) & Todd Weatherspoon (NC)

2nd                    Mike Giles (NC) & Billy Atkisson (NC)

3rd                     Lisa Tolley (NC) & Alan Watkins (NC)

4th                     Gary Siron (VA) & Dave Pelny (VA)

 

Novice Singles

 

1st                     Gary Siron (VA)

2nd                    James Little (NC)

3rd                     Scott Dunbar (VA)

4th                     Alan Watkins (NC)

 

Friday DYP

 

1st                     Greg Hendren (NC) & Bruce Nardoci (NC)

2nd                    Mack Smith (NC) & Pat Ryan (MD)

3rd                     Jim Parris (NC) & Jack Voight (NC)

 

 Outstanding Player Performances:

 

 Pat Ryan and Jim Waterman

 

Chad Meadows

 

Rick Owens

 

Greg Hendren

 

 Next stop:

 

3rd Annual Thunder in the Mt. Foosball Spectacular

 

$1500.00 in Cash

 

Byers Street Bistro

 

Staunton, VA

 

Hosted by The Shenandoah Valley Foosball Association

 

Designated Charity: HOSPICE of Shenandoah

 

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