Founder/Owner:
Michael Zimmerman
P.O. Box 1182
O'Fallon, IL 62269
618-409-4175
michael@zimsrack.com
Our primary goal is to promote the growth
of our sport of the cueing arts, Billiards!
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We offer various billiards merchandise, billiard instruction and pool cue repair to our customers.  We founded and direct Zim's Rack 8-Ball League and the Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour as well as organize and direct Pool Tournament Fund Raisers for companies, groups or organizations trying to raise additional funds.
We will do everything we can to promote the growth of the cueing arts!
Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour  2006




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CONGRADULATIONS TO DOUG PATRICK
the 1st Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour Champion
More info here!
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The Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour is an annual tour in the St. Louis/Metro East area created by Zim's Rack Billiard Promotions in 2005.  The tour will consist of one tournament each month with the final tour stop an invitational tournament with a point system will be used to track individual players progress.
We have sponsorship from all over the U.S. with a percentage of sales going to the final tour stop. Players will have to qualify to play in the final tour stop.  There are two (2) ways to qualify:
1)  Finish in the top 64 in the point standings.
2)  Compete in 10 of the first 11 tour stops.
There is NO membership to play on the Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour!
Each tournament has a $40.00 entry fee with an optional $5.00 calcutta.
Each tournament is a $300.00 Added Event and the final tour stop added money will be announced prior to the event.

NO A and ABOVE RATED PLAYERS ALLOWED!
The Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour is for Amateurs ONLY!
The Tournament Director has the right to refuse and remove any entry without refunding money.




We have four (4) host pool rooms for the 2005-2006 Tour Season.
* Teachers Billiards in Fairview Heights, Illinois
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Riverbend Billiards in Alton, Illinois
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Chesterfield Billiards in Chesterfield, Missouri
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Teachers Billiards in St. Peters, Missouri



Gateway Amateur 9-Ball Tour Sponsors 2005-2006 Season

Zim's Rack Billiard Promotions
AZBilliards
Billiard Sanctuary Academy of the Cueing Arts
Billiards Press
BreakRak
CuePen.com
International Cuemakers Association, "ICA"
On The Hill Q Sale
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Office Depo
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Pocket Lathe Syste
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SlipStic.co
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Sterling Gamin
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Ultimate Pool Players Magazin
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Chris' Custom Cue
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CAM Custom Cue
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Patrick Custom Cues
Webb Custom Cue
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Zimmerman Custom Cues, "ZCC"
Tour Founder/Director
Michael Zimmerman, "Zim"
michael@zimsrack.com
618-409-4175
Tournament Director
Danny Deiters
dan@zimsrck.com
618-664-3418
SPONSORED EVENTS
$3,000.00
Final Tour Stop Added Money
as of August 2006
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