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April 05, 2013


The University Center Game Room at The University of Montana is hosting the third annual Grizzly 9-Ball Open billiards tournament, which is open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

Action begins at 7 p.m., Friday, April 12, with a trick-shot demonstration by professional billiards player Jennifer “9mm” Barretta. The tournament runs through the weekend, with play from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, and from 10 a.m. until the tournament ends on Sunday, April 14.

Barretta is known as one of the top female 9-ball players in the world. Beyond playing billiards, she is a model, television star, tennis player and fitness competitor. She has been featured on ESPN and starred in the film “9-Ball.”

Participants can register for the tournament in advance online at The event is sponsored by UM and the Grizzly Billiards Club.

For more information visit or call Joseph Grady, UC Game Room and UC Theater manager, at 406-243-5590 or email





Contact: Joseph Grady, UC Game Room and UC Theater manager, 406-243-5590,