Congratulations to Alberta’s Tom Finstad for winning the 2017 Western Canadian Championships as he battled against BC’s Charlie Brown, who was on fire for just about the entire tournament.
A shout goes out to all the players that came out to compete and to all the spectators who came to watch.
Snooker Canada would also like to thank all the people that were involved in making this event a great success.
Tournament Director : Lance Brommerland
Master of Ceremony : David Puddy
Tournament Referees : Wayne Binder, Randall Morrison
Host Venues : The Leather Pocket
Host Hotels : Executive Royal Hotel Calgary
Live Streaming : Cue Sports Live
Television Media : CTV News
Commentators : David Puddy & David “The Velvet Tongue” Burney
Guest Speaker : Bing
Social Media Webmaster : Jonathan Perlman
Official Balls Sponsor : Aramith (thank you Warren Saffel)
Tournament Software: Compusport
A special thank you goes out to all the volunteers for all the hours on top of more hours in preparation for this event. Unless someone has ever been involved in organizing an event of similar scope, it would be very difficult to understand what is involved in executing all the details.
Winner : Tom Finstad $1000
Runner Up : Charlie Brown $500
3rd Place: Muhammad Ali Rana $400
4th Place: Jesse Nowak $350
5th & 6th : Darryl Wouters $250 Ken Jewett $250
7th & 8th : David Puddy $125 Ken Bartko $125
Snooker Canada Commentator David “The Velvet Tongue” Burney (left) congratulates tournament finalist Charlie Brown (right) from BC.