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2025 DERBY CITY CLASSIC
THE ULTIMATE BILLIARD EXPERIENCE
January 17-26, 2025

 

PLAYER ENTRIES ARE LIMITED PER GAME, AND ONCE THEY'RE SOLD OUT,

THERE WON'T BE ANY IN-PERSON REGISTRATIONS AT THE EVENT.

 

Refund requests must be in writing to julie@diamondbilliards.com by Dec. 31, 2024.

All cancellations will be charged a $25.00 cancellation fee plus the $10.00 registration fee. NO REFUNDS AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2024.
We will not be accepting cancellations at the event like in previous years. NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

Event Hotel: Caesars Southern Indiana 1-866-766-2671 

 

Dress Code: NO shorts, ripped jeans, backward hats, or sagging pants.

Permitted: Neat looking slacks or jeans (long pants), including neat, non-baggy sport pants. Neat looking shirts, including nice T-shirts, short or long sleeve; neat closed-toe dress shoes or tennis shoes, including neat boots. All dress items must be neat and not torn.
Prohibited: Short pants and distressed/ripped jeans. Backward hats and sagging pants. Any sloppy, dirty, torn, or untidy clothing. Open-toed shoes, sandals, and flip-flops.
Note: Players reporting to their match out of dress code will be given a verbal warning from the tournament director and must correct the problem before their next match. A second violation results in unsportsmanlike conduct.

 

Live Streaming and Video Recording of matches is prohibited without permission.

 

One Pocket Express Rules will be enforced if match duration exceeds limits.

One Pocket Match Duration Limits and Express Rules

The regular Derby City One Pocket rules apply for the first 2 hours of match play.
At the match duration limits, a Referee will come to the table and implement phased Express Rules.

 

2 Hour Express Rule
  • Each player will get one more turn at the table, and then any more than 4 object balls above the head-string will spot at the end of each player’s inning.
  • Spotted balls will be the object balls closest to the head-rail. A ball is considered above the head-string if any part of the ball is touching the head-string. (Edge of ball determines)
  • If 2 or more object balls are the same distance from the head-rail, the incoming shooter will designate which ball to spot.

 

3 Hour Express Rule
  • Each player will get one more turn at the table, and then any more than 2 object balls above the head-string will spot at the end of each player’s inning.
  • Spotted balls will be the object balls closest to the head-rail. A ball is considered above the head-string if any part of the ball is touching the head-string. (Edge of ball determines)
  • If 2 or more object balls are the same distance from the head-rail, the incoming shooter will designate which ball to spot.

 

4 Hour Express Rule
  • The player that is leading in the game and ball count wins the match.
  • If both players are tied in the game and ball count, the next player to take the score lead (games plus ball count) wins the match. (This score lead can be determined by pocketing a ball or a foul shot)

Derby City Classic 2025

Caesars of Southern Indiana is pleased to welcome The Derby City Classic 2025. 

Please Support The Event by Staying at Caesars of Southern Indiana Casino Hotel

Group room rates for the will be avaialbe. Rates will be based on hotel availability. There is an 11% sales and occupancy tax plus an optional $15.00 resort fee per night that may be added upon check-in. A credit card is required at the time of booking. Upon check-in, the cardholder must present a credit card with a picture ID. The card will be authorized for estimated charges + an additional $75 for incidentals. Cash deposits will no longer be accepted.

Please cancel within 24 hours of the scheduled arrival date. To cancel a room reservation please call 1-866-766-2671.

reservations will be availalbe in the fall of 2024.
Use group code: group code will be released in the fall 2024.