Terry Baker

Daryn Hamilton
641-919-1861 (event organizer)

Fairfield Women’s Invitational Brings Top Billiards Players to Iowa

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (February 22, 2023) – Fairfield, Iowa is set to host the Fairfield Women’s Invitational, the first stop on the 2023 Women’s Professional Billiards Association (WPBA) tour, from March 16 through the 19th. This four-day event, which will be held at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, (200 N. Main St, Fairfield, Iowa), will feature 48 of the best women billiards players from around the world, competing for cash prizes and the coveted title of Fairfield Women’s Invitational champion. The Women’s Professional Billiard Association is the governing body of women’s professional billiards in the USA since 1976 and this is the third year that this WPBA sanctioned event is being held in Fairfield.

Organizer Daryn Hamilton noted, “We are thrilled to host the Fairfield Women’s Invitational for the third time in our community. Each year, the event gets better and better, and we are excited to showcase the talents of these amazing women players. We are honored to be a stop on the 2023 WPBA tour and we can’t wait to see the level of play that these world-class athletes will bring to Fairfield.”

Some of the top players who will be attending include the top-ranked player in the world, Kelly Fisher, Allison Fisher, known as the “Duchess of Doom” for her deadly & consistent shot making, rising star Wei Tzu Chien from Taipai, and accomplished competitor, Monica Webb. These players are sure to put on an incredible display of skill and talent that should not be missed.

The tournament kicks off on Thursday, March 16 at 10 AM in a double elimination 9 ball competition. Players will continue with their elimination play on Friday and Saturday, with the finals taking place on Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM. The public is invited to attend any and all sessions, and tickets can be purchased at Regular seating is $20 per day, while VIP seating is available for $35 per day. Tickets will be available beginning Feb 27th.

Not only will attendees get to watch some of the world’s top billiards players, but they will also have the opportunity to play with some of these champions in a Pro-am charity tournament benefitting the Fairfield Kiwanis club. This charity event will be played on Thursday, March 16th, 7:30 PM, at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center and is an exciting event that brings together professional and amateur players to compete in a friendly and supportive environment. These tournaments are a great opportunity for amateur players to test their skills against the best in the world, while also raising money for a good cause. From beginner to seasoned players, any amateur billiard players who would like to play with the pros can register with Daryn Hamilton at 641-919-1861.

Top player Kelly Fisher will also be playing challenge matches on Wed, March 15th from 6-9 PM at Mad Hatters Billiards, located just across the street from the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center in Fairfield. Players interested in going up against Kelly can register by contacting Hamilton at 641-919-1861. Mad Hatters Billiards will also host after hours play each evening following the tournament, making this week not just about the competition, but also about the community coming together and celebrating the sport.

If you’re a billiards player or fan in the Midwest, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Come witness the skills and talents of some of the world’s top players, and experience the excitement and community of the Fairfield Women’s Invitational, March 16-19, Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.


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