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McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for October 2013

Custom Cue of the Month SweepstakesMENOMONEE FALLS, WI (October 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the October 2013 Cue of the Month Giveaway Sweepstakes.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For October 2013, the giveaway cue is the GS12C, a customized version of their popular GS12. It features a Michigan maple forearm & sleeve, a custom black metallic paint, an upgraded Everest tip, and an upgraded lizard-embossed Italian leather wrap.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free GS12C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Kathryn Cianci of New York, NY. She won a G201C pool cue with a high-performance G-Core shaft!

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Announces Winners of Bumper Guessing Game Contest

Bumper Guessing Game

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (September 4, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the winners of the Bumper Guessing Game Contest.

McDermott has filled a tank with an undisclosed number of bumpers. Fans of McDermott’s Facebook page submitted guesses for how many bumpers were in the tank. The grand prizewinner of the contest was Shaunesy Daly of Iowa City, IA. His guess of 2,342 was just one bumper short of the correct number (2,343). As the grand prizewinner, Shaunesy will receive a free McDermott G411 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $430.

Prizes were also awarded to the two runners-up. The 2nd place prizewinner was Dustin Schlick of Iowa City, IA. He will receive a free Star S49 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $139. The 3rd place prizewinner was John Gluth of Renville, MN. He will receive a free Lucky L40 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $89. The winners of the contest were contacted via email by McDermott.

McDermott would like to thank everyone that participated in the Bumper Guessing Game.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue and Stinger Break/Jump Cues.

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Creative Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Announces Facebook Bumper Guessing Game

Bumper Guessing Game

Enter for your chance to win a free McDermott G411 pool cue!

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the Facebook Bumper Guessing Game Contest.

McDermott has filled a tank with an undisclosed number of bumpers. Fans of McDermott’s Facebook page can submit their guess for how many bumpers are in the tank. The first person to guess the correct number of bumpers will be given a free McDermott G411 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $430. The person to guess the second closest number of bumpers in the tank without going over will win a Star S49 pool cue with an approximate value of $139. The person to guess the third closest number of bumpers in the tank without going over will win a Lucky L40 pool cue with an approximate retail value of $89.

To enter the Facebook Bumper Guessing Game, all you have to do is “Like” McDermott’s Facebook Page and submit your guess of how many bumpers are in the tank on the Bumper Guessing Game app page. Each Facebook fan may only enter once. The last day to submit a guess is August 31, 2013. McDermott will announce the contest winners on September 3, 2013. Other terms and conditions apply. Visit the Bumper Guessing Game app page for more details.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Creative Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for August 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (August 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the August 2013 Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For August 2013, the free cue giveaway features the new G322 model with a Birdseye maple forearm, Bocote sleeve, Wildfire “Clover” 3-D image carving in a Maple medallion, 3 Bocote points, and a lizard-embossed Italian leather wrap. The G322 comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G322 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Randy Nimon of Pueblo, CO. He won a GS01C1 pool cue with a high-performance G-Core shaft!

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Creative Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott announces new products for 2013

New Pool Cues for 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (July 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce several new products additions to their line for 2013. The new products will be unveiled to McDermott dealers and distributors at the 2013 BCA Summit show in Chicago and available to the general public shortly after.

New additions to the McDermott line include: the 2013 Cue of the Year and Cue of the Year Enhanced Limited Edition cues; seven G-Series cues featuring McDermott’s high-performance shafts. In addition to growing the McDermott G-Series cue line, the Star and Lucky cue lines introduced a combined ten new cues at various price points.

McDermott also added a 4×8 soft case and a McDermott Traditional Series billiard ball set to the 2013 product line.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Marketing Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for May 2013

May 2013 Cue of the Month

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (May 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the May 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For May 2013, McDermott customized their popular G222 model with Morado wood, a brown lizard-embossed leather wrap and a black butt plate & joint collar. The G222C1 comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G222C1 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Bill Alvord of Downingtown, PA. He won a GS01C pool cue with a Samsara ultra-hard leather tip.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact McDermott’s Marketing Director, Derek Blaguski, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for April 2013

GS01C Custom Pool Cue of the MonthMENOMONEE FALLS, WI (April 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the April 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For April 2013, McDermott customized their popular GS01 model with a black painted forearm and sleeve, along with a Samsara ultra-hard leather break tip. The GS01C is available in weights ranging from 19 to 23oz.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free GS01C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Marla Atterberry of Coffeen, IL. She won a G222C pool cue with a G-Core shaft!

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for March 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the March 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For March 2013, McDermott customized their popular G222 model with an American Cherry stain, red Italian pearl rings and a dark brown lizard-embossed leather wrap. The G222C comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G222C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Cristy Ridey of North Wichita, KS. She won a G226C2 pool cue with a G-Core shaft!

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

Winners of Facebook Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes Announced

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (March 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is excited to announce Frank Rachuba as the grand prize winner of the Facebook Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes.

As the grand prize winner, Frank will receive a free G226C1 pool cue with a G-Core shaft. McDermott would like to thank everyone who entered the Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes. Over 2,000 entries were received through McDermott’s Facebook page. Due to the overwhelming number of participants, McDermott decided to randomly draw 10 runners-up, in addition to the grand prize winner, to receive a free McDermott t-shirt. The runners-up are: Mary Tharp, Travis Brown, Eric Serrano, William Coles, Keith Strawser, Elizabeth Finocchi, Michael Spicer, Vicki Murphy, Joanna Contreras and Deanna Wright. All of the winners have been contacted via email with instructions on how to claim their prize.

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release, contact Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for February 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (February 1, 2013) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce the February 2013 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway.

Each month, McDermott customizes an existing cue for limited release. For that month only, they waive the customization charge for the cue. For February 2013, McDermott customized their popular G226 model with an American Cherry stain, brown Dymondwood points and a recon Ebony point veneer. The G226C2 comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

To enter the contest, visit www.mcdermottcue.com/giveaway and fill out the simple survey. There is no limit to the number of times one can enter the contest. At the end of the month, McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive a free G226C2 pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, John Berry of Batavia, New York. He won a G405C pool cue with a G-Core shaft!

McDermott Cue is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI and markets under the brands of McDermott Cue, Star Cue, Lucky Cue, Element Cue, Wildfire, Pool Prodigy, Intimidator i-Shafts, G-Core Shafts, Big Boy Shafts, Sledgehammer Break Cue, Stinger Break/Jump Cues and Elephant Balls.

For more information about this press release contact, Derek Blaguski, Marketing Director, at derekb@mcdermottcue.com or call 1-800-666-2283. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.