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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.

Free Pool Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes on McDermott’s Facebook page

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 excited to announce the February Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes on Facebook.

The winner of the February Free Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes will be given a G226C1 pool cue with a G-Core shaft. To enter the sweepstakes, all you have to do is “Like” McDermott’s Facebook page and fill out the simple entry form. Each Facebook fan may enter once, but can get additional entries for referring others. The sweepstakes will be open all of February. The last day to enter is February 28, 2013. McDermott will randomly select a winner to receive the G226C1 pool cue on March 1, 2013.

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.

Free Pool Cue Giveaway Sweepstakes

Enter to win a free pool cue on McDermott’s Facebook page!

McDermott announces Cue of the Month giveaway for January 2013

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (January 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 January 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 January 2013, McDermott customized their popular G405 model with a recon Ivory sleeve, joint collar and points. The G405C 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 G405C pool cue. Congratulations to last month’s winner, Korin Kormick of Gahanna, Ohio. She won a M54AC 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.

January 2013 Cue of the Month

McDermott Cue Mfg. moves to new facility in Menomonee Falls

McDermott's brand new showroom is located in Menomonee Falls, WI

MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (December 6, 2012) – McDermott Cue Mfg. LLC is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of pool cues, performance shafts and billiard accessories. McDermott is proud to announce that they have moved to a brand new location.

The new location features an upgraded facility and showroom. In the past, McDermott’s showroom has primarily consisted of their own brand of pool cues and accessories. The new showroom will now add popular game room gear such as pool tables, foosball tables, air hockey tables, shuffleboard tables and billiards lights.

“We are proud and excited to add Connelly pool tables, Tornado foosball, Dynamo air hockey and Champion shuffleboard tables to our retail showroom product lineup,” said Jayme Cernicka, Showroom Manager. “These ‘Made in the USA’ products align perfectly with the commitment to quality, performance and value that is synonymous with McDermott cues.”

The showroom isn’t the only thing upgraded at the new facility. The pool cue manufacturing process has been improved with new production equipment and a streamlined workflow.

“Over the last 35 years, we’ve become much more efficient with our cue building process,” said Larry Liebl, Executive Vice President. “We are now able to build more cues in less time using less space.”

McDermott’s new factory showroom is open in time for the holidays and operates from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday at N84 W13660 Leon Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

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 262-345-6506. More information can be found at www.mcdermottcue.com.