The third edition of the Copa de Amistad Canada-Mexico 8-Ball Pool Tournament had unexpected winners – the Guadalajara Reporter team led by publishers Michael Forbes and Sean Godfrey. Hosted and sponsored by the Canadian Consulate in Guadalajara at Bolerama Tapatio, the event drew 16 teams made up of Canadians, Mexicans and other nationalities. Teams participated from government organizations, private companies and the Canadian Consulate. The tournament celebrated 70 successful years of diplomatic relations between Canada and Mexico.
Canadian Consul Francis Uy (center) is joined at the prize-giving ceremony by Reporter publishers Sean Godfrey and Michael Forbes (blue shirts), and the second-placed team comprising Jacobo Gonzalez (right) and Alejandro Alonso (left) from the Instituto Jalisciense de Tecnologias de la Información (Ijalti) software center in Guadalajara.