Pool and Billiards Associations


Billiards Associations

Empire & Garden State Pool Players Association

EMPIRE & GARDEN STATE. POOL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION. a member of thePOOL PLAYERS of AMERICA© ... "Empire & Garden State Pool Players Association", is a pool league.

The American Cuemakers Association

Welcome to the American Cuemaker's Association. The American Cuemaker's Association(ACA) was formed in 1992 to promote the American made cue as a unique collectable art form. We are composed of cuemakers, merchants in the billiards industry, and other supporters. The mission statement of the American Cuemakers Association is: It is the mission of the American Cuemaker’s Association to establish and recognize a standard of excellence in the art of cuemaking, to educate the public about cues, promote the collecting of cues, and to cooperate with other organizations engaged in billiard promotions whose objectives are compatible with those of the American Cuemaker’s Association.

United States Professional Poolplayers Association

United States Poolplayers Association" Congradulation to Bobby Long & Tracy Bellamy in Winning the Open ... First Sanctioned by the North American Pool Players Association in 1998

American Poolplayers Association

The American Poolplayers Association (APA) is the World's Largest Pool League. With over 230,000 Members and more than 200 franchises, the APA awards over Million in guaranteed prize money every year during National Tournaments in Las Vegas... WORLD'S LARGEST POOL LEAGUE. Advanced Search ... American Poolplayers Association, Inc. All materials herein, including logo.

Canadian Poolplayers Association

The Canadian Poolplayers Association and the American Poolplayers Association sanction an international network of amateur pool leagues known as either the Canadian Pool League, the Camel Pool League or the American Pool League. Over 190,000.

International professional pool players association

International professional pool players association & Embassy International Pool Tour ... propool.org, the official website of the International Professional Pool Players' Association.

Christian Pool Players Association

Christian Pool Players Association, Cue for Christ, Christian shirts, Christian t-shirts, pool player shirts, billiard apparel, cue ball, 8-ball, 9-ball, Christian pool players, pool players for Christ, ministry for pool players, Christian ... You will become a better player and bring a better image to the game of pool.

Canadian Billiard & Snooker Association

The CBSA is the governing body of Cue Sports for Canada, recognized by Sport Canada. CBSA is also a member of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). Hopefully Cue Sports will eventually be included at the Olympic Games.
The CBSA is affiliated with the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA), through the WPA’s North American affiliate, the Billiard Congress of America (BCA). With these affiliations, it grants Canada the opportunity to be represented at all World Pool Championships, and most other major International pool events. The CBSA also holds an affiliation with the International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF), and sends representatives to the World Amateur Snooker Championships each year. In the near future, CBSA also hopes to be able to send representatives to the IBSF’s World Billiards Championship.
The CBSA consists of the Provinces of Canada, and is governed by six individuals, who are elected by delegates of the Provincial Associations.

American Poolplayers Association (APA) Yeah

The American Poolplayers Association (APA) was founded by professional poolplayers Terry Bell and Larry Hubbart in 1979 as the National Pool League, which became the American Poolplayers Association in 1981. The two realized the popularity of the sport, but knew that, different from other sports, there was no existing recreational league system. The American Poolplayers Association hosts an 8-Ball and 9-Ball League system. The American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball League and American Poolplayers Association 9-Ball League are offered throughout the country and each year teams have the opportunity to advance to the American Poolplayers Association National Team Championships. At the national level, the American Poolplayers Association guarantees more than $1 million in national tournament prize money. This consists of the $500,00 American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball National Team Championships, the $250,000 American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball Classic, the $100,000 American Poolplayers Association 9-Ball National Team Championship, the $100,000 American Poolplayers Association 9-Ball Shootout, and the MiniMania tournaments, which paid nearly $220,000 during the 2007 National Team Championships. Pool is played on a pool or billiards table. The American Poolplayers Association also conducts the U.S. Amateur Championship, the pool world's most prestigious amateur tournament, which is the only competition open to American Poolplayers Association members and nonmembers alike. The tournament began in 1994 and has grown more than 35 percent during the past year, as players across North America battle for one of the 128 spots in the tournament. From 1999 to the present, Entrepreneur Magazine rated the American Poolplayers Association No. 1 in the category of Sports-Event Planning. Entrepreneur Magazine also honored the American Poolplayers Association with a No. 53 ranking out of 500 franchising companies in 1998. One of the keys to the success of the American Poolplayers Association is The Equalizer, the unique handicapping and scoring system that makes it possible for players of different playing abilities -- especially novices and beginners -- to compete on an equal basis, much like they do in golf and bowling. The Equalizer blah blah so statistically irrelevent uses a formula that measures a player's ability. The result is a handicap of how many games a player must win to capture a match in 8-Ball or the number of points a player must earn to win a match in the 9-Ball format. Today, the American Poolplayers Association, also known as the Canadian Poolplayers Association in Canada and the Japanese Poolplayers Association in Japan, has grown to more than 260,000 members and boasts more members than all other "national" leagues combined. The League is administered locally by a network of Franchise Operators. League play is conducted weekly with both 8-Ball and 9-Ball team formats offered.

British Professional Pool Players' Association

The BPPPA is the governing body for the American pool discplines in Great Britain

The Assocaition For Pool Inc (TAFP)

Welcome to the Official website of TAP-NH. We hope this will prove to be an exciting year of pool with the new divisions forming.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for our Great success and making 2002 a year to remember.
Special congratulations go out to Pops Pool Palace #4 out of Hillsboro who finished 12th in the TAP Nationals. Let's see if we can beat this in 2003!

TAP NH sends 1 out of every 12 teams to The Association for P.O.O.L.'s Nationals held annually in Las Vegas, airfare and rooms included. This is by far the best known ratio and is calculated from the total teams in the area, not just the number of teams in the Vegas Qualifier Tournament.

Come join the fastest growing pool league that is sweeping across America.

If you are looking to play on a team, or start a team you may contact us by either of the methods below:

Contact by E-Mail: TAP-NH Email
Or call us Toll Free at (877) 309-1415.

Billiards and Snooker Association of NSW

The Billiards and Snooker Association of New South Wales (BSANSW) is the controlling body of Snooker and Billiards in the State of NSW, Australia. The main objective of the Association is to promote, foster, encourage, and stimulate interest in the game of Snooker and Billiards in NSW and at the same time maintain sportsmanship and credibility for the game. The Association is made up of a number of voluntary officers who's joint ambition is to meet the objectives of the Association.

English Amateur Billiards Association (EABA)

The English Amateur Billiards Association is the governing body of amateur (English) billiards in England, and as such is responsible for organizing various tournaments and events including:

The English Amateur Championship.
Six one day ranking tournaments throughout the course of the season, which (combined with English Amateur results) leads to International status if attaining a top 8 finish.
The Whitworth Masters.
The County Cup.
A one-day Handicap Tournament.
The Grand Masters.
Juniors are well provided for, with six of their own Ranking Tournaments, along with Under-16 & Under-19 National Championships.

Competitors wishing to enter any of these EABA events, must be members of the Association in order to compete.

Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association

We will endeavor to have as much information regarding competitions and events available on this web site but should you not find what your looking for or wish to enter one of our tournaments feel free to contact the office at the number below or one of the other contacts listed.

English Association of Billiards and Snooker

Welcome to the official website for the EASB - The home of English Snooker. We are slowly managing to unravel the story behind the failure of the IBSF to present our Motion to their AGM on 24th November. It seems that information supplied by official IBSF sources has been substantially incorrect, and, it must be assumed, intended to be deliberately misleading.

New Brunswick Billiards Association (NBBA)

NBBA News (Latest: Fredericton Regional 8-Ball Ranking Event #4 Results) Scotch Doubles 8-Ball Tournament Poster - Saturday, February 13th. - Fairville Shooters, Saint John The 11th. Annual 8-Ball Northern Cup - Saturday / Sunday, February 20th. / 21st. - Dooly's, Tracadie-Sheila President: Jim Taylor, 1st. Vice President: Kevin Arbeau, 2nd. Vice President: Chris Campbell, Secretary / Treasurer: Valerie Bell
Directors: Dev Bhattacharya: Moncton, Mike Henderson: Saint John, Jeff Kennedy: Saint John, Tom Theriault: Edmundston, Ron Wlliams: Fredericton

United States Snooker Association (USSA)

The United States Snooker Association (USSA) is the internationally recognized governing body of the sport of snooker in the United States.

Founded in 1991 by the British born Michael Collins, the association is dedicated to furthering the popularity of international snooker in the United States, and to create a structure capable of supporting international championships in the United States, and to develop skilled American players to represent the United States at home and abroad.

The USSA is a member of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF), the world governing body of non-professional English billiards and

In August 2006 the USSA achieved one of its goals by successfully staging the inaugural IBSF World Snooker Team Championships at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, California. The Championships were the first ever major international snooker event to be staged in the United States.

The USSA has many programs and ideas in the pipeline to help further the promotion and development of snooker in the United States — all of which will be reported here on SnookerUSA.com.

Other Billiards Associations

IOC International Olympic Committee - Billiards
WCBS World Confederation of Billiard Sports
UMB Union Mondiale de Billard
IBSF International Billiards & Snooker Federation
WPA World Pool-Billiard Association
AAPA All Africa Pool Association
APBU Asian Pocket Billiard Union
BCA Billiard Congress of America
CPB Confederation Panamerica of Billiards
EPBF European Pocket Billiard Federation
OPBA Oceania Pocket Billiard Association
Black Ball

The National Wheelchair Poolplayers Association

The NWPA is the Sanctioning Body of All Organized Wheelchair Billiards. Established in 1994 by a handful of diehard pool players that happened to be in wheelchairs. Today the NWPA has members world wide. Holding 8-10 sanctioned tournaments throughout the U.S. with a National event once a year somewhere in a accessible poolroom that has submitted their out lined program along with proof of their financial qualifications set by the NWPA by-laws and voted upon by their BOD. Do you qualify ? E-Mail us if you or your local poolroom would like to present a wheelchair event in your city.

Womens Professional Billiards Association

The WPBA was originally formed in 1976 under the name of the Women's Professional Billiard Alliance. The organization was developed by then contemporary female billiard pros Palmer Byrd and Madelyn Whitlow, along with Larry Miller, then editor of the National Billiard News.

Artistic Pool & Trick Shot Association

 Players must become an APTSA member in order to play in an APTSA (Artistic Pool & Trick Shot Association) event.

United States Professional Poolplayers Association

The United States Professional Poolplayers Association (UPA) is self-described as "the" governing body for the sport of men's professional pool (pocket billiards) in the United States, in conjunction with the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) and its US-national affiliate, the Billiard Congress of America. However, the organization has competition, such as the International Pool Tour (IPT). Many UPA members are not from the US, and American members frequently also play in professional events outside that country. Founded in 2002, the association is based in Phoenix, Arizona. The UPA consistently uses that acronym, and is not referred to as the USPPA (a different entity entirely).
The organization consists of professional players from around the world, and describes itself as the first pro players' association to accepted both foreign and domestic members, forming "the collective effort of male professionals governing themselves" within the pool industry.

Billiards World Cup Association

The Billiards World Cup Association (BWA) was a governing body for carom billiards, like its competitor and successor, Union Mondiale de Billard. After staging several three-cushion billiards championships, BWA met its demise in 2004 due to financial problems and failing relations with the UMB, leaving the latter as the only carom governing body.

National Pool Players Association

Welcome to the Official website of the National Pool Players Association. We are a National 8 Ball pool league. We run a handicap system based upon the number of balls pocketed by the players and games won. There are prize funds set up for regular session, playoff, and Local and National championship rounds. Our National tournament is set up so we play in a different city each year. One out of every 25 teams in your area will qualify for the Nationals.

Billiards Blog

The billiards forum runs a blogspot blog called the Billiards Blog.

Natal Amateur Billiards & Snooker Association of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

The name of the Association shall be the NATAL AMATEUR BILLIARD AND SNOOKER ASSOCIATION herein after referred to as The Association.

World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), founded in 1968 and based in Bristol, England, is the governing body of professional snooker and English Billiards. It sets the sports' rules, organises tournaments and the pro-am and pro tours, and engages in various promotional activities.

Billiards & Snooker Association of S.A.

The Billiards & Snooker Association of South Australia is a non-profit incorporated club. It is the governing body coordinating billiards and snooker competitions, including state and national titles, in South Australia

The Billiards and Snooker Association of WA

As a member of the Billiards & Snooker Association of WA Inc, a member association or an affiliated club or a person required to comply with the Billiards & Snooker Association of WA Inc. You must meet the following requirements in regard to your conduct during any activity held or sanctioned by BSAWA, a member association or an affiliated club and in any role you hold within BSAWA, a member association or an affiliated club:
Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others.
Be fair, considerate and honest in all dealing with others.
Be professional in, and accept responsibility for, your actions.
Make a commitment to providing quality service.
Be aware of, and maintain an uncompromising adhesion to, the BSAWA's standards, rules, regulations and policies.
Operate within the rules of the sport including national and international guidelines which govern the BSAWA, the member associations and the affiliated clubs.
Do not use your involvement with the BSAWA, a member association or an affiliated club to promote your own beliefs, behaviours or practices where these are inconsistent with those of the BSAWA, a member association or an affiliated club.
Demonstrate a high degree of individual responsibility especially when dealing with persons under 18 years of age, as your words and actions are an example.
Avoid unaccompanied and unobserved activities with persons under 18 years of age, wherever possible.
Refrain from any form of harassment of others.
Refrain from any behaviour that may bring the BSAWA, a member association or an affiliated club into disrepute.
Provide a safe environment for the conduct of the activity.
Show concern and caution towards others who may be sick or injured.
Be a positive role model.

North West Billiard and Snooker Association

The NWBSA is the North-West Coast's premier cue table sporting organisation. Although known records date back as far as 1971, there is evidence that 1963 was the actual starting point. Comprehensive details are sketchy prior to 1981 and current NWBSA administration is still searching for more background.

The NWBSA is currently made up of 10 teams representing five clubs, Devonport RSL, Mersey Valley Workers Club, Ulverstone Returned Services Club, Penguin Sports & Services Club and Burnie Club.

At any given time, there are approximately 80-100 registered players, however records since 1981 indicate a turnover of more than 450 players have been involved in the competition.

The NWBSA is an affiliated member of the Tasmanian Billiards and Snooker Association and competes regularly in State-wide combined shields and State championships.

European Billiards and Snooker Association

Europe is one of the largest snooker playing regions in the world, with more than thirty active member countries in the EBSA and the numbers are growing all the time.
The EBSA hosts three major tournaments annually, The European Championships with events for Men, Women and Seniors and the European Under 19 Championship, displaying the best up and coming talent from across the continent.
In 2004 the EBSA launched a new event - The European Team Cup, featuring events for Men, Seniors and Ladies. The inaugural event, which incorporates the former Continental Team Cup, was held in Riga, Latvia in March 2004.

The EBSA also organise the WSA European Play Offs, with the winners gaining coveted professional places on the WSA Challenge Tour.

This site will keep you up to date with the latest news and results from EBSA events, as well as information from member countries, associated events such as the Home Internationals, the Baltic Cup and reports on European players in International competition.

The Committee of the EBSA, chaired by Ireland's Jim Leacy, welcomes enquiries and you can find all the relevant details on the contacts Page.

Southern Tasmanian Billiards and Snooker Association

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i like how there are all the rankings but could you also put in a space for all the upcoming tournaments instead of just results.