Category: Features

McDermott Announces Free Cue Giveaway for June 2014

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MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (June 1, 2014) ““ 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 Custom Cue of the Month Giveaway for June 2014.

Each month, McDermott gives away a free pool cue to a lucky contestant. For June, the giveaway cue is the G307C, a customized version of their popular G307 model. It features a birdseye maple forearm & sleeve with a natural walnut stain, custom rings and blue pearl inlays. The G307C comes standard with McDermott’s high-performance G-Core shaft.

Jeanette Lee to Speak at BEF JR Nationals

June 2, 2014 (Englewood, CO): “‹This year’s BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships plans to be a real treat for all attendees as “The Black Widow” Jeanette Lee, the most recognized face in billiards, plans...

Mike ‘Fireball’ Dechaine has joined the OB Pro Team of players

Mike Dechaine and Shane SinnottWe are pleased to announce that Mike ‘Fireball’ Dechaine has joined the OB Pro Team of players. Mike was born in Waterville, Maine and now resides in Providence, Rhode Island where he plays out of Snookers Sports Bar & Grill (who also sponsor him) . At the young age of 26, Mike has already been playing Pro for the last 7 years and has won several large events which include the Ultimate 10 Ball Championship in 2011 and the Turning Stone Casino Classic XIX in 2012. Mike has also proudly represented the USA twice in the prestigious Mosconi Cup both in 2011 and 2012. In the last 2 years Mike has proven to be one of the most consistent American players competing today with a string of high finishes in almost every event he competes in.

Sponsors at 2014 BEF Junior Nationals

BEF-logo-gradient-3000May 23, 2014 (Englewood, CO): What’s a national pool tournament without the best equipment? The Billiard Education Foundation’s Junior National 9-Ball Championships, being held in conjunction with this year’s BCA Summit in Louisville, KY, will benefit from three long-time supporters of junior billiards: Diamond (tables), Simonis (cloth) and Aramith (balls).

APA Honors Late Co-Founder with Trophy Designation

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (April 29, 2014) “”The American Poolplayers Association (APA) announced yesterday that the U.S. Amateur Championship trophy will now be known as The Larry Hubbart Trophy in honor of Co-Founder and Billiard Hall of Famer Larry Hubbart who passed away last August. Fellow Co-Founder Terry Bell made the announcement during the Annual APA League Operator Convention in Las Vegas

.LARRY HUBBART (APA) FOUNDER

COLLIN DOWDY WINS 1st FBT JUNIOR TOURNAMENT

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Boynton Beach, Fla. ““ Eleven junior players showed up at Slate Billiards in Boynton Beach, Florida, last month for the first Juniors 8-Ball Tournament, sponsored by the Flamingo Billiards Tour. Kids came from as far away as Bradenton and Miramar, many of them playing in their very first event.

Pedro Piedrabuena Does It Again-2014 USBA 3-Cushion National Winner

CLICK ON PEDRO PHOTO TO SEE FINAL MATCH HUGO VS. PEDRO

USBA BANNER 2014Pedro with trophy

 CLICK ON PEDRO PHOTO TO SEE FINAL MATCH HUGO VS. PEDRO

Pedro Piedrabuena
USBA Champion: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013
Pedro Piedrabuena returns as the 2013 defending champion and the presumptive favorite for another
crown. Since 2002, Piedrabuena has won six championships and finished second five times. And it seems
that the best is still to come for the 43″year”old resident of San Diego.

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