Category: Press Releases


More than $1 Million in prize money awarded in 30th Annual Team Championships

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (September 3, 2010) “” The American Poolplayers Association’s (APA) 30th Annual National Team Championships saw a record number of teams compete in the newly expanded 10-day extravaganza. Nearly 2,000 8-Ball, 9-Ball, Doubles and Masters teams made the trek to Sin City to compete, Aug. 19 ““ 28, for more than $1 Million in prize money. Due to record participation, the event had to be extended an extra day.

WPBA Membership Drive Telethon at the Atlanta Classic

If you are a fan of the WPBA and its players, you may be interested in the following information. On Wednesday, September 29, between 2pm and 8pm in the pro arena, the WPBA will be holding a Membership Drive Telethon that will be streamed live and free for the viewers. Tune in to, the official website of the WPBA, for this special streamed show. Interviews and tips for your pool game by top players will be shown throughout the Telethon. For those who are interested in seeing what goes on behind the scenes, there will also be coverage of the players meeting and charity event. Several of the professional trick shot players will be making a special appearance for added entertainment.

Billiard Education Foundation


The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Academic Scholarship Program is pleased to announce the 2010 recipients of its annual scholarship program.  The scholarships are divided into two categories: BEF Excellence in Education scholarship ($5,000 awarded over a two-year term) and BEF Aiming for Higher Education scholarships (7 x $1,000 award). The objective of the BEF Academic Scholarship Program is to grant scholarships to high school seniors who have benefited from the sport of billiards and are pursuing a college education.

Champions Crowned at 2010 Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open

Jeff Beckley of Indiana New Iberia, Louisiana- The 5th Annual Ozone Billiards US Amateur Open crowned a new set of champions this year in its 8-Ball and 9-Ball divisions. Players from Las Vegas all the way to Tampa,Florida came to be crowned the Ozone US Amateur Champion. 155 entrants vied in all the events to capture their share of the $20,000 purse available.


World’s Largest Pool League Awards League Operator of the Year Awards

LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO (June 22, 2010) “” The American Poolplayers Association (APA) recognized five of their top franchisees with League Operator of the Year awards during the APA Annual Convention in late April in Las Vegas.  The five were selected from a group of more than 260 League Operators throughout North America with one League Operator selected from each market size.

Now that the BCAPL National event is concluded for 2010

Now that the BCAPL National event is concluded for 2010, CSI is resuming the monthly email of all CSI / BCAPL produced and or affiliated state, regional and independent (open to all player) events. This is to aid you in updating your events calendars. Thank you for all that you do and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. In addition to our office you can reach me on my cell at (602) 312-8155.

CSI / BCA Pool League Proudly Sponsor Players to 2010 Junior Nationals

CueSports International (CSI), under its BCA Pool League division, is proudly sponsoring 13 young players to participate in the 22nd Annual Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior National 9-Ball Championships. This prestigious event is being held July 7-11, 2010 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, and includes 4 divisions: Boys 14 and Under, Boys 19 and Under, Girls 14 and Under and Girls 19 and Under.

Promoting this life-time sport through the youthful generation.

Just before the end of the school year, Allenwood Elementary School, located in Temple Hills, Maryland and in keeping with the schools motto “œAllenwood is ENGAGED”,hosted their Career Awareness Day for all of their students.

Mrs. Lakeshia Morgan the shools Professional Counselor/Career Coordinator, orchestrated the event and said “œThere is no time like the present to make our children aware of the different and exciting career opportunities available to them”. The schools purpose is to help students, by displaying the personal characteristics and attitudes to become successful.

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