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BEF Announces 2014 Academic Scholarship in Memory of Terry Romine, Sr.


$1,000 “Excellence in Education” Scholarship Award to attend Lindenwood University On July 13, 2013, the billiard community lost a great ambassador. Terry Romine, Sr. was the founder of Schon Cues and owner of Romine’s High Pocket billiard parlor near Milwaukee,

Remember us this Giving Season…


You can be a part of building the next generation of our great sport! In 2013 alone, the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) committed to awarding over $10,000 in academic scholarships to deserving billiard student-athletes. Thanks to the generous support of

‘Tis the Season of Giving!


BEF Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending With a Purpose The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners – charities,

Working Together to Revive Boys and Girls Clubs Billiard Program


Str8 Shots, CueSports International (CSI), and the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) have been working together to revitalize a billiards program within the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. In the 1930’s and 40’s, professional players such as Jimmy Caras, began

Str8 Shots to Support BEF Juniors with 10% Contribution

Str8 Shots may be relatively new to the scene but they are proving to be one of the leading online dart and billiard retailers, and they’re here to stay. They’re not only dedicated to providing exceptional service and loyalty to their

Joey Bourgeois, Jr. Becomes Texas State Junior 9-Ball Champion

Jonathon Romero, Derrell Montgomery, Joey Bourgeois, Jr.

Junior pool player Joey Bourgeois, Jr. of Baytown, Texas, went undefeated this past Saturday, May 25th, 2013 to capture the Texas State Junior 9-Ball Championships and a Junior Nationals qualifier spot. The 14 year-old, straight “A” student went undefeated in