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    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Pheasant Run Resort - 4051 E Main St., St. Charles, Illinois
    Register

    ACS Illinois State Junior 9-Ball Championships
    Held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois 

    Sign-ups begin at 1:00 PM 
    Event starts @ 4:00 PM

    Two Coed Divisions:  
                    18 & Under & 14 & Under
    Double Elimination
    Race TBA
    Played on 7 ft tables
    $25.00 Fee ($20 entry/$5 Green Fee)
    $10.00 BEF Membership may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    First and Second place winners will receive plaques and a paid entry into nationals in Las Vegas  (based on 16 or more players in each division).    

    Event is limited to 64 entrants in each division 


    • 24 Mar 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Pheasant Run Resort - 4051 E Main St. St. Charles, Illinois
    Register

    ACS Illinois State Junior 8-Ball Championships
    Held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois 

    Sign-up @ 9:00 AM
    Event starts @ 9:30 PM

    Two Coed Divisions:  
                    18 & Under & 14 & Under
    Double Elimination
    Race TBA
    Played on 7 ft tables
    $25.00 Fee ($20 entry/$5 Green Fee)
    $10.00 BEF Membership may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    First and Second place winners will receive plaques and a paid entry into nationals in Las Vegas  (based on 16 or more players in each division).     

    Event is limited to 64 entrants in each division


    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Oops Alley Family Entertainment Center - 3721 US-90, Pace, Florida 32571
    Register






    • 7 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Causeway Bay Lansing Hotel and Convention Center - 6820 South Cedar St, Lansing, Michigan 48911
    Register

    Capital City Classic Michigan Junior State 9-Ball Championships
    Held at The Causeway Bay Lansing Hotel & Convention Center
    in Lansing, Michigan 


    Events begins @ 9:00 AM

    4 Divisions:  18U Boys ~ 18U Girls ~ 14U Boys ~ 11U mixed
    Race: 18U Boys - 7/5 (1 loss side)
               14U Boys & 18U Girls - 5/5
               11U Mixed - 3/3
    Double Elimination
    Entry fee: $20 plus $10 BEF membership fee if not already a member
    Event will be played on 7 ft tables 

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions, please contact Dan or Kelly @ (616)334-3562 or email them @ krewe.juniors@gmail.com.

    • 7 Apr 2019
    • 9:30 AM
    • Platte Valley Community Center - 210 W. Elm St. - Saratoga, WY 82331
    Register

    Wyoming Open 8-Ball Junior Event
    Held at Platte's Valley Community Center 
    in Saratoga, WY

    Venue opens at 8:00 AM
    Events begins @ 9:30 AM

    3 Divisions: 
         18 & Under
         14 & Under (Intermediate division)
         10 & Under ( PeeWee Division) 
    Double Elimination

    Race: 18 & Under race to 3; 14 & Under race to 2; 10 & under race to 1

    Entry fee: $5
    Event will be played on 7ft tables.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members in order to advance. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online or onsite.

    If you have any questions, please contact Monte Thayer at (307)710-1447 or email him at Montethayer@yahoo.com.

    • 7 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Crow's nest Pub & Grill - 181 Plaistow Rd, New Hampshire
    Register

    New Hampshire State Junior 9-Ball State Championships
    Held at the Crow's Nest Pub & Grill in Plaistow, New Hampshire

    Events begins @ 10:00 AM

    2 Divisions:
            18U Coed & 14U Coed
    Double Elimination
    Race: 18U race to 7, 14U race to 5
    Event will be played on 8ft tables
    Entry fee: Free

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions please contact Roy Pastor @ 978-660-3677


    • 7 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Iowa Event Center - 730 3rd st Des Moines Ia 50309
    Register

    Iowa Poolplayers 9-Ball State Championships
    Held at the Iowa Event Center in Des Moines, IA

    Doors open @ 9:00 AM
    Events begins @ 12:00 PM
    6 Divisions:
            18 & Under Boys ~ 16 & Under Boys  ~ 14 & Under Boys        
            18 & Under Girls ~ 16 & Under Girls ~ 14  & Under Girls

    Double Elimination
    Race: 5
    Event will be played on 7 ft tables
    Entry fee: $35.00  (includes $5 green fee)

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions please contact Louie Bartels @ (563)357-4726.

    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Billiards & Bistro - 11996 Hwy. 57, Vancleave, MS. 39565
    Register



    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.




    • 13 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Borderline Billiards - 628 State Street,Bristol,Tennessee 37620
    Register

    Tennessee Jr 9-Ball State Championships  
    Held at Borderline Billiards in Bristol, Tennessee  

    Venue opens @ 11:00 AM
    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    2 Divisions:
            18 & Under Coed ~ 14 & Under Coed
    Double Elimination
    Race: 5
    Played on 9ft tables 
    Entry fee $25

    ALL players MUST be BEF members in order to advance to Nationals. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a BEF member.

    For more info contact Janet Atwell @ 276-356-6492

    • 14 Apr 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Bank Shot Bar - 3249 Laurel Fort Meade Rd, Laurel, Maryland 20724
    Register

    Maryland State BEF Junior 9-Ball Nationals Qualifier
    Held at the Bank Shot Bar & Grill
    in Laurel, Maryland

    Doors open @ 10 am
    Register by 10:45 am
    Event begins @ 11:00 am

    2 Divisions: 18U & 12U
    Entry fee: $30 
    Double elimination
    Played on 7 ft Diamond tables
    Race:  9/7 for 18U
                7/5 for 12U

    Top winner in each division will receive a paid entry into this years BEF Junior Nationals 9-Ball Championships in Las Vegas. 

    EVERY girl and the top 25 percent of each division will qualify for Nationals.

    Additional Event Info:
    Alternate breaks/rack your own
    Push
    3 foul rule
    Bar rules: no jump shots or masse

    If you have any questions please contact
    Frank Spain @ 443-985-0999 or Robbie Hess @ 410-200-5351



    • 20 Apr 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Famous City Billiards - 210 N Thorncrest Ave. Creve Coeur, Illinois 61610
    Register

    2019 Famous City Billiards BEF Qualifier 
    Held at Famous City Billiards
    in Creve Coeur, Illinois

    Events begins @ 9:00 AM

    3 Divisions:

                      18 & Under Boys ~ 18 & Under Girls ~ 14 & Under Coed
    9-Ball

    Double Elimination
    18 & Under B/G  Race to 7 ~ 14  & Under B/G  Race to 5
    Entry fee: $20.00 Tournament / $5 Greens
    Event will be played on 7ft and 9ft tables

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions please contact Richard Carlsten @ 1-309-643-7128 or email him @ rcarlsten@gmail.com.  

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Blue Diamond Sports Bar - 26 N Main St Cape Girardeau MO 63701
    Register



    Regional Jr. 9-Ball National Qualifier #4

    Held at the Blue Diamond Sports Bar
    in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
                                                         Event Begins @ 10:00 AM

    6 Divisions:  18 & Under Boys ~ 18 & Under Girls
                            16 & Under Boys ~ 16 & Under Girls
                            14 & Under Boys ~ 14 & Under Girls 

    Double Elimination
    Race: TBD based on participation
    Entry fee: $40.00 (Includes $5 green fee)
    Event will be played on 7 ft and 9ft tables.

    The TOP 25% from each division will qualify for Nationals. EVERY girl that participates will also qualify. 1st place finalists will also receive a paid entry to Nationals.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members in order to advance to Nationals.  BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here @ become a Junior BEF member. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Dennis & Doris Stotler
    @ (228) 297-2292



    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 11:00 AM
    • Chips & Salsa Sports Bar - 10300 Bailey Cove Rd. Huntsville, Alabama
    Register

    Alabama 10-Ball Junior State Championships 
    Held at Chips & Salsa Sports Bar 
    in Huntsville, Alabama

    Venue opens at 10:00 AM
    Events begins @ 11:00 AM

    2 Divisions:  18 & Under  ~ 14 & Under
    Double Elimination
    Race to 5 on both sides
    Entry fee: $30.00 (Includes $5 green fee)
    Event will be played on 7ft tables.


    The Top 25% from each division will qualify for Nationals in Las Vegas. EVERY girl will qualify just by participating in the event. The Top 2 finalists from each division will also receive a paid entry to Nationals.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members in order to advance to Nationals. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online or onsite.

    If you have any questions please contact Alfredo Ortiz at (256)426-7409 or email him at ortizinc@ymail.com

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • California Billiards - 40510 Albrae St, Fremont, CA 94538
    Register

    West Coast Junior 9-Ball National Qualifier 
    Held at California Billiards 
    in Fremont, California

    Venue opens at 11:00 AM
    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    3 Divisions:  18 & Under Coed - Race to 8
                            16 & Under Coed - Race to 7
                            14 & Under Coed - Race 5

    Double Elimination
    Entry fee: $25.00 if signed up by April 13. $30 if paid onsite
    Event will be played on 9ft tables.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members in order to advance to Nationals. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions or you would like to pre-register, please contact Emilyn Callado @ (650) 302-1426  or email her at bayareajpl@gmail.com.

    • 4 May 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Anazeh Sands West Billiards - 1339 28th St. SW Wyoming, MI 49509
    Register

    Michigan Junior State 8-Ball Championships 
    Held at Anazeh Sands West Billiards 
    in Wyoming, Michigan 


    Events begins @ 9:00 AM

    4 Divisions:  18U Boys ~ 18U Girls ~ 14U Boys ~ 11U mixed
    Race: 18U Boys 5/5 ~ 18U Girls 5/3 ~ 14U Boys 2/2 ~ 11U mixed 2/2 
    Double Elimination
    Entry fee: $25 ($20/$5 greens) plus $10 BEF Membership Fee if not already a member
    18U Boys (played on 9 foots), 18U Girls, 14U Boys, 11U Mixed (all played on 7 foots)

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions, please contact Dan or Kelly @ (616)334-3562 or email them @ krewe.juniors@gmail.com.

    • 5 May 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Yale Billiards - 169 North Plains Industrial Rd. Wallingford Ct., 06492
    Register
                   Connecticut State Junior 9-Ball Championships
    Held at Yale BIlliards in Wallinford, Connecticut
    Events begins @ 10:00 AM

    2 Divisions:
            18U Coed & 14U Coed
    Double Elimination
    Race: 18U race to 7, 14U race to 5
    Event will be played on 9ft tables
    Entry fee: Free Entry

    Top 25% will qualify to Nationals in Las Vegas July 23-27.
    EVERY girl qualifies just by participating.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions please contact Roy Pastor @ 978-660-3677


    • 18 May 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
    • Slate Street Billiards - 2003 Southern Blvd SE Ste 139, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    Register

    New Mexico Junior National 9-Ball Qualifier

    Held at Slate Street Billiards 
    in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

    Venue opens at 10:00 AM
    Events begins @ 11:00 AM


    Divisions:  TBA based on participation

    Possible Round Robin or Double Elimination (based on participation)
    Race: TBA
    Entry fee: FREE
    Event will be played on 9ft tables.

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions, please contact Tom Riccobene at 1-505-259-3192.

    • 25 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Rack On The Rocks - 2800 W. Farmington Road, West Peoria, Illinois 61604
    Register

    5th Annual BEF Illinois Junior 9 Ball Championships 
    Held at Racks On The Rocks 
    in West Peoria, Illinois

    Venue opens at 11:00 AM
    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    6 Divisions:  18 & Under Boys ~ 18 & Under Girls
                            14 & Under Boys ~ 14 & Under Girls
                            11 & Under Boys ~ 11 & Under Girls 

    Possible Round Robin based on participation
    Race to 7 for every division
    Entry fee: $10.00 plus $5 green fee
    Event will be played on 9ft tables. Depending on participation the 11 & Under may be played on 7ft tables

    ALL players MUST be BEF members. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained online here at become a BEF member.

    If you have any questions please contact Tawni Lewis at 1-309-256-0816 or email her at kidsplaypool@gmail.com

    • 23 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • 27 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • South Point Casino & Hotel - 9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123
    Register

    2019 Junior National 9-Ball Championships
    Will be held at the South Point Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
    July 23-27th

             2019 National Schedule Of Events

           Tuesday July 23

                        5:00 PM - 11:00 PM       Check-in / Practice

                                                                   Artistic Challenge with Dr. Cue

                             7:00 PM - 8:00 PM        Dr. Cue Exhibition

                                 (Coin-op practice tables 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM)

             Wednesday July 24

                             8:00 AM -  9:00 AM        Practice

                             9:00 AM - 10:30 AM       Mandatory Player’s Meeting & Group Photo

                            11:00 AM - 11:00 PM      Competition Begins

                                                                    Artistic Challenge Finals & Awards Ceremony

                               (Coin-op practice tables 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Closed 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

               Thursday July 25

                       8:00 AM -  9:00 AM         Practice

                            9:00 AM - 11:00 PM        Competition

                               (Coin-op practice tables 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

              Friday July 26

                        8:00 AM - 9:00 AM        Practice

                            9:00 AM - 2:00 PM        Competition    

                                                                  Junior / Junior **BLIND DRAW** Scotch Doubles Sign-up

                            2:30 PM - 4:30 PM        Award Ceremony (Ballroom) 

                                                                   "SPECIAL" Speaker TBA

                                                                   Academic All American Awards

                                                                   Brendan Crockett Award

                                                                   Drawing for 2 Pechauer Custom Cues

                            6:00 PM - 11:00 PM       Competition Continues

                                                                   Junior / Junior **BLIND DRAW** Scotch Doubles

                                                                      2 Divisions:  18U & 14U 

                                                                          Race to 3 on A Side / 2 on B Side

                                                                          Entry Fee: $20 per team

                                                                          Prize Awarded to 1st & 2nd Place Finalists

                                    (All proceeds from this event will go toward BEF Scholarships)

                               (Coin-op practice tables 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Closed 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)


              Saturday July 27

                       8:00 AM - 9:00 AM         Final Practice

                            9:00 AM - 5:00 PM        Finals Competition 

                                                                  Award Ceremony & Photos

                              

    6 DIVISIONS:

    • 18 & Under Boys
    • 18 & Under Girls
    • 16 & Under Boys
    • 16 & Under Girls
    • 14 & Under Boys
    • 14 & Under Girls

      The BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships follows the rules and guidelines set forth by the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA).  The "Three Point Break" and the "Three Foul Rule" is applied. For more details regarding the rules-------> 9-Ball Rules of Play

                                      

                                        Hotel Info:


      South Point Hotel & Casino
      9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South
      Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

      Reserve your room with the discount code----> South Point Hotel & Casino 


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