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    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Eastside Billiards - 163 East 86th St, New York, NY 10028
    Register

    NYS 10-Ball Championship Qualifier
    Held at Eastside Billiards & Bar 
    in New York, NY

                    Venue opens @ 12:00 PM
                   Events begins @ 11:30 AM

    4 Divisions:  Girls 18 & Under; Girls 14 & Under
                              Boys 18 & Under; 14 & Under

    Format: TBA(based on participation)
    Race: TBA (based on participation) 
    Entry fee: $15.00 ($10 BEF membership plus $5 greens)
    Event will be played on 9 ft tables

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players may buy-in for $150.

    TOP finalists from EACH division will receive a "FREE" entry into the BEF 9-Ball National Championships in Las Vegas, July 28-31st. 

    EVERY players MUST be a BEF member. 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
    Mark Finkelstein & Michael Muldoon a212-831-7665 or 347-709-0004

    • 29 Feb 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EST)
    • Quality Inn & Conference Center - 444 Pine Lake Avenue, LaPorte, Indiana
    • 62
    Register

    ACS Indiana State Junior 8-Ball Championships
    Held at the Quality Inn & Conference Center
    444 Pine Lake Avenue, LaPorte, Indiana

    Venue opens @ 8:00 AM

    Event starts @ 4:00 PM

    2 Divisions:  18 & Under & 14 & Under (Co-ed) 
    Double Elimination
    Entry Fee: $25 for ACS/BEF members (includes $5 green fee)

                        $35 for non-members (includes $5 green fee)

    Race: TBA
    Played on 7 ft tables

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee for qualified players is $90. Non-qualified players fee is $150.

    Awards cash plus the TOP 2 finalist(s) from each division will receive a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas, July, 2020!! 

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a BEF member.

    If you need more info contact Cecil Messer 219.465.8101

    Event is limited to 64 entrants in each division.



    • 14 Mar 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Buck's Billiards - 1102 Buck Jones Rd., Cary, NC 27606
    Register

    North Carolina State Junior 9-Ball Championships
    Held at Buck's Billiards 
    in Cary, North Carolina

    Venue opens @ 11:00 AM

    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    3 Divisions: 

    18 & Under Girls  ~ 18 & Under Boys ~ 16 & Under Boys
    Double Elimination
    Race: 7
    Entry fee: $30.00
    Event will be played on 9 ft tables.

    TOP finalists from EACH division will receive various sponsored items from Outsville Chalk, Outsville magic rack templates to some awesome Brutal Game Gear.

    The TOP winner(s) from each division will also receive a "FREEentry into the BEF National 9-Ball Championships in Las Vegas, July 28th-31st. 

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Qualified entry $90, Non-qualified entry $150.

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member. 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 Casey Cork @ 336-455-0186 or email @ casey.cork3@gmail.com

    • 14 Mar 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Brewland Bar & Billiards - 4802 Gunn Hwy. #108 Tampa, FL 33624
    Register
    4th Annual BEF Florida 10-Ball State Championships
    Held at the Brewlands Bar & Billiards
    in Tampa, Florida

    Doors open @ 12:00 PM

    Event begins @ 1:00 PM


    3 Divisions:

         18 & Under

         16 & Under
         14 & Under

    Entry Fee: $10 for BEF members; $20 for non-members

    Double Elimination

    Played on 8 ft tables
    Race:  5

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players $150.

    TOP finalist from EACH division will receive a "FREE" entry to Nationals in Las Vegas, July 28-31st!! 

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. 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

    Gene Allen @ (813) 841-7761 or Brewlands @ 8134054851.


    • 21 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM (EDT)
    • Decatur Hotel & Conference Center - 4191 US-36, Decatur, IL 62522
    Register

    ACS Illinois State Junior 9-Ball Championships
    Held at Decatur Hotel & Conference Center

    Decatur, Illinois 

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

    Two Coed Divisions:   18 & Under & 14 & Under
    Entry Fee: $25 for ACS/BEF members (includes $5 green fee)

                          $35 for non-members (includes $5 green fee)
    Race: TBA
    Double Elimination 
    Played on 7 ft tables

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee for qualified players is $90. Non-qualified players fee is $150.

    Awards, cash, plus the TOP 2 finalist(s) from each division will receive a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas, July, 2020!! 

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

    If you need more info contact Cecil Messer 219.465.8101

    Event is limited to 64 entrants in each division 


    • 22 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
    • Decatur Hotel & Conference Center - 4191 US-36, Decatur, IL 62522
    Register

    ACS Illinois State Junior 8-Ball Championships
    Held at Decatur Hotel & Conference Center

    Decatur, Illinois 

    Sign-ups begin at 9:00 AM 
    Event starts @ 9:30 AM

    Two Coed Divisions:  
                    18 & Under & 14 & Under
    Double Elimination
    Race: TBA
    Played on 7 ft tables
    Entry fee:  
    $25 for ACS/BEF members (includes $5 green fee)

                        $35 for non-members (includes $5 green fee)

    Awards, cash, plus the TOP 2 finalist(s) from each division will receive a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas, July, 2020!! 

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee for qualified players $90. Non-qualified players fee $150.

    EVERY player MUST be a ACS/BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a BEF member.

    If you need more info contact Cecil Messer 219.465.8101

    Event is limited to 64 entrants in each division 


    • 28 Mar 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 7954 Baltimore Annapolis BLVD, Glen Burnie, MD.
    Register

    Maryland State BEF National Qualifier
    Held at the Brews & Cues on the Blvd. 
    Glen Burnie, Maryland 

    Doors open @ 11:00 AM
    Event begins @ 12:00 PM

    3 Divisions: 12U ~ 15U ~ 18U (All Coed)
    Entry fee: $25 
    Double Elimination
    Played on 7 ft Diamond tables
    Race:  7 on winner side / 5 of losers
    Format: 9-Ball 

    The Top finalist(s) from each division will receive a trophy and a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas. 

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals in Las Vegas! Entry fees will apply. Qualified fee is $90 and non-qualified fee is $150. 

    EVERY players MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here @ become a BEF member. 

    If you have any questions please contact
    Frank Spain II @ 443-985-0999 
    • 4 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Famous City Billiards - 210 N Thorncrest Ave. Creve Coeur, Illinois 61610
    Register

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

    Venue opens @ 9:00 AM

    Events begins @ 9:00 AM

    2 Divisions:

    18 & Under Coed  ~ 14 & Under Girls

    9-Ball

    Double Elimination
    Race:   18 & Under Race to 9 on 9 ft tables

                 14  & Under Race to 7 on 7 ft tables
    Entry fee: $30.00 Tournament / $5 Greens

    100% Payback!!

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players may buy-in for $150.

    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.  

    • 4 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • The Palace Billiards - 56 Airview Drive Greenville SC 29607
    Register
    South Carolina Junior 9-Ball State Championships

    Held at the Palace Billiards 

    in Greenville, South Carolina 

    Venue opens @ 11:00 AM

    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    2 Divisions:  18 & Under Boys & Girls
                            14 & Under Boys & Girls 

    Entry fee:  $20.00 for BEF members

                        $30.00 for non-BEF members

    Double Elimination

    Race: 7 

    Event will be played on 9 ft tables

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players may buy-in for $150.

    TOP finalist from EACH division will receive trophies and a "FREE" entry to Nationals in Las Vegas!!

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a BEF member.

    Event will be ran by LoreeJon Hasson and coordinated by Joy McFarland 

    If you have any questions please contact Joy McFarland @864 979 6768 or email her at joymcfarland@bellsouth.net.

    • 4 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Mainstreet Billiards - 38529 5th Ave Zephyrhills Fl 33542
    Register
    BEF Junior 8-Ball Florida State Championship

    Held at the Mainstreet Billiards

     in Zephyrhills, Florida

    Doors open @ 10:00 AM

    Event begins @ 12:00 PM


    6 Divisions:

         18 & Under Boys    18 & Under Girls

         16 & Under Boys    16 & Under Girls
         14 & Under Boys    14 & Under Girls

    Entry Fee: $25 ($20 entry plus $5 green fee)

    Double Elimination

    Played on 7 ft tables
    Race:  TBD (based on participation) 

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players $150.

    TOP finalist from EACH division will receive a trophy and cash prize based on participants. 

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. 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

    Anthony Cerezo @ (352) 544-9981.


    • 5 Apr 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    • Causeway Bay Hotel - 6820 S Cedar St, Lansing, Michigan 48911
    Register

    2020 Michigan Junior State 9-Ball Championships
    Held at Causeway Bay Hotel 

    Lansing, Michigan 


    Events begins @ 9:00 AM

    3 Divisions:  18U ~ 14U ~ 11U
    Race: 18U Boys 5/5 ~ 18U Girls 5/5  ~ 14U Boys 5/5 ~ 11U Mixed  3/3

    Double Elimination
    Entry fee: $25 ($20/$5 greens) members

                      $35 non-members

    Event will be played on 7 ft tables

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. 

    EVERY player 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 @ 616-826-2054 or email @ krewe.juniors@gmail.com.

    • 5 Apr 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Decatur Conference Center - 4191 US-36, Decatur, IL 62522
    Register
    Dr. Cue Tournament

    Held at the Decatur Conference Center

    in Decatur, Illinois

    April 5th

    Venue opens at 9:00 AM

    Events begins @ 10:00 AM


    Format: 8 Ball

    Divisions:  18UB ~ 18UG ~ 14UB ~ 14UG

    Double Elimination
    Race: 4
    Entry fee: $5  (pay onsite)
    Event will be played on 7 ft tables.

    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals in Las Vegas. Qualified fee is $90. Non-qualified fee is $150.

    The TOP finalist(s) will receive a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas!!

    EVERY players MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online at become a BEF member. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Adams @ 217.791.7510 or via email @ blossomsandmemories@yahoo.com

    • 5 Apr 2020
    • 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 @ 7:00 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)

    PRIZES & AWARDS:

    1st Place finalist from each division will receive a "FREE" entry to nationals and a $250 dollar ISPA Scholarship!

    2nd Place finalists from each division will receive a "FREE" entry to nationals and a $125 ISPA scholarship!

    EVERY player that participates this year will be qualified and eligible to participate at Nationals. Entry fees will vary for qualified and non-qualified players. 

    EVERY player MUST be BEF member. 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.

    • 11 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Side Pocket Billiards - 4308 Route 9 South Howell, NJ 0773
    Register

    NEW JERSEY NATIONAL QUALIFIER
    Held at Side Pocket Billiards in South Howell, NJ
    Register onsite @ 11:00 AM
    Event starts @ 12:00 PM

    One Division: 18U Coed

    Entry fee: $5

    Double Elimination

    Format: 9-Ball

    Race: 5

    Event will be played on 9-ft tables


    1st Place winner will receive a "FREE" entry to the BEF Nationals in Las Vegas!!


    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a member.  


    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals!

    If you need more info contact David Chennells @ 732-987-4343 after 4pm

    • 26 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Ride the Nine - 503 N Prospect Rd Bloomington Il 61704
    Register
    Central Illinois 9-Ball Championships

    Held at Ride the Nine in Bloomington, IL.

     Venue opens @ 11:00 AM

    Events begins @ 12:00 PM

    6 Divisions:  18UB - 16UB - 14UB
                            18UG -16UG - 14UG

              (depending on participation, we may do 18UB & 18UG)
    Race: 5 
    Double Elimination
    Entry Fee: $25.00 (includes $5 greens fee)
    Event will be played on 7-ft & 9-ft tables

    1st Place winners from each division will receive trophies and a "FREE" entry to the 2020 BEF National 9-Ball Junior Championships in Las Vegas, July 28-31st!!

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a Junior BEF member. 

    EVERY player that participates will be eligible to attend Nationals!

    If you need more info, contact Chris Gonzales @ 970-381-1728 or Sarah Rousey @ 847-275-1556 sr9ball@hotmail.com

    • 3 May 2020
    • 10:00 AM
    • The Billiard Cafe - 39 Main St. Ayer, Ma. 01432
    Register
    Massachusetts State Junior 9-Ball Championships

    Held at The Billiard Cafe in Ayer, Ma.

     Events begins @ 10:00 AM

    2 Divisions:  18U Coed & 14U Coed
    Race:  18U race to 7  ~  14U race to 5 
    Double Elimination
    Entry Fee: $15.00
    Event will be played on 9-ft tables

    1st Place winners from each division will receive trophies and a "FREE" entry to the 2020 BEF National 9-Ball Junior Championships in Las Vegas, July 28-31st!!

    EVERY player MUST be a BEF member in order to participate. BEF membership requires a $10 annual fee and may be obtained onsite or online here at become a Junior BEF member. 

    EVERY player that participates will be eligible to attend Nationals!

    If you need more info contact Roy Pastor @ 978-660-3677

    • 16 May 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Rack On The Rocks - 2800 W. Farmington Road, West Peoria, Illinois 61604
    Register

    6th 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   (9ft tables)
                            14 & Under Boys ~ 14 & Under Girls   (9ft tables)
                            11 & Under Boys ~ 11 & Under Girls   (7 ft tables)

    Race: 7 on A side/ 5 on B side
    Entry fee: $20.00 ($30.00 if including BEF membership)


    EVERY player that participates will qualify and be eligible to attend Nationals. Entry fee is $90. Non-qualified players may buy-in for $150.


    TOP finalists from EACH division will receive a "FREE" entry into the BEF 9-Ball National Championships in Las Vegas, July 28-31st. 


    EVERY players MUST be a BEF member. 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 Tawni Lewis at 1-309-256-0816 or email her at kidsplaypool@gmail.com

    • 30 May 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • Wolf's Den Billiards - 4820 Hollins Rd Roanoke Va 24019
    Register
    2nd Annual Southwest Virginia BEF Junior National Qualifier

    Held at the Wolf's Den Billiards 

    in Roanoke, Virginia

    Venue opens at 11:00 AM
    Events begins @ 12:00 PM
    2 Divisions: 
          18 & Under Boys 
          18 & Under Girls
    Double Elimination
    Race: 7 on winners/ 5 on losers
    Entry fee: $FREE$
    Event will be played on 9 ft 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, please contact Trena Wolford @ 5404007008 or via email at wolfsdenbilliards@yahoo.com

    • 28 Jul 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • 31 Jul 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • South Point Casino & Hotel - 9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89123

     REGISTRATION BEGINS MARCH 1ST, 2020

    2020 BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships
                           South Point Casino & Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada July 28th - 31st, 2020                            

    6 DIVISIONS:

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

    18 & Under – Can NOT turn 19 in the same year as the JNC 

    16 & Under – Can NOT turn 17 in the same year as the JNC

    14 & Under – Can NOT turn 15 in the same year as the JNC

    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" will be utilized. For more details regarding the rules-------> 9-Ball Rules of Play

    Check out the "UPDATED" -------> Dress Code


         Every player will receive an Ultimate Team Gear jersey and predator glove!

                                       


                          2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

             Tuesday, July 28th

                        10:00 AM - 2:00 PM        Check-in / Practice (practice room tables)

                              2:00 PM - 3:30 PM        Mandatory Player’s Meeting & Group Photo 

                              2:30 PM - 4:00 PM        Practice in Tournament Arena and Practice Room Tables

                              4:00 PM -11:00 PM       Competition Begins

                              4:00 PM - 6:00 PM        Artistic Challenge with Dr. Cue

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

                                 (practice tables 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM)                                                        

             Wednesday, July 29th

                             8:00 AM -   9:00 AM       Practice

                             9:00 AM - 11:00 PM       Competition Continues

                            11:00 AM -  9:00 PM       Artistic Challenge (break 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

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

                                                             

               Thursday, July 30th

                       8:00 AM   -   9:00 AM      Practice

                            9:00 AM   - 11:00 PM      Competition Continues

                           11:00 AM  -   6:00 PM      Artistic Challenge Finals (break 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

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

               Friday, July 31st

                        8:00 AM - 9:00 AM         Practice

                            9:00 AM - 3:00 PM         Competition Continues

                            4:00 PM - 6:00 PM         Award Ceremony (Ballroom B) 

                                                                   "SPECIAL SPEAKER" TBA

                                                                   Top National Champions (Gold, Silver & Bronze Medalists)

                                                                   Dr. Cue Artistic Challenge Champions

                                                                   Academic All American Awards

                                                                   Brendan Crockett Award

                                                                   Drawing for two (2) Pechauer Custom Cues

                                                                   Photos       

                            6:00 PM - 11:00 PM       Junior/Junior **BLIND DRAW** Scotch Doubles 

                                                                   2 Divisions:  18U & 14U

                                                                   Race to 2 on both sides

                                                                   Entry Fee: $20 per team

                                                                   Prize Awarded to 1st & 2nd Place Finalists

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

     NEED HELP RAISING MONEY FOR YOUR TRIP???


    EVERY registered player will have the

    opportunity to take part in our

    "Pechauer  FUNdraiser GIVEAWAY"


    Pechauer Custom Cues has handcrafted these two beautiful cues to help all our Juniors make their way to the 2020 BEF Nationals. 


    Tickets will require a $10 donation. Players will keep $9 to use for their travel expenses to Nationals and $1 MUST be returned with each ticket stub when they check-in at Nationals. 

    EVERY ticket sold/unsold must be returned. Tickets will not be accepted if the money is not received.

         


              SEE YOU IN LAS VEGAS!!!



     

    HOTEL INFO:

    SOUTH POINT CASINO

    HOTEL AND CONVENTION CENTER

    9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South
    Las Vegas, NV.  89123

    South Point is located in the heart of the premiere southwest Las Vegas valley, just minutes away from the famous Las Vegas Strip.

    Some of their many amenities include a 16-screen Century Theatre movie complex, 64-lane bowling center and a handful of restaurants that cater to all appetites and tastes. The casino features a large selection of table games and the latest slot and video poker machines. This distinctive hotel features spacious rooms and suites with 42-inch Plasma televisions, Point Plush mattresses and Wireless Fidelity throughout. A unique feature to this property is its Equestrian Center, which is the finest horse facility in the country. South Point also has a fabulous 400-seat showroom that features headliner entertainment and dancing to live bands on weekends.

    All reservations must be made by July 2, 2020 to secure your exclusive BCA Expo room rate. 

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