The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to offer you the opportunity to host a BEF Junior National Qualifier (JNQ) for the 32nd Annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships which is being held at the South Point Hotel & Casino July 28 - 31, 2020. Top finisher(s) from each qualifying event will then advance to compete against other billiard student-athletes from all over the United States and its Territories in the 2019 Junior National Championships.
Event will be advertised on our BEF website and on our Facebook page.
Room will be listed in the “Places to Play” section of the 2020 BEF Junior Nationals event program and BEF website.
$400.00 for non-BCA members
$300.00 for BCA/PBIA Instructors
Free admission to BCA Expo – ($200 value)
Pechauer Jump Cue (retail Value: $150)
(1) Gross of Master Chalk (retail value: $35)
(6) BEF Winner(s) Certificates (upon request)
Annual subscription to Billiards Digest
Your choice of (1) cut of Simonis cloth for up to a 9’ table (retail value: $250) or one (1) set of Aramith Tournament Balls (retail value: $340)
Room listed in the “Places to Play” section on our BEF website.
Press releases to all billiards print and online media announcing the results of your event on but not limited to: BilliardEducation.org, BEF Newsletter, BEF Facebook, AZBilliards, Pool & Billiards Magazine, Billiards Digest, Inside Pool Magazine, Professor Q Ball Magazine, Cue Times, On The Break News, Billiard & Dart News, American Billiard Radio and Sneaky Pete Mafia.
All junior participants must be BEF Members. Annual BEF Junior membership is $10.00 and may be renewed or obtained here at become a Junior member,
Host room may collect no more than $5 per player for green fees.
Top 25% of field qualifies to compete in BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships.
Qualifier divisions and formats may vary but all players will compete in their respective divisions, on nine-foot tables and will follow the 9-Ball rules set by the World Pool-Billiard Association www.wpa-pool.com . Please inform your players. The divisions at Nationals will be 18UB, 18UG, 16UB, 16UG, 14UB, and 14UG.
A player can only win one (1) berth into the BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships. A qualified player is permitted to compete in other qualifier events, but once a player has earned a spot, the next qualifier he/she wins, reverts to the next highest finisher which has not yet qualified. Any awards and prizes remain with that event winner. The intent is to allow junior players to gain tournament competition experience. Any misuse of this privilege or poor sportsmanship may be cause for disqualification into Junior Nationals.
Player participation in the 18 & under division(s) must NOT turn 19 before December 31, 2020.
Submit tournament results, junior membership forms (if not completed online), write-up of event, and group photo within one week of completing your event. Returning these items in a timely manner will ensure that the winner(s) will have ample time to register for Nationals.
Invitations to Nationals or the World Championships event does not bear any cash value.
Requests to host an event must be received by June 1, 2020.
All events are to be held on a Saturday and/or Sunday by June 28, 2020.
Deadline for players to register for the Junior National Championships will be July 12, 2020.
Thank you for supporting our junior athletes and junior billiard program. We look forward to assisting you in hosting a successful junior event!!
Building the Next Generation of Billiard Student-Athletes!
Submit your request by June 1, 2020