Since the launch of its Junior State Championship program, pool rooms across the nation are signing up to host events.
The first 2015 junior state championships will both be held on the weekend of Jan 17-18 at Felt Billiards in Englewood, Colorado and the Nekoosa Community Center in Nekoosa, Wisconsin (during the Jacoby Open).
Colorado Junior State 9-Ball Championships
The 10th Annual Colorado Junior State 9-Ball Championships will be held this year on Sat & Sun, January 17 & 18 at Felt Billiards in Englewood, Colorado. TWO JUNIORS will be qualified at this event (Top Finishing 18 & Under, Top Finishing 14 & Under). Any girls interested in participating in Nationals (that do not qualify at this event) are welcome to self-pay the $40 entry fee to compete at BEF Junior Nationals.
Doors open at 8AM
Tournament starts at 11AM
$10 Entry Fee ($5 entry + $5 green fee)
All players are required to pay a $10 BEF Junior Membership if you are not a current BEF member.
There will also be Goody Bags & Additional Sponsor Prizes
Wisconsin Junior 9-Ball State Championships
Hosted at the Jacoby Open, Presented by Midwest PoolPlayers Association
9-Ball Singles | Double Elimination | 7’ Valley Bar Tables
Sunday, January 18 | 10:00 AM Start (doors open at 9:00 AM)
3 Age Divisions:
9 & Under
Race to 1
Not a qualifier for Jr Nationals
14 & Under
Race to 2
Division winner will qualify for BEF Jr National 9-Ball Championships
18 & Under
Race to 3
Division winner will qualify for BEF Jr National 9-Ball Championships and will receive $150 Academic Scholarship
10+ age entry fees include $10 annual BEF membership due
For more information on sponsoring, hosting, or participating in a Junior State Championship, visit billiardeducation.org or call (303) 926-1039. Complete list of nationwide junior events listed here: http://billiardeducation.org/events/
About the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF)
The BEF was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity committed to promoting a lifelong love of pool and building the next generation of players through youth programs and academic scholarships. Visit billiardeducation.org or call (303) 926-1039 to learn more about junior billiard programs in your area.
Photo: Provided by BEF Editor: Hannah Blue