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2024 USBA National Championship Scheduled for April in Modesto, CA

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2024 USBA National Championship

Venue:       The Billiard House

Address:    2549 Yosemite Blvd #B, Modesto, CA 95354

Dates:        April 25 to 28, 2024

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USBA National Championship Eligibility

All players MUST be a member of the USBA

All players must be a US resident and have resided in the US for a minimum of two years prior to the start of the tournament

Players who compete under the flag of any federation/country other than the USBA/USA in UMB or other official tournaments are not eligible

Click Here for Complete USBA National Championship Information


2024 National Qualifiers

Qualifiers are being scheduled now for January through March 2024

Click Here for Information on the 2024 National Qualifiers

Schedule of National Qualifiers

January 26 to 28, 2024      Tacoma, WA         Elks Lodge #174            Link to Info     COMPLETED

January 27, 2024                Milpitas, CA         Jimmy's Billiards            Link to Info    COMPLETED

January 28, 2024                New York             Carom CafĂ© Billiards      Link to Info    COMPLETED

February 3 to 4, 2024         Modesto, CA       The Billiard House         Link to Info    COMPLETED

February 24, 2024              San Francisco      Billiard Palacade           Link to Info


Learn To Play Three Cushion Billiards

The great game of carom billiards has fascinated players since it was first introduced more than two hundred years ago. Today, the game of 3-cushion billiards is thought to be the most challenging and the most satisfying. In this section you will find information that will help you:

  • Learn to play
  • Learn the rules

In our Instruction Section current and logged in Members will also see Tips From The Pros... a special feature with shot diagrams that will take your game to then next level!

And don't worry about whether you can learn to play... why even a certain Duck has learned to play!!!

Click here for a 5 minute video including the diamond system.


The level of play in the world gets better every year. Click here to see what the world records are in various three cushion categories!

So? Are you ready to learn more about 3-cushion billiards? Then let's get started --

Instruction on three cushion billiards - learn the basics and get started. Current and logged in Members will also see Tips From The Pros!

Rules of the Game - All games have rules. Here are the official rules of USBA

Other Billiard Sites - Here are more resources to help you advance your game.


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