USBA Announcements

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

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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 Café 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


Executive Trustees

Leadership Team

Address for checks or correspondence:

USBA c/o Andy Janquitto
222 Bosley Avenue, Suite A1
Towson, MD 21204


Andy Janquitto, Treasurer

AndyJanquittoAndy Janquitto is a Maryland attorney. He is a former President of the USBA (2011-13) and has been the Treasurer since March 2017. He is the author of several articles on billiards, including Of Flukes, Clucks, Chimbas and Puppies: The Beauty and Bane of the Lucky Shot and The Things We Say: A compendium of laments, explanations, excited utterances, alibis and excuses He is also the author of The Oleomargarine Heir: The Story of Bogus Butter, the Great Vice Trial and the Millionaire Hippie Who Ended the Vietnam War (

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Doug Deitel, Webmaster

DougDeitelDoug Deitel heads the company that manages the USBA website. He is a former financial executive who now spends his time playing billiards and ukulele, though not at the same time. He has served on the USBA Board of Directors and has experience directing USBA tournaments. Doug's also supports 3-cushion billiards worldwide through his International News website

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Jay Karahan, Executive Trustee

JayKarahan100X117Jay Karahan began playing three cushion billiards in 2013, having played pocket billiards since 1970. Once he caught the three cushion bug he set about learning as much as he could about the sport. He quickly joined the USBA and has been a member ever since. Today Jay is proud to serve the organization as an executive trustee. Jay is a retired Texas trial judge, a former state and federal prosecutor and is currently the principal of Jay Karahan Law PLLC, a white collar criminal defense firm in Houston, Texas.

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All members of the Leadership Team serve as volunteers and in the capacity of trustees for the organization.


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