King BeeUSBA to Hold "B" Regional Championship Tournaments

The United States Billiard Association (USBA) will hold six regional "B" championship tournaments in the fall of 2013. The winners of each tournament will qualify to play for the "B" Championship title next year at the USBA national tournament. A first place prize of $3,000 is projected.

The six regional tournaments are open to any player who resides in the United States and has less than a .900 average as of August 1, 2013, based on the records and statistics kept by the USBA. Citizenship or permanent residency is not required. A players can check with Jim Shovak, USBA Secretary, to determine whether he is eligible.

The first regional tournament will be held at Chris's Billiards in Chicago from September 27 to 29. The entry fee will be $235.

Winners to Compete for National "B" Championship Title

Regional tournaments are also planned for New York, Miami, Houston, southern California and either northern California or Oregon. Dates and final locations will be announced shortly. The winners will meet at the 2014 Nationals site (to be announced) where they will play for the ultimate championship to crown the King of the "B"'s.

In addition to vying for the "B" championship crown, all six winners will also receive free entry into the USBA national tournament if they otherwise meet the qualifications for the national tournament. The date and time of the USBA national tournament will be announced in the coming weeks.

Please visit the tournament calendar at for additional information.