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2022 USBA National Championship Qualifying Tournament - Tacoma, Washington  
From Friday, August 19, 2022
To Sunday, August 21, 2022
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Tacoma Billiard Federation


2022 USBA National Championship Qualifying Tournament

August 19-21, 2022. Maximum of 21 players. Entry Fee due by August 17
Tournament Location: Elks Lodge # 174, 2013 S. Cedar Street, Tacoma, WA
Players Meeting: August 19, 9:30 a.m. Play will begin at 10 a.m
Entry Fee is $100. This includes $20 TBF fee

First 21 players to notify Tournament Director by email or text and pay entry fee by the deadline of August 17 will play (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or text: 253-256-9404). Checks should be payable to “Tacoma Billiard Federation” and sent to Jesus Quinonez, 7202 199th ST CT E, Spanaway, WA 98387. Late entries will be placed on a waiting list in the order of the date when email/text is received. You must provide your email address and phone number in order to receive any additional announcement(s) about the tournament.

Assuming there are 21 players, there will be three (3) flights of seven (7) players, round-robin format. Flight play will be on Friday and Saturday. Two players from each flight will advance to the Final 6-player round-robin to be held on Sunday, and the top 4 players qualify to the USBA nationals. If fewer players sign up1/, there would be (2) flights of (9) or less players and the two (2) best players of each group, and the best 2nd place qualify to the USBA nationals.

All games will be to 25 points. This is not a handicap tournament. The groups and schedule of play will be generated prior to the day of the tournament and will be notified to all players so you know the exact time you need to be present for your first game. All matches will be limited to 40 innings to make sure we stay on schedule. There will be an equalizer shot, and if match ends in a tie, break shots will decide winner.

The top 4 finishers will have their entry fee to the USBA National Championship Tournament (“NCT”) paid (if 20-21 players sign up, 3 or less players qualify with fewer players), in addition to whatever prize money they may win. Number and amounts of prizes will be based on the number of players. The NCT will be held at: 5000 Years Carom Billiards in Morton Grove, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, from September 8 to 11, 2022. The players meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Standard USBA Rules of Play apply unless otherwise stated
  • Winner of the lag shall break with the white ball. Loser of the lag is responsible for keeping an accurate
    record of the number of innings played
  • Loser of the game is responsible for cleaning the table (vacuum will be provided), winner must turn in
    balls and report score and innings immediately.
  • Round Robin placing will be determined in the following order: (a) number of wins; (b) total points; (c)
    lower number of points scored by opponents; and (d) head-to-head results. Same applies to the final round.

Any questions should be sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Tacoma Elks Lodge No. 174

2013 S. Cedar St.

Tacoma, Washington 98405 USA


Contact email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or text: 253-256-9404

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