The American Poolplayers Association runs the largest and most exciting amateur tournaments. Every year thousands of APA members visit and compete in these tournaments.
April 26 – May 1, 2016, Las Vegas, NV*
The culmination of individual play is the 8-Ball Classic and 9-Ball Shootout, held in conjunction with the APA Poolplayer Championships in Las Vegas. In addition to the 8-Ball Classic and 9-Ball Shootout, the 8-Ball Doubles, 9-Ball Doubles and Wheelchair Championships, as well as MiniMania events, take place during the Poolplayer Championships.
August 11-20, 2016, Las Vegas, NV*
The culmination of weekly APA League play is the APA World Pool Championships, held at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. This event consists of the 9-Ball World Championship, 8-Ball World Championship, Ladies 8-Ball Championship, Jack & Jill Championship , Masters Championship, and the MiniMania events.
Let the best of the best come and show their skills in the most prestigious amateur championship. Those who enter this event will experience the highest level of amateur billiard play in the United States!
This 9-Ball tournament is open to all active APA players between the ages of 7 and 18 at the time of the event, who are currently enrolled as a student, or who have graduated from high school.
During the Championships in Las Vegas, the APA hosts MiniMania events nearly around-the-clock, which consist of a variety of formats, providing APA members with as many opportunities as possible to compete .
*Event dates are subject to change
During each of the Championships, the APA hosts select Showdown Series events, of multiple formats, providing APA members with other opportunities to compete in Las Vegas.
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Held in conjunction with the APA Poolplayer Championships, the 8-Ball Doubles Championship is open to any combination of players with a skill level limit of 10.
Held in conjunction with the APA Poolplayer Championships, the 9-Ball Doubles Championship is open to any combination of players with a skill level limit of 10.
A unique event for competitors in wheelchairs to play against each other on a national stage.
Held in conjunction with the APA World Pool Championships, the Ladies 8-Ball Championship is open to Ladies only teams with a maximum of 5 players.
One of APA's most loved events, the Jack & Jill Championships provide couples a way to compete in a fast paced style and exciting format.
Our most aggressive of formats for our most competitive players. Get your 4 best players together and see if you have what it takes to be a master.