U.S. Amateur Championship:

The Nation's Most Prestigious Amateur Pool Tournament!

Welcome to the official web site for the U.S. Amateur Championship - the nation's most prestigious amateur pool tournament. Here you will find information about this event including Preliminary Round locations and dates where you can try and qualify for the Championship Rounds. Registration begins April 1 and runs through June 15.

The U.S. Amateur Championship features the top players in the game, therefore this competition is only intended for the finest amateur players. The winners of the event qualify for a 2017 pro event! The event will be held Nov. 2-6. The Womens U.S. Amateur Championship takes place Nov. 2-3, with the U.S. Amateur Championship running Nov. 4-6.

As the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, the American Poolplayers Association (APA) is honored to conduct the 23rd Annual U.S. Amateur Championship. Since the inauguration of this event in 1994, the level of competition continues to improve year after year. Only a small percentage of the best amateur players choose to play for the glory and love of the game. Those who enter this event will experience the highest level of amateur billiard play. Therefore, the U.S. Amateur Championship is only intended for the finest amateur players. The competition will be relentless, and every match won will be well deserved. If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next U.S. Amateur Champion, we encourage you to enter this event and find out!

The winners of the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship and the Womens U.S. Amateur Championship receives paid travel, lodging and entry into a 2017 pro event.

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Event information, Entry Fees, Awards, Lodging, Format...

Enter the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship

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2016 U.S. Amateur Brochure

Photos from the 2015 Event

Photos from the 2015 U.S. Amateur Championship

Photo Gallery

Womens U.S. Amateur Championship Standings

U.S. Amateur Championship Standings

CompuSport Online Brackets

To view the brackets, click here and then simply select ‘Get results & brackets by division’ on the top right of the screen.

Championship Host Location

30901 US Hwy 19 North
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
(727) 786-6683

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Host Hotel

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Tampa Bay
3050 North Rocky Point Drive West
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 888-8800

Contact Us

Have questions or need more information on the U.S. Amateur Championship?

Contact us at 636-625-8611 ext. 5510 or ndunn@poolplayers.com.