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NEWSLETTER Pg 2 GENERAL NEWS: Hello Rio - BCAPL Moves in 2013 BCAPL Rules on Kindle and Nook Fall Marketing Tips Upcoming Events

Fall 2011

Pg 3 BCAPL UPDATES Results from the 2nd BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships New BCAPL Banner Pg 4 USAPL UPDATES Expanding in New England Rocky Mountain Appreciation Party Photo Gallery Be a USAPL Manager USAPL Facebook Listing Pg 5 CSI OPEN EVENTS Online Registration Live for Swanee & US Bar Table Events Be a Magic Rack Distributor Pg 6 CONTACT US & CSI ORG CHART

The BCA Pool League and USA Pool League are divisions of CueSports International (CSI).

General News

Hello Rio 2013! BCAPL Moves National Championships to the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino

On September 23rd CueSports International (CSI) announced two major changes for the BCAPL National Championships. In 2013, the “Greatest Pool Tournament in the World” will move from May to July and will be moving to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The BCAPL National Championships have outgrown the space at the Riviera Hotel & Casino. The 2012 (36th) BCAPL National Championships, scheduled May 9-20, 2012, will be the last year the event will be held at the Riviera. CSI thanks the Riviera for hosting the championships for the past 18 years. The relocation to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is scheduled for July 17-27, 2013. The move will allow the BCAPL to expand both the amateur nationals and CSI professional tournaments. To read the entire press release and more information about the 2013 (37th) BCAPL Nationals move to the Rio visit the Rio2013 page on the BCAPL website at You are also welcome to email any questions or comments about the 2013 event to: or call the CSI office at (702) 719-7665.

Fall Marketing Tip! GOOBLE...GOBBLE

This quarterly Marketing idea is very timely. With the Fall in the US comes Thanksgiving and traditionally turkey, stuffing and gathering with family and friends. So...does your league hold a mid-session Turkey Shoot? It is a nice break from team play, and gives your league players an opportunity to compete in singles events for cash and prizes. Have fun!


BCAPL Rules Available on Kindle and Nook October 11-16, 2011 14th Annual WBCA (Click for more information) Regional 9-Ball Championships (WBCA Members Only) Chinook Winds Casino Resort Lincoln City, Oregon $15,000 ADDED


November 9-13, 2011 5th Annual BCAPL Canadian Club Classic Transcona Country Club Winnipeg, Manitoba $10,000 ADDED Scotch - Singles - Teams (Open to All BCAPL Players)



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BCAPL Updates 2nd BCAPL Southwest Regional Championship Bigger and Better

Four hundred entries from 11 states competed September 1-4 at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona in the BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships. With an $18,550 prize fund, the event was played on Diamond 7’ Smart Tables provided by Bad Boys Billiard Productions and produced by CueSports International, the parent company of the BCA Pool League.

Mike & Susan Williams Scotch Doubles Winner 2011 BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships

Stinger’s Venom Jerry Stuckart, Chad Barber Mitch Ellerman & JR Burkhart Men’s Mixed Team Winners 2011 BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships

The tournament had seven divisions in Scotch, Singles and Teams. Starting Thursday, 32 teams played in the single elimination Scotch Doubles event. Arizona husband and wife team, Mike and Susan Williams took home $500 for first place. Thursday evening was a special BCAPL swimming pool party in celebration of Labor Day Weekend. Players relaxed pool side with their friends, family and team mates under the warm Arizona summer night. Friday morning the four singles divisions revved up. The Men’s Open Singles (which also included any women master level players) had 71 entrants. The Men’s Advanced / Master Singles division had 10 players including top area players such as: Tres “Big Daddy” Kane, Carlos Avalos, Nick DeLeon and Pete Lhotka. This year the Women’s Open Singles field (which included Women Advanced players spotting a game) grew 38% from 23 players in 2010 to 37 this year. Growing in popularity, the AZ 6 and Under Singles division fielded 66 entrants, up 47 players from 2010. This division was exclusively for Arizona (the host state) BCAPL players who had a AZ state rating 4 to 6.

Bad AZZ Babes Sara “Millie” Miller Sonia Flores Sophia Morquecho & Susan Williams (Kitty Carroll not pictured) Women’s Team Winners 2011 BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships

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Teams took center stage Saturday September 3rd. The team competitions were handicapped based on the national BCAPL rating of the fielded team members. Open players were valued at 2 points, Advanced players 3 points, Master players 4 points and Grand Master 5 points. Each team fielded a 4 player roster. The player rating points were added together with a minimum 8 and maximum 12 games to win based on the team members’ individual BCAPL national rating. The Men’s / Mixed Open Team division fielded 23 and the Women’s Open Team division had 10 teams.


For all brackets and payouts for the 2011 BCAPL Southwest Regional Championships visit the CueSports Tournament System (CTS) webpage at For more information about other CSI produced events including other BCAPL state and regional tournaments, visit the Upcoming Events Calendar at

USAPL Updates Expanding in New England The USA Pool League has landed upon the New England shores. Under the management of pool veterans Roy Pastor, Walter Zincavage, Alex Alpert and Jon Furey, starting this fall players can participate in the much buzzed about USA Pool League in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Pastor and Zincavage will manage the New England USAPL in the following areas: Hampden, Worchester, Middlesex, Essex and Norfolk counties in Massachusetts, and in Harford, Tolland and New Haven counties in Connecticut. While Alpert and Furey will manage the Boston USA Pool League which encompasses Suffolk, Bristol and Plymouth counties in Massachusetts, Rockingham county in New Hampshire and Providence and Kent counties in Rhode Island. All four, Pastor, Zincavage, Alpert and Furey, bring a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge both in pool and in business to their USA Pool League territories. For specific information about the New England USAPL, visit, call (978) 660-9617 (Massachusetts and New Hampshire) or (860) 990-1247 (Connecticut). For information about the Boston USAPL visit www., call (617) 433-7665 or (401) 484-1197. Both can also be found on Facebook, see the USAPL Facebook links to the right.

Rocky Mountain USAPL Player Appreciation Party Photo Gallery 50+ Pics at

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CSI Open Events Register Online for 16th Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball Tournament and 19th US Bar Table Championships at WWW.CTSONDEMAND.COM registration for both the 16th Jay Swanson “Swanee” Memorial 9-Ball Tournament and the 19th US Bar Table Championships is up and running! Remember the Swanee, which has a limited field of 192 entries, has sold out each year since 2008 with a 10+ person wait list. Hard Times Billiards in Bellflower, California is again graciously hosting the Swanee, and The Action Report (TAR) will be on hand to live stream the jam packed two day event. The US Bar Table Championships next February will be tremendously exciting. The weeklong multi-game event is moving to the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, NV. FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK OUT THE EVENTS TAB AT WWW.PLAYCSIPOOL.COM

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BCA Pool League BCAPL National Championships


Rules & Referee

USA Pool League


USAPL National Championships

Rule Book Training

State and Regional Events Added Money STAMP Program League Member Store Sponsored by MUELLER

Open Events US Open 10-Ball Championship

CTS - CueSports Tournament System Live On-Online Event Charts Live Scoring

US Open One-Pocket Championship

Texting or Email Notification

USBTC - U.S Bar Table Champ.

Online Player Registration

Jay Swanson Memorial 9-Ball


CSI Affiliates:

Mark Griffin (CEO) David Vandenberghe (Chief Operating Officer) Glenna Stock (League Administrator)

CueSports International 2041 Pabco Road Henderson, Nevada 89011 (702) 719-7665

Tessie Vilahu (New Membership Administrator) Sara Bayliss (New Membership Assistant) Bill Stock (Rules Administrator & Director of Referees) Ron Guilmette (IT Manager) Mark Estes (Manager, USA Pool League) Holly Ryan (Manager, PR, Marketing & Media) Sunny Griffin (PR & Social Media)


John Casey (League Field Representative)

CueSports International Fall 2011 Newsletter  

News for CueSports International, the BCA Pool League and the USA Pool League