Welcome to the NEW Southern Colorado Billiards Association! (SCBA)
The SCBA is the new and upcoming League. Every place you finish pays out in CASH!!!! Amateur Pool Leagues are growing with more members all the time. Southern Colorado Billiards Assn. is comprised of beginners and intermediate players, meaning you don’t have to be a Pool master to play. With our Handicap’s everyone has an equal chance of winning.
Teams consist of 5-8 players with a low weekly fee of $30.00 per team or $6.00 per player plus a $15.00 annual membership fee. With the first Session FREE. The year is divided into sessions, with each session running between 14 and 16 weeks. Teams may play Monday, Wednesday 8-ball Thursday 9-ball in most areas, so it’s easy to fit the SCBA into your schedule.
ALL SCBA Players!!!
The SCBA is proud to annouce the start on our “Poker Chip for Prizes” Program. This program gives the players an opportunity to collect SCBA Poker Chips when the get a 9-Ball Break, 9-Ball Break and Run, 8-Ball Break, or an 8-Ball Break and Run. By collecting these SCBA Poker Chips, the player will be able to trade them in for a variety of prizes to include; towels, hats, shirts, and more……….
For more details on the Poker Chip Program, see your local League Operator!!
League Operators – ANNOUNCING the SBA League Management Console!
The SCBA is also very proud to annouce the SCBA League Management Console. League Operators can run their entire league online. Players – you can now check your weekly stats online. Click on the links to the left.
The Sports and Billiards Association is pleased to announce their partnership with the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF). This is a great thing for the Junior Division and our future leaders of tomorrow.
BILLIARD EDUCATION FOUNDATION TO AWARD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is proud to announce the creation of a new scholarship program that will award $14,500 in education scholarships beginning in 2004. Tom Riccobene, President of the BEF Board of Trustees, reports that “The BEF has worked very hard over the last year to develop a scholarship program that supports the education of junior billiard enthusiasts. Our goal is to focus on academics and involvement in this great sport. We feel that this scholarship program will have the greatest impact on the most number of athletes throughout the United States.”
In addition to seven $1,000 annual scholarships, the BEF will also fund a $5,000 dual-year scholarship. There will also be a $2,500 Dr. Cue “Artistic Pool” scholarship awarded. Applications will be available from BCA Junior League Operators and on the BCA website (www.bca-pool.com) beginning October 1, 2003 and must be postmarked by March 15, 2004.
The guidelines for applying are as follows:
· Only high school seniors may apply
· Each applicant must write an essay (500 to 1,000 words) on a specified billiard topic
· Minimum ACT score of 21 or minimum SAT score of 980
· Minimum GPA of 3.0
· Two original letters of recommendation
· Complete applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2004
Payments will be made directly to each of the winner’s University or College upon receipt of an approved invoice from the educational institution.
BCA Executive Director Stephen Ducoff states that “Each year, the BEF hopes to increase the number of scholarships offered through the continued support of the industry and private donations. Participation in a strong billiard program can provide students with skills they can use to be successful in school, in life and in their careers. The long-range goal of the BEF is to develop the future leaders of our industry. The BEF Scholarship Program shows that we value education as much as we value the great sport of billiards.”
BEF Mission Statement
The purpose of the Billiard Education Foundation is to further a standard of excellence and leadership within the billiard community by engaging in activities related to the educational and cultural advancement of tomorrow’s leaders.
Article courtesy of BCA and BEF. Article from www.bca-pool.com