Event is designed for non-full time playing amateurs who do not play pool for a career. Note that below does not all apply to all women. 

Criteria for players

You can play if you:

  • are not ranked in the top 50 in the UPA or the top 20 in WPBA

  • have never been ranked in top 16 in WPA rankings

  • have never won a men or womens major U.S. pro tournament

  • have never won 1st or 2nd at a pro event in any country outside the USA 

  • have never finished in top 16 in any male pro tournament sanctioned by the current governing body of pro pool at that time(including any of the 3 divisions at Derby City Classic)

  • never been ranked in or have never won 1st or 2nd in the finals on these following mens tours: FL Tour, Joss Northeast Tour, Pro Senior Tour,

  • We will use our discretion on certain players depending on their skill level and amount of 1st and 2nd place finishes in the following tours : Kings Bay Promotions Amateur Tour, the Super Billiards Expo Amateur Open, Planet Pool Tour, Viking Tour, Pechauer Tour, Fast Eddies Tour, Stan James Canada Tour, Pechaur New England 9 Ball Series, & Blaze Tour.

  • never been in the finals of the Mens BCA National Masters or Singles, or the APA National Amateur singles Championships

  • Have not been Men or Women Players of the Years or finished #1 Ranked for the Year on any major U.S. recognized regional tour

CLICK HERE to see a list of Men & Women players who are NOT eligible to play in our amateur events. List will be posted and updated shortly and on regular basis.

Besides the above, the organizers of the event reserve the right to use their judgment if they deem a player not eligible for the event