Billiard TV Channel to Carry 30+ Hours of Upcoming U.S. Amateur Championship Live
The American Poolplayers Association (APA) has partnered with Billiard TV, the first 24/7 channel devoted to the sport of billiards, to carry the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championship and other APA-produced championship events live.
The U.S. Amateur Championship, being held Nov. 2-5 in Orlando, will feature North America’s top amateur players competing for the sport’s most coveted amateur title. The event includes both a Women’s and Open Division.
“We’re very excited to work with Billiard TV to carry the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championship and future APA championship events as well. This will be an opportunity to showcase some of the top amateur poolplayers to a whole new audience,” said APA Marketing Director Jason Bowman.
“We’re thrilled to partner with the American Poolplayers Association and bring the best of amateur pool play to the millions of people that watch Billiard TV every month,” said Brendan Canning, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Triple-B Media, which owns and operates the channel. “We look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership to stream the APA’s championship events and connect with its member base all over the world.”
With more than 1,000 hours of live events from all over the globe, Billiard TV is a free, ad-supported television channel that is available to nearly 100M homes and is distributed on Samsung TV Plus (United States, Nordicsand India), YouTube TV, XUMO, LG, Sling TV, Fubo, Google TV, Xiaomi, Local Now, Plex, TCL, sports.tv, The Grio, SportsTribal TV, Distro TV, Freebie TV, Rad TV, RedBox, Freecast, Stremium, Channel Box, and Streamstak, Triple-B Media’s owned and operated platform.
APA will live-stream 19 rounds of this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship with a commentary team featuring APA’s Jason Bowman and Team USA Mosconi Cup Captain Jeremy Jones.
Nearly 2,500 players attempted to qualify for this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship through a series of Preliminary Rounds, with the top players advancing to the Championship Rounds in Orlando.
The U.S. Amateur Championship is a double-elimination tournament that offers the nation’s top amateur players the opportunity to showcase their skills through a combination of 8-Ball and 9-Ball matches.