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APA World Pool Championships

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The World’s Largest Pool Tournament

August 6-15, 2020* in Las Vegas

*Event dates subject to change

The culmination of weekly APA League play is the 8-Ball World Championship and 9-Ball World Championship, which make up the APA World Pool Championships, held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The Jack & Jill Championship, Ladies 8-Ball Championship, Masters Championship and Team Captains Championship, as well as MiniMania, take place alongside the APA World Pool Championships.

APA 8-Ball World Championship

August 6-11, 2020*

This event is open to any combination of men and women, with a 1st Place prize of $25,000.

2020 8-Ball Preliminary Schedule of Events

 

APA 9-Ball World Championship

August 11-15, 2020*

This event is open to any combination of men and women, with a 1st Place prize of $15,000.

2020 9-Ball Preliminary Schedule of Events

Competition is played on 3 ½’ X 7′ Valley Panther ZD-11 or Cougar 93 tables with Mercury Ultra cloth. The ball set is Aramith Premier 2 ¼” using the Valley Cougar cue ball. A Modified Single Elimination Format that allows every team the opportunity to play at least twice before being eliminated. All qualified teams receive $350 when they register at the event.

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World Pool Championships Hotel Information

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Travel Discounts

Discounts on travel to and around Vegas.

Event Program

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Guest Room Safety Tips

Tips to keep you safe during your stay.

Exhibitors

Dozens of Exhibitors will be at our event with thousands of items for sale!  You will never have another billiards shopping experience like this one, anyplace, ever!

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Team Shirt Contest

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Shipping Something to Vegas?

Information on shipping items, including pool cues, to the Westgate Hotel & Casino.

Prohibited Team Names

Not all names are created equal — this tournament is rated PG.

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Rules

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Tournament Brackets and Standings

Providing access to tournament brackets and the latest standings.

Latest News

2019 Sportsmanship Winners

2019 Sportsmanship Winners

Sportsmanship is important to the integrity of APA Leagues. Congratulating your opponent when they make a good shot and celebrating with your opponent when they win adds character to the game. Keep proper score, shake hands, give high fives, smile and talk friendly to...

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2019 9-Ball World Championship Results

2019 9-Ball World Championship Results

Seven and a Timmaay of Hiram, Ga., defeated Burn It Down of Joliet, Ill., in the finals of the 2019 APA 9-Ball World Championship.  The victory earned Seven and a Timmaay $15,000 in 1st Place prize money, while Burn It Down took home $7,000 as...

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Showdown Series

* All dates subject to change.

APA Masters Championship

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Our most aggressive of formats for our most competitive players. Get your 4 best players together and see if you have what it takes to be a master.

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APA Ladies 8-Ball Championship

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Held in conjunction with the APA World Pool Championships, the Ladies 8-Ball Championship is open to Ladies only teams with a maximum of 5 players.

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APA Jack & Jill Championship

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

One of APA's most loved events, the Jack & Jill Championships provide couples a way to compete in a fast paced style and exciting format.

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Team Captains Championship

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Held in conjunction with the APA World Pool Championships, the Team Captains Championship is open to Team Captains only teams with a maximum of 5 players.

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MiniMania Tournaments

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

During the Championships in Las Vegas, the APA hosts MiniMania events nearly around-the-clock, which consist of a variety of formats, providing APA members with as many opportunities as possible to compete.

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