Category Archives of : Juniors and Collegiate – BEF Billiard Education Foundat

Torres Wins Big at Bogies


Torres Wins Big at Bogies Junior National Qualifier / Houston, TX by InsidePOOL Staff Eleven-year-old Joey Torres, pool-playing prodigy, made his way through a 22-player field at Bogies Billiards in Houston, TX, to earn a ticket to the Junior Nationals in Tucson, AZ. In the quarterfinals, Torres wreaked revenge upon Brandon Turner, who had sent […]

Sisemore and Butler Qualify For Nationals


Sisemore and Butler Qualify For Nationals The South Texas Junior Pool Tour held its first Junior Qualifier at its newest sponsor poolroom, Bogies Billiards and Games, in Houston, TX, Saturday, March 22. They came from as far as Sherman, TX, to qualify for a chance to compete and win a qualifying spot for Junior Nationals. […]

Dr Cue Gives Surprise Exhibition to Dallas High School Students


Dr Cue Gives Surprise Exhibition to Dallas High School Students Tom “Dr. Cue” Rossman and his wife, Marty, provided Dallas high school students with a visit that they will always remember when they stopped in at AMF Richardson Lanes in Richardson, TX, February 26. Several high schools were scheduled for a billiard competition, and everyone […]

2008 BEF Junior Nationals ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball Championships Head to the University of Arizona Tuc


2008 BEF Junior Nationals ACUI Collegiate 9-Ball Championships Head to the University of Arizona Tucson The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) has scheduled the 20th Annual Junior Nationals to be played in conjunction with the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Collegiate 9-Ball Championships for the 4rd consecutive year. The University of Arizona, Tucson, will host […]

Scholarship Opportunities for High School Billiards Players


Scholarship Opportunities for High School Billiards Players The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for the 2008 scholarship awards. The BEF Academic Scholarship Program is administered annually under the direction and guidance of the BEF Board of Trustees. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2008 […]

Champions Set to be Crowned Tomorrow in Willingen


Champions Set to be Crowned Tomorrow in Willingen by Jerry Forsyth Only four young ladies and four young men remain in the running in the WPA World Junior Championships in Willengen, Germany. On Friday all but one male and one female will fall to the wayside and make way for the new billiard champions. On […]

Junior Billiards Champions Take Aim at World Title


Junior Billiards Champions Take Aim at World Title The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is excited to announce the junior players who have earned their right to represent the United States in the 2007 World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) Junior World 9-Ball Championships, November 26– 30, 2007, in Willingen, Germany. The Billiard Congress of America (BCA), as […]

Billiard Education Foundation Visits Dallas High Schools


Billiard Education Foundation Visits Dallas High Schools The first night of the 2007 high school billiard season was a special one for the students and teachers in October. Four Dallas-area high schools—the Sachse H.S. Mustangs, Naaman Forest H.S. Rangers, North Garland H.S. Raiders, and the Garland H.S. Owls—started their season practice session off with a […]

Billiard Education Foundation Awards Academic All-Americans


Billiard Education Foundation Awards Academic All-Americans It was a proud day for the sport of pocket billiards as 39 of the 136 junior players competing in the 2007 Junior National 9-Ball Championships were given the BEF Academic All-American award. Medals and Certificates of Achievement were presented to each youngster by BEF Executive Director Laura Smith […]

2007 Junior National Artistic Pool Champions


2007 Junior National Artistic Pool Champions Maestros in Mankato The 15th Annual Junior National Artistic Pool competition took place July 12-13 concurrently with the BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships, held at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Once again, Tom “Dr. Cue” and Marty “Ms. Cue” Rossman provided the direction for participants to demonstrate their special cue […]