March 7, 2016 (Denver, CO): The 2nd Annual New York Junior State 9-Ball championships were held March 5 at Bison Billiards in Williamsville. Huge kudos to owner Mike Shriver for his passion to making this event possible!

1st place overall and 18u Chris Stawarski


2nd place overall Nicolas Ridley


3rd place overall and 14u Jay Jung


4th place overall & 18u girls Emily Herpel

1st place 14 u girls Briana Barnes


Photos & Results by Mike Shriver, Bison Billiards

The BEF is grateful for the continued support of its premier sponsors for helping to make the 2016 Junior State Championships (JSC) program possible: Simonis Cloth, Aramith Balls, Pechauer Cues, BRAD Scuffer and Tweeten Fibre. Special Thanks also goes to all the national tournament directors and hosts.

For more information on sponsoring, hosting, or participating in a Junior State Championship, visit or call (303) 926-1039. Complete list of nationwide junior events listed here:

About the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF)

The BEF was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity committed to promoting a lifelong love of pool and building the next generation of players through youth programs and academic scholarships. Visit or call (303) 926-1039 to learn more about junior billiard programs in your area.