CueSports International (CSI), the parent company of the BCA Pool League, is launching a new alternative in national league play. CSI also produces the National Championship Series (NCS) and independent events such as the Jay Swanson Memorial, the U.S Bar Table Championships, the Shootout At The Sands, and the new U.S Open 10-Ball Championship.
The USA Pool League (USAPL) is a handicap league using the proven Fairplay℠ handicap system, which is integrated into a state of the art online league management system (LeagueSys). The USAPL is designed to encourage fun and skill development for the players and provide an opportunity for the league managers to make a living in the pool league industry. The USAPL is actively seeking league managers throughout the United States.
Benefits for USA Pool league managers include:
– No financial investment. It is completely free to get started.
– Protected geographical territory. Each manager will operate within a protected geographical area. All locations within this area will be serviced by one manager.
– Professional and experienced national support. The CSI office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST and staffed by eight people with a combined 220 years of experience in the pool and billiards industry. CSI is the industry leader in the management of national amateur pool leagues and state and national tournaments.
– State-of-the-art pool league management system (LeagueSys). LeagueSys is a real-time, web-based service, free to users. It provides all essential league management tools to league managers and promotes league growth. All posted information is automatic and reports directly to the national office. LeagueSys contains numerous reporting options, such as team standings (in 17 different formats), player stats by ranks (in 10 different forms), weekly match schedules, team history, team calendar, division history, printable score sheets with team member names and current handicaps, and team rosters. The powerhouse system also supports financial management for league managers of players’ weekly league dues and payments.
Benefits for USA Pool League Players include:
– National rating. Every player will be issued a national rating number after three weeks of league play. It is based on the field tested and proven Fairplay℠ handicap system and interfaced with the LeagueSys management system. Player ratings will vary from 40-125.
– Qualify for National Championships. Every league member who plays 8 weeks in one division in one session will qualify to play in the BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships in Las Vegas, NV.
– Local prize money. In addition to competing for thousands of dollars at the national championship, each league will compete for cash, trophies, prizes, entry fees, or travel expenses on the local level. The format of the prizes will be determined by the local league manager.
– Player handbooks. Each league member will receive a player handbook that contains the most current and comprehensive set of nationally published rules available.
– Discounts on pool gear. League members will enjoy exclusive discounts through the Rack ‘Em Rewards online billiard supply store and with affiliated companies.
To apply for a USA Pool League territory, contact Mark Estes (firstname.lastname@example.org) at CueSports International, 702-719-7665. For more information about the USA Pool League, visit www.playusapool.com.