May 19, 2014 (Englewood, CO): The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is pleased to announce that Predator Group, the parent company of Predator Cues and Poison Billiards, is the official Academic Scholarship Award sponsor of the 26th Annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships. Their generous contribution will help award scholarships to the winners of each of the four age divisions at this year’s nationals (18 & Under Boys, 18 & Under Girls, 14 & Under Boys, and 14 & Under Girls).
In addition to providing scholarship funds, the team at Predator Group will also be presenting playing equipment prizes to each division’s winner. The company had previously supported the organization by underwriting the Team USA shirts for the most recent WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa, and parlays their efforts with their generous donations.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to support to the Billiard Education Foundation and their good works. It’s our duty as an industry leader to lend a hand to these brilliant young people. These are the next champions and enthusiasts, they’re our industries’ future,” said Kyle Nolan, Predator Group Director of Branding and Communications.
Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information on the BEF or sponsoring or underwriting any of its programs and events, visit the BEF website at billiardeducation.org or call (303) 926-1036.
Predator Group, an international billiards industry leader, is focused on bringing constant innovation and game-improving equipment to billiards players worldwide. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, Predator Group’s core brands include: Predator Cues – professional level cues and shafts featuring classical designs and revolutionary, performance enhancing technology; Poison Billiards – recreational cues with cutting-edge designs and Predator engineering for best-in-class playability; and Uni-Loc® – precision-engineered components for billiards products. For more information regarding Predator Group’s products, visit www.predatorgroup.com.
The Billiard Education Foundation (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. The BEF also produces the annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships and qualifies young players each year for the WPA World Junior Championships.