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2016 USBA Nationals – Real Time News Feed

March 16-20, 2016

Million Dollar Billiards – North Hollywood, CA

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Tournament Dates: March 16 – 20, 2016 Players’ Meeting March 15, 7:00PM

(Tournament Start Times will be updated, as well as scheduled matches for each day)

Tournament Venue: Million Dollar Billiards – 12135 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, California

Player List: (tentative; will be updated 03/17)

  1. Pedro Piedrabuena
  2. Young Gull Lee
  3. Miguel Torres
  4. Sonny Cho
  5. Frank Torres
  6. Jae Cho
  7. Mazin Shooni
  8. Hugo Patino
  9. Rob Spinknall
  10. Ertan Tarhan
  11. Neal Olson
  12. Joe Deamato
  13. Eric Spencer
  14. Ellis Lawrence
  15. Mercedez Gonzalez
  16. Eric Kwon
  17. Michael Kang
  18. Allen Castillo
  19. Felipe Razon
  20. Alfredo Sanchez
  21. Than Lee
  22. Olegario Gallo
  23. Francisco Palafox
  24. Ricardo Carranco
  25. Vicke Pineda
  26. Carlos Alvarez
  27. Hillario Augustin
  28. Billal Khalifa
  29. Larry Hundley
  30. Carlos Ramos
  31. Camilo Medina
  32. Ron Hopkins
  33. Kyung S. Kim
  34. Paul Feltman Sr.
  35. Paul Feltman Jr.
  36. Ray Raskin
  37. Paul Frankel


USBA National Championship Eligibility and Entry Fee:

The tentative field is set for 48 players but we can accommodate more. Only U.S. Citizens and valid green card holders may participate. Eligibility will be verified electronically at the event. All players must be or become a USBA Member. The official entry fee for the event is $500.00.


Players who meet eligibility requirements as described below may enter for only $300.00.

Players will gain eligibility through a series of qualifying tournaments. Tournaments will be listed in the USBA Upcoming Tournaments Calendar with the designation “NATIONAL QUALIFIER”. The top four players from the 2015 National Championship will automatically gain paid entry into the 2016 tournament along with all past US National Champions. In addition, all players who win a spot in one of the official qualifying events will gain paid entry. After all qualified entrants have been determined, additional placement into the event will be made available to USBA Members in the following order of priority:

1) Members who have played in a Qualifier. Entry fee is only $300.00 on a first paid/first served basis.

2) Members who have played in a USBA Tournament in 2015. Entry fee is $500.00 on a first paid/first served basis.

3) All other members. Entry fee is $500.00 on a first paid/first served basis.

National Qualifiers are being scheduled now.

For more information on scheduling a National Qualifier at your room contact Mazin Shooni.


Tournament Format:

The qualifications format will be set once the number of entries has been determined.

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Semifinals/Finals Format

The semifinals/finals format will be set once the number of entries has been determined.

The number of prizes and the prize fund distribution will be set once the tournament format has been finalized.


Player List to be published when available…check back for updates!

This year’s event will be available to the masses to watch FREE on POV Pool!  Five days of 3-Cushion Billiards of the United States’ BEST!  The free stream is brought to you by the USBA and Tiger Products.

Thank You Mazin Shooni and the USBA, for allowing POV Pool to provide the exposure of 3-Cushion Billiards to the WORLD!


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