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USBA 2013 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP - Super Billiards Expo - New Jersey Convention Center 
From Wednesday, April 03, 2013
To Sunday, April 07, 2013
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2013 USBA NATIONAL THREE-CUSHION CHAMPIONSHIP

Wednesday, April 3 to Sunday, April 7, 2013

SUPER BILLIARDS EXPO

http://www.superbilliardsexpo.com/

New Jersey Convention & Expo Center

97 Sunfield Avenue

Edison, New Jersey 08837

732 417 1400

http://www.njexpocenter.com

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED!!! CLICK HERE DURING THE TOURNAMENT TO BE CONNECTED TO THE STREAM!!!

 

Eligibility and Entry Fee:

The tentative field is set for 48 players (but may be expanded to 56.)

Only U.S. Citizens and valid Green Card Holders may participate. Eligibility will be verified electronically at the event.

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 designatiion "USBA 2013 NATIONAL QUALIFIER". The top four players from the 2012 National Championship will automatically gain paid entry into the 2013 tournament. In addition, all players who win a spot in one of the official qualifying events will also 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 2012. 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. 

Entry fees by check or money order should be sent to:

Jim Shovak
USBA Treasurer
58 Hawthorne Avenue
East Islip, New York 11730

 

MAKE THE CHECK PAYABLE TO “USBA”

THE DEADLINE FOR THE RECEIPT OF THE ENTRY FEE IS MARCH 9, 2013

 

Tournament Registration: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Practice: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Each player will be given individual practice time.  This will range from 30 to 45 minutes depending on the size of the field.  The individual practice times will be assigned at registration by a random draw.  Failure to register during the registration period may result in loss of an individual practice time.

Players' Meeting: Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

Preliminary Rounds:  A preliminary round may be played on Wednesday, April 3 beginning immediately after the players’ meeting.  Preliminary rounds will continue on Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5, beginning at 9:30 a.m. each day.

Semi-Finals: Saturday, April 6, 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Finals: Sunday, April 7, 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Probable Format:

Prelims based on number of players.
If 48, then probably 6 groups of 8 players each. If 49, 7 groups of 7. 
20 players advance to the semi-finals. Semi-Finals: 4 groups of 5 players each to 30 points.
Top 2 from each group advance to Finals (8 players).
Finals: single elimination to 40 points
 

Dress Code: Each player must wear a vest (of any color), either a bowtie or a necktie, a collared long sleeve shirt (of any color), black slacks, black socks and black shoes.

 

OFFICIAL LIST OF PLAYERS

Here is the official list of players who have qualified so far and the event in which they qualified: 

 

Players

Qualifying Event

1. Pedro Piedrabuena- 2012 USBA Champion
2. Mazin Shooni, 2012 Nationals Runner-up
3. Sonny Cho, Third Place
4. Hugo Patino, Fourth Place

2012 USBA National Championship
Tropicana Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
May 6-10, 2012
5. Danny Louie
6. Tommy Thomsen
2013 National Qualifier
Medford Elks Lodge
Medford, OR
December 7-9, 2012
7. Joe DeAmato
8. Tony Ferrara
2013 National Qualifier
World Class Billiards
Peabody, MA
January 5-6, 2013
9. Rigoberto Cuevas
 
2013 National Qualifier
Edgie's Billiards
Milpitas, CA
January 12, 2013
10. Carlos Hallon
11. Sergio Hernandez
2013 National Qualifier
Doral Billiards
Miami, FL
January 13, 2013
12. Michael Kang
13. Miguel Torres
2013 National Qualifier
Carom Cafe
Flushing, NY
January 19-20, 2013
14. Brian Haff
15. Jim Bishop
16. George Theobald
17. Tom Rossman
2013 National Qualifier
Pendennis Club
Louisville, KY
February 7-10, 2013

18. Scott Hewitt

2013 National Qualifier
Amazin Billiards
Malden, MA
February 17, 2013
19. George Ashby
20. Lupe Cruz
21. Thang Le
2013 National Qualifier
Chris's Billiards
Chicago, IL
March 1, 2013

 

 

In addition to the list of player's who qualified through tournament play, USBA members are eligible to play in the Nationals by participating in a Qualifier and paying a reduced entry fee of $300.00. And further, any player who has not played in a Qualifier may enter the Nationals by paying the full open entry fee of $500.00.

Here is the official list of paid entrants who have played or will be playing in a Qualifier:

Raye Raskin
Bassel Elshaar
Eric Hughes
Jamil Isreal
Bill Johnson
Jim Shovak
Victor Cuzzi
Camilo Medina
Young Gull Lee
Dave Van Lokeren
Jim Watson
John Cristiano
Ellis Lawrence
Bob Ferrara
Paul Frankel
 

And lastly - Here is the list of open entries thus far:

Mike Shamos
Jamie SIbley
Jae Hyung Cho
 

ATTENTION MEMBERS, PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS... The tables we are bringing in for the Nationals are for sale!

 

Hotel Information - Provided by Super Billiards Expo: 

 

We will have 2 host hotels for the 2013 Super Billiards Expo - Each provides complimentary shuttle service:

hampton

Sheraton Edison Hotel

125 Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ 08837

1.7 miles away
view on map

Singles & Doubes:
$139/night

Triples: $159/night
Quads: $169 /night

(732)225-8300



hampton

Hilton Garden Inn

50 Raritan Center Parkway
Edison, NJ 08837

1.9 miles away
view on map

Queens & Kings:
$129/night

(732)225-0900

And there are also many other hotels in the area offering a discount rate to our attendees!

hampton

Edison Hotel

3050 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ 08837

GPS Users: 1173 King George Post Rd 

1.9 miles away
view on map

Doubles & Kings:
$109/night

(732)661-1000

(800)388-6956



hampton

Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel

515 US Highway South 1
Iselin, NJ 08830

6.1 miles away
view on map

Single& Doubes:
$119/night

(732)634-3600



hampton

Hampton Inn Woodbridge

370 Route 9 North
Woodbridge, NJ 07095 

7.4 miles away
view on map

Doubles & Kings:
$109/night

(732)855-6900

 

Two more additions to Hotels:

Comfort Inn
831 Route 1 South
Edison, NJ 08817
Single: $89/night Double: $99/night
Choice Priviledges Members Rate: Single: $76/night Double: $85/night

Rodeway Inn
1650 Route 1 South
Rahway, NJ 07065
10 miles from convention center
Single: $68/night Double: $78/night
USBA Members: Single: $58/night Double: $67/night
USBA Members must book online at: http://www.choicehotels.com/en/sports-travel or by calling: 1.877.240.AWAY (2929).
Must provide USBA Discount Code which is available in your Membership Package or online by going to www.usba.net and then click "Members" and then "Member Area". Once in the Member Area, you can click "Members Only Discounts" and then "Hotel Discounts". If you are not a logged in and current USBA Member, you will not be able to view the discount code.

Location 

New Jersey Convention Center

97 Sunfield Avenue

Edison, New Jersey 08837 USA

(732) 417-1400

http://www.njexpocenter.com

Contact Jim Shovak, USBA Secretary/Treasurer,

Equipment:

Gabriels 5'X10' Elements Tables

Simonis Rapide 300 Cloth

Aramith Super Pro Cup Balls

SBX2014-floorplan

 

 

Additional tournament rules and procedures will be discussed at the players’ meeting Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 7:00 p.m.

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Top-10 US 3-Cushion Players by Ranking Points

Rankings as of 4/30/2014

Ranking. Player - Level/Ranking Points

  1. Pedro Piedrabuena - A+/225
  2. Hugo Patino - A+/210
  3. Sonny Cho - A+/145
  4. Miguel Torres - A+/135
  5. Mazin Shooni - A+/120
  6. Gilbert Najm - A/75
  7. Jae Hyung Cho - A+/75
  8. George Ashby - A+/54
  9. Homero Landa - B+/51
  10. Ellis Lawrence - B+/47

Complete Rankings and Information