Attention All Current and Former Members!
The Nomination Period for the upcoming election to the USBA Board of Directors runs from August 1st to September 1st 2017. There are seven (7) Director positions on the governing board of the USBA. Board membership requires participation in policy-making decisions, promotional and sponsorship efforts, tournament planning, fund raising and more.
The USBA is Now Accepting Nominations
To make a nomination or to be nominated you must be a USBA member in good standing. Directors must also be a USBA member in good standing in order to serve. If you are interested in serving as a Director or would like to nominate a worthy candidate, please send the following information to :
Name of Nominee:
USBA Member Since (If known):
Nominee email address: (required)
Nominee Phone #: (required)
Your Name (if different than nominee):
If you are not the Nominee, is the Nominee aware that you have proposed his/her name?: (Yes/No)
For more information on the USBA nomination procedure and the election, review sections 4.03 to 4.06 of the USBA constitution on the USBA website (https://www.usba.net/about/constitution-by-laws/74-about-the-usba/317-usba-constitution). If you have further questions please call Andy Janquitto, Treasurer at 410-599-8177.
Thanks for your participation and your continued support.
The USBA Board of Directors
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For sixty consecutive years the Northwest Open has been held originating out of the Elks Club in Portland, Oregon. The organizers decided to combine that venerable event with another popular tournament the Mike Fahey Memorial for 2017. The result was a rousing success that signals three cushion billiard players can look forward to many more years of great tournaments in the Pacific Northwest. Dave Ehlers received top honors from Tim Poole.
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We are sad to report the news that Bob Tracy passed away on Thursday, July 13. Details are still forthcoming, and we will pass them along as soon as they are available.
Bob was a great friend and a lifelong enthusiast and excellent player of the sport of 3 cushion billiards.
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2017 USBA National Champion Pedro Piedrabuena has completed the "double" by defeating Javier Teran of Ecuador 40-36 in 33 innings in the final match to win the 2017 Pan American Championship.
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Pedro Piedrabuena is our new champion for 2017 after impressing players and spectators alike at the USBA 3-Cushion National Championship with a nearly flawless performance. Undefeated throughout the preliminaries and the finals, Pedro demonstrated a world-class skill and concentration at the table that was inspiring. Whether facing a C-Player or a top player, Pedro brought his A-Game to every match. We are extremely proud that he will be representing us at the 2017 UMB World Championship to be held November 1-5 in La Paz, Bolivia.
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On Thursday, June 8 the USBA paid tribute to one of 3-Cushion's legends - player, author and raconteur Bob Byrne. On hand at the event were all the players in the National Championship who were joined by Bob's wife Cindy and many friends who traveled to the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson to join in the gala. Pete Folsom served as Master of Ceremonies, and POVPool created a tribute video which was played on the big screen for all the guests to enjoy. Video links and pictures follow.
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Towson, Maryland (May 10, 2017) - The United States Billiard Association (USBA) is proud to introduce McDermott Cue as an official cue sponsor of the USBA.
“We are very excited to begin this new partnership with McDermott,” said USBA president Mazin Shooni. “McDermott is one of the top cue-makers in the world. Their recent debut of a cue line designed specifically for carom billiards made McDermott a natural fit to partner with us and promote the game.” The USBA is the governing body for the sport of carom billiards in the United States holding the annual 3-cushion national championship and sending players to International events around the world. As a non-profit organization, the USBA relies on sponsors like McDermott for their generous support.
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Current and 3-time USBA National Champion Hugo Patino and 8-time USBA National Champion Pedro Piedrabuena have been selected to represent the Confederacion Panamericana de Billar (CPB) and the United States in the upcoming World Games. The event is scheduled to take place in Wroclaw, Poland July 20-30, 2017. This is the first time the United States has qualified to participate in this event.