USBA Announcements

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2020 USBA National Championship Tournament - Carom Cafe Billiards - February 27 thru March 1

The 2020 USBA Three-Cushion national championship tournament will be held at Carom Café in Flushing, New York from Thursday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1. The player’s meeting will be held in the evening on Wednesday, February 26. The current plans are to limit the number of players to 48. The USBA reserves the right to expand or contract the field in response to demand.

The entry fee is $500.00. However, if a player participates in a qualifying tournament, the entry fee is $300.00. Qualifying tournaments will be held in late 2019 or early 2020. Please check the Tournament Info tab on the USBA website for information on the qualifiers as they are scheduled.

Only USBA members are eligible. In addition, the USBA member must be either a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder). The USBA reserves the right to request verification of citizenship or permanent residency.

The period of enrollment for the tournament begins on November 1, 2019 and ends on February 15, 2020. Entry fees should be mailed to:

Andrew Janquitto
401 Washington Avenue, Ste 900
Towson, Maryland 21204

The entry fee also can be paid to the USBA via Pay Pal by simply using the Donate button on the home page of the USBA website. Entry fees must be paid in full by February 15, 2015. No spot will be reserved on the players’ list unless the entry fee has been paid.

If you have questions, email Andrew Janquitto at aj [AT] mhblaw [DOT] com or call 410 599 8177.

The top four eligible place winners from the 2019 Championship receive automatic entry.

Player's List

1. Hugo Patiño (returning champion)
2. Miguel Torres (returning runner up)
3. John Park (returning 4th place)

USBA News

ChoiceChoice Hotels

The Official Hotel Partner of the United States Billiard Association

Save at least 15% off on all hotel bookings!!! Look for any of the following Choice Hotel properties:

  • Comfort Inn
  • Comfort Suites
  • Quality Inn
  • Sleep Inn
  • Clarion
  • MainStay Suites
  • Suburban
  • EconoLodge
  • Rodeway Inn

The Choice Sports Travel Booking Process

Sports travelers have three distinct ways to make reservations at Choice properties:

CALL

Call the Choice Sports Desk
Call 877.240.AWAY (2929) 8am-8pm EST
Provide the USBA Discount Code: 00223340
Receive at least 15% off on hotel bookings

FAX

Fax travel information to the Choice Sports Desk
Fax reservation requests and/or tournament schedule to 877.249.AWAY (2929)
Provide the USBA Discount Code: 00223340

ONLINE

Log onto the Choice Sports Travel Website
Visit www.ChoiceSportsTravel.com
Enter "Athlete" for first question.
Select Hotel of your choice, choose a "Destination Type", then enter the name of city or airport, etc, under "Destination", then enter the "State", and enter your check-in and check-out dates
Click on 'Enter Special Rate ID' and provide your USBA Discount Code: 00223340

Note: If you book online, please call the Sports Desk (see above) and make sure that you are receiving the proper discount since sometimes the online site doesn't reflect the proper discount.

Reservations must be made by using the above booking process. The discount is NOT available by calling the hotels directly.