We are now accepting entries into the Southwest 8-Ball Challenge to be held on March 28th, 29th and 30th at Westgate Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. This event continues to grow in popularity each year and offers that unique "Vegas" pool experience, filled with fun, excitement and competition on the tables.
This is a buy-in (pay your own way) event where you can build a team of 3 players and compete against other teams from the Southwest and Mountain regions for cash prizes. Here are the details (subject to change)...
Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas Thursday, March 26, 2020 – Sunday, March 29, 2020
◻ Tournament Registration Thursday, March 26 from 6pm to Midnight; Late registration Friday, March 27, 7:30am – 8:30am.
◻ Players must stay in the shooting order submitted. The first match is played by the first player listed on the roster, the second match by the second player. If the team wins 2-0, the third player will play first in the next round, followed by the first player on the roster.
◻ Regular League matches are played. First team to win two individual matches advances – 3-point match scoring not used.
◻ One time-out, per rack, regardless of Skill Level.
◻ Modified Single Elimination Format.
◻ Skill Level Limit = 14. Teams must be at or below 14 on the day you submit the teams. Players whose Skill Levels increase after the submission date of February 28th will be allowed to participate, as they entered legally; however, they will be required to certify themselves and participate at the higher Skill Level. If two players’ Skill Levels go up, you will need to replace at least one to bring the team back in compliance with the Skill Level Limit of 14.
◻ Preregistration is required. Entry must be in the League Office by Friday, February 28, 2020.
◻ Players may only participate on one team.
◻ Package Price $540 for the team (Includes One room for 3 nights, tournament fees, CompuSport fee & green fees). Late entries will incur an additional $60 ($600) and are subject to availability.
◻ Room Rates for additional rooms are Thurs & Sun $91 – Fri & Sat $119
◻ 100% Payback of entry fees goes to the top 25% - 33% of the field (determined by number of entries).
◻ Players must have at least ten 8-Ball scores within the last two years by the entry deadline of February 28, 2020.
◻ Players must have played in one of the participating areas (currently or in the past) and must currently be on an active open division roster in any APA area.
◻ 9-Ball players with no established 8-Ball Skill Level (ten actual matches played) will be adjusted up one Skill Level.
◻ Open tables throughout the weekend.
◻ Minis will be run Thursday evening and whenever tables are available throughout the weekend.