For up-and-coming female players in the world of professional pool, the WPBA Regional Tour Championship is known as a potential launchpad for becoming a WPBA touring pro…making it one of the most exciting events in the nation for women in billiards.
Each year, the top-ranked players from each of the eight WPBA Regional Qualifier Tours come together to compete at this prestigious event, which in 2013 will be held at Bogie’s Billiards in Houston, TX.
For fans and friends of players who want to catch the action online, The On Site Pool Network will be at Bogie’s streaming live feature matches throughout the event for free, here is the link to the live stream page: www.OnsitePool.com/racktime
Read all the details on the event in the press release below from the WPBA.
It’s that time of year again, time for the WPBA Regional Tour Championships! The Women’s Professional Billiard Association will assemble its top finishers from 8 WPBA U.S. Regional Tours to compete for the coveted title of 2013 WPBA Regional Tour Champion. Bogies Billiards & Sports Bar in Houston, Texas will once again team up with the world-governing body of Women’s Professional Billiards, to host the WPBA Regional Tour Championships on March 21th-24th, 2013. There will be 64 women from all over the U.S. fighting for this prestigious title not to mention a prize fund of almost $10,000. Top contenders will battle it out in a 4- day, 9-ball extravaganza that comes only once a year. The competition is as fierce as it gets!
Thanks to owner David Richardson, this auspicious championship returns to Bogies for the second time with a $3,000 added purse. “When top women players come together and compete, it’s the best show in town…and admission is free!” says Richardson. WPBA Touring Professional and Bogies’ house pro, Kim White-Newsome, will be directing the event for her second time. “We were ecstatic to hear that the 2013 RTC was coming back to Bogies. It’s the largest and most competitive women’s billiard event Texas has ever witnessed and we are proud to once again be a part of it,” says Newsome.
This event will be played on (8) 9 foot, Brunswick Gold Crown III’s and IV’s with new Simonis cloth and Aramith Pro Cup cue balls that is sure to put these players to the test. This tournament will be conducted in compliance with all WPBA Rules, Code of Ethics, Conduct, and Professional Event Dress Code. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, to watch some of the most talented ladies in the U.S. compete, and quite possibly witness the birth of a new WPBA star!
Don Hickson of www.racktimeproductions.com will be providing the Live Stream for this event. Nothing beats live action, however, if you are unable join us, please tune in at home to www.OnSitePool.com/racktime.
The action starts Thursday, March 21st and will run through Sunday, March 24th. Bogies Billiards & Sports Bar is located at 3040 FM 1960 East, Suite 101, Houston, Texas 77373/281-821-4544, www.bogiesbilliards.com.