2012 WPA World Junior & Wheelchair 9-Ball Championships Underway

Team USA
December 4, 2012 (Englewood, CO):  The 21st annual WPA World Junior & Wheelchair 9-Ball Championships rolled out a warm welcome today at the Saurland-Stern Hotel in Willingen, Germany. 48 of the world’s top young players (32 boys and 16 girls) and 16 wheelchair competitors represent over 30 countries.
Our six junior US representatives are joined by three young Canadian players to form team North America. The opening ceremonies and draw convened this evening and matches will begin at 9a.m.

Follow the progress of this event and our North American representatives at the following links:

WPA online brackets and complete event information: www.wpapoolonline.com

Live streaming: www.kozoom.com

Online photo gallery courtesy of Markus Hofstaetter: http://blog.markus-hofstaetter.at/

The BEF website will also have the latest updates on our North American players: www.billiardeducation.org

The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) was formed in 1993 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity committed to promoting a lifelong love of pool and building the next generation of players through youth programs and academic scholarships. Visit billiardeducation.org or call (303) 926-1039 to learn more about junior billiard programs in your area.