Gearing Up for the BEF Junior Nationals!

The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) Junior National 9-Ball Championships, the most prestigious junior event in North America, will be held at Romine's High Pockets in Greenfield, Wisconsin, July 11th – 15th. Young billiard athletes, ages 18 and under, will be competing for prizes and an opportunity to represent North America at the World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) World Junior 9-Ball Championships.

Juniors are encouraged to play in qualifiers that are currently underway throughout the United States. Take aim and join over 120 junior competitors in the 4 division event at Junior Nationals: 18 & Under Boys, 18 & Under Girls, 14 & Under Boys, and 14 & Under Girls. View upcoming qualifier dates and locations at

Junior leagues, junior tours, billiard rooms, schools and other junior billiard programs are invited to get involved and host a qualifier or send a junior representative to the 2012 BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships.

You are invited to support junior billiards. Your help will provide an educational and fun experience to young billiard athletes. To become a sponsor or make a donation, visit or contact Laura Smith at 303-926-1039.

Sponsors for the 24th Annual BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championship include: Simonis Cloth, Billiard Congress of America (BCA), Romine's High Pockets, Aramith Billiard Balls, and BEF supporters.

About Billiard Education Foundation
The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to promoting education and encourages the development of life skills through youth billiard programs. The BEF funds academic scholarships, produces the Junior National 9-Ball Championships, supports billiard athletes attending the WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships and promotes "Pool In School" programs. For more information, please visit or call 303.926.1039.