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Wednesday
9 Ball
BCA, 8 Ball

                          


The formats of our League...

There are now three nights of play:  Tuesday night, Wednesday night and Thursday night.  If you would like to sign up for any of these nights of play you can either call Petch at 561-441-5843 or email flaball@aol.com

Tuesday nights- BCA Sanctioned- BCA rules

Next session starts January 27th.  Must be signed up before January 20th.

  •  5 person teams
  • $40.00 team fee
  • 15 weeks of play
  • BCA Handicap system
  • $20 membership every May

1 player on each team plays one game against every player on the other team in rotation.  A total of 25 games a night.

Top 4 teams compete at the end of each session for a paid trip to Las Vegas in May.  (Players must have shot at least 40 games a session to play in Vegas.)

Players also receive cash for: Break and Runs, Eight ball Run outs (all 15 balls on the table at start of run), High Score (top 3 places), and Best Percentage Shooter (must have shot at least 40 games to qualify).

An award banquet at the end of each session for all competing players, free food, beer, soda and etc.

Players must call what ball is going in what pocket.  It does not matter how it gets there.  Player must hit one of their designated balls first and pocket their ball or drive a ball to a rail to be a legal shot.

All fouls are ball in hand anywhere on the table except on the break where is is behind the headstring.

You cannot win or lose on the break.

You do not lose if you scratch when attempting to make the 8 ball (unless the 8 ball also goes in).  8 ball does not have to go clean.

 

Wednesday nights- Florida 8 Ball- Florida 8 Ball rules

Next session starts January 7th.  Must be signed up before January 1st.

  • 6 person teams
  • $48.00 team fee
  • 12 weeks of play
  • Florida 8 Ball handicap system
  • $20 membership every December

One player plays another player from the other team 3 games in a row.  Total of 18 games per night.

Prior to the NPA play date the top 4 teams from each of the sessions will have a playoff to determine who wins a trip to the NPA Nationals.

Top 4 teams also win trophies for the host location, 6 individual trophies (or they may chose to take the cash equivalent of the trophies), and a percentage of their weekly team fees.  1st place 100% return, 2nd 75%, 3rd 50% and 4th 25%.

Players play for trophies for break and run, 8 on the break, 8 ball run out (all 15 balls must be on the table at start of run), most consecutive 10's, and most 10's.  High score also pays top 3 places plus individual trophies.

An award banquet at the end of each session for all competing players.  Free food, beer and sodas.

This is a call your shot, call pocket game.  No slop.  Player must call what ball is going in what pocket and how it is going to get there.  All rails, kisses, combinations and banks must be called.

Fouls are "option ball" (ball in hand, but you don't have take it) behind headstring.

8 on the break is an automatic win. 8 ball must go clean unless you call it off the opponents ball.  Scratch on the 8 ball is a loss.

 

Thursday night- 9 Ball- BCA rules

Next session starts December 11th.  Must be signed up before December 7th.

  • 4 person teams
  • $40.00 team fee
  • 15 weeks of play
  • BCA handicap system
  •  Must be a paid member of either BCA or Florida 8 Ball League.

One player plays 2 games in a row against every player on the other team in rotation.  A total of 32 games per team per night.

This night is strictly for cash.  All teams receive cash according to their position.  Players also receive cash for 9 on break, break and run, and perfect 8 (win all 8 games), and 9 ball run outs (all nine balls must be on the table at start of run).

All fouls are ball in hand anywhere on table.