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NEW! In 2019 all adult singles and scotch doubles will offer prize funds !!!

Minimum $2,000 Added and Guaranteed !

All entrants receive a Badger State Games long-sleeve T-Shirt/ Gold/Silver/Bronze medals awarded in each division

Celebrating 30 Years of BSG Winter Games (1989 - 2019) with these Special 2019 Spinner Medals in Gold, Silver, Bronze


DATES: Friday - Sunday, February 15-17, 2019
TIMES: 6:00 pm (Friday) / 9:00 am (Saturday & Sunday)
LOCATION:
Mad Apple Billiards
3025 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI  54914
920-955-3990
www.madapplebilliards.com
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Hotel (highly recommended) attached to Mad Apple Billiards:
Best Western Appleton Inn
3033 W. College Ave.
Appleton, WI  54914
Tel: 920-731-4141
Discounted event hotel rate of  $70 + tax by using the Code: “BADGER STATE GAMES” – reserve by February 1, 2019 or before block is filled.
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Junior 8 ball  Poster

In addition to the traditional Adult Singles and Scotch Doubles divisions, we will be hosting the 4TH ANNUAL WISCONSIN JUNIOR 8-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPS – sanctioned by the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF)

2019 Wisconsin Junior 8-Ball Championships (sanctioned by the BEF)

 (1/4 of the field and all girls in each division qualify for the 2019 BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships in Las Vegas, NV, and possible inclusion on USA teams in international competitions, including  “The Atlantic Cup” and the “2019 WPA Junior World 9-Ball Championships”)

JUNIOR DIVISIONS OPEN TO WI/MI/MN/IA/IL residents that meet the age requirements – cannot turn 19 on or before December 31, 2019.

NATIONAL BENEFITS:  Billiards is a participation sport at the 2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, VA !  This means you are just required to participate in the Badger State Games to Qualify and don't need to medal.  Anyone can compete!

                                                                  Postmark                  Online

                                                               Mail by    Fax by     until 4pm 

                                                                 2/1/19     2/8/19      2/12/19

8-Ball Singles

Men’s AA/Master Singles                        $37          $37          $35 + fees

Women’s AA/Master Singles                   $37          $37          $35 + fees

Men’s A/B Singles                                   $27          $27          $25 + fees

Women’s A/B Singles                              $27          $27          $25 + fees

Junior 18-Under Open Singles                 $27          $27          $25 + fees

Junior 14-Under Open Singles                 $27          $27          $25 + fees

8-Ball Scotch Doubles (Man/Woman) 

Scotch Doubles – Upper Division            $42          $42          $40 + fees

Scotch Doubles – Lower Division           $42          $42          $40 + fees

TABLE/GREENS FEES:
Scotch Doubles: $16 / team
Singles: $11 / player

All GREENS FEES will be collected at player check-in the day of the tournament.  Cash only please.

Printable Registration Form / Printable Team Registration Form  All athletes MUST sign the Badger State Games Athlete Waiver online during registration or on the printable registration forms at check-in. (Waivers are attached to the registration forms)

NOTICE:  Scotch Doubles competition may not conclude on Friday night, February 15.  SD competition would conclude with matches scheduled on the weekend when players are available within Singles competition scheduling (no conflicts with Singles play).

For those who want to cheer on our athletes and to see them bring home the gold here are a few tips:

ONLINE: Match times, flow charts and results may be viewed at www.compusport.us prior to and during competition.

Best place to view the event & how much you can see: All the games and best place to view is from the spectator seating.

Seating Available or bring your own chairs: Spectator seating will be available and be adjacent to each pool table. NO COACHING DURING A MATCH WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. Any communications of any type between players and spectators during a match is strongly discouraged.

Admission Fee: Free admission for spectators.

Concessions: Mad Apple Billiards offers a great full-service, sit-down restaurant and bar!

Carry-ins allowed (food &/or drink): None allowed.

Merchandise: Some billiard-related product will be available for raffle.  

Are Signs or Noise makers allowed: No.

Other Information:

(all divisions double-elimination)

Availability:

Men’s AA/Master Singles
*(Races: AA-4/Master-5)  
First 32 paid entries
Women’s AA/Master Singles 
*(Races: AA-3/Master-4) 
First 32 paid entries
Men’s A/B Singles 
*(Races: A-4/B-3) 
First 48 paid entries 
Women’s A/B Singles 
*(Races: A-3/B-2)    
First 48 paid entries 
Junior 18-Under Open Singles
**(Races: 3)      
First 32 paid entries
Junior 14-Under Open Singles
*(Races: 3)  
First 32 paid entries 

8-Ball Scotch Doubles (Man/Woman) 

Scotch Doubles – Upper   Division *** 
(Races to 3/2)
First 32 paid entries
            
Scotch Doubles – Lower   Division *** 
(Races to 3/2)
First 32 paid entries

NOTE: Races in ALL   divisions are subject to change according to # of entries! 




Ratings for all entries will be researched. Commissioners will use resources such as “My Pool Stats (MPS)”, WSPA, league stats, past performance and/or “Known Ability” to verify classification. Commissioners will make final determination of skill levels and have the right to re-classify an entry if they feel it justified.  Using MPS ratings as follows:

                             MEN                                        WOMEN

                             B = 499 & below                     B = 374 & below

                             A = 500 – 574                         A = 375 – 474

                             AA = 575 – 649                       AA = 475-524

                             M = 650 - above                      M = 525 – above                

**  Junior Singles may not turn 18 on or before December 31, 2019.  Top 2 boys in each age division qualify for the 2019 BEF Junior Nationals Boys divisions. All girls entered automatically qualify for the 2019 BEF Junior Nationals Girls divisions.

*** If 16 or more Scotch Doubles teams, Commissioners will split competition into two divisions (Upper and Lower) based on overall team skill levels – as determined by the Commissioners.  

Scotch Doubles Team maximum:  1200 my pool stats.  A Scotch Double team is comprised of one male and one female. Any age is eligible.  

Scotch Doubles competition may not conclude on Friday night, February 15.SD competition would conclude with matches scheduled on the weekend when players are available within Singles competition scheduling (no conflicts with Singles play).

(Schedule subject to change, check this page online for future updates)

Friday     February 15, 2019 
6:00pm   Scotch Doubles

Saturday   February 16, 2019
9:00am   Men's A/B – Singles
1:00pm    Women’s A/B Singles
2:00pm    Mens & Women's AA/Masters & Juniors 

Sunday   February 17, 2019
9:00am – Continuation of play in all divisions if necessary.        

GENERAL RULES:
Open to amateurs only. Junior-aged players may partner with adult in Scotch Doubles Team divisions. Each player enters on only one Scotch Doubles (male/female) team. Mad Apple Billiards is a non-smoking venue.

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO WISCONSIN, ILLINOIS, IOWA, MINNESOTA, AND MICHIGAN RESIDENTS WITH AMATEUR STATUS ONLY. 

FORMAT:

Double-elimination 8-ball world-standardized rules (WPA/ACS/BCA) will govern the tournament. See rules at: www.americancuesports.org, and www.wpapool.com. Play on 7-foot Diamond tables with red circle cue ball (minimum of 18 tables onsite). Flip for break/Alternating break/rack your own.  Individuals may enter only one Singles division and only one Scotch Doubles team division.  

SCOTCH DOUBLES RULES

  • Players on a team alternate each shot.  The alternating team breaks; either team member may break.
  • Teams may alternate shooting rotation after each game.  Failure to stay in rotation once the game has started will result in a FOUL.  The
  • original rotation must be restored on their next turn.  Note: It is permissible to inquire as to whose shot it is at anytime without fear of a coaching foul.  Any further discussion when the team is deemed to be “at the table” will result in a FOUL.

DRESS CODE:
Men and women may wear polo/golf-style or button-down-style shirts with a conventional fold over collar. Men may also wear dress shirts with Henley collars or tuxedo shirts with appropriate formal necktie. Women may wear dress blouses. One exception! The Official 2019 Badger State Winter Games T-Shirt.

Men/Boys must wear long pants, either dress pants or neat, clean, casual pants including jeans. Women/Girls may wear dress pants, capri-style pants or neat, clean, casual pants including jeans. Women may also wear culottes, skirts or dresses of conservative length.

Men, women and juniors must wear neat, clean, close-toed shoes at all times. Should a player require a footwear exception for medical reasons, the player must provide a letter on official letterhead from his/her healthcare provider prior to the tournament.

LINKS:

ACS (American   CueSports Alliance) – www.americancuesports.org
BEF (Billiard   Education Foundation) – www.billiardeducation.org
WPA (World Pool-Billiard   Association) - www.wpapool.com


QUESTIONS:

John Lewis, Commissioner   920-662-1705  jlewis@americancuesports.org

Jon Kent, Commissioner  715-845-4129  jkent01@frontier.com    

Kendal Koch, Commissioner  920-252-3549  contactmadapple@gmail.com 

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Badger State Games office at 715-355-8788 or info@badgerstategames.org 

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