U.S. Juniors Prepare to Represent North America at WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships

(Players in photo L to R: Tyler Syer, Joey Bourgeois, Jr., Sergio Rivas, April Larson, Nick Evans, and Taylor Reynolds)

U.S. Juniors Prepare to Represent North America at WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships

 

October 14, 2013 (Englewood, CO):  Through the recent BEF Junior National 9-Ball Championships, the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) qualified six junior billiard athletes to represent North America as part of Team USA at the upcoming WPA (World Pool-Billiard Association) Junior 9-Ball Championships. This year’s prestigious event will be held at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa December 8-12, 2014.

Through the support of the Billiard Congress of America, the BEF has coordinating international travel and participation for this world tournament for over two decades. The following players will proudly represent our country this year:

Joey Bourgeois, Jr., age 14 (Bayown, TX)

Nick Evans, age 17 (St. Peters, MI)

Sergio Rivas, age 14 (Milwaukee, WI)

Tyler Styer, age 18 (Big Bend, WI)

April Larson, age 13 (Bloomington, MN)

Taylor Reynolds, age 16 (Winslow, Maine)

For more information on the BEF Junior Nationals or hosting qualifiers or a State Championship, visit the BEF website at billiardeducation.org.

The Billiard Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that produces the annual Junior National Championships, provides scholarships for young players, sends junior players to the World Junior Championships and promotes Pool in School programs to encourage lifelong participants.