Category: Press Releases

CueSight Supports BEF Juniors

May 24, 2013 (Englewood, CO): CueSight.com, a leading online retailer of pool cues and other billiards supplies, is committed to supporting the young players of the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) by donating 5% of sales to the nonprofit organization. As an added bonus, shoppers who enter coupon code “SUPPORTBEF” will not only be supporting their favorite charity, but will also receive 10% off their purchase.

2013 marks the 50 year anniversary of J. Pechauer Custom Cues

In 1961 Jerry Pechauer was working under a truck mechanic apprenticeship for the International Harvester Company in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  A fellow employee there shared an interest in pool and they played a match.  A wager was made and Jerry was victorious.  But rather than accepting money he received a broken Willie Hoppe cue as his prize

2013 Junior National 9-Ball Championships Heads to Vegas


December 19, 2012 (Englewood, CO): The Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) announces its 25th Annual Junior National 9-Ball Championships to be held July 26-29, 2013 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. This special anniversary event will be hosted alongside the CueSports International (CSI) annual amateur and professional events.

Simonis $500 Challenge to Raise Money for the Juniors

Nationals Juniors Pool Month may have been in September but the fundraising efforts continue. Last month, Simonis Cloth made a $500 contribution to the Billiard Education Foundation (BEF) in support of their national campaign. In addition to their kind donation, Simonis also proposed a challenge to the industry and players.

” ABP International Pro Rankings : Dechaine, Van Boening, Hundal Lead Points”

Chicago, Illinois-  The Association of Billiard Professionals is pleased to announce the updated rankings for the ABP. Currently USA’s Mike Dechaine of Maine leads the USA men’s pro tour. Last year’s #1 ranked Shane Van Boening of South Dakota, USA is in close second place and India’s Raj Hundal is in third place being the highest ranked Indian in pool history thus far.  Stevie Moore, Dennis Hatch, Brandon Shuff, Shawn Putnam, and Corey Deuel round out the top 8.