FSG Billiards

FLORIDA SENIOR GAMES PRESENTED BY HUMANA

BILLIARDS

Location and Schedule

Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9, 2018

Stroker’s Sports Bar & Grill
30901 US Highway 19 North
Palm Harbor, Florida 34684

SCHEDULE
Start times will be available online at www.floridaseniorgames.com by December 1, 2018 or can be obtained by calling the Florida Senior Games Hotline toll-free at 866-FLGAMES. Participants must check-in at least 30 minutes prior to their start time.

Friday, December 7
9:00 a.m. – Nine Ball Check-in begins
10:00 a.m. – Nine Ball Competition begins

Saturday, December 8
9:00 a.m. – Eight Ball Singles Check-in begins
10:00 a.m. – Eight Ball Singles Competition begins

Sunday, December 9
9:00 a.m. – Eight Ball Doubles Check-in begins
10:00 a.m. – Eight Ball Doubles Competition begins

Events

  • Eight Ball Events
    Singles – BI001
    Doubles – BI002
  • Nine Ball Events
    Singles – BI003

Florida Senior Games Qualifying Rules

OPEN – no qualifying required

Entry Requirements

  1. Billiards entry fee is $26 for the first event and $5 for each additional event for Florida residents. Entry fee is $31 for the first event and $8 for each additional event for non-residents. Entry fee includes an event t-shirt. T-shirts will be distributed on-site at designated competition check-in time. A short survey will be required to be completed at check-in. This survey can be found online at www.floridaseniorgames.com, and can be completed in advance and brought to check-in.
  2. All mailed entries must be received by November 16, 2018 or register online by November 18, 2018 at www.floridaseniorgames.com. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director. Athletes registering after November 18, 2018 will not be guaranteed a t-shirt and may be subject to a $10 late fee.
  3. Entry forms, waiver of liability and entry fee should be made payable to the Florida Sports Foundation (FSF). Save a stamp and beat the deadline! Register online at www.floridaseniorgames.com.
  4. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event.
  5. The age division of competition for Doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners

Format

    1. Double elimination or round robin is planned. Event Director reserves the right to modify format based on number of tournament entries.
    2. Best two out of three games.
    3. Fourth place ribbons will be awarded in addition to Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for Florida residents. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to top overall athletes, if non-residents are in contention for medals.

Sports Rules

    1. All games will be conducted in accordance with the BCA Pool League rules of competition.
    2. While playing 9-ball, except for the break shot the player must designate the pocket in order to legally pocket the 9-ball.
    3. Officials will be present to make rulings and observe close hits when requested. Matches are not considered to be refereed; therefore, rules that require a referee are not enforced.
    4. The break will be as follows:
      a. Opening Break – determined by lag
      b. Second Game – loser of first game
      c. Third Game (if necessary) – determined by lag

NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES QUALIFYING RULES

Billiards is not a part of the National Senior Games program.

REGISTRATION

CLICK HERE to register online for 2018 Florida Senior Games Billiards

CLICK HERE to download the registration form and individual waiver to register by mail.

CONTACTS

FSF STAFF CONTACT
Megan Myers: (850) 487-1916 or mmyers@flasports.com

STATE DIRECTOR
Bill Turecheck: (352) 430-0165 or billturechek@gmail.com