Any APA member participating on an active 8-Ball team can qualify for the APA 8-Ball Classic, as long as a minimum of 10 regular session match scores are on record (within the last two years). This singles competition also uses The Equalizer® handicapping system. Winners at the Local Level are advanced to the Regional Level. Their are three tiers at the Regional Level, as well as the National Level (Purple Tier--SL6s and SL7s; Yellow Tier--SL4s and SL5s; Blue Tier--SL3s and SL2s). Winners at the Regional Level receive airfare and lodging courtesy of APA and advance to Las Vegas to compete in the National Championship.
At the National Level, over $200,000 is awarded in cash and prizes! All finalists receive a ticket to the Awards Ceremony and Banquet hosted by the APA for all the participants. The APA 8-Ball Classic will be held at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Visit our calendar and discover where Boards are scheduled to play. Then simply show up at the designated time and place, and discover the fun and excitement of participating in the APA 8-Ball Classic.
If you would like to participate by getting a group of APA members together, and running your own Qualifier Board, simply email the APA office and let us know when and where the event will happen. We will post this to the calendar.