ACS 9-Ball League

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ACS_LogoTuesday Night ACS 9-Ball League

This is an ACS sanctioned league which makes players eligible to compete in the West Coast Challenge, Sunshine State ACS Florida State Championships, and the ACS National Championships in Las Vegas.

  • Matches are played Tuesday nights beginning at 7:30pm
  • Teams consist of at least 5 players and may be all male, female or mixed (Max 8)..
  • Sanction Fees are $16. Weekly Match fees is $10
  • Teams win $$$ via round points.9ball-ACS
  • Post-Season Team Tournament – The First Place team (up to 5 players) will win singles entry into the 2016 Sunshine State ACS – Florida State Championships.

Qualify for Sunshine State ACS – Florida State Championships

All players that play two-thirds of the season qualify to compete in singles competition at the 2016 Sunshine State ACS – Florida State Championships that will be held in Bradenton, Florida.

Are you ready to join our Tuesday Night 9-Ball League?

We are excited to have you and/or your team join us for some fun and exciting 9-ball competition.  There are two ways you can join our league:

Sign up as an individual and we will find you a team.  Just click here: 9-Ball Player Registration

You can also contact us at 9ball@sarasotapoolleague.com or by telephone at 941-702-4585.

Frequently Asked Questions

sarasota-pool-league-questionsBelow are the most frequently asked questions concerning our 9-ball league.  Read what other local pool players are asking us.

What’s this pool league all about?

It is simple, our league is an opportunity for people to get out and have a great time playing 9-Ball. Pool leagues allow you to meet all types of great people. It is a great way to network with other pool players in our area.

The intent of the Sarasota Pool League’s (SPL) Tuesday Night 9-Ball League is to provide an organized system for men and women to compete in the sport of pocket billiards, specifically the game of 9-ball. This system is designed to include and promote competitive and fair play, good sportsmanship, and rewards for Individual and Team play.

What kind of people play in this league?

Really all types of people play in our league. You will find men and women players with careers as business owners, plumbers, mechanics, website developers, waitresses, lawyers, school teachers, and more! Our players ages range from 21 to just over 90 years.

Where does this league take place?

Our league is a “traveling league”. Meaning you will play in various locations in Sarasota that host a team/s. Locations are normally local bars and taverns with pool tables. Each team has a home location. You play the majority (50% or more) at your home location.

When does the league start?

The 2015-16 Season begins on September 15th and will end approximately in May 2015.

What days and times does matches take place?

Matches for our 9-ball league take place on Tuesdays and start at 7:30pm.

Is there a tournament in this league?

There will be a post-season tournament to determine the first place team. Plus, we do run various singles tournaments throughout the season.

Is this a sanctioned league?

Every Player of the Sarasota Pool League’s Tuesday Night 9-Ball League will be American CueSports (ACS) Sanctioned. The ACS Sanction is valid from June 1st through May 31st, and entitles the Sanctioned Player to participate in any ACS-Sanctioned events, including the 8-Ball & 9-Ball National Tournaments (upon completion of any ACS prerequisites.) Learn more at www.americancuesports.org

Is there a Sanction Fee?

The $16 sanction fee covers the $10 ACS Sanction fee, $5 Sunshine State ACS Sanction fee (if applicable), and $1 SPL Sanction fee.

Is there a weekly fee?

Yes. Weekly fees for a player is $10 per match played. Monies collected are used to pay league expenses with the remaining monies paid back to teams based on round points won.

What can I win if I play in this league?

First, playing in a league will definitely help you improve your pool playing skills. Teams win cash based on the number of round points they won during the season. Plus, the team that wins the post-season tournament wins singles entry for the 9-ball competition at the 2016 ACS Florida State Championships.

Am I eligible for any State or National Tournaments?

Players are eligible (upon completion of any tournament prerequisites.) to compete in the West Coast Challenge, ACS Florida State Championships, and ACS National Championships.

How do I get started?

We are excited to have you and/or your team join us for some fun and exciting 9-ball competition. There are two ways you can join our league:

  1. Sign up a team by clicking here: 9-Ball Team Signups or download the 9-Ball Team registration form.
  2. Sign up as an individual and we will find you a team. Just click here: 9-Ball Player Signup

You can also contact us at 9ball@sarasotapoolleague.com or by telephone at 941-702-4585.

 

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