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WPBA Attends 2015 BCA Expo

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The Women's Professional Billiard Association will stage a booth at the 2015 BCA Expo, the annual, industry show for all things "billiards", at the South Point Hotel and Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 5th-7th. WPBA Board President Kim White-Newsome, Vice-President Belinda Calhoun, and At-Large Board Member Melissa Little will be attending the Expo, networking with visitors and vendors, endorsing the WPBA's new line of Sponsorship Tiers and Host Venue Packages, displaying an array of promotional and sale items in a 100 square foot exhibit. Booth personnel will be signing up fans for the new WPBA Annual Video Membership and Media Guide Flipbook Offer, free drawings for WPBA Merchandise, and WPBA Pro Event Passes! If you are in search of new advertising and marketing opportunities for your business, please stop by WPBA Booth #1407, located to the far right of the main entrance, or contact the WPBA Office at office1@wpba.com.

The WPBA was established in 1976 under the name "Women's Professional Billiard Alliance" and will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2016 as the longest-running pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women's Pro Billiard Tour, which features the greatest women players from around the world. For more information about the WPBA, top players, and sponsors, visit www.wpba.com.

2016 WPBA Regional Tour Championships - RFP

Request for Proposals

The Women's Professional Billiard Association Regional Tour System is requesting proposals from prospective host locations who are interested in hosting the prestigious 2016 WPBA Regional Tour Championship ("RTC").

The WPBA Regional Tour Championships were created in 2001 to offer a tournament where elite, regional tour players from each WPBA Regional Tour come together and compete for the prestigious title of WPBA Regional Tour Champion. The idea behind the Regional Tour Championships is to recognize the importance of the WPBA Regional Tour system and to reward excellence in female billiard competition. The WPBA Regional Tour System is the grass-roots program for the WPBA, providing up-and-coming female players with a competitive circuit to sharpen their skills and the opportunity to qualify for WPBA events. In order for a player to qualify to play in a WPBA event, players must "graduate" through the WPBA Regional Tour System.

The WPBA, in conjunction with its Regional Tours Committee, will assemble its top (64) finishers from (13) WPBA Regional Tours across the U.S (location to be determined) to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money, and the coveted title of 2016 WPBA Regional Tour Champion. There will be a professional, live stream show for this event provided by Simonis Cloth and the WPBA Regional Tours.

WPBA Regional Tour players from across the United States who have participated in a WPBA Regional Tour, are a WPBA member in good standing, and finish in the top of their Regional Tour standings, are invited to participate in this championship event. The winner of this distinguished title will be invited to compete in the 2016 WPBA Masters which will be held at the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, MI. along with an invite to all WPBA events held during the calendar year.

The Host Room selected for the contract shall be responsible for meeting the requirements of the official RFP. Communication regarding this RFP with any WPBA Board of Directors, other than the WPBA Regional Tour RFP Project Coordinator, will be considered unofficial.

2016 WPBA Regional Tour Championships Request for Proposals

All inquiries, including completed RFP response forms, should be directed to:

Belinda Calhoun, WPBA Regional Tour RFP Project Coordinator
Phone: 843-409-2419
Email: BelindaC1@aol.com

WPBA Announces New Annual Video Membership Program

Do you miss seeing your favorite WPBA pros compete? Wait no more. The WPBA has digitized 50 of the most heart-stopping showdowns in women's professional billiards and they're available NOW in unlimited viewing. You'll witness the ups and downs of competition, as these world champions vie for the most prestigious titles and biggest cash purses in the sport today! Your Annual Video Membership (AVM) not only gives YOU unlimited access to all of this thrilling video footage but includes pro player "tip of the day", player interviews, and special features. Your AVM also includes a FREE download of the 2015 WPBA Media Guide featuring photos and biographies from world-class players such as Allison Fisher, Jeanette Lee, Ga-Young Kim, Kelly Fisher, Ewa Laurance and more. Receive exclusive offers on WPBA merchandise, event tickets, and giveaways, because membership has its privileges!

New Video BannerClick here for a current index of WPBA digitized matches previously broadcast on ESPN and ESPN2. Your AVM brings all the emotion and grit of this competitive sport directly to your living room T.V., laptop, or smart phone, right down to the case 9-ball. Satisfy your pool thirst and join the innermost circle of the WPBA. Click here to register for your Annual Video Membership and start enjoying your benefits, today!

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