Call for Nominations

SFPA is seeking nominations for the following board positions:

Vice-President
Treasurer
Co-Head Referee
Member-at-Large

Nominations must be in writing, not verbal (email and text are OK),  and must be received by midnight, Tuesday, October 23.

Election day will be Tuesday, October 30. (We may use Survey Monkey, in which case, the voting window will be at least 48 hours.)

Duties of Vice-President include managing the running of tournaments and qualifiers; assisting the President with league matters as needed; presiding over Board of Directors meetings in the absence of the President; and complying with all bylaws not covered in these duties.  The time commitment for the position of Vice-President is approximately 2-5 hours per week.

Duties of Treasurer include monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts with financial updates reported to the Board of Directors on a monthly basis; collection of member and sponsor dues in a timely manner, along with detailed follow-up for delinquent payments; creation of seasonal budgets with guidance from the Board of Directors; making payments only for bills properly approved by the Board; and complying with all bylaws not covered in these duties.  The time commitment for the position of Treasurer is approximately 10 hours per month.

Duties of the Co-Head Referee include the enforcement of playing rules adopted by SFPA; being the final judge in all disputes requiring the interpretation of said rules; being available to serve as referee in final matches of City Championship Playoffs as needed; and complying with all bylaws not covered in these duties.  The time commitment for the position of Co-Head Referee is approximately 5-6 hours per month.

Duties of Members-at-Large include assisting in running tournaments and qualifiers; member and sponsor outreach; representing the membership as a whole at Board of Directors meetings; and complying with all bylaws not covered in these duties.  The time commitment for the position of Member-at-Large is approximately 5-6 hours per month.

 

SFPA Fundraiser

Beer Bust at the Pilsner

On October 28, 2018,  the SFPA will be holding a fundraiser at the Pilsner Inn from 1 until 5 pm. The Pilsner is located at 225 Church St., SF, CA

The fundraiser is for the upcoming West Coast Challenge.  Tell your friends and come join us at the Pilsner!!!

Upcoming Tournaments

Sunday, October 21 – Bernie King Memorial Tournament – Cinch Saloon
Sign-ups at 11:00 a.m. – Play at noon
Double elimination (8-ball race to 2 on the winners’ side, 9-ball race to 3 on the losers’ side)
$20 entry fee
Two separate grids (above and below .500)
All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society
Plaques to second and third place
Flask to the winner

Sunday, November 4 – Calcutta Fundraiser – At the Billiard Palacade; Practice at 11:15 and play after bidding. Invite your friends!

Sunday, December 9 – Hi-Lo Tournament – At the Billiard Palacade; Practice at 11:15 and Play after bidding. SFPA League players only

Saturday, December 15 – WCC Qualifers – Various Locations

City Championship Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the City Championship:

First Place – Mike Maxwell – Route 101 Rawhides
Second Place – Skip Perry – Tandy Tokers
Third Place – Crystal Kelem – Café Strikes Again
Fourth Place – Tom Seymour – Route 101 Rawhides

50/50 Calcutta Tournament on Nov. 4th

We are hosting a Scotch Doubles Calcutta 8-Ball tournament on 11/4/18.
Practice begins at 11:00 a.m. & Tournament Begins after bidding on teams is complete.
Scotch doubles; Random partners; Double Elimination; $20 buy-in.
Location is Billiard Palacade at 5179 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112
Tell your friends, as this is open to everyone!
Funds raised will benefit the West Coast Challenge, hosted by SFPA Pool.
Come out and have fun, help the WCC event AND maybe make some cash!

9-Ball Tournament Results

Congratulations to the winners of the 9-Ball Tournament:

1st Place – Crystal Kelem – Café Strikes Again
2nd Place – Mike Maxwell – Route 101 Rawhides
3rd Place – Thayer McDougle – Lucky Horseshoe Caballeros
4th Place – Nick Lansdown – Lucky Horseshoe Caballeros

Captains’ Tournament Winners

1st Place – Stern Montoya — 4 Eyed Eagle
2nd Place – Max Schroeder — Pilsner Innmates
3rd Place – Hector Ortega — Golden Slate Warriors
4th Place – Thayer McDougle — Lucky Horseshoe Caballeros

Thank you to Pilsner Inn for hosting!

West Coast Challenge 77 Results

Results for WCC #77

Open Individuals:
1. Rhino Lay (LA)
2. Allan O. Badillo (SD)
3. Jesse La Fear (SF)
4. Arnold Castellanos
5. Danny Mullan
6. Tommy Nguyen
7. Skinner Castagnola-Arteaga (SF)
8. Micheal Romano (SF)

Women’s
1. Lauren Marie Ward (LB)
2. Marji Damoth (LB)
3. Melissa Schulz (LB)
4. Melisa Goldstein (SD)

HI/LOW:
1. Long Beach
2. San Diego
3. San Francisco

Team:
1. Long Beach
2. San Diego
3. Los Angeles

Registration for Fall, 2018 Season

Registration for next season is scheduled for next Thursday, July 12th at the Pilsner Inn ( 225 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94114).  We will be there from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Captains, register your teams, and new players, come down and find a team. See you there!

 

Tournament Winners

Congratulations to the winners of Spring 2018 playoffs:

City Championship

First Place – Route 101 Rawhides
Second Place – Golden Slate Warriors
Third Place – Lucky Horseshoe

Founders Cup

First Place – Café Strikes Again
Second Place – The Black Willows
Third Place – Naked Lunch Shot Callers