Good day Pool Players,
Tonight is our 7th week, meaning we are halfway through our regular season. We hope you are having a spectacular time on the tables. Remember, players must play at least 14 games to be eligible for playoffs.
So this seemed like an opportune time to share some important information with you.
Troy Brunet, one of our Members-at-Large recently resigned from the Board of Directors. Troy has served on our Board for 10 years and has been a pivotal and important member. He has taken a leadership role in fundraising for the league and for many West Coast Challenges. We are grateful for his work and for his commitment to the league and for his open and honest voice in the group. He will be missed. We have appointed Yuko Takahashi from ‘Gino Got Felt’ to this position. She will serve until we run the election in the spring.
Speaking of elections, our fall election will be run for VP, Treasurer, one Member-at-Large and one Co-Head Referee. Please let me or any Board member know if you intend to run for any of these positions.
T-shirt design contest
In the more distant past, the winner of the t-shirt design contest received free dues for the following season. The Board has decided to return to this practice so the winner of the t-shirt contest for this season of 9-ball will get free dues for the spring season. The designs must be camera ready for us to use them.
The web site
If you haven’t had a chance to explore our website it is well worth the time. Of course we have current statistics, a calendar and location of games, but we also have a lot of other information. Skip has researched our history and that section of the website has past tournament winners as well as a vault of articles from our league’s history. Jerry Ball and Mark Miller are working on a written chronicle of SFPA league history which will be fascinating and which we will share with you.
SFPA is part of Cue Sports International which is a governing body for the BCA leagues. They also sponsor the annual tournament in Las Vegas. Their website is https://www.playcsipool.com/. We want to let you know that our league has paid $20 per member to CSI for us to be a part of the BCA leagues. Scores are submitted every week and are updated through the League Management System. This means that each of you can play in Vegas and all have a rating on FargoRate. If you want to see your ranking, get the FargoRate app to check.
Finally, we want to express our gratitude to our amazing sponsor bars (tip your bartenders well please) and to our captains who work hard to support the passing on of information and to all of our members who are the foundation of the league.