2024 Season 1 Division Cup Tournaments Starting Saturday, June 1st at Mazzy's in Milton. See the Calendar events for more details.
2024 Season 1 Division Cup Tournaments Starting Saturday, June 1st at Mazzy's in Milton. See the Calendar events for more details.

2023 ACS Georgia PATHWAY to Nationals/Vegas

ACS Georgia to Las Vegas Pathway:

 

Qualifier Cup – Midseason

Timing:                          

ACS Georgia à Cash Awards – No Las Vegas Pathway

Season Regional – Individual Tournament

 

– Voluntary Participation

Timing:                 Approximately 2 -4 weeks after season ends  – on Saturdays.  Varies based on many factors (other events, location availability, holidays, etc).

One tournament:  Open to everyone (Sniper,  Standard, Open) however separate brackets per skill grouping.   

Tournament Format:  9 ball

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Sniper:       Noon:  Registration.  1pm start.

For skill levels 1 – 4

$25 entry fee

$5 greens fee for tournament coordinator; $20 goes into payout pot

Standard / Open:   2pm Registration; 3pm start (may be delayed based on sniper tourney)

For skill levels 5 – 9

$35 entry fee for standard; $40 for open

$5 greens fee for tournament coordinator; $30/35 goes into payout pot

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Double elimination or modified (guaranteed 2 matches) if many attend and time consideration is a factor.

Handicapped based on skill.  Reduced tourney bracket used.

 

Match requirements:  must have played 5 matches in prior session and 1 in current session.

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No attendance required at Las Vegas Nationals.  Cash prizes paid out the day of tournament.

Prize (same for both tournaments): 

  • Tournament entry fees go to tournament payouts (less $5 per player green fees for coordinator).
  • Total Prize money gets split — Min 3 places – Max top 25% of attendance at each tournament.

ACS Georgia à Cash Awards – No Las Vegas Pathway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annual Regional – Individual Championships

– Voluntary Participation

Timing:                 Approximately mid-February– on Saturday or Sunday

Two separate tournaments:  Sniper & Standard   —- Tournament Format:  9 ball

Requirement:  a player must have played in at least one (1) Season Regional Tournament

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Sniper:

For skill levels 1 – 4

$25 entry fee

$5 greens fee for tournament coordinator; $20 goes into payout pot

Standard / Open:

For skill levels 5 – 9

$35 entry fee for standard; $40 for open

$5 greens fee for tournament coordinator; $30 goes into payout pot

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Double elimination or modified (guaranteed 2 matches) if many attend and time consideration is a factor.

Handicapped based on skill.  Reduced tourney bracket used.

 

Match requirements:  must have played 18 matches in 2023; plus 2 matches in 2024 session 1.  All fees current. 

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No attendance required at Las Vegas Nationals.  Cash prizes paid out the day of tournament.

Prize (same for both tournaments): 

  • Tournament entry fees go to tournament payouts (less $5 per player green fees for coordinator).
  • Total Prize money gets split — Min 3 places – Max top 25% of attendance at each tournament.

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

ACS Georgia à Las Vegas Pathway:

Regionals (Division Cup) – Team Tournament

– Voluntary Participation

Timing:                 Approximately 2-4 weeks after season ends – on Saturday or Sundays 

Two separate tournaments:  Sniper & Standard   —- Tournament Format:  Round Robin 9 ball

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Sniper:

Roster:  3 play but you may have 2 on bench.  ‘All-star’ format – players from any team any league.

Match requirements:  must have played 5 matches in prior session and 1 in current session.

Playing Roster

                         *In a 3 person lineup:  1 standard player (skills 4-6 only) and 2 snipers (skills 1-4 only)

 

Fees:     $75 per team (5 player roster max); players on bench allowed; substitutions allowed per round (2:1 sniper:standard ratio applies for starting lineup for all rounds)

 

Standard/Open:

Roster:  3 play but you may have 2 on bench.  ‘All-star’ format – players from any team any league.

Match requirements:  must have played 5 matches in prior session and 1 in current session.

Playing Roster

 *In a 3 person lineup (standard):  1 open player (skills 7-9 only) and 2 standard players (skills 5-7 only)

*In a 3 person lineup (Open):  all open players for this tourney (skills 7-9 only)

NOTE:  the standard players need a fargo rating 524 or lower —- or max 7 skill if no fargo.  The open players need a fargo rating of 624 or lower —- or max skill of 9 if no fargo.

 

Fees:     $75 per team (5 player roster max); players on bench allowed; substitutions allowed per round (2:1 standard/open ratio applies for starting lineup for all rounds)

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  • Tournament entry fees go to tournament payouts (less $5 green fees per player for coordinator)
  • Total Prize money gets split — Min 3 places – Max top 25% of attendance at each tournament.

ACS Georgia à Las Vegas Pathway:

Annual Regional – Team Championships

– Voluntary Participation

Timing:                 Approximately mid-February– on Saturday or Sunday 

Two separate tournaments:  Sniper & Standard   —- Tournament Format:  Round Robin 9 ball

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Team Requirements:

  • Teams – only those that played in a Division Cup are qualified to play in the Vegas Cup. Teams attended division Cup may substitute or add players –  min 3 from core division cup teams and up to 2 substitutes from non-attending division cup pool of players. 
  • Match requirements: a player must have played 18 matches in 2023 (all leagues combined); plus 2 matches in 2024 session 1.  All fees current. 
  • A player must have min 2 seasons of play – ie. No season 3 new adds will meet eligibility.   
  • You can have 5 players max qualified for a Vegas Cup team (for substitutions) – but they must all meet the above requirements.
  • Of course, 8 separate weekly matches in one season is a requirement for nationals.

 

Tournament Format:     

Sniper:

Same as Season Regional details

Standard:

Same as Season Regional details

 

Prize (each tourney the same – sniper & standard):

1st Place Team

2nd Place Team:

3rd Place Team:

Free team entry to nationals

$1400 in travel money

Paid in vegas – else goes to 2nd place team, etc or held for another slot next year

NO ENTRY FEE PRIZE MONEY.

Free team entry to nationals

Entry fees up to $1000

Does NOT have to attend nationals; may keep money.

Free team entry to nationals

Entry fees after 2nd place paid; 3rd place is max $1000

 

If entry fee money left over; 4th place team receives. 4th place also receives 1 free team entry to nationals

 

 

      approximately mid season – 3 seasons a year

Team Requirements:     must have 3 players from core session team with at least 2 matches each

Fees:     $65 per team (3 person format (team cap 17); players on bench allowed; substitutions allowed per round)

Tournament Format:      Round Robin 9 ball – national format

 

Prize:

Tournament entry fees go to league payout pool

Top 3 Teams – qualify for Division Cup

  • Top Team Gets free entry into Division Cup
  • 2nd and 3rd place team receive discounted entry fees
  • If Top team does not attend Division Cup, the free entry is forfeited

Qualifier Cup – End of Season (ie. Playoffs)

Timing:                                 16th week of season (ie. Right after season ends)

Team Requirements:      must have 3 players from core session team with at least 5 matches each

Fees:  $65 per team (3 person format (team cap 17); players on bench allowed; substitutions allowed per round)

Tournament Format:      Round Robin 9 ball – national format

 

Prize:

Tournament entry fees to go 1st place (2/3 of cash) and 2nd place (1/3 of cash)

Top 3 Teams – qualify for Division Cup

  • Top Team Gets free entry into Division Cup
  • 2nd and 3rd place team receive discounted entry fees
  • If Top team does not attend Division Cup, the free entry is forfeited

 

 

 

Division Cup:

All teams are welcome – Team Requirements:

  • must have 3 from core session team with at least 5 matches in the most recent season

Qualified Teams:

  • top teams of previous Qualifier tournaments Free
  • 2nd and 3rd place teams – team entry is $150

Wildcard Entry Fees/Team:  $200 (Early Entry) $250 (Within 14 days of Tournament)

 

Tournament Format:     

  • Round Robin 9 ball – national format
  • Team cap 17
  • Substitutions allowed after each round – must maintain team cap each round

Prize:

Top team wins free entry to National tournament (8ball standard team).  Approximate value $325

Tournament entry fees get split between top 4 teams (40% /26% /17% /17%)

 

 

DIVISION CUP occurs 3 times a year

Timing:  approximately 4 weeks after each season ends

 

 

 

 

Vegas Cup

Team Requirements:

  • Teams – only those that played in a Division Cup are qualified to play in the Vegas Cup.
  • After playing in a Division Cup, players then must retain 5 matches each following seasons.
  • Total 18 separate weekly matches per year to be eligible for Vegas Cup. Thus ensure your players play more than 5 in at least one of the seasons. 
  • Of course, 8 separate weekly matches in one season is a requirement for nationals.
  • Min 2 seasons of play would get a player qualified – ie. No season 3 adds that will meet eligibility.  
  • You can have 6 players max qualified for Vegas Cup (for substitutions) – but they must all meet the above requirements.

Tournament Format:     

  • Round Robin 9 ball – national format
  • Team cap 18 – note this went up as to allow for room for 1 point for players going up
  • Substitutions allowed after each round – must maintain team cap each round

Fees:  $200  per team (no free entry)

 

Timing:  Annually – around late Jan or Feb

 

Prize:

1st place team:

  • 2 rooms x 4 nights at hotel where National tournament is held (Approx. $1000)
  • $350 credit for airfare for up to 4 players (Approx. $1400)
  • Total Value $2400 overall.
  • Paid in Vegas to Captain from League Operator. If team doesn’t attend, it goes to 2nd place team that attends vegas.  Then 3rd.    If no team attends national tournament, money rolls over to following year for an additional team to earn the money (not 1st place receiving double).
  • National Tournament Standard (8ball) team entry fee paid – value of $325
  • Cash Prize from entry fees from this tournament
  • Assuming 10 Teams — Approximate value for 1st place team $1000

2nd place team:

  • Cash Prize from entry fees from this tournament
  • Assuming 10 Teams — Approximate value for 2nd place team $1000
  • If 1st place cannot attend vegas, 2nd place is 1st in line for vegas cash!

 

 

STATE TOURNAMENT:

In addition to the Vegas Cup, there is another chance to win prizes for the National Tourney.

Team Requirements: No Core Team Requirement any 3 players are qualified to play

 

Qualification Requirements:

Local requirements for winning this rebate are that 3 players on roster played at least 8 matches in S2 or S3 of 2022 and 3 matches in S1 of 2022.

Team Details:

No core requirement – players may group together – anyone from GA ACS League system

No team cap.  Team rosters follow the national rules for a team skill qualification (example a 3-person standard team may only have 1 open player on roster with 2 standard players). 

 

Prizes:

Team Registration:

Fee team entry for either Standard, Open, or Advanced you receive a rebate for the total cost of team registration less mandatory fees (greens fees/tables $75 & admin $25). 

Example:  Registering for the 3 person Standard 9 ball, the registration is around $225.  Less fees of $100.  Thus $125 rebate.

Your national registered team roster must be the roster you played with during the GA ATL State tournament with 1 roster position change allowed. 

 

Hotel:

You receive a rebate for 2 rooms for 2 weeknights at the Tropicana.  Approximately $380 value. 

Total Value – approximately $505 in discounts

 

+ Cash Payouts Depending on how many teams entered.