Local Team Championships Structure

This is the tournament of the year! All teams qualified are playing to get a FREE TRIP to Las Vegas! Once in Las Vegas, these teams will compete for their share of the $1,000,000 prize pot and the ultimate prize - being crowned the APA National Team Champions!
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Local Team Championship (LTC) tournament is held once a year, over two weekends in June, and is considered a Higher Level Tournament. Teams earn their spot into this tournament by qualifying in the Tri-Cup from the Summer, Fall and Spring Sessions.
 
Two teams in 8-Ball and two teams in 9-Ball will advance to the World Pool Championships held in Las Vegas! All teams advancing will be awarded with travel assistance, trophies and patches. 
  
Travel Assistance Breakdown 
 
  • 8-Ball - $6000
     -Tournament entry into the event 
      - Players who do not attend this event may not receive part of this award as this is travel assistance and not a prize fund
- Captains receive $350 cash prize money when the team registers in Las Vegas 
-Teams will receive the travel assistance money when the Team's Flight and hotel reservations are presented to the League Operator 
  • 9-Ball - $5000
      -Tournament entry into the event 
      - Players who do not attend this event may not receive part of this award as this is travel assistance and not a prize fund
- Captains receive $350 cash prize money when the team registers in Las Vegas 
-Teams will receive the travel assistance money when the Team's Flight and hotel reservations are presented to the League Operator 
 
*In the event a qualified team decides not to attend the World Pool Championships, the team will forfeit all awards and travel assistance. 
 
Remaining Eligible For The LTC's and World Pool Championships
 
Every eligible team must maintain active team status and must play in the Spring Session and the following Summer Session to retain eligibility.
 
If a team qualified in the Summer Session, they must participate in the Fall, Spring and the following Summer Session with at least four original members on the team.
 
If a team qualified in the Fall Session, they must participate in the Spring and following Summer Session with at least four original members on the team.
 
A team's Spring Session roster is their Local and World Pool Championships Tournament roster even if the team had a different roster when they qualified.
 
A team that qualified in the Summer Session can make changes to their roster in the Fall Session (as needed) and in the Spring Session (up to the 4th week of play with League Office approval only) as long as four original members remain on their roster from the time they qualified. 
 
A team that qualified in the Fall Session can make changes to their roster in the Spring Session (up to the 4th week of play with League Office approval only) as long as four original members remain on the roster.
 
All qualified players must play at least four times with the team in each following session from the time the team qualified or they will be deemed ineligible.
 
All qualified players must have a skill level based on 10 (20 for new players added to the Spring roster) lifetime matches and those matches must be attained by the end of the Spring Session in the same League year that the player is advancing to the LTC's.
 
All teams must remain in the top 50% of their division in all following sessions of the League year or they will be subject to loss of eligibility.