Welcome to the Tampabay.apaleagues.com Web Site for Hillsborough County.  

How to get in touch with our league:   Office:  813-977-1499

11401 N. 19th St, Tampa, 33612

Pat Giorgianni: League Owner/Operator: cell - 813-503-5401

 I long last have decided to retire from APA and have sold the league to Janette Lee, the black widow, and Misty and Jason Dusel, league operators from NY.  They will be moving here in July and will take over for the Fall Session and will be looking forward to putting more teams and host locations in place.  They have some great ideals to grow the league back to its full team count and even larger than it was with Dick and me.  I am sorry I have let the league down since Dick's death but even though you all are my APA family things were just not the same.  I love all of you and want what is best for everyone.  I feel it is time for new knowledge and new energy for the league.  I know this is the best move for the league and look forward to watching the league grow with all the new changes.  I want to thank Mike, Dawn, and Carl for all their help in keeping me going and to all of you for hanging in there and helping out.   You can still contact me and I will still be in the office until the take over the first of September.  After the change over I will still be around and seeing you all from time to time.  I just won't be involved with league business.  More info on this will come to the web site as time grows closer.
 

Email: tampabay@apaleagues.com

 In the APA, Everyone Can Play & Anyone Can Win! 

  New and returning players are always welcomed anytime no matter when league session started.  Spring Session usually starts January; Summer session usually starts in May; and Fall Session usually in September.  Start having fun.  This is a handicap league and is for Beginners and the more advance players.  Call us to get started and find out where your pool playing fits.  


FRONT PAGE NEWS 

Life is too short! So: KISS slowly, LAUGH insanely, LOVE truly & FORGIVE quickly.  

 


 
 

Congrats to the following teams going to the Vegas Nationals:  9-Ball August 13 - 17  8 Ball: August 15-22
9-Ball   Pool Tang Clan - County
9-Ball   Jess & The Boys - Tampa City
8 Ball   Just Us - Tampa City
8 Ball    Hot Shots - County 

 

Jack N Jill Tournament for the Nationals in Vegas was won by  Valerie Marks and John Prescott
Ladies Tournament for the Nationals in Vegas was won by Yeager ( Jenny Burtz Team) and High Points winner (Kim Bishop Team) Mental Menopausal
Master Tournament for the Nationals in Vegas was won by 4 Ways To Win ( Joe Turner Team) and high points winner 4 Amigos ( Carl Marks Team)

(ANY ROSTER CHANGES FOR THE PREREGISTERED EVENTS HAVE TO BE IN BY jULY 10 TO ST. LOUIS, CONTACT ME FOR ANY CHANGES AND FOR FORM TO DO SO BEFORE JULY 10)
 

 
 

PLAYERS - Our area is one  of the few left that the host location opens tables for us and you do not pay for table time, yet teams complain that each team does not have a practice table.  I got a note that there were 8 teams on league night and only 6 tables.  Guess What, that meant only 3 tables were needed for league play and 2 tables were given out for practice,  That is great.  We have some locations the teams are lucky to get 1 table for practice and other location there are NO extra tables.  Feel lucky your table time is FREE.  If you need a table to practice on go and RENT one.  Thank the host location they give you a table.  Also, half time drinks are a bonus, most locations do not give half-time drinks or have a drink min.  We have gotten spoiled and need to see things from a business point of view.  Thank You

 

Additional UPComing SCHEDULE 

Our New Fall Session will begin week of September 6.  
7/4/15 - July 4th Holiday
 
 
 

We will be putting in new changes for Summer session and Sessions to come.  I will post them here as they come about.  The first change is you will notice the number of weeks Summer session has been extended with showing one playoff for all divisions as we will be going to a Tri Cup Tournament at the end of the session.  A lot of counties have already moved to tri-cups This is something that the National Office has incorporated for all areas in the Country.  With one week playoffs we will qualify them the same, but the round one winners would advance to the tri-cup.  So all divisions will play a playoff with the 1st place team playing a wildcard team and the 2nd and 3rd place team will play each other. The high point team at the end of the session will automatically advance to the tri-cup and the winning teams of the playoffs will advance to the tri-cup eliminating the reason for a second playoff. This will qualify 3 teams to the tri-cup for those divisions.The Summer Tri-Cups (like a small LTC) will be held September with winners going to the LTC.  All money now in the payback fund will be awarded at the tri-cups.  This will make all teams play to the best of their abilities to get in the money and win their chance to the LTC at the end of the pool year.  Should prevent a lot of sandbagging players.  

 

ABBREVIATIONS

8 OB = 8-ball made on the break

B&R = 8-ball break and run

S8OB = Scratcch on break, pocketed 8-ball

SO8 = Scratch while pocketing the 8-ball
8 WP = 8-ball in the wrong pocket
8OT = 8-ball out of turn (E8 - Early 8)

FO8 =  Fouled while pocketing the 8-ball
8OF = 8- ball on the floor
PNM= Pocket not marked for 8-ball

 
 

Required Rules/Info for Various Formats

  

We have Masters League on the 2nd and 4th Sunday.   Any one interested in playing on a team or putting a team in give us a call at the office 813-977-1499 or text or call me on cell 813-503-5401. This is open to all players, just remember there is no handicap and we play the US Am format. A lot of mid skill players play in this where they have stiffer competition and learn a lot from our high skill level players. 

 
 

   

NEWS FLASH 

 


 

LTC Information for all teams
Tournament information to go to the LTC's straight from the rule book.  Read It or it could hurt you not knowing your rules.

 

Your Spring Roster is your Roster for the LTC.

 

 

We service all of Hillsborough County, so have some fun and remember our moto:  "Everyone can play, Anyone can win".®

   

AREAS/COUNTIES SERVED:
Hillsborough
FORMATS OFFERED:
8-Ball Doubles, 8-Ball Ladies Alt, 8-Ball Open, 8-Ball Other, 9-Ball Doubles, 9-Ball Open, 9-Ball Other, Masters
SESSION INFORMATION:
Grab some friends and family and start having fun playing pool. :) Just call if you need a team to play on or want to have your own team. We will get you started. Always looking for more teams and players. Any additional info needed, just email me or give me a call.
QUALIFYING INFORMATION:
Ask me how to qualify for the FREE TRIP to National tournaments in Vegas! Both for SINGLES & TEAM events. Find out about going to Vegas and all the tournament you can play in even if you did not win the Free Trip. Tons of fun in the BEST and largest amateur league in the world. Others claim it but we can prove it.

 

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