Mosconi Cup

APA announced at Team USA main sponsor

MATCHROOM MULTI SPORT is delighted to announce that the American Poolplayers Association (APA) has become the main sponsor for Team USA for the forthcoming partypoker Mosconi Cup which takes place at the Mandalay Bay Resort on the famous Las Vegas Strip from Monday 4th to 7th December.

 

Team USA will proudly wear the APA logo on their shirts for the duration of the event and the players will all be involved throughout to bring a behind- the-scenes look as the drama unfolds on a daily basis.

 

Not only is APA the Official Sponsor of Team USA, but they also bring the support of their nearly 250,000 members who will be rooting for the home team to reclaim the Mosconi Cup for the first time since 2009.

 

“The Mosconi Cup is the most exciting professional pool tournament in the world, and we’re thrilled to be the Official Sponsor of Team USA.  We look forward to bringing our members and social media followers a side of the Mosconi Cup they have most likely never seen,” said APA Marketing Director Jason Bowman.

 

Matchroom Chairman Barry Hearn added, “It’s fantastic news that such a wide-reaching pool organisation as the APA has joined forces with Team USA to help get the message out to their hundreds of thousands of members across the States.

 

“The APA will be working with Team USA throughout the week of the Mosconi Cup to bring exciting and exclusive content to APA players across the USA. I’ve no doubt that this sponsorship has huge potential to both parties on an ongoing basis.”

 

Tickets for the Mosconi Cup are available from www.mosconicup.com

 

2017 partypoker MOSCONI CUP is also sponsored by Rasson Billiards who supplies the Official Table; the cloth is supplied by Iwan Simonis and the Official Balls are Super Aramith by Saluc. Predator is the Official Cue of the event and Ultimate Team Gear provide all Mosconi Cup apparel.

 

Luke Riches, Matchroom Sportluke.riches@matchroom.com 

 

Jason Bowman, American Poolplayers Association: jbowman@poolplayers.com

 

Notes: MATCHROOM SPORT is one of the world’s leading producers of televised sport and is responsible for over 1,000 hours of original programming across a range of sports. Based in the UK and chaired by charismatic founder Barry Hearn, they operate three pool events; the Mosconi Cup, the World Cup of Pool and the World Pool Masters. In addition, the company produce a multitude of events in darts, snooker, tenpin, golf, fishing, ping pong, poker and boxing.

 

THE APA sanctions the world’s largest amateur pool league, with leagues throughout the United States, Canada and Japan.  Nearly 250,000 members compete in weekly 8-Ball and 9 Ball League play.  The APA is generally recognized as the Governing Body of Amateur Pool, having established the official rules, championships, formats and handicap systems for the sport of amateur billiards. The APA produces four major tournaments each year—the APA World Pool Championships, the APA Poolplayer Championships, the APA Junior Championships and the U.S. Amateur Championship—that, together, pay out nearly $2 Million in cash and prizes annually!

 

For more information on the APA, visit the official APA website at www.poolplayers.com

Luke Riches

Media Manager at Matchroom Sports which has become one of the world's largest suppliers of sports programming over the past two decades. Matchroom Sport is one of the world’s leading producers of televised sport and are responsible for over 1,000 hours of original programming across a range of sports. Based in the UK and chaired by charismatic founder Barry Hearn, which organizes multiple pool events including the Mosconi Cup, the World Cup of Pool and the World Pool Masters.

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