Womens Pool

1st WPBA Signature Tour Stop of 2018 to be held at Emerald Billiards


The Women’s Professional Billiard Association is excited to announce the 1st Signature Tour Stop of 2018. Emerald Billiards, located at 2511 Old W. Spanish Trail; New Iberia, LA, will be hosting the 64-player event with a guaranteed purse of $29,000. A field of 64 elite players will travel from all over the world for a shot at the title & the top prize of $5,500.

WPBA President Dean Roeseler has this to say regarding the event: “The WPBA Board is proud to bring you the second tour stop of the year in New Iberia, LA. This event will be a “signature stop” (50% points) and will be a 3 day event beginning Friday June 22nd at 10am.  Emerald Billiards owner Keith Hulen is dedicated to making this a great event. We have 2 more events on the schedule for this year and will make those announcement when contracts are completed.”

EVENT SCHEDULE (times approximate):

Thursday  June 21st:          Black Widow Exhibition 7pm-10pm

Friday       June 22nd:         Match play from 10am-11pm

Saturday  June 23rd:          Match play from 10am-12am

Sunday    June 24th:          Match play from 10am-finals 8:30pm




#1 Ranked – Line Kjorsvik                                                “Duchess of Doom” Allison Fisher

“The Assassin” Monica Webb                                        “Double B” Brittany Bryant

“9mm” Jennifer Barretta                                                “The Black Widow” Jeanette Lee

“Texas Tornado” Vivian Villarreal                                 “G-Force” Gerda Hofstatter Gregerson

“Billiard Bombshell” Emily Duddy                                “The Grinder” April Larson

“The Sledgehammer” Helena Thornfeldt                   “Lone Star” Kim Newsome                            

“The Terror” Teruko Cucculelli                                      “The Texas Belle” Belinda Calhoun

“The Honey” Sandy Badger                                            “The Queen of the Hill” LoreeJon Hasson

“Jumpin” Janet Atwell                                                      Jessica Barnes


Exhibition Event with “The Black Widow” Jeanette Lee June 21st 7pm-10pm

“The Black Widow” Jeanette Lee will be doing an exhibition with challenge matches the night before the main event, June 21st from 7pm-10pm. For tickets to the main WPBA event or “The Black Widow” exhibition call: 337.319.0530


Womens Pro Billiard Tour

The WPBA was established in 1976 under the name of the Women’s Professional Billiard Alliance and is celebrating its 38th anniversary in 2014 as the oldest pro player organization in the sport. The WPBA sanctions and produces the Women’s Pro Billiard Tour, which features the greatest women players from around the world. For more information about the WPBA, its top players, and sponsors, visit www.wpba.com.

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