VBC NEWS UPDATES & INFORMATION
|Posted on October 25, 2022 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
Don't want to make a weekly committment to a league but would like to play 9 ball once in a while?
This opportunity may be for you!
Lynne Burke's Tuesday afternoon team 9 ball league is looking for subs. Teams are made of of 3 players who play 3 games with each opposing team member eac...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 24, 2022 at 12:45 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on October 23, 2022 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
I HAVE A DREAM!
DO YOU LIKE TO WRITE OR WERE YOU A JOURNALIST IN YOUR PAST?
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|Posted on October 21, 2022 at 4:55 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on October 21, 2022 at 4:25 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on October 21, 2022 at 3:10 PM||comments (0)|
The Cup Match Events Schedule for 2023 has been determined!
ADVANCED VBC PLAYERS MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The Feeney & Ladies Cup Tournaments are the VBC's Permiere Tournam...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 21, 2022 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
2022 Men's & Women's Invitational Report
Congratulations to the American "Red" Teams who ruled the Invitational event this year!
Captains Joe Conway & Nita Swift led their teams to victory with total team scores of 22 and 11 respectively. National "Blue" Team captains were ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 14, 2021 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
The 2021 Invitational matches were a nail biter!
Congratulations and Thank You to ALL who played, volunteered, and donated to make this event a success!
After day one, the men were in a dead tie. Day two brought the Blue Nationals a tough day in the 9 ball doubles leaving the red team ahead by a 13 to 11 spread. The Nationals came back on day three and dominated the 9 ball singles...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 13, 2021 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
The Education Program has been VERY WELL received and I have gotten some great feed back! It's a pleasure when we can offer something that is so well enjoyed!
Classes are small for optimal learning and they have been filling fast with a long wait list! Thanks to the players/members who are helping with this effort! Greg Shearer, Mark Snodgrass, Jim Vicarro & Phil Leduc.
Since classes have ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 13, 2021 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
The Villages has grown by leaps & Bounds and we keep asking how far south it wil go!
As a result here are some opportunities to learn about BIlliards and play:
|Posted on September 6, 2021 at 12:55 AM||comments (0)|
Our NEW VBC education program is underway with the first three workshop notices out and filled!
If you didn't get in or missed them? No worries. Classes are small for optimal learning but each offering will be repeated thanks to the gracious volunteers who have committed to teaching as long as there is interest in classes through April.
Keep you eye out for the email notices that go out on Tuesday m...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 6, 2021 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
We have ALL been enjoying going without masks and going about life Covid free since our Villages vaccination rates are so high!
BUT, I have been hearing of more cases since vaccines, and the reduction of masking and concern for social distancing has relaxed. We have four known cases that I have heard of in the last week within our membership. That's more in one week than I ever heard during masking and lockdown! FYI - Two of the 4 people ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 5, 2021 at 1:40 PM||comments (0)|
Mike Fitzgerald organizes and teaches the VERY POPULAR W's beginner and novice billiards class on Saturday mornings at Big Cypress from 9:30 - 11:30am with the help of Ken Boguski. She is looking for a more advanced woman player to help these ladies learn and enjoy the game. IF you are interested in helping out, even if it's a few times a month that would be great! Maybe a few will step up and a scehdule can be worked out to help our novice and newbie women players learn to enj...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 5, 2021 at 1:10 PM||comments (0)|
A few spots remain for the "Friday Nite Special" M's A/B doubles Tourney on Friday Sept 17th. This will be a round robin doubles event (not scotch). Group will be laddered to the best of our ability and B players will random draw for partners. Check in is at 4pm - 4:15pm at LaHa with start at 4:30 or sooner if all are checked in. Donation is $5pp to be paid out to the top 4 places, 40%, 30%, 20%, 10%.
DON't WAIT! Email Gale at thevi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 1, 2021 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
I often hear women ask if there is any place they can go to play with other novice women.
IF you are a novice woman billiards player looking for opportunities to play with other women of you skill level there are THREE options for you:
|Posted on September 1, 2021 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
The VBC runs the Al Parker Tournament on the third Thursday of every month. After 11 months of play, the 16 players with the most cummulative wins for the year are invited to play in an annual Championship. Each players gets an APT t-shirt. Top 4 places receive cash prizes with the top prize at approximately $100. The new annual session will begin with the October event and run through August of 2022.
This year's Championship will take p...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2021 at 3:30 PM||comments (0)|
A VBC Pro Shop Open house is planned for Sept. 24th before our Monthly Member Meeting from 2:30 - 4:30 at LaHacienda.
We haven't had one of these for a while but there isn't a better place for you to purchase Billiards Equiment at a nice discount! We sell to members only and don't advertise to the public so we can bring you the best deals!
Our inventor...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 30, 2021 at 3:05 PM||comments (0)|
Our Friday VBC 8 Ball League's next session will begin in mid November!
This league is made up of Teams of 8 players of various skill levels from advanced novice players to some of the most advanced players in the Villages. We use modified APA rules and a similar format where players play a handicapped match against another player.
We plan to expand this league and have received init...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 14, 2019 at 2:10 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on May 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
As a courtesy to our members, here is a list of VBC Members who do cue tip replacements:
Ralph Albers - 352-350-4212
Dale Gregory - 513-403-1521
Thad Kulik - 978-994-4683
Rik Peirce - 443-798-4155 (donates part of his proceeds to the VBC)
If you or any other VBC member you know of does cue repair, pleas...Read Full Post »