The IPA committee appreciate it is not just sponsors and equipment that makes the IPA pool tour the world’s premier 8 ball series, but also the people involved.
We are therefore pleased to announce the very welcome return of the two finest 8 ball referees in the sport, Mel Harley &
Following last week’s announcement that prestigious tailor “Finicky Shirts” will be sponsoring the professional players on the 2012 IPA Tour, it is with great pleasure that we can reveal another new clothing sponsorship agreement with the IPA.
This time aimed at the amateur players on the IPA Tour, we are proud to announce that this year’s polo s
One of the objectives of the IPA committee is to raise the image and profile of the sport at all levels, and we strongly believe our members should look professional and act professionally, both on and off the table. Being a member of the IPA is not just about how you perform but how you conduct yourself as an ambassador for the sport, and style...
The new look IPA has again excelled in establishing a partnership with the worlds #1 phenolic ball manufacturer, Aramith.
This year the IPA will introduce the Aramith Pro Cup balls to all its events, adding the ultimate ball to the ultimate pool tour. This ball is the peak of
There is simply no stopping the IPA train of change. The IPA & Strachan ‘the cloth of professionals’, have taken the initiative in presenting 8ball Pool with a total facelift. For far too long has the sport been viewed by players and potential sponsors as the poor relation of Sno
It has been a staggering six months in the life of the International Professional Pool Players Association. Having already restructured the coming season’s championship tournaments, which included the introduction of the sports first ever major event being played in double elimination format, the IPA has been working tirelessly in establishing new...
With the 1st of the International Professional Pool Tour events now only 6 weeks away, it gives us great pleasure in announcing our table mechanic for the season.
Former table mechanic to the World Professional Snooker circuit Ray Ebbs (R.C.E Snooker Services) will be joining the
The IPA has now announced the players list for the 2012 IPA Tour.
We are overwhelmed at the number and quality of the players who have put their faith in the new Chairman and Committee, be them World Champions or completely new to the IPA, and we thank them all individually for
With Christmas coming up, we thought it would be a good idea to release the list of names of players who have paid their deposits to join the tour and in keeping you fully informed.
We now have 128 paid up members and with only 156 places available, the time has come to get your
As Chairman of the International Professional Pool Association, and on behalf of the Committee, I am extremely proud to announce new sport changing developments, as our quest to take the sport to heights begins to take shape.
Firstly, we are delighted to announce Horizontv as our new
The deadline for applications to be the Amateur players representative, has been extended to the 31st December. All applicants should contact the IPA secretary at:
108 Weston Road
Stoke on Trent
Congratulations to Jack Whelan on winning the final Club Open of 2011 defeating Simon Ward 6-4
Congratulations to Rob Chilton on winning the final tour event of the season. Defeating Derek Murphy by 8 frames to 4.
Tom Cousins 3 v Derek Murphy 3
Rob Chilton 7 v Phil Harrison 5