* BQE Billiards Bar & Restaurant, located at 70th Street and 34th Avenue in Jackson Heights,
hosts APA League Play.
* Our spacious modern facility includes 12,000 square feet of space and about 25 regulation
play pool tables. The APA plays weekly, with tournaments throughout all five boroughs, so
you get a chance to compete in NYC metro tournaments against some of the best players in
the city. Membership is handled by the APA, but you can inquire at the main desk for details.
* The American Pool Association. BQE Billiards & Bar has proudly hosted the APA [American
Pool Association] since 2008. APA play is designed for the casual pool player to meet new
people, have fun and enjoy the game they love to play.
* The APA is a handicapped pool league. All players are welcome from beginner to amateur.
Both 8-BALL and 9-BALL are played weekly with rule in place to make competition for
everyone. There are 16 weeks to the season, with playoffs. The ultimate prize is a free trip to
Las Vegas with your team and a chance to win $5000.
* The APA is very economical for a night out. There is a member fee of $25 for the year. Green
fees are less than $10 per game played. That makes it cheaper than going to the movies.
* APA Tuesday Night. Tuesday nights at BQE are synonymous with the APA. Teams of 5 – 8
players start practice at 6 pm and start playing league matches at 7 pm. 8-Ball and 9-Ball is
played using the APA’s unique rules to ensure fair play and a competitive balance among all
* APA Season & Trophies. There is a 16 week season followed by a playoff format involving the
top four teams during the season. The winning team goes on to the Tri-Cup where it
competes against the top teams of APA’s Brooklyn-Queens Division. The ultimate prize?
* APA Parties. BQE and the APA hold several tournaments and functions. We hold the Tri-Cup
competition, captains tournaments, MVP tournaments, Best of the Rest Tournaments, league
meetings and several other parties. The APA ensures fun for everyone and a chance to win
* APA Specials & Discounts. APA members receive discounts at BQE. APA members with a
valid membership card receive a 15% discount off our regular rates and an extra hour added to
the Daily Special. During league nights, APA players can purchase a practice table for $20 and
shoot the night away.
* Call today at 718.779.4348 to find out more about APA Leagues or click around our website
to learn more about parties, dining and casual play. We are conveniently located near MTA
subway stations, the LIRR and just off the Brooklyn Queens Expressway – aka BQE.