Pocket Billiards


General Information


July 21-22, 2018
Individual: July 28-29, 2018

SITE: Madsen’s Bowling & Billiards (4700 Dudley Street, Lincoln - View map)

RULES: VNEA 8-ball rules will be used.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to each team member of the top three teams. A special cash payout will also be awarded for top 3 TEAMS ONLY.


View the Complete Event Details for a full list of divisions and events.


All singles players will begin in Classic I Division. Players eliminated in the first cut will form Classic II-Open. “Classic” is a split into separate skill levels. Youth competition may be divided according to age if entries warrant. Director reserves the right to split matches among multiple tables as time limit approaches.

Teams: Open Teams will play five-man round-robin, 25-game (20-game on loser’s side) win/loss format; win=one point, loss=0 points. Ladies teams will play four-person round-robin, 16-game format (12-game on loser’s side). A maximum of 32 women’s teams and 56 open teams will be accepted. Youth teams will be round robin (18 games winners side, 9 games losers side).


The maximum age limit for the Team Youth division is 18 years old.

Age determined as of July 31, 2018.

The tournament director reserves the right to combine or adjust the age cutoff between the seniors, masters and youth divisions depending on the number of entries and the age distribution.

Registration Fees & Deadlines

Adults –                                                                                                                                           
$35 for first event until July 6                                                     

Youth - 
$30 for first event until July 6

Additional events - $11

CASH PAYOUT OPTION: Teams have the option to register with the Cash Payout Option. The Cash Payout Option is an additional $50 per TEAM, and can be paid at Madsen’s day of. Please select in the Cash Payout Option dropdown menu, or on the printable entry form by listing it in the Special Instructions section. 100% of the entries for the Cash Payout Option will be paid back and Tom Madsen will match up to $500.

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: If registering for a team event, the participant must still select “Myself” or “Another Participant” (NOT “Team”) on the first step of the registration process. The participant will be asked to list team members’ names. Entering their names DOES NOT register them for the event. All team members must register themselves, or the participant can register all of the team members by selecting “Another Participant” on the first step of the registration process.

Competition in the 2018 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Contact Pocket Billiards Director Keith Stewart at 308-383-3140 or nehuskerfan60@aol.com.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.