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Dozens of teams to compete in local pool championships

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MARION -- Pool players from across our region will meet to compete in Marion.

The Southern Illinois Pool Players Association will hold its 8-ball local team championships at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson.

32 teams will compete for two slots at the World Championships in Las Vegas in August.

"It's a handicap event so everyone has a chance to win. You get to come out and watch people that play at your own skill level. That are actually very successful and are able to win a trip to Las Vegas to go out and play there," said APA League Operator Rob Ahne.

The event kicks off Friday night and runs through Sunday.

The event is open to the public and is free of charge

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