World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA)

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History

Founded 1987. Activities commenced 1990. Also referred to as World Pool Association. In Jan 1992, united with World Billiards Union (UMB) and World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) in umbrella organization, World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS).

Aims

Unite world pool-billiards associations into one intercontinental association; promote pool-billiards as a world-wide international sport; supervise the WPA World Championships; cultivate mutual friendship with all types or international and national billiards organizations; support and encourage the development of all disciplines of pool-billiards as an international sport; adopt a sport policy which is not in conflict with the rules set forth in the Olympic Charter.

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Activities

Sporting events.

Structure

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 94 countries
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Subjects *

  • Recreation
    • Indoor Activities
    • Competitions

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

C0117

Last News Received

23. Jan 2015
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