Go Team USAThe Atlantic Challenge Cup features the best six junior players (four boys and two girls) from Europe and America in a competition to see who will have the bragging rights across the Atlantic.

The event takes place at Patricks Canadian Tavern in Rankweil, Austria from the 1st to the 4th of July, 2015. The official match table is supplied by Dynamic Billard and the official cloth is Iwan Simonis 860. Saluc will supply the Aramith TV Pro-Cup balls for the inaugural staging of the Atlantic Challenge Cup.

The Atlantic Challenge Cup is organized by the European Pocket Billiard Federation, The International Billiard Promotion Federation (EPBF/IBPF) in cooperation with the Billiard Congress of America and the Billiard Education Foundation (BCA/BEF).

Following is a letter informing the supporters of the Atlantic Challenge Cup from Rob Johnson, CEO of the Billiard Congress of America, that TEAM USA has arrived in Europe.

2015 Team USA“I am happy to report that Team USA has arrived safely in Austria!  After nearly a week of training in Indianapolis courtesy of Earl Munson, Jeanette Lee, Johnny Archer, Mark Wilson and many, many others, Team USA left Sunday night and arrived in Europe this afternoon.  As can be expected, they immediately went to the site of the event for a little practice time!

“Attached are a few photos showing off the Team USA travel uniforms and the site of the event…

“You can follow the daily activities of Team USA on a Facebook site we set up ( CLICK HERE.)  You can also keep track of the action via a website set up for the event ( CLICK HERE. )  Lastly, catch the action via a live stream of all play ( CLICK HERE. )

2015 Venue“Once again, I want to thank all the supporters of Team USA, the Atlantic Challenge Cup, the Billiard Congress of America Board of Directors and the Billiard Education Foundation.  You have all helped make this event possible.  Let’s all root for Team USA…let them know we’re cheering them on!



Rob Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Billiard Congress of America”


Team USA Lands In Europe