There are a number of national and international associations worldwide, covering various disciplines of our game.

This listing will show some of the major ones, but is by no means complete.

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American Cuemaker's Association - Membership information, bylaws, awards.

American Pool Players Association - The parent body (See regional / leagues)

Australian 8 Ball Federation

Belgium Pool Billiard Federation

Billiard Congress of America - An excellent billiards site with lots of information

Brazilian Confederation of Billiards & Snooker

British Association of Pool Table Operators - BAPTO

Canadian Billiards & Snooker Association

Danish Billiard Union - Information about billiards in Denmark

English Blackball Pool Federation

English Pool Association - The Governing body for Pool in England, UK

European 8ball Pool Federation

European Pool Billiard Federation - Information from Europe including details of member countries

France 8ball Pool Federation

Guernsey 8ball Pool Federation - Pool in the Channel Islands

International Professional Poolplayers Association - The home of leading Blackball Professionals

Irish Pool Association - The governing body for pool in Ireland

Israel Snooker & Pool Association - The governing body for cue sports in Israel

Malta Pool Association - dedicated to the game of One Pocket

Panamerican Billiard Confederation - Useful information but dated

Polish Snooker Association - All aspects of snooker in Poland

Queen's University Snooker and Pool Club - Higher Education snooker and pool in the British Isles

Scottish Pool Association - Scotland, UK

South Africa Pool Association

Swiss Billiard Federation

United States Professional Poolplayers Association

United States Snooker Association

UK League Snooker - Around 80 leagues represented

Welsh Eightball Federation - Pool in Wales played to WEPF Rules

Women's Professional Billiard Association

World Eightball Pool Federation - Organisers of the WEPF World Pool Championships

World Professional Billiard & Snooker Association - World Governing Body

World Pool-Billiard Association

World Snooker Association