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Thursday, 26 July 2012 02:25

Billiards Industry Fast Facts

Billiard Congress of America
According to the 2012 USA Sports Participation Survey – Billiards, conducted by the:
Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA):

  • There are 36,831,000 Billiards/Pool participants in the U.S.
  • There are 12,132,000 core (13+/year) Billiards/Pool participants in the U.S.
  • 65% of all Billiards/Pool participants and 68% of core (13+/year) Billiards/Pool participants are male.
  • 59% of all Billiards/Pool participants and 55% of core (13+/year) Billiards/Pool participants are between ages 25 and 54.
  • 57% of all Billiards/Pool participants have a household income of under $75,000 per year.
  • 42% of all Billiards/Pool participants reside in a market size of 2,000,000+.
  • 42% of all Billiards/Pool participants have a college degree or higher.


Football Industry Fast Facts

"College football fans have an unmatched passion for their sport, and the options for them to connect with their teams have never been greater.”
NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell
National Football Foundation

“Ranked among the top most popular sports in the United States along with the National Football League and Major League Baseball, NCAA Football counts 103 million adults as fans* or 44 percent of all US adults. Sixty-one percent have an annual household income of $50,000 or more, with 42 percent at $75,000 or more, and 25 percent at $100,000 or more. “
Scarborough Sports Marketing.

“…NCAA Football near the top of the favorite sports in America, tying Major League Baseball for second place with 13 percent of fans making the sport their first choice behind only the NFL, which leads all sports with 36 percent interest. …college football had its strongest following in the Midwest and among college graduates with higher household incomes.”
Harris Poll

“More than 213 million people tuned into watch a college regular season game. “
National Football Foundation

“College football games were the highest-rated primetime program on Saturday nights in 11 of 14 weeks this fall”
Nielsen's “The State of the Media 2011 Year in Sports" report.

“For the fifth time in six years, college football set a record for the number of people attending games at the 638 NCAA schools with 49,699,419 fans turning out to watch a contest this past season, including home games, neutral-site games and postseason match-ups.”
National Football Foundation

“According to the U.S. Census Bureau there are 312,809,000 people in America (give or take a few births or deaths this morning). The NFL, therefore, claims that nearly 64 percent of the entire population of the United States viewed an NFL game this year.”
-Bleacher Report

The Creation of the National Billiard Football League

In sports bars, billiard halls, and bowling centers from all over the U.S., millions of collegiate/pro football fans and pool/billiard enthusiast gather each week to watch and participate in these two distinct sporting activities. Each group has enthusiastic follower’s at all demographic levels from all walks of life. Both are passionately enjoyed by their millions of sports loving fans.

For the first time these two sporting groups can now participate in an exciting new format on a billiard table that combines the thrill and skill of both sports into one game. We would like to introduce you to the game called Billiard Football and the new National Billiard Football League.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 01:51