The APA Equalizer Handicap System and Explanation of Scorekeeping

The APA operates using a handicap system (the Equalizer Handicap System), leveling the playing field for all participants.  This makes it possible for players of all skill levels, even beginners, to compete and win.  This system is part of what makes the APA so popular. For an explanation of the APA's Equalizer Handicap system, click here.


Watch the videos below to learn how to keep score in both 8-Ball and 9-Ball, along with an explanation of defensive shots.



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