APA Membership Patch

APA Recognizes Your Achievements! 

Charlotte Metro APA awards various patches to players for their individual accomplishments during League play. All teams are responsible for noting which players earn specific patches on their weekly scoresheets. Below are all the patches which you have a chance to win along with a description of how to earn them.

How Many Patches Do You Have?

 

APA LEADERSHIP PATCHES

Leadership Patches are awarded to players who have accepted
and taken on certain responsibilities in our League.

Division Rep Patch

Team Captain Patch

Team Co-Captain Patch

Division Rep Patch
Earned when you have
been chosen and
appointed as a
League Representative
for your division. - $2.00

Team Captain Patch
Earned when you have
led your own team as a
Team Captain
for an entire Session
in your division. - $2.00

Team Co-Captain Patch
Earned when you have
assisted leading a team
as a Team Co-Captain
for an entire Session
in your division. - $2.00

 

 
 
 

DIVISION LEADERSHIP PATCHES

Division Leadership Patches are awarded to teams and players who have won their respective divisions each session.




Spring Session Patch
Earned when your team has won first place
for your division. - $2.00

 
Spring Session Patch
Earned when your team has won first place
for your division. - $2.00

 
Spring Session Patch
Earned when your team has won first place
for your division. - $2.00

 

 
 
 
 

 

8-BALL PATCHES

8-Ball Patches are earned by members playing APA 8-Ball format.
Players receive these patches in their Team packets
within 2 weeks after earning them.

8 On The Break Patch 8 Break & Run Patch 8-Ball  Rackless Night Patch

8 On The Break Patch
(8OB)
Earned by making a legal
break and pocketing the
8-Ball without scratching
or jumping the cue ball
off the table. - $2.00
Available to all skill levels.

8 Break & Run Patch
(8B&R)

Earned by pocketing a ball
on a legal break and
running the rest of your
balls out, including the
8-Ball, without fouling.- $2.00
Available to all skill levels.

Rackless Night Patch
(Only in 8-Ball)
Earned by starting out
breaking in a match and
continuing to win and
break without racking
until the match is won.- $2.00
Available to SLs 4 & under.

8 On The Break HLT Patch 8 Break & Run HLT Patch I Beat A 7 Patch (8-Ball)

*8 On The Break Patch
(8OB - HLT)
Earned while playing in a
High Level Tournament
such as our City-Cups
and City Tournament.- $2.00
*See 8OB Patch details
Available to all skill levels.

*8 Break & Run Patch
(8B&R - HLT)
Earned while playing in a
High Level Tournament
such as our City-Cups
and City Tournament.-$2.00
*See 8B&R Patch details.
Available to all skill levels.

I Beat A 7 Patch
(Only in 8-Ball)

Earned when playing and
winning against a player,
during a weekly 8-Ball
league match, who has a
handicap skill level of 7.-$2.00
Available to all skill levels.


8-Ball Mini Slam Patch

8-Ball Mini Slam Patch
Earned by making an 8OB and an 8B&R in one night.
Mini Slam Patch will be awarded in place of the 2 patches. - $2.00
Available to all skill levels.

Mini Slam Patches can also be obtained once a player earns both an 8OB and 8B&R
during a session in their specific division.

Claiming an 8-Ball Mini Slam Patch
 Once the required 8OB and 8B&R patches are earned:
- Players should place both patches in their Team's money envelope
and note their name on the envelope.
- Once received by the APA League Office, the player
will receive the earned Mini Slam Patch in place of the submitted patches.
(Players should receive Mini Slam Patches within 2 weeks of submission)

  

  

9-BALL PATCHES

9-Ball Patches are earned by members playing APA 9-Ball format.
Players receive these patches in their Team packets
within 2 weeks after earning them.

9 On The Snap Patch
9 Break & Run Patch
9-Ball Shut-Out (Skunk) Patch

9 On The Snap Patch
(9OS)
Earned by making a legal
break and pocketing the
9-Ball without scratching
or jumping the cue ball
off the table. - $2.00
Available to all skill levels.

9 Break & Run Patch
(9B&R)

Earned by pocketing a ball
on a legal break and
running the rest of the
balls out, including the
9-Ball, without fouling. $2.00
Available to all skill levels.

 9-Ball Shut-Out Patch
(Skunk Patch)

Earned by winning a weekly
9-Ball match by so large a
margin of points that you
receive 20 match points and your opponent receives 0.-$2.00
Available to all skill levels. 

9 On The Snap HLT Patch
9 Break & Run HLT Patch
9-Ball  I Beat A 9 Patch

*9 On The Snap Patch
(9OS - HLT)
Earned while playing in a
High Level Tournament
such as our City-Cups
and City Tournament.-$2.00
*See 9OS Patch details
Available to all skill levels.

*9 Break & Run Patch
(9B&R - HLT)
Earned while playing in a
High Level Tournament
such as our City-Cups
and City Tournament.-$2.00
*See 9B&R Patch details.
Available to all skill levels.

I Beat A 9 Patch
(Only in 9-Ball)

Earned when playing and
winning against a player,
during a weekly 9-Ball
league match, who has a
handicap skill level of 9.-$2.00
Available to all skill levels.


9-Ball Mini Slam

9-Ball Mini Slam Patch
Earned by making a 9OS and an 9B&R in one night.
Mini Slam Patch will be awarded in place of the 2 patches. -$2.00
Available to all skill levels.

Mini Slam Patches can also be obtained once a player earns both a 9OS and 9B&R
during a Session in their specific Division.

Claiming a 9-Ball Mini Slam Patch
 Once the required 9OS and 9B&R patches are earned:
- Players should place both patches in their Team's money envelope
and note their name on the envelope.
- Once received by the APA League Office, the player
will receive the earned Mini Slam Patch in place of the submitted patches.
(Players should receive Mini Slam Patches within 2 weeks of submission)

 

   

DIVISION LEADER PATCHES

Division Leader Patches are earned by players
who have played exceptionally well during each Session.
Players are awarded these patches
within the first 4 weeks of the following session.

APA Grand Slam Patch

APA Grand Slam Patch
Earned by making an 8OB, 8B&R, 9OS, and 9B&R in one Session.
The Grand Slam Patch is a favorite among all players
and earning one is considered a great accomplishment. - $5.00
Available to all skill levels.

Top Gun Patch                Top Gal Patch

Top Gun/Gal Patches - $2.00
Earned by participating in one of our Top Gun Tournaments.
Based on total Performance Points, the top 32 players in each tier level
will be invited to play in our Top Gun Tournaments held for each session.
Rankings are based on Performance Points from the entire League area.

Top Gun 9-Ball Tiers are:
Tier 1 (SLs 1-3)      Tier 2 (SLs 4-5)      Tier 3 (SLs 6-7)      Tier 4 (SLs 8-9)

Top Gun 8-Ball Tiers are:
Tier 1 (SLs 2-3)      Tier 2 (SLs 4-5)      Tier 3 (SL 6)      Tier 4 (SL 7)

 

  

THE RAREST & MOST ELUSIVE APA PATCH

Seen by few, touched by some, posessed by only the most lucky and privileged.
The below patch is the most wanted award by all players in every APA league
throughout the country. It takes it's place with all the myths, fairy tales, and urban legends such as Leprechans,

 
I Beat The League Operator Patch

I Beat The League Operator Patch
Earned when playing and winning in a handicapped match against the League Operator.
Difficult to win due to the time restraints and impressive skills
of most League Operators. - $2.00
Available to all skill levels if they can handle it.

 

 

 
The 8 Ball Clean Sweep patch is available for 8 ball matches.
Forfeits do not count. To earn the Clean Sweep, your team must
play and beat your opponent in all 5 matches scheduled that night.
A patch is available for each team member that would like one for
$2.00 each.
 

 


 

 

 
The 9 Ball Team Sweep patch is available for 9 ball matches.
Forfeits do not count. To earn the Clean Sweep, your team must
play and beat your opponent in all 5 matches scheduled that night.
A patch is available for each team member that would like one
for $2.00 each.
 

 


 

   


The Skunk patch is available for 9 ball only. In 9 ball, a maximum
of 20 points are available per match. If you hold your opponent to
zero with either strong offense or great defense, then this patch is
available to you. The patch is $2.00 each.
 

 


 

    


In 8 ball matches, if you beat a skill level 6 or 7, then 
I Beat A 6 and I Beat A 7 patches are available to you.
Each patch is $2.00.
 

 


 

 
In 9 ball matches, if you beat a skill level 8 or 9, then 
I Beat An 8 and I Beat A 9 patches are available to you.
Each patch is $2.00.
 

 


 

 
Triple Play 8 on the break and Triple Play 8 break
and run patches are available when you play in a Masters .
If you have already received your first patch for this then
you can purchase one for $2.00 each.
Division. If you have not receive either patch for the first
time while playing in an open 8 ball division then the first
one is FREE
 

 


 

 

 
Triple Play 9 on the break and Triple Play 9 break
and run patches are available when you play in a Masters .
If you have already received your first patch for this then
you can purchase one for $2.00 each.
Division. If you have not receive either patch for the first
time while playing in an open 8 ball division then the first
one is FREE
 

 

LONGEVITY PATCHES

 

 

             

  •  500 Club & 1000 Club patches are awarded to players for reaching a longevity milestone with APA.  - $2.00
     Once a player reaches 500 or 1000 matches in 8-Ball or 9-Ball, they will receive a 500 Club or 1000 Club
    patch for their accomplishment.  Please note: 8-Ball and 9-Ball matches cannot be combined to
    receive a longevity patch.