It's Almost Time 

As some of you already know we are in the middle of a huge overhaul.  We are now 4-6 weeks out on our re-launch.  With the re-launch will come new games, new formats and Pro-Am Teams.  This re-launch will include a BTRT face lift and we need your help.  Please give us your opinion on which logo you like best.  #1 or #2?  email to


BTR and Canada

Thanks to everyone that has taken the time to explore Behind the Rock.

It sure has been fun meeting everyone from Canada.  We're excited to get you guys playing.  If you've given us your email we'll send you updates.  If you would like updates just go to the Contact Us page and send us an email and we'll keep you updated as we progress on the new website and the Kiosk Stations.  We have 35 Kiosk stations available.  If you'd like to get your local favorite place to play a Kiosk Stations be sure to contact us so we can get something lined up for you.

BTR EVENT #500 with $150 Added

This week is BTR's 500th Event. It's been a long 7 years.  We want to thank all the players for supporting BTR during this transitional periodas we wait to launch into our mobile concept.

We would also like to thank the Locations that are supporting us.  Without themwe wouldn't have any events.  Please show your appreciation to our Locations.

Malarkey's Pool & Brew, Tacoma WAGolden Fleece, Seattle WAPaddy's Sports Bar & Grill, Cour d'Alene IDPerformance Bar & Grill

This week we will be adding $100 to the 220 Open Division and $50 to the 198

Intermediate Division.

Thanks To All Our Players and Good Luck this week!

Can You Say Kiosk?

Check it out!  Super Simple and you're going to want to start getting ready now.

Programmers are working towards a launch date of June 2017.We are assigning and getting the Kiosk Stations ready to go.  We have alimited number of stations for the initial launch so get your request in nowand get on the list.

What's coming with the new Kiosk stations?  Lots!
All Ghost games:  176 (8ball), 198 (9ball), 220 (10ball), 100 (14.1). 154 (9ball banks),
one pocket, billiards and Snooker.  5 Divisions (3 handicapped, 2 scratch) If you want to participate at your favorite place to play, contact us and we'll help you get a Kiosk for you location.

Read the Rules and Scoring for more Info on the games and Scoring

Going 100% Mobile.  Weekly tournaments like you've never seen them before,Malarkey's Pool & Brew, Tacoma WAWe will playing 198 and/or 220 on Tues. from 5:30 to 10:30.  You must start your match by 9:45. 

Thank you Clark for having us back.

 If your pool room isn't playing yet, get a hold of us and we'll help you get started.

253-226-3594  or go to the contact page on the website.

BalanceIs the KeyClick Here to Learn More 

New unofficial World Record set by 

None Other Than

Shane VanBoening May 24 

 Shane VanBoening Behind the Rock Pool

Shane VanBoening Behind the Rock World Record

Watch the match video here 

Hardtimes Billiards Sacramento

Hardtimes Billiards, Sacramento

Is Back!

Beginning the week of February 16, 2015, Hardtimes Billiards, Sacramento is back on board.  Brian LaFlamme is back and bringing his players with him.  Players you will have tables available to play your matches during these times: 


Sunday3-6pm Wednesday 8-11pm  Thurs 9-11pm    Saturday 3-8pm

Players, it's been over a year since you have played so all players will be competing in the Scratch divisions.  There are two divisions and two games now verses one large division during prior participation. We now have a 198 division which is 9 ball on the 7 foot or 8 foot tables.  Refresh yourself on the rules and scoring prior to playing.  If you've never participated before be sure to read the Overview, Rules and watch the Scoring videos prior to playing your match.  The rules and scoring will provide you with an understanding of how the scoring works and help you in developing your strategy and avoid unexpected fouls.  

Players, welcome to BTRT and we look forward to seeing what you can do in Sacramento.  If you're interested in live stream challenge matches, talk to Brian.

220 & 198 Are Running Weekly


 To learn more view our rules and scoring videos and click here to watch streamed matches on BTRT Ustream channel

1301 E University Dr # 112, Tempe, AZ 85281(480) 829-7344
1301 E University Dr # 112, Tempe, AZ 85281(480) 829-7344
1301 E University Dr # 112, Tempe, AZ 85281(480) 829-7344

Who says pool itsn't exciting to watch?


Watch Pete Gonazles set a tour record of 24 balls on the break for his match.

Ron Rosas & Allen Hopkins Sands Reno Open

Don Wirtaman & Robert Colby play their Special Event Match, Malarkeys, Tacoma WA


Change Divisions
Elaine Eberly - 198 Game
'Intermediate' To 'Open' (07-03-17)

Mandi Thompson - 220 Game
'Intermediate Scratch' To 'Intermediate' (06-26-17)

Dave D'Andrea Jr - 198 Game
'Open Scratch' To 'Intermediate Scratch' (06-05-17)

Brian Trudeau - 220 Game
'Intermediate' To 'Open' (06-05-17)

Frank (Frankie) Rocha - 220 Game
'Open Scratch' To 'Open' (06-05-17)

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