For 32 years thousands of people come to Erie for the PA state 8 ball tournament.
For 32 years thousands of people come to Erie for the PA state 8 ball tournament. This year more than 2,600 people cue up in the big competition. Erie's tournament is the fourth largest in the country the VNEA hosts numerous tournaments all over the world and says Erie is one of the best. The Bayfront Convention Center is filled with 180 pool tables. The event boosts the local economy every year bringing about $650,000 to the Erie community according to the Erie Sports Commission.
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