8 - BALL. [Standardized World Rules ]. Except when clearly contradicted by Eight Ball is a call shot game played with a cue ball and fifteen object balls. It includes information on the types of game play, types of tournament, tournament rules, and other information which I thought may be of use. 8 - Ball Pool: Rules - Official 8 Ball Pool Forum. 8 BALL RULES. WORLD POOL -BILLIARD ASSOCIATION (WPA) Rules. WPA Representative for CANADA - Canadian Billiards & Snooker Association. (CBSA). The Push Out Rule. That is, the two referees have equal authority. If a Scratch occurs, then the opponent plays Ball-in-Hand but he is only allowed to place it anywhere in the D however he can play the cue ball in any direction. However, "If I play this shot will it be a foul? In a New Zealand 8-Ball player, Ethon Field E. Following a foul, the incoming player has ball-in-hand anywhere on the table, unless the foul occurred on the break shot, as noted previously. In many recreation halls, dominoes is more popular than pool. There is no shot clock in this game Shoot or break again, as necessary. Australian Eight Ball Federation. You must use a cue which has 3 bars or less in the aim, power and spin categories. It is replaced on the table at or closest to the spot where you set the rack.