The following is the general pool rules. Also available are rules for: 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 14.1 Continuous and Snooker.
1. TABLES, BALLS, EQUIPMENT.
All games described in these rules are designed for tables, balls and equipment meeting the standards prescribed in the BCA Equipment Specifications .
2. RACKING THE BALLS.
When racking the balls a triangle must be used, and the apex ball is to be spotted on the foot spot. All the balls must be lined up behind the apex ball and pressed together so that they all have contact with each other.