This is a six-event regional tour (North East, North West, Midlands, South East, South West). The final regional ranking list will be made up of the best five results with the top players from each region, based on representation proportionate to entries, progressing to a National Last 16 stage to determine the overall national rankings.
This Competition is eligible for International Selection
Open to all members who are aged over 40 on 31st December, 2016.
Six national ranking events. Held in conjunction with the Regional Junior Tour, see the Calendar for all dates and venues
All matches 3 Frame Round-Robin followed by best of 5 Knockout (last 8 or 16 depending on entries). Players receive ranking points from each Event (double points for Event 6) with the best 5 events counting towards the final regional rankings. The top players from each region, based on representation proportionate to entries, will progress to a National Last 16 stage to determine the overall national rankings.
Entry Fee (per event)
Individual Members £20 County Members £25 Club Members £30
Prize money will be paid down to the quarter-finalists, dependent on entries.
|Date||1 April 2017||Venue||Q's Sports Entertainment Bar|
|Arrival Time||10:15||Address 1||Kirkmanshulme Lane|
|Start Time||10:30||Address 2|
|Tournament Director||Steve Starkie||Post Code||M18 7BA|
|Contact||07879405158||Telephone||0161 637 3570|
If circumstances mean you need to withdraw from the event, you must contact the Tournament Director (Contact details above). Failure to attend the Event without notification will result in disciplinary procedure and possible exclusion from future Events. As per EASB policy entry fees are non-refundable.
Please arrive at the Event and report to the TD by the 'Arrival Time’. As this Event is drawn on the day, any player who is not in attendance, or has not, by the 'Arrival Time', notified the TD by phone, will not be included in the draw. Once you have reported in to the TD you must ensure you are available to commence playing as soon as you are called. Failure to acknowledge your call, having reported to the TD or not, will result in the standard match procedures for lateness to apply.
Lateness will be penalised as follows: If not present when called by the TD, one frame shall be forfeited. Fifteen minutes after start time, a further frame will be forfeited. Thirty minutes after the start time, the match shall be forfeited. In the case of Billiards, 50 points would be forfeited if a player is not present at the start time, and a further 50 points every 15 minutes until 30 minutes after the start time.
The dress code must be adhered to by all players, and will be stringently applied. Failure to comply with this code will result in expulsion from the Event.
Smart dark trousers, smart shoes, smart polo shirt or shirt with collar. Polo shirts should be kept as plain as possible, those with large logo's or writing or colour variations (other than official EASB polo shirts) may not be accepted. Shirts must be tucked in at all times and mobile devices turned off whilst your match is in progress.You are competing in a top class Amateur event in the best possible conditions. Many of you will have aspirations of progressing to the top of the game, and we are confident that you will do the Association proud by conducting yourselves in a professional and respectful manner.
3 Frame Round Robin followed by Best of 5 Frame Knockout.
Arrive by 10:15am for 10:30am start
Ranked draw on the day
Top x players from each group dependent on number of entries qualify to KO stage.