Premier Junior Tour
This is an invitation only, six-event tour comprising a maximum of 40 players who have previously qualified.
At the end of the Tour the bottom eight players eligible to play on the 2017-18 Tour will have to compete in the Junior play-offs in order to keep their position on the Premier Junior Tour. Any player who fails to compete in at least three Premier Tour events will not be eligible to play on next season’s tour. The final ranking list will be made up of the best five results.
This Competition is eligible for International Selection
Open only to pre-qualified players who are individual members and aged under 21 on 31st December, 2016
Six national ranking events, see the Calendar for all dates and venues
Day 1 matches best of 5 Frame Round-Robin followed by best of 5 Last 24 and Last 16 Knockout
Day 2 matches best of 7 frame KO.
Formats may change dependent on entries. Players receive ranking points from each Event (double points for event 6) with the best 5 events counting to the final rankings.
Individual Members £40 per event
Prize money will be paid down to the quarter-finalists, dependent on entries.
In addition, 5% of entry fees will be put towards the EASB’s international players’ fund.
|Date||22 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||0161 637 3570||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 aim to arrive at the Event and report to the TD by the 'Arrival Time’ indicated below and report immediately to the TD. 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 relating to the docking of frames to apply.
Lateness will be penalised as follows: If not present at the notified start time, 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.
Arrive by 10:15am for 10:30am start
Ranked draw on the day.
** Double Ranking Points for this Event
|Round||Pts||* Double-Ranking Points|
|Last 16 or (1st in Grp)||60||120|
|Last 32 or 16 (2nd in Grp)||40||80|
|Last 32 or 16 (3rd in Grp)||30||60|
|3rd in Grp (Not Qualified)||25||50|
|4th in Grp||20||40|
|5th in Grp||10||20|
|6th in Grp||5||10|
|Plus 1 point per frame won in their losing knockout match|