Over-55 Championship Qualifiers - North

Over-55 Championship

You may be over 55 but you consider yourself a good league player and are looking to challenge yourself further. So take on the most experienced masters in the country to see if you can become the Over-55s Champion of England.

This Competition is eligible for International Selection


All Members aged over 55 on 31st December 2016.

Regional Qualifying Rounds

North and South Qualifiers with all matches Round Robin three frames, followed by Best of 5 frames knockout, Semi-Final Best of 7.

National Final 

Best of 11 frames taking place at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester.

Dates & Venues

See the Calendar for all dates and venues

Entry Fee

Individual Members       £20         County Members            £25         Club Members                  £30


Prize money will be paid to the quarter-finalists, dependent on entries.


Date 26 March 2017 Venue Q's Sports Entertainment Bar
Arrival Time 10:15 Address 1 Kirkmanshulme Lane
Start Time 10:30 Address 2
Duration 1 Day Town Manchester
Tables Available 4 County Lancashire
Tournament Director Mark King Post Code M18 7BA
Contact 07872832100 Telephone 0161 637 3570

Please Note

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.

Dress Code and Behaviour

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.

Event Format

Best of 3 Frame Round Robin Groups folowed by best of 5 frame KO with a bet of 7 final.

Arrival Times

10:15am for 10:30am start.


Drawn on the day.


Winner qualifies for the Over-55 CHampionship FInal at the EASB Finals Weekend on the 24th/25th June 2017 at the SWSA, Gloucester.

Prize Fund

TBA based on entries.