The most important event in the EASB calendar the oldest amateur snooker competition in the World. Its roll of honour reads like a who’s who of snooker nobility.
This Competition is eligible for International Selection
Open to all amateur snooker players who meet the eligibility criteria for an English event. There is no age restriction.
Regional Qualifying Rounds
(National North) - North West, North East, Yorkshire, East Midlands
(National South) - West Midlands, East, London/South East, South West, West of England.
For Championships, Players can now choose which region they enter, this is done so that you can choose the venue most convenient for you. However, if you qualify you will go into the National Event that corresponds to that Region.
You can only enter one Region, should you pick and pay for more than one the latter entries will be cancelled and refunded.
Minimum of 8 players needed to run a regional qualifying round. Any players who enter an area with less than 8 once the closing date has passed will be given the opportunity to join another region or have their entry fee refunded.
National Qualifying Rounds
North Last 16 – 16 players to qualify from North West, North East, Yorkshire, East Midlands regions.
South Last 16 - 16 to players qualify from West Midlands, East, Northern Home Counties, Southern Home Counties, South West, West of England regions.
Day 1 - Last 16 and Last 8 best of 9 frames. Day 2 - Semi-Finals best of 15 frames
North & South Finals and National Final to be played at the EASB Finals Weekend
North and South Finals best of 15 frames, Final best of 19 frames.
Dates & Venues
See the Calendar for all dates and venues
Adult & Junior Members £30 Non Members £50
Prize money will be paid to the national last 16 stage, dependent on entries.
|Date||7 April 2018||Venue||Northern Snooker Centre|
|Arrival Time||10:15||Address 1||92 Kirkstall Road|
|Start Time||10:30||Address 2|
|Tables Available||27||County||West Yorkshire|
|Tournament Director||Frank Bradley||Post Code||LS3 1LT|
|Contact||07813268824||Telephone||0113 243 3015|
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.
Arrive by 10:15 for 10:30 start.
Last 32 and Last 16 will be played on the Saturday
Last 8 on the Sunday.
Drawn on the day, no seeding.
The winners of the two Last 8 games from this region will contest the English Amateur Northern Final at the Finals Weekend in Gloucester on Saturday 9th June, and the winner of that match will play the winner of the Southern Final on Sunday 10th June.
|English Amateur Championship Qualifers Costing & Prize Fund|
|Entry Fees (Member)||136||£ 30.00||£ 4,080.00|
|Entry Fees (Non-Member)||34||£ 50.00||£ 1,700.00|
|Sponsorship||-||£ -||£ -|
|Income Total||£ 5,780.00|
|Bank charges *||1.5%||£ 86.70|
|Tournament Directors **||11||£ 40.00||£ 440.00||£ 180.00||£ 176.05||£ 796.05|
|Referees **||11||£ 25.00||£ 275.00||£ 0.00||£ 141.60||£ 416.60|
|Expenditure Total||£ 1,299.35|
|Income Less Expenditure||£ 4,480.65|
|Prize Fund||Qty||Target %age||Target Value||TV Per||Actual||Prize Total|
|Winner||1||25.00%||£ 1,120.16||£ 1,120.16||£ 1,100.00||£ 1,100.00|
|Runner-up||1||12.50%||£ 560.08||£ 560.08||£ 550.00||£ 550.00|
|Semi Finalist||2||12.50%||£ 560.08||£ 280.04||£ 280.00||£ 560.00|
|Quarter Finalist||4||11.50%||£ 515.27||£ 128.82||£ 130.00||£ 520.00|
|Last 16||8||11.50%||£ 515.27||£ 64.41||£ 65.00||£ 520.00|
|H/B||1||2.00%||£ 89.61||£ 89.61||£ 90.00||£ 90.00|
|ACTUAL PRIZE FUND||75.00%||£ 3,360.49||74.54%||£ 3,340.00|
|EASB Contribution ***||£ 1,140.65|
|* Bank Charges are fees we have to pay to process entry payments|
|** Officials receive expenses for mileage at .25p per mile|
|** Officials receive accommodation expenses if overnight stays are required|
|*** This is a contribution to our Finals Weekend and EASB administration costs which are independently examined and published at the AGM.|