You may be over 40 but you consider yourself a top league player and are looking to challenge yourself further. So take on the most experienced amateurs in the country to see if you can become the Masters Champion of England.
Please note that this is scheduled as a 2 day Event dependent on the number of entries received and on how quickly the matches progess. With this being a Best of 7 frame KO event a rough guide would be if there are more than 32 entries then second day may be required. It will be the decision of the TD on the day if a second day is required.
This Competition is eligible for International Selection
All Members aged over 40 on 31st December 2017.
All qualifying rounds are best of 7 KO.
Best of 11 frames taking place at the Finals Weekend.
Dates & Venues
See the Calendar for all dates and venues
Adult Members £40 Non Members £60
Prize money will be paid down to the quarter-finalists, dependent on entries.
|Date||10 March 2018||Venue||Midlands Snooker Academy|
|Arrival Time||09:45||Address 1||78 Bridge Street|
|Start Time||10:00||Address 2|
|Tables Available||10||County||West Midlands|
|Tournament Director||Frank Bradley||Post Code||WS1 1JQ|
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.
Arrive by 10:15am for 10:30am start. We would hope that with 22 entries, playing down to a finalist, that we can finish this event within one day, but reserve the right to move into a second day should this be necessary.
Drawn randomly on the day without seeding.
The two finalists will be invited to play at finals weekend at the South West Snooker Academy, Gloucester, GL2 2FN on 09/06/18
|Masters Championship Costing & Prize Fund|
|Entry Fees (Member)||17||£ 40.00||£ 680.00|
|Entry Fees (Non-Member)||5||£ 60.00||£ 300.00|
|Income Total||£ 980.00|
|Bank charges *||1.5%||£ 14.70|
|Tournament Directors **||1||£ 40.00||£ 40.00||£ 0.00||£ 48.40||£ 88.40|
|Referees **||-||£ 25.00||£ 0.00||£ 0.00||£ -||£ -|
|Expenditure Total||£ 103.10|
|Income Less Expenditure||£ 876.90|
|Prize Fund||Qty||Target %age||Target Value||TV Per||Actual||Prize Total|
|Winner||1||35.00%||£ 306.92||£ 306.92||£ 305.00||£ 305.00|
|Runner-up||1||17.50%||£ 153.46||£ 153.46||£ 155.00||£ 155.00|
|S/F||2||17.50%||£ 153.46||£ 76.73||£ 75.00||£ 150.00|
|H/B||1||5.00%||£ 43.85||£ 43.85||£ 45.00||£ 45.00|
|ACTUAL PRIZE FUND||75.00%||£ 657.68||74.69%||£ 655.00|
|EASB Contribution ***||£ 221.90|
|* 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.|