Under-14 Championship Qualifiers - Midlands

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A competition to find the most talented under 14-year-old snooker player in the country.

This Competition is eligible for International Selection

Eligibility

All Members aged under 14 on 31st December 2017.

For Championships, Players can now choose which region they enter, this is done so that you can choose the venue most convenient for you.

Regional Qualifying Rounds

North, Midlands and South Qualifiers with a minimum of 8 players per region to run an event. Round Robin Groups, best of three frames. A total of 16 players will qualify from the three regions to a National Last 16 stage, which will be played over the best of seven frames knockout.

Final

Best of 9 frames played at the National Finals Weekend.

Dates & Venues

See the Calendar for all dates and venues

Entry Fee

Junior Members       £15         Non Members            £25

Prizes

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

PLEASE NOTE THAT A REVISED VERSION OF THE MISS RULE WILL BE IN OPERATION FOR THIS COMPETITION, WHICH WILL SEE A MAXIMUM OF THREE MISSES CALLED BEFORE GIVING THE STRIKER THE OPTION OF BALL IN HAND.

E&OE

Date 20 January 2018 Venue North East Derbyshire Snooker Centre
Arrival Time 10:15 Address 1 Derby Road , Clay Cross
Start Time 10:30 Address 2 Clay Cross
Duration 1 Day Town Chesterfield
Tables Available 21 County Derbyshire
Tournament Director Frank Bradley Post Code S45 9AG
Contact 07813268824 Telephone 01246 866364

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

All players must sign in with the Tournament Director by 10:15am

Draw

The draw will be random, with 2 groups of 4 players. PLEASE NOTE THAT A REVISED VERSION OF THE MISS RULE WILL BE IN OPERATION FOR THIS COMPETITION, WHICH WILL SEE A MAXIMUM OF THREE MISSES CALLED BEFORE GIVING THE STRIKER THE OPTION OF BALL IN HAND.

Qualification

3 players will qualify to the National Last 16 stage which is on 17/02/18 at Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, LS3 1LT. These will be the top player in each group followed by the best second place player.

Prize Fund

Under 14s - Qualifers Costing & Prize Fund
Income  Qty   Fee         Value 
Entry Fees (Individual)        37  £             15.00        £             555.00
Sponsorship          1  £           300.00        £             300.00
Income Total            £             855.00
Expenditure  Qty   Fee  Total Fee Accomm  Travel   Value 
Bank charges *   1.5%        £               12.83
Tournament Directors **          4  £             50.00 £ 200.00 £ 0.00  £   169.25  £             369.25
Referees **          6  £             25.00 £ 150.00 £ 0.00  £   108.55  £             258.55
Expenditure Total            £             640.63
Income Less Expenditure            £             214.38
Prize Fund Qty  Target %age   Target Value   TV Per  Actual  Prize Total 
Winner 1 35.00%  £               75.03  £       75.03 £ 150.00 £ 150.00
Runner-up 1 17.50%  £               37.52  £       37.52 £ 75.00 £ 75.00
S/F 2 17.50%  £               37.52  £       18.76 £ 25.00 £ 50.00
H/B 1 5.00%  £               10.72  £       10.72 £ 20.00 £ 20.00
ACTUAL PRIZE FUND   75.00%  £             160.78   137.61% £ 295.00
EASB Contribution ***           -£              80.63
* 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.