A competition to find the most talented under 16-year-old snooker player in the country.
This Competition is eligible for International Selection
All Members aged under 16 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 five 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, with best of nine frames semi-finals.
Best of 11 frames played at the National Finals Weekend.
Dates & Venues
See the Calendar for all dates and venues
Junior Members £20 Non Members £30
Prize money will be paid down to the quarter-finalists, dependent on entries.
|Date||14 January 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||Steve Starkie||Post Code||LS3 1LT|
|Contact||07879405158||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.
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.
All players must sign in with the Tournament Director by 10:15am
The draw will be random, with 6 groups of 4 and 1 group of 5 players
9 players will qualify to the National Last 16 stage which is on 18/02/18 at Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, LS3 1LT. These will be the best player in each group plus the 2 second best place players
The prize fund will be confirmed before the Last 16 stage takes place