Under-16 Championship Qualifiers - North

A competition to find the most talented under 16-year-old snooker player in the country.
 
This competition is eligible for International selection. See the International Selection Criteria.
 
Eligibility
Open to all amateur snooker players who meet the eligibility criteria for an English event and are aged under 16 on 31st December 2018.
 
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.
 
Final                                                                  
Best of 11 frames played at the National Finals Weekend.
 
Dates & Venues
See the Calendar for all dates and venues
Entry Fee
Junior Members           £20
Non Members             £30
       
Prizes
Dependent on entries and as published after closing date.
Date 11 November 2018 Venue Northern Snooker Centre
Arrival Time 10:15 Address 1 92 Kirkstall Road
Start Time 10:30 Address 2
Duration 1 Day Town Leeds
Tables Available 10 County West Yorkshire
Tournament Director Steve Starkie Post Code LS3 1LT
Contact 07879405158 Telephone 0113 243 3015

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

Round-Robin - Best of 5 Frames.

Arrival Times

As above

 

Draw

Drawn on the day.

 

Qualification

9 players to qualify for the National Last 16.

 

Prize Fund

Under 16s - Qualifers Costing & Prize Fund
Income  Qty   Fee         Value 
Entry Fees (Individual)        44  £             20.00        £             880.00
Sponsorship          1  £           500.00        £             500.00
Income Total            £          1,380.00
Expenditure  Qty   Fee  Total Fee Accomm  Travel   Value 
Bank charges *   1.5%        £               20.70
Tournament Directors **          4  £             50.00 £ 200.00 £ 0.00  £    150.40  £             350.40
Referees **          6  £             25.00 £ 150.00 £ 0.00  £    108.55  £             258.55
Expenditure Total            £             629.65
Income Less Expenditure            £             750.35
Prize Fund Qty  Target %age   Target Value   TV Per  Actual  Prize Total 
Winner 1 35.00%  £             262.62  £     262.62 £ 260.00 £ 260.00
Runner-up 1 17.50%  £             131.31  £     131.31 £ 130.00 £ 130.00
S/F 2 17.50%  £             131.31  £        65.66 £ 65.00 £ 130.00
H/B 1 5.00%  £               37.52  £        37.52 £ 40.00 £ 40.00
Rolling High Break Prize 1 NA  £               20.00   £ 20.00 £ 20.00
ACTUAL PRIZE FUND   75.00%  £             562.76   77.30% £ 580.00
EASB Contribution ***            £             170.35
* 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.