Under-18 Championship (Sponsored by the Northern Snooker Centre) National Last 16
A competition to find the most talented under 18-year-old snooker player in the country.
This competition is eligible for International selection. See the International Selection Criteria.
Open to all amateur snooker players who meet the eligibility criteria for an English event and are aged under 18 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.
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
Dependent on entries and as published after closing date.
||28 April 2019
||Northern Snooker Centre
||92 Kirkstall Road
||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.
Dress Code and Behaviour
All players will be required to wear smart dark trousers, white or single coloured long sleeved shirt, waistcoat, bow tie and shoes. Please note, shirts must be tucked inside the trousers at all times. 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.
Best of 7 KO with Best of 9 Semi-Final