Snooker & Billiards Ireland (SBI) would like to announce details on the SBI Amateur Tour which will be held this season in the Snooker & Billiards Ireland HQ Academy of Excellence in Carlow.
These events are open to all ages, gender and abilities and the events will be held over a the weekend. Players should be aware that all entries are now through the on line system and you have to enter before the closing date.
CLICK DRAW & MATCH TIMES – after closing date
These events will qualify our elite players for EBSA, IBSF International events and it promises to be an exciting addition to Irish Snooker to have our best players battling out in the rankings.
- Event 1:February 5th & 6th – winner Rodney Goggins
- Event 2: March 19th & 20th – winner Rodney Goggins
- Event 3: April 23rd & 24th – “”””””””” ENTER NOW “”””””
- National Championships 128 Stage: 14th & 15th May
- Finals Weekend: 21st & 22nd May
The Events will begin at 10am on the Saturday and the event will be played throughout the day and finished on Sunday with the final.
Enter Via – On-Line Payment System
Players will have to first pay SBI membership or Renewal their yearly membership and register for the new season. When you register, you will be asked to create a username and password. You will only be allowed to enter an event if log in and use this username and password
You can reset your own password and there is also a support form on the system for members to complete and I.T. will follow up to resolve any major issues.
Players are asked to note that the prize fund for all SBI tournaments will depend on number of entries less tournament expenses. Prize fund and expenses will be announced on the day at each event. Expenses will include payment of Tournament Director, Referees and payment of €4 per player to host club with a minimun of €50.00.
“In keeping with SBI’s policy of following all government and Sport Ireland advice with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, in the light of the recent changes in protocol, a Certificate of Vaccination or a Certificate of Recovery are no longer required as a criterion of entering SBI competitions.”
The closing date for this event will 1pm on the day before the event. The Draw will be done automatically on the system with match times and displayed on the web site.
The cost of entry will be the following:
- €32.00 for 21 and over
- €15.00 for players under 21
Only members can enter and play in SBI tournaments but one-day registration is available at €7.00 if you are not already a SBI members, remember this expires 24hrs after the event.
- All matches Last 128 – Last 16 rounds will be the best of 5 frames
- From the Q-Final to the Final it will be the best of 7 frames.
The dress code is:
- Dark Shoes (no runners)
- Dark one coloured trousers (no jeans)
- One coloured shirt buttoned at the wrist and waistcoat.
- Waistcoats must be worn for all matches.
- National Waistcoats are not permissible
- OR OFFICIAL SBI POLO SHIRTS which are available in the HQ at €25.00