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Inter-County Weekend 1-4 March 2018 – UPDATE (01.03.2018)

March 1, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Inter-County Weekend CANCELLED. Details of alternative dates for trials and Inter-County Finals will be issued in due course.

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Inter-County Weekend 1-4 March 2018 – UPDATE (28.02.2018)

February 28, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Seniors Trials and U23 Singles Cancelled Following inspection at Vauxhall Holiday Park this morning, the Senior England Trials and Under 23 National Singles have been cancelled and will be rearranged. Further updates regarding the remainder of the trials and the Inter-County events will be made Thursday 1 March at 09:00.

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Inter-County Weekend 1-4 March 2018 – UPDATE (28.02.2018)

February 28, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Seniors Trials and U23 Singles Cancelled Following inspection at Vauxhall Holiday Park this morning, the Senior England Trials and Under 23 National Singles have been cancelled and will be rearranged. Further updates regarding the remainder of the trials and the Inter-County events will be made Thursday 1 March at 09:00.

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2018 Under 23 National Championship – POSTPONED

February 27, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Due to conditions at Vauxhall Holiday Park, this event has had to be cancelled for now and will be rearranged. Draw is available ...

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2018 Under 23 National Championship – POSTPONED

February 27, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Due to conditions at Vauxhall Holiday Park, this event has had to be cancelled for now and will be rearranged. Draw is available ...

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EPA Live Streaming – Intercounty Finals

February 26, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Streaming from the 2018 European Championships has concluded, thanks for watching. Next Live Streaming will be from the Intercounty Finals commencing Wednesday 28th February Live from Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth. See you there!

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European Championships

February 26, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

Congratulations to the England Teams, players and managers for their fantastic results last week at the 2018 European Championships in Malta. Team Champions: England Men A, B, and C, Ladies and Seniors. Juniors runners up and U23 Semi-Finalists. Singles Champions: Men: Ben Flack, Runner Up Karl Sutton Ladies: Cat Jones, Runner Up Beckie Watkins Seniors: Stacy Vine, Runner Up Steve Chambers Under 23: Jack Smithers, Runner Up Craig Lauder Juniors: Enrico Forgione, Runner Up Luke Gilbert Player of the Tournament. Men's B - Mike King Men's C - Darrel Whitworth Junior - Enrico Forgione

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Seniors KO 2018 – Pay Your Entry

February 19, 2018 in EPA News by English Pool Association

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Festival of Pool

February 17, 2018 in Competitions by Tour Admin

 

£20,000 in prizes will be paid out at the ‘Festival of Pool’ over the Easter weekend, Friday 30th to Sunday 1st April 2018. The main tour event will commence at 1 p.m. on the Friday.

In addition to the UK Pool tour events of Main Tour, Challenge plus Men’s and Ladies Premier League, there will be a qualifier for the World Eightball Pool championships, where 16 players will go forward to the World Finals which are to be held at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool from 20th June 2018.

FESTIVAL OF POOL ENTRANTS

We changed the format for last year’s event to allow all Festival players into the Tour individual event with £9,800 prize monies plus Challenge event which has £ 4,800 prize monies, both events are paid down to the last 32.

Festival players will also receive entry to the World Championship Qualifier which is the gateway into the Worlds Final and £20,000 prize fund.  There will be 16 players going forward from the Tour Two qualifier with entry paid and for the top 8 players a further bonus of accommodation for 3 nights.

ENTRY TO THE UK TOUR

As an extra bonus anyone entering the Festival will be given preference for additional places we are introducing on UK Tour 3,4 and 5, plus they will be guaranteed first choice for entry into the 2018 UK Tour.

Festival entry fee is £180, which gets you into the Strachan Individual, plus the Supreme Challenge.  Entry fee also includes 2 nights’ accommodation (Bed & Breakfast/sharing twin-room) at the Four-Star Mercure Daventry Hotel on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March.

There is restricted entry with a closing date of 12th March 2018.

Entry forms can be downloaded here or you can contact George Harwood on 01706-642770.

£70,000 prize fund

February 17, 2018 in Competitions by Tour Admin

 

Three great eightball pool events will take place over a 14 day period in June 2018 and all events will be open to members of the English Pool Association and the affiliated countries of the World Eightball Pool Federation.

UK Pool Tour 3

First off the mark will be tour 3 of the UK Pool Tour. This will have a £20,000 prize fund over the four events during the weekend of Friday 15th to Sunday 17th June. The venue will be the fabulous Hilton Metropole at the NEC Birmingham. Entry details for non-tour players can be found by emailing gharwood.pool@gmail.com or using the Join Us link. All players at the World Pool Championships in Blackpool are welcome to compete in event 3 of the UKPT.

World Eightball Pool Championships

Played at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, the Worlds commence on Wednesday 20th June and finish on Friday 29th June. Here there are categories for Men, Ladies, U23, Juniors, Seniors and Wheelchair players. Individuals and team events will be held with players competing for World titles in 11 championships with a £27,000 prize fund.

This year there will be a change in the format of the championships which will reduce the accommodation required by up to 3 days for most players. We will commence with the Men's individual championship on Wednesday 20th and continue during Thursday 21st with the last 4 going into the finals stages in the following weeks programme.

The opening ceremony with be at 5pm on Sunday 24th followed by the team events, finalising on finals day and presentation on Friday 29th.

Players in the UK will have an opportunity to compete in the Worlds from several qualifiers that will be held during April/May. Details to follow shortly.

World Eightball Masters

Also played at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, this event will commence on Friday 22nd until Sunday 24th June. This allows those in the Worlds the opportunity to compete on the Wednesday/Thursday and then play in the Masters on the Friday.

The Senior Masters will be on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th whilst the Ladies Masters will be played on Sunday 24th.

The prize fund over the 3 events will be £23,000.

Members of each national federation of the WEPF are welcome to enter the World Masters, plus all UK Tour members and World Championship qualifiers. Details can be obtained from your national organisers or from gharwood.pool@gmail.com.

The new format allows World Rules players to compete for a slice of a huge prize fund of £70,000 over a period of 14 days in June!