International Selection for 2019 EBA Nations Cup in Cyprus and 2020 EBA Euros in Brid


See below our qualifying criteria for the 2019 Nations Cup in Cyprus and the 2020 European Championships in Bridlington. We are now taking names and monies from players wanting to enter. Name only entered on receipt of entry fee. IMPORTANTDO NOT ENTER IF YOU NOT WILLING TO ATTEND EITHER OF THE 2 AFOREMENTIONED COMPETITIONS

WINNER OF RANKINGS IN EACH CATEGORY WILL HAVE TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION PAID FOR CYPRUS! 
MENS, LADIES, U23, U18, U15, MASTERS, SENIORS. 


CYPRUS (ALL CATEGORIES) FROM 10-16th NOVEMBER 2019
BRIDLINGTON (UNDERS) FROM 15-18th APRIL 2020
BRIDLINGTON (ADULTS) FROM 20-25th APRIL 2020

Entry fees to be paid by Paypal to gillianrolston@outlook.com (friends and family option) by Monday 20th May. Please include your name so as we know who has sent the money.


A TEAMS - 5 PERSON
  • Current NI Champion or runner up if Champion declines.
  • If both Champion and Runner Up decline, then 1 wild card is allowed.
  • 2 wild cards from attendees of ranking tournament, including one under rule 4.
  • Players that achieved 60% or more in last International event held and have attended the ranking tournament, if there is no player that meets this then players from rankings will be chosen.
  • Winner of the Ranking tournament.
***EXCEPTIONS WOULD BE IF MORE THAN TWO PLAYERS ACHIEVED 60% OR MORE IN LAST INTERNATIONAL EVENT THEN THE MANAGER MAY DECIDE TO RETAIN ALL PLAYERS THAT HAVE
MET THIS CRITERIA AND ANY REMAINING SPOTS TO COME FROM RANKINGS*****

OTHER 5 PERSON TEAMS
  • 3 wild cards from attendees of ranking tournament including one under rule 4.
  • Players that achieved 60% or more in last International event held and have attended the ranking tournament, if there is no player that meets this then players from rankings will be chosen.
  • Next player in sequence from rankings.
***EXCEPTIONS WOULD BE IF MORE THAN TWO PLAYERS ACHIEVED 60% OR MORE IN LAST INTERNATIONAL EVENT THEN THE MANAGER MAY DECIDE TO RETAIN ALL PLAYERS THAT HAVE MET THIS CRITERIA AND ANY REMAINING SPOTS TO COME FROM RANKINGS*****

B TEAMS – 7 PERSON
  • 4 wild cards from attendees of ranking tournament including one under rule 4.
  • Players that achieved 60% or more in last International event held and have attended the ranking tournament, if there is no player that meets this then players from rankings will be chosen.
  • 2 from next top spots in ranking tournament
***EXCEPTIONS WOULD BE IF MORE THAN TWO PLAYERS ACHIEVED 60% OR MORE IN LAST INTERNATIONAL EVENT THEN THE MANAGER MAY DECIDE TO RETAIN ALL PLAYERS THAT HAVE MET THIS CRITERIA AND ANY REMAINING SPOTS TO COME FROM RANKINGS*****

RULES
  1. All players MUST attend 3 out of 4 events (2 out of 3 for Nations Cup 19)
  2. Wild cards must not be chosen or informed until after the tournament.
  3. Any wild cards chosen must have attended 3 out of 4 events (2 out of 3 for Nations Cup 2019)
  4. Each team will have an option of choosing 1 player exempt from attending the ranking tournament, this would be for an overseas player or someone who has a genuine reason for not attending any events, in this case, it must be put to committee for approval.
  5. Players who are not willing to travel to either Cyprus or Bridlington must NOT enter the ranking tournament.
  6. Entry fee of £20 per event must be paid in advance. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  7. Prize will be determined by committee and announced prior to each tournament.
  8. Teams will be selected in hierarchy order of Men’s, U23, Ladies, Seniors, Masters.
  9. If a player in the rankings is eligible for another category i.e., Seniors/Masters then they can choose which category they wish to play in.
  10. Only players exempt from attending the ranking tournament are the current NI Champions (though they can attend if they wish) and any player under rule 4.
  11. The executive committee will sign off every team before it is announced, if a team is deemed ‘unsuitable’ for any reason then it will not be able to attend the competition.
  12. The executive committee will address any issues as they arise and can amend or adapt these rules to deal with any oversights.
  13. Venues and times will be announced via our website and social media.
  14. NIPA dress code will apply at all events.
RANKING DATES
Saturday 1st June - Mens, Seniors & Masters (REDS, BALLYMENA) 10.00am
Saturday 1st June - Ladies & Unders (Q.CLUB, LARNE) 10.00am

Sunday 23rd June - Mens Seniors & Masters (Q.CLUB, LARNE) 10.00am
Sunday 23rd June - Ladies & Unders (POTTERS, COLERAINE) 10.00am

Sunday 30th June - Mens, Seniors & Masters (POTTERS, COLERAINE) 10.00am
Sunday 30th June - Ladies & Unders (REDS, BALLYMENA) 10.00am

Terms & conditions subject to change