The Northern Ireland Pool Association have been allocated spaces for the 2023 EBA UK Singles Championships on 3rd - 5th February. It will take place in the splendid Grand Hotel in Blackpool on 20 Blackball Tables with Hainsworth Match Cloth and Aramith Pro Cup Balls. There will be a qualified referee on duty at all times.
Spaces are limited so we are asking players who are interested in going to let us know by Friday 10th June 2022. If we get more interest than spaces allocated in any of the four sections (Mens, Ladies, Seniors & Masters) then we may have to run qualifiers. Cost of entry is £100 (Limited to one event per player).
The event will start on Friday 3rd February and finish on Sunday 5th February. There is also an 11 person team event taking place on Thursday 2nd February in memory of the former Scotland legend Gavin Phillips who won the World Blackball Individual Championship at the age of 51 in 2012. What a fantastic player and ambassador for Scottish Pool Gavin was. If we get at least 11 players travelling TEAM NI will be able to enter that too.
Players must stay minimum two night (Friday & Saturday) based on £60 per person sharing or £95 per person single room. Both rates include bed & breakfast.
Each event scheduled to a Double Elimination format, Races to 8 in Winners section and 5 in Losers section.
- The Gavin Phillips Memorial 11 Person Team Event
- The Trevor Harte Mens UK EBA Singles
- The Jenny Leavens EBA UK Ladies Singles
- The Alan Marshall EBA UK Seniors Singles
- The Gavin Phillips EBA UK Masters Singles
Please contact an NIPA Committee Member if you would like to go
Further details to follow when we get them.