RIBSA U-18 & U-21 IBSF Events 1

The first IBSF / RIBSA under 18 and under 21 Snooker Ranking event of the season in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow on Saturday / Sunday the 2nd & 3rd of February 2019.

It promises to more another exciting events after the qualification of the EBSA Championships. If any player loses their first match on the day they can play in a plate event on the same day. The IBSF have confirmed the IBSF Championships will be held in China in July 2019.

  • Under 18 IBSF Event 1– Saturday 2nd February 
  • Under 21 IBSF Event 1 – Sunday 3rd February 

National Coach PJ Nolan is the TD on the Day. PLEASE NOTE : Closing date for entry was Friday 1st February at 1pm.  To enter to an event : You must use the online Registration and Entry System.

  • Full Qualification System for IBSF Championships 

The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association have announced qualification for the 2019 IBSF World Under 18 and Under 21 Championships which will be held in 2019.

RIBSA will hold three International IBSF Ranking tournaments.  These events are open to all the underage players and if any player loses their first match on the day they can play in a plate event on the same day.

  • Format

The IBSF International events will be the best of 5 frames including the final and the Plate event will be the best of 3 frames including the final.

  • Entry Details

You must enter your entry on line

  • Closing Dates

The closing date for entries will be the Friday before each event @1pm and the draw will be then published on the ribsa web site at 3pm.

  • Entry Fee

The entry fee is €10.00 plus Reg. Trophies will be awarded to the plate winner and runner up of the three events and a prize fund will be awarded for the International events.

  • Tournament Director

This structure will be organised by our National Coach PJ Nolan who will be the Tournament Director.  This Qualification will run from February to May to qualify players for the IBSF Championships in 2019.

  • All juniors can qualify

All juniors have an extra chance to qualify for the IBSF events through the Senior Rankings as RIBSA will give the highest ranked junior on the senior ranking a qualifying spot at the closing date. This is to encourage more juniors to compete in our senior events.

  • Qualifying for World IBSF U-18 Championships

National U-18 Champion

Number 1 on Under 18 Rankings

Highest U-18 on Senior Rankings – at closing date

Additional players from U-18 Rankings if needed

  • Qualifying for World IBSF U-21 Championships

National U-21 Champion

Number 1 on Under 21 Rankings

Highest U-21 on Senior Rankings – at closing date

Additional players from U-21 Rankings if needed

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