Challenge Event 1 – Enter Now – Darcy McGees

The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association will hold the first RIBSA Challenge Ranking Tournament of the Season on Sunday the 29th of September in the Darcy McGees Snooker Club in Dublin.

  • Enter Now

Enter your name now by texting the RIBSA Number on 085 2428701 before the closing date of Friday 27th of September at 1pm. The Draw will then appear on the ribsa web site with match times. Play will start at 11am on the morning and the TD is Shane Mason.

  • Grand Finals

The Semi Finalists in each Challenge Ranking Tournament this season will qualify for the a 16 man Grand Final which will be held on the 8th of March 2020 in Newbridge CYMS.

The Challenge events will ONLY feature players who have never represented RIBSA at any age or gender over 16yrs old.

  • Open to all ages of RIBSA members who have never represented RIBSA in any International event over 16yrs in any category or gender.
  • Any former National Champion in any level over 16yrs
  • Any WPBSA member are excluded for the Challenge Championship.

Entry Fees

  • €10.00 for over 21 yrs old
  • €10.00 for Under 21’s
  • €5.00 for Under 16’s

All matches will be the best of 3 frames, the Semi Final and final will be the best of 5 frames. Shane Mason will be the TD on the day.  This event will be an open draw with no seeds and action will begin at 11am on the morning.

  • New Challenge Tour planned for 2019-2020 Season

RIBSA are planning to hold a full tour this season to give the opportunity to all the club players all around Ireland who dream of winning a RIBSA Title. RIBSA believe this new Challenge events will be a big success in a stepping stone to help grow the game around the clubs

  • Four National events plus a Grand Final plus National Championship will be held each season.
  • All Challenge tour events are 1 day events following the Intermediate events in the same club.

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