The first RIBSA Under 16 Snooker Ranking of the season will be held in Newbridge CYMS on Sunday the 6th of October. It promises to be another exciting event with the players trying to qualify for the Celtic Challenge and Home International Junior Team.
You must text your entry to RIBSA on 085 2428701. This is a text number only and you must include your name, club and name of the event you wish to enter. We look forward to seeing everyone again and Declan Quinn will be TD on the day.
- 2018-2019 Season
It promises to more another exciting year of junior snooker with so many young talented Junior players looking to qualify for the Celtic Challenge, Home Internationals and World U-16’s.
Full Qualification System for Home Internationals & Celtic Challenge
The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association have announced qualification for the 2020 HIBSF Home Internationals and Celtic Challenge Teams. RIBSA will hold three International Ranking tournaments plus a U-16 National Championship.
The RIBSA U-16 events will be the best of 5 frames including the final. A plate event will be also held for first round losers on the day.
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.
The entry fee will be €10.00 plus Reg. This can be paid on the day. Trophies will be awarded to the winner and runner up of the three events
This structure will be organised by our National Coach PJ Nolan. This Qualification will run to May to qualify players for the Home Internationals and Celtic Challenge.
- Qualifying for Under 16 Celtic Challenge
U-16 National Champion plus Top five players from National U-16 end of season Rankings.
- Qualifying for Under 16 Home Internationals
U-16 National Champion plus Top three players on the end of season rankings.