Saturday, September 19

European Junior Open

 

The South West Snooker Academy have joined forces with the EBSA to help put together the first European Junior Open which is to take place from the 17th to the 22nd of August. Although sanctioned by the European Association is being run by the Academy and this is open to all players Under the age of 18 on the 22nd of August 2011.  

This is a great chance for any youngster to take part in a quality snooker tournament which will take place in the superb South West Snooker Academy. We have listed most of the details below but you can also visit the Academy Website should you want more info. 

 

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:
Entry is open to all players from anywhere in the world, 
under the age of 18 at 22 August 2011.
NOTE: Entry is open to individual players. 
Players DO NOT need to be nominated by an NGB.
All Entry forms must be completed in full and returned with :
Payment in advance (via Pay Pal, Cheque, CC/DD payment)
A high resolution print quality photograph (by email attachment or post)
Accommodation Booking Form, completed and with £50 deposit. 
All hotel bookings must be made through South West Snooker Academy.

VENUE:
South West Snooker Academy
Aquarius Centre, Edison Close,
Waterwells Business Park
Gloucester GL2 2FN. United Kingdom
Telephone:             +44 (0)1452 223214      
13 Star World Snooker steel-block Tournament Tables, comprising 8 match booths, 
4 practice tables and 370 seat Arena. 
Players’ Lounge, Snacks and Refreshments, Free Parking.

ACCOMMODATION
The official hotel for the event is:
The Holiday Inn Express
Telford Way, Waterwells Business Park,
Gloucester GL2 2AB, united Kingdom
South West Snooker Academy is working in Partnership with Holiday Inn Express to ensure you the most advantageous rates.
NOTE: Book by 3 August to ensure the early booking rate. 
PLEASE DO NOT BOOK DIRECT WITH THE HOTEL, 
PLEASE USE THE ENCLOSED HOTEL BOOKING FORM.

PAY YOUR DEPOSIT HERE Via Pay Pal

ROOM RATES:
£50 per room per night, based on two people sharing a Twin Room. Including Breakfast.
Facilities include Lounge, Bar, Wi-Fi, Free Parking.
The Hotel is next door to the Bumble Bee Pub which has a full range of meals available.
The Hotel is situated directly across the road from the South West Snooker Academy.

ENTRY FEE:
The Entry Fee is £50. Payment methods are as follows:

Via Pay Pal. 

By cheque. Cheques Payable to On Q Promotions and posted, together with your entry and accommodation form to Janie Watkins, South West Snooker Academy, Aquarius Centre, Edison Close, Waterwells Business Park, Gloucester GL2 2FN. United Kingdom.

By Credit or Debit Card. Having submitted your entry form by post or email you may ring the Academy on             +44 (0)1452 223214       to pay by credit/debit card.

 VISAS:
If you are visiting from outside the UK or EU you may require a Visa to enter the UK. 
In that case please 
email us and upon receipt of your entry fee, a Visa Letter will be despatched to you.

TRANSPORT:
The nearest airports to Gloucester are Bristol Airport and Birmingham International Airport.
Both are within a one hour drive. There are trains direct from Birmingham to Gloucester Station, which is 4 miles from the Academy.

London Heathrow is linked to Gloucester by train via Reading. (Airport bus links to Reading)
The Park and Ride bus services runs every ten minutes from the centre of Gloucester to Waterwells and stops 2 minutes walk from the Academy.

Dependant on demand, a shuttle bus will be provided from Bristol Airport to Gloucester.
This will be based on a minimum of 8 passengers and will be priced at £20 per head.
The shuttle bus will pick up at Bristol Airport on 17 August 2011. The time will be confirmed subject to flight times, no later than 15.00hrs BST.
The return time on 23 August will be confirmed subject to flight times.

Book the Shuttle Bus Here Via Pay Pal.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT
The format will be Round Robin Groups (4 players per group) followed by Knock Out Stage. 
(Last 32 to Final).

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
17 August 2011             15.00 Practice Available. 18.00 Welcome and Briefing
18-21 August 2011        Round Robin Stage
22 August 2011             Knock Out Rounds. Presentations and Closing Ceremony.

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