Important information about the Amateur Series
Need to know
Players to arrive Thursday 7th June from 10am (practice and flyers available) and commence play at 8.45am on Friday 8th June. Tournament finishes approx. 3pm on Sunday 10th – more information about the tournament schedule.
‘Open Singles’ qualifiers will start 3pm Thursday, with last entry at 11.30pm on Thursday. Players simply arrive in the arena and enter any time up until 11.30pm. Once registered, players wait to be drawn in small groups and called to a table to play their matches. Players from the same team or teams will not be drawn together in the qualifying stages. Players must win two matches to qualify for the main event on Friday.
‘Open Doubles’ will be played Saturday.
All players and spectators must have a tournament wristband to gain access to the event. For players, these are £45 for the Amateur weekend or £70 for both weekends. Spectators are £20 and these can be used for the duration of the festival. The relevant bands are provided FREE to those who book the ‘Golden 8 Accommodation Package’ with the Norbreck Castle Hotel.
Entry fee is £75 per team. All team entry fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.
Teams can only register online at www.golden8ball.co.uk and must pay immediately.