Important information

Novice Series for grass root, pub pool players!

2023 ‘Novice Series’ Essential Info

Players to arrive Thursday 8th June from 10am (practice and flyers available) and commence play at 8.45am on Friday 9th June. Tournament finishes approx. 3pm on Sunday 11th – more information about the tournament schedule.

‘Open Singles’ qualifiers will start 4pm 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 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 only have to 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 £50 for the Amateur weekend or £80 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 £90 per team. All team entry fees are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.