Entry: BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships 2017-2018

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The UPC are pleased to release all the entry information in relation to this season’s BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships, to be staged at Parkdean Resorts (formerly Vauxhall Holiday Park), Great Yarmouth. The finest student players from all parts of the UK will convene over the weekend of 22nd-25th February 2018 to compete in both team and individual competitions on behalf of their universities, at the country’s most prestigious English eight-ball pool arena, where many of the top mainstream pool events are held throughout the season.


BUCS-UPC Men’s Eight-ball Pool Championships: Great Yarmouth

Individual Championship: 22-24 February 2018
Team Championship, Trophy, Shield and Vase: 
23-25 February 2018
Teams are made up of a maximum six players, five of which play in a match

Composite Entry Fee: £99.00 per person
(covers both team and individual entry, and accommodation)

BUCS-UPC Women’s Eight-ball Pool Championships: Great Yarmouth

Individual Championship: 22-24 February 2017
Team Championship and Trophy: 
23-25 February 2017
Teams are made up of a maximum four players, three of which play in a match

Composite Entry Fee: £99.00 per person
(covers both team and individual entry, and accommodation)

Closing date for entries: Thursday 1st February, 2018

There is NO LATE ENTRY PERIOD for this event

Entries received after the closing date WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


Accommodation: The composite entry fee includes accommodation on Wednesday 21st February. This will allow an earlier Captain’s briefing and tournament start time on Thursday 22nd February.

Late Entry: There is NO LATE ENTRY PERIOD for this event. The entry deadline of Thursday 1st February will be strictly adhered to.

Entry Limit – BUCS-UPC Men’s Eight-ball Pool Championships:  A maximum of 120 teams will be accepted and preference will be given  to first teams, then second teams, etc then to teams highest in the  competition rankings. For example, if 140 entries are received  comprised of 60 first teams, 40 second teams, 30 third teams and 10  fourth teams then all of the first teams, all of the second teams and  the twenty highest-ranked third teams would be accepted (with the  21st-highest ranked third team being first reserve, the 22nd-highest  ranked third team being second reserve, etc). There is no limit on space for women’s teams at the event.

Spectators: Spectators must have accommodation booked for them on site. Spectator accommodation costs £69.00 and must be booked using the Spectator Accommodation Booking Form.

Practice Tables: When the tables are available for practice they will be set to freeplay. Usual rules about not practicing during tournament play still apply.

Equipment: Following feedback regarding the cueballs at the tournament, we are pleased to announce that we will now be using Pro-cup cueballs for all competitions.

Match Distances: In the Women’s Individual Championship, the match distances from the quarter-finals onwards have been increased: quarter-finals and semi-finals are now races to four, with the final now a race to five.


The entry information for this year’s event can be found at the following links:

BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships Entry Information Sheet (Excel)

BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships Entry Guidance Notes (PDF)

BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships Competition Regulations (PDF)

BUCS-UPC Eight-ball Pool Championships Entry Checklist (PDF)

Spectator Accommodation Booking Form (Excel)

Accommodation Guidance Notes (PDF)


Please ensure that the respective guidance notes are read before completing the Entry Form.

Also, please share this post so that all interested individuals are aware and can organise their team and individual entry.

Should you require any further information or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to receiving your entry!


Details regarding all our events, including this one, can be found by clicking here or in the Current Season section in the left-hand menu.


FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:

Dan Turner
Tournament Director
Email: daniel.turner@upc-pool.org.uk

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