Another new event for the North West

North West Amateur Team Championships

This is a brand new competition inviting teams from the North West to compete against teams from across the region and a chance to play at the BRAND NEW state-of-the-art North West Snooker Academy where the semis and final will be played, using two tables that were both used at last years World Championships at the Crucible in Sheffield.,

1. Each team will consist of SIX players, a squad can consist of a maximum of ten amateur players. All players in each team must be of amateur status and live in one of the following regions (Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside).

2. There will be four groups of four teams, each group played on a round-robin basis. The top two teams in each group will qualify for the quarter finals of which will be played on the same day.

3. Each match will be played over six frames on two tables, one point will be awarded per frame. Should the match end up being tied at 3-3, a blue ball shoot out which involves all six players from each team, will decide the winner of the match.

4. Four groups will be played in Preston and Liverpool over the weekend of 27/28th May. Groups A and B will be played in Preston on 27th May whilst Group C and D will be played in Liverpool on 28th May.

5. The semis and final will be played at the brand new North West Snooker Academy in Liverpool on Sunday 18th June and will be streamed live.

6. Entry for each team is £125. The draw will take place on Tues 25th April. The first sixteen teams to pay entry fee will be in the competition – no exceptions.

7. Prize money as follows:

Winner: £1000

Runners Up : £500

Semis : £175

Highest Break: £50

There is also a prize (bottle of champagne) for the Player of the Tournament.

8. The team name must include an area, town/city or district of the North West, or even a registered league (NOT A COUNTY) …You can even add a name of your choice, for example Preston Panthers, Liverpool Lionesses, Widnes Warriors etc,

If an area has two teams registered, the competition secretary will give each team an A or B status etc.,

9. Dress code for the competition is smart casual (no jeans or trainers allowed).


Send your team via WhatsApp with Team Name, Team Captain and squad to 07850030916