Organization : Cue Masters Pool Club
Competition Name : 2018 GNPA Opens Championships
Applicable For : Open To All SA Citizens
Competition Deadline : 28 February 2018
Website : cuemasters.co.za/index.php/pool-league
Rules : https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/11003-Opens.pdf
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Cue Masters GNPA Opens Championships
** Cue Masters Pool Club was established in 1986, and has since grown into the biggest pool club in Gauteng North boasting 24 Pool Tables. Cue Masters is the head office of the Gauteng North Pool Association (GNPA) and Tshwane Blackball Federation (TBF).
Related : Golf Union Free State Amateur Open Championships : www.pdfquestion.in/
31 January 2018 : Premier & Super Team Entry Closes
** 50% League (Premier & Super) Fees Due (Only players that have paid their 50% league fees will be allowed to play)
** Players with outstanding fees from previous leagues will not be allowed to participate in the Opens league until all fees are paid up to date.
06 February 2018 : Premier & Super League Starts
17 February 2018 : GNPA Annual General Meeting
30 March 2018 : A & B League Entry Closes
** All League (Premier, Super, A & B League) Fees Due (All players that haven’t paid the full amount due will not be considered for Trials or SA’s).
** Scores will be hidden for all non-paid players in all leagues until fully paid.
1 April 2018 : Three-Man Competition
3 June 2018 : Non-Provincial & Provincial Singles Competition
29 July 2018 : Opens Doubles Competition
16 August 2018 : Trials Players Meeting
19 August 2018 : Opens/Juniors Trials Day 1
21 August 2018 : Opens Trials Day 2
23 August 2018 : Opens Trials Day 3
26 August 2018 : Opens Singles Competition
** Opens Team Announcements
** GNPA Prize Giving (Opens, VETS & Ladies)
30 Sept – 5 Oct 2018 : U/18 & U/23 Junior Championships
7 Oct – 13 Oct 2018 : Opens Championships
Player League Fees :
** Premier – R500
** Super – R400
** A League – R280
** B League – R280
Club Fees :
** Club Team Fee – R300 per team (Due 28 February 2018 for the Premier & Super Teams and 30 April 2018 for A & B Teams)
** 2018 Club Affiliation – R500 (Due 28 February 2018)
2018 Opens Trials & Team Selection
** To be eligible to be selected for trials or SA’s a player must play at least 75% of league games and all fees must be paid up to date . Players will be selected/invited based on their league actual average.
** Top 12 in the Premier will be selected to the A1 and A2 teams respectively and does not have to play trials. The executive committee will give consideration to players that participate and has participated during the current league, competitions and past championships (Results & Attitude) to allocate the top 12 performers in the Premier to A1 and A2.
** The following players will be invited to trials to select the remaining 15 players.
Trials players will be invited as follows :
** Premier – 18 – 20 Players
** Super – 5 – 10 Players (% must be higher than the lowest average of the last invited premier player)
** A & B – 1 – 5 Players (% must be higher than the lowest average of the last invited premier player)
** The executive committee will give consideration to players that participate and has participated during the current league, competitions and past championships (Results & Attitude) in selecting the final 15 players to make up the rest of A2 and B1.
The below is a guideline in how teams will be selected :
|Opens A1:||Opens A2||Opens B1|
|1. Premier Top Performer||1. Premier 10th Place||1. Trials 7th|
|2. Premier Runner UP||2. Premier 11th Place||2. Trials 8th|
|3. Premier 3rd Place||3. Premier 12th Place||3. Trials 9th|
|4. Premier 4rd Place||4. Trials Top Performer||4. Trials 10th|
|5. Premier 5rd Place||5. Trials Runner Up||5. Trials 11th|
|6. Premier 6rd Place||6. Trials 3rd||6. Trials 12th|
|7. Premier 7rd Place||7. Trials 4rd||7. Trials 13th|
|8. Premier 8rd Place||8. Trials 5rd||8. Trials 14th|
|9. Premier 9rd Place||9. Trials 6rd||9. Trials 15th|
2018 Opens Championships
** Pool South Africa’s 8-Ball SA Tournaments for 2018 will take place in Vereeniging in the Sedibeng region. The venue will be the Vereeniging Town Hall.
Juniors – 30 September 2018 – 05 October 2018
Opens : – 7 October 2018 – 13 October 2018
Complaints & Queries :
** Please submit all complaints, queries or suggestions to the GNPA Secretary (Chantelle Penny). Note no complaints, queries or suggestions will be entertained or addressed on the whats app groups.
** Thank you to everyone, players, supporters, clubs, managers, referees and committee members making the 2017 Opens one of the most successful opens to date…
** Merry Christmas to all and Hope you have a Prosperous New Year. Be safe and let’s come back next year and with all your help make 2018 even better!