The Double Weekender

2nd to 12th November 2023

£30,000 Prize Fund

Three Player Novice Event – Thu 2nd to Sun 5th November

Five Player Team Trophy Event – Thu 9th to Sun 12th November



2nd to 12th Nov 2023 – Blackpool

The countdown has begun!

Days left till we all sing Sweet Caroline again!








Register your novice three player team from 10am Saturday 6th May 2023

Register your amateur five player team from 10am Sunday 7th May 2023

Buzzing 42nd BAPTO Weekend!

The second week in November may not be a peak time to visit the seaside town of Blackpool, but the Norbreck Castle Hotel was absolutely bouncing last weekend with an unprecedented buzzing atmosphere, as it welcomed pool players from the UK and France to the 42nd BAPTO...

BAPTO Welcomes AFEBAS Teams from France!

BAPTO are delighted to announce that three teams from the renowned AFEBAS Blackball Association in France, will be attending the BAPTO finals this November. They are sending three of their winning amateur teams, from the lowest divisions of their annual ‘AFEBAS...

‘Desi Daredevils’ make 2017 BAPTO History!

The 41st annual BAPTO event reached a new milestone in its tournament history, attracting a full house of 128 teams, with more on the waiting list. This event officially sold out, proving the popularity of the UK’s longest established pool tournament. Big...

Sad to announce the recent passing of Alistair Bailie – our beloved stall holder 🙁

We are extremely saddened and deeply shocked to announce that Alistair Bailie from 'Sanctuary Cues', tragically passed away on Monday 23rd April. Aggie, as he was known to many, had a heart of gold and was a true gentleman of the cue sports world. He has been the cue...