Important Information

Need to know

  • Players to arrive Thursday 8th, with Men’s singles qualifiers starting Thursday afternoon, and playing right through to early hours. Ladies singles will start from 8pm Thursday.
  • Arena will be open from 10am on Thursday for practice, then flyers to start from 6pm.
  • Team event starts 8.45am Friday 9th Nov. Tournament finishes Sunday 11th Nov, late afternoon.
  • Men’s singles qualifiers will start 3pm Thursday, and 8pm Thursday for women, with last entry at 11.30pm on Thursday for either event. Players simply arrive in the arena and enter any time up until 11.30pm. Once registered, players wait to be drawn in groups and called to their matches. Players from the same team or teams will not be drawn together in the qualifying stages. Players must win two matches to qualify for the main event on Friday.
  • Main singles event for Men and Ladies to start Friday evening, with ‘Live Streamed’ finals on  Saturday evening.
  • Mixed Doubles to start Sat evening. 
  • All players and spectators must have a tournament wristband to gain access to the event. For players, these are £40 and spectators are £20. 
  • Wristbands are provided FREE to those who book the ‘BAPTO Pool Accommodation Package’, with the Norbreck Castle Hotel.
  • Entry fee is £100 per team. All team entry fees are non-refundable, unless event is cancelled.
  • Teams can only register online and must pay immediately using credit or debit card. We have a new payment gateway and no longer use Paypal or bank transfer.