Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

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Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by Boris » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:04 pm

Birmingham Open 2016

Friday 15th April-Sunday 17th April 2016
Two Towers Brewery
51 Mott Street
Birmingham
B19 3HE

12x Garlando Master Champion ITSF Tables
ITSF Pro-Tour – BFA Category B Ranking Tournament

Friday

18:00 Room opens – practice & registration
20:00 DYP - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3



Saturday
09:30 Registration
10:30 Open Singles - Double Elimination 5.5/5.3
12:00 Women’s Singles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3

13:00 Amateur Singles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3

14:00 Pro Singles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3

15:00 Women’s Doubles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3
15:00 Pro-Am - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3
16:00 Beginner Doubles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3

16:00 Junior Singles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3
16:30 Junior Doubles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3
18:30 Team Event - Groups/SE Format below

Note – all matches unplayed at the start of the team competition will be held over to 10am Sunday. (except Juniors or matches involving no players competing in the team event)


Sunday

10:00 Events Continue

10:30 Open Doubles - Double Elimination 5.5/5.3 

12:00 Senior Singles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3

12:00 Amateur Doubles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3

13:00 Disabled Singles/Doubles - see below

14:00 Senior Doubles - Double Elimination 5.3/5.3
14:00 Pro Doubles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3
15:00 Beginner Singles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3
15:00 Semi-Pro Singles - Groups 7.1/SE 5.3

Eligibility
Beginner Singles/Doubles – For Novice players under 950 points or Unranked UK resident players
Amateur Singles/Doubles – For Beginner & Amateur ranked players
Semi-Pro Singles - For Amateur and Semi-Pro Players (beginners can enter instead of Beginner singles)
Pro Singles/Doubles – For Semi-Pro & Pro ranked players
Pro-Am – Beginner can play with anyone, Amateur with anyone up to Pro, Semi-Pro with anyone up to SP, Pro with Beginner or Amateur, Pro-Master with Beginner (Novice) only.
Senior – 50 years of age or older on 1-1-16
Junior – Under 18 years of age on 1-1-16
Disabled Singles/Doubles – A Wheelchair-Accessible Roberto-Sport Special Evolution table will be made available provided at least 2x players (singles) or 4x players (doubles) confirm an intention to compete to boris@champfoos.co.uk by Thursday 14th April. These events are open to players without the full use of lower limbs due to medical conditions.

Entry Fees
British Foosball Association Membership - All UK Resident players competing in the tournament must be full BFA members, and Overseas Players must be BFA Foreign Associates for 2016. Any players not registered as BFA members prior to the tournament will be charged an additional £10 in entry fees to cover BFA membership. Players are therefore strongly encouraged to register or renew their membership online at http://www.britfoos.com/membership
Online BFA Membership Fees
Individual Membership - £10 (Beginners and Juniors £5)
Club Affiliated Membership - £5 (Beginners and Juniors free)
Foreign Associate - £5 (All overseas players exc Individual ITSF members)
Renewals may also be accepted via paypal (paypal@britfoos.com) payment of the appropriate fee.

Package Deals (all eligible events bar DYP + W/S);
Beginner - £10
Amateur - £20
Semi-Pro - £30
Pro - £40
Pro-Master - £40

Non-Package;
Beginner - £3 per event (Pro-Am £5)
Amateur - £5 per event
Semi-Pro - £8 per event (Pro-Am £5)
Pro - £10 per event (Pro-Am £5)
Pro-Master - £20 per event (Pro-Am £5)

Events not in package
DYP – an additional £5 for all players
Women’s + Senior - £5 plays either or both singles & doubles
Junior + Disabled – Free entry to all eligible events

Prize Funds
After costs (transport, trophies etc) 50% of prize funds will be allocated to Open Doubles, 30% to Open Singles. 12% to Pro Doubles and 8% to Pro Singles. DYP payout 70% of DYP entry fees. All other events trophies (and ranking points) only.

Team Event


Entry eligibility

1. Each team needs to be made of members of a registered BFA Club. Don't have a BFA Club? That's fine, you can set one up in 2 minutes here: http://www.britfoos.com/node/add/club .

2. Each registered BFA Club can enter more than one team e.g. Bar Kick A, Bar Kick B, Bar Kick C etc.

3. If you have a team of players entered into the BFA league then it is eligible to enter. 

4. Teams are made up of 4-7 players.


Format

Group matches each game is first to 7. All 5 games will need to be played. Groups will be drawn at random. 

Knock out matches are first to 7. 5th game is played as a decider if required.

Please remember all games will be handicapped one goal per difference in rank (of the highest-ranked player in doubles) to a maximum of a 4-goal head start.


D=Doubles with S=Singles


D1

S1

D2

S2

D3


Stipulations and restrictions.
- No player from D1 can play in S1. 
- Maximum of two games per player. 
- The 2 singles matches have to be played by 2 different players
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Each captain has 5 minutes to write their team down and the swap with the opposition.

Teams are picked for each match in a blind draft (i.e. you pick your team without seeing the opponent's lineup).

Overseas Players – Overseas players may enter teams based on national groupings (or as overseas clubs) provided there are at least 3x players from that federation or club present. Individual overseas players or Individual BFA members may also join with club-teams where at least 3x club members are present to make up a 4-player team. Note that for overseas players playing for a UK club may affect your ECC eligibility.

All match results for BFA Clubs not in the BFA London League will count towards their 2016 BFA National league points totals.

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Re: Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by willhawkes » Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:18 am

Event page created on Facebook. Feel free to invite ppl.

I'll add further information as it comes out.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1673911569542800/

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Re: Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by PaulM » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:08 am

Save the Date? With only 6 weeks notice?
Some chance. Best of luck with that.
I would love to be there, but unable to rearrange existing plans.
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Re: Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by Boris » Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:53 pm

ITSF Pro-Tour Status Confirmed!

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Re: Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by Boris » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:33 pm

Semi-Pro Singles (exclusive with Beginner singles) added Sunday afternoon (in semipro package). Semi-Pros can now enter up to 6x package events (OS/OD.PS,PD,SPS,PA).

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Re: Birmingham Open - 15/17 April - ITSF Pro Tour

Post by Boris » Mon Mar 21, 2016 1:11 pm

Pre-registration now open

Individual Events (singles & doubles events)
http://www.britfoos.com/registration/Bi ... OpenPlayer

Team Event (League registration form)
http://www.britfoos.com/registration/BirminghamOpenTeam

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