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Bar Pong UK 2017 Qualifiers- 29 Park Place- Cardiff
Sun 7 May 2017, 18:00 – 22:00 BST
Bar Pong UK has created a national championship in 2017 with 21 venues taking part throughout the UK from Edinburgh to Cardiff, Newcastle to Northampton!
The 29 Park Place Qualifiers are played over three days between the 7-9 May from 7pm. Before booking you must be able to commit to potentially playing over the three days should you make it all the way to the regional qualifiers final on day three.
The winners from each regional qualifier will be entered for free to the Bar Pong UK 2017 Championships in London.
This will take place on the 14 May 2017 and more details of the final can be found on the Bar Pong UK Championship page here: https://www.barponguk.com/bar-pong-uk-championships/
For each day of the qualifiers we advise that all teams are present at the venues by 6:15pm so that we can check you in and you can warm up. Teams will be drawn from a hat to determine which team plays each other.
The qualifiers will start at 7pm sharp!
7 May 2017 (Day # 1)
All 32 teams (64 players = 16 games) in each venue get to play
It will consist of 12 minutes per game and 3 minutes for the turnaround between games = four games per hour. With two tables, eight games will be completed per hour = 2 hour’s duration
8 May 2017 (Day # 2)
The winning teams from the first day (16 teams comprising 32 players = 8 games) face stiff competition to make it through to the third day qualifier finals.
It will consist of 20 minutes per game and 10 minutes for the turnaround between games = two games per hour. With two tables, four games will be completed per hour = 2 hour’s duration
9 May 2017 (Day # 3 regional qualifier finals)
The final day see's the last 8 teams comprising 16 players = 4 games
It will consist of 20 minutes per game and 10 minutes for the turnaround between games = two games per hour. With one table, two games will be completed per hour = 2 hour’s duration
Team entry closes Monday 01st May 2017
The winning team will take home £250 in cash!
We use rules that are based on the WSOBP annual tournament, with two players and ten cups per team. The official rules are designed to ensure fairness and minimise disputes.
Information for entrants
There are a few very important things below that we’ll need from your team of two:
- Proof that both team members are 18 or over
- £30 to enter (£15 per team member, plus Eventbrite charges)
- You must be a UK national or have a permanent address in the UK
- We will contact you for full names and addresses upon entry
The venues maybe filming and photographing throughout the evening, so by entering, we take it that you’re happy to be featured. There may be chances to be interviewed for a lucky few too!
Even more importantly:
Ideally, we’d like a max of two teams per company to enter.
We’ll supply you with:
All equipment for the games (balls, tables, cups) as well as:
You can purchase:
- Competitor T-shirt on the day and ability to pre-order from us
Are welcome to attend but you will also need to be 18 or over.
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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
You have to be over 18 to play
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