South West Snooker Academy is delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Pink Ribbon Pro Am, the biggest Charity Pro Am in the World.
Following the success of the first two year's events, this year is set to be even bigger and better.
The Amateur qualifying days will be 6-8 June with the 32 seeded professionals joining the tournament on 9-10 June.
Thirty-two of the World's leading Professionals will be in the draw alongside hundreds of amateur, junior and lady players from around the World.
Amateur players can enter the event twice, and will be placed in opposite halves of the draw. This provides real value for money for less experienced players who will get at least two matches and be able enjoy the great atmosphere of the event.
The whole event is sponsored by MIUS, with a guaranteed £10,000 prize fund.
All proceeds from the event are donated to Breast Cancer Charities, and the target is to exceed last year's total of over £10,000 raised.
The event is played on the World Snooker Star Tournament tables at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester.
The event provides a rare chance for amateur players to play alongside, and even against, their heroes from the professional world, as well as playing on the fabulous tournament tables.
For players and spectators alike, there are opportunities for photographs, autographs and to mingle with the professionals and to see some top quality snooker as well.
CLICK HERE for more Event Information and Entry Details.
Amateur Qualifying: 6-8 June (dependent on entries)
Professional Days: 9-10 June (Last 64 stage: 32 professionals & 32 qualifiers)
How to Enter:
Professionals: There are 32 places for professionals. The FIRST 32 to enter will go in the draw.*
Amateurs: You can enter up to TWICE in the event.
*Note: Professionals will be those who participated in the 2011-12 WS Main Tour. Newly qualified players for 2013 will be classed as amateurs for this event.
The Entry Fee is £25 per entry.**
**Note: Should you be unable to use the Online Entry system, please contact us on 01452 223214 for alternative entry method.
Guaranteed £10,000 Prize Fund sponsored by MIUS
Runner Up: £1,200
Semi Finalists: £800
Quarter Finalists: £400
Last 16: £200
Last 32: £100
All matches are the Best of 7 Frames throughout.
Matches are self-refereed until the final stages, but there are 'roving' referess on hand to assist with any situation.
Smart Casual. PINK Polo Shirt or PINK long sleeved collared shirt, dark trousers, dark shoes.
Strictly no jeans, trainers or T-Shirts.
Roll of Honour:
2011 Mark Joyce 4-0 Michael Holt
2010 Michael Holt 6-5 Jimmy White