This information was shared by Jason Francis today:
ROKiT Phones World Seniors qualifying School details. Event opens Tuesday 1st September at 12 noon.
Dates – Monday 2nd to Sunday 8th November 2020
Venues – Jersey Mechanics Club, & First Tower Snooker Club, Jersey
Competitions – 2021 Uk Seniors Qualification – 4 places
2021 World Seniors Championship – 2 places
2021 Masters Championship Q – 1 Place
2021 Masters Super Seniors Q – 1 Place
Format – All matches best of 5 to semi-finals, Final matches in each event best of 7
All 8 winners will be g’teed £1000, payable at the final stage event. Additional prize money may be added if third party sponsorship is secured.
Criteria Event Open to any current amateur player over 40 on or before 2nd November 2020. Super Seniors Event open to any amateur player over 55 on or before 2nd November 2020.
Dress Code Full match attire
Entry fee £400, payable with £100 non refundable deposit and £300 on or before 1st October 2020.
The event will initially be capped at 96 entries but may be extended at promoters discretion.
Entry Options Entries open at 12 noon midday GMT on Tuesday 1st September. Via this link CLICK HERE
Players are responsible for finding their own travel and accommodation, our recommended hotel is
The Mayfair Hotel, St Hellier.
Reservations: 01534 735511
Quote “Seniors Snooker”
£55 twin/double / £40 single, per room per night
Monday 2nd November for 7 nights – 2 x single rooms / standard rooms – Price: £280 per room
Events will be played across two venues, timings of matches can and may be altered at the tournament director’s discretion.
The Top 32 Amateurs are seeded from the Official End of Season Ranking List for the Uk and World Seniors Qualifying Events only.
The Masters event, as non-ranking, will have a totally random draw made on Monday 2nd November at the Launch Event and players reception in Jersey.
The first 32 players over 55 years of age on or before 2nd Nov 2020 who enter will be placed automatically into the Super Seniors Event. The top 16 on the official Super Seniors Ranking List will be placed into a seeded position. The Promoter may increase this field at their discretion.
All players who enter will need to agree to the WPBSA code of conduct and terms and conditions of the event which will be available within the entry system. They will also need to understand our COVID procedures.
Logo Players will be able to wear one logo of their choice, embargo on mobile phones, vitamins and cars.
All players will be given a covid test on arrival into Jersey at no cost to them. Should any player test positive they understand they will be removed from the event and placed into isolation.
All players understand that Jersey’s COVID Policy is constantly changing and citizens from certain countries may be refused entry should their territory be on the restricted list at their time of travel for the event. In that case entry fees would be refunded and players opponents would receive a bye if this occurred after the draw or a new opponent from a reserve entry list.
The current list of countries whose citizens will be refused entry to Jersey can be found here under the Amber and Red Status but this is changing on a regular basis.
All players will need to complete the Pre-departure registration and declaration
This is an online registration form within 48 hours before departure – You do not complete this now!
You will be stating your personal details including but not limited to:
type of transport
address(es) they will be staying at throughout their stay in Jersey
details of travel within the 14 days before arrival in Jersey
declaration of health including disclosure of symptoms, previous positive test results and close contact with known infected individuals
Should more than 25% of the field be affected by the covid travel restrictions the promoter reserves the right to cancel and reschedule the event. A full refund would be given, all hotel and travel costs are booked at the players risk and WSS accepts no liability for any losses caused by cancellation of the event.
Regarding the rankings, the following important information has been shared by Jason on social media:
With the changes to the format of next seasons events the rankings could be in for a real shake up.Following consultation with the Seniors Players Commission the end of season ranking list has now been adjusted to reflect the events of this season via the two qualifying school events and also the change of the Masters Event to non ranking status.Players going into Jersey can earn up to 15 points in the Uk and 18 points in the Worlds, that is the maximum they can apply to their ranking yet the top 5 have the following to come off after Jersey. Lets look at the impact on our current top 8 players.Michael Judge 54 points to come offRodney Goggins 84 points to come offPatrick Wallace 54 points to come offRory Mcleod 51 points to come offLeo Fernandez 58 points to come offAaron Canavan 31 points to come off.Wayne Cooper 36 points to come offStuart Watson 50 points to come offMany players on the ranking list will have more than 20 points to be removed after Jersey. It should leave a very ‘relevant’ ranking list but one that is future proof moving forward. There is no coasting for sure and every frame won in Jersey will be important.