Tag Archive: 2015/2016 season

Apr 19

Six Red Tournament – May 14-15 | Calgary Snooker League

TO REGISTER BY E-MAIL, PLEASE CONTACT ALBERTASNOOKER@GMAIL.COM

Oct 19

2016 AQS1 Calgary – RESULTS


2016 AQS1 Calgary – the first tournament in the 2016 Alberta Snooker Qualifying Series — was held October 17-18th at Leather Pocket Billiards with 14 entrants. Players were divided into two round-robin groups of seven, each playing a 2-frame match with the top four performers of each group advancing to Sunday’s single-elimination knockout round.
Full results below:

GROUP STAGE RESULTS 

KNOCKOUT RESULTS


NOTE:
*The sixth frame of the Final was awarded by the referee under conditions subject to the Rules of Play surrounding player conduct, enforced under: Section IIII – 1.) Conduct — specifically 1a(iii),(vi), 1c and 1d, and; Section V – 1.) The Refereespecifically 1a, following repeat violations under Section IIII – 1.) Conduct and Section IIII – 3.) Non-striker.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE UPDATED PROVINCIAL RANKINGS


 NEXT RANKING EVENT: TBA

Oct 18

2016 AQS1 – Knockout Draw

;Below is the knockout draw for Day 2 of 2016 AQS1:
 

Oct 16

2016 AQS1 Calgary | Draw & Match Schedule

AQS1

OCTOBER 17-18, 2015

 Calgary, AB

Leather Pocket Billiards – 3715 Edmonton Tr. NE
Play begins at 10:00 AM 



The 2016 Alberta Qualifying Series begins with 2015 AQS1, featuring 14 registered players that will be split into two round-robin groups. The top two players in their group advance to the knockout round Sunday, October 18th. 

DRAW & MATCH SCHEDULE

REGISTRATION – 9:50 AM

ALL GROUPS  BEGIN PLAY AT APPROXIMATELY 10:00 AM

GROUP ASSIGNMENTS

GROUP A
GROUP B
David Kutney
Jim Whittaker
Gordon Galenza
Bill Cormylo
Earl MacMaster
Omair Ahmed
Clarence York
Brad Grierson
Rodney Yim
Chase Real Cyr
Barry Hooey
Randall Morrison
Jesse Nicol
Brent Balog

All round-robin matches for this event will be frames.

PLEASE NOTE:
Times are approximations only and it is likely that schedules will be undergo some changes during the event on the basis of table availability. (This is also why some estimated times may appear to have a player booked into two matches simultaneously, for example.)

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE APPROXIMATE SCHEDULE

Sep 27

2016 AQS1 Calgary – Leather Pocket Billiards | October 17-18, 2015

AQS1

OCTOBER 17-18, 2015

 Calgary, AB

Leather Pocket Billiards – 3715 Edmonton Tr. NE
Play begins at 10:00 AM 


 

The Alberta Billiards & Snooker Association is pleased to announce that the first event of the 2016 ALBERTA SNOOKER QUALIFYING SERIES will take place at Leather Pocket Billiards in Calgary over the weekend of October 17th to 18th.


 

FEES

ENTRY: $70
YEARLY ASSOCIATION FEE: $25 

Players interested in qualifying for the Canadians must pay an annual membership to the Alberta Billiards & Snooker Association (ABSA) of $25.00 to be eligible to enter these tournaments and each tournament you elect to play in carries a separate $70 entry fee. Please note that players who played in previous ranking events have already paid their membership fee and only the $70 entry fee will be required to play in this event.

REGISTRATION

To register for this event, you have three options:

  • REGISTER ONLINE: Sign up for an online account at albertasnooker.com and then click here to fill out a brief form confirming that you plan to enter. You can choose to pay your entry fee online, or in cash when you arrive at the venue.Please Note: If you have agreed to pay cash for your entry via the online registration system, you agree that you will be at the venue at the advertised start time with the full amount. You will not be permitted to play any tournament matches until the required entry fees are collected. Additionally, if you agree to pay cash and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.
  • E-MAIL: Send an e-mail to albertasnooker@gmail.com with the event you intend to play in, your full name and the city/town where you live. You will receive a confirmation e-mail when you have been added to the list of registered players. Please Note: Upon receiving confirmation, it is agreed that you intend to play in the event and will pay the required entry fee in cash upon arrival at the advertised start time. You will not be permitted to play any tournament matches until the required entry fees are collected. If you agree to play by e-mail and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.
  • PHONE: Alternatively, you can contact Randall Morrison by telephone at 403-399-1972 and express your intent to play. Please Note: Verbal confirmation by telephone is also an agreement that you intend to play in the event and pay the required entry fee in advance of playing any tournament matches. If you agree to play by phone and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.

To register, please e-mail albertasnooker@gmail.com with your name, hometown and contact information or call Randall Morrison at 403-399-1972 to be added to the list. If you are ranked outside of the Top 16, ensure you sign up early to claim a spot in this year’s provincial championship!

The deadline for registration is THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15th.
Draw to be posted Fri. Oct. 16th 


NOTE: A maximum of 24 players will be eligible to play in this event. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis so register as soon as possible to ensure you get on the list!

REGISTERED PLAYERS 

NAME Hometown RANK
Jim Whittaker Bentley 11
Barry Hooey Calgary 15
Brent Balog Red Deer 33
Brad Grierson Calgary 7
Omair Ahmed Calgary 32
Jesse Nicol Calgary 28
Gordon Galenza Calgary 12
Bill Cormylo Calgary 19
Rodney Yim Calgary 10
Clarence York Medicine Hat 37
David Kutney Red Deer 4
Earl MacMaster Calgary 20
 Randall Morrison Calgary 27
Chase Real Cyr Red Deer 13


Registrations will still be accepted if the event is full. Your name will be added to the waiting list below and you will be called in advance of the draw if a spot opens up due to cancellation.

WAITING LIST
NAME

Sep 10

2015 Alberta Masters – Draw & Match Schedule

DRAW

Please find below the draw for the 2015 Alberta Masters:

Please note: On account of an odd number of players registered, both first and second-round losers will be awarded a place in the single elimination plate tournament to follow. However, unranked players who win and advance in the main bracket from the first round will not be included in the plate tournament bracket.

MATCH SCHEDULE

Friday, September 11 – 7:15 PM

  • PETER QUON vs. GORD SCHULTZ
  • RANDY ALBRECHT vs. EARL MACMASTER
  • RODNEY YIM vs. JESSE NICOL
  • GORDON GALENZA vs. RANDALL MORRISON
  • JESSE NOWAK vs. OMAIR AHMED

Saturday, September 12 – 10:00 AM

  • CHASE REAL CYR vs. BARRY HOOEY
  • MICHEL MAUVIEL vs. BRIAN BUTLER
  • TOM FINSTAD vs. BRIAN GROH
  • PAUL POTIER vs. Winner of SCHULTZ/QUON
  • Winner of NOWAK/AHMED vs. Winner of GALENZA/MORRISON

Saturday, September 12 – ~1:00 PM

  • QUARTERFINALS continue…
  • Plate tournament first-round matches begin.

Saturday, September 12 – ~3:00 PM

  • SEMIFINALS begin…
  • Plate tournament quarters and semis.

Sunday, September 13 – 11:00 AM

  • FINALS of both brackets.
BUT PLEASE NOTE:
Due to a smaller draw than anticipated, there is an chance that this tournament could finish on Saturday and if all remaining players are in agreement, we could choose to play the final on Saturday night, which would save on travel expenses for out-of-town players and venue costs, thus increasing the prize pool. Time considerations will come into play, but this may be an option.

 

Alberta Billiards & Snooker Association – Annual General Meeting | 12 PM Sunday

An opportunity to meet and offer feedback to the association regarding cue sports in Alberta will occur at 12 PM on Sunday at the venue, regardless of whether or not the tournament has come to a close. If the tournament is over, you are invited to come down and enjoy some complimentary snooker on the tables until around 4pm when the meeting comes to a close.

 

 

Aug 29

2015/16 Calgary Snooker League – Sept. 24 to Feb. 25th


The 2015-16 Calgary Snooker League is scheduled to run September 24th through through to February 25th.

VIEW LEAGUE POSTER FOR MORE DETAILS



 Contact Justin Gaydos (403-519-2677) or by email at jggaydos@telus.net with any questions about this year’s league!

Aug 20

2015 Alberta Masters | September 11-13th (Calgary, AB)

2015 Alberta Masters

September 11-13, 2015

 Calgary, AB

Royal Canadian No. 1 Legion / NWT Branch – 115 7th Ave. SE
Play begins at 7:30 PM 



The 2015/2016 snooker season in Alberta will begin with the 2015 ALBERTA MASTERS, a ranking event held at the Royal Canadian Legion in downtown Calgary!

FEES

ENTRY: $125

Each entry into the tournament includes an annual membership fee to the Alberta Billiards & Snooker Association (ABSA) of $25.00 which makes you eligible to enter ranking events throughout the year and each tournament you elect to play in carries a separate entry fee. Please note that going forward, players who played in previous ranking events have already paid their membership fee and only the $100 entry fee will be required to play in this event.

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE POSTER FOR THIS EVENT!

 

FORMAT

  • Maximum of 32 players
  • Single Elimination (plus a plate tournament for first-round losers) – guaranteed two matches minimum per player.
  • Best of 7 frames – the FINAL will be played over a Best of 9 frames.
  • First-round losers will be drawn into a plate tournament – all plate tournament matches will be a Best of 5 frames.

 


REGISTRATION

Registration is open to all members of the Alberta Billiards & Snooker Association with an active annual membership for the 2015/2016 season. A membership is valid from August 1st through to July 31st of the following calendar year and costs $25 annually.

If you are not yet a member, you can join by paying online in advance, or by paying the membership fee when you submit the entry fee for the first event you elect to play in.

To register for this event, you have three options:

  • REGISTER ONLINE: Sign up for an online account at albertasnooker.com and then click here to fill out a brief form confirming that you plan to enter. You can choose to pay your entry fee online, or in cash when you arrive at the venue.Please Note: If you have agreed to pay cash for your entry via the online registration system, you agree that you will be at the venue at the advertised start time with the full amount. You will not be permitted to play any tournament matches until the required entry fees are collected. Additionally, if you agree to pay cash and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.
  • E-MAIL: Send an e-mail to albertasnooker@gmail.com with the event you intend to play in, your full name and the city/town where you live. You will receive a confirmation e-mail when you have been added to the list of registered players. Please Note: Upon receiving confirmation, it is agreed that you intend to play in the event and will pay the required entry fee in cash upon arrival at the advertised start time. You will not be permitted to play any tournament matches until the required entry fees are collected. If you agree to play by e-mail and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.
  • PHONE: Alternatively, you can contact Randall Morrison by telephone at 403-399-1972 and express your intent to play. Please Note: Verbal confirmation by telephone is also an agreement that you intend to play in the event and pay the required entry fee in advance of playing any tournament matches. If you agree to play by phone and then do not show up at the venue, you will be barred from entering the next two ABSA ranking events.

 

The deadline for registration is WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
Draw to be posted Thursday September 10th 

NOTE: A maximum of 32 players will be eligible to play in this event. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis so register as soon as possible to ensure you get on the list!


REGISTERED PLAYERS
NAME
Hometown
Rank
Chase Real Cyr Red Deer 12
Jesse Nicol Calgary 34
Jesse Nowak Calgary 10
Randall Morrison Calgary 29
Gordon Galenza Calgary 14
Brian Butler Edmonton 25
Earl MacMaster Calgary 24
Peter Quon UR
Rodney Yim Calgary 11
Randy Albrecht Calgary 17
Tom Finstad Edmonton 2
Paul Potier Calgary 1
Omair Ahmed Calgary 37
Michel Mauviel Calgary 16
Brian Groh Calgary UR
Gord Schultz Calgary UR
Barry Hooey Calgary 32


Registrations will still be accepted if the event is full. Your name will be added to the waiting list below and you will be called in advance of the draw if a spot opens up due to cancellation.

WAITING LIST
NAME