State Open Team Qualifyers 12

State Open Team Qualifyers 2012

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Final 24 Results

Tasmania will be well represented at this years Nationals with a good mixture of youth and experience in the team, the top 9 payers have now earned the right to represent Tasmania at the Australian Championships in October on the Gold Coast, these players are Marcus Jackson, Cale Barrett, Justin Van Dipen, Ben McCauley, Calan Bissett, Anthony Adams, Andrew Triffitt, Chris Forsyth, Dallas Nichols. Bruce Lockley who finished in 10th position will have to wait until after the State Singles Title to be played at the LWC on Saturday August 4th to see if he will travel with the team, if the singles winner on August 4th comes from outside the top 9 players then Bruce will be relegated to 1st emergency

Final 24 Qualifying - State Open Team 24

The top 19 players from the quaifyers will be joined by Australian representatives in Marcus Jackson, Chris Forsyth, Anthony Adams, Cale Barrett and Stephen Kaine to compete for this years State Open Team

The draw for the weekends play can be viewed on the link below, play starts at 9am on the Saturday to around 9pm on the Saturday night and then on the Sunday from 9am to 5pm

Week 3 - July 7th

Rounds 13 - 16 were completed on Saturday July 7th at the LWC with Hobart player Justin Van Dipen maintaining his top position on the ladder, Chris Snare and Dallas Nichols share second position on the ladder, with long time player Andrew Triffitt holding down 4th position.

The top 19 qualifyers from the 3 weekends of play will now be joined by Marcus Jackson, Chris Snare, Anthony Adams, Cale Barrett and Stephen Kaine to compete for *nine positions of ten to make up the 2012 Open State Team that will represent Tasmania at the Australian Championships on the Gold Coast in October

*Position number 10 in the Team will be finalised when the State Open Singles Title is played at the LWC on Saturday August 4th (If the person who wins the State Singles Title has already qualified for the team, then the player who qualified in position number 10 from the Final 24 will take thir place in the team, if the winner of the Singles is not already qualified they will tak position number 10)

Week 2 - June 23rd and 24th 2012

Rounds 8 - 13 were completed over the wekend of June 23 and 24 at the LWC with Hobart player Justin Van Dipen maintaing his top position on the ladder, followed by Andrew Saltmarsh who swapped positons with Chris Snare, other movers over the weekends saw Dallas Nichols move into 4th position and big moves from former State player Marcus Watt coming into the top 19 and State masters players Bruce Lockley and Tony Adams making their stake for an open team qualifying weekend

The finals rounds 14 - 16 will be played at the LWC on Saturday July 7th starting at 9.30am, with the top 19 qualifyers then being joined by the 5 Tamanain reps currently at the World Championships to then try out for the 2012 State Open Team, which will be played at the LWC on July 14th and 15th starting at 9am on both days

Week 1 - May 26th and 27th 2012

7 Rounds of 16 Rounds were played at the Launceston Workers Club on May 26th and 27th with the ever-green Justin Van Diepen leading the way, followed by last years State Team Masters Captain Chris Snare and Number 1 Qualifyer for the 2008 Tasmanian Open Team Andrew Saltmarsh rounding out the top 3

Rounds 8 - 13 will be played at the Launceston Workers Club on June 23rd and 24, with the Saturday play starting at 10.00am and players should be present by 9.30am (The Final 3 rounds will be played on Saturday July 7th, starting at 9.30am and players to be present by 9.00am) - The final days play on July 7th should be finished by 6pm (not counting play-offs) when we will know the final field to compete in the Last 24 to be played on July 14th and 15th for the 2012 State Open 8Ball Team

Original Info

Rd 1 State Open Team Qualifyers 2012

May 26th and 27th 2012 at the Launceston Workers Club

This years sees a Full State Round Robin with no North and South Qualifyers taking place

Entries will close Thursday 24th May online

2012 Calender of Events