2020 Champions Cup Details
This unique event, now in its 3rd year, will run over 21 consecutive weeks, being screened LIVE, on Freesports on Monday nights, 7pm – 10.30pm, starting in February 2020.
The event will feature all IPA Professional players, plus the 2020 IPA Ladies World Champion
6 players per evening including 2 seeded players. Best of 9's single elimination, Best of 11's for Last 16 onwards
30 second shot clock for all matches
Top 16 Professionals will be seeded (based on rankings after Tour 5)
Direct Entry Fee: £170
Runner Up £2,000
Semi Finalist £1,000
Quarter Finalist £500
Prize fund guaranteed.
Smart polo top plus standard IPA dress code. Tops MUST be tucked in. Personal sponsor logos permitted (3 max). IPA logo must be on front breast (either side)
Toilet breaks are only permitted during adverts
Mobile phones must not be used or on view whilst playing
No alcohol in the arena
Players are reminded about the expected standards of behaviour e.g. use of foul language, hitting the table in anger etc
Professional Players must pay the entry fee before the 15th January 2020 in order to be eligible to participate. Players must also have paid their 2020 Tour deposit to be eligible.
Players must arrive at the venue no later than 6pm in order for a pre match interview to be recorded.
The top 16 at the end of the 2019 season will be seeded. If any players in the top 16 at this point have dropped off the IPA for the 2020 season, the number 17th ranked player will be seeded and so on.
The full playing schedule will be available January 2020.