IPA Champions Cup

Champions Cup Details

This unique event, now in its 3rd year, will run over 7 consecutive weeks,  starting on May 24th 2021. It will be played every Monday, Tuesday AND Wednesday for the 7 weeks, and the overall semi finals and final will be played over the final weekend. It will be screened live on SportyStuffTV (Sky 437, Freesat 250) and also online at www.sportystuff.tv

The event will feature all the stars from the IPA Professional ranks, plus various amateur qualifiers and the Ladies number 1 ranked player – Emma Cunningham.

Venue: Pride Media Centre, Gateshead


64 players play in groups of 4 per day and from each day there will be a winner. The 16 winners then are randomly drawn into 4 groups of 4. Again the 4 players will play down to a winner. The 4 winners then play in the overall semi finals and final to determine the champion.

Each day, the action will start at 2.30pm to 5.30pm for the 2 semi finals. The final will commence at 10pm each evening.

Each of the 16 groups will feature 1 seeded player from the IPA rankings.

30 second shot clock for all matches

Matches will be best of 11’s and 13’s each day. The overall semi finals and final will be longer races.

Prize Fund:

Winner:   £10,000

Runner Up:   £4,000

Semi Finalist:   £1,800

Quarter Finalist:   £800

Last 16: £400

£24,000 Prize fund guaranteed.

The full playing schedule will be available April 24th 2021.


Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday starting on May 24th

Session times: 2.30pm – 5.30pm, 10pm-12am