IPA Ladies 2021
The IPA has worked tirelessly for many years to develop the Ladies game and now are looking to expand the ladies game similarly, aiming to ultimately set up the first Professional Ladies 8 ball Association in the future.
In 2021 the IPA Ladies section will double in size with 32 places available. The Ladies event will be held on the same weekend as the main IPA tour at each tour stop to add to the kudos with a total cost of £225 for all 5 events. (£45 per tour) The Ladies event is a bespoke ladies event and all tour ladies will be expected to attend all 5 events.
Run on the unique IPA Ladies format, specially devised for the IPA last year every entrant is guaranteed 3 matches per tour stop, races to 4 in the group stages, followed by races to 6 up to and including the final. It is planned that every ladies final will be live streamed to the ever increasing IPA audience from all over the world on the BBC Sport website
Ranking points this year will be bought in line with the other IPA competitions bringing the ladies section one step closer to that professional status that it deserves. Top 8 in the rankings after Tour 5 will automatically qualify for the first ever IPA LADIES BLACKBALL PREMIER LEAGUE
With limited places available for 2021 to secure your chance to play at the highest level please pay a £50 non refundable deposit via the IPA shop and email Viv Ruscoe , the IPA Ladies Representative with your details and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org asap.
Look out for the IPA Ladies Group on facebook. As any more information becomes available it will be posted on social media as well as the IPA website.
Make sure you are part of the growth of the IPA Ladies Section – increased coverage of the ladies game at this level can only strengthen the resolve to become recognised as Lady Professionals securing the future of the ladies game.
2021 IPA LADIES EVENT FORMATS
At each tour:
Runner Up £250
Semi Finalists £125
Quarter Finalists £75
• If a tour player cannot make an event for extenuating circumstances she must contact ladies players representative asap and a reserve will be put in her place for that tour only as a direct replacement. No refunds will be given.
• The Ladies section is to be run on a league basis – All tour players must complete their 3 fixtures at each event.
• Reserve will be awarded any ranking points she accumulates and be positioned in the ranking system in her own right.
• £50 non refundable deposit must be paid by 31st Jan 2021 to secure a place – 2nd payment of £100 by tour 1 Balance of £100 by tour 2
• List of places held by lady players representative (Viv Ruscoe ) please email Viv on email@example.com with any questions / queries throughout the season
• Ladies do not have to stay in main hotel.
• Ladies may also enter main Tour events
• IPA Ladies subject to IPA rules and regulations