Thread subject: Motherwell Pool League :: 2018 SPA Mick McGoldrick IM Series

Posted by Angus on 14 October 2017 23:15

FCBash wrote:
2018 SPA Mick McGoldrick IM Series
The 2018 SPA Mick McGoldrick IM Series shall continue with the same format as 2017. Areas shall be awarded a pro-rata of qualifiers based upon their entries, The more entries an area has, the more qualifiers they shall likely receive for the National Finals.

The National Finals have 256 qualifiers, where the Top 64 from the rankings the season before are automatic and joined by 192 qualifiers from all over Scotland.

There are 5 events that count towards players' ranking in the series, in addition the Scottish Singles also counts towards each players ranking. Every player is awarded Merit or Ranking Points determined by their position in each event. Players that do not win any money in IM's 1-5 may also be eligible for IM6.

The National Finals shall be held on the following dates:-

Event 1: 3rd & 4th March
Event 2: 21st & 22nd April
Event 3: 30th June & 1st July
Event 4: 25th & 26th August
Event 5: 22nd & 23rd September
Event 6: 1st & 2nd December

The venues are still to be confirmed, however it is known that there will be one event held in the East of Scotland, one in the West of Scotland and the remaining four shall be held centrally. The venues will be announced as soon as they are known.

Entry for the 2018 Series remains at 30 per player, offering one of the best value tournaments on offer with all entry money taken in being paid out. This season just under 35k will have been paid out over the 6 IM events.

Payment Information
Anyone wishing to participate in the 2018 Mick McGoldrick IM Series of Events must register with their IM Rep. Remember, anyone who misses this deadline shall miss the entire 2018 Series.

Entries will be taken at the SPA Meeting on Sunday 3rd December, but please note IM Reps may have a deadline which is before this to allow cleared payment to reach the SPA Accounts prior to the meeting.

IM Reps
The entry and payment deadline is Sunday 3rd December 2017 (For cash and cheque). Any Rep who cannot attend must ensure cleared funds have reached the SPA Accounts no later than close of business on Saturday 2nd December 2017. If paying electronically, then please note that a full list of entries must also be sent to

The electronic banking details are as follows:-

Please also reference the payment with your area.

Bank Account Name: SPA Individual Membership
Account No: 00133147
Sort Code: 80-08-25
Bank: Bank of Scotland

***PLEASE NOTE*** These details are for the Reps to make payment only, any individual player that makes payment into this account shall be refunded and discarded from the entries.

Those attending the meeting can make payment in cash or by cheque on the day.