The English open teams-of-four championship.
This is England's premier teams championship. It consists of knock-out matches in the early stages, played privately, qualifying eight teams to contest an all-play-all final.
The competition is part of the Championship Series, in which points can be earned towards the Player of the Year Championship.
The Crockford's Plate competition is open to all unseeded teams who are defeated in their first match of the main event, be this in round 1, or in round 2 following a bye. The last 8 from the Crockfords Plate will play alongside the main final (same dates, venue and format).
Cup - Tony Forrester, Ed Jones, Graham Osborne and Tom Paske (Alexander Allfrey (captain) and Andrew Robson played in earlier rounds
Plate - Simon Cope (captain), Maruša Gold, Diana Nettleton and Marion Robertson
The timetable for the 2019/20 knockout stages, which will be announced shortly, will be very similar to the following which applied for 2018/19.
2019/20 Cup Timetable
To be completed by
2nd December 2019
24th February 2020
6th May 2020
11th August 2020
2019/20 Plate Timetable
3rd March 2020
12th May 2020
11th August 2020
2019/20 Finals Timetable
1:00pm - 2:00pm
2:10pm - 3:10pm
3:20pm - 4:20pm
4:30pm - 5:30pm
5:40pm - 6:40pm
8:05pm - 9:05pm
9:15pm - 10:15pm
10:25pm - 11:25pm
10:30am - 11:30am
11:40am - 12:40pm
1:15pm - 2:15pm
2:25pm - 3:25pm
3:35pm - 4:35pm
Results and presentation of trophy by 6:00pm
4:45pm - 5:45pm
Entry fee for 2019/20 is £105 per team
This is a Green Point event, with the following awards.
Final: 1 Green Point per match won (0.5 for a draw) plus ranking points to the top four teams: 1st 24; 2nd 12; 3rd 7; 4th 3.
|GPs||1||1.5||2||50% of awards for Cup|
Level 5 agreements are permitted in this event.
Venue and Tariff
2019 Final Information
Room rates for the 2019/20 finals weekend will be announced as soon as the venue is confirmed.
Some clubs are available for hire by teams wishing to hold a knockout match at a 'halfway venue'. A list of those known to us is available here.