Snooker tournament for female players

Tournament date to be confirmed

Our new-look tournament is named after Thelma Carpenter (1911–1998), who was a three-time Women’s Amateur Billiards Champion, a four-time Women’s Professional Billiards Champion and a Women’s Professional Snooker Champion during an illustrious career that spanned three decades.

Big breaks, battles and pneumonia: the unsung story of Thelma Carpenter’s glistening cue-sport career

Entry details

  • We will announce when we are taking tournament entries.
  • Open to all amateur players who identify as female.
  • A round-robin format will be used which will determine a number of qualifiers who will go through to the knock-out round.
  • The number of groups and the number of players who qualify will be decided on the day based on number of entrants.
  • The tournament entry fee is £10.00 in addition to an annual tournament participation fee and is payable in advance. Find out about the ways to pay.
  • 100% of tournament fees will be paid out in prize money.
  • There is a 9:30am registration and the tournament will start at 10:00am.
  • A basic handicap system will be in place.

Dress Code

Smart dark trousers or skirt and dark shoes. A choice of either a waistcoat, single colour collared shirt or blouse (bow tie or tie optional) or a single colour, collared polo shirt. Shirts or blouses must be tucked in at all times. No jeans or trainers.

If you’re interested in taking part please contact Wayne on +44 (789)078-8484 or email

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