We’ve previously written about disabled Snooker & Billiards, see here, and we always find it difficult to seek out the few halls and tournaments that exist but this time they came to us!

Man in wheelchair with snooker cue at snooker table
Disabled Snooker & Billiard Tournaments Can be Found on The WDBS Website
Jessica Ives sent this event information for anyone living near or wishing to travel to Stockport from September 30th-October 2nd 2022:
‘I’m contacting you to let your organisation and its members know about our WDBS event coming up in September!!
WDBS gives people with disabilities the opportunity to play cue sports around the world.  We have a FREE Friday Open Day, with expert coaches, plus a competitive event over the weekend.
Man With Short Arms Holding Snooker Cue at Table
WDBS Snooker Tournament in Stockport Sept – Oct 2022
WDBS has regularly staged snooker events for people with disabilities across the UK and beyond.  Typically run over three days, events include a mix of open days at which anyone with a disability is encouraged to attend and try snooker, as well as competitive tournaments.  Tournaments are open to people with a range of physical, learning and sensory disabilities, with players assigned to a classification group determined by their disability profile as set out within the WDBS Classification System.
Our event coming up in September will take place on Friday 30 September at Hazel Grove Snooker Club, 2 Macclesfield Road, Hazel Grove, SK7 5EN.
The Friday Open Day on 30 September, will run from 10am until 5pm, giving players with any disability or level of experience the chance to come and try snooker under the guidance of qualified WPBSA Snooker Coaches.
• To book a group or individual into our FREE Open Day on Friday 30 September, choose a slot at 10am, 11.30am, 1pm or 2.30pm and email jessica.ives@wpbsa.com
• To take part in the WDBS tournament, please enter online here.
You can also share or follow posts through our social media channels at https://www.facebook.com/WDBS1 or https://twitter.com/WDBSofficial
We would be very grateful if you could share this information with your members, networks and social media feeds.’
You can find more tournaments by going to the WDBS website.
If anyone goes or in fact wins, let us know by contacting us.  We love to hear from you…….

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