English Over-55 Championship

The English Over-55 Championship is the national snooker championship for players aged over-55.


The provisional dates for the 2021/22 English Over-55 Championship have now been announced:

  • North Qualifier – 30 October 2021
  • South Qualifier – 30 October 2021
  • Finals Weekend – 4-5 June 2022

Further information about the entry process and 2021/22 membership will be released closer to the time.

2019 English Over-55s champion John Rees

Key Facts (2019/20)

  • Entry fee £20
  • The opening stage of this tournament will consist of north and south qualifying events. Players may enter whichever region they choose, regardless of their location.
  • These qualifying events will generate a winner from each who will then contest the final at Finals Weekend.
  • These qualifying events will initially be played in round robin groups (best of three frames) with qualification into a subsequent knockout phase (best of three frames).

Prize Money

Winner £200

Runner-up £100

Semi-finalist £50

Quarter-finalist £50

Highest Break £50 (Shared if equal high breaks are made. If a player makes the same high break more than once, each break will count towards an individual share of the prize)

Previous Winners

2019 – John Rees

2018 – Steve Whalley

2017 – John Rees