Whether you’re rejoining the club for another year or if you’re completely new to the sports of Snooker & Billiards, welcome to one of the best sports clubs at Warwick! If you're joining us as a fresher, come along to our Wednesday Session to meet new people and enjoy playing some Snooker!
About the Club
Tables on Campus
We have two snooker tables on campus which have recently been moved to a brand new room. The room is located in the SU building above The Dirty Duck pub. You can use the room to practice any day of the week during term time (opening times listed below) and members can book tables through our online booking website.
You must be a member to access the room since there is a card access lock on the door. You can gain access by simply touching your University ID card to the keypad next to the door. Note that it will take up to 2-3 working days after you join for your card to work with our system. If it takes any longer than this, get in touch and we’ll help you out!
During the Dirty Duck opening hours, simply go through the double doors at the back of the pub and go up a flight of stairs. When the Dirty Duck is closed, usually during the morning, there is an alternative route to the room in an image below!
Room opening hours
|Weekends & Bank Holidays
|Weekends & Bank Holidays
During the year, we regularly run events for all members. Whether you’re looking to compete against other members, play a casual game with other snooker enthusiasts or have an exciting night out on one of our socials, we’re sure you’ll enjoy all we have to offer!
WEDNESDAY SESSION DETAILS
We are running fortnightly sessions for anyone who is a member the club, novice or pro! Even if you haven't played before, come along to one of our sessions to get to know the exec, other players and how one of the most inclusive clubs on campus is run! Our Wednesday Sessions are held on odd weeks from 2-5pm, there's no signup so come along any time from 2pm!
INTERNAL COMPETITION DETAILS
We are running eight internal competitions this year, allowing any of our members to try their hand at some competitive play. They range from the fast-paced Snooker Shootout to the slower-paced Enstone Billiards Championship. We have six 'one day' competitions which will be held on the even weeks from term one week six through to term two week six! We also have two competitions which run through multiple terms, namely the League and Knockout Cup. There will be an email sent at least a week in advance of any competition starting, with details of how to sign up, entry fees (£2/3) and how to get involved! The schedule for this year can be found [here] on our website!
If you have any questions about either the Wednesday Sessions or Competitions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the title "Wednesday Session" or "Competitions".
When you’ve had enough snooker for the day (which can’t happen by our reckoning…) we run socials both on and off-campus during the year, including our infamous Pub Snooker Big Break social! As ever, drinkers and non-drinkers alike are welcome to our socials and meals out throughout the year!
BUCS & Trials
We will hold our first set of trials in week 2 of term 1 and players who make the cut will have the opportunity to represent the university at a number of inter-university tournaments, including the annual BUCS tournament – a four-day nationwide snooker tournament which caters for all players. As in previous years, we will take 3 teams to BUCS so there are plenty of places up for grabs!
Don’t worry if you can’t make the initial trials as we will hold another set in term 2!
We’re former BUCS Champions and are consistently ranked in the top 3 teams in Britain (and not to mention one of the most successful sports clubs at Warwick!) with some extremely talented players.
Don’t be put off, however, as we welcome all standards of players at the club. With regular practice, you too could be representing the University in one of our 3 teams! As well as BUCS, we host the Midlands Cup every year. In 2015-16, our First Team and Second Team won their respective competitions, beating favourites Exeter in both finals!
To join, just purchase your £6 membership here. Welcome to Warwick Snooker Club!