News & Events

12 Nov 2020**CANCELLATION OF THE 2020/21 SEASON**

To all involved with the LBSO it is with regret that the committee have come to the decision we will not be able to run the 2020/21 season. This is obviously due to grass roots sports having ceased due to the restrictions imposed in the COVID 19 pandemic.

We have delayed the announcement as long as we could but in light of the imposition of the second lockdown we are now past the cut off point for when we felt we could successfully run the delayed season.

We are already in receipt of the majority of entrance fees that have been paid for the season, thank you to all clubs that have paid or had previously committed to pay.

With regard the combined league and competition fees already paid for 2020/21 season, it is the agreed opinion of the committee these should be retained and simply carry over to the 2021/22 season, which will hopefully commence on time.

Bob Patterson as Treasurer will post more details about this and other options , and be in contact with captains separately in the next few days, which will also include instructions to those teams that have yet to pay.
(An email has been circulated to team captains on Sunday 15th November)

We are planning that in the new year we can complete the outstanding competitions and if time allows we are hopeful we can restart competitions on a pay as you enter basis to keep snooker alive in the Leeds area until we arrive at a time to resume league snooker.

If you have any queries regarding the league please contact me Paul Grimes. Any competition issues should be directed to Mark Ball or Paul Marlow and any financial issues to Bob Patterson. Contact details can be found on the website please direct your questions to the relevant persons.

From all of the committee we hope you continue to stay safe and well and we look forward to seeing you all in due course.

Paul Grimes LBSO League secretary.

14 Oct 2020**MARTIN BOOTH - RIP**

It is with great sadness, I have to inform you all of the death of Martin Booth.
Martin was a long established player at Rothwell WMC for at least the last 35 years.
His massive dedication to this South Leeds club extended beyond playing, also being a member of the committee for many years.
Martin died yesterday morning after a short illness.
All our best wishes are sent to his family at this very difficult time.
Bob Patterson.
On behalf of the LBSO.

14 Oct 2020**Competitions Suspended**

In light of the recent government guidelines and with the whole of West Yorkshire now put under Tier 2 restrictions which came into force today, the committee have made the decision to suspend all outstanding competitions with immediate effect until further notice.

A final decision on the 2020/2021 season - league and competitions, will be made and posted on the website in due course.

Thanks to everyone for their cooperation and patience throughout these uncertain times.

Stay safe - LBSO Committee

08 Oct 2020##Champion of Champions SF draw now live##

Semi Final closing date Sunday 22nd November.

04 Oct 2020##Leeds Pairs Semi Final draw now live##

Played over 2 legs, Closing date Sunday 15th November

04 Oct 2020##Stan Brooke Pairs SF draw now live##

Played over 2 legs-closing date Sunday 15th November.

01 Oct 2020##Sykes Cup QF draw now live##

Closing date Sunday 25th October

28 Sep 2020**Stan Brooke Singles - Qtr-Final Draw**

The draw for the Qtr-Finals of the Stan Brooke Singles is now live, please see competition tab for more details.

Closing date: Sunday 1st November

25 Sep 2020**Len Lee Pairs - QTR-Final Draw**

The QTR-Final draw for the Len Lee Pairs is now live, please see competition tab for more details.

Closing date: Sunday 1st November

24 Sep 2020**Leeds City Championship Singles - Semi Final Draw**

The draw for the Semi-Finals of the Leeds City Singles Championship is now live, please see competition tab for more details!

Due to all the COVID-19 disruptions the semi-finals of the Leeds City Championship Singles will now be played to a best of 9 frames over 2 legs, first 4 frames at the home drawn club, with the remaining frames at the away drawn club.

Closing date: Sunday 15th November

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