University of Birmingham Sport

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker and Pool Club

Snooker & Pool

Everyone is welcome at the University of Birmingham Snooker and Pool Club. Whether a complete beginner, casual player or have tournament experience, our varied sessions and competitions suit all players. Our ‘One Club’ ethos means that everyone becomes good friends away from the tables as well as improving their game on them.

We play 3 main disciplines: English 8-Ball, American 9-Ball and Snooker. Each of these have their own dedicated sessions with drills and games. We also have tournaments throughout the year across the country with dedicated BUCS events for each variation.

How to get involved

The membership fee is £35. Taster session and/or trial information will be available soon.

3 skills this sport will give you:
Hand-Eye Coordination
Concentration
Teamwork

You’ll create so many memories!

Training times & venues

League Night:
Monday 20:00-22:00 @ Perfections

Snooker:
Tuesday 19:00-22:00 @ Perfections

8-Ball Pool:
Wednesday 14:00-17:00 @ Perfections

Perfections Sports Bar and Snooker Club, 1239 Pershore Road, Stirchley, Birmingham, B30 2YT
(20 minute walk from campus or 5 minutes from Bournville station)

*All training times and venues subject to change

Club highlight

8-Ball

  • Shield Winners – BUCS 2014/15
  • Trophy Runners-Up – Cambridge 2016

9-Ball

  • Individual Last 8 – BUCS 2016/17 (Best individual BUCS result ever!!)
  • Championship Runners-Up – Birmingham 2016/17

Snooker

  • Trophy Runners-Up – BUCS 2011/12
  • Trophy Runners-Up – BUCS 2016/17

The highlight of our year is the BUCS 8-Ball at Great Yarmouth. Nearly 700 people compete with most club members attending. We have so many social events across the week as well as playing loads of pool.

Level of competition/participation:
BUCS competitions for 8-Ball (February), 9-Ball (December) and Snooker (March)
University based competitions throughout the year
Internal ongoing competitions for all members with multiple tiers
Social mini competitions during training
All members are eligible for all of this and we try to give all players a chance to play competitively

Key contacts

Club captain: Daniel Rhymer

Interesting facts

  • We host an annual 9-Ball competition at the end of exams in early June. The 2016 event saw 78 players compete from 10m different Universities.
  • Our Snooker team had their joint best finish at BUCS in 2016/17, finishing runners-up in the Trophy.
  • We are competing in a local 8-Ball League for the first time in 2017.