Predator Women’s Euro Tour
Predator Set For 2024 Title Sponsorship
17th January 2024
CUE SPORTS INDUSTRY giants, Predator has assumed title sponsorship of the Women’s Euro Tour for the 2024 season. Henceforth, the tour will be known as the Predator Women’s Euro Tour and all stops on the 2024 calendar will be known as the Predator Women’s (Host Venue) Open.
The immediate benefits for Europe’s increasingly strong battery of female players will be additional added money – it will now total 4500 Euro at each event, as well as an additional event each season, bringing the total in line with the men’s tour with six tournaments. With the entry fee increased to 100 Euros and the added prize fund of 4500 Euros, there will be purses exceeding 8000 Euro for the first time in the history of the Women's Euro Tour .
Similarly, to the men’s tour, for 2024 and beyond, the Predator Women’s Euro Tour will be split between three 9 ball events and three 10 ball tournaments, the results of which will form the basis of the Women’s Euro Tour rankings.
Commented JP Parmentier, Sports Marketing Director, Predator Group, “We are thrilled to announce the Predator Group's return as the Title Sponsor of the Women's Euro Tour in 2024. Our commitment to women's sports aligns with our values of empowerment, excellence, and inclusivity in the world of billiards."
"Our renewed partnership with the Women's Euro Tour reflects Predator Group's commitment to creating opportunities for women in sports," added Huidji See, Sponsorship Coordinator, Predator Group.
The first event on the Predator Women’s Euro Tour 2024 calendar is the Predator Tallinn Open which takes place on the 17th and 18th February.
Further tournaments follow in April, May, August (twice) and finally November. Further details can be viewed at https://www.epbf.com/calendar/2024/
David Morris, President of the IBPF, who promote the Tour, said, “I am very happy that the Predator Group has taken the initiative to come on board with the Women’s Euro Tour events this year with their Title Sponsorship, and it will bring a big boost to the Women’s Tour in Europe.
“Predator has done some amazing events to date and a major point is that they are fully committed to the women’s game, so I’m very excited for the future of the Predator Women’s Euro Tour,” he concluded.
With the Tour commencing next month, as well as the increased prize money, there are Tour ranking points on offer. With the Tour split between 9-ball and 10-ball, players compete in a double-elimination format and then single elimination until the conclusion. All matches are races to 7 racks with alternate break.
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