After battle commenced on Saturday 21st September we now have our 2019 British Skittles Champions….

Is your team ready to challenge the reigning champions for their crown?

If you could display our poster in your local skittle alley and help spread the word about this great event or if you would like more information please call 01803 210210 or email


There are three events, Men’s, Ladies and Mixed with a minimum eight players per team.


Entry is open to everyone. You don’t have to be a registered team or part of a league to take part, many form their own teams just for the Championships each year. Players can also compete in more than one event which is extremely popular.


By entering you can enjoy a fabulous summer of fantastic skittles, getting together with your mates, meeting new teams, playing on different alleys, visiting new places and even sampling new beers while all the time competing to be the best skittles team in Britain.

We are Serious About the Prizes!

  • All three winning teams win a fabulous Serious About Skittles weekend away for 10 persons.  Along with British Champions shirts, trophy and medals totalling a whopping prize fund worth over £2,000!
  • Runner-up teams also join in the fun with 50% discount off a Serious About Skittles weekend away for 10 persons. Together with team shirts, trophy and medals their prize fund tops £1,000!
  • With 2 nights full or half board accommodation, cracking evening entertainment, great skittles competition plus coach transport too, all the successful teams need to do is choose a venue and date then enjoy an amazing weekend away.(see the rules & regs for more info)
  • We appreciate that a weekend away may not be up everyone’s alley so there is a cash alternative of £800 for each winning team and £400 for the runner-up teams.

Serious about skittles? Register your team NOW! Email, call or contact us.

Entries close on 5th April 2020. So don’t delay!

The playing format

Teams will play in regional group rounds and subsequent play-offs during the Spring/Summer to gain qualification to the Serious About Skittles Championships Grand Finals which are held at the Riviera International Conference Centre, Torquay on Saturday 19th September 2020.

For more information please see the Serious About British Skittles Championship Rules & Regulations.

An unforgettable day in the skittling calendar, the Grand Finals will witness the best UK skittles teams battling it out to take the title of the British Champions. 

serious about skittle teams and skittle alleys atmosphere electric Serious About Events

With its fantastic facilities the RICC will become home for the weekend of 18th & 19th 2020  September for over 800 skittlers, with great viewing of the skittles, well stocked bar featuring great specials, an array of options for food all day into the evening, it will ensure all are well fed and watered whilst competing or spectating at this weekend full of skittles.

The Grand Finals are a group format with teams in each event being drawn into groups of four and playing round robin throughout the day which provides a full day of skittling against teams from across the UK. The group winners will then proceed in a knockout to the finals in the evening.

The finals of each event are an amazing finale to the days skittling with teams being welcomed onto their alleys by all the razzamatazz that Grand Finalists deserve and once the British champions have been crowned the celebrations move to the dancefloor with an evening of fabulous entertainment from live acts and disco guaranteed to keep the party swinging till the early hours!

Serious About Singles and Pairs Skittles Tournament

A great way to kick off a magnificent weekend of skittles is by competing in the ever popular Serious About Singles & Pairs Skittles Tournament hosted by our Serious About Events team on Friday 18th September. This tournament is a firm favourite with skittlers and has five events to choose from: Men’s and Ladies Singles, Men’s, Ladies and Mixed Pairs. With a full day of great skittling action on 18 skittle alleys the evening is all about celebrating the winners with the presentation, followed by the British Championship Live Draw to see who will be facing who in the first round. The whole event is finished off with a night of great music and disco till the early morning!


Any teams looking for accommodation, we have our affiliated hotel The Derwent Hotel, Belgrave Road just around the corner from RICC for more information please call them direct on  01803 400500.

Everything you need to know about the Serious About  Championships will be right here and if you need more information just give us a call 01803 210210 or drop us an email.



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Rachel and the team.