National Age Requirements for Over 55s and Under 18s
The following clarification/amendment for age requirements for National Competitions was agreed at the ESMBA committee meeting on 2nd October and is effective commencing this season (2021-22)
OVER 55s MUST be 55 before the beginning of the season i.e. before September 1st.
UNDER 18s MUST be still be 17 before the beginning of the season i.e. before September 1st.
It is felt that this simplifies and standardises the rules for both these competitions.
Rules for National Finals 2020
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Scalford Country House Hotel link is
"Scalford Country House Hotel is a stunning former hunting lodge built in 1908 and set in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Relax in our recently refurbished lounge and bar with a wide range of bar snacks and drinks or enjoy Afternoon tea in the Drawing Room whilst taking in the surrounding gardens and woodlands. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and our aim is to make sure that your stay is the best it can be. 
Scalford Country House Hotel are offering generous Bed & Breakfast rates for those wishing to attend the ESMBA National Finals in April at Melton Mowbray IBC." Please quote "ESMBA" for our discounted rate.
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