Introduction:

Each state/territory enters three "under 18" eight ball athletes as part of their state/territory team to the Australian Eight Ball Junior Champions (Junior Nationals). Each under 18 athlete plays every other under 18 athletes in individual matches (best of five frames). These matches are know as the under 18  singles round robin event. At the conclusion of the round round the top 5 athletes contest the semi finals and winners progress to the Grand Final.