This event, which is played on the only grass courts in Northern Ireland, comprising of 5 grass courts and 6 floodlit polymeric courts is still one of the most competitive with entries from all over Europe. It contributes substantially to the local economy because of the numbers attending. It is reported to be one of the largest entries for any tournament in Ireland.

Competitors complete an application form indicating which events they would like to enter. After payment is made competitors are entered into the tournament draw. Tennis matches will be scheduled on a daily basis.

Finals and presentations will take place of the last day of the event.