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Tournament Info: 2017 IBSF World 6Red and Team Snooker

Tournament Info: 2017 IBSF World 6Red and Team Snooker

The Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports has once again decided to host IBSF World 6Red and Team Snooker Championship in Egypt. This year the championship will take place in the Egyptian city ‘Hurghada’ from 2nd till 10th of August 2017 for the categories Men, Women & Masters for Team Snooker; and Men and Women for 6Reds.

Entry for these Championships has been started and Member Countries can now enter their player's names and details on IBSF Entry System using their respective login credentials. Closing date for entries is 10th JULY 2017.

For Team event, each country is allowed to send:

  • 2 teams of 2 players in Men;
  • 4 teams of 2 players in Women; and
  • 2 teams of 2 players in Masters.

For 6Reds, each country is allowed to send:

  • 2 players of Men, and Women for the 6 Red in addition to the players from the Team event.

Each region is also allowed to send the winner and runner-up of their continent 6 Red Championship both Men and Women.

Entry fee will be US$ 70.00 per Championship per player and to be paid to the EFBS General Manager before the start of the Championships.

Player & Referee meeting is scheduled for 1st August at 6:00 pm & 6:30 pm followed by the opening ceremony at 8:00 pm.

The Championship will start on 2nd August with 6Reds over 4/5 days. This will be followed by team Championships with final on 10th August 2017.

The IBSF will qualify 3 players from the last 4 in the 6Reds to the SangSom 6Reds in Thailand.

ABOUT HURGHADA
Hurghada is a beach resort town stretching some 40km along Egypt’s Red Sea coast. It’s renowned for scuba diving, and has numerous dive shops and schools in its modern Sekalla district. There are many restaurants, bars and nightclubs, while the old town, El Dahar, is home to traditional Egyptian coffee shops and souks. Hurghada’s long stretch of sandy beach is lined with resort hotels.


TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Host Association: Egyptian Federation Of Billiards Sports (EFBS)
Address: 83 Ramses street, Cairo, Egypt
TELEFAX: +20 225781884
Host City: Hurghada

HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACT
President: Mr. Amr Kharadly
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Mobile: +20 122 2144016

Secretary: Mr. Rageh Hosny
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Mobile: +20 1282551900

ACCOMMODATION:
Name of Hotel: Pyramisa Sahl Hashish resort
Website: http://pyramisaegypt.com/pyramisa-sahl-hasheesh-resort/


Hotel Rates:

Room Type Occupancy Foreigner’s rate
$ USD
Hard All Inclusive
(Local Hard)
Pool/Sea Side View Single
Double
Triple
90
120
171
Sea View Single
Double
Triple
105
150
216
Deluxe Single
Double
Triple
130
180
261
One Bedroom
Suite/Junior Suite
Single/Double 260
Two Bedroom Suite   460

In case of imported HAI an extra USD 15.00 per person per night to bed added

ROOM POLICY:
• Rates are based on hard all-inclusive (Local hard) for Foreigner Guests.  
• Any increase in governmental taxes to be added
• Rates are all inclusive service charge and taxes.
• Rooms Occupancy for Suites:
Deluxe Room: Min. 2 adults Max. 2 adults + 2 children OR 3 adults + 1 Chd.       
One Bed Room Suite: Min. 2 adults Max. 2 adults + 2 children OR 3 adults + 1 Chd.       
Two Bed Room Suite: Min 4 adults Max. 4 adults + 2 children OR 5 adults + 1 Chd.

Children Policy:
• Children below 06 years of age sharing parent room / bed are free.
• Children from 06 to below 12 years of age sharing parent room pay 50% of adult rate and get an extra bed.

Check-in & out Policy:
• Check - in time is 14H00, early check in is available upon request according to
• Early flight arrivals.
• Check - out time is 12H00, late check – out is available upon request according to late flight departures.
Non-residents are not allowed into the hotel.

International Referees:
Accommodation will be supplied on a twin share basis for all International Referees on soft all-inclusive basis.
IBSF will pay US$ 400 for each international referee.
No allowances will be payable to any other officials, delegates or players.

VENUE INFORMATION
Inside the hotel at Pyramisa Convention centre
Match Tables: 18
Practice tables: 6
Make of tables: SHENDER
Cloth: Strachan: 6811 Tournament Select
Balls: Aramith 1G
Scoring system: Electronic
Air Conditioned
Carpet Flooring

Seating / Number of Spectators: 500

TRAVEL
Name of Airport: Hurghada International Airport
Transport:
BUS Service: YES. Complimentary from EFBS.
Travel Time: 15 Minute
Egyptair is the official air carrier for the championship and is offering a 20% discount on air tickets. To buy your ticket, please click on: http://www.egyptair.com/en/book/Pages/egyptairlanding.aspx?city=ww

PRIZE MONEY:
Minimum: US$ 25,000
The minimum prize money of each event will be:
For Teams:
Men      $6000
Masters $4000
Woman $3000

For 6Red:
Men / Masters $8000
Women            $3000

EFBS may increase this prize money if sponsorship is confirmed.

FREE DAY:
A free sea trip that includes lunch is offered free of charge to all “World Champion” title holders and “Regional Champion” titleholders beside International referees and delegates. The EFBS is currently doing efforts to cover all participating players and will announce once confirmed with the tourism promotion authority.

VISAS
Visas are required by many countries; please check with the Egyptian embassy in your country.

DRUG TESTING
Players may be subjected to Drug Testing in accordance with the WCBS Drugs in Sport Policy.

LOCAL CURRENCY
Egyptian pound

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