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World Billiards Team Championship at Glasgow

The International Billiards & Snooker Federation is now introducing World Billirards Team Championship from 11th till 14th August 2014 at the Ball Room, Glasgow, UK. This is another joint production with the World Billiards Limited.

Each country is allowed to send 2 teams of 3 players each and the last date of sending entries is 20th July 2014

TOURNAMENT INFORMATIONS
Host city: Glasgow
Dates: From: 11th August 2014 till 14th August 2014

HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACTS
Organiser:     Jim Burke on behalf of World Billiards Ltd.
Contact details: Mobile phone:  00 44 777 343 2949
Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ACCOMMODATION
Please check: World Billiards Accommodation.

Referees accommodation & daily food Allowance
Accommodation will be supplied on a twin share basis for all International Referees. Breakfast and one extra meal allowance to be offered to all International Invited Referees. No allowances will be payable to any other officials, delegates or players.

VENUE INFORMATION
Venue address:    the Ball Room, 31 Ledard Rd, Glasgow G42 9RA, UK

It will be held in the Ball Room, a great new games club in the south side of Glasgow, only 10 minutes from the city centre. The club has 10 tables in two segregated rooms Cloth: IBSF 6811 Tournament Select   Balls: Aramith    

Playing Format    

Please refer to the World Billiards website.

TRAVEL
Air
Glasgow Airport is a 15-min taxi to the city centre or the event location.
Prestwick Airport is a bit further – a 50-min train journey to the city centre.

Road
Coming from the south, the M74 serves the south of the city. From the east and south, the M8 comes into the centre of the city.

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

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

Currency  - Local currency is British Pounds.

Entry Fee
There an entry fee of £30 per 3-man team. Details on payment will be published on the World Billiards site.

Prizes
The winners and runners-up will receive medals.
 

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