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Vivek Pathak - Media Officer, IBSF

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Tournament Info: World Snooker Under-16 Championships 2018

On behalf of the Federation of Billiards Sports of Russia (FBSR), the IBSF extends invitation to all member countries for sending players to take part in the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championships (Men and Women) 2018. The championships are schedule from 30th September till 6th October 2018 at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Please use 'submission of entry system' on our website ibsf.info to send entries. The last date of sending entry is 10th September 2018. Please note that system will not accept incomplete entries. Also ensure that your player picture should not be less than 300 dpi. Players should be less than 16 years old on the 31st December 2017. Players born from 2002 and after are eligible. All players must present their passport to the Tournament Office before the start of the matches.

Each country is allowed to send 6 players (Men & Women) per tournament. The Entry fee of US$ 50.00 per player must be paid to the host Association on the first day of the championship.

Referee and Player meetings will be on the 30th September followed by Opening ceremony.

ABOUT St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg is a Russian port city on the Baltic Sea. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, it was the imperial capital for 2 centuries, and it remains the country’s cultural center, with venues like the hypermodern Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the Russian Museum showcasing Russian art, from Orthodox icon paintings to abstract works by Kandinsky.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

HOST ASSOCIATION: Federation of Billiards Sports of Russia (FBSR)

International Relationship: Alexander Pukhlenko
Tel. +79219610846; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director of Snooker Department:
Sergey Ryabinin: e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +79129237115

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Grand Canyon Hotel Postal Address: 190000, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Street. Shostakovich, 2
Tel.: +7 800 700-52-92
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Site:     http://grandcanyon-hotel.ru/

Participants book the hotel by himself,  in the process of booking at the hotel can use the code word SNOOKER for a discount of 10% of the declared prices of the hotel.

ROOM RATES in US$ (breakfast not included, taxes including) per day:
SGL standard - 50$
DBL TWIN standard - 55$
DBL comfort - 60$
DBL TWIN business - 65$
DBL TWIN luxe - 80$
DBL TWIN deluxe - 100$
Add:
Breakfast: 5 $
Business lunch: 5 $
Dinner: 8 $

VENUE INFORMATION
194355, St-Petersburg, ul. Kultury 41, TEC “Park-house”
Tel/Fax N°.:  +7 812 408 52 58 Website address: http://playpool.ru/

The travel time from Hotel to venue:  4 km / 45 minutes to walk (15 minutes by car). Free shuttle bus will be available

Number of tables: 8
Number of Practice Table: 4
Make of tables: Shender
Balls: Aramith
Cloth: 6811 Tournament
Scoring: Electronic
Type of Floor Covering: Hard

TRAVEL

“Pulkovo”, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Meeting in airport and transfer airport-hotel-airport will be cost 20 Euros per person for a return transport. Travel time to hotel 40 – 50 minutes

PRIZE MONEY STRUCTURE
(Provided by the host association)

For Men US$ 3500   
Winner 1200
Finalist - 600
3rd place - 300х2
5-8 place - 150х4
9 -16 place - 50х8
Highest Break 100

For Women US$ 1500
Winner - 600
Finalist - 300
3rd place - 150x2
5-8 place - 50х4
The highest break is 100

Dress Code:
Please advise your players that the dress code will be strictly adhered to. All players must wear a waistcoat whilst playing.

  • Evening dress or dark-suit together with waist-coat shall be worn in all sessions of the matches. Long-sleeve shirts buttoned at the wrist, waistcoats and bow-ties, shall be worn for all matches, save when the venue conditions are hot and humid, and, in which case, certain relaxation to dress-code requirements may be decided thereupon by the Championship Committee.
  • Players will be allowed to wear a sponsor’s logo on the waistcoat with a maximum size of 100 mm x 40 mm or 80 mm in diameter. The Host NSA will inform players if their logos may be worn during any televised stages of the Championship and that players wear them belonging to the Host NSA’s sponsor(s) at no cost to the players.
  • The Host NSA will decide the appropriate dress-code for any official functions.
  • Failure to comply with the prescribed dress-code may result in the forfeiture of the match by the players in default.
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Doping Test:
Players may be subjected to Drug testing in accordance with the WCBS Drugs in Sport Policy.

Visa:
Visas are required by many countries; please check with the Russian embassy in your country
Possible visa support from hotel. (Booking confirmation).
If you require an official Invitation please fill the visa support letter.

Currency
Local currency is Russian Roubles.
 

WCBS STATEMENT: Snooker continue to be the part of World Games

World Confederation of Billiard Sports in it's statement, ended all speculations / rumours regarding discontinuation of Snooker from World Games, BY CONFIRMING that Snooker will continue to be the part of World Games 2021 to be held in Birmingham USA from 15 - 25 July 2021. Statement issued in this regard is attached below for kind reference:



 

Tournament Info: IBSF World U18 & U21 Snooker Championships 2018

IBSF releases the Info-cum-Entry-Pack for the 2018 IBSF World U18 (Men) & U21 (Men  & Women) Snooker Championships. The championships will be hosted by Chinese Billiards and Snooker Association in the city Jinan. The championship dates are 2 July till 11 July 2018 wherein Referees and Players meeting will take place at the Venue on the 2nd July at 7:00 PM followed by the Welcome Ceremony. These championships are split in two parts i.e.:
  • from 3 to 6 July 2018: World Under-18 Men (with final on 6th)
  • from 7 to 11 July 2018: World Under-21 Men and Women (with final on 11th)

Entry for these Championships have already been started and Member Countries can now enter their players’ names and details on IBSF Online Entry System using their login credentials. Closing date for entry is 15 June 2018.

Players should be less than 18 or 21 years by the 31st December 2017 and don’t forget to upload players’ pictures (not less than 300 dpi).

All under 18 players not entered in under 21 championships at closing date will be added to under 21 entries by IBSF unless we are informed otherwise by member country.

Entry fee of US$ 70.00 per player must be paid to the IBSF on the first day of the championship. All players must present their passport to the Tournament Office before the start of the matches.

13 International Referees will be invited. 4 Europe, 5 Asia, 2 Africa and 2 Oceania. Referee nominations must be sent to regional association. Closing date for referee nominations is 7th May. Accommodation will be provided on a twin share basis for all International Referees. Breakfast and one extra meal allowance to be offered to all International Invited Referees. IBSF will give an extra allowance of US$ 400.00 to each international referee.

ABOUT JINAN

Jinan is the Capital of Eastern China's Shandong province. It is a sprawling city known for its many natural springs, most prominent being the park-enclosed Baotu Spring. Near the city Centre, Expansive Daming Lake has landscaped islands and parkland with temples and pavilions. The modern Shandong Museum displays a huge collection of provincial artefacts, spanning the Neolithic Longshan culture to the Ming dynasty.

Jinan has a population of 7,060,000. The climate during the competition time is expected to be 31.9 °C (Average High) to 23.6 °C (Average Low).
 


TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Host Association: Chinese Billiards & Snooker Association (CBSA)
Host city: JINAN

HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACT
CBSA General Secretary: Ms. Wang Shu
Address of the Association: 5# Ti Yu Guan road, Dong Cheng District, Beijing, China
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mobile: +86 13911012646

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
Jinan Xi Cheng Quan Ying Hotel
Telephone: +86 531 87237778, +86 185 6019 6761

HOTEL RATE
Room rates including Breakfast & Taxes:
Single room: 88 USD
Double/Twin room: 88 USD
Triple room: US$ 20.00/ extra bed US$ 8.00 / person
Please note that in China you have to pay the hotel in their local currency

VENUE INFORMATION
Venue address: Gym, Changqing School (Shandong Academy of Science)
Qilu University of Technology, No. 3501, Daxue Road, Changqing District,
Jinan city, Shandong province, 250353, China
WEB: http://www.sdili.edu.cn/

Match Tables: 12
Practice tables: 4
Make of tables: SHENDER
Cloth: Strachan: 6811 Tournament Select
Balls: Aramith 1G
Scoring system: Electronic
Air Conditioning: Central Air-condition
Type of floor covering: Carpet
Seating / number of spectators: 500

TRAVEL & TRANSPORT
  • International Airport: Jinan international airport (TNA)
  • Name of nearest airport, if not above: Beijing Peking international airport
  • Travel time from Beijing airport to Jinan Airport: 80 mins by air.
  • Travel time from Jinan Airport to Hotel: 1 hour by taxi (Average cost one way: 150 RMB)
  • Train service: Beijing airport to Jinan city: 2 hours cost approx. $30 one way. Tickets can be booked on line or at airport or train station.
  • Travel time: Between the Jinan West Railway station and the hotel (22 km) 40 mins by taxi. (Average cost one way: RMB 50.00)
  • Travel time from hotel to venue: 10 mins (400 meters away)
 
DRESS CODE:
The dress code will be strictly adhered to. All players must wear a waistcoat whilst playing.
  • Evening dress or dark-suit together with waist-coat shall be worn in all sessions of the matches. Long-sleeve shirts buttoned at the wrist, waistcoats and bow-ties, shall be worn for all matches, save when the venue conditions are hot and humid, and, in which case, certain relaxation to dress-code requirements may be decided thereupon by the Championship Committee.
  • Players will be allowed to wear a sponsor’s logo on the waistcoat with a maximum size of 100 mm x 40 mm or 80 mm in diameter. The Host NSA will inform players if their logos may be worn during any televised stages of the Championship and that players wear them belonging to the Host NSA’s sponsor(s) at no cost to the players.
  • The Host NSA will decide the appropriate dress-code for any official functions.
  • Failure to comply with the prescribed dress-code may result in the forfeiture of the match by the players in default.
 
VISAS
Visas are required by many countries. Please check with the Chinese 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 Yuan.

Qatar 6Red World Cup 2018

Glad to announce another major event with total prize money of $40,000
''The Qatar 6Red World Cup 2018" in Doha during December 2018.
Confirm Dates and Entry details will follow soon ....

 

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