The RIBSA players playing in the IBSF World Team & 6 Reds Championships in Hurghada, Egypt held a training day in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday from 11am – 3pm.
RIBSA players Rodney Goggins, Tom O Driscoll, Dyan Rees and Mark Walsh will repersent RIBSA in the Championship which will be held from the 2nd – 10th of August.
RIBSA Chairman Jim Leacy wished all the players good luck in the event in Egypt.
Full Info on the event below.
On behalf of the IBSF Board of Directors and the Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports, I have the pleasure of inviting you to send your players to participate in the IBSF World 6 Red (Women & Men) and Team Snooker Championship (Women, Men & Masters).
Please enter your player’s names and details into the IBSF web site using the password emailed to you. Online entry will open on 16th June. Closing date for entries is 10th July 2017. Please note that your player picture should not be less than 300 dpi.
Each country is allowed to send 2 Teams of 2 players in Men, 4 Teams of 2 players for Women and 2 Teams of 2 players for Masters. 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 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 to be on 1st August at 6 & 6:30 pm followed by the opening at 8pm. 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. The ‘Calendar of events’ will be published on the IBSF web site.
Host Association: Egyptian Federation Of Billiards Sports
Host city: Sahl Hashish, Hurghada
Dates: From: 2nd till 10th August 2017
HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACTS
President: Amr Kharadly E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mobile phone: +20 122 2144016
Secretary: Rageh Hosny Email address: email@example.com
Mobile phone: +20 12 82 55 19 00 Tel / Fax. no.: +20 2 25 78 18 84
Name & Address of the Association:
83 Ramses street, Cairo, Egypt
Name of Championship Hotel: Pyramisa Sahl Hashish resort
Website address: http://pyramisaegypt.com/pyramisa-sahl-hasheesh-resort/
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 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.
Referees accommodation & daily food Allowance
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.
Inside the hotel at Pyramisa Convention centre.
Number of match tables: 18 Number of practice tables: 6
Make of tables: SHENDER
Cloth: Strachan 6811 Tournament
Balls: Aramith 1G Scoring system: Electronic
Air Conditioning: Yes
Type of floor covering: Carpet
Seating / number of spectators: 500
a) Name of nearest international airport: Hurghada international airport
Travel time from airport to hotel
Bus service: Yes Travel time: 15 mins Average cost: free
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
Minimum: US$ 25,000.
The minimum prize money of each event is as below:
Teams: 6 Reds:
Men $6000 Men / Masters $8000
Woman $3000 Women $3000
It is hoped that the EFBS will be able to increase this prize money if sponsorship is confirmed.
The 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 are required by many countries; please check with the Egyptian embassy in your country.
Players may be subjected to Drug Testing in accordance with the WCBS Drugs in Sport Policy.
Will be hot. Please check http://www.holiday-weather.com/hurghada/averages/august/
Local currency is Egyptian pound.