IBSF World Billiards Championships

The 2017 IBSF World Billiards Championship 150up & Long Up formats will be held in Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation in Doha, Qatar from 9th – 15th November 2017. I have the pleasure of inviting you to send your players to participate in

Please enter your player’s names and details into the IBSF web site using the password, which was emailed to you. Please note that your player picture should not be less than 300 dpi.

Each country is allowed to send six players per tournament plus the previous year IBSF champion and the champion of each region. An entry fee of US$ 70.00 per player must be paid to the host Association on the first day of the championship.

Referee and Player meetings will be on the 8th November as will the Opening ceremony. The system will not accept entries after the 24thOctober 2017 and will not accept incomplete entries.

  • Tournament information

Host Association: Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation Host city: Doha Dates: From 9th – 15th November 2017 HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACTS President/Chairman: Mohammad Mubarak Al Ramzani E-mail address: qbsf@olympic.qa – Mobile phone: +974 55808880 Tel/Fax. no.: +97444356099/44356 077 Secretary:

Mohammad Salem Al Nuaimi Email address: qbsf@olympic.qa – Mobile phone: +974 55566227 Tel / Fax. no.: +97444356099/44356 077 Name & Address of the Association: Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation Rawdat Al Khayl Street, P.O. Box 8996 – Doha – Qatar


Name of Championship Hotel: Holiday Villa Hotel Doha Postal Address: Rawdat Al Khayl Street, Doha – Qatar Tel/Fax N°.: +974 4408 4888 / +974 4408 4008 E-mail address: info@holidayvilladoha.com Website address: www.holidayvilladoha.com HOTEL RATES Room rates including Breakfast & Taxes: Single room: US$ 90.00 Double/Twin room: US$ 100.00

  • VENUE INFORMATION Venue address:

QBSF ACADEMY Rawdat Al Khail Street – Doha, Qatar Tel / Fax 974 4435 6099/ 4435 6077 Email/website address qbsf@olympic.qa www.qbsf.qa Number of match tables: 6 Make of tables: SHENDER Number of practice tables: 6 at the Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation Academy after play finishes. Cloth: Strachan 6811 Tournament Balls: Aramith 1G Scoring system: Electronic Air Conditioning: Yes – Type of floor covering: Carpet – Seating/number of spectators: 200


Name of nearest international airport: Hamad International Airport – Doha Transfers Airport/Hotel/Airport will be available FREE OF CHARGE – all participants will be greeted by the QSF representatives upon arrival subject to arrival information being forwarded in advance. The travel time from Hotel to Venue: 3 minutes (10 minutes walking) Temperature in November in Doha should be around 22 C


150Up Championship minimum prize fund US$ 8,000.00 Championship Highest Break – US$200 + Certificate Long Up Championship minimum prize fund US$ 8,000.00 Championship

Highest Break – US$500 + Certificate VISAS Visas will be issued free of charge to all participants. (Copy of passport to be emailed to: qbsf@olympic.qa)

  • Drug Testing

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

  • Currency

Local currency is Qatar Riyal. The currency rate USD 1.00 = QR 3.65 Qatar Riyal

IBSF General Secretary

Mohammed Kammah

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