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Tournament Info: 2015 IBSF World Championships

Tournament Info: 2015 IBSF World Championships

Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports has now confirmed that 2015 IBSF World Championships (Men, Women, Masters and Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities) will take place in the Hurghada city of Egypt located on the Red Sea coast. The championship is schedule from 9th till 21st November 2015.

Info Pack about these championships has already been sent to member countries and is available on website too. Please use 'submission of entry system' on our website ibsf.info to send entry. The last date of sending entry is 20th October 2015. Please note that system will not accept incomplete entries.

Each country is allowed to send 3 players in Men, 4 players each in Women, Masters and Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities. The Entry fee of US$ 70 per player must be paid to the Tournament Director on the first day of the championship.

ABOUT HURGHADA: The city was founded in the early 20th century. Until a few years ago it was a small fishing village but since the 1980s has been continually enlarged by Egyptian and foreign investors to become the leading coastal resort on the Red Sea. Holiday villages and hotels provide aquatic sport facilities for sailboarders, yachtsmen, scuba divers and snorkelers. Hurghada is known for its water-sports activities, nightlife and warm weather.

Temperature during the championship period should be 27˚ (Avg. High) and 16˚ (Avg. Low)

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Host Association: Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports
Host city: Hurghada

HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACT
Egyptian Federation of Billiards Sports
83 Ramses street, Cairo, Egypt.

President: Mohammed Kammah
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Mobile Phone: +20 12 22 11 11 92

Secretary: Rageh Hosny
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Mobile Phone: +20 12 82 55 19 00

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
1. SUNRISE Grand Select Crystal Bay - HRG
Room Tariffs
Per Single room    $  105.00
Per Double  room    $ 150.00
Per Triple  room    $216.00

2. SUNRISE Select  Garden Beach -  HRG
Room Tariffs
Per Single room    $  90.00
Per Double  room    $ 120.00
Per Triple  room    $ 171.00

3. SENTIDO Mamlouk Palace -  HRG
Room Tariffs
Per Single room    $  90.00
Per Double  room    $ 120.00
Per Triple  room    $ 171.00

The above 3 hotels are connected to each other.
Prices are per room per night, inclusive of all applicable taxes.
Based on soft all inclusive accommodation


REFEREES ACCOMMODATION & DAILY FOOD ALLOWANCE
Referees accommodation will be supplied on a twin share basis for all International Referees on soft all-inclusive basis. No allowances will be payable to any other officials, delegates or players.

VENUE INFORMATION
20 Match tables in 20 in SUNRISE Grand Select Crystal Bay
6 Practice tables in SUNRISE Select Garden Beach

Make of Table: SHENDER
Cloth: Strachan 6811 Tournament
Balls: Aramith 1G
Scoring system: Electronic
Air Conditioning: Yes
Seating/number of spectators: 600
Type of floor covering: Carpet

TRAVEL
Name of nearest international airport: Hurghada international airport

Travel time from airport to hotel: 60 Minutes
Bus service: Yes     Train service: None

Travel time from Hotel to venue:  15 minutes
Average Cost (one way): FREE
Please note that Egyptair is offering a 20% discount on air tickets. All travellers should be in one file, as a letter with their names needs to be issued from the ABSF to Egyptair to get the discount.

PRIZE MONEY
Men Championship: US$ 16,000
Women Championship: US$ 8,000
Masters Championship: US$ 8,000
Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities    : US$ 8,000

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.

CURRENCY
Local currency is Egyptian pound.

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