The IBSF extends invitation to all member countries for sending players to take part in the inaugural IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championships (Men and Women) 2015. The championships are schedule from 3rd October till 10th October 2015 at Mazapark, 194355, St. Petersburg, ul. Khoshimina, 14a, Russia.
Please use 'submission of entry system' on our website ibsf.info to send entries. The last date of sending entry is 15th September 2015. Please note that system will not accept incomplete entries. Also ensure that your player picture should not be less than 300 dpi.
Each country is allowed to send unlimited number of players (Men and 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 3rd of October 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.
Temperature during the championship period should be 9˚ (Avg. High) and 4˚ (Avg. Low)
Host Association: Federation of Billiards Sport of Russia, Snooker Department.
Host city: Saint Petersburg, Russia
HOST ASSOCIATION CONTACT
Federation of Billiards Sport of Russia, Snooker Department.
Lunacharskogo st, 12, Tyumen, Russia, 625001
Director: Sergey Ryabinin
Mobile Phone: +79129237115
International Relationship: Alexander Pukhlenko
Mobile Phone: +79219610846
Two Hotels are there for accommodation
Please use password SNOOKER
Booking time for both hotels must be BEFORE 15TH SEPTEMBER.
1. Apart-Hotel YE'S
194355, St. Petersburg, ul. Khoshimina 16.
Tel. no.: +78127024222
Price for the competition period 3rd-11th October (8 nights) including Breakfast:
Single room: US$ 480 (60$/night)
Double room: US$ 560 (70$/night)
Price for the competition period 3rd-11th October (8 nights) excluding Breakfast:
Single room: US$ 440 (55$/night)
Doubleroom: US$ 520 (65$/night)
Note: all rooms have one big bed (only) and kitchenette with a refrigerator.
The travel time from Hotel YE’S to the venue: 1 minute walk (50 meters)
2. Grand Canyon
194358, St. Petersburg, ul. Shostakovicha, 2.
Tel. no.: +78127035292
ROOM TARIFF (including Breakfast)
Single room: 60$/night
Double room: 70$/night
The travel time from Hotel GRAND Canyon to the venue: 15-20 minute walk (1.5 kms)
Accommodation will be supplied on a double/twin share basis for all International Referees. Breakfast and one extra meal allowance will be offered to all International Invited Referees. $200 USD will be payable to each international referee taking part in this event. Please send nomination of your referees to your Regional Referees Association.
Mazapark, 194355, St. Petersburg, ul. Khoshimina, 14a, Russia
Website address: http://mazapark.ru/prp
Match Tables: 8 (Practice tables-2)
Cloth: IBSF 6811 Tournament
Scoring system: Electronic
Air Conditioning: Yes
Name of nearest international airport:
Saint-Petersburg (PulkovoI or PulkovoII) (please check your flight details and inform us)
Travel time from airport to hotel: 40-50 Minutes
Bus service: Yes - 20 Euros (Per person for a return transport (Airport-Hotel-Airport)
Train Service: No
PRIZE MONEY STRUCTURE
Total Prize Fund US$10,000 (to be split into: US$6500 for Men and US$3500 (Women)
Winner - Trophy, Certificate and Medal as Champion 40%
Runner-up - Trophy, Certificate and Medal as Runner-up 20%
3rd place x 2 - Trophy, Certificate and Medal 20%
5th-8th - Certificate for reaching the last 8 10%
9th-16th - Certificate for reaching the last 16 10%
17th-32nd - Certificate for qualifying for the last 32
Visas are required by some countries; please check with the Russian embassy in your country. If possible, visa support from hotel (booking confirmation)
If you require an official Invitation from Billiard federation at St. Petersburg, please advise us as soon as possible giving all your details, and one will be provided.
Players may be subjected to Drug Testing in accordance with the WCBS Drugs in Sport Policy.
Local currency is Russian Roubles