On behalf of the European Billiards & Snooker Association (EBSA) Board of Directors and the Cyprus Snooker Association (CSA), I have pleasure in inviting you to send players to take part in The 2017 European Snooker Championships for U18s, U21s and Men, taking place in Nicosia, Cyprus from 5th – 19th March 2017.
PLAYERS. Each country is allowed to send the maximum numbers of players as follows:
- Four (4) players for the Under 18s Championships (players must be under 18 on 31st December 2016).
- Four (4) players to Under 21’s Championship (players must be under 21 on 31st December 2016).
- Three (3) players + one (1) reserve to Men’s Championships (players must be aged 13 on the 13th March 2016).
Reserve players will be confirmed by EBSA after the closing date. Any requests for additional players will not be considered until week commencing 13th February 2017. All entries should be made using the EBSA online entry form. All participants, including referees and supporters must be included on the travel and accommodation form. Entries will only be accepted using the online entry system (www.ebsa.tv
) that will be available for completion from 5th December 2016 until the closing date for players entries which is 10th February 2017.
REFEREES. A maximum of 34 international referees will be invited by the CSA. Referees accommodation will be available the day before the Opening Ceremony/championships commence (Saturday 4th March), although it is expected that referees will arrive on Sunday 5th March in time for the Referees Meeting. Any referees wishing to have single occupancy will be required to pay 50% of the full cost of a single room for the duration of their stay. Accommodation will be provided on a Bed & Breakfast basis, with 2 referees sharing a room. One additional meal per day will be provided. Referees travelling from outside of Cyprus (who stay for the full duration of the Championships) will receive a travelling allowance of €200, to be paid during the championships. Referees must be members of the EBSA and will be confirmed by the EBSA Referees Committee. Please remember to enter referees information to the online Travel and Accommodation Form. The closing date for Referee nominations is Friday 23rd December 2016.
Please see following important information in relation to the Championships in the attached file.
CSA have asked me to assure you, that they will do everything to make your visit one to remember.
European Billiards & Snooker Association