NEWS & INFORMATION
Updated DVSA, Sunday, April 13, 2014 5:05 PM, BBSA - 11th Apr 14:40, Church Billiards 20 Apr 2014 21:37,
MSBA - 23 Apr 2014 04:19 , Over 55's - 15th Apr 19:29, RSL - 15th Apr 22:26, SBSA - 22 Apr 2014 22:38 , VBSA Scores,20th Apr 21:44
The new spotted Pro-Cup billiard balls are now recognised for pennant use in VBSA pennant.
For 2013 clubs may use the new balls or the old balls.
From 2014 only the Pro-Cup balls will be acceptable.
Saturday August 10th, Yarraville Club.
Won by Steve Mifsud.
Next ranking event - Victorian 150-up championship, Seprember 14 and 15, Yarraville Club.
In the final Matthew Bolton defeated Sourav Kothari 5 - 3
12 Players made 100 breaks under the baulkline crossing rule during the 150 up championship. 3 players made 150 breaks.
Australian National Billiards
Matthew Bolton 2039 def Michael Pearson 755. Championship high break Matthew Bolton 693. 4 Players made breaks over 200 and 10 players made 100's.
AT THE YARRAVILLE CLUB
Steve Mifsud d Robby Foldvari 5-4
Margaret Gorski d Kathy Howden 3-2
Mitchell Australian Junior Billiards & Snooker Championships
Team Victoria missed out on the Final losing to Western Australia.
CONGRATULATIONS Jake Thompson Australian Under 12 Snooker Champion defeating Marc Fridman (VIC) 3-1
CONGRATULATIONS Arthur Lin Australian Under 15 Snooker Champion defeating Hayden Goode (QLD) 4-1, with breaks of 133 & 109
CONGRATULATIONS Arthur Lin Australian Under 18 Snooker Champion defeating Ben Foster (WA) 5-4
2014 City of Melbourne Entry Form First 96 paid enties received will compete for a prize fund of $15,000.
The winner and runner up will received a wildcard (If the winner & runner up are not a Victorian, the second wild card will go to the Best performed Victorian) into the Goldfields.
Friday May 16th – Round Robin Group Stage (6 venues - AK8, Brunswick, Bentleigh, Cheltenham, RACV & Yarraville) Group play will start at 4 pm.
Saturday May 17th, Last 32 (RACV)
Sunday May 18th, Semis & Final (RACV)
Enter now at the VBSA Shop or by post with a completed entry form. Current Entries (Please check if you have paid that your entry has been received and entered correctly). For all Enquiries please email George Hoy the VBSA treasurer.
Club captains or representatives please print this flyer and attach it to your notice board
Congratulations Paul Thomerson on your appointment to the position of National Coaching Director. Paul, a level 2 coach and examiner, has a wealth of experience in coaching both juniors and seniors and will be a great asset in the future of billiards & snooker within Australia. Bob Turpin from Queensland, has accepted the role of National Junior Development Officer. Bob has a great record working with juniors and will now assist Paul in the growth of our juniors within Australia.
The juniors are a very important part of our future and without these future champions there is little future for our game.
Both Paul and Bob will be present at the National Junior Academy at Albury in July this year.
(From the ABSC site)
Australian Ranking snooker tournament held at the Yarraville Club on Friday 27th of June to Sunday 29th of June. Guaranteed Minimum Prize Pool is over $8,000. Entries will close on Friday 20th June. Entry fees top 64 Australian Ranked Players $100.00, players Ranked outside Top 64 $60.00, Junior Players (U18) $30.00. Entry Form
Melbourne High School has taken up snooker as a school sport. This is a major initiative for snooker in Melbourne for its recognition in such an established school. Thanks to RACV Club for regularly hosting the Junior and Senior school students with the curriculum created and facilitated by Robby Foldvari. James and Arthur Lin were also instrumental in getting this program up and running.
Are you a financial member?
It is important that you are as the VBSA carry an insurance policy, if you are not financial then you are NOT covered.
You may check if a player is financial here
There is a list of unfinancial members here All players MUST be a member before they play a 3rd match or they will lose all points gained. This cannot be reversed if a player then becomes a member. The VBSA allow players the first four weeks of any season to become a member, players MUST be a member prior to play in week 5.
Thank you to all players for your excellent response. Captains please ensure players are financial before they play a third match.
Tournament has been postponed to a date to be fixed due to lack of entries
The winner of this event to will win $750 to go towards travel and accommodation to the 2014 Australia Masters Snooker Championship in Mingara Recreation Club, Tumbi Umbi NSW
Your date of birth must be before 1/1/1974 to be eligible to play this event
Thank you all for your support, 62 teams in total ! (make that 63 !!!)
Missed a B Premier tem from fast Eddies, please be aware fixture has been updated
Fixtures are now available