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10 Sep 2018

International Call for Referees


To: National Governing Bodies, Regional Federations and Billiards Referees.

The above event will take place at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds, England from Friday 19th until Friday 26th October.
This includes a¬†Qualifying Competition, the¬†World Open (Jim Williamson Memorial),¬†the¬†World Women’s¬†Championship¬†and of course the¬†World Championship.

We are looking for a total of 20 officials, from which a tournament committee of four plus 16 referees will be selected. All referees must be certificated by, and current members of their respective NGB and will be required to wear their full NGB uniform at all times; additional logos will be at the discretion of World Billiards.

Accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis with breakfast and one other meal per day. The hotel is adjacent to the venue.

Requests for upgrades and Class 3 exams will be scheduled at appropriate times. All such requests must be approved by the candidate’s NGB; private arrangements are not permissible.

All expressions of interest should be sent to:

Dan Lewis (Referees Coordinator) dmkl@hotmail.co.uk
Steve Cowie (Tournament Controller) stevecowie@illawarrasnooker.com
Steve Lock (WBL Director of Tournaments) stephenml10@hotmail.com

World Billiards Ltd.

World Billiards




Officials confirmed so far:

1 Steve Cowie Australia (Tournament Controller)
2 Brendan Devlin Ireland
3 Colin Whitelaw Scotland
4 Dan Lewis England
5 John Wilde England
6 Kevin Christie Ireland
7 John Kehoe Ireland
8 Suryanarayanan Nagarajan India
9 Wictoria Jedruszek Poland
10 CW Steiner Austria
11 John Squires England
12 Derek Budde England
13 Philip Brooke England
14 Martin O’Reilly England
15 Walter Kunz Austria
16 Desi Stinson N. Ireland
17 Frank Bradley England
Vic Hartley England (Tutor/Examiner)