2016 China Yushan CBSA “Sanlig Cup”
China Pool World Championship
World Pool-Billiard Association(WPA)
Multi-ball Games Administrative Center of General Administration of Sports of China
Chinese Billiards & Snooker Association (CBSA)
The Sports Bureau of Jiangxi Province of China
The People’s Government of Shangrao City of China
World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association(WPBSA)
International Billiards and Snooker Federation(IBSF)
The People’s Government of Yushan County of China
Jiangxi Sports Industry Management Center
Beijing Xingpai Sports Development Co., Ltd.
Jiangxi Sanlig Electronic Elevators Co., Ltd
Jiangxi Xingpai Sports Development Co., Ltd
Jiangxi Xinghua Industrial Co., Ltd
Competition equipment official suppliers:
Designated Billiards Tables: Star Billiards Tables
Designated Balls: CYCLOP Billiard Balls
Designated Billiards Lights: JunYao Billiards Lights
Designated Billiards Cloth: Andy Billiards Cloth
Designated Cue Tips: Wild Buffalo Cue Tips
CBSA Official website: www.cbsa.org.cn
China Pool - Man & Woman Individuals
Place & Date of Stage 1：
For The Qualifiers:
Date: From 13th March through 15th March 2016
Place for the qualifiers for the international man & woman players and Chinese woman players will be in the First High School Stadium of Yushan County.
Place for the qualifiers for the Chinese man players will be in the Star Billiards Club which is located in the Multiple Functional Hall on the ground floor of Yutai International Hotel.
Place and Date of Stage 2
Date: From 17th March through 20th March 2016
Place: The First High School Stadium of Yushan County
The qualifications for the players in stage 1
This competition is open to all of the Chinese and international man and woman players (Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan included，hereinafter).
Chinese Man Group: The top 9--128 Chinese man players based on their 2015 CBSA China Billiard man’s rankings
Chinese Woman Group: The top 64 Chinese woman players based on their 2015 CBSA China Billiard woman’s rankings
The qualifications for the players in Stage 2
Man matches: (64 players in total)
The top 16 international man players from the qualifiers
The top 15 from Chinese man player’s qualifiers
The top 8 man players based on their 2015 CBSA China Billiard rankings
Top 4 man players based on their 2015 Xingpai China Billiard rankings
Top 8 players based on their 2015 WPA rankings
Top 8 players based on their 2015 WPBSA rankings
4 players selected from Chinese National Man’s team
1 wild card holder designated by the sponsor
Woman matches: (32 players in total)
The top 8 international woman players from the qualifiers
The top 8 Chinese woman players from the qualifiers
The top 4 woman players based on their 2015 CBSA China Billiard woman’s rankings
Top 8 woman players based on their 2015 WPA rankings
4 players selected from Chinese National Woman’s team
The procedure of sign-up & the entry fees
The organizing committee will cover the accommodations for all of the players including rooms and foods charges during their competition. Two players share one room with 2 beds. Players who want single rooms will have to make up the cost difference and should inform the committee before their arrivals.
The players who do not live in official hotels will have to pay for all the living cost by themselves.
7.1.2 The entry fee for the qualifiers is USD100 or RMB 600 per person; for the second stage the entry fee is USD400 or RMB2400. The player who will be qualified for the second stage just need to make up the sum difference of the fees after he/she is qualified.
Sign-up procedure and Schedules for the international players
Sign-up deadline: It starts from the date of the competition procedure is claimed till 24:00 February 20th, 2016.
All international players, please fill out your sign-up forms and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
All international players, please contact Mr. Henry Liu, email: email@example.com Cell phone: +86-135-0111-3002
The following information need to be provided for your entry forms (see the entry form): Name, gender, birth date, Nationality, Passport No, 2-inch passport photo (electronic edition, white background), badge’s name and sample (limited for one), claim clearly if you need separate room (need to pay 200RMB/day for the extra cost of the room), email address and cellphone number, etc.
Visas: If the players need invitation letters from CBSA to apply for a Chinese Visa for this event, please contact the organizing committee or send your requirements to the official email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Travelling Schedules for the International Players
Please provide the organizing committee with your flight information after you book the tickets for this event. Please email the information to the contact person. We strongly recommend all international players to arrive and transfer in Shanghai. The organizing committee will be responsible for the round-trip high-speed train tickets from shanghai to the venue.
Please inform the organizing committee as well if you did not transfer in Shanghai. The committee will not be responsible for the transport fees or accommodations cost if the players did not transfer in Shanghai.
The organizing committee will set up a reception team in Shanghai since March 10th, 2016 till the event is finished.
All international players can check in the official hotel after March 9th, 2016. All players shall check out on the second day if they lose their competition. The players will have to pay themselves if they continue to live in the hotel after they lose.
All international players should be arriving in the venue before 24:00 March 11, 2016. Players who fail to get to the venue will be treated as a failure.
Rules of Play
Please visit CBSA’s official website www.cbsa.org.cn to view the Regulations Refer to China Billiard Rules of Play
A triangle rack will be used in all competitions to collect and the balls’ set.
The black 8 ball should be designated the dropping pockets before hit.
Format of Play
In Stage 1
In the qualification stage, single elimination system will be applied for the competitions. Man players play best of 13 frames and woman players play best of 9 frames. All players take their turns to kick off.
There are 4 qualifying groups: International Man Group (outside of China Mainland), International Woman Group (Outside of China Mainland), Chinese Man Group & Chinese Woman Group
Players in each group will be playing 2 competitions. For man group, there will be top 8 international man players and 4 woman players qualified from each competition. Totally there are 16 international man players and 8 international woman players qualified. For Chinese man group, there will be top 8 players and 7 players qualified from each competition. Totally 15 players qualified.
For Chinese woman players, there will be top 4 players qualified from each competition, totally there are 8 woman players qualified. The organizing committee keeps the rights to reserve a proper final quantity of the players.
There will be no seeded players for the qualifiers’ draws.
In Stage 2
Competition stage 2 consists of 2 phases: Phase 1, Double Elimination (DE in short) period, and phase 2, Single Elimination (SE in short) period. In phase 1, top 32 international man players and top 32 Chinese man players will be qualified. Top 16 international woman players and top 16 Chinese woman players will be qualified.
In phase 1 DE period, there will be 4 groups to compete. They are international man and woman groups, Chinese man and woman groups. There are 8 players in each group. Players take their turns to kick off. Man player play best of 17, woman players player best of 13.
Top 32 international man players and top 32 Chinese man players will be qualified from the phase 1 DE period (16 from the winners and 16 from the losers). Top 8 international woman players and top 8 Chinese woman players will be qualified from the phase 1 DE period (8 from the winners and 8 from the losers). These players will be qualified to enter in phase 2, the SE period.
In phase 2, SE period, 16 international man players and 16 Chinese man players mix pairs to compete. 8 international woman players and 8 Chinese woman players mix pairs to compete. All players take their turns to kick off.
In phase 2, SE period, for man groups, players play 13 out of 25 frames for their 1/16, 1/8, and 1/4 competitions. In 1/2 finals, the Bronze, and the quarter finals, the players play the 15 out of 29 frames. For the finals, players play best of 41 frames(First half and second half).
For woman groups, players play 13 out of 21 frames for their 1/8, and 1/4 competitions. For 1/2 finals, the Bronze, and the quarter finals, the players play the 13 out of 25 frames. For the finals, players play 17 out of 33 frames(First half and second half).
Draw rules for DE period, there will be no seeded players to draw for DE period competition.
Draw rules for SE period: Top 16 qualified players will be seeded their rankings according to their records in DE period, (a draw will be needed if the players’ records were the same), then they draw for their play procedures based on a snake shape array. Top 16 qualified players from the losers will draw for their competition procedures. Same group will be avoided to compete together.
In time-limit frames, the time limit is 45 seconds. The players will be reminded before the last 10 seconds. Countdown will be started before the last 5 seconds. All the players have a right to ask for a 30-second time-out in each frame. There will be no time limit in final competitions.
Players rack the balls and inspect their unruly and delinquent behaviors themselves (For example, to designate the balls dropping pockets). Players who have any doubts for the next shot may request a help from the referee. A timer will be used for any competition with a time limit.
Rest time: There is no rest time when players play the best of 9 or the best of 13. The players can go to the toilet one time during each frame, but he or she should get a permit from the referee. All players can have a 5-minutus rest during each frame after they play 8 frames when they play the best of 17.
The technical meeting & other schedules
International players’ technical meeting time and place
Time: 10:00 AM, 12th, March, 2016.
Place: Meeting hall in 13 floor Yutai Hotel
Draw time of stage 1, technical meeting time and place
Time: 8:00PM, 12th, March 2016
Place: In the Banquet hall in 3rd floor of the royal International Hotel
Draw time of Stage 2, technical meeting time and place
Time: 2:00PM, 16th March, 2016
Place: In the Banquet hall in 3rd floor of the royal International Hotel
Time: Before 6:00PM, 11th March, 2016
Place: The Royal International Hotel
All international players who will be qualifying should participate the technical meeting which will be held on 12th March. The organizing committee will provide coaches to describe the rules and the main points of the competition and arrange practice accordingly. All Chinese players should check in before 11th March, 2016 (2 days before the competition time) and arrange their practice participate the draw on 12th March, 2016. All players should be in formal clothes.
All international and Chinese players who do not need to play for their qualifications must arrive in the venue and check in before 24:00 15th, 2016. Any delay will be treated as an abstention.
Arbitration & referee’s team
The Arbitration Committee
Director: Ms. Tao Wang
Vice Director: Mr. Chunsheng Liu, Mr. Xinyue Wang, Mr. Yanyu Li
Chief Referee: Mr. Zhenyuan Jiang
Referees: will be sent out by CBSA
Total prize money is Chinese Yuan 3,008,000.00
Price Money Breakdown (pre-tax)
The above price money is pre-tax; the promoter will pay the relevant tax for the players who get the prize money in China under Chinese Government’s regulations. The tax rate is 20%.
Meanwhile the top 4 players including man and woman will also get the trophies and award certificates except their prize money.
Players must arrive at the check-in office 20 minutes prior to the match time, and get ready at the player’s entrance 5 minutes before his appointed match time. The referee will lead players into the play areas. If the players failed to show up after the match started 5 minutes, the head of referee has the right to announce the players lose this frame. More than 10 minutes delay to appear or delay will be treated as an abstention.
All players’ attire must always meet the requirements of the competition and be clean, proper and in good condition. Men may wear a regular collared shirt with a long sleeve, waistcoat and bow tie. It must be in a good condition and clean. Dress pants will be clean and in good condition and in black or dark color. Shoes must be elegant dress shoes that fit in the outfit. Women may wear a shirt, an elegant top, a dress, a blouse or a polo shirt. T-shirts are not permitted. Dress pants will be clean and in good condition and may be of any color. Denim/blue jeans of any color are forbidden even though a jeans design is allowed. Female players may wear a skirt that must cover the knees. Shoes must be elegant dress shoes that fit in the outfit. Sandals and slippers are forbidden. The players are forbidden to play if their clothes don’t meet the requirements.
All players must participate the opening ceremony and pick up draws. Formal suites are required for the men players to participate the opening and closing ceremony. Players fail to do so will be treated as an abstention. Players should present the organizing committee a reasonable reason if they fail to do so in advance.
Players must contact the referee and let the referee know their claim If they protested against a referees’ arbitrament. The claim must be made before the next shot is made. Any dissent for referees’ arbitrament, players should go to the director referee, or then to the chief referee, or then to the arbitration committee for further help. The arbitration committee’s judgment is final.
All players cannot attend any other commercial promotions or promotional activities without the permit by or from the organizing committee during the event.
All players should not wear more than 4 patches on their chests. 3 patches should be appointed by the organizing committee, and the last one can be players’ own badge, but the badge should not be the same or similar with the sponsors’ main products.
All players should comply with the regulations of the organizing committee. Smoking and mobile phones in the venue are not permitted. If there is any inappropriate behaviors have done by the players, the referees have the rights to give the players an officially warning. If it happens again, the referees keep the rights to give them technical fouls.
Gambling or alcohol abuse is not acceptable. Any unlawful or against moral and ethical behavior is prohibited. The organizing committee keeps the rights to cancel his qualification for his competition.
For any non-compliance behaviors with the provisions of the competition, the player will be given a warning for the first time, sentenced to lose this frame for the second time, and disqualified for the third time.
All rights including the explanations of this competition procedure are reserved by China Billiards & Snooker Association (CBSA in short).
20th January, 2016