Notice from the President
The Entry form for the 2015 Oceania Championships are now available at this link.
I have been advised by some concerned players that there have been some postings on social media that suggested that the Championships would not be held and that there are problems with the event.
I wish to confirm to everyone that these Championships are to be held in Auckland 17th – 29th March 2015, and that if anybody has any queries to contact me. Please do not to give credibility to what is posted on social media as in many cases it is nothing more than scurrilous innuendo by people who have no knowledge of what is actually going on.
In recent years the Oceania Championships have grown in many ways with more events and more players participating. The OBSF now has sponsors in tables with Shender, balls from Saluc, and cloth 6811 from WSP Textiles and CL&S, apart from other sponsors that are negotiated by each individual Championship host.
It is true we do not always advise everybody as what is being undertaken by the Board as this is why we were elected, but we are constantly working towards improving what is available and to the benefit of our membership.
I hope as many as possible will join with us in Auckland for the Championships and we can add to our impressive record for expansion in recent years.
The Men’s Championships does still carry a WPBSA 2 year Main Tour spot, the 6 Red Championships carries 2 entries into the SangSom 6 Red to be played in early September. All the Oceania Championships carry spots into the IBSF World Championships wherever they are to be held in 2015.