China Yushan 2015 CBSA “China Dream”
De Er Le Cup China Billiard World Championship Competition Procedure
1. Organized Parties
1.1 Approved by：
China's State General Administration of Sports
1.2 Hosted by：
Multi-ball Games Administrative Center of General Administration of Sports of China
Chinese Billiards & Snooker Association
The Sports Bureau of Jiangxi Province of China
The People’s Government of Shangrao City of China
1.3 Co-organized by：
World Pool-Billiard Association
World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
International Billiards and Snooker Federation
1.4 Organized by：
The People’s Government of Yushan County of China
Beijing Xingwei Sports Goods Co., Ltd.
1.5 Title-sponsored by:
Jiangxi De Er Le Industrial Co., Ltd
1.6 Promoted by:
Beijing Xingpai Weiye Sports Development Co., Ltd
Jiangxi Xinghua Industrial Co., Ltd
2. Official Equipments
Official Tables: Star Billiard Tables
Official Balls: CYCLOP Billiard Balls
3. Official Website:
CBSA Official website: http://www.cbsa.org.cn
4. Event Type
China Billiard - Men & Women Divisions
5. Dates& Place of the event：
5.1 The Qualifiers:
Date: From 24th Jan to 27th Jan 2015
The qualifiers for the Foreign players will be held at the First High School Stadium of Yushan County of Shangrao city of Jiangxi Province
The qualifiers for the Chinese players will be held at the Multiple Functional Hall on the third floor of Yutai International Hotel in Shangrao City of Jiangxi Province
5.2 The final stage
Date: From 28th Jan to 2nd Feb 2015
Place: The First High School Stadium of Yushan County of Shangrao city of Jiangxi Province
6.1 Qualification for Qualifiers
This tournament is open to all of the foreign men and women players from outside of China mainland.
China Men’s Group: The top 9 to 128 Chinese men players according to the 2014 China Billiard men’s rankings from CBSA
China Women’s Group: The top 5 to 64 Chinese women players according to the 2014 China Billiard women’s rankings from CBSA
6.2 The qualification for Final Stage
6.2.1 Men’s matches: (64 players in total)
The top 16 foreign men players from the qualifiers
The top 24 from China men player’s qualifiers
The top 8 men players according to the 2014 China Billiard men’s rankings from CBSA
16 wild card men players who doesn’t need to play qualifiers.
6.2.2 Women’s match: (32 players in total)
The top 8 foreign women players from the qualifiers
The top 12 from China women player’s qualifiers
The top 4 women players according to the 2014 China Billiard women’s rankings from CBSA
8 wild card women players who doesn’t need to play qualifiers.
7. The procedure of sign up & the entry fee
7.1.1 the organizing committee will cover the accommodation for all of the players including rooms and foods during their match. Two players share one room. If you want a separate room, you should pay the extra fee (about 200 RMB per day) for the room. If you want to stay at the unofficial hotel, you need to pay your own cost. The check-out time is on the next day after your match finish.
7.1.2 the entry fee for the qualifiers is USD100 or 600RMB; for the final stage is USD400 or 2400RMB. And the players who qualified for the final stage just need to pay the difference after he/she qualified.
7.2 Sign up procedure and Schedules for the foreign players
7.2.1 Sign up procedure
A．Deadline for sign-up: 31st Dec 2014.
B．Official Emails address for sign up: email@example.com
C．Contact person: Henry Liu Cellphone: 13501113002
D．The following information need to be provided for entry (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), state clearly if you need separate room (need to pay 200RMB/day for the extra cost of the room), email address and cellphone number.
E．Visas: If the players need invitation letters from CBSA to apply for Chinese Visa for this tournament, please contact with the contact person or send your requirements to the official email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
7.2.2 Schedules for the foreign players
A．Inform the organizing committee about your flight information: After you entry this event, please email or contact with the contact person about your flight information (which is recommended arrive at Shanghai) to the above email address: email@example.com before 10th Jan 2015 including your airplane no., arrival dates and time. If you want to go to the event city by yourself or arrive at other cities rather than Shanghai, please make special notes in advance.
B．From Shanghai to event city (Yushan County of Jiangxi Province): From 20th Jan 2015, the organizing committee will arrange staffs in Shanghai to arrange the foreign players to the event city. (The organizing committee will cover the transportation cost from Shanghai to the event place Yushan County).
C．Hotel Check-in: From 21st Jan, the foreign player should stay at the official hotel for free. Our staff will help you Check-in at the official Hotel, pay the entry fee and make registration etc.
7.3 Sign up procedure and Schedules for the Chinese players
7.3.1 Sign up procedure
A．Deadline for sign-up: CBSA will give out the final 2014 China Billiard ranking lists on 31st Dec 2014. All of the Chinese players including Men and Women who have the rights to play the qualifiers and final stage need to confirm your enrollment or not of this event before 8th Jan 2015. The remaining places will be recursive according to the ranking. After you confirmed your registration but then withdraw the game, you will not allowed to play for the next season.
B．Official Emails address for sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
C．Contact person: Wang Xinyue Cellphone: 13810070361
D．The following information need to be provided for entry: Name, gender, birth date, birth place, ID Number, 2-inch passport photo (electronic edition, white background), badge’s name and sample (limited for one), state clearly if you need separate room (need to pay 200RMB/day for the extra cost of the room) and cellphone number.
7.3.2 Schedules for the Chinese players
A．Arrive at Yushan county: From 21st Jan 2015, the organizing committee will arrange staffs at Yushan South Railway Station to arrange the players to the official hotel. (The high bullet train will start to work from 10th Dec 2014)
B．Hotel Check-in: From 22nd Jan, the player should stay at the official hotel for free. Our staff will help you Check-in at the official Hotel, pay the entry fee and make registration etc.
7.4 The wildcard foreign players should contact with Henry (cellphone: 13501113002 ) or send emails to email@example.com if you have any questions.
8. Rules of Play
8.1 Please visit CBSA’s official website http://www.cbsa.org.cn to view the Regulations Refer to China Billiard Rules of Play
8.2 Format of Play
A．There are 4 qualifying groups: Foreign Men’s Group (outside of China Mainland), Foreign Women’s Group (Outside of China Mainland), China Men’s Group, China Women’s Group
B. The qualifiers use single elimination system. We use best of 17 frames for Men, and best of 13 frames for Women. The winner breaks.
C．The Qualifiers will last for 3 days; the first day don’t have any seeded players. But from the second day, we will have some seeded players according to the first days’ result. And for Foreign Men’s Group, each day we will have top 4, top 4 and top 8 players in this group qualified into the final stage. For example, if you are knocked out at the first day, you still have the chances for the second and third days’ matches. The top 4 qualified for the main event, the others shall continue playing from the start on the next day until another top 4 or 8 players qualified. And the same rules followed by the other groups. The foreign Women’s Group will have top 2, top 2 and top 4 players qualified for the final stage each day. The China Man’s group will have top 8, top 8 and top 8 players qualified for the final stage each day. The China Woman’s Group will have top 4, top 4 and top 4 qualified for the final stage each day.
8.2.2 Final Stage
The main event contents two stages
A. Stage One
This stage have four groups too as before:
Foreign Men’s Group (32 players in total, including 16 from qualifiers of Foreign Men’s Group and 16 wild card men players),
China Men’s Group (32 players in total, including 24 from qualifiers of Foreign Men’s Group and top 8 men players according to the 2014 China Billiard men’s rankings from CBSA),
Foreign Women’s Group (16 players in total, including 8 players from the qualifiers of Foreign Women’s Group and 8 wild card women players),
China Women’s Group (16 players in total, 12 players from qualifiers of Foreign Women’s Group and top 4 women players according to the 2014 China Billiard men’s rankings from CBSA)
Stage one we use double elimination format, each team will have 8 players, and they take turns to break. We play best of 17 frames for men, and best of 13 frames for women. The 16 players of both winners and losers bracket from both men’s groups of Foreign and China will go to the stage two. The 8 players of both winners and losers bracket from both women’s groups of Foreign and China will go to the stage two.
B. Stage Two
We use single elimination system for Stage Two, and the players take turns to break. The stage two will have Mixed ballot between the 16 players from Foreign Men’s Group and 16 players from Chinese Men’s Group, totally we will have 32 men players to play together. And 8 players from Foreign Women’s Group and 8 players from Chinese Women’s Group, totally we will have 16 women players to play for stage 2.
For Men’s matches:
The 1/16 and 1/8 matches will play best of 21 frames.
The 1/4, quarter finals and bronze finals will play best of 25 frames.
The semi-finals will play best of 29 frames.
The final will play best of 41 frames.
For Women’s matches:
The 1/8 match and 1/4 match will play best of 17 frames.
The bronze final will play best of 21 frames.
The semi-finals will play best of 25 frames.
The final will play best of 33 frames.
Each match for the final stage will have time limited for each shot within 45 seconds. The referee will give a reminder when 10 seconds left, then down count from 5 seconds. Each player will have one chance to delay 30 seconds for each frame. No time limited for the decide frame. Each player is allowed to take once break for five minutes during matches.
9. Rules of Play Interpretation Conference and arrangements
9.1 The place and time for the Rules of Play Interpretation Conference for Foreign Players
Time: 10:00am 22nd Jan 2015
Place: Multiple Hall on the 3rd Floor of Yutai International Hotel in Yushan County
9.2 The time and place for the draw of the qualifiers and technical meeting
Time: 13:00pm 23rd Jan 2015
Place: Multiple Hall on the 3rd Floor of Yutai International Hotel in Yushan County
9.3 The time and place for the draw for the final stage and technical meeting:
Time: 13:00 on 27th Jan 2015
Place: The First High School Stadium of Yushan County
9.4 Arrival Time for the referees:
Date: 22nd Jan 2015
Place: Huangchao International Hotel of Yushan County
9.5 The foreign players should attend our Rules of Play Interpretation Conference on 22nd Jan, this is organized by the organizing committee. The coaches will explain the technical points and regulations of China billiard to the players. And the players should take some practice on 22nd and 23rd. The Chinese players for the qualifiers should arrive on 22nd Jan(one day before the matches start) , and take some practices. Then attend the draw pick-up and technical meeting on 23rd Jan. The formal clothes are needed for the players to attend all of the meetings.
10. Arbitration and referees
10.1 Arbitration Commission
Chairman: Wang Tao
Vice Chairman: Liu Chunsheng, Wang Bin, Li Yishan
Head of Referees: Jiang Zhenyuan
Referees: Chosen by CBSA
11. Price Money
11.1 The total price money is 3.008 Million RMB, include:
Total price money for men players is 1.85 Million RMB, and 1.158 Million RMB for women players. The breakdown is as below:
The above price money is pre-tax; the promoter will pay the relevant tax for the players in China under Chinese Government’s regulation.
11.2 Meanwhile the top 4 players will also get the trophies and award certificates.
12.1 Players must be arrive at the tournament office in prior 20 minutes before your match start, and get ready at the player’s entrance 5 minutes before his appointed match time. If the player doesn’t show up after 5 minutes the head of referee announce the match is on, he will lose this frame, and more than 10 minutes means he give up the match.
12.2 Each player’s attire must always meet the level 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 athletes 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.
12.3 All of the players must attend the opening ceremony and pick up draws. Formal suites are required for the men players to attend the opening and closing ceremony. And other special requirements need to inform the organizing committee in advance.
12.4 If the player wants to protest against that ruling, he may contact the referee before the next shot is made. And if the player had problems with the referee, he can contact with the head referee and after that the arbitration commission. In any regular tournament, the arbitration commission’s decision is binding and final.
12.5 During the event, the players cannot attend other commercial events or promotional activities without the permission from the organizing committee. The logo badges the player should wear when they play are less than four, 3 of them are the logos authorized by the promoters. The other one should be the player’s personal sponsor’s logo, but cannot be the competitor’s logo against the official equipment.
12.6 The players should comply with the regulations of the organizing committee. No smoking and cellphones in the venue. If there is any inappropriate behaviors have done by the players, the referees have the right to give him officially warning. If it happens again, the referees have the right to give technical fouls to this player.
12.7 Gambling or alcohol abuse is not acceptable. Any unlawful or against moral and ethical behavior is prohibited, and the organizing committee will cancel his qualification for play.
12.8 For non-compliance behaviors with the provisions of the tournament, the player will be given warning for the first time, sentenced to lose this frame for the second time, and disqualified for the third time.
13. The explanation rights about this introduction belong China Billiards& Snooker Association.
China Billiards& Snooker Association
1st Dec 2014