Organizers: Estonian Billiard Federation, Lithuanian Pool Federation, Latvian Pool Federation, Belarusian Association of Billiard Sports and Finnish Billiard Federation.
Venue: Musta Kasi, Hämenkatu str. 2-4 05800 Hyvinkää, Finland.
16th of June 2018
9:00 Doors open
10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:15 Start of matches
17th of June 2018
13:00 Award ceremony
Distance: women and old boys (45+) race to 6 and mens/open division race to 7. Play-off stage race +1.
Prize fund: 70% of all received entry fees.
A shirt with a collar (polo shirt) with short or long sleeves. It is not allowed to wear the shirt outside of the trousers.
One coloured trousers, preferably black. No jeans look alike.
Trousers matching the belt.
Black shoes and socks.
No sweaters are allowed except with head referees agreement.
No headwear is allowed.
Clothing must be neat and tidy.
Accommodation: All participants are advised to stay at the official hotel of the tournament hotel Scandic Hyvinkää, which guarantees the best quality and price ratio. Single room price is 78 Eur/day and double room 88 Eur/day. Reservations must be made directly by email.
In men/open division the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there are more than 64 participants then the last 32 play knock out stages. In case there are less than 64 participants then the last 16 play knock out stages.
In women and old boys division the qualifying stages chart consists of the winners and losers side. In case there are more than 16 participants then the last 8 play knock out stages. In case there are less than 16 participants then the last 4 play knock out stages.
Brake: All matches alternative break, 9 ball on the spot and 3 point rule applies, no box area.
The draw is made 16th of June, 2018 and published within the same day on official BPL website www.balticpoolleague.eu.
The participants in women/old boys must pay an entry fee in the amount of 30 euros.
The participants in men/open division must pay an entry fee in the amount of 40 euros.
Time-out can be taken by the player on his own brake. In case the timeout is for some reason taken at opponents break then the opponent will be added one won rack, i.e. in case the score is 3:2 then the score will be 3:3.
No smoking is allowed during a time-out.
No exceptions are made unless with the agreement of the head referee
All the disputes between participants are resolved by head referee. The participants have the right to forward a written disagreement application of the head referees decision to the organising committee email firstname.lastname@example.org within one week after the event is held. Each forwarded disagreement application fee is 50 EUR that must be forwarded to the organising committee. In case the organising committee finds that the participant disagreement is justified the disagreement application fee in the amount of 50 euros is refunded to the participant and further actions regarding the decision are forwarded to the participant, referee and any other party involved.
Prize money will be paid during award ceremony only.
Tournament director Tomas Brikmanis Stage head referree Tomas Brikmanis