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2019 Oceania Accommodation Notice



For all players and referees and supporters,please be aware that motels,hotels and holiday parks at this date and time of the oceania  event is very limited and we recommend the following 2 motels to book into for the Oceania event that you maybe taking part in and including overseas travelling players/supporters.

The following motels have reserved  rooms and is recommend that if you intend coming to the Hawkes Bay is to BOOK NOW than later and the close off date is 14th February to Reserve/Confirm your room.

Key Word for reservation is ...."OCEANIA"

A courtesy coach will be available each day to pick up and drop off from both motels only.


What we have available (“put aside”) for the Oceania players is as follows:

1 x Two Bedroom Unit – which has 1x Queen bed in each bedroom & a single bed in the lounge. (Sleeps 3 individually) $185.00 for up to 2 guests – additional guests $25/head/night

Put aside from Sun 17th Feb until Fri 22nd Feb 2019

1 x One Bedroom Unit – which has 1 x Queen & 1 x single bed in the bedroom & a Queen bed in the lounge. (Sleeps 3 individually) $180.00 for up to 2 guests – additional guests $25/head/night

1 x One Bedroom Unit – which has 1 x Queen in the lounge & 3 x single beds in the bedroom. (2 of which could be zipped together to make a King Bed) . (Sleeps 3/4 individually) same as above

Put aside from Mon 18th Feb until Fri 22nd Feb 2019

If we should get any cancellations for either Saturday’s 16th or 23rd we will put them aside for you also.



 Gloucester House Motel  

Attached is the Reservation for the players, 5 days from 17th to 22 Feb. $135/day (first 2 men + $20 for the 3 man) = $155/day.

Gloucester House Motel

404 Avenue Road WestHastings  4122

Telephone: 06-8763741Fax: 06-8784176


Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



Dave Judd



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2019 Oceania AGM

Notice of OBSF AGM

1st Jan 2019

In accordance with the provisions of the constitution, the Annual General Meeting of the Oceania Billiards and Snooker Federation will be held at Mounties 101 Meadows Rd, Mt Pritchard NSW on Monday 11th March commencing at 7:00pm.

Nominations are called for the following positions:-

President Two year term (Incumbent Frank Dewens)

Vice President Two year term (Incumbent John Chan)

Secretary Two year term (Incumbent Lyndon Parnell)

Treasurer Two year term (Incumbent Adam Wyard)

Board Member Two year term (Incumbent Neil Gyde NZ)

Board Member Two year term (Incumbent Bhatti Riffat Fiji)

**Each candidate for these positions shall be nominated by a Member Country. Consent from candidates to serve must accompany the nomination

Signed nominations in writing must be in the hands of the Secretary not less than 30 days prior to the date of the AGM and shall be circulated to all Members by the Secretary with the Notice of Annual General Meeting.

The Secretary shall receive the signed nominations by mail, facsimile transmission or email.

Any proposed amendments to the Constitution or Notices of Motion need to be received by the Secretary Lyndon Parnell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 8th February.

Any nominations or Notices of Motion need to be proposed and seconded on letterhead paper and duly signed by the authorised person.

Frank Dewens

OBSF Acting President

2019 Oceania Mens and Woman's Event


29 Dec 2018

Oceania Championships

I am pleased to announce that the 2019 Oceania Open Snooker Championships (Mixed gender) have been allocated a two year main tour spot for the winner. This is fantastic news for our players and I hope that entries into the event reflect this.

I also take pleasure in announcing that the winner of the Oceania 6 Red will gain a spot in the 2019 Sangsom 6 Red to be played in Thailand later next year.

The 2019 Oceania Championships will be held at Mounties from the 9th to the 17th March.

Women's Snooker Championships 9th – 12th March

6 Red Championships 12th – 14th March

Oceania Open Championships 14th - 17th March

I would personally like to thank Jason Ferguson, Chairman of the World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association, for extending these invitations to our region.

Frank Dewens


Oceania Billiards & Snooker Federation

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