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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

2018 Australian Womens Open

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New Zealand Trans Tasman Test Team Announcement

After the finals of the NZ U21s an announcemnt was made to select a NZ Test Team for the Trans Tasman Test to held during Oceania 2019.

It was decided by various coaches and senior players to select 8 players that competed at the 2018 NZ under 21s that the following names were announced.

The team of 8 will be trimmed down to 5 for the actual NZ Test Team,named after a training camp to be held in late Janurary, 1 month out from the Oceania U21s.

For the team named will have there work cut out between now and Janurary to make the team of 5 ,so Im asking all coaches to start coaching the individules in your area on the areas they need improving on.

The following names have been nominated for the 2019 NZ Trans Tasman Test Team....

Mario Hildred  (Taranaki)

Denin Bunn (Taranaki)

Sam Martin (Hawkes Bay)

Marcus Moat (Hawkes Bay)

Cody Turner (Capital City)

Blain Watson (Capital City)

Riley James (Capital City)

Cody Unkovich (Waikato)