Victorian Billiards & Snooker Association Inc.

Representing & Developing Billiards & Snooker as a sport in Victoria

VBSA Patron: The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.

VBSA

(Victorian Billiards & Snooker Association Inc.)
VBSA Patron: The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria.
Representing & Developing Billiards & Snooker as a sport in Victoria
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Coming events
State Snooker A B C D (Season 1 Monday)
Starts: Feb 18, 2019

Oceania Masters Snooker Championship
Starts: Feb 19, 2019

A B & C Snooker & State C Billiards (S1 Wed)
Starts: Feb 20, 2019

Reventon Hat Trick Snooker Round 1 of 3
Starts: Mar 01, 2019

Andrews Atkins Shield
Starts: Mar 08, 2019

Oceania Women’s Snooker Championship
Starts: Mar 09, 2019

Oceania 6 Red Snooker Championship
Starts: Mar 12, 2019

Oceania Open Snooker Championship
Starts: Mar 14, 2019

VBSA News

2019 Team Victoria for the Australian Junior Champ

The team representing Victoria at the Australian Junior Championships in Albury from 19th to 24th January are

  • U18 Snooker  - Marc Fridman (17 y.o.).  Current Australian U18 champion and Victorian U18 champion from 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016.  R/up 2015. U15 winner. 
  • U18 Billiards  - Jack Green  (15 y.o.)   Victorian U15 billiards champion 2018 & 2017.
  • U15 Snooker - Damien Thorp (14 y.o.)   Victorian U15 snooker r/up 2019.    
  • U12 Snooker - Mia Macheda (8  y.o.)   Victorian U12 snooker r/up 2019.    
  • U18 Girls Snooker - Teah Raeburn (17y.o.).  Will be defending her Australian U18 girls championship from 2018.


These children are our future champions.  We wish them all well in their competition . 

GO THE VICS

Prepared by Team Manager, Tony Fridman.

By: Mark Dunn  Thu 10th Jan 2019 - 10:18AM

New Victorian Coaching Director

Steve Mifsud has just been appointed the new Victorian Director of Coaching. At some stage in the coming months Steve will run a course for interested parties to become ABSC accredited coaches - stay tuned for more information.

For individual coaching, billiards or snooker, Steve can be contacted at swmifsud@hotmail.com

By: Jason Colebrook  Tue 8th Jan 2019 - 11:11AM

Expressions of Interest - Tournament Director

During each year the VBSA runs a number of state and national tournaments, and we appoint a Tournament Director (TD) for most of these events. The TD usually receives a modest payment in recognition of their time and effort.

The VBSA is now calling for expressions of interest from members who may wish to apply for this role for tournaments during 2019 and beyond. You would need moderate computer skills (data entry into online scoring systems), to be highly organised, to be punctual, to be well presented, to be prepared to make on-the-spot decisions in unforeseen circumstances, and to be comfortable speaking to a room full of players and referees.

Members who are interested should email the secretary at info@vbsa.org.au with full contact details and a brief outline of your skills and any relevant experience.

By: Jason Colebrook  Thu 13th Dec 2018 - 10:34AM

Reventon Matchplay 2018 Series 2

This very successful tournament has now been completed and the results are attached. 

Congratulations to the winners, Josh Gorski, Patrick Hood, Tony Ivanov and Doug Morikovski, all the players and tournament organiser, Aaron Mahoney.

By: Mark Dunn  Fri 23rd Nov 2018 - 7:18PM

2019 Vic. Junior Billiards & Snooker Championship

Please see attached entry form.

It is imperative that this event is well supported.  If you know of any junior who may be interested in entering, please bring this to their attention.

By: Mark Dunn  Wed 14th Nov 2018 - 4:41PM

Reventon’s $4,000 exclusive snooker offer

Reventon, Sponsoring Australian Snooker since 2010, is running an exclusive offer for the snooker community.

Use Reventon investment services and receive $2,000 towards your investment or their exclusive snooker merchandise.  And receive a further $2,000 if you refer a friend.

It’s easier and more affordable than you think to start building your wealth.

Call 1300 039 376 for a free consultation or find more information by clicking this LINK 

Members, or Affiliates, of the VBSA need only to mention “Snooker” in their approach to the Reventon Group, and they qualify for this offer.

By: Mark Dunn  Sun 11th Nov 2018 - 1:44PM

Matchplay Tier 2 Tournament

Congratulautions to Darryl Tippett on being the inaugural winner of the Matchplay Tier 2 Tournament, 3/2 over Josh Gorski.

Tourament Director, Aaron Mahoney, remarked that "The competition went well and there seems to be good interest from the players for similar events next year"

See results attached.

 

By: Mark Dunn  Thu 18th Oct 2018 - 5:32PM

2019 Pennant Team Entry

NEWSFLASH!!!!  Entry deadline extended to Friday 1st February at 5:00pm.  Please get your teams organised & submitted NOW.

 

Please see attached Word & PDF versions of Entry Form for the 2019 Pennant Season.

All queries should be directed to the VBSA Score Registrar at scores@vbsa.org.au

 

By: Mark Dunn  Thu 20th Dec 2018 - 7:12PM

Dolly Lindrum - Funeral

As a final note, Dolly's funeral was held on Monday 21st January 2019 and was very well attended.  The three speakers, including Robby Foldvari, gave a wonderful insight into the life of this much treasured figure of the game.  Her family were very touched by the level of feeling for Dolly displayed.  Thank you to the many members who made the effort to come along.

 

Further to below, Dolly's funeral will be held on Monday 21st January, 2019, at 11:00am at St Silas Church, 99 Bridport St, Albert Park (opposite Albert Park Light Rail Station) to be immediately followed by refreshments.

A viewing will be held at 10:30am on Monday, prior to the funeral.  A private burial will be conducted.

The VBSA urges all members who remember Dolly to show their respects.  

Notices will be published in the Age and Herald/Sun newspapers from tomorrow (Friday 18th January)

 

Original message.

It is with great sadness that I advise that Dolly Lindrum, part of the famous Lindrum family and an institution in the Victorian Billiards & Snooker scene for so many years, passed away peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at 6:30pm today, Thursday 10th January, 2019.  Dolly was 96.

Condolences have been passed to Dolly's family on behalf of the VBSA & the general snooker & billiards community.

Funeral details will be posted once they become available.

Vale Dolly.

By: Mark Dunn  Thu 10th Jan 2019 - 7:58PM

Season Greetings

🎉Best Wishes for the Festive Season & a Happy New Year🎉 🌟Thank you for being a supporter, participator and friend of the VBSA. We would not be able to continue in this wonderful sport we love without it.🌟 🌟We very much look forward to keeping things rolling next year and having you join us on a great sporting journey in 2019!!🌟

By: Kim Ivett  Sat 22nd Dec 2018 - 1:39PM

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