2014 Hamilton WR Open & 2014 New Zealand Open Billiards

Two World Ranking Level 1 Tournaments

WR Open: 23 - 25 September 2014 ~ $NZ2000
NZ Open: 26 - 28 September 2014 ~ $NZ2000

:: Last Date of Entry ::

06 September 2014



:: Venue ::

Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club

Claudelands Road, Hamilton



:: Entry Fee ::

NZ$80.00 (Each Tournament)


:: Accommodation ::

Accommodation has been arranged at Brooklyn Motor Lodge for NZ$60 each per night including continental breakfast. share Twin.

Contact: enquiries@brooklynmotorlodge.co.nz quoting NZ Open Billiards



:: Dress Code ::

NZBSA Dress code applies


:: Contact Person ::

Wayne Carey: waynecarey1@clear.net.nz




All quotes are NZ dollars.

Overseas Players will arrive at Auckland Airport.

We hope to have someone there to greet you and to get you organized.

Hamilton is about 80 minutes easy drive away by vehicle.

'A 2 B Car Rentals' (www.a2b-car-rental.co.nz) .... mid car size is $37 a day, and 8 people carrier is $79 a day ... plus GPS rental $10 a day if required.

Accommodation: We have reserved a number of units at the Brooklyn Motor Lodge. The rate is $120 twin share including Continental Breakfasts. Please email to ... enquiries@brooklynmotorlodge.co.nz ... select 'Accommodation' and then select 'enquire' ... fill in dates etc ...and then be sure to mention in the bottom space 'NZ Open Billiards' when booking ... as they are normally $165 without Con/Breakfast. We will have organized during the Championships 'free transport to the venue' with this Motel only. This Motor Lodge is about an 8 minute walk to the playing venue.

First WR Tournament is 23-25th Sept ... timed event (1hr, 90min... ?? to be confirmed) finishing about 4pm ?? on the 25th ... then the Players all go off to a great fun/social evening at the Cambridge Night Trots.

Second WR is the `NZ Open' ... Fri 26-Sun 28th September ... timed also, these games are 2 hrs, with Final 2x 90min.

The Hamilton Cosmopolitan Club has 8 tables, table #4 is the table that Peter Gilchrist got is World Record break of 1346 in 2007. Peter Gilchrist has confirmed by email that he is 95% sure he will be here again this year.

We want you here ... so please, any and all questions/enquiries... contact Wayne Carey ... waynecarey1@clear.net.nz

Excitingly for next year in September we intend to have 4x WR tournaments over 15 days .. Christchurch, Auckland, and the two in Hamilton ... perfect timing for players to get 'real match game time' before the Worlds at Leeds in October 2015.