Nominations open for National Snooker Titles

first_imgThe minor B Grade titles cues off on Sept 7-11 followed by the major A Grade titles from Sept 14-18.Papua New Guinea Billiard and Snooker Association (PNGBSA) vice president John Chan said 40 players are expected each for the minor and major titles.Chan explained that the winner of the minor title gets automatic entry in the major competition and tries for a double as well.He said apart from Moresby, players will be coming from Kavieng and Alotau as well to make this a really national championship.The tournament will be played at three venues namely Aviat Club, Dragon’s Den and Lamana Q Club.Champion Djorne Fong will be looking to retain the title after holding on to it for the past eight years.Fong resides in Kavieng has been nominated to defend his title for the 9th consecutive year while younger brother Monty will defend the minor title.Fong will again expect tough competition from last year’s runner up and Port Moresby Open winner Marcus Ng.Chan said last year’s finals in both the minor and major titles went down to the final frames and this year will be no exception with more young talent and exciting snooker to be displayed.Registration fees are K200 for the minor title and K250 for the major title.Chan stressed that if fees are paid on or before the deadline, K50 will be reimbursed.  Registration closes on Sept 1 for the minor title and Sept 12 for the major title.last_img read more

Community events for the weekend of Oct. 16

first_img Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 07.00 PM Rocky Horror Picture ShowLido Theatre Fundraiser Date Of EventName of EventVenue LocationEvent Type Below is a list of community events taking place this weekend in Fort St. John.  The list has been provided by the Fort St. John Visitor Information Centre Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 07.30 PM The Ramblers @ JD Fitzgerald’sJD Fitzgerald’s Pub Food , Music Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 07.00 PM Evening of Country & BluegrassNorth Peace Cultural Centre Music , Fundraiser Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 08.00 AM – 04.00 PM Farmer’s MarketNorth Peace Arena Market center_img Sunday, Oct 17, 2010 02.00 PM Huskies vs Grande PrairieNorth Peace Arena Sports & Fitness Friday, Oct 1, 2010 – Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 Spooky Yard Contest– Community Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 07.00 PM New Singers/Songwriters GroupPatch Java Music – Advertisement –last_img read more