World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association

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World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
SportSnooker (professional) and English billiards
JurisdictionInternational
AbbreviationWPBSA
Founded1968
HeadquartersBristol, United Kingdom
ChairmanJason Ferguson
Official website
www.wpbsa.com

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is the governing body of professional snooker and English billiards. It owns and sets the official rules of the two sports and engages in promotional activities on behalf of the sports. It was founded in 1968 and based in Bristol, the United Kingdom,

The WPBSA is the governing body for cue sports, specifically that of snooker, pool, and billiards.[1][2]

The WPBSA has a number of associated organisations, including World Snooker, World Billiards, World Women's Snooker and World Disability Billiards and Snooker.

The WPBSA head office is based in Bristol, England. Jason Ferguson is WPBSA chairman.[3] The organisation also determines the rules and regulations of snooker and English billiards, including disciplinary matters.

References[change | change source]

  1. "World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (The): Accounts for a small company made up to 30 June 2019". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. Companies House. 7 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  2. "WCBS: World Confederation of Billiards Sports". wcbs.sport. World Confederation of Billiards Sports. Retrieved 27 April 2020.
  3. "Jason Ferguson appointed WPBSA Chairman". World Snooker. 27 July 2010.

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