Earlier today on Facebook, Paralympijské Motivačné Centrum posted a reminder that the 2015 Slovakia wheelchair billiards league gets underway next Wednesday at K8 Trenčín in Trenčín, Slovakia. Last year’s competition had nine billiards players participating including Miroslav Benko, Peter Šelinga, Adrian Durček, Jozef Hudec, Martin Ja Senovec, Andrej Meszaoros, Marek Lendvay and Jana Škabla.
The next round is scheduled to take place at Hawaii Pub in Bankská Bystrica on March 25. There is one competition a month until October, when the international Memoriál Ladislava Srameka competitions takes place, and the Slovak national championships taking place in December 5 at Bratislava’s Elite Snooker & Billiard Club.
For Slovak international competitors, events upcoming on the wheelchair billiards calendar include the 2015 Amway eSpring International Women 9-Ball Championship-Women in early April. It also includes the Euro Tour in Portugal for men and women in late April. The China Open – Shanghai men & women takes place in mid-June. The Euro Tour continues in Netherlands for men and women in late September and early October. In December, the last leg of the Euro Tour continues at a location to be decided.
In Slovakia, wheelchair billiards is governed by Slovenský Biliardový Zväz, which is affiliated with the Slovak Olympic Committee. The organization gets a subsidy from Slovakia’s Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport.