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 • Purpose of the Playoff

The primary purpose of the Playoff is to select the Australian Mixed Team for the next year. By entering the Playoff, all players declare that they are available and intend to represent Australia in any Target Event/s if they qualify.

Participation and performance in the Playoff are also major criteria in deciding to whom the ABF offers the opportunity to represent Australia in any other (non-target) representative events that may arise in that year.

All players who enter the Playoff must be eligible to play for Australia as per the ABF's Eligibility to represent Australia Policy, and be eligible for any Target Events as per their eligibility codes.

 • Venue

Canberra Rex Hotel, 150 Northbourne Ave, Braddon, ACT

 • Parking

The Canberra Rex has about 65 car parking spaces in the vicinity of the hotel available to guests and delegates, free of charge on a first come, first served basis and there is underground parking for those staying in the apartments. There are also long stay public car parks in Braddon and Civic and convenient public transport options to get to and from the Rex.

 • Format

The format will be teams based.
  • 120-board knockout matches, each played over two days;
  • teams ranked by PQPs for determining knockout brackets and tie breaking; and
  • a maximum entry of eight teams (ranked upon total PQPs - after bonuses are applied).

 • Target Events

The target event is the 2023 WBF Zone 7 Championships, played in conjunction with the APBF Championships. Success at the Zone 7 Championships affords the Australian Representative Team the right to attend the 2023 Wuhan Cup.

 • Contacts

Tournament Organiser
Roy Nixon
0423 043 220
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Chief Tournament Director
Matthew McManus

For further information contact Laurie Kelso and Matthew McManus