June 21, 2018 l WCBS
Welcome to World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS)
The World Confederation of Billiards Sports is the umbrella organisation that represents the three sports of Pool, Carom and Snooker.
Carom / Billiards
The Union Mondiale de Billard (UMB) is the world-body for all Carom/carambole billiard games.
The organisation was created in Madrid on June 1st, 1959 and is dedicated to promote the games of Carom billiard. The UMB monitors and controls all international Carom billiard competitions.
The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) is the international governing body for pocket billiards.
The first General Assembly was held on March 3, 1990, and at this assembly, the World Pool-Billiard Association was sanctioned as the international governing body for pool.
The ‘IBSF’ The International Billiards and Snooker Association
is an organisation that governs non-professional snooker and English Billiards around the world.
is the world governing body for professional English Billiards and professional Snooker, including the World Snooker Tour”.