Pisa Open 2018

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02.05.2018 - 06.05.2018

Hotel Olympic Beach le Torri


Hallo Showdownfreunde,

die Einladung zu den PISA OPEN 2018 hat uns erreicht. Alle Einzelheiten findet Ihr weiter unten.

Wenn Ihr an dem Turnier teilnehmen wollt, meldet Euch bitte bis zum 17.12.2017 via Mail unter Angabe von Name, Vorname, Klassifizierung, Telefon, E-Mail, Tag der Ankunft, Zimmerbelegung und Anmerkungen (z.B. besonderes Essen) an turnier@showdown-germany.de.

Bitte schickt auch das ausgefüllte Anmeldeformular des Veranstalters und, falls erforderlich, eure Klassifizierung mit. Download: Anmeldeformular.



in collaboration with The Italian Blind Sports Association (FISPIC) hosts the


2nd to 6th May 2018 – Tirrenia (Pisa), Italy

Dear Showdown Friends,

it is our great pleasure to invite you to the 2nd Pisa Open – Michal Wrzesinski Memorial.

The tournament will be held from 2nd to 6th May 2018 in Tirrenia, Pisa at:

Hotel „Olympic Beach Le Torri
Via Delle Orchidee 44
56018 Tirrenia, Pisa
e-mail: pisaopen2017@gmail.com
Phone: +39 050 32270

Matches will be played from 3rd to 5th May.

Participation fee for accommodation and full board (including water and house wine during the meals) from 2nd to 6th May is 285,00 euro.

If you want to enjoy our wonderful Country and stay a bit more with us, we offer you an holiday package: from 30th April to 6th May participation fee for accommodation and full board (including water and house wine during the meals) is 385,00 euro. We are arranging some extra activities on Tuesday and Wednesday which will be later communicated with details.

In case you want a single room, consider that the number of single rooms is limited and there will be an extra cost of 100 euro on the participation fee.

Free sunshades and deckchairs will be available on the hotel-owned private beach, weather permitting.

Transportation from and to the Pisa Airport/Pisa or Livorno Station are included prior reservation, by minibus at scheduled time, therefore we invite you to communicate your travel schedule to the Hotel Manager to arrange the transfer.

The deadline for registration is 31st January 2018, in order to register you have to send the entry form to pisaopen2017@gmail.com and then settle the participation fee within 15th February 2018.

In case you decide to cancel your participation refund is allowed within 15th March 2018; if later, no refund is accepted.

Details for the payment will be communicated later to the participants by e-mail.

According to the current IBSA Showdown Rules only B1, B2, B3 players are allowed to play. Players who haven’t been classified by IBSA have to provide a medical document from their Country providing their level of visual impairment and send it by mail with the entry form.

The document with the classified players is available here :


If last year you participated to the Tournament and you already provided this document, please don’t send it again.


Breakfast from 7.00 to 10.00
Lunch from 12.30 to 14.00
Dinner from 19.30 to 21.00

2nd May

18:00 Opening Ceremony
18:30 Bat and Mask Check (*)
19:00 Team Leader Meeting
19:30 Dinner
21:00 Referee Meeting
(*) We remind you that maximum 3 bats per athlete will be accepted to Bat Check.

In case of damage of a bat during the tournament, it can be replaced by another one prior the control of it by the referees in the referees room.

Mask Check will be about to verify the complete obscuring. If necessary, masks will be fixed in order to fit the requirements.

Before every match, mask check will be done always and anyway.

3rd May

8:00-13:00 Competition
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-19:00 Competition
19:30 Dinner

4th May

8:00-13:00 Competition
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-19:00 Competition
19:30 Dinner

5th May

8:00-13:00 Competition
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-19:00 Competition
19:30 Closing and Prize Giving Ceremony
20:00 Gala Dinner

6th May

Breakfast and departures


The game schedule may be subject to variations depending on the number of participants.

The game schedule and results will be online.

We plan to play on 6 Czech tables, with Sweden showdown balls, with 12 referees.

This Tournament will be governed by IBSA Rules, therefore no time limits will be applied to matches. One point will be awarded for a won match.

In case of any further question don’t hesitate to contact us: pisaopen2017@gmail.com

We hope to meet you in Tirrenia.
Best Regards

Local Organizing Committee

Tournament Manager – Riccardo Santini
Tournament Coordinator – Elena Santini
FISPIC Sport Manager – Massimo Sanapo
Hotel „Olympic Beach Le Torri“ Manager – Ivan Barile