RESCHEDULED: 2016 Adult Tournament Grand Prix - Gold River Racquet Club (508301616) to October 21-23
Due to the current weather forecast for this weekend, the 2016
Adult Tournament Grand Prix - Gold River Racquet Club (508301616) will be rescheduled
to Friday, October 21 through Sunday, October 23, 2016.
The NorCal happy hour event will be rescheduled to Friday,
October 21 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.
The NTRP Player of the Year Lunch will be rescheduled to
Saturday, October 22 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
All match times will remain as is on their respective
dates. For example, the match times that
were schedule for Friday, October 14 will be the same match times on Friday,
October 21. The draws have been updated with new dates.
The draws are now posted
Please plan on arriving 15 minutes before for yourmatch time.
Under the USTA NorCal rules, the lateness penalty starts at
the scheduled match time regardless of court availability and will be enforced.
Please make sure you allow enough time to find the site, for parking, and to
check in. All players must come to the tournament desk to check in for their
Tournament Desk/Gold RiverRacquet Club
Gold River Racquet Club is located at: 2201 Gold Rush Dr,
Gold River, CA.
Draw Format and MatchFormat
The draw format will be first round losers consolation with a 3/4 playoff. Any event with 3 players/teams may have a round robin draw.
match format for the NTRP and Open divisions will be best of 3 tie-break sets for main draw and 2 sets with a 10 point match tie-break in lieu of the 3rd set for consolation.
The match format for the Age divisions (Senior) will be best of 2 out of 3 sets with a match tie-break in lieu of the 3rd set.
Player of the Year Lunch- Saturday October 22 at Gold River
We will have a
free player lunch for all Grand Prix players at Gold River Racquet Club. We will present
the Player of the Year awards and take a group picture of the POY recipients. Player
of the Year winners should do their best to be present at this time even if
they are not in the tournament. We will try to get a big photo of all
IF YOU NEED TO WITHDRAW FROM THE
TOURNAMENT BEFORE ENTRIES CLOSE, PLEASE WITHDRAW ONLINE. IF YOU NEED TO
WITHDRAW AFTER ENTRIES CLOSE, PLEASE SEND THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR AN EMAIL AT
WILSON@NORCAL.USTA.COM STATING YOUR NAME, THE DIVISION, AND THE REASON FOR YOUR
WITHDRAWAL. IF YOU ARE WITHDRAWING THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR MATCH AFTER 8:00 PM OR
ON THE DAY OF YOUR MATCH, PLEASE CALL (510) 263-0446 AND LEAVE A MESSAGE IN
ADDITION TO SENDING THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR AN EMAIL.
Tournament Hotel - Holiday Inn Rancho Cordova
The preferred hotel for this tournament is Holiday Inn Rancho Cordova. The hotel is less than 2 miles from Gold River Racquet Club. Full service hotel with big rooms, free WiFi, restaurant and Starbucks. Rate is $89.00 for either a King or Double Queen room on October 13, 14 and 15 that includes hot breakfast and 2 drinks at their daily evening reception (per room). The Holiday Inn Rancho Cordova also offers complimentary parking, Guest Laundry, Fitness Room and Business Center. They also have an outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and Sauna room.
Pets are not allowed at Gold River Racquet Club
All pets with the exception of
service animals are not allowed at Gold River Racquet Club.
Children under 12 must be under direct supervision
Child care is not available for
tournament players. Children under 12 must be under the direct supervision of
parents at all times.
Adult/Senior Age Division Events Designated as a National Category III Tournament
The Adult/Senior Age Division Events have been designated as a National Category III Tournament by National. Click "more info" to find out more information regarding Category III Tournaments.
Prize Money Break Down for Men's Open Singles Division
The prize money break down for the Men's Open Singles Division will be 1st = $1000; 2nd = $500; 3rd = $250
All Draws Limited to 8 Players/Teams per event (16 for Men's Open Singles)
All Draws Limited to 8 Players/Teams per event (16 for Men's Open Singles)
Matches will be played with Wilson
US Open Extra Duty balls
Grand Prix Rules and Regulations
Players may play no more than 1
singles, 1 doubles and 1 mixed doubles event. If you are a player who qualifies
for more than 1 division in an event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and
let us know which you prefer to play if you were to qualify for both. All Rules
and Regulations including the minimum # of tournaments required to play this
tournament are at the attached link. Exceptions for not playing the minimum #
of tournaments will not be granted. Please do not register if you have not met
the minimum # of tournament requirement.
Seeding will be done in accordance
with the USTA NorCal Adult Tournament Rules and the 2016 Friend at Court.
A player shall not be entered at the
time entries close in two or more USTA sanctioned tournaments scheduled to take
place at the same time, in whole or in part, unless each Tournament Committee
involved understands the situation, concurs in writing, and each agrees to
accommodate the player’s schedule. The final decision rests with each
tournament committee. If one tournament agrees to accept concurrent entries and
accommodate the player's schedule but the concurrent tournament does not, the
player may not enter both. If entries for the overlapping tournaments close on
different dates, approval must be received from all Tournament Committees no
later than the entry closing date that occurs last. Players who enter a
tournament and play it to completion, may then enter another tournament with
overlapping dates without permission. If a player violates this concurrent
tournament rule ranking points earned in any concurrent tournament played will
not count toward ranking or the Grand Prix Points Race and the concurrent
tournaments will not count toward the minimum tournament requirement to qualify
for Grand Prix.
RAIN MAKE UP DATES OCTOBER 22-23
ONLY IN THE EVENT OF RAIN - OCTOBER 22-23 MAY BE USED AS RAIN MAKE UP DAYS
Special Scheduling Requests will NOT be considered - Friday, October 14 will be used as a tournament date
Unfortunately, we are sorry to inform
you that we will not be considering special scheduling requests for this
tournament. In this event, we have players playing in multiple events with
multiple people at multiple levels. This is a tournament players play all year
to get in to, so please understand, all divisions should plan to play 1 match
per day... no exceptions. Players entering in the Men's Open Singles Division should plan on playing 2 matches a day. Generally,
we follow a standard tournament format playing singles first, then doubles,
then mixed each day. Players should plan on playing on Friday. We will be using the whole day on Friday to play the tournament.
All NTRP players must have a USTA NorCal self-rating or a USTA computer rating
ESR ratings do not apply to
You Must Register For This Tournament To Qualify
NOTE, NO MATTER WHAT A PLAYERS GRAND PRIX POINT STANDING MAY BE, PLAYERS MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT TO QUALIFY
DOUBLES- BOTH PLAYERS MUST REGISTER AND INDICATE THEIR PARTNER.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, September 25, 2016 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 508301616 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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