TOURNAMENT GUIDELINES

Junior Format:

  • All Junior Doubles are guaranteed 2 days of tournament play.
  • Junior Doubles will have pool play on Thursday then bracket play on Friday (all teams make it to bracket)
  • After pool play, Junior Doubles will be broken down to a maximum of 16 teams per bracket.  In a 64 team division, there will be four 16 team brackets (Gold, Silver, Bronze and Diamond).  Less than 64 teams may vary.  Prizes may vary!
  • Junior Quads will have pool play on Saturday then bracket play on Sunday (all teams make it to bracket)
  • Boys will NOT be allowed to play on a Girl’s Quads team.  Girls can play on a Boy’s Quads team.
  • All pools and bracket matches will be best of 3 games at 21, 21, 15 no cap.  Tournament directors have the right to change the score format for Friday and Saturday depending on how much daylight is left.
  • All pool games will be best of 3 games at 21, 21, 15 no cap.
  • Maximum of 64 teams per division (Divisions with 3 teams or less will be combined with the next level up, example: 14A moved to 14AA or 16’s Beginner will be moved to 16’s Advanced, etc…)
  • Minimum of 4 teams per division

Adult Format:

  • Only Men/Women Open’s bracket will have a crossover (NO pool play).
  • Any division with 24 teams or less will have pool play then go into a single elimination bracket (open division not included).
  • Any division with 25 teams or more will only be straight double elimination bracket (NO pool plays) (open division not included).
  • All bracket matches will be best of 3 games at 21, 21, 15 no cap (this includes loser brackets).  Tournament directors have the right to change the score format for Saturday and Sunday depending on how much daylight is left.
  • All pool games will be best of 3 games at 21, 21, 15 no cap.
  • Maximum of 64 teams per division
  • Minimum of 4 teams per division (Divisions with 3 teams or less will be combined with the next level up, example: B moved to BB or Masters 55 moved to Masters 45)

Reporting Your Games:

  • ONLY WINNERS are REQUIRED to report the outcome of your match to a nearby tournament director (TD) tent. (this includes Pools and Bracket matches)
  • Format to report your matches in the order below:
  1. Division (the division you’re playing in)
  2. Court Number (the court number you just played on)
  3. Who Won (You and your partners name that just won)
  4. Scores (If your division has pool play, we need to know the points of the games)

Scheduling Guidelines:

  • All matches (first serve) are required to start at the scheduled time.  
    • Warm-ups should happen prior to the start of the scheduled match.
  • If a team does not show up 15 minutes after the scheduled match, a penalty of 1 point per minute will be applied.  
  • If a team does not show up 30 minutes after the scheduled match, it is an automatic forfeit.
  • If a previous match finishes early and both the playing teams and reffing team of the next match is present and ready to start then they are allowed to start early.
  • If a match runs late then the next match must start right after.  Previous teams should use the time waiting to warm-up.
  • If a team does not show up to ref, it will be an automatic forfeit of their next scheduled match.  
  • If you do not ref after your last losers match, you will not be allowed to play the following year.