SUMMER TOURNAMENT

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RULES

Stowmarket Lawn Tennis Club

Tournament Rules 2019

1. ENTRY TO ALL TOURNAMENTS IS FREE TO PAID UP CLUB MEMBERS OVER 14 YEARS OF AGE ON FINALS DAY.

2. ALL MATCHES MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE ROUND DATES STATED AT THE TOP OF THE DRAW SHEET.

3. THE TOP NAMED PLAYER(S) MUST ARRANGE THE MATCH WITH THEIR OPPONENTS(S) AND SHOULD OFFER AT LEAST THREE DATES. IF THE MATCH IS NOT COMPLETED BY THE STATED ROUND DATE AND THE TOURNAMENT SUB-COMMITTEE HAS NOT BEEN INFORMED OF A VALID REASON, THE TOP NAMES PLAYER(S) SHALL BE SCRATCHED.

4. AS A MATTER OF COURTESY, ON COMPLETION OF YOUR MATCH, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CONTACT YOUR NEXT OPPONENTS IF THEY HAVE ALREADY PLAYED THEIR PREVIOUS ROUND.

5. ALL MATCHES TO BE A TIE-BREAK AT SIX-ALL IN THE FIRST AND SECOND SETS BUT THIRD AND FINAL SET TO BE LONG.

6. FINALS WILL BE PLAYED ON SUNDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2019. START TIMES TO BE ARRANGED BY THE TOURNAMENT SUB-COMMITTEE.

7. IF YOU REACH THE SEMI-FINAL AND THEN FIND THAT YOU HAVE BECOME UNAVAILABLE FOR FINALS DAY, THEN YOU MUST SCRATCH BEFORE THE SEMI-FINAL IS COMPLETED

8. ANY COMPLAINTS MUST BE MADE IN WRITING TO ONE OF THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF THE OCCURRENCE AND THE TOURNAMENT SUB-COMMITTEE’S DECISION SHALL BE FINAL.

9. ONLY ONE COURT MAY BE TAKEN ON CLUB NIGHTS AND ALL MATCHES MUST BE BOOKED IN THE CLUB DIARY, STATING THE STARTING TIME. AN ALLOWANCE OF 1.5 HOURS SHOULD BE ALLOCATED FOR EACH MATCH.

10. IT IS HELPFUL IF COMPETITORS CAN WRITE THEIR CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBERS ON THE CONTACT LIST.

MEMBERS OF THE TOURNAMENT SUB-COMMITTEE ARE:

MARY WATSON

ROBERT BROWN

CHRIS CUNNINGHAM