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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

 

CHECK-IN:                 Check-in is at the Ridgecrest City Courts (see the map on the back), 30 minutes before your first match.  This is to allow you time to travel to the site of your first match and warm-up.

 

STARTING TIMES:      Out-of-town participants should obtain their starting times by filling out the form at the bottom of this page and mailing it, along with a stamped self-addressed envelope, to: PO Box 1530, Ridgecrest, Ca.  93556.  If you have not received your starting times by Wednesday, October 13th, you may call Chris Branson (760 371-3235) between the hours of 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm.  Do not leave a message on the answering machine - calls will not be returned.  The tournament committee will not be responsible for any miscommunication of starting times given over the phone.  Participants who live in the Ridgecrest/China Lake area will be able  to check the draw at the Ridgecrest City Courts on Wednesday, October 13th. Tournament directors will not give local entrants their starting times over the phone.

 

ENTRY DEADLINE:    Entries must be delivered to the tournament committee no later than October 3rd.  

 

ENTRY FEES:            The first event is $35, the second event is $20 per person.  If you enter one event your fee is $35.  If you enter two events, your fee is $55.  For full time students age 22 or under the first event is $20, the second event is $10  If you enter one event your fee is $20.  If you enter two events, your fee is $30.  Do not send cash.  All fees must accompany your entry form.  NO ONE WILL BE ENTERED IN THE DRAW UNLESS ALL FEES ARE PAID.  There will be no refunds of fees for cancellations after October 6th. Make your check payable to "CLTC" and mail with your entry form to:

 

                                                 CLTC Haugen Tournament   PO Box 1530   Ridgecrest, Ca.  93556

 

ENTRY LIMIT:             Players are limited to 2 events; 1 singles and 1 doubles, or 2 doubles.  If you are entered in 2 events you could play 4 or more  matches per day. 

 

CLASSIFICATION:     Entrants must play at one classification level only.  If you have won a Haugen event at the "B" or "C" level in the previous 2 years, you must enter that event at a higher classification level.  Changing partners does not negate this rule.  Entrants will be reclassified if there are insufficient entries to support a division.  The tournament committee reserves the right to reclassify any entrant regardless of previous performance.

 

DEFAULT TIME:         A 10-minute default time will be strictly enforced.  Out-of-town participants should allow sufficient time to check in, find their starting times and arrive at the appropriate match location, particularly if you are unfamiliar with the Ridgecrest/China Lake area.

 

WARM-UP TIME:        Warm-up time will be limited to 5 minutes after you are given your court assignment.

 

FORMAT:                   No-ad scoring will be used in the earlier rounds.  You may be required to play under the lights on Saturday night.

 

SOCIAL:                    A barbecue is planned for Saturday evening, October 16th, for all participants, their family and friends.  Permanent seating at the barbeque is limited so bring lawn chairs if you have them.  Maps will be available at the Ridgecrest City Courts.

 

TOURNAMENT CONDUCT SHALL ADHERE TO USTA RULES AND GUIDELINES (ETHICS AND DRESS), WITH THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE'S DECISION ON ANY INTERPRETATION FINAL.  WARNINGS, PENALTY POINTS AND DEFAULT OF THE MATCH WILL BE ASSESSED FOR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT.

 

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NAME: _______________________________________   

 

ADDRESS: _____________________________________

 

THE TIME OF YOUR FIRST MATCH IS: ______________

 

CHECK IN AT THE RIDGECREST CITY COURTS

 

BRING YOUR RETURNED STARTING

TIME FORM WITH YOU WHEN CHECK IN