tournament

Sitges Spring Social / The Debut

Registration opens:
Mon, 2013-02-11
Tournament Start Date:
Sat, 2013-05-25
Tournament End Date:
Sun, 2013-05-26
City:
Sitges
Participants:
M
Court Surface:
Clay
Hosted Housing:
Contact details:

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Yannis Blackburn

yannis.blackburn@panteresgrogues.cat

Tournament Info:

***UPDATED INFORMATION **


 

PLANNED SCHEDULE

 


FRIDAY 24TH MAY:
NEED A LIFT? Car ride down to Sitges with local players. **subject to availabilty. Please request it should you require this service.

AFTERNOON: Check-in, Hotel Subur


18:15 CASA BACARDI SITGES
Plaça de l'Ajuntament, 11
45 min tour, at the end of it you make your own mojitos!
free entry, courtesy of Panteres Grogues Tennis Club (please confirm if you are interested) - Meet at entrance at 18:15. Don't be late, or you'll miss it!

20:00 WELCOME DRINKS
Casablanca Bar
Discount drinks and free finger food
Carrer de Pau Barrabeig 5
Also, you will receive your free
welcome packs!

SATURDAY 25th MAY:
09:15: HOTEL: GROUP BREAKFAST free with accommodation package
10:00: FREE TIME (beach, shopping, recovery etc.)
11:30: Start of Play at the tennis club - free use of tennis club pool, gym
22:30: tournament dinner (additional cost: 20€ set menu)
MA MAISON RESTAURANT
Carrer de Bonaire, 28

20€ set menu includes:
ENTRÉE: Mixed tapas (carpaccio, mussels, prawns, salad, bread, olives etc.)
MAIN MEAL: choice of 3 dishes
DESSERT: Home-made cake
DRINKS INCLUDED: 0,5L bottle of wine OR water OR beer OR soft drink
COFFEE: espresso/cortado/café con leche
*vegetarian options available upon request upon arrival


please confirm if you would like to attend so a reservation can me made.


SUNDAY 26TH MAY:
10:00: HOTEL: GROUP BREAKFAST free with accommodation package
11:00: Hotel Check-out (luggage holding room requested for the players)
11:30: Start of Play at the tennis club - free use of tennis club pool, gym
14:00: free tournament Barbeque, matches will continue to be played at the same time

20:30: Presentation ceremony, Raffles drawn etc.

++(subject to change)


MATCH SCHEDULES

*ALL MATCHES IN ALL CATEGORIES WILL BE PLAYED IN A ROUND ROBIN FORMAT

* MATCHES WILL BE BEST OF THREE SETS, WITH A SUPER-TIE BREAK TO DECIDE THE 3RD SET

* THERE WILL BE A GOLDEN POINT RULE ENFORCED ON ALL DEUCE POINTS, WITH THE RECEIVING TEAM DECIDING WHAT SIDE TO RECEIVE FROM

* MATCHES WILL COMMENCE AT 11:30am AT THE TENNIS CLUB

* PLAYERS WILL BE GIVEN MATCH INFO, DRAWS AND TIMES AT THE WELCOME PARTY


MATCH TIMETABLES:

MD A TOP COURT        
SAT          
1200 DEKKER/ZDEB VS  BELVER/LA TORRE  
1320 BLACKBURN/SAN JOSE VS  BODONYI/COWIE  
1440 GIRO/YOSALINA VS  SALAS/SOI    
1600 BLACKBURN/SAN JOSE VS  DEKKER/ZDEB  
1720 BODONYI/COWIE VS  GIRO/YOSALINA  
1840 BLACKBURN/SAN JOSE VS  GIRO/YOSALINA  
1840 BELVER/LA TORRE VS  SALAS/SOI   2ND COURT
1840 BODONYI/COWIE VS  DEKKER/ZDEB 3RD COURT
SUN          
1200 DEKKER/ZDEB VS  SALAS/SOI    
1320 BLACKBURN/SAN JOSE VS  BELVER/LA TORRE  
1440 BODONYI/COWIE VS  BELVER/LA TORRE  
1600 DEKKER/ZDEB VS  GIRO/YOSALINA  
1720 BLACKBURN/SAN JOSE VS  SALAS/SOI    
1840 BODONYI/COWIE VS  SALAS/SOI    
1840 BELVER/LA TORRE VS  GIRO/YOSALINA 2ND COURT


 

MD B 2ND COURT        
SAT          
1200 BERMEJO/RIBÓ VS  EYO/GINÉS  
1320 KEANE/MOORE VS  VALLE/MARTINEZ  
1440 BERMEJO/RIBÓ VS  PIN/RODRÍGUEZ  
1600 EYO/GINÉS VS  VALLE/MARTINEZ  
1720 BERMEJO/RIBÓ VS  KEANE/MOORE  
SUN          
1200 KEANE/MOORE VS  PIN/RODRÍGUEZ  
1320 BERMEJO/RIBÓ VS  VALLE/MARTINEZ  
1440 EYO/GINÉS VS  PIN/RODRÍGUEZ  
1600 EYO/GINÉS VS  KEANE/MOORE  
1720 VALLE/MARTINEZ VS  PIN/RODRÍGUEZ  


MD C 3RD COURT        
SAT          
1200 T ARBUCKLE/J MARMOL VS  BYRNE/MOLINA  
1320 DELANEY/DIGNAM VS  ERLIC/PHAM  
1440 T ARBUCKLE/J MARMOL VS  IZAGUERRI/ORTEGA  
1600 BYRNE/MOLINA VS  ERLIC/PHAM  
1720 T ARBUCKLE/J MARMOL VS  DELANEY/DIGNAM  
SUN          
1200 DELANEY/DIGNAM VS  IZAGUERRI/ORTEGA  
1320 T ARBUCKLE/J MARMOL VS  ERLIC/PHAM  
1440 ERLIC/PHAM VS  IZAGUERRI/ORTEGA  
1600 BYRNE/MOLINA VS  DELANEY/DIGNAM  
1720 BYRNE/MOLINA VS  IZAGUERRI/ORTEGA  

 

 

MD D 4TH COURT        
SAT          
1200 ALBIAC/GARIN VS  GARCÍA/VILOSA  
1320 HERNÁNDEZ/RODRÍGUEZ VS  KARUBE/ZUMBRUNN  
1440 ALBIAC/GARIN VS  LORENZO/MCDERMOTT
1600 GARCÍA/VILOSA VS  KARUBE/ZUMBRUNN  
1720 ALBIAC/GARIN VS  HERNÁNDEZ/RODRÍGUEZ
SUN          
1200 HERNÁNDEZ/RODRÍGUEZ VS  LORENZO/MCDERMOTT
1320 ALBIAC/GARIN VS  KARUBE/ZUMBRUNN  
1440 GARCÍA/VILOSA VS  LORENZO/MCDERMOTT
1600 GARCÍA/VILOSA VS  HERNÁNDEZ/RODRÍGUEZ
1720 KARUBE/ZUMBRUNN VS  LORENZO/MCDERMOTT


RAFFLE/RIFA

5€= 2 tickets
10€ = 5 tickets
20€= 15 tickets

PRIZE 1 thanks to Wilson
1 tennis racquet bag/backpack (black and silver, fits 2 racquets)

PRIZE 2 thanks to Wilson
1 Wilson Juice 100 BLX racquet (used by Victoria Azarenka and Feliciano Lopez)

PRIZE 3 thanks to Matinée Group
1 Weekly pass/Bracelet to the 2013 Circuit Festival in Barcelona in August

PRIZE 4 thanks to Matinée Group
1 Weekly pass/Bracelet to the 2013 Circuit Festival in Barcelona in August


ADDRESSES:

HOTEL SUBUR
Passeig de la Ribera, s/n
08870 Sitges

CLUB TENIS VALLPINEDA
Avinguda Santissima Trinitat, 28
Sant Pere de Ribes
08810 Sitges

*********


REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED!

entry fee: only 50€!!

Entry fee includes:
 - welcome pack
 - practice courts on Friday afternoon (subject to availability)
 - Sunday Barbeque
 - free use of club swimming pool
 - free use of club gym
 - club wi-fi access

 

FORMAT

Friendly, fun and relaxed doubles team competition

A LEVEL: 6 teams
B LEVEL: 5 teams
C LEVEL: 5 teams
D LEVEL: 5 teams

Matches will be played in a simple round robin format, with a WINNER IN EACH CATEGORY.

GLTA POINTS ASSIGNATION

Matches played will be granted GLTA points (for victories in your categroy) and tournament points (to decide a winner in each level)



 

 

 

ACCOMMODATION DEAL

3 star Accommodation deal for Friday 24th May and Saturday 25th May:


HOTEL SUBUR (SITGES BEACHFRONT) 39€ per night (per person price based on 2 people sharing a room)... having breakfast together would be a nice touch if we all stayed at the same hotel!


PRICE INCLUDES:
- room
- tax
- breakfast
- sea view not guaranteed!

ROOMS MUST BE BOOKED BY MARCH 15th!! Any bookings made thereafter will not be eligible for the group discount rate.

To request a twin/double toom contact: yannis.blackburn@panteresgrogues.cat



PAYMENTS

PLEASE MAKE YOUR PAYMENT VIA BANK TRANSFER TO:

IBAN: ES19 2100 0796 4402 0025 9787
SWIFT/BIC: CAIXESBBXXX
REFERENCE: YOUR NAME + "SITGES GLTA"

PAYMENTS: Players may register from 11th Feb. All players will be automatically allocated "PENDING" status until payment is received. Please pay before 28th February. All players still classified as "PENDING" on 1st March, will be moved to the waiting list and may be superseded by players who pay before, although they may have registered after.

UK PAYMENT OPTIONS: To save on paying individual international transfer fees, you can pay 43 GBP into the Tennis London accountbetween Monday Feb 11th and Monday Feb 25th. Then all the money in the account will be transferred to the Spanish tournament account - hence there will only be ONE international transfer fee that you can divide amongst the players. Payments made on or after Feb 26th will have to be made directly into the Spanish tournament account as it will not reach us before the deadline of February 28th.

UK Tennis London Account:
HSBC
Sort Code: 40-04-07
Account number: 61190717
Reference: FULL NAME + "Sitges GLTA"



TOURNAMENT RULES

• All matches will be played on clay courts.
• The organisers reserve the right to change the surface/format if necessary.

• All doubles matches will be played with the third set as a super tiebreak (10 points). If a full 3rd set is started you will be forced to stop play, regardless of the score, and start a super tie-break immediately.
• Five minutes warm up only.
•This tournament will be played in accordance with the rules of the Gay & Lesbian Tennis
  Association (GLTA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
•In the event of rain, the tournament may be shortened or cancelled completely and the
  organisers shall not be obliged to refund entry fees.
•By participating in the event, players agree with the tournament rules.
•Events with fewer than six participants may be cancelled.
•By registering to play in the Sitges Spring Social, the player waives any potential claims against the GLTA, the Sitges Spring Social organisers, the facilities, the GLTA, and the GLTA officers who assume no
responsibility of any kind. Thus, by registering, all participants agree to waiver any rights and claims for bodily and emotional injury, reputation damage or any other harm.

PAYMENTS: Players may register from 11th Feb. All players will be automatically allocated "PENDING" status until payment is received. Please pay before 28th February. All players still classified as "PENDING" on 1st March, will be moved to the waiting list and may be superseded by players who have paid/pay before, although they may have registered after.

NORMA IMPORTANTE EXPLICADO EN CASTELLANO:

PAGOS: Los jugadores pueden registrarse a partir del 11 de Febrero. Serán clasificados automaticamente como "PENDIENTE" hasta que se reciba el pago del jugador. Por favor, realiza el pago antes del 28 de febrero. Aquellos jugadores que todavía figuren como "PENDIENTE" el día 1 de marzo, pasarán a la lista de espera y podrán ser desbancados/reemplazados por jugadores que realizen el pago antes, aunque se hayan registrado después.



UNFORSEEN DELAYS/TIME RESTRAINTS: the tournament organisers can change the match formats.


GLTA Board Representative:

James Kidd

James@glta.net

Match Format:

Round Robin

Club Intro:

TENNIS CLUB WEBSITE:

www.bta-tennis.com



Tournament Website:


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