START TIME
Please arrive by 6.45 so that play can start at 7.00 pm

ORDER OF PLAY (Each match, one set with a tie-break at 6-all.)

1st round
AC v AC
BD v BD
2nd round
AD v AD
BC v BC
3rd round
AB v AB
CD v CD

TEAM LEADERS (boxed names on team sheet or delegated deputy if team leader absent).

The team leaders should:

  • Open the clubhouse
  • Switch the floodlights on and off, as soon as play on a court has finished.
  • Collect £3.50 (£2 for junior) from each team member. Put it in an envelope, stating which match it is for, and leave it in the safe.
  • Fill out scoresheet. At end of match, sign it, and leave it in the designated pigeon box below the tournament board.
  • Make sure that the lights are switched off and the clubhouse is locked at the end of the evening.

RESERVES
Hopefully you won’t require any replacements, however if you do need one, it is your responsibility (not your team leader’s) to arrange a replacement. The Tournament Committee have provided a list of allocated reserves for each floodlight league date.

If you require a replacement you should:

  • In the first instance, ask the 1st reserve for your category for that date – see the allocated reserve list.
  • If the 1st reserve cannot replace you, contact the 2nd reserve on the allocated reserve list.
  • If they cannot play either, then you should contact any reserve in your category.
  • If there is no reserve available, then you can ask any individual from same category or lower (assuming they don’t have their own match that night).
  • When you have arranged a replacement, please notify your team leader.

The Tournament Committee will monitor replacements to ensure that reserves are being selected using the above procedure. If not, the Tournament Committee will take what they deem to be appropriate action and may deduct points from teams in breach of these procedures.

POSTPONEMENTS
A match can be postponed only if both team leaders agree conditions are unfit. The two team leaders will have three weeks from the date of a postponed match to agree a new date for the match to be played and inform the Tournament Committee. If no date is agreed within three weeks, the tournament committee will set the date and inform the team leaders.

COMMENTS
If you have comments or feedback, please speak to one of the Tournament Committee: Philippa Bell, Sarah George, Sal Etherington, Chris Hewitt.