WELCOME TO THE 2017 PIG & PIT TOURNAMENT!
We are already hard at work planning for this year's event, and are looking forward to another great weekend of tennis, friends, and food!
This is an outdoor tournament, and all matches will be played at the Greater Midland Tennis Center using our 15 outdoor courts (weather permitting). If it rains, we have plenty of indoor back-ups.
Please take a few minutes to read the following important information to help you prepare for the tournament and to ensure that you have a positive and awesome tournament experience. We look forward to seeing you here in June!
Saturday, Sept 9 - All MEN'S & WOMEN'S DOUBLES will be scheduled and completed on this date.
Sunday, Sept 10 - All MIXED DOUBLES will be scheduled and completed on this date.
Matches are likely to be scheduled to start between 8-9am on both Saturday and Sunday, so once you register please plan accordingly and be prepared to play at all scheduled match times.
PIG ROAST AND TOURNAMENT PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT!
This tournament is called the Pig & Pit for a reason! On Saturday evening beginning at approximately 6pm, we will be hosting a pig roast, with all the trimmings, side dishes, adult beverages and soft drinks. Fire pits will be lit, and the good times will roll!
Guests (anyone not playing in the tournament) can enjoy the pig roast as well for a fee. Please contact Valerie Dvorak for more information.
FIRST MATCH TIMES WILL BE POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
A report that lists individual first match times for each team will be posted on this tournament homepage by noon on Wednesday, September 6.
PLEASE, as a courtesy to your opponents and to avoid lateness penalties:
Check-in at the tournament desk at least 30 minutes prior to you first match of the tournament so that we can get contact information from you, give you your tournament gift, and make sure that you are on-site and ready to play when your scheduled match time arrives.
For all subsequent matches, please check-in at the tournament desk at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled match time.
SCORING FORMAT, GENERAL RULES & ETIQUETTE
Scoring format will be two tiebreak sets with a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of a full third set
A 10-minute warm-up will be allowed prior to each match
Spin a racquet prior to the warm-up to determine serve and receiving side
20 seconds between points
90 seconds on changeovers
2 minutes between each set
No coaching at any time
Calls on 'out' balls should be made immediately and clearly
Player Selection Type
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.