1. LADIES and MENS ‘B’ SINGLES :

a)    only senior and intermediate members 18 years or older may enter this tournament;

b)    their level must not exceed the 4.0 level described in TENNIS CANADA’s Self-Rating Guide;

c)     in the case of doubt regarding a participant’s level, the Tournament Committee shall rule as to his or her eligibility
        following an evaluation and recommendation by the pro designated by the Tournament Director.  This ruling shall be
        final.

d)    The winner of the tournament is not eligible to compete the following year.

 

2.  LADIES and MENS ‘B’ DOUBLES:        

a)    the same criteria apply as for the ‘B’ SINGLES;

b)    to be precise, the winners of this tournament are not eligible to compete in it in the following year, even with a
       different partner.

 

3.  CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS:  LADIES AND MENS SINGLES, LADIES AND MENS

     DOUBLES and MIXED DOUBLES:

     These tournaments are open to all senior and intermediate club members.

 


4.  ADULT-CHILD DOUBLES:

a)    this tournament is open to adult members, regardless of age or level, and to children younger than 18;

b)    teams are usually formed by members of the same family, in the broadest sense of the term;

c)     in addition to paragraph b), teams may be formed by adults and children having no family ties;
 
d)    if several teams composed of unrelated members register for the tournament, the Tournament Director may decide,
       at his or her discretion, when setting up the tournament draw, to reorganize these teams by drawing names.

 

5.   JUNIORS:

a)  the Junior Tournament is divided in two categories: one for 15 to 17 year olds and  the other for 14 and under;

b)  in the case of the 14 and under category: if enough children 9 and younger sign up, the Tournament Director may
     have them play a qualifying round;

c)  a member 14 or younger who is in the intermediate category may register in only one of the two categories.




6.  VETERANS LADIES AND MENS ‘B’ SINGLES:

a)  only members 50 and over are eligible;

b)  their level must not exceed the 4.0 level as described in TENNIS CANADA’s Self-Rating Guide;

c) in the case of doubt regarding a participant’s level, the Tournament Committee shall rule as to his or her eligibility,
   following an evaluation and recommendation by the pro designated by the Tournament Director.  This ruling shall be
   final.




7.  ‘NO-SHOWS’

a)   the Tennis Director may recommend that the Executive Committee disqualify from future tournaments any member
      who, having registered for a tournament, fails to show for a tournament game on two consecutive occasions without
      an acceptable reason or without having notified the Tournament Director at least 24 hours in advance;

b)   the decision to disqualify a member may be made by the Executive Committee only after it has given such member
      a reasonable chance to explain his or her actions.

c)   this decision shall be in force for the rest of the season during which the player is disqualified, as well as the following
      one.

 

 8.  INTERPRETATION:

a)  with respect  to the aforementioned rules, the age considered for participation in a tournament is the age reached on
     March 1st, with the exception of a junior player, for whom the deciding date will be September 30;

b)  the tournament committee is made up of the Tennis Director (activities) and the Tournament Director, who may be
     assisted by a pro;

c)  social members are not eligible for tournaments.


These rules were approved by the Board of Directors at its meeting of November 26, 2007 and ratified at the Annual General Meeting of February 11, 2008.

Tournament rules of eligibility