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DÉFI PICKLEBALL QUEBEC GATINEAU

SANCTIONED BY QUEBEC PICKLEBALL FEDERATION

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: OUTAOUAIS PICKLEBALL REGIONAL ASSOCIATION

DATES : April 4-5, 2020

AGE GROUPS: Open, 55 to 64, 65 and up (Age as at December 31, 2020)

SKILL LEVELS: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5

EVENTS : Men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles

LOCATION: Gatineau Sports Centre, 850 Boulevard de la Gappe

SCHEDULE: Saturday April 4, 2020 (3.0 and 3.5)

Sunday April 5, 2020 (4.0 and 4.5)

TIME: Men’s doubles (9h), Women’s doubles (10h), Mixed doubles (14h)

PRICE: $45 for the 1st event and $10 for the 2nd event (invoice to be provided after registration). Payment through Paypal.

FORMAT: Round robin (pool of 4 or 5 teams per skill level and age group according to the number of entries). Minimum of 4 teams per event. The organizing committee reserves the right to combine brackets at their sole discretion based on participation numbers. 

BALL: Yellow Onyx Fuse

NUMBER OF TEAMS: There is a maximum of teams per age group and per skill level (5 teams for doubles and 8 teams for the mixed). Priority will be given to first registered based on registered time and date. However, the maximums can be increased depending of number of entries. 

SCORING: All games will be 15 points except medal games which are 2 out of 3 for 11 points. Difference of 2 points if equal at 14 (game of 15 points) or at 10 (game of 11 points).

OPENING REGISTRATION DATE: January 15, 2020

CLOSING REGISTRATION DATE: March 26, 2020

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: Online Registration with the Outaouais Pickleball Regional Association. 

(https://www.pickleballquebec.com/outaouais)

Tabs : tournoi provincial  4-5 avril 2020, Registration form

LIST OF PLAYERS : A list of registered players will be shown on the tournament web site at : https://www.pickleballquebec.com/outaouais)

Tabs : tournoi provincial  4-5 avril 2020, List of players

PLAYERS NEEDING PARTNERS: For players who do not have partners, please fill in the box under ‘’Players needing partners’’ on the registration form. The list of players will be shown with the player’s e-mail address and telephone number at: 

(https://www.pickleballquebec.com/outaouais)

Tabs:tournoi provincial 4-5 avril 2020, Players needing partners

It is the responsibility of the player to find a partner and both players to register.

LIST OF PLAYERS PER EVENT: A list of players per event will be shown on the tournament web site at: (https://www.pickleballquebec.com/outaouais)

Tabs: Tournoi provincial 4-5 avril 2020, list of players per event.

CANCELLATION POLICY: The cancellation deadline is Friday, March 27, 2020. No refunds for any reason after that date.

DRAWS: Draws will be shown on the tournament web site by Tuesday March 31, 2020. Draws may be subject to change prior to the start at the tournament.

(https://www.pickleballquebec.com/outaouais)

Tabs : tournoi provincial  4-5 avril 2020, Draws

PRIZES: Gold, Silver and Bronze medals.

LATE PENALTY: Players who are 5 minutes late after their match has been called will be disqualified. Matches will be numbered and displayed in a board located in the bleachers. 

PRACTICE TIME: Practice time is 2 minutes. Players can practice in the morning from 8:00AM – 8:50AM. 

HOTEL: There are two hotels within walking distance from the Sports Centre, the Comfort Inn (819-243-6010) and the Holiday Inn (819-503-8800).

RULES: When there is one pool, after the preliminary round, 1st and 2nd will play for gold and silver medal. 3rd and 4th will play for the bronze medal.

When there are two pools, after the preliminary round, there will be a crossover semi-final,  1st from pool #1 vs. 2nd from pool #2, and 1st from pool #2 vs. 2nd from pool #1. Winning teams play for the gold and silver medals and while the losing teams play for the bronze medal. 

The number of wins determines team seeding.

In case of a tie in number of wins, seeding is done as follows:

Two-way tie: head to head record.

Three-way tie: best point differential in games between all games played gets highest seed. Remaining 2 seeds determined by their head to head scores.

GENERAL INFORMATION: André St-Jacques (astjacques2@gmail.com)


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