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Wamo StateTournament Rules

GUIDELINES FOR TEAM ENTRIES & TOURNAMENT PLAY 2013

1: ALL PLAYERS MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE PLAYED IN A SANCTIONED
LEAGUE.
ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE PICTURE I.D. WITH THEM AT THE TOURNAMENT.
2: A PLAYER CAN BE LISTED AS A REGULAR ON MORE THAN ONE ROSTER BUT ONLY PLAY
ON ONE TEAM AT THE TOURNAMENT, ANY PLAYER(S) CAUGHT PLAYING ON MORE THAN 1
TEAM WILL DISQUALIFY ALL TEAMS PLAYED ON AND ALL PLAYERS WILL BE BANNED FROM
PLAY FOR 3 YEARS! THERE ARE NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED AT THE TOURNAMENT. YOU HAVE
UNTIL APRIL 29TH TO MAKE ANY PLAYER CHANGES THROUGH YOUR OPERATOR. THEY MUST
MEET ESTABLISHED GUIDELINES; NO TEAM CAN IMPROVE THEIR TEAM WITH A
REPLACEMENT/ADDED PLAYER.
3: TEAM TOURNAMENT FORMAT WILL BE ROUND ROBIN PRELIMINARIES WITH 2 BEST RECORDS
ADVANCING TO THE FINALS. FINALS WILL BE DOUBLE ELIMINATION.
4: NO TEAM WILL BE ALLOWED TO SWITCH PLAYERS AFTER A MATCH HAS STARTED.
5: ANY TEAM WITH ONLY 3 PLAYERS SHOULD NOT REGISTER. ASK THE SCORER AT YOUR
REGISTRATION TABLE WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH ONLY 3 PLAYERS!! A TEAM MUST HAVE 4
PLAYERS ON SITE TO REGISTER. IF THEY REGISTER AND DO NOT HAVE ALL FOUR PLAYERS
AT STARTING TIME THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PLAY AND ARE RESTRICTED FROM PLAY FOR
THE NEXT 2 YEARS. ANY BRACKET WITH A TEAM(S) NOT REGISTERED AT SCHEDULED
STARTING TIME WILL BE PLAYED WITH TEAMS THAT ARE PRESENT.
6: ANY TEAM FORFEITING A GAME FOR ANY REASON DURING TOURNAMENT PLAY WILL BE
DROPPED FROM TOURNAMENT (YOU MUST PLAY ALL MATCHES LISTED). ROUND ROBIN MATCHES
WILL BE RE-SCORED ACCORDINGLY. DOUBLE ELIMINATION WILL FORFEIT REMAINING
MATCHES. PLAYERS ON THAT TEAM WILL BE RESTRICTED FROM PLAYING IN THE FOLLOWING 2
YEARS TOURNAMENTS.
7: ANY TEAM NOT PLAYING ALL MATCHES LISTED, FINISHING A BRACKET OR FALSIFYING A
SCORE SHEET WILL BE DROPPED FROM TOURNAMENT (YOU MUST PLAY ALL MATCHES LISTED).
ROUND ROBIN MATCHES WILL BE RE-SCORED (ANY MATCHES PLAYED BY THE FORFEITING TEAM
ARE REMOVED SO IT SCORES THE SAME AS IF THEY WERE NEVER THERE). PLAYERS ON THAT
TEAM WILL BE RESTRICTED FROM PLAYING IN THE FOLLOWING 2 YEARS TOURNAMENTS. 8: ANY PLAYERS/TEAMS EXPELLED FROM THE TOURNAMENT FOR ANY REASON WILL NOT BE
ELIGIBLE FOR ANY REFUNDS OR PRIZE MONEY. ALL PLAYERS ON THAT TEAM WILL BE
RESTRICTED FROM PLAYING IN FOLLOWING TOURNAMENT(S). THE NUMBER OF YEARS WILL BE
DETERMINED BY THE COMITTEE.
9: TEAM CAPTAINS ARE IN CHARGE OF REGISTRATION. ANY TEAM CAUGHT USING AN ILLEGAL
PLAYER WILL FORFEIT ALL MATCHES. ALL PLAYERS LISTED ON THAT TEAM WILL BE
RESTRICTED FROM PLAYING IN THE FOLLOWING 2 YEARS TOURNAMENTS.
10: TIME LIMITS: IF A PLAYER IS NOT PRESENT WHEN THEIR MATCH IS UP, THE OPPOSING
TEAM CAPTAIN MAY REQUEST A REFEREE TO COME OVER. IF THE PLAYER IS LONGER THAN 5
MINUTES LATE BUT LESS THAN 10 MINUTES, THE TEAM WILL BE GIVEN THEIR ONLY
WARNING. PLAYERS MUST BE READY TO PLAY WHEN UP. A 2ND 5 MINUTE VIOLATION WILL
RESULT IN LOSS OF THAT GAME. A 3RD 5 MINUTE VIOLATION OR ANY 10 MINUTE VIOLATION
WILL BE A LOSS OF GAME FIRST TIME AND FORFEIT OF MATCH ALONG WITH 2 YEAR
SUSPENSION FOR ALL THE PLAYERS ON THAT TEAM!!
THESE GUIDELINES ARE SO ALL PLAYERS CAN HAVE A GOOD TIME. NOBODY LIKES IT WHEN A
WHOLE BRACKET IS EFFECTED BECAUSE ONE PLAYER OR TEAM DELAYS PLAY OR WALKS OUT.
******************************************************************************* GUIDELINES FOR TEAM ENTRY & TOURNAMENT PLAY 2011-12 1. All players must be 21 years of age and have played together in the same league system. Each player MUST HAVE 48 GAMES ON ONE TEAM AT TIME OF ENTRY. All players must have picture I.D. at the tournament. 2. A team may use up to six players (all from the same league system). The team will be classed by the statistics of the four best players. 3. THERE ARE NO SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED AT THE TOURNAMENT SITE. All entries should have six players listed and must draw their team from those players. A team will be classed with the statistics of the 4 best players. A person may register to play on more than one team but may only play on one team. A player found playing or to have played on more than one team, both teams may be disqualified; all players may be banned from play for 3 years. 4. Team tournament format will be shift robin preliminaries with 2 best records advancing to the finals. Finals will be double elimination. PLAY STARTS 9:00AM SUNDAY FOR QUALIFYING TEAMS. 5. No team will be allowed to switch players after a match has started. 6. Any team forfeiting a game for any reason during tournament play will be dropped from tournament; round robin matches will be re-scored accordingly. Double elimination will forfeit remaining matches. Players on that team will be restricted from playing in the following year’s tournament. 7. Any players/teams expelled from the tournament for any reason will not be eligible for refunds or prize money. All players on that team may be restricted from playing in the following year’s tournament. 8. Team captains are in charge of registration. Any team caught using an illegal player will forfeit all matches. No exceptions!!!!! A person may register to play on more than one team but may only play on one team. A player found playing or to have played on more than one team, both teams may be disqualified; all players may be banned from play for 3 years. GUIDELINES FOR DOUBLES ENTRY & TOURNAMENT PLAY 1. All players must be 21 years of age and have played a minimum of 48 games in a sanctioned league at time of entry. All players must have picture I.D. with them at the tournament. 2. List an alternate player. There are no substitutions at the tournament site! Team will be classed by the statistics of the two best players. No player can play on more than one team! A player can be listed as a reg/alt on more than one roster but may only play on one team! 3. Tournament format will be double elimination best 2 of 3 games. 4. Any team short player(s) at the start of their first match will forfeit all matches. 5. Any players/teams expelled from the tournament for any reason will not be eligible for refunds or prize money. All players on that team may be restricted from playing in the following year’s tournament. 6. Team captains are in charge of registration. Any team caught using an illegal player will forfeit all matches. No exceptions!!! GUIDELINES FOR SINGLES ENTRY & TOURNAMENT PLAY 1. All players must be 21 years of age and have played a minimum of 48 games in a sanctioned league at time of entry. All players must have picture I.D. with them at the tournament. 2. Tournament format will be double elimination best 2 of 3 games. 3. Any player expelled from the tournament for any reason will not be eligible for any refunds, or prize money. ENTRY CONFIRMATIONS WILL BE POSTED ON WAMO.NET NO CONFIRMATIONS WILL BE MAILED THIS YEAR! RETURN YOUR ENTRY FORM TO YOUR MACHINE OPERATOR OR YOUR SPONSOR