Saturday, April 21, 2018

QCPC Newsletter April 21, 2018

Wednesday Round Robin Time Changed

Beginning April 25, Wednesday Round Robins will begin at 8:00 AM, with check-in from 7:30 to 7:50.  If the numbers are large enough each week, there will be separate round robins for men and women. 

Change in Evening QCPC Days

The QCPC Open play in the evening will be changing days of the week from Monday/Thursday to Tuesday/Friday beginning April 30th.  This will last until the end of August.  The start time of 6pm stays the same through the summer, along with the reserved courts of 9-12.  This is because Inter-Community play will take place on the Quail Creek courts on Monday and Thursday evening.

QCPC/GVR Inter-Community Play

GVR and QCPC would like to offer Inter-Community play from April 30th through August.  

Play will start on Monday April 30th at 6pm at QCPC.  The play will alternate weekly with GVR
No commitment for weekly play, just pick the weeks you want to play and use signup genius through the GVR website
The first signup will be on April 22nd at 7 am
The QCPC/GVR/Sahuarita/Tucson/Saddlebrooke will be invited to play
Men/Women sign up for MXD play through the GVR website using Signup Genius.  The schedule for the following week (for all levels) will be published and be available on the GVR website (click here) on the Tuesday before at 7 am.  Everyone signing up will be asked to put what club they represent in the comments section 
Schedule will be:
      1. Monday 4.0+
      2. Wednesday 3.5
      3. Thursday 3.0
      4. Saturday 2.5
18 players can sign up with 4 alternates
We will reserve 4 courts each night (lighted)
No club balls to be used.  Each player playing will make a one time donation of $3 to start
Everyone that is not QC will sign a waiver 
Ratings based on  USAPA/IPTPA/club rating.  
We will play a full RR and keep track of wins
The top 4 players with Wins each week will have a playoff
If any of the top 4 players 3 weeks in a row are the winners, they will be moved up to the next level by the coordinator
Each club will furnish coordinators to take care of their respective night
The coordinators will get the emails of who has signed up and will let the alternates know if play is available for their level
The coordinators will be in charge of the RR sheets, keeping the scores, check off the names, and collecting the $3, clean up (shutting off the lights)
This is play by invitation to GVR/QCPC/Saddlebrooke/Sahuarita/Tucson

3.5 Drills Tuesday April 24

3.5 Drills are being offered on Tuesday April 24.  With summer temperatures rising, start time will be 10 am.  Signup up here.  Class is limited to 8 participants.

IPTPA Ratings Sessions Available in May 

The next IPTPA rating sessions will be held on Friday, May 18.  If interested, sign up here.  Be sure to put the rating level you are going for in the Comment field.  Only sign up with others who are seeking the same rating level as you are. Sean Rickard will be the Certified Rating Specialist.

World Team Pickleball

Their mission is to attract recreational and amateur players throughout the United States, as well as other countries, to play pickleball competitively with and against others in organized team tournaments and leagues.  Click here for more information.