King of the Beach Open
Yucatan Liquid Stand (1850 Beltline Road, Coppell, Texas 75019) is located 1.2 miles west of I-35E on Beltline Road.
You must register by 9:00 PM, Friday the 17th so that we can arrange for ghost players to fill any empty slots in the pools.
Sign in will begin at 9:30 AM in the Yucatan parking lot. Entry fees must be paid by 9:45 AM. Un-seeded players will draw for
pool assignements at 9:50 AM. Warm up for the first game begins at 10:00 AM. We will be taking a short break between pool play
and play offs, so you will have a chance to grab a bite to eat.
Door Prize: After the break there will be a drawing for a door prize. All participants are eligible, including ghost players. The winner will receive of a set of W.E.S. 3/8" Universal Antennas.
This will be the sixth annual Master's Tournament. The first three tournaments were won by Mark Winkler. For more details: History
King of The Beach Open (Handicapped)
The concept for the Master's King of the Beach Open Handicapped Divison was developed in order to get the numerous older players, who rarely, if ever, play in tournaments, out to compete. Since there is a wide age range of players 36 and older, an age based handicap points system was developed. The idea for that came from USAV, where a handicap is awarded to a team when it competes in a younger division.
Rules: You must be at least 36 years old to compete. Let serve, rally scoring to 21, side change every seven points, antennas and the 8 meter court will be used.
Format: Players will be assigned by seeding, and drawing, into 4 person pools. Seedings will be based on prior Master's Tournament finishes. The drawing will determine order of play in pool. There will be two rounds of Pool play with 3 games to 21 in each round. Games will end at 21. The must win by two rule is not in effect. After the first round, players will be assigned new pools based on their rank in pool. Playoff/finals pool rankings will be determined by: (PF)-(PA) + (H). (points for-points against+handicap)
Winners of each round of will advance to the finals pool or a playoff pool, if needed. Winners of both rounds will receive a bye.
Playoff and final rounds will have the same basic format as the opening round, The number and length of games will be determined by the director based on the pace and other tournament variables.
The champion will be the finals player with the highest PF-PA+H rank. In case of a tie the champion will be the one with the most wins. If they are tied in number of wins, then the winner is the one with the earliest birthdate.
Payout: $200 Guaranteed - $100 Champion, $50 Second, $34 third & $16 fourth. 100 percent of entry fees, beyond the first $200 will be added to the purse.
Registration: Participants must be registered by 9:00 PM Friday the 17th of October. This will allow us to determine the number of ghost players needed and ensure their availability. You do not have to pay at time of registration, you can pay at the door. Select "Pay by Check or Money Order" on the checkout page.
Ghost players: Ghost players will be used to complete partial pools, maximum one per pool. If, for example, we have 18 entrants, two players short of five full pools. Two ghost players would be used to fill out the pools. Ghost players are not in the competition and cannot advance. They will have "A" level or better skills.
Handicaps: 36-38 years=(0), 39-42 years=(1), 43-47 years=(3), 48-52 years=(5), 53-57 years=(7), 58-62 years=(9), 63-67=(11), 68+ = (13) points
Master's King of the Beach Handicapped