GLTC Olympic team event – Fri 5, 12 and 19 Aug

Jul 20, 2016 by

olympic flagHave you always wanted to take part in the Olympics but haven’t quite made the national team??? Well we’ve designed an event especially for you!

Greystones LTC are having a  club team competition to coincide with the Olympics. All levels are welcome.

The format

  • 8 people on a team – 4 men and 4 women
  • Enter alone or as a doubles pair – we’ll find you partners if needs be and match you up into teams
  • There will be 3 games against other teams – Friday 5, 12 and 19 August at 7.30pm
  • Cost €10 includes BBQ each Friday night (yes 3 nights play and BBQ for €10 euros a bargain!)
  • Each team consists of 2 men and 2 women from class 1 -4 and 2 men and 2 women from class 5 and below
  • Guaranteed fun event! Friday nights have proven very popular in the club this July – let’s continue this on into August!
  • You can get subs!

How play and scoring works

  • Class 1 – 4 men and women play 1 game of doubles (9 games – tiebreak at 8 games) and 1 game of mixed (9 games again a tie break for the 9th game) against the class 1 – 4 pairs
  • The same happens with class 5 and below against the same level on the other side
  • Each mixed pair is nominated in order of merit so the best pair play the best pair
  • There are potentially 72 points up for grabs for each team to win each week (9 for ladies doubles *2, mens doubles *2, mixed doubles *4)

Other important info

  • Max entries is 32 persons so hurry up and enter!
  • Winners are the teams with most points!
  • Sign up on the noticeboard, text the captains Kathy 087 050 1937 or Niall 050 1938 or contact Nicola Hennessy 086 8683305
  • Winners and finals night is Fri 19 August
  • Questions – please ring Nicola, Kathy or Niall

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