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GUIDELINES FOR CAPTAINS

LIST OF PLAYERS:

 Prior to commencement of a match, captains are to exchange lists of teams in playing order, then write details of both teams on cards.

SCORE CARDS:

 Please print details – check section number, names spelt correctly, scores added accurately, then sign and date the card. Home team to submit online Mail Form to the appropriate Record Secretary by 12 NOON the day following the match. It is the responsibility of the Home Captain to ensure all details entered online are correct.  Failure to do so will incur a $10.00 fine.  All captains MUST retain score cards until the end of the season.  Record Secretary may request to sight card at any stage during the season.

EMERGENCIES:

 When an emergency is used please ensure the emergencies name is written on the back of the card ONCE, and also in the Message section of the online Mail Form, in order to be registered - See Rule 9.1(a). While an emergency is not allowed to strengthen the team, i.e. not be stronger than the player she is replacing, she may play in any position in that team. If using an EP player check By-Law 9.2.

WASHOUTS:

 Washouts cannot be declared prior to 8.15a.m. and must be mutually acceptable- see Rule 7 (b). Write “washout” across score card and submit the online WASHOUT/FORFEIT form. When a washout is declared after a match has commenced, record and total all games played as these are counted in the team percentage. Write “washout” at the bottom of the card and submit online MAIL FORM.  In Message section write “Incomplete, Washed-out”.

FORFEITS:

 The team being given a forfeit shall submit the online WASHOUT/FORFEIT form.

MATCHES:

 Matches are to commence at 9.30 a.m. NOT HIT UP. A three minute hit up is permitted at the beginning of each set and a ten minute break is allowed between sets.

BALLS:

 Four new V.T.A. approved balls to be provided by the Home Team.

MORNING TEA/LUNCH:

 The home team to offer morning tea and/or light lunch. Please note: Morning tea break to be no more than 15 minutes.

CORRESPONDENCE:

 All correspondence to the Association should be directed through the Club Representative. All correspondence to the Association must be on Club letterhead or via email.

NOTICES:

 All notices from the Association should be displayed on the notice board for all members to read.

RULES:

 The most important guideline is to read and know the Association Rules as well as the Rules . of Tennis. Remember we all play under V.T.A. Rules of Tennis unless otherwise stated in our Rules and Constitution.