2018 State Games of Oklahoma
OKC Tennis Center
3400 N Portland Ave Oklahoma City, OK
Welcome to the State Games of Oklahoma presented by OKC All Sports Association. This tournament is a qualifier for the State Game of America 2019 in Lynchburg, VA. I would like to take this opportunity to give you some up front information about what to expect. Be sure to check your emails several times till then for updates.
Please look over the information at the bottom of this email to make sure we have you correctly listed in all your events. If there is a change that needs to be made, please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is critical that ALL Players read the information at the bottom of this email on what players need to know prior to tournament play.
Players and referees check in 30 minutes before you are scheduled to play
Practice on Thursday– 5:00pm 6 pickleball courts will be available for practice. 7:30pm 10 more courts will be open until 9:30pm.
Practice on Friday– Some courts will start opening up about 3:00. Practice until 7:30.
If you owe money, please be prepared to pay in cash when you check in.
• Check-in begins at 7 a.m. daily. You must check in every day. Bring a picture ID as required by USAPA
• Check in 30 minutes before your first match each day.
• Players will receive a red wrist band for identifying the first server
• After the match is announced you will have 5 minutes to be ready for play including the warm-up time
• Water bottles will be allowed on the courts; no bags will be allowed on the courts
Start times are now posted for all three days of SGOO. The schedule is subject to change, so check it daily. Click here for Schedule of Play
Format – All games in the winner’s bracket and gold medal matches will be the best 2 of 3 games to 11, win by 2. Bronze medal match will be 1-15, win by 2. All games in the second chance brackets will be 1 game to 15 win by 2. Round Robin matches will be 3 games to 11 win by 1.
Food at the Tournament – Lunch will be provided for the players each day. Snacks will be available each day.
Port-a-potties: Four will be located at the south side of the building.
Court set-up –We have 16 courts on regular indoor tennis courts. The Onix Pure 2 indoor orange ball will be used for 3.5 & below matches & the Dura 40 outdoor yellow ball will be used for 4.0 & above matches. The singles matches may have skill levels combined. If 3.5 or below is combined with a 4.0 or above levels the Onix Pure 2 ball will be used.
Brackets – Brackets will be viewable at 12:01AM the day the event is played. Show events/brackets
Referees – With the large number of participants and 16 courts we will need a lot of referees. Referees will be paid $5 for each match they referee.
Referee Shifts – After you have reviewed what time you play each day. Sign up to referee. In a second email you will receive a link to sign up for a 2 hour time slot. Sign up for as many as you want.
The Friday singles matches are a great time to get experience. Please help out the referee coordinators by giving of your time, talent and volunteer to “ref”.