2020 APTA Men's and Women's Nationals, Men's PTI Open Championship, and Viking President's Cup

 2020 APTA Nationals
APTA Official Sponsors

Viking Athletics





Men's & Women's National Championships
Men's PTI Open Championship
Men's & Women's Viking President's Cup


Region II

Format:  IMPORTANT CHANGES to format for 2020 APTA Men’s Nationals
(two draws and a qualification process)
Men’s Qualifiers for 2020 Nationals as of 2.6.20 (pdf)
Review Qualification Logistics
Viking President's Cup: Thursday, March 5, 2020
  Viking APTA President's Cup Format and Rules
National Championships: Friday - Sunday, March 6-8, 2020
Men’s National Championship: traditional 64 team draw of qualified teams (please see link to qualifications for Men’s National Championship)
Men’s PTI Open National Championship: traditional 64 team draw (with the ability to expand in 4 teams of up to 96 teams)
Women’s National Championship: traditional 128 team draw
Location: Country Club of Darien, Darien, CT
Entry:  Online Entry for Men's and Women's National Championships
Registration closes February 25
  Entry fee: $440 per team 
  All players must be current APTA members. Membership may be purchased during tournament entry.
Contacts:   Tiernan Cavanna
Mark Fischl
Favors: Favors ordered through Fuzion Sports
  Nationals Merchandise can also be ordered by those not playing in Nationals.
Volunteers: If you want to volunteer - please go to http://www.marchtomarch2020.org
Details:   Official APTA rules will govern play
Three matches guaranteed (weather permitting)
  Players should bring their own water bottles.
  By Feb 24th, you will receive an email from Ann Sheedy if your team has qualified for the Men’s National Championship Draw.
  If your team has qualified, you will have the following two options:
  1. Register to play in the Men’s National Championship Draw. - Main Draw is open to 64 teams, based on the qualification rules.
2. Register to play in the Men’s PTI Open National Championship Draw - Draw is open to 64 teams but can expand to 96 teams in 4 team increments.
  If your team HAS NOT qualified for the Men’s National Championship Draw, then you have the following two options:
  1. Register for the Men’s National Championship Draw. If there is space available in the 64 team draw, the teams with the best/lowest PTI will fill the remaining spots.
2. Register for the PTI Open National Championship Draw
Schedule of Events:   Thursday,
March 5
8 AM - Men’s & Women’s Presidents Cup play begins
4 PM - Final of Men's President's Cup
6 PM - Check in reception
7 PM - President's Cup dinner
March 6
8 AM - Men’s and Women’s Nationals and Men's PTI Open Nationals begins
7 PM - Awards Dinner
March 7
9 AM - Men's and Women's play continues
4 PM - Men's quarterfinals and BBQ
March 8
9 AM - Men's Semis
11 AM - Men's PTI Open Final
1 PM - Women's Final
3 PM - Men's Final
  All events listed are at Country Club of Darien

PLEASE NOTE - All Men’s National Championship Draw play-in matches will be scheduled Friday, March 6th in the morning, so please plan your travel accordingly.
Hotels:  DoubleTree by Hilton
$89 per night good through Feb 11th
789 Connecticut Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854

To book online follow these steps:
Go to: https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/connecticut/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-norwalk-ORQDTDT/index.html
Enter your check in & check out dates, click Go
Click on Add Special Rate codes and enter Group Code: APT
Continue to follow prompts to complete reservation & record your confirmation number.
Reservations can also be made by calling (800) 492-7148, and requesting the group: APTA - American Platform Tennis Association.
Please note the $89.00 a night room rate is good till February 11, 2020

For questions about housing, please contact Ingrid Lopp at HelloIngrid1@icloud.com or 914-439-1889.
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