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Men's & Women's National Ranking Tournament &
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Men's 90+, Men's 110+

Grand Prix Series
Region IV

Format: Men: Traditional draw with 64 max draw, regular back draw
Teams that finish in the top 9 will qualify for Men’s Nationals.
Women: Traditional draw, regular backdraws
Date:  Womens Open: Friday - Sat, January 10-11, 2020
  Men's 90+: Saturday January 11
  Men's 110+: Saturday, January 11
  Men's Open: Sat - Sun, January 11 -12, 2020 
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Contact:  Women's Open
Heather Prop 

Men's Open
Mark Kebe
Men's 90+
Mark Kebe

Men's 110+
John McConnaughey
(513) 293-4570(c)
Entry: Please contact the tournament director for entry details.
  Each participant in the Men's Open and Women's Open must be current APTA members or pay a $30 Limited Membership Fee, good for one tournament. Membership may be purchased during tournament entry.
Draw Size: Men's Open - Limited to 64 teams
Women's Open - Limited to 36 teams
Men's 90 - Limited to 32 teams
Men's 110 - Limited to 16 teams
  Draws will close at 6:00 pm on Monday, January 6, 2020
Details: Three matches guaranteed (weather permitting)
  Men's and Women's Open are National Ranking and President's Cup Qualifying Events
Official APTA rules will govern play
  All main draw matches will be best of 3 sets, 12-point tie-breaker in all sets.
All back draw matches will be best of 3 sets with a 10-point super tie-breaker played in lieu of a 3rd set

This year, the APTA will donate $2000 to each Grand Prix ($1000 for men, $1000 for women) for the purpose of assisting out of state teams with travel expenses to encourage participation. The financial aid will be assigned by lottery to teams that meet the following criteria.
Both partners must be from a different state than the location of the Grand Prix.
Traveling distance must be further than 3 hours by car.
There will be more than one team selected for both men and women and winners of the lottery will be announced in 2 weeks prior to the tournament.
Please email Ann Sheedy at to enter the lottery for the The Midwesterns Grand Prix.

Amenities: Women's Open: Favor, Friday lunch, Friday party
Men's Open: Favor, Friday party, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner
Men's 90+: Favor, Friday party, Friday lunch
Men's 110+: Favor, Friday party, Saturday lunch
  NOTE: The Saturday night party is available to all participants in the Women's Open for a special rate of $25
Jan. 9
No Women's check-in. Contact Heather Prop at (513) 225-0290 for starting times and locations
    No Men's 90+ check-in. Contact Mark Kebe at (513) 325-7746 for starting times and locations.
Jan. 10
8:00 am   Women's Open play at various clubs
    8:30 am   Men's 90+ play at various clubs
    11:30 am -
1:30 pm
  Women's Open Lunch at The Camargo Club and Hyde Park
    11:30 am -
1:30 pm
  Men's 90+ Lunch at Kenwood
    5:00 pm -
9:00 pm
  Men's Open check-in at Kenwood paddle hut
    5:00 pm -
9:00 pm
  Women’s party at Hyde  Park’s paddle hut (aka paddle palace)
    6:00 pm -
9:00 pm
  Men's Open First Round Matches
    6:00 pm - ?   Informal party for ALL PLAYERS at O'Bryan's Pub
Jan. 11
7:45 am   Men's Open play at all clubs
    9:00 am   Women's Open Main Draw Finals at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club
    11:30 am -
1:30 pm
  Men's Lunch at The Camargo Club and Kenwood Country Club
    3:30 pm   Men's Quarterfinals at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club
    7:00 pm   Dinner Party at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club
Jan. 12
9:00 am   Men's Open backdraw semi-finals
    9:00 am   Men's Open main draw semi-finals at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club
    1:00 pm   Men's Open main draw finals at Hyde Park Golf & Country Club
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