Spring Matchplays Regional Qualifiers

Entries are open for the Spring Closed Matchplay Regional Qualifiers - please note the following for this year's events:

  1. All entries must be made on-line via the tournament site at the link below
  2. All players must be members of clubs affiliated to Ulster Tennis
  3. All players must have a Tennis Ireland PIN number and enter in when making your entry. Your PIN number is now associated directly with your Tournament Software account. If you do not have a Tournament Software account please click the "Sign Up" link on the https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com site - a PIN will be allocated immediately when you create a new account.
  4. Under 12 players may enter Under 14 age groups, Under 16 players may enter Under 18 age groups. Under 12/14 players may NOT enter Under 18 age groups.
  5. If you entered the Winter regional matchplays, you must play in the same region in the Spring matchplays
  6. There will be a charge of £6 for regional events which is payable when entering
  7. As last year some players will be exempt from playing regionals based on their current UTP ranking - these players are listed below
  8. If you have any queries about the matchplays please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RULES

The matchplays will be run according to the following rules:

Matchplay Rules 2016-17

The list of clubs in each region is contained in the following:

Matchplay Regions

CLOSING DATES

The closing date for entries for each regional matchplay will be:

 Day of Matchplay  Closing Date and Time
 SUNDAY  Preceding Friday at 23:59
 SATURDAY  Preceding Thursday at 23:59
 FRIDAY  Preceding Wednesday at 23:59 

AGE GROUP ELIGIBILITY

Players must be under the specified age on 31st December 2016. Under 14 players may not play up to Under 18 The following table shows each age group and the years of birth which qualify:

Age Group Year of Birth to qualify
Under 14                       2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Under 18 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

*Players born in 2008 are Under 10 and are not eligible for Under 14 events unless they hold a current Tennis Ireland Passport allowing them to do so. See http://www.tennisireland.ie/players/juniors/player_passport

EXEMPTIONS

The following players are exempt from playing regional matchplays in the age groups specified. If your name is listed here you do not need to enter the regional matchplays if you intend to play in the Ulster event.

BOYS EVENTS

Under 14 Under 18
Johnny McCracken Caleb Ralston
Tristan Ferguson Cian McDonnell
Jonathan Mooney Jordan McKeown
Mackenzie Connor                Harry Ellesmere                           

GIRLS EVENTS

Under 14 Under 18
Rachel McCrum Megan Chambers  
Eve Callaghan Jessica Leeman
Katie Lowry Ciara Hill
Caoimhe McDonnell     Mary Parkash                   

MATCHPLAY DATES

Dates for other regions will be published as soon as available.

South East Region

(NOTE: If you are a member of CIYMS or David Lloyd you are in the South Eastern region)

AGE GROUP  DATE  TIME  VENUE
Under 14 Boys          Sunday 18th March  10:00 am  Bangor Tennis Club
Under 14 Girls  Sunday 18th March  10:00 am  Donaghadee
Under 18 Boys and Girls  Sunday 18th March  10:00am  Royal Belfast

Southern Region

AGE GROUP  DATE  TIME  VENUE
Under 14 Boys and Girls  Sunday 4th March      10:00 am      Portadown            
Under 18 Boys and Girls      Friday 16th March
 6:15pm  Downshire

North Eastern Region

AGE GROUP  DATE  TIME  VENUE
Under 14 Boys and Girls  Saturday 3rd March  1:30 pm  Ballycastle
Under 18 Boys and Girls  Sunday 4th March       4:00 pm            ATT                  

HOW TO ENTER

  1. Click on the tournament entry link below - if you do not have a Tournament Software account then you can create one through the website itself. Having an account will allow you to easily enter your details when entering any tournament which has online entry
  2. Follow the steps to enter the appropriate event - make sure that you have checked the date and time of the actual event for the appropriate region in the tables above
  3. Pay the entry fee of £6 when requested - this can be made using any credit/debit card or via a PayPal account if you have one
  4. PLEASE IGNORE THE DATE OF THE 18th MARCH WHICH WILL APPEAR ON THE TOURNAMENT SOFTWARE ENTRY - THE ACTUAL DATES BEFORE THIS CANNOT BE ADDED TO THE TOURNAMENT SINCE THERE WILL STILL BE PEOPLE ENTERING FOR EVENTS AFTER THESE DATES AND THE SYSTEM WILL NOT ALLOW IT. THE ACTUAL DATES OF THE MATCHPLAYS ARE IN THE TABLES ABOVE.
  5. Submit your entry
  6. You will receive an email confirmation of entry to the email address which is associated with your entry.

CLICK HERE TO ENTER THE REGIONAL QUALIFIERS

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