A tournament has been announced in Long Beach, Mississippi and members of the Katrina diaspora living in Georgia are bound to remember the players running that tournament. It is about an hour and an half west of Mobile, Alabama, if you are up for a road trip.
Energy Club – Island View Open
September 23-25, 2016
Old School Gulf Coast Racquetball Reunion Tournament
#2 Tower Plaza (at Pineville Rd)
Long Beach, Mississippi 39560
Hospitality: Tournament T-Shirt or Hat and Food Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Keg Beer for everyone. $2.50 can and bottled beer offered as well.
Prize Money in Doubles for 1st place if less than 6 teams entered
Doubles Divisions will be pool play 2 games to 21 rally scoring with top 2 teams by total points in pool play. Finals match will be best 2 out of 3, regular match for 1st & 2nd place.
Open Singles will be pool play as 2 games to 15 if less than 6 entries, with Prize Money being awarded to the winner of the Finals match-best 2 out of 3 regular match.
If more than 6 entries in Open Singles, it will be draw format with Prize Money being awarded to 1st and 2nd place and Elite Dropdown division will be offered.
All other Division Matches will be best 2 out of 3, regular match in draw format.
No Consolation offered in any other divisions.
Coastal Coolers for winners in Men’s Elite, A, B, C/D and Woman’s A/B divisions.
The club has 3 courts and if entries warrant, a second club ~5 minutes away is available.