Tournament Handbook 2016

Greetings players!

Welcome to the sixth annual Bali G-Slam Tennis Tournament! We wish you success and hope you have a great time! This handbook is intended to answer your questions about the rules of play, locations, and schedules as well as other information we hope you will find interesting and helpful. However, should what you need not be found in the handbook, please refer to the website www.baligslam.com, call one of the phone numbers below, or simply ask one of the friendly — and adorable — G-Slam Volunteers! We are here to help you and make your tournament as enjoyable as possible. We sincerely thank you for your participation in this charity tournament benefiting Bali Peduli in their work to decrease the spread of HIV in Bali. Please do your part by practicing safe sex and encouraging your friends to do the same. Finally, we encourage you to patronize our wonderful sponsors (see last page). Without them, this tournament would not be possible.

Greg Egli
0812 3621 1029

Contents

The handbook is divided into the following sections

Payment of Registration Fees

All unpaid entry fees should be paid at the Draw Party at the latest. Your registration fee includes:

  • Court fees for matches which are part of the tournament.
  • Entry to Draw Party (inc. free drink voucher). (Friends and partners of participants may also attend the Draw Party.)
  • Entry to Closing Party (inc. Indonesian buffet) for just Rp50,000. After the Draw party, the closing party ticket price is Rp100,000. Friends and partners of participants may also attend the Closing Party on payment of a fee of Rp100,000.

Events

Summary

Draw Party: Wednesday 17th; 19:00-22:00 at Mixwell Bar, Jl Camplung Tanduk (map)

Tournament: All matches take place at Koni Tennis Courts, Jl Angsoka (map)

  • Day 1: Thursday 18th; 08:00–20:00
  • Day 2: Friday 19th; 08:00-20:00
  • Day 3: Saturday 20th; 08:00-20:00
  • Day 4 Finals: Sunday 21st; 08:00-17:00

Closing Party: Sunday 21st; 19:00-24:00 at Atanaya Hotel, Sunset Road (map)

Draw Party

We will host the Draw Party on 17th August 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Mixwell Bar. Here you can check out the draws and it is also a good opportunity to meet your host, one of our major sponsors, and other players. Players will be treated to a welcome drink.

Please come along, meet the gang, and check out the draws.

Tournament

Details of the draw will be announced at the opening Draw Party. You can also keep up to date with the progress of the tournament. (Warning: not mobile friendly) Please bear in mind that journey times in Bali can be extended due to traffic. For example, allow 45 minutes from the Seminyak area to the courts, and check the rules and regulations regarding check-in times.

Awards and Farewell party

The Awards and Farewell party will be held starting 6.30 pm on the 21st August at Atanaya Hotel. (See Venues) Discounted entry of Rp50,000 to all players who pay at the draw party; Rp100.000 charge to partners and friends and participants who book after the Draw Party. Like last year, the party will be a chance to meet everyone, have a few drinks, enjoy an Indonesian buffet dinner and cabaret shows. Reception drinks will be from 6.30pm to 8.30pm – when the dinner buffet will start. The awards will be presented at 9.30pm.

After party

There are various options for players to continue the festivities along Jalan Campung Tanduk (Dhyana Pura) at the popular Mixwell and Bali Joe bars. HAVE FUN PLAYING TENNIS and afterwards, BE SAFE

Tournament Rules

GLTA – Bali G-Slam Tennis Tournament is a GLTA-sanctioned tournament.

The GLTA is the international organization that manages and sanctions the GLTA tennis circuit around the world. Our tournament will be played according to the guidelines of GLTA and of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The draws with the names of the players will be published on the GLTA website. Rules and regulations The International Tennis Federation (ITF) tennis rules apply. GLTA rules as described below are added to the ITF rules. By participating in the Bali G-Slam Tennis tournament, players agree with the tournament rules. The GLTA rules can be retrieved on the GLTA website. Entries Players can enter in 1 or 2 events. The rules and rankings from the GLTA and the National Associations will be used to determine players’ divisions. Results of matches will be recorded under the name with which you registered for the tournament.

Players have to register in the appropriate division. The highest ranking determines the placement. If a participant still plays in an inappropriate division (too low) he will be defaulted.

For doubles, the strongest partner’s division determines the placement.

Levels, Ranking and Seeding

All players have to play in the appropriate GLTA division. You can find your GLTA ranking on the GLTA website: glta.tournamentsoftware.com/rankings.aspx. For the seeding we will use the GLTA ranking list as of 21 days before our tournament and all other relevant information. Players have always to play according their level of their National Associations, also when their GLTA level may be lower then their national level – see the conversion table.

Events Singles / Doubles

As Bali is a small tournament, men and women will be combined in the same groupings, but will be based on skill levels; A player must play in the level of their skill level regardless of age, sex, or preference.

The following levels will apply to the 2016 Bali G-Slam

  • Singles: Open / A / B / C / D
  • Doubles: Open / A / B / C

Match format will be decided by the tournament director. Levels with more than 12 entries will be knock-out format with a separate consolation round for first round losers. Levels with 12 or less entries will be Round Robin format with NO consolation round.

If there are not enough entries in one level, we will combine two levels.

Match format

Main draw Singles: All matches will be played best of 3 sets with a tie-break in every set.

Doubles: All matches will be played best of 3 sets, with a tiebreak at 6-6 in the first two sets. The third set will be played as a Champions Tiebreak (10 points instead of 7 points).

Consolation Round

All consolation matches will be 1 x Set to 8 Games (with Tie Break at 8-8)

There are no consolation rounds in round robin events. If you want to participate in the consolation rounds, please sign up at the tournament desk immediately after the match. Note: players who don’t sign up, cannot play in the consolation rounds.

Warm up

5 Minute Warm-up ONLY. We have a very tight schedule with many players and only four courts. Please be sure to stick to this limit for the benefit of everybody.

Balls

New balls will be provided for each match. Used balls (used one time) will be provided for consolation matches.

After each match, the balls have to be returned to the tournament desk!

Trophies

Winners and finalists in all levels will be awarded. Winners of the consolation rounds will also get a prize.

Unforeseen delays

In case of unforeseen delays (rain, etc.), the tournament committee can change the match format.

Venue details

Mixwell Bar

Jl Camplung Tanduk, Seminyak, Kuta, Bali (map)

Tournament courts

KONI Tennis Courts: Jl. Angsoka No.1, Denpasar Utara, Kota Denpasar, Bali (map)
Tel.:  +62 8123 6211 029

PLEASE NOTE: Journey times:
20-40 Minute Taxi Ride from Seminyak
45-90 Minute Taxi Ride from Jimbaran Area

We will be operating a shuttle bus service between Jl. Camplung Tanduk (also known unofficially as Jl. Dhyana Pura), Seminyak, and the courts on Jl Angsoka during the tournament.  You can wait in the coffee bar at Primera Hotel (near to Mixell Bar) for the transport.

Timetable
From Primera Hotel to KONI Tennis Courts –  07.15, 10.00, 13.00, 16.00
From KONI Tennis Courts to Primera Hotel –  09.00, 12.00, 15.00, 20.00.
(The driver is called Asep. His telephone number is +62 823 4111 7997.)

You can also call for a taxi. Blue Bird Taxis always use meter: Call +62 (0)361 701111. The fare from Seminyak to the courts should not exceed Rp 30,000.

Awards and Farewell Party

Atanaya Hotel, Jalan Sunset Road No. 88A, Kuta, Bali (map)

Bali G Slam 2016 Players

NameCountry
A. RadwanskaDenmark
Adam AngerHong Kong
Agus RiyadiIndonesia
Ahmad YaniIndonesia
Andi JIndonesia
Andrinof VicarioIndonesia
Andy AndyIndonesia
Bagus PutuIndonesia
Bonifasius Candra JuwonoIndonesia
Brad JohnsonAustralia
Chiara CarstanjenGermany
Christopher MorrisonAustralia
Clint SpurgeonU.S.A.
Daniel OuU.S.A.
Desta WijayaIndonesia
Dimitros DimitrosUkraine
Edward AliminAustralia
Emil EmilIndonesia
Fred BuhlerGermany
Geoff YoungerAustralia
Greg EgliIndonesia
Gregorius Paulus TahuIndonesia
Hadi SyamsulBelgium
Hartono JoshIndonesia
Hendry AdroitIndonesia
Herlambang Priyo JatmikoIndonesia
Jay WilliamsIndonesia
Jeremy BokisovaIndonesia
Jesse PierceIndonesia
Joe PurbaIndonesia
Johne KayIndonesia
Jon ZhuAustralia
Kevin DuongAustralia
Kevin S TrinhU.S.A.
Klaus HullAustria
Lou Anthony FortusAustralia
Lucky Ditya NugrahaIndonesia
Lukas HulaCzech Republic
M GaniIndonesia
Manfred FickGermany
Martin BalcarCzech Republic
Mohammad BisriIndonesia
Nining YohanaIndonesia
Nouvo SimanIndonesia
Ojie MujionoAustralia
Phillip HawkinsAustralia
Ramon NzNew Zealand
Roy Boedi UtamaIndonesia
Rudi Setia BaktiAustralia
Safia OJapan
Sara GunnAustralia
Shane TeoSingapore
Sifroji M ArifIndonesia
Sounivanh Ni PhimlavoneLao
Stephen CoolicanAustralia
Stephen John CashenAustralia
Steve ProvanceSingapore
Surya DinajiIndonesia
Thamsathit ChantajitraThailand
Tobey GonnermanSingapore
Tom YamIndonesia
Tommy SutarsoIndonesia
Tony BoutoubiaAustralia
Tony salazar LacsonPhilippines
Ubay KokoIndonesia
Windhu SupriyonoIndonesia
Yan SugiyantoIndonesia

Our charity, Bali Peduli

All profits from Bali G-slam 2016 will go to Bali Peduli. Bali Peduli clinics provide HIV (Human Immuno-deficiency Virus) services to the MSM (Men who have sex with men) community in the Kuta, Seminyak and Denpasar areas. Klinik Anggrek at Puskesmas II Ubud Sayan provides HIV/STI(sexually transmitted infections) testing and treatment for the Gianyar regency and has a special focus on pregnant women, women and children, female sex workers, MSM , and intravenous drug users. Outreach workers serve as buddies providing support to people living with HIV who need assistance to adjust to medications or to link to support services. The Positive Living program provides support to HIV+ (HIV infected) women with children and to HIV+ children who have been orphaned by parents deceased due to HIV. The HIV Education program does presentations in banjars, community groups, schools and youth groups.

For more information and contact details visit the Bali Peduli website at www.balipeduli.org

Our sponsors

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