2014 National Masters International Championships
July 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2014
NC State University - Raleigh (Apex), North Carolina
THE EVENT IS CLOSED. THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE ENTERED. SEE YOU IN RALEIGH...... TRAVEL SAFE....
NO TELEPHONE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
As of today (June 23, 2014), we have over 237 players and guests entered into the event.
We will be playing on 17 courts at NC State and right now we are not anticipating a need to limit the number of players.
This year's International Tournament will be TRULY INTERNATIONAL with three countries represented: USA, Japan, Canada, and Guatemala.
Tom Curran & Jim Elliott are the Tournament Administration / Planners; they have set up the courts, hotel, transportation, hospitality, gifts and sponsors. Jim will be doing the scheduling.
Carmen Alatorre-Martin & Patrick Gibson are the Tournament Directors and along with the rest of the NMRA Board of Directors will be running the desk and all of the other activities during the event. .
Registration at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University sponsored by the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance. Tuesday evening from 5-7:30 p.m. Please make every effort to come to registration. times will not be posted on line at r2 until 7:30 pm on Tuesday night. Please do not call asking for a start time. You must be registered to play your first event.
Friday night's Banquet is also at the Host Hotel starting at 6 pm with cocktails and dinner and program starting promptly at 7 pm.
the host hotel is Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University
Our Hotel room block has been SOLD OUT.
If you don't have a room reservation at the host hotel we encourage you to call them and see if there have been any cancellations or if they will grant the special NMRA rate to those registering now.
Parking is free at the hotel, and free internet access (wired and wireless) and free breakfast buffet is provided as a part of the special nmra room rate.
breakfast is served Mon. lFri. 6:00AM - 10:00AM and Sat. & Sun. 7:00AM - 11:00AM
If you have a medical need for a refrigerator in your room, please include that need with your reservation. There are a limited number of those available so please don't order one unless you really need it for medical reasons.
There is no hotel shuttle service between the hotel and airport. Airport shuttles and taxi service can be arranged when you arrive at the airport.
The hotel is 3 blocks (long blocks) from the NC State campus. The NMRA will provide transportation between the host hotel and the courts daily on a set schedule making at least 3 round trip runs per day to and from the host hotel. Only Host Hotel Guests will be provided transportation to and from the hotel and the facility at NC State.
Parking is available in the parking deck at the university for a fee. In 2012 the fee was $6.00 per day Tuesday - Friday). Parking on the weekend is free. Campus Police patrol the parking lots that require permits. They will tow your car if you park in a restricted location. The NMRA will take no responsibility for vehicles that are towed.
Play begins Wednesday at 8 am. All divisions play every day.
Check starting times at www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=11848 on July 15, 2014 after 7:30 p.m. EDT
REMEMBER EVERYONE PLAYS EVERY DAY. SO SCHEDULE YOUR TRAVEL ACCORDINGLY.
no one is eliminated.
play is scheduled to end by 9pm on Wednesday & Thursday and by 5 p.m. on Friday & Saturday. Be prepared to play back-to-back matches of two games (15 points each) every day for all divisions. Each individual age division plays daily matches during the same hours. You should be prepared to play 2-3 matches per division each day depending on the number of entries. We will combine age divisions but medals are awarded on separate age divisions.
Medals are awarded for 1st thru 4th place in each age bracket based on age in combined brackets.
Pick up your medal at the tournament desk after results are posted on Saturday.
We DO NOT MAIL medals