Prizes: None this time, but let the organizer know how much $
you’d be willing to kick in for future leagues.
Duration: 2/26/2018 - 4/9/2018
Location: Any Des Moines Metro YMCA
Divisions: D, C, B, A, and Elite
Limitations: 7 players per division; players under 18 should contact
the director prior to registering
type: Round robin
Scheduling: Contact your opponent and play at a mutually agreed upon
time at any YMCA in Metro DSM. By registering, you give permission to the director to share your contact information with other players participating in this event for the purposes of scheduling matches.
Reporting: Details will be sent on or around 2/25.
Software: R2 Sports. Register on a computer or download the R2 Sports app on your phone. After logging
in, click FIND EVENTS using the search term “Des Moines.” You’ve found it! If
you don’t have a profile already, you’ll be asked to complete all required
fields, marked *. Near the end, you’ll have
options to support racquetball with a donation or two, but it isn’t necessary.
This league is free! Well, this time it is.
one and two are played to 15 points. Game three is only played if a tiebreaker
is necessary. If game three is played, it will be played to 11.
Waukee, the steel bar above the back wall is out of play. At the Wellmark YMCA,
back wall surface above the glass is out of play. If the ball hits either of
these surfaces, it is considered a failure to return, resulting in a loss of
Court hinders: There are none. Prior to the match, however, both players may agree to
designate a particular feature of the court as a court hinder, such as the gap
between the door and back wall.
Standings: Determined according to USA Racquetball’s round robin scoring rules,
section A.6 under “Competition Policies and Procedures.”
Start time: The
first game must begin within 10 minutes of the established start time, unless
the players make other arrangements. Any player who does not show up for
his/her match on time without first contacting his/her opponent to make other
arrangements will automatically forfeit the match.
No shows: If
a player fails to show or contact his/her opponent for two matches, the player
will be removed from the competition. All their opponents – regardless of
whether the game was played – will receive a win for that match.
needing to reschedule a match are required to give the opponent a 24-hour
player who requested the rescheduling must be flexible and arrange a make-up
match at a time suitable to their opponent.