Georgetown Prep (FALL) - Gottfried / WATA, Inc.
2022 WATA Friday Night Tennis

What is World TeamTennis?
Washington Area Tennis Association, Inc. a 501c7 organization is offering for the 2022-2023 season

Friday Night social tennis doubles Indoors at Georgetown Prep Tennis Club from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Deadline to register and pay by Thursday by 5:00pm

The link to register is

https://wttrec.com/recleag/league_info.asp?s=2216&t=1&l=4913&f=3946&shw=reg

To pay please use zelle enter richgott3@verizon.net

Any questions, contact Rich at info@watatennis.org or text 3017179558

NEW FORMAT: THERE ARE ONLY 4 PLAYERS PER EACH FRIDAY NIGHT AND YOU PLAY FOR TWO HOURS.
FEE: $36 ($30 COURT FEE PLUS $6 GUEST FEE)

NOTE: NEW INDOOR DROP-IN SOCIAL TENNIS DOUBLES IN ROCKVILLE, MD!

WHERE: Georgetown Prep Tennis Bubble, 10900 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

When: Fridays 9/30/22 to 4/21 /23

Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm You play on clay courts for 2 hours.

Cost: $36.00 per person/Friday night

To register: text rich if attending at cell 301-717-9558 or email rich at info@watatennis.org by 5:00pm on Thursday or until the spot is filled.

The link to register is

https://wttrec.com/recleag/league_info.asp?s=2216&t=1&l=4913&f=3946&shw=reg

To pay by zelle enter email richgott3@verizon.net

Holiday Offers on 11/25, 12/23 and 1/1/23 cost: $30 per person/per friday night

12-week session from 2/3/23 to 4/21/23 Cost: $432 per person
 
What is a WTT team?
new format: Play is social doubles tennis. You do NOT need to bring a tennis partner just you is all that is needed and your tennis racket. We even supply the tennis balls.

JOIN US FOR FRIDAY NIGHT TENNIS

AT GEORGETOWN PREP TENNIS CLUB

2023-2024 Season

FRIDAY NIGHT TENNIS (FNT) at Georgetown Prep Tennis Club
is looking for members for the 2023-2024 season.
• We rent - 1 har-tru (clay)court – You PLAY every other Friday night(15 weeks), 6:30PM To 8:30 pm(Note: Only if we receive enough players(8) to pay for the court hours if not you will be issued a refund on 10/6/23), from
October 6, 2023 until April 27, 2024 based on 8 players.
Tennis balls will be provided.
• You are obligated to play for fifteen weeks out of 30 weeks per the schedule,
• The price for membership for the 2023-2024 season will be $540 which includes no membership fees by the final deadline on 3/14, 2023;
• Payment for the total must be made with this application OR online
• You can split one membership with one other player if you like.
• Rules for split memberships: You CANNOT play on the same night as the person with whom you are splitting your share. That means you must coordinate your 15-week dates with the person with whom you are splitting. If you do not have someone to split a membership with, you will be partnered with another player who is splitting a membership to coordinate your playing dates only if available.
• If you cannot attend on a particular Friday Night, you CANNOT ask someone to substitute.
• The cost to be a substitute is $36 per night if needed; Substitutes must pre-pay for five matches at $180 (via paypal $190). Payment is due the Thursday night by midnight via Paypal using this email richgott@erols.com
If you do not play the 5 dates then you will be issued a refund for the unused payments made. You will be notified as soon as I know that we need to find a sub.
• NO Refunds including long-term medical illness or injury. YOU are responsible for obtaining another player to BUY OUT your membership!
• Level of play: Intermediate (3.0 to 3.5) or Advanced ( 3.5 to 4.0)

To join, please complete the application below and return it with a check for $540.00 payable to WATA by ASAP or 3/14/23; if via paypal $565

WATA, Inc.
c/o Richard Gottfried
309 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20851

For questions, contact Richard at (301) 717-9558 or email at info@watatennis.org Or text 3017179558
MEMBERSHIP CONTRACT
TO JOIN FRIDAY NIGHT TENNIS (2023-24)
Check Payable to WATA

(Please Print)

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Level of play: ___________________
 
Who can play?
Adults (18 & over) may sign up as an individual.

FRIDAY NIGHT TENNIS (FNT) at Georgetown Prep Tennis Club
is looking for members for the 2023-24 INDOOR season.


One can of tennis balls will be provided for each court.

Play is for 15 weeks or if you split with someone 7.5 weeks.
 
When do leagues start?
RAPID SOCIAL DOUBLES TENNIS LEAGUE PLAY
WHERE: Georgetown Prep Tennis Club
When: Friday nights Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm or 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Need a doubles partner? : Preseason draft sessions: 11/25/22, or 12/23/22 or 12/30/22
For individual players looking for a tennis partner to play in the league. Note: Individuals must register and pay for the league and preseason before playing
Match Format: Round Robin Winning team in each division receives an award
Each match consists of playing a 10-game pro set with the tiebreaker at 9 games all.Tiebreak is at 9 points first team to five points win by 1 point.. No-ad scoring. Matches are timed at one hour with a ten minute warmup.
Divisions: Maximum four divisions consisting of four doubles team in each division.
Match play: Each team plays 3 matches over a 12 week season which runs from February 3, 2023 to April 21, 2023.
Divisions offered: Combo 5.5 (2.5/2.5 or 2.5/3.0), 6.5 (3.0/3.0 or 3.5/3.0), 7.5 (3.5/3.5 or 4.0/3.5), 8.5 ( 4.0/4.0 or 4.5/4.0)
Players may play in multiple divisions: men and mixed doubles or women and mixed doubles. Note if a division has less than 4 teams at a level, then the divisions maybe combined by division( men, women or mixed).
League Fee: Doubles team: $120 per team or
For Individual player: $60 per individual
Preseason fee: $20 per individual plus league fee.
Deadline: Until filled. For preseason ASAP. For the regular season 1/13/23 or until filled.
Any questions, contact Rich at info@watatennis.org or cell text 3017179558
www.watatennis.org
The link to register is
https://wttrec.com/recleag/league_info.asp?s=2216&t=1&l=4913&f=3946&shw=reg


September 29, 2023 to April 19, 2024
 
Sign-Up Deadline: ASAP or by 3/14/23
Deadline: ASAP or 3/14/23
If we do not have enough players, then refunds will be issued on 9/29/23
 
What Divisions (levels of play) are offered?
The levels of play being offered are (3.0, 3.5) and (3.5 to 4.0)
 
Determining Team Rating
The average NTRP rating of the top two men and top two women players on your team determines the team rating.
 
       Example:
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Tom- 4.5 Jill-3.5
  Bill- 4.0 Gail- 3.5
  Joe- 4.5 Mary- 3.5
  Jim- 3.5 Joan- 3.0
 
The best two men and two women are: 4.5 + 4.5 + 3.5 + 3.5 = 16. 16 divided by 4 equals 4.0.
 
This team could register for the 4.0 division or a higher division. A team consists of a minimum of two men and two women. Although the limit to the number of team members is ten, the suggested number of players is three men and three women. Click here to determine your NTRP level.
 
Where do we play?
Matches will be played at the following locations:
Georgetown Prep Tennis Bubble
10500 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
 
Can I register as an individual/substitute/team?
You can register as an individual
 
Note to substitute players:
We are offering for 3 players only to be a substitute. We require that you pre-pay for 5 matches. You must register and pay.
If you do not play the 5 matches that you have pre-paid, you will be given a refund for the unused nights.
 
Why register via the Internet?
You are not an official league participant until you have registered online. When you register via the Internet site you will be e-mailed league information during the season and your WTT Member Benefits (WTT Point of Contact Newsletter, discounts on hotel, rental cars, 2 for 1 tickets, plus more).
 
What is the cost?
Individual Fee: $540 by check or via paypal $565
Substitute Fee: $180 by check or $190 via paypal
 
League winners qualify for a National Qualifier?
Winning teams advance to the WTT National Qualifiers. Your team is eligible to participate in a NQ for up to one year from the end date of your league. For every four (4) teams in any official World TeamTennis (WTT) local league division, one (1) team will be eligible to participate in a NQ. Click here for more details.
 
Local League Information & Rules:
None and note there is NO National qualifier.
 
For more information contact:
Richard Gottfried
www.watatennis.org
email info@watatennis.org
cell 3017179558
 
Click on the Registration link at the top of the page to register!