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Tournament setup

The tournament will be played according to PDGA Europe A-Tier standards (2015 PDGA guide) and current PDGA rules on 14-16.07.2017 at Tallinna Lauluväljak (Tallinn song festival grounds) only 5 km from center of Tallinn.

The tournament is limited to 152 players.

Entry fees

Men Pro Open (MPO)125 €
Female Pro Open (FPO):125€

If you pay with Paypal registration fee is + 5€

Payment information

Players Package

Each participant will receive a player’s package.

Prize money

The prize money for all professional divisions will be at least 5000€ and 80% of net entry fees.
The top 33% in each professional division will receive prize money.

All prizes will be distributed during award ceremony.

Divisions

We offer the following divisions (all of which will be eligible for earning EuroPro Tour points):

Professionals:
Open (MPO)
Women (FPO)

PDGA-Membership

All players must be current PDGA-members to compete in the tournament. Non-PDGA-members may register during the registration period, but must confirm their membership before tournament start to be allowed to play.

Format

3 rounds of 18 holes for all players.

1st round to be played random.
2nd round will be played ordered by score, per division.
3rd round will be played ordered by score, per division.

Ties

All ties for a divisional first place will be broken right after the final round, by way of playing a sudden death.Tiebreak will be played on holes to be announced during players meeting.

Food & drinks

Available at the course.

Accommodation

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EuroPro Tour Registration Procedure

Please read the registration guidelines carefully.

Eligibility for divisions

Professional and amateur players can play in a professional division in so far as they meet the specific age and gender requirements:
Men Pro Open (MPO): no limitations.
Female Pro Open (FPO): women only.

Reserved spots

10 spots are limited and reserved until the end of stage 4, 8th of May to women (FPO division).
After this date, any reserved spots which have not been taken will be assigned to registered players in the MPO division on a first come, first serve basis.

Wildcards

During stage 5, 8-15th May of registration, 25 spots are being given to registered players by the Tournament Director the way they seems fit.
Payment for any assigned wildcards needs to be made before the end of stage 5, 15th of May. Any wildcards not assigned by that date, will be re-assigned as wildcards to registered players, on a first come, first serve basis.

Waiting list

Upon opening registration, anyone can register, but only those meeting the all requirements (and spots availability) for the current stage will be placed on the players list. Players registering while players field ( = confirmed + registered + reserved spots) is filled, will be placed on waiting list (ordered by registration date), and should not make payment until advised to do so.

Registration start date

The first day of registration is 10th of April 10:00 GMT.

Registration deadline

The last day of registration is 2th of July. After this date you need to contact the Tournament Director for inquiries about a possible late registration. In case you get a place, you need to pay an additional late registration fee of 10 EUR (or equivalent in event’s local currency) on top of the normal division entry fee.

Registration process

Spots are reserved by submitting the online registration form.
The spots in all divisions and stages will be assigned according to registration order.

Registration will be done in phases. Your current PDGA rating will decide from what date onward you can register; see table below for minimum rating requirements per division.

Confirmed spot

Provided a player is on the registered players list (not the waiting list), and payment is made before end of the stage said registration was made in, a reserved spot can be confirmed.

Withdrawals and refunds

PDGA rules on how to handle withdrawals and refunds can be found here: PDGA competition manual section 1.3.

Ratings thresholds

Stage MPO FPO
Stage 1 985+ 875+
Stage 2 950+ 840+
Stage 3 any any
Stage 4 any
Stage 5 any any
Stage 6 any any
Stage 7 any any

To avoid confusion, here’s an example of how to read the table.
Three MPO players: X with rating 990, Y with rating 945, and Z with rating 930
During Stage 1 player X is allowed to register, players Y and Z are not.
During Stage 2 player X and Y are allowed to register, player Z is not.
During Stage 3 player X and Y and Z are allowed to register.

Registration Conditions

Stage 1 = Registration week 1 (10-17th of April), to begin on a date announced by the TD. Only Stage 1 players who qualify for Stage 1 in the table above may register. Payments for all players registering during Stage 1 must be received by the tournament by the end of Stage 1. Any registering players whose payment is not received by the end of Stage 1 will be removed from the list of registered players. If the event is filled before the end of Stage 1 all players registering after this time will be put on a waiting list in the order in which they registered and will not pay their entry fees.

Stage 2 = Registration week 2 (17-24rd of April), only Stage 2 players who qualify for Stage 2 in the table above may register. Payments for all players registering during Stage 2 must be received by the tournament by the end of Stage 2. Any registering players whose payment is not received by the end of Stage 2 will be removed from the list of registered players. If the event is filled before the end of Stage 2 all players registering after this time will be put on a waiting list in the order in which they registered and will not pay their entry fees.

Stage 3 = Registration week 3 (24th April-1th of May), only Stage 3 players who qualify for Stage 3 in the table above may register. Payments for all players registering during Stage 3 must be received by the tournament by the end of Stage 3. Any registering players whose payment is not received by the end of Stage 3 will be removed from the list of registered players. If the event is filled before the end of Stage 3 all players registering after this time will be put on a waiting list in the order in which they registered and will not pay their entry fees.

Stage 4 = Registration week 4 (1-8th of May), open to Pro and Amateur Women only. The first ten (10) registered (including on the waiting list) women total are guaranteed a spot until the end of this stage. Any registering Women whose payment is not received by the end of Stage 4 will be removed from the list of registered players.

Stage 5 = Registration weeks 5 (8-15th May), During this Stage the Wildcard places will be assigned. Entry fee payments from players receiving Wildcards must be received by the end of this stage.

Stage 6 = Registration week 6 (15-22th of May), If there are remaining spots available they will be offered to players on the waiting list in the order in which said players registered. It is up to the TD how to handle this, but the recommendation is to send an e-mail on day 36 to x number of players on the waiting list and to give them until day 42 to pay.

Stage 7 = Registration week 7 (22th May-2th July), extended until event start date) Any players who withdraw are replaced by the players who are now at the top of the waiting list. Refunds of entry fees for players who withdraw from an event after paying are at the TD’s discretion.

 


Below is an example of a EuroProTour event player registration sequence.
Event capacity: 90 players including 18 wildcards.

Stage 1: 34 players register, including 3 women. 2 payments are not received by the Stage 1 deadline. Players accepted = 32.
Stage 2: 28 players register and pay, including 2 women. 3 payments are not received by the Stage 2 deadline. Players accepted = 25.
Stage 3: 24 players register, including 1 woman. The first 11 players including the 1 woman are accepted, all of whom pay by the Stage 3 deadline. The event now has 68 players, including 6 women.
Stage 4: 2 more women register and pay.
Stage 5: The TD then assigns the 18 Wildcards all of whom pay within 1 week. The event now has 88 players.
Stage 6: The remaining 2 spots are awarded to the 2 players at the top of the waiting list. The event is now full at 90 players.
Stage 7: Of these 90 players, 3 withdraw. Their entry fees are refunded and their places are awarded to first 3 remaining players on the waiting list who pay immediately. The event field is now complete.