UK Racketlon

Written by James Pope

Herts Open - Re-Launch

Please be advised following some technical difficulties the Herts Open is re-launched.

It takes place one day after the County event. As per the Welsh Open, a small amount of prize money is available.

 

 

Hertfordshire Open 2012 

Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club
Muddy Lane
Letchworth, Herts

SG6 3TB 

Tel: 01462 675444

http://www.letchworth-tennis.co.uk/

Tournament Organiser: English Racketlon & Letchworth Squash & Tennis Club / 01462 675444

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
We return to this excellent racketlon facility for the 6th Hertfordshire Open. This one day event is part of the British Tour 2013 and takes place the day after the county championships. Entry is discounted by £5 (£25 down to £20 for adult categories) and by £3 (£15 down to £12) for an entry received and paid for by the end of February. Thereafter the entry prices will be restored to £25 and £15 respectively.

Prize Money

Mens A Winner - £50

Mens A Runner-Up - £20

Ladies A Winner - £35

Ladies A Runner-Up - £15

Entry Steps

Step 1: Register on www.englishracketlon.org as a user (if you are already registered miss this step). This is your username and password for all englishracketlon.org events. Your registration is confirmed via an email link.

Step 2: Click on the tournament entry page and create a player profile. Again, this is a one off exercise. If already completed, skip this step.

Step 3: Click on the event (s) you wish to enter. Once finalised, pay via paypal by clicking onwards. If you wish to pay by cheque or BACS, please contact dominique at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday 7th April 2013 (9am - 5pm)
Mens A Singles (max 8)Mens B Singles (max 8)Mens C Singles (max 8)Ladies Singles (max 8)Mens Over 55 Singles (max 8)Open Under 16 Singles (max 8)Mens Over 45 Singles (max 8)NB Capacity as marked above. It may be necessary to amend categories depending on entry levels.Play begins at 9.00am and finishes between 5pm and 6pm.Entry closes on Saturday 23rd March 2013 - some categories may close earlier if full.

Any enquiries contact the club on 01462 675444 or alternatively This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We regret that we will not be able to refund any entry fee on a cancellation less than 2 weeks away from the competition day. It is likely singles events will have 3 scheduled matches to 21. Players can only enter one category per day.

 

Facilites: 
2 x Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Tennis Courts (indoor). In addition, outdoor Tennis Courts (Carpet & Acrylic) may be used

Refreshments: 
There is a bar / cafe which serves meals, snacks and drinks throughout the day

Transport: 
Car - From A1(M) Junction 9
Follow signs towards Letchworth Town Centre. At the second roundabout, turn left onto Baldock Road A505. Continue along A505, straight on at the traffic lights. Turn left onto Muddy Lane. The club is located on the left.

Nearest Railway Station: Letchworth (5 min taxi / 20 mins walk)

Parking: 
There is ample parking on site

Accommodation: 
Information on request

If you are having registration or entry problems (system errors etc) please report full details to Richard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Participant Waiver - Note, each participant is providing an electronic signature to this waiver upon registration.

I understand that participating in this event is potentially hazardous, and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained.


In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while I am traveling to or from the event, during the event, or while I am on the premises of the event.

I also am aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road. 
I, for myself and my heirs and executors, hereby waive, release and forever discharge the event organizers, sponsors, promoters, englishracketlon.org and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all other persons associated with the event, for all my liabilities, claims, actions, or damages that I may have against them arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in this event. 

I understand that this waiver includes any claims, whether caused by negligence, the action or inaction of any of the above parties, or otherwise.

I understand that the entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable in the time periods advertised and any pullout with due notice will be considered for a partial refund accounting for an administration charge. I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the above parties to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, website images, recordings or any other record of this event.