Thursday, September 20, 2012

Weekend Warrior League, Season II

Message from Rick Gallwas:

Welcome to the WWPL.  It’s time to sign up for the 2012/2013 season.  We will play only ONE season this year to run from Oct 20th till March 9th. 
We will have a draft and will have a total of 18 teams with 8-10 players each.   We will have flights A, B, and C.    

There will be 6 players per team who play each week.  We will play on Sat afternoons and the start times will be either 1:00, 2:30 or 4:00. 
Each Flight will have a commissioner.  They will work to make sure everything runs smoothly and help with any questions, comments or concerns
Flight A  Ed Varin,  Flight B  Mark Gupta,  Flight C Michael Lee 
We are currently looking for Captains. The draft which will be held Oct 10th at Salt Creek Clubhouse.  When you respond to sign up for league also let us know if you want to be a captain.  We have a website that makes being a captain pretty easy. 
We will provide details of playoffs after we draft the teams. 
League Fee:  Fee is $100.00 for HPTA members and $110.00 for non-members.  You are a HPTA member if you are an active traveling league player for Hinsdale Golf Club, Salt Creek Club or Hinsdale Park District.  The extra $10.00 will cover you membership fee.  Your captain will collect all fees for the league. 
Beverages and Match balls are included in league fee. 
If you are not a member of SCC, HGC or KLM then you need to join KLM to participate in the league.  Here is a link to join. 
Scroll down to Platform Tennis information. 
Please respond to to sign up and put down the current travel series.  If you are not playing travel this year please let us know what series you played last year.  If you don’t play travel let us know how long you’ve played paddle and if you consider yourself beginner, intermediate or advanced. 
NOTE:  This is a first come first serve invitation.  There are limited spots available in the league and the people who respond after league is filled will be put on sub list.  If you can’t commit to the league and want to be on the sub list let us know. 
We would like to thank the HPTA for sponsoring the league.   It’s a testament to all your hard work with the HPTA and promoting paddle in Hinsdale that we had 165 people sign up for 144 spots for the inaugural  season in 2011.
WWPL Board,
Rick Gallwas    Chair
Ed Varin           Flight A Commissioner
Mark Gupta      Flight B Commissioner
Michael Lee     Flight C Commissioner
Rob Foster       Board Member