Summary of League Changes for 2020

Colorado League Changes
The USTA Adult 40 & Over format has changed to 1 singles and 3 doubles positions. (Note: This is now the National format for this league as well)
     •   A minimum of 7 players must be registered by the minimum roster requirement deadline to form a team. (Note: 4.5+ teams may roster three (3) 5.0 players. Only one (1) 5.0 player may play in each team match and must play either #1 Singles or #1 Doubles)
     •   If 4 courts aren’t available, facilities may stagger on 2 courts.
     •   For standings purposes, a team point will be awarded to the team with 3 individual matches won; if tied 2-2, the tie shall be broken by the first of the following methods to do so:
          A.    Sets: Loser of the fewest number of sets
          B.    Games: Loser of the fewest number of games
          C.    Game Winning Percentage: Total games won divided by total games played
          D.    Winner of # 1 doubles position.
          E.    If #1 doubles match is not completed, winner of #1 singles position

Trio League
All matches in the Trio League will not count toward NTRP ratings.

ITA Mixed
ITA Mixed District Championships moved to August 28-30 to avoid conflict with Labor Day.

CTA 2.5 Women’s League
Will now have a Flight Playoff on August 3.

National League Regulation Changes
1.04A Changing Adult 40 & Over format for National Championships to 1 singles, 3 doubles.
 
1.04E(3) Players must be 18 years of age prior to participating in the USTA League program.

2.01A Below level players are not allowed to play #1 positions when participating in plus (+) level matches.
           In Plus (+) NTRP levels utilizing four or less individual matches constituting a team match:
           2.01A(1)b In the 5.0+ level a player who is rated 4.5 is not eligible to play in the #1 singles position.
           2.01A(1)c In the 4.5+ level a player who is rated 4.0 is not eligible to play in the #1 singles position.

2.03A(4) Eligibility to advance to National Championships for self-rated and computer-rated appealed players requires playing at least four (4) matches on the same team at the same level in the same Age Group. No defaults received count.

Colorado District League Regulation Changes

Standings
9.05C In the event of a tie, whether in round robin or single elimination competition, the tie shall be broken by the first of the following procedures that does so:  
          A. Individual Matches:  Winner of the most individual matches in the competition.
          B. Head-to-Head: Winner of head-to-head matches  
          C. Sets: Loser of the fewest sets  
          D. Games: Loser of the fewest games
          E. Game Winning Percentage: Total games won divided by total games played
          F. Winner of #1 doubles position.
          G. If #1 doubles match is not completed, winner of #1 singles position.

League Championship Conflicts
11.00C Flight Playoffs, District, Sectional or National Championships take precedence over local league conflicts.  If players are involved in a Flight Playoff or League Championship on the same day as a local league match, the opposing team for the local league match is required to reschedule the specific positions that are affected for the local league match. Excluding out-of-state Sectional Championships, ITA Mixed local league matches may not be rescheduled based on league championship conflicts since the majority of the season has conflicting championship events.  

Rescheduling Deadline/ Rescheduling Procedures
12.01B  If teams or players do not agree on a reschedule match date within the allowed time frame, the match date shall officially be scheduled for the third Friday following the original match date at the standard match time for that league. (See 12.00).

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