When there are 9 or more people waiting to play, we may implement our special court queuing system so that everyone will have fairer access to courts.
How it works:
- When the court queuing system is in effect, a signage will be posted at each of the four courts indicating a playing card suit (heart ♥, club ♣, diamond ♦, spade ♠).
- Metal baskets each with 4 cards of the same suit corresponding to the court will be placed at the net standards.
- To get in the queue, pick up a card from the basket at the court you are waiting on. For example, if you want to wait for the diamond ♦ court, pick up a diamond ♦ card. The card rank does not matter.
- If there is no card in the basket, it means there are already 4 people waiting for that court the next rotation. Try looking for a card at another court.
- You are free to roam around and socialize while waiting. Just be mindful of the suit you’ve picked up and watch when your court becomes available.
- When it’s your turn to play, return the card to the corresponding basket so others may get in queue.
Keep in mind:
- Card holder is entitled to play only at the court corresponding to the suit of the card (s)he is holding.
- You may trade cards with others, or give your card to someone else.
- You may pick up cards for your partner and/or your chosen opponents to get a group in the queue.
- Keep the card with you or with your racket while waiting. The card is your ticket to play.
- Be sure to return the card to the corresponding basket/court.
- There is no reserving or hoarding a card while playing
- Losing a card means forfeiting your place in queue, and must notify the organizer for a replacement.