RULES - DISTRICT ZONE TOURNAMENT

  1. Tournament will be conducted within 5 days.

  2. All the matches will be best of 13 games, with tie breaks at 6-6.

  3. The players who attend the District coaching camp, are only entitled for District Scholarship.

  4. Total 30 players will be selected on the basis of their performance in Intra Zonal tournament.

  5. Cut off point for participating in the Inter District tournament within the zone will be less than 10 MSLTA/AITA points as on 30th September of that year.

  6. The player will be eligible to play in his/her applicable age group only.

  7. The previous year scholarship awardees who do not participate in at least 4 State Ranking/AITA tournaments within Maharashtra in the forthcoming year will not be eligible to participate in the next year's event.

  8. The Inter District tournament within the zone, for selection of zonal team to be held during Oct-Nov every year. The District Coordinators shall send reports of Intra District tournament including draw sheets, Results and list of prospective team members of Zonal team to MSLTA. On receipt of this report, MSLTA will check eligibility and announce the final list of players who have qualified from all the zones.

  9. The names of the districts within the zone are as under:

    1. Nasik Zone: Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar & Nandunbar.
    2. Nagpur Zone: Nagpur, Akola, Amravati, Chadrapur, Gadchiroli, Yavatmal, Bhandara & Vardha.
    3. Solapur Zone: Solapur, Latur, Osmanabad, Barshi & Pandharpur.
    4. Kolhapur Zone: Kolhapur, Sangli, Satara, Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg.
    5. Aurangabad Zone: Aurangabad, Pabhani, Beed & Nanded.
    6. Pune District.
    7. Mumbai & Mumbai suburban District