California State Tournament FAQ
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1998 California State Championships -- Rounds #1-8
Round #8 (Final Round)
Post Round Spin Offs:
Below was the pre-tournament FAQs:
The 1998 California State Air Hockey Tournament is scheduled for:
Saturday December 5th through Sunday December 6th
SAM'S Entertainment Center
Shingle Springs, CA 95682-8455
Phone: (530) 677-2273
SAM'S is about:
25 minutes East of Sacramento
50 minutes from Sacramento Airport
2 hours from Fremont, CA
2 1/2 hours from Reno, NV
Motel/Hotel - Closest Place to Stay:
Best Western / Cameron Park
3361 Coach Lane
Cameron Park, CA 95682
Note: The Best Western is a rock throw away from SAM'S.
Main Event - Tournament Details:
Sign-up by 12:00 noon on Saturday (with option to sign up for Sunday "Doubles" as well.)
Tournament begins at 12:30pm on Saturday.
Entry Fees are:
Beginner / Unranked: $10.00 Amateur: $20.00 Expert: $30.00 Pro (ProA & ProB): $40.00 Master: $50.00
"Swiss Style" tournament (everybody plays the same number of rounds -- predicted 8-9 rounds!)
"Double Elimination" bracket for ties after the main Swiss pairings are complete.
Cash prizes, based on entry fees, will be awarded for 1st-8th place.
Additional prizes to be announced!
Doubles - Tournament Details!!!
Standard USAA style "alternating partner" doubles tournament.
Pick your own doubles partner (not random pick.)
$10.00 per player ($20.00 per team) entry fee.
The "Doubles" tournament will use a standard "Double Elimination" chart.
Seeding will be based on a "random draw".
At the earliest, the doubles tournament will begin at 12:00 noon on Sunday. If the main tournament is not completed by 12:00 noon on Sunday, doubles will begin immediately AFTER the main tournament.