Masters 2017

Masters 2017

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The Masters Tournament in Palm Springs is a NAGVA sanctioned tournament.

The tournament follows the rules and regulations of NAGVA and LAVO is the organizer and host of the tournament. This tournament is unique compared to most tournaments given that all players must be 35 years of age or older by the tournament date. This is also a single day tournament rather than a two day event.

ALL players must be a current member of NAGVA to be eligible to play. Anyone can be a member of NAGVA. The registration process is controlled and handled on Only payment for the registration fee is collected on the LAVO site as well as provide tournament details. The team captain is responsible for rostering all his/her players on for the tournament.

Please be sure to bring ID with you to the tournament. Your ID will be verified at registration to make sure your name matches your profile. No ID equals no participation in the tournament.

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Latest announcements about
Masters 2017

Location Change

The new location for Masters 2017 is College of the Desert.

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Promotion – Save on Team Fee!

Register before these cutoff dates to get a discount on your Team Fee.

  • $210 if paid by August 4, 2017
  • $240 if paid by September 18, 2017

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Schedule & Results on TM

All teams will be responsible for monitoring their standings and the results. The tournament will be visible around late September.

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Masters 2017

Important Dates


Open July 03, 2017 (MON)

Close October 02, 2017 (MON)


Start & End October 14, 2017 (SAT)


$45/player - A minimum of six (6) players required for a team.

$30/player - Additional players beyond six (6). No maximum limit.

The team fee must be paid to be confirmed.


Saturday (10/14/2017)

  • 8:00 AM – Facilities open & registration starts
  • 8:30 AM – Captains Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – Pool Play
  • TBD – Elimination Rounds & Award Ceremony



College of the Desert

43-500 Monterey Ave
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 772-5175

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Divisions & Format

This tournament is modified.

See the summary below and refer to the Rating Details page for more details.

NAGVA ratings are observed

Mod B/BB

May consist of one (1) BB-rated player and the remaining must be B-rated players.

Mod BB/A

May consist of three (3) A-rated players and the remaining may be BB or B players.

Pool Play consists of 4 matches or 8 games (4-25, 27 pt cap).

Playoffs consist of 1 game (0-25, no cap).

Awards given for 1st and 2nd Place teams.

Game Format

Tournament Play

  • Pool Play – consists of 40 to 45 minute matches; inclusive of a 5 minute warm-up. Two 4-25 point games will be played in each match (27 pt cap).
  • Peer-to-Peer referring is required in pool play. Referring or playing teams that are tardy will be penalized as follows:
    • 5 min delay will forfeit the first game;
    • 10 min will forfeit the entire match.
    • If you’re the referee team, the game forfeits will be accounted for at the end of pool play.

Elimination Rounds

  • Single elimination schedule.
  • USAV R-1s may be provided.
  • All awards will be presented at each respective site.


Register today to join
Masters 2017

Thank you for your interest in our tournament! Registration is easy. Please follow the steps below to get started and off you go. Steps to complete:

  1. Ensure your team is listed as PENDING for the tournament on the NAGVA website.
  2. Enter Team Name, Division, Number of Players and submit team fee.
  3. Ensure your team is listed as CONFIRMED for the tournament on NAGVA within 24 hours.

If you encounter any issues with the registration or your payment, please email Please be sure to review the payment deadlines and refund policy. See you on the courts!

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