C-rated (3.0/3.5) men | B and C-rated (3.5/4.0) women
Practices starting June 2
Cup takes place on September 25-26 in Long Beach, CA
WCC is the Davis Cup of GLTA with five competing cities (SF, SD, LA, Seattle, Vancouver), who take turns hosting the tournament. Each team fields 12 lines of singles, 12 lines of doubles. Every match won = one point for your city. The city with the highest total at the end of the tournament takes the Cup. Under the guidance of captain Howard Miller, defending champion GLTF won two of the last three tournaments!
Given the challenges of COVID-19, we realize many of you need time to get back into rhythm. Others are involved in late-starting USTA leagues. And our home courts, SFSU, are not available. Tentatively, we’ll rotate practices at public courts (please understand these reservations can only be made one week in advance, and may not always be available) and Burlingame HS.
We will hold an ongoing “practice season” Wednesday evenings (6-7:30pm+) from June 2 to mid-July. In order to be evaluated for selection consideration, we ask that you attend at least 50% of these tryouts. There, we can address expectations and participation.
We are in unprecedented times. All players selected to represent GLTF will be required to be vaccinated and sign a liability waiver. No exceptions.
Please RSVP to captain Mike Kalvoda at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to attend the first practice or have immediate questions.
Captains Mike Kalvoda, Darren Lam & Vu Tran
Participant Liability Waiver and Hold Harmless Agreement and Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19
Please Read the following Waiver, Release and Assumption of Risk Carefully:
In consideration of participation in any activity offered by GLTF, I understand that participation is voluntary and I and/or my family (including minor in my care) is physically fit to participate in this activity. I, for myself and/or for a family member signing up for this activity, agree to indemnify and hold GLTF harmless and hereby waive, release and discharge any and all claims for damage, death, personal injury, bodily injury or property damage which I and/or my family member may have or which hereinafter may accrue to me and/or the family member against GLTF, its agents, volunteers, and instructors from and against any liability arising out of or connected in any way with my and/or family member's participation in this activity, even though that liability may arise out of the negligence or carelessness on the part of the person or entities mentioned above.
I understand that this activity involves risk and that accidents or injuries can occur while I and/or my family member is participating in this activity; knowing the risks, nevertheless, I hereby agree to assume those risks on behalf of me and/or the family member and to release and to hold harmless all of the persons or entities mentioned above whom might otherwise be liable to me and/or the family member (or my heirs, executors, administrators or assignees) for damages. It is further understood and agreed that this waiver, release and assumption of risks has been freely entered into and is to be binding on my/our heirs, executors, administrators or assigns.
Gay and Lesbian Tennis Federation (“GLTF”) has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, GLTF cannot guarantee that you or your family member will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending a GLTF program or venue could increase your risk and your family member’s risk of contracting COVID-19.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that my family members and I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending GLTF programs or venues and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at a GLTF program or venue may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including, but not limited to, GLTF volunteers and program participants and their families.
I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to my family members or myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I or my family members may experience or incur in connection with attendance at GLTF venues or participation in GLTF programming (“Claims”). On my behalf, and on behalf of my family members, I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless GLTF, its agents and representatives, from the Claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any Claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of GLTF, its agents and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any GLTF program.
I have read the above and understand that important legal rights are being waived.