ACF Grand Prix 2017: General Information

General News

The ACF GP for 2017 will be open for registrations effective immediately. All classical time control tournaments that commence on or after the 1st of January 2017, and conclude on or before the 31st of December 2017 are eligible to register. Registration fees are payable at the time of registration and are dependant on the GP class. For more information on registration fees see the table below. Tournament organisers must register their events 60 days prior to the start date to avoid a late fee of $50.

Tournaments commencing on or before April 1 are exempt from late fees.

Tournament Registration

Registration for the 2017 ACF Grand Prix will be performed using the same online registration form as the 2016 GP. Once the online form has been submitted, the information provided will automatically be recorded in a registration table, and a notification e-mail will be sent directly to the Grand Prix Director.

The online registration form can be found here.

Registration Fee Payment

Payment of registration fees for the 2017 ACF Grand Prix will be through direct bank transfer. Bank transfers should be accompanied by a suitable description such that payment can be identified and confirmed. A recommended description is “ACFGP [tournament name]”.

Bank Details

Institution: CUA
BSB: 814-282
Account Number: 50680494

Grand Prix Class/Entry Fee Table

Grand Prix Class Tournament Prize Pool (Open section ONLY) Grand Prix Entry Fee
1 $0000 – $0999 $50
2 $1000 – $1999 $125
3 $2000 – $2999 $150
4 $3000 – $3999 $175
5 $4000+ $200

Prizes

Prizes will be awarded as per point 6 of the official 2016 ACF Grand Prix Rules. A minimum prize pool of $4,000 up to a maximum prize pool of $8,400 will be awarded as per the tables below.

Minimum Main Prizes ($4000)

Open U2000 U1600 Junior Female
Place 1 $850 $250 $250 $250 $250
Place 2 $600 $150 $150 $150 $150
Place 3 $300 $100 $100 $100 $100
Place 4 $150
Place 5 $100

Maximum Main Prizes ($7000)

Open U2000 U1600 Junior Female
Place 1 $1000 $500 $500 $500 $500
Place 2 $750 $250 $250 $250 $250
Place 3 $450 $150 $150 $150 $150
Place 4 $300 $100 $100 $100 $100
Place 5 $250
Place 6 $150
Place 7 $100

Consolation Prizes ($1400)

Consolation Prizes ($1,400) will be awarded for:

  • Top Under 1800 $150;
  • Second Under 1800 $100;
  • Top Under 1400 $150;
  • Second Under 1400 $100;
  • Top Unrated $100;
  • Top TAS $100;
  • Top WA $100;
  • Top SA $100;
  • Top ACT $100;
  • Top VIC $100;
  • Top NSW $100,
  • Top QLD $100;
  • Top NT $100.