The BNP Paribas Challenge is a pre-qualifying tournament to provide interested men and women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event.  A description of the event format follows:

Dates:
February 29 – March 5, 2016
Location:
Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Entry Fee:
$50
Draw Size:
128 Men and 128 Women

Format:
• First round through quarterfinal matches will be the best of three sets with a 10-point match tiebreak being played for the 3rd set.
• Semifinal and final matches will be the best of three sets.
• Champions will advance to the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event to be held March 7 – 9, 2016.

Hotel & Transportation
Players will be responsible for their own travel arrangements and costs. Special rates at Hotels and for any other Official Tournament Travel Partners, the Tournament may have, will be offered on a space available basis.

Registration, Deadline, & Information
Click here to register. All entries and fees must be received by Friday, February 19, 2016. For more information, please contact Tom Fey, Director of Tennis, Indian Wells Tennis Garden at 760-200-8200 or tfey@iwtg.net.