united states coast guard

28 FEB 18

ALCGPSC 032/18
A. Coast Guard Morale, Well-Being, and Recreation, COMDTINST M1710.13D
B. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A Articles
1.G.2.D and 2.A.10.B
1. Training Center Petaluma is proud to host the 45th Annual NORCAL Basketball
Tournament from 6-8 April 2018.
2. The objectives of this tournament are to exhibit sportsmanship and team play, develop
a respectfully competitive spirit, and showcase our members’ athletic talent.
3. This is a double elimination tournament under the National Collegiate Athletic
Association Basketball rules, with modifications. The tournament is limited to the first 13
teams with paid entry fees. If a minimum of eight teams have not registered and paid by
the deadline, the tournament may be cancelled. In accordance with Ref A, all MWR
eligible patrons (active duty, reserve, auxiliary, retired, or civilian) are eligible for the
tournament, but teams must be comprised of at least fifty percent active duty. Teams
must have a minimum of eight players and a maximum of fifteen players, plus two
coaches. Team awards will be presented to the first three teams, with additional
individual awards for the first and second place teams.
4. Entry fee is 350 dollars per team. Entry fee payments should be made payable to
USCG TRACEN Petaluma MWR.  Checks may be mailed to Commanding Officer,
USCG Training Center Petaluma, 599 Tomales Road, Petaluma, CA 94952, Attn: Rob
Sturla or via credit card by calling CG TRACEN Petaluma MWR at (707) 765-7580. 
Entry payments are due no later than 16 March 2018.
5. Limited berthing is available at TRACEN Petaluma on a first come, first served basis,
to include guest lodging and RV camping spaces at the lake recreation area. For
information pertaining to TRACEN Petaluma guests lodging, contact the lodging office
at (707) 765-7248 or for information pertaining to RV camping and lake recreation area,
contact the MWR Ticket Office at (707) 765-7580.
6. Interested teams should direct questions to the tournament director, Mr. Robert Sturla
at (707) 765-7348 or
7. In accordance with Ref B, administrative absence may be authorized for military
members subject to commanding officer approval.
8. Released by: RDML M. T. Bell Jr., Commander, CG Personnel Service Center.  The
Service Center for our most important resource – Our People.
9. Internet release authorized.