To qualify for the Jim Dawson Match Play Championship on July 10 & 11 at Punderson, the player must advance through the qualifying event or be an exempt player. Exempt players can enter and advance directly into the bracket without participating in the qualifier at Shaker Heights. Exempt Players are those that meet one of the following and will be seeded in this order:
- 2013 Match Play – Champion
- 2013 Tour Championship – Champion
- 2013 Classic Cup – Champion
- 2013 Match Play – Runner-up
- 2013 Tour Championship – Runner-Up
- 2014 Classic Cup Points – Boys Top 3, Girls Leader (after Gleneagles event)
To claim an exempt spot, the player must submit entry to the Match Play event listed on July 10 & 11 (using Promo Code – MPex). Entries for exempt spots will close at midnight on June 29. Exempt players will be seeded to the even numbered positions starting with seed #2, exempt players may compete in the qualifier and forfeit their exempt spot if they choose. Playing in the Shaker Heights event does NOT forfeit the exempt spot, only if you enter the qualifier too.
Non-Exempt player must enter the Match Play Qualifier. The player must be entered into the Shaker Heights event and the Match Play qualifier. Both entries are required! If a player does NOT advance into the bracket through qualifying, then a $50 credit will be issued to their master account. The overall entry fee is $65, which equates to $15 for the qualifier and $50 for the match play event.