DEADLINE IS TODAY!! (Tuesday 3/5/13) 9PM
Deadline is TODAY to register for the tournament ONLINE or by the phone (520) 791-4896.
TODAY is also the deadline to specify a doubles partner or to play doubles if you are just currently in singles. You need to call the pro shop (520) 791-4896 or email Meghan at email@example.com to be put it to doubles and/or be partnered up with a specific player.
Tue 3/5/13 -- Deadline to Register for Singles & Doubles & to specify a partner
Wed 3/6/13 -- Seeds will be posted
Fri 3/8/13 -- Draw Made at Reffkin Tennis Center 11am (Open)
Mon 3/11/13 -- Schedule and Times will be posted
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USTA Southwest Section Dress Code
All players are required to wear appropriate tennis attire. Cut off shorts, bare midriffs, compression shorts & tights (alone), or any other attire that is simply recreational and not tennis oriented is not acceptable.
This tournament is open only to permanent residents of the USTA Southwest Section. Permanent residency is defined by the parent or legal guardian living within the section for 184 days per year. Additionally, the player must be a U.S. Citizen and hold a USTA membership card with a USTA Southwest Section designation.
You may email me your name and your doubles partner's name. Only email me CONFIRMED doubles pairings (you and your partner agree to play together).
If you enter online and do not put in your doubles partner's USTA# it WILL NOT match you up. Please help in making the doubles matchups a smooth process. You are only guaranteed to play doubles if you sign up with a partner (and they do not withdraw).
For all players that signed-up for singles but would like to play doubles and need a partner, just email me! I can do my best to find you a partner. Meghan Houk -- firstname.lastname@example.org
DRAW ANDS MATCH FORMATS
This tournament may be flighted into Gold and Silver flights based on number of entrants. Only the Gold flight counts for national ranking points. There will be a modified feed-in consolation draw (QCONS) for draws of 17 or more.
12s - 18s: Best 2 out of 3 sets. Regular scoring.
10s: 2 Short Sets, (first to 4 and win by 2, or tiebreak at 4 all), 3rd Set if needed 7 point tiebreak. Regular scoring.
All Doubles: Eight game Pro Set with a tiebreaker at 8 all.
Seeding & Selection Protocol
HOST HOTEL INFORMATION -- DoubleTree Hotel
DoubleTree Hotel (Reid Park-Tucson) is the host hotel for this tournament. It is across the street from the Reffkin Tennis Center! To get the special rate please click "more info" for a link to the hotel website. Then enter the corporate account #: "0002763162" to get the discounted rate.
GOOTTER GRAND SLAM -- MARCH 17TH
Click "more info" for all details on the 8th Annual Gootter Grand Slam charity event.
Celebrity Pro-Exhibition w/ Bob & Mike Bryan (#1 doubles team in the world), tennis great Murphy Jensen, and UA Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez.
Sunday, March 17th -- The Lodge at Ventana Canyon -- Tucson, Arizona
2:30 - Tennis Expo (featuring Over the Wall band, tennis demo courts, kids Carnival court, silent auction and much more!)
5:00 - Pro Celebrity Exhibition w/ the Bryan Brothers, Murphy Jensen, Mikael Pernfors, and Rich Rodriguez
Tickets: $30/ticket ($15 children ages 6-12)
Click "more info" for the Gootter Grand Slam website -->
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59:00 PM Arizona Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 759200413 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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