Events - Alternates by Event
FIRST MATCH TIMES FOR SINGLES AND DOUBLES
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SUNDAY and MONDAY FORMAT
Format for Sunday and Monday will return to original formats. No short sets except for BG 10 divisions.
Thanks to everyone for your patience and cooperation today with the rain!!!!!
RAIN DELAY INFO
Update 10 am Saturday : We hope to have all 8am, 9am or 9:30 singles matches on court by 12:30. New match times will be posted for all draws by 11:15. Check the draws to see your new match time. We will be changing the scoring format to short sets(first to 4 by 2) for today. Any help with squeegying would be appreciated.
Update 8:45 am BG12-18: Doubles will be postponed until after singles for Saturday. Singles matches are now delayed 1.5 hours from original match time. BG10: 8 am and 9:00am B10 matches report at 11am. G10 report at 12pm. All other BG10 matches are delayed 2 hours.
Update 5:30 am Saturday: BG12-18: Doubles will be postponed until after singles for Saturday. Singles matches are at original scheduled time.
BG10: 8 am and 9:00am B10 matches report at 9:30. G10 report at 10:30. All other BG10 matches stay at scheduled times.
Rain information will be posted by 6 am Saturday morning. We will send text on Rainedout.net and also update the website. If you have NOT registered with Rainedout.net please do. Information below.
FIRST MATCH TIMES POSTED (8:50 PM Wed)
First match times for singles and doubles are posted above under Tournament Reports. If your doubles time is not listed, you have a bye and will not play doubles until Sunday morning. If you have any questions about match times, please email the referee at firstname.lastname@example.org .
HOW TO GET RAIN INFORMATION
TO BETTER COMMUNICATE WITH PLAYERS, PARENTS, AND COACHES, WE WOULD LIKE
EVERYONE TO JOIN THE RAIN OUT GROUP. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW:
Go to www.rainedout.net
. Enter HELTON TENNIS
in the search box. Click on the name HELTON TENNIS. Follow
instructions to register your phone number.
Enter the validation code sent to your phone. Select GA AL OPEN group. Instantly receive rain out
information to your phone via text. Information about rain
delays will also be posted on the tournament website.
NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED
New rule for GA tournaments this year. No entries can be accepted after the entry deadline. No Exceptions!
BG16 AND BG18 TOURNAMENT IN DOTHAN AL
PLEASE GO TO THE
FOLLOWING LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION
We would like to accommodate parents to have siblings play at the same site. However, we have 22 sets of siblings playing in this tournament and it would be next to impossible to schedule them to play at the same site. Thank you for your understanding. We will make sure that siblings in the same draw are separated by at least quarters.
Please complete the medical release form (click MORE INFO) and bring with you to the tournament.
For BG10 BG12 and BG14:
Check -in for the tournament is Friday at Bill Reynolds Tennis Center from
3:00pm-9:00pm. If you are not able to check-in Friday at Bill Reynolds Tennis Center, please contact the tournament director.
Sunday, March 23, 11:59pm - Online Entries and withdrawals with refund close. No
refunds for withdrawals after this date and time.
Monday, March 24 - Selections for on time entries by tournament director by 5
Tuesday, March 25, midnight - Doubles partners must be designated by midnight.
Wednesday, March 26 – draws will be made at 10 am. First match times will be
posted by 9 pm.
Friday, March 28 – Draws will be posted by 3 pm.
GA AL Junior Open has been designated as one of the open tournaments
that will count towards TennisRecruiting.net (TRN) rankings - as well as
towards qualifying competitors as "national players" at TRN should they
have at least one win in their event.
ENTERING TWO TOURNAMENTS
those on the Alternate List.
Do not enter two tournaments at the same time.
How to avoid Penalties: If you end up on the alternate list, you must withdraw
from the alternate list first and then enter the 2nd event.
We will have the player and family party at the Performing Arts Building. 110 Boat Basin Circle.
Saturday, 6:00-8:00 pm.
We will have food and drinks, tennis highlights, dance floor, games and a raffle for a two night stay at Tops'l resort.
GA/AL JUNIOR OPEN hosted by GA andAL
Junior Open State Championships will be played at 2 locations simultaneously.
The BG 10-14’s will be hosted in Bainbridge, GA and the BG16-18’s will be
hosted in Dothan Alabama.
This is a STA Level 4 event and is a Level 2 State Championship event for all
age divisions for both Alabama and Georgia thru a cooperative agreement with
both States Junior Competition Committees.
GA players playing in the Alabama
hosted event will receive State Championship credit as well as Alabama players
playing in the Georgia event.
Based on 32 draw size in Singles and 16 draw
size for Doubles:
Saturday – 1st round Doubles followed by 2 rounds Main draw singles and 1st
Sunday – 1 round Doubles, 2 rounds of consolation singles, 2 rounds Main draw
singles, SF round Doubles
Monday – Final of Doubles, 2 rounds of consolation singles, F and 3/4 playoff
Main draw singles
Tuesday – Rain day
Please note that the Consolation will be played through the semis.
WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
withdrawals after the entry deadline should be in writing and the reason for
the withdrawal given.
On or BEFORE Sunday, March 23, 11:59pm, please withdraw on the website.
Go to the Tournament website and find "EDIT REGISTRATION" on the
right side of your screen then "Withdraw". From there you can withdraw.
If you do not know your Confirmation #, then click "Locate
Comfirmation" just below "Withdraw".Your credit card will not be
charged and no reason for the withdrawal is necessary.
AFTER Sunday, March 23 at 11:59pm, withdrawing players should email the
referee at email@example.com stating the reason for the withdrawal.
NO refund will be given if a player withdraws after 11:59pm, Sunday, March
We will be playing doubles on the
first day of the tournament.
You must play doubles in the same
age group in which you were accepted for singles.
Please sign up with your partner before the entry deadline.
Once the deadline has passed, email
the referee by Tuesday evening, March 25 at midnight with the name of your
doubles partner and their USTA number.
If you are playing doubles ONLY,
then the fee is $25.00, which is payable at tournament
Parents/ Players can join the Facebook Group to find a partner.
for BG12, BG14 will be based on selection criteria of 28 from the age group of
the event and up to 4 from the lower age group who do not get in the first 28,
and who are in the top 40 of the standings in the lower age group at the time
Entry for BG10 will be based on selection criteria of the top 32 players
applying from the latest USTA/Southern standing list.
will be determined by the most recent Southern Standing List (3/24/14).
of section players, consideration will be given for National and Section
SCORING REGULATIONS / FORMAT OF PLAY
For BG 12, 14:
All main draw SINGLES matches will be best of
three tiebreak sets. New balls will be provided for the third set.
Consolation matches will be 2
Tiebreak sets. A match tie-break will be played at 1 set all (10 points by 2).
Format will be Short sets. Play will
be on 60 foot courts, using orange balls and rackets 25 inches or less.
The consolation will be a full
feed-in through the quarterfinals.
There will be a playoff for third
and fourth places in the main draw singles.
For BG12, 14: DOUBLES matches will be one 8 game Pro Set. A match
tiebreaker (10 points by 2) will be played at 8-all.
For BG10: DOUBLES matches will be one 6-game no-ad set with a seven
(7) point tie-break played at 6-all.
BG10, BG12, and BG14 will
be playing in Bainbridge.
BHS and YMCA will be used
for practice courts unless needed for matches.
Click on More Info below
for map of area.
All sites can be accessed
from Shotwell Street.
Below are the addresses
for each site:
Bill Reynolds Tennis
Floyd Tennis Center (FTC)
1301 Miluli Ave
Potter Street Tennis
601 Potter St. Bainbridge GA
Bainbridge High School
One Bearcat Blvd
YMCA for practice/ warm up
1818 E Shotwell St.
Click More Info for
interactive map of area
GEORGIA LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT. STA LEVEL 4 TOURNAMENT. CONSOLATION
- FIC Singles & 3/4 Playoffs. Boys/Girls 10s MUST play all
matches on a 60' court with a 25 " racket and use low compression
balls. JR. SUSPENSION POINT SYSTEM IN EFFECT. SIGN UP FOR DOUBLES
ONLINE - Doubles play will start the first day of the tournament.
T-shirts. Scoring format for BG18-12: Singles: Main draw - Regular
scoring (2 out of 3 sets) and Consolation - 2 out of 3 sets with
3rd set match tie-break. Doubles: 8-game pro-sets with a match
tie-break at 8-all. BG10s main draw and consolation - 2 of 3 short
sets (sets to 4) with a 7-point tie-break for the third. Doubles
scoring format for BG10s will be 6-game no-ad set with a seven (7)
point "Match" tie-break played at 6-all. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - This
is a State Championship tournament.
Refund Policy : Once the deadline expires there will be NO refunds.
In case of inclement weather there will be NO refunds when each
competitor has played at least one match. If not, a credit for one
of our future tournaments will be given.
PLEASE COPY & PASTE ALL LINKS BELOW:
Download your Medical Release Form and bring it with you to the Registration desk.
Submit your Tournament Evaluation Form:https://s.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB228WMWVFDPA?p=WEB228WMWVFDPA
LATE ENTRANTS - USTA Georgia will allow late entrants to be accepted into all USTA GA tournaments, Levels 1-5, in the event that the draw is not full, provided that such late entrants do not affect the seeding and further provided that late entrants do not prevent timely entrants to be accepted into the draw under any circumstances. Accepting late entrants is at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. Seeds must be posted by 12 noon following close of registration. Once draws are posted, the tournament is closed and can no longer accept late entries.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 23, 2014 11:59:00 PM Eastern 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: 703505614 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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