TENNIS RECRUITING.net NATIONAL SHOWCASE SERIES::Posted 8-4
The Georgia Thanksgiving Open is proud to be part of the Tennis Recruiting.net
National Showcase Series. Tournaments in the National Showcase Series
are USTA sanctioned junior tournaments open to players from all
sections. These tournaments are designed to give players from all parts
of the country the chance to compete outside their districts and
And, these tournaments will count towards Tennis
Recruiting.net rankings. Players who compete in these tournaments and
win at least one match will become NATIONAL PLAYERS for their Tennis
Recruiting rankings. Click the "more info" link for additional
information regarding the National Showcase Series,
Why You Should Play TennisRecruiting.net Showcase Tournaments--Posted 8-4
** According to USTA, every season more than 20,000 players
compete on intercollegiate teams. Each year more than 5,000 new
recruits are needed to fill college tennis rosters.
** The Tennis
Recruiting Network (TRN) understands college tennis. Players may
submit biographical data and college preferences to complete their
profile. College coaches combine this information with TRN’s unique “_
Star” and “Blue Chip” designations and TRN Recruiting lists to locate
** TRN’s ordered college recruiting lists are based on graduation year, rather than two-year groupings based on birth date.
** TRN’s rankings incorporate a quality of opponent component that
makes them more predictive of a player’s current skill level than does a
pure point acquisition system.
** It is never too soon to think
about college, but it can be TOO LATE. So, the sooner you get started,
the greater the chance that you won’t be overlooked by the college of
SELECTION PROCESS/DRAW SIZE--::Posted 8-5
Draw Size:::This tournament will consist of 32 players in each age group with two16 draws equal in strength. The age groups for this tournament are BG18 and BG16.
Selection Process:::Thirty two players for each age group will be selected using the most recent USTA National Standing List.. At the least, the top 30 players from the age group will be selected. And,,two players in the top 50 of the younger age group will be selected.
NO LATE ENTRIES---Posted 8-5
Per 2014 GTA regulations, late entries no longer will be accepted.
REFUND/WITHDRAWAL POLICY ...Posted 8-5
There are no refunds after the entry deadline. If
there are weather issues and no matches are played, then you will get a
3/4 credit to another tournament offered by the above-named
organization. Otherwise, there are no refunds.
Before the entry deadline, withdraw on-line.
After the deadline, withdraw via e-mail.
CAUTION: DIRECTIONS TO HUDLOW TENNIS CENTER....Posted 8-5
Hudlow Tennis Center is located off the Jimmy Carter Blvd. exit of I-85
and is about 1.4 miles west of the interstate in Best Friend Park (on
the left), not on Best Friend Road!!. Internet/GPS directions to
Hudlow Tennis Center are a bit misleading, as well as the USTA app . For
a map, click
Medical Release:::::Please bring it with you. We do not have copies
GEORGIA LEVEL 4 TOURNAMENT. THIS TOURNAMENT GIVES GA LEVEL 4
POINTS, SOUTHERN LEVEL 5 POINTS AND NO NATIONAL POINTS. See ID
#703489313 for registration of BG10-14 divisions. Scoring format:
Main Draw: 2 out of 3 sets Consolation: 2 sets with 3rd set match
tie-break. FIC through Quarterfinals. 3rd and 4th place playoffs.
Some consolations may not finish. T-shirt or players gift to each
This tournament is open to all players from all sections and
SELECTIONS will be based on USTA NATIONAL STANDINGS at the time
entries close. This tournament will be in a class that will
determine "NATIONAL PLAYERS" on TennisRecruiting.net (TRN). All
Competitors who win a match will become "NATIONAL PLAYERS" on
DRAW SIZE: Two 16 draws in each division. CHAMPIONSHIP - Open to
all players regardless of ranking.
PLEASE COPY & PASTE ALL LINKS BELOW:
Download your Medical Release Form! http://www.ustageorgia.com/docs/Medical%20Release%20Form-USTA%20Georgia.pdf
Submit your Tournament Evaluation Form: http://s.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB228WMWVFDPA?p+WEB228WMWVFDPA
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 Monday, November 17, 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: 700033314 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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