CHANGES IN DRAW TIMES
Please recheck your scheduled match times in the Men's 70 singles. Thank you!
TOURNAMENT DESK NUMBER
Hart Wainwright will be directing the tournament this weekend. Please direct all questions to her once the tournament begins, not Laura Gardiner. She can be reached at 828-242-0930 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Closed Championship eligibility
registering online for this tournament, I certify that I am in compliance with the following statement.
“I hereby certify
that I am domiciled in, and a resident of, the State of North Carolina and will
have been so for 30 days preceding the start of this tournament; and that
during the current ranking year, I have not entered, nor do I intend to enter,
any closed tournament in any other USTA District (State) or in any other USTA
Section, other than the Southern Section; and that this certification is made
to determine eligibility for this tournament and is made under penalty of
disqualification by the Tournament Committee from entry, suspension, denial of
any ranking or any other appropriate action by the North Carolina Tennis
In addition, the
entrants for all State
Closed tournaments in North Carolina
must meet the following criteria:
be a US
Citizen or meet the resident alien requirements
only one USTA membership card, residency for which must be NC
may not play in State Closed tournaments of other states (districts) or
Sections of the USTA if they play in a NC State Closed.
students who live in another state or country must meet requirements #2 and #3.
NEW This Year!
We have a new USTA logo
that we would love to see our players wear! USTA North Carolina will
raffle off one men’s and one ladies clothing item at this state closed
event. Don't miss this opportunity to win
As our guest, you will have access to our workout facility for the duration of the tournament. Limited hard courts will be available for warm-up on a first come, first serve basis. Each
player will also receive a tournament towel and lunch on Saturday. Fruit and beer will also be complimentary to players throughout the tournament.
The Crowne Plaza Resort of Asheville is our host hotel. Guest rates for the weekend are $149.
To access this special rate:
Guests may call our reservations department at (800-733-3211 or 828-254-3211)
Mention which tournament they are with and that the group has a rate offer. The reservationist will
automatically extend you our discounted rate.
The discounted rate is based on availability and will be offered as long as we have sufficient
availability on the requested dates to extend a group rate. Once we have sold more than 200 rooms
on the requested dates, the rate will revert to the prevailing “best available rate” for those dates.
Format and Scoring
format for all main draw singles matches is best of 3 regular sets, with a feed-in consolation through the quarters.
The format for all consolation singles is best of 3 sets with a 10-point Coman tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.
The format for all main draw doubles matches is best of 3 regular sets, with a first match loser consolation.
The format for all consolation doubles is best of 3 sets with a 10-point Coman tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.
Selection of Players
to lose so register to play. If a division in this tournament does
not have sufficient entries, your credit card will not be
the entry fee or the tennislink service/processing fee.
All matches will be played on outdoor clay courts. In the case of inclement weather matches will move to indoor hard courts.
is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and show
up in a timely manner.
Check website often for updated match
PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO
ITS SCHEDULED START TIME.
ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR
Players are eligible to enter 3 events: singles, gender doubles, and mixed doubles.
We will be using the most current Southern standing list to determine the seeds. We will seed on a 1:3 ratio and the number of players shall equal a power of two (For example, 1,2,4,8,16 or 32) Some divisions may not have seeds because they are round robins or because there was not enough information to determine a seed.
Draws will be posted at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tournament.
Winners and finalists in each division will receive a trophy and a pin.
Thursday and Friday Play
Matches may begin as early as Thursday morning. If you have a schedule conflict any day please make the tournament director aware before registration closes.
All players will be selected. Your credit card will not be charged until selection.
Selections will be posted no later
than the Tuesday after the deadline .
The names of players who have been
selected will appear as “Competitors.”
you are not selected, you will be on the alternate list. Please
contact the TD if you wish to be removed from the alternate list.
you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so
Click on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw."
You will need your original confirmation number.
after entries close must be sent BOTH in writing by email (to the
Tournament Director's address above) and by phone to the
Players withdrawing after the tournament
deadline/selection will not be refunded the entry fee.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 30, 2015 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: 700054815 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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