Player Selection Type
JUNE 16: 8am match rained out...new time tba.
JUNE 14/WENESDAY: NEW MATCH TIMES ARE ONLINE! For men's 3.5's and
men's open: We're doing the whole event on Thursday, so 2 matches.
If you come 15-25 min earlier than your 'start' time, there's a
good chance a court will be available so you can get on sooner!
(but you may have 'work' so do the best you can). B14: there's a
chance we may be able to get you in on late Thursday night instead
of Fri morning if both finalists are interested/available.
JUNE 14/WEDNESDAY: Due to rain, all Wednesday matches have been
canceled. New times for ALL events will be up soon!
JUNE 13/TUESDAY: NEW MATCH TIMES ARE UP! Wednesday's forecast looks
iffy, so check back here for updates AND if any WEDNESDAY matches
get canceled, then that could effect the matches scheduled for
THURSDAY! So, be prepared for NEW match times on Thursday if
there's rain on Wednesday...
JUNE 13/TUESDAY: Due to rain, all matches for Tuesday have been
canceled. New times up soon!
JUNE 11/SUNDAY: Always check back here for UPDATES (such as RAIN
delays)! Draws and times are up for all matches! Please check your
specific age category for details. Out of respect to your
opponents, give yourself extra time to drive to cod; drive around
the campus; get lost; call me to tell me you're lost and can't find
the courts etc...(i'm attaching a link to the SATELLITE view of the
tennis courts on google maps. It might be a good idea to
familiarize yourself with our location since 75% of first-timers
GET LOST searching for the courts...ie, some people go to downtown
Glen Ellyn, some go to an off-site COD campus in Carol Stream or
Naperville etc...our location is 425 Fawell and the courts are
tricky to find! Also, bathrooms are inside and NOT by the tennis
Experience the lifestyles of the rich and famous at COD! When you
step foot on our campus to play tennis; eat at our restaurants;
stay in our hotel, or whatever you decide (the possiblities are
endless in Glen Ellyn) - you will feel like a millionaire...even if
you don't have the money...yet. When you play at COD you will feel
like you are at a country club, but without the dues!
GENERAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION: FREE T-SHIRTS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS!
(Only for those that register 7 days before the deadline. Register
by Friday, June 2, 11:59pm to get the t-shirt). We NOW have great
lights (Musco brand) to make you feel like you are at the US Open!
Our 6 outdoor courts are in high demand. Our facility was designed
by a famous architect to be a destination for everyone to enjoy.
This isn't just a slab of cement with posts and nets. If you decide
to have a stay-cation this summer, then this is the place for you.
Plenty of Div 1, 2, 3 schools like to soak up our National
Championship atmosphere and play on our courts during
tournaments/dual meets/camps - you are invited too! Check out
www.codtennis.com for all the tennis events we run on campus.
DIRECTIONS TO THE TENNIS COURTS: address is 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen
Ellyn. (fyi, courts are accessible thru "College Blvd" and cannot
be reached from Fawell).
All the athletic fields are next to each other
(football/baseball/track/tennis) - signs are on campus directing
you to the athletic fields, which are by the Physical Education
Center (PEC). Courts are VERY difficult to find. Please allow
enough time to circle the campus before you call me to tell me that
you're lost...all I can do is tell you to look for the football
light poles and then see the tennis light poles directly to the
north & slightly east. Please plan enough time for
newbies...our hands are tied by USTA rules...
TOURNAMENT OFFICIATING: This level 5 tournament follows the USTA
rules very strictly. We have line judges (college coaches/HS
coaches/college players) who will roam and actively go to each
court when a dispute arises and follow the Friend at Court manual.
Please check your match times - late penalties will be
SCORING: All matches will be 2 out of 3 sets with a tie breaker in
lieu of a 3rd set with regular scoring. If you lose your first
match you get to play more in the backdraw at the beautiful COD
campus! We try to play out the consolation to the semifinals if
weather and court availability allows and the Tournament Director
reserves the right to adjust the consolation draw to accommodate a
more fluid scheduling of matches...
SCHEDULE OF PLAY: On Mon/TueWed/Thurs/Friday, we do our best to
start junior matches at 4:30pm or later. Adult matches will start
6pm or later. This is a nighttime challenger. On Saturday/Sunday
play can begin as early as 8am, but we hope to continue in the late
afternoon/evening to help you enjoy the nights under the lights!
However, rain or large draws can make us begin early.
DRAW SIZE: We never have a limit on the draw sizes at COD! We want
to grow the game big time! According to USTA rules we need 3 in an
age category to make it so. Please contact us before the deadline
if you think your age category will be too small and would like to
request to move to another age category. Please be aware when you
register there may be more than 3 but people do drop out before the
deadline and you'll be left holding the bag. Shoot an email in
advance and you'll be money.
SELECTION PROCESS: We manually select & process all applicants
at the deadline time thru the USTA/TDM software.
MATCH TIMES: We always put the match schedule & draws online
within 1-2 days before the start of the tournament to help you plan
your life at COD!
WITHDRAWS/MIDWEST SUSPENSION POINT SYSTEM: If you need to withdraw
while registration is still open, please go to our homepage and in
the left margin click on "Edit Registration" and proceed to
withdraw. No reason is necessary while the registration is still
open. If registration has closed and tournament has not begun yet,
please email the tournament director and list the reason for
withdraw. If tournament has begun, please call the tournament
director when withdrawing from a USTA event once the selections
have been made, the only reasons that are accepted by the USTA
Referee without incurring FIVE (5) suspension points are injury,
illness or family emergency. Having a soccer game, a family dinner,
or not feeling like playing the consolation are not accepted
SIGNING UP FOR TWO EVENTS/MIDWEST SUSPENSION POINT SYSTEM:
USTA/Midwest Section Suspension Point System The USTA Code of
Conduct and Suspension Point System is in effect. You are expected
to play the entire event as scheduled. The USTA/Midwest Section
Junior Competition Committee has adopted a new Suspension Point
System. All players will be given FIVE (5) suspension points for
entering two or more tournaments that take place at the same time,
in whole or in part, unless each Tournament Committee involved
agrees with the multiple entries in writing. This applies to all
players who signed up for the tournament including alternates. USTA
CONTACT INFORMATION: Procedure for tournament registration: because
of Privacy Laws, your contact information from USTA membership
doesn't show up in the Tournament Directors' software anymore. Only
what you indicate during the registration process shows up. We have
no way of contacting you if you leave these areas blank. For
instance, your opponent is sick. You may make an extra trip here
and not need to. You must indicate all phone numbers, home, cell (a
must!), work and your email address on each registration, EACH and
EVERY time, for each and every tournament you register for.
SEEDING REGULATIONS: The committee pulls the seeds from the most
currrent USTA Midwest Rankings.
REFUNDS: Unfortunately there are no refunds after we process the
credit cards, create the draws & assign match times. Please let
us know in advance (before the deadline) if you have a scheduling
conflict and we will do our best to accommodate.
AWARDS: We always have a very memorable award ceremony for 1st and
2nd place finishers in every category. Every participant always
gets a FREE T-SHIRT! (If you met the registration requirements)
Come get your picture taken with our Dani A2 Doll "Stanley
QUESTIONS: Contact Jim Bowers at: email@example.com if you have any
questions. Contact me BEFORE the deadline via email - and I'll get
back to you within 24 hours. During the tournament it's best to
reach me via cell/text at: 630 890 4993. Texting is the best way to
get the fastest response - especially the day of the tournament due
to the 100's of telephone calls I receive. Please be aware I have
3-4 other jobs/responsibilities and am unable to pick up the
BE SOMEBODY AT THE COD TOURNAMENT: Are you serious about getting
better? Is there some mistake why you are not improving? Play at
COD and all your troubles will vanish.
HIGHLIGHTS! Free candy for all participants! 3 new tennis balls for
each match! Benches on every court! Electrical outlets on every
court - recharge your phone during the match! Great location for
family fun! Enroll at College of DuPage - A value of a lifetime! An
affordable education with no massive student loans. Don't just
dream about it...come enroll and COD and play on our tennis team
and/or participate in many of the other opportunities we
SUGGESTION BOX: We listen to you. Tell us what we are doing
wrong/doing right...Our goal at COD is to make your visit the best
it can be!
Jim Bowers Men's & Women's Tennis Coach at College of DuPage
Get the latest info at www.codtennis.com
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 Friday, June 09, 2017 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 850040917 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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