Matches are ON COURT- see updated details!!
original 11am or later match times, please check in 1.5 hours after original check in.
Format played is:
Main Draw Semi and All Consolation - no ad scoring
Main Draw Finals- regular scoring
Weather UPDATE 9:05am- Courts are NOT drying quickly!!
The humidity is affecting the court conditions. Please plan as follows at this time.
We have a few courts almost ready for play. Original 8am, please report to facility and check in 9:30am. Thank you for your patience!!
Original 9am-10:45am match times, 2 hour delay for check in.
Call Lester for any current conditions 832-622-1519
If you need to withdraw, please text Eric at 832-428-5048
Sunday Morning WEATHER UPDATE - Slight Delay!!
Courts are drying but baselines are still wet.
All matches are delayed 45 minutes! 8am can check in by 8:45am. We will work hard to be as timely as possible!
Please call Lester at (832) 622-1519 cell for any specific questions. Thank you!!
All matches today are at BARC.
Bay Area Racquet Club
17901 Kings Park LN
Houston, TX 77058
IMPORTANT INFORMATION- LOCATIONS, FORMAT, CONTACT #'s, SAVE $$$$ Pro-Shop This Weekend!!
There will be two playing sites on Saturday 12/16.
Bay Area Racquet Club (BARC) on draws. 17901 Kings Park Ln. Houston, TX 77058. Phone # 281-488-7026.
Harry Taylor Tennis Center (HTTC) on draws. 1202 Parkside Dr. Pasadena, TX 77502. Lauren Vu cell # 713-248-5646.
12's-18's: 2 out of 3, regular scoring sets. 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a full third set.
Orange Ball 10's: 2 out of 3, no ad scoring short sets to 4 games. 7 point match tiebreak in lieu of a full third set.
If you need to withdraw before Saturday, please text Eric at 832-428-5048 cell.
HOST HOTEL- Easy access to Club and Mall/Restaurants
Be sure to reserve your hotel rooms at the host hotel for this event!
For discounted rates, please mention "Bay Area Racquet Club" Reservations: 281-316-9750
Claudia Castillo- General Manager
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
900 Rogers Ct.
Webster, TX 77598
Book Directly Online:
Junior Open Information and Schedule
Check out our Junior Open Page at our Youth Tennis Texas site!
Bay Area Racquet Club- The Premier Tennis Tournament Destination!
Bay Area Racquet Club is the ideal tournament environment for players
and spectators! With shaded center court viewing opportunities, family
friendly staff, and amazing overall vibe, you will greatly enjoy your
experience at Bay Area Racquet Club! 281-488-7026.
Contact Eric Striesfeld at email@example.com with any questions for this event.
New Youth Website:
For more information on Challenger, CMZ, or SCMZ schedules, and "Junior Know The Rules," please visit www.youthtennistexas.com
10 & Under Regulation - Junior Other Tournaments
All junior other sanctioned tournaments offer 10 & Under Orange Ball Division (orange ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet) and 10 & Under Green Ball Division (green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet). Please register for the correct division based upon age, Challenger tournament credit / wins, etc. All tournament entries are verified by the section office. For the full 10 & Under regulation, please click here
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states "Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system."
ATTENTION ALL SPECTATORS
(INCLUDES PARENTS, COACHES, RELATIVES, FRIENDS, ETC.)
In an effort to promote a more enjoyable and fair experience for all, the following policy is in immediate force and effect, and shall be diligently and stringently enforced. USTA Texas has implemented a “ZERO TOLERANCE” policy for improper behavior.
1. Any attempt by a spectator to speak to the official in an abusive or disrespectful manner regarding a line call or other ruling during match play shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area and, if warranted, from the premises.
2. Any spectator behavior deemed unacceptable towards a player, other spectator or staff member shall be cause for immediate removal from the playing area or the entire premises. If said behavior is directed towards a player, either before, during or after a tournament, it shall result in an automatic and immediate suspension of that spectator’s right to attend USTA Texas tournaments, for a period of time to be determined by the USTA Texas Discipline and Grievance Committee.
3. Refusal to adhere to a removal request shall trigger immediate enforcement of the point penalty system against the player with whom the spectator is involved (per point penalty system regulations), including possible immediate default from the tournament.
4. The On-Site Official is the SOLE judge regarding unacceptable behavior.
2018 USTA Texas "No Late Entries" Policy for Juniors
Due to a new USTA Texas internal procedure, junior division players will NOT be able to register for a tournament after the online published deadline. We are aware that currently parents reach out via email or phone to the USTA Texas staff and/or tournament director requesting to be manually added to the tournament after online registration has closed. If a player misses the registration deadline, then he/she will not be permitted to participate in that tournament
Registration Confirmation: As a parent or player it is your responsibility to assure registration in the event. Regardless if you register on the website or mobile app after completing the registration you should visit the USTA web driven site and confirm your registration by finding the player in the applicants list. If you select to skip this process please be aware that should any malfunctions of the system occur, players will not be granted late entrance in the event due to a system error.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, December 10, 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: 800011717 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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