This tournament is not sanctioned and will not count for ranking by the governing organization.
TOURNAMENT ORGANIZERS - CONTACT INFORMATION
Please direct any and all tournament questions to:
Valerie Dvorak at (989) 631-6151, x160 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pesi Kennett at (989) 631-6151, x108 or email@example.com
REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ENTRY DEADLINE
All tournament entries need to be done on this site, by the entry deadline:
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 (at midnight).
To enter online you will need to have either a current USTA Membership or a TennisLink Account number. If you do not have one of these, you can easily create a free TennisLink Account by clicking on the link (more Info) at the end of this message. Once on the TennisLink site, choose "I am new to TennisLink and want to create a new account" and follow the instructions. Then, use your new account number to register by clicking on the registration link at the top of this page.
WELCOME TO THE 2017 PIG & PIT TOURNAMENT!
Thank you for entering our tournament! We are already hard at working planning for this year's event, and are looking forward to another great weekend of tennis, friends and food!
This is an outdoor tournament, and all matches will be played at the Greater Midland Tennis Center using our 15 outdoor courts (weather permitting). If it rains, we have plenty of indoor backup.
Please take a few minutes to read the following important information to help you prepare for the tournament and to ensure that you have a positive and awesome tournament experience. We look forward to seeing you here in September!
Saturday, September 9 - All MEN'S & WOMEN'S DOUBLES will be scheduled and completed on this date.
Sunday, September 10 - All MIXED DOUBLES will be scheduled and completed on this date.
Matches will begin at 9am on both Saturday and Sunday, so once you register please plan accordingly and be prepared to play at all scheduled match times.
PIG ROAST AND TOURNAMENT PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT!
This tournament is called the Pig & Pit for a reason! On Saturday evening beginning at approximately 6pm we will be hosting a pig roast, with all the trimmings, side dishes, adult beverages and soft drinks. Fire pits will be lit, and the good times will roll!
Guests (anyone not playing in the tournament) can enjoy the pig roast as well for a fee. Please contact Valerie Dvorak for more information.
FIRST MATCH TIMES WILL BE POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
A report that lists individual first match times for each team will be posted on this tournament homepage by noon on Wednesday, September 6..
PLEASE, as a courtesy to your opponents and to avoid lateness penalties:
Check-in at the tournament desk at least 30 minutes prior to you first match of the tournament so that we can get contact information from you, give you your tournament gift, and make sure that you are on-site and ready to play when your scheduled match time arrives.
For all subsequent matches, please check-in at the tournament desk at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled match time.
SCORING FORMAT, GENERAL RULES & ETIQUETTE
Scoring format will be two tiebreak sets with a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of a full third set
A 10-minute warm-up will be allowed prior to each match
Spin a racquet prior to the warm-up to determine serve and receiving side
20 seconds between points
90 seconds on changeovers
2 minutes between each set
No coaching at any time
Calls on 'out' balls should be made immediately and clearly
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to USTA Members, USTA Members who have an expired membership and Non-USTA Members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, September 03, 2017 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 850136817 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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