ENDORSEMENT LIST'S POSTED!!!!
If you see an error based on the criteria below, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org any errors will be fixed quickly. Remember to sign up by Friday night!! ALL JUNIORS MUST REGISTER FOR THE SOUTHERN CLOSED at the tournament website you wish to play in by the deadline, links are listed on this page. Just because you show up on the endorsed list is not enough, you must register. We get 5 boys and 5 girls in the 10's, 9 Boys and 9 Girls in the 12's and 11 Boys and 11 Girls in each 14-18's BUT We will likely get more than that so please sign up as we have a history of getting more than our Quota!!!
These will be the coaches for Team Alabama at the Southern Closed this
year. Each Coach will have a Team Meeting at 5 PM at the main Site the
day before the Singles Starts, unless the Coach decides on a different time
and location( the 10’s time will be earlier, before Doubles 3 PM). Please
email the coach and provide your contact information once you get into the
tournament, so you can be contacted with any schedule changes of team
meetings and warm ups. A Huge Thanks to the coaches that took time out
of their personal teaching schedule to travel to be there for our players
during the Southern Closed!! Good Luck! William Fain Director of Junior
B/G 10’s Jack Standifer 205-835-8657 email@example.com
B 12’s Brooks Green 251-404-4824 firstname.lastname@example.org
G 12’s Jenny Robb 205-902-1188 email@example.com
B/G 14’s Trent Hagan 404-784-5361 firstname.lastname@example.org
B/G 16’s Rob Dunn 205-246-6042 email@example.com
B/G 18’s Michael Kreider 601-813-5580 Michaellkreider@gmail.com
LINKS TO SOUTHERN CLOSED SITES
Southern Boys & Girls 10 Closed - West
Southern Boys & Girls 12 Closed
Southern Boys & Girls 14 Closed
Southern Boys & Girls 16 Closed
Southern Boys & Girls 18 Closed
How our selections are being done this year
In the 10's the Finalist in the Main draw are automatically in and we get 3 more spots guaranteed. The next are ordered based on their Southern Standings.
In the 12's the Semi Finalist in the main and Finalist in the back draw are automatically in and we get 3 more spots guaranteed. The next are ordered based on their Southern Standings.
In the 14-18's the Semi finalist in the Main and back draw are automatically in and we get 3 more spots guaranteed. The next are ordered based on their Southern Standings.
We have 2 waivers 1 in the girls 14's due to a death in the family, this will take one guaranteed spot and we have one in the Boy's 16's but this one will not take one of our guaranteed 11 spots.
Remember we will likely get more in, so Sign up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FREE 10 AND UNDER MEMBERSHIP
FOR A LIMITED-TIME, kids ages 10 and under can get a 1-Year USTA Membership for…FREE!*
Click "more info" to visit www.usta.com/membership and enter source code JOIN2PLAY
Call 1-800-990-8782 and use JOIN2PLAY
Offer Expires: December 31, 2011
If you’ve never been a member before, and are 10 and under, then here is your opportunity to get in the game!
TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS LIMITED-TIME OFFER:
IMPORTANT DOUBLES INFO
Please check the doubles list. If you are not paired, and you wish to be, you have until 8:00am Wednesday morning. If you wish to be randomly paired, you must request by email. If neither are accomplished by the deadline tomorrow, you will be removed. Please remember, if your name is not next to your partners in the list and vice-versa, we cannot put you in the draw.
ZONALS SIGN UP
Southern players, to sign up for the Zonals, please click the "more info" link. This site has all the necessary information for Zonal sign up and endorsement requirements. Thanks to you all.
NEW USTA RULES FOR 2011
When using a 10 point tiebreaker in lieu of the full 3rd set, there will be a mandatory 3 minute break. Coaching will be allowed during this break.
When using a full 3rd set, there will be a mandatory 10 minute break between the 2nd and 3rd sets for ALL age divisions.
Line calls changed from "out" to "in" no longer result in a let. The player who made the incorrect call now loses the point regardless of their subsequent shot.
When registering for the tournament, please indicate who you will be playing doubles with during the registration process. If you have already registered for singles, you may use the Edit Registration link on the tournament home page to add a doubles partner. If you do not see your partner's name next to yours on the Applicants list before draws are made then the system will not enter you into the doubles draw.
We have set up a Facebook group for players looking for a partner.
We will play 2 rounds of doubles Friday afternoon beginning no earlier than 5:00pm.
Scoring format will be 8 game pro set.
All players must have a copy of a Birth Certificate or Green Card on file in the Southern office. Players should go to this link to see if their name is on file. If your name does not appear here please Fax to 770-368-9091 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
The USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player. This form must be presented at the time of the tournament registration. Please download and bring this form completed with you of fax it to us @ (334)240-4060. Players are not allowed on court without this signed release:
Listed below are the hotels that help run our tennis events. PLEASE IF AT ALL POSSIBLE USE THESE HOTELS AND BE SURE TO ASK FOR THE LAGOON PARK TENNIS RATE. Their willingness to help sponsor our tournaments make this event possible. We thank you in advance for using them during your stay in Montgomery.
HILTON GARDEN INN MONTGOMERY EAST
1600 Interstate Park Drive
Montgomery, AL 36109
Rate: $79.00+ tax
PLEASE STATE YOU ARE WITH THE TOURNAMENT AT LAGOON PARK
Additional Info: Each Hilton Garden Inn guestroom at our hotel in Montgomery, AL has an in-room hospitality center with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffeemaker, two dual line phones with voicemail and data ports. Guestrooms at the Hilton Garden Inn East Montgomery hotel have a large work desk with desk level outlets, ergonomic chair, On Command® video, complimentary HBO® and USA Today® each weekday morning. Alabama guests will enjoy our heated outdoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center and 24-hour complimentary business center.
HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON
1800 Interstate Park Drive
Montgomery, AL 36109
Rate: $89.00 + tax
PLEASE STATE YOU ARE WITH THE TOURNAMENT AT LAGOON PARK
Additional Info:At our Homewood Suites hotel in Montgomery, Alabama, guests have the choice of a studio, one, and two-bedroom hotel suites, each of which offers the ideal space to work, entertain or just relax. Our suites offer well-appointed accommodations with a host of amenities that are designed to make guests feel as comfortable as possible. In our suites, you'll enjoy the luxuries of: high-speed Internet access, fully-equipped kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave, two televisions with DVD players and premium channels, two telephones with data ports, and a separate living area with full-size sleeper sofa.
CHECK IN INFORMATION
Check-in will be 30 minutes prior to match time at your scheduled site.
Please have the Medical Release Form filled out and signed by a parent/guardian with you at check-in.
All main draw matches will be best two out of three sets.
All consolation matches will be best two out of three sets with a 10 point tiebreaker in lieu of the third set.
Please use the following links to get directions to the sites:
Lagoon Park Tennis Center (LTC)
O'Connor Tennis Center (OTC)
Alabama State University (ASU)
Ida Bell Young Park (IBY)
Auburn University Montgomery (AUM)
Please note: The AUM courts are located at the back of the facility, past the soccer fields and across from the gym.
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 Wednesday, May 25, 2011 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: 703235811 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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