ATTENTION ALL PARENTS & COACHES
The information posted on this site has been provided to give you as
much information as possible prior to your visit to Long Beach, CA and
to reduce the number of phone calls and e-mails to the Tournament
Director. Additional information will be added as it becomes available,
so please continue to check this site for updates and/or changes. If
your questions are NOT answered here on TennisLink, please email all
requests to the Tournament Director - Cathy Jacobson-Guzy, at
email@example.com. We look forward to your participation in the USTA NATIONAL LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT at El Dorado Park Tennis
ATTENTION PARENTS: SCTA CODE OF CONDUCT for Parents, Coaches & Spectators
By entering this tournament, you agree to follow the SCTA Code of Conduct for Parents, Coaches, and Spectators.............."Young people learn from watching ADULTS. At the tournament site, it is
your responsibility to set a good example for your player by modeling good
sportsmanship, ethical behavior and self-control AT ALL TIMES.
ATTENTION : ATTENTION : REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS Thursday, Jan 18 at 11:59 AM EASTERN TIME ZONE
Note: The registration deadline is 1-MINUTE BEFORE NOON - JANUARY 18, 11:59 AM, EST
EST: Deadline is 11:59 AM, JAN 18
CST: Deadline is 10:59 AM, JAN 18
MST: Deadline is 9:59 AM, JAN 18
PST: Deadline is 8:59 AM, JAN 18
If you fail to register online by the deadline, you will be placed on a WAITING LIST for players who didn't register prior to the deadline, (NO EXCEPTIONS)
CONFIRM YOUR DOUBLES PARTNERS:
AFTER THE SELECTION PROCESS...ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO PLAY SINGLES & WANTS TO PLAY DOUBLES must E-MAIL TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR at firstname.lastname@example.org TO VERIFY & CONFIRM YOUR DOUBLES PARTNER BEFORE 12 NOON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7th. It is not the responsibility of the tournament to match a player with a partner, however, I CAN SEND OUT LISTS OF PLAYERS WHO ARE LOOKING FOR PARTNERS.
The Doubles draw is single elimination and will consist of 16 teams max and will have a 3rd-4th place playoff. All doubles matches will be an 6-game Pro Set with a regular tiebreaker at 6-6, first to 7 win by 2........DOUBLES WILL START THE 1st DAY OF THE EVENT.
NEED A PARTNER FOR DOUBLES???
If you are still planning on playing DOUBLES but still DON"T HAVE A PARTNER yet,
please email us your name and indicate that you need a doubles partner.
There are players currently trying desperately to find a partner!
EL DORADO PARK TENNIS CENTER
2800 N. STUDEBAKER RD.
LONG BEACH, CA 90815
HOURS of OPERATION: 7:00AM - 9:30 PM
15 LIGHTED HARD COURTS
ENTERING THE TOURNAMENT:
All players are required to enter this event on-line through the USTA's TennisLink ONLINE Registration System because the selection process is done electronically. For additional information, visit USTA Junior Competition FAQs. Remember to check your USTA Membership before you enter.
CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT IN National Level 2 Tournaments:
USTA National Level 2 Tournaments:
It is important to understand the consequences
of this decision. If you want to play in a USTA National Level 2
Tournament but are unsure if you will get in, you may enter up to two
different age divisions of up to four sites of USTA National Level 2
-When selection is done, players are selected for the oldest
age division first, based on the most recently published National
Standing List of the division of the tournament. -- If you are selected
into the older age division entered, you will not be selected into the
younger age division. --- If you are not selected into the older age
division, you will only be considered for selection into the younger
division, and you will only be eligible to be an alternate in the
Additionally, the computerized selection system
attempts to fill the draws based on the first choice of sites of all
players. If spots are still open, it looks at the second choice of sites
for the remaining players, then the third and, finally, the fourth. It
is VERY IMPORTANT to only prioritize sites you are willing to play.
Those players who have not been selected after all four USTA National
Level 2 Tournament draws have been filled shall be placed on the
alternate lists at all tournaments for which the players have indicated a
preference. The players are ordered on the alternate lists based on the
player’s standing on the National Selection List used to select
On-line entry before the deadline is required for this event in order to be considered in the selection process. Any issues regarding on-line entry MUST BE directed to the USTA's on-line registration system: email@example.com. Persons who did not enter on-line PRIOR to the deadline may request to be placed on the Late Entrant list by emailing CATHY JACOBSON at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Confirmation by TennisLink that a registration has been processed does NOT mean acceptance in the tournament. Additionally, a request to be considered a late entrant does not guarantee placement in the tournament. See 'Alternates and Late Entrants' below.
Applicants who are selected for the tournament will receive another confirmation email from TennisLink after the deadline. TennisLink will notify entrants about any issues encountered in processing the credit card information entered at the time of registration. If TennisLink was UNABLE to process the credit card, the entrant must IMMEDIATELY contact CATHY JACOBSON at email@example.com to arrange payment.
PLEASE UPDATE YOUR USTA MEMBERSHIP CONTACT NUMBERS:
Juniors must list their contact information for each tournament they enter.
Check that your USTA Membership is current, your address and telephone numbers are correct and that you have listed alternate (work and/or mobile) phone numbers. THE TOURNAMENT STAFF MAY NEED ALTERNATE METHODS OF CONTACTING YOU REGARDING TOURNAMENT ISSUES, so please check your cell numbers and email address carefully.
USTA ENTRY & SELECTION PROCESS FOR NATIONAL EVENTS:
do not require a "Mandatory Meeting” Please simply show up 30-minutes
before your first match to check in and get your T-Shirt and turn in
your MEDICAL RELEASE FORM.....below is the link for the Medical Release.
Please register at your playing site 30 minutes before your first match. You will then also need to check in for each of your matches (including your first match) when you are ready to play (before your scheduled time) and stay within earshot of the tournament desk.
- Singles draws shall have 32 players; doubles draws shall have 16 teams.
- All singles draws have a Feed-In Consolation (FIC) that feeds players in through the Round of 16. The quarterfinal losers will be fed into a separate draw to playoff for 5th and 6th place. The FIC shall be played to completion. The FIC shall be considered part of the tournament and participation is mandatory for all singles main draw players.
- All singles and doubles draws shall have a playoff for 3rd and 4th place. All players are required to play the third and fourth place playoff.
- Doubles is single elimination with a playoff match for 3rd and 4th place.
Match Formats - Boys' and Girls' 16 Divisions
- Main Draw Singles including 3rd/4th playoff are Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets
- Feed-In Consolation Matches are Best of 2 Tiebreak Sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set
- Doubles Matches are 6 Game Pro Sets with a 7-Point Tiebreak at 6 games all - Single Elimination
IT BEARS REPEATING - ALL PLAYERS IN THE SEMIFINALS OF DOUBLES WILL PLAY AGAIN, EITHER FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP OR THE 3rd/4th POSITION!
WILSON US OPEN EXTRA DUTY
MEDICAL RELEASE WAIVER FOR ALL PLAYERS
As with all NATIONAL JUNIOR TOURNAMENT EVENTS players are required to provide the USTA Release & Waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian PRIOR to their stepping on court. Please click here 'MORE INFO' to view and print out the document then either email it to me (put player name in subject line) or you must bring it with you when you check in for your first round match.
GET HI-DEF VIDEO OF YOUR MATCHES!!!
During this USTA National Level 2 Tournament, All matches played at the El Dorado Park Tennis Center will be recorded in HIGH DEFINITION.
These recordings, in flash drive format, will be available for purchase
by tournament competitors at a moderate cost. ($35.00) This is a great service which can be used as a developmental tool
to move your game ahead or simply as a historical archive of your
matches. After your match email Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org (or call 562-496-3530) Give the time of match & the court #. A link with the the recording will be emailed to you within a week of purchase.
STRINGING SERVICES AVAILABLE:
Stringing service will be available at the El Dorado Park Tennis Center or the BJK Tennis Center throughout the tournament. Our experienced and qualified staff will be available to string from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
- NStringing Fee is $20 when you provide your own string.
- We sell top-quality string products offered by Wilson, Luxilon, Babalot, Solinco, HEAD and Natural Gut.
The Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 3.61 miles from the El Dorado Park
Tennis Center. The Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 24.2 miles through heavy
traffic & John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 19.5 miles. If you can get a
flight into Long Beach Airport or John Wayne Airport would be a whole
lot easier than LAX.
TOURNAMENT HOTEL: The Holiday Inn Airport Hotel
The Holiday Inn Airport Hotel is located 2.8 miles or 7
minutes from the El Dorado Park Tennis Center. We are proud to announce the completion of our $12 million renovation. This airport property has a brand new, modern, stylish and sophisticated look and feel. Our generous amenities and exceptional services will make you feel at home. We offer our guests a complimentary WiFi and shuttle transportation within a 3 mile radius of the hotel. We look forward to serve you!
When making reservations, please ask
for the National Level 2 special group rate of $109.00 + State &
Local Tax or mention group code NLT. To make reservations please call the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Long Beach Airport directly at (562) 498-5432. Reservations must be received on or before 2/6/2018.
HOTEL WEBSITE CLICK HERE:
TOURNAMENT HOTEL: AIRPORT MARRIOTT
The MARRIOTT HOTEL of Long Beach is located only 2.44 miles or 8 minutes from the El Dorado Park Tennis Center. The special tournament standard room rate is $169/night + state and local taxes (15%). To make reservations directly with Marriott Reservations, call (800) 228-9290 or call the Long Beach Marriott Hotel directly at (562) 425-5210, and be sure to identify yourself as part of the "USTA NATIONAL."
The cut-off date to receive the "special rate" is JANUARY 26, 2018 .
RESERVATION LINK CLICK HERE:
TOURNAMENT HOTEL: COURTYARD by MARRIOTT CYPRESS
The COURTYARD by MARRIOTT - CYPRESS is located only 4.22 miles or 10 minutes from the El Dorado Park Tennis Center. The special tournament single rate for a King or 2 Queen room is $129.00. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently at 10% and 0.195% tourism fee per room, per night. Rate includes 2 Breakfast vouchers per day/per room!! To make RESERVATIONS: Guests must make their own reservations by calling 1-1-866-637-3329 by 01/19/2018 and identify themselves as members of the USTA National Level Two group. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.
WITHDRAWALS & ENTRY REFUND POLICY
Withdrawal Prior to Entry Deadline:
Go to the Tournament website and click "EDIT REGISTRATION" on the right side of your screen then "Withdraw". From there you can withdraw. If you do not know your Confirmation #, then click "Locate Confirmation" just below "Withdraw." We cannot withdraw you, you must do this yourself. You will lose the processing fee if you do not withdraw online before registration closes.
Withdrawal After Entry Deadline:
Immediately contact the tournament to withdraw from the tournament. You MUST email your withdrawal. DO NOT CALL TO WITHDRAW. The email is email@example.com. If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. There are No refunds for withdrawing after registration closes due to injury, illness, or personal emergency.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, January 18, 2018 11:59:00 AM 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: 650000818 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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