FIRST MATCH TIMES FOR SINGLES AND DOUBLES
Boys 18s alternates 4/3
Girls 16s alternates 4/3
Boys 16s alternates 4/3
Girls 14s alternates 4/3
Boys 14s Alternates 4/3
Girls 12s alternates 4/3
Boys 12s alternates 4/3
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR PLAYING SEE YOU AGAIN SOON!!!
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS
GIRLS - ANNE MARIE HISER FROM ACWORTH, GA G12S
BOYS - MATT MCGILL-MORIE FROM MARIETTA, GA B18S
IMPORTANT CHECK-IN INFORMATION
Everyone must check-in at the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center before you play. There are no exceptions to this. Check-in is not an excuse to be late to your match. Be sure to leave early enough to check-in and then drive to your match.
BE SURE TO BRING YOU MEDICAL RELEASE FORM. PRINT IT OFF HERE AND SAVE TIME AT CHECK-IN.
Friday 6:00-8:00pm - Courtesy Early Check-in at Rome-Floyd Tennis Center
Saturday 6:30am Check-in Desk Opens at Rome-Floyd Tennis Center
Saturday 8:00am Tournament Play Begins At All Sites
Sunday 6:30am Rome-Floyd Tennis Center Opens
Sunday 8:00am Play Begins At All Sites
Bring Ice with you for your first match of the day. We will happily provode ice for refills, but please bring your coolers already filled with ice for the first match of the day.
SINGLES AND DOUBLES LIST POSTED
BE SURE TO CHECK THE DOUBLES LIST AND MAKE SURE YOU ARE PAIRED WITH THE CORRECT PARTNER.
DOUBLES REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
All players must find there own doubles partner. We will NOT be pairing partners for this tournament. Please use the FACEBOOK page if you need help.
•The Doubles Deadline is 11:59PM MONDAY 4/2/12
•After the on-line registration deadline and before the doubles deadline:
•If you did not register on-line, you can register for doubles only by email.
•If you registered on-line and want to withdraw after the on-line registration deadline, you must do it by email.
•You may indicate or change your partner by email.
•There will be a $25 fee for DOUBLES ONLY players that want to play DOUBLES ONLY. They will have to pay this fee at check-in time by check or cash only.
USE THIS FACEBOOK PAGE TO ASSIST YOU WITH FINDING A DOUBLES PARTNER.
NEW RULES FOR SOUTHERN LEVEL 3's
The Southern Level 3's format has changed for this year. Click on this link to get a detailed explanation of what has changed and see the new points table.
CODES FOR ALL SITES
Rome Floyd Tennis Center = RFTCA & RFTCB
Etowah Park = ETO
Alto Park = ALTO
Darlington School = DHS
Shorter University = SHR
Directions to Rome Floyd Tennis Center from I-75 Exit # 290
Go west (left if you are coming from Atlanta) on GA Hwy 20.
Eventually, GA Hwy 20 will merge into US Hwy 411 Follow 411 into Rome.
As you enter Rome, you pass a Ford dealership on the Right,
Go past the Dean Ave. Exit and immediately take a RIGHT at the next exit onto US 27 North (the exit will be marked "Rome").
Go 2.3 miles to the 5th traffic light (Checkers on the corner - Hurry...Checker BC Cheddar, Buffalo Chicken $1.00!)
Turn LEFT onto Broad Street and go 0.3 mile to the 4th traffic light at 5th Avenue (El Zarape on the corner)
Turn RIGHT and go 0.2 mile to the 3rd traffic light at W. 3rd Street
Turn LEFT on W. 3rd Street.
Rome Floyd Tennis Center will be 0.2 mile on the RIGHT.
Total distance from US 411 - 3.0 miles
Alternate Directions to Rome from Atlanta and points south of I-20
From downtown Atlanta take I-20 west to Thornton Road (north, i.e. turn right)
From Atlanta Airport take Camp Creek Parkway. (west, the only way it goes)
From I-285 southwest of Atlanta take Camp Creek Parkway (west, left if going north on I-285). (After you cross I-20 (Camp Creek is called Thornton Road)
Stay on Thornton Road approximately 35 miles to Rockmart. This road will change names several times (various peoples’ names, but is mostly US Hwy 278.
As you approach Rockmart, there will be a Sonic Drive-In on the right.
At the traffic light just past Sonic, turn right on GA 101.
Stay on GA 101 approximately 18 miles to Rome.
After you cross US Hwy 411, go 1/2 mile to the first traffic light.
Turn left and immediately to the right and stay on Hwy 101.
Go 1.6 miles to W.3rd St. (1st light past Broad Street.)
Directions from I-75 southbound from Tennessee
Take Exit 312 (GA 53 West)
Turn RIGHT on GA HWY 53 West
Go Approximately 22.7 miles to intersection with Broad Street (GA Hwy 293) in Rome (first traffic light past N. Broad Baptist Church)
Turn RIGHT onto Broad Street
Go 0.5 mile on Broad Street
Turn RIGHT onto 5th Avenue
Go 0.3 mile to 3rd traffic light
Turn LEFT on W. 3rd Street
Rome Floyd Tennis Center is 0.2 mile on Right.
Directions to Alto Park (ALTO)
• Turn RIGHT out of tennis center onto W. 3rd St. Go 0.1 mile to dead end.
• Turn RIGHT.
• Go approximately 0.4 mile to 1st traffic light.
• Turn LEFT onto Shorter Avenue (GA Hwy 20).
• Go a little more than 2 miles to 1st traffic light past DAIRY QUEEN (on Left).
• Turn LEFT on Burnett Ferry Road. (The park is on this road, all appearances to the contrary.)
• Go approximately 2.7 miles to Alto Park.
• Turn RIGHT into Alto Park and follow driveway (it sort of turns to the right.)
• TOTAL DISTANCE ~ 5.4 miles (1014 Burnett Ferry Rd SW, Rome, GA )
Directions to Etowah Park (ETO) from Rome Floyd TC
• Turn LEFT out of tennis center onto W. 3rd.
• Go 0.2 mile to dead end.
• Turn RIGHT Go approximately 0.3 mile to 3rd traffic light.
• Turn LEFT onto Broad Street.
• Go approximately 0.5 on Broad Street.
• Continue STRAIGHT ahead on Martin Luther King (changes name to Kingston Road) for approximately 1.7 mile.
• Etowah Park is on LEFT
• Look for sign that says "GOLF Driving Range." (It is easier to see than the Etowah Park sign.)
• TOTAL DISTANCE ~ 2.75 miles (1325 Kingston Rd NE, Rome, GA
Directions to Darlington School (DHS) from Rome Floyd TC
Matches will be played at Darlington School
Darlington School has graciously offered their newly renovated courts for match play this year. Remember, this prestigious school is ALLOWING you to use THEIR courts. Be considerate of their generosity by conducting yourself as ladies and gentlemen with propriety and modesty. Be careful not to leave litter, trash, and drink containers on the premises.
Directions from Rome Floyd Tennis Center are:
• Turn RIGHT out of tennis center onto W. 3rd.
• Go 0.1 mile to dead end.
• Turn LEFT onto Hwy 101 (2nd Ave.)
• Go approximately 1.6 miles to Stop Sign.
• Go STRAIGHT 0.6 mile to US Hwy 27 South (sign says Gadsden - Cedartown)
• Go approximately 0.9 mile to Darlington Drive-Old Lindale Road exit.
• At end of Exit ramp turn LEFT.
• At Stop Sign turn RIGHT onto Darlington Dr.
• Darlington is approximately 0.5 mile on RIGHT just after the Railroad Track.
• Total Distance: ~ 3.9 miles ( 1014 Cave Spring Rd SW, Rome, GA 30161)
Directions to Shorter University (SHR)
Turn Right out of Rome Tennis Center onto W. Third St. Go 0.1m to Red Light. Take Right onto 2nd Ave. Turn Left onto Turner McCall Blvd(Turner McCall will turn into Shorter Ave.) You will pass Chick-fila on your right: at next red light turn left and turn left again into Shorter Campus. Go thru security check and then merge left at fork. Tennis courts will be on the left below the road and directly behind Winthrop-King Centre.
Withdrawals and Refunds
After the entry deadline and entries have closed, a player shall not withdraw from a tournament except for illness, injury, personal emergency, or previously authorized entry into another tournament.
If you withdraw online before entries close, there is no penalty and your entry fee will be credited by the TennisLink entry system.
If you withdraw after entries close, there will be no refund regardless of reason.
10 and under Court, Racquet, and Scoring Formats
• Boys/Girls 10s will play all matches on a 60-foot court
• 10's must use a 25-inch racquet. Racquet longer than 25 inches will not be allowed.
• Low compression balls suitable for 60-foot courts will be used.
• Singles matches will play two sets with at match tiebreak played in lieu of a thrid set.
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Advance Rehabilitation will be providing a Certified Athletic Trainer for the tournament. The athletic trainer will be available 30 min prior to the start of play each until the end of the day for taping, injury treatment, injury evaluation, and assist with searching further medical treatment if needed. The athletic trainer will be stationed at Rome Floyd Tennis Center. For more information about Advance Rehabilitation click "more info."
TOURNAMENT HOST HOTELS
COMFORT SUITES OF ROME
call direct at (706) 232-6055 We have 64 suites in our hotel, with a deluxe hot and cold breakfast from 6:00am to 10:00am to get your morning started. An indoor pool with hot tub to help relax with your busy day. A fitness area so that you can always feel your best. 32" flat screen TV in every room with microwave, fridge, and sofa. We have on-site laundry and Dry cleaning, cable plus HBO. Irons, ironing boards and hair dryers in every room. We have a suite shop where we sell drinks, snacks, and other personal needs. A WONDERFUL staff ready and willing to help with your every need. We are 100% non-smoking and pet free, we have USA Today free Monday- Friday offered at the front desk. We have great promotions going on right now when you sign up to be a CHOICE PRIVILEGE member today!
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Call direct at 706-232-9551 We have 64 rooms in our hotel, with a deluxe hot and cold breakfast to help you get on the go! That starts at 6:00am to 10:00am we also have on the run breakfast bags if you are in a hurry. We always have fresh coffee and tea in the lobby 24hrs. New cloud nine bedding, Free wireless Internet, USA Today Mon-Fri available, Dry cleaning, on-site guest laundry, microwave and fridge in all rooms, Cable plus HBO, Coffee pot, iron, ironing board and hair dryer in every room. We also have King Deluxe rooms available as well. A Great staff ready willing to help with your every need 24 hrs. Sign up for our Hilton Honors when you check in and start earning your rewards today!
GEORGIA LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT AND SOUTHERN LEVEL 3 TOURNAMENT.
Boys/Girls 10s MUST play all matches on a 60' court with a 25 "
racket and use low compression balls. SIGN UP FOR DOUBLES ONLINE -
Doubles play will start the first day of the tournament.
CONSOLATION - Full FIC Singles. Scoring format for BG18-12 -
Singles: Main draw - Regular scoring (2 out of 3 sets);
Consolation: 2 out of 3 sets with 3rd set match tie-break; Doubles
(8 game pro-sets). BG10s Singles Main and Consolation (best of two
short sets (first to four (4) and win by two), with a set tiebreak
(first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set
tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) for the third set.)
BG10 Doubles matches (regular six (6) game set, with a set tiebreak
(first to seven (7) and win by two at 6-6). In the past we have had
a strong field with participants from multiple states. Online
registration ONLY at www.ustageorgia.com. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - This
is a State Championship tournament. Download your Medical Release
Form! Click here:Medical Release Form Submit your Tournament
Evaluation Form Online! Click here:Tournament Evaluation
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