Alternates By Event
The official host hotels will be:
Best Western Clock Tower Resort. 7801 East State Street, Rockford,
IL 61108, phone 800-358-7666
Hilton Garden Inn, 7675, Walton Street, Rockford, IL, 61108, phone:
Hampton Inn, 615 Clark Drive, Rockford, IL,61108, phone:
All of these hotels are approximately 10 mins from
BEST WESTERN Clock Tower Resort and Conference Center
Located on the same property as the Forest City Tennis Center,
you'll find fun and convenience at Rockford's iconic resort and
conference center! We offer a giant indoor water park (CoCo Key),
on property dining with the Tilted Kilt and Sundial Restaurant,
indoor and outdoor pools, 24 hour fitness center and a variety of
suites and rooms to suit all your travel needs. Tournament rate is
$79. Call 1-800-358-7666 for reservations or
Click here for link.
HAMPTON INN of Rockford at $84.00 for a double room. Please
call (815)229-0404 or
Click here for link.
FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES of Rockford for $84.00 for a double
room. Please call (815)398-7400 or
Click here for link.
The closest major airport is Chicago O'hare airport. Approximately
1 hour and 15mins from the tournament.
Belvidere North High School
9393 Beloit Road
Belvidere, IL 61008
All tournament matches will be played at Belvidere North High
School. The tournament site has 8 outdoor hard courts. All
tournament matches will be played outdoors, weather permitting, but
we have adequate indoor back-up, if necessary. The tournament will
begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 2.
The high school has 8 hard tennis courts - located in NE corner of
the campus. Enter off of Squaw Prairie road.
Indoor back-up - Forest City Tennis Center, 7801 East State Street,
Rockford, IL 61108.
USTA NATIONAL LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT
For ranking purposes, this is a USTA National Level 2 Tournament.
The DRAW SIZE will be 32 for singles and 16 for doubles. This
tournament will feature a feed-in consolation (FIC) and a 3rd-4th
place playoff for the singles draw. The scoring format for Main
Draw Singles will be the best of three tiebreak sets. The scoring
format for the FIC matches will be the best of three tie-break sets
with a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set. Players losing
in any main draw singles round through the quarterfinals will be
entered in the FIC. Play in the FIC is mandatory, as is the 3rd-4th
place playoff. Doubles scoring format will be an 8-game pro-set
with a match tiebreak (first to 10, ahead by 2) at 8-games all.
Doubles will be single elimination and will have a 3rd-4th place
MAIN DRAW AND ALTERNATE SELECTIONS
The entry deadline for this tournament is Thursday, June 7 at 12:00
P.M. NOON (Eastern Standard Time). Once the entry deadline passes,
the USTA will begin work on the selection process for all of the
National Open Tournaments. Please click on the following link for
details on the USTA Selection Process. The lists of players
selected into this tournament, and an ordered alternate list, will
be posted on this site by 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, June 13.
Additional important tournament information will also be added to
this site at that time.
REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD FROM 5PM-7PM JULY 1ST AT FOREST CITY
TENNIS CENTER, 7801 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108.
ALL players selected into the singles draw will also have the
option of playing doubles, regardless of whether or not you
register on TennisLink for doubles. Once players have been selected
into the singles draw, we will require all players who plan to play
doubles to confirm that with the tournament director by e-mail.
YES...we will want this e-mail confirmation even if you signed up
online. We will also do our best to help you find a partner, if
necessary. We will find a partner on first come first serve
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Monday, July 2: SINGLES MAIN DRAW Round of 32 and Round of 16,
SINGLES FIC CONSOLATION DRAW First Round, DOUBLES Round of 16 and
Quarterfinals. Tuesday, July 3: SINGLES MAIN DRAW Quarterfinals and
Semifinals, SINGLES FIC CONSOLATION DRAW Second Round and
Quarterfinal Qualifier, DOUBLES Semifinals. Wednesday, July 4:
SINGLES MAIN DRAW Finals and Third-Fourth Playoff, SINGLES FIC
CONSOLATION DRAW Quarterfinals and Semifinals (the Consolation
Finals will not be played), DOUBLES Finals and Third-Fourth
TOURNAMENT WITHDRAWAL INFORMATION
All tournament withdrawals BEFORE the entry deadline must be done
on TennisLink. ALL withdrawal requests AFTER the entry deadline
must be made in writing by e-mail to Lukas Burkon Tournament
Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests must include
player name, USTA number, a detailed reason for the withdrawal,
mailing address, and phone number. All written verification should
be e-mailed to Lukas Burkon, Tournament Director. PLEASE NOTE -
THERE WILL NOT BE ANY ENTRY FEE REFUNDS, FOR ANY REASON, FOR
WITHDRAWALS MADE AFTER NOON ON MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012.
Players will be expected to wear appropriate tennis attire
befitting a national level tournament during all tennis matches.
Any player not meeting the dress code will be asked to change
before going on the court. BOYS-No tank tops or sleeveless shirts
that are not designed specifically for tennis by sports
manufacturers. Boxer shorts must not show above or below shorts.
GIRLS-The bottom of the shirt must meet the top of shorts or skirt
when arms are at rest (throughout the entire match). Players
wearing compression shorts may be asked to put on conventional
shorts or skirts over them.
Practice courts will be available at Belvidere Central Middle
School. 8787 Beloit Road, Belvidere, IL 61008. Practice courts will
be available throughout the tournament.
PRIVATE HITTING PARTNERS
We offer pros to hit with the players. The cost is $55 for 1-hour
and $30 for 1/2-hour. If you are interested, email us at
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
on-site. Racquet stringing is $16.00 with your own string.
Player Selection Type
For Entry, use the USTA registration system
Level 2 - This event is restricted to the following junior players: US Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens;Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees;CTA and Canadian Residents of BC. Refer to USTA regulation III.A.2a
4 players are selected for each site from the most recent National Standings List of the next lower age division and 28 players are selected for each site from the age division of the event
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, June 07, 2012 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: 850029012 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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