TX JR PTS: Champ Qualifying and Champ Level 1 ranking points.
ELIGIBILITY: This tournament is for qualified Texas Championship
resident junior players and Super Championship junior players who
are in their LAST TWO MONTHS of age eligibility. You may enter
championship events only in the age division for which you are
qualified! Players may compete in BOTH this Doubles Only CMZ and
the December CMZ. ENTRY PROCESS & SUBSTITUTIONS: Players may
register for doubles individually. Any player who registers
individually will be paired with another individual entrant in
descending order from the Champ Standings List. Players may not
make changes to this pairing unless a substitution is required from
an original partner's withdrawal. Doubles substitutions for
withdrawals are allowed anytime before the doubles team's first
round doubles match (the substitute player must be a Champ
qualified player in that same age division). DRAW SIZE: Draws of 32
which will be randomly divided if the event exceeds 32 teams.
FORMAT: Main Draw: Two-out-of-three sets with deciding 10-point
match tiebreak, ad scoring, mandatory 3 minute break before10-point
tiebreak thru the quarters. Semi and Finals will play a full
two-out-of-three sets, ad scoring, mandatory 10 minute rest player
during which no player shall practice before 3rd set. Consolation:
Two-out-of-three sets with deciding 10-point match tiebreak, ad
scoring, mandatory 3 minute break before10-point tiebreak.
Consolation rounds will be determined by the "First Off" Method.
This new format eliminates "maybe matches" and almost every player
in consolation will play their first consolation match on Saturday.
The Tournament Director will have more detailed information on this
format at the tournament.
New Youth Website:
For more information on Challenger, CMZ, or SCMZ schedules, and "Junior Know The Rules," please visit www.youthtennistexas.com
WITHDRAWALS - Please click on edit registration on the left side of this homepage and follow the directions to withdraw before the deadline. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to withdraw from the tournament after the deadline. Include your name, division and reason for withdrawing. Written notification (email is sufficient) is required for withdrawals after the entry deadline as per USTA rules. There are no refunds for withdrawals after the entry deadline or for weather related cancellations.
CHECK IN PROCEDURE - Please register at your playing site 15-30 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, of course) and stay within earshot of the tournament desk.
HOTEL INFORMATION - Lakeway Area: Hampton Inn Lakeway - 2013 FM 620 South, 10 minutes from ATA, 512-263-7474, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeway 15707 Oak Grove Blvd 512-735-5555, Mountain Star Lodge, HWY 620, 5 minutes from ATA, 512-263-2010. Lakeway Inn Resort, 512-261-6600. The Vintage Villas Hotel, 512/266-9333. See "Hotel Info - Mopac and NW" for additional options
Please recheck your draws before Friday as there may be changes due to withdrawals.
BALL TYPE - Wilson US Open Extra Duty Felt balls will be used for all matches (12's - 18's).
Court Surface - All matches will be played on hard courts
WEATHER UPDATES - We will do everything we can to complete the tournament even if we have inclement weather. The Austin weather can change very quickly. If necessary, we will go to alternate scoring to speed up the matches. This website will be updated with any weather related delays or you may call ATA at 512-276-2271 during the tournament for weather related updates. Please also be sure to follow me @briannotisata on twitter for up to the minute tournament updates.
The deadline for this Doubles ONLY CMZ has been moved back to accommodate new Super Champ qualifiers from the December 8-9th CMZ. If you have registered for this tournament and qualify for Super Champ, please make every effort to withdraw online before the deadline. In the case where a team registers and one player qualifies for Super Champ, the remaining Champ player is welcome to find a new partner before the deadline otherwise this player will be considered a single registrant and paired up with other single registrants based on Standings. Also, in order to process new qualifiers from the December 8-9th CMZ, draws will be published on Wednesday, December 12th.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, December 09, 2012 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: 800024312 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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