Our Lady of the Lake
4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
Lafayette General Urgent
2810 Bonin Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 857 - 5765
ALL TIMES POSTED ARE CENTRAL TIME:
9/17 Sun 11:59 PM - (One minute before Midnight) Entries will Close
9/18 Mon 9:00 PM - Selections and Seeds Posted to website (Received from STA)
9/20 Wed 5:00 PM - Last Chance to contact Tournament staff with late entry into the tournament
9/20 Wed 9:00 PM - Last Chance for any doubles changes (Both players must send email to Director)
9/21 Thu 10:00 PM - Doubles Seeds & Draws posted to website.
9/21 Thu 11:00 PM - First Singles Match Times Posted.
9/22 Fri 4:00 -7:00 pm - Check-In for players (Check in at your Doubles site, if applicable)
9/22 Fri 4:30 pm - Singles Draws posted to website
9/22 Fri 5:00 pm - First play begins - Doubles, two/three rounds will be played
9/23 Sat - 9/24 Sun - Practice Courts Open at 7:00 AM, Play begins at 8:00 AM
Draws will be updated, at the very least, at the conclusion of each day. Please continue to checks draws on this site.
All players must have a copy of a Birth Certificate or Green Card on
file with the Southern office. Players should go to the link below to see if
their name is on file. If your name does not appear here please Fax your birth
certificate to 770-368-9091 or e-mail to email@example.com. Click here for
event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent
Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation
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ENTERING TWO (2) DIVISIONS:
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in Southern
Levels 1A, 2, and 3 tournaments.
#1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for
will automatically be selected in the older age division. They would be removed
from the other age division.
#2. Players not selected to either division would remain
on the alternates lists for both division but would be obligated to play the
division they first get in from the alternates list. They would be removed from
the Alternates list in the other division.
#3. Players selected to one age division would be removed
from the alternates list of the division they were not selected.
#4. Once a player is selected for any one division NO changes can be made.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS FOR SOUTHERN LEVEL 1A, 2 and 3 TOURNAMENTS ONLY AND DOES NOT MEAN YOU CAN ENTER MORE THAN ONE TOURNAMENT ON THE SAME DATES. This is not offered in Southern Level 1 Championships.
Main Site: Youngsville Sports Complex (HARD)
GPS address: 801 Savoy Rd, Youngsville, LA 70592
Abbreviation on Draw: YV
Secondary Site: Episcopal School of Acadiana (HARD)
GPS address: 1557 Smede Hwy, Broussard, LA 70518
Abbreviation on Draw: ESA
Secondary Site: City Club at River Ranch Tennis (CLAY)
GPS address: 221 Elysian Fields Lafayette, LA 70508
Abbreviation on Draw: CC
Secondary Site: Red Lerille's Health and Racquet Club (HARD)
GPS address: 301 Doucet Road Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
Abbreviation on Draw: REDS
Please do not call the site phone unless 100% absolutely necessary. Please understand that these phone numbers are cell phones of volunteers that are desk staff and we are providing you the number as a courtesy. All inquiries should be handled via email, if necessary. Site phones are used to contact players and most importantly tournament staff. Thank you for your cooperation.
We will be using Youngsville Sports Complex for majority of the Matches - 801 Savoy Rd, Youngsville, LA 70592 . Saturday and Sunday, courts will open at 7:00 AM. From 7:00 AM - 7:45 AM, you may practice on any open court, first come first serve. However, please be courteous and share a court before play starts at 8:00 AM. Lafayette has many public facilities that can be used for practice courts.
GPS Address: 300 Geraldine Dr, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: (337) 291-5554
GPS Address: 1715 Co Hwy 728-8, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: (337) 291-5564
*Please note that these are public facilities not controlled by the tournament or staff.
- This is a Southern Level 3 Tournament
- You may enter Two (2) Divisions in this
tournament in hopes of getting into the older division. You will only be
selected for one singles event. You should only register for two singles divisions if you are willing to
play either division
- You may not enter a different age division in doubles than your singles.
- CHECK THE INTERNET/TENNISLINK AND/OR DRAWS TO FIND YOUR NEXT MATCH TIME.
- Youngsville, LA is in the Central Time Zone
- Please read all of the information provided on the website. It is a lot to scroll through but will probably answer any questions you might have.
- On Wednesday, 9/20, PLEASE CHECK THE DOUBLES COMPETITORS LIST TO MAKE SURE YOUR PAIRING IS CORRECT.
- Both Singles and Doubles times will be posted in the Future Match Info Report on 9/21 in the evening.
- Email all other questions to firstname.lastname@example.org - this is the best form of communication. With such a short amount of time between registration closing and the start of the tournament, answering and returning phone calls is nearly impossible. Emails can be answered much quicker and at any time during the day or night.
FORMAT OF PLAY:
32 players will be selected for each event and then be split into two Draws of 16 players using the Waterfall System for selection with a Full Feed in Consolation through the Quarters and 3/4 playoff. All Singles draws (12-18) will play the best two out of three tie-break sets with a Match tie break in lieu of the third set. The Finals of the Consolation will not be scheduled and will not be played. Boys and Girls 10's will play on the 78 foot court using Yellow Green Dot Balls and up to a 29" racquet. The required scoring format, for 10's singles matches, shall be the 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) in lieu of the third set.
The Format of Play for Doubles is a 32 Draw, Single Elimination with a 3rd/4th Playoff
The Scoring for Doubles is an 8-game Pro Set with a tie break at 8 all.
*Short scoring may be used in the Main Draw to catch up after weather delays, but must get final approval from Southern office.
YOU MUST PLAY THE SAME DIVISION IN SINGLES AND DOUBLES
Per Southern Tennis Assoication Rules: You MUST play the same division in DOUBLES that you designated to play in SINGLES. PLEASE sign-up accordingly. Players signing up for TWO (2) singles divisions, PLEASE keep a close eye on your doubles status after the competitor list comes out. Thank you for your cooperation!
Doubles and Singles must be same Age Group. . Doubles play will begin on Friday evening with two or three rounds. (It is an 8-game pro set.). We do NOT partner players. It is your job to find a partner, confirm the partnership, and then register by the doubles deadline.. AND, BOTH PLAYERS MUST REGISTER!!!!
If you did NOT register on TennisLink or did NOT register with a partner - READ HERE!!!!
Process to sign-up: BOTH PLAYERS must send email@example.com an email with your partner's name and division.
Subject line in the email: Name of Player & Division
Order for Doubles Selection
Players registered or
not registered for the singles tournament can register for doubles. But please
note that the selection for doubles is in the following order:
1. Teams with both players entered in the singles.
2. Teams with one player entered in singles and one alternate.
3. Teams with one player entered in singles and one player not registered for
4. Teams with both players not registered for singles.
USTA SOUTHERN SEEDING CRITERIA
Southern Tennis Association will provide selection and seeding list. Players will be selected directly from the USTA Southern Standing list in the age division in which they apply. Players will no longer be considered for selection based on their lower age division standings. On a Draw, players will be seeded numerically 1-4, and in groupings of 5's, 9's and 17's - depending on draw sizes. Singles Seeding will be prepared by the Southern Office at the time they prepare the selection list.
Doubles Seeding: Teams shall be seeded in the order of their combined standings (e.g., Player A holds #1 standing and Player B holds the #10 standing. The Team of A & B would have combined standing of 11.) Teams that have the same combined, the tie shall be broken by using the highest singles standing of the 4 players.
WATERFALL TOURNAMENT SYSTEM:
The players will be ordered using current standing list that meets the selection requirements are added to the player list. The 32 players will be split as follows:
Red 1, 4,5, 8,9, 12,13, 16,17,20,21,24,25,28,29,32
Blue 2,3 6,7, 10,11,14,15,18,19,22,23,26,27,30,31
Seeding will be made after the players have been split.
CURRENT STANDINGS 2017
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2017 POINTS PER ROUND
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Due to Alternate notifciation and Draw Changes, it is imperative for you to add contact information during the online registration process when asked. So a player does not lose out, please help us and yourselves by offering this contact information.
For the late entries we will receive, they
will be placed at the bottom of the alternates list. If the seeding has been completed
and a late entry is the next to get in, we will determine if they will affect
the seeding before we can accept you into the tournament.
Once Accepted: Late entries shall be accepted and go to the bottom of the alternates list ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS in the order received via email. EMAIL IS THE ONLY WAY TO COMMUNICATE FOR LATE ENTRIES. Last day of LATE ENTRIES IS WEDNESDAY, SEPT 20, 2017 at 5 PM.
"On Site" Alternates must register at their age group's tournament site. You can inform the Tournament Referee on Friday night or before that you plan to be an On-Site Alternate. Please make sure we have accurate contact information for you to be reached during the weekend. On-Site Alternates will be selected in the order of the Alternates List. On Site Alternates should be on-site when their age and gender check in for play 30 minutes prior to the first match in the first round.
Withdrawl Prior to Entry Deadline:
Go to the Tournament website and click "Withdraw" in the "EDIT REGISTRATION" box on the right side of your screen. 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.
Withdraw After Entry Deadline:
Email the tournament director immediately to withdraw from the tournament. You must EMAIL your withdrawl to firstname.lastname@example.org. DO NOT CALL TO WITHDRAW. There are NO refunds if withdrawing after SEPT 17, 2017. NO Exceptions.
Defaulting during the tournament:
You must see the Head Referee . The desk cannot officially default you. Unless you speak with the Head Referee, it will count as a "NO SHOW".
MANDATORY TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN:
Check-in will start at 4:00 PM and end at 7:00 PM on Friday evening at your Doubles Site. Saturday morning check-in will be available for those who cannot make it on Friday.
If you miss Friday Check-in:
1. Make sure your entry fee has been paid - Check the tournament Entry Fee Report when posted.
2. Arrive at your site 1 hour before your match time to check-in.
3. For those playing 8:00 AM Check-in at the desk no later than 7:30.
TENNIS PARENT AND JUNIOR MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THEIR PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player. This form must be presented at the time of the tournament registration. Please download and bring this completed form with you, to speed up the registration process. Players are not allowed on court without this signed release.
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In matches without an official on court, player are expected to follow "THE CODE" if you have never read it, please do so. Click here for
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There will be one experienced stringer at the Highland Road Park during the tournament.
Highland Road Schedule (225) 766-0247:
Friday: Stringer will be available during the Evening
Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Two draws (waterfall): Singles, Each Draw: Places 1 – 3
1 – 3 in two draws would be similar number of awards as one 32 draw
Doubles: Places 1 & 2
Louisiana Sanctioned Tournament Evaluation:
To complete this form,
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. Please consult your Section or District rules and regulations for entry requirements for this tournament. If you enter this tournament and are not eligible, any refund is as the discretion of the Tournament Director. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 700081517 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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