Courtyard Marriott Columbus - Please call the hotel directly at 706-323-2323 and reference the Burger
King Tournament or CORTA when booking your room to receive the
Rate: 1 King with sofa bed or 2 Queen Doubles - $93.00/night
Last date to book with tournament rate: 8/24/17
Hampton Inn-North(7390 Bear Lane, Columbus, GA 31909) - Please call 706-256-2222 and mention CORTA/Burger King tournament.
Entering Two Divisions:
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in Southern Levels 1A, 2, and 3 tournaments.
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
#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.
128 draw for both single divisions.
FIC through the RD of 16 with Quarterfinal playoff.
1A Championships, the quarterfinalist losers automatically go into
their own back draw. The four losers will play and then the two winners
for 5th & 6th place. The 7th & 8th place do not play.
divisions consist of 64 teams. Single elimination for doubles draw. 8
game pro set will be played with a tie break at 8 games all.
A 3/4 playoff shall be played in both singles and doubles.
No refunds for any reason for withdrawals after the deadline.
This event is restricted to
the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats,
Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a. Link: https://www.usta.com/Youth-Tennis/Junior-Competition/Eligibility/
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. more info (link: http://southerntennis.com/cgi-bin/db.cgi?db=default&uid&view_search=1)
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
The USTA Southern Section requires a signed release covering
all entrants in USTA Southern Section events. The release must be signed by the
entrant and parent or guardian of any entrant who is a minor. Link to form: http://s3.amazonaws.com/ustaassets/assets/638/15/southern_parent_and_junior_medical_release_0113.pdf
USTA Southern will provide selection 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
In an effort to provide greater transparency and
understanding of how USTA Southern seeds will be determined for USTA
Southern L 1, 1A and 2 events, FAC (Friend at Court) method II.A.4.b.,
which provides for a computerized system of rankings or standings. The
Junior Competition Committee approved the below chart that the
Tournament Seeding Committees, with assistance from the USTA Southern
staff, shall utilize to determine seeds.
Based on 128 draw size in Singles and 64 draw size for Doubles.
Saturday – 1 round Doubles, 2 rounds Main draw singles, 1 round Consolation.
Sunday – 2 round Doubles, 2 rounds Consolation singles, 2 rounds Main draw singles.
Monday – QF Doubles, 2 rounds Consolation singles, 2 rounds Main draw singles, SF Doubles.
Tuesday – F and 3/4 playoff Doubles, 2 rounds Consolation singles, F and 3/4 playoff Main draw singles.
Please note that the Consolation will not be completed. This schedule is subject to change with inclement weather.
quarterfinal losers automatically go into their own back draw. The four
losers will play and then the two winners for 5/6 place. The 7/8 place
will not playoff.
Process When Singles Registration Closes
Singles registration closes Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:59 PM (Eastern Time)
After registration closes ...
To enter send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Late entries will be processed on a first come - first serve basis.
Late entries that effect the seeding are NOT allowed.
Late entries will be taken until 12:00 midnight, Thursday Aug. 24th.
Please include the player's name and usta# with request.
Please call the CORTA office at 706-317-4136 to give payment information.
Doubles Draw / Partners
If you need a doubles partner please email email@example.com and I will try to help you find a partner.
Matches will be held at Cooper Creek Tennis Center
Cooper Creek Tennis Center (Main Site) is located at 5089 Cooper Creek Parkway, Columbus, Georgia 31909.
Creek Tennis Center is a public facility with 39 clay courts; 12 hard court and 4 60' Quickstart courts. There are walking and bike
paths on site.
Directions to Cooper Creek Tennis Center from I-185:
Take I-185 S to Exit 7 (Manchester Expressway). Turn east onto
Manchester Expressway. Travel approximately 2 miles to the Warm Springs
Road Connector. Travel up the exit ramp and turn right. The entrance to
Cooper Creek Park is directly ahead. Tournament check-in
desk will be on the left side of the road at the annex building.
LATE ENTRANTS - USTA Georgia will allow late entrants to be accepted into all USTA GA tournaments, Levels 1-5, in the event that the draw is not full, provided that such late entrants do not affect the seeding and further provided that late entrants do not prevent timely entrants to be accepted into the draw under any circumstances. Accepting late entrants is at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. Seeds must be posted by 12 noon following close of registration. Once draws are posted, the tournament is closed and can no longer accept late entries.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:59:00 PM 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: 700016217 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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