Check in: Friday 8/11 @ 4:00pm, Florence Country Club
538 Fairway Dr. Florence, SC 29501. All players must check in 30 minutes before
first scheduled match. First schedule matches will be posted 8/10 by 3pm.
Parents and Players Please, check the Doubles Website
for times and scheduling through out the tournament. There will be no information on the singles website for the doubles. If
you are in doubles know you are playing Friday, earliest times are 4:30.
Please click the "more info" to sign up for Doubles for Peanut Patch.
There is a separate webpage for sign up for doubles and all doubles information
will be posted on separate web page. If you have any question please contact
Dirk Bair @ 843-312-5879
Tournament Sites & Address
Florence Country Club - FCC 538 Fairway Dr. Florence,
Florence Tennis Center - FTC 1060 N. Cashua Dr. Florence, SC 29501
Timrod Park - TIMR 400 Timrod Park Dr. Florence, SC 29501
Ebeneezer Park - EBZ 842 South Ebenezer Road Florence, SC 29501
West Florence High School - WFHS 221 N. Beltline Dr. Florence, SC 29501
Francis Marion University- FMU 4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29502
South Florence High School 3200 South Irby Street Florence, SC 29505
Timrod Park- Timrod Park Dr Florence, SC 29505 (3 courts)
FCC- Florence Country Club
FTC- Florence Tennis Center
EBZ- Ebnezer Tennis Center
WFHS- West Florence Tennis Courts
FMU- Francis Marion University
Withdraws of any kind from the Peanut Patch Junior
Open tennis tournament must notify the tournament desk and submit a written
email:TennisDirkBair@hotmail.com. Please state the players name, age division,
and reason for withdraw.
PLAYING FORMAT AND SCORING
32 players will be selected for each event (see
selection process headline) and then be split into two Draws of 16 players
using the Waterfall System for selection (see Waterfall Headline), with a Full
Feed in Consolation through the Quarters and 3/4 playoff. The best two out of
three sets with a ten point tiebreak in lieu of a third set will be played for
all Boys and Girls' 12s, 14s, 16s, and18s matches.
10U division will be Green Level 1 within the new Youth Progression system
parameters. Boys and Girls 10's will play on the 78 foot court using GREEN Low
Compression Balls and up to 29" racquet. The required scoring format for
10's singles matches , shall be the best of two short sets-ad scoring(first to
4 and win by two), with a set tiebreak( first to seven and win by two) at 4-4
in each set, and a set tiebreak(first to seven and win by two) in lieu of the
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT LATE ENTRIES - PLEASE REGISTER ON TIME
ANY PLAYER WHO ENTERS LATE WILL BE PLACED AT THE
BOTTOM OF THE ALTERNATES LIST IF THE EVENT IS FULL. THERE IS NO EXCEPTION TO
THIS RULE AND AFFECTS ALL PLAYERS REGARDLESS OF THEIR SOUTHERN STANDING.
SELECTION PROCESS & SEEDING
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.
Seeding shall follow the USTA Southern Section seeding
regulations and will be provided by Southern with the selection list.
WATERFALL SYSTEM FOR SPLITTING COMPETITORS
The players will be ordered using current standings
and players from the younger age group that met the seeding requirements put in
their place. 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,
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.
Courtyard Marriott 843-662-7066 – Tell them you are playing the Peanut Patch
Junior open!!! copy and paste the link.
SPRINGHILL SUITES MARRIOTT
SpringHill Suites Marriott 843-317-9050 - Tell them you are playing the Peanut
Patch Junior open!!! copy and paste the link
Please be aware that this tournament is a 10U Youth Tennis
Progression event. This means that in order to play in the 10U division offered
you must be in the corresponding level. If you are not able to register for 10U
singles that means you are not eligible for that level of 10U. To find out more
information call (803) 781-2574.
PLAY YOUR FIRST TOURNAMENT & GET REIMBURSED UP TO $30! (link below)
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.
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