As always, please check your draw for updates. Some players have withdrawn due to injuries and personal circumstances.
There are no consolation finals. If your draw shows a final to be played, it is a function of the Tournament Data Manager system but it will not be played.
FRIDAY 5:30 PM
It is currently raining at Olde Forest. All 6:00 matches, please come to Olde Forest but 7:00 matches are postponed until later this weekend. Please check this website for weather and scheduling updates.
Tournament Deadline Thursday May 25th
The deadline for all North Carolina Level 3
tournaments is the Thursday, the week before the tournament. This deadline is,
Thursday May 25th at 11:59pm. Please sign up ahead of time. No late entries
are allowed in North Carolina Level 3 tournaments.
Each draw will be limited to 16 players with an Feed in thru Quarterfinals (FICQ) and a 3/4 playoff
Players will be selected based on the most recent published NC standing list. Players
must have some standing points in order to be considered to compete in a
NC L3 tournament. If players do not have a standing, they should
compete in a NC L5 event. The names of players who have been selected will appear as “Competitors.”
after the tournament deadline when selections are made. Contact us immediately if you realize that you cannot participate.
10U Youth Progression
This tournament is considered an Green L1 event for 10U players.
For more information on the Youth Tennis Progression and the quest for
stars and trophies. Please click on the following link:
the online entry deadline, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.
In order to truly enjoy the sport of tennis, it is essential
to display good sportsmanship which includes abiding by the rules,
fair, and showing respect for your opponent. We expect that ALL players
who compete in this event abide by guidelines set forth by "the code".
click the link below to read: "The Code: The
Players’ Guide for Unofficiated Matches". Thank you!
Tennis Parent Alert
No player will be allowed to compete in the tournament unless this form is filled out. Please turn in prior to first match
WELCOME TO OLDE FOREST
Welcome to the 2016 Olde
Forest Racquet Club Jr. Open!
Matches are being conducted at Olde Forest as well as the Elon University Tennis Center. Please see the map to use as an aid in locating all
facilities, as well as The Best Western Inn, Stewart Physical Therapy and
The OFRC Snack Bar/Pandora’s Pies will be open 11:00 a.m. –
8:00 p.m. and is located inside the Pro Shop Lounge at Olde Forest. Pizza,
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Gatorade, Chips, Ice
Cream and Sodas are available for purchase. Debit/Credit Cards and cash are accepted.
At Olde Forest, restrooms are located on the bottom floor
of the Indoor Tennis Facility as well as the breezeway of the Pro Shop/Pool
Area. Showers are available in the breezeway location. At Elon the restrooms are located in the Temporary Office next to the courts.
Players with appropriate swim attire are welcome to cool off in
the Olde Forest pool between matches or before/after play.
For any questions, please see Tournament Committee Staff.
Gowda Club Manager- Stacey Higgins
2016 Tournament Sponsors
Elon University, Pandora’s
Pies, Alamance Skin Center,
Stewart Physical Therapy
and Burlington Best Western Inn
Olde Forest 200 Pindale Dr., Elon, NC 27244
Elon University Tennis Courts, 400 East Haggard Avenue, Elon, NC 27244
Burlington Tennis Center 1402 Overbrook Rd.,
Burlington, NC 27215
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and show
up in a timely manner. Check the website often for updated match
times. PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO ITS
SCHEDULED START TIME. ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR LATENESS. This tournament has a lot of matches to be played, and there will be no exceptions for lateness (i.e. traffic, etc.)
Matches on Clay & Hard -- Updated
Doubles matches: Boys and Girls 18d on HARD; everyone else on indoor and/or outdoor clay
Singles matches will be played on clay (both indoor and outdoor) and hard courts.
Boys and Girls 10's on HARD
Boys and Girls 12's on CLAY
Girls 14's on CLAY
Boys and Girls 16's on CLAY
Boys 14's on HARD
Boys and Girls 18's on HARD
Accommodations and Sponsor
Best Western Ramada Conference Center
770 Huffman Mill Rd 2703 Ramada Rd,
Burlington, NC 27215 Burlington, NC 27215
Ph: (336)584-0151 F: (336) 584-3625 Ph: (336)-369-0482 Lucy
You are playing “unofficiated” matches and will be playing your match according to THE CODE (pages 45-51 of the Friend At Court-the tennis rule book).
When you check-in for your matches you must be ready for play. Fill water coolers, re-grip rackets, use the bathroom, etc. If a court opens up due to a match ending quickly, the tournament desk may put you on early to help the tournament as a whole move along. PLAYERS NEED TO CHECK-IN 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO EACH MATCH TIME. Once checked-in, stay near the tournament desk where you can hear your name being called.
Players are responsible for keeping the warm-up time to 5 minutes. Spin your racket BEFORE warming up to determine server and sides.
Talking to players on court at any time is not allowed and may result in a point penalty being assessed on the associated player. If players split sets you have a 3 minute break before playing a 10-point Tie-Break where
coaching is allowed. Players remain on the court. There
is no talking to players during bathroom breaks.
Audible cell phone usage near a court with play in
progress is not allowed.
Whenever an issue comes up during play, it is the
responsibility as players to settle it amongst yourselves
in a timely manner. You may leave the court to get an
official if you need one. You may not leave the court
without the permission of an USTA official or Court
Monitor for any other reason. This includes in between
It is the player’s responsibility to keep up with their
match times and site locations. Please check the
tournament website frequently throughout the
tournament as changes/updates may be made
especially during a rain delay.
If for any reason you feel an issue has not been resolved
you may request to see the Referee with the exception
of line calls made on your court.
Have a great tournament!
NO LATE ENTRIES
No entries will be taken after the online tournament deadline. Only online entries will be taken. The deadline is Thursday, July 23rd at 11:59pm. Please sign up ahead of time!!!
Directions to Olde Forest, 200 Pine Dale Dr.
OFRC Directions from Greensboro I 40 east and Raleigh/DurhamI 40 west :
Take I 40 Exit # 140 to University Dr. From Raleigh make a right and
from Greensboro make a left off the ramp. Go thru four signal lights and
At the 5th light turn right onto Westbrook Dr. then make an immediate
left onto Forestview Dr. Turn right onto Oakview Dr. At the stop sign,
make right onto Pinedale Dr and drive into OFRC
Directions to Burlington Tennis Center
From I-40/85 take exit 143(Burlington Alamance
exit, take 62N-Alamance Rd) approximately 1 mile and take a right on 70
East(Church Street) go through 1 stoplight to Overbrook Road-take right
at The Park Restaurant. Follow Overbrook Rd. until you get to end and
take right. BTC courts are on the hill. Physical address for the
Burlington Tennis Center is below 1402 Overbrook Road, Burlington, N.C.
Hugh Cummings High School.2200 North Mebane Street, Burlington, NC 27217
From Interstate I 40/85 EXIT 143
take the NC-62 exit,, toward Burlington Downtown/Alamance.
Turn left onto NC-62/Alamance Rd.
Turn right onto S Mebane St.
* S Mebane St is just past Eldermont St
* KANGAROO EXPRESS is on the corner
* If you reach Trail Six you've gone about 0.1 miles too far2200 N MEBANE ST is on the left.
* Your destination is just past S Sellars Mill Rd
* If you are on Broadview Dr and reach Piedmont Way you've gone about 0.2 miles too far
Directions to Elon
Jimmy Powell Tennis Center
400 E College Ave,Elon,Nc,27244
From I 40 take exit # 140 to University Dr. Go towards Elon. Stay in the
left lane, two lanes turn into single lane, go over the railroad tracks
come to a stop sign, turn right onto Haggard Ave , Make a right onto
Haggard Ave, stay on this rd till elon University, go thru the campus
(1/2 Mile) and you will see the tennis courts on the right.
New for 2015, players will
not be allowed to compete in a North Carolina Level 3 tournament in the 12U
division unless they have accumulated at least 300 ranking points in North
Carolina at the time selections are made. The North Carolina Junior Tournament
Committee put this rule in place to be sure that players are developing
properly in the correct pathway (from 10U Orange). All North Carolina state L4s
and L5s use green ball in the 12s, so the player has to earn their way into a
North Carolina L3 in 12U yellow ball.
NCTA Rain Policy for all sanctioned tournaments 1. Any division where
play has begun – no refund 2. Any division where no play has begun – a
partial refund after deductions for actual expenses. 3. All completed
scores must be reported. Incomplete matches are recorded as ABANDONED(
match started but Referee decided not to complete) matches. Matches
never started are recorded as UNPLAYED 4. It is at the discretion of the
tournament committee if the entire tournament is canceled due to
inclement weather. 5. Check the alternate scoring methods for inclement
Tournament site abbreviation
Olde Forest abbreviation OFC or OFH
Burlington Tennis Center BTC
Elon University EU or EC
Doubles matches may start as early as 5 PM and also players that are playing singles only may also start as early as 8 AM. on Saturday. We do our best with special requests but it is not always possible. Special requests cannot be given after the entries close.
Draws will be limited to 32 players per age division. Each division
that has 24 or more players will be split into two separate draws.
Players will then be "waterfalled" into two balanced draws based on the
selection lists in the following order:
2,3,6,7,10,11,14,15,18,19,22,23,26,27,30,31. Selections will be made
using the latest NC Standings . Seeds will be determined
using NCTA Seeding Criteria after the waterfall is done. The format is
FIC (Feed-In Consolation through QF). All matches will play a 10-point
match tiebreaker instead of a full 3rd set. There will be a playoff for
3rd and 4th place. Consolation finals will NOT be played out. Both players who reach the finals of consolation will receive the same number of ranking points.
with 8-23 players will play a regular 32 draw with byes and will play a
Feed-In (through Quarterfinals) and there will be a playoff for 3rd and
4th place. Consolation finals will NOT be played out. Both players who reach the finals of consolation will receive the same number of ranking points.
Doubles sign up
In doubles players must register with partner or each must be registered to play with each other or we will not put them in tournament. We will not have time to find partner nor to run down partner
Match Formats - 18s, 16s, 14s, 12s Divisions
Singles play, The format is Feed-In Consolation
thru Quarterfinals (FICQ). Consolation Finals will not be played out.
All matches will play at 10-point match tiebreaker instead of a full 3rd set unless noted otherwise.
All Doubles matches will be 8 game pro sets.
PRO PENN Balls will be used.
USTA SPORTSMANSHIP VIDEO
From USTA/North Carolina Seeding Criteria:
"Seeding shall be done
using only the results from the most recently published USTA/North
Carolina Combined Standings Lists of the division in the order in which
players appear on the list." Some special criteria may apply. For more
information click "more info" below.
IMPORTANT JUNIOR SUSPENSION NOTES
Please note the rules below pertain to ALL sanctioned North Carolina and Southern tournaments:
"A player shall not enter two tournaments at the same time. When
entries close, a player shall not be entered in two or more sanctioned
tournaments, if any part of the tournament is scheduled to overlap
unless each Tournament Committee involved understands the situation and
concurs in writing."
12. "Player shall not enter a tournament intending to withdraw if the player's entry is accepted in another tournament."
The Olde Forest Racquet Club is one of the premier tennis and swim
clubs in central North Carolina. Nestled in a prime residential area in
Elon, NC, this 15 acre picturesque facility has an array of amenities
for its members and their guests. With a full schedule of socials,
indoor and outdoor tennis, a 153,000 gallon swimming pool, fitness
facility and walking paths, families of all ages are sure to enjoy this
The OFRC tennis facility is the premier tennis site
in Alamance County featuring 10 soft composition clay courts, 4 hard
courts and 4 indoor composition Hydro-courts. All courts are lighted
for extended evening play. OFRC is one of the few tennis facilities in
the states that operate year-round.
All singles Winner,Singles finalist and consolation Winner.
All Doubles Winners only
Due to several withdrawals, the draw for Boys 18s has changed. The schedule will be updated shortly.
The remaining doubles matches will be posted shortly as well.
Doubles matches may start as early as 5 PM and also
players that are playing singles only, may also start as early as 8
AM. on Saturday. We do our best with special requests but it is not
always possible. Special requests cannot be given after the entries
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, July 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: 700090317 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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