DRAWS & SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 14
IMPORTANT!! IMPORTANT!! IMPORTANT!!!
DRAWS WILL BE AVAILABLE BY 6:00AM DUE TO CHANGES
ALL MATCHES WILL BE PLAYED AT CORNELIUS RD PARK - MAIN SITE.
PLEASE SEE DIRECTIONS UNDER " DIRECTIONS TO MAIN SITE "
DIRECTIONS TO MAIN SITE - CORNELIUS RD PARK ( 247 Cornelius Rd, Mooresville, Iredell, NC 28117-9474 )
DIRECTIONS FROM CHARLOTTE ( SOUTH):
1. Merge onto I-77 N
2. Take the US-21 N exit, EXIT 33
3. Turn right onto US-21 N/Charlotte Hwy
4. Turn left onto Cornelius Rd ( 247 CORNELIUS RD entrance is on LEFT )
DIRECTIONS FROM WINSTON - SALEM ( NORTH ):
1. Merge onto I-77 S
2. Merge onto US-21 S/NC-115/Charlotte Hwy via EXIT 42 toward Troutman
3. Turn slight right onto Charlotte Hwy/US-21 S.
4. Turn right onto Cornelius Rd ( 247 CORNELIUS RD - entrance is on LEFT )
**** MAKE SURE TO USE ADDRESS OF SITE ( 247 Cornelius Rd, Mooresville, Iredell, NC 28117-9474 ) INTO YOUR PREFERRED DEVICE (GPS, MAPQUEST, ETC. ) IF YOU COME FROM A DIFFERENT DIRECTION **** THANKS
10 & UNDER SCORING:
For all North Carolina 10 and under, Level 1-5 tournament play, the required scoring format, for singles shall be: ADD SCORING with 1 hr. break between matches 1.) best of 2 short sets (first to 4 and win by 2), with a set tiebreak (first to seven 7 and win by two 2) at 4-4 in each set, 2.) if the 2 short sets are split, a set tiebreak (first to 7 and win by 2) is played in lieu of a third set. • In case of inclement weather, singles play shall consist of: ADD SCORING with 30 mins. between matches 1) one regular six (6) game set with a set tiebreak (first to seven 7 points and win by 2) at 6-all .
PARENT AND MEDICAL RELEASE FORMS
The Parent and Medical Release is required by USTA/NC prior to playing matches. Parent/Guardian must sign. Bring your signed form with you to registration. This form must be filled out for each player for every tournament. A link to the form can be found by clicking "more info" below
FORMAT, SCORING, BALLS
The format is First Match Losers Consolation (FMLC). All matches will play a 10-point match tiebreaker instead of a full 3rd set unless noted otherwise.
The 12-and-under divisions will play matches using the WILSON GREEN DOT compression ball. The match format will be the same as the older divisions.
The 10-and-under divisions in this tournament will play matches using the ORANGE compression ball. These divisions will play 2-out-of-3 sets. Each set plays using AD SCORING and goes to 4 games, win by 2, with a 7-point tiebreaker played at 4-all. 10s matches will also play a 7-point tiebreaker instead of a 3rd set. Players in the 10s must use racquets that are no longer than 25 inches
FUTURES TOURNAMENT RESTRICTION
This tournament is a Futures/NC Level 5 event. Therefore, players ranked too high are ineligible. Please refer to the information below to see each division's restriction:
Boys/Girls 18s: Top 50 in state are ineligible for this tournament
Boys/Girls 16s: Top 80 in state are ineligible for this tournament
Boys/Girls 14s: Top 80 in state are ineligible for this tournament
Boys/Girls 12s: Top 80 in state are ineligible for this tournament
NOTE: If you are ineligible for one division, you're ineligible to play in any division for Futures tournaments (i.e. If you are ranked 80 or higher in the Girls 12s, you are ineligible for the Girls 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s.)
Eligibility is based on Standings Lists from the most recent COMPLETED month. Refer to the NC Standings Lists by clicking on "more info" below to see if you are eligible.
Boys/Girls 10s: Top 10 in state are ineligible for this tournament
Withdrawal Before the Entry Deadline:
*****If you need to withdraw before "Entries Close," you must do so online. Click on "Edit Registration," the "Withdraw." You will need your original confirmation number***
Withdrawal After the Entry Deadline:
*** Immediately contact the tournament to withdraw from the tournament. All withdrawals after "Entries Close" must be sent BOTH in writing via email ( to the Tournament Director's email address above ) AND by phone to the Tournament Director ***
Players withdrawing after the tournament deadline will not be refunded the entry fee
Withdrawing During the Tournament:
*** You must get approval from the Head Referee at Cornelius RD Park. Do not tell just anyone at the desk and think you have properly withdrawn. Unless you speak to the Head Referee in person, it will count as a "No Show." WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY WITHDRAWALS OVER THE PHONE! ***
Honor the Sport video
USTA/North Carolina requires a one-time viewing of this video by ALL parents. If you have not viewed this video, you must use your computer to do so. A link can be found below by clicking "more info." Instructions on turning in the form can be found on the video
NC Tennis Offers Junior Tournament Vouchers for L4 & L5 Tournaments High School and Jr. Team Tennis Players, Coaches, and Captains: The North Carolina Tennis Association is again providing tournament vouchers for current High School and Jr. Team Tennis players in North Carolina. The NCTA Junior Competition Committee and Board of Directors want to provide an incentive for those players in North Carolina to get involved in USTA tournament competition. The NCTA will pay the entry fee for the first tournament a player enters to introduce them to the fun and camaraderie of tournament tennis. To be eligible, a player must not have played in any sanctioned tournament in the past. Players may use these vouchers in any sanctioned junior FUTURES (L5), L4 (NEW this year) or Adult NTRP (provided they allow junior entries) tournament held in North Carolina this year. Futures tournaments are for less experienced competitive players and will provide good competition for new tour
NO FRIDAY MATCHES
We will NOT have Friday matches. Matches will be on Saturday and Sunday only.
EACH DRAW LIMITED TO 16 PLAYERS
NCTA Rain out Policy
1. Any division where play has begun – no refund
2. Any division where no play has begun – a partial refund after deductions for actual
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. No tournament may reschedule without the approval of the S & S Committee.
5. If a tournament is unable to complete the tournament within the sanctioned dates,
no extensions will be allowed. The tournament will be over.
6. It is at the discretion of the tournament committee if the entire tournament is canceled
due to inclement weather
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.)
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
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 Monday, June 08, 2015 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: 700055915 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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