Welcome to all 2013 Alan Fleming Players! Thank you to last
year's players foryour support of another great year! Please check
this site frequently for updates and changes. ****
Tournament Scheduling Play begins Thursday morning. Finals
will be scheduled to be completed on Sunday. Players in draws
larger than 16 may be required to play two matches in those events
on Thursday or Friday. However, if numbers dictate, some matches in
those draws may be played on Wednesday.
Seabrook Island Club Pet Policy Seabrook Island
enforces a club wide policy of no pets allowed in club areas. We
respectfully ask that pets are kept off club public areas within
the perimeter of the Racquet Club. Pets are allowed in the Racquet
Club parking areas outside the perimeter the Racquet Club as well
as along Long Bend Drive.
Players must register for the tournament online. ENTRY FEE is
$97.50 flat fee per player for one or two events. Fees include all
tennis, prizes, entertainment and hospitality.
Online entries open Sunday, August 11th. Entries close Monday,
Daily at Racquet Club - Continental Breakfast fruit and soft
drinks. Lunch can be purchased courtside at the Racquet Club. Other
Activities - All amenities of the Club are available to players and
guests including restaurants, pools, golf, fitness center,
horseback riding, etc. Pro Shop merchandise discounts are available
for players and their guests. On site shower facilities with towels
provided will be available to all players during the event.
Men's Singles/Doubles: 35,40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80
Women's Singles/Doubles: 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80
Mixed Doubles: 40, 50, 60, 70 Players may enter a maximum of two
events: one singles and one doubles events or two doubles events
(not two mixed events). Draws with four or fewer entrants may be
played as round robins. Players may indicate if they wish to be
placed into the next lower age division A consolation tournament
will be held for first match singles losers (weather permitting).
Play begins Thursday morning. Players in draws larger than 16 may
be required to play two matches in those events on Thursday or
Friday. However, if numbers dictate, some matches may be played on
Wednesday. PLAY USTA membership required. USTA RULES and THE CODE
will govern all play. Matches will be scheduled at The Club's 15
Fast Dri courts, and will consist of the best of three tie-breaker
sets, regular scoring. Alternate sites and scoring may be used for
consolation rounds and in case of inclement weather. The "All
Factors Method" will be used to determine seedings. Players must
check-in 30 minutes prior to all matches. The Referee will govern
and enforce all USTA rules. ***Start Times: Each Player is
responsible for obtaining their first match start time. First Match
Start Times will be available online.
NEW! This year's Mixed Doubles events have been
marked as a USTA "Pilot program" for posssible national Level 1
Championship status for 2014!!
Prizes will be awarded to all event winners and finalists (except
winners only in consolation and round robin events). We are proud
to announce that this year's winners will once again receive an
award exclusively designed and created for the Alan Fleming
Tournament by renowned sculptor Walter Palmer of Hilton Head, SC
and the Florida Keys. Walter Palmer has been commissioned to create
sculptures for Fortune 500 companies, luxury hotels and private
collectors throughout the US, Europe and the Caribbean. We are
pleased to be awarding a dolphin trophy called "Over the Top".
EVENING SOCIALS PLAYERS MUST REGISTER FOR EVENING
SOCIAL EVENTS PRIOR TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD TO PROVIDE ACCURATE
CATERING NUMBERS AFTER ENTERING THE TOURNAMENT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN
EMAIL REGARDING EVENING SOCIALS AND GUESTS. PLEASE RESPOND PROMPTLY
TO THIS EMAIL TO ENSURE YOUR SPOT!
- Thursday Evening - Players' Cocktail Party - Seabrook Island Club
welcomes the tournament participants and their guests to the
gorgeous Island House for fellowship, heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer,
wine, and soft drinks. This year a silent and live auction will not
be held, however fundraising to benefit Hospice of Charleston
Foundation will be part of the program. There will also be several
fundraising events leading up to the tournamnet scheduled to
benefit Hospice of Charleston Foundation. Friday Evening - Buffet
Dinner - Enjoy dining and socializing with tournament competitors
and their guests while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from the
Island House. Buffet dinner, beer, wine and soft drinks included.
Both Social Events are free to all tournament participants however,
a guest of participants must pay to attend these events. Evening
casual dress is appropriate for social events.
HOSPICE OF CHARLESTON FOUNDATION
For the past 11 years, the tournament has raised money for the
Hospice of Charleston Foundation, a non-profit organization that
makes compassionate end of life care possible by assisting families
who turn to Hospice for help. Last year, $50,099 was presented to
the HOC at the buffet dinner, bringing the total gift over past
years to over $300,000. Please consider supporting the Hospice of
Charleston Foundation by noting your donation on the Tournament
Entry Form. This year Thursday's Players' Cocktail Party will not
include a silent or live auction , however fundraising
opportunities will be included with all funds raised during this
evening's event directly benefiting the Hospice of Charleston
Foundation. We encourage you to consider joining us in these
fund-raising efforts. It's a win-win situation!
SPECIAL VILLA RATES
Special Villa rates( 10% off daily published rates) on fully
equipped 1, 2, and 3 bedroom villas on Seabrook Island are
available during the tournament. Private homes are also available
for larger groups. Call Coastal Getaways (843) 789-4438,
www.coastalgetawaysofsc.com for booking information.
2012 TOURNAMENT SPONSORS
***DIAMOND*** Coastal Getaways of SC, Gamma, K-Swiss, Newton Farms,
Seabrook Island Club/Seabrook Island Real Estate***PLATINUM***
Charles Schwab and Company/Andrrew Narcisso, Chucktown Dental/Ryan
Fleming, PA, Hutchie and Jerry Cummin, Hines Wealth management,
LLC/Eugene Harvey Hines, Kathi and Rick McDaniel, Rehabilitation
Centers of Charleston, Reliable Property Managers, Southearstern
Institute***GOLD*** Angel Oak Eye Center/ Paul W. Bohac, Charleston
Bone & Joint/Robert B. Lowery, Charleston Center for CRD/Dr.
John F. Rink, Guy and Judy Gimson, Emily & Squinch Goodwin,
Indigo Books,LLC, Limehouse Produce Co., Inc, Pat and Joe Marino,
The Rakovich Group/Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, RapportLLC, Taylor
Insurance Agency, The Coleman Dunleavy Group/Wells Fargo Advisors
***SILVER*** All Seasons True Value/Just Ask Rental, Arbor Care,
BB&T Mortgage, Michael E. Bambauer Charitable Foundation,
Berkeley Electric Cooperative, Diana and Jerry Cohen,
Distinguished Competitor Award COngratulations to
2012 Distinguished Competitor Award Winners Willis Anderson and
NOTES FOR TOURNAMENT INFORMATION,
Player Selection Type
DOUBLE CLICK THE HEADLINE BELOW. ENJOY! Mike Kiser - Tournament
Director Susan Meloy- Tournament Chairperson Mary Anna Scott -
Referee The Alan Fleming Tournament Committee and volunteers of
Seabrook Island Club
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, September 23, 2013 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: 704137613 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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