G12 USTA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Congratulation Saige Roshkoff for being this year's Sportsmanship Award Recipient!!
PLAYER OF THE DAY - SPONSORED by WILSON
FRIDAY: Nikki Yanez
THURSDAY: Rachel Arbitman
WEDNESDAY: Sydni Ratliff
TUESDAY: Nikki Yanez
MONDAY: Robin Montgomery
SUNDAY: Kathryn Treiber from Midwest Section
WEATHER UPDATE, THURSDAY, 2:45pm
All matches on court report back at 4 pm.
Doubles matches new match time is 4 pm.
WEATHER UPDATE - THURSDAY, 10:30 A.M.
It rained a bit at 10:20 a.m. and the courts are a little wet. We think we will be able to get back on so we are holding the players at the facility with plans to go back on the court. If the courts don't dry as quickly as we anticipate and we have to delay times, we will update this site again at 11:00 a.m. or earlier.
WEATHER/COURT CONDITIONS UPDATE - THURSDAY, 6:30 A.M.
The courts are totally dry at Windward and all Thursday morning matches are on as scheduled. In the event this changes, we will update this site again.
IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER ON THURSDAY, 8/5/15
Since there is a chance of rain on Thursday, 8/5/15, we will post a weather update on this site at 6:45 a.m.
Day 1 - Singles: EAST Round of 128. Doubles: Round of 64.
Day 2 – Singles: East round of 64, West Round 1. Doubles:
Round of 32.
Day 3 – Singles: East round of 32, West Round 2, North Round
1, South Round 1. Doubles: Round of 16.
Day 4 – Singles: East round of 16, West Round 3, North Round
2, South Round 2, Northeast Round 1, Northwest Round 1, Southwest Round 1,
Southeast Round 1. Doubles: Quarterfinal
***Day 5 – Singles: East Quarterfinal; West QF, SF; North QF, SF; South QF, SF; Northeast QF, SF; Northwest QF, SF; Southwest QF, SF; Southeast QF, SF; Silver QF, SF. Doubles: Semifinal
Day 6 – Singles: East SF; West F; North F; South F; Northeast F; Northwest F; Southwest F; Southeast F; Silver F; Gold SF. Doubles: Final, ¾ Playoff
Day 7 – Singles: East F, ¾ Playoff; Gold F
***Days 5 and 6 consolation schedules will vary depending on players remaining in doubles. Players will only play 1 singles and 1 doubles each day or 2 singles, but not 2 singles and 1 double. For example, on Day 5, if one player in the SE draw is still in doubles, then the SE draw will only play one round of singles that day. This means it is possible that some of the consolation finals will be on Saturday, Aug 8.
Schedule is subject to change if weather is an
SCHOOL BEGINS IN SOME LOCAL SCHOOLS ON WEDNESDAY. BE SURE TO ALLOW EXTRA TIME FOR TRAFFIC!
All the information on this webpage is very important. Please read before emailing questions! Most answers can be found on this page.
Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta
5750 Windward Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Click more info for online reservation, phone and other information.
If the rooms get filled at the Marriott, the overflow hotel is the Hampton Inn and Suites/Alpharetta-Windward, 16785 Old Morris Road, Alpharetta, GA 30004. The rate is $69.00 for Friday, 7/31/15 and Saturday, 8/1/15. From Sunday to Thursday, the rate increases to $129.00 per night. To reserve a room call 678-393-0990.
Thursday, 7/02, 11:59 AM Eastern
Go to the Tournament website and find "EDIT
REGISTRATION" on the right side of your screen then "Withdraw".
From there you can withdraw. If you do not know your Confirmation #, click
"Locate Confirmation No." just below "Withdraw" .
Withdrawal after Thursday,
7/02, 11:59 AM Eastern Time
There will be NO refunds after this date! You must fax or
email your withdrawal along with the reason for the withdrawal. Do NOT call to withdraw. The email address is email@example.com. You will NOT receive a
Withdrawals after Thursday, 7/02, 11:59 AM Eastern Time must provide a written medical
excuse for injury or
illness to the referee, prior to the last day of the tournament. For personal circumstance, a detailed explanation should be submitted
to the referee who will decide if this is an excusable personal circumstance.
Once the draw is made players will
not be removed from the draw if an alternate is not available.
Withdrawal AFTER the
tournament begins, 8/02
You must see the trainer and notify the Head Referee in person. Do NOT call the tournament
desk to withdraw. Unless you speak to the Head Referee IN PERSON, leaving the
tournament will be counted as a "No Show".
Please click "more info" for more information
concerning withdrawal and refunds.
DOUBLES DRAW AND TIMES
8/02 The doubles draw and times for Sunday will be posted by 10 am Sunday. Matches will not begin before 1:00 pm. Times will be dependent on singles matches and recovery time.
Doubles times for each day will be posted by 10 am so that we can schedule around singles matches.
Players may be trying to contact you concerning doubles. Please check out the Facebook Group for communications. Thank you.
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HIGH-TECH TENNIS VIDEO SERVICES
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Website: www.high-techtennis.com THANK YOU FOR HELPING US HELP JUNIOR TENNIS PLAYERS ACHIEVE THEIR RECRUITING & TRAINING GOALS
FACEBOOK GROUP for DOUBLES
A face book group has been created
to help players communicate to find a doubles partner. Do not post your phone
numbers or email addresses. Click on "more info" to connect to the
ORDERED ALTERNATE LIST
Ordered alternate list is posted above under Tournament Reports.
1. If your name is not listed, you were not on your section's endorsement list. We will maintain an unpublished list of these entrants to go to if we run out of endorsed alternates. Sections will still have to give an endorsement at that time for you to be accepted.
2. Please note that only 120 players were selected, leaving positions for 8 or less wildcards. If no wildcards or fewer than 8 are selected then the next alternates on the Ordered Alternate List will be moved into the singles competitors. You will be contacted to give your credit card information at that time.
3. Wildcards will be selected by the middle of July 14th week.
Thank you for your patience as we complete this part of the selection process.
BE PREPARED for the GEORGIA HEAT and HUMIDITY
Click on "more info" concerning heat and humidity.
DOUBLES ENTRY AND PAIRINGS
AFTER THE SINGLES SELECTIONS ARE MADE, PLEASE CHECK THE
DOUBLES COMPETITOR LIST FOR YOUR NAME and partner.
If you SHOULD be entered and your name IS NOT present, email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you SHOULD NOT be entered and your name IS present, email email@example.com
If you should be
paired with someone specific, email firstname.lastname@example.org . BOTH players must confirm the
TO BETTER COMMUNICATE WITH PLAYERS, PARENTS, AND COACHES, WE WOULD LIKE
EVERYONE TO JOIN THE RAIN OUT GROUP. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW:
Go to www.rainedout.net
. Enter HELTON TENNIS
in the search box. Click on the name HELTON TENNIS. Follow
instructions to register your phone number.
Enter the validation code sent to your phone. Select G12 National Championship . Instantly receive rain out
information to your phone via text. Information about rain
delays will also be posted on the tournament website
USTA RELEASE AND MEDICAL RELEASE
check-in PLAYERS are required to submit a signed USTA Release form. If a parent is not traveling with the player,
PARENTS should print a copy of the USTA release to send with THE PLAYER by clicking "more info". The form
will be available on-site for those traveling with a parent or legal guardian.
GENERAL INFORMATION - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 11:59AM EASTERN TIME ON THURSDAY,
JULY 2, 2015
This is a National Level 1 Tournament
Draw Size is 128 for singles and 64 for doubles. Singles
will be a Compass Draw. Doubles will be single elimination.
Email the Referee with general tournament questions and
regarding alternates and withdrawals –
Matches will be played at the Windward Lake Club. Windward Courts will be available at 7 AM for
warm-ups. Courts will be cleared at 7:45 for 8 AM matches.
courts are listed on the Windward Lake Club website.
Courts 13-16 at
Windward are reserved for Club members. Please do not ask to use these
For East Draw singles and the Doubles draw, there will be a
Playoff for 3rd and 4th places. A Gold Draw will determine 5th and 6th place
and the Silver Draw will played for losers in the round of 16 in the East
Draw. In non-East Draws, awards will be
given to the winners.
Match formats: All East draw singles
matches will be the best of three tie-break sets All non-East Draw
singles will be 2 tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match tiebreak in lieu of the
Doubles: Semifinals, Final, and playoff will play the Best of 3 TieBreak Sets. All other doubles
will play 2 Tiebreak Sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of the 3rd
The official ball of the tournament is Wilson US
No housing is provided.
Any T-shirts must be plain or tennis related.
The bottom of your Shirt must touch the top of your Skirt
or Shorts while standing upright-shoulders back.
Skirts and shorts must be worn appropriately above the
Extremely short shorts are not allowed.
The Windward Lake Club uses conduct rules above and
beyond those enforced by the USTA.
Players are required to abide by these facility rules of
behavior on and off of the court.
The list below indicates the Facility Behavior
• No use
of the word "suck" or any form of the word, spoken or spelled.
• No use
of expressions of frustrations with references to deities (i.e. "Oh My
God", "Jesus", "Jesus Christ", "Christ",
"God") either spoken or spelled.
• No use
of "freaking", "frigging", or "fricking" or
variations of such words either spoken or spelled.
cell phones are allowed on court **and we ask that all spectators please have
their phones on vibrate when courtside. Please be considerate of all players
and use your phones away from the courts. **EXCEPTION: PLAYERS MAY USE PHONE ON COURT TO CALL COACH DURING THE 3 MINUTE BREAK BETWEEN 2ND SET AND MATCH TIEBREAK FOR 3RD SET.
unsportsmanlike conduct by players, parents, coaches, or other spectators will
Smoking anywhere on the premises. Premises includes parking lots, bathrooms,
and anywhere within 30 feet of a tennis court.
7/02, THU - Entries close 11:59 A.M. EASTERN TIME. NO REFUNDS
AFTER THIS TIME AND DATE. Late entries
will be accepted by EMAIL or FAX only.
7/07, TUE- Ordered Alternate Report will be posted, if not
7/24, FRI - Alternates will be given 8 hours to respond
before the next alternate is contacted
7/26, SUN - Alternates will only be given 4 hours to respond
before the next alternate is contacted
7/27, MON - Singles Draw will be made at noon.
7/28, TUES - First alternate reached by phone will have 1
hour to decide before the next alternate is contacted
7/30, THU - First Match Times posted by Noon
8/01 SAT - Mandatory Check-In at the Windward Lake Club
-3:00 pm until 5:00 pm
8/01 SAT - Mandatory Player Meeting at 5:30 pm at the Windward
Lake Club. Draws will be distributed and posted on Tennis Link at the end of
8/01 SAT - 7 PM deadline to enter doubles and designate
8/02 SUN- Doubles draws will be posted by NOON
8/02 SUN - 8:00am Play begins – 1 rounds of singles and 1 round of
Please see the Tentative Schedule for other events of the
SECTION QUOTAS FOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
This tournament is a 128 compass draw. Please click on "more
info" to see the quotas for each Section.
METHOD OF ENTRY
Players must enter using TennisLink. Please note that if
you are not selected in the initial selection, your credit card is not
If you are selected from the alternates list, you will
need to provide your credit card information to the tournament.
ENTERING 2 AGE DIVISIONS IN NATIONAL CHPS
Please click "more info" for information about
entering two age divisions.
PLAYER ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY
Players who meet the U.S. or residency requirements, the
USTA age eligibility requirements, and membership requirements (current USTA
membership) may enter.
Players must be endorsed by their Section to be
selected for the tournament as a competitor or alternate.
SELECTION PROCESS FOR USTA NATIONAL CHPS
Please click on "more info" for the selection
INFORMATION FOR ALTERNATES
It is your responsibility to notify the referee of your most
current contact information. The tournament will use the phone numbers or email
address provided to TennisLink to notify you of the opportunity to enter. If you did not provide this info in Tennis
Link, please email your contact info to email@example.com.Credit
cards of alternates are not charged by Tennis Link.
ORDERED ALTERNATES REPORT
After the selection process is completed, applicants not
selected will be placed on the tournament alternate list. The Tournament Committee shall prepare a list
of those players with timely entries not accepted into the main draw and/or qualifier draw that appear on
the Sectional Endorsement Lists. No other players are eligible to be
Alternate Ordering Procedure
Alternates will be ordered using the National Standings List
used to accept players into the draw as follows:
1) Applicants with
timely entries, but not selected, are ordered based on the National Standing
List used for selection into the draw.
2) On time entrants not on the
National Standing List are ordered by lot.
3) Endorsed players or winners of June Sectional Championships who
entered late, are listed BELOW timely entrants in order entry request was received.
Players of any standing who apply
after the entry deadline will be added to the bottom of the list.
POINT OF NO RETURN
If you have reached the "point of no
return" for traveling, please be courteous and withdraw from the
alternates list. We understand that some of you may not be able to come at a
moments notice, even if a spot opens. As long as you are on the Alternates by
Event Report, we assume you can still attend.
Replacing a player before the draw is made:
The tournament committee shall replace a player who was
accepted as part of a Section's quota with the next player on the Section's
endorsement list. The tournament committee shall replace a player who was NOT
accepted as part of a Section's quota with the next highest remaining
Replacing of Player After
Draw is Made, but Before the Completion of the 1st
The tournament committee shall replace a player after the
draw is made, but before the completion of the 1st round with the next highest
No Replacement of Players
is Made After the Completion of the 1st Round:
players are replaced in the draw after the completion of the 1st round. For
example, a player who wins their 1st round, but cannot play their 2nd round due
to injury, is NOT replaced with an alternate.
If an alternate is offered a spot in the draw, you will need
to provide your credit card information.
Your acceptance is not final until the entry fee has been paid AND we
have written confirmation by email that you accept the position. The entry fee
DOUBLES SELECTION PROCESS
The following players are eligible to enter the doubles
1) Singles Players on the Competitors List
2) Singles Alternates who appear on a Sectional Endorsement
3) USTA National Open Doubles Qualifiers
with doubles-only endorsements.
No other players are eligible to play
Please register online for doubles with a partner, if
On-Site Doubles sign up will end on SATURDAY, August 1, at
Please note that you are
responsible for entering or withdrawing from doubles, as well as, finding a
At the mandatory check-in you will be asked to confirm your doubles
status & partner.
After the meeting on SATURDAY, 8/01 we give players
an opportunity to meet others who are not paired. Please understand if there is
an odd number of unpaired players, there is no guarantee you will have a
Any alternates or wildcards selected to play
singles will have to notify the tournament if you want to play
Please click "more info" for information
concerning doubles selection.
Court Time for Saturday 8/01
2 walk up practice courts on site at no charge (first come first served).
Hitting sessions are available at Windward Lake
Club for $25 per 1/2 hour. Reservations are made by calling individual
pros. See the front desk.
are other practice courts listed and directions provided on the Windward Lake
Club website under Tennis-Tournaments that are available on a first come first
serve basis at no cost. Windward Pros will have priority for the courts
at Webb Bridge Middle School.
Click more info for directions to practice courts.
REST BREAKS AFTER SPLIT SETS
3 minute rest break
before a match tiebreak for the 3rd set. Coaching is permitted during the 3-minute rest period and must take place on court or in an area
adjacent to the court designated by an official. Coaching may take place using
a cell phone or other communication device. The device must be turned off and stowed at the conclusionof the 3-minute rest
period. Penalty for lateness starting play after the 3 minutes is first a time
violation, followed by a code violation.
10 minute rest
break before a full 3rd set. Players
may leave the court area for coaching.
Penalty for being late to court 0-5 minutes is loss of 1 game. Any lateness beyond 5 minutes is default.
Seeding Method: The
Computerized List Method of seeding will be used for the tournament. Refer to
Table 18, page 174 in 2014 Friend at Court for the seeding criteria.
The July 23, 2014 National Singles Seeding List and National Individual Doubles Seeding
List will be used for the seeding process.
MATCH FORMAT for Singles and Doubles
Singles: All East draw singles matches will be the best of three
All non-East Draw singles, Gold Draw and Silver Draw
for the East will be 2 tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match tiebreak in lieu of
the 3rd set
Doubles: Semifinals, Final, and playoff will be
the Best of 3 TieBreak Sets. All other rounds of doubles will be 2 Tiebreak
Sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of the 3rd set.
There will be a trainer on site at the Windward Lake Club
during matches. By law, trainers are not allowed to distribute any medicine,
even to adults. Please bring your own Tylenol, Advil, Sinus Medicine, etc.
Plan on HOT temperatures and start hydrating early in the
week before the tournament. Temperatures could be 80-100 degrees, so be
prepared for the heat and humidity.
If you have an injury or illness, we strongly suggest
that you see the trainer. If you need to withdraw due to injury or illness, the
process will be much smoother if we have confirmation from the trainer.
The SINGLES event is a “Compass
Draw”, which means ALL PLAYERS will play at least four singles
matches, regardless of whether they win or lose.
At the end of round 1:
winners go east
losers go west.
At the end of round
east losers go north
west losers go south.
At the end of round
east losers go northeast
north losers go northwest
west losers go southwest
south losers go southeast.
At the end of round 4
(round of 16):
losers are out of the tournament unless playing in the east
losers in the east will enter the Silver Draw Championship.
At the end of round 5
losers are out of the tournament unless playing in the east
losers in the east will enter the Gold Draw Championship.
At the end of round 6
losers are out of the tournament unless playing in the east
losers in the east will play for 3rd and 4th
winners play the finals on each draw sheet.
FORMAT FOR EAST DRAW LOSERS
The Silver Draw for the East will be composed of the 8 losers from the
round of 16 matches. The Gold Draw for the East will be composed of the 4
losers from the Quarter Final Matches.
Finalist and winner of the Gold Draw will be 5th and 6th place finishers
for the tournament. FORMAT OF MATCHES: Match tie break in lieu of the third
may check in during Tournament Registration on Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., OR
contact the referee to place your name on the On-Site list.
On Sunday, on-site alternates must check with
the Referee 30 minutes before the first match time and should be prepared to
play if a spot becomes available.
If there is more than one on-site
alternate, available spots will be filled according to the published ordered
On Site Alternates MUST be endorsed by their section.
Players are expected
to follow The Code. If you've never read it, please do so.
FIRST MATCH TIMES POSTED on Thursday 7/30/15, Noon
First match times are posted under REPORTS: "Match Schedule Info- FIRST MATCH TIMES"
FYI for POOL USE
Anyone under the age
of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
You must enter online! All players must be USTA endorsed.
Compass draw singles and Single elimination doubles. Goodie bags,
complimentary passes to aquatic center, training camps and hitting
sessions available to all entrants.
Players are selected from a variety of National Lists and generally require Section endorsement.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, July 2, 2015 11:59:00 AM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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