Events - Alternates by Event
FCC- Florence Country Club
FTC- Florence Tennis Center
EBZ- Ebnezer Tennis Center
WFHS- West Florence Tennis Courts
Florence Country Club - FCC 538 Fairway Dr. Florence, SC 29501
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
South Florence High School 3200 South Irby Street Florence, SC 29505
Timrod Park- Timrod Park Dr Florence, SC 29505 (3 courts)
Check in: Friday 8/14 @ 4:00pm, Florence Country Club 538 Fairway Dr. Florence, SC 29501. All players must check in 30 minutes before first scheduled match. Draws and first schedule matches will be posted 8/13 by 10:00am.
Withdraws of any kind from the Pepsi 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.
Doubles are Closed. The tournament is no longer taking late Entries.
Format: 8 game pro set, single elimination. Tournament players that sign up in
singles and doubles must play in the same age division, NO EXCEPTIONS. The Tournament will not assign or match any
doubles teams. The Tournament will advertise your contact information on the tournament
web site if you are looking for a partner. The First Two Rounds of Doubles Matches
will start on Friday 8/14 @ 4:30pm.
Players Looking for Double Team
Nina Lavelle (Girls 12) Cell: (704) 502-7570 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rainie Heck (Girls 18) Email: email@example.com
Samantha Hogan (Girls 16) Cell: 676-571-0507
Liam Beckler (Boys 12) Phone: 843-540-1816 Email: Mlg120@aol.com
Alex Horn (Boys 14) Phone: 859-552-3081
Ayaz Patel (Boys 14) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kat Stricklin (Girls 12) Phone: 803-422-2739
Mathew Rundle (Boys 14) Phone: 678-495-8313
Andrew Rundle (Boys 12) Phone: 678-495-8313
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. Boys and Girls 10s will play on the 60 foot court using Orange Low Compression Balls and 25" racquet. In the event of inclement weather, match format is subject to change.
BOYS AND GIRLS 10s FORMAT AND SCORING
For Boys and Girls 10 and under, the required scoring format for singles shall be the best of two short sets (first to four and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) for the third. They will play on a court size of 60 feet with orange low compression balls. Players must use 25" junior racquets.
Because this is a Level 3 STA Event the following Selection Process is being used: Top 32 players applying from the USTA/Southern latest standings list. For Boys and Girls 12-18: 28 players from this age group will be selected and up to 4 players from the younger age group who are eligible from the younger age group, who have a standing in the top 40 of the younger age group, and are not in the selected 28, will be selected. The names of the player who have been selected will appear as competitors. Aternates are listed in the report section. Do not refer to the alternates on the far left side of the web page after competitors have been listed. (That list is not updated). Players are allowed to enter two divisions with these guidelines: #1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for will automatically be selected to the older age division.They are removed from the other age division. #2. Players not selected to either divisions would remain on the alternates' lists for both divisions but would be obligated to play the division they first get in from the alternates' list. They would be removed from the alternate list in the other division. #3. Players selected to one age division woud be removed from the alternates' list of the division they were not selected. #4. Once a player is selected for any one division no changes can be made.
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, 6,7,10,11,14,15,18,19,22,23,26,27,30,31
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player prior to their first match. Please download, complete, and bring signed form to expedite player check-in. more info
Courtyard Marriott 843-662-7066 - TELL THEM YOU ARE PLAYING IN THE PEPSI OPEN!!! more info
FLORENCE HILTON GARDEN INN
Florence Hilton Garden Inn 843-432-3001 - TELL THEM YOU ARE PLAYING IN THE PEPSI OPEN!!! more info
Copy and Paste Link For Reservations or Click "more info":
SPRINGHILL SUITES MARRIOTT
SpringHill Suites Marriott 843-317-9050 - TELL THEM YOU ARE PLAYING IN THE PEPSI OPEN!!! more info
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.
CRITERIA FOR 11 AND UNDER GREEN BALL STA LEVEL 3 EVENTS:
January 1 to September 1 is a “grace period” where players have the opportunity
to play green ball or yellow to try to reach a 12 & under standing of 300.
After September 1, all players aged 11 & under will be required to play
green ball to reach the benchmark of 300 in the 12U Division. If the player
reaches 300 in the middle of the month, they are still eligible to enter any
tournament whose deadline is within that month.
Once a player reaches the top 300 of the 12U division, they are ineligible for
green ball play in Southern L3 tournaments. Players will still be eligible for
their State’s 12 & under green if they do not feel comfortable with the
When the top 300 benchmark is reached, players will be added to the 11U Green Ineligible List: Top 300
Benchmark Players, which can be found here.
5. Points for the 11 & under Green division
will be awarded STA L4 Points for the Feed In Thru Quarterfinals table, which
can be found here.
South Carolina Tournament Level 2
Southern Tournament Level 3
Please take the time to fill out our tournament survey.
Sportsmanship Responsibilities: All parents are encouraged complete the "Parenting My Champion" sportsmanship video before their player participates in this level tournament.
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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