TOURNAMENT DATES UPDATE!!! THE 2016 HUNTINGTON BEACH OPEN WILL BE PLAYED ON ONE WEEKEND ONLY AUGUST 12-14!!!
**********CHECK DRAWS REGULARLY!! **********
Please check draws regularly up to and including the day of your match in case corrections are made to the schedule.....
****ALL PLAYERS CHECK IN AT YOUR PLAYING SITE****
***PLAYING SITES & ABBREVIATIONS***
(PSCC) Pacific Sands Cabana Club 8141 Atlanta Ave. Huntington Beach 92646, (SCTC) SeaCliff Tennis Club 6501 Palm Ave. Huntington Beach 92648, (TTC) The Tennis Club 1602 E. Coast Hwy. Newport Beach 92660 (enter off Irvine Terrace).
OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT BALL
The ProPenn Marathon Ball will be the ball used for NTRP & Open Divisions
MATCH FORMAT & SCORING
All matches played will be 2 out of 3 with in lieu of the third set, a super-tiebreaker will be played (the first to 10 points win by 2). The finals will be 2 out of 3 sets with NO more than 5 minute break between 2nd and 3rd sets. The tournament committee reserves the right to modify scoring, such as no-ad scoring, or event format at their discretion.
All players must wear proper tennis attire. Tennis shoes required, no black-marking soles. No sleeveless tennis shirts or tank tops.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTES * Please read prior to registering
Registration is done ONLINE ONLY! You will need a valid credit card and current USTA # for yourself and your partner. During the doubles registration process you MUST check the payment box (REGISTER BOX) to the right of the event you wish to play, AND FOR YOUR PARTNER(S) AS WELL.
If you are playing one doubles event, you will have 2 REGISTER BOXES
CHECKED, two doubles events, 4 BOXES WILL BE CHECKED, 1 Doubles and 1
Singles (open), 3 BOXES WILL BE CHECKED. The total fee for Open doubles
is $70 per event and $45 for singles (plus online fees). The total fee
for NTRP doubles is $60 per event and $40 for singles (plus online fees). If you fail to do this only half of the entry will be paid and your entry will be incomplete. Incomplete or split entries WILL NOT
be accepted in the draw. Please make sure that you avoid this common
mistake and assure that your fees are correct prior to finalizing your
registration process. We really appreciate your help with this matter.
REGISTRATION ** Please Provide Phone Number and Email address
Due to policy from the USTA's legal department, tournament directors
will not be given access to phone numbers and email addresses of the
tournament participants UNLESS THE PLAYER ENTERS their contact information at the time of event registration. DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION
we will not be able to contact you for any reason, including
withdrawals, defaults, byes, rain delays, etc. Your cooperation in
providing this data will ensure that we can communicate necessary
information to you.
RATINGS FOR PARTICIPATION
Players cannot play below USTA NTRP rating. If a player does not have a USTA
rating, then they must play at or above their club rating. All ratings
are subject to verification. Non-disclosure or false information
regarding a player's rating will result in disqualification and
forfeiture of entry fee at any time during the tournament. The rating
Committee reserves the right to reclassify or disqualify any player or
team, regardless of their club rating, or SELF USTA NTRP rating
if determined to be overqualified for the division they enter (even
during the tournament). Classification of the stronger player will
determine the classification of a doubles team. NTRP events are open to players 19 years or older, Junior players 18 years and under must participate in the Open Division. PLEASE
REVIEW THE NTRP REFERENCE TABLE - GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED ACCORDING
TO PLAYER EXPERIENCE ESPECIALLY FOR COLLEGIATE PLAYERS IN THE NTRP
PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN TWO (2) EVENTS * NO SPLIT ENTRIES
Players are limited to two (2) events. YOU MUST PLAY IN THE SAME DIVISION (NO SPLIT EVENTS).
Players participating in doubles need to make sure that they pay the
full doubles fee (no split entries - as mentioned above information).
PLAYERS THAT REGISTER INCORRECTLY WILL BE NOTIFIED BY E-MAIL PRIOR TO
THE DEADLINE DATE- FAILURE TO CORRECT YOUR ENTRY MISTAKES WILL RESULT IN
THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE REPLACING, REMOVING OR DROPPING INCOMPLETE
ENTRY- No Split Division
Players are limited to two events in the same division, except for Open
Divisions (5.5) & NTRP (5.0), past winners (below 5.0) of the
Huntington Beach Open (4.5) & below are not eligible to play the
same event and the same division with the same partner. Winners from
2012 (4.5 & below) may defend their title only if they play with a
different partner (they can not play down). Otherwise, the winning team
must move up to the next level of play. Each event must have a minimum
of 8 teams or the event may be cancelled. Entry fee will be refunded.
WITHDRAWING OR MAKING CHANGES TO YOUR ENTRY
If entries have not yet closed, a player may withdraw or make changes to their entry by going to the tournament USTA TennisLink Home Page (the page you're on). Once in the system, go to the "Edit Registration"
on the right hand side of the screen. Select the option that you wish
to perform (withdraw, change partner, etc.). You will need your
confirmation number from your original registration to withdraw.
Because credit cards are not charged until the entry deadline closes, no
refund needs to be made. Now you can re-register if you wish to change
your event(s) or partner(s). If you cannot locate your confirmation
number, you will need to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the tournament
director. Entry fees will not be refunded after entries close or due to
rain. We recommend that an alternate be substituted in place of the
player(s) who can not attend. Please note that any substitution(s) must
be cleared by the tournament director if the seeding has been
Come and play in our 55th Annual tournament. This is one of the
oldest traditional tennis tournaments in Orange County. ---ALL
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE USTA MEMBERS!-- ---"DOUBLES TEAM PAYMENTS MUST
BE IN FULL, NO SPLIT ENTRIES"
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 651755016 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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