Match Schedule Info - First SINGLES AND DOUBLES Match Times
Thanks to all players for a great tournament and for all who stayed to play!
Congratuilations to the following for receiving the Sportsmanship Award:
LINDSEY DIXON from Savannah and BLAKE HILSEN from Cumming
Tournament Update Monday
8:30 am Update: FOG still! Delay 2 hours from posted match time.
7 am Monday. No rain, but courts are wet because of fog. Delayed 1 hour from posted match time.
12:20 pm All Sunday matches postponed until Monday. We intend to finish all singles matches on Monday and Tuesday. New match times will be posted by 7pm.
12pm update: 6 hour delay from all posted times. Final decision about Sunday matches at 2 pm.
We are now in a 5 hour delay from all posted times. Doubles has been cancelled for the tournament.
We will update again at noon.
Please be reminded that the tournament will continue thru the Tuesday, if we are not able to play today.
MONDAY MATCH TIMES POSTED 6:15pm
New match times/locations are posted for Monday.
Format:BG12-14- best of 2 tiebreak sets with a Match Tiebreak in lieu of the 3rd set.
BG10- no changes.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Looking forward to a GREAT day of tennis tomorrow!
Thanks to all for your patience and understanding!
SUNDAY NEW MATCH TIMES POSTED 4:15pm
BG12 and BG14 will play a match tiebreak for the 3rd set.
NEW MATCH TIMES POSTED 7AM SATURDAY
7am: New match times have been posted for Saturday. Be sure to check YOUR time. Don't assume based on the old time.
Sunday 6:25am Light sprinkle at this time. Delayed 2 hours from posted match time. Will update again by 8 am.
No devaotional service at 7.
6:12 pm update: All matches are cancelled for Saturday. New match times for Sunday will be posted by 5pm today.
9am update: 4 hour delay from posted match time. Spaghetti Bar is still on from 11am - 1 pm for players. Please come!
6:40 am Due to the humidity, courts will not be playable before 10am. New match times will be posted by 7:30am.
Next update at 9 am.
6:20 am Saturday update: currently not raining at BRTC or FTC. Will update again at 7 am.
We will not make a call on Saturday matches until 6:30am Saturday.
If you have not joined the Rainout,net please do so to receive text messages. This may be a difficult weekend to play, but we intend to get the matches in. The tournament is sanctioned thru Tuesday. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we will be dong the best we can to complete the tournament.
Registration Friday Night
We will be at BRTC for registration until 7:00 pm due to the rain and darkness. If you were not able to register on Friday, please come early on Saturday.morning.
DRAWS POSTED 10:45am Friday
10:45am Friday Draws have been posted. Sunday and Monday matches times have not been posted at this time. See Tentative Schedule below for other days.
HOW TO GET RAIN INFORMATION
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 GA AL OPEN group. Instantly receive rain out
information to your phone via text. Information about rain
delays will also be posted on the tournament website.
FIRST MATCH TIMES POSTED (4:35 PM Wed)
First match times for singles and doubles are posted above under Tournament Reports. We will play 2 rounds of doubles on Saturday. If you have any questions about match times, please email the referee at email@example.com .
BG16 AND BG18 TOURNAMENT IN DOTHAN AL
PLEASE GO TO THE
FOLLOWING LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION
WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
withdrawals after the entry deadline should be in writing and the reason for
the withdrawal given sent to the referee at firstname.lastname@example.org .
On or BEFORE Sunday, March 20, 11:59pm, please withdraw on the website.
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 #, then click "Locate
Comfirmation" just below "Withdraw". Your credit card will not be
charged and no reason for the withdrawal is necessary.
AFTER Sunday, March 20 at 11:59pm, withdrawing players should email the
referee at email@example.com stating the reason for the withdrawal.
NO refund will be given if a player withdraws after 11:59pm, Sunday, March
GA/AL JUNIOR OPEN hosted by GA andAL
Junior Open State Championships will be played at 2 locations simultaneously.
The BG 10-14’s will be hosted in Bainbridge, GA and the BG16-18’s will be
hosted in Dothan Alabama.
This is a STA Level 4 event and is a Level 2 State Championship event for all
age divisions for both Alabama and Georgia thru a cooperative agreement with
both States Junior Competition Committees.
GA players playing in the Alabama
hosted event will receive State Championship credit as well as Alabama players
playing in the Georgia event.
Please complete the medical release form (click MORE INFO) and bring with you to the tournament.
For BG10 BG12 and BG14:
Check -in for the tournament is Friday at Bill Reynolds Tennis Center from
3:00pm-9:00pm. If you are not able to check-in Friday at Bill Reynolds Tennis Center, please contact the tournament director.
Player Lunch and lounge
Come join us for a player lunch upstairs in the player lounge. We will have a spaghetti bar with all the fixings. Food will be available 11:00-1:00 for the players.
Easter Egg Hunt- Starts at 8 am Satrurday. Come on out to BRTC! Posted 7:45am Sat
Easter Eggs will be hidden throughout the BRTC facility. Players must return unopened egg to facility desk to claim their prize. A player may only claim one prize. Prizes range from candy, chocolate bunnies, tennis bags and a Wilson Burn Racket.
Based on 32 draw size in Singles and 16 draw
size for Doubles:
Saturday – 1st round Doubles followed by 2 rounds Main draw singles and 1st
round Consolation followed by a second round of doubles
Sunday – SF round Doubles, 3 rounds of consolation singles, 2 rounds Main draw
singles, F round Doubles
Monday – 2 rounds of consolation singles, F and 3/4 playoff
Main draw singles
Tuesday – Rain day
For draws of 16: Matches will conclude on Sunday, weather permitting.
BG10 will conclude on Saturday, weather permitting.
Please note that the Consolation will be played through the finals.
There is not a 3/4 playoff for doubles.
BG10, BG12, and BG14 will
be playing in Bainbridge.
BHS will be used
for practice courts unless needed for matches.
Click on More Info below
for map of area.
All sites can be accessed
from Shotwell Street.
Below are the addresses
for each site:
Bill Reynolds Tennis
Floyd Tennis Center (FTC)
1301 Miluli Ave
Potter Street Tennis
601 Potter St. Bainbridge GA
Bainbridge High School
One Bearcat Blvd
Click More Info for
interactive map of area
SCORING REGULATIONS / FORMAT OF PLAY
For BG 14:
All main draw SINGLES matches will be best of
three tiebreak sets. New balls will be provided for the third set.
All main draw SINGLES matches will be best of 2 tiebreak sets. A match tiebreak will be played for the 3rd set. No new balls for the tiebreak.
BG12 and BG14:
All Consolation matches will be 2
Tiebreak sets. A match tie-break will be played at 1 set all (10 points by 2).
Format for main and consolation will be Short sets, no ad scoring. A set tiebreak(7pt) will be played at 1 set all. Play will
be on 60 foot courts, using orange balls and rackets 25 inches or less.
The consolation will be a full
feed-in through the quarterfinals. Consolation will end at the semis.
There will be a playoff for third
and fourth places in the main draw singles.
For BG12, 14: DOUBLES matches will be one 8 game Pro Set. A match
tiebreaker (10 points by 2) will be played at 8-all.
For BG10: DOUBLES matches will be one 6-game no-ad set with a seven
(7) point tie-break played at 6-all.
will be determined by the most recent Southern Standing List (March 21).
of section players, consideration will be given for National and Section
Sunday, March 20, 11:59pm - Online Entries and withdrawals with refund close. No
refunds for withdrawals after this date and time.
Monday, March 21 - Selections for on time entries by tournament director by 5
Tuesday, March 22, midnight - Doubles partners must be designated by midnight.
Wednesday, March 23 – draws will be made at 10 am. First match times will be
posted by 9 pm.
Friday, March 25 – Draws will be posted by 3 pm.
for BG12, BG14 will be based on selection criteria of 28 from the age group of
the event and up to 4 from the lower age group who do not get in the first 28,
and who are in the top 40 of the standings in the lower age group at the time
Entry for BG10 will be based on selection criteria of the top 32 players
applying from the latest USTA/Southern standing list.
ENTERING TWO TOURNAMENTS
those on the Alternate List.
Do not enter two tournaments at the same time.
How to avoid Penalties: If you end up on the alternate list, you must withdraw
from the alternate list first and then enter the 2nd event.
LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED
Late entries wiil be accepted at the discretion of the tournament director. Seeding will be done immediately after selections. If a late applicant would affect the seeding they will not be accepted.
We will be playing doubles on the
first day of the tournament.
You must play doubles in the same
age group in which you were accepted for singles.
Please sign up with your partner before the entry deadline.
Once the deadline has passed, email
the referee by Tuesday evening, March 22 at midnight with the name of your
doubles partner and their USTA number.
If you are playing doubles ONLY,
then the fee is $25.00, which is payable at tournament
Parents/ Players can join the Facebook Group to find a partner.
GEORGIA LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT. STA LEVEL 4 TOURNAMENT. CONSOLATION
- FIC Singles & 3/4 Playoffs. Boys/Girls 10s MUST play all
matches on a 60' court with a 25 " racket and use low compression
balls. JR. SUSPENSION POINT SYSTEM IN EFFECT. SIGN UP FOR DOUBLES
ONLINE - Doubles play will start the first day of the tournament.
T-shirts. Scoring format for BG18-12: Singles: Main draw - Regular
scoring (2 out of 3 sets) and Consolation - 2 out of 3 sets with
3rd set match tie-break. Doubles: 8-game pro-sets with a match
tie-break at 8-all. BG10s main draw and consolation - 2 of 3 short
sets (sets to 4) with a 7-point tie-break for the third. Doubles
scoring format for BG10s will be 6-game no-ad set with a seven (7)
point "Match" tie-break played at 6-all. STATE CHAMPIONSHIP - This
is a State Championship tournament.
Refund Policy : Once the deadline expires there will be NO refunds.
In case of inclement weather there will be NO refunds when each
competitor has played at least one match. If not, a credit for one
of our future tournaments will be given.
PLEASE COPY & PASTE ALL LINKS BELOW:
Download your Medical Release Form and bring it with you to the Registration desk.
Submit your Tournament Evaluation Form:https://s.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB228WMWVFDPA?p=WEB228WMWVFDPA
LATE ENTRANTS - USTA Georgia will allow late entrants to be accepted into all USTA GA tournaments, Levels 1-5, in the event that the draw is not full, provided that such late entrants do not affect the seeding and further provided that late entrants do not prevent timely entrants to be accepted into the draw under any circumstances. Accepting late entrants is at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. Seeds must be posted by 12 noon following close of registration. Once draws are posted, the tournament is closed and can no longer accept late entries.
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 Sunday, March 20, 2016 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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