2016 SOUTHERN 10S-EAST SPORTSMANSHIP AWARDS
BY A VOTE OF PARENTS AND OFFICIALS THE 2016 SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS ARE:
GIRLS AWARD, OLIVIA BULL FROM MYRTLE BEACH, SC, AND BOYS AWARD, PALMER BYRNES FROM ATHENS, GA. ****
CONGRATULATIONS TO OLIVIA AND PALMER FOR EXHIBITING GREAT SPORTSMANSHIP DURING THE TOURNAMENT.
IMPORTANT MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE UPDATE-- SINGLES FORMAT UPDATE!
DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE HEAT AND TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND, THE SINGLES FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO NO-AD SCORING FOR THE TOURNAMENT.
DOUBLES WILL BEGIN FRIDAY AT 4:00PM WITH TWO ROUNDS OF PLAY. *****
SINGLES WILL BEGIN SATURDAY 8:30AM WITH TWO ROUNDS OF PLAY FOLLOWED BY ONE ROUND OF DOUBLES. *****
SUNDAY WILL HAVE THE SAME SCHEDULE AS SATURDAY *****
MONDAY WILL HAVE THE REMAINING SINGLES STARTING AT 8:30AM WITH DOUBLES TO FOLLOW IN THE AFTERNOON AFTER THE SINGLES ARE COMPLETED.
IF THERE IS INCLEMENT WEATHER THE MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE OR FORMAT MAY HAVE TO BE ALTERED. *****
PREFERRED TOURNAMENT HOTELS INFORMATION. PLEASE REGISTER FOR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS EARLY, AS THERE ARE OTHER EVENTS IN THE AREA.
1094 Chris Drive
West Columbia, SC
$82.00 + tax
Rates includes breakfast*****
*Holiday Inn & Suites Columbia/Lexington
110 McSwain Drive
West Columbia, SC
Rate: $99.00 + tax
Rate includes breakfast*****
*Wingate by Wyndham Lexington
108 Saluda Pointe Court
Lexington, SC 29072
Rate: $105.00 + tax
Rate includes breakfast. *****
*Holiday Inn Express Harbison
131 Innkeeper Drive
Lexington, SC 29072
Rate: $99.00 + tax
Rate includes breakfast *****
GPS ADDRESS FOR ARRIVING AT CAYCE TENNIS & FITNESS CENTER
Please note that the GPS address for Cayce Tennis &
Fitness Center is Saxe Gotha Road,
Cayce, SC 29033. This address will take you to the stop light in front of Cayce
Tennis & Fitness Center.
CAYCE TENNIS & FITNESS CENTER HOST OF SOUTHERN 10S-EAST
***** THE 2016 SOUTHERN 10S CLOSED-EAST WILL BE
PLAYED AT THE CAYCE TENNIS AND FITNESS CENTER - 1120 FORT CONGAREE TRAIL -
CAYCE, SC - 29033. ***** THIS IS A STATE OF THE ART TENNIS & FITNESS
FACILITY DEVELOPED BY THE LEXINGTON COUNTY RECREATION AND AGING COMMISSION.
***** IT FEATURES DEDICATED 10 AND UNDER TENNIS COURTS, PRO SHOP, FITNESS
CENTER, THE TENNIS CHANNEL, WI-FI, & SNACK BAR. . CALL 803-227-3030 FOR
***** PRACTICE COURTS FOR THE PLAYERS PARTICIPATING IN THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE LEXINGTON COUNTY TENNIS COMPLEX. PLEASE CALL 803-957-7676 TO MAKE A RESERVATION.*****
****BRING PARENT FORM AND MEDICAL RELEASE FORM---REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE*****
***** PARENTS SHOULD NOTE THAT THE 'PARENT '
FORM AND THE 'MEDICAL RELEASE' FORM' ARE REQUIRED FOR PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN
SOUTHERN TENNIS EVENTS. ***** BOTH FORMS MUST BE SIGNED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN AND
SUBMITTED PRIOR TO PLAY.. ****** THE FORMS CAN BE ACCESSED ONLINE AT THE 'MORE
INFO' LINK.*****PARENTS PLEASE BRING THESE FORMS COMPLETED TO SUBMIT AT CHECK
TOURNAMENT LATE ENTRY FEE
“Late Entry Fee -- EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY PLAYERS SIGNING UP FOR A SOUTHERN TOURNAMENT AS A LATE ENTRY WILL BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL $25. THIS POLICY WILL COVER LEVEL 1, 1A AND 2 EVENTS.
TOURNAMENT TIMELINE OF ENTRY & SELECTION DEADLINES
is Sunday, June 5th at 11:59 PM
deadline for Endorsement list to be posted is 8:00 AM EST, Monday, June 6th,
2016. We will accept them anytime earlier as well.
* List of Waived players to Southern,
by Thursday, June 2nd at 5:00 PM.
* Section to have list of Waived
players at same time
* Top four to tournament directors and
Southern by Noon, Monday, June 6th
will be sent a selection list no later than 6:00 PM EST, Monday June 6th,
Director Process to be completed by 10:00 PM EST, Monday, June 6th.
to send list of seeds to tournament by 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, June 7th
posted no later than 5:00 PM, June 7th
* Use State
alternate list to replace players until Noon, Wednesday, June 8th
alternate list posted at Noon, June 8th
match times listed by Noon, June 9th
with match times, posted no later than Noon, June 10th
!!!! ALL PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FRIDAY JUNE 10TH 1:00--3:00PM !!!!
***** ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER, CHECK-IN AND
PLAN TO PLAY FRIDAY JUNE 10TH (NO EXCEPTIONS).
***** ALL PLAYERS SELECTED FOR THE TOURNAMENT SHOULD PLAN TO BE ON SITE
FRIDAY JUNE 10TH TO COMPLETE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION. ***** CHECK-IN WILL BE
FROM 1:00 TO 3:00 PM FRIDAY JUNE 10TH (PARENTS, GUARDIANS AND COACHES MAKE
PLANS FOR THE KIDS TO BE ON TIME, AND CHECK IN BY 3:00 PM-- NO EXCEPTIONS).
BOYS & GIRLS DOUBLES WILL BEGIN AT 4:00 PM. ******
****** BEFORE DOUBLES ON FRIDAY A MANDATORY PLAYER/PARENTS TOURNAMENT
ORIENTATION/WELCOME MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 3:30PM. **** AFTER DOUBLES A PIZZA PARTY WILL BE HELD BEGINNING AT 7:00PM AT
THE CAYCE TENNIS CENTER HOSPITALITY TENT.***** SINGLES WILL BEGIN SATURDAY MORNING 8:30 AM. *****
SOUTHERN 10S EAST - STATES
THE SOUTHERN 10S EAST CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING
STATES: GEORGIA, NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
PLAYERS IN THESE STATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTHERN 10S
**** SINGLES AND DOUBLES FORMATS OF PLAY
***** THE SOUTHERN 10S--EAST FORMAT FOR SINGLES WILL
BE A COMPASS DRAW. ***** EACH MATCH WILL BE TWO SHORT SETS, REGULAR SCORING
-- FIRST TO 4 GAMES BY A MARGIN OF TWO GAMES, WITH A 7 POINT TIEBREAK GAME IF
TIED AT 4-4 IN THE SET. A 7 POINT MATCH TIEBREAK WILL BE PLAYED IN LIEU OF A
**** NO AD SCORING MAY BE USED IF EXTREME WEATHER
***** DOUBLES WILL BE A 32 COMPASS DRAW. EACH MATCH WILL BE ONE NO AD SET, FIRST TO 6 GAMES BY 2 GAMES, WITH A 7 POINT TIEBREAK IF 6-6 IN THE
SET. ***** PLAYERS MAY PLAY FOUR OR MORE MATCHES IN A FULL COMPASS DRAW. ******
*** ALL PLAYERS ENTERED EXPECTED TO PLAY SINGLES & DOUBLES***
***** DOUBLES PLAY IS A FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT OF
THE USTA 10 AND UNDER DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH TENNIS. **** DOUBLES IS FUN FOR THE
PLAYERS, AND POPULAR WITH PARENTS. *****ALL PLAYERS SELECTED TO PLAY IN
SOUTHERN 10 AND UNDER EAST TOURNAMENT ARE EXPECTED TO PLAY DOUBLES AS WELL AS
SINGLES. ***** PLAYERS MAY ENTER ONLINE UNTIL ENTRY DEADLINE. ****
AFTER JUNE 5TH PLAYERS MUST INDICATE PARTNERS TO THE TOURNAMENT VIA EMAIL BY
THURSDAY JUNE 09TH AT 12 Noon. *****
PLEASE NOTE: NO PETS ARE ALLOWED AT CAYCE TENNIS & FITNESS CENTER
LEXINGTON COUNTY RECREATION AND AGING COMMISSION POLICY
DOES NOT ALLOW PETS AT THE CAYCE TENNIS AND FITNESS CENTER. ALL VISITORS AND
PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUESTED TO RESPECT THIS POLICY.
Entries and Selections: Southern Tournaments. All players must
enter through the TennisLink Online Registration. Players may enter
only one division even though each age division is at a different
site and listed as a separate tournament on the schedule. Entries
are chosen by the Tournament Director when Registration Closes.
Players are billed the registration fee once they are chosen for
the event. Players not selected are placed on the Alternates
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, June 05, 2016 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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