Revised Schedule for Thursday - 11/10/2016
Thank you for your support and understanding during our efforts to cope with the weather issue at hand. We appreciate your patience:
55 & 65 Singles matches: If you were on court or waiting to go on court for your Wednesday singles match, report at 8:00 am
75 - All Wednesday scheduled singles matches, report at 8:00 am
80 Doubles matches: Florida vs Texas and Southern Cal vs New England: report to play at 8:30 am
Practice Court Availability - Contact Mary Lynn Gayler, TD:
Tennis is quite busy in San Antonio with tournaments every weekend; therefore, if your team is needing practice courts during your early arrival, please contact Mary Lynn Gayler, Tournament Director, directly as she will be able to assist you with times and availability of courts. Her work number is (210) 735-3069 and e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 TOURNAMENT PACKET OF INFORMATION:
The tournament packet of information for the team captains has been e-mailed to those captains that were on the 2015 list plus new captains that have already been identified along with USTA Section contacts. If you have not received this important information, please e-mail me immediately and I will send you a copy. To view a printable copy of the tournament information packet, click on more information next to the end of this line..
FORMAT OF PLAY:
The 2016 USTA National Women's Intersectional Team Event to be held in San Antonio, TX:
The format for play is as follows:
>Women's 80 event: 1 Singles and 2 Doubles per team match. The minimum number for Women's 80 team will be 4 and the maximum number of players allowed remains at 6.. This is being done to allow more players on a team to be available to play thus hedging against defaults due to injury and conditioning. This is to promote play!
>Women's 75 event: 2 Singles and 2 Doubles per team match. The minimum number of players is 4 and the maximum number is 6.
>Women's 35, 45, 55, and 65 events: 3 singles and 2 doubles per team match.The minimum number of players is 4 and the maximum number is 7.
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport - Official Tournament Hotel
This year, the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Airport is the OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT HOTEL in San Antonio and is offering special rates for the tournament participants for their fully refreshed guest suites and public space located just half a mile away from San Antonio International Airport (SAT) and 7 miles from downtown. Visit the Alamo for a taste of local history, or explore shops, bars and restaurants on the San Antonio River Walk. Savor the taste of Texan cuisine in Ellington's Restaurant and enjoy complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast available every morning. Drinks and snacks are served daily at the complimentary Evening Reception*.Additionally, the hotel is 7.9 miles or approximately 13 minutes from the McFarlin Tennis Center. Directions: Load this link - https://www.mapquest.com/directions/list/1/us/texas/hotels-motels-san-antonio/embassy-suites-by-hilton-san-antonio-airport-262945060/to/us/tx/san-antonio/78212/1503-san-pedro-ave-29.448635,-98.499334 Direction will be available at check in and in the captain packets.For more information about amenities, rates, and how to make a reservation, click on the link provided at the end of this information or by calling the hotel directly at 210-525-9999 and asking for Carolina
Lujan in our Sales Department at extension 510 or directly to her at
210-582-6510. More information can be found by clicking on the link provided here.
HILTON GARDEN INN - Official Overflow Hotel for Rooms with 2 Bed:
Reservations at the Embassy Suites has been so good since the "SAVE THE DATE" was sent out, that all the suites with 2 beds available within the room block were reserved; therefore, the HILTON GARDEN INN, just 2.2 miles from the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport is the Official Overflow Hotel for rooms with 2 beds. Note that every room comes with 2 Queen Beds and breakfast is included in the rate which is the same as the Embassy Suites. Call soon as reservation must be made and guaranteed prior to October 5, 2016. All rooms will be released back to the hotels on that date. The USTA room block is subject to availability, so make your reservation early.
ALL AIRLINES SERVICING San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
Air -- Website: www.allegiantair.com; 1-702-505-8888
Airlines -- Website: www.alaskaair.com; 1-800-252-7522
American Airlies -- Website: www.aa.com; 1-800-433-7300
Delta -- Website: www.delta.com; 1-800-221-1212
Frontier -- Website: www.flyfrontier.com; 1-800-432-1359
Interjet -- Website: www.interjet.com; 1-800-285-9525
Southwest Airlines -- Website: www.southwest.com; 1-800-435-9792
United Airlines -- Website: www.united.com; 1-800-241-6522
As of 6/1/2016
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Important Notice: The "Early Bird Discount Registration Deadline" has been extended from September 14, 2016 to September 21, 2016. Please get your teams together and send the information in with your check for $115 per player/Non-Playing Coach. The entry fee per player/Non-Playing Coach is $130 if you cannot make the new extended deadline. Also, remember that the final deadline is October 5, 2016.
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Texas Tennis and Education Foundation and the San Antonio Tennis
Association will be hosting this 2016 event at the McFarlin Tennis
Center in San Antonio, TX . The 2016 Pre-Entry Deadline Tournament
Director is Larry Eichenbaum, Controller of the USTA Texas Section
- 512/443-1334 ext 222 • Fax 1-512/443-4748. NOTE: All Tournament
correspondence is to be directed to Larry Eichenbaum; 4712 Hickory
Hollow; Austin, TX 78731 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Entry Fee = $130 per player per team. PLEASE NOTE: an "Early Bird
Discount" is being offered for all team entries received by
September 14, 2016 and it is $15 less per player or a net entry fee
of $115 per player.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is by invitation only. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 800014916 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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