As of 6am Sunday, all outdoor clay courts are playable and all matches are as scheduled.
OAK HOLLOW TENNIS CENTER IS THE MAIN AND ONLY TOURNAMENT SITE: with 8
lighted clay courts, 2 lighted hard courts and 4 indoor hard courts. All events will be held at Oak Hollow (OH) on the clay courts. The boys 10 and under will be on the outdoor
hard courts (OHH).
Play will begin on Saturday, June 4 @ 8:00 am. First match
times will be available on line by Wednesday, June 1 at 12 noon. Players are
responsible for finding out their match times.
LATE ENTRIES ARE NOT ALLOWED in North Carolina L3 events, so
please sign up ahead of time!
NEW COMMUNICATION SYSTEM:
In an effort to communicate messages to tournament
participants more promptly, by going to the link below (rainedout.com), follow the
prompts by typing in Oak Hollow Tennis Center, and then entering your cell
number, I can send text messages relating to the tournament, such as: rain
delays, heat advisories, etc to everyone who signs up. I will still update the
tournament website as well.
the online entry deadline, there will be no refunds.
Practice courts are available on our indoor hard courts at
the Oak Hollow Tennis Center and on the 3 hard courts at the Deep River
Recreation Center: 1529 Skeet Club Road, High Point, 27265, the 4 hard courts
at Blair Park, 1901 S. Main Street, High Point, 26260, and the 2 hard courts at Oakview Recreation Center, 503 James Road, High Point, on a first come, first
The tournament committee consists of: the tournament
director, Junius Chatman, Jr, Director of Tennis for the City of High Point,
Matt Lange, Tennis Professional of the Oak Hollow Tennis Center, Tomas Debinski, Tennis Professional of the Oak Hollow Tennis Center and Lou Earnhardt,
LIMITED DRAWS AND SELECTION PROCESS Limited Draws: -->All
divisions will be limited to 32 players. Selection Process:
-->The top players applying from the USTA/NC most current
standings list will be selected into the draw.
SCORING FORMAT: For all matches, except the 10 & under, play will consist of 2 regular scoring tiebreak sets with the match tiebreak used in lieu of a third set. This tournament is a full feed in consolation (FIC) thru the quarterfinals.
MATCHES PLAYED WITH TIEBREAK IN LIEU OF 3RD SET: A 3-minute Set Break will be taken after splitting sets. Players are not permitted to leave the court except for a legitimate toilet/change of attire break.
SEEDING: USTA NORTH CAROLINA
USTA North Carolina Level 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Tournaments
SINGLES SEEDING CRITERIA
Seeding shall be done using only the results from most recently published USTA North Carolina Combined Standings Lists of the division in the order in which players appear on the list.
Definition of Most Recently Published USTA North Carolina Combined Standings Lists:
NC Level 1, 2 and 3* Published List used for selections and seeding done with most recent before tournament start.
NC Level 4 and 5** Most recent before tournament start
In addition to the list, other criteria to consider:
• Players who have a standing in the next younger age division may be seeded in any group of seeds if they are in the top 10 of the most recently published USTA North Carolina Combined Standings Lists of any younger age division.
• Players with current top 25 in USTA/Southern, top 50 USTA National standing, top 100 ITF ranking, top 1000 ATP or
AWARDS: Awards will be presented to the winners and finalists of each age division.
T-SHIRTS: T-shirts will only be given out at the main site: OAK HOLLOW TENNIS CENTER.
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM: Parents or Guardians, please make sure you fill out, sign and hand to the tournament desk the medical release form.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RULES/SANCTIONS: Parents or Guardians, please make sure you print out, sign and submit this form to the tournament desk before your player begins their match. Unfortunately, NO EXCEPTIONS. Basically, the form states that you, as a parent or guardian, will behave yourself, or . . .
JUNIOR SUSPENSION POINTS FOR FAILURE TO COMPLETE A TOURNAMENT: The number of players not completing all matches in a tournament is very high. There are numerous withdrawals once the draws are posted, and many walkovers in the consolations. Penalty points are imposed for failure to complete a tournament. Failure to play a match is unfair and costly to opponents, & unsportsmanlike. Because the NCTA realizes the importance of school to the players a school exempt clause is included. (Revised 10/10)
1. After the tournament online deadline, failure for a JUNIOR player to complete a tournament for ANY reason other than retirement during a match due to injury/illness = 1 Point
2. Any withdrawal after the tournament online registration deadline receives points.
1 point for main draw & 1 point for consolation = 2 points
3. Default No Show , Default Adult Discipline, & Default Refusal to Play points will remain 5 points
4. Points are cumulative in the Junior Susp
FOR CAMPERS: The Oak Hollow Campground (located next to the Oak Hollow Tennis Center) opened to the public in 1976. The Campground is located within Oak Hollow Park and features more than 116 paved full hookup sites for trailers and recreational vehicles, tent platforms and ground sites, all located along the peaceful, wooded shoreline of Oak Hollow Lake. Campers are offered modern bathhouses with lavatories, toilets and hot water showers. A country store, children's play areas, a swimming pool, cable television hookups and free wireless Internet are also available in the campground. Please call Jim LaPorte (336) 883-3492 for additional information or reservations.
This tournament is a Great Sports Event
Tennis comes with a bloodline of
sportsmanship that few other sports can match. Even though there are
officials roving the courts, it is still an un-officiated sport.
give the benefit of doubt to your opponent on a close line call.
calls against yourself, such as a double-bounce or touching the net while
the point is in progress.
out the score every point.
your opponent on great shots.
– be good sports outside the court.
win or lose, end the match with a removal of hats and a handshake at the
To reward the good sports at our
tournament the officials or directors will be handing out pins to players who
exhibit great sportsmanship and uphold the tradition of honor in our
Good luck to everyone!
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 Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:59:00 PM Eastern 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: 703921716 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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