ALL matches will be played at HPTC starting Monday. We are using two sites on Saturday and Sunday- HPTC & RCC.
MATCH TIMES & SITES
Attention!!! G18s Singles
Please check your draw. Some match times and sites have changed as of 12:30 pm CST. 8-31-2017.
Mandatory check-in for the tournament will be on Friday, September 1st, from 10 AM to 7:00 PM (CST) at Player's Choice Tennis, 1074 Montgomery Hwy,Birmingham, AL 35216, 205-985-4989. If you have filled out the waiver form through Match Tennis App you can report directly to your given site for your 1st round. Also, if you are absolutely unable to make the Friday check-in, you must check-in at your given site an hour before your 1st round match.
If you checked in on Friday, report directly to your site 30 minutes prior to your match time on Saturday.
Please have the Medical Release Form filled out and signed by a parent/guardian with you at check-in or use the Match Tennis App.
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MEDICAL RELEASE & PARENTAL ALERT FORM
The USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player. This form must be presented at the time of the tournament registration. Please download and bring this form completed with you to check-in. Players are not allowed on court without this signed release:
All players must have a BIRTH CERTIFICATE or GREEN CARD on file with the USTA Southern office for proof of citizenship. You must do one of the following before you begin play in the tournament.
Fax to: USTA Southern office at 770-368-9091 or
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
SELECTION PROCESS FOR LEVEL 1A
Draw size will be 128, Saturday through Tuesday. This event will be played on clay. USTA Southern will provide the selection list. Players will be selected directly from the USTA Southern Standing List in the age division in which they apply. Players will no longer be considered for selection based on their lower age division.
Southern Championships Level 1, 1A & 2
“This event is restricted to the following Jr.
players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees;
CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a.”
128 draw for both single divisions.
FIC through the RD of 16 with Quarterfinal playoff.
In 1A Championships, the quarterfinalist losers automatically go into their own back draw. The four losers will play and then the two winners for 5th & 6th place. The 7th & 8th place do not play.
Doubles divisions consist of 64 teams.
SE for doubles draw.
8 game pro set will be played with a tie break at 8 games all.
A 3/4 playoff shall be played in both singles and doubles.
Main Draw Singles: Best 2 of 3 Sets.
Consolation Singles: 10 point Tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Doubles: SE 8-game Pro Set with at 7 point tiebreak at 8 games all.
SEEDING INFOMATION - NEW PROCEDURE
Seeding shall follow the USTA Southern Selection seeding regulations and will be provided by Southern with the Selection List.
Player's Choice Tennis
"The South's Premier Tennis Store!"
1074 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
Hours of Operation for the tournament.
Friday 10 - 7
Saturday 10 - 4
Sunday 12 - 4
Labor Day 10 - 4
Highland Park Tennis Center
3300 Highland Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35205
COLLEGE COACHES WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE THIS WEEKEND
In an effort to enhance our Tournament and increase YOUR opportunity for you to receive college scholarships we will make available a sign in sheet at Registration that includes your year in school and whether you are committed to a University or uncommitted.There will be several College Coaches in attendance this weekend and we want to make you as visible to them as possible. Giving them an opportunity to know your status will increase the likelihood you being seen.
Highland Park Tennis Center (HPTC)
3300 Highland Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
Site Director: Flip Phillips 256-694-3547
Birmingham Country Club (CCB)
3325 Country Club Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
Site Director: Jenny Robb 205-902-1188
DRESS CODE: Proper tennis attire required.
Matches will be played on courts 8, 9, 10 & 11.
At all times, check with the Pro Shop about practice courts!!!
Riverchase Country Club (RCC)
2000 Club Rd.
Hoover, AL 35244
Site Director: Austin Wang 205-218-1558
and maybe PTCC (if needed)
Pine Tree Country Club (PTCC)
5100 Pine Tree Whispers Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
DoubleTree by Hilton
808 20th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
3590 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
Code: Southern Clay Court Championships
$109 w/breakfast for (2)
$119 w/breakfast for (4)
ALL courts are first come-first serve. 4 to a court-please!
Practice courts are available starting at 7am.
Highland Park will have practice courts all day on Friday. First come - first serve.
The YMCA facilities at Mtn Brook (205-445-2862) and Greystone (205-981-0144) have clay courts available to Y members from out of town.
Lifetime Fitness (205-547-3100) has clay courts available to Lifetime members from out of town.
You must call the facilities to book your courts.
Also, there are numerous public hard facilities throughout the city.
George Ward Park & Ensley Tennis Center.
Saturday: 2 rounds of Main Draw Singles, 1 round of Cons Singles & 1 round of Doubles.
Sunday: 2 rounds of Main Draw Singles, 2 rounds of Cons Singles & 2 rounds of Doubles.
Monday: 2 rounds of Main draw Singles, 2 rounds of Cons Singles & 2 rounds of Doubles.
Tuesday: 1 round of Main Draw Singles, 3 rounds of Cons Singles & 1 round of Doubles.
Dunlop Grand Prix Regular felt
Tropical Smoothie will provide smoothies between 11.00 am and Noon at all sites for all players on Saturday.
A UAB Trainer will be at Highland Park throughout the tournament.
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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, August 20, 2017 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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