FIRST MATCH TIME REPORT::::Read Everything at this Site
ALL MATCHES ARE AT HUDLOW
The draws will be posted Friday morning.
Read Everything at this Site
The First Match Time Report is
directly above. Just open the link - it shows the first match time.
Next round times, excluding round robin events, are in the brackets.
AFTER YOUR MATCH, DO NOT LEAVE THE TENNIS CENTER WITHOUT CHECKING THE POSTED DRAWS FOR YOUR NEXT MATCH TIME
REMINDER:::FIRST MATCH TIMES WILL BE POSTED LATE THURSDAY EVENING.
TOURNEY INFO 1
The First Match Times will be posted either Thursday evening or Friday morning.
Seeding was done mostly using the Georgia Standing List of 11-7 with some input from Sectional and National Lists.
3-MINUTE REST PERIOD
There is NO need to get an umpire. Juniors receive a mandatory 3-minute
rest period after the second set when a match-tiebreak is played in
lieu of the third set. Coaching is permitted, but the player must stay
on the court. After the 3-minute rest period, no further coaching is
allowed. If needed, a bathroom break can be taken after the 3-minute
rest period. If a player takes a bathroom break during the 3-minute
rest period, the player waives the right to further coaching. No
coaching is allowed during the bathroom break...REMEMBER::There is NO need to get an umpire.
WEATHER-DELAY NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE---Step by Step
Step 0. Be patient. Please do not call or ask "what the plan is" as it will take some minutes to figure out a plan....
Step 1. Refer to web site for information....
Step 2. Players on site receive information...
Step 3. Refer to web site...
Step 4. Refer to web site...
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Step 6. Refer to web site ...
Step 665. Refer to web site...
Step 666. Phone may be answered.
ROAD CONSTRUCTION INFO
Road construction and normal rush hour are not valid reasons for being
late for the match. For road construction issues, open this link and
find the Atlanta area
Medical Release:::::Please bring it with you. We do not have copies. Click
USTA MOBILE APP---Do NOT USE
The USTA Mobile App is a bit out of sorts. Do not use it. INSTEAD, use the Internet
CAUTION: DIRECTIONS TO HUDLOW TENNIS CENTER..
Hudlow Tennis Center (A second site may be
used.) is located off the Jimmy Carter Blvd. exit of I-85 and is about
1.4 miles west of the interstate in Best Friend Park (on the left),
not on Best Friend Road!!. Internet/GPS directions to Hudlow Tennis
Center are a bit misleading, as well as the USTA app . For a map, click
TENNIS RECRUITING.net NATIONAL SHOWCASE SERIES::Posted 9-21
The Georgia Thanksgiving Open is proud to be part of the Tennis
Recruiting.net National Showcase Series. Tournaments in the National
Showcase Series are USTA sanctioned junior tournaments open to players
from all sections. These tournaments are designed to give players from
all parts of the country the chance to compete outside their districts
And, these tournaments will count towards Tennis
Recruiting.net rankings. Players who compete in these tournaments and
win at least one match will become NATIONAL PLAYERS for their Tennis
Recruiting rankings. Click the "more info" link for additional
information regarding the National Showcase Series,
Why You Should Play TennisRecruiting.net Showcase Tournaments--Posted 9-21
** According to USTA, every season more than 20,000 players compete on
intercollegiate teams. Each year more than 5,000 new recruits are
needed to fill college tennis rosters.
** The Tennis Recruiting
Network (TRN) understands college tennis. Players may submit
biographical data and college preferences to complete their profile.
College coaches combine this information with TRN’s unique “_ Star” and
“Blue Chip” designations and TRN Recruiting lists to locate potential
** TRN’s ordered college recruiting lists are based on graduation year, rather than two-year groupings based on birth date.
** TRN’s rankings incorporate a quality of opponent component that
makes them more predictive of a player’s current skill level than does a
pure point acquisition system.
** It is never too soon to think
about college, but it can be TOO LATE. So, the sooner you get started,
the greater the chance that you won’t be overlooked by the college of
SELECTION PROCESS/DRAW SIZE--::Posted 9-21
Draw Size:::This tournament will consist of 32 players in
each age group with two16 draws equal in strength. The age groups for
this tournament are BG18 and BG16.
two players for each age group will be selected using the most recent
USTA National Standing List.. . Further selections will be based on
District and Sectional standing lists for the players.
REFUND/WITHDRAWAL POLICY ..
There are no refunds after the entry deadline. If there are weather
issues and no matches are played, then you will get a 3/4 credit to
another tournament offered by the above-named organization.
Otherwise, there are no refunds.
Before the entry deadline, withdraw on-line.
After the deadline, withdraw via e-mail.
GTA regulations, late entries can be accepted at the tournament's
discretion as long as the posted seeding is not affected. There will be an additional $10 fee.
GEORGIA LEVEL 4 TOURNAMENT. CONSOLATION - FIC through
Quarterfinals. 3rd and 4th place playoffs. Some consolations may
not finish. Boys/Girls 10U Orange Level 1 divisions must play all
matches on a 60' court with a 25" racket and use low compression
balls. Limit 16 draw. Playing times will be available late on March
20. Adult league play may factor into the scheduling of weekend
morning and afternoon play. Barring weather problems. Refund
Policy: No refunds for withdrawals after the tournament deadline.
Officials for every 8 courts. Trophies awarded to winners and
runners-up. Consolation finalists will receive awards. Any match
times found on the Internet, outside of the First Match Time
Report, are unofficial. Official match times only may be found on
the posted draw sheets at the tournament sites. Players must check
the posted draw sheets to get their match time and the location.
Scoring Format: Main Draw and Consolation for BG 12-18 (2 sets with
a 3rd set match tie-break) Scoring format for BG10s will be 2 out
of 3 short sets (sets to 4 games) with a 7-point tie-break for the
3rd set (both Main and Consolation draws). CHAMPIONSHIP - Open to
all players regardless of ranking.
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 Monday, November 13, 2017 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: 700076017 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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