Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
Check in for tournament
If you are coming from out of town, we hope everyone has a safe drive in. Check in for the tournament will be at the site you are playing this weekend. Check in will be today from 4 - 6 pm. There will be pizza and you can get your swag bag, bag tag and shirt. If some of you are not getting to your site until Saturday morning, please make sure you get there early so the tournament desk can get you your stuff.
MUS (14s) - Behind the small building between the outdoor hard courts
Rhodes (18s) - Under the tent to the east side of the courts
Racquet Club (10s, 12s, 16s) - Under the white tent at the back of the parking lot, near clay courts 1-7
Playing sites and codes for tournament:
The tournament is hosted at 3 sites throughout Memphis. Below is listed sites, draw code, age group for site, surface, and number of courts.
THE RACQUET CLUB OF MEMPHIS *Draw Label is (IRC) *Check-in and shared playing site for age group 10s (Green 1) - played on 10 courts inside.
THE RACQUET CLUB OF MEMPHIS *Draw Label is (RC) *Check-in and playing site for age group 12s - played on 6 hard courts outside and 10 hard courts inside.
MEMPHIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL *Draw Label is (MUS) *Check-in and playing site for age group 14s- played on 12 hard courts outside.
THE RACQUET CLUB OF MEMPHIS *Draw Label is (RCC) *Check-in and playing site for age group 16s - played on 10 clay courts outside.
RHODES COLLEGE *Draw Label is (RHODE) *Check-in and playing site for age groups 18s - played on 10 hard courts outside.
This will be the host site located at 5111 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis, TN 38117, in East Memphis.
RACQUET CLUB from I-55S/I-40E:
Continue on I-40E crossing Mississippi river. Take Exit 1E/240South/Jackson,MS. Continue for 4.9 miles merging into 240East-Nashville. Continue on 240 East for 7.5 miles taking Exit 17-Mt. Moriah Road North. Take left onto Mt. Moriah Rd. Take a right at the 2nd light onto White Station Rd. Continue on White Station Rd. for 2.2 miles to Sanderlin Rd. Left onto Sanderlin. Racquet Club on left.
RACQUET CLUB from I-40 W:
Take exit 10A merging onto 240 West to Jackson, MS. Take exit 15-Poplar Ave. (72 West). Go .8 mi. taking a right onto White Station Rd.. Left at 1st light onto Sanderlin.
From I-55 North: Merge onto 240 East via exit 6A toward Nashville. Take exit 17-Mt. Moriah North. Left onto Mt. Moriah. Right at 2nd light onto White Station Rd. Go 2.3 miles taking a left on Sanderlin Ave
RACQUET CLUB to MEMPHIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL:
Exit RC right onto Sanderlin. Right at first light onto White Station. Left at 1st light onto Poplar Ave. Continue appr. 2.5 miles. Right at light onto Ridgeway. Take a left at the 2nd light "Primacy Parkway" into the high school. Go thru the security gate and take a right at the first turn. Take another right at the first stop sign and the courts will be on your right. Est. Time: 11 minutes
Memphis University School to RACQUET CLUB:
Exit Memphis University School right onto ridgeway. Continue thru first light and take a left onto poplar. Continue appr. 2.5 miles and turn right onto White Station. Turn left at Sanderlin (next light). RC will be on your left. Est. time 11 minutes.
RACQUET CLUB to RHODES COLLEGE:
Exit RC left onto Sanderlin. Left at first light onto Mendenhall. Right at 1st light onto Poplar Ave. Continue 5.1 miles turning right onto East Parkway. Take left at 2nd light onto North Parkway. Turn right at 1st light onto University. Turn right into 2nd college entrance. Left at dead end and follow road around courts. Est. Time: 15 minutes
RHODES COLLEGE to RACQUET CLUB:
Exit Rhodes college turning left on University. Turn left onto North Parkway. Turn right at 1st light onto East Parkway. Turn left at 2nd light onto Poplar Ave. Continue 5.1 miles. Take left on Mendenhall. Right onto Sanderlin and right into RC. Est. Time: 15 minutes
The Pub at The Racquet Club
We will open The Pub, here at The Racquet Club this weekend for tournament players, coaches and families. It is located inside the front of the club-to the right as you walk through the front doors. You'll be able to pay with credit card only, NO CASH will be accepted. Here are the hours The Pub will be open:
Friday - open until 9:00 pm
Saturday - 11;00am-4:00pm
Sunday - 11:00am-2:00pm
Please update your contact info
Please update your contact information so I can get in touch with you if needed. I've found the best way to communicate is through email. Thank you!
Looking for info of another player?
We will not give out contact information of other players or families, unless we have been given specific permission. Here is a link to our Facebook Event page for the RC Jr Championships. You can post something to this page to have them get in touch with you or if you are looking for a doubles partner or any other info. Please note, indicating your doubles partner on Facebook does not make it official. Both parties have to contact Jay Horne at email@example.com. Thank you!
CONDITIONS OF PLAY:
Player Selection Type
Doubles matches will be
scheduled to start Friday. Singles and Doubles will be scheduled on
Saturday and Sunday.
Each division will consist of two 16 feed in draws, with dependent
- The draws will be waterfalled to make two balanced draws
- Each draw will use the new Level 3 Point table (increased
- Up until Wednesday prior to the tournament start date, alternates
will fill in for any withdrawn player. On Wednesday, the tournament
director will split the 32 players into two balanced 16 draws using
a format supplied by the Southern office
- For seeding, 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.
- After the draws are complete, the next alternate will fill a
"withdrawal" spot no matter in which draw the withdrawal occurs. If
a seeded player withdraws prior to 9:00 am local time the Friday
before the tournament, the seeds shall be adjusted (only in that
particular draw) according to FAC. If the withdrawal occurs after
9:00 am local time, the next alternate would be placed on same line
as withdrawing seed
- Out of Section players would be dealt as has been done in the
past, only after all of our Section players have been taken care of
- The new Level 3 point table will be used starting January 1,
- Two 16 feed in draws with
- All singles matches will be best of two sets with a match
tiebreak to be used for the third set. U10 singles will be short
scoring, 2/3 sets, no ad, tiebreak 3rd set.
- If the number of entrants for a division is less than 24, one
draw will be made using a modified back draw.
- Doubles for age groups 12s-18s will be a single draw with a
maximum of 16 teams taken per age group.
- Doubles matches for BG12s-18s age groups will be a pro-set with a
7 pt. tie-break at 8/8.
- Doubles for 10s will be a single set with a 7 pt. tie-break at
6/6.-- NO AD SCORING
Boys and Girls 10's, 12's, 14's and 18's are
played on hard courts. Boys and Girls 16's are played on clay. Due
to inclement weather, the referee has the right to use additional
surfaces at his/her discretion. Due to inclement weather, no- ad
scoring may be used for all matches at the discretion of the
Doubles play begins on Friday, August 4th.
Singles play begins on Saturday, August 5th. First match start
times are posted on-line Thursday, August 3rd. Daily, players are
to report to their respective match sites 30 minutes before their
scheduled matches. The first points (not warm ups) on Friday begin
at 3:00 pm.
ELECTRONIC DEVICES PROHIBITED ON COURT:
Players may not
use electronic devises on court that are designed for communication
(I-watch, cell phones, pda's, etc.) or data storage/display (pocket
notebook, rolodex, word processor, etc.). Use of these devices will
result in immediate code violation for unsportsmanlike conduct. (A
device that is in the "ON" mode constitutes use.) Notes and printed
material brought on court for reference with a player are
WILSON will be the official ball of
All players must have a copy of a
Birth Certificate or Green Card on file in the Southern
In matches without an official on court,
players are expected to follow The Code. If you've never read it,
please do so.
Anyone wanting to enter the tournament
after registration closes, has to email
firstname.lastname@example.org. If there are alternates in the
division you wish to enter, late entries go below all other
alternates, regardless of ranking. You have with in 24 hours after
the registration is closed to do so. The tournament will charge an
additional $25 in addition to the tournament fee for any late
entries. PLEASE NOTE the tournament director reserves the right to
not accept any late entries for any reason. No more late entries
will be accepted after 11:59 pm Sunday, July 30.
ON SITE ALTERNATES:
On- Site Alternates must CHECK-IN
at the OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN on Friday, August 4th. The
official On-Site Alternate List for each age group is ordered
according to the Official Alternate List posted in the weeks
leading up to the event. On-Site Alternates MUST CHECK-IN Saturday
morning with the referee at the respective sites (14's at Racquet
Club, 18's at RHODES, etc). After this it is a waiting game. If a
player does not show up for his/her FIRST match or withdraws before
playing his/her FIRST match, the first player on the On-Site
Alternate List is notified. On-Site alternates must be ON-SITE when
called, or the next player on the On-Site list is notified.
TRAINER: This tournament does provide a trainer. The trainer
is located at Rhodes College during tournament play.
This year Jarryd Woog will be the official tournament stringer. He
is USRSA certified.
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
This is a USTA sanctioned event and as such will follow the USTA
Handbook FRIEND AT COURT 2017.
Tournament reserves the right to move any age group or surface
to indoor hard courts due to weather or lighting issues.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. Please consult your Section or District rules and regulations for entry requirements for this tournament. If you enter this tournament and are not eligible, any refund is as the discretion of the Tournament Director. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 700033317 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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