Sunday 9:00 Update:
Matches are on schedule for 10:00 start. Play is 2 hours from scheduled times
Sunday 8:00 Update:
We are looking at a 10:00 starting time. We will update again at 9:00. Schedule will be on a 2 hour delay
Sunday 6:30am update:
Play will not start at 8:00am. Look for update at 8:00 for new starting time. Doubles need to notice their schedule to finish too
Main draw is 2 out of 3 full sets with 10 minute break if players split sets. Consolation is 2 sets with a match tiebreaker to 10 in lieu of the 3rd set. Regular scoring will be used. Warmup is 5 minutes.
Doubles draws will be made Saturday at 10:00 am. We will take doubles entries only until 9:00 am Saturday morning.
Courtyard Marriott is giving a special rate of $99 until they run out of rooms. Call 318-445-2415 and mention the Pelican State tennis tournament.
Scoring for all 10s events
The 10U divisions will be Green Level 1 and Orange level 2
& 1 within the new Youth Progression system parameters. Green level 10's
will play on the 78 foot court using Green Low Compression Balls and up
to 29" racquet.
Orange 1 & 2 levels will play on a 60' court with orange balls.
The required scoring format for all 10's singles matches, shall be the best of
two short sets - Ad Scoring (first to four (4) and win by two), with a
set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set
tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) in lieu of the third set.
NO COACHING ALLOWED
FOR 10’S DIVISIONS BECAUSE OF SHORT SETS & 7-PT MATCH TIEBREAK
Link to LTA website for Youth Progression
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
The USTA Southern Section and
the Louisiana Tennis Association requires a signed release covering all
entrants in USTA Southern Section events. The release must be signed by the
entrant and parent or guardian of any entrant who is a minor.
Link to form:
Louisiana Sanctioned Tournament Evaluation:
To complete this form,
ALL MATCHES MUST CHECK IN AT AARC 45MINUTES PRIOR TO MATCH
DIRECTIONS TO ALTERNATE SITES WILL BE PROVIDED AT AARC
MAIN SITE IS ALEXANDRIA AQUATIC AND RACQUET CLUB: AARC
ALTERNATE SITE IS CITY COMPLEX: CC
5098 Sylvester Dr.
Alexandria, LA 71301
A THIRD SET TIE BREAK WILL BE PLAYED FOR CONSOLATION INSTEAD OF A
BG10S FORMAT AND SCORING BOYS AND GIRLS 10 AND UNDER WILL USE THE
QUICKSTART FORMAT WITH COURT SIZE OF 60 FEET AND ORANGE LOW
COMPRESSION BALLS. PLAYERS MUST USE UP TO 25" JUNIOR RACQUETS.
PLAYERS PLAY THE BEST OF 3 SETS (REGULAR SCORING) WITH THE FIRST TO
4 GAMES WINS THE SET. YOU MUST WIN BY 2 GAMES. IF THE SCORE IS 4
ALL, A SET TIEBREAK (FIRST TO 7 BY 2 POINTS) IS PLAYED. IF PLAYERS
SPLIT SETS, A MATCH TIEBREAK (FIRST TO 7 BY 2) IS PLAYED IN LIEU OF
THE THIRD SET.
WE ARE NOT ALLOWING LATE ENTRIES. NO EXCEPTION
USTA-MANDATORY MEDICAL RELEASE FORM-Each player that enters a USTA/STA/LTA sanctioned junior tournament must complete a medical Release form signed by his/her parent or guardian BEFORE
he/she steps foot on the court. Go to Jrs page on louisianatennis.com
THIS TOURNAMENT IS AS FOLLOWS:
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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