All Orange and Red Ball play- check in Saturday 11:45am with play beginning at 12 noon.
ALL PLAY IS AT BIRMINGHAM RACQUET CLUB, 2100 E Lincoln, 48009, 248-644-5683
TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED AT BIRMINGHAM RACQUET CLUB, 2100 E.
LINCOLN, BIRMINGHAM, MI 48009.
Player Selection Type
All play in the Orange & Green Ball Divisions will count for
8 & Under Red Ball (Non-Elimination, for Beginner
10 & Under Orange Ball (Non-Elimination, for Beginner
10 & Under Green Dot Ball (First Match Losers Consolation, for
Intermediate & Advanced Players)
The 8 and under division will play on the USTA
modified 36' court using foam or red balls. There will be two 10
and under divisions. The introductory division will play on the 60'
court using the orange balls and a round robin format. The
competitive division will play on the 78' court using the green dot
balls and a standard FMLC format.
You can also call Jeff Stassen at 248-866-0348 with
any questions. This will be a limited draw event.
PARENTS & PLAYERS!! PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO THE NEW TOURNAMENT
COMMUNICATION FOR UP-TO-THE-MINUTE COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THIS
Limited draw. Main draw will be 2 out of 3 sets, with tie-break in
lieu of third set. This tournament is a SEM District Level 4,
Midwest Section Level 4.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN DOES NOT ALLOW JUNIOR TOURNAMENT ENTRIES AFTER
THE TENNISLINK DEADLINE. All competitors (phone in, mail in and
tennislink) MUST show up on TennisLink at the time of deadline. If
you are aware of a Southeast Michigan Tournament adding players
after the TennisLink deadline, please notify the District Office
immediately (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-734-421-1025).
Exceptions to this rule are Novice Tournaments or any division with
three (3) or less entrants after deadline.
NEW FOR 2017: PLAYERS WHO TURN 10 YEARS OLD WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY
PROMOTED TO GREEN BALL PLAY ON THE 1st DAY OF THE MONTH OF THEIR
PLAYERS UNDER 10 YEARS OF AGE: All players under 10 years of age
must advance to Green Dot (10 & Under Division) through Youth
PLAYERS UNDER 11 YEARS OF AGE: All players under 11 years of age
must advanced to Yellow Ball (12 & Under Division) through
Youth Progression play. For complete details on Youth Progression,
1) When either tournament entry closes, a player may not be entered
in two or more sanctioned tournaments if any part of the
tournaments overlap, unless all Tournament Committees/Directors
understand the situation and agree in writing. Written approval
from both Tournament Committees/Directors must be received in the
District Office prior to the deadline of either tournament. This
information can be sent via fax, mail or email; however, it is the
parent/legal guardian's responsibility that the District Office
receives such written notice to ensure suspension points are not
2) All players are expected to play and complete all scheduled
matches during a tournament. A player shall not withdraw from an
event (whether during the course of a match or before the start of
a match in any round). All players withdrawing from a tournament
after the tournament entry deadline FOR ANY REASON will be subject
to suspension points. Withdrawing players will receive 2 suspension
points - defaulting players will receive 5 suspension points.
FAILURE TO ADHERE TO THESE RULES MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION
(Refer to the "Juniors" tab on the Southeast Michigan District
website for more information on Code Violations and Suspension
Points - www.semich.usta.com)
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, July 10, 2017 6:00:00 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: 850005517 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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