TEAM AWARD RECIPIENTS
GOLD MEDALLION WINNING TEAMS:
GIRLS - #21 STINGRAYS COACHED BY MARIEL TINNIRELLO
BOYS - #14 JARED JACOBS COACHED BY JASON KINDER
SILVER MEDALLION WINNING TEAMS:
GIRLS - #27 DIAMONDBACKS COACHED BY DANIEL F. CABALLERO VALCARCEL
BOYS - #14 EAGLES COACHED BY RON DYSON
BRONZE MEDALLION WINNING TEAMS:
GIRLS - #24 NINJAS COACHED BY DAVID THORNTON
BOYS - #5 BRONCOS COACHED BY RICHARD BOWIE
GIRLS - KATHERINE NGUYEN OF THE BLUEJAYS COACHED BY ANGELA HAYNES
BOYS - MARCUS MCDANIEL OF THE SEAHAWKS COACHED BY JARED JACOBS
TEAM SPIRIT RECOGNITION:
GIRLS - #24 NINJAS COACHED BY DAVID THORNTON, TEAM LEADER SOPHIA EDWARDS
BOYS - #14 BUCCANEERS COACHED BY AUSTIN ROEBUCK
GOLD MEDALLION WINNERS: #12 TITANS COACHED BY JASON KINDER
B18 PATRICK FLETCHALL
B18 ANDREW DALE
B16 JEREMIE CASABON
B16 DILLON BLAKE
B14 BRADEN SHICK
B14 TALI JARMOND
SILVER MEDALLION WINNERS: #2 EAGLES COACHED BY RON DYSON
B18 MICHEAL SUN
B18 MAXWELL MCKENNON
B16 GRAYDON LAIR
B16 RILEY ODELL
B14 JOHN LASANAJAK
B14 ALEXANDER CHANG
BRONZE MEDALLION WINNERS: #5 BRONCOS COACHED BY RICHARD BOWIE
B18 NEVIN ARIMILLI
B18 COLE GROETSCH
B16 JACOB BICKERSTETH
B16 BLAKE KASDAY
B14 ALEXANDER KARMAN
B14 WALEED QADIR
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNER: MARCUS MCDANIEL OF #14 SEAHAWKS COACHED BY JARED JACOBS
TEAM SPIRIT RECOGNITION: #15 BUCCANEERS COACHED BY AUSTIN ROEBUCK
GOLD MEDALLION WINNERS: #21 STINGRAYS - COACH MARIAL TINNIRELLO
G18 IVANA CORLEY
G18 JESSI MULJAT
G16 MAKAYLA MILLS
G16 CATHERINE BROERMAN
G14 SAVANNA KOLLOCK
G14 KATHERINE WURSTER
SILVER MEDALLION WINNERS: #27 DIAMONDBACKS - COACH DANIEL F. CABALLERO VALCARCEL
G18 LANA MAVOR
G18 CALLIE CREATH
G16 KELSEY MIZE
G16 JENNIFER RIESTER
G14 PRIYA NELSON
G14 MADISON SMITH
BRONZE MEDALLION WINNERS: #24 NINJAS - COACH DAVID THORNTON
G18 RENA LIN
G18 SOPHIA EDWARDS
G16 AVERY DURHAM
G16 BRITANY LAU
G14 DIDI BREDBERG CANIZARES
G14 AVA KRUG
G14 CLAUDIA CATAR
SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNER: KATHERINE NGUYEN #29 BLUE JAYS COACHED BY ANGELA HAYNES
BEST TEAM SPIRIT AWARD - #24 NINJAS COACHED BY DAVID THORNTON, TEAM LEADER SOPHIA EDWARDS
Boys Final Round will start at 8:30 am. Ceremony for Gold, Silver and Bronze will be after those team matches are completed.
The link below leads to the Current Competitors List for all age divisions.
NIKE TEAM UNIFORMS
THANKS TO NIKE, Each player will receive 5 NIKE Shirts to be worn during team matches.
Please bring additional white and black shirts as back ups.
The color of the shirt worn for each match will be decided by the tournament committee.
Select "more info" below to see the color and styles, tanks are for the girls and short sleeve shirts are for the boys.
We suggest bringing shorts or skirts in white and black for team uniformity.
To further the team camaraderie, the players' families or guests may want to wear apparel in similar colors.
Any other team spirit items are encouraged such as bandanas, hats, pompoms, etc. but please no noisemakers.
You can find your coach on your team's designated courts Saturday morning.
Girls Listed by Age Division in Waterfall Order
GIRLS UNIFORM SCHEDULE
Boys Listed by Age Division in Waterfall Order
During the USTA National Spring Team Championships the officials and staff working the tournament were tasked with recognizing good sportsmanship thoughout the duration of the tournament. The recipients of these acknowledgements are listed below by day:
Henry Patrick Cacciatore
A. Trice Pickens
BOYS UNIFORM SCHEDULE
ALL TIMES POSTED ARE CENTRAL TIME:
12/28/17 Thu - Entries Open
01/26/18 Fri - Last day for Coaches to apply, see link below
02/02/18 Fri - Coaches will be notified of the status of their application
02/07/18 Wed - Last full day to register - People in Hawaii should use this day as the deadline
02/08/18 Thu - 11:59 am Eastern Time (One minute
before Noon) Entries will Close, That is 10:59 am Central, 9:59 am Mountain, and 8:59 am Pacific - THIS IS MORNING. It will still be daylight when registration closes.
02/12/18 Mon - Selections Posted
02/13/18 Tue - Tournament Director given access to work on tournament - Once registration closes, no changes can be made until access is granted. This means no withdrawals can be posted and the ordered alternate list cannot be posted until access is granted..
02/14/18 Wed - Ordered Alternates List posted
02/15/18 Thu - Start calling alternates
for any open spots - You have 8 hours to respond
02/15/18 THU - LAST DAY TO GET DISCOUNTED HOST HOTEL RATE
02/21/18 Wed - 8:00 am Alternates will
now have 4 hours to respond
02/21/18 Wed - Players will be ordered based on the best available rating system as of this date.
02/26/18 Mon - 8:00 am The first
Alternate we reach will be offered any open spot
03/02/18 Fri - 8:00 am-8:00 pm Practice Courts open at Mobile Tennis Center
03/02/18 Fri - 3:00-8:00 pm Mobile Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau Welcome Desk at Host Hotel - Let these ladies help you with directions, restaurants, site-seeing, and COUPONS!
03/02/18 Fri - 5:00-8:00 pm Host Hotel - Riverview Renaissance MANDATORY CHECK IN - NO EXCEPTIONS
03/02/18 Fri - 9:00 pm start the Waterfalling process of players onto Teams and Coaches assigned. This process takes a few hours, it is usually around 11:00 pm or midnight before everything is posted.
03/03/18 Sat - Mandatory Practice (and/or MATCHES if necessary)
03/03/18 Sat - 6:00-8:30 pm Manadatory Player Banquet at Host Hotel
03/04/18 Sun - MATCHES
03/05/18 Mon - MATCHES
03/06/18 Tue - MATCHES
03/07/18 Wed - MATCHES
03/07/18 Wed - Closing ceremonies follow team matches.
TOURNAMENT FORMAT AND STANDARDIZED SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Draw Format and Standardized Tournament Schedule of Play: The draw format shall be a Compass Draw of 16 teams and teams shall play one round per day. The standardized schedule will incorporate time for training and education for the tournament participants.
Seeding: The draws shall not be seeded.
Match Formats: All singles matches shall be the best of 3 Tiebreak Sets. All doubles match formats shall be a 6-game set, no-ad, with a 7-Point Tiebreak at 5 games all. Match Formats are annually subject to change and approval by the Junior Competition Committee. Refer to Table 2 of The USTA Junior National Tournament, Ranking, and Sanctioning Regulations.
Team Line-ups: The team line-up for each Team Match must be submitted to the Tournament Committee prior to the Team Match at a time to be determined by the Tournament Committee. No changes to the team line-up may be made except for illness, injury, or personal circumstances and are subject to the approval of the Tournament Committee. A player, for reason of illness, injury or personal circumstances, who does not play their a match or retires from a match is eligible to play a subsequent match on the same day.
• Singles Line-up: The #1 waterfalled players in each division will play each other; the #2 waterfalled players in each division will play each other.
• Doubles Line-up - BG18, 16, and 14 Tournament: The two players from each division (18/16/14) shall be paired into doubles teams and shall compete against the players of their own division on the opposing team.
Team Match. Each Team Match shall consist of three doubles matches followed by six singles matches. Each team will receive one point for each singles win and the team that wins a majority of the doubles matches receives one point.
Determining the Winner of a Team Match: Each singles counts for one point. The team winning the majority of doubles matches will get one point. The total possible points earned in a Team Match is 7 points. The team that wins the most points wins the Team Match. If the Team Match score is tied because, for example inclement weather does not permit all matches to be played or a match goes un-played because a double walkover, the coach of each tied team shall designate two players from their team to play a doubles 10-Point Match Tiebreak to determine the Team Match Winner.
Reporting Scores and Match Score Sheet: Chair officials will report scores for chaired matches. Players will report scores for unchaired matches immediately upon completion of an individual match. After the completion of a team match, the coaches of both teams must sign both score sheets at the tournament desk.
During-Tournament Alternate Procedure if Team Unable to Field Full Roster. If at any time a player at the tournament is unable to compete in one or more matches, the Coach shall notify the Tournament Director. The Tournament Director shall work with the Coach to find an alternate to substitute in for the player.
If an alternate substitutes in for one or more matches, the alternate shall play in the singles and/or doubles lineups in the last position and all other players or teams shall move up a position. The matches played will count toward the team score and will count for junior national ranking.
In singles, if an alternate is not found and a default occurs in the #1 position in an age division, the default shall occur in the #2 singles position in the age division and the #2 players shall move up a position. In doubles, if an alternate is not found and a default occurs in, the default shall occur in the last doubles position and all other teams shall move up a position.
A player, for reason of illness, injury or personal circumstances, or default due to lateness, who does not play a match, is eligible to play another match on the same day and on a subsequent day. A player who is defaulted for reasons other than lateness is not permitted to play in a subsequent match.
Court Assignments: The team matches shall have 6 assigned courts in close proximity to ensure accessibility for the Coaches. The Officials will have the balls. Matches shall start with doubles and follow with singles. All doubles matches will be chaired. Most singles matches will be roved. Singles matches will be assigned specific courts in order to place signage.
EVENT FACT SHEET WITH COACHING INFORMATION
This document shows the waterfall process.
Interested coaches, please use link in the next section and not the one in this document.
TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Beginning in 2017, this site is hosting the USTA National Spring Team Championships for Boys’ and Girls' 18, 16 and 14 Divisions
The 12s will be at a separate site and different date.
Amateur players who meet the U.S. citizenship or residency requirements (see Section 4), the USTA age eligibility requirements, and membership requirements (current USTA membership) may enter.
The entry deadline for the USTA National Spring Team Championships is Thursday, February 08, 2018 11:59 AM (Eastern Time). This is one minute before NOON EASTERN TIME; it will still be daylight when registration closes. The selection process starts immediately once registration closes, so it is not possible to add late entries to the selection process even if you missed the deadline by a few minutes.
Players must enter using TennisLink.
When tournaments are asked to give prior written approval to enter the USTA National Spring Team Championships and a concurrent tournament, that discretion continues to lie with the tournament. This tournament will not approve concurrent entries.
TOURNAMENT SELECTION AND ALTERNATES:
Separate USTA National Spring Team Championships shall be held for boys and girls. The TennisLink selection system shall accept 32 players from each division (BG 18-14) into the draw as follows:
• Up to 4 wild cards using the same process established for USTA National Championships (See Wildcards section below). Wildcards will not be selected during the automated process. Wildcards will be selected at a later date. It will appear there are openings for alternates, but we cannot fill these spots until the wildcard decisions are made.
• The remaining players from most recently published National Standings List from each age division, provided they have submitted timely entries, in the order in which their names appear.
Online Notification: Main draw players and alternates can view lists published to the TennisLink Tournament Home Page no later than 3 days after the entries close. All players accepted by the TennisLink system will be sent a confirmation email that includes as part of the text of the email the USTA Release and Waiver Form (please email, email@example.com or fax, (251) 208-5195, in this completed waiver). Any accepted player whose credit card was unable to be charged will also be sent an email notifying them of the problem with the credit card and instructing them to contact the tournament to make arrangements for payment.
Ordered Alternate List. The Tournament Committee shall prepare an alternate list for each division of those players with timely entries not accepted into the draw in the order in which their names appear on the same National Standings List used to accept players into the draw. Late entrants shall be placed on the alternate list in the order received after timely entries. Late entries received at the same time shall be ordered by lot.
The Alternate List will be published to the TennisLink Tournament Home Page as soon as possible and no later than 5 days after entries close. The order of players on an Alternate List is NOT to be changed if a new National Standings List is published. Before this list is published, you can see your order by going to the "Selection Process" tab and selecting your division. Find the first yellow dot and count down until you find your name, that is your order number.
On-Site Alternates. On-site alternates are those players on the alternate list who have come to the tournament site to be a last-minute replacement for a withdrawing player. The Tournament Committee shall establish a procedure for checking in on-site alternates and instruct players on the tournament website. The procedure shall include the following:
• On each day in which alternates may be accepted into a draw, any alternate desiring admittance must check in and be ready for play no later than 15 minutes prior to the first scheduled match time of the event for which they are an alternate.
• The order of the alternates is based on the original Alternate List published by the tournament, not a more recent National Standings List, and not in the order in which the players check in.
On-Site Alternates may be admitted into the tournament to fill in for a player unable to play a match. The original player if able may continue in the original spot on the team in subsequent matches. If the player is withdrawing from the tournament and not just a match, the onsite alternate will stay in that spot on the team.
This is a unique event in that it is a team format with individual registration. Because of that, the tournament software is not capable of providing the usual formats for displaying Selection Lists and Alternates Lists by division. We have to go to a lot of extra work to create and post the reports you expect to see. The first few days after selections are made, we will be diligently working on this; so please be patient with us.
Email is the preferred and most times only method of accepted communication. Emails are answered in the order received. If you send more than one email on the same subject, you will get responses to all emails in order. When emailing, always expect a response. That is your confirmation your email has been received and any necessary actions will be taken. If your email prompts a change that should be seen online, just know all changes require multiple steps and removal and uploading of reports. Usually, the response to email is made after the action has been taken on our end. While we are capable of making mistakes, give us 24 hours before you expect to see it online. If you do not see the change within a couple of days, please email and if necessary call.
TOURNAMENT ADMINISTRATION:This is a unique event in that it is a team format with individual registration. Because of that, the tournament software is not capable of providing the usual formats for displaying Selection Lists and Alternates Lists by division. We have to go to a lot of extra work to create and post the reports you expect to see. The first few days after selections are made, we will be diligently working on this; so please be patient with us. Selections were finalized Monday morning and we are now creating the reports you expect to see. If you are wanting to see the order of alternates, please see section below regarding the Ordered Alternates in the Section titled Tournament Registration and Selection Process.
Below are a few items of importance. Please scroll through the entire website as most of your questions can be answered here.
--This is a Level 1 National Team Championship.
--The Tournament will include 4 Singles Matches and 4 Doubles Matches along with training and education.
--There are 16 Boys teams and 16 Girls Teams.
--There are 6 players on a team, two from each age division.
--There are 32 competitors per age division.
--A player must be present all five days to participate in this event.
--Mandatory Registration is Friday evening. Players will only be able to placed on a team and participate if they have come to mandatory registration.
--Teams are made after registration Friday.
--The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams shall receive Gold, Silver and Bronze Medallions.
--You will register as an individual.
--Participants will make and pay for their own travel arrangements, and will require chaperons.
--At this time, there will not be transportation provided from the host hotel. (This may change; but, please understand minors must be accompanied by an adult if transportation from the hotel is provided.)
--You may only register for one age division.
--You need only register for singles. Although the system allows doubles entry, we will not make selections for doubles because all competitors will play doubles.
--Coaches are only responsible for on court activities and team building exercises. Coaches are not chaperons and will not provide transportation. Even if a player's regular coach is at the event, that coach may be assigned to a team which does not include that specific player. That coach will be occupied with his team and cannot be responsible for his regular student during the event.
--No housing is provided for players.
--Wednesday, March 7th, you can use a 5:00 completion as a guideline for travel purposes. We try to finish as early as possible on the last day but weather will determine what that time will be.
Withdrawal Prior to Entry Deadline:
Go to the Tournament website under "EDIT REGISTRATION" on the right
side of your screen and click "Withdraw". From there you can withdraw. If you
do not know your Confirmation #, then click "Locate Confirmation" just
below "Withdraw." We cannot withdraw you, you must do this yourself.
You will lose the entry fee if you do not withdraw online before
Withdrawal After Entry Deadline:
Immediately contact the tournament to withdraw from the tournament. You
must email your withdrawal. DO NOT call to withdraw. The email
is firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, if you withdraw after registration closes but before selections are finalized, you cannot be withdrawn until the tournament director is granted access and selections are final. The selection process is automated and cannot be interrupted. If you do not withdraw before registration closes, you will be charged and there are no refunds.
If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. There are No
All withdrawals for reasons other than illness, injury, and personal circumstances or withdrawals for any reason without the proper written notification are actually defaults and Code of Conduct Reports should be completed for each defaulting player even though an alternate may take that defaulting player’s place in the draw.
Defaulting during the tournament:
You must see the trainer and get approval from the Head Referee at the
Mobile Tennis Center. Do not tell just anyone at the desk and think you have
properly defaulted. Unless you speak to the Head Referee in person, it
will count as a "No Show." WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY WITHDRAWALS OVER THE
If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the
player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from
a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the
tournament OR a visit with the onsite trainer will suffice.
Replacement of Withdrawing Players Before the Waterfall is Done: The Tournament Committee shall replace a player who withdraws, is defaulted, or is otherwise removed from the draw before the waterfall is done with the highest remaining alternate for the division.
Replacement of Withdrawing Players After the Draw is Done: The waterfall shall not be re-done if a player withdraws. The Tournament Committee shall replace a player who withdraws, is defaulted, or is otherwise removed from the draw after the waterfall is done, but before the player’s first match with the next highest remaining alternate for the division, unless the Tournament Committee determines the player may remain in the draw. (See USTA Regulation III.B.5.d. and Section 15 - 4 IV.E.6. These regulations allow for exceptions when a player has been defaulted for lateness, or has to withdraw from their first round for injury, illness or personal circumstance.)
If the withdrawal is by the player waterfalled into the #1 position on a team, the lower-waterfalled player on the team shall be moved into the #1 position and the alternate shall take the #2 position.
For the National Policy on withdrawals, please select
JUNIOR COMPETITION RESOURCES AND TOOLS
For most current USTA Junior Competition information, please select
IF YOU MISS THE ONLINE REGISTRATION, EVEN BY A MINUTE, THERE IS NOTHING MORE THAT CAN BE DONE EXCEPT TO ADD YOU TO THE ALTERNATES LIST. THERE ARE NO EXCUSES THAT CAN CHANGE THIS. THE SELECTION PROCESS IS AUTOMATED AND NO LATE ENTRIES CAN BE MANUALLY ADDED TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PROCESS.
PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE ALLOW YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME TO REGISTER ONLINE.
IF YOU MISS THE DEADLINE, THERE ARE TWO THINGS YOU CAN DO:
1. APPLY FOR A WILDCARD
2. EMAIL THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR TO ADD YOU AS A LATE ENTRY TO THE ALTERNATES LIST. LATE ENTRIES WILL GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THE LIST IN THE ORDER RECEIVED. YOU WILL NOT GET A RESPONSE QUICKLY. IT TAKES SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE SELECTION PROCESS TO BE FINALIZED AND THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR TO BE GRANTED ACCESS TO WORK ON THE TOURNAMENT. YOU WILL GET A RESPONSE WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE ALTERNATES LIST.
I AM WRITING THIS IN ALL CAPS SO YOU UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF REGISTERING ON TIME IF YOU REALLY WANT TO PLAY IN THIS TOURNAMENT. PLEASE DO NOT CALL IF YOU MISS THE DEADLINE. THERE ARE NO OTHER OPTIONS THAN THE 2 LISTED ABOVE.
Friday night, there will be a list at registration for Onsite Alternates to register and provide contact information. Please check in and give your age division and phone number(s). With the Friday mandatory check in, there is a chance of last minute openings.
JUNIOR MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for
every player. This form must be presented at the time of tournament
registration. Please download and bring this completed form with you, email (email@example.com), or fax
to us (251-208-5195) to speed up the registration process. Players are
not allowed on court without this signed release:
GUIDELINES FOR JUDGING CODE VIOLATIONS:
The Point Penalty System will be in effect during the 2016 USTA National Spring Team Championships.
Violation of the Code of Conduct will result in the following:
1st Offense - Loss of Point and Suspension Points
2nd Offense - Loss of Game and Suspension Points
3rd Offense - Default and Suspension Points
Additional suspension points may be given for various serious offenses.
Audible Obscenity: Any commonly known obscene language that is heard by an official will be penalized. Verbal rules apply to any language. We have officials on site that are fluent in many languages.
Obscene Gesture: Any gestures commonly understood to be obscene will be penalized.
Ball Abuse: Any ball hit violently or in anger after the point ends will be penalized.
Abuse of Equipment: Racquets may not be slid, kicked, or thrown to the court. Violent contact with the fence, greenery, net, benches, bags or anything on or around the court will be penalized.
Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Any action that could be considered as unsportsmanlike in nature will be penalized.
Time Delays: Intentional delaying the game will be penalized. Players must play within the time constraints as identified below. Failure to do so falls under the Point Penalty System.
Players have 20 seconds between points and 90 seconds on the changeovers; servers will serve at a reasonable pace and receiver will play to the pace of the server. There will be no rest period during the changeover between the first and second games of any set. Players will have a two-minute rest period between sets except after the second set in a best of three set match there is a mandatory 10-minute rest period during which coaching is allowed. If a Match Tiebreak is played in lieu of a third set, there is a mandatory 3-minute break during which coaching is allowed on court.
Coaching: Coaching by National Team Coaches is allowed on Changeovers.
Penalties for Lateness: These penalties begin at the time the match is scheduled.
5:00 minutes or less Loss of Toss plus 1 game
5:01 – 10:00 minutes Loss of Toss plus 2 games
10:01 – 15:00 minutes Loss of Toss plus 3 games
More than 15:00 minutes Default
In matches without an official on court, players are expected to follow "The Code"
If you have never read it, please do so.
We will use one site:
MTC - Mobile Tennis Center
(also known as Copeland-Cox Tennis Center)
851 Gaillard Drive, Mobile, AL 36608
For site diagram, please select
2018 NATIONAL JUNIOR TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
For current tournament listing, please select
Team Uniforms will be determined at a later date. When a uniform is not worn, the following dress code should be adhered to during your time on site. Players not meeting the dress code may be asked to change while on site.
For the Boys:
* Any T-shirts worn must be plain or tennis related
* No underwear should be visible above waist band or below hemline
* Shirts must be worn at all times
* Shorts must be worn appropriately above pelvic bones
* Sleeveless shirts are acceptable if made that way - no cutoffs
For the Girls:
* Any T-shirts must be plain or tennis related
* Compression shorts must be fully
covered with a skirt or dress. Also known as "shorties" or "booty
shorts" are not allowed to be worn without being covered
* Skirts and shorts must be worn appropriately above the pelvic bones
* The bottom of your Shirt must touch
the top of your Skirt or Short while standing upright-shoulders back; this means do not roll down your skirts or shorts. Trust us when we tell
you that your equipment (skirt or short) is not working properly during
play when rolled
Thank you for your cooperation
YOUR GAME FACE PHOTOGRAPHER
have invited YourGameFace professional tennis photography to provide team and
action photos for the players in the tournament.
sign up early to have your match photographed.
will be shooting by appointment - 214-543-5437
samples and pricing --- www.YourGameFace.com
them on Instagram @YourGameFace for fun
We do have a Fully Stocked Pro Shop at the Mobile Tennis Center. The
tournament discount is 20% off regular priced clothing, shoes, racquets,
and bags and 10% off most sale merchandise.
There will be two Experienced Stringers at the Mobile Tennis Center
during the tournament. Cost with your own string is $18. We also have a
large string inventory if you do not have your own.
One trainer will be on site at the Mobile Tennis Center during matches.
By law, trainers are not allowed to distribute any medicine. Please
bring your own Tylenol, Advil, Sinus Medicine, Epi Pens, etc. The trainer will be at the Mobile Tennis Center at least one hour before the start of practice or matches each day.
Please be advised that many players need the attention of the trainer each morning and proper planning of your time is required so that you are not late for your match.
Please note: The trainer has a lot of ground to cover with on-court issues and many people to see off the court. They are not there to give massages due to limited time and lack of privacy; but, they will advise you on various techniques you or your parents can do. Also, there is a science to applying Kinesiology Tape due to a specific diagnosis. Without the diagnosis from a doctor, the trainers will not apply this type tape. If you require this type tape due to a pre-existing injury, please learn how to tape before the tournament.
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MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT:
Click below for the Mobile Regional Airport Website. Gulfport, MS and Pensacola, FL have airports within an hour from Mobile. New Orleans is about 3 hours from Mobile.
HOST HOTEL: RENAISSANCE MOBILE RIVERVIEW PLAZA HOTEL
The Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel is the host hotel where most of the players will stay. Because this is a Team Tournament, the host hotel will be a big part of the experience. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and the hotel will fill quickly. Other amenities at the hotel specifically for the Spring Team Tennis Championships Tournament include:- All 32 USTA National Coaches are staying at the hotel- Registration will be at the Riverview hotel on Friday night- The hotel will have special nights for the players and parents
- Mandatory Team Banquet- A special Game Zone room is set up all week for the players- A free breakfast for all players/parents- A picture and video montage are played throughout the hotel featuring each days matches- Various communication and meetings will be at the hotel- Probably 95% of the tournament players will stay at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview. Thus it will be a great way to spend time with all the players in the tournament.- Updated draws with “next days” times posted in the lobby.
We feel you will experience something very special by staying at the Host Hotel. Make your reservation early as the hotel will fill quickly with tennis players.
64 South Water Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602
Single Rate: $118.00 Double Rate: $128.00 Triple Rate: $128.00 Quad Rate: $138.00
an impeccable downtown location and a range of superb amenities, the
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel provides an award-winning home away
from home for business and leisure travelers. We believe that a hotel is more
than simply a place to stay; it should be a welcoming, comfortable sanctuary
that relaxes and reenergizes. That's why all of our spacious rooms and suites
feature calming, nautically-inspired decor and plush bedding. Many of our
accommodations offer scenic views of Mobile Bay. Free Internet access
throughout the hotel ensures productivity, while a fitness center and an
outdoor pool help you stay healthy. Those planning events here in downtown
Mobile will be delighted with our 44,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event
space, as well as our skywalk access to Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center. And
our hotel's location places you just moments from Mobile's most famous sights,
sounds, and places. For an unforgettable stay, visit us here at the Renaissance
Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel (renaissanceriverview.com).
To book online click here for
Ask for Special Tennis Tournament Rate at the following Tournament Hotels. Please try to stay at a Tournament Hotel as they support the tournaments which enable us to provide more for the participants.
MOBILE, AL 36606
Phone: (251) 476-6400
Rate: Double and King starting at
$95.00 Breakfast buffet is included!
This rate is eligible for Marriott Rewards
Points! We are located just 3 miles from Mobile Tennis Center.
Complimentary WiFi and Ethernet access in each room. Complimentary on-site
parking. Full access to our 2,400 square foot health club open 24 hours per
day, featuring all new Life Fitness equipment.
While on property, enjoy award winning Sage Restaurant and lounge, all day Room
Service, our outdoor swimming pool with sundeck, Business Center, and Gift
Shop. Ideally situated in the retail and dining epicenter of Mobile. Room
Block and Discounted Rate expire 1 Week prior to tournament. To book online click here for
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT
West I-65 Service Road South
Double or King $99.00 Breakfast is included.
in the Uptown Shopping District, right off I-65 and just minutes away from the
Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. This Newly Renovated Marriott branded property is
the perfect spot to be your tournament headquarters. Enjoy our spacious guest
rooms, savor seasonal food and beverages in our Bistro, or enjoy a plunge in
our indoor pool. Each room offers a refrigerator, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Located minutes away from the Shoppes at Bel Air and McGowin Shopping Center.
Rates and stays eligible for Marriott Rewards points. We proudly serve
Starbucks Coffee. To book online click here for
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES BY MARRIOTT
West I-65 Service Road South
Double or King $89.00 Breakfast is included
in the Uptown Shopping District, right off I-65 and just minutes away from the
Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. This Newly Renovated Marriott branded property is
the perfect spot to be your tournament headquarters. Enjoy our spacious guest
rooms, savor our free breakfast, or enjoy a plunge in our indoor pool. Each
room offers a refrigerator, microwaves and complimentary Wi-Fi. Located minutes
away from the Shoppes at Bel Air and McGowin Shopping Center. Rates and stays
are eligible for Marriott Rewards points. Come try our new mattresses! To book online click here for
HAMPTON INN & SUITES I-65
West I-65 Service Road South
Double or King $99.00 Breakfast is included
in the Uptown Shopping District, right off I-65 and just minutes away from the
Copeland-Cox Tennis Center. This Hilton branded property is the perfect spot to
be your tournament headquarters. Enjoy our spacious guest rooms, rest in our
clean and fresh Hampton bead, savor Hampton’s free hot breakfast or enjoy a
plunge in our outdoor pool. Each room offers a refrigerator, microwave, and
complimentary Wi-Fi. Located minutes away from the Shoppes at Bel Air and
McGowin Shopping Center. Rates and stays are eligible for Hilton Honors rewards
points. To book online click here for
SPRINGHILLSUITES BY MARRIOTT MOBILE
Springhill Memorial Dr N
all new Springhill Suites Mobile has a beautiful lobby with a full bar and
hospitality-driven associates who greet every guest with a smile. Our guest
rooms have been appointed with all the finest amenities to relax or work in our
oversized suites. Guest are sure to relax in the classic elegance that is the
Springhill Suites by Marriott of Mobile, Alabama. Our guests will enjoy nearby
shopping, dining, and other entertainment venues. The Springhill Suites by
Marriott of Mobile, Alabama is located at the I-65 Service Road and Airport
Blvd, on Springhill Memorial Drive. Our convenient location places you in the
heart of the city. The Mobile Airport is a short 20 minute drive.
fresh hot healthy breakfast is complimentary to all guests and is a great way
to start your day. The Lobby bar is a great way to end your work day. Coin
guest laundry on site. The Market offers snacks and beverages for your
refreshment. Our state of the art fitness center is spacious and equipped with
flat screen televisions. The business center offers complimentary printing,
faxing, and other applications. After a nice swim in our pool, relax in one of
our spacious Suites. To book online click here for
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES MOBILE I-65
80 Springdale Blvd
Mobile, AL 36606
Phone: (251) 473-2380
Rate: $89 with breakfast
Stay Smart, rest, and recharge at the
award-winning Holiday Inn Express & Suites I-65. With our favorable location off I-65 Exit 4,
hot breakfast bar featuring Cinnabon cinnamon rolls, complimentary Wi-Fi and parking,
and heated indoor pool make us the perfect choice! All guest rooms feature microwaves,
refrigerators, and a sleeper sofa for that at home feel. We offer early breakfast hours for our Tennis
Center Guests and all stays are IHG Award Club points eligible.t To book online click here for
HAMPTON INN & SUITES – PROVIDENCE PARK
Providence Park Drive East
$99 per night/All Room Types/ Doubles have a refrigerator and microwave. Ice
machines on every floor.
to Mobile Tennis Center, First come first serve based on availability.
hotel to both Mobile Airport and Mobile Tennis Center.
Hot Breakfast Bar, On-site and Off-site Fitness Center, outdoor pool, Bonefish
and TGI Fridays in same parking lot.
Call to make a reservation at 251.776.5866, ask for Mobile
Tennis Center Rate. To book online click here for
QUALITY INN & SUITES
150 West I-65 Service Road
Mobile, AL 36608
Rate: King Suite or Double Suite $74 Plus Tax
Quality Inn & Suites offers a great location, 3 mi from Mobile Tennis
Center, with close access to Walmart & restaurants. All-Suite hotel
offering free full, hot breakfast buffet with indoor pool/hot tub/fitness
center & microwave/refrigerator in each room. To make a reservation call 251-343-4949 and ask for the Mobile Tennis Rate, or to book online click here for
THE ADMIRAL CURIO BY HILTON
$99 including breakfast
only full-service boutique hotel in heart of downtown Mobile. Celebrate in true
Southern Style at one of the City’s most recognized and iconic hotels. The Admiral Hotel, by Hilton has a rich
history of offering full service accommodations in downtown Mobile. This
lovely, 12 story hotel originally opened in the 1940’s and is a Historic Hotel
of America. Extensive renovations completed in late 2015 have revitalized this
local gem and showcase the buildings Art Deco style. Guests can enjoy custom furnishings and
impeccable service throughout their stay. Self-parking and valet parking are
available 24 hours a day at an additional fee.
Full service dining is available from 6 am to 11:00 pm at Launch and
Corner251 offering breakfast, lunch, dinner cocktails and coffee bar
service. Convenient Room service is
available from 6:00 am – 11:00 pm. In
addition, enjoy the burgeoning nightlife in Mobile, just two blocks away. Over 30 local restaurants and entertainments
options right outside our door. Make the
most of your visit to Mobile and stay with the Award-Winning Admiral Hotel by
Hilton. To book online, click here for
HOLIDAY INN WEST MOBILE I-10
Highway 90 West
Rate: Double and King $84.00 Breakfast is included.
Holiday Inn Mobile West I-10 is
conveniently located on interstate 10 exit 15B.
Holiday Inn Mobile West I-10 has been refreshed and ready for your
arrival. We are a short drive from
downtown Mobile, shopping, restaurants, movie theaters and Mobile Tennis
Center. Having completed a complete
renovation in the past 12 months, the Holiday Inn Mobile West I-10 offers the
latest in décor, guest service and value. Refrigerators, iron, ironing boards,
hair dryers and multiple plug-ins for all your mobile devices! 100 % smoke free and pet friendly. To book online click here for
HOLIDAY INN DOWNTOWN MOBILE
$99.00 breakfast included
Come Experience The Holiday Inn Downtown Mobile
Historic District. Located in the heart of Mobile's Entertainment District
right off of I-65 and I-10, just 8 miles from the Mobile Tennis
Center. Travelers will enjoy our close proximity to the restaurants,
shopping, museums as well as several great entertainment venues. The hotel
has established a Mobile Tennis Center rate that will be available over
your tournament dates. To book online click here for
WINGATE BY WYNDHAM
Springhill Ave at I-65 Exit 5, behind Zaxby’s
516 Springhill Plaza Court
Rate: $89 with breakfast
The Wingate by Wyndham hotel is the closest
hotel to the Mobile Tennis Center. Wake
up in the morning to a complimentary hot breakfast bar (extended hours for
Tennis Center Guests), stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi internet access,
get your work out in the hotel’s fitness center, or unwind at the outdoor
pool. Our guest rooms feature
microwaves and refrigerators.
FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES- SARALAND
NEWEST Marriott in the area, featuring a bright
and beautiful lobby, that relaxes you the moment you enter. The guest rooms
provide plenty of room to spread out for work and relaxation, and offer a large
desk/work station, pillow top bedding, and a calming atmosphere.
and Hulu ready TV’s and microwaves and mini fridges as well. Fridges are
stocked with various flavors of BODYARMOR Sport Water and snacks for our Tennis Players.
to all local restaurants and stores; 8.7 miles from the Mobile Tennis Center.
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Amenities: 24/7 Market, Pool,
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Ranked in the top 10 of the
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To book call 251-406-8572
N Royal St
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Whether traveling for work or pleasure Candlewood
Suites® Mobile Downtown is the only downtown all-suite hotel and
the perfect fit for a home away from home. Located right in the heart of
downtown, an easy walk to many of Mobile's attractions. Our over-sized suites
with full kitchens are the perfect home base for exploring all Downtown Mobile
has to offer. Our outdoor pool will provide a cool oasis while our gazebo
grilling area will bring a bit more of home to your stay. To book online click here for
ASHBURY HOTEL & SUITES
600 W I-65 Service Rd S
Mobile, AL 36608
Phone: (251) 344.8030
Rate: $79 with breakfast
Check out our newly remodeled Ashbury Hotel,
featuring oversized guest rooms equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, and
flat screen TVs. Enjoy our complimentary
breakfast bar with early hours for Tennis Center guests, Wi-Fi, and
parking. We are favorably located off
I-65 Exit 3 just moments from the Tennis Center, shopping, and dining. To book
JUNIOR COMPETITION WILDCARD INFORMATION
For Wildcard information, please select
WILD CARD APPLICATION
For application, please select
The Wildcard committee has made their decisions and USTA is in the process of notifying the recipients. Once USTA has confirmed the acceptances, they will notify me and release any open spots for me to fill with alternates. Once I get the Official Response from USTA, which will probably be Monday afternoon or Tuesday, I will then contact the alternates. I know some you want to make your travel plans so I will tell you what I know at this point, but this is not a guarantee there will be spots open for alternates.
While this is not official, I believe this is the wildcard distribution - but it is subject to change:
B18 - 3 wildcards awarded, 1 spot open for alternate
B16 - 3 wildcards awarded, 1 spot open for alternate
B14 - 3 wildcards awarded, 1 spot open for alternate
G18 - 1 wildcard awarded, 3 spots open for alternates
G16 - 4 wildcards awarded, No spot open for alternate
G14 - 4 wildcards awarded, No spot open for alternate
If you are in an age division that may have a spot open, you can email me to let me know you are interested in accepting should a spot open. That way, when I get the official response from USTA, I can add you right away.
If you are a confirmed wildcard recipient, please call 251-510-0113 to pay the entry fee. This is a the Tournament Directors private mobile office phone. We will be getting many calls so you can leave your credit card information on the voicemail. I will process the payment and send you a text when done. I do not keep any credit card info on file. Please include the card number, exp date, 3(or 4) digit code, and the zip code of the billing address.
B18 - 3 Wildcards granted; 11th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals, 1 open wildcard spot, and 4 Alt withdrawals, 2 of the wildcards were in the top 11 alternates
B16 - 3 Wildcards granted; 5th Alt got in due to 2 withdrawals, 1 open wildcard spot, 2 of the wildcards were in the top 5 alternates
B14 - 4 Wilcards granted; 7th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals, 3 of the wildcards were in the top 7 alternates
G18 - 3 Wildcards granted; 8th Alt got in due to 6 withdrawals and 1 open wildcard spots, 1 wildcard was in the top 8 alternates
G16 - 4 Wildcards granted; 5th Alt got in due to 2 withdrawals, and 2 Alt withdrawals, 1 wildcard was in the top 5 alternates
G14 - 3 Wildcards granted; 7th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals and 1 open wildcard spot, 2 wildcards were in the top 7 alternates
B18 - 1 Wildcard granted; 13th Alt got in due to 8 withdrawals, 3 open wildcard spots, and 2 Alt withdrawals
B16 - 4 Wildcards granted; 5th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals and 1 Alt withdrawal
B14 - 4 Wilcards granted; 4th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals
G18 - 2 Wildcards granted; 4th Alt got in due to 2 withdrawals and 2 open wildcard spots
G16 - 3 Wildcards granted; 7th Alt got in due to 4 withdrawals, 1 open wildcard spot, and 2 Alt withdrawals
G14 - 4 Wildcards granted; 2nd Alt got in due to 2 withdrawals
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MANDATORY TOURNAMENT CHECK IN:
ALL PLAYERS MUST BE PHYSICALLY ON SITE AT THE HOST HOTEL BY 8:00 PM FRIDAY, MARCH 2nd, IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON A TEAM. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS!
In theory, the tournament schedule is to have a practice day and matches start on Suday. We now have the flexibility to start matches earlier if it looks like weather might be an issue. In order to start matches early, possibly even Saturday morning, players have to be here Friday night. There will be no exceptions to this Mandatory Check In. We understand some of you might have weather delays in your area preventing you from getting here on time. We strongly suggest you make your travel plans with delays in mind. If we have onsite alternates or alternates within driving distance (three hours or less); we will not be able to save a spot for you because the team is dependent on all positions. You should make your plans with the Friday Mandatory checkin time as your guide.
ALTERNATES - We strongly suggest you pay close attention to your position on the alternates list. If you can come on a moments notice, please email the tournament director of your availability. If you are the first or second alternate, you may want to consider being onsite close to the end of mandatory registration. No matter where you are on the alternates list, if you are in driving distance, you may want to be onsite close to the end of mandatory registration. Any open spots at 8:00 pm will first go to an onsite alternate based on where they fall on the alternates list if more than one is present. If there are no onsite alternates, we will start calling alternates in order from the list.
SATURDAY PRACTICE COURT SCHEDULE
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, February 08, 2018 11:59:00 AM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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