TOURNAMENT UPDATE SUNDAY OCTOBER 22 - PLAN TO PLAY AT 2:30PM, COURTS DRYING. SEE YOU SOON!
THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE
MESSAGES FROM CHUCK GILL
PLAYER BANQUET & BBQ - Starts at 6pm on Saturday at the Ibis tennis courts. We hope to see everyone there. Special player gifts provided for all tournament players.
GOLF: Anyone wishing to play golf, please reconfirm with me via email cgill@clubat ibis.com by the end of day on Wednesday, October 18th.
See you soon. We are going to have a
terrific event!!! Safe travels.
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE INFORMATION, & CHAIRED MATCHES
WE ARE PLEASED TO CHAIR ALL MAIN DRAW SEMI-FINAL & FINAL MATCHES
MAIN DRAW 3rd & 4th Place Play-off matches will be played, but not chaired
DRAWS: THE DRAWS WILL BE POSTED BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. PLEASE NOTE:
> 80+ and 60+ Consolation Draws: If we end up with 4 teams, we will play a FMLC and if we have 3 teams, we will use a round robin format. The round robin would provide the 3 teams teams with 2 matches.
SEEDING & DRAW INFORMATION
We will have the draws posted by Wednesday morning at the latest.
Father-Daughter Open Division
Seeding: 4 seeds
1. Krisan, Peter &
2. Gomez-Diaz, Carlos
3. Fotopoulos, Sam &
4. Barros, Paulo &
Father-Daughter Senior Division
(60 and over) Seeding: 2 seeds
1. Flower, James &
2. Davis, John & Bornt-Davis,
Father-Daughter Super Senior
Division (70 and over): 4 seeds
1. Cohen, Richard &
2. Ulery, Louis &
3. Hanna, Michael & Morrison,
4. Estes, P. & Feher,
Father-Daughter 80 & Over
Division: 2 seeds
1. Hicks, Robert &
2. Watkins, Kent & Walsh,
WELCOME TOURNAMENT PLAYERS
The members and staff at the Club at Ibis are excited to be hosting the USTA National Father Daughter Clay Court Championships! Our Club features 54 holes of Nicklaus family designed golf, 16 clay courts, 4 Pickleball courts, a full service spa and fitness center and a state of the art aquatics complex. The tournament will feature a player party, spa services, a FD golf outing prior to the tournament and more. Please plan on competing in what will be a memorable event!
FATHER-DAUGHTER DOUBLES AGE GROUP & ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
THE 4 AGE DIVISIONS OFFERED ARE:
Father-Daughter Doubles – Open Division
Sr. Father-Daughter Doubles (60 and Over) father minimum age of 60
by December 31, 2017
Super Sr. Father-Daughter Doubles (70 and Over) father minimum age of 70 by
December 31, 2017
Ultra Sr. Father-Daughter Doubles (80 and Over) father minimum age of 80 by
December 31, 2017
Fathers and daughters
related by virtue of blood, legal adoption or current step relationship are
eligible to play together in this tournament.
United States citizenship
is not required to play in this tournament
MANY IBIS WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES AVAILABLE FOR FATHER-DAUGHTER TOURNAMENT PLAYER USE
Certain Ibis facilities will be available for tournament
player complimentary use including: Ibis Fitness Center, Ibis Tennis Locker
Rooms and Ibis Pool. Fees associated with use of The Ibis SPA, Physical
Therapy, use of Fitness Trainers and dining at The Bistro at The Club at Ibis will
be the player responsibility.
SPECIAL GOLF OUTING FOR FATHER-DAUGHTER TOURNAMENT PLAYERS
Join us on Thursday October 19 at 4:00pm for 9 holes of golf
on one of our Nicholas Family-Designed Courses. Experience what makes Ibis the
finest experience in the Palm Beaches.
A limited amount of golf outing space is available on a
first-come, first served basis. To reserve your spot to play golf with us or if
you have any questions, email Chuck Gill at email@example.com. Golf reservations
must be made no later than October 6.
MATCH FORMAT INFORMATION
FATHER-DAUGHTER OPEN, 60+ & 70+ DIVISIONS
MAIN DRAW: Best of three tiebreak setsCONSOLATION: Two tiebreak sets and a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of 3rd set
FATHER-DAUGHTER 80+ DIVISIONMAIN DRAW & CONSOLATION: Two tiebreak sets and a 10-point match tiebreak in lieu of 3rd set
TOURNAMENT HOTEL INFORMATION
Our tournament site is inland and some of you may prefer to stay closer to downtown West Palm Beach or the beach. As such, we have provided you with some options below.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON in PALM BEACH GARDENS - OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT HOTEL
4431 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, phone: 561-622-2260
Rate: $179 / night + taxes - rooms available for the nights of October 19 - 21
Call 1-800-222-8733 to make your reservation for the USTA National Father & Daughter Championship Group
Rooms will be held on a first come, first served basis. However, rooms must be reserved no later than September 19, 2017.
OTHER HOTEL BOOKING OPTIONS IN THE WEST PALM BEACH AREA. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW:
Booking link: https://ReservationCounter.HotelPlanner.com/EventPage3833065-
PRACTICE TENNIS COURTS AVAILABLE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19
Practice courts will be available on October 19 from noon to
7:00pm. Players must reserve court time in advance by emailing Chuck Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org. A limit of 1 hour
of practice time per team and 4 players will be placed on each court. If you
want to practice with another team, then signup together. Thanks for your
PRACTICE COURT AVAILABILITY OCTOBER 20 - 22
We will have a limited amount of practice courts available
each day. We will post more information after the on-line entries close.
Player registration will take place outside the Ibis tennis
office as follows:
Thursday, October 19: noon – 6:00pm
Friday, October 20: 10:00am – noon
MATCH SCHEDULING (Tentative)
While the match schedule will be finalized after the entries
close, we are tentatively planning the following schedule:
Friday, October 20: Match play starts at noon
Saturday, October 21: Match
play starts at 10:00am
Sunday, October 22: Match
play starts at 10:00am
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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 Friday, October 13, 2017 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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