We encourage everyone to play doubles. We will accept doubles entries until Wednesday, Sept. 19th @ 9:00am The online registration will be closed but you can call or email us. If you want to play doubles, but do not have a partner, we can pair you up with someone else looking for a partner.
Match Starting Times
Play begins Friday, September 21st at 8:00 a.m. Doubles will begin Friday, September 21st after 4:00pm.
You can go directly to your match site on Friday. Shirts will be available at Bloomington Country Club after 10am on Friday and throughout the rest of the tournament.
MAIN TOURNAMENT HOTEL
La Quinta Inn and Suites
The main tournament hotel is the LaQuinta Inn,
91 E. 2680 S., St. George, UT 84790. Mention the tournament (Bloomington Fall Duel in the Desert) to get a discounted rate. Call (435) 674-2664. Great new hotel, close to all
OTHER TOURNAMENT HOTELS
For hotels in the St.George and Hurricane area click on the link.
SPECTATOR CONDUCT POLICY
BCC will not tolerate spectators coaching, bullying opponents, other parents, site directors or tournament directors. Below is a message from Utah Tennis. We will be following these guidelines. Please be respectful and follow all USTA guidelines or you will be asked to leave.
spectator of a participant in USTA-sanctioned tennis tournament in the Utah District, you are
under a “duty to encourage and maintain high standards of proper conduct, fair
play, and good sportsman ship.” USTA
addition, you are “under an obligation to avoid acts that may be considered
detrimental to the game of tennis.”
USTA Regulation IV.C(1).
Utah District tennis tournaments, the following acts are prohibited before,
during, and after each match, engagement in such actions, will be subject to
the penalties listed below.
an opponent in a negative manner, including any references to the opponent’s
line calls, behavior, or anything else.
2. Addressing the parent or other representative of a
junior opponent, or an adult players
spectator, in a negative manner.
an official, tournament director or tournament representative in a negative
during a match except as permitted by the USTA Rules.
engaging in any abusive conduct that is detrimental to the game of tennis.
Engaging in any of these prohibited
acts, will cause a grievance to be submitted to the UTA Grievance Committee for
review and spectator will be subject to the following ‘MINIMUM’ penalties:
Offense: Banned from attending the next
Utah District Sanctioned Event the player you were watching enters (this could
be extended to include leagues and or tournaments entered by additional family
Offense: Banned from attending the next three Utah District Sanctioned Events the
player you were watching enters (this could be extended to include leagues and
or tournaments entered by additional family member players).
Offense: Banned from attending any Utah
District Sanctioned Events for a calendar year from the date of the Third
In addition, the following acts
are prohibited for players and spectators:
1. Visible or audible profanity or obscenity.
of racquet, balls, or equipment.
abuse of a player or official.
to follow the instructions of an official.
other conduct that is abusive or detrimental to the game of tennis.
PLEASE NO RE-SCHEDULING OF MATCHES
Our tournament official is Scott Ward.
We will use the most current Intermountain Standings for seeding the tournament..
The singles draws will be posted Wednesday, September 19th and the doubles will be posted Thursday or Friday morning. Doubles doesn't start until Friday evening. This tournament is a FMLC draw (First Match Loser Consolation).
SITES & ADDRESSES
Sites for the tournament are:
Country Club (BCC)
3174 Bloomington Dr. E. St. George UT, 84790
Pine View High School (PVH)
2850 East 750 North, St. George, UT 84790
Dixie High School (DXH) 350 E 700 S. St. George, Ut 84770
Green Valley (GV)
1871 West Canyon View Drive, St. George, Utah
Tonaquint Park (TP)
1851 South Dixie Drive, St. George, UT 84770
Desert Hills High School(DHHS) 828 Desert Hills Dr. St. George UT 84790
To see a Google map with the tournament sites and possible practice courts click more info.
The scoring will be best 2-of-3 tie-break sets
in all events EXCEPT B10s and G10s will play best of 3 short sets, no-ad, with a 7-point tie-breaker in lieu
of the 3rd set. All doubles will play 8-game pro sets with a 10 point
tie-breaker at 8-8, and there will be Consolation in doubles. When applicable a round robin will be scored first by player win loss record, if still a tie then the least number of sets lost, if still a tie the least number of games lost.
A withdrawing player shall immediately notify
the Tournament Committee or Referee by telephone or email that the player will not be playing. If a player is withdrawing because of an injury or illness, he or she shall deliver
written verification of the injury or illness from a medical
professional to the Referee no later than the last scheduled day of the
tournament. If the player is not playing because of a personal
emergency, the player shall deliver a written decision of the situation to
the Referee no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. The
Referee shall determine whether the situation is a personal emergency. For directions on how to withdraw a player online before the entries close click more info --->
Sunday play is required in this tournament. If
you are not able to play on Sunday (finals), please do not enter the
tournament if you think you could make it to the finals. There will be
no rescheduling of matches.
Late entries will be accepted until Monday, Sept. 17th @ 9:00am. There will be a $5 late fee charged to your entry. Please call or email us for a late entry.
Refunds will be given on a case by case basis. Refunds will not be given to player who withdraw after the draw is posted. They will only be given for sickness or an emergency. Weather refunds will only be given if the tournament has not started and we don't play any matches.
10's matches will be best of 3 short sets, no-ad, with a 7-point
tiebreak played in lieu of the 3rd set. We are unable to take match
time avoidance requests beyond the first day of the tournament.
Avoidance requests must be made with the Tournament Director prior
to the draws being made. RESCHEDULING POLICY - Finals may NOT be
rescheduled! There will be NO RESCHEDULING of matches except in
extreme circumstances beyond the control of the players and then
only with prior approval of the Tournament Director. Players
rescheduling without permission will be DEFAULTED! All costs of
rescheduling are the responsibility of the initiator. Players are
under NO obligation to reschedule when asked by an opponent.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Friday, September 14, 2018 11:59:00 PM Mountain 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: 257722718 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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