playing your first match in the tournament you must visit the Registration Desk
and obtain your Player Registration Card. You must have a current USTA
membership to play in this tournament. If your USTA membership has expired or
you don't have one you may purchase a USTA membership online at
www.usta.com/jointoday or via telephone at: 1-800-990-USTA. At the
Registration Desk you will need to sign a Waiver of Liability and will be asked
if you plan to attend the player dinner on Friday. You will have an opportunity
to register a guest for this event if you wish. At the
Registration Desk you will be issued tournament souvenirs, and you will be provided information on practice courts, the facilities and the
most current draws. Please feel free to ask general questions about the
tournament at the Registration Desk. Please note
that you must Check-in at the Tournament Desk prior to each of your tournament
matches. It is recommended that you Check-in at least 15 minutes prior to the
scheduled time of each match. After checking in, you must remain within earshot
of the tournament desk since failure to respond to the official announcement of
your match could result in a default. You should automatically present your
Registration Card to the volunteers at the Check-in desk for each match.
CONTACTING THE TOURNAMENT:
If you have questions about the tournament or events please email
Liz Blum at firstname.lastname@example.org or Marylynn Baker at email@example.com.
continental breakfast and lunch will be served on both Friday and Saturday.
MASSAGE SERVICES - MASSAGE EXTRAORDINAIRE
Massage services will be available for a fee during the first 2 days of the tournament, and will be provided by Massage Extraordinaire. They will be onsite from 10 am - 4 pm on Friday and Saturday. $20/20 minutes/ Cash preferred. Sign up sheet will be available onsite at Massage Extraordinaire.
EVENT REGISTRATION - MAXIMUM 2 EVENTS
An individual may register for up to two (2) events.
REGISTRATION FEE CALCULATION
fee is charged by the company that administers the online registration process.
The fee charged is calculated as follows:
............. Processing Fee
$0 - $149.99
......... 6.75% plus $1.25
$499.99 ..... 3.75% plus $5.75
$500 and up
......... 2.75% plus $10.75
*There is a
$3.25 minimum per registration per person.
DIVISIONS AND AGE REQUIREMENTS
The age of the parent is the requirement that must be met.
- Father-Daughter Open: No age requirement for father or daughter
- Father-Daughter Senior: Father's age must satisfy 60 years by December 31, 2018 - No requirement for son's age.
- Father-Daughter Super Senior: Father's age must satisfy 70 years by December 31, 2018- No requirement for son's age.
- Father-Daughter Ultra Senior: Father's age must satisfy 80 years by December 31, 2018 - No requirement for son's age.
- Mother-Son Open: No age requirement for mother or daughter
- Mother-Son Senior: Mother's age must satisfy 60 years by December 31, 2018 - No requirement for daughter's age.
include automatic entry in the consolation events associated with each main
events will have a Feed-In, Modified Feed-In, Quarterfinal Feed-In, First Match Loss Consolation or Curtis Consolation format
depending on draw sizes. Playoffs for
3rd and 4th place will be mandatory in all events.
will be posted online approximately seven days before the tournament begins.
Changes in the draws and schedule will occur as circumstances dictate (injured
players, partner substitutions, withdrawals, etc). We will post these changes
online frequently so please be sure to check the draws at least daily to be
sure that you have the latest information. While the
tournament is in progress, the draws posted online are the official draws.
Therefore, it is especially important to check the posted draws online to
verify times, opponents, etc. after each match. When changes occur, we make
every attempt to contact the affected players. However, sometimes it happens
that we do not have updated contact information or simply cannot reach players
for various reasons. Therefore, please be sure to check for changes on a
regular basis. Partner substitutions will be allowed as long as the Tournament Director is notified before the draw is made, and the substitute partner meets all the conditions for participation in the event in which the substitution is requested.
rates at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club ($175 per night) and the La Jolla
Shores Hotel ($125 per night) are available to those participating in the
tournament based on availability. Call the
Reservations Hotline at 800-624-2582, and mention that you are playing in the tournament to get these great rates. Rooms will go fast,
so get your reservations in early. The La Jolla
Beach & Tennis Club along the shores of the California coast stands as one
of the region’s most timeless beachfront resorts, a treasured destination for
more than 80 years that still feels like a San Diego secret . For more information on the hotel and its amenities
visit the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club website at www.ljbtc.com.
The San Diego
International Airport is located just a 10 minute drive from the Barnes Tennis
Center. Transportation between the Barnes Tennis Center and the airport is easily arranged at
the airport by simply visiting the transportation stands outside Baggage Claim. For getting
around the city while you are in San Diego, a car is the best way to go! Train stations are
located at Solana Beach and downtown San Diego. Bus service is located a few
blocks from the Barnes Tennis Center. Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, are available at San Diego International Airport.
FRIDAY NIGHT PLAYER DINNER ON THE BEACH!
Players are invited to attend a complementary Friday evening player dinner on the beach at the La
Jolla Beach & Tennis Club from approximately 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Dress appropriately for the beach as it can get cool in the evening. We hope to see everyone there. The guest fee for the player dinner is $35 per person. Guests must be registered in advance so we will know how many people
will be attending the dinner. The sign-up list for the dinner will be available at our Tournament
For each set
that reaches a tiebreak, the Coman Tiebreak format will be used. The Coman Tiebreaker procedures are described in the USTA's "Friend at Court" publication, and information on the Coman Tiebreaker format will be available from the Tournament Director and Tournament Referee.
Tournament Regulations will govern play.
two complimentary practice courts will be set aside at The Barnes Tennis
stringing services are available for a fee onsite.
Women's locker rooms are available onsite for all tournament players.
Free for all players, guests and public.
silver and bronze balls will be awarded to first, second and third place
finishers respectively in all events. Prizes will be awarded to the fourth
place finishers in the main draws and to first and second place finishers in
the consolation draws.
The Wilson US
OPEN Extra Duty ball is the official tournament ball.
COURTS & LIGHTS
Tennis Center has 23 outdoor hard courts available onsite, and all are lighted. All
matches must be completed by 7:00 p.m. each day due to club restrictions.
2018 NATIONAL TOURNAMENT EVALUATION
Your feedback is very important to us so that we can continue to improve the Father-Daughter & Mother-Son National championships. It would be greatly appreciated if you would take a few minutes to complete the evaluation survey for this tournament. Thank you for your feedback!!
USTA ADULT TOURNAMENT FACEBOOK PAGE
There is now
a Facebook Page for USTA Adult Tournaments! https://www.facebook.com/groups/USTAgoldball/
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT!
Please take a few minutes to
tell USTA about your experience with this tournament by completing a short
survey at the following link:
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, May 18, 2018 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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