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OUR FAMOUS BOCAGE PARTY SCHEDULE!
6 PM THURSDAY - PLAYER WELCOME PARTY DINNER WITH DOOR PRIZES!
6 PM - FRIDAY - CRAWFISH BOIL & SEAFOOD BUFFET FRIDAY NIGHT WITH LIVE MUSIC!
12 PM - SATURDAY - BURGERS ON THE BALCONY!
THE PARTIES ARE FREE FOR ALL PLAYERS. GUESTS AND SPOUSES MAY ATTEND ALL THREE FOR $25!
WE WILL MAKE AN EFFORT TO ACCOMMODATE FIRST ROUND SCHEDULING REQUESTS.
REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO EDGASKELL@BOCAGERC.ORG BEFORE THE DRAWS ARE MADE BUT ARE NOT GUARANTEED.
NUMBER OF EVENTS
PLAYERS MAY PLAY 3 EVENTS MAX - 2 SINGLES AND 1 DOUBLES OR 1 SINGLES AND 2 DOUBLES.
SEEDING WILL BE BASED ON THE MOST CURRENT NATIONAL RANKING, AND HEAD TO HEAD RESULTS. SEEDING WILL BE MADE WITH INPUT FROM OUR SEEDING COMMITTEE AND THE CIRCUIT CHAIRS FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGE DIVISIONS. WE INVITE FEEDBACK ONCE THE SEEDS ARE PUBLISHED BEFORE THE DRAWS ARE MADE.
Seeding for Category I USTA National Championships, Super Category II USTA National Tournaments, Category II USTA National Tournaments,
and Category III USTA Tournaments.
a. All Factors Method. The All Factors Method of seeding described in USTA Regulation II.A.4.a. shall be the method of seeding.
b. Number of seeds. The number of players seeded shall be as set forth in Table 18. FAC Comment X.A-2: The Tournament Committee should seed the maximum number of players when adequate seeding information is available, but should not do so when information is not available.
3. Tournament regulations for Category I USTA National Championships. All Category I USTA National Championships that are
Number of Seeds for Category I USTA National Championships,
Super Category II USTA National Tournaments,
Category II USTA National Tournaments, and
Category III USTA Tournaments
The number of players seeded shall be 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, or 32; and the maximum number of seeds shall be as follows:
• Draw of 128 with 97-128 players 32 seeds
• Draw of 128 with 65-96 players 16 seeds
• Draw of 64 with 33-64 players 16 seeds
• Draw of 32 with 17-32 players 8 seeds
• Draw of 16 with 9-16 players 4 seeds
• Draw of 8 with 5-8 players 2 seeds
• Draw of 4 with 3-4 players 2 seeds
SCHEDULE OF PLAY
Schedule of play
Round of 64 & 32 Wednesday 4/24
Round of 16 Thursday 4/25
Quarter final Round Friday 4/26
Semi finals Saturday 4/27
Finals & 3 / 4 play-offs Sunday 4/28
Singles have modified feed in consolation – first 2 rounds of main draw and playoff for 3rd & 4th!
Doubles is single elimination.
Men’s Singles & Doubles Divisions: 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80.
Prize money awarded in all draws and based on size and strength of draws.
PLAYERS LOOKING FOR DOUBLES PARTNER
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A DOUBLES PARTNER EMAIL ME YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION AND I WILL POST IT HERE!
SCORING & DRAW FORMAT
*SINGLES DRAWS THAT HAVE 4 OR FEWER PLAYERS WILL USE A ROUND ROBIN FORMAT.
*LARGER SINGLES DRAWS WILL USE A MODIFIED FEED CONSOLATION WITH THE FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF THE MAIN DRAW FEEDING IN TO THE CONSOLATION.
*MAIN DRAW MATCHES WILL BE 2 OUT OF 3 SETS REGULAR SCORING. THERE IS A PLAYOFF FOR 3RD & 4TH PLACE IN SINGLES.
*ALL CONSOLATION MATCHES WILL USE A 10 POINT TIE BREAK IN LIEU OF A 3RD SET.
*DOUBLES IS 2 OUT OF 3 SETS. THERE IS NO DOUBLES CONSOLATION.
*WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE SCORING AS NEEDED IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER.
WILSON US OPEN REGULAR FELT
TOURNAMENT HOTEL - MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INN BATON ROUGE TOWNE CENTER AT CEDAR LODGE
Tournament Hotel - Marriott Residence Inn Towne Center at Cedar Lodge.
7061 Commerce Circle, Baton Rouge, La 70809
Tel - 225-925-9100 Fax 225-925-9104
Harry Barton Bocage Clay Court Championships
Start date: 4/24/19 - End date: 4/29/19
Last day to book: 4/3/19
Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
• Residence Inn Baton Rouge Towne Center at Cedar Lodge for 119.00 USD - 199.00 USD per night
Click More info for Link to Hotel
BodyHelix distributor and massage therapist
Joann Nicodemus the BodyHelix distributor and massage therapist will be at Bocage.
Joann Nicodemus - Team BodyHelix - 843-709-5507 - Joann.Nicodemus@BodyHelix.com - www.bodyhelix.com
THIS TOURNAMENT IS A STA 250 POINT TOURNAMENT.
USTA Super Category II Tournament (ITF Grade 1)
This tournament will receive USTA Super Category II
and ITF Grade 1 ranking points per round won. (Please note, the ITF only ranks Men’s & Women’s 35-85 and over
singles, doubles, and mixed. If you are
playing in any other division, you will not earn ITF ranking points). In order to receive USTA ranking points for
this tournament, a player must be a current USTA member. In order to receive ITF ranking points, a
player must have a valid ITF IPIN BEFORE the start of the tournament. To find out more information about USTA &
ITF rankings and ranking points, please click here for
Non U.S. citizens may enter this tournament without
the purchase of a USTA membership. You may do so, as long as you are in good
standing with your home federation and have a current ITF IPIN. You must also
create a free USTA account. Once you
have done so, you may email the tournament director with your new USTA account
number, remit payment, and be entered into the tournament. To create your free
USTA account, please click here for
ITF POINTS WILL BE AWARDED AS A GRADE 1 EVENT:
Loser in Last 16 - 30
Loser in Last 32 - 20
Loser in Last 64 - 10
Welcome to the Harry V. Barton Bocage Clay Court Championships!
ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY. Minimum $15,000 Prize Money. Feed in
consolation for singles! Draws with 4 players or less will have a
round robin draw. This is a National Level Super Category II
Tournament for men.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:59:00 PM Central Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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