LOCATION, FORMAT, CONTACTS
All Matches will be played at Bay Area Racquet Club (BARC) on draws.
Bay Area Racquet Club
17901 Kings Park LN
Houston, TX 77058
10’s- play 2 sets to four games. No Ad scoring. 7 point tiebreak if split sets.
All Singles & Doubles: 2 sets, regular scoring (with Ad). If you split sets, play a 10 point match tiebreak.
Director- Eric Striesfeld. TEXT 832-428-5048 if you need to withdraw or have any questions re: this tournament!
POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100; Senior-200 (the 50+
National: Adult-Local: 1x.
_TEXAS JUNIOR POINTS: Super Champs- Tier 5 Standing points;
Champs-Level 2 Ranking points.
This tournament provides no qualifying points for ZAT players, only
ranking points (not qualifying points) for Champ players and
standing points for Super Champ players.
Adult Scheduled Format: Two-of-three sets regular scoring
with a 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.
Weather conditions during the tournament may change this scheduled
NEW DIVISIONS - Age 50+ players - please note that this
tournament is offering the new age 50+ 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 levels
divisions. These new divisions will receive qualifying points
towards the 2020 National NTRP Championship tournament.
No-Show Defaults: If a player does not send written notice
that they will need to default a match, to the Tournament Director
at least one hour before the date and time of the scheduled match,
the defaulting player will receive 5 Suspension Points.
NTRP TX Sanctioned players are required to Self Rate, if
they have no rating. If a player enters and plays a TX Sanctioned
tournament levels division with a "0.0" rating, they will be
notified that Self Ratings are now required for play in levels
divisions in Texas Sanctioned Tournaments. A player violating this
rule by playing in a levels division in a second sanctioned
tournament without a self rating will receive an automatic 30 day
suspension and any points earned from those tournaments will be
Round Robin draws: a player who is defaulted for any reason
other than lateness shall not play in subsequent matches. If a
player or team defaults, they will not be allowed to play the
Rounds following that defaulted match, and if subsequent matches
are played, those matches will not count towards rankings.
SEEDING: USTA Texas recommends the "All Factors Method" of
seeding for Ad/Sr/SS divisions and that Committees use the Texas 12
Month Rolling Standings List for initial considerations. If other
information is to be considered (such as head-to-head wins), emails
must be sent to the Tournament Director immediately after entry
Player Selection Type
10 & Under Regulation - Junior Other Tournaments
All junior other sanctioned tournaments offer 10 & Under Orange Ball Division (orange ball, 60 foot court and 25 inch racquet) and 10 & Under Green Ball Division (green dot ball, 78 foot court and 27 inch racquet). Please register for the correct division based upon age, Challenger tournament credit / wins, etc. All tournament entries are verified by the section office. For the full 10 & Under regulation, please click here
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, December 9, 2019 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 800008019 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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