Playing Two Divisions
If you are playing two divisions you canNOT play singles AND mixed doubles. You can play singles AND doubles OR doubles AND mixed.
Also, please remember that if you are playing two divisions you can have up to 5 matches in a day!!!
Draws Limited to 16 player/teams
All draws will have a limit of 16 competitors per division. 16 singles players or 16 doubles teams.
No Friday Play Before 5PM
All Friday play will begin at 5pm or later.
The Cary Tennis Park has 13 courts with Playsight Live
Streaming Cameras which will be streaming during the tournament. People may
view the courts on a desktop by visiting Playsight.com and selecting the tab
“Live and on Demand” then searching “Town of Cary”. From there you would then select the “Town of
Cary” and then choose the court you wish to view. Playsight also has an app for
viewing from a tablet or mobile device. You must download the app and set up a
free Playsight account.
Players may purchase a video recording of matches played on
the live streamed courts at $30 per match. To purchase a match, you must first
download the Playsight app and set up a free Playsight account. Then follow
these steps to purchase and record a match.
Determine if the player is assigned to a Live
Streamed Court (Courts 1-12 and Stadium)
Go to the front desk of the Cary Tennis Park and
purchase access to the QR code assigned to that court.
Once you purchase the access, you will be given
your receipt and a Playsight Card to deliver to the Tournament Desk.
The Tournament Desk will confirm the PlaySight
court which court the player is assigned, take your Playsight Card, and will
present the QR code for the assigned court to be scanned through the app.
Once the QR Code is scanned you will be able to
join the session of that particular court. Please do not leave the session in
the app, as it will terminate your recorded.
Once the match is completed and you leave the
session, the recording will be downloaded onto your Playsight account through
the app for viewing. It will show up under the activities tab. (This may take
Personal Recording ofMatches
You may use personal recording devices to record a player’s
match. If the opponent requests that their player not be recorded, you must
either remove the device or only record your player’s side of the court.
No Refunds after Registration Deadline
There are no refunds after the online registration deadline.
Player Selection Type
"AUTUMN APPLE CHILL TENNIS"
1. ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE A NTRP RATING TO PLAY IN THIS
NTRP SELF-RATING All players need to have an NTRP rating prior
to playing this tournament. If you do not have a rating, you can
2. COMBO MIXED DOUBLES ELIGIBILITY
Mixed Combo 5.0-9.0 doubles with the players combined ratings not
exceeding the combined NTRP level and with no more than ONE (1)
point difference in players NTRP ratings.
3. FORMAT AND SCORING
The format for all divisions is FMLC (First Match Losers
Consolation). All matches will play a 10-point match tiebreaker
instead of a 3rd set.
4. PLAYER'S RESPONSIBILITY
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and
show up in a timely manner. Check the website often for updated
match times. PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES PRIOR
TO ITS SCHEDULED START TIME. ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED FOR
This tournament's seeding will be done in accordance with USTA
Regulations. They will be compiled and examined by the Head
Referee, Tournament Director, and members of the Tournament
Committee. Factors to consider in seeding (taken from "USTA Friend
at Court"): Seedings merely represent the Committee's subjective
ratings of the various players' chances of winning the tournament.
These ratings may not be based on whim, caprice, or hunches, but
instead shall be justified by a reasonable amount of factual
evidence, including, but not limited to, rankings, current records,
types of surface, and particularly head-to-head encounters. Two
outstanding doubles players playing together for the first time
should be considered for a place on the seeded list.
If you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so
online. Click on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw." You will
need your original confirmation number. All withdrawals after
"Entries Close" must be sent BOTH in writing via email (to the
Tournament Director's address above) AND by phone to the tournament
site. Players withdrawing after the tournament deadline will not be
refunded the entry fee.
7. LIMITED DRAWS/EVENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS
Limited Draws/Events: Draws may be limited in some divisions. A
player may enter up to 2 divisions but not in the same category
(ex: two singles divisions) Selection Process: The top players
applying from the USTA/NC most current standings list will be
selected into the draw. The names of players who have been selected
will appear as "Competitors."
8. JUNIOR AGE RESTRICTIONS
This Adult NTRP tournament allows Juniors to play. However, the
Junior must be at least 18 years old before the start of the
tournament. If you have questions about this, please contact the
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 Sunday, October 20, 2019 11:59:00 PM Eastern 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: 700083619 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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