All matches will play a 10 point tiebreaker in lieu of a third
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SCTA Code of Conduct for Parents, Coaches, and Spectators
By entering this tournament, you agree to follow the SCTA Code of
Conduct for Parents, Coaches, and Spectators.
USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PARENTS, COACHES, AND SPECTATORS
A tournament tennis match is between the players on the court. No
one else other than an official may go onto the court or become
involved in any way in the match.
** Any person associated with a player has an obligation to
encourage and maintain high standards of proper conduct, fair play,
and good sportsmanship. He/she must avoid acts that may be
considered detrimental to the game of tennis.
** No conversation is allowed between the players on the court and
anyone other than an official. Parents, coaches and spectators may
offer encouragement to their player, such as clapping or saying
"Good shot." Advice such as "Move your feet", "Stay focused", or
"Settle down", or speaking to your player in any language other
than English, may be interpreted as coaching. The only exception to
conversing with your player is to ask the score on a changeover.
This must be done in a loud enough voice that no one would construe
it as coaching.
** Applauding an opponent's double fault or unforced error is
** Coaching is permitted during the ten-minute rest period after
the second set, or during a rain delay when the official allows the
players to leave the court.
** Coaching is not allowed during the warm-up, during the match, or
during a suspension or interruption of play, except during an
authorized rest period. Coaching is not permitted when a player
takes a medical time-out, a toilet break, or seeks the assistance
of an official. If a player accepts coaching at an unauthorized
time, the player will be subject to the Point Penalty System.
** Only the players or an official may make a call during a match.
No one else may become involved in making calls or settling
disputes. Only the player may request the help of an
** An official may enter the playing area at any time, whether or
not a request is made by any player.
** As stated in Friend at Court (FAC), a player may only leave the
court area with the permission of an official. If an official
cannot be found, a player may leave the court area to find an
** No person shall abuse any official or player. An official who
observes such conduct may suspend play and warn the person to stop
the offensive behavior. If the offensive behavior continues, the
person may be asked to leave the area. If he/she refuses, the
player may be penalized under the Point Penalty System, which could
result in a default of the match.
** Your player's court is just one of many that you must be aware
of when talking or cheering. Please be courteous to those playing
matches on other courts.
Young people learn from watching adults. At the tournament site, it
is your responsibility to set a good example for your player by
modeling good sportsmanship, ethical behavior and self-control at
I have read and agree to abide by the above USTA Southern
California Code of Conduct for Parents, Coaches, and
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, November 10, 2019 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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