Partnership with City of St. George
City of St. George is proud to announce to continue all the USTA
tournaments that Clark Hancock has created and ran for the last 20
years. The City of St. George is committed to keep the tradition alive
and to continue to run world class tennis tournaments.
Please check "Applicant" & "Competitor" list / The first 16 will be entered into the main draw.
The first 16 players from both the "Applicant" and the "Competitor" list
will be in the main draw.
PLEASE CHECK THE COMPETITOR LIST!
may have to show their verification of registration. Please note that
some players are awarded a scholarship and are placed on the "competitor
list" and may not be on the "applicant list"
Ace to the Points
St. George Tennis is excited to announce a point challenge system called
"Ace to the Points". At the end of the 2020 St. George Tennis
Tournament Series season we will be awarding two $500 Tennis Warehouse
gift cards to one female and one male player who has accumulated the
most points in the 2020 season. Other prizes will also be awarded to
the top 5 finishers for male and female players.
Tournament Point Breakdown:
50 points / Registration
*8 teams or more
*40 points / Winning your division
*30 points / Reaching the finals
*20 points / Reaching the semi finals
*25 points / Unseeded player winning against a top 4 seeded player
75 points / Registration
*4 teams or more / Points per player
*50 points / Winning your division
*40 points / Reaching the finals
Out of town points:
25 points / Traveling more than 100 miles
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PLAYER PARTY / FRIDAY, February 14th at 7pm
Player Party Friday, February 14th at 7pm at Tonaquint Tennis Center.
Free refreshments for players and spectators. Over $300 will be given away. Come out and join the best party in town.
We encourage all players to register for doubles. If you are in need of
a partner please contact our Assistant Tournament Director Angela
Crooks at email@example.com or call her at 435-703-1146. She
will do her best to find you a partner. All doubles matches will be
played at Tonaquint Tennis Center during the Player Party.
This tournament is an L6. The draw is a 16 player compass draw. Only the
first 16 players may enter an event. This is a no elimination format.
Each player will get 4 matches with a full draw of 16. If the draw does
not reach 16, we will use Full Feed-In formats to get as many rounds in
10's / Orange & Green / Singles & Doubles
short sets, first to 4 games (win by two). No-Ad Scoring. If the score
reaches 4-4 in the first two sets players will play a 7 point
tiebreaker. A 7 point tie breaker will be played in lieu of a third
IF not enough players draws will be combined into a CO-ED draw to allow players more matches.
Singles: All other divisions
Due to court restrictions SCORING will be changed to the following: Best 2-out of-3 sets (10 point tie breaker in lieu of 3rd set)
Scoring will play 8-game pro sets with a 10-point
tie-breaker at 8-8. There will be consolation in doubles. When
applicable, a round robin will be scored first by head-to-head win % and
then by set win %.
FIRST 16 PLAYERS ACCEPTED
The first 16 players to register in each event will be accepted. #17 on
will be put on an alternate list in the order of the date and time
registered. Please print a copy of your registration confirmation for
verification of date and time registered. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE 4 MATCHES UNLESS WE HAVE A FULL 16-PLAYER DRAW.
The first 16 players will be on the main draw. Each player after 16
will be placed on the "Alternative List" then will be placed into a
Alternative bracket where they will still receive 3 matches, tournament
swag, Ace to the Points and valuable match experience.
They will not however receive any USTA points from the tournament.
wishing to withdraw, will need to contact the tournament director and
notify him/her, otherwise TD will assume player wants to play on the
Format for "Alternate Brackets" will depend on the size of the bracket.
SECOND DRAW IF NEEDED
This tournament is a compass draw and can only accept the first 16
players in each draw. We have had an overwhelming response to our
tournaments and have many alternates waiting to play. We would like to
give these people an opportunity to play, so we will create a second
draw to accommodate them. However, this second draw will have NO POINTS
AWARDED. This will be your choice to play in this draw. If you are an
Alternate, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us
know you would like to play in this draw.
What is a compass draw and how does it work?
This format is a wonderful format to give players an opportunity to play
lots of matches. It also can accommodate different ability levels in
one draw. It works best for 8, 16, 32 or 64 players, so that there are
no byes are in the draw.
At the end of each round, the winners
continue in their tournament in the same direction, while the losers
move to other points on the compass to form a new satellite tournament.
* At the end of round 1:
* The winners go east
* The losers go west
* At the end of round 2:
* The east losers go north
* The west losers go south
* At the end of round 3:
* The east losers go northeast
* The north losers go northwest
* The west losers go southwest
* The south losers go southeast
* At the end of round 4:
* The losers are out of the tournament (unless it is announced in
writing before the start of the first match of the tournament that there
will be semifinal play-offs);
* The winners play the finals on each draw sheet.For a draw of 16, use
only the top half of the draw at each compass point. Follow the same
procedure as in a draw of 32 except that round 4 is the finals instead
of the semifinals.
MATCH START TIMES AND NO SUNDAY PLAY
All matches will be played Friday & Saturday, NO SUNDAY PLAY! Some matches will begin at 9am, please check your draw for EXACT match
Todd Blackburn will be our tournament official.
SITES & ADDRESSES
Tonaquint Tennis Center (TTC)
1851 South Dixie Drive
St. George, Ut 84770
Pine View High School (PVH)
2850 East 750 North
St. George, UT 84770
Crimson Cliffs High School (CCHS)
4430 South Crimson Way
Washington, UT 84780
Dixie High School (DHS)
350 East 700 South
St. George, UT 84770
Desert Hills High School (DHHS)
828 Desert Hills Dr. E.
St. George, UT 84790
Snow Canyon High School (SCH)
1385 North 2400 West
St. George, UT 84770
Dixie State University (DSU)
500 S 600 E
St. George, Ut, 84770
Pineview High School (PVH)
2850 E. 750 N
St. George, Utah, 84790
Hidden Valley Park (HVP)
10's Orange Ball Matches & Green Dot Matches
3505 Barcelona Drive
St. George, Ut, 84790
GOOGLE MAP OF SITES
Please click on the link for a map of all the sites
A withdrawing player shall immediately notify
the Tournament Committee or Referee by telephone or electronic
communication that the player will not be playing. If the player is not
playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall deliver
written verification of the injury or illness from a medical
professional to the Referee no later than the last scheduled day of the
tournament. If the player is not playing because of a personal
emergency, the player shall deliver a written decision of the situation
the Referee no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. The
Referee shall determine whether the situation is a personal emergency.
For directions on how to withdraw a player online before the entries
close click more info --->
The seeding for this tournament will be done by using the most current
Intermountain Standings. The Orange and Green ball events will not be
TOURNAMENT & APPEALS COMMITTEE
Refunds will be given on a case by case basis. Refunds will not be given
to player who withdraw after the draw is posted. They will only be
given for sickness or an emergency. Weather refunds will only be given
if the tournament has not started and we don't play any matches.
Spectator Conduct Policy
Spectator Conduct Policy
St. George City will not tolerate spectators coaching, bullying
opponents, other parents, site directors or tournament directors. Below
is a message from Utah Tennis. We will be following these guidelines.
Please be respectful and follow all USTA guidelines or you will be asked
spectator of a participant in USTA-sanctioned tennis tournament in the Utah District, you are
under a “duty to encourage and maintain high standards of proper conduct, fair
play, and good sportsman ship.” USTA
addition, you are “under an obligation to avoid acts that may be considered
detrimental to the game of tennis.”
USTA Regulation IV.C(1).
Utah District tennis tournaments, the following acts are prohibited before,
during, and after each match, engagement in such actions, will be subject to
the penalties listed below.
an opponent in a negative manner, including any references to the opponent’s
line calls, behavior, or anything else.
2. Addressing the parent or other representative of a
junior opponent, or an adult players
spectator, in a negative manner.
an official, tournament director or tournament representative in a negative
during a match except as permitted by the USTA Rules.
engaging in any abusive conduct that is detrimental to the game of tennis.
Engaging in any of these prohibited
acts, will cause a grievance to be submitted to the UTA Grievance Committee for
review and spectator will be subject to the following ‘MINIMUM’ penalties:
Offense: Banned from attending the next
Utah District Sanctioned Event the player you were watching enters (this could
be extended to include leagues and or tournaments entered by additional family
Offense: Banned from attending the next three Utah District Sanctioned Events the
player you were watching enters (this could be extended to include leagues and
or tournaments entered by additional family member players).
Offense: Banned from attending any Utah
District Sanctioned Events for a calendar year from the date of the Third
In addition, the following acts
are prohibited for players and spectators:
1. Visible or audible profanity or obscenity.
of racquet, balls, or equipment.
abuse of a player or official.
to follow the instructions of an official.
other conduct that is abusive or detrimental to the game of tennis.
Draw size is 16. The first 16 players in each division to sign
up will be accepted. Format for 12's Open Green Division - 12's
Open Green Division may be played by any 12's Division player (10's
eligible players may play up into this division if they have
qualified for 10's green play) who is seeking more Green Dot ball
match play. Matches will be played on 78' (full size) courts with
green low compression balls. FORMAT FOR 10'S OPEN DIVISIONS: 10's
Orange Open Divisions will be played on 60' courts with orange low
compression balls. 10's Green Open Divisions will be played on 78'
(full size) courts with green low compression balls. 10's matches
will be best of 3 short sets (first to 4 games), with a 7 point
tiebreak if the score reaches 4-4 in the first 2 sets. no-ad
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:59:00 PM Mountain Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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