This tournament is not sanctioned and will not count for ranking by the governing organization.
Tournnament limited to first 275 players entered. Entries are
limited to players that currently live in Central to Northern
Louisiana (Alexandria and any city North of Alexandria). Any player
that has lived in the Northwest Louisiana area for at least 5
consecutive years at any point in his/her life is eligible to play.
All Matches will be 2 out 3 sets with a 10 point tiebreak in lieu
of a 3rd set. We are offering prize money for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Place for Men's Open Singles and Doubles as well as Women's Open
Singles and Doubles. The amount of prize money will depend on the
size of each division's draw. Matches during the week will not
begin before 5PM. Please be prepared to play Monday-Friday evening
as well as Saturday and Sunday matches. Days will depend on draw
size. With your entry, you will receive a performance t-shirt as
well as lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Players will be guaranteed
T-shirt size if signed up for early registration.
Player Selection Type
We will have the same events as last year, plus:
-Non Open Singles
-50 and over Men's, Women's, and Mixed Doubles
-5.0 Combined Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles
Match Tennis App
For the safety of all tournament players, we will NOT be using a
physical tournament desk where social gathering is most common. We
instead will be using Match Tennis App's Virtual Tournament Desk to
help facilitate CDC guidelines for social distancing.
All competitors MUST click the below link to fill out the check-in
form and sign the waiver for this tournament. You will not be able
to start your first match until this is complete.
Please click the link below for more information to learn how we
will be using Match Tennis App to keep you safe during the
NEW SAFETY GUIDELINES
In response to COVID-19, we will be implementing the following
safety guidelines at this year's tournament:
* There will be no seating for spectators at Bossier Tennis Center.
Spectators should bring their own chairs.
* We will be enforcing social distancing. Spectators should sit six
feet apart. Spectators should also stand 6 feet apart whenever
standing in line at the facility, whether it is waiting for the
restroom or at the food truck.
* Spectators are encouraged to wear masks and particularly when
social distance cannot be
*Everyone will be required to wear a mask when going inside to go
to the restroom.
* Hand sanitizing stations will be positioned at numerous areas
around the facility.
* Players must bring their own water, sports drinks, ice, and
towels. There will be no water on the courts and you will not have
access to the ice machines. We will have a concession stand selling
Water, Sports Drinks and some Snacks.
* Players should use headbands, hats and/or wristbands to avoid
touching their faces while playing.
*Players should social distance when changing sides of the
* Players should eliminate the handshake at the end of the
* Players must bring A BROWN SHARPIE AND A BLACK SHARPIE. At the
beginning of each match, a member of the tournament staff will open
two cans of balls, one for each player. Each player will mark their
name on their tennis balls with the agreed color. Players will only
pick up their own tennis balls. Players should use their racquets
to pass the balls back to their opponents.
* Spectators should stay at home if they are beginning to feel sick
with symptoms of COVID-19.
* Players should alert the tournament immediately if they are
beginning to feel sick with symptoms of COVID-19.
We are diligently working to make sure we can provide a safe venue.
We know this is a lot of change and we appreciate everyone's
cooperation in working with us during this time.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to USTA Members, USTA Members who have an expired membership and Non-USTA Members. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:59:00 PM Central Time.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 700148620 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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