Greetings from the Lowcountry,
As you make your way to the Charleston area, please keep these items in mind. These guidelines are in place in the area due to Covid.
1 please wear a mask when on site. The players will take their masks off when they get to court. If you need to get an Official both players must put there masks back on while they are communicating with the Official on court. If the player needs to take a bathroom break they must put their mask on to travel to and from the toilet.
2 The rules of Southern are no water or ice will be provided at the sites. This is for the health and safety of the players.
3 please bring a cooler with ice and fluid to stay hydrated. Also a chair and umbrella to help insure proper social distancing. We can not guarantee The safety of any seating that is on site.
4 All matches will be called through the Match Tennis App. You will receive a text to the phone number you signed up with on the app. Please tap on the link to confirm you are heading to court. At the end of the match, the last text you received has a link to report your score. Then proceed to the tournament desk to drop off the balls and confirm scores.
5 The matches are about the kids playing the best match they can. Everyone is excited to be back playing tournaments. Please understand that off court behavior in a negative manner will be address immediately.
Thank you for choosing to play in this tournament. Have a safe journey to the tournament.
LTP Tournament Committee
STRINGING ROOM by SOLINCO
We have our pro stringer Kin Roseborough in charge of all the tournament
stringing. He is set up from Friday afternoon on at LTP-Mount Pleasant and the
charge for labor is $22 per racquet. Kin is the official stringer at our WTA
Volvo Car Open and also our $100K, $60K and Girls' 18 National.He
will take care of all your stringing needs!
Coordinate your stringing needs with Kin directly by texting or calling him at 843-882-7564
Before the Deadline - please go to Edit Registration section and
withdraw. After the deadline, you must email email@example.com. There
are no refunds for withdrawals after the deadline.
Playing & Scoring Format
128 draw for single divisions with Feed In through the round of 16
with Quarterfinal Playoff. The quarterfinal losers automatically go into their
own back draw. The four losers will play and the two winner for 5th and 6th.
The 7th & 8th do not play.
All matches will be played best of 2 tiebreak sets. At one set all a 10 point match tiebreak will be played to decide the match.
In case of rain the format would change at the discretion of Southern Section.
LTP-Mount Pleasant (MOUNT)
1513 Mathis Ferry RD
Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Draw Abbreviation "MOUNT"
LTP-Daniel Island (LTPDI))
161 Seven Farms Dr
Daniel Island SC 29492
Draw Abbreviation " LTPDI"
RETURN TO PLAY RECOMMENDATIONS USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
RETURN TO PLAY RECOMMENDATIONS USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS Updated May 28,
2020 The United States Tennis Association (USTA) recognizes that the COVID-19
pandemic has been affecting different parts of the country in different ways
and with different timing. Therefore, we believe safely returning to play will
be possible in some cities and states sooner than in others. Before doing so,
please review federal, state and local guidelines to make informed decisions as
to when play can recommence. In addition to the Playing Tennis Safely
recommendations for players, facilities, and programming issued by the USTA on
April 22, 2020, available on tennisindustryunited.com, here are some additional
recommendations to consider when hosting a USTA Junior Tournament.
Check with the host facility ahead of time for any protocols that may apply at
Arrive at the facility close to assigned start time, ready to play, and depart
Bring their own water bottles, towel, or any other personal equipment and store
them inside their tennis bag when not in use.
Bring their own chairs and avoid sharing a bench with a teammate and/or
Use headbands, hats, towels or wristbands to avoid touching their faces during
Wash hands often (before / after matches.)
Clearly verbalize score at the start of each point and use technology to report
scores (email or text).
Maintain safe physical distance between players during the racquet spin at the
start of a match.
Maintain physical distancing if changing ends of the court.
Offer an acknowledgment such as a nod, a thumbs up or a “good match” instead of
shaking players’ hands.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, August 23, 2020 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: 700137120 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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