Project Green Ball and Global Youth Service Day
We are pleased to announce that this tournament will participate in
Global Youth Service Day, a campaign of Youth Service America.
Project Green Ball received a grant from Disney Friends for Change
for planning and implementation of this service project and for
Project Green Ball (PGB) is a sustainability initiative to recycle
used tennis balls and to donate surfaces based on the recycled
balls to organizations servicing kids with disabilities or life
threatening diseases. So far PGB has collected over 75,000 balls
from clubs, camps, schools, the USTA New England, Wilson Sporting
Goods and individuals. After PGB collects and delivers 200,000
balls to its turf provider, the provider will donate an equestrian
turf to a therapeutic riding facility for children with
All balls used in this tournament will be donated to Project Green
Ball. We encourage all competitors to bring their dead balls from
home and donate them to Project Green Ball. A collection bin and
information about Project Green Ball will be available at the
tournament. The first 50 competitors donating 10 or more dead balls
will receive a Wilson tennis towel.
If you want to help staff PGB's exhibition table at the tournament
please reach out to Ben Soloway at firstname.lastname@example.org. The
first 10 under age 12 kids who help staff the table will receive a
tennis towel. more info
Pending on draw sizes some of these events may be played on indoor
Player Selection Type
DOUBLES REGISTRATION AT A SECOND EVENT: Players may register for another one day doubles event in this tournament or at another tournament, provided it is on a different day. DO NOT REGISTER FOR 2 EVENTS ON THE SAME DAY.
L5, L6, and L7 DOUBLES ONE DAY EVENTS  award Section points per round. Draw size is 32 players (16 teams).
Format is First Match Loser Consolation (or Round Robin for 3 teams). The consolation draw is run until each team has played at least 2 on-court matches. Match format is 8 game pro set, or best-of-three tiebreak sets if only two teams.
DOUBLES REGISTRATION. Each player must register online & provide credit card information. Registrants who identify a partner who also registers online before the deadline will have priority for selection. The Tournament Director or USTA New England will randomly match selected doubles players who do not have a registered partner.
REGISTER ONLINE BY REGISTRATION DEADLINE - early registration is recommended. Withdrawals before close of registration must be done online - use the link at the lower right of tournament home page. To withdraw after close of registration, email the tournament director AND PROVIDE THE REASON.
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, April 21, 2013 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: 450009913 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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