Alternates By Event - May 10th @ 8:00PM Pacific Time
DOUBLES SIGN UP
All competitors that have been selected for singles will be eligible for doubles. Signing up for doubles online does not guarantee a spot in the draw.
If you signed up for doubles and did not get selected into the single but still wishes to play doubles, you must contact the Tournament Director via email at firstname.lastname@example.org stating so in order to be added for doubles.
If you have signed up for doubles but have not listed a partner by the time entries close, you will need to contact the Tournament Director via email at email@example.com stating who your doubles partner is or else you will be paired up randomly with someone who doesn’t have a partner.
The deadline to sign up for doubles is Sunday, May 5th, 2013 via email to the Tournament Director.
It is not the responsibility of the Tournament Committee to match a player with a partner, but we will do our best to help pair as many players as possible. Failure to send this email will result in the players not being registered into the doubles draw.
PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE REGISTERING! When you register, be sure to provide your email address and cell phone number during the registration process. We do not have access to phone numbers and email addresses of the tournament participants UNLESS the player re-enters their contact information at the time of the event registration. This means that if a player does not enter their phone number and email information each time they register for a tournament, we will not be able to contact them for any reason, including withdrawals, defaults, etc. Your cooperation will ensure that we can continue to communicate necessary information to all of the tournament players.
200 Packet Landing Road, Alameda, CA 94502
PHOTOS FROM 2012
Check out pictures from last year’s B14s National Open at Harbor Bay Club.
Day #1: 2012 Boys’ 14 National Open
Day #2: 2012 Boys’ 14 National Open
Day #3: 2012 Boys’ 14 National Open
PARKING & CLUB USE
Please do not park in the Harbor Bay Club’s parking lot. There is plenty of free street parking available right outside of the Club’s parking lot. You can also park at Amelia Earhart Elementary School, which is immediately on the right when you make the turn on Packet Landing Road. The Club’s parking lot is for members only.
Players will have access to junior locker room only, showers and towels. There are two locker rooms at the Club but we recommend that the players use the junior locker room, which by the swimming pool near court #1.
The Singles Draw will be limited to 32 players. The Doubles Draw will be limited to 16 teams. All singles draws will have a Feed-In Championships (FIC) that feeds players in through the Quarterfinals. The FIC will be played through the semifinals. No finals will be played. The FIC will be considered part of the tournament and participation is mandatory for all singles main draw players. The doubles draws will be a Single Elimination.
3RD & 4TH PLAYOFF
All singles and doubles draws will have a playoff for 3rd and 4th place. All players are required to play the third and fourth place playoff.
MATCH AND SCORING
Match and scoring formats are as follows:
• Main Draw Singles (including playoff): Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets
• Feed-In Championships Matches: Best of 3 Tiebreak Sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak in Lieu of a 3rd Set
• Doubles: 8 Game Pro Set with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak at 8 games all
Please check in at the tournament desk at least 15 minutes before your scheduled match time and drop off your completed USTA Medical Release Form. Please go to the bathroom, fill your water bottle, etc. before you check in.
Regulation IV.A.2. in the 2012 Friend at Court states, “The referee may penalize a player who is on site for lateness if a court is available and the player has failed to check in at the tournament desk by the scheduled match time." This means, if there is 1 open court at 10:00AM and there are 3 matches to put on, the Referee will start the clock for lateness for anyone who has not checked in for 10:00AM, even though there are not enough courts for all 3 matches.
OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (OAK)
Airlines: Alaska Airlines, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, U.S. Airways and more.
Car Rentals: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Website: Fly Oakland
Distance from Harbor Bay Club: ~5 miles (10 minutes)
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SFO)
Airlines: AirTran Airways, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, United U.S. Airways and much more.
Car Rentals: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Website: Fly San Francisco
Distance from Harbor Bay Club: ~30 miles (40 minutes)
SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SJC)
Airlines: American, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, U.S. Airways and more.
Car Rentals: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Website: Fly San Jose
Distance from Harbor Bay Club: ~36 miles (50 minutes)
• Clubhouse Bar & Grill – In Club
• South Shore Center – 523 South Shore Center West, Alameda, CA 94501 – Applebee’s, Chipotle, Jamba Juice, Safeway, Sushi House, Panera Bread, Zeytini Italian Restaurant ~ 2 miles from club
• Harbor Bay Landing Shopping Center – 875 Island Drive, Alameda, CA 94502 – Subway, La Val’s Pizza, CVS, Safeway, Angelfish Japanese Restaurant and more ~ 0.5 mile from club
• Park Street – Park Street, Alameda, CA 94501 – Subway, China House, Starbucks, New York Pizza, Hawaiian Drive-in, King of Thai Noodle and much more ~ 2 miles from club
• Panda Express – 8333 Oakport Street, Oakland, CA 94621 ~ 3 miles from Club
• In-N-Out Burger – 8300 Oakport Street, Oakland, CA 94621 ~ 3 miles from Club
• Hang Ten Boil and Tapioca Express – 2306 Encinal Ave, Alameda, CA 94501 ~ 2 miles from Club
PRACTICE & WARM UP
Limited practice courts are available at the Harbor Bay Club (HBC) in the afternoon on Friday, May 10 (the day before the tournament). Please check in at the front desk if you are at HBC on Friday for practice.
There will be warm up courts available at HBC before the first matches (8:00AM) on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. For all other matches, warm up court availability is uncertain. HBC opens at 7:00AM.
There are two parks nearby with public courts:
• Leydecker Park (5 minutes away) – 3181 Mecartney Road, Alameda, CA 94502
• Krusi Park (5 minutes away) – 3001 Otis Drive, Alameda, CA 94501
Withdrawals Prior to Entry Deadline: If entries have not yet closed, a player may withdraw by scrolling up this TennisLink tournament homepage and click “Withdraw” under the Edit Registration box. You will need your confirmation number from your original registration to withdraw. The “Location Confirmation Number” is also in the Edit Registration box. Because your credit card will not be charged prior to the entry deadline, no refund needs to be made.
Withdrawals After Entry Deadline: Immediately email and call the Tournament Director, at Hein@HarborBayClub.com and 510-521-5414 x131 if you must withdraw from the tournament. Bona fide reasons for a withdrawal are illness, injury, or personal circumstances.
Withdrawals After Draw is Made: Immediately email and call the Tournament Director, at Hein@HarborBayClub.com and 510-521-5414 x131. All withdrawals for any reason without the proper written notification are actually defaults.
The required written verification of an injury or illness must be from a medical professional. If a player is withdrawing because of a personal emergency, the player must deliver a written explanation of the situation and the Referee will determine whether the situation is a personal emergency. It can be faxed to 510-748–7377 or emailed to Hein@HarborBayClub.com. If you get a voice mail, please speak slowly and clearly and spell the player’s name if necessary and be sure to give a return phone number. Also, give your line number on the draw if you can.
Any withdrawal that does not meet the written verification requirements by the last scheduled day of the tournament will result in the player being levied suspension points and any match that is not played will be coded as a Default.
Player is Not Accepted Into Tournament: If a player has previously paid an entry fee and is not accepted into the tournament, the player is entitled to a refund. Generally, in USTA National Junior Tournaments, no player is charged an entry fee until tournament selection is done and the acceptance list is published to the tournament website. The TennisLink processing fee paid in addition to the entry fee is not refundable.
Previously Authorized Entries into Concurrent Tournaments: If a player has previously received written authority to enter concurrent tournaments from each Tournament Committee, the player is entitled to a refund from the tournament(s) that will not be played. The TennisLink processing fee paid in addition to the entry fee is not refundable.
Other Withdrawal After the Entry Deadline: Players who withdraw after the entry deadline for any reason other than a previously authorized entry into concurrent tournaments are not entitled to a refund.
Racquet string at the Club is available. Stringing labor is $20. Please contact the tournament desk if you have any questions regarding racquet stringing. Please bring your own string because strings are not available at the Club.
Hitting pros are available at the Harbor Bay Club. Please call the tournament director for more information. Email: Hein@HarborBayClub.com or office number 510-521-5414 x131.
Appropriate tennis attire is required at all times. Only shoes with non-marking soles are permitted.
The Wilson US Open ball will be utilized through the tournament.
INDOOR BACK UP
It is not likely to rain in Alameda, California in May. In case it does rain, there will be no back up indoor courts.
HOTELS NEAR BY...
Hampton Inn & Suites Oakland Airport-Alameda, 1700 Harbor Bay Parkway Alameda, CA, 94614 United States, ?1-866-573-4235?
Extended Stay America Oakland - Alameda Airport, 1260 S Loop Rd Alameda, CA, 94502 United States, ?1-866-678-6350?
Coral Reef Inn & Suites, 400 Park St Alameda, CA, 94501 United States, ?1-866-767-0278?
Hilton Oakland Airport, 1 Hegenberger Rd Oakland, CA, 94621 United States, ?1-866-925-4159?
Econo Lodge Inn and Suites Oakland Airport , 10 Hegenberger Road Oakland, CA, 94621 United States, ?1-866-925-8676?
Holiday Inn Oakland Airport, 77 Hegenberger Road Oakland, CA, 94621 United States, ?1-866-538-0251?
4 players are selected for each site from the most recent National Standings List of the next lower age division and 28 players are selected for each site from the age division of the event
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:59:00 AM 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: 500047513 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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