REGISTRATION FOR BG 12s ZONALS WILL BE OPEN MAY 12 TO MAY
Player Selection Type
PLEASE CLICK "MORE INFO" BELOW TO REGISTER
If you are having technical difficulties with the online waivers
email Marco Foelz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT ARE ZONALS?
Zonals: The Zonal's provide an opportunity to compete
against top juniors from other USTA Sections. They provide a great
opportunity to play on a fun team and to develop and improve
physical, mental, and emotional skills. They also allow players to
experience a competitive team atmosphere and on-court coaching,
just like college tennis.
For the 12's division, USTA NorCal will send three (3)
teams, three (3) team coaches. The 12's teams will have 6 boys and
6 girls per team.
ENTRY & SELECTION & PAYMENT
To be considered for this event, each player must:
1. Register Online (deadline is May 26th)
2. Complete the online waivers (below)
Team selection, including alternates, will be announced to all
applicants by the end of Friday, May 29th via email.
Alternates do not travel to the event. Selections will be based
on the most recent ranking list available that will include the
USTA National Selection tournaments May 23-25.
Please click on "more info" to access the waiver forms.
(1) Medical Information Form
(2) Player Information
(3) Rules of Player Conduct
(4) Waiver and Release
(5) USTA Release
(6) Authorization for Release of ProtectedHealth
(7) 2015 National Waiver & Release.
Please complete this Release and Wavier, sign it, have your parent
or guardian sign it, and take the signed form with you to the
tournament you are entering and must be presented at on-site
registration in order to participate in the event. Please use black
ink and print clearly:
Tuscon, Arizona (hard court)
FORMAT & SCHEDULE
Each team will play four other teams so all players are guaranteed
4 singles and 4 doubles. Each team will have 12 players of 6 boys
and 6 girls. There will be two flights of six teams. Singles
matches will be best of 3 tie-break sets. Doubles matches will be 8
game Pro Sets with a 7 Point Tiebreak at 8 games all. Singles
matches will count one point each. Doubles matches will count one
point each. Each mixed doubles match will count one point for the
team score but not for ranking.
Robin Round competition will be held the first four days. Each team
will play four matches during the Round Robin competition. A
Championship team match and other playoff team matches will be
played on the last day of the event.
A team match consists of:
12 singles matches (6 boys' singles and 6 girls' singles)
4 doubles matches (2 boys' doubles and 2 girls' doubles)
2 mixed doubles matches
Each singles, doubles, and mixed doubles match counts for one
point. The total possible points earned in a Team Match is 18
points. The team that wins the most points wins the Team Match. If
the Team Match score is tied 9-9, the coach of each tied team shall
designate one boy and one girl from their team to play a mixed
doubles 10-Point Match Tiebreak to determine the Team Match
Match-play begins on Tuesday July 2nd and ends Monday
July 6th. If selected, players should plan to arrive on
Wednesday July 1st and must commit to the entire schedule.
On the return trip, please schedule your departure for after
4:00 PM to allow time to get to the airport! Please see
below under TRAVEL, MEALS & HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS.
Registering for this event does not mean that you will
automatically be selected. Selections will be based on the most
recent ranking list available that will include the USTA National
Selection tournaments May 23-25.
NorCal fields three (3) teams for the 12's divisions.
Eligibility: Players must meet the USTA national age
eligibility and citizenship requirements to be selected. Players
must also meet the USTA NorCal Residency requirements as described
in Rule 3 of the USTA NorCal Junior Tournament Rules.
Player Selection: Boys and girls 12's teams: 18 boys and 18
girls), will be selected from the applicants as follows:
• Players not previously selected that are ranked in the top 7 on
the most recently published USTA NorCal Combined Final Ranking List
of the division
up to 7 players
• Up to 3 Wild Card players may be selected
up to 3 players
• Players not previously selected that are in the top 100 of the
most recently published National Standing List of the division AND
who have played to completion at least one USTA NorCal
Championship, Super Series or Excellence Tournament within the
immediately preceding 6 months in any division, selected by order
• Vacancies will be filled with players from the most recently
published USTA NorCal Combined Final Ranking List of the division,
selected by order of rank.
* Playing the tournament to completion means a player must not have
withdrawn from the tournament without playing a match. Matches won
by withdrawal, walkover, default and retirement count as playing a
WILDCARD REQUEST FORM
Wild cards are available for junior players to play in USTA NorCal
Sectional Championships, USTA Zone Team Championships and USTA
National Team Championships, and USTA Intersectional Team
• To be considered, a player must submit a timely entry to USTA
NorCal AND apply for a Wild Card no later than the entry deadline -
note that this is not the tournament entry deadline by which
Sections must submit their teams to the tournament, but the
published deadline set by NorCal for being eligible for
consideration for selection.
• The Wild Card Committee shall be comprised of the USTA NorCal
staff and Chair of Junior Council.
• Wild Cards do not have to be awarded.
• There is no specific selection criteria for the Wild Cards,
however the purpose of awarding Wild Cards (if any) shall be for
NorCal to field the strongest teams possible.
CLICK MORE INFO FOR THE NORCAL WILDCARD REQUEST FORM more
Line-ups will be ordered as follows:
• Players in the top 100 of the most recently published National
Standings List of the division will be ordered first, in the order
of their standing.
• Remaining players are ordered by rank using the most recently
published USTA NorCal Combined Final Ranking List of the
• Wild Card recipients will be placed in the lineup as determined
by the Wild Card Committee.
Line-ups will be announced to the participants as soon as possible
after selection and line-up order is determined.
Players will receive sectional and national ranking points for each
win in singles and doubles.
For USTA NorCal, each player will receive 125 sectional ranking
points for each win in singles and doubles, regardless of the
position of the player on the team. If one NorCal team happens to
play another NorCal team, any Bonus Points earned will be awarded
to this total.
For USTA, national ranking points will vary since ranking points
earned are based on the playing position of each player on the
line-up. Any Bonus Points earned will be added to the total for
$245 - This fee includes the $95 application fee and $150
coaching fee. All players are required to travel with a parent at
the 12's Zonals. The players do not need to be with their team at
all times. USTA NorCal covers uniform for the players.
Players will be charged the $245 fee after getting selected for the
TRAVEL, MEALS, HOSPITALITY
Players are responsible for the cost of airfare, meal expenses, and
hotel accommodations. Some meals will be provided at the tournament
site. Once team coaches have been selected, players will receive
information about their itineraries to help arrange same flights or
similar arrival/departure times.
Information about hotel rooms available at preferred rates will be
posted once we are given hotel information from the Tournament
Director in Tucson, Arizona.
The USTA Northern California Section will select and send three (3)
team coaches and three. Team coaches may coach players at specific
times during matches and will work together with team managers to
supervise the teams. Team managers, players' personal coaches and
parents are NOT permitted to coach during this event.
ALL players selected are expected to attend a MANDATORY team
practice with the team coaches on Saturday June 27th at
Stanford University.The approximately 3-hour team workout event
will include no less than 2 hours of tennis and a meeting/party
with food following tennis. There is no charge to the team
This team workout will be held by the team coaches and USTA NorCal
staff for the participants in the USTA Boys' and Girls' 16, 14, and
12 Zone Team Championships and the USTA Boys' and Girls' 18
National Team Championships. Attendance by the players is
mandatory, unless clearance is given by USTA NorCal.
Player Selection Type
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 Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:59:00 PM Pacific Time.
Only USTA members can register online if available.
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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 Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 500050715 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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