Weather Update Thursday 7:30 am
The courts are currently DRY at the Cary Tennis Park. All matches are ON as scheduled at this time.
Please continue to monitor this site for any POSSIBLE weather updates.
Player Pizza Party - Sunday Afternoon
The player party will take place Sunday afternoon during doubles play.
Pizza will arrive at 4:30 pm for the players.
Georgia Player Gifts
Georgia players can pick up their player gifts from Jonathan Fralick at the Player Pizza Party on Sunday
Doubles Draws and Sunday Doubles Schedule Posted on Doubles Website
Draws Posted - Check Match Location!
Draws are posted and the singles schedule is out through Sunday.
Please check your match location for each round!!! We are using 3 sites.
MCP - Middle Creek School Park
GB - Godbold Park
CTP - Cary Tennis Park
Directions and addresses are below.
Reminder that Seeded players do not start play until Sunday. Doubles play will start Sunday afternoon, not before 1:30 pm.
Tournament sites and addresses
Cary Tennis Park (CTP)-2727 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary NC, 27519
Robert V. Godbold Park(GB) - 2050 NW Maynard Rd.
Middle Creek School Park(MCP) - 4360 West Lake Rd. (just past Middle Creek Park Ave.) OR 151 Middle Creek Park Ave., Apex
There are two address above for Middle Creek School Park, depending on what device you use for navigation.Middle Creek School Park is at least 25-30 minutes from the Tennis Park. Please allow plenty of time to get to that site. It is located off of Westlake Rd. just past Middle Creek Park Ave.
Tournament check in begins on Saturday at 7:30 am and will be available at the Cary Tennis Park throughout the week of the event. There is NOT a mandatory check in before your match.
Draws will be posted by noon on Thursday!
Reminder that seeded players do not start play until Sunday. Doubles play starts Sunday, not before 1:30 pm.
MEDICAL RELEASE WAIVER - Bring your medical release waiver to the site of your first match and turn it in when you check in for play. That means if your first match is not at the Cary Tennis Park, you can go directly to your site with your waiver and play your match. Then, you can check in at the Cary Tennis Park at your leisure to get your player packet.
Parent Meetings about New Southern Points Chart for 2019
On Saturday and Sunday Maria Cercone from the Southern office will be here to discuss the new Southern Points Chart for 2019.
The meetings will take place at 5 pm both days in the covered facility at the Cary Tennis Park.
Everyone is welcome to attended either meeting!
Seeds are based entirely on the Southern Standing list that was published Tuesday, June 5th.
Players Have Been Selected
Players have been selected. If your credit card information did not go through we will contact you about payment. You do not need to call or email.
Doubles registration begins on Tuesday, June 5th. Doubles registration ends on Saturday, June 9th at 1:00 pm. No entries or changes after this date/time.
Doubles registration link below (It does not seem to be working on Apple Phones) Tournament ID: 703954618
Looking for a Doubles Partner?
Please use this page if you need to find a doubles partner. If you find a partner, you and your partner must still register on the doubles website.
Doubles registration starts on Tuesday, June 5th.
Doubles registration deadline is Saturday, June 9th, at 1 pm.
6/3 SUN - Deadline to register
6/4 MON - Wildcards due by 5 pm
6/5 TUE – Selections made by 6 pm
6/5 TUE - Doubles registration begins; Separate tournament website to register for doubles (Tournament ID: 703954618)
6/6 WED – Seeds posted at NOON
6/6 WED – Use states’ alternate
list until noon on Wednesday; Ordered alternate list posted at noon on Wednesday
6/7 THU – Draws, seeds, and match times posted by noon.
6/9 SAT - Play Begins for
Non-seeded players: 2 Rounds Main Draw Singles (Rd of 256 and 128) and
Consolation 1st Rd
6/9 SAT - 1:00 pm ABSOLUTE
LAST CHANCE FOR DOUBLES Sign-up, Changes, Pairings
6/10 SUN - Main Draw Rd of 64, Consolation 2nd Rd, Doubles starts in the
6/11 MON - Doubles, Consolation 3rd Rd, Main Draw Rd of 32, Consolation Rd 4
6/12 TUE - Doubles, Consolation 4th Rd, Main Draw Rd of 16, Consolation Rd 5
6/13 WED - Consolation 5th Rd, Main Draw Qtrs, Consolation Rd of Qrts Quali, Doubles
6/14 THU - Consolation Qtrs, Main Draw Semis, Consolation Semis
6/15 FRI - Main Draw Finals & 3/4 Playoff, Consolation Finals
6/16 SAT - RAIN DAY - NO MATCHES SCHEDULED UNLESS WEATHER DICTATES!
Marriott is the official hotel for the Cary Tennis Park. Click the link for special discounted rates.
Contacting the Tournament Director - Email Only
All communication with the tournament director should be done by email. The directors email is email@example.com
This weekend warm-up courts will be available at the match sites until matches start at 8:30 am. Annie Jones Park and R.S. Dunham Park will have courts available to the public and can be used for warm-ups throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. Please keep in mind there is no guarantee a court will be available at these sites as they are first come, first serve and Town of Cary Teaching staff will be using courts 2 and 3 at Dunham Park.
The parks listed above are the approved warm-up sites. Please do not trespass on any private or neighborhood courts that are not open to the public.
R.S. Dunham Park (5 cts) - 519 Walnut St.
Annie L. Jones Park (AJP) (6 cts) - 1414 Tarbert Drive
Overflow parking is available across the street at the Green Hope Elementary School parking lot.
*The drop off circle in front of the Cary Tennis Park is for drop off only. You may not park in the drop off circle!
All Singles Play for 12s is 2 out 3 sets with a 10 pt tiebreak for the 3rd set.
June 3 or before-->Withdraw online.
June 4 or later-->All withdrawals should be emailed to the tournament director's email listed above. Withdrawals received after June 3, 11:59pm are NOT eligible for a refund.
Medical Release Waiver
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player. This form must be presented at the time of the tournament registration. Players are not allowed on the court without this release.
Wild Card Procedure
Up to four
(4) Wild Cards will be approved for the boys and girls 12 – 18 divisions. A player may apply for a Wild Card for
whatever reason; injury, illness, or personal circumstance. Please remember, there are only up to four
Wild Cards given per division, and no guarantees all four will be used.
Card applications will have to be submitted before 5:00 PM EST, the morning
after the registration deadline. In 2018, that will be Monday, June 4th. The applications will be reviewed by a
committee consisting of the USTA Southern Player Development Director, Chairman
of Southern Junior Competition Committee, the tournament director, and one
Junior Competition Committee members (selected by the Chairman).
To submit a
Wild Card, please click the following link.
Birth Certificates/Proof of Citizenship
All players must have a Birth Certificate on file in the Southern office for proof of US Citizenship. Green Cards will be accepted. Passports are not accepted. This event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a. For questions regarding if your player’s Birth Certificate is on file, or to submit a Birth Certificate, email firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include the players’ name, USTA number, and current City/State.
To verify you are on the list, click here.
New Draw Format for 12s
The Draw format is a 256 draw with Block Seeding and a
Feed in Consolation through the quarterfinals. 160 players will be accepted.
Playoff for 1-6th place.
Late Entry Fee
Any players who register late for the Southern Closed event will be charged a late entry fee of $25.
This event is restricted to the following Jr.
players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees;
CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a.
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, June 3, 2018 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: 703929018 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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