MATCH TIMES for Monday
Attention!!! Update as of: 6:30 pm CST 9-02-18.
G 18s Singles
Your Match Time may have changed for Monday.
Please check your draw!!!
Mandatory check-in for the tournament will be on Friday, August 31st, from 10 AM to 6:00 PM (CST) at Player's Choice Tennis, 1074 Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35216, 205-985-4989. Also, if you are absolutely unable to make the Friday check-in, you must check-in at your given site an hour before your 1st round match.
If you checked in on Friday, report directly to your site 30 minutes prior to your match time on Saturday.
Please have the Medical Release Form filled out and signed by a parent/guardian with you at check-in.
To enter email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Late entries will be processed on a first come - first serve basis.
Please include the player's name & usta# and cell# with request.
You can pay at check-in on Friday or Saturday.
$81.13 entry fee + Late Fee of $25.00 for a total of 106.13.
Effective immediately players signing up for a Southern tournament as a late entry, will be charged an additional $25.00. This policy will cover ALL Level 1, 1A, and 2 events”
DOUBLES ENTRY DEADLINE & INFO
All players planning to play doubles must email us at email@example.com with your partner's name and cell#. In order for the players to be paired together, we must have an email from both players by Monday, August, 27th at 5 pm CST.
Please include your contact info. Thank You.
If you don't have a partner and would like to play, please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll pair you up with another player such as yourself.
ATTENTION!!! Please make sure your listed partner is the correct one. If you are paired correctly, you don't have to email me about you and or your partner. Thanks.
*** IMPORTANT to ALL PLAYERS***MATCH TENNIS APP
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In order to receive all instant Tournament notifications, YOU MUST register. Enter promo code “AL-11967” during registration for free access. You must register through the website before you can use the mobile app. No Credit Card Required. Please click the “more info” link to register.
Doubles Pairing Info
If you need a doubles partner please use The Match Tennis App Free Doubles Pairing Service. Please click the link below to register, add your name to the doubles request list, and communicate privately with others who are also looking for a doubles partner. This service is privatized through Match Tennis App, so you do NOT have to share any personal contact info with others unless you choose to do so!
If you are already a Match Tennis App subscriber, find our tournament, go to the tournament details page, click the “Find a Doubles Partner” button, and add your name to the doubles partner request list for our tournament. Click the “more info” link below to register:
MEDICAL RELEASE & PARENTAL ALERT FORM
The 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. Please download and bring this form completed with you to check-in. Players are not allowed on court without this signed release:
All players must have a BIRTH CERTIFICATE or GREEN CARD on file with the USTA Southern office for proof of citizenship. You must do one of the following before you begin play in the tournament.
Fax to: USTA Southern office at 770-368-9091 or
Email to: email@example.com
SELECTION PROCESS FOR LEVEL 1A
Draw size will be 128, Saturday through Tuesday. This event will be played on clay. USTA Southern will provide the selection list. Players will be selected directly from the USTA Southern Standing List in the age division in which they apply. Players will no longer be considered for selection based on their lower age division.
Southern Championships Level 1, 1A & 2
“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.”
128 draw for both single divisions.
FIC through the RD of 16 with Quarterfinal playoff.
In 1A Championships, the quarterfinalist losers automatically go into their own back draw. The four losers will play and then the two winners for 5th & 6th place. The 7th & 8th place do not play.
Doubles divisions consist of 64 teams.
SE for doubles draw.
6 game pro set will be played with a 7 point tie breaker at 6 games all.
A 3/4 playoff shall be played in both singles and doubles.
Main Draw Singles: Best 2 of 3 Sets.
Consolation Singles: 10 point Tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Doubles: SE 6-game Set with at 7 point tiebreak at 6 games all.
SEEDING INFOMATION - NEW PROCEDURE
Seeding shall follow the USTA Southern Selection seeding regulations and will be provided by Southern with the Selection List.
Player's Choice Tennis
"The South's Premier Tennis Store!"
1074 Montgomery Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35216
Hours of Operation for the tournament.
Friday 10 - 7
Saturday 10 - 4
Sunday 12 - 4
Labor Day 10 - 4
Highland Park Tennis Center
3300 Highland Ave. S
Birmingham, AL 35205
ALL Matches will be played at HPTC, starting on Monday.
Highland Park Tennis Center (HPTC)
3300 Highland Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
Site Director: Austin Wang 205-218-1558
Birmingham Country Club (CCB)
3325 Country Club Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
Site Director: Bob Cianchetti 205-601-3965
DRESS CODE: Proper tennis attire required.
Matches will be played on courts 8, 9, 10 & 11.
At all times, check with the Pro Shop about practice courts!!!
Pine Tree Country Club (PTCC)
5100 Pine Tree Whispers Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
DoubleTree by Hilton
808 20th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
3590 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35243
Code: Southern Clay Court Championships
Book by: 8-17-18
ALL courts are first come-first serve. 4 to a court-please!
Practice courts are available starting at 7am.
Highland Park will have practice courts all day on Friday. First come - first serve.
The YMCA facilities at Mtn Brook (205-445-2862) and Greystone (205-981-0144) have clay courts available to Y members from out of town.
Lifetime Fitness (205-547-3100) has clay courts available to Lifetime members from out of town.
You must call the facilities to book your courts.
Also, there are numerous public hard facilities throughout the city.
George Ward Park & Ensley Tennis Center.
Dunlop Grand Prix Regular felt
Tropical Smoothie will provide smoothies between 11.00 am and Noon at all sites for all players on Saturday.
A UAB Trainer will be at Highland Park throughout the tournament.
Entering Two Divisions:
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in Southern
Levels 1A, 2, and 3 tournaments.
#1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for
will automatically be selected in the older age division. They would be removed
from the other age division.
#2. Players not selected to either division would remain
on the alternates lists for both division but would be obligated to play the
division they first get in from the alternates list. They would be removed from
the Alternates list in the other division.
#3. Players selected to one age division would be removed
from the alternates list of the division they were not selected.
#4. Once a player is selected for any one division no
changes can be made.
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 19, 2018 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 700010418 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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