2018 SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS:
ELLERY MENDEL, WATKINSVILLE, GA and LUKAS KOLMEL, FAIRVIEW, NC.
**** THE WINNERS WERE VOTED BY PARENTS AND OFFICIALS AS DISPLAYING GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP THROUGHOUT THE TOURNAMENT COMPETITION.
MATCHES ARE IN PROGRESS -- ALL PLAYERS NOT ON COURT DURING RAIN SHOULD REPORT RIGHT AWAY.
COURTS ARE DRY AND PLAY IS IN PROGRESS. MATCHES ARE FINISHING QUICKLY. ALL PLAYERS WITH DELAYED SINGLES MATCHES SHOULD REPORT TO TOURNAMENT DESK RIGHT AWAY TO START DELAYED MATCHES.
CHECK WEB PAGE FOR ALL UPDATES.
IMPORTANT:: TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION CHECK IN AND MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
To help the players and parents with the Tournament Registration Check in on Friday 4:00- 6:00 pm or on Saturday 8:00--8:55 am, All players must have a "Parent or Guardian" sign the Medical Release Form.
Please print the form from the 'more info' link and fill the form before the player gets to the Tournament Registration Check in desk.
Also, The player must provide a tournament contact telephone number; this must be the best number to be reached during the tournament. And where they are staying during the tournament (name of the hotel).
****BRING PARENT FORM AND MEDICAL RELEASE FORM---REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE*****
***** PARENTS SHOULD NOTE THAT THE 'PARENT '
FORM AND THE 'MEDICAL RELEASE' FORM' ARE REQUIRED FOR PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN
SOUTHERN TENNIS EVENTS. ***** BOTH FORMS MUST BE SIGNED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN AND
SUBMITTED PRIOR TO PLAY.. ****** THE FORMS CAN BE ACCESSED ONLINE AT THE 'MORE
INFO' LINK.*****PARENTS PLEASE BRING THESE FORMS COMPLETED TO SUBMIT AT CHECK
IMPORTANT MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE UPDATE-- SINGLES FORMAT UPDATE!
DUE TO THE EXCESSIVE HEAT AND TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND, THE SINGLES FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO NO-AD SCORING FOR THE TOURNAMENT.
PLAYER/PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING SATURDAY 9:00 AM
VERY IMPORTANT PLAYER/PARENT MEETING SATURDAY 9:00 AM CAYCE TENNIS CENTER. AT LEAST ONE PARENT/COACH/GUARDIAN SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND THE ORIENTATION MEETING WITH THEIR PLAYERS. IMPORTANT TOURNAMENT INFORMATION TO BE DISCUSSED PRIOR TO MATCH PLAY BEGINING.
TOURNAMENT HOTELS INFORMATION -
PLEASE REGISTER FOR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS EARLY, AS THERE ARE OTHER EVENTS IN THE AREA. *****
WINGATE BY WYNDHAM - COLUMBIA/LEXINGTON -Wingate by Wyndham, 108 Saluda Pointe Court Lexington, SC 29072, (803) 957-5000, Rate: $109.00 + tax; BREAKFAST INCLUDED. (10 miles from Cayce Tennis Center)
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT -- CAYCE, 1125 Fort Congaree Trail, Cayce, SC 29033. (ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE TENNIS CENTER.) (803) 794-7033 Hotel Reservations, Rate: $129.00 + tax. INCLUDES TWO BREAKFASTS PER ROOM.
SOUTHERN 10S EAST - STATES and ELIGIBILITY
THE SOUTHERN 10S EAST CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING
STATES: GEORGIA, NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
PLAYERS IN THESE STATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SOUTHERN 10S
10U FORMAT -- USTA YOUTH PROGRESSION
10U EAST SOUTHERN Championships-78' Court with Green Dot Ball ****
All 10-and-under matches will be played on a 78’ court using the green dot ball. Players are required to move through the USTA Progression earning stars and trophies. ****
Orange ball 60’ 10-and-under competition will NOT be offered at the SOUTHERN 10S--EAST Championships. **** ALL Competition at the Southern 10U--EAST Closed Championships will be on a 78’ court using the green dot ball.
2016 SOUTHERN 10S-EAST SPORTSMANSHIP AWARDS
BY A VOTE OF PARENTS AND OFFICIALS THE 2016 SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD WINNERS ARE:
GIRLS AWARD, OLIVIA BULL FROM MYRTLE BEACH, SC, AND BOYS AWARD, PALMER BYRNES FROM ATHENS, GA. ****
CONGRATULATIONS TO OLIVIA AND PALMER FOR EXHIBITING GREAT SPORTSMANSHIP DURING THE TOURNAMENT.
ENTRIES AND SELECTIONS -- SOUTHERN TOURNAMENTS
All players must enter through the TennisLink Online Registration. Players may enter only one division even though each age division is at a different site and listed as a separate tournament on the schedule.
Entries are chosen by the Tournament Director when Registration Closes. Players are billed the registration fee once they are chosen for the event. Players not selected are placed on the Alternates List.
USTA RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERN MATCH PLAY--WEATHER ISSUES
USTA RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERN MATCH PLAY AND MATCH FORMATS. INCLEMENT WEATHER (RAIN AND/OR EXCESSIVE HEAT TEMPERATURES) DURING THE TOURNAMENT MAY REQUIRE CHANGES TO MATCH FORMATS. ANY CHANGES WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE TOURNAMENT SITE AND POSTED ON THE TOURNAMENT WEB PAGE.
PRACTICE COURTS INFORMATION
Practice CourtsCayce Tennis and Fitness Center with 23 courts will open Saturday, Sunday and Monday for practice from 7:00 - 8:50 am. On Friday 6/8/18 CAYCE FACILITY will close at 8:00 pm.
Courts 1-6 reserved for players from Georgia, Courts 7-12 reserved for players from North Carolina, and Courts 13-18 reserved for players from South Carolina. The Stadium Court and courts 19-22 are open courts. PLEASE CHECK WITH FRONT DESK BEFORE GOING TO COURTS.
ADDITIONAL PRACTICE COURTS ARE AT Lexington County Tennis Complex, 10 miles from the CAYCE tournament facility, which has 21 courts and will open on Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 am, and On Friday evening will close at 8:00 pm. Call (803) 957-7676 during business hours to make courts reservations starting Friday 6/8/18.
**** SINGLES AND DOUBLES DRAW TYPES & SCORING FORMATS OF PLAY
***** THE SOUTHERN 10S--EAST FORMAT FOR SINGLES WILL
BE A 64 COMPASS DRAW. ***** EACH SINGLES MATCH WILL BE TWO SHORT SETS, AD SCORING
-- FIRST TO 4 GAMES BY A MARGIN OF TWO GAMES, WITH A 7 POINT TIEBREAK GAME IF
TIED AT 4-4 IN THE SET. A 7 POINT MATCH TIEBREAK WILL BE PLAYED IN LIEU OF A
THIRD SET. A 2 MINUTE SET BREAK BETWEEN EACH SET. & NO COACHING BETWEEN 2ND SET AND 3RD SET 7 POINT TIEBREAK. PLAYERS SHOULD EXPECT TO PLAY A MINIMUM OF 3 SINGLES MATCHES.
***** DOUBLES WILL BE A 32 FEED-IN DRAW THROUGH THE QUARTERFINALS. EACH MATCH WILL BE ONE NO AD SET, FIRST TO 6 GAMES BY 2 GAMES, WITH A 7 POINT TIEBREAK IF 6-6 IN THE
SET. PLAYERS SHOULD EXPECT TO PLAY A MINIMUM OF 2 DOUBLES MATCHES.
***DOUBLES - ALL PLAYERS ENTERED ENCOURAGED TO PLAY SINGLES & DOUBLES***
***** DOUBLES PLAY IS A FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT OF
THE USTA 10 AND UNDER DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTH TENNIS. **** DOUBLES IS FUN FOR THE
PLAYERS, AND POPULAR WITH PARENTS. *****ALL PLAYERS SELECTED TO PLAY IN
SOUTHERN 10 AND UNDER EAST TOURNAMENT ARE ENCOURAGED TO PLAY DOUBLES AS WELL AS
***** PLAYERS MAY ENTER ONLINE UNTIL ENTRY DEADLINE. ****
AFTER JUNE 4TH PLAYERS MUST INDICATE PARTNERS TO THE TOURNAMENT VIA EMAIL TO THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR BY WEDNESDAY JUNE 06 AT 12 Noon.
***** PLAYERS LOOKING FOR DOUBLES PARTNERS MAY REQUEST EMAIL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL PARTNERS FROM THE TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR.
*** NOTE!! PLAYERS CAN PARTNER WITH PLAYERS FROM OTHER STATES & ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PLAY WITH A PARTNER FROM THE SAME STATE.
PLEASE NOTE: NO PETS ARE ALLOWED AT CAYCE TENNIS & FITNESS CENTER
LEXINGTON COUNTY RECREATION AND AGING COMMISSION POLICY
DOES NOT ALLOW PETS AT THE CAYCE TENNIS AND FITNESS CENTER. ONLY REGISTERED SERVICE DOGS ARE ALLOWED. ALL VISITORS AND
PARTICIPANTS ARE REQUESTED TO RESPECT THIS POLICY.
SEMIFINALISTS WILL BE INVITED TO SOUTHERN 10S TEAM PLAYOFF EVENT
SINGLES SEMIFINALISTS IN BOYS AND GIRLS EVENTS WILL BE INVITED TO PLAY IN THE 2018 SOUTHERN 10S PLAYOFFS TEAM EVENT.
THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD IN CHATANOOGA, TN, 3400 LUPTON DRIVE, LUPTON CITY, TN 37351 -
DATES ARE: JUNE 23RD AND 24TH.
CHECK IN REGISTRATION. PLAYERS/PARENTS AND MATCH PLAY
**** REGISTRATION CHECK IN WILL BE FRIDAY JUNE 8 FROM 4:00 TO 6:00PM, AND SATURDAY 8:00AM TO 8:55AM. THE PLAYER/PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING WILL BEGIN AT SATURDAY 9:00AM. **** MATCH PLAY WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY AFTER MEETING AT APPROXIMATELY 9:30AM.
**** FULL MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY: 1 ROUND OF DOUBLES BEGINNING AT 9:30AM FOLLOWED BY TWO ROUNDS OF SINGLES LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, FOLLOWED BY A 2ND ROUND OF DOUBLES IN MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
**** LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR PLAYERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY BEGINNING AT 11:30AM
TOURNAMENT TENNIS BALLS--PENN GREEN DOT
THE TENNIS BALLS TO BE USED DURING THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE PENN GREEN DOT.
Entries and Selections: Southern Tournaments. All players must
enter through the TennisLink Online Registration. Players may enter
only one division even though each age division is at a different
site and listed as a separate tournament on the schedule. Entries
are chosen by the Tournament Director when Registration Closes.
Players are billed the registration fee once they are chosen for
the event. Players not selected are placed on the Alternates
Please be aware that this tournament is a 10U Youth Tennis
Progression event. This means that in order to play in the 10U division offered
you must be in the corresponding level. If you are not able to register for 10U
singles that means you are not eligible for that level of 10U. To find out more
information call (803) 781-2574.
PLAY YOUR FIRST TOURNAMENT & GET REIMBURSED UP TO $30! (link below)
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 03, 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: 700004918 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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