G16s Alternates @ 8:15am 9/21
B16s Alternates @ 10:30pm 9/19
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MULTIPLE ENTRIES AND SELECTION PROCESS
Players may choose ONE of the following options, but NOT both: OPTION 1: ENTER any ONE (1) division of TWO (2) concurrent USTA National Level 3 Tournaments (this may be a different division in each tournament); OR OPTION 2: ENTER TWO (2) divisions of ONE (1) USTA National Level 3 tournament Players may PLAY in only ONE division of ONE tournament. Players who register for three (3) or more events will be given 5 suspension points and will only be selected into a maximum of two events.
MPORTANT TOURNAMENT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ BEFORE
Player Selection Type
During the registration process, please provide your telephone
number (cell phone preferred) and email address. Failure to provide
your contact information will limit the tournament's ability to
*IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING ACCOMMODATIONS*
It is highly recommended to book accommodations ASAP, as this area
is very popular in late summer. Please see hotel information below
Seascape Beach Resort, Aptos. 10% discount off of best available
pricing at time of reservation.
(3 minute walk to Seascape Sports Club, 5 min drive to Aptos High
Best Western Seacliff Inn, Aptos
831-688-7300 (about 8-10 minutes from either site).
Mission Inn, Santa Cruz, (20 minutes to sites without
Fairfield Inn and Suites, Santa Cruz (20 minutes to sites without
Seaway Inn, Santa Cruz (20 minutes to sites without traffic)
Best Western Rose Garden Inn, Watsonville (15 minutes to sites)
Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Watsonville (15 minutes to sites)
Players must meet the eligibility requirements for competing in a
USTA National Championship. Click the link that follows for more
information. more info
Entries close for the tournament at 11:59 am Eastern Time/8:59 am
Pacific Time on Thursday, August 30th. To avoid potential problems
that arise when attempting to register at the last minute, it is
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that players enter well in advance of the
deadline. A player that does not enter by the deadline is only
eligible to be a Late Applicant and is placed on the bottom of the
Singles Alternate List and is prioritized last for selection into
ENTERING CONCURRENT TOURNAMENTS
Concurrent National Tournaments:
Other Concurrent Tournaments:When entries close, a player
shall not be entered in this tournament and another USTA-sanctioned
tournament if any parts of the tournaments overlap, unless both
Tournament Committees involved understand the situation and concur
in writing. If entries for the overlapping tournaments close on
different dates, approval must be received from all Tournament
Committees no later than the entry closing date that occurs last.
Players who enter a tournament and play it to completion, may then
enter another tournament with overlapping dates without permission.
A player who is on the alternate list in one tournament is not
considered in violation of the Concurrent Tournament Rule if they
enter another concurrent tournament. Players desiring to enter more
a tournament that overlaps must email the Tournament Director to
request permission on or before entries close and receive this
permission before entering.
MANDATORY USTA WAIVER & RELEASE FORM
All players are required to submit a signed USTA Waiver &
Release Form before competing in the tournament. A copy of the form
will be sent to all accepted players shortly after selection.
Applicants are encouraged to take care of this administrative task
as soon as possible after tournament selection.
NATIONAL RANKING LEVEL & POINTS
The September USTA National Tournaments are Level 3 USTA National
Ranking Tournaments. Ranking Points are earned based on the
player's result in the tournament. Click the link below to view the
national ranking point tables:
Singles Table: Feed-in Championship (FIC) through Round of 16 Draw
DRAW AND MATCH FORMAT INFORMATION
Singles Draw and Match Format Information:
The singles draw size is limited to 32 players. A Feed-In
Championship whereby players are fed into the consolation through
the Round of 16 will be played. The losing quarterfinalists will
play off for 5th and 6th place and a playoff for 3rd and 4th place
will also be held. All main draw matches and the 3rd/4th playoff
will be the best of 3 Tiebreak sets; all consolation matches
(including the quarterfinal playoff matches) will be the best of 3
Tiebreak sets with a 10-Point Match Tiebreak played in lieu of the
TOURNAMENT SELECTION AND SINGLES ALTERNATE INFORMATION
Tournament Selection Process:
Players are accepted into USTA Level 3 Tournament using the most
recently published national standing list as of the date entries
Singles Alternate List:
Alternates are ordered using the same national standings list used
to select players into the tournament. Players with no national
standing are ordered after players with standing by random drawing.
Late entries are placed on the bottom of the alternate list in the
order received. Late entries received at the same time are ordered
Publication of Selection and Alternate Lists:
The list of players selected for the tournament will be published
to the "Players" Tab on this website. All players not selected will
be published to the "Alternates" Tab on this website at the same
time. As soon as possible thereafter, an ordered list of alternates
will be published to the top of this "Important Info" Tab. The
ordered Alternate List will be used to replace players that
withdraw from the tournament.
Onsite Alternates are those players on the Alternate Lists who have
come to the tournament site to be a last-minute replacement for a
withdrawing player or team. Onsite Alternates may be admitted into
the singles main draw to replace withdrawing players until the
completion of the first round of play.
Any alternate player wishing admittance must check in and be ready
for play no later than 30 minutes prior to the first scheduled
match time of the event for which they are an alternate. Check
in with the Seascape Sports Club tournament desk to notify them
that you're an on-site alternate. The order of the on-site
alternates is based on the original Alternate Lists published by
the tournament, not a more recently published list, and not in the
order in which the players check in.
Eight (8) players will be seeded in singles (8 seeded numerically).
Singles seeding will be based on the most recently published
Boys'/Girls' 16 National Singles Seeding List. For more info check
Withdrawals Prior to Entry Deadline:
Prior to entries closing, a player may withdraw and automatically
receive a refund of your entry fee by clicking on the "Withdrawal"
link that is in the Edit Registration box at the top right of this
Withdrawals After Entry Deadline:
Immediately contact the Tournament Director if you need to withdraw
from the tournament after entries close.
• If the withdrawal is due to a injury or illness, the USTA
Regulations require the injured or ill player to submit written
verification from a medical professional before the end of the day
on September 24th (the last day of the tournament).
• If the withdrawal is due to a personal circumstance, the player
must submit a written description of the situation no later than
the end of the day on September 24th (the last day of the
tournament) and the Referee shall determine whether the situation
is a personal circumstance.
Written verification can be emailed to the Tournament Director (see
contact information above).
Entry Fee Refunds When Withdrawal Occurs After Entry
The Tournament Committee is required to refund a player's entry fee
• The withdrawal is for previously authorized entry into another
• The withdrawal is for an authorized change by the player to
another site hosting a 16 division (note that transfer to another
site is only permitted when the draw at the other site is not
Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
The Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is approximately 42
miles from Seascape Sports Club, but traffic can more than double
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 74
miles from Seascape Sports Club, but traffic can more than double
commute times. Click the link to view the airlines that serve SFO.
Friday, September 21 (Day Before Tournament Starts):
A minimum of 5 courts will be available at Seascape Sports Club for
drop in practice from noon to close (1505 Seascape Blvd, Aptos, CA
The second site for the tournament, Aptos High School, is also
available for practice on Friday, the 22nd. There are 6 courts at
this site, located at 100 Mariner Way, Aptos, CA 95003.
Although not reserved for exclusive use, courts at Cabrillo College
(6500 Soquel Dr Aptos, CA 95003) are also
Practice Courts Before and During Tournament at Tournament
Before the start of the tournament players are welcome to practice
at the Aptos High site beginning at 3pm on Friday the 21st.
Practice courts at each tournament site will be available beginning
one hour before first match times each day - up to 4 players per
court may be necessary to give all players the ability to warm up.
First match times are 8:00 am on Saturday and Sunday. First match
ties on Monday are 9:00 am.
Cabrillo College: Although not reserved for exclusive use by
tournament participants, Cabrillo College (8 courts) will have
availability for players and is with a 15 minute drive to all sites
(provided the commute is not impacted by traffic).
Additional Practice Courts: Use the tennismaps.com website
to locate public courts in the area. The following are suggested
• Skylark (3 courts): 912 Coast Range Drive, Scotts Valley, CA
• Jade Street Park (4 courts): 4400 Jade Street, Capitola, CA
Practice Court Policies:
• Courts are available on a first come, first served basis.
• During high demand times, courts are to have four "Tournament
Players" to a court. Coaches, parents, players not in the draw, and
other tournament guests are NOT considered "Tournament
• Courts are available in half-hour blocks. Please surrender your
court if you have had use of it for a full half hour and players
are waiting to get on.
• Please be courteous to other players, parents, and coaches.
Unsportsmanlike conduct should be reported and is subject to
penalty under the USTA Suspension Point System.
HOSPITALITY AND PLAYER SERVICES
Club Facilities: Players are welcome to use the swim and
fitness facilities at Seascape Sports Club, which include a locker
room with showers.
Water and Ice: Players are advised to bring water
bottles/jugs to ensure they have ample water for proper
Seascape Sports Club - The club has an ice and water machine
available for use by all participants.
Other Site(s) - Information will be posted closer to the
Hitting Pros: Contact Seascapetournaments@gmail.com for
Stringing: Open Court Tennis and Learning (OCTL)
Visit www.octltennis.com/stringing for current string
Adam Mash: (415) 377-4458
Wilson is the official provider of tennis balls for USTA Junior
National Championships. Each Boys match will be played with three
Wilson Championship Extra Duty tennis balls. New balls will be
provided if a match goes to a full 3rd set.
Each Girls match will be played with three Wilson Championship
Regular Duty tennis balls. New balls will be provided if a match
goes to a full 3rd set
All players are required to wear appropriate tennis attire and
dress in a manner consistent with being a participant a USTA Junior
National Tournament and a guest at a private tennis club.
Compression shorts, sports bras, shirts with inappropriate
language, shoes not designed for tennis, and any attire that is
recreational and not tennis-oriented is not permitted. T-shirts
(other than the tournament shirt) are not acceptable on the final
Monday of the tournament. Tournament guests are also asked to dress
in a manner consistent with being a guest at a private tennis club.
Players and tournament guests not meeting the dress code may be
asked to change prior to going on the court.
Animals are prohibited at all tournament sites, including in the
parking lot and in parked automobiles.
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Player Selection Type
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the
close of registration.
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, August 30, 2017 11:59:00 AM
Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
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, August 30, 2018 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: 500005418 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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