GIRLS 12 AND BOYS 12 WILL START at 2pm
New times will be online by noon for a 2pm start
10:30 am MONDAY UPDATE
After consulting with the state USTA office a decision has been made to cancel CONSOLATION only now. As of now we have no playable courts. I have hopes we can get some up around 2 pm . LTP has lights so we play as soon as it is safe to play. We are playing 3/4 and doubles too.
Next update will be at 12:30 pm Monday
Thank you to everyone for your understanding
NEEDING TO WITHDRAW FROM TOURNAMENT PLEASE EMAIL ME BY 9AM
If you are not planning on playing today please email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have pulled out and still see your name in the draw please email me before 9am
Thank you for your understanding
RAIN ALL REMAINING SATURDAY MATCHES POSTPONED Saturday 6pm report
Please look online Sunday at 7:30am for a not before 9am start on Sunday
Comfort Suites Mt. Pleasant/IOP
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1130 Hungryneck Blv.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
$104/night + tax
The forecast is not looking good for Sunday. I will post online at 6:15 am Sunday if we are in a delay. Each post will give you an up date as to the following up date times. I ask for everyone's understanding to look on the homepage for up dates. If you call in then we have to stop working on the new plan and explain things on the phone. With over 200 of the group this can be time consuming. The tournament is sanctioned for Monday. We will finish the tournament on Monday weather permitting. Keep your fingers crossed the rain stays away.
SINGLES DRAWS WILL BE POSTED 1/24 9pm DOUBLES DRAWS POSTED 1/25 5pm.
Most players will play their first round of singles on Friday. We have an aggressive schedule for singles on Saturday due to the weather forecast.
PLEASE RESPECT ALL OF OUR FACILITIES as we are fortunate to be able to play at these sites and want to be able to continue to do so.
Thank you for your cooperation.
This tournament uses conduct rules above and beyond those enforced by the USTA. Players participating in tournaments at the facilities identified are required to abide by these facility rules of behavior on and off of the court. These rules also apply to parents, coaches, siblings, and other guests of the players.
The list below indicates the Tournament Rules:
* No use of the word "suck" or any form of the word spoken or spelled.
* No use of expressions of frustrations with references to deities (i.e. "Oh My God", "Jesus", "Jesus Christ", "Christ", "God") either spoken or spelled.
* No use of "freaking", "frigging", or "fricking" or variations of such words either spoken or spelled.
* No Smoking anywhere on the premises. Premises includes parking lots, bathrooms, and anywhere within 30 feet of a tennis court.
Verbal rules apply to any language. We have officials on sight who are fluent in many languages.
Anyone found in violation of these rules may be subject to a Code Violation and receive suspension points.
We ask that you be respectful of your opponent's time by emailing Meg the referee at email@example.com if you are not going to show up for your match.
AGE GROUP SITES
Boys and Girls 16-18 will be on clay at LTP, Wild Dunes, and FCTC
Boys and Girls 14s will play on hard at MPRD FCTC, LTP
Boys and Girls 12s will play on hard at LTP and FCTC
Boys and Girls 10 will play at LTP on hard.
1531 Mathis Ferry Rd
Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Legend = LTP
MOUNT PLEASANT REC (Kerr Tennis Center)
889 Whipple Rd
Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Legend = MOUNT
FAMILY CIRCLE TENNIS CENTER
161 Seven Farms Drive
Daniel Island SC 29492
Legend = FCTC
WILD DUNES TENNIS CENTER
1 Sundial Circle
Isle of Palms SC 29451
Legend = WILD
PLAYER FIRST MATCH CHECK-IN
All players must initially check in at LTP. First matches will begin at 4:30 pm on Friday. Early check-in is encouraged and will be available on Friday, January 26th from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. If you do not arrive on Friday before 7:00 pm, You must print out your own medical release form and check in at your scheduled site 30 min before match time. After initial check-in, all players should report directly to designated sites for scheduled matches. MANDATORY USTA forms must be signed by each player's parent/guardian prior to first match. Player gift is only at registration at LTP.
DRAWS and Match TIMES
Everyone needs to be prepared to start play at 4:30pm on Friday January 26th. If you are playing in Doubles expect to play Friday night.
Seeds will be posted 1/24 noon. We will use the most recent seeding list from 9am on 1/23.
Draws will be posted 1/25 at 9am.
FORMAT AND SCORING
BG12-18s: All Singles draws will play the best two out of three tie-break sets with a Match tie break in lieu of the third set, with a Modified Feed in Consolation and 3/4 playoff.
BG10s: Boys and Girls 10s will play on the regular 78' court, using Green Ball. The required scoring format for 10s singles matches shall be the best of two short sets with regular scoring (first to four (4) and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) in lieu of the third set.
Doubles Seeding and Format
Format for 10 and under is a 6 game set with a deciding 7 point tiebreak at 6 games all.
Format for 12-18 6 game set with a deciding 7 point tiebreak at 6 games all. Seeding shall be done using only the results from most recently published USTA Southern Combined Standings Lists of the division in the order in which players appear on the list. Players selected on their 10s standing shall not be considered for seeding in the 12s division.
Teams shall be seeded in the order of their combined standings (e.g., Player A holds the #1 standing and Player B holds the #10 standing. The Team of A & B would have combined standing of 11.) Teams that have the same combined standing shall be seeded by the by the highest singles seed of the four (4) players.
Withdrawing During the Tournament:
WITHDRAWALS (READ CAREFULLY)Go to the Tournament website under "EDIT REGISTRATION" on the right side of your screen and click "Withdraw". If you do not know your Confirmation #, then click "Locate Confirmation" just below "Withdraw." We cannot withdraw you, you must do this yourself. You will lose the entry fee if you do not withdraw online before registration closes.
Withdrawal After Entry Deadline: Immediately contact the Tournament Referee to withdraw from the tournament by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email subject line include WITHDRAWAL, your name, and division. DO NOT call to withdraw. If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. There are no refunds after entries close. All withdrawals for reasons other than illness, injury, and personal circumstances or withdrawals for any reason without the proper written notification are actually defaults and Code of Conduct Reports will be completed for each defaulting player even though an alternate may take that defaulting player’s place in the draw.
You must see the trainer and get approval from the Head Referee in person. If not, it will count as a "No Show." WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY WITHDRAWALS OVER THE PHONE! If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament OR a visit with the onsite trainer will suffice.
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No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Monday, January 22, 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: 700066218 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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