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ALL TIMES POSTED ARE CENTRAL TIME:
05/05/18 SAT - Last day to withdraw and receive a refund
05/06/18 SUN - 11:59 PM ENTRIES WILL CLOSE
05/07/18 MON - By Noon Selection Lists posted to the Tournament Website
05/07/18 MON – By 3:00 pm Ordered Alternates List Posted
05/08/18 TUES - Start calling alternates for any open spots - You have 2 hours to respond
05/08//18 TUES - Last Day to make doubles changes: add or change partner, enter or withdraw via Email - email@example.com
05/10/18 THU - 5:00 pm First Match Times posted
05/11/18 FRI - 8 am - 4:30 pm Practice Courts available for players
05/11/18 FRI - 4 pm Draws Posted
05/11/18 FRI - 3 - 5 pm Mandatory Check-In at THE SITE WHERE YOU PLAY DOUBLES
05/11/18 FRI - 5 pm DOUBLES PLAY BEGINS
05/12/18 SAT - 7 am Check in for players that didn't play Friday night at Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club
05/12/18 SAT - Practice Courts Open at 6:30 am, Play begins at 8:00 am
05/13/18 SUN - Practice Courts Open at 6:30 am, Play begins at 8:00 am
PIERREMONT OAKS TENNIS CLUB(POTC)
578 SPRING LAKE DR.
SHREVEPORT, LA 71106
HILTON HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER
104 MARKET ST.
SHREVEPORT, LA 71101
5485 FINANCIAL PLAZA
SHREVEPORT, LA 71129
For 12's - 18's singles, all matches are best 2 out of 3 full sets with regular ad scoring with a 10 point tiebreaker in lieu of the third set
For 10's singles, all matches are best of 2 out of 3 sets with the first to 4 games per set with a 7 point tiebreak played at 4-4. Third set tiebreaker in the 10's are 7 point tiebreaks. No-ad scoring for all 10's matches.
For 12's - 18's doubles, all matches are 6 game sets with a 7 point tiebreak at 6-6 with regular ad scoring.
for 10's doubles, all matches are 6 game sets with a 7 point tiebreak at 6-6 with no-ad scoring.
DOUBLES WILL BEGIN AT 5 PM ON FRIDAY:
We will start our doubles at 5 PM. Please allow extra time to get to your facility since that will be during Friday rush hour traffic.
SIGNING UP FOR TWO DIVISIONS - PROCEDURE:
Players are allowed to enter two divisions with these guidelines:
#1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for, will automatically be selected to the older age division only. They would be removed from the other age division.
#2. Players not selected to either divisions would remain on the alternates lists for both divisions but would be obligated to play the division they first get in, from the alternate list. They would be removed from the Alternate 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.
YOU MUST PLAY THE SAME DIVISION IN SINGLES AND DOUBLES:
PER STA RULES, YOU MUST PLAY THE SAME DIVISION IN DOUBLES THAT YOU DESIGNATED TO PLAY IN SINGLES. PLEASE SIGN UP ACCORDINGLY. FOR PLAYERS SIGNING UP FOR TWO SINGLES DIVISIONS, PLEASE KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON YOUR DOUBLES STATUS AFTER THE COMPETITOR LIST COMES OUT.
USTA Southern will provide 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 standings.
Seeding shall follow the USTA Southern Section seeding regulations and will be provided by Southern with the selection list.
Seeding will be based on the latest available ranking list published before draws are made.
10 AND UNDER DIVISION, GREEN 1:
The 10U division will be Green Level 1 within the Youth Progression system parameters. Boys and Girls 10's Green Level 1 will play on the 78 foot court using Green Low Compression Balls and up to 29" racket. The required scoring format for all 10's singles matches, shall be the best of two short sets - No Ad 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.
Please check the alternate list often.
If you did not make it into singles, you did not make into doubles. There may still be room for the singles alternates in doubles. But, the singles competitors have first right to join doubles before those that didn't make it in. Please keep an eye on this and email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding doubles alternates.
ORDER OF DOUBLES SELECTION:
Players registered or not registered for the singles tournament can register for doubles. But please note that the selection for doubles is in the following order:
1. Teams with both players entered in the singles.
2. Teams with one player entered in singles and one alternate.
3. Teams with one player entered in singles and one player not registered for singles.
4. Teams with both players not registered for singles.
"On Site" Alternates must register at their age group's tournament site. You can inform the Tournament Referee on Friday night or before that you plan to be an On-Site Alternate. Please make sure we have accurate contact information for you to be reached during the weekend. On-Site Alternates will be selected in the order of the Alternates List. On Site Alternates should be on-site when their age and gender check in for play 30 minutes prior to the first match in the first round.
MEDICAL RELEASE FORM:
The USTA Southern Section requires a signed release covering all entrants in USTA Southern Section events. The release must be signed by the entrant and parent or guardian of any entrant who is a minor
WE WILL BE USING THE WILSON ULTRA BALL FOR THIS TOURNAMENT
THERE WILL BE A STRINGER ON SITE AT PIERREMONT OAKS TENNIS CLUB.
PIERREMONT OAKS BROCHURE AND SHREVEPORT AREA INFORMATION:
IF YOU CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW YOU WILL FIND A BROCHURE WITH INFO ABOUT OUR CLUB AND ALSO THE NAMES AND DISTANCES FROM THE CLUB OF SOME OTHER HOTELS. THERE ARE ALSO SOME RESTAURANTS LISTED THAT ARE VERY CLOSE TO THE CLUB.
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Entry to this tournament is restricted. Please consult your Section or District rules and regulations for entry requirements for this tournament. If you enter this tournament and are not eligible, any refund is as the discretion of the Tournament Director. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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