The Mustang - Lion Open / NTRP welcomes all participants for
a weekend of good tennis and competition.
Player Selection Type
All NTRP Players Must Have an NTRP Rating
All players participating in a USTA NorCal sanctioned NTRP
tournament must have an NTRP rating.
*** The Mustang - Lion Open / NTRP ***
The tournament will be played at Lincoln High School in San
*** Tournament Desk - Check In ***
Please check in at the tournament desk at least 15 minutes prior to
your scheduled match time. If you are late, regardless if a court
is available, you will be penalized one game for each 5 minutes you
are late up to 3 games or fifteen minutes, after which you will be
defaulted. Exceptions are at the discretion of the referee
*** Event Draws Information and Match Formats ***
 When signing up for a doubles event, you MUST identify
your doubles partner (be sure that this person has entered the
tournament) by using this person's USTA #.
 All singles Events: Format will be Best of 3 Tie-Break
Sets with a Match Tie-break (10 points) in lieu of a third
In each event, a mandatory playoff match will determine the 3rd and
 All Doubles Events: Format will be Best of 3 Tie-Break
Sets with a Match Tie-break (10 points) in lieu of a third
 All events: Regular scoring will be used.
 Be on time for your matches: Check-in at the tournament
desk (at your specific site) 15 minutes BEFORE your scheduled match
times and be ready to play. Penalties for lateness will be
*** Contact the Referee for any Issue or Concern ***
For any questions about the tournament, please contact the referee
NO TEXTING PLEASE!!!
*** Important Parking Information ***Parking is Available
Please know that there is sometimes a large event in the nearby
Please expect the parking lot to be in much use so allocate some
time so find adequate parking and to not be late for your
*** Tournament Site ***
LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL ("LHS" on Draws)
* Address: 555 Dana Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
Tennis Courts are along Wabash Ave (171 Wabash Ave) . Either you
park in the school or on the street, please find time to get to the
check in desk located next to the courts. Courts are located street
side next to the Football field.
*** How to Find your Match Date/Time & Location
**** The following instructions are to be used after the
posting of the draws on Thursday morning *
YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH YOUR MATCH TIME AND LOCATION
SO PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.
On the right of the 'Important Information' button there is a new
Click on it and select the event that a player is registered
On the left of each draw, find the player's name and follow the
line to the right.
That will show you the first match, with a date/time and the
abbreviated site name (e.g. PHS is Pioneer High School and LHS is
Lincoln High School)
Come 15 minutes before your scheduled match time.
After your match, report your match result (win or lose) and ask
for your next match time.
*** Important Registration Information and Possible Limits in
Draw Sizes ***
 When registering to the tournament, please make sure to
provide your contact information (phone #s and email address) as we
would otherwise be unable to reach you when needed (registration
issues, schedule changes, withdraws, weather issues, ...).
 Doubles pairings: No later than the end of the Monday
prior to the Saturday start date of the tournament, any doubles
players that have not previously entered as a team should advise
the referee of the partnership.
Both players need to be already registered for doubles. New doubles
registrations will only be accepted at the tournament
Players without a partner will then be paired up, as much as
possible. It is your responsibility to check the web site
(Competitors list and draws) to learn about your doubles
 Please register at the same level for singles and
==> Players in violation of this requirement will not be
accepted in that incorrect doubles event!!!
 The tournament reserves the right to limit the size of
each of the draws/events to accommodate the number of courts
*** Concurrent Tournament Rule ***When entries close, a
player shall not be entered in two or more sanctioned tournaments
if any parts of the tournaments overlap, unless each Tournament
Committee involved understands the situation and concurs 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 who violate the Concurrent Tournament Rule shall forfeit
all ranking points earned at the concurrent tournaments.
*** Check Your Draw Closely for your Site (for Each Match)
***All draws are subject to change. Please recheck draws for
changes in time and or withdrawals. All changes made within 24 hrs
of tournament start will be phoned to the affected parties.Make
sure to have all contact info with the USTA. Doubles times may
change if you were scheduled to play a team with only one player.
Remember that both players on a team must sign up for doubles
before the deadline.
*** Contact the Referee for Registration Issues, Withdraws, ...
 Until the closing of the registrations, you can withdraw
yourself online with your confirmation number.
 After closing of registration, and until the posting of
the draws, please submit any withdrawal in writing first by
emailing BOTH the Tournament Director (TD) and the Referee, and
then also CALL the TD (email addresses and phone numbers
 After the posting of the draws, please FIRST CALL the TD
and then email BOTH the Tournament Director and the Referee.
Withdraws are sometimes necessary, and are only excused if they are
for illness, injury, or emergency. Withdrawals made before entries
close can be handled by the player by the 'edit Registration' on
the tournament web site and withdrawing your entry..... Your credit
card will not be charged.
Withdrawals at least 7 days before play starts are eligible for a
refund. That refund will be processed about a week or two after
play is complete. If you must withdraw after entries close,
immediately contact the tournament referee by email for more
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, September 9, 2018 11:59:00 PM Pacific 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: 500018318 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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