Futures / L8 Tournaments:
L8 tournaments are intended to be a fun, friendly and encouraging tournament experiences for first-time and developing juniors. L8 tournaments are ideal for first-time tournament players because they are non-elimination, meaning win or lose, everyone plays multiple matches. More play = more FUN and it supports the development of the new players. Developing juniors are also encouraged to participate in L8 tournaments to learn how to win consecutive matches and how to win tournaments.
Participation: If a player has won three L8 tournaments in an age division, or if the player has a Top 90 MAS standing in an age division, the must play up a division (or two) in L8 events.
POINTS: New in 2015: All participants in an L8 tournament will receive 50 participation points.
Please Be On Time!
should check in and be ready to play (warmed up, stretched, and been to
the restroom) at least 15 minutes before the match start time.
If a court is open, we will get the match started asap in order to avoid any delays later in the day!
Notes are VERY important, please be sure to read them thoroughly! New
Notes may be posted throughout the week and weekend, please check
tournament website for new notes, as well as confirm start times of next
match on the draw, well before your coming match!
Directions To Tournament Site:
Jefferson Park (JEFF): 7900 Lee Highway Falls Church VA 22042
Notes: Once you get to the park, go left at the mini golf to get to the tennis courts. If you need to use the restroom, go right at the mini golf to the main golf center. Restrooms are in the front door to the right.
From the South: Take 495 towards Tysons (West). Take Exit 50B, Route 50/Arlington Blvd East. Keep right to take the Fairview Park ramp. Take left onto Fairview Park Drive. Take Fairview Park through traffic light at Lee Highway and turn left into Jefferson Park.
From the North: Take 495 to Exit 50A, Route 50/Arlington Blvd West. Merge onto Gallows Road towards Lee Hwy/Route 29. Take Gallows Road 4 to 5 traffic lights, make a right onto Lee Highway. At fourth light, make a left. Turn left into Jefferson Park.
If it rains and matches have not yet begun for the day, matches may need to be delayed by one or more hours, or even cancelled for the day. If this happens, an update will be posted on the tournament homepage at least one hour before the time for the first matches of the day. If it rains and matches are already being played, players will be called off the courts. Tournament director will take scores and tell players when to return to finish matches. An update will then be posted on the tournament homepage. Please continue to check the tournament homepage. If you cannot get online or aren't sure, please contact Teresa at firstname.lastname@example.org or via call or text at 703-862-8702.
If there is rain on a tournament weekend, match formats may be shortened, consolations may be cancelled, worse case tournament may be considered complete.
Policy Regarding Refunds/Credits:
Players are able to withdraw online anytime before the deadline by editing their own registration via the tournament homepage. After the tournament deadline, no refunds will be issued. If there is a rainout and an event is not played at all, a credit may be issued for a future outdoor David LeMair Tennis Tournament (to be chosen by player) within a certain time frame.
Waiver of Liability
Players and families of players selected for this tournament hereby release David LeMair Tennis and entire staff from any and all
loss, claim, damages, injuries or liability that may arise from the
player's participation in this event. The players and families accept full
responsibility for their use of any and all apparatus, facility
privileges or services whatsoever, and shall hold David LeMair Tennis and its staff harmless
against any such claims.
GREEN DOT BALL IN 12U L8 AND L7
BG12 Divisions in all MAS L7 & L8 tournaments shall use Green Dot tennis
balls. 10U Green level 1 players are eligible to play 12U MAS L7 & L8
tournaments and also earn stars/trophies toward clearing the youth progression
MAS Regulations and Ranking Points
This tournament operates in accordance with the rules and guidelines listed in USTA Mid-Atlantic Regulations and USTA Friend at Court. Players are eligible to earn ranking points from this event based on the point tables found in the USTA Mid-Atlantic Regulations. Points are awarded based on the level of the tournament and the draw format. Main draw and consolation points may vary based on the draw format used.
MAS Regulations are accessible online here:
https://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/sections/mid-atlantic/pdfs/junior-competition-resources/2018_MAS_TournamentRegulations.pdf# (copy and paste link in browser)
MAS CONTACT INFO:
Bonnie Vona: email@example.com
Robert Issem: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rachel Kros: email@example.com
Lisa Atkins: firstname.lastname@example.org
For specific match times please check the draws
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 Wednesday, May 16, 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: 300033018 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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