Welcome to the Santa Cruz Challenger, held at Cabrillo College in Aptos. Tournament will only be held only over the first weekend, 10/13-14
All matches will be played at Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos, CA 95003. For directions, click here:
Contact the Tournament Referee, Craig Pasqua, firstname.lastname@example.org for any issues
You may also contact the Refere via txt: 408-590-7347
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.
Please check the draws carefully -- your schedule will NOT be emailed to you!
All draws are subject to change. Please recheck
draws for changes in time and or withdrawals! Get into the habit of checking the website the night before each match and before you head out to the tournament!. All changes made within 24
hrs of tournament start will be emailed and/or phoned (up to 10pm) to the affected parties. Make
sure to have current contact info with the USTA.
Registration Issues and Withdrawals
 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 by emailing BOTH the
Tournament Director (TD) and the Referee. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of your request, please TXT/CALL the Referee
(phone number above).
 After the posting of the draws, email BOTH
the Tournament Director and the Referee and include your reason for the
Withdraws are sometimes necessary, and are only excused if they are for
illness, injury, or personal circumstance. 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
you must withdraw after entries close, immediately contact
the tournament referee by email; please note, per NorCal USTA Junior
Tournament Rules, if a player withdraws from the tournament within 6
days of the start of the tournament, no refunds or credits are due.
it is the day before matches begin, please TEXT the Referee and
followup with an email to both the TD and Referee. For any withdrawal
after entries close, please include a reason so we may share that
information with the
Tournament Desk - Check-in Instructions
Please check in at the tournament desk at least
15 minutes prior to your scheduled match time. Once you are checked in, you have indicated you are ready to play - so please complete your pre-match rituals, visit the restroom if necessary, put on sunscreen, etc. before you check-in, If you are late,
regardless if a court is available, you will be penalized and possibly,
subject to the Junior Suspension Point System. Exceptions are at the
discretion of the
Event/Draw Information & Match Formats
 When signing up for a doubles event with a partner, please identify your doubles
partner by using
this person's USTA #.
 All Main Draw Singles Events will be
Best of 3 Tie-Break sets with a Match Tie-Break (10 points), in lieu of
a third set. A mandatory playoff match will determine 3rd and 4th
 All Doubles Events: Format will be an 8-game Pro Set, No-Ad scoring (7 point tie-break at 8-All).
 All Singles Consolation rounds will use an 8-game Pro Set, No-Ad scoring (7 point tie-break at 8-All).
Trophies awarded to 1st and 2nd place singles finishers. Medals will be
awarded to 3rd and 4th place singles finishers, doubles finalists and
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 enforced.
 Courts will be open 45 minutes early for practice. Once tournament begins, there are no warmup courts at the site.
 Appropriate tennis attire is expected.
Players/Spectators/Coaches are encouraged to exhibit good
sportsmanship. Please note there is a 'No Tolerance' policy for
sportsmanship issues, especially cell phone usage next to the courts!
Withdrawals made 7 days in advance of the start of the tournament are eligible for refund. You may withdraw yourself using your confirmation number. Withdrawals made within 6 days of the start of the tournament are NOT eligible for a refund, regardless of the reason. Tournament Administrative errors are always eligible for a refund.
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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, October 7, 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: 500022718 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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