• STARTING 2019, WE HAVE PARTNERED WITH THE NASSAU HUMANE
SOCIETY. We will provide rescue and control as a lifeline to
animals in need and for the necessary protection of our community.
We will encourage and provide for pet adoption, animal-assisted
therapy, pet care education, outreach spay and neuter program and
other welfare efforts, all in support of our comprehensive
community service obligation. Any and all donations are greatly
appreciated; donations can include items such as OLD TOWELS,
DOG/CAT TOYS, GAS CARDS! For the shelter wish list, please follow
click on the link. http://nassauhumane.org/shelter-wish-list/
Player Selection Type
Help a good cause and help our animals live a better life. Please
drop off any donations at the tournament desk.
The entry deadline for the 18s division of the Easter Bowl is
Tuesday, February 27th. The entry deadline for the 12s, 14s and 16s
divisions National Spring Championships (Easter Bowl) is March 1st.
Players may enter both the Easter Bowl and the March Level 3, but
they may play in only one tournament. Easter Bowl players may NOT
participate in the March L3 on the weekend of March 24-25.
� Players who registered for both and are selected for both the
Easter Bowl and a March Level 3 must notify the Tournament
Committees of which tournament that they would like to participate
in by Tuesday, March 12th.
� Players who withdraw from one event to participate in the other
after the date of March 12th, or who apply for and receive wild
cards into the Easter Bowl and then subsequently withdraw from the
March Level 3 will be assessed suspension points for withdrawing to
play in another tournament.
� Players may NOT participate in both the March Level 3 and the
Easter Bowl under any circumstances.
If you cannot reach me at my office number, 904-432-1485, please
reach me at my cellphone, 832-461-5819
Approx Order of Play
Day 1 - 1 round of doubles followed by 2 rounds of singles
Day 2 - 1 round of doubles followed by 2 rounds of singles, &
possibly 2nd round of doubles
Day 3 - TBD
Limited WARM UP COURTS WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING AT 7 AM
SATURDAY on courts 5-8,Stadium. 8:30 AM MATCHES WILL TAKE PRIORITY
FOLLOWED BY 9:30 AM MATCHES.
Courts need to be rolled twice. More warm up courts will open as
soon as maintenance team finishes rolling them. Please understand
that it is necessary to do that to have the best court conditions
available. DO NOT PLAY ON OTHER COURTS UNLESS MAINTENANCE TEAM
Discounted hotel rates are available at
Using the promotional code USTAT
HOTEL RATES ONLY APPLY IF THERE IS AVAILABILITY IN THE HOTEL.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE ONLINE AND NOT BY PHONE.
The tournament is held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation courts,
this is also called the Villas of Amelia Island, they are the same
Player Check In
We will have an early check in and player party on Friday March
22nd from 5-7pm . This check in is encouraged but not mandatory.
you MUST email the tournament director if you will NOT be attending
the early player check in. Please bring your Medical Release Form
when you check in. If you opt not to do the early check in you MUST
arrive 30 minutes prior to your first match time to complete the
check in process .
Hitting Session: There will be a hitting
session for any player that wants to practice before the
tournament. Hitting session will be ran by Cliff Drysdale Tennis
Pros on Friday March 22nd from 3-5 PM. Hitting
Session will be a Davis Cup format where players will be placed in
a team and face against another team! Medals will be awarded to
winners. Point play for singles and doubles will be the main focus
of the hitting session. It is designed for the players to get used
to the playing conditions of the clay courts and the Florida
weather. Cost will be $60 per player per session. For sign
up, please contact Tournament Director, Luis Vallecillo, via email
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please email ahead before
spots fill up.
SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST
We will be having a social media contest with the winner receiving
2 free stringing jobs(string not included) during tournament, and
1) You must like our facebook page: "Cliff Drysdale Tennis at
Omni Amelia Island"
2) You must post a video or picture to our page that shows how you
are preparing for our National Tournament!
Winner will be randomly selected out of a hat and announced on
You have to do BOTH steps for your name to be entered in the
Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Villas of Amelia Island, The Ritz
Carlton, Beachside Motel, Shipwatch Villas, Amelia Hotel at the
Beach, Hampton Inn Suites Amelia island-Historic Harbor. Seaside
Amelia Inn, Residence Inn Amelia Island.
Match Balls - Wilson Regular duty
On-site stringing available, Parents and players are NOT allowed to
string their own racket with our stringer.
Address: 142 Racquet park dr, fernandina beach FL, 32034
Entrance to tournament site and player parking is located at the
Verandah Restaurant at Racquet Park off of First Coast Highway at
the southern end of Amelia Island. This is signposted and is NOT
the main hotel entrance.
Local Restaurants_ - There are 9 restaurants available on
property including a general store for all supplies. The town of
Fernandina Beach is a 15 minute drive from the tournament
On Site Alternates
If you want to be an onsite alternate please check in at least 15
minutes before the first match starts. If a spot becomes available
players will be selected using the original alternate list not by
the order in which players check in.
- The singles draw shall have 32 players; the doubles draw shall
have 16 teams.
- The singles draw have a Feed-In Consolation (FIC) that feeds
players in through the Round of 16. The FIC shall be played to
completion. The FIC shall be considered part of the tournament and
participation is mandatory for all singles players.
- The main draw singles and doubles draw shall have a playoff for
3rd and 4th place.
All main draw singles matches will be the best of 3 Tie Break
All consolation singles will be the best of 3 Tiebreak Sets with a
10-Point Match Tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set. Consolation is
All doubles matches will be a 6 Game Pro Set with a 7-Point
Tiebreak at 6 games all. NO-AD scoring.
Alternate Practice courts throughout tournament: (Hard
_Central Park: _1200 Atlantic Avenue
_.Amenities: pavilion; picnic tables; playground; baseball practice
field; 4 lighted tennis courts (must purchase tennis court gate key
from Atlantic Recreation Center to enter courts - $5); petanque
courts; open space; restrooms; multi-purpose court (4 pickle ball
courts). Parking available.
Address for Atlantic Recreation Center: 2500 Atlantic Avenue
How early can you get the key? 7am to 6 pm
In case of Rain, this is a 3 day sanction tournament. If we have
to, due to weather,
We will be playing the tournament throughout Monday evening .
Please plan accordingly. The latest a match can be scheduled to go
on a school night is 7 PM. We will host the tournament for as long
as we can if it rains.
� Seeding Criteria for USTA National Tournaments
� Withdrawal and Entry Fee Refund Policy for USTA Junior National
� Multiple Entries and Selection Process for USTA National Level 3
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:59:00 AM 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: 150000119 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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