Events - Alternates by Event
Events - Alternates by Event
HOTEL INFORMATION - HILTON GARDEN INN
Hilton Garden Inn
$99.00 per night.
Includes breakfast and a complimentary shuttle within a 5 mile radius.
Book before March 5th to guarantee rate.
All players accepted in singles are also accepted in doubles. We will begin matching partners after the Easter Bowl Deadline March 12th.
MULTIPLE ENTRIES AND SELECTION PROCESS
Players may choose ONE of the following options, but NOT both:
OPTION 1: Enter any ONE (1) division of TWO (2) concurrent USTA National Level 3 Tournaments (this may be a different division in each tournament)
OPTION 2: Enter TWO (2) divisions of ONE (1) USTA National Level 3 Tournament
Players may PLAY in only ONE division of ONE tournament. Players who register for three (3) or more events will be given 5 suspension points and will only be selected into a maximum of two events.
PLEASE NOTE THAT PLAYERS WHO ARE ACCEPTED INTO ONE EVENT AT THE TIME OF SELECTION ARE INELIGIBLE FOR THE ALTERNATE LIST OF ANOTHER EVENT. WE URGE PLAYERS TO ONLY SIGN UP FOR EVENTS THEY WOULD PLAY IF ACCEPTED.
Concurrent Entry Into Spring Championships (Easter Bowl) and March Level 3
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 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.
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.
DRAW SIZE AND MONDAY PLAY
Player Selection Type
All Singles Draws are a 16 player Compass draws. All Doubles Draws
are an 8 team single elimination draw. We have a 3 day sanction but
will do everything we can to complete our event on Sunday. If
weather does not cooperate, we will play on Monday.
All Singles matches will play best of 3
Sets and a 10 point tie-break in lieu of a third set.
All Doubles Matches will plan an 6 Game Set with a 7-Point Tiebreak
at 6 games all.
PROPOSED SCHEDULE OF PLAY SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY USTA
This schedule of play is subject to change from
rain and/or USTA National adjustments. We would like to finish as
early as possible on Sunday to allow families to plan flights and
return home at reasonable hours on Sunday.
8:00 Boy's 1st Round Doubles
9:00 Girl's 1st Round Doubles
10:00 Boy's Semi Finals Doubles
11:00 Girl's Semi Finals Doubles
12:00 Boy's 1st Round Singles
1:30 Girl's 1st Round Singles
3:00 Boy's 2nd Round Singles
4:30 Girl's 2nd Round Singles
8:00 Boy's and Girl's Doubles Finals
9:30 Boy's and Girl's 3rd Round Singles
12:30 Boy's and Girls 4th Round Singles
We are using Wilson US Open
We recommend flying into Bush Intercontinental
Airport. It is located 30 minutes from our tournament site.
We do not refund for
withdrawals after the Entry Deadline.
GRC - Giammalva
Racquet Club - 16400 Sir William Dr., Spring, TX 77379
USTA RELEASE AND WAIVER FORM
will have to complete a USTA Release and Waiver Form before playing
their 1st match.
We will help with doubles
pairing if you do not have a partner. Please enter event, and
e-mail us you will need a partner. We will pair up by doubles
ranking unless a partner is requested.
Regular appropriate tennis wear
TOURNAMENT WORKOUT AND DRILLS
We are offering a Friday
afternoon drill from 4:00 - 6:00 with Giammalva Elite Academy Staff
and Pros in a 4 to 1 pro/student ratio or less. Cost is $60 for the
drill. Please e-mail Victor Pinones-Haltenhoff if you plan to
attend the drill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please check out the
Giammalva Elite website at www.giammalvaelite.com. Our Academy
offers a full time program with housing and education
We have pros available for private lessons or hit.
We will have practice
courts on Friday March 23rd starting at 12:00. Please call our pro
shop at 281-370-5801 and let us know you will be coming out to
practice. It is a first come, first serve basis, and we will not
charge for practice courts.
ON SITE STRINGING
We have a certified instructor and a
Babolat Star 5 stringer on site, and can complete within a 24 hour
window without an additional charge. We charge $14/labor for each
ON SITE FOOD
We will offer salads, soups and sandwiches
on site at Cecile's Cafe. We will also grill burgers, chicken, hot
dogs, etc. during the weekend for a fee.
WEATHER AND TOURNAMENT UPDATES
update the tournament website.
We will also update Twitter. Text 404-04 and type Follow
@GRCTournaments and you will get tournament updates sent to your
_We will only use Giammalva Racquet Club unless adverse weather
conditions. Giammalva RC is located at 16400 Sir William Dr.,
Spring, TX 77379. We have 20 newly resurfaced laykold tennis
courts, a fitness center,pool and restaurant.
All rounds through the Semi-Finals will use
Roving Officials - 1:4 ratio of Officials to courts. We will Chair
the Finals of Singles and Doubles.
Dear Tournament Participants, I want to welcome all of you this
weekend to our club and facility. We hope to make this a great
experience for all of you. FRIDAY * We have available practice
courts starting at 12:00 on Friday. * We will have someone
available for check in from 4:00 - 6:00 and can collect Liability
Release Forms and give out goodie prizes. * We have a drill from
4:00 - 6:00. Please e-mail Victor at email@example.com if your
child would like to drill with one of our pros. We also offer match
play on Friday afternoon. * You are invited to our Friday Night
Social and welcome you and your family to this great event. We will
have a wonderful live singer. We will also do a lot of fun
activities including bingo and family games, kereoke, ping pong,
corn hole, pickle ball, tennis, and POP. Facility * We have just
renovated our entire facility. * Parents can take advantage of our
fitness center if they complete a waiver form. We ask that kids
stay out of the Fitness room. * We have a nice cafe, kids game
room, and outside deck for parents and kids to sit and relax. * If
cold, we will also have our fire pit going. * We will open our
facility at 7:00 AM for warm ups on Saturday and Sunday. * We will
have an on site stringer - we use a Babolat 5 stringer and have 24
hour turn around. We can also do within a shorter time frame for a
rush fee. Food and Drink * We have many great restaurants within a
mile or two. Vintage Park has many upscale and very nice
restaurants. If out of state, you need to try our TexMex
restaurants!!! We also have many great healthy fast food
restaurants like Bellagreen, Salata, Chipotle, Jersey Mikes and
many more. * We have great food in our cafe. Our Cafe will be
serving Chicken Sandwiches, Pasta Bolognese (It is really good),
Kale Salad with Apple, Avocado and Chive Onion, Lentl and Chicken
Soup, smoothies, and more. * Player can refill water and ice around
the other side of our bar area. * We also serve free coffee on
Saturday morning in that area. Staff * I will be on site most of
the weekend. You can reach me on my cell at 832-724-8891 if you
have an issue. Please try to handle with our officials and site
director first before contacting me. * We will have excellent
officials led by our Tournament Referee JoAnn Blackwell. We will
have two officials on site and have 8 matches on court at any one
time unless we get backed up by weather or long matches. We have
plenty of courts and should not have any court issues. * Zino will
be our Site Director and will be putting matches and recording
scores. Zino was a top collegiate tennis player and a Top 100 ITF
junior. He will do his best to make this a great experience for
your child. * Jeremy, Marshall, Jesse and Judy can help you at the
Welcome Desk if you need directions or want a court to hit.We have
rain in our forecast but should be able to get through our event.
We have plenty of courts and an extra day. If we do not have any
rain or extenuating circumstance, our last match is scheduled on
Sunday at 2:45. We will go into Monday to finish if needed due to
poor weather or unforeseen circumstance. Because this is an outdoor
tournament and we do not have access to Indoor Courts, we do not
plan on playing indoors.
You can either check in on Friday afternoon or e-mail me a signed
and completed USTA Liability Release Waiver.
We hope this is a great experience for your child and your family.
We understand the L3 Nationals are very competitive events with
National points, but hope everyone understands this is a long
journey. If you want to provide a positive environment for your
child to learn, grow and develop a passion for this game, be kind
and reflective with other parents and competitors. Parents and
competitors can either contribute to making these events a positive
or negative environment with how they behave.
I look forward to watching some great tennis this weekend and
meeting some very nice folks from around the country!!!
1. Seeding Criteria
2. Eligibility for USTA National Junior Tournaments, USTA National
Level 3 Tournaments, and Additional USTA Junior National
3. Withdrawals and Entry Fee Refunds at USTA National Junior
Competition_Withdrawals and Entry Fee Refunds.pdf
4. National Ranking Point Tables:
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: 800000919 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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