Orange Ball Tournament Friday 7/13 @ 8:30 am - Please check in 15 minutes prior
Dear Parents and Players, Tournament begins at 8:30 am, please have your player check in at the tournament desk 15 minutes prior to match start time.
Reminder: Tournament will be held at University of Michigan Varsity Tennis Center, part of the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus South Complex, located at 2250 S.State Street, Ann Arbor. Varsity Tennis Center requires all players to wear non-marking sole shoes on the courts. All tournament play is held outside, please make sure your player is prepared for the weather. It is suppose to be hot in the afternoon.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow!!
Event is part of the Ann Arbor City Tournament being run by the Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association
This tournament is part of the Ann Arbor City Tournament run by AAACTA. The Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association (AAACTA) is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting and promoting local tennis.
PARENTS & PLAYERS!!
Player Selection Type
WHEN REGISTERING FOR THE TOURNAMENT YOU WILL BE PROMPTED TO PROVIDE
YOUR CURRENT CONTACT INFORMATION. PROVIDING THIS INFORMATION
SUBSCRIBES YOU FOR UP-TO-THE-MINUTE COMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THIS
Limited draw. This event will start at 8:30 AM and end approx 11:00
Event will be a compass or round robin format on 60' courts using
the Orange Stage Ball. Scoring format based on number of entrants
(min. 4, max. 8). Players will receive recognition participation
stars or trophies (no Points Per Round).
In the event applicants exceed the maximum number to be selected,
preference will be given to SE Michigan Residents who are currently
in the Orange Ball Stage of Youth Progression.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OFFER: First Year Free membership product
for kids 10 and under. This is meant for first time, new members.
Enter source code "FYFE" when purchasing membership.
Youth Progression for the 10 & Under Player: _The USTA/Midwest
Section has introduced an Youth Progression for tournament players
under the age of 11.
This is being done to ensure that players are using the appropriate
ball, racquet, and court size for their level of play.
PLAYERS WHO TURN 10 YEARS OLD WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY PROMOTED TO
GREEN BALL PLAY ON THE 1st DAY OF THE MONTH OF THEIR 10th
PLAYERS UNDER 10 YEARS OF AGE: All players under 10 years of age
must advance to Green Dot (10 & Under Division) through Youth
PLAYERS UNDER 11 YEARS OF AGE: All players under 11 years of age
must advanced to Yellow Ball (12 & Under Division) through
Youth Progression play. For complete details on Youth Progression,
Stages of Youth Progression
Red Ball Tennis to Orange Ball Tennis
Orange Ball Tennis to Green Ball Tennis
Green Ball Tennis to Yellow Ball Tennis
Youth Progression Tournaments will be clearly marked on TennisLink.
See TennisLink at www.usta.com for a complete list of Tournaments,
including Youth Progression events.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN DOES NOT ALLOW JUNIOR TOURNAMENT ENTRIES AFTER
THE TENNISLINK DEADLINE. All competitors (phone in, mail in and
tennislink) MUST show up on TennisLink at the time of deadline. If
you are aware of a Southeast Michigan Tournament adding players
after the TennisLink deadline, please notify the District Office
immediately (email: email@example.com or call 1-734-421-1025).
Exceptions to this rule are Novice Tournaments or any division with
three (3) or less entrants after deadline.
1) When either tournament entry closes, a player may not be entered
in two or more sanctioned tournaments if any part of the
tournaments overlap, unless all Tournament Committees/Directors
understand the situation and agree in writing. Written approval
from both Tournament Committees/Directors must be received in the
District Office prior to the deadline of either tournament. This
information can be sent via fax, mail or email; however, it is the
parent/legal guardian's responsibility that the District Office
receives such written notice to ensure suspension points are not
2) All players are expected to play and complete all scheduled
matches during a tournament. A player shall not withdraw from an
event (whether during the course of a match or before the start of
a match in any round). All players withdrawing from a tournament
after the tournament entry deadline FOR ANY REASON will be subject
to suspension points. Withdrawing players will receive 2 suspension
points - defaulting players will receive 5 suspension points.
FAILURE TO ADHERE TO THESE RULES MAY RESULT IN SUSPENSION
(Refer to the "Juniors" tab on the Southeast Michigan District
website for more information on Code Violations and Suspension
Points - www.semich.usta.com)
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, July 11, 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: 850173518 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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