POINTS: TX Section: Adult-100;
Senior-200 (the 50+ divisions).National:
**THIS TOURNAMENTS ACCEPTS ONLINE REGISTRATION
No refunds after entry deadline or because of
PLAYERS ARE LIMITED TO REGISTER FOR 2 EVENTS.
CONSOLATION MATCHES: Consolation will be offered in all
NO consolation in Doubles OR
SCHEDULE OF PLAY:
Saturday August 24th - 8:00am
Weather Updates: conditions during the tournament may change
this scheduled format. Follow updates on Twitter
@polotennisatx and tournament website
POLO Tennis &
Fitness Club (Polo on draw)
13730 US Hwy 290 West, Austin TX 78737 Phone (512) 829-4340
Dripping Springs High School Tennis Center (DSHS on
940 US Hwy 290 West, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Adult Scheduled Format: Two-of-three sets regular scoring
with a 10 point match tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set.
Weather conditions during the tournament may change this scheduled
NEW DIVISIONS - Age 50+ players - please note that this
tournament is offering the new age 50+ 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 levels
divisions. These new divisions will receive qualifying points
towards the 2020 National NTRP Championship tournament.
No-Show Defaults: If a player does not send written notice that
they will need to default a match, to the Tournament Director at
least one hour before the date and time of the scheduled match, the
defaulting player will receive 5 Suspension Points.
NTRP TX Sanctioned players are required to Self Rate, if they
have no rating. If a player enters and plays a TX Sanctioned
tournament levels division with a "0.0" rating, they will be
notified that Self Ratings are now required for play in levels
divisions in Texas Sanctioned Tournaments. A player violating this
rule by playing in a levels division in a second sanctioned
tournament without a self rating will receive an automatic 30 day
suspension and any points earned from those tournaments will be
Round Robin draws: a player who is defaulted for any reason
other than lateness shall not play in subsequent matches. If a
player or team defaults, they will not be allowed to play the
Rounds following that defaulted match, and if subsequent matches
are played, those matches will not count towards rankings.
SEEDING: USTA Texas recommends the "All Factors Method" of
seeding for Ad/Sr/SS divisions and that Committees use the Texas 12
Month Rolling Standings List for initial considerations. If other
information is to be considered (such as head-to-head wins), emails
must be sent to the Tournament Director immediately after entry
Player Selection Type
Excessive Overrule Guideline: The USTA Texas Officials Committee along with the Competitive Department has established a guideline in reference to excessive overrules as clarified in the Friend at Court. This guideline states "Once a player has been overruled for a second time in a match, they will be cautioned that after another overrule, they will be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct under the point penalty system."
Inappropriate umpire/spectator communication, whether it be about a ruling or any other facet of a tennis event is prohibited while a match is in progress. Being a parent, coach, etc. does not endow special privileges. With the only exception of the right to remove their own child from competition at any time, a parent or coach is merely a spectator.
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No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, August 15, 2019 11:59:00 PM Central 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: 800025319 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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