MAS REGULATIONS AND RANKING POINTS
This tournament operates in accordance with the rules and guidelines listed in USTA Mid-Atlantic Regulations and USTA Friend at Court. Players are eligible to earn ranking points from this event based on the point tables found in the USTA Mid-Atlantic Regulations. Points are awarded based on the level of the tournament and the draw format. Main draw and consolation points may vary based on the draw format used.
MAS CONTACT INFO:
10u and Youth Progression: Robert Issem email@example.com
12-18s: Rachel Kros firstname.lastname@example.org
High School and Rankings: Lisa Atkins email@example.com
MAS L8, L7, L6 & L5 EVENT REFUNDS
Member organizations are not required to refund players for tournaments affected by inclement weather. Per MAS regulations, in the event of inclement weather a tournament may utilize a shortened format in order to play the tournament to completion. If the tournament cannot be played, it is the MAS recommendation that players be offered a credit to a future tournament hosted by the same organization. However, this is only a recommendation and not a policy. Each member organizations shall post their refund policy on the tournament homepage.
For Draws with 5 or fewer players, a Round Robin Format is recommended.
Draws of 5-8 will be FIC semifinals played to completion with the consolation winner receiving third place points.
PLAY TO COMPLETION
As per MAS Regulations if a player does not intend to play a match, the player must notify the tournament director within one (1) hour of the end of the previous match of his/her intention not to play. Failure to do so will result in a Default/no show code for the match; five (5) penalty points on a player’s record; loss of points for the tournament; and the event will not count toward the player’s Endorsement List eligibility.
TWO (2) PENALTY POINTS will be assessed to players who do not play any/all scheduled matches.
STARTING JAN 1, 2019 - Players must have a standing of at least 250 on the current MAS Standing List to compete in an L5 or L6!
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 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 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: 300005119 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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