The Palmetto Tennis Center located in Sumter, South Carolina has
24 lighted newly resurfaced DecoTurf courts. Also on site there are
both men's and women's locker rooms with 3 private shower stalls in
each. The center has been honored as an Outstanding Tennis Facility
by the USTA in 2004, as well as USTA SC Member Facility of the Year
in 2010. Each year the PTC will hosts 12-15 tournaments. Those
events include Adult USTA and Junior Tournaments, ITA College
Tournaments, the USTA 12s Zonals, ITA Small College National
Championships, and a 25K Women's Pro Circuit event. There is a full
service pro shop on site, with three full time PTR/USPTA certified
tennis professionals on staff.
Parents of 10 and
Under Players: If this is your child’s first USTA tournament and you are
having trouble registering, please contact USTA South Carolina at 803-781-2574
First Tournament Promotion: Players participating in their first ever USTA tournament within the State of SC are eligible for the following promotion. Please copy the link to your browser to apply.
SC Tournament Levels 1-4 $30 Amazon Gift Card
SC Tournament Level 5 and 6 $20 Amazon Gift Card
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MEDICAL RELEASE FORM
USTA requires a medical release SIGNED BY THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN for every player prior to their first match. Please download, complete, and bring signed form to expedite player check-in. Turn in the release at the tournament check-in desk. Click USTA SC Medical Release Form to download the USTA SC Medical Release Form. Please copy and paste the link attached into your browser:
10 & Under Youth Progression Eligibility
Please be aware this tournament has two 10 & Under Youth Progression divisions. ORANGE BALL DIVISION AND GREEN BALL DIVISION. This means that in order to play in a 10 & Under division, you must be eligible for that corresponding level. If you are not able to register for a 10 & Under singles event, that means you are not eligible for that level. To find out more information call PJ Fulmer at (803) 781-2574.
Tournament/Match Check In
BRING YOUR MEDICAL FORM TO CHECK-IN
Please check-in for the tournament 30 min. early. Tournament check-in will be available at both locations beginning Friday at 3:00 p.m. Please check into your site of play. If you are not scheduled to play Friday, the check-in is not mandatory, only check in at least 30 min. prior to your first match.
Direct all tournament questions to the Tournament Director, Tournament Organizer, or the Referee.
Boys and Girls 10's Orange Ball Divsions
Boy's and Girl's ORANGE BALL divisions will be played on a 60' court using a low compression orange ball. Racquet size is limited to 25" or smaller. Draw format will be determined by the number of participants. Scoring format as follows: 2 out of 3 short sets using NO AD scoring, first to 4 games (win by 2). A 7 point tiebreak is played if players reach 4 all. If players split sets then a 7 point tiebreak is played for the 3rd set (win by 2). THERE IS NO COACHING BETWEEN THE 2nd AND 3rd SET BREAK IN THE 10 & UNDER DIVISIONS. Doubles will be a 6 game pro set.
Boys and Girls 10's Green Ball Divisions
Boy's and Girl's 10's GREEN BALL divisions will be played on a 78' court using low compression green ball. Draw format will be determined by the number of participants. Scoring format as follows: 2 out of 3 short sets using NO AD scoring, first to 4 games (win by 2). A 7 point tiebreak is played if players reach 4 all. If players split sets then a 7 point tiebreak is played for the 3rd set (win by 2). THERE IS NO COACHING BETWEEN THE 2nd AND 3rd SET BREAK IN THE 10 & UNDER DIVISIONS. Doubles will be a 6 game pro set.
SC L5 Player Eligibility RequirementsPlayers
must not have accumulated more than 200 Points (12s-18s) from any state in the
Current Standings of any division. 10U
players must play the division that they are currently in for Youth Tennis
Progression. Players must be able to
serve and keep score.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, March 12, 2019 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
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