HOST HOTEL INFORMATION - FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON
Our host hotel is the Four Points by Sheraton. It is one minute away from Rebsamen Tennis Center. The direct phone number is 501-664-5020.
The address is 925 S University Ave., Little Rock, AR 72204
Please try to call the hotel directly. Let them know you are with the USTA Southern Level 2 tennis tournament.
The block of rooms expires Monday, November 2 so please try and book before that date.
Here is more info you need for the tournament rate:
Amenities Located right down the street from Rebsamen Tennis Center
Breakfast included in rate
Complimentary On-site parking
Complimentary Bottled Water
Microwave, safe, and refrigerator in each room
Complimentary Shuttle to from tournament and local area (includes airport and downtown)
A tournament hotel link is available here:
The tournament will be held at two primary sites:
Rebsamen Tennis Center (Reb) - 1501 Leisure Place, Little Rock, AR 72204 (HOST SITE)
Burns Park Tennis Center (BP) - 4000 Joe Poch Road, North Little Rock, AR 72118
Otter Creek Racquet Club (OC) will be used as a backup facility.
On Friday, all courts at Rebsamen Tennis Center are open for warm-up before doubles play begins. Courts are first come, first serve. No reservations are taken. Courts are free. After doubles begins, there will be two courts open for warm-up. First-come, first-serve as well. Please keep these warm-ups to 30 minutes and share courts.
On Saturday-Monday, all courts are first come, first serve before matches begin at 8:00 AM.
There will be two courts for warm-up at Rebsamen during the tournament (unless we have major weather issues) at all times. These are first come, first serve but please leave the warm-up time to 30 minutes and please share a court if necessary.
After matches begin, there will be several courts available for warm-up at Burns Park. Just ask the tournament site director at the check-in desk which courts are available.
There are a couple of city courts that are first come, first serve as well throughout the weekend. You can put Meriwether Park, Allsop Park, or Reservoir Park into your Maps on your phone and that'll get you there. There are two courts at each of these facilities. The courts aren't great but certainly good enough for a warm-up.
All stringing will be done at Rebsamen Tennis Center (host site). The address is 1501 Leisure Place, Little Rock, AR 72204. The phone number to call for stringing purposes is 501-664-0736 or 501-247-9792.
10'S GREEN DIVISION HAS BEEN ADDED TO THIS TOURNAMENT - 2/28 UPDATE
The Southern Tennis Association's Junior Competition Committee has voted to add boys and girls 10's green to this Southern Level 2.
This is a great opportunity for those green ball players to get to play in a higher level Southern tournament!
USTA Southern will provide selection list. Players will be selected directly from the USTA Southern Standing list in the age division in which they apply.
LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 AT NOON
If we are not full in a particular division, we are allowed to take late entries up until the draw is made. So, anyone who missed the deadline still has the chance to sign up for the tournament. The deadline is Tuesday, November 3 at noon. You must email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to send name, division, and USTA number and a confirmation email will be sent back.
Seeding shall follow the USTA Southern Section seeding regulations and will be provided by Southern with the selection list.
SEEDS WILL NOT BE SHOWN UNTIL THE DRAW IS POSTED. SEEDING WILL BE BASED UPON THE LATEST AVAILABLE RANKING LIST.
YOU MUST PLAY THE SAME DIVISION IN SINGLES AND DOUBLES
Per Southern Tennis Assoication Rules: You MUST play the same division in DOUBLES that you designated to play in SINGLES. PLEASE sign-up accordingly. Players signing up for TWO (2) singles divisions, PLEASE keep a close eye on your doubles status after the competitor list comes out. Thank you for your understanding!
ENTERING TWO DIVISIONS IN SINGLES
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in Southern Levels 1A, 2, and 3 tournaments.
#1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for will automatically be selected in the older age division. They would be removed from the other age division.
YOU MAY ONLY PLAY ONE SINGLES DIVISION AND ONE DOUBLES DIVISION.
#2. Players not selected to either division would remain on the alternates lists for both division but would be obligated to play the division they first get in from the alternates list. They would be removed from the Alternates list in the other division.
#3. Players selected to one age division would be removed from the alternates list of the division they were not selected.
#4. Once a player is selected for any one division NO changes can be made.
PLAYER WARM-UPS AVAILABLE
If you need a warm-up, please call Raul Bermudez at 501-766-1119. Prices are $25 for 1/2 hour and $40 for an hour.
Withdrawal Prior to Entry Deadline:
Go to the Tournament website and click "EDIT REGISTRATION" on the right side of your screen then "Withdraw". From there you can withdraw. If you do not know your Confirmation #, then click "Locate Confirmation" just below "Withdraw." We cannot withdraw you, you must do this yourself. You will lose the processing fee if you do not withdraw online before registration closes.
Withdrawal After Entry Deadline:
Immediately contact the tournament to withdraw from the tournament. You must email your withdrawal. DO NOT call to withdraw. The email is email@example.com. If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS PAST 10/30/20. Refunds will only be given with proper documentation and valid excuse and may take up to 6 weeks to process. See procedures below for receiving a refund.
Defaulting during the tournament:
You must see the trainer and get approval from the Head Referee. Do not tell just anyone at the desk and think you have properly defaulted. Unless you speak to the Head Referee in person, it will count as a "No Show." WE WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY WITHDRAWALS OVER THE PHONE! If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament OR a visit with the onsite trainer will suffice.
NO REFUNDS AFTER FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30
If you withdraw on or before October 30, 2020 you will receive a refund.
If you withdraw after October 30, 2020 there are no refunds.
Per STA Requirements "An entry fee refund is not required for anyone withdrawing within seven days of the start date."
REFUNDS AFTER REGISTRATION CLOSES
If you withdraw before registration closes, your credit card will not be charged.
If you withdraw after registration closes, you may be eligible for refund if you withdraw by 10/30/20. A player shall not withdraw from a tournament after entries close except for illness, injury, or personal circumstance. A withdrawing player shall immediately notify the tournament by email that the player will not be playing.
If the player is not playing because of an injury or illness, the player shall provide written verification of the injury or illness from a medical professional no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament.
If the player is not playing because of a personal circumstance, the player shall provide a written explanation of the situation to the referee no later than the last scheduled day of the tournament. The referee shall determine whether the situation is a personal emergency.
In order to receive a refund, you must notify the tournament immediately of your withdrawal, no later than Friday 10/30/20. Then, you must email firstname.lastname@example.org with your medical excuse or emergency explanation. You must also include the exact "Payee" name the check is payable to. This must be received by the last day of the tournament which is 11/9/20. Our best advice to you, is make sure you assess your means of travel and schedules before registration closes. Thank you for your cooperation.
Dunlop will be the official ball used by the tournament.
This event is restricted to the following Jr. players: U.S. Citizens; Permanent Resident Aliens; Diplomats, Refugees/Asylees; CTA. Refer to USTA Regulation III.A.2a.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, October 25, 2020 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: 700014620 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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