Virtual Tournament Desk Registration **MANDATORY FOR ALL PLAYERS**
In response to the COVID-19, we will be using Match Tennis App’s Virtual Tournament Desk technology to help facilitate CDC best practices.
In order to compete in this event, all competitors MUST click the below link to fill out the check-in form, and sign the waiver for this tournament.
FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES TO ENSURE YOU'LL RECEIVE COURT ASSIGNMENTS VIA TEXT
* When setting up your Match Tennis App account, all family members should sign in with the same username and password.
* Make sure you add three DIFFERENT contact numbers during the Pre Tournament Virtual Check-In THAT WILL BE ON during the tournament. They all should be cell numbers since messages will be in the form of texts. When you are called to court, all your contact phones will receive the message.
* If you need to add or change contact numbers go to “My Account” in Match Tennis App and click “Completed Waivers” to add or change contact numbers.
VIRTUAL TOURNAMENT DESK (Please Click Link Below and Read)
For the safety of all Tournament players, parents, coaches and staff we will NOT be using a physical tournament desk where social gathering is most common. We instead will be using Match Tennis App’s Virtual Tournament Desk to help facilitate CDC guidelines for social distancing. Please click the “more info” link to learn how we will be using VTD to keep you SAFE during the tournament:
This is an advanced-level tournament sanctioned by USTA
Georgia as a Level 3 (Southern Level 3 points). Registration must be completed online. In the
future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament
identification number: 703464020 from the
searchable schedule homepage. Players may register for two age divisions. Players will automatically be selected for the older age division. Players must play in the same doubles age division as singles.T-shirts for all participants.
Boys and Girls registered for 12 and under division will play on a full court with yellow balls.
Boys and Girls 10 and under that are eligible for green balls in Youth
Progression will play on a full court with green dot balls.
See message above under Tournament Information
The USTA Southern late entry policy will be followed and is stated below.
Draws will be published by Thursday at 3 pm. It is your
responsibility to check this tournament webpage for the players’ draws, match
times and any other updates.
For all USTA Southern 10 and Under, Level 1-3 tournament play (not including Jr. Team Tennis), the required scoring format for singles matches, shall be the best of two short sets (first to four (4) and win by two), with a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) at 4-4 in each set, and a set tiebreak (first to seven (7) and win by two) for the third set. No-ad scoring.
Scoring for BG 12-18 - Main Draw and Consolation (FIC): Best of 2 sets with a 10 pt. Match tiebreaker in lieu of the 3rd set. Consolation finals will not be played.
Doubles - All doubles players must play in the same age division as they do in singles. BG 12-18 - 6 game set with a 7 point set tiebreak at 6 all. Ad scoring. BG 10 - 6 game set with a 7 point set tiebreak at 6 all. No-ad scoring. (NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, DOUBLES WILL NOT BE OFFERED FOR THIS EVENT)
Withdrawals and Refund Policy
Before the deadline, withdraw through TennisLink. After the deadline, email the tournament director. Refunds are only available for players who do not complete a match due to inclement weather or cancellation of the tournament. If there is a refund, it would be minus the fixed costs of the tournament. Note: the TennisLink fee is non-refundable.
John Drew Smith Tennis Center
3280 North Ingle Pl
Macon, GA 31210
Alt Sites if Needed:
Randy Stephens Tennis Center (South Bibb)
7035 Houston Rd
Macon, GA 31216
Late entries may be accepted or placed on the alternate list in the order received after entries received by the deadline. Entries received at the same time are ordered randomly. If the draw has been made the Tournament Committee may accept only late entries of players who do not invalidate the seeding. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for Late Entries.
Junior Tournament Changes for 2021! Please read.
USTA National is changing the tournament structure starting
in 2021. For more information, visit the USTA webpage
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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, December 16, 2020 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: 700012620 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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