GREAT NEWS GREAT DATE
THANKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR PATIENCE
We are lucky to have a great NEW DATE
Starting Friday, July 17th thru Sunday 19th
PLAYER FUN TIMES and MATCHES: PLAYER DInner Party during 4:00-7:30PM
SUBWAY Sponsoring Friday evening
DOUBLES MATCHES will be scheduled starting at 4:00PM or 5:00 and 6:00pm
Send EMAIL FOR LEGITIMATE AVOIDANCE TO BE CONSIDERED
THANK YOU AGAIN
SHORT TERM POLICIES REGARDING CORONAVIRUS
Coronavirus Update, March 11th, 2020
In light of an abundance of caution
relating to the moving dynamics of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). USTA
Southern Adult & Junior Tennis Tournament Departments have adopted short
term policies for all Junior and Adult tournaments being held March 9th
Tournament staff will monitor their county health guidelines and
Center for Disease Control (CDC) daily: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
Tournaments may still operate, as long as they follow CDC and
their county health guidelines.
Players will be able to withdraw without any penalty up until
the draw has been made. Entry fees should be refunded except for Active
Sites will do their best to sanitize common areas and provide
If tournament does take place, please temporarily refrain from
handshakes after the conclusion of matches. We suggest a light racket tap
instead. No sharing of towels and water bottles. Wash hands/sanitize regularly.
Ultimately, however, it is up to each player and/or parent in
deciding whether to participate in any event. Further, every player is expected
to take all reasonable precautions to protect themselves from the risk of
Please post ALL pertinent information on your tournament
homepage and update regularly.
Ultimately it is the parents and players decision to attend or
not attend the event.
Thank you for your cooperation during this time. If there are
any questions, please do not hesitate to call the USTA Southern office,
will be continuing to monitor and will update the policy as
needed as additional information becomes available.
Hotels with Discounts
1) FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES at Broadway, Our first DISCOUNT HOTEL is only 5 miles from Dunes and Grande Dunes.
Rate $119 plus tax on Double Queen Room, Just tell them rates for Dunes Sparks Toyota Junior Tennis Classic
Complimentary Breakfast, Parking and WiFi
call 843-444-8097 ASK Dunes Sparks Toyota Junior Tennis Championship for discount
2) Country Inn and Suites by Radisson 843 236 4500 during March 20-21, 2020. GROUP CODE 03020Dunes1
Located just off Highway 501 with easy access on and off the highway. 10 miles from the Dunes club. Newly-renovated and spacious guest rooms and amenities. Complimentary HOT breakfast each morning
* Free WiFi , Indoor Pool and Hot tub, Free parking, Fitness Center, Business Center
* Newly renovated guest rooms with refrigerators and microwaves, Spacious Suites available for a little extra, BRAND NEW BEDS. We offer our standard rooms with 2 queen beds or one king, along with our two room suites, or Jacuzzi suites. The suite rooms have a sitting area with 2 TVs and pull out queen size sleeper sofa for extra sleeping accommodation and the separate bedroom area has a bedroom with the king or two queen beds. All our rooms offer a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, hairdryer, and iron with ironing board. The hotel offers a full hot & cold breakfast with rotating meat, eggs, bagels, danishes, fruit, waffle maker, bread, pastries, coffee, juice, milk and cereal. WiFi, parking, indoor pool and fitness center are including within the hospitality fee. We also have onsite guest laundry facilities for your group to launder their uniforms.20 Rooms Two Queen Beds or 1 King Bed$110.00 + 12% Tax + $5 = $128.20 per night total
More Door Prizes Enter by March 10
Enter by MARCH 10th to be entered for another door prize drawing
Gift certificates, NADAL POSTERS, WRISTPECT wristbands Thorlo socks, Epoch sunglasses
Lucky In Love Separates, BloqUV Youth Shirt.
MArch 5th deadline entries to be draw Friday eve at player's party from entries by MArch 5th .
Thanks The Tournament staff - email t shirt size if USTA does not have it
FRIDAY Dinner PARTY and Doubles
Friday, March 20 5:00-8:00pm DINNER PARTY and starting doubles events
If you do not have a partner and want to play doubles please email or call us: firstname.lastname@example.org
843-449-0185. OUT OF TOWN ENTRIES will be given a second time slot for Friday evening if emailed to us
OUTBACK and BOJANGLES SAT.SUN PLAYER' S LUNCH
Continental Breakfasts: Saturday Dunkin Donuts 7:30-9:00 AM Sunday Krispy Kreme
Lunch 11:00-2:00PM Saturday OUTBACK Steakhouse
LUNCH SUNDAY Bojangles.
TERRIFIC SPONSORS supporting this youth Event: Dunes Sparks Toyota
WE thank all our supporting sponsors youth tennis and events:
TITLE Sparks Toyota Dealership
Presenting sponsors: Sands Building Group, Burroughs and Chapin, HCT
Gold Sponsors: Atlantic Oral Surgery, Bradley Developers, Coastal Cancer Centers, Field Insurance, McDonalds,
Silver Sponsors: FSA, Movement Mortgage,Myrtle Beach Urology
Awards Sponsor: TD Bank
PROGRAM Sponsors: Myrtle Beach Dental Associates, Margaret Singleton REMAX Real Estate, 44 and King Grill, P and H Pathology, David Law Firm, Howard B JOnes Court Construction,
Considerations: BABOLAT, OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE, BOJANGLES
Door Prizes: Babolat, Bloq UV, Lucky In Love, Wristspect, Tennis Happies, 44th King Street Grill, Thorlo Socks, Epoch Eyewear, 44th & King Grill,
WAIVER - bring one to make registration quicker
BRING A WAIVER from USTA site to make check in quicker
COURT SURFACE determined after deadline
We will publish the court surface hard or soft after the final deadline, since the number of players of each event will determine how many courts that event will use. REMEMBER THE EARLY DEADLINE MARCH 5th - you will be entered on the door prize drawing of the Babolat racquet and some of the many other door prizes. Any questions or information is welcomed.
CHECK THIS SITE OFTEN
Always double check your match times before you leave for your match! Also, check this site for up to the minute weather information. As soon as we make a decision concerning the weather delays, we will immediately post the information on the website.
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.
The most current USTA Southern Standing List will be used for seeding purposes.
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.
2020 USTA Southern Youth Progression Update
Please note that
starting January 2020 USTA Southern’s Youth Progression has changed from
offering 2 levels of Orange ball to only one level of Orange ball - Orange
Level 1. Players will now start at Orange Level 1 and progress to Green Level 1
then to Mission Complete/Yellow Ball. Youth Progression point distribution has
See here for more info: http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/youth_tennis/?intloc=headernavsub
and contact your state’s USTA office with any questions.
No Selection Process. All registered players will be selected.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 15, 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: 700037420 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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