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Match Schedule Info - Future Match Info
Schedule Change SITES FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY:
Based on our weather forecast: will be scheduling three rounds today in all divisons. This means that the main draw, 3/4 playoff, and the Quarterfinal playoff will be completed today. We are taking this step now as a precaution to ensure tournament completion and to give parents time to save on the potential extra hotel expense; Thank you!
Girls 18’s at Northview High school
Girls 16’s at Canepa
Boys 18’s at Rockford High school
Boys 16’s at North Rockford Middle school
Check the website in case of rain.
All players must have a complete submitted waiver before they can compete
IMPORTANT USTA 2021 CHANGES
The USTA will be launching a new, simplified nationwide junior tournament competitive structure in January, 2021. These changes will create a standardized system that will drive greater consistency for our players, parents, coaches, tournament directors and officials. These changes will help better address the needs of all our constituents with the goals of driving growth in USTA Junior Tournaments. Please click on the link to learn everything you need to know about these changes.
In 2021, this event will be an Open Level 4.
POINTS PER ROUND
This tournament carries with it Level 3 USTA/Midwest points per round. For more information on USTA/Midwest points per round, please visit the following link:
Wilson US Open-
CHANGED MATCH SCORING/DRAW SIZE/NO DOUBLES
Due to current COVID rules in Michigan, no indoor courts will be utilized for play unless the state Governor revises her policy prior to the event. The format has been changed for this event:
64 Modified Feed In Consolation to the Round of 16 , Quarter Final players who do not win go into a separate draw. All matches are best of three tie-break sets with a 10-point tie-breaker in lieu of a 3rd set. 64 MFIC. NO DOUBLES
FORMAT CHANGES IF INCLEMENT WEATHER OCCURS
Every effort will be made to complete the entire tournament. If this is not possible, we will follow this procedure:
*Scoring will be shortened to 2/3 Short Sets, with Ad, first to 4 games win by 1. At 3-3 a set tiebreaker will be played
Cancellation of draws:
*Priority will be given to the Main Draw
We will be moving backwards in the Consolation Draws in this order:
*First Cancellation- Round of 64/32
*Second- Round of 16
*Last- 3/4 Playoff
PLAY SITE LOCATIONS & PRACTICE COURTS : Updated!
All sites are finalized. Please see the Hotel information sections for properties closest to your playing location. Be aware that the girls' and boys' sites are a considerable distance from each other. Guidence for specific situations is available in the hotel section.
All sites are available for warmup before each day's play at 8:00.
*Only the Gainey site is locked. It opens at 7:00 am on Saturday and Monday. Closed Sunday's.
Girls Sites (Saturday-Mon)
Canepa Tennis Center- CANEP: 2915 Hall Street SE Grand Rapids (8)
Gainey Athletic Complex- GAINE: 1661 E Paris Ave SE Grand Rapids (12)
Northview HS- NV: 4451 Hunsberger Ave NE Grand Rapids (8)
Boy's Sites (Sat & Sunday)
Rockford Highschool- RHS:4100 Kroes Street Rockford, MI (8)
East Rockford Middle School- ERMS: 8615 (9mile road NE) Rockford MI (8)
North Rockford Middle School- NRMS: 397 E Division St NE, Rockford, MI 49341 (8)
Manhattan Park (2)
Foresthill's Northern (8)
Rouge River Park(2)
Aberdeen Park (6)
Highlands Middle school (4)
Township Park (4)
North Pointe Christian (8)
Catholic Central High School (8)
East Grand Rapids Middle School (3)
TOURNAMENT HOTEL INFORMATION: Updated!
There are excellent hotel options and pricing for all site locations. The following guide is intended to help you make the best choice for your individual situation.
Please check your playing locations first. Between all the age groups, this event is spread out over a wide area...so check first before booking. All hotels listed
here have a special rate for you. Ask for tennis or USTA tennis rate.
*1. Best Hotel Proximity for all Girls16 &18's sites: Has moderate distance to boy's sites.
Country Inn & Suites 3251 Deposit Dr NE Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Ph: (616) 942-7000 $109.00 (Act fast this property will sell out!)
(Located on I-96 and the Beltline, this property is ideal for those that play at any of the girl's sites. Although not specifically recommended for boys' sites, it is the best option if you must visit both. The property has been refreshed and is in excellent condition. Many local food options nearby. (booking link: https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/country-inn-grand-rapids-mi/deals/usta-tournament)
*2. Best Choice for Boy's 16-18's Rockford Sites:
Hampton Inn Grand Rapids North: 500 Center Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544 (616) 647-1000 Special rate of $89.00 (Act fast this will sell out) Hotel is the best
option for all of the Boy's 16-18's. It is located off the I-96 and 131 exchange in the Alpine area(North Grand Rapids) It is surrounded by large number of food and
shopping options. Use of GPS offers fastest backroads access to Rockford sites)
Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hp/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=GRRAPHX&groupCode=CHHUST&arrival=20200904&departure=20200906&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId
* 3. Best Price Deal for Girls Sites- The Plaza Grand Rapids Airport Hotel & Conference Cente
(formerly The Crowne Plaza) 5700 28th Street SE • Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Phone 616-957-1770 $80.00
This property is a great friend and a supporter of youth tennis. Great rooms... good access to girls' sites. Has many local food options. For the price... can't be beaten. The Block Name to mention for the discounted rate is “Tennis USTA Tournament”
*4. Marriot Option for Girls Sites: Fairfield Inn & Suites Grand Rapids $95-$105 (616-940-2700)
3930 Stahl Drive SE Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546: Booking Code Name: USTA Tournament
ORDER OF PLAY
SATURDAY - 3 rounds of main draw and 2 rounds of consolation singles.
SUNDAY - 3 rounds of main draw and 3 rounds of consolation singles. T
Monday- 1 rounds consolation.
*Schedule is subject to change based upon weather.
PLAYER CONTACT INFORMATION POLICY
If you do not provide an email address and/or cell number(s) when you register for this tournament, then we will not be able to notify you about any possible changes in the tournament.
PROVIDE YOUR FEEDBACK
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READ THE NOTES BELOW!! VERY IMPORTANT!! CHANGES DUE TO COVID! NO INDOOR COURTS, NO DOUBLES.
The format of the event has been changed. Please see match scoring and draw size for more details
USTA/MIDWEST SAFETY COVID PROCEDURE
The COVID-19 procedures and policies in place by the USTA/Midwest Section for this event are as follows:
* First and foremost, if you are not feeling well, please withdraw from the event. If you are a spectator and not feeling well, please stay home.
*Player +1 for the entire event. Only one person is going to be allowed with each player.
* The water fountains will not be accessible for the duration of the event. Please bring plenty of water for matches.
* Social distancing will be strongly encouraged in addition to wearing a face mask.
* We encourage bringing your own chair to watch any matches outdoors. * Do not enter the facility until 10-15 minutes before your scheduled match time.
* There will be no handshakes at the conclusion of matches.
* Once match results have been turned in, we request you leave the facility immediately. Only players are to approach the tournament desk. Please keep a safe distance when doing so.
* All tournament staff will be wearing masks.
Tennis Supplies and Stringing:
1. Tennis connection -2700 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 (616) 245-8775 (GIRLS SITES) Sat 10-8pm, Sunday 10-5pm
2. Randy Fairchild- Randy can be contacted directly at 616-401-6393 (Rockford Area)
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 Thursday, August 27, 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: 850037620 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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