2016 Frick Park Red Clay Junior Open - District Ranking 12u Media Report
B12u Match Schedule for Wednesday June 22 - 4:00pm to dusk
Match Schedule Info - Daily Schedule
Girls 12u registration EXTENDED until Monday 7:00PM - please email email@example.com
Girls 12u registration EXTENDED until Monday 7:00PM - please email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or text/Whatsapp Jose at +1-787-245-9116 - Thanks!
Frick Park Red Clay Junior Open - Mini Camp Wednesday, Thursday, Friday June 15-16-17 - 9am-4pm - $40 lunch included
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Finals PHOTO GALLERY! - Friday, June 24 Doubles cancelled.
Thanks to ALL players and families, coaches helping to make this week at Frick Park so special!
A link to the photo gallery by FPCCTC Board Member Kambiz Doonboli of Wednesday, June 23, Finals is here:
FRIDAY EVENING 12u Doubles Cancelled - due to low number of registrations - we will looking to do a doubles only event 12/14/16 later in the summer on a full day Friday schedule like we've done with great results up to last year.
Boys 12u to start matches Tuesday 12:00pm and run until about 5:00pm, all players will play minimum two matches on Tuesday and Wednesday - non-elimination Compass Draw, Best two of three short sets (score starts at 2-2), No-Ad Scoring, with a 7pt tiebreak in lieu of a 3rd set. Green "dot" Ball is used for 12u.
Tuesday 9am-12pm Boys 12u players are all welcome to practice, we will have a coach running a practice court during this time - no charge for the court time nor the coaches helping. Nice!
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: Singles - Boys 16u, Girls 14u and 16u Main Draws up to Final Wednesday 6:30pm.
Tuesday to Thursday: Singles - Boys 12u and Girls 12u Round Robin/Compass Draws (all players minimum two matches per day).
Wednesday 6:30pm - all singles finals (if weather allows).
Friday: Doubles - 12u - Round Robins (we play every other team in the draw!).
2016 is the eighth year for this junior tournament!
Boys and girls (divisions 16, 14 and 12 & under) from City
neighborhoods and as far away as Madrid, Spain, Puerto Rico,
Florida, and Texas have competed in the only junior tournament held
on red clay in all of western Pennsylvania. This USTA-sanctioned
and USTA-officiated event is organized by the Frick Park Clay Court
Tennis Club, a community tennis association (CTA). ---
This open junior tournament accepts both City and non-City
residents and has no USTA or other entry ranking requirements. For
residents of USTA MS Allegheny Mountain District, the 12u players
accumulate points towards a district ranking. For residents of USTA
Middle States section, the 14u and 16u event players accumulate
points towards a MS section ranking. Entries are open and players
of all levels - novice to experienced junior tournament players -
are encouraged to enter. Large draws for each event along with
players from out of town ensure local players are exposed to a
great variety of other players. Players in 12u singles will play a
compass draw with a minimum of 3 matches, Players in 14u and 16u
singles will player a single elimination draw with a first match
losers consolation draw. All doubles events are Round Robin, with
teams playing short matches against every other team in their draw.
To make the most of their tournament experience, relative novices
are encouraged to participate in the Junior Mini-Camp (ages 10-16)
at Frick Park the previous week. ---
All Main Draw first match losers are entered into a Full
Consolation Draw. Main Draw singles matches are best 2 out of 3
tiebreak sets and are held Monday to Friday, all day, 8 a.m. to
dusk, with Main Draw Singles Finals on Saturday at 12:00PM Noon to
be followed by all Singles Consolation Draws. All doubles are
scheduled for Friday, 8 a.m. - dusk. Doubles events are Round
Robin. Sunday is reserved as a rainday if needed. All schedules
subject to change and weather permitting - match schedules posted
online at tournament website. ---
Sponsored by Frick Park Clay Court Tennis Club, Dollar Bank, PNC,
USTA Middle States, K&L Gates LLP, Pittsburgh Tennis League
(PTL), Babolat and Gamma Sports. Frick Park red clay courts are
maintained the non-profit Frick Park Clay Court Tennis Club.
Proceeds from this tournament are to be invested in ongoing
improvements to this unique and historic tennis facility in the
city of Pittsburgh. Vamos!
Player Selection Type
This tournament is part of the Nat'l. Public Parks Tennis Assoc. Tournament Series. The goal of the series is to increase awareness of public park tournament tennis and to promote the Nat'l. Public Park Tennis Chps. Visit nppta.com for more information.
Players can register with or without the name of partner to play DOUBLES on FRIDAY. Doubles registration to remain open through the start of singles play early in the week.
SE HABLA ESPAÑOL - Tournament Desk staff is bilingual English and Spanish. You are welcome! Bienvenidos!
See CLAY TIPS and CLAY RULES links on tournament website www.clayfricktennis.org for court rules.
For DIRECTIONS, and last minute COURT UPDATES, please see www.CLAYFRICKTENNIS.org (top right corner) - and/or follow Twitter @clayfricktennis - There are bathrooms and changing rooms on site - Plenty of lunch places across the Street on Braddock Ave., and within walking distance, including FPCCTC Sponsor Park Pizza and Ice Cream. There’s also a playground for younger siblings next to the tennis courts.
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 Friday, June 17, 2016 12:59:00 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: 351108416 from the searchable schedule homepage.
Division and Draw Type Abbreviations
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