ATTENTION ALL PARENTS & COACHES
The information posted on this site has been provided to give you as
much information as possible prior to your visit to Long Beach, CA and
to reduce the number of phone calls and e-mails to the Tournament
Director. Additional information will be added as it becomes available,
so please continue to check this site for updates and/or changes. If
your questions are NOT answered here on TennisLink, please email all
requests to the Tournament Director - Cathy Jacobson-Guzy, at
email@example.com. We look forward to your participation in the USTA NATIONAL LEVEL 2 TOURNAMENT at El Dorado Park Tennis
ENTERING THE TOURNAMENT:
All players are required to enter this event on-line through the USTA's TennisLink ONLINE Registration System because the selection process is done electronically. For additional information, visit USTA Junior Competition FAQs. Remember to check your USTA Membership before you enter.
PLEASE UPDATE YOUR USTA MEMBERSHIP CONTACT NUMBERS:
Juniors must list their contact information for each tournament they enter.
Check that your USTA Membership is current, your address and telephone numbers are correct and that you have listed alternate (work and/or mobile) phone numbers. THE TOURNAMENT STAFF MAY NEED ALTERNATE METHODS OF CONTACTING YOU REGARDING TOURNAMENT ISSUES, so please check your cell numbers and email address carefully.
Note: The deadline for this tournament is January 17, 2019 11:59 AM, EST.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS THE MORNING IN EASTERN TIME ZONE: SO
EST: Deadline is 11:59 AM, 1/17
CST: Deadline is 10:59 AM, 1/17
MST: Deadline is 9:59 AM, 1/17
PST: Deadline is 8:59 AM, 1/17
On-line entry before the deadline is required for this event in order to be considered in the selection process. Any issues regarding on-line entry MUST BE directed to the USTA's on-line registration system: firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons who did not enter on-line PRIOR to the deadline may request to be placed on the Late Entrant list by emailing CATHY JACOBSON at email@example.com.
Note: Confirmation by TennisLink that a registration has been processed does NOT mean acceptance in the tournament. Additionally, a request to be considered a late entrant does not guarantee placement in the tournament. See 'Alternates and Late Entrants' below.
Applicants who are selected for the tournament will receive another confirmation email from TennisLink after the deadline. TennisLink will notify entrants about any issues encountered in processing the credit card information entered at the time of registration. If TennisLink was UNABLE to process the credit card, the entrant must IMMEDIATELY contact CATHY JACOBSON at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange payment.
AFTER THE SELECTION PROCESS...ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO PLAY SINGLES & WANTS TO PLAY DOUBLES must E-MAIL TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR at email@example.com TO VERIFY & CONFIRM YOUR DOUBLES PARTNER BEFORE 12 NOON, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6th. It is not the responsibility of the tournament to match a player with a partner.
**Tournament Directors are not permitted to send players contact info without written permission from parents or guardians. You must include that info if you would like us to provide your contact info to other players who may be looking for doubles partners.
The Doubles draw is single elimination and will consist of 16 teams max and will have a 3rd-4th place playoff. .DOUBLES WILL START THE 1st DAY OF THE EVENT.
ON-SITE Alternates may be accepted into the draw, by checking in and be ready to play no later than 30 minutes prior to the first scheduled match time of the event for which they are an alternate. The order of the alternates is based on the original alternate list published by the tournament & NOT in the order in which the players check-in.
USTA ENTRY & SELECTION PROCESS FOR NATIONAL EVENTS:
FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS CLICK HERE:
- Singles draws shall have 32 players; doubles draws shall have 16 teams.
- All singles draws have a Feed-In Consolation (FIC) that feeds players in through the Round of 16. The quarterfinal losers will be fed into a separate draw to playoff for 5th and 6th place. The FIC shall be played to completion. The FIC shall be considered part of the tournament and participation is mandatory for all singles main draw players.
- All singles and doubles draws shall have a playoff for 3rd and 4th place. It is mandatory for players to play the 3rd and 4th place playoff.
- Doubles is single elimination with a playoff match for 3rd and 4th place.
ALL PLAYERS WILL START DOUBLES & SINGLES ON SAT,
-EACH DAY WILL BEGIN WITH DOUBLES AT 8:00 AM
-MATCHES ON SUNDAY WILL CONSIST OF 2-SINGLES & 2-DOUBLES
-FINAL MATCHES ON MONDAY WILL CONSIST OF 1-SINGLES & 1-DOUBLES.
* SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
-SATURDAY = 2 SINGLES AND ONE DOUBLES
-SUNDAY = 2 SINGLES AND 2 DOUBLES
-MONDAY = 1 SINGLES AND 1 DOUBLES FINALS
(PLAYERS WHO LOSE IN Q.F. WILL GO INTO SPECIAL PLAY OFF FOR 5/6TH)
-SATURDAY = 1 SINGLES
-SUNDAY = 2 SINGLES
-MONDAY = 2 SINGLES
Match Formats - Boys' and Girls' 16 Divisions
Main Draw + Consolation Draw: 2 out of 3 sets, with a Match Tiebreak in lieu of a full third set,(first to 10, must win by 2 points) with and a 3-minute rest period before the 3rd set Match Tiebreak.
DOUBLES:: 8-game pro set with a 7-point tiebreak at 7-games ALL: no-ad scoring. A 5-minute warm-up will be allowed at the beginning of each match.Single Elimination
IT BEARS REPEATING - ALL PLAYERS IN THE SEMIFINALS OF DOUBLES WILL PLAY AGAIN, EITHER FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP OR THE 3rd/4th POSITION!
EL DORADO PARK TENNIS CENTER
2800 N. STUDEBAKER RD.
LONG BEACH, CA 90815
HOURS of OPERATION: 7:00AM - 9:30 PM
15 LIGHTED HARD COURTS
PRACTICE COURT AVAILABILITY:
PRACTICE COURTS WILL BE VERY LIMITED & WILL BE AVAILABLE
ONLY ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.
The Tennis Center opens its doors at 7:00 AM.SATURDAY Play will
begin at XX:00 AM. We will have alt least 5 courts available on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS. The staff WILL NOT MAKE ANY RESERVATIONS FOR PRACTICE COURTS between 7 AM & XXAM. Once play starts each day, there will not be any courts
available for practice at the facility. Tennis center hoppers, ball carts, ball machines, and demo racquets are not available for tournament player/coach use at that time. Reservations for practice courts can be made at Billie Jean King Tennis Center which is 3.5 miles away from the tournament site. BJKTC is a public tennis facility and has 8 courts. The fee to reserve a court at BJKTC is $9.00/$14.00 per hour depending on time of day.
do not require a "Mandatory Meeting” Please simply show up 30-minutes
before your first match to check in and get your T-Shirt and turn in
your MEDICAL RELEASE FORM.....below is the link for the Medical Release.
Please register at your playing site 30 minutes before your first match. You will then also need to check in for each of your matches (including your first match) when you are ready to play (before your scheduled time) and stay within earshot of the tournament desk.
GET HI-DEF VIDEO OF YOUR MATCHES!!!
During this USTA National Level 2 Tournament, All matches played at the El Dorado Park Tennis Center will be recorded in HIGH DEFINITION.
These recordings will be available for purchase
by tournament competitors at a moderate cost. .Check in at the Pro Shop (or Video table) to find out how to order yours. After your match you can email Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org (or text/call 562-475-7981) Give the time of match & the court #. A link with the the recording will be emailed to you within a week of purchase.
1st HD Video = $25.00
2nd HD Video = $20.00
3+ HD Videos = $15.00
STRINGING SERVICES AVAILABLE:
Stringing service will be available at the El Dorado Park Tennis Center or the BJK Tennis Center throughout the tournament. Our experienced and qualified staff will be available to string from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
- NStringing Fee is $20 when you provide your own string.
- We sell top-quality string products offered by Wilson, Luxilon, Babalot, Solinco, HEAD and Natural Gut.
BOY'S - WILSON US OPEN EXTRA DUTY + GIRL'S - WILSON REGULAR DUTY
Available for Purchase in the El Dorado Pro Shop at $4 per can.
USTA JUNIOR NATIONAL RANKING SYSTEM
CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT IN National Level 2 Tournaments:
USTA National Level 2 Tournaments:
It is important to understand the consequences
of this decision. If you want to play in a USTA National Level 2
Tournament but are unsure if you will get in, you may enter up to two
different age divisions of up to four sites of USTA National Level 2
-When selection is done, players are selected for the oldest
age division first, based on the most recently published National
Standing List of the division of the tournament. -- If you are selected
into the older age division entered, you will not be selected into the
younger age division. --- If you are not selected into the older age
division, you will only be considered for selection into the younger
division, and you will only be eligible to be an alternate in the
Additionally, the computerized selection system
attempts to fill the draws based on the first choice of sites of all
players. If spots are still open, it looks at the second choice of sites
for the remaining players, then the third and, finally, the fourth. It
is VERY IMPORTANT to only prioritize sites you are willing to play.
Those players who have not been selected after all four USTA National
Level 2 Tournament draws have been filled shall be placed on the
alternate lists at all tournaments for which the players have indicated a
preference. The players are ordered on the alternate lists based on the
player’s standing on the National Selection List used to select
This is a USTA-sanctioned tournament, and USTA-certified officials will be on-site throughout the tournament. Players- if you need any assistance during a match and an official is not on your court or nearby, please have both players go to the net and raise your racquet. An official will assist you as quickly as possible. Remember, in USTA-sanctioned tournaments there should not be any communication between players and spectators (parents, coaches, friends, etc) during a match (other than authorized rest periods). And, unless your match is finished, you should not leave the court for any reason without notifying an official.
- ALL ROUNDS WILL BE OFFICIATED BY ROVING OFFICIALS - RATIO OF 1:6
- CHAIRED MATCHES: MAIN DRAW FINALS-SEMIFINALS 3RD & 4TH PLAYOFFS + DOUBLES FINALS
WITHDRAWALS & ENTRY REFUND POLICY
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.
The Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 3.61 miles from the El Dorado Park
Tennis Center. The Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 24.2 miles through heavy
traffic & John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 19.5 miles. If you can get a
flight into Long Beach Airport or John Wayne Airport would be a whole
lot easier than LAX.
TOURNAMENT HOTEL: The Holiday Inn Airport Hotel
The Holiday Inn Airport Hotel is located 2.8 miles or 7
minutes from the El Dorado Park Tennis Center. We are proud to announce the completion of our $12 million renovation. This airport property has a brand new, modern, stylish and sophisticated look and feel. Our generous amenities and exceptional services will make you feel at home. We offer our guests a complimentary WiFi and shuttle transportation within a 3 mile radius of the hotel. We look forward to serve you!
When making reservations, please ask
for the National Level 2 special group rate of $119.00 + State &
Local Tax or mention group code NLT. To make reservations please call the Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center, Long Beach Airport directly at (562) 498-5432. Reservations must be received on or before .
HOTEL WEBSITE CLICK HERE:
Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:59:00 AM 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: 650001919 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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