WEATHER UPDATE 6:30 pm
Great day today, we dodged a lot of bad weather. I will update the page if we have any bad weather in the morning.
We have had to make some changes to the Boys 12's draw. Some players were not eligible to play in the field due to not having a NC standing. I have created an L5 event for those 6 players. Times and match ups will be up shortly.
DOUBLES is FRIDAY AFTERNOON
I will be running the doubles tournament Friday afternoon starting at 5:00 pm. We will finish the draws that evening. I will combine fields if necessary. Please sign up for doubles before the deadline if you want to play in it.
Each draw will be limited to 16 players with a Feed in thru Quarterfinals (FICQ); with a 3/4 playoff match.
Singles Play will be on Saturday and Sunday only for this tournament. Doubles play will begin at 5pm on Friday afternoon.
Singles play will not begin until Saturday and can go through to Sunday. Start times will be not before 8:30 am each day.
Players will be selected based on the most recent published
NC standing list. Effective 1/2018, Level 4 (NC L4) for age groups 14U-18U (L4
12U players must have established tournament standing):
Player must have one of the following:
-Some NC/other state standing
-A verifiable player record, i.e. JTT, High School, Middle School, other
The names of players who have been selected will appear as
"Competitors" after the tournament deadline when selections are made.
Contact us immediately if you realize that you cannot participate.
In order to truly enjoy the sport of tennis, it is essential to display good sportsmanship which includes abiding by the rules, playing fair, and showing respect for your opponent. We expect that ALL players who compete this weekend abide by guidelines set forth by "the code". Please click the link below to read: "The Code: The Players’ Guide for Unofficiated Matches". Good luck to all the competitors this weekend! Thank you!
Tennis Parent Alert/Medical Release Form
No player will be allowed to compete in the tournament unless this form is filled out. Please turn in prior to first match. more info
10U Youth Tennis Progression
This tournament is considered an Orange L1 event for 10U players. For more information on the Youth Tennis Progression and the quest for stars and trophies. Please click on the following link: more info
IMPORTANT - READ FULLY
You are responsible for all the information on this page. You should review all of it thoroughly. The draws are tentative and may change due to weather, withdrawals, defaults, administrative error, etc. You will not be contacted due to changes. You should review the draws often particularly before leaving for a match to be sure nothing has changed. It is important that matches stay on schedule. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for travel. The tournament phone number is my mobile phone. I cannot accept calls during the tournament to provide directions etc. Other tournament related calls are acceptable. You may also use text or email. The site will be updated regularly throughout the event. If you have access to a mobile device you can use that to check draws and see results. All times have been posted. If you have questions please use email if possible.
Withdrawals and Refunds
There are no refunds for players who withdraw after the selection process.
Definition of Dependent Draws
For Level 4 Tournaments that are not near a Level 5
Tournament, and at facilities that have the court, With prior approval of NCTA
office. The top 16 players with standing points will be selected into Level 4
draw, 17+ (not in top 100) will be placed in a “dependent draw”, Level 5, also
up to 16 players in standing order for seeding. Players will earn standing
points for the event level they play.
From rte 40, take rte 240 to north side of Asheville. Exit 5A
going north on Merrimon Ave. Go 2 mi and turn right on Wembley Rd.
Club entrance is 1/4 mi on left. Look for tennis complex sign
From Bristol, exit #23 Merrimon Ave. Go right (south) for 1 mi and
turn left on Wembley Rd which is just past Beaver Lake. Club
entrance is 1/4 mi on left. Look for tennis complex sign.
1. PLAYER'S RESPONSIBILITY
It is the PLAYER'S responsibility to know their next match time and
show up in a timely manner. Check the website often for updated
match times. PLAYERS MUST CHECK IN FOR EACH MATCH 30 MINUTES
PRIOR TO ITS SCHEDULED START TIME. ALL USTA RULES WILL BE ENFORCED
This tournament's seeding will be done in accordance with USTA
Regulations. They will be compiled and examined by the Head
Referee, Tournament Director, and members of the Tournament
Committee. Factors to consider in seeding (taken from "USTA
Friend at Court"): Seedings merely represent the Committee's
subjective ratings of the various players' chances of winning the
tournament. These ratings may not be based on whim, caprice, or
hunches, but instead shall be justified by a reasonable amount of
factual evidence, including, but not limited to, rankings, current
records, types of surface, and particularly head-to-head
encounters. Two outstanding doubles players playing together for
the first time should be considered for a place on the seeded list.
If you need to withdraw before entries close, you must do so
online. Click on "Edit Registration," then "Withdraw." You will
need your original confirmation number. All withdrawals after
"Entries Close" must be sent BOTH in writing via email (to the
Tournament Director's address above) AND by phone to the tournament
site. Players withdrawing after the tournament deadline will not be
refunded the entry fee.
4. LIMITED DRAWS/EVENTS AND SELECTION PROCESS
Limited Draws/Events: Draws may be limited in some divisions. A
player may enter up to 2 divisions but not in the same category
(ex: two singles divisions) Selection Process: The top players
applying from the USTA/NC most current standings list will be
selected into the draw. The names of players who have been selected
will appear as "Competitors."
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 Sunday, August 12, 2018 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: 703908918 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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