NC State vs UVA Men's College Tennis match Friday March 15th at CTP at 5pm
We are excited to announce that NC State will playing against the University of Virginia Friday evening at 5pm at the Cary Tennis Park. Will be some great ACC tennis so come out and watch!!!
The Tennis Park has 13 courts with Playsight Live Streaming
Cameras which will be streaming during the tournament. People may view the
courts on a desktop by visiting Playsight.com and selecting the tab “Live and
on Demand” then searching “Town of Cary”. From there you would then select the “Town of
Cary” and then choose the court you wish to view. Playsight also has an app for
viewing from a tablet or mobile device. You must download the app and set up a
free Playsight account.
Playsight Video Recording
Players may purchase a video recording of matches played on
the live streamed courts at $30 per match. To purchase a match, you must first
download the Playsight app and set up a free Playsight account. Then follow
these steps to purchase and record a match.
Determine if the player is assigned to a Live
Streamed Court (Courts 1-12 and Stadium)
Go to the front desk of the Cary Tennis Park and
purchase access to the QR code assigned to that court.
Once you purchase the access, you will be given
your receipt and a Playsight Card to deliver to the Tournament Desk.
The Tournament Desk will confirm the PlaySight
court which court the player is assigned, take your Playsight Card, and will
present the QR code for the assigned court to be scanned through the app.
Once the QR Code is scanned you will be able to
join the session of that particular court. Please do not leave the session in
the app, as it will terminate your recorded.
Once the match is completed and you leave the
session, the recording will be downloaded onto your Playsight account through
the app for viewing. It will show up under the activities tab. (This may take
Personal Recording of Matches
You may use personal recording devices to record a player’s
match. If the opponent requests that their player not be recorded, you must
either remove the device or only record your player’s side of the court.
Parent/Player Behavior & Medical Release
The USTA Southern Section requires a signed release covering all entrants in USTA Southern Section events. The release must be signed by the entrant and parent or guardian of any entrant who is a minor.
Top 64 players applying from the USTA/Southern latest STANDINGS LIST. Players will no longer be considered for selection based on their lower age division standings. The names of the players who have been selected will appear as COMPETITORS. Alternates are listed in the REPORT SECTION
March 4th at 11:59pm or before-->Withdraw online. March 5 or later-->email your withdrawal to email@example.com. Do not call. No refunds will be given after the entry deadline March 4th at 11:59pm. Defaulting during the tournament - You must see the trainer and get approval from the Referee. Do not tell anyone at the desk and think you have properly defaulted, unless you speak to the Referee, it will be counted as a "NO SHOW".
***IMPORTANT to ALL PLAYERS*** MATCH TENNIS APP
We are excited to provide our entrants with the highest quality tournament
Please register for Match Tennis App. We will be using Match Tennis
App during our tournament for the following:
1. Important Tournament Notifications via text and email messages
(rain delays, draw changes, schedule changes, and more)
2. "Doubles Pairing" Privatized Service (Find a doubles
partner for our tournament)
3. "Find a Warm-Up Partner" Privatized Service (Find a
partner to warm-up with before your matches)
Please register now to use any of these free
services. Enter promo code "nc-23111” during registration for free access. You must register
through the website before you can use the mobile app. No Credit Card Required.
Please click the "more info” link to register. Click the “more info” link below to register:
Players must play doubles in the same age division that they were selected to play singles in.
Draw will be a 32 single elimination and matches will be a six game pro set with a tie break at 6 all.
Doubles play will begin on Friday at 5pm and may play as many as 3 matches on Friday
The tournament will not partner players together. It is your job to find a partner, confirm the partnership, and then register by the doubles deadline. Each player must register for doubles and select their partner. If only ONE partner registers for play, it will be considered an incomplete entry and will not be accepted.
You may check in at your first match location
Format and scoring
Draws will be 64 players with a Feed In Consolation thru the round of 16 format. The quarterfinalist losers go into their own backdraw and playoff for 5th and 6th place. There is no playoff for 7th and 8th place. Main Draw 12s will be best two out of three sets playing a 10 point match tie break in lieu of the third set. Main Draw 14s will play the best two out of three tie-break sets. Feed In will be the best of three sets playing a 10 point match tie break in lieu of third set. Main Draw will play two rounds each day. The Feed In draws will play one match on Saturday, two matches on Sunday and two on Monday. In the event of inclement weather, match format is subject to change.
If you are near the top of the alternate list, please double check your contact information on your USTA account for accuracy. It is the only way we have to contact you.
On site Alternates
Alternates are welcome provided they do not invalidate the seedings. Check in at the tournament desk for first round matches to see if a main draw player does not show up on time. If more than one alternate is on site when a first round main draw player is not there on time, then an alternate will be chosen based on their ranking order
Courtyard Marriott Raleigh
Courtyard Marriott Raleigh-Cary has a special group rate for the USTA Southern L1A Championship of 98 USD per night
Birth Certificate/Proof of Citizenship
All players must have a copy of a Birth Certificate or Green Card on file in the Southern office. Players may e-mail BirthCertificates@sta.usta.com with the players’ Name and USTA number to check on Birth Certificate status.
Below are the practice sites for the event. We have a very active tennis community and these courts will be available on a first come first serve basis. Please allow yourself additional time as you may have to wait for an open court.
R.S. Dunham Park (5 cts) - 519 Walnut St.
Annie L. Jones Park (AJP) (6 cts) - 1414 Tarbert Drive
Tournament sites and addresses
Cary Tennis Park (CTP) - 2727 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary NC, 27519
Middle Creek School Park(MCP) - 4360 West Lake Rd. (just past Middle Creek Park Ave.)
NOTE: Please allow yourself at least 30 minutes from Cary Tennis Park (CTP) to drive to Middle Creek Park (MCP) during the event
Robert V. Godbold Park(GP) - 2050 NW Maynard Rd
Entering the 14's + 16's
Even though the 16's and 18's are being held in Raleigh under a different tournament code this weekend, it is still part of this tournament. So, you may enter the 14's and 16's without penalty.
There will be a trainers on site at Cary Tennis Park during the tournament. Remember that if you default due to an injury during the tournament, you have to speak directly to the Head Referee. Speaking to anyone else will result in a "Default-No Show" for your match.
There will be a stringer available at Cary Tennis Park during the tournament
All matches will use Dunlop Championship Hard Court Balls
Entering two age divisions
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in Southern Levels 1A, 2, and 3 tournaments.
#1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for will automatically be selected in the older age division. They would be removed from the other age division.
#2. Players not selected to either division would remain on the alternates lists for both division but would be obligated to play the division they first get in from the alternates list. They would be removed from the Alternates list in the other division.
#3. Players selected to one age division would be removed from the alternates list of the division they were not selected.
#4. Once a player is selected for any one division no changes can be made.
Signing up for 2 age divisions in this tournament
Players are allowed to enter two divisions in with these guidelines: #1. Players selected to both age divisions they apply for will automatically be selected to the older age division. They would be removed from the other age division. #2. Players not selected to either divisions would remain on the alternates lists for both divisions but would be obligated to play the division they first get in, from the alt. list. They would be removed from the Alternate list in the other division. #3. Players selected to one age division would be removed from the alternates list of the division they were not selected. #4. Once a player is selected for any one division no changes can be made. *Please note this is for this tournament only and does not mean you can enter more than one tournament for the same dates. This is not offered in Southern Open or Closed Championships.
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Sunday, March 03, 2019 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: 700010719 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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