COVID Related Policies - PLEASE READ!!!!
Out of an abundance of caution, for the safety of our players and staff, and in order to minimize our impact on the resort, the following policies are effective for tournaments at Star Island during the
1) Osceola County currently
has a facemask ordinance. Players do not need to wear them during play but
should have them with. Non-players should be wearing them on property unless
you are seated in an area that you can comfortably social distance.
2) Star Island Resort is open and families are welcome and encouraged to book a room and make a Stay-cation
of the weekend! Discount room rates are available using the code USTA.
3) NO SPECTATORS, no pets! Players are allowed 1 spectator per family. Unless you have a room
booked at Star Island on Friday or Saturday night, please NO additional spectators, siblings, or family members or friends on property during the tournament. Please show up no more than 15
minutes prior to each match and leave upon completion of play. Star Island is a pet-free resort, please do not bring any pets on property unless they are a service animal wearing their vest.
4) All resort amenities are
closed to tennis players and their families including the pool area. The playground is completely closed to all resort guests and tennis guests. Unless
you are a resort guest, please only enter the pool area to use the restrooms or
for purchasing items from the mini-mart.
5) No hand shaking, racquet
tapping, or foot tapping before or after matches. Please show your opponent your
respect by giving them a wave from across the court and congratulating them on a
good match, win or lose. Please maintain proper social distancing during side changes.
6) We have hand sanitizer on-site but please have players keep their own hand sanitizer with them in case the need arises.
7) Spectators – we love you, BUT, our issues maintaining social distancing during our recent events has not involved the players!! Please don’t
gather in groups near the tournament desk or courts to socialize with each other or our staff. Help us keep our events safe and running by following the rules. Thank you!
We understand many of these rules may feel invasive and are somewhat exclusionary
toward families that are used to spectating and attending tournaments,
but our goal is to provide the safest possible environment we can for everyone
involved while still allowing the players to compete and enjoy themselves on
Thank you for understanding
and follow these rules, and we welcome you back to USTA tournaments at Star Island!!
Tournament Desk, Match Times, and Warm-up Courts
The Tournament Desk will be located at the Tiki Hut between Courts 1 and 4. Check your draw for individual match times. No warmup courts will be available after 9:30.
Weather Issues or other delays
Any weather related issues or other delays will be posted here and on our Twitter feed.
NTRP Divisions: Best 2-of-3 sets with a 10-point tiebreak in lieu of a third set.
Open Division: Best 2-of-3 sets (full 3rd set if it's needed).
Food and Drinks available on-site!
Star Island's Deli and Market sells water, Gatorade, and a great variety of snacks, smoothies, and sandwiches. Let them know you're here for the tournament and you'll receive a 15% discount! The poolside bar opens at 11, be sure to ask George and Diana about drink specials!
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 Wednesday, September 30, 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: 150039520 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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