Notes:General Tournament Information
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT Leo Vazquez AT firstname.lastname@example.org OR (708) 482-4800. Email preferred for quickest reply. Play will include a First Match Losers Consolation. All players will have at least two matches. For directions to the club, go to ScoreTennis.net
USTA Officials will be utilized.
All main draw matches will consist of two out of three sets regular scoring. Instead of a third set a Match Tiebreak will be used (first player to 10 points with a 2 point lead). Consolation matches will be No-Ad scoring.
Tentative Schedule of Play
Play may begin Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 12 noon, and Sunday as early as 8 a.m.
Players will be selected by using the current USTA/Midwest Standings List.
First Match Times
Will be available by 9:30 p.m., two days before the tournament begins.
Withdraws/Midwest Suspension Point System
If you need to withdraw while registration is still open, please go to our homepage and in the left margin click on "Edit Registration" and proceed to withdraw. No reason is necessary while the registration is still open. If registration has closed and tournament has not begun yet, please email the tournament director and list the reason for withdraw. If tournament has begun, please call the tournament director. REMEMBER when withdrawing from a USTA event once the selections have been made, the only reasons that are accepted by the USTA Referee without incurring FIVE (5) suspension points are injury, illness or family emergency. Having a soccer game, a family dinner, or not feeling like playing the consolation are not accepted reasons.
Signing Up for Two Events/Midwest Suspension Point System
USTA/Midwest Section Suspension Point System The USTA Code of Conduct and Suspension Point System is in effect. You are expected to play the entire event as scheduled. The USTA/Midwest Section Junior Competition Committee has adopted a new Suspension Point System. All players will be given FIVE (5) suspension points for entering two or more tournaments that take place at the same time, in whole or in part, unless each Tournament Committee involved agrees with the multiple entries in writing. This applies to all players who signed up for the tournament including alternates.
USTA Contact Information
Procedure for tournament registration: because of Privacy Laws, your contact information from USTA membership doesn't show up in the Tournament Directors' software anymore. Only what you indicate during the registration process shows up. We have no way of contacting you if you leave these areas blank. For instance, your opponent is sick. You may make an extra trip here and not need to. You must indicate all phone numbers, home, cell (a must!), work and your email address on each registration, EACH and EVERY time, for each and every tournament you register for.
The number of players seeded shall equal a power of two (for example 2,4,8,16,32). The maximum ratio of players seeded shall be one in three, except that any draw may have two seeds. No more seeded players at #'s 5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15, etc. For reference Friends of Court 2010, Page 73, FAC Comment II.A-1
No refunds after player selection is complete.
Trophies to Champion, Finalist and FMLC Champion.
-Please contact Leo Vazquez AT email@example.com OR (708) 482-4800. Email preferred for quickest reply. USTA - Boys' 16 Singles; Boys' 18 Singles