Notes:This is a 10U and L6 tournament held at the NMSU tennis center, 1800 Wells St., Las Cruces. The format is round robin or compass draw depending on the number of entries. Warm-up activities begin at 8 AM, match play starts at 9 AM. The format is ad scoring, best of three short sets: first to 4, with a 3rd set tiebreak in lieu of a third set. 10U play a 7 point tiebreak, 12U+ play a 10 point tiebreak. There will be court monitors on the 10U courts. There will be an end-of-year recognition ceremony prior to the start of play. The purpose of the tournament is to provide beginning and intermediate players an opportunity to play competitive tennis in a supportive environment. Note: 10U green ball may be moved into the 12U green ball events. 10U orange ball girls and boys may also be combined.
All 10U Progression events will be run on Saturday with only 1 event allowed per player.
18U events will be run over the 2 days with a singles and doubles event allowed per player. 18U players will be assigned a doubles partner if one is not pre-chosen.
Refunds will be made until the entry deadline. There will be no refunds after that time. T-shirts will only be provided to players who register by the deadline.
Southwest Section Dress Code:
All players are required to wear appropriate tennis attire. Cut off shorts, bare midriffs, and compression shorts alone are not allowed. Shirts should not reference sex, drugs, alcohol, or tobacco.
Parent/Player Contact info:
Tournament directors do not have access to phone numbers and email addresses of the tournament participants UNLESS the player re-enters their contact information at time of event registration. This means that if a player does not enter their phone and email information each time they register for a tournament, the tournament director will not be able contact them for any reason, including withdrawals, defaults, byes, rain delays, etc. Your cooperation will ensure that tournaments can continue to communicate necessary information to you. Thank you.
ONCE A PLAYER HAS BEEN OVERRULED A SECOND TIME, THEY WILL BE CAUTIONED THAT AFTER ANOTHER OVERRULE THEY WILL BE PENALIZED FOR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT UNDER THE POINT PENALTY SYSTEM
If a player withdraws or defaults (for reason other than illness or injury) from any sanctioned tournament in the Southwest Section (L3-L6), after entries close, that player will be assessed 4 suspension points unless medical documentation of the injury or illness is provided to the Tournament Director AND Southwest Section Junior Player Development Manager within 48 hours after the completion of the tournament. "Player shall not enter tournament player cannot finish. Player shall not enter a tournament (including mandatory consolation) knowing the player will be unable to finish." p119 Friend at Court.
The use of smart watches or any electronic device that can receive electronic communication, must be in off mode and in bag unless on break between 2nd and 3rd set. USTA - Boys' 10 Singles; Boys' 12 Singles; Boys' 14 Singles; Boys' 16 Singles; Boys' 18 Singles; Co-ed 8 Singles; Girls' 10 Singles; Girls' 12 Singles; Girls' 14 Singles; Girls' 16 Singles; Girls' 18 Singles