Sectional Regulations Team Eligibility 2.03A(5): The minimum number of required team members in the Mixed 18 & Over is six (6) for all NTRP levels. All teams MUST have 6 eligible team members to combine and compete for their FIRST scheduled Sectional Championship match. This requirement cannot be waived. Entry fees will not be refunded to teams that withdraw after the tournament schedule is first published.
National Regulations Player Eligibility 2.03A(3): In the Adult and Mixed Divisions, a player is eligible to progress to championship level competition below National Championships if that player has played on the same team in at least two matches at the same NTRP level in the same Age Group during its local league season and is otherwise eligible. A maximum of one default received by the player during local league competition shall count for advancing. Retired matches shall count toward advancing for all players involved in both USTA League Divisions.
Team Entry Deadline: September 21, 2015
Entry fee provides
- t-shirts for all participating players
- awards for winner/finalist team participants.
- hospitality station providing refreshments for all registered players
- $30.00*/player for each level
- $33.00/player during the event (Captain’s Meeting/Team Registration/Tournament Desk)
Team Media Questionaire:Tell Us What Makes Your Championship Team Special
*Entry fees will not be refunded to teams that withdraw after the tournament schedule is first published.
Team List & Schedule
Match schedule will be posted no later than Friday September 25, 2015
Team Captain Check-in & Meeting:
This is a mandatory meeting for Captains and/or team representative
- Place: Holiday Inn Daytona Beach LPGA Blvd
- Date: October 1, 2015 (Thursday)
- Times: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
- Team Captain’s Registration: 5:30pm to 6:30pm – NOTE: Completing the team on line registration does not exclude the captain from attending the team registration. You will receive your team packet with line up cards, shirts and captain’s gift during this time.
- Team Captain’s Meeting: 6:30pm – 7:00pm
General & Match Play Information
Rain Date (if necessary): October 5, 2015 (Monday)
Tournament Director: Carl Weathington
Tournament Desk Phone: (386) 671-8907
*Operating during event only
Tournament Referee: Malcolm McGregor
Scoring: Section Reg 2.03C Scoring, Rest and Suspended Play. All matches played at the USTA Florida Sectional Championships shall be the best of two tiebreak sets with a set tiebreak (using the Coman tiebreak procedure) at 6-all. In the event of split sets, a match tiebreak (using the Coman tiebreak procedure) shall be played in lieu of a third set. No coaching is allowed at any time.
Umpires: There are roving umpires present at all championship sites. Roving umpires may be positioned inside the fenced areas and will interfere with play as little as possible. Players should be encouraged to play tennis without the need for umpires to be present. In the case of disputed calls and upon the request of the player, a roving umpire may be requested to observe a portion of the match
Court Surface: Soft
Coaching: No coaching allowed
Trainer: There will be a trainer on-site to assist with athletic injuries. They will have access to ice.
Awards: Awards are provided by USTA Florida. Winners and Finalist must report to the tournament desk for award distribution and team picture following their final match.
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