Sectional Regulations Team Eligibility 2.03A(5): The minimum number of required team members for Tri-Level is six (6). All teams MUST have 6 eligible team members to combine and compete for their FIRST scheduled Championship match. This requirement cannot be waived. Entry fees will not be refunded to teams that withdraw after the tournament schedule is first published.
Player Eligibility for 3.5/4.0/4.5 division ONLY!
To advance to USTA Florida’s Tri-Level Sectional, you can’t be a Self-Rated player (“S” rating type). Further clarification: If a computer “C” rated player gets moved up at year-end, he/she would be eligible to play at the championship with their 2019 NTRP rating. If a self “S” rated player gets moved up at year-end to a “C” rating type, then the player must play at the championship at the higher NTRP level. “M” or “A” rated type players are eligible to play at the Sectional Championship, however, please take note of the requirement for the Tri-Level Invitational in Indian Wells:
- Players with a “S” Self-rate, “A” Appeal, “D” Dynamic, or “M” Mixed year-end rating will not be allowed to compete at the Tri-Level Invitational Championships in Indian Wells.
Final determination of a player’s eligibility for the National Invitational will be made by Tom Fey, Tournament Director for the Tri-Level Championship in Indian Wells.
Any Q’s on Sectional Championship eligibility? Contact Jodi Manning at the Florida Section office for verification.
Team Entry Deadline: January 13, 2020
- $35.00 per player
*CAPTAINS: All players must sign the online waiver prior to playing their first match.
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Team List & Schedules
Schedule will be published no later than Friday, January 17th.
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Team Captain Phone Conference:
Team Captain phone conference call will be scheduled for:
- Tuesday, january 21st at 12 Noon and 7:30 PM (Eastern Time)
The captain may choose which time suits his/her schedule best. A call-in number will be sent to the captain under separate email. It’s highly recommended that the captain or a team representative be on one of the calls.
Team Captain Check-in:
Saturday, January 25th
- USTA National Campus Tournament Desk
- Check in will begin at 7:00 AM
- Captain’s will receive their team bag with line-up cards, raffle tickets & Championship Booklet.
- Only the Team Captains need to check-in at least 45 minutes before their FIRST scheduled match time.
General & Match Play Information
Rain Date (if necessary): Tuesday January 28, 2020
Tournament Director: Jodi Manning
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.
Practice Courts: Practice courts are only available from 7:00am to 7:30am Saturday & Sunday: from 7:00am to 8:00am on Monday. In an effort to preserve the Plexicushion court surface, we kindly ask that you stay off the hard courts.
Court Surfaces: Clay
Coaching: No coaching allowed
Trainer: There will be a trainer on-site to assist with athletic injuries.
Awards: Winners and Finalists must report to the tournament desk for award distribution and team pictures following their final match.
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