2022 Adult 40 & Over Sectional Championship
September 10th – 12th 2022: USTA National Campus
Men’s and Women’s: 2.5W/3.0M/3.5M
FLORIDA – 2.03A(5)a Team Eligibility and Entry Fees. Teams participating in Sectional championships must have the minimum number of team members eligible, registered, and available to combine and compete (see below). This requirement cannot be waived. Entry fees will not be refunded to teams that withdraw from any championship after the tournament schedule is first published. The fees for championships, which are assessed per player per team, will be determined administratively and announced in the specific championship information.
Adult 40 & Over Sectional 3.0/3.5 divisions requires 7 Players. Adult 40 & Over 2.5 division require 5 players. (from chart listed in regulations).
Please note that the tournament format, number of matches and scoring format may change due to circumstances beyond our control such as weather. Extreme weather conditions could cause delays, modifications and possible cancellation of the tournament. There are no guaranteed back-up indoor courts where the championship can be played in the event of rain.
Initial Team Commitment Deadline: August 12th, 2022
Team Entry Deadline: August 30th, 2022 (Minimum of 7 players registered for3.0M and 3.5M) (5 minimum for 2.5W only)
Entry fee provides
- Awards for winner and finalist team participants
- Athletic trainer
- Players registering after Sunday September 4th, 2022, 11:59pm will not receive guaranteed sizing for player t-shirt or raffle prize entry. No exceptions.
Team List & Schedule: Coming Soon
Schedule will be posted in TennisLink no later than Monday, September 5, 2022 at 5:00pm EST.
Team Captain Conference Call:
Mandatory. Team Captain or team representative must be on the call.
Additional captain and event information is located at:
Virtual Tournament Desk – USTA Florida
A Question & Answer conference call will be scheduled for:
- Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
Captains may email questions prior to the Q&A. A call-in number will be sent in a separate email.
Team Captain Check in:
Saturday, September 10th @ 9:00am
- USTA National Campus
- Check in will begin 9:00AM
- Captains will receive their packet and team t-Shirts.
- Please be on-site at least 45 minutes before your first scheduled match time.
General & Match Play Information:
Championship is a 3-day event.
Facility: USTA National Campus in Lake Nona
Tournament Director: Darcy Cobb
Scoring: FL Section Regulation 2.03C(1) – 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. If a player plays multiple matches in a day for the same team, they will be entitled to a minimum rest period of one hour between matches.
Championship format: Please note that the tournament format, number of matches and scoring format may change due to circumstances beyond our control. Weather conditions could cause delays, modifications, and possible cancellation of the tournament. The indoor courts are not guaranteed to be available to use in the event of inclement weather. (See FL Section regulation 2.03P)
Full team default at Championships: FL Section regulation – 2.03K(1)a – All players/captains on a championship team not playing all matches in good faith or defaulting an entire team match shall be suspended from captaining/playing the same Division and Age Group for the next 364 days. (For example: A violation in the Adult 18 & Over Division and Age Group would lead to a suspension from captaining/playing Adult 18 & Over). This includes registered and non-registered players who made a commitment to participate in the Sectional Championship. The Local Play Coordinator will be notified of the suspension. Within 5 days of notification, players may appeal their suspension to the Sectional League Coordinator.
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: Clay
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 picture following their final match. Trophies will not be shipped if the team chooses not to stay.
Know Before You Go
Tournament play will follow the USTA Florida Leagues Safe Play Guidelines. All players and guests will be required to follow the USTA National Campus Guidelines while on site. Click the buttons below to review each.
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Start: September 10th, 2022
End: September 12th, 2022
Event Categories: Adult Events, USTA Florida League Section Championships, USTA Florida League Tennis