2017 USTA Mixed 55 & Over Florida League Section Championships

November 3rd - 5th

Eligibility

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1st and 2nd place teams from each of USTA Florida’s 8 regions (21 areas) are eligible to enter.

Registration    Team Captain Check-In & Meeting    General & Match Play Information    Details    Hotels & Restaurants

Registration

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Registration is currently open.

Team Entry Deadline: October 13th, 2017

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Entree Fee: 

     $35.00/player for each level before the start of the event

     $40.00/player during the event (Captain’s Meeting/Team Registration/Tournament Desk)

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To Register:

Please mail a check made out to SPTC, and a complete list of players to SPTC at 650 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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Entry fee provides awards for winners & finalist team participants

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Entry fees will not be refunded to teams that withdraw after the tournament schedule is first published

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Team Captain Check-In & Meeting

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This is a mandatory meeting for Captains and Co-Captains only.

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Place:  St. Petersburg Tennis Center

           650 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL  33705

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Date:  November 2nd, 2017

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Time:

         Team Captain’s Registration: 6:30pm - 7:15pm.  You will receive your team packet with line up cards at this time.

         Team Captain’s Meeting: 7:15pm - 7:45pm

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General & Match Play Information

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Schedule

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7.0 Mixed Doubles    |     8.0 Mixed Doubles

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Rain Date (if necessary): November 5th, 2017

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Tournament Director: Steve Hill

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Tournament Desk Phone: (727) 823-2225

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Tournament Referee: TBD

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Championship Flight Setup:  TBD based upon number of teams in each division.  Setup with be either…

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In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken by the first of the following procedures:

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Scoring:  Section Reg 2.03c Scoring, Rest and Suspended Play.  All matches played 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.

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Rest:  If a player plays multiple matches in a day, that player is entitled to a minimum rest period between matches.

     •  Adult 55 & Over Divisions - 1 Hour

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Umpires:  There may be certified roving umpires present during the tournament.  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 for matches.  In the case of disputed calls, and upon the request of the player, a roving umpire may be supplied to oversee the match.

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Practice Courts:  Practice courts are only available on Friday before the event, and are NOT available at any time for participating players during the tournament.

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Court Surface: Har-Tru Clay

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Coaching:  No coaching allowed

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Awards:  Awards are provided to the winners & finalists in each division.  Winners and finalists must report to the tournament desk for award distribution and team picture following their final match.

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The St. Petersburg Tennis Center will have a hospitality station providing refreshments for all players throughout the tournament.

  • Flighted Round Robin
  • Traditional flight winners participating in semifinals and finals.
  • Winner of the most individual matches in the competition
  • Winner of head to head match
  • Loser of the fewest number of sets
  • Loser of the fewest number of games
  • A method to be determined by the championships committee

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Details

Start: November 3rd, 2017

End: November 5th, 2017

Event Categories: Mixed USTA 55 & Over

Organizer

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John Green

SPTC General Manager

johngreentennis@gmail.com

Venue

St. Petersburg Tennis Center

650 18th Ave S, St. Petersburg FL, 33705

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Phone: (727) 823-2225

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Website: http://www.stpetetenniscenter.com

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/stpetetenniscenter

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Nearby Hotels

Restaurants (local player favorites)

Holiday Inn Express - 6.9 Miles from SPTC

2171 54th Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33714

(727) 520-7800

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La Quinta Inn - 6.1 Miles from SPTC

6635 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33702

(727) 525-1800

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Comfort Inn - 7.7 Miles from SPTC

875 94th Avenue N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33702

(727) 563-9100

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Staybridge Suites - 1.1 Miles from SPTC

940 5th Avenue S, St. Petersburg, FL, 33705

(727) 821-0777

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Hilton - 1.2 Miles from SPTC

333 1st St S, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701 United States

(727) 894-5000

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Courtyard Marriott - 1.6 Miles from SPTC

300 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701 United States

(727) 450-2600

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The Vinoy Renaissance Resort - 1.9 Miles from SPTC

501 5th Ave Ne, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701 United States

(727) 894-1000

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Hampton Inn - 3.2 Miles from SPTC

1200 34th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL, 33713 United States

(727) 322-0770

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Nueva Cantina - Mexican/Southwest

0.3 Miles from SPTC

1625 4th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Chattaway - American/Bar

Cash Only

0.4 Miles from SPTC

358 22nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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Fish Tales - American/Seafood

0.6 Miles from SPTC

1500 2nd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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The Hanger - American/Bar

1.3 Miles from SPTC

540 1st St SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Munch’s - American/Diner

Cash Only

1.5 Miles from SPTC

3920 6th St S, St. Petersburg, FL

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Engine 9 - American/Burgers

1.7 Miles from SPTC

56 Dr MLK Jr Street, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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The Lure - Japanese/Asian

1.8 Miles from SPTC

661 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Bodega - Caribbean/Latin

1.9 Miles from SPTC

1120 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

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Red Mesa - Mexican

4.6 Miles from SPTC

4912 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

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Metro Diner - American/Diner

4.9 Miles from SPTC

5250 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703

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