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55 & Over Championships


May 17 - 19, 2019

 

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

 

Deadline for $250.00 Security Deposit - May 3, 2019

Deadline for Legal Team Registration  - May 3, 2019

 

Captains Check In:

Details coming soon!

 

Tournament Format:

The format for the Adult 55 & Over League Championship will consist of round robins or un-flighted random matches, based on the number of teams entered. 

Format changes may be made at the direction and discretion of the tournament committee.

 

Tournament Entry Fee:

The tournament entry fee is $37.00 per player, if registered by May 10, 2019. After May 10, 2019 the entry fee will be $60.00. Individual registration closes May 14, 2019. Players registering after May 14, 2019 require Championship Committee approval. Online registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Team Depost:

The $250 team deposit should be mailed to:

USTA Tennessee

Attn: State League Coordinator

220 Athens Way, Ste 110, Nashville, TN  37228

 
 

Schedule of Play:

OFFICIAL SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED ON THE FRIDAY PRIOR TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

Order of Play

Matches will be put on court in the following order of play:

#1 Doubles, #2 Doubles, #3 Doubles.

Please be sure your players are on the right court. Please instruct your your players to introduce themselves to their opponents, i.e., “I’m Patty; my partner is Vicki, and we are playing #1 doubles
from Memphis.

 

Disqualification:

Dynamic ratings will be calculated for all players following the conclusion of the State Championship. Those players that meet the criteria for NTRP disqualification will be disqualified, but all points earned by the disqualified player at the Championship will stand.  Disqualified players will be notified by the State League Coordinator and may not play at the disqualified NTRP level of play for the remainder of the Championship  league year.  All NTRP grievances filed at the Championship will be handled after the Championship. Forms are available at each site at the tournament desk

 

Tournament Desk:

A tournament desk will be located at each court site. All teams are asked to check in at their court site at least 30 minutes prior to their scheduled match (with all team members present). Captains are asked to turn in their team line up no later than five (5) minutes prior to scheduled match time. Once line ups have been turned in, players must be present. The USTA Point Penalty System will be in effect with lateness penalities imposed. A fifteen (15) -minute default time will be enforced.

 

Rain Schedule:

In case of inclement weather, matches may be delayed.  Matches could be played under lights or indoors, if available. If  rain contingencies are used, the scoring format may be changed to shortened scoring at the Championship Committee's discretion.

 

Awards:

Awards will be presented to only to players of the winning team that have registered for the State Championship.

 

Tournament Committee:

Jason Ontog, State League Coordinator

Elizabeth Walker, USTA Tennessee Adult League Committee, Chair

Kathy Bull, Championship Referee

Deidra Dunn, USTA Tennessee Adult League Committee

 

 

 
 
 
 
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