This is a one-of-a-kind event that caters to men’s and women’s USTA teams who want to prepare for the 2009 Fall season and have fun, competitive matches in a playoff-like atmosphere. Buffet and beer will be included at the conclusion of the event for all participants!!!
DATE: Friday August 21 and Saturday August 22. Every team will play one match Friday evening and two matches on Saturday, guaranteed!!!
ELIGIBILITY: Any USTA men’s or women’s team that is going to compete in the fall season (of any level) is eligible to sign up for this event. Only players who are officially signed up on your team are allowed to play.
SITES: The main site is
PARTY: Party for all participants will take place at the
FORMAT: Teams will sign up as a team and compete as a team in their appropriate level. Only players signed up on a team’s USTA roster will be eligible to play. Each team must have a minimum of 8 players to compete in 2 singles and 3 doubles matches every round. Each team is guaranteed 3 matches (win or lose) and teams will be divided into even-numbered flights. A USTA official will be provided at each site. All USTA rules apply. Matches will play regular scoring, two sets with a third-set tiebreaker being played in lieu of a third set. Teams will be divided according to their level, although levels could be combined if draws are small, just like any other tournament. Teams will be able to warm-up 30 minutes prior to the match and lineups must be exchanged at least 10 minutes prior to the match start time. Draws will be distributed via e-mail to all captains.
COST: $27.50 per player paid by team captain or team representative. Once the captain determines how many players he/she will have available, he/she will pay for the entire team. Your payment is your entry so, once we receive the check, your team will be entered in the event. There is no limit on the number of players you can have on your roster, but every team must have a minimum of 8 players.
Make checks payable to Rains Tennis Works, Inc. and mail to:
This should be a great event and a great opportunity for teams to get prepared for the start of the regular season. This is also a great chance for teams that don’t normally make the playoffs to compete in a team competition.
Contact Corey Noel at 214-670-1495 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have or to sign your team up.
I will also answer questions about this event here.