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USTA National Open Selection Tournament Boys 14s/16s

CORTA is excited and pleased to announce that we are hosting the USTA National Section Tournament.

The tournament committee, volunteers, officials, Columbus Parks & Recreation Department and CORTA would like to welcome you and the rest of the players, as well as parents and coaches to this tournament.

Tournament ID# 700004616
Tournament dates: February 13-15, 2016
Deadline to register: Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:59:00 AM Eastern Time
Location: Cooper Creek Tennis Center
Divisions: 
B(14-16)sd,FIC-R16
Entry Information: $134.88 for 1 Event; $135.38 for 2 Events; additional fees may apply if registered in 3 or more Events.

For more information click here.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Tournament directors do not have access to phone numbers and email addresses of the tournament participants UNLESS the player re-enters their contact information at the time of the event registration. This means that if a player does not enter their phone number and email information each time they register for a tournament, the tournament director will not be able to contact them for any reason, including withdrawals, defaults, etc. Your cooperation will ensure that the tournament directors can continue to communicate necessary information to all of the tournament players.

Player Selection Type

National Selection Tournament

Entry Type

Entry to this tournament is restricted. To see how entrants will be selected, follow the “Selection Process” link to the left. It is the player’s responsibility to check the selection list(s) after registering online to be sure that a check mark appears beside the player’s name on the list, in order to insure proper registration. Only USTA members can register online if available.

PRACTICE COURTS AND WARM-UP COURTS

If you would like to practice at the Cooper Creek Tennis Center on Friday, you will need to contact them directly. The main clubhouse is located on the right side of the road as you enter. Their number is 706-317-4186, however they do not take reservations.  There is a fee for court usage and you must sign-in. There will be a limited number of warm-up courts available at Cooper Creek Tennis Center on match days. There will be no fee for this and you may ask the tournament desk which courts will be used for warm-up. They will be available on a first come, first serve basis. We ask that you please have 4 to a court if players are waiting.

PLAYING SITE

Cooper Creek Tennis Center is located at 4816 Milgen Road Columbus, Georgia 31909 Cooper Creek Tennis Center is a public facility with a two-story clubhouse overlooking 30 newly resurfaced clay courts. There are walking and bike paths on site. 

Directions to Cooper Creek Tennis Center from I-185: Take I-185 S to Exit 7 (Manchester Expressway). Turn east onto Manchester Expressway. Travel approximately 2 miles to the Warm Springs Road Connector. Travel up the exit ramp and turn right. The entrance to Cooper Creek Park is directly ahead. The clubhouse is a two-story building located on the right as you enter the park. Tournament check-in desk will be on the right side of the road under the deck of the two-story clubhouse. 

ELECTRONIC DEVICES PROHIBITED ON COURT

Players may not use electronic devices on court that are designed for communication (cell phones, pda's, etc.) or data storage/display (pocket notebook, rolodex, word processor, etc.).   Use of these devices will result in immediate code violation for unsportsmanlike conduct (a device that is in the "ON" mode constitutes use).  Notes and printed material brought on court for reference with a player are permitted.

CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINER

We will have a certified athletic trainer on site beginning at least one half hour before play begins each day and during all hours of play.  If you have a pre-existing condition, please see the trainer upon arrival.

RACQUET STRINGING

There will be racquet stringing available at Cross Court Sports. It is located within walking distance of Cooper Creek Park. Call about Sunday stringing options.
Cross Court Sports 4784 Milgen Road Columbus, GA 31907 (706)561-1108

TOURNAMENT BEHAVIOR GUIDELINES

Players participating in the tennis tournament are required to abide by the tournament rules of behavior on and off the court in addition to The Code.  These rules also apply to parents, coaches, siblings, and other guests of players.  # No use of any “?uck” word (i.e. “suck”) either spoken or spelled.  # No use of expressions of frustrations with references to deities (i.e. “Oh my God”, “Jesus”, “Christ”, “God”) either spoken or spelled.  # No use of “freaking” or “frigging” or “fricking” or variations of such either spoken or spelled.  ANYONE FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES WILL BE SUBJECT TO A CODE VIOLATION.

Host Hotel - Hyatt Place

Online Reservations:

Click on this ink to book online: http://columbusnorth.place.hyatt.com/csgzcgunob2016.html

Phone reservations:

Please call 706-507-5000, press zero to speak with the front desk, and request the group block for USTA National Open Selection Tournament Boys 14s/16s or group code G-UNOB to receive a discount. The  group rate is $99.00 per night, plus tax. You can secure a king  room with a pull -out sofa or a room two queen beds with a pull-out sofa; the rate includes complementary hot breakfast and Wi–Fi internet access. 
The rate is valid Feb Feb 12- 16, 2016. The cut-off date for this block is Feb 1, 2016. Please be sure to call by Feb 1, 2016 to ensure room availability and discounted rate.

Hyatt Place will be hosting the Registration event on Feb. 12 and the on-site hospitality tent during the tournament.  Please plan to stay with the Host Hotel!  

Tournament Sponsors:

Aflac
Burger King
Chick-fil-A Midland
Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
Columbus Convention & Visitors Bureau
Columbus Parks and Recreation
Columbus Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine
Columbus Sports Council
Hyatt Place
IHOP
Moe's Southwest Grill
Papa John's Pizza
Publix
Uptown Columbus  

 


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