2.5 Adult National Championships Fact Sheet



USA League Tennis
2.5 Adult National Championships Fact Sheet

Date:    
October 2-5, 2003

Host Hotel:   
Riviera Resort & Racquet Club
1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA  92262
Phone:  760-327-8311
Fax:  760-327-4323

Room Rate:   
$97.00 per night plus applicable tax and fees
* Please Note:  The USTA does not pay for rooms.

Court Sites:   
Riviera Racquet Club (located on Riviera Resort property)
Palm Springs, CA
Phone:  760-320-2821
Hard courts

Moore Tennis Academy at the Desert Princess Country Club
(located approximately 6 miles from the Riviera Resort)
28555 Landau Blvd.
Cathedral City, CA  92234
760-322-2293
Hard Courts 

Practice Court Fees:
Riviera and Moore Tennis Academy - $8.00 per court/per hour

Eligibility:
A minimum of 5 players who were on the final local roster must be available to compete at nationals.  A captain must request a waiver through the section office to participate at nationals with fewer than this number.

Format:
Flighted Round Robin

Best of two tie-break sets with a Match Tie-break if required; no coaching allowed.  The Match tie-break shall be scored as 1 set and 1 game for tie-break procedures.
Two minute set rest between the 1st and 2nd set and between the 2nd set and 3rd set match tie-break.

Balls:
Penn hard court

Awards:
Awards will be presented to the 1st – 4th place teams.    

Player Dinner:
Saturday evening 7:30 pm – Riviera Resort
5 complimentary tickets – additional tickets $35.00 each 

Transportation:
Fly into the Palm Springs Regional Airport

To and from Airport
Riviera Resort and Racquet Cub offers free shuttle pick up at the airport  - call the hotel and ask for the bellstand. There are car rental agencies located both on and off airport property.


Alternate Transportation:  
You can fly into Ontario Airport (approximately a one-hour drive to Palm Springs).
For more frequent flights and better connections, you can fly into LAX (Los Angeles) (approximately a two-hour drive to Palm Springs).
Fly into LAX - transfer flights into the Palm Springs Regional Airport.

Click here for more information on Palm Springs
  
Medical Emergency:
Desert Hospital    
1150 No. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA  92262
Main: 760-323-6511
Emergency: 760-323-6251
Dial “O’ for Riviera operator and 911 will be called immediately

Tournament Committee:
Gail Marx, National Office Representative
John Henderson, Leagues Committee Representative
Sheila Banks, Tournament Director
Lori Therrien, Tournament Staff
Jeff Carlson, Tournament Staff
Donna Bailey, Tournament Staff  
John Bramlett, Chief Umpire
Terre York, Tournament Trainer
Larry Kast, Site Director
Charlie Moore, Site Director

 
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