Adult 65 & Over 2019 Section Champions
6.0 Men = Amy Yee-Bevan (NWW)
6.0 Women = Boeing-McCleary (NWW)
7.0 Men = Wenatchee-Wengreen (E WA)
7.0 Women = Salem T&SC- Cote/Hoffos (S OR)
8.0 Men = Mountain Park-Monsantofils (N OR)
8.0 Women = AC Bend- Farstvedt-Schofield (S OR)
See Adult 65 & Over Section Championship photos HERE. Photos by Dave Kamperman Photgraphy.
See Adult 65 & Over Section Championship sportsmanship nominations HERE.
Sept. 12-15, 2019
Tournament Organizer (all inquiries leading up to Section Championships):
Alyssa Corvino, Assoc. Manager of Adult Competition
Tournament Director (questions during Section Championships):
Jana Hirst, Regional League Coordinator, N OR
Please reference this site for any tournament or weather updates. More information will be available as we get closer to event.
Team Registration: $250 + $7 non-refundable processing fee for $257 total. Registration is closed.
Schedule Published in TennisLink: Schedule now available. See link in blue bar above.
Captain/Player Meeting: Online Webinar/Conference Call - Tuesday, September 10, at 7:00pm
- All players are welcome to join. Get details about the tournament, important reminders, and any/all your questions answered
- Call 1-800-704-1867, 76570#. See notes here.
Team Bag: Your team's bag and captain folder will be available for pick-up at your first match location - no captain check-in needed!
Match Play: Thursday, September 12 - Sunday, September 15, 2019
You may contact Tennis Hill at (541) 593-5707 to reserve a tennis court starting on June 4, 2019. Their hours will be daily from 9am-4pm (until Sept. 8). After Sept. 8, the number will forward to SHARC to book reservations. The hut's on-site hours are Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 2-6:30pm, and Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 12-14, from 8am-12pm.
Please have your Sunriver rental property address available when you call in to make your reservation. A court rental fee of $16.00 per 90-minute court time will be assessed at the time of reservation, unless the rental unit you have booked comes with an unlimited Recreation Plus passes for tennis court access and use of the SHARC facility.
Please Note: A limited number of courts are available for tennis reservations during the tournament for players, vacationing guests, and Sunriver residents. Please be patient when calling to make court reservations. Sunriver Tennis staff will work as promptly as they can to assist you. See www.sunrivertennis.com for more information.
TOURNAMENT DETAILS / AMENITIES
High Altitude Camp: Click here if you are interetsed in a camp from USPTA Pro Steve Vaughn about hitting and playing at high altitudes. Spots are limited!
Court Sites: North Courts and Tennis Hill. See map.
Sportsmanship: If you experience a great act of sportsmanship by your opponent(s), please share them with the tournament desk! Best sportsmanship will receive a $100 Tennis Warehouse gift card. See the great sportsmanship stories from last year HERE.
Social Media Contest: Post a photo of you showing your section pride by representing your section color in fun and creative ways! PNW is gold. Use #ustaleague in the caption, and tag @ustapnw for a chance to win a prize.
Restaurant Deal: Village Bar & Grill is offering Happy Hour drinks ALL hours to USTA Sectional players. Wear your Section Championship T-shirt to receive the deal.
Wine Event: Sunriver is having an “Uncorked Sunriver Style, Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Event” at SHARC on September 13 and 14, and you are invited to join for $3 off. Each captain will be given 10 discounted $12 admission tickets. The $12 admission rate is per-person, but is valid for both days (Friday and Saturday) and includes a wine glass and one complimentary tasting token. The event hours are Friday: 3-8pm and Saturday 12-6pm.
Stringing: Call Courtside Racquet Sports in Bend at 541-668-4293. Open M-F 11-6pm; Sat 10-4pm.
Activities: Village Properties at Sunriver shares lots of local events on their website as they come through the area. Check them out HERE. They also offer discounts at local businesses if you stay with Village. See the participating stores HERE.
Photographer: USTA plans to have a professional photographer taking photos at certain sites and times during the event. In lieu of the Publicity Waiver forms, we will have a media waiver release sign at each court site which states that, by entering the court site premises, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed by the non-profit United States Tennis Association Pacific Northwest (USTA PNW) in connection with your participation in this event and that the USTA PNW will own any and all rights in such photography and film of you.
Tennis Balls: Penn is the official ball sponsor of USTA League. USTA PNW has agreed to invest funds to use regular-duty Pro Penn Marathon balls for all Section Championships. We inquired about high-altitude balls as well, and our representative did not recommend them for elevations below 5,000 feet.
T-Shirts: Each rostered player will receive a T-shirt. Sizes from S-2XL for men and XS-2XL for women. These will be polyester fabric in both men's and women's styles.
Bananas: USTA PNW will order bananas for each tournament site throughout the weekend
Ice: USTA PNW will supply ice to cool beverages or to keep small coolers chilled (please do not fill large coolers)
Rental Houses: See Sunriver Lodging Options.
TIPS / REMINDERS FOR PLAYERS AND SPECTATORS
Procedures: Want to know the number of matches required for the National Invitational? How about the round robin tiebreak procedures? All of this information can be found by clicking on our "Procedures" page HERE, or on the blue bar at the top of the page.
Sunriver News & Updates: Don't forget to download the Sunriver Navigator App for a mobile guide to all things Sunriver, Oregon!
You can also visit Village Properties at Sunriver's blog for local information and topics.
Courts: For more details on our two court sites, visit the Sunriver Tennis page.
Bring Water Container: Players and spectators must bring their own water container. Water will be available for refilling a container, but there may not be any bottles or cups available on site.
Bring Umbrella/Tent: It is recommended that players and spectators bring an umbrella or a pop-up tent for protection from the sun, as certain sites will have limited tents/shade on and off the tennis court.
Bring Gloves/Warm Clothing: In September, the mornings in Sunriver can be extremely cold and frosty. Pack warm clothing for those early morning matches!
Bring Chairs: Each court will have enough benches/chairs for players to sit, but spectators are encouraged to bring a portable chair as not all venues will have adequate seating.
Sun Protection: Don’t forget to bring sunscreen and a visor or hat!
Keep Hydrated: Here's a Helpful Guide to How Much Water to Drink
Follow Host Site Rules: We are all guests of these facilities. Please pick up all trash and be respectful of management or staff. They also have their own rules in place as to what is acceptable at their facility so please obey any posted rules.
Sunriver Speed Limit: The speed limit for Sunriver is 25 mph. Please stay at or under this speed limit as there are many adults and children on pathways throughout Sunriver.
Sunriver Parking: Everyone must park in designated paved parking areas only. If you park in an unpaved or undesignated area you may receive a parking ticket. At Tennis Hill, you can find overflow parking just down the street by the pickleball courts. Also remember if it is very hot and dry, parking in an unpaved area with a hot car could cause a fire. Roadside parking is not permitted in Sunriver.
2018 Adult 65 & Over Section Champions
6.0 Men: Robinswood (NWW)-Ruffians 13-Lockner
6.0 Women: Harbor Sq (NWW) -Tierney
7.0 Men: WRAC (E WA)-Wengreen
7.0 Women: Tri Cities (E WA)-Marshall
8.0 Men: Mt Park (N OR)-Cooley
8.0 Women: Lake Oswego TC (N OR)-Wofford