USTA SOUTHWEST ADULT MIXED LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
July 5, 2022
USTA SOUTHWEST ADULT MIXED LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
18 & Over and 40 & Over
September 23-25, 2022 - Surprise, AZ
Co-ed fun and a shot at a Section title will be on the line at the USTA Southwest Adult Mixed League Championships in Surprise, Arizona, September 23-25.
This year's event will be held at longtime USTA Southwest league championships facility, Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex.
Teams of players in from all over the Southwest will make their way to Surprise for a chance at Section supremacy, for both the 18 & Over divisions and the 40 & Over divisions.
These mixed, co-ed teams at all skill levels will battle the late-summer heat in three days of pool play. Winning teams in each division and skill level will not only have Section bragging rights, but also advance on to the 2022 USTA League National Championships.
Player lunches will be served on Friday and Saturday.
Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex
Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex, 14469 W Paradise Ln, Surprise, AZ 85374
This 25-court tennis venue is one of the top public tennis centers in not just the Southwest, but the entire nation! The site has hosted USTA Pro Circuit events, Champions tour events, League National Championships in virtually every level, Junior Team Tennis National Championships, Tennis on Campus National Championships, and has been home to several NCAA conference championship events since opening in 2007.
There are several host hotel for this year’s USTA Southwest Mixed League Championships in Surprise, all just a short walk or drive from the tournament site.
Residence Inn By Marriott /Phoenix- NW /Surprise 16418 N Bullard Ave.
Book By Phone at 1-623-249-6333 ask for USTA Rate or CLICK HERE
Holiday Inn Express Surprise 16540 N Bullard Ave.
Book by Phone at 1-623-975-5540 Ask for USTA Rate or CLICK HERE
Hilton Garden Inn Surprise 16601 N Stadium Way, Surprise, AZ 85374
Call for Resrevations and ask for the Tennis Rate 623-404-2300 or CLICK HERE
Limited time discounts Room Discounts are available up to 4 weeks before the event.
VIRTUAL CAPTAIN’S MEETING
USTA Southwest will hold a virtual (online) captain’s meeting for this event on SEPTEMBER 19 at 5:30 PM AZ TIME to go over event protocols and procedures. Section League Coordinator (SLC) will send out the event link to qualified captain’s a week prior to the virtual meeting.
Some event items the SLC will go over in detail in the meeting will be:
-Team Photo Information
-Court Location & Schedule
-Court Rules, Sportsmanship and Yearly League Section Regulations
- Player Amenities and Prizes
-Other General Event Information/Questions
Team Line-Up Sheets: Completed cards must be turned into the Tournament Desk by the team captain at the playing location 30 minutes prior to when the match is scheduled to start. All team members on the line-up card must be present at the facility before courts and balls will be assigned. A match could start as early as 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time, so it is very important that your team is present and ready to play when the captain turns in the team line-up card. All players must be prepared to present photo identification to the tournament desk staff prior to going on court.
Tournament Rules- Please review the enclosed tournament rules. Please keep in mind:
· When you are assigned a court please make sure you are playing the right team and position.
· NO COACHING
· The 5-minute warm-up rule will be strictly enforced
· All Tie Breaks will utilize the Coman Rotation.
· Match format will consist of a Coman 10-point Match Tiebreak in lieu of the third set.
· All courts should report their score immediately after their individual matches before watching their team, a winner and an opponent come to the desk to report the score together.
· When the team match is completed the captain from each team must go to the Tournament Desk, wearing their masks, to turn in scores and SIGN the scorecard.
Awards– Champions and Finalists awards will be given out as play ends on Sunday or after completion of each division’s matches. The USTA Southwest Section, will provide up to 12 awards for each Champion and Finalist team. Additional awards may be purchased at the team’s expense.
A final match schedule will be posted on TennisLink a week prior to the championships.
All teams should initially plan on playing all weekend, with match times beginning Friday morning and finishing by 2 pm on Sunday. Keep in mind you can be scheduled for any time!
Any teams going home early or abandoning the event without tournament director permission will be subject to a sportsmanship grievance, which could result in penalties and suspensions to the entire team from the USTA League Program.
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