USATT 3rd Annual Cooper Creek Open $3K – March 22-27, 2023 – Columbus, GA, USA

$35.00$100.00

Registration Deadline: March 13, 2022 11:59 PM ET

 

ENTRY LIST

Check to see who’s registered for this years tournament here!

 

 

TOURNAMENT CALENDAR

Tournament runs March 22 Wednesday- March 27 Monday.

March 22-24

Level Based Tennis Tour Tournament

March 22-24

Senior Tennis Tour Association  Tournament

March 22-24  

Junior Tennis Tour Circuit Tournament

March 22-24 

Team Tennis Tournament

March 25-27

USA TENNIS TOUR Pro Circuit & SemiPro Tennis Tour Champions Circuit Tournament offering $3K in Prize Money Purse.

Saturday March 25

Player Party & Benefit

Social Tennis

Wednesday 7pm

Friday 6pm

Saturday 10AM

Saturday 2pm

Monday 7pm

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Description

3rd Annual Cooper Creek Open Championships 2023

Champions Circuit
1,000 Ranking Points
$3K
Columbus, Georgia

Cooper Creek Tennis Center

Courts 21-30

2023 Cooper Creek Open Championships

March 22-27, 2023

• Georgia, USA

presented in part by with Columbus Parks and Recreation & City of Columbus.

Basic Information

This event has a tournament component and a social noncompetitive component. Compete in the open tournament or level based tournament, or participate in the social aspect and participate in clinics and mixers, round robins, social tennis and more!

This tournament is raising money for Friends of Lakebottom Fund, which is raising funds for the revitalization and improvements to the tennis courts at Lakebottom Park in Columbus, GA. It is USA TENNIS TOUR’s title cause for 2022/2023.

All proceeds go to the fund! Donate or participate! Sponsor the event! Get involved, volunteer! Spread word!

Event Donation Goal: $3,000.00

This is a 21Ace Tennis Events LLC event, come out and enjoy!

Spectator tickets are only $5!

Notes:

Congratulations to Brecht Catalan, our last Kentucky event USA TENNIS TOUR Champion, 2022 Kentucky Cup Champion! The event was held Oct. 22–24, 2022 in Louisville, KY.

Warm Up Courts

Warm up courts for players available starting March 22, 2023

Contact Luke 706-405-9692 to reserve a court.

Announcement

Looking For Doubles Partner?

Contact me at 706-405-9692 if your interested in playing with a partner.

Tournament Information

Official Ball: Check back later for more information!

Official Surface: GREEN CLAY

Court Rules Regulations, Official Draw Posted:

Please do not damage the tennis court.

Please honor the Tennis Code.

Please exemplify good behavior and conduct while at Columbus Parks.

No littering. No contraband. No disorderly conduct.

Please do not damage or harm the facility or park in any way.

Draws:

Check back later for more information!

Draws Posted: WEEK OF March 17

Prize Money:

Men’s Purse: $1,500.00

Women’s Purse: $1,500.00

Total Event Purse: $3,000.00

Men’s & Women’s Singles

Champion: $500

Runner Up: $250

Semifinalists: $100

Quarterfinalists: $50

Round of 16: $0

Men’s & Women’s Doubles

Champion: $300

Runner Up: $100

Semifinalists: $50

Quarterfinalists: $0

Round of 16: $0

Parking: 

There is parking once you pull into Cooper Creek Park. There are signs directing you to courts 21-30.

There is parking available once you enter the park, park to the right once you enter Cooper Creek Park, the tennis courts 21-30 are to the left,  there are signs by the tennis courts.

TOURNAMENT DRAW

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MATCH SCHEDULE REPORT

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Warm Up Courts Available for Players & their Coaching Staff.

Warm Up Courts available before matches for players and their coaches. Call 706-405-9692 to reserve a court.

Scheduling

All match times are NOT BEFORE times. You may go on after your scheduled time, but not before.

LIABILITY

By playing this tournament, you are assuming all risk & agree not to hold USA TENNIS TOUR 21Ace Tennis Events LLC or Cooper Creek Pwrk, Parks of Columbus or any other entity responsible for any civil matter.

First Match & Check In

Please Arrive on time for your matches and don’t make me call you!

Tournament Information & Rules and Regulations

Coaching

No coaching after 1st game of any set.
Coaching permitted at the fence with your coach or team. Coaches allowed on court only in between sets.
No coaches allowed on court during play.
No coaching during play.
No hand signals.
Point penalty and code violations for breaking any rule.

Scoring

Doubles 1st Round : 2 out of 3 sets.

Doubles SF & F – 2 out of 3 sets with semifinal and final scoring implementation.

Singles – 2 out of 3 sets

Semis- 3rd Set tiebreak at 7-7

Final – 3rd Set tiebreak at 8-8

Spectators Donation

All fees go toward prize money and helping decrease costs for players. $20 Family $5 Individual

Comes with drinks and snacks provided.

Covid-19 Hand sanitizer available
Social distancing in place
Please wear mask when possible
Stay safe players!
Please bring your own chairs, water bottles, PPE, to be extra safe!
No requirements.

BALLS

New balls for the 3rd Set.

Semifinal and Final Ball Rule Implementation May Be In Affect

Code of Conduct & Dress Code

Please use all caution and behave in best practices that reflect the USA TENNIS TOUR’s love for the sport. Please no running shoes or non tennis shoe that could damage the tennis court. This is a clay court event, clay court shoes preferred. Please do not damage the courts or areas. Please refrain from wearing non appropriate tennis attire & shoes.

Awards & Accolades

Nominate players for the following awards with prizes to the winner! “BEST DRESSED” “Sportsmanship Award” “The Tree” “Best Form” “Best Serve” “Biggest Weapon” submit your entries at the Tournament Desk!

Check In & Registration

Try to come check in a couple hours before your first match, fill out paperwork and get your player gift, and check out the facility! Players, please be there in time to do your PRE MATCH interview, Tournament Press Conference, Tournament Media & get your personal warm up done, use the bathroom & be ready to play. Try to check in at the desk 15-30 minutes before your scheduled match time at least so we can know you’re there! We can get the court ready, and get everything prepared for your match to start!

Match Coin Toss

No match is official to start with out a USATT official doing a coin toss, explaining the rules and the scoring and taking a formal picture of the players at the net, please check in at the desk and await instructions from the Director on what your court assignment is and they will tell you that the official will be right behind you.

5 Minute Warm Up

All matches will use a 5 minute warm up, so try to do your personal warm up and hit some balls before you check in!

Referee On Site

Tournament umpire on site for disputes if needed. Contact the director or wave your hand in the air with intent and call for Referee.

Trainer on Site

Trainer / Physio on site for minor injuries and medical needs.

Medical time Outs

3 minute MO. 2nd and 3rd MO must be approved by a Official. Limit 3 per set. Limit 2 per set in 3rd set.

Bathroom Policy

During play, the clock will begin after permission is granted. 2:30 2 minutes and 30 seconds Warning after 3;00, Point Penalty at 3:15, point penalty at 3:45, point penalty at 4:30, game penalty at 5:00, game penalty at 8:00

Amenities

Water and towels provided for players and snacks and amenities available. Need something? Just ask, we might can accommodate! Water Coolers on Court for Players Towels Available for Player Use Snacks for Players Spectators that use the snack table are encouraged to donate to the event! All donations benefit the players in tournaments to reduce costs!

Draws (Digital Event)

Check back later!

All draws on line. Some draws will be posted onsite as well.

Avoidance Requests

For avoidance requests before or during the event,

 

Send all info to Luke! 706-405-9692 Check In Get your player gift and check in to the event. Please check in before play!! So I know you’re there!

Player Interviews

Please be ready to do your pre tournament and pre match interview before matches, at random, we appreciate your support!

Coaches Interviews

We’d love to interview your coach as well, let us know if your coach is available!!

TOURNAMENT FORMAT:

Main Draw Singles: 32

Main Draw Doubles: 16 Teams

Qualifying Singles: 16

Qualifying Doubles: 8 Teams

The Main Draw will consist of 25 Direct Acceptances, 4 qualifiers, 3 Wild Cards.
If more than 32 players register, there will be Qualifying Draws created and the main draw will be increased to a draw of 64.

To apply for a Wild Card – email lukeharden2@gmail.com

All matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring.

In USA TENNIS TOUR matches, the semifinals third set tiebreak is played at 7-7, and the final third set tiebreak is played at 8-8.

IMPORTANT Info:

Please email lukeharden2@gmail.com to detail your level of play, former accolades, tournament wins, if you played college, etc.

If the venue has complications with COVID-19 and/or tournament entries have fewer than the minimum players needed, the event may be canceled, postponed to another date or deactivated entirely, all funds will be credited to the player in this rare case.

TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION & SELECTION

All Wild Cards must be approved by USATT. SELECTION WILL BE MADE THE TUESDAY BEFORE THE EVENT at the latest.

WITHDRAWAL & REFUND POLICY:

Late entries will go to the bottom of the alternate list, if there is one.

Refunds are applied for via emails only. lukeharden2@gmail.com

Schedule Requests:

Go to email to apply for avoidance requests , send a email to lukeharden2@gmail.com

Postponing:

The tournament will be postponed if the number of players isn’t sufficient. Decision will be made accordingly.

Withdrawing

All withdrawals PRIOR to the registration deadline must be submitted via email with a reason for withdrawing . Withdrawals AFTER the registration deadline must be made via email to lukeharden2@gmail.com with reasoning for not remaining in the tournament, and we will respond accordingly.

To withdraw to sign up for another tournament, find out more about our program to put you in a future USATT event. lukeharden2@gmail.com

SCORING FORMAT:

All matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring.

Semifinal – 3rd set , tiebreak at 7-7

Final – 3rd set , tiebreak at 8-8

Early Registration

Register early for discounts. Coming soon.

Venue:

Cooper Creek Park
Columbus, GA, USA

4816 Milgen Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
United States

 

Contact:

Luke Harden

Tournament Director

706-405-9692

2023 Cooper Creek Open Championships presented by USA TENNIS TOUR

March 22-27 2023

Cooper Creek Tennis Center

Information:

Check back later for information!

Divisions:

Men’s & Women’s Singles & Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Junior Singles & Doubles

Prize Money:

$3,000 Purse Prize Money

Scoring:

Singles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Mixed Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets.

Traditional Play & Scoring according to the Tennis Code.

Ranking Points:

Champion- 1000

Runner Up- 400

Semifinalists- 150

Quarterfinalists- 100

Surface:

Green Clay Courts

Tournament Hotel:

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Player Banquet & Parties:

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Event Check In:

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Register for the 2022 Cooper Creek Open Championships!

 

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:

“ LEVEL BASED TENNIS TOUR “

Tennis Tournament

March 22-24

“ SENIOR TENNIS TOUR ASSOCIATION “ 

Tennis Tournament

March 22-24

“ JUNIOR TENNIS TOUR CIRCUIT “ 

Tennis Tournament & Event

March 22-24

“ EXTREAM TEAM TENNIS “

Tournament & Event

March 22-24

USA TENNIS TOUR PRO CIRCUIT & SemiPro Tennis Tour

Prize Money Tennis Tournament

Saturday March 25-Monday March 27

Exhibition Matches on Saturday March 25

Finals on Sunday night or Monday

SOCIAL TENNIS MIXER

Wednesday 7pm

Friday 6pm

Saturday 10am, 2pm

Monday 7pm

Additional information

Divisions

Men’s Open Singles, Men’s Open Doubles, Open Mixed Doubles, Women’s Open Singles, Women’s Open Doubles, Level Based Tour 2.5 Men’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 2.5 Women’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 3.0 Men’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 3.0 Women’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 3.5 Men’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 3.5 Women’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 4.0 Men’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 4.0 Women’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 4.5 Men’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour 4.5 Women’s Singles/Doubles, Level Based Tour MXD 2.5, Level Based Tour MXD 3.0, Level Based Tour MXD 3.5, Level Based Tour MXD 4.0, Level Based Tour MXD 4.5, Senior 55+ Men’s Singles/Doubles 2.5, Senior 55+ Men’s Singles/Doubles 3.0, Senior 55+ Men’s Singles/Doubles 3.5, Senior 55+ Men’s Singles/Doubles 4.0, Senior 55+ Men’s Singles/Doubles 4.5, Senior 55+ Women’s Singles/Doubles 2.5, Senior 55+ Women’s Singles/Doubles 3.0, Senior 55+ Women’s Singles/Doubles 3.5, Senior 55+ Women’s Singles/Doubles 4.0, Senior 55+ Women’s Singles/Doubles 4.5, Junior Boys 12U Singles/Doubles, Junior Boys 14U Singles/Doubles, Junior Boys 18U Singles/Doubles, Junior Girls 12U Singles/Doubles, Junior Girls 14U Singles/Doubles, Junior Girls 18U Singles/Doubles, CO-ED Team Tennis Tournament 2.5, CO-ED Team Tennis Tournament 3.0, CO-ED Team Tennis Tournament 3.5, CO-ED Team Tennis Tournament 4.0, CO-ED Team Tennis Tournament 4.5, Social Tennis Ticket 2.5, Social Tennis Ticket 3.0, Social Tennis Ticket 3.5, Social Tennis Ticket 4.0, Social Tennis Ticket 4.5

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Event Details


 

Date: March 22, 2023

Start time: 05:00 p.m. EST

End time: 09:00 p.m. EST

Venue: Cooper Creek Tennis Center

Coordinates: 4816 Milgen Rd Columbus, GA

Directions: Cooper Creek Tennis Center Courts 21-30

Phone: 706-405-9692

Email: lukeharden2@gmail.com