2nd Annual 2023 Panama City Tennis Classic
presented by Street Family Tennis & USA TENNIS TOUR
2021 Men’s Singles Champion – Chase Parker (UAB Men’s Tennis)
October 14-16, 2023
Bay High School Tennis Center
Panama City, FL, USA
1,000 Ranking Points
DRAW: CHECK BACK LATER for more information!
MATCH SCHEDULE REPORT: CHECK BACK LATER for more information!
BASIC INFORMATION: 10% of revenue is donated to Bay High School Athletics!
Support local school sports by competing in the open tournament & participate in clinics, mixers, round robins, social tennis and more associated with the event!
This tournament is raising money for Bay High School Athletics, which is USA TENNIS TOUR Florida Title Cause for 2022/2023. 10% of proceeds go to the school! Donate or participate!
Sponsor the event! Get involved, volunteer! Spread word!
This is a Saturday- Monday event, come out and enjoy!
Spectator tickets are only a donation of $5!
WARM-UP COURTS: Warm-up courts for players available starting Friday, October 13, 2023
Contact Luke 706-405-9692 to reserve a court. No answer? Contact Street Family Tennis at 850-546-4108 or 615-788-7021.
DOUBLES INFO: Looking For Doubles Partner? Contact Luke at 706-405-9692 if you’re interested in playing with a partner. No answer? Contact Street Family Tennis at 850-546-4108.
Official Ball: Check back later for more information!
Official Surface: HARD COURT
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 BAY HIGH SCHOOL & Panama City Schools. No littering. No contraband. No disorderly conduct. No yelling. Please do not damage or harm the facility or school park or campus in any way.
DRAWS: Check back later for more information!
Draws Posted: October 9th
PRIZE MONEY: ***PLEASE NOTE*** – prize money will be adjusted according to registration*
Maximum 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:
Runner Up: $350
Round of 16: $0
MEN’S & WOMEN’S DOUBLES:
Runner Up: $250
Round of 16: $0
Runner Up: $60
PARKING: Follow the signs. There is a few parking spots at the tennis center, first come – first serve. Follow signs that indicate parking. There might be signs indications for tournament players and spectators, etc.
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. No answer? Contact Street Family Tennis at 850-546-4108
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 And agree to not hold USA TENNIS TOUR 21Ace Tennis Events LLC, Street Family Tennis, Amanda Donovan-Street, Bay High School, Bay District Schools, City of Panama City, the School Board, 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! Please check in at least (15) minutes before your scheduled time. Example: 9:00am match – please check in no later than 8:45 am.
TOURNAMENT INFORMATION & RULES & 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 – 2 out of 3 sets, AD or NO AD will be determined based on registrations. Singles – 2 out of 3 sets Semis- 3rd Set tiebreak at 7-7 Final – 3rd Set tiebreak at 8-8 Scoring: Singles: 2 out of 3 sets. Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets. AD OR NO AD TBD. Mixed Doubles: 2 out of 3 sets. AD OR NO AD TBD.
Traditional Play & Scoring according to the Tennis Code.
SCORING FORMAT: All singles matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring. Semifinal – 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.
Comes with drinks and snacks provided.
BALLS: New balls for the 3rd Set. Semifinal and Final Ball Rule Implementation May Be In Effect
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 HARD court event, HARD court shoes preferred. Please do not damage the courts or areas. Please refrain from wearing non-appropriate tennis attire & shoes.
AWARDS AND 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 Friday 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 an 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 are online. Some draws will be posted onsite as well.
CHECK-IN: Get your player gift and check in to the event. Please check in before play.
PLAYER INTERVIEWS: Please be ready to do your pre-tournament and pre-match interview before matches, at random, we appreciate your support!
COACH 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.
For players to apply for a Wild Card, please send a email to firstname.lastname@example.org All matches will be best of 3 sets with regular scoring. In USA TENNIS TOUR matches, the singles semifinals third set tiebreak is played at 7-7, and the final third set tiebreak is played at 8-8. IMPORTANT INFO: Please email email@example.com to detail your level of play, former accolades, tournament wins, if you played college, etc. If the tournament has fewer entries than the minimum players needed, the event may be canceled, postponed to another date or deactivated entirely and 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.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY: Event will be postponed to a weekend 1-6 weeks after the originally scheduled tournament.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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. firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Registration: Register early for discounts. Coming soon.
Venue: Bay High School Tennis Center 1200 Harrison Ave Panama City, FL 32401 United States
2023 Panama City Tennis Classic Championships presented by Street Family Tennis October 14-16, 2023
Panama City, FL, USA – BAY HIGH SCHOOL
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
Runner Up- 400
SURFACE: Hard Courts
Tournament Hotel: Check back later for more information!
Player Banquet & Parties: Check back later for more information!
Event Check In: Check back later for more information!
Register for the 2023 Panama City Tennis Classic Championships: https://app.universaltennis.com/events/192472/