Tennis Events

 

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY
 Thursday-Friday, April 19 - 20, 2018

Megan Haynes — Regional Tennis Contest Director
Fax: 512-245-8387 Email: mh86@txstate.edu

Emitt Herod – Assistant Athletic Director (Golf & Tennis)
Email: epherod@juno.com

 

 

                                                                         COACHES’ MEETING

A meeting for the tennis coaches will be held Tuesday evening, April 18, at 7:00 p.m. at the TxState Tennis Complex Classroom. Girls Bracket Positions will be determined at 7:00 p.m. and Boys bracket positions at 8:00 p.m. Bracket sheets will be available at this meeting.

TENNIS SCHEDULE – April 19, 2018
8:00 a.m. GIRLS SINGLES 8 counts
9:30 a.m. BOYS SINGLES 8 counts
11:00 a.m. GIRLS DOUBLES 8 counts
1:00 p.m. BOYS DOUBLES 8 counts
2:30 p.m. MIXED DOUBLES 8 counts
4:00 p.m. BOYS SINGLES 4 counts
4:00 p.m. GIRLS SINGLES 4 counts
5:30 p.m. GIRLS DOUBLES 4 counts
5:30 p.m. BOYS DOUBLES 4 counts
7:00 p.m. MIXED DOUBLES 4 counts
TENNIS SCHEDULE – April 20, 2018
9:00 a.m. BOYS SINGLES 2 counts
9:00 a.m. GIRLS SINGLES 2 counts
9:00 a.m. GIRLS DOUBLES 2 counts
9:00 a.m. BOYS DOUBLES 2 counts
10:30 a.m. MIXED DOUBLES 2 counts
1:00 p.m. GIRLS SINGLES 1 counts
1:00 p.m. BOYS SINGLES 1 counts
1:00 p.m. GIRLS DOUBLES 1 counts
1:00 p.m. BOYS DOUBLES 1 counts
1:00 p.m. MIXED DOUBLES 1 counts

Note: Times are approximate. Courts will be assigned as available.

ENTRIES AND FEES

All regional qualifier’s entry statements should be emailed by April 13 using the Entry form found on the UIL website to the Regional Tennis Director , email:  mh86@txstate.edu.

Fees  should be mailed by the District Chairman by April 13, 2018 to the Regional Fiscal Director:

Mr. Wade Stidevent, Supt.

UIL Regional Fiscal Director
Boling High School
P.O. Box 160
Boling TX 77420

TENNIS CONTEST RULES

Each entry must bring one (1) can of unopened, yellow, USTA-approved tennis balls.

Contestants should wear tennis shoes only – no jogging shoes will be allowed.

Tennis competition will be governed by UIL and USTA rules.

Officials from the Austin Tennis Umpires Association will officiate the tournament. A two-person team will serve as roving officials and will be available to resolve disputes.

TENNIS PRACTICE must be arranged by the schools participating.

GENERAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Contestants should bring sun visors or caps for use during each morning or late afternoon matches. The TxState Tennis Complex covered courts may be used, if there is a need.

 

 

                         TENNIS SHOES ONLY. NO JOGGING SHOES

Directions

 

Parking

You MUST purchase a parking permit!!!  Please place parking permit on the dashboard of your vehicle.

You will need to park in Lot P9, which is purple on the map and has a star.  You MUST purchase a parking pass, or you will receive a ticket and/or be towed at your expense.  Parking permits may be purchased:

  1. By visiting: https://parkingservices.txstate.edu/pnw2/selectValue.aspx.  If this link does not initially work, please copy and paste it into your browser.
    1. “Select UIL Tennis Tournament” and follow the instructions.
    2. Please ONLY choose the first day you will be in attendance and click “Add to Basket.”  The permit will be good for the duration of the tournament.
    3. Follow the payment instructions, print your permit and display it on the dashboard.
    4. When you arrive, please park in the P9 lot, as that is what Texas State has allowed.  You will then walk to the tennis complex, as marked by green marks and a yellow circle.
  2. If you choose not to purchase a permit online, you may purchase one for $5/day at the ticket kiosk marked with a P (star) on the map in Lot P9.  Please park in the P9 lot, as that is what Texas State has allowed. You will then walk to the tennis complex, as marked by green marks and a yellow circle.

***Please recognize these permits are acceptable for buses and spectator vehicles.

***Completing the online permit purchase and printing it ahead of time will be the cheapest option.  ($6 for the entire tournament vs. $5/day.)

Driving

In the past, you may have traveled down Aquarena Springs Drive after exiting I-35.  Please DO NOT travel using that route, as there is A LOT of construction on that road and periodic road closures.

From I-35 North (Austin)
Take I-35 South toward San Marcos, TX. Exit Hopkins St/HWY 80 (Exit 205) and take right. Please realize this intersection is different than most, and there is a stoplight as you merge off of the access road onto Hopkins St, as opposed to the usual yield sign.  Proceed forward through a few lights, past HEB and Walgreens.  Turn right onto Charles Austin Drive. Lot 9 will be to your right after passing the baseball and softball fields and crossing the railroad tracks.  (Please follow the black arrows, then go to the yellow star to purchase you parking permit, put it on your dash, and then follow the green marks by walking to the tennis complex, circled in yellow.)

From I-35 South (San Antonio)
Take I-35 North toward San Marcos, TX. Exit Hopkins St/HWY 80 (Exit 205) and take left. Proceed forward through a few lights, past HEB and Walgreens.  Turn right onto Charles Austin Drive. Lot 9 will be to your right after passing the baseball and softball fields and crossing the railroad tracks.  (Please follow the black arrows, then go to the yellow star to purchase you parking permit, put it on your dash, and then follow the green marks by walking to the tennis complex, circled in yellow.)

From I-10 West (Houston)
Take I-10 West toward San Antonio. Exit Luling (US-90)/Lockhart (Exit 632) and take a right on US-183 N. Turn right on Magnolia Ave. Turn left on TX-80. Continue on Hopkins (RR-12) and go under I-35. Turn right on Charles Austin Drive. Lot 9 will be on your right after passing the baseball and softball fields and cross the railroad tracks. (Please follow the black arrows, then go to the yellow star to purchase you parking permit, put it on your dash, and then follow the green marks by walking to the tennis complex, circled in yellow.)

Walking

From parking lot P9, please follow the green marks and walk left down Aquarena Springs Drive, use the crosswalks turn right to walk up Sessom Drive, past Saltgrass, and the tennis complex will be on the right (circled in yellow).