TOURNAMENT TRANSPORTATION

Transportation will be provided from The Sheraton Hotel AND The Hyatt Place Hotel to Frank Veltri beginning on Friday, December 2. Please click here to view the transportation scheduleTournament transportation is prioritized for players only if the shuttle gets full.

ACTION REQUIRED: USTA WAIVER & RELEASE FORM

All players must complete the USTA Waiver and Release form prior to competing at the Orange Bowl. Please follow this link to complete the waiver online in advance of player registration. Thank you!

ACTION REQUIRED (18s ONLY): ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION FOR 18's PARTICIPANTS 

All qualifying and main draw participants are required to register through this USTA website. You will be asked to provide a credit card for the $100 entry fee. Please note that your credit card will only be charged once you are confirmed on the qualifying draw or singles/doubles main draw. Because entry fee payments will be collected electronically, you will not need to bring cash to sign-in (but please remember to bring your passport or government issued ID). CASH ENTRY FEES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

2022 DATES

18 & Under Qualifying: December 3-4
18 & Under Singles Main Draw: December 5-11
18 & Under Doubles Main Draw: December 6-11

16 & Under Qualifying: December 2-3
16 & Under Singles Main Draw: December 4-10
16 & Under Doubles Main Draw: December 5-10

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • 18 & Under Entry Deadline: November 1, 2022 (as of Nov 1, the ITF deadline has been pushed to Nov 8)

  • 16 & Under Entry Deadline: November 1, 2022

  • Wild Card Request Deadline: November 6 - apply here

  • Withdrawal Deadline: November 22

LOCATION

Frank Veltri Tennis Center

9101 NW 2nd Street, Plantation, FL 33324

 

CONTACTS

Tournament Director: Alexandra Cercone: ob@usta.com

OFF-SITE PRACTICE COURTS

Sunrise Tennis Club Park - 9605 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33351

Jimmy Evert Tennis Center - 701 NE 12th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

OFFICIAL HOTELS

Please note that the hotel room blocks are for players, coaches, and their guests only. If you are not a tournament participant, we ask that you please book a room elsewhere to ensure that all players are able to get a room at an official tournament hotel. 

SOLD OUT - Sheraton Suites - 311 N University Dr, Plantation FL 33324
Rate- $159/night +tax
Booking link- https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link

Booking Deadline - November 18

  • Transportation to Frank Veltri Tenni Center Provided

  • Breakfast included

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 1701 N. University Dr, Plantation FL 33322
Rate- $139/night +tax
Booking link: Click Here

Booking Deadline - November 17

  • Breakfast included

Hyatt Place - 8530 West Broward Boulevard, Plantation, Florida, United States, 33324

Rate - $159/night + tax

Booking Link: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-place-fort-lauderdale-plantation/fllzp?corp_id=G-ORA1

Booking deadline: November 25

  • Breakfast included

  • Transportation to Frank Veltri Tennis Center Provided

Sonesta Suites - 410 North Pine Island Rd, Plantation FL 33324

Rate - $159/night + tax

Booking Link: Click here

Booking deadline: November 18

  • Breakfast included

  • Suite rooms include full kitchen

**The United States Tennis Association does not permit adults to share a hotel room or other sleeping arrangement with a minor athlete (unless the adult is the legal guardian, sibling, or is otherwise related to the minor athlete).  However, a parent/legal guardian may consent to such an arrangement in advance and in writing.  Such consent can be found here.  Please complete and email a copy to the obhotel@usta.com.

 

EVENT SIGN-IN

Registration - All Registration to occur at the Frank Veltri Tennis Center.

SIGN-IN IS MANDATORY FOR ALL QUALIFYING PLAYERS FOR BOTH 16 & UNDER AND 18 & UNDER DIVISIONS. For players who are unable to attend Qualifying sign-in in person at Frank Veltri, please sign-in via telephone. Main Draw sign-in is not required.

 

16 & Under Qualifying Sign-In: Thursday, December 1, 2-6 PM

18 & Under Qualifying Sign-In: Friday, December 2, 2-6 PM

16 & Under Main Draw Registration: Saturday, December 3, 2-6 PM

18 & Under Main Draw Registration: Sunday, December 4, 2-6 PM

16 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Sunday, December 4, 8 AM - 2 PM

18 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Monday, December 5, 8 AM - 12 PM

ELIGIBILITY

18 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2009.

16 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2009.

 

DRAW SIZE

18 & Under and 16 & Under:

Qualifying: 64 boys and 64 girls 

Main Draw: 64 boys and 64 girls

Doubles: 32 teams for boys and girls

SAFE PLAY PROACTIVE POLICY HIGHLIGHTS FOR PARTICIPANTS

Click here

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Rules, Regulation and Code of Conduct adopted and published by the ITF will govern all play. All main draw singles matches will be the best of three tie-break sets. Twelve point tiebreakers will be used at 6 games all in each set. All qualifying matches shall be two tie-break sets and a match tie-break (10 point) in place of a third set. Each doubles match shall be two tie-break sets and a match tie-break (10 point) in place of a third set. No-ad scoring will be used for Doubles. Default will be declared 15 minutes after the match is called. ITF Suspensions apply to all age divisions. 

 

SUSPENSIONS

Players suspended by the ITF will not be able to compete in the Orange Bowl.

 

DRESS CODE

ITF regulations mandate proper tennis attire. T-shirts are not permitted for boys or girls. Dress code applies for both the 16s and 18s. Please be sure to review the ITF attire rules. Click here to learn more.

 

ENTRY FEE
$100/player

ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURE

18 & Under: Players are accepted per ITF Rules & Regulations

16 & Under: Players are accepted based on ITF Junior, USTA National 16s Standing, and World Tennis Number. The below order will be used to determine players in the main draw, qualifying draw, and alternate list:

  • Top 500 ITF Junior Ranking

  • Top 50 USTA 16 & Under National Standing

  • Next 10 highest World Tennis Number

  • Players 51-100 USTA 16 & Under National Standing

  • Players 501-1000 ITF Junior Ranking

  • Next 10 highest World Tennis Number

  • Players 101-200 USTA 16 & Under National Standing

  • Remaining players sorted by World Tennis Number

STRINGING

Racquet stringing service is available on-site at the Tennis Center Pro Shop. $25 per racket.

HOSPITALITY FOR 18 & UNDER MAIN DRAW PLAYERS

HOTEL: Main Draw players receive a housing allowance of up to $90 USD per day based on double occupancy at the official hotel from Sunday, December 4 through the night of elimination from the tournament. It is NOT required that players stay at an official tournament hotel in order to receive the hospitality reimbursement. All players are responsible for reserving and paying for their lodging accommodations. 

*** THERE IS NO HOSPITALITY (HOTEL REIMBURSEMENT AND COMPLIMENTARY MEALS) FOR 16 & UNDER PLAYERS ***

MATCH VIDEO AND STATS  – TENNIS ANALYTICS

Tennis Analytics will be providing video and match analytics services at the Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships. Tagged match footage allows you to search, filter and view specific moments in any match from any web-enabled device.  Match video along with a detailed statistical report is posted to your own personal online collection, which you can share with your personal coach, family or friends. 

Players can only order their own matches.  Personal video cameras are not permitted during the event.  To order, CLICK HERE or see us at the event. Multi-match packages are available. More information about services are available at www.TennisAnalytics.net .
 

MEDIA REQUESTS

Members of the media who are interested in covering the 2022 Orange Bowl  Tennis Championships should contact daniel.pyser@usta.com.