DATES

18 & Under Qualifying: December 4-5
18 & Under Singles Main Draw: December 6-12
18 & Under Doubles Main Draw: December 7-12

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

LOCATION

Frank Veltri Tennis Center

9101 NW 2nd Street, Plantation, FL 33324

 

CONTACTS

Tournament Director: Lew Brewer: 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

HOTEL

Hotel Coordinator Email: obhotel@usta.com

Official Hotel - Sheraton

311 North University Drive Plantation, Florida 33324
Link: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1631135183010&key=GRP&app=resvlink
Booking deadline: Nov 18

Rate $155

Secondary Hotel - Hyatt Place
8530 West Broward Boulevard, Plantation, Florida, United States, 33324
Link: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-place-fort-lauderdale-plantation/fllzp?corp_id=G-US21
Group Code: G-US21
Rate $155

Overflow Hotel - Holiday Inn Express & Suites Plantation

1701 N University Dr, Plantation FL 33322

Reservation link

Rate: $129

**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.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • 18 & Under Entry Deadline: November 2 9:00 AM EDT

  • 16 & Under Entry Deadline: November 2 9:00 AM EDT

  • Wild Card Request Deadline: November 7 - apply here

  • Withdrawal Deadline: November 23

  • Freeze Deadline: December 1

 

EVENT SIGN-IN

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

SIGN-IN IS MANDATORY FOR ALL QUALIFYING PLAYERS FOR BOTH 16 & UNDER AND 18 & UNDER DIVISIONS

 

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

18 & Under Qualifying Sign-In: Friday, December 3, 2-6 PM

16 & Under Main Draw Registration: Saturday, December 4, 2-6 PM

18 & Under Main Draw Registration: Sunday, December 5, 2-6 PM

16 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Sunday, December 5, 8 AM - 2 PM

18 & Under Doubles Sign-In: Monday, December 6, 8 AM - 12 PM

ELIGIBILITY

18 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2008.

16 & Under: Players must be born between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2008.

 

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

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TOURNAMENT MAGAZINE

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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
18 & Under: $65 (Fee set according to ITF regulations, must be paid in cash US dollars)

16 & Under: $85

 

ACCEPTANCE PROCEDURE

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

16 & Under: Players are accepted from the following ranking lists: ITF, ETA, CAT, COSAT, and USTA National 16s Ranking

STRINGING

Racquet stringing service is available on-site at the Tennis Center Pro Shop for $20

HOSPITALITY FOR 18 & UNDER MAIN DRAW PLAYERS

HOTEL: Main Draw players receive a housing allowance of up to $88 USD per day based on double occupancy at the official hotel from Sunday, December 5 through the night of elimination from the tournament. 

MEALS: Breakfast is complimentary at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner will be served at Frank Veltri Tennis Center each day (please pick up a voucher from the Player Info desk!)

*** 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 .

 

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MEDIA REQUESTS

Members of the media who are interested in covering the 2021 Orange Bowl  Tennis Championships should contact daniel.pyser@usta.com.

COLLEGE COACHES

Any College Coaches coming to the Orange Bowl may REGISTER HERE to receive draws, daily orders of play, and other tournament information.