Rally For A Cause

2017 Tournament Information(Registration closes Sept. 12, 2017)

Dates/Time

Saturday,September 16-Sunday, September 17, 2017. Doubles matches will be played on Saturday and Singles matches will be played on Sunday. Expect to start play around 9am and end by 6pm each day. In the event of inclement weather, we may start matches on the Friday or play later on Saturday/Sunday. The tournament director Jim Elder may be reached at 703-477-1812 if the weather is questionnable.

Breakfast of Champions: We will be serving bagels, juices and fruit at 8:30am on Saturday and Sunday.

Deadline to register: September 12, 2017

Location

Lake Newport Tennis Facility(6 hard courts)

11452 Baron Cameron Ave.

Reston, VA

For directions, click here

Format

Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles matches. Players will be self-rated at 3.0/3.5 and 4.0/4.5 and must be 18 years or older. Doubles players must have a partner to participate. The partner must register and pay separately. Some rating groups may be consolidated in order to have a minimum of 4 players or teams.

All players are guaranteed at least 2 matches. There will be a Winner's bracket and Consolation bracket. Matches will be 8-game pro set, no-Ad scoring with a regular tiebreak(first to 7 win by 2) at 8 games all. Change over on odd games. Championship matches will follow the same format. The tournament director may adjust these guidelines due to timing or weather conditions.

When registering, players will self-rate based on USTA's National Tennis Rating Program(NTRP) at the 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5. For guidelines go to www.usta.com/Adult-Tennis/USTA-League/Information/ratings.

Schedule of Play

Line-ups and start times will be sent out by email the Thursday before the tournament. We expect that each player will have a morning match and an afternoon match with finals played later in the day.

There will be an awards ceremony immediately following the completion of each of the Championship matches.

Fee

A $40 charitable donation per player is required for the Singles or Doubles matches.If you choose to play both Singles and Doubles, the check should be written for $60.

Payment Information

Checks should be made out to one of two charity organizations: USTA Foundation(with NJTL Network in the "for" line) or Cornerstones(with Laurel Learning on the "for" line). You will not be formally registered until we receive your check. Checks should be sent to Reston Association, Attn. Rob Tucker, 12001 Sunrise Valley Dr. , Reston, VA 20191. The deadline for payment is September 11,2017.

If you can't play, but would still like to make a donation to either charity, please follow the above payment information.

Refreshments

We will provide water and snacks for all players.

Raffle

There will be a raffle with great prizes including tennis gear and gift certificates to local restaurants, stores and sports facilities. For a list of last years prizes, click here.

Players will receive goody bags and a tournament t-shirt.

Contact Information

Tournament Email: rally4acause@restontennis.org

Contact phone number:Rob Tucker 703-435-6502 Cell Phone 703-755-5707

Co-chairs: Erin Koenig

Heather MacLellan


REGISTER HERE

Thank You To Our Presenting Sponsor!


Dr. Hani Thariani, Orthodontist

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