What: Southern Illinois Tennis Association will be hosting a "Hat Challenge" on Friday, Sept. 28. This is a SITA Doubles event, Fundraiser and Community Tennis Social Event with Social Distancing.
Registration: There will be no pre-registration. Players may register at the Carbondale High School Courts from 6:00-6:15 p.m on Friday. (Please wear a mask into the facility. Players may take masks off when playing).
Registration fee is $20/person or $35/couple.
Format: Match play begins at 6:20 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. At 6:15 p.m., player names will be sorted into higher and lower level players, drawn from a hat, and paired to play. Teams will have 20 minutes of match play, then partners will split and gain new partners, repeating every 20 minutes. Players keep count of the number of games won.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded at the end of match play to the players with the most games won. There will also be a prize given for the best HAT worn, so be creative!
For more information, call SITA President, Audra Anderson 618-559-8020.
TBA (Spring Event)
FORMAT OF PLAY:
4 doubles matches will make up the match.
Round 1: 2 Mixed Doubles Matches
Round 2: 1 Women's Doubles and 1 Men's Doubles.
Scoring format is the Fast4: • 2 sets played to 4 games, tiebreaker to 5 points played at 4-4. No 3rd set. • No-ad scoring. • Winning team is the team that wins the most sets.
SUBS are allowed for free 1x, after that, subs pay $5
REGISTER before you play your first match!
Must have 4 players but suggest having 5-6 players on team total to account for needing subs some weekends.
Sept. 10-Oct. 24-Canceled!
Dual Matches will be Saturdays at 9:30am scheduled for locations around Carbondale.
Click the red registration button below. It will take you to the UTR event page. Click on a team name that you want to sign up for. If you are the captain of a team of 4 players, have your team all register individually under one of the Teams (A, B, C, D, etc). Then notify Audra (email@example.com) of the team captain. We will then change the name of the team to the captain's name.
If you don't have a team and want to sign up individually, please register under the Free Agent division.
Get your team of 2 men/2 women together and sign up for this weekly team league.
*Players may not participate in leagues outside their USTA ratings in order to promote competitive matches.
DUAL Matches will consist of 2 rounds (about 2 hours or less)
Scoring for all matches will be 2 short sets to 4 played with Ad. Tiebreakers will be to 5, win by 2 pts. 3rd set, if needed will be a tiebreaker also to 5 pts.
$30 per player
If you need a sub for a weekend or 2, you need to find your own sub (no greater in rating than a 4.5 for the 3.5-4.5 league and a 3.0 player sub for the 2.5-3.0 league. Subs need to pay $5 sub fee on the UTR event page so we can use it as an official match.