18 & Over Adult League

2/3/2020 Player Registration Opens

 

GENERAL LEAGUE INFORMATION

Men’s Saturday League (NTRP 3.5 and 4.5) will begin play Saturday, April 4, 2020

Men’s Sunday League (NTRP 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0+) will begin play Sunday, April 5, 2020

Guys’ Tuesday Night League (NTRP 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 and 5.0+) will begin Tuesday, April 7, 2020

FORMAT

2 – Singles; 3 – Doubles (NTRP 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5)

1 – Singles; 2 – Doubles (NTRP 5.0+) *

 

NOTE (*):

2020 USTA Nationals Rules and Regulations:

2.01A NTRP Levels of Play

2.01A (1)…ADULT Division, 18 & over 5.0+ team rosters may include up to two (2) players from the next higher NTRP level…

 

In Plus (+) NTRP levels utilizing four or less individual matches within a team match, no more than one (1) Plus (+) level player shall be allowed to play in a team match an shall be required to play in a #1 position, either singles or doubles.

 

In the 5.0+ level, a player who is rated 4.5 is not eligible to play in the #1 singles position.

 

Weeks of play will be determined after the roster deadline noted above and a number of teams by NTRP level set.  The DTA’s goal is to schedule 6-8 weeks of play during the regular season.

TEAM NUMBERS

To request a Team Numbers, please email leagues@dta.org with the following information:

Facility Name:

League Day:

Level:

Captain’s Name and USTA #
 

Your 2020 Dallas 18 & over ADULT S/S League Team Number will be emailed for player registration. 

Skeletal rosters minimum of 8 players (5 players NTRP 5.0+) are due on TENNIS LINK no later than Friday, February 21, 2020 to be included on the schedule.

Teams may continue to add players up until 2 weeks prior to the final regular-season match. 

 

PLAYER REGISTRATION

Player registration is online at the TENNIS LINK website at http://tennislink.usta.com/leagues.  Once on the TENNIS LINK Leagues website, click on “Register for a team” and enter your USTA number and the team number.  Follow the prompts through the credit card portion.  Once you have successfully completed registration you will receive a screen notification and an e-mail confirmation.

2020 USTA Dallas 18 & over ADULT S/S League fee: $38.00

The DTA does not refund player league fees unless the level entered does not make.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  To help maintain the integrity of the league please make every effort to have at least 50% of your roster at the NTRP level of play at the roster deadline.  This is a GUIDELINE ONLY.

 

SCHEDULES

Schedules will publish on TENNIS LINK on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

 

2020 USTA Dallas Rules and Regulations:

3C. Once league flights or schedules are published on USTA TENNIS LINK, team rosters are considered set and only new players may be added.  No player movement between teams/levels/flights will be allowed.

3D. Leagues fees are Non-Refundable/Transferrable unless the level entered does not make.

 

ROSTER PLANNING

April 10-12, 2020                                 Holiday, Easter No Matches Scheduled

April 16 (*) -19, 2020                          2020 18-39 ADULT dallas open

                                                                2020 40 & Over ADULT CITY CHAMPIONSHIP (*) If team counts warrant, DTA will schedule match play on Thursday, 4/16/2020.             

April 24-26, 2020                                 2019 USTA 55 & Over MIXED Nationals Invitational in Vancouver, WA

April 24-26, 2020                                 2020 40 & Over MIXIN’ IT UP Weekend Event

May 10, 2020                                       Holiday, Mother’s Day No Matches Scheduled (NOTE: If 2020 18 and over ADULT M. League Team Registration               Numbers necessitate, matches may be scheduled)

May 23-24, 2020                                 Holiday, Memorial Day No Matches Scheduled

June 5-7, 2020                                     2020 40 & Over MIXED Sectionals in Austin, Texas

June 21, 2020                                       Holiday, Father’s Day No Matches Scheduled (NOTE: If 2020 18 and over ADULT M. League Team Registration Numbers necessitate, matches may be scheduled)

July 3-5, 2020                                       Holiday, 4th of July No Matches Scheduled

July 9-10, 2020                                     2020 18 & Over ADULT Spring/Summer W. Thursday League Play-Offs

July 11-12, 2020                                  2020 18 & Over ADULT Spring/Summer W. Saturday and M. Leagues Play-Offs

July 17-19, 2020                                  2020 18 & Over ADULT League Spring/Summer League CITY CHAMPIONSHIP     

July 31-August 2, 2020                       2020 18 & Over ADULT Sectionals, NTRP Levels 2.5, 3.5 and 4.5 in Dallas, Texas

August 7-9, 2020                                 2020 18 & Over ADULT Sectionals, NTRP Levels Lone Star, 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0+ in Richardson, Texas

 

2020 USTA Dallas 18 & over ADULT Fall League CHAMPIONS receive a Wild Card to the 2020 USTA Dallas 18 & over ADULT Spring/Summer League Playoffs (QT) in July 2020.  2020 USTA Dallas 18 & over ADULT S/S roster must have 50% of the winning Fall roster or at least 8 players (5 players foe M5.0+) from the Fall roster registered on TENNIS LINK by the registration deadline to qualify for Wild Card.

 

2020 Fall Wild Card Winners must compile with the 2020 USTA Dallas Rules and Regulations:

 

2B. NEW 2020! For league play, the player must be 18 years of age prior to participating in 18 & Over ADULT, 40 years of age for 40 & Over ADULT, 55 years of age for 55 & Over ADULT, 65 years of age for 65 & Over ADULT within the calendar year.

2C. NEW 2020! All players with a valid computer rating must play two (2) matches during the local league season in all leagues other than 55 & Over MIXED, Combo Doubles and Tri-Level which require only one (1) match to be eligible to participate in championship competition (Local League Championship, Sectionals, etc...).

2D. NEW 2020! In the Adult and Mixed Divisions, all players other than Self-Rated and Valid Computer Rated Appealed Players are eligible to advance to National Championship competition if that player has played on the same team in at least three (3) matches at the same NTRP level in the same Age Group through Sectional Championships and is otherwise eligible. A maximum of one (1) default received by the player during local league or championship competition shall count for advancing.

 

NEW 2020 Nationals League Rule Revision!

Eligibility to advance to National Championships for self-rated and computer-rated appealed players requires playing at least four (4) matches on the same team at the same level in the same Age Group. No defaults received count.

 

NEW 2020 Sectional Rule!  Local League to follow.

Self-rate and computer rated appealed players will need two (2) matches, zero (0) defaults to advance to championship play.

 

Any Questions? Please contact Sherri Rejebian@ leagues@dta.org.

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