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The SUMMER SMASH SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS is organized by Players International Management (PIM), the staff that hosts the Delray Beach Open, the world’s only combined 10-day ATP World Tour Event and ATP Champions Tour Event. The event is held over two weekends; August 26 – 28, 2017 (Boys  14s, 16s, 18s divisions) and Sept. 2 – 4, 2017 (Girls 12s, 14s, 16s, 18s divisions) – one of the USTA Florida’s largest sanctioned events. If you have any questions, feel free to call 561.330.6003.

 

AUGUST 26 – 28, 2017: BOYS 12, 14, 16 & 18 DIVISIONS

 

REGISTER: Click here

SITES. Held at multiple facilities, within 10-15 minutes from each other. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws)

FORMS: Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as everyone MUST fill out a Medical Release Form and a Player Contact Form before playing their matches.  Forms will be available at check-in, or you can have them ready by printing from here: Medical Release Form & Player Contact Form.

DRAWS. Singles posted online on Wednesday, Aug. 23 @  5pm. There is no doubles event.

DRAW SIZE: All divisions will include a 64-draw event with a Modified Feed-In Consolation.

FORMAT: 2 out of 3 tiebreak sets, with a 10-point tie-breaker for the 3rd set

MATCH SCHEDULE (weather pending): Day 1: 2 singles…Day 2: 1-2 singles…Day 3: 1-3 Singles

PRACTICE COURTS BEFORE Saturday, Aug. 26. Participants must call the match sites to reserve your courts (please do not just show up and ask for a court) – two persons per court, if courts are full, four persons per court.

PRACTICE COURTS FROM Saturday, Aug. 26 – Monday, Aug. 28. Courts are 1st come, 1st serve, participants CANNOT reserve practice courts at the match site. 8+ courts will be available 45 minutes before the first match at the each of the match sites, as well as 1-2 courts throughout the day.

HITTING LESSONS: Delray Beach Tennis Center (201 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach). Limited availability. For information, call 561-243-7360.

HITTING LESSONS Boca Raton Resort & Club High Performance Tennis Academy run by Bobby Bernstein, specializing in high performance training for junior players. 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, 33432. Call (561) 213-5254 for hitting lessons pre-event, during or post-event.

REST PERIOD BETWEEN MATCHES. For matches consisting of a 10-point match tiebreak for the 3rd set, players get a minimum of 1 hour rest.

TRAINER: Will be based @ Boca West Country Club and _____________________ . If you need their assistance, please go to those facilities to make arrangements; athletic Training Services will be available throughout the week. If you have specific injury needs or any questions related to sports medicine that you would like to address prior to or during the tournament, please feel free to contact Richard Woodroof at IMPACT Sports Performance directly (561-241-4903; richard@impactnextlevel.com. We look forward to working with you and good luck!

REFUND. Once the USTA selects the players, there are no refunds.

Players entering this event must have their residency papers on file at the USTA Florida Office – click for details.

 

BOYS 12s MATCH SITES (CLAY COURTS) ~ CHECK IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

BOYS 12s. DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS) (561-243-7058) 2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head east 3/4 mile, turn right on SW 10th Ave, go to stop sign & take a left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive, make left. Clubhouse on the left. Participants MAY NOT warm-up on courts until 7:30am. From 7:30 – 8:15am daily, there will be 14+ courts (1st-come, 1st serve) to warm-up, 2+ courts thereafter. If you have any questions before Aug. 26, call 561-330-6003, beginning Aug. 26, call Site Director @ 561-665-4104. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark)

 

BOYS 14s MATCH SITES (CLAY COURTS) ~ CHECK IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

BOYS 14s…DAY 1 ONLY. THE POLO CLUB – BOCA RATON (PC) 5400 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33496. Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head west for 1.5 miles & make a left (south) @ Military Trail. Polo Club 1 mile on right…OR… I-95 to Yamato Rd., head west for 1.5 miles & make a right (north) @ Military Trail. Polo Club 1 mile on left. IMPORTANT: Participants MAY NOT enter the community until 7:30am. Practice courts: Friday (none available)…Saturday and Sunday (14+ practice courts will be available from 7:30-8:15am, matches begin @ 8:15am, 2 courts available thereafter).  If you have any questions before Aug. 26, call 561-330-6003, beginning Aug. 26, call Site Director @ 561.350.6798.

BOYS 14s…DAY 2-3. DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS) (561-243-7058) 2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head east 3/4 mile, turn right on SW 10th Ave, go to stop sign & take a left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive, make left. Clubhouse on the left. Participants MAY NOT warm-up on courts until 7:30am. From 7:30 – 8:15am daily, there will be 14+ courts (1st-come, 1st serve) to warm-up, 2+ courts thereafter.  If you have any questions before Aug. 26, call 561-330-6003, beginning Aug. 26, call Site Director @ 561-665-4104. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

ALTERNATE SITE (WEATHER ISSUES/LATE MATCHES). DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360) 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left.

 

BOYS 16s & 18s MATCH SITES (CLAY COURTS) ~ CHECK IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

BOYS 16s… CLUB TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

BOYS 18s…BOCA WEST COUNTRY CLUB (BW) (561-488-6996). 20583 Boca West Dr., Boca Raton, 33433. Directions: From I-95 Exit Glades Road (go west), thru Jog/Powerline Rd, community on right, go through guard gate, courts straight ahead on left and straight ahead (tell gate you are with the USTA Tennis Tournament).  If you have any questions before Aug. 26, call 561-330-6003, beginning Aug. 26, call Site Director @ 561-929-4654. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Friday: Call club for reservations…Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

BACK-UP SITES IF WEATHER ISSUES…

*DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360) 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left.

*SEVEN BRIDGES TENNIS CENTER (SB).  (561-403-5775). Please follow the below directions and do not enter a GPS address – this community is brand new and GPS won’t work. If you have any questions before Aug. 27, call 561-330-6003, beginning Aug. 27, call Site Director @ 561-350.6798. Practice Courts: Friday (call facility to reserve courts)…Saturday – Sunday: (1st come-1st serve, no reservations – check with the Pro-Shop upon arrival); 7 courts (7:15 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

*Directions: I-95 to Atlantic Ave., head west for 6 miles & make a left (south) at Lyons Rd., go 1 mile, community is on the right. Website.

*Directions from Boca Raton: Take Clint Moore drive to Lyons Road. Head North on Lyons for approx. 2 miles. Seven Bridges is located on the left. No guard at gate from 8:00a.m – 6:00p.m. Follow signs to Tennis when you enter the community.

 

SEPTEMBER 2 – 4, 2017: GIRLS 12, 14, 16 & 18 DIVISIONS

 

Register. Click here

SITES. Held at multiple facilities, within 10-15 minutes from each other. PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THE SITE THAT YOU COMPETE AT (check the initials on the draws)

FORMS: Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as everyone MUST fill out a Medical Release Form and a Player Contact Form before playing their matches.  Forms will be available at check-in, or you can have them ready by printing from here: Medical Release Form & Player Contact Form.

DRAWS. Singles posted online on Wednesday, Aug. 23 @  5pm. There is no doubles event.

DRAW SIZE: All divisions will include a 64-draw event with a Modified Feed-In Consolation.

FORMAT: 2 out of 3 tiebreak sets, with a 10-point tie-breaker for the 3rd set

MATCH SCHEDULE (weather pending): Day 1: 1-2 singles…Day 2: 1-2 singles…Day 3: No matches unless have weather issues over weekend

PRACTICE COURTS BEFORE Saturday, Sept. 2. Participants must call the match sites to reserve your courts (please do not just show up and ask for a court) – two persons per court, if courts are full, four persons per court.

PRACTICE COURTS FROM Saturday, Sept. 2 – Monday, Sept. 4. Courts are 1st come, 1st serve, participants CANNOT reserve practice courts at the match site. 8+ courts will be available 45 minutes before the first match at the each of the match sites, as well as 1-2 courts throughout the day.

HITTING LESSONS: Hitting Lessons: Delray Beach Tennis Center (201 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach). Limited availability. For information, call 561-243-7360.

HITTING LESSONS Boca Raton Resort & Club High Performance Tennis Academy run by Bobby Bernstein, specializing in high performance training for junior players. 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, 33432. Call (561) 213-5254 for hitting lessons pre-event, during or post-event.

REST PERIOD BETWEEN MATCHES. For matches consisting of a 10-point match tiebreak for the 3rd set, players get a minimum of 1 hour rest.

SURFACE: Event is using clay courts and hard courts (see below for which surface specific divisions will use).

TRAINER: Will be based @ Boca West Country Club and South County Regional Park. If you need their assistance, please go to those facilities to make arrangements; athletic Training Services will be available throughout the week. If you have specific injury needs or any questions related to sports medicine that you would like to address prior to or during the tournament, please feel free to contact Richard Woodroof at IMPACT Sports Performance directly (561-241-4903; richard@impactnextlevel.com. We look forward to working with you and good luck!

REFUND. Once the USTA selects the players, there are no refunds.

Players entering this event must have their residency papers on file at the USTA Florida Office – click for details.

 

GIRLS 12s SITES (CLAY COURTS) ~ CHECK-IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

GIRLS 12s…DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360) 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left.If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director @ 561-665-4104. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

GIRLS 12s…DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS) (561-243-7058) 2350 Jaeger Drive, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head east 3/4 mile, turn right on SW 10th Ave, go to stop sign & take a left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive, make left. Clubhouse on the left. Participants MAY NOT warm-up on courts until 7:30am. From 7:30 – 8:15am daily, there will be 14+ courts (1st-come, 1st serve) to warm-up, 2+ courts thereafter. If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director @ 561-665-4104. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

 

GIRLS 14s & 16s SITES (CLAY COURTS) ~ CHECK-IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

GIRLS 14s… DAY 1-2. THE POLO CLUB – BOCA RATON (PC) 5400 Champion Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33496. Directions: I-95 to Linton Blvd, head west for 1.5 miles & make a left (south) @ Military Trail. Polo Club 1 mile on right…OR… I-95 to Yamato Rd., head west for 1.5 miles & make a right (north) @ Military Trail. Polo Club 1 mile on left. IMPORTANT: Participants MAY NOT enter the community until 7:30am. Practice courts: Friday (none available)…Saturday and Sunday (14+ practice courts will be available from 7:30-8:15am, matches begin @ 8:15am, 2 courts available thereafter). If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director @ ______________.

GIRLS 14s… DAY 3. DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360) 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left. If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director @ 561-665-4104. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

GIRLS 16s… BOCA WEST COUNTRY CLUB (BW) (561-488-6996). 20583 Boca West Dr., Boca Raton, 33433. Directions: From I-95 Exit Glades Road (go west), thru Jog/Powerline Rd, community on right, go through guard gate, courts straight ahead on left and straight ahead (tell gate you are with the USTA Tennis Tournament). If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director @ 561-929-4654. Practice Courts (1st come-1st serve, no reservations): Friday: Call club for reservations…Saturday – Monday: 12 courts (7 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

 

GIRLS 18s SITES (HARD COURTS) ~ CHECK-IN AT THE SITE WHERE YOUR MATCH IS SCHEDULED

 

SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK (SC) (561-477-9660) 11200 Park Access Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33498 (or 19760 Striker Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33498). Directions: Facility is west of Hwy. 441 between Yamato Rd and Glades Rd. From I-95 or Florida Turnpike, exit Glades Rd and travel west, crossing through Hwy 441. At the 1st traffic light west of 441, make a right (Cain Blvd.). At the 1st traffic light (Old Everglades: Old Pump Rd) turn left (driving west). At the 1st STOP sign turn left and you will see the tennis complex. If you have any questions before Sept. 2, call 561-330-6003. Beginning Sept. 2, call Site Director at 561-900-0198.

Alternate Site if have weather issues. DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360). 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left. Tournament Office.

 

BACK-UP SITES IF THERE ARE WEATHER ISSUES

 

DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB) (561-243-7360) 201 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: From I-95 Exit Atlantic Ave., head east, Tennis Center will be 1 mile on left.

BROKEN SOUND COUNTRY CLUB (BS) (561-241-6880). 2401 Willow Springs Dr. Boca Raton, FL 33496. Directions: I-95 to Yamato (west), right on St. Andrews (north), community ahead, tell gate your with the USTA Event, make right after gate, courts on right.

SEVEN BRIDGES TENNIS CENTER (SB).  (561-403-5775). Please follow the below directions and do not enter a GPS address – this community is brand new and GPS won’t work. If you have any questions before Sept. 3, call 561-330-6003, beginning Sept. 3, call Site Director @ 561-350.1867. Practice Courts: Friday (call facility to reserve courts)…Saturday – Sunday: (1st come-1st serve, no reservations – check with the Pro-Shop upon arrival); 5+ courts (7:15 – 8 am), 1-2 courts (8am – dark).

*Directions: I-95 to Atlantic Ave., head west for 6 miles & make a left (south) at Lyons Rd., go 1 mile, community is on the right. Website.

*Directions – From Boca Raton…Take Clint Moore drive to Lyons Road. Head North on Clint Moore for approx. 2 miles. Seven Bridges is located on the West. No guard at gate from 8:00a.m – 6:00p.m. Follow signs to Tennis when you enter the community.

 

 

SPONSORS

 

All participants will receive a special discount to the Delray Beach Open, the world’s only 10-day ATP CHAMPIONS TOUR EVENT & ATP WORLD TOUR EVENT (must be purchased by December 31). Click for schedule.

City of Delray Beach (Host City) is a beach lover’s destination with one of America’s most beautiful seashores and we hope you’ll have some time to take a stroll along the warm surf. We invite you to take a leisurely walk along Atlantic Avenue, enjoy the galleries, boutiques and gourmet restaurants. Click for things to do in Delray Beach

Palm Beach Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports tourism destination. The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities.

IMPACT Sports Performance is an 11,500 square-foot state-of-the-art training facility in Boca Raton, FL.  We train athletes in all sports from the professional, collegiate and high school level using our exercise science-based protocols.  See our facility and program descriptions. 561.241.4903. www.impactnextlevel.com

Eagles Landing Camps and the Night Owls offers a day and night camp for children of all ages.   The Day camp is for children ages three through finishing eighth grade. Eagles Landing Camps is an eight-week camp with many different enrollment options.  The Nights Owls is a Monday through Friday resident camp with a Northeastern style sleep away camp right in your backyard. Now parents don’t have to worry about sending their children on a plane to the Northeast or driving to the Carolinas. Their children can experience everything a resident camp has to offer here at ELC.  ELC is located on a magnificent 82-acre wooded campus situated on Lyons Road in Coconut Creek, conveniently located between Boca Raton and Parkland, with families attending from as far south as Miami and as far north as Palm Beach. With its experienced leadership team and traditional Northeastern camping philosophy, ELC has taken summer camping in South Florida to a new level.  The entire ELC camping program, from Day Camp to Night Owls, is designed to provide a memorable camping experience to take your children from their first day of camp, to their last, and in between create memories and friendships to last a lifetime.  For more information call 954-571-8709 or email:  info@kidsloveELC.com

We are very appreciative of all of the the event’s Site Partners, and thank them for their support in hosting this prestigious event.

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TRAVEL, HOTEL DISCOUNTS & RENTAL CAR

 

Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach Airports are approximately 35 minutes away from Delray Beach (pending traffic).

The event has secured a limited number of discounted hotel rooms for event participants. Please make all reservations as soon as possible. NOTE: All hotels are approximately 5 – 15 minutes from tournament sites.

WYNDHAM HOTEL – BOCA RATON

1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 • 561.368.5200.
Rates start at $___. To make your reservation: Click here.

Please refer to the Tennis Tournament/Summer Smash group when contacting the central reservations or if needed on the website use Group Code: ____________.

This special tournament offer rates beginning at $___ for a One King or Two Double bed(s); $___ for Pool View, One King or Two Double bed(s) accommodation or choose the Suite with a private balcony overlooking our lush courtyard and pool at only $___.  Rate includes breakfast for up to two guests per room.

The Wyndham Hotel is a full service hotel in the heart of Boca Raton, adjacent to world class shopping and dining. It is the only area hotel that emphasizes health and wellness property-wide. We offer healthy dining options, yoga classes, 24 Hour Fitness room, a gourmet tea and coffee lounge, and a tropical courtyard where you can relax in the Florida sun and swim in our salt-water pool. All 182 comfortable guest rooms and suites are newly renovated and offer private balconies and pillow top mattresses.

Located at the hotel is the highly acclaimed Farmer’s Table restaurant featuring delicious and healthy gourmet cuisine. We feature an extensive menu, offering grass-fed beef, sustainable seafood, and free-range chicken, with vegan and gluten-free options.

We look forward to your visit! Reserve your stay by booking online at Wyndham.com; call Wyndham Reservations at 1-877-999-3223 or call the hotel directly at 1-561-368-5200.

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EMBASSY SUITES BOCA RATON

661 NW 53rd Street, Boca Raton, FL 33487 • 561.994.8200.

Rates start at $___. Reserve by _____.   To make your reservation:  Click here.

We are pleased to welcome guests and participants of this prestigious event! Newly renovated, and updated in 2016, with your comfort and convenience in mind. All-two room suites, with room for up to 5 in a two bedroom with pull out sofa. Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast daily. Complimentary Evening reception nightly 5:30 – 7:30pm (Service of alcohol subject to state and local laws. Must be of legal drinking age). Complimentary transportation within 3 miles of hotel.

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FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES – DELRAY BEACH

910 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444 • 561-279-2900

Rates starting at $___. Reserve by _______. To make your reservation: Click here.

The new Delray Beach Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is pleased to welcome all participants and guests for the 2017 Summer Smash Sectionals. We are located just 1/2  mile from the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. Our hotel offers a complimentary hot buffet breakfast daily as well as complimentary wireless internet and parking to all of our guests. There is on-site guest laundry, an outdoor pool, and a spacious 24 hour fitness center.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Delray Beach is located only 1.5 miles from the beach and 0.5 miles from downtown. We are only minutes away from all of the shopping, fine dining, and energetic nightlife that this vibrant city has to offer.

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OFFICIAL RENTAL CAR: SIXT rent a car

Experience our Premium Rental Cars and Great Services. As a proud sponsor of this prestigious USTA event, we are offering you discounted rates on your car rental! From small cars to SUV’s and stunning convertibles, visitor or participants of the tournament can always find the perfect vehicle for every need. Sixt has the largest BMW and Mercedes-Benz fleet in the world and ensures a wide selection of the latest car models. With cars less than 6 months old, Sixt guarantees your safety and a truly exciting driving experience.

Find us on all Airports in South Florida and also in several Downtown locations close-by the tournaments

Discounted rates for participants or visitors of the tournaments

Cars are approximately no older than 6 months or 25,000 miles in age

Get a Mercedes-Benz or BMW already with the Premium category (PCAR)