Welcome to Delray Beach, South Florida’s charming ‘Village by the Sea.’  The 11th annual DELRAY BEACH ITF held April 21-22 (Pre-Qualifying Wildcard Survivor Event) and April 23 – 30, 2022 (incl. qualifying and main draw), is an ITF Level 3 event consisting of over 225 statewide, national, and international Boys’ & Girls’ 18-and-under players, is organized by Players International Management (PIM), host to the YellowTennisBall.com Series of over 25 USTA and ITF state, national and international amateur events.

Tournament details are listed below. Feel free to call 1-561-330-6003 or email ibaron@YellowTennisBall.com if you have any questions – Good Luck!

Event Registration: Click here.

Pre-Qualifying Registration: Click here

Return to Play ITF Protocols: Click here.

 

SCHEDULE & SIGN-IN

Singles Wildcard Event, Qualifying, Main Draw and Doubles Sign-In held at the Delray Swim & Tennis Club. 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 & go left (Lindell), go 2 full blocks to roundabout and go left on Dotterel, go 1 block to Jaeger Drive and make left. Clubhouse on the left. When signing in for Qualifying or Main Draw, players have their ipin #, submit $70 ( USD CASH ONLY ) for the entry fee, and bring an official photo ID (color)(ie passport) in order to Sign-in.

CHECK-IN & FORMS:**IMPORTANT** Please check in 20 minutes before your match time as ALL PLAYERS must submit the following (USTA/ITF Medical Release, Event Release & Waiver Form and PIM Contact Form) with parent/guardian signature or they will be unable to participate in the event! PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THESE FORMS TO OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO CHECK IN. Extra forms will be available at check in.

  • Thursday, April 21 & Fri., April 22: Pre-Qualifying Wildcard Survivor UTR Event for Boys & Girls 18s Divisions. Click here to Register.  (Per ITF rules, only USTA Citizen eligibility rules will be applied (USA players only).
    • Boys & Girls 18s Divisions
    • Format: 2 out of 3 short sets (7-point Tiebreak at 4 games all), with a 7 point tiebreak for the third set. No ad scoring.
    • Wildcards per gender: 2 Finalists receive a Qualifying Draw Wildcard  into the Delray Beach ITF (Grade 4)
  • Fri., April 22, 2022: Qualifying Sign-in, (3 – 6pm)… Boys  & Girls (Delray Swim & Tennis Club)
  • Sat., April 23: Qualifying Singles (1st & 2nd Rd)… Boys (Delray Swim & Tennis Club) & Girls (Boca Lago Country Club)
  • Sun., April 24, 2022: Final Rd Singles Qualifying, Main Draw Sign-in (3 – 6pm) / Doubles Sign-in (Opens @ Noon)… Boys  & Girls (Delray Swim & Tennis Club)
  • Mon., April 25, 2022: Doubles Sign-in Deadline (Noon)… Boys  & Girls (Delray Swim & Tennis Club)
  • Mon., April 25, 2022: Main Draw 1st Rd [Boys (Delray Swim & Tennis Club) & Girls (Boca Lago Country Club)]
  • Tue., April 26 – Sat., April 30, 2022: Main Draw Singles (32 Players) & Doubles (16 Teams)… Boys  & Girls (Delray Swim & Tennis Club)

 

SAFETY GUIDELINES: IMPORTANT

The safety and well-being of players, families and staff is our top priority, thus we have instituted a number of Safety Protocols that everyone must follow (details below). There will be no exceptions to the below rules – thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Notes below:

  • DO NOT PLAY:
    • If you are exhibiting any symptoms of the coronavirus. According to the CDC, people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported—ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus: fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell.
    • If you have been in contact with someone with known or suspected COVID-19 in the last 14 days. Everyone must follow a minimum of 6’ social distancing (except family members)
  • Everyone must follow a minimum of 6’ social distancing (except family members)
  • Everyone should wash their hands throughout the day.

 

IMPORTANT ITF RETURN TO TENNIS DOCUMENTS, PLEASE READ

 

PLAYERS

    • Before entering the tournament site, all Participants must complete a daily self-declaration of being Covid-19 symptom-free and not having had any high-risk contacts in the last 14 days and be subject to daily temperature screening. Only those Participants who comply with, and meet the requirements of, screening are permitted on-site. Notices should be posted at site entrance points, emphasizing the ‘no screen, no access’ policy. Organizers shall make all reasonable efforts to prevent any Participant from entering the venue without being subject to self-declarations and temperature screening. Those who are found on-site without having completed a self-declaration or temperature screen for that day may be removed from the site.
    • Personal hygiene measures must be taken by all Participants. Personal hygiene includes:
      • Regular hand-washing or hand-sanitizing;
      • Not touching your face;
      • Coughing into your elbow, or a tissue and immediately discarding the tissue;
      • Wearing a mask where appropriate
    • Restrooms will be available. Please do not congregate in the restroom, the locker room areas are closed.
    • Come prepared with your own:
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Beverages/water, snacks, towels, water, and ice (ice will not be provided on site) and store inside a tennis bag when not in use.

 

FACILITY

    • While On-Site: Everyone must follow the 6 feet (minimum) guidelines (except for family members) while on-court or off-court.
    • All players and guests must wear a mask upon entering the Clubhouse – No exceptions.  If anyone is not wearing a mask, the event will ask you to leave the facility.

 

MATCH & PRACTICE SITES

Tournament Office: 561-330-6003.

DELRAY SWIM & TENNIS CLUB (DS). 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. To reserve practice courts before Sat., April 23, call 561-243-7058. Beginning Sat., April 23, courts may not be reserved, courts are first-come-first serve. Below is the practice court schedule. Call the tournament office (1-561-330-6003) if you have any questions.

Practice Courts (during event; CLAY COURTS): Sat., April 23 – Fri., April 29 (10 cts: 8 – 8:30am; 2 cts: 8:30am – 7pm) PLEASE NOTE: Courts not available before 8am – strictly enforced. Thank you.

ONE TENNIS ACADEMY (OT). 9045 Vista del Lago, Boca Raton, Florida 33428 (561-706-1601) Website. Tournament Office: If you have any questions pre-event, call 561-330-6003, beginning April 23 call Site Director @ 561.350.6798. Practice court availability: Sat., April 23 – Mon, April 25 [10 courts (7:15 – 8am, 2 courts thereafter)]

Practice Courts. BOYNTON BEACH TENNIS CENTER (Clay Courts):  561-742-6575. 3111 S. Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426.  Directions: From I-95 Exit Woolbright. Head West to Congress. Turn left (going South) on Congress. Tennis club on the corner of Congress and SW 30th (on right). MUST call 24 hours in advance to reserve courts as availability is based around member bookings; PLEASE DO NOT JUST SHOW UP AT FACILITY. $10pp up to 1.5 hours.

Alternate Site in case of Weather issues. DELRAY BEACH TENNIS CENTER (DB). 201 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, 33444. Directions: I-95 to Atlantic Ave., head east, club 1 mile on the left… No practice Courts.

 

EVENT INFORMATION

Acceptance list: Click here

Divisions: Boys & Girls 18 & Under

Enter: Players must register through their ITF IPIN number. If you do not have an ITF IPIN, you can register for one at www.itftennis.com/ipin . Only players with IPIN numbers are eligible to play in the event .

What to Bring to Sign-in (Qualifying and Main Draw): All players have their ipin #, submit $70 ( USD CASH ONLY ) for the entry fee, and bring an official photo ID (color)(ie passport) in order to Sign-in

Surface: Clay

Grade: Grade 3

Hospitality: Breakfast & Accommodation for Player only from evening before singles quarter finals and/or doubles Semi Finals, until morning after elimination from the tournament.

Tournament Ball: Wilson

ITF Singles Points: Winner (__), Runner-Up (__), Semifinals (__), Quarterfinals (__), 2nd round (__), 1st round (__)

ITF Doubles Points: Winner (__), Runner-Up (__), Semifinals (__), Quarterfinals (__), 1st round (__)

Match Format:

*Main Draw Singles:  Best of three tiebreak sets (WITH AD scoring)

*Doubles: Best of three tiebreak sets with a match tiebreak (10 point) in lieu of the third set (NO-AD scoring).

*No consolation or 3/4 Playoff in Singles or Doubles.

Wildcard Application: Click here for information about applying for a Wildcard. Deadline: No later than five days after the tournament entry deadline.

Withdrawal Information: Click here

Trainer: Athletic training services will be available throughout the week at each tournament site. Please check the trainers’ schedule that will be available at the tournament desk. If you desire athletic training services you are still responsible to be ready to play at your scheduled match time.

Stringing: Tournament will provide  stringing services on-site (Delray Swim & Tennis Club) Friday April 22 – Friday, April 29, 2022. All string/stringing fees are CASH ONLY. Tournament will also post a list of local stringing options.

Weather: It is normally warm in S. Florida in May. Please remember to drink plenty of fluids before, during and after matches. Suggestion: Bring a cooler filled with ice water and a hand towel, use the towel to cool your head, neck, etc during play.

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

USTA Tennislink Event ID: ITF webpage

Match warm-up: Match warm-ups will be 5-minutes unless advised otherwise.

MATCH SITES

 

Go directly to the club your match is schedule at.

DS = Delray Swim & Tennis Club

BL = Boca Lago Country Club

DB = Delray Beach Tennis Center

EVENT STAFF

 

Ivan Baron, Tournament Director

Mark Baron, Tournament Chairman

John Butler, Director of Site Operations & Site Director

Adam Baron, Site Director & Sponsor Liaison

Marlena Hochberg, Player Relations & Site Director

Jax Kenney, Site Director

Sandi Pardon, Head Referee

George Baxter, Chief Umpire

SPONSORS

 

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.

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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.

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SPECIAL OFFER FROM VITACOST.COM

Vitacost.com, Inc. is an online retailer of health and wellness products, providing an award-winning experience to customers through its website, www.vitacost.com.  Vitacost.com features affordable pricing and speedy delivery on nearly 40,000 items, including dietary supplements (vitamins, minerals and herbs), hard-to-find specialty foods, organic body and personal care products, pet essentials and sports nutrition products. In addition, Vitacost.com strives to motivate, educate and inspire healthier living for customers by creating and curating thousands of helpful tips, expert articles and recipes.  Vitacost.com is a subsidiary of The Kroger Co.

SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNTS FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE FROM THE FOLLOWING PARTNER RESTURANTS:

 

DECK 84:  840 E. Atlantic Ave. Delray

MAX’S GRILL:  404 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

PREZZO:  5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton

Just scan the below QR and show the server the digital discount code:

TRAVEL, HOTEL DISCOUNTS & RENTAL CARS

 

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.

RENAISSANCE BOCA RATON HOTEL

2000 NW 19th Street, Boca Raton FL 33431
561-368-5252

The Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel welcomes the Delray Beach ITF 2022 players and guests with a special tournament offer.  The ATP Special rates start at $149 per night plus applicable taxes.  Room rates include extensive Continental Breakfast with additional add-ons of hot items for two daily, complimentary parking, Wireless internet in room, and local calls. Due to the enhancing process of its exterior and public areas, our pool area is currently closed, while the hotel’s main Umbria Restaurant and Bar are open for dinner and drinks with limited offerings. There are over 30 restaurants within walking distance of the hotel which our Navigators can assist with directions and suggestions.

Set sail for a beautiful and restful retreat at Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, where you’ll find unrivaled access to Florida’s white-sand beaches and picturesque views. Explore the sun-kissed shores of Boca Raton within a 3-mile radius to Town Center at Boca Raton, Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University and more. Only a 10-15 minute drive (less than 8 miles away) from the Delray Beach Tennis Courts.

Before you spent the day exploring, work up a sweat at our hotel’s 24-hour fitness center with free weights and cardio equipment. When it’s time to call it a night, retreat to our comfortable accommodations, where you’ll rest in style with our deluxe bedding, elegant designs, room service and sophisticated hotel amenities. Whether you’re visiting the Sunshine State to conduct business or explore natural beauty, let Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel accentuate your travel routine.

All reservations need to be confirmed by April 8, 2022.  After this date, rooms and discounted rates will be subject to availability.

WYNDHAM BOCA RATON HOTEL

1950 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431
561-368-5200

The Wyndham Boca Raton welcomes the Delray Beach ITF 2022 players and guests with a special offer of breakfast for up to two guest, complimentary parking and high speed internet/WiFi. Special rates begin at $139 for One King or Two Double bed accommodations; the Suites, each with a private balcony overlooking the pool and courtyard start at $179.00 per night.

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, 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.

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 are open for Lunch, and Dinner. We look forward to your visit! Call Wyndham Reservations at 1-877-999-3223 or call the hotel directly at 561-368-5200.

RATES START AT $139. USE GROUP CODE: _042022DEL_.

OFFICIAL RENTAL CAR:  SIXT rent a car

For rental car rates, click here.