Registration for this event is closed
Registration Ends: April 19, 2018
1720 M Street, Arcata 95521
About Arcata French Open
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Players will receive Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) credit for all matches played.
Player UTRs are available at myutr.com.
Entry Fee: $45
Minimum number of matches for each player in this tournament: 3
Maximum number of players for this Tournament: 56
Match, set and game scoring format: Best of three tie break sets (10 point tie break in lieu of 3rd set)
What players/parents/coaches need to know:
Some flexibility to schedule matches is possible. Most matches will be played the 19th-22nd. Call director for questions.
This event is a fund raiser to send students athletes to France. Last summer 11 students spent nearly 4 weeks emersed in the French tennis culture playing more than 100 hard and clay court matches. This event will support ‘France 2018’ for another group of students!!!
FRENCH SPORTSMANSHIP TRADITION:
The event will introduce the sportsmanship tradition of buying and enjoying a beverage with your opponent. A mock cafe will be set up to purchase soft drinks... AT THIS EVENT, SHOULD YOU HAPPEN TO WIN YOUR MATCH, WE ASK YOU TO OFFER A DRINK AND SHORT CONVERSATION WITH YOUR OPPONENT. This is an opportunity to give appreciation and perspective to the hard fought match you shared and maybe make a new friend.
All participants will receive a coupon for free racket stringing and a gift card redeemable at Hits and Kicks.
The coveted ‘Hippo River Rock’ trophy is back! (See tournament photo gallery). Hippos awarded in every draw and a medal for runner up. Hits and Kicks will raffle 2 new Babolat rackets and other wonderful prizes from local business.
Tournament Director: Peter Dauphinee