TOURNAMENT EMAILS

USTA Missouri Valley BG12-14 Futures  Delivered Emails to Players
July 13-15, 2019

Email sent 7/3/19 11am
Players and Parents:

Congratulations on your entry into our MV Futures BG12-14!  I wanted to touch base we you on a few important points.
  • COMMUNICATION:  Please email us at kbtenniscenter@gmail.com.  We like to have a paper trail of all lines of communication.  Thank you for your understanding!
  • DOUBLES:  The entry deadline for doubles is Friday, July 5th @ Noon.  The MV office selected the doubles teams where both players listed each other as partners online and both players qualified for the singles draw. Please double check the competitors list to confirm your doubles team.  If you find a partner after the singles deadline, both players must email us by NOON July 5th.  If you do not have a partner and would like to be paired up, please email us your request to be placed in the blind draw by NOON July 5th.  
  • DRAWS PUBLISHED:  Tuesday, July 9th 
  • WITHDRAWALS:  All withdrawals must be in writing.  Please email us at kbtenniscenter@gmail.com.
  • PRACTICE COURTS:  We will send you a separate email on practice court procedures as we get a little closer to the start date.
  • MATCH FORMAT:  All singles matches will be best of 3 tiebreak sets with a 10 point tiebreak for the third set.  Doubles matches will be an 8 game pro set with a 7 point tiebreak if the score reaches 8 all.
  • HOTEL OPTIONS:  Click here for hotel options.  
Don't hit reply to this email.  If you have any questions, please form a separate email and send to kbtenniscenter@gmail.com.
 
Take care and have a GREAT day!!!
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Email sent 7/3/2019 12:45pm
Hi Everyone,

 

 
Last email for the day.  I wanted to give you a hotel update.  We were able to secure some more rooms at the following hotels.  Please note, there is another event going on and there are not many rooms available in Edmond.  So, call ASAP.  To make reservations for any of the three hotels below: Call the front desk of hotel of your choice and ask to book under the "USTA FUTURES".
 
Fairfield Marriott Edmond 
301 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034 
Office: 405-341-4818 
Double queen - $99/night+tax
King+sofabed - $94/night+Tax
Hampton Inn Edmond 
300 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034 
Office: 405-844-3037
Double queen - $99/night+tax
King+sofabed - $94/night+Tax
LaQuinta Suites Edmond 
200 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034 
Office: 405-513-5353 
Double Double+sofabed - $99/night+tax
King+sofabed - $94/night+Tax
All 3 properties offer: 
Free hot breakfast 
Free wifi 
Indoor heated saltwater pool 
much more
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Email sent 7/7/19 10:35am
Players and Parents:

 

 
Happy Sunday everyone!   Just a friendly reminder that our hotel block of rooms will be released at midnight.
 
David Minihan
 
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Email sent 7/10/19 2:35pm
Hi Everyone!

 

 
Just a few quick notes:
  • PRACTICE COURTS: Sequoyah Middle School, 1125 E. Danforth Rd, Edmond, OK 73034; Cheyenne Middle School 1271 W. Covell Rd., Edmond, OK 73003
  • HYDRATE:  It's going to be a hot one!  Make sure you start hydrating now!  Click here on a great article published by USTA to learn more about hydration and nutrition for tennis players.
Have a great day!
 
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Good afternoon everyone!  Just wanted to send a quick email on a few items.
  • PRACTICE COURTS: Sequoyah Middle School, 1125 E. Danforth Rd, Edmond, OK 73034 (Courts are behind the school); Cheyenne Middle School 1271 W. Covell Rd., Edmond, OK 73003.  Kickingbird gates will open at 7am.  While we don't reserve courts for warm up, we do ask that players that have matches that are scheduled at 9am or later to use one of the designated practice facilities.  Please allow 8am matches to use KB and Oak Tree starting at 7am.  Gates will open at KB at 7am.  
  • HYDRATE:  It's going to be a hot one!  Make sure you start hydrating now!  Click here on a great article published by USTA to learn more about hydration and nutrition for tennis players.
  • PREVIOUSLY SENT EMAILS FROM THE TD:  Click here to view previous emails from our staff regarding this tournament.
  • PARKING AT KICKINGBIRD:  There is parking on both sides of the tennis center.  We don't anticipate any need of overflow parking needs, but if so, please use the Homeland parking lot just west of the KB.
  • OAK TREE SECURITY GATE:  If scheduled to play a match at Oak Tree, simply tell the security guard that you are with the tennis tournament.  
Have a great day!

KB to Host the USTA Oklahoma District Championships July 26-28, 2019