2015 Alabama Invitational Championship

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Captainís Corner

 TOURNAMENT FACT SHEET 

Captains information and site responsibilities!

Sponsor:  The tournament is presented by USTA Alabama in cooperation with strong local support.   

Contacts:
Ruth Anne Bendall, Alabama State League Coordinator
Rbendall7@gmail.com

Christine Slaughter, Local Tournament Chairman
cmslaughter@gulftel.com

Jeff Burns, Tournament Referee
jeffburns@knology.net

Tournament Committee:
Jeff Burns, Eph Walker, Christine Slaughter, Jerrie Burns

Accomodations:
Accommodation information can be found by clicking on the below link:
http://www.gulfshores.com/sports/events-special-rates/details.aspx?id=20856

Captains Meetings:
Mandatory Captain's Meeting for the Combo Doubles 7.5 Women and the Mixed Doubles 7.0 teams will be held on Thursday, April 16th at 12:45 pm at the TV Lounge Room at Peninsula Racquet Club.
The Captain's Meeting for all remaining captains will be held on Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 pm at the TV Lounge Room at Peninsula Racquet Club.
 PLEASE NOTE THAT SPACE IS LIMITED TO CAPTAINS ONLY.

When:
Daily team matches may begin for as early as 8:00 am beginning Thursday, April 16th and ending Sunday, April 19th.  Rain day is Mon., April 20th.

Where:
Tournament Headquarters
Peninsula Golf & Racquet, a softcourt facility
30 Peninsula Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL  36542 
251-968-4164
Located approximately 4 miles down on Fort Morgan Peninsula (Hwy. 180).  From I65 take Exit 37 (Bay Minette/Gulf Shores Parkway) to Hwy 59.  Travel south into Gulf Shores over intracoastal waterway and take a right on Fort Morgan Rd.  Turn right on Peninsula Blvd.

Additional  sites:
The Beach Club, a softcourt facility
925 Beach Club Trail
Gulf Shores, AL  36542
251-224-3555
Approximately 5 miles past Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club on Fort Morgan Rd.  Turn left onto Beach Club Trail.

Johnnie Sims Park/George Meyer, 12 hard courts, 2 outside softcourts, 4 covered soft
244 W 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL  36542
251-968-1431
Located on W 2nd Street and W 19th behind the Gulf Shores Post Office.  From Hwy 59 turn west onto W 19th and right onto W 2nd St.  Courts will be behind the Recreation Center on the left.

Player Luncheon:
Peninsula Racquet Club
Friday, April 17th, 10:45 am - 2:30 pm
Must have player ticket for entry, $10.00 without ticket!

Advancement:
The winning mixed doubles team will be invited to participate in a Sectional Championships hosted by Little Rock, Arkansas  Dates TBD 

Rain Delay Phone Number:  1-800-592-1838 to be used in the event we have rain delays and for schedule changes.  Calls should be made by captains only.