2015 Tampa United Slam Tournament Format and Information
Match Length: All matches
will be best of 3 games to 25 with the deciding game,
if necessary, to 15. There is no cap!!!
Divisions: 18 Open, 18 Club, 17 Open, 17 Club, 16 Open, 16 Club, 15 Open, 15 Club,
14 Club, 13 Open, 13 Club, 12 Club, 11 Club, 10 Club
**Divisions must have at least 8 teams entered or Open & Club
may be combined.
Division Formats: All divisions will have formats designed to guarantee
each team at least 4
matches in each division.
All teams will play 3 matches Saturday and 1 or more on Sunday.
Entry Fee: $325 for 10 and
11 Club Divisions, $425 for all other Divisions
($275 discounted rate for all out-of-state teams)
Officials: Paid 1st officials provided for all matches, paid 2nd officials for
Division Semifinal and Final Matches. Match fees for officials are $26 for Provisionals,
for Regionals, and $34 for Junior National/National.
Courts #1-25 Tampa Convention Center
Wave Start Times: Will be posted no later
than February 1, 2015
Host Hotel & Stay, Play, and Save Policy: All teams
participating in this event must stay in the host hotels.
**Click on HOTEL
INFORMATION for for specifics!
Tournament Schedule: The complete schedule for the entire weekend and
seeding will be posted to
the web site by 8pm on Wednesday, April 2 and
will be updated if any teams add or drop, so check the web site
regularly that week.
Admission: This year's event will have a small admission fee for spectators of
Team Check-in: There will NOT be a coaches meeting on Friday night. However, COACHES
OR CLUB DIRECTORS MUST check in their teams (consists of signing the roster and picking up
pass(s), playing schedule/tournament procedures) at the playing venue.
Team Check-in Locations and Times:
April 10 from 6-9pm at the Tampa Convention Center in the
East Hall at the tournament desk.
Saturday, April 11 from 7:15am-3:30pm outside
each venue where admission is sold
Rules: Due to incidents in previous years, there will be a NO TOLERANCE policy
for misbehavior by players/teams and spectators in the venues.
Violation of these policies or any other general misbehaviors may
result in IMMEDIATE dismissal from the facility for the remainder of the day.
- Ball Handling is NOT allowed outside of the exhibit halls in the Convention Center.
- Coolers and outside food and drink are NOT ALLOWED in the Convention Center. Only water and sports drinks may be
brought inside the facility.
- In order to comply with
the fire marshal, NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED TO BRING THEIR OWN CHAIRS INTO THE TAMPA CONVENTION CENTER.
will be a trainer available to tape ankles and assist with minor injuries at the
Convention Center. We will also
have EMT's in the Convention Center in case of emergency.