This tournament is not sanctioned and will not count for ranking by the governing organization.
This is a pre-qualifying event for the $10,000 Buffalo Bills Futures Pro Tennis Tournament.
Play will begin Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at 12 noon.
The winner will receive a wild card into the MAIN DRAW of the $10,000 USTA Pro Circuit Tournament beginning Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. The finalist receives a wild card into the Qualifiers which starts Saturday June 20th, 2015.
Players must be 14 years of age by the start of the Pro Circuit event, have an ITF IPIN and register for the online service in order to be eligible to play in the Pro Circuit Qualifier and Main Draws (log onto www.itftennis.com/ipin/ to complete this process).
Wild Card Shootout Entry Deadline is 9:30am June 18th.
There will be a limit of 64 players.
All players names are drawn randomly to determine opponents.
Players will check in at 11am.
Drawing will take place at 11:30am to determine 1st round opponents.
Match play begins at noon.
Each round will consist of a tiebreaker - 1st to win 21 points (usually takes 25 to 30 minutes) win by 2points.
NEW THIS YEAR: standard tiebreak protocol. One serve to start, then each serves two, changing sides every 6 points.
Winners will move on and repeat the process of a random drawing to determine the next round's opponent until a champion is determined.