Annual Donnie Ellis Spring Draw

Memorial Day Weekend (May 28th – 30th, 2022)

This Tournament is a blind draw where the WTA will match individuals for doubles draws with the exclusion of Family Doubles.  All matches are played at Packer-Ellis.  It is one of the many great opportunities players have to meet one another in the community.

Tournament Chairs:

Participant Eligibility

  • Winrec day / season pass for days participating
  • WTA Membership (Annual: $40 family, $25 adult, Lifetime: $250)
  • Open to all, high school age +

Tournament Requirements

  • limit of 2 events per person ($10 fee pp/per event)
  • Each individual must register
  • Please sign up by EOD May 25th 
Check-In
  • Please arrive at least 15-20 min before your match and check in at the desk
  • Court Assignments will be provided after check-in
  • Water, Gatorade, coffee, muffins, bananas and protein bars will be provided

Rules

  • each participant / team must bring regular duty balls to each match
  • Match winners keep the unused can of balls
  • Play is best 2 out of 3 sets
  • play SET tiebreaker if 6-6 ( first to 7 points win by 2 )
  • play MATCH tiebreak at 1-1 in sets ( first to 10 points win by 2 )
  • play a FULL set for the MATCH tiebreaker for semis & finals

Schedule

  • Draw sheets will be emailed and posted at the Courts Friday before the tournament
  • Play begins Saturday, at 8:30 (see bracket below for full schedule)
  • Matches MAY be moved to the Winchester Indoor Lawn Tennis Center, if the clay courts are closed (additional court fees for indoors)

Party

  • All participants are invited to a casual party @ the Song-Murphy home Sunday, May 29th  (after 6pm)
  • pizza, salad, small apps and punch provided (BYOB)
  • Sign up if you would like to bring something to share