“The McCarty”

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The largest one-day tournament on the east coast in 2017. USTA

THE McCARTY is about honoring the memory of Brian McCarty – son, brother, husband, father and friend, with a day he would love and a cause close to his heart.  A complete day that brings together his family, friends and community having fun around the tennis courts.  Tennis for Brian was about the love of the game, the competition, but most importantly it was about the family and friendships he made through tennis.

Please join us as we plan to pull off the perfect McCARTY2.0 on June 9, 2018!  Help us continue making this tournament the largest one-day tournament on the East Coast by registering today!

All proceeds benefit Commonwealth Autism.

  • The Day: June 9
  • Where: Avalon Recreation Center, 510 Heathfield Road, Henrico, VA 23229 (link to map)
  • Tennis starts at 8:30 am and finishes with Men’s Open final matches (around 5 pm). Registration for tournament includes lunch ticket and party at $75.00. Register to play in tournament and attend party.
  • Dinner & Party: 5:30 to 10 pm, Adult party-only tickets $25.00, kid tickets $5.00 (8 and under) Purchase party tickets (Note: 1 party ticket included in player registration).

No rain make-up date for tennis tournament.  Party will happen rain or shine.


 

Panel 1

Tournament & Party

Tennis Tournament Format

  • Welcome all playing levels, kids, men and women
  • Start Time 8:30 (exact match times assigned week of)
  • Tennis Format
    • Guaranteed 2 matches
    • Pro sets, no ad
    • Men’s division 7.5 below, 8.0 up
    • Women’s division 7.0 below, 7.5 up
    • Morning matches may be played off site near by
    • Prizes for flight winners

Party Format

  • Welcome all players, spouses, friends and community
  • Limited number of tickets (300)
  • 5:30 – 10 pm
  • Food trucks, live music, beer, wine and kids party zone

Costs

  • Tennis tournament registration: $75
    • Includes tennis fee, tournament gift, lunch and 1 party ticket.  Tennis Registration.
    • Note: If players are bringing a guest or family for the party only, please purchase separate tickets via the link below.
  • Party registration, adult: $25, kid (8 and under) $5
  • Sponsorship opportunities

No rain make-up date for tennis tournament.  Party will happen rain or shine.

 

Panel 2

FAQ

How do I Sign Up to play tennis?  To register for the Tennis Tournament please select “Register to Play in the tournament”.  This link will allow you to register for the tournament and party together.  Register to Play in the tournament  

What does my registration include? It includes your tennis fees, tournament gift, , light breakfast, lunch, beverages and one party ticket.

Does my registration include a party ticket for my spouse or date that might not be playing tennis?  No, they need to purchase a party-only ticket. Register to attend the party

Can kids play in the tournament? Yes, there are a limited number of player spots for kids under 18.

How can I participate if I don’t play tennis? Volunteers are needed throughout the day and you can purchase a party-only ticket.  To sign up to volunteer contact Samantha Mier.

I cannot attend the tournament or party, can I still make a donation to Commonwealth Autism? Yes, click this link: Commonwealth Autism.

What if it rains?  Tennis is cancelled, no rain date.  Party is rain or shine.

Is the tennis or party registration tax deductible?  No, only donations outside of the costs are tax deductible.

Is there a dress code at Avalon or for the tournament?  No special dress code, but costumes and tribute t-shirts are welcome!

Is whining allowed?  No, this is a fun day to honor a great friend and raise money for a great cause.

Panel 3

2017 Results

The winners of the 1st Annual Brian McCarty Memorial Tournament:

2017 Finalists Mens Open
Men’s Open Winner: Mumford, C & Harrell, J
2017 Finalists Mens 7.5
Men’s 7.5 Winner: Fields, K & Racelis, J
2017 Winners Mens 6.0
Men’s 6.0 Winner: Bott, M & Fonville, M
2017 Finalists Womens Open
Women’s Open Winner: Davis, M & Wright, A
2017 Finalists Womens 7.0
Women’s 7.0 Winner: O’Reilly, T & Terrell, D

Attached are the McCarty Tournament Draws Results 2017.