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29th Annual Betty Blakeman Memorial Tennis Tournament

Friday, July 20, 2018, 3:00 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 20 - SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2018 This is Maine's biggest and best tennis event!  It's longevity and success are a credit to the Blakeman Family. The Betty Blakeman Memorial Tennis Tournament is sanctioned as a double major by the Maine Tennis Association. The tournament is held in conjunction with the Yarmouth Clam Festival.  So, pack up the family and come to play or to watch some of the best tennis in Maine. This tournament is a must for players of all ages and abilities. All registrants receive tennis balls courtesy of Olympia Sports, a tournament t-shirt and free pizza party for participants provided by Otto Pizza on Saturday evening, family and friends are welcome to join the pizza party for a donation.  Water is provided for all athletes at all courts. Tournament Events Include *Maximum 2 events per player* Men's Singles         Men's Doubles        Men's 55+ Singles         Men's 55+ Doubles    Women's Singles Women's Doubles Women's 35+ Singles Mixed Doubles  ALL PLAYERS, IN ALL TOURNAMENT CLASSIFICATIONS, MUST SPECIFY THEIR FRIDAY AVAILABILITY WHEN REGISTERING. Men's singles play will begin on Friday, July  20, 2018 as early as 9:30am.   Friday availability is very strongly encouraged, especially for Men's Singles. Play in other classifications will begin on Friday when possible. Our courts have lights and matches can begin as late as 9:30pm on Friday night!!! COST $30 per event for singles $40 per doubles team ($20 per person) $20 per event for Juniors (High School or younger – We encourage you to play!)   Player Benefits:  Tennis balls are provided for each match courtesy of Olympia Sports.   All players receive a tournament t-shirt.  All players receive a complimentary pizza party* at the tournament on Saturday night at 5pm at Yarmouth High School. *Family members encouraged to join for a donation.   Entry Deadline: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM Online registration is preferred, but you may also register by email directly to the tournament director Don Atkinson, datkinso@maine.rr.com.  If you register by email, you are expected to bring payment with you to the tournament when you check in at your first match or you can mail your payment to: Cancer Community Center Attn: Betty Blakeman Memorial Tennis Tournament 778 Main Street South Portland, ME 04106 You may also register by phone to Don, if absolutely necessary, 207-712-3956. If you have any questions about your entry into the tournament, please email Don Atkinson, tournament director at datkinso@maine.rr.com or call 207-712-3956.  All entries will be confirmed by the Tournament Director.   Match Times: Will be available on this website and on the tournament website as soon as they are available on Thursday, July 19.   Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled match time at Yarmouth High School as you may need to travel to another location.   Courts used for this tournament include: Yarmouth High School (Tournament Headquarters) 286 West Elm Street, Yarmouth, ME 04096 McCartney Street Courts Near the Middle School: 220 McCartney Street, Yarmouth, ME 04096 North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Courts are in front of the Travis Roy Arena: 495 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096 Val Halla Courts are at the very end of the parking lot, beyond the Club House:  60 Val Halla Road Cumberland, ME 04021  Falmouth Middle School: The courts on the same side as the school are the primary courts, and the ones located on the other side of the street used as is needed: 52 Woodville Road Falmouth, ME 04105 Weather: Please check the Tournament Website after 6:00 AM on the day in question.  Site & Weather Phone: 207-712-3956 Indoor Play: If necessary, play will be moved indoors to the Racket & Fitness Center, 2445 Congress St., Portland (Tel. 775-6128). There will be an additional indoor court fee charge of $12 for the first event and $8 for the second event if play is moved inside. Olivia Leavitt Women’s Open Champion Ron Chicoine, sponsor and Men’s 55 & Over

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