The 10U Palmetto Championships are open to all boys and girls regardless of their state of residency. All 10-and-Under matches will be played on a 78' court using the green ball. All 10U matches during the 2020 Palmetto Championships will be played on clay courts at Brookstone Meadows, except some 8:00 and 9:00 Boy's singles matches Saturday morning which will be played at Cardinal Racket Club.
Two consolations draws which will include 16 players will be played for both the boys and girls 10U. The 16 players with the highest points as of May 21 will be placed in the Championship flights. The next 16 players will be placed in the Blue Flights. If the draws are full every player will have 4 matches during the tournament.
One single elimination draw will be played for both boys and girls. All players who enter with a partner will be placed in the doubles draws.
Players are required to move through the USTA Progression earning stars and trophies in orange ball events. Orange ball 60' 10-and-under competition will not be offered at the 2021 Palmetto Championships.
Visit sctennis.com and click on "Juniors" at the top, then "10 & Under Tennis" to get to "The Quest for Starts & Trophies" for information on how your 10-and-under child may advance through the youth tennis progression and qualify for green ball competition.
- Singles-No-Ad scoring, short-sets with first to 4 games (win by 2). A 7-point tiebreaker will be played when games reach 4-all. A 7-point tiebreaker will be played in lieu of a third set.
- Doubles-One no-ad set with a 7-point tiebreaker at 6-all.
- Singles-Compass draw with numerous consolation draws. Players will continue to play through the weekend, win or lose.
- Doubles-Regular draw with no consolation.
Lunch will be provided for all 10-and-under players and families at Brookstone Meadows from 11:30 to 1:30 Saturday.
Note: The 10-and-under divisions play in 2 days. Pending weather delays competition will end on Sunday.