Southern California Open Calendar of Events
Omni La Costa Resort and Spa, Carlsbad, California
July 29 - August 4, 2013
Pre-Qualifier – Sunday, July 21 - Thursday, July 25 Free Admission - The Southern California Open Pre-Qualifier is designed to provide interested women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the Southern California Open Qualifying event. The entry fee is $50 and the draw size is 32 players. The winner will advance to the Southern California Open Qualifying event held on July 27-29. Pre-Qualifying Draw
Qualifying Rounds – Saturday, July 27 & Sunday, July 28 at 11:00am - Free Admission - Come watch women players battle it out for a chance to win one of 4 qualifying spots into the singles main draw. Final Round to be played on Monday, July 29th. Qualifying Draw
Kids Day – Saturday, July 27 9:00am - 10:30am
Come out and spend a fun day on the beautiful tennis club grounds of Omni La Costa Resort and Spa for a great day of activities and prizes on and off the court. Kids will have a fun morning of on-court tennis and the opportunity to watch WTA players in action. Kids will also be chosen to participate in the Making of the Draw. This FREE event is open to the general public.
"The Making of the Draw" WTA Main Draw – Saturday, July 27 at 11:00am Main Stadium Court
Come assist the Tournament Director, WTA Supervisors and WTA professional players in making the 2013 Southern California Open singles main draw on stadium court. Then stay and watch Qualifying matches. Free Admission and parking to watch the WTA qualifying rounds. Main Draw
Player Autograph Signings
Players will sign autographs on site between Monday, July 29 and Thursday, August 1. Times and players to be announced.
USTA Member Appreciation Day & Reception –Tuesday, July 30, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
USTA members enjoy refreshments and visit with WTA players at the on-site Hospitality tent. Valid USTA membership card is required for entry.
USTA Member Discount Offer – Receive a 30% discount on Grandstand tickets Monday, July 29 through Sunday, August 4. USTA Members must purchase tickets at the Box Office with a valid USTA Membership card or fax a copy of their membership card along with their order form to the box office. Limit six (6) discounted tickets per order. Please note this offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets. Fax membership card to (760) 929-6331.
Emirates Airline Youth Tennis Clinic - Wednesday, July 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Approximately 30 local children of military parents will attend a tennis clinic on Courts 6, 7, and 8 with local teaching pros. The children will also receive a gift bag, meet a Southern California Open player, have dinner and watch evening session matches with their parents. Following the first evening match, the children will participate in the “Celebrate Our Heroes” on-court ceremony, which will recognize veterans, military, police and fire personnel.
Celebrate Our Heroes – Wednesday, July 31
The Southern California Open will host a special ceremony recognizing veterans, military, police and fire personnel. All veterans and current military, police and fire personnel receive (2) complimentary tickets for the evening session. Show proper ID at the Box Office. Other activities will take place during the day.
Tonic Ladies’ Day - Thursday, August 1
Ladies, you don’t want to miss an incredible day at the Southern California Open, as Ladies’ Day is scheduled for Thursday, August 1. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa with a one-hour yoga session. The special Ladies’ Day ticket includes an Upper Box seat on Stadium Court, an afternoon lunch, a Southern California Open tournament gift bag and the opportunity to meet Tennis Hall of Famer Martina Hingis. Tickets for Ladies’ Day can be purchased online by visiting www.southerncaliforniaopen13.com or by calling the Box Office at 760-930-7032.
Bulova Day – Friday, August 2
Practice Your Precision and if you hit the Bulova targets on Main Stadium Court for your chance to win a Bulova watch!
Events and times are subject to change. Please check back often.