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Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Visitor Information

Tallahassee, FL
April 21 – April 28, 2018
$75,000 Total Prize Money

What
Tallahassee Tennis Challenger is a men’s professional USTA/ATP Challenger Tour event. This tournament benefits the D. Mark Vogter, M.D. Memorial Endowment for Neuro-Intensive Care at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the Maria Yealdhall Challenger Tennis Fund at the Friends of Our Parks Foundation.

Qualifying Tournament:
Saturday, April 21 thru Monday morning April 23

Main Draw:
Monday, April 23 through Saturday, April 28, 2018—a 32-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw.  Players from all over the world, including several former top 50 players and some of the top doubles players in the world will play in the tournament.

There will be 2 feature matches every evening from April 23 – April 27 beginning after 5:30 pm on Stadium Court.

Finals for both the singles and doubles will be held a 12N approximately on Saturday, April 28th.

Where
The tournament will take place at the City of Tallahassee’s Forestmeadows Tennis Complex.
4750 North Meridian Road, Tallahassee, FL 32312
850-891-4979 (prior to April 20, 12N).

Tournament Desk (April 20 (12N) – April 28) 850-894-0461

Forestmeadows Tennis Complex location map.

Tickets
Tournament passes and individual day tickets can be purchased beginning April 9th at: Forestmeadows Tennis Center at the Front desk and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Foundation located at 1331 E. 6th Avenue, 850-431-5389.

The cost for general admission tickets are as follows:
Tournament Pass (for the entire tournament):  $50
Single Day tickets are as follows:

April 23 – 24 – $5/day
April 25 – 26 – $10/day
April 27 — $15/day
April 28 –Finals – $20/day

VIP Sponsorships are available starting at $500. To become a sponsor, call Karen Vogter at 850-545-8740 or Ida Thompson at TMH Foundation at 850-431-5931.

Tournament Host Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites I-10 North
3388 Lonnbladh Road
Tallahassee, FL  32308
850-574-4900

Reservations must be made individually by calling 850-574-5900 and using Group code: TTC or online at www.Tallahassee.HamptonInn.com  You must identify yourself as part of this group.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

Cut-Off date for reservations is 4/5/2018.  If possible, reservations will be honored at the group rate after the cut-off date if rooms are still available in the hotel.  Please call the hotel directly if you are trying to reserve a room after the cut-off date and ask for Lucy.

Cancellation Policy:  Reservations must be canceled 3 days prior to check-in to avoid a cancellation fee equal to the first night’s room and tax.

Restaurants
The following establishments are sponsors of the tournament and within minutes from the hotel and tournament site:

Outback Steakhouse  1820 Raymond Diehl Road  850-385-1998

Spear It!  609 W Tennessee St., 850-250-0045

Mom & Dad’s at Bannerman Crossing shopping center

Wahoo Seafood Grill  2714 Graves Rd., 6850-629-4059

Newk’s Eatery  1400 Village Square Blvd., 850-329 7162

Tasty Pastry Bakery 1355 Market St., 850-893-3752

Panera Bread Company  3523 Thomasville Road, 850-297-0171

Proof Brewing Company  644 McDonnell Dr., 850-577-0517

Boar’s Head 

Nothing Bundt Cakes  346 S. Magnolia Dr., 850-765-5188

Chicken Salad Chick  1410 Market St., 850-894-2502

Jimmy John’s  1450 Timberlane Rd., 850-421-0589

Catalina Café  603 W. Gaines St. #6, 850-999-1559

What to do in Tallahassee when you aren’t watching tennis, eating or sleeping?

Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau 106 E. Jefferson St., 850-413-9200

Movie theatres AMC at Tallahassee Mall & Regal at Governors Square

Malls Tallahassee & Governors Square

IMAX Theatre 200 South Duval St. 850-645-7796

Mid-Town Great shopping area with fun restaurants all within a few walking blocks

Universities FSU & FAMU

Museum of Florida History R.A. Gray Building, 500 S. Bronough Street 850-245-6400

Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science 3945 Museum Drive 850-576-1636

Links of Interest:
http://www.co.leon.fl.us/visitors/index.htm (golf, fishing, sights to see, restaurants)
http://www.ttatennis.org
http://www.tennisonline.com/ 
http://www.fsu.edu/ 
http://www.atptour.com/ 
http://www.usta-fl.com/index2.htm 
http://www.Tallahassee.com