MAJOR REGULATION CHANGES FOR 2018 MID-ATLANTIC
USTA LEAGUE TENNIS RULES
Rule 8c – Individual matches played in conjunction with a specific match number may not be moved to make another team match valid.
Rule 16 – In cases where a wild card is needed, a wildcard entry may be extended to the next place team from a specific local league in a local area based on a random draw being made proportionately to the number of teams at that specific league and level in each area, until the draw is filled. If the next place team is unable to accept the wild card will continue to the next specific league and local area selected until the wild card spot is fulfilled or options have been exhausted. If there are less than five business days prior to Championships the Tournament Director may modify this procedure.
Rule 18 – Upon notification that a winning team is unable to advance, the next place team may advance if it has been determined that it is appropriate. If the next place team is unable to participate, it shall be determined whether that Region shall retain its right to place an entry in that specific level or flight.
Rule 21 – NTRP Grievances must be filed prior to or after a championship event. NTRP Grievances will not be processed during a Regional or Sectional Championship.