2014 Family Circle Cup Fan Guide
The Family Circle Cup not only offers world-class tennis, but also hosts a wide-variety of other activities throughout the week long tournament.
FAN GUIDE March 29 - April 6, 2014 FamilyCircleCup.com Charleston, SC DEAR FANS WELCOME TO THE 2014 FAMILY CIRCLE CUP! The 42nd edition promises to be as exciting as ever with two- time defending Champion and World No.1, Serena Williams, returning to defend her crown. In fact, Serena is undefeated during her last three visits to Daniel Island, located in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Will she claim her fourth Cup victory, or will a new face on the scene make the Family Circle Cup their break out event? We are as excited as you are to watch all of the drama unfold. Please use this guide to plan your visit with us. In addition to world-class tennis, we try to bring a little bit of Charleston to life through our fantastic food and drink offerings, live music, weeklong promotions and activities. For those visiting from out of town, we hope you also take time to explore Daniel Island, as well as the beautiful city we call home. Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards named Charleston “Top U.S. City” for the third consecutive year. The city features some of the world’s best restaurants, shopping, beaches and attractions. Whether you are attending for the first time, or returning for your 42nd Family Circle Cup, your overall experience at the Cup is of the utmost importance. Our staff, along with more than 400 of the best volunteers, strive to make your visit with us a memorable one. Every day you will be greeted by a smiling face and a little bit of Southern hospitality! On behalf of the entire Family Circle Cup team, thank you for your support and enjoy the week! Sincerely, Bob Moran Tournament Director SHARE YOUR FAN EXPERIENCE #Unmatched #WellServed #MakeARacket Be sure to use one of our three fan-driven hashtags. Patrons using our hashtags on-site will be randomly chosen to win prizes throughout the week! We hope you #MakeARacket, are #WellServed with Southern hospitality and have an #Unmatched time at the Family Circle Cup! Facebook: facebook.com/FamilyCircleCupTennis Twitter: @FamilyCircleCup Instagram: @FamilyCircleCup Official Hashtag: #FCC2014 Text FCCUP to 55333 to join our text club! Message and data rates may apply. 2014 MATCH SCHEDULE DATE SESSION GATES OPEN PLAY BEGINS** FEATURED MATCHES Sat. 3/29 Day 9am 10am Qualifying Rounds Sun. 3/30 Day 9am 10am Qualifying Rounds Mon. 3/31 Day 9am 10am Qualifying, 1st Round Tues. 4/1 Day 9am 10am 1st & 2nd Rounds Tues. 4/1 Night 5pm 7pm 1st & 2nd Rounds Wed. 4/2 Day 9am 10am 3rd Round Wed. 4/2 Night 5pm 7pm 3rd Round Thur. 4/3 Day 10am 11am 4th Round Thur. 4/3 Night 5pm 7pm 4th Round Fri. 4/4 Day 10am 11am Quarterfinals Fri. 4/4 Night 5pm 7pm Quarterfinals Sat. 4/5 Day 11am 1pm Semifinals Sun. 4/6 Day 9am 11am* Finals *Doubles Final begins at 11am followed by Singles Final. **All match times subject to change. N DIRECTORY W GENERAL TOURNAMENT INFORMATION: 800-677-2293, FamilyCircleCup.com 214 213 120 212 121 122 123 216 124 119 TICKETS: 800-677-2293 MATCH UPDATES: FamilyCircleCup.com For Questions, Comments or Concerns On-Site, Text: (843) 302-6082 211 210 102 117 103 116 104 115 105 114 106 113 TUNE INTO 201 101 118 209 E S 215 202 203 107 112 208 111 207 110 204 109 108 206 205 THURSDAY, APRIL 3 1-2:30PM (LIVE) FRIDAY, APRIL 4 1-2:30PM (LIVE) SATURDAY, APRIL 5 1-3:00PM (LIVE) Sky Suites Grandstand SUNDAY, APRIL 6 1-3:00PM (LIVE) Terrace Box Seats Eastern Standard Time. Times subject to change. Wheelchair, companion seating and handicap parking spaces are available. For more information, please call 800.677.2293. DAY ACTIVITIES AT THE CUP SATURDAY, MARCH 29 DRAW CEREMONY (3:00 – 4:00 PM) Join us on the Grand Lawn to be a part of Family Circle Cup history as player names are drawn out of the Champions trophy to determine who will battling it out on the courts! Interact with WTA players and help pull the name chips from the Cup! SATURDAY, MARCH 29 – SUNDAY, MARCH 30 FAMILY WEEKEND (10:00 AM – 3:00 PM) Sponsored by Kickin’ 92.5, 101.7 Chuck and Mix 95.9 The fun starts on Saturday and continues through Sunday afternoon. Adults and kids will experience two fun-filled days of balloon artists, face painting, magicians, jump castles, climbing wall and many more interactive activities. Free admission for kids 12 and under, and adults are only $10. MONDAY, MARCH 31 LADIES DAY OUT (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Sponsored by Nash FM 96.9, 95SX, 1250 WTMA, skirt!, Antigua, SunTrust, MUSC You’re invited to spend the day with your best girls, join us for Ladies Day Out! For a regular Monday ticket enjoy... - Stadium seating - Action-packed tennis - Attendee gift for the first 1,000 through gates - Tennis fashion show - Access to skirt! Serves Lounge - Vanity Salon Style Bus - Wine & Design Mobile Art Truck - Liquor tastings - Seminars on health and wellness “MOVE FORWARD” LUNCHEON (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM) With Betty Wong, Editor-in-Chief of FITNESS Magazine and Susan Johnson PhD, Director of MUSC Health Promotion Tickets are $50* each and include a gourmet lunch, presentation, Q&A, player appearance & autograph session, suite seating in the stadium for the remainder of the day and a complimentary one year subscription to FITNESS Magazine. *A Family Circle Cup day session ticket is required, along with the luncheon ticket. NIGHT EVENTS AT THE CUP TUESDAY, APRIL 1 – FRIDAY, APRIL 4 HAPPY HOUR (4:00 – 8:00 PM) Presented by Y102.5, WEZL 103.5, Q104.5 and 94.3 LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE: Visit the Ketel One Racquet Club on the Grand Lawn to experience happy hour at the Cup. Featuring drink specials, beverage tastings and live entertainment – this is the place to be! APRIL 1: Calvin Taylor APRIL 2: Two 3 Ways APRIL 3: Plane Jane APRIL 4: Blue Dogs WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2 PINK OUT NIGHT FOR THE CURE (7:00 – 10:00 PM) Presented by MUSC Health Join us in your brightest pink to support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lowcountry as we team up in the fight against breast cancer. For each person wearing pink through the gates, the Family Circle Cup will make a donation to cancer research, community health outreach and advocacy programs. Help us with our goal to PINK OUT the stadium! THURSDAY, APRIL 3 MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT (7:00 – 10:00 PM) Presented by Prudential In honor of the men and women who serve our country in the Armed Forces, the Family Circle Cup, on behalf of Prudential, is proud to host military appreciation night – giving active-duty military and their families complimentary admission. Come out and join us in thanking our service members and their families. FRIDAY, APRIL 4 SUNTRUST NIGHT (7:00 – 10:00 PM) Presented by SunTrust Join SunTrust for an evening at the Family Circle Cup where they’ll host an interactive on court activity – a true fan favorite! Be there as SunTrust pumps the energy up, even when there is a break in the action. SHOPPING AT THE CUP SPONSORS AT THE CUP The 2014 Family Circle Cup merchandise tent will be bigger and better than ever. All the latest brands and fashions will be available including, Antigua, Nike, Adidas, Bolle and many more. The tent also carries a full array of Family Circle Cup logoed items for that special souvenir. The merchandise tent is one stop at the Family Circle Cup you will not want to miss! Take a break from the action on court to visit Sponsor Row for a chance to win great giveaways, sample products and visit with the supporters of our tournament. Stop by the Prudential booth, then head to Salonpas to snap a picture with the Family Circle Cup trophy. Pop in the MUSC Health booth, before learning how easy it is to switch to SunTrust Bank. Next, visit Daniel Island Real Estate for exclusive island home deals, then drop by the Dunlop booth to browse the latest racquets and test your swing. TOURNAMENT INFORMATION AND REMINDERS FOOD & BEVERAGES No food, beverages, coolers or glass containers may be brought onto tournament grounds, with the exception of one bottle of water per person. The Family Circle Cup has a variety of choices for your dining pleasure to satisfy your food and beverage needs. NO SMOKING POLICY The Family Circle Cup is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the tournament grounds. MATCH SCHEDULE All start times and match schedules are subject to change. Check FamilyCircleCup.com for updates. CAMERAS No flash photography is allowed. Cameras are prohibited for any purpose other than using photographs for personal and private domestic use. Such photographs cannot be exploited or displayed in any manner or in any medium whatsoever without the express written consent of the WTA. LOST & FOUND Any lost items can be found at the Guest Services Tent located near the main gate. UMBRELLAS While umbrellas are allowed on site, please be advised that you may be asked to discontinue use if they obstruct sight lines of those around you. SECURITY All bags are subject to search upon entry. $ TICKET POLICIES Please be prepared to present your ticket to our usher staff at all times. There will be a checkpoint at the site entrance, stadium court and club court. Patrons wanting to leave and re-enter the tournament grounds will need to obtain a hand stamp upon exiting. You will need both a hand stamp and the ticket stub to re-enter. Keep your tickets! No ticket or credential holder may continually collect, disseminate, transmit, publish or release from the grounds of the tournament any match scores or related statistical data during match play (from the commencement of a match through its conclusion for any commercial, betting or gambling purpose). REFUNDS/EXCHANGES There are no refunds or exchanges. All sales are final. RAIN POLICY If a session of the tournament is postponed due to weather or for other reasons beyond our control, the tournament committee will make every effort to accommodate the ticket holder at a subsequent session However, there will be NO REFUNDS issued. Please note you must retain your original ticket stub in case of postponement in order to re-enter the postponed rescheduled session Information on scheduling changes can be obtained by calling the tournament hotline at (843) 849-5000 or by visiting FamilyCircleCup.com. PARKING Parking is available in several locations on Daniel Island, most within walking distance. Free shuttle service to the main stadium entrance will be provided to those parking only in the satellite lots. DINING AT THE CUP EAT & DRINK Whether you’re craving a fresh salad, good ol’ Southern barbecue or a traditional greek gyro – there’s something to suit everyone’s taste at the Family Circle Cup. After entering the gates, you’ll find a wide variety of options at our unique dining destinations in the stadium and around the grounds. Time to grab a drink between sets - you’ll have plenty of options to quench your thirst. Sip on a crisp glass of wine from one of our exclusive wine labels, enjoy a frothy beer on tap from our local breweries or grab a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade. RESTAURANT PARTNERS: - Chick-fil-A - Daniel Island Grill - Duvall Express Café - Half Court Hot Dogs - Jim N’ Nicks - The Granary - Verde Fresh Salads & Wraps - Zeus Grill BAR LOCATIONS: - Clos du Bois Corner - Club Court Bar - Ketel One Racquet Club - The Beer Garden - The Wine Garden TASTY TREATS: - Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream - Candied nuts - Gourmet popsicles - Italian Ice - Jumbo pretzels - Kettle Korn STEAM ‘N CHILL: Need a quick drink between matches? Run over to this beverage destination, located adjacent to the stadium, to warm up with a steaming latte or cool down with a fruit smoothie. FOOD TRUCKS Craving something different? Plan to visit one of the food trucks that will be parked in the stadium for the first time this year! Trucks will rotate daily to add an element of surprise to your dining experience. SPONSORS TITLE SPONSOR PREMIER LEVEL CORPORATE LEVEL CHARLESTONIAN LEVEL CARE Enterprise Rent-A-Car Harris Teeter McAlister Development Oikos Yogurt Post and Courier United Airlines United States Tennis Association OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS Clos du Bois Ketel One Miller Lite Pepsi Royal Cup Coffee US Foods Sponsors as of February 4, 2014