Director: Luis Esteban Fernandez 

Dates:
Main Draw from 15 to 20 January 2018
Qualy from 13 January 2018 to 14 January 2018 
Category 14U from 17 to 20 January 2018, sign in January 16 (up to 6PM).

Group:
Group 1 on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Circuit

Ages:
Only players 18 years or younger may participate. For 2018 only players born in 2000 or after will be accepted. For Category 14U players must be born in 2004 or after. For 18U each player must have reached his/her 13th birthday. For 14U each player must have reached his/her 11th birthday.

Play:
Boys and Girls, singles and doubles

Draws:
Main Draw: 64 in singles, 32 in doubles. Qualy: 32 players. Category 14U: 16 in singles

Sanction:
1. International Tennis Federation (ITF): http://www.itftennis.com/juniors/
2. Costa Rican Tennis Federation (FCT): http://www.fctenis.com/

Registration:
All players must register through the ITF web page and should be in good standing with their respective tennis federations.

Site:
Costa Rica Country Club
Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Tel.: (506) 2208-5000 ext. 5008; Fax.: (506) 2289-9076;
http://www.elcountry.cr/

Climate:
Temperate climate, about 20 to 22 degrees Centigrade (about 70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit) . Players should bring windbreakers.

Type of Courts:
8 outdoor courts and 4 indoor hard courts (tennislife slow non cushion)

Day Play:
Starting at 8 am

Night Play:
6 pm first match, 7:30 pm second match, followed by a third match

Mini Fair:
The Coffee Bowl offers a mini fair with concession stands in the area adjacent to the stadium court of the Costa Rica Country Club, including food and beverage stands and exhibition and sale of diverse products.

Media Coverage:
The Coffee Bowl is one of the few junior tennis tournaments in the world with ample media coverage both nationally and internationally through print, radio, and television coverage. All night matches and some daytime matches are televised live by a local television channel, with live streaming available.

Internet:
The Coffee Bowl web site is maintained by CRServers (www.crservers.com) and provides web access to press and public worldwide at http://www.copacafe.com. This site provides draws, scores, schedule of play, photos, links to sponsors and places of interest in Costa Rica, and general tournament information.

Communication:
Luis Esteban Fernandez, Tournament Director
Katherine Montoya, Assistant to the Organizing Committee

Tel.: +(506) 2208-5024 or +(506) 2208-5008
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
web site: www.copacafe.com

Official Hotel:
Hotel Corobicí Crowne Plaza
Location: Sabana Norte, western edge of San José on Autopista General Cañas
Tel: +(506) 2543 6000 for front desk and reservations
Fax: +(506) 2231 5698 for reservations
Web: www.crowneplaza.com
Reservations: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Special Coffee Bowl Rate: US$93.79 per night (US$83.00 + 13% tax)
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Key Dates & Player Lists

Key upcoming dates concerning the 2018 Copa include the following:

19 December 2017
Registration Deadline 18U
13 January 2018
Start of Qualy
15 January 2018
Start of Main Draw
 
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Sponsors:
Fordcafe 1820Ice Breakers
Co-Sponsors:
Oceanic de Seguros GatoradePeriodico La Republica Costa RicaTeleticaDeportes TeleticaIMCIQ radioRicohGNC
Official Product Suppliers:
Agua AlpinaPenn Tennis BallsFuse TeaClinica Unibe