2014 BNP Paribas Open Calendar of Events
Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, California
March 3 - 16, 2014
Enjoy On and Off-Court Entertainment at the BNP Paribas Open!
BNP Paribas Challenge – Monday, February 24 - Saturday, March 1
The BNP Paribas Challenge is a pre-qualifying tournament providing both men and women tennis players the opportunity to earn a spot in the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event. The entry fee is $50. Champions will advance to the BNP Paribas Open Qualifying event March 3 & 4 (women) and March 4 & 5 (men). Information Sheet | Registration will be open the week of December 16th.
BNP Paribas Open Kids Day – Saturday, March 1
Bring your kids out to the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for a fun day of activities on and off the court including on-court clinics and featuring ATP World Tour and WTA professional player appearances. This FREE event is open to the general public.
WTA Qualifying Rounds – Monday, March 3 & Tuesday, March 4 starting at 10:00am. Free Admission
WTA Main Draw – Monday, March 3 at 3:00pm, Stadium Plaza
Come join Tournament Director, Steve Simon, WTA Supervisors and WTA professional players in making the 2014 BNP Paribas Open women’s main draw. You may be one of the lucky people chosen to assist and have your photo taken with guest player or you may win prize giveaways!
ATP Qualifying Rounds – Tuesday, March 4 & Wednesday, March 5 starting at 10:00am. Free Admission
ATP World Tour Main Draw – Tuesday, March 4 at 3:00pm, Stadium Plaza
Come join Tournament Director, Steve Simon, ATP Supervisors and ATP professional players in making the 2014 BNP Paribas Open men’s main draw. You may be one of the lucky people chosen to assist on stage and have your photo taken with guest player or you may win prize giveaways!
Bulova presents “Tennis Talk” - Wednesday, March 5 - Friday, March 14 at 12:30pm, Tennis Garden Village Stage – Join our renowned guest host and special guests throughout the week for lively tennis talk about player and matches. Answer the question of the day for a chance to win a Bulova watch. (times and days subject to change).
Main Stadium Promotions – Join the fun! March 5-16!
Throughout the tournament on the Main Stadium Court, sponsors will engage fans to win prizes such as Indian Wells spa and dining certificates, Bulova watches, t-shirts or catch player autograph Penn/Tennis Warehouse tennis balls. Pucker up for the City of Indian Wells Kiss Cam or the Bulova Dance Cam and you might see yourself on the “big screen” and much more.
City of Indian Wells Residents Day – Thursday, March 6
Residents of Indian Wells receive complimentary tickets to a full-day of matches. For more information or to obtain tickets please visit the City of Indian Wells’ City Hall.
Wheelchair Tennis Exhibition – Thursday, March 6
See the outstanding skills of these top-ranked Paralympic wheelchair tennis players as they compete in an exhibition match on Stadium.
Champions Night – Thursday, March 6
Come out and watch great tennis while benefiting The Champions Volunteer Foundation and many other local charities. A percentage of all evening session single tickets is donated to the Foundation so take advantage of a special ticket price of only $13 for this evening and bring your family, the club members, your club’s tennis leagues and have fun while supporting local charities. Come early to enjoy evening entertainment on the Village Stage.
Tennis Village Entertainment – Friday, March 7 - Friday, March 14, 5:00pm-7:00pm
The Tennis Village comes alive each evening with live music and entertainment, perfect for a rest between matches while enjoying a meal from our food village vendors. Check back for a complete listing of entertainers.
Salute to Heroes Main Stadium Ceremony – Friday, March 7 following the first evening session match
A special ceremony recognizing veterans, military personnel, police and firemen will be held following first evening session match on Main Stadium. All veterans and current military, police and fire personnel receive (2) complimentary tickets for the evening session. Show proper ID at the south gate box office.
Emirates Day – Saturday, March 8
USTA Member Appreciation Day & Reception – Tuesday, March 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
USTA members enjoy refreshments and visit with ATP World Tour and/or WTA players. Hosted by the USTA. Valid USTA membership card is required for entry.
USTA Member Discount Offer – Receive a 30% discount on regularly priced session loge tickets, Wednesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 14. 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.
Player Autograph Signings
Check the daily draw sheet on-site or in The Desert Sun newspaper, March 5-16 for a daily listing of player autograph signings on-site and at the Tennis Warehouse Shop.
BNP Paribas Open Tri-Level Championships – Thursday, March 13 - Sunday, March 16
Tri-Level Championships, a doubles competition representing 17 different United States Tennis Association (USTA) Sections from around the country, will be held over the final weekend of the BNP Paribas Open. The members of the winning section will win a Fila product package, the official sportswear company of the BNP Paribas Open. Information Sheet | Registration will be open the week of December 16.
BNP Paribas Open Senior Cup – Monday, March 17 - Thursday, March 20
Join over 700 amateur players in a Senior (50 years of age and over) and Super Senior (60 years of age and over) Team Tennis Doubles Tournament. Divisions include Senior men 3.5 and 4.0 and Senior women 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0. Super Senior men and women 3.5 and 4.0. The event will be played at different country clubs and resorts in the Coachella Valley with the finals being held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Thursday, March 20. Information | Registration will be open the week of December 16.
*Events are subject to change.