UKI US Open Staying in Touch Texting Service

To help everyone stay up to day with info about what is going on during the US Open. Texting provides a quick way to reach everyone about updates to the schedule and news about the event. Texting technology does have its issues and is not ‘Guaranteed’ so you should always check the board and the ring information at the event.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get signed up for the service

If you sent in your phone number ahead of time we have already added you to the service.

Send a text to 94253 with the word ukiusopen

You will receive a confirmation that you have joined.

Are we guaranteed to receive each of these messages?


As text messaging is a store-and-forward technology dependent on carriers and their networks, it is impossible to guarantee delivery of a text message.

You should always verify information at the event and not solely count on this service

How quickly will I receive these messages once sent?

Text messages are usually delivered to mobile phones in a few seconds to a few minutes.

During peak hours, there could be a short delay.

Please note that additional delays may occur if recipient’s phone is turned off or out of the coverage area.

When this happens a carrier will attempt to deliver your message for up to 72 hours.

What period of time will you be texting me?

We will be texting with any Timely and relevant information up to 7 days before the event and several days after the event.

Once the event is over we will delete all subscribers and remove the information from the system. No information regarding subscribers will be shared with any 3rd parties what so ever.

During the event you may receive between 4-10 messages a day depending on the relevancy of issues that show up. We will limit all sends to what is pertinent to the event.

What if I no longer want to receive these text message

With each message you can simply reply STOP and you will no longer receive messages from the event

Will this service cost me money?

The US Open provides this as a free service for its competitors. There are no extra charges from the US Open to participate.

Your Cell Carrier Charges are specific to each carrier and specific to the Plans you signed up for.

What is a Text Message (SMS)

SMS stands for Short Message Service, and it is synonymous with text message, Text, TXT, etc. An SMS (text message) is a short message, which can be sent to and from a cellular phone.

Can my phone receive text messages?

Nearly all phones purchased in the last ten years are capable of sending and receiving text messages.

Will this work if I have a number with a carrier outside the US?

No, Unfortunately this only works with Cell Phones that are on one of the major carrier networks in the U.S.

US Cellular
Metro PCS

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