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Phoenix-Area Junior Team Tennis - Registration Begins for Summer Season

April 4, 2009 12:03 AM
 

2009 USTA Central Arizona
Jr. Team Tennis Summer League
REGISTER NOW


Jr. Team Tennis - the perfect blend of fun, friendship and competition.

Live in the Phoenix metropolitan area and looking to get your child on a Jr. Team Tennis squad this fall? Here's your chance as USTA Central Arizona Jr. Team Tennis Leagues are forming now in 18-and-under, 14-and-under, and 12-and-under levels for the SUMMER 2009 season. Host locations will be chosen by each team. Teams consist of a minimum three boys (3) and three girls (3), with a maximum of five in each gender per team.  

Each level will feature an 8-week season that will ensure plenty of matchplay, fun and team camaraderie! All matches will be held on Saturdays at noon.  

2009 USTA Central Arizona Jr. Team Tennis Summer League
SEASON
: May 15 - July 4, 2009 

MATCH TIME: Saturdays at 8:00 AM

MATCH LOCATION: Chosen by each team 

CO-ED TEAMS: Minimum of 3 boys and 3 girls; Maximum of 5 boys and 5 girls 

AGE DIVISIONS & LEVELS OFFERED:
12 & UNDER - Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
14 & UNDER - Intermediate, Advanced 
18 & UNDER - Intermediate, Advanced

Registration Fee:
$32 for current USTA Members (fee includes Nike Dri-Fit Uniform Shirt, All About Tennis $10 Credit, and Awards. You must go to All About Tennis and give them your name to redeem your $10 Credit.)

The Spring Season will qualify for advancement to the championship level. A playoff between the winning teams for the 12s, 14s, and 18s Intermediate divisions of the Spring and Summer seasons will be held on JULY 11TH to determine advancement to the Section Championship. Location TBD.

League Registration Deadline: May 10, 2009 (DO NOT BE LEFT OUT!!!)

2009 Section Championships: August 3-5 at the Jerry Cline Tennis Center in Albuquerque, NM. Deadline for registration to the championships is JULY 20th.

To Register as a Player:
1) All participants must be a CURRENT USTA MEMBER. If you do not have a current membership, please go to www.usta.com/membership to join.
2) Contact your Team Captain or Jessica Adams at jtt@southwest.usta.com to receive a Team Number. You must have an assigned Team Number to register.
3) Go to www.teamtennis.usta.com, click on "Register for a Team". Enter your assigned Team Number, your USTA Membership Number, and select your uniform shirt size. Click "Proceed to Checkout", enter your payment info, click "Submit" and you are set!!

INTERMEDIATE PLAYER BENCHMARK LIST
USTA Jr. Team Tennis uses the NTRP system and Benchmark List to determine the levels of play. The rating scale is as follows:
Beginner: 2.0 & Below
Intermediate: 3.0 & Below
Advanced: 3.5 & Above
A modified ranking list has been developed for tournament players to determine their Jr. Team Tennis playing level.

CLICK HERE to verify your playing level. Players on this list with 600 points or more in any age division must play in the advanced level.

2009 USTA CENTRAL ARIZONA LOCAL LEAGUE REGULATIONS
2009 USTA NATIONAL REGULATIONS

MANDATORY CAPTAIN'S MEETING
All listed team captains/coached must attend this meeting.  Each captain will recieve their match tennis balls, and captains packet, and local league regulations. If the assigned team captain cannot be present at the meeting, the co-captain or a team parent must attend.  

Meeting will be held TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2009 from 6-7 p.m. at the USTA SOUTHWEST office (7010 E. Acoma, Suite 201, Scottsdale, AZ 85254) 
 
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A TEAM COACH/CAPTAIN - PLEASE EMAIL jtt@southwest.usta.com 

Click Here to learn about the Team Captain Incentive Plan 
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Have friends that would be interested in playing?? PLEASE LET THEM KNOW!  Any questions?? Contact Jessica Adams, Junior Recreation Coordinator, USTA Southwest at (480) 289-2351 or jtt@southwest.usta.com.  



QUICKLINKS
TennisLink
USTA Southwest Jr. Team Tennis Webpage
National USTA Jr. Team Tennis Website
All About Tennis

 

 

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