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USTA Southwest Tri-Level Championships

October 23, 2012 03:05 PM
 USTA Southwest Tri-Level League Championships

Jan. 11-13, 2013

Phoenix Tennis Center – Phoenix, AZ

 
 

Player Packet  | Host Hotel  |   Host Playing Site

 

 
 
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE RELEASED -   Men  |  Women

 

(Final Schedule will be given out at Captain's Meeting from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm on Jan. 10, 2013)

Half Moon Sports Grill

2121 E. Highland Ave.

Phoenix, AZ 85016))

 

 

TriLevel387_2013USTA Southwest will host the fifth annual Tri-Level League Championships on January 11-13, 2013 at the Phoenix Tennis Center.

 

More than 120 players from across the Section are expected to compete in this "tri-level" format (named for the three different NTRP levels 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5) that make up each team. Tri-Level is a growing format in the Southwest and across the nation with more and more teams participating each and every year.

 

The topper to participating in Tri-Level leagues is the invitational national championship each year that is held in conjunction with the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.

 

Section championship winning teams get to compete at the same time as the top professionals are battling out for their own title! It's a pretty sweet spectacle and a great feel and environment. Section championship teams usually get tickets to the event as well, so not only do you get to play, but you get to watch the top pros in action.

 

The BNP Paribas Open Tri-Level National Championships will be held in March 2013. Defending champions at the USTA Southwest Tri-Level League Championships are Central Arizona women and Central Arizona men. 

 

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Winners of each men's and women's level will compete for the USTA Southwest team at the national championships.

 

REGISTRATION & CAPTAIN'S MEETING

Registration and a mandatory captain's meeting will be held on Thursday evening at 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm at the HALF

 MOON
 SPORTS
 GRILL

 

. At this meeting captain's the final schedule of play for the tournament be given out for the tournament.

 

 

 

Online registration is required of all players. The team registration form is due to the USTA Southwest office by December 21, 2012. A tentative schedule will be released on or after January 4, 2013.

 

HOST PLAYING SITE

Phoenix Tennis Center

 

CAPTAiN'S MEETING

 LOCATION
The Captain's meeting location was improperly listed in the original captain's packet. Please note the change: The correct location and time for the event is Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Half Moon Sports Grill on 2121 E. Highland Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016 location. It is just a short drive away from the host hotel. 

 

HOST HOTEL

The host hotel for the event is the Embassy Suites – Phoenix Airport at 24th Street. The hotel has been courteous enough to block off suites for Tri-Level Section Championships player at a rate of $119/night plus taxes and fees per suite. This includes complimentary parking, free cooked-to-order breakfast and a manager’s reception from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

 

Players can take advantage of a complimentary airport shuttle and Players should reserve directly with the hotel and identify themselves as part of the USTA Tri-Level Section Championships. Players should make their reservations by December 18, 2012. Feel free to make your reservations online HERE

 

Restrictions and provisions may apply on reservations. The facility is located less than three miles from the Phoenix Tennis Center, so it is convenient. It is also located close to the Biltmore Fashion Park, downtown Phoenix and Old Town Scottsdale which all houses plenty of great area restaurants and more.

 

Embassy Suites – Phoenix Airport at 24th Street

2333 East Thomas Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85016

602-957-1910

 

 

EVENT SPONSORS
Please support the following businesses as they are supporting tennis in the Southwest. 

 

ActiveForever_LogoOfficial Medical & Sports Therapy Equipment Provider of USTA Southwest 

Active Forever - www.activeforever.com 
(use code USTASW when purchasing and we receive 5% kickback to support
tennis programs here in the Southwest!)
 
The Scottsdale-based company provides medical equipment and supplies for independent living through mobility, low vision aids, power scooters, wheelchairs, rollators, fitness and physical therapy products, orthopedics, exercise equipment, diabetes supplies, as well as many other medical devices.

 

headpennlogoOfficial Ball of USTA Southwest League Tennis
Penn – www.pennracquet.com (BALL)
 
 
Head/Penn is the national sponsor of USTA Leagues and has been for almost a quarter of a century. They provide balls for all of our USTA Section League Championship events, and are the No. 1 selling tennis ball in America.  

 

 
 
Official Tennis Travel Package Partner of USTA Southwest 
Championship Tennis Tours - www.tennistours.com
 
ChampionshipTennisTours
 
Since 1987, This Scottsdale-based business has been serving tennis fans and enthusiasts with personalized and customized travel packages to the world's premier tennis events.
 
Championship Tennis Tours handles travel, ticketing and really works to make your travel experience to Grand Slam events or other top-flight ATP or WTA Tour events across the globe an experience to remember. USTA Southwest members receive a special discount when they purchase and for mentioning the USTA.  
 

Clif BarClif Bar & Company is an American company that produces energy bars and other all natural and organic food targeted to people with active lifestyles.

Clif Bar has graciously donated healthy bars for our players, coaches, and spectators though out the Sectional Championships.

Please support Clif Bars as a thank you for their support of USTA Leagues. For more information goto www.clifbar.comOur players love these snacks from Clif Bar and definitely appreciate their support of USTA League tennis! 

 

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