Tennis on Campus National Championship

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The United States Tennis Association, NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation, World Team Tennis, and Intercollegiate Tennis Association are pleased to announce the 15th annual USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship.

Dates

Wednesday, April 9

5:00pm–7:00pm Team Check-in

7:00pm–8:00pm Mandatory: Coaches/Team Rep Meeting

Thursday, April 10

Team Play: First Matches at 8am, plan accordingly

Friday, April 11

Team Play

Saturday, April 12

Team Play: All teams will have matches on Saturday

Final Match at 4:00pm with Awards Banquet following the match

Location

Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex, 114469 W. Paradise Lane and Valley Vista High School, Surprise, Arizona

Entry Fees

Entry Fee: $275
Roster Deadline: March 14, 2014

Entry fee, team rep contact information, and roster information for one player will be the only items needed for the initial sign-up (pre-registration). Registration link will be emailed to team rep. Teams will be able to change roster up until March 14, 2014. After this date roster will be frozen and changes can only be made with approval from tournament co-director Valerie McCutchan. Enrollment verification forms will be sent via email to team reps by March 18. This form will need all participants’ signatures, and must also be signed by sport club director and the university registrar.

Teams must qualify at their USTA TOC Sectional Championship or received a bid from another TOC tournament.

For more information, contact Valerie McCutchan

Qualifying

Each USTA TOC Sectional Championship has a set number of bids, please review for dates of your TOC section event. Only one team per school will be allowed in the Championship.

Tournament Format

WORLD TEAMTENNIS format. Teams will play “Round Robin” or “Pool Play” and then advance into bracket play – compass draw. Teams are guaranteed seven matches (if all teams show up for scheduled matches). ALL TEAMS WILL HAVE MATCHES ON SATURDAY. A match consists of five no-ad sets and includes men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles and one mixed doubles.

Rules from 2014

  • All rostered players must have played in two events representing their team/school in the same academic year and prior to the USTA Campus Championship. An event is considered a dual match, a tournament, or a USTA Campus Championship - Sectional event.
  • A player may play in only two sets per match, whether as a starter or a substitute (excluding the Supertiebreaker).

Teams

Minimum of 4 players (2 men, 2 women); maximum 10 players.

Eligibility Guidelines

Changes were made in summer 2010. Please review the NIRSA Championship Series Eligibility Guidelines carefully.

Tournament Host Hotel

Hampton Inn & Suites, Surprise
14783 W. Grand Ave.
Surprise, AZ 85374
623-537-9122 / ask for USTA Tennis On Campus, $99 + tax

  • Hotel is within 1 mile of Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free wifi
  • Laundry available

Contact

Contact Valerie McCutchan if you have additional questions


April 10-12, 2014 • Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex - Surprise, Arizona

NIRSA partners with the USTA to offer the Tennis on Campus National Championship each year as an opportunity for recreational players from our Tennis on Campus leagues to compete and connect with skilled peers from other communities. The Tennis on Campus National Championship is part of the NIRSA Championship Series

For more information

Contact NIRSA Director of National Sport Programs, Valerie McCutchan for more information.