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USTA Spring Jr. Team Tennis

SPRING JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS

Important Information When Forming Teams: 2019

 

Beginner Level Eligibility

Beginner level players must be rated 2.4 and below and must not have more than 180 tournament points in any age group on the posted Georgia standing list as of the end of July 2018 (see search list below)Point totals shall include both singles and doubles divisions from which points were acquired.  Points earned due to defaults will not be considered and may be deducted if noted in writing to the State Junior Team Tennis Coordinator at time of State Championship registration.  Also, players who have previously competed at the beginner level at the Junior Team Tennis State Championships cannot play again at the beginner level in the same age division.

Example:  If a player played at 10U Beginner at State in 2018, he/she can not play 10U Beginner in 2019.

USTA Georgia Points Search - These players have more than 180 tournament points and are NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level Junior Team Tennis.

List of Girls NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level

List of Boys NOT ELIGIBLE to play Beginner level 

http://www.georgia.usta.com/junior_team_tennis/?intloc=headernavsub     

Example:  A player has more than 180 points, he/she can not play Beginner Level at any division. 

 

 Spring Junior Team Tennis League will begin March 15.  Team tennis matches will be played Sundays 2:30-4:00 and/or 4:00-5:30 and/or Fridays 4:30-6:00. Other days may be added, depending on number of teams in each level.  Matches will be played at Cooper Creek Tennis Center and other facilties if needed.

Registration as a team on Tennislink can begin on January 15. Each team must have at least 6 players, preferable 8 players.  

Each player must be a USTA member to register for USTA Jr. Team Tennis and is responsible for their USTA membership.  You can acquire a membership at USTA.com or call 1-800-990-8782.  Membership for a junior is $20.00 yearly.  First time members that are 10 and under can register for a free membership - use code FYFE.

 

USTA has provided a discount renewal code for FYF members to renew at $10 as opposed to $20. This is an opportunity to keep an incentivize FYF members to stay members and keep playing.

 

 

Membership Process:
- USTA has created a new process for players registering for a team to be in compliance with current child protection laws. All players must now be linked to a parent/guardian account. If you are renewing a USTA junior membership, you will be required to link the number to the parent/guardian. 
- Active (TennisLink) created this step-by step process to guide parents in creating player accounts:
Go to: http://activesupport.force.com/usta/articles/en_US/Article/Create-Child-Account   
- If you have any problems please contact julie@corta.org.

Want to Become a Captain in Junior Team Tennis?  All captains must complete the Safe Play Process which is now done through Net Generation.  Click here to start the process!  

Any players on your team without a rating will self-rate, go to Captains Corner - How to Rate a Player.  

Captains: Click below to download a copy of the Spring 2019 Jr. Team Tennis Handbook: 

files/files/CORTA%20JR%202019%202.pdf

  • Registration fee: $30.00
  • Registration begins on TennisLink:
    Click here to register a team starting January 23
  • Deadline to form a team: Friday, March 6
  • Captain's Meeting: Wednesday, March 13th at 5:30 pm in the CORTA Hospitality Room
  • League play begins: FRIDAY, March 15th 
  • Awards Celebration: TBA

All participants are responsible for adhering to the CORTA Code of Conduct.

 

For more information about USTA Jr. Team Tennis, contact  706-317-4136, ask for Julie

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