“Top 10 Opportunity Tips
For Your Junior Players”
David Zeutas-Broer USPTA Master Pro
USTA New England Player Development
...
“Top 10 Opportunity Tips
For Your Junior Players”
New England Challenger Circuit
 New England Championship Series
 New E...
TIP #1: ½ Day, Non-Elimination

Singles Tournaments
Format: Round-Robin Match-Play
Duration: 3.5 - 4.5 Hours
Scoring: 6 Ga...
½ Day Non Elimination
Doubles Tournaments

TIP #2:

Format: First Match Loser Consolation Match-Play
Duration: 4-5 Hours
S...
TIP #3: Tournament Entry Fee

Program
 USTA New England hopes to promote and develop more

participation in junior tourna...
TIP #4: Local Jr. Team Tennis
Leagues
 Co-ed team play using WTT format for ages 6-18
 Intermediate and Advanced divisio...
TIP #5: New England

Challenger Circuit
 Singles & Doubles
 Intermediate to advanced level of competition

[For players ...
TIP #6: New England

Championship Series
 Singles & Doubles
 Advanced to Elite level of competition

[ For players ranke...
TIP #7: New England

Zonal & Intersectional Teams
 2014 Summer Travel Teams

Dates, Selection Cutoffs, Events & Tournamen...
TIP #8: USTA New England

Jr. E-Newsletter
 This junior-focused digital publication blasts quarterly

to USTA New England...
TIP #9:College Varsity Play
 USTA Guide to Tennis On College Campuses
http://assets.usta.com/assets/1/15/2010_USTA_Colleg...
TIP #10: USTA Tennis On Campus
 Competitive play with a great social component.
 Co-ed team play using WTT format
 Coll...
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David Zeutas-Boer Junior Competition

  1. 1. “Top 10 Opportunity Tips For Your Junior Players” David Zeutas-Broer USPTA Master Pro USTA New England Player Development ½ Day, Non-Elimination Singles Tournaments ½ Day, Non-Elimination Doubles Tournaments Tournament Entry Fee Program Local Jr. Team Tennis Leagues  To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  2. 2. “Top 10 Opportunity Tips For Your Junior Players” New England Challenger Circuit  New England Championship Series  New England Zonal & Intersectional Teams  New England Junior E-Newsletter  College Showcases & College Recruiting Tournaments  Tennis On Campus  To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  3. 3. TIP #1: ½ Day, Non-Elimination Singles Tournaments Format: Round-Robin Match-Play Duration: 3.5 - 4.5 Hours Scoring: 6 Game Pro Sets, No-Ad Ball Type: 10u Orange, 12u Green,14u Yellow Register Online: Futures Circuit Events Level: Search for Entry Level on Schedule LINK TO SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION: http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/schedule/search.aspx?section=45&division=G8 To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  4. 4. ½ Day Non Elimination Doubles Tournaments TIP #2: Format: First Match Loser Consolation Match-Play Duration: 4-5 Hours Scoring: 8 Game Pro Sets, Ad Ball Type: 12u Green, 12u, 14u, 16u & 18u Yellow Register Online: Futures Circuit Events = Entry Level Challenger Circuit Events = Intermediate to Advanced Level LINK TO SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION: http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/schedule/search.aspx?section=45&division=G8 To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  5. 5. TIP #3: Tournament Entry Fee Program  USTA New England hopes to promote and develop more participation in junior tournaments from players from all backgrounds.  Families of USTA juniors with a family Taxable Income of $50,000 or less, and other families who may have extenuating circumstances, are encouraged to apply.  Players accepted into the program will be able to enter designated tournaments for half the regular tournament fee, with the balance of the fee being covered by USTA New England and the host club.  FOR MORE DETAILS & PROGRAM APPLICATION CLICK ON LINK: http://www.newengland.usta.com/AboutUs/junior_tournament_fee_program/ To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  6. 6. TIP #4: Local Jr. Team Tennis Leagues  Co-ed team play using WTT format for ages 6-18  Intermediate and Advanced divisions  Competitive play with a great team camaraderie component  Local play with advancement opportunities to State, Section, and National Championships  TO LEARN MORE CLICK ON THIS LINK: http://www.newengland.usta.com/About-Us/2305_Community_Tennis_Staff/ To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  7. 7. TIP #5: New England Challenger Circuit  Singles & Doubles  Intermediate to advanced level of competition [For players ranked in +/- Top 100]  CLICK ON LINK & SEARCH SCHEDULE for L6 Challengers: http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/schedule/search.aspx?section=45&division=G8 To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  8. 8. TIP #6: New England Championship Series  Singles & Doubles  Advanced to Elite level of competition [ For players ranked in +/- Top 100 for L5, +/- Top 75 for L4 and +/- Top 60 for L3]  CLICK ON LINK & SEARCH THE SCHEDULE for L3, L4 & L5 Championships: http://tennislink.usta.com/tournaments/schedule/search.aspx?section=45&division=G8 To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  9. 9. TIP #7: New England Zonal & Intersectional Teams  2014 Summer Travel Teams Dates, Selection Cutoffs, Events & Tournament ID#’s:        July 3-7, 2014 (Standings cutoffs-girls +/- #20, boys +/- #20) USTA Boys & Girls 12 Zone Team Championship Tournament ID# 450517914 USTA Boys & Girls 14 Zone Team Championship Tournament ID# 450518314 USTA Boys & Girls 16 Zone Team Championship Tournament ID# 450518614 July 5-9, 2014 (Standings cutoffs- girls +/- #6, boys +/- #4) USTA Boys & Girls 14 Intersectional Team Championship Tournament ID# 450042514 USTA Boys & Girls 16 Intersectional Team Championship Tournament ID# 450518914 July 26-29, 2014 (Standings cutoffs- girls +/- #8, boys +/- #9) USTA Girls 18 National Team Championship Tournament ID# 450519114 USTA Boys 18 National Team Championship Tournament ID# 450519014 To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  10. 10. TIP #8: USTA New England Jr. E-Newsletter  This junior-focused digital publication blasts quarterly to USTA New England members with important news, opportunities, member benefits & feature stories that highlight junior players.  If a player would like to receive the newsletters, they update their USTA membership profile with their email address and choose to receive local news to their email.  CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW THE Jr. E-Newsletter: http://ebm.mailusta.com/c/tag/hBTBipWB7W$3TB84N8QAAAAAAeQ/doc.html?t_params=EMAIL%3Dhinckley%2540newengland.usta.com To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  11. 11. TIP #9:College Varsity Play  USTA Guide to Tennis On College Campuses http://assets.usta.com/assets/1/15/2010_USTA_College_Guide_7.pdf  College Showcases  College Recruiting Tournaments To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis
  12. 12. TIP #10: USTA Tennis On Campus  Competitive play with a great social component.  Co-ed team play using WTT format  College club team league in New England with 30+ teams that play dual matches and tournaments  Advancement opportunities to Section and National Championships  TO LEARN MORE CLICK ON LINK: http://www.newengland.usta.com/Community-Tennis/Tennis_On_Campus/?intloc=headernavsub To Promote & Develop the Growth of Tennis

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