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NET Junior/Youth Tournaments

NET Tournament Schedule

October 18

sponsored by

East Valley Women’s Skin & Laser Group

 

  • Play is at Gene Autry Tennis Center, 4125 E. McKellips Rd.
  • Please call 480-654-3787 if weather is questionable or if you need to withdraw (no refunds at this time).
  • PLAYERS NEED TO ARRIVE BY SCHEDULED CHECK-IN TIMES!

We have had problems when the schedule for play has been made and players arrive at match time or later and we have had to adjust the schedule, causing delays, or not allow them to play because they were late. Please be considerate of other players and tournament staff and arrive at check-in time or earlier.

  • If you missed the deadline, call 480-654-3787 to get on “Wait List”. We have room for some players in some divisions

 

10 and Under: Check in no later than 10:15am and play until approx. 1pm

Orange ball on 60 foot court. Wear clothes with pockets for 2nd ball.

 (8) Mia        Garrett       Lucia        Luke        Kristina        Lilly        Ava        Jaycie

 

12 & Under Novice:  Check in no later than 1:15pm and play until approx. 4pm

Green dot ball on 78 foot court. Wear clothes with pockets for 2nd ball.

 (8) Caroline         Ava         Natalie         Jalind         Jacob         Connor        Hannah      Anshu

 

***PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN CHECK-IN TIME***

 

14 & Under Novice: Check in no later than 10:30am and play until approx. 1:30pm

Green dot ball. Wear clothes with pockets for 2nd ball.

(10) Alyssa     Emily     Arianna     Georgia     Baylee     Kathryn     Savanna     Sarah     Kennedy     Kylie

 

18 & Under Novice: Check in no later than 1:45pm and play until approx. 4:15pm

Green dot ball on 78 foot court. Wear clothes with pockets for 2nd ball.

 (4) Mason      Kennidy      Jordan      Huddson

 

12 & Under Intermediate: Check in no later than7:45am and play until approx. 10:30am

Green dot ball on 78 foot court.

 (9) Jelena        Jack        Brenna        Ashley        Anders        Alexa        Patrick        Drew      Karis

 

****PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN CHECK-IN TIME****

 

14 & Under Intermediate: Check in no later than 10:45am and play until approx. 2pm

Play with yellow ball.

 (8 boys) Andy      Landon      Rohan     Kaleb      Danny      Evan      Jaxon      Micah

 

(7 girls) Kaydi      Maddie      Casey      Annie      Kara      Rose      Deondra

 

12 & 14 Advanced: Check in no later than 12:45pm and play until approx. 3:30pm

(7) Ava         Beau         Katrina         Mikenna         Elly         Jared         Audrey

    

***PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN CHECK-IN TIME***

 

18 & Under Intermediate & Advanced: Check in no later than 1:45pm and play until approx.. 5pm

(11) Lauren     Isabel     Karsten     Estrella     Jaret    Conner     Shelby     Hari     Maraya    Kate          Rachel


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2014 NET Tournament Dates:


 January 25
 July 25-26 (Evening)
 February 22
 Sept. 12-13 (Evening)
 March 29
 October 18
 April 26
 November 15
 May 30-31 (Evening)
 December 13
 

Register Online for Nov. 15

Online Registration Closed for Oct. 18 - Call 480-654-3787 to be added to wait list.

Entry deadline is 8pm on the Monday prior to the tournament.

Division Descriptions:

10 & Under:

This division is for players who are 10 and younger and can serve, rally keep score (No-Ad). Players should have a pocket
for second ball
to avoid delays. 10’s in USTA tournaments use the orange ball. Play is on the 60’ court using the orange
low compression balls and
racquets that are not longer than 25”. We have 25” racquets available for players that have
ineligible racquets.
The appropriate size court, racquet and and low compression ball helps players progress with learning
the correct technique and allows for a ball that bounces in their strike zone.

10 & under players should not play in the 12’s until they have demonstrated through tournament play that they are
clearly too strong
for the 10’s. This is not a race to the green or yellow ball.


Novice Groups (13-18): 

Play is on full court using green dot balls. Players should be able to serve, score (No-Ad) and rally. Green dot balls enable players to progress tactically and technically before advancing to the yellow ball.

This is not a race to the yellow ball.



 Intermediate Groups:

12 & Under use the green dot ball (like USTA tournaments) and 14’s and 18’s use the yellow ball.

10 & Under players cannot play in the 12 Intermediates until they have demonstrated through tournament play that they are clearly too strong for the 10’s players. Intermediates are generally not ready for USTA tournament play, but are past the Novice stage.

High school JV players would generally be in the Intermediates.


 Advanced:

12’s and 14’s are strong enough to play in USTA tournaments.

12’s use green dot ball like they do in USTA tournaments.

High school varsity players should play in the 18 Advanced Group.



NET Tournaments Philosophy & Formats: 

Non-Elimination Tournaments (NETS) offer players the opportunity to compete against players of their approximate age and ability within a maximum 3 hour time frame.  Non-elimination play could be round robins, compass draws or supersets. Players are grouped by age and ability. Small divisions could be mixed genders and/or combined with another appropriate division.

  • Play is usually at Gene Autry Tennis Center, 4125 E. McKellips Rd. in Mesa  and occasionally at satellite locations.
  • Entry fee is $17 per player
  • To enter: enter online and click on the Online Store tab (above). Players can also enter in person or call 480-654-3787 with charge card.  
  • Tournament Director reserves right to reclassify players to more appropriate divisions.
  • Late Arrivals: If you arrive after your scheduled check-in time, Tournament Director will consider you a Default (No-Show) and reserves right to replace you with a player from the waitlist or forfeit your entry without refund. Late arrivals usually cause the rotation to be revised and play delayed.
  • Entry deadline is 8pm on the Monday before the tournament.
  • No refunds after 8pm, on the Tuesday before tournament.
  • Awards:
    • 1st place only with 5 or few players in division.
    • 1st and 2nd with 6 or more in division.
  • View Tournament Schedule: Visit MesaTennis.com after 6pm on the Weds. before each tournament to view the tmt. schedule. Click on the   NET Tournament tab at top of page.
  • Information/Questions: call 480-654-3787

 

*** It’s the player’s responsibility to visit MesaTennis.com for Tournament Times!

September 2014
NET Tournament Champions & Finalists
Thanks to all participants!
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