Tournaments in RI: Welcome

Dear Parents & Players,

This guide is to help all of you learn the processes for all programs & tournaments through the USTA.  Please visit www.usta.com, www.newengland.usta.comfor news, program information or assistance.

USTA New England Junior Regulations:
You can click the link or visit
www.newengland.usta.com
and click on “Juniors” and then “Regulations.”  Please be certain that you read these, as you will be expected to abide by these rules while you are participating in USTA sanctioned tournaments.


What age division do I play?
 
There are six age divisions: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 & under. 
You may play in your age division up until the last day of the month before you “age out.” 
       (
For example: If you are 12 and turning 13 in May, you may play 12’s until the last day in April. )


What level should I play? 
Level 8 & 7 are for players starting tournament competition and aspiring to reach higher levels. 
Level 6 & 5 tournaments are for the more experienced tournament players. 
Level 4 & 3 tournaments offer the competitive level in the section
.
Level 2 & 1 tournaments offter national the competition.


How do I get a standing?
 
Once you win a match in any round of a sanctioned USTA New England the tournament you will be awarded points for the round, and will then be listed in the standings.
 

How do we get started? 
First and foremost, you must become a registered USTA Junior Member.  You may do this online at www.usta.com/membership or by calling (800) 990-8782.  Junior memberships are $20 annually.