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February 5, 2010 03:10 AM
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The Charlotte Tennis Association and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation are partnering to offer USTA Jr. Team Tennis in the parks!

Practices will be held at Jeff Adams Tennis Center
Wednesdays from 5:15 - 6:15pm - 8&U and 10&U Quickstart
Thursdays from 5:15 - 6:15pm - 12, 14, and 18&U teams at all levels (Teams may be assigned to an auxiliary park site if needed.)

Home matches will be held at Jeff Adams Tennis Center
The successful Charlotte USTA Jr. Team Tennis program includes a structure of home and away matches on Sunday afternoons. Teams in some divisions may travel to other venues in the city to play.
Match Times
1:00 PM - 8&U and 10&U QuickStart, 12&U Beginner
2:00 PM - 14&U Beginner, 12&U and 14&U Intermediate
3:00 PM - 12&U, 14&U and 18&U Advanced, 18&U Intermediate

$48.00 USTA Jr. Team Tennis League registration fee includes weekly practice, rotation in weekly team match, Nike uniform shirt, match balls and cost of USTA Membership! (A $19 charge will be incurred in Step 1 and a $29 charge in Step 2.

Players who are not affiliated with one the many area clubs offering USTA Jr. Team Tennis or at a facility where there are not enough players to hold all divisions, can sign up through "open registration" Please note that we must have a minimum of 7 entries for a specified division to field a team, and we must have a volunteer Team Manager to coordinate the weekly practices and matches. The home courts for these teams will be the Jeff Adams Tennis Center.

"Open Registration" is a three step process:

1. Join the USTA! The annual junior fee is $19.00. Click here for more information about the benefits of membership and to sign up.
2. Following are the procedures to sign up on the official USTA Jr. Team Tennis registration site:

•Click on Tennislink option on the menu to the left
•Click on the Jr. Team Tennis box option
•Click on Register to Play
•Click on Find a Program (unless you have been given a team # to enter)
•Use the drop down box to indicate Jr. Program and enter your zip code
•Locate the Spring 2010 Charlotte USTA Jr. Team Tennis Program and click Register
•Enter your USTA #, select appropriate division based on age and skill level and select shirt size (use size chart)
•Proceed to checkout

3. Complete and submit the following form to provide the Site Coordinator with additional information. Click here to submit an online request.