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USTA 70 & Over League, 2018 Season
 

The Fall USTA 70 & Over League is a coed league consisting of 3 lines of doubles. Line 1 is men's doubles, line 2 is women's doubles and line 3 is mixed doubles. Men and Women combine their NTRP rating to play on 6.0, 7.0 and 8.0 teams. The maximum rating level for 6.0 is 3.5, the maximum rating level for 7.0 is 4.0 and the maximum rating level for 8.0 is 4.5. Players who do not have a current computer rating must self-rate in order to participate.
 

For more information email USTALeague@CharlotteTennisAssociation.com.

 

QUICK LINKS


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USTA Membership    

 

ABOUT THE 70 & OVER LEAGUE


 

Age Groups NTRP Level Format Minimum # of Players Maximum # of Players Advance To
70 & Over 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 3 Doubles 3 Men and
3 Women
15 State


The maximum NTRP Level for:
6.0 is 3.5
7.0 is 4.0
8.0 is 4.5

 

SEASON SCHEDULE


Below are the key dates for all age groups. 

 Team Registration Begins June 24
 Team Registration Ends August 4
 Season Starts* August 12
 Play Concluded By September 30
 Last Day to Add Players September 15
 Local Playoffs Check Player Resources Page
for Playoff Schedule
 State Championships October 19-21 (Wilson, NC)


*Teams will play at least 6 matches.

 

DAYS OF PLAY SCHEDULE


Click here for the days of play schedule.

 

USTA MEMBERSHIP


All players must be current USTA members in order to participate on USTA League teams. Click here for information on USTA membership and benefits.

 

PLAYER CONTACT INFORMATION


Players should verify and update their contact information listed on their USTA Membership Profile. Phone and email information on your profile will be used for all communications regarding league play. Captains will also have access to each others phone/email information via TennisLink throughout the season. Email addresses are provided in TennisLink for ease of initiating communications with opposing team Captains. Captains only have access in TennisLink to email contacts for Captains in their flights/divisions and for privacy reasons may only use those email contacts for communicating about arrangements for scheduled matches. If this data is not current, we cannot guarantee that you will receive information in a timely manner. 


COMMUNICATION CENTER


TennisLink has a new feature called Communication Center. This feature allows League Coordinators and Captains to send messages to participants who have subscribed to receive messages. To access Communication Center for Leagues click here. Whey players register for a league team they should be sure to check the box to 'Receive announcements and communications related to this league via email and/or text message.'

 

CREATE A TEAM ONLINE


  • When registering on TennisLink, you are required to set up your team using the following naming convention: 
    • First initial of first name, last name, facility name
    • Example: John Doe with Jeff Adams as home courts; Team Name is JDoe (Jeff Adams)
  • Captains, click here to register your team now on TennisLink.
  • Be sure that you opt in to receive communications from the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.

 

PLAYER REGISTRATION INFORMATION


  • In order to register you will need: the team number, your USTA number, and a credit card for payment. If you do not have an NTRP Rating, you will be asked to self-rate by answering a series of questions. If you are not satisfied with your rating, you may appeal at that time. Please note that appeals may take as long as 3 weeks.
  • Once your captain has created a team online he/she will provide you with a team number.
  • Players, click here to register on a team.
  • Be sure that you opt in to receive communications from your team Captain and the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.

 

LOOKING FOR A TEAM?


Are you a new player looking to join a USTA team? Click here to submit an online request. You will be contacted if there's an opening that fits your profile. If you do not know your level of play (NTRP Tennis Rating System), click here to review the guidelines and identify which best fits your play.

 

NEED PLAYERS FOR YOUR TEAM?


Click here to submit an online request. You will be contacted if we have players for your team.

 

FEE/REGISTRATION INFORMATION
  • Players playing out of private tennis facilities: $25.00
  • Players playing out of public tennis facilities: $39.20 (includes public court use fee).

Courts fees for public park teams are now included in the online TennisLink registration fee. Therefore, when registering your team on TennisLink, please be sure to select the appropriate Flight labeled "Public Teams" or "Club Teams." If you will be playing out of a private facility, choose the "Club Teams" option. If you will be playing out of a public park facility, please choose the "Public Teams" option.

Through the August 4, 2018 team registration deadline, all players will use the team number assigned to captains at the time they created their team in TennisLink.

After August 4th, players on private facility teams will continue to register using the team number assigned to their captains, however, players on public park teams will need to register using the following generic team number: TBD.

Once players on public park teams have registered using the generic team number, they must send an email to the League Coordinator at USTALeague@CharlotteTennisAssociation.com to provide the information listed below in order to be transferred to the appropriate team. 

  • Age division
  • Rating Level
  • Day of Play
  • Your Captains Name
  • Team Number

 

REFUNDS
Refund requests must be submitted via email to the League Coordinator, and must be received prior to the team's first match of the season. A refund will be issued less the $3.00 TennisLink fee for club players and $3.20 for public park players. If the registration payment included a public court fee, that amount will be refunded as well.

 


PUBLIC COURT ASSIGNMENTS


Space at the public parks will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, which is based on date of online registration. Some teams may be asked to select an alternate location depending on team capacity at certain sites. Click here for a list of public court availability.

 

PLAYER RESOURCES


Click here for league specific and general information to assist captains and players with their team responsibilities. Throughout the season, announcements and updates will be posted on this site.

 

FACILITY DIRECTIONS


Click here for driving directions to area tennis facilities participating in USTA League.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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