Junior Tournaments

Advance your game by getting on the court, learning from the best and connecting with your friends. Competing in Junior Tournaments will help take your game as far as you want to go - high school, college, or the pros.

What Tournament Level Is Right For You?

Florida Section Tournaments are categorized by Levels.  These Levels range from 1 – 9.  Level 9 Tournaments are entry-level Junior Tournaments, and Level 1 Tournaments are the highest level of Junior Tournaments in the U.S.

Find Out About The Youth Progression Pathway

There are Junior Tournaments for all players whether you are entry-level, intermediate, or advanced.  Use the chart below to find out what Junior Tournament Level is right for you.

Player Level Definition Levels
Entry-Level Players who are new to tournament play. Levels 8 & 9
Intermediate Players who have some experience and want to earn ranking points. Level 7
Advanced Players who are very experienced seeking to compete at higher levels in Florida and/or Nationally. Levels 1-6
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Getting Started

Before you get on court for your first Junior Tournament,
you’ll want to complete a few easy steps:

  1. Become a USTA Member
  2. Create Your USTA Account on TennisLink

 

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Florida Junior Rules & Regulations

Here you’ll find quick access to Florida Junior Tournament Rules & Regulations, Florida Residency Requirements and Instructions, and Grievance Procedures. Click the links below to download or get more information.

* Only applies to Florida Level 3, 4, & 5 tournaments, endorsement to USTA National events, and Intersectional and Zonal teams.

Ranking Information

Ranking points can be earned for both the USTA Florida Section and for USTA National.  To find out more about each type of ranking click the links below.

Note: Rankings are published the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month and when needed for Level 3, 4, & 5 selection

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Sectional Championships

Each year USTA Florida holds Sectional Championships for the state’s top players in age divisions ranging from 10s through 18s.  The Sectional Championships held each year are:

“Bobby Curtis” Junior State Championships

A singles tournament is held each summer and doubles tournament each fall for the top players from age divisions 12s through 18s.  Click the button below for event details.

“Bobby Curtis” Green Ball Sectional Championships

Introduced in 2016, this tournament is for the 10s age division and players qualify by being a finalist in at least one of 16 designated qualifying tournaments throughout the year.

“Bobby Curtis” Orange Ball Sectional Championships

New in 2017, this tournament is for the 10s age division and players qualify by being a finalist in at least one of 16 designated qualifying tournaments throughout the year.

Sportsmanship

Sportsmanship is defined as “fair play, respect for opponents, and gracious behavior in winning or losing”, and it is those qualities we look to promote and instill in players of all ages.   We are dedicated to not only promoting a solid competitive atmosphere, but also committed to developing players into respectful and fair adults by continually raising awareness and promoting positive sportsmanship behaviors.  

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FAQ's

Got questions?  No problem.  We are here to help.

Click the button below to get answers to the most
frequently asked questions about Junior Tournaments.

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Contact Information

Ann Brown
Ann Brown
Competitive Education Coordinator
(386) 671-8942
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Andy Gladstone
Andy Gladstone
Player Development Coordinator
(386) 671-8931
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Thad Hawkes
Entry Level Tournament Coordinator
(386) 671-8944
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Tournament Directors/Officials