2012 Jr. Team Tennis Playoff Opportunities
In addition to the 6-8 week regular season at the local level, teams may qualify for the opportunity to play in the NorCal JTT Sectional Championships at the end of the season. Sectional Championships will include flights in the coed and same gender leagues at the U12, U14, U15 (same gender), and U18 age divisions.
Note: All quickstart format leagues in U10 and U8 will just be held at the local level, no advancement to playoffs.
Teams who win the NorCal JTT Sectional Championships in both the U14 and U18 Coed divisions, will have the honor of representing our section in the USTA Jr. Team Tennis National Championships in South Carolina!
2012 NorCal JTT Sectional Championships
Who - Coed and Same Gender teams who qualify from their local league are eligible to compete. Please see league handbook to find details on qualification.
Coed Sectional Flights - U12, U14, U18 in both Intermediate and Advanced
Same Gender Sectional Flights - U12, U15, U18 in both Intermediate and Advanced
What - NorCal Jr. Team Tennis Sectional Championships to determine the best teams from our section in both the coed and same gender leagues. Competition will take place at local clubs in the Clovis/Fresno area. Coed teams that win the sectional tournament advanced to the USTA Jr. Team Tennis National Championships. Same Gender teams (advanced division only) that win the sectional tournament advance to the Gar Glenney Cup.
Where - Clovis/Fresno, CA
When - August 3rd - 5th, 2012
Why - Compete to see which of our top junior teams will go on to represent USTA NorCal at the next level!
2012 USTA JTT National Championships
Who - Coed sectional championship winners from 17 USTA sections convene to compete at the national championships, this year in Arizona.
What - National Jr. Team Tennis tournament in the U14 and U18 coed intermediate and advanced flights. Scoring format will be similar to World Team Tennis, with team match wins determined by total games won. Team matches will consist of 2 singles matches, 2 doubles matches, and 1 mixed doubles match.
Where - City of Cayce, SC
When - U14 Intermediate and Advanced Oct. 19th - 21st. U18 Intermediate and Advanced on Oct. 26th - 38th.
Why - Compete for the title of 2012 JTT National Champions and be the first team to take home the title for USTA NorCal!
2012 Gar Glenney Cup
Who - Same Gender sectional championship winners in the U12, U15 and U18 flights (advanced only) will combine to form the 2012 NorCal Gar Glenney Cup team to compete against USTA SoCal.
What - An annual match between USTA NorCal and SoCal's top JTT same gender teams. Players will compete in same gender matches against their SoCal counterparts. Players will then combine with opposite gender teams at their age division to play in mixed doubles matches.
Where - El Dorado Tennis Center - Long Beach, CA http://www.longbeachtennis.com
When - August 18th and 19th, 2012
Why - Compete to see who will win in the battle of California's best JTT same gender teams!