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Great Sports Pins
In an effort to promote good behavior and sportsmanship in junior tennis, we are starting our “Great Sports” program at select junior tournaments across the state. Officials will now be able to award good behavior by presenting sportsmanship pins to juniors who exemplify exceptional sportsmanship during a match or tournament.
Examples of pin awards that occurred this past year at trial events:
NC Tennis Offers Junior Tournament Vouchers for L4 & L5 Tournaments
High School and Jr. Team Tennis Players, Coaches, and Captains:
The North Carolina Tennis Association is again providing tournament vouchers for current High School and Jr. Team Tennis players in North Carolina. The NCTA Junior Competition Committee and Board of Directors want to provide an incentive for those players in North Carolina to get involved in USTA tournament competition.
UNC wins 2014 Tennis On Campus State Championships
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is home to a wealth of tennis talent, and it continues to show every year at the USTA North Carolina Tennis On Campus State Championships. This year's tournament saw two UNC teams make the finals, marking the second time in the past three years the Tar Heels have finished on top in the state.
The North Carolina Tennis Association and the North Carolina Tennis Foundation support high school tennis in North Carolina. The NCTF proudly contributes to the NC High School Athletic Association to help with the costs associated with high school tennis. And, the NCTA staff participate in the NC High School Coaches Workshop each July. Also, a player may count his/her high school season towards their North Carolina Final Year-End Ranking. Click here for information.
Team NC finishes second at Southern Junior Cup
Team North Carolina looked impressive once again at the Southern Junior Cup 14s-18s, finishing second in the Gold division this year. The group of juniors cruised through round robin play and the first round of the playoffs, utlimately losing to Georgia in the final.