JUNIOR TENNIS - Intermountain Utah District
NEW To Junior Tennis In Utah?
If you are a parent or junior player new to tennis competition in Utah, we want you to know about the many ways you can enjoy tennis in our state. Junior players can participate in lessons at various facilities, both private and public. Players can also compete in tournaments offered year round. Also, players can join recreational leagues, 1 day events, and high level team workouts.
If you are looking for a provider near you, the Net Generation site will let you learn about all providers in our state.
Tournament play runs year round in Utah and is organized into 3 levels of competition:
Futures Tournaments, Challenger Tournaments, and then Open Tournaments for our most advanced level of competition. Players age 7 and up can participate in tournament play.
See below to read more information about each tournament level offered and to see a list of tournaments in our state. Utah Tennis Association runs several tournaments throughout the year, along with many of our providers so that there are tournaments in every month of the year.
Sectional Level 7
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: These tournaments are for the junior player with some tournament experience. Age groups 14-18 will compete with the Yellow ball. 12s will compete with the Green Dot ball. 10s will compete with the Orange ball. Players must compete in age group of their Current age. No “Playing Up” for any age group.
Sectional Level 8
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: These events are designed for players just starting to compete in tournaments. These tournaments are non-elimination events with Round Robin Formats and timed matches. Age groups 12-18s will compete with the Green Dot ball. 10s will compete with the Orange Ball.
In addition to tournaments, the Utah Tennis Association offers recreational leagues throughout the year. Programs such as Live Ball offer players the opportunity to practice match scenarios in a fun setting each week for a six week period. Other programs such as 4Score Junior events give players the opportunity to compete in a team format in one-day tournament events.
Get Your Junior Player Started Today!
Our highest level of players can apply to become team members in our Team Utah, CTC, or EDC programs. Each program offers high level training to help bring together the best players in their age groups from our community.
We are so excited to offer tennis to your junior player!
Call Robin Wise, our Junior Tournament Competition Coordinator for more questions about how to get your junior player out on the courts!