WHAT ARE THE BG 14'S AND 16'S INTERSECTIONALS?
The Intersectionals (BG14s & 16s) are the highest level of team competition in the U.S. and have been designated as Level 1 National Ranking Tournaments. These National Team Championships are singles and doubles, non-elimination, round robin team events designed to introduce players to national competition in which players get to compete alongside fellow Middle States players against teams from the other sections.
The BG14s and 16s Intersectional Team Championships (Intersectionals) are team matches played on clay between teams from the 17 Sections of the USTA. The dates of the event are June 30th through July 4th, 2018. USTA Middle States will send one (1) BG14s team, one (1) BG16s team, and one (1) coach for each team.The 14s team will have 3 boys and 3 girls and the 16s team will have 4 boys and 4 girls.
REGISTRATION: This is the online registration site for the USTA Middle States Intersectional Teams for B/G 14s and B/G 16s. Registration opens on March 23, 2018. Registration for the event will close on May 24th, 2018 at midnight and no late entries will be accepted. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GRANTED ONCE THE PLAYER HAS BEEN SELECTED. SELECTION DATE IS JUNE 4TH, 2018!!!
PLAYER INFO: Each player will receive a team uniform and will be accompanied by a USTA MS coach and have a great week of tennis!
LOCATIONS AND DATES
Intersectionals will be held June 30th to July 4th, 2018. ARRIVAL DATE IS JUNE 29th.
The 14s Intersectionals will be held at Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis Facility (clay) - Auburn, AL (3 Boys and 3 Girls will be selected from Middle States)
The 16s Intersectionals will be held at Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club - Shreveport, LA (4 Boys and 4 Girls will be selected from Middle States)
14s TEAM TRAVEL INFORMATION and EVENT SCHEDULE
BG14s INTERSECTIONAL TEAM TRAVEL INFORMATION and EVENT SCHEDULE:
All travel and hotel expenses are the responsibility of the player. Parents are expected to attend like in other tournaments.
Tournament Site: Yarbrough Tennis Center, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Tournament Schedule: Arrival Date - Friday, June 29th , 2018 (In AM)
Player Registration: June 29th - 3 to 5:00pm Yarbrough Tennis Center
Team Competition: June 30th through July 4th. Play begins at 7:30 AM on Saturday, June 30th. Team photos will be taken on Sunday-time TBD. Joint lunch for all players/coaches with awards to follow completion of Finals on Wednesday, July 4th .
Departure Date: Thursday, July 5th
AIRPORT INFORMATION: Hartsfield-Jackson (ATLANTA) International Airport is located 118 miles from Auburn, AL.
HOTELS: Marriott Grand National - (334) 741-9292, Auburn University Hotel - (334) 821-8200, Hampton Inn - (334) 821-4111
For the 14s Intersectional Tennislink tournament page click here:
16s TEAM TRAVEL & HOUSING INFORMATION
The 16s Intersectionals will be held at Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club - Shreveport, LA (4 Boys and 4 Girls will be selected)
BG16s INTERSECTIONAL TEAM TRAVEL & HOUSING INFORMATION
Airfare expenses are the responsibility of the player.
Housing will be provided at a hotel by the Section accompanied by the coach and a chaperone from Middle States. Parents are not encouraged to attend. If any parent is planning to attend, please contact Seth Walrath, Section Player Development Coordinator, for information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 484-302-0756.
All players are expected to arrive in the morning Shreveport, LA on Friday, June 29th (arrive no later than 2 pm)
Tournament Site: Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club, Shreveport, LA
Tournament Schedule: Arrival Date -Friday, June 29th no later than 2:00 pm. USTA Middle States Coach and Staff Representatives will meet players at the airport (between approximately 10 am to 2 pm). A reception/College Forum will be from 6 to 7 pm.
Team Competition: June 30th through July 4th. Team Pictures/Dinner on Sunday, July 1st at 6 pm.
Lunches will be provided free of charge to all competitors and designated coaches Saturday thru Wednesday.
Stringer will be available on site. $20 with your own string.
Dress Code: T-shirts must be plain or tennis-related. Compression shorts must be fully covered with skirt or dress (girls). Shirts must be worn at all times (boys). No cut-off sleeveless shirts.
Departure Date: Please make arrangements to depart early in the morning on Thursday, July 5th from Shreveport, LA
AIRPORT INFORMATION: Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA
For the 16s Intersectional Tennislink tournament page click here:
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to specified residents only. Entries must be submitted by Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 350007818 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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