Border Boost MAS+NC EDC Camp
“Border Boost” is a short invitational USTA Player Development Camp (EDC) for MAS and NC players held Saturday morning 5/18 ahead of the start of the Italian BLAST Green Level 1 Singles & Doubles Tournament.
The purpose of the Border Boost is to bring together some top MAS & NC 10U kids (8 MAS players and 8 NC players) for a fun morning of training and play that will boost their game and passion ahead of the Italian BLAST tournament and their spring / summer tennis seasons!
Border Boost Camp / Weekend Schedule
8:30am - Arrive / Check-In
9am to 12 noon - Border Boost Camp
* 9-10:30 - Training
* 10:30 to 12noon - Team Play MAS vs NC (20 minute timed singles, doubles & mixed doubles matches) with NCAA-Style coaching *during* play (allowed coaching = on changeovers and brief statements between points that do not disturb or delay play).
12-1 - Lunch
1pm - Italian BLAST Tournament Begins
2-4pm - Caricature Artist - All kids will get a super cool drawing done when they’re not on-court playing.
Italian BLAST Tournament Schedule
Sunday 9am to completion (estimated by or before 5pm)
Net Generation Assessments - kids who participate in the Border Boost Camp will receive a Pro completed Net Generation assessment. Pros will observe the Campers during tournament play and the assessment will be emailed to the parent.
Food & Beverages - available all weekend and can be ordered right at the Tennis Shop at the tennis courts.
10U Italian Blast – Hotel Recommendations
Holiday Inn Express –
Lynchburg (est $204/night)
7.4 miles from Boonsboro Country Club
Sleep Inn Lynchburg
8.1 miles from Boonsboro Country Club
Fairfield Inn &
Suites Lynchburg/Liberty University (est. $214/night)
8.6 miles from Boonsboro Country Club
Comfort Inn &
Suites Lynchburg (est $135/night)
9.4 miles from Boonsboro Country Club
Player Selection Type
The 10U Italian BLAST is event 3 in a 7 tournament series - the
10U BLAST Tour
Each 10U BLAST Tour event is a premier Green L1 tournament held
on the same dates as major professional tennis
These events are the top 10U tournaments in the USTA
Mid-Atlantic Section, and all 10U Green Level 1 kids are welcome
and encouraged to participate in the BLAST Tour!
Jan 26-27 Australian McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center,
Mar 9-10 Indian Wells, site TBD
May 18-19 Italian Boonsboro Country Club, Lynchburg VA
Jun 8-9 French Junior Tennis Champions Center, College Park
July 20-21 British Salisbury Country Club, Richmond VA
Sep 14-15 MAS Open Lake Newport Tennis (Capital Clash
Qualifier), Reston VA
Nov 9-10 Tour Finals Junior Tennis Champions Center, College
_ Note: The Top4 Girls and Top4 Boys Finishers in 10U MAS Open
BLAST become the Capital Clash MAS Elite Team.
The BLAST Tour is intended to offer tournaments 10U kids will be
very excited about playing. Players and their families will meet
people and make friends from all over the MAS section. Doubles will
be part of all Tour events and the Tour is intended to stimulate
and support 10U player development. All kids who participate are
"Tour Players" and will receive a FREE official Tour T-Shirt!Please
share this information widely and enthusiastically encourage all
10U Green L1 kids you know to participate - this 2019 tour is going
to be a BLAST!!
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday, May 14, 2019 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: 300047419 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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