ABOUT THE NIKE JUNIOR TOUR
The Nike Junior Tour (NJT) is a worldwide series of junior singles tournaments for Boys and Girls in the 12 and 14 age groups. There are currently 34 countries participating in the NJT, representing over 60,000 players. Former NJT International Masters participants include Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin Del Potro and Tomas Berdych. The winner(s) of the NJT Sectional Qualifying events will be invited to compete at the NJT USA National Masters in September at the Evert Tennis Academy, Sept 16,-18. The NJT USA National Masters is a Level II USTA National event. Nike provides round trip transportation, food and lodging for the winner(s) (B14, B12, G14, G12) plus one team coach. The NJT USA National Masters winners advance to play in the NJT International Masters in December, date and location TBA. Expenses for the International Masters are paid for by Nike.
NJT 2011 Information Flyer
For more information and to see a photo of last year’s NJT USA International Masters Team click the following link
NIKE JUNIOR TOUR AGE ELIGIBILITY
NJT USA qualifying leads to the NJT International Masters where 28 countries participate. Therefore, to be eligible for the NJT USA National Masters and the NJT International Masters, players must meet the ITF (International Tennis Federation) age eligibility cutoff date of December 31st. Example: If you are currently 12, but will turn 13 on or before December 31, 2011, you may play in the Section Championship in the 12's but WOULD NOT BE ELIGIBLE to compete in the 12’s at the NJT USA National Masters or the International Masters. Players should consider the ITF age eligibility to determine which age group to enter if they want to be eligible to go on to the NJT USA National Masters or International Masters.
All participants in this event must sign the US NJT Indemnity form. Click the following link, print and bring the completed form to the event.
To be invited to the NJT USA National Masters, players must win
their NJT Sectional Qualifier. For information on how to qualify
through your Section for 2011, please contact your section's Junior
Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.
Entry to this tournament is by invitation only. Only USTA members can register online if available.
In the future, you can jump straight to this tournament by entering the tournament identification number: 150003411 from the searchable schedule homepage.
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