FTA Polar Bear Tournament
The Polar Bear Tournament is a one day round robin doubles tournament that will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013. The emphasis of this tournament is giving to others less fortunate while having fun. The entry fee this year will be an unwrapped toy that will be donated to the Salvation Army Toy Drive. Participants sign up as a team (men or women not mixed) by emailing Ed Sprenger at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00pm Friday, November 22. Matches consist of a pro set with no add scoring. At the completion of play lunch is provided for the participants.
Date: Saturday, November 23
Time: Check in - 8:30am to 8:45am - Play begins at 9:00am
Place: Dr. Eddie Floyd - Florence Tennis Center
Entry Fee: Unwrapped toy for Toys for the Territory
Enter by emailing Ed Sprenger at email@example.com
Fall Junior Team Tennis
The Pee Dee Junior Tennis League is a USTA sanctioned Team Tennis League sponsored by the Florence Tennis Association. The goal of this league is to provide an opportunity for young players (ages 8-18) to practice and play competitively as a team.
Teams are parent coached and consist of at least 3 boys and 3 girls on each team divided among various age groups. These groups are 18 and Under Advanced, 18 and Under Intermediate, 14 and Under Advanced, 14 and Under Intermediate, 12 and Under Advanced, 12 and Under Intermediate, and 10 and Under Intermediate. A team match will consist of the following individual matches: 1 boys singles match, 1 girls singles match, 1 boys doubles match, 1 girls doubles match, and 1 mixed doubles match. Interested players can sign up as a team or as individuals where they will be placed on a team.
Registration has already begun and league play is scheduled to begin on Sunday, October 13th
. The cost is $25.00 per player. All players must be members of the USTA and can find more information on how to join at www.usta.com
and selecting USTA Membership on the website.
More information about the league can be found by contacting Gary Elms (juniordev@TheFTA.com
or 468-9282) or by visiting www.TheFTA.com
and selecting Junior Tennis League.