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April 6, 2016 12:18 PM

 

The ITA Summer Circuit is currently made up of nine regional circuits (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest, Central, Mountain, Texas, Northern California and Southern California) consisting of four consecutive open tournaments played during the month of July, leading up to the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships in Bloomington, Indiana in August. 

These events are a great stepping stone for our juniors as well as competitive opportunities for our competitive adults. This circuit is of great value to our section as it provides back to back events for a month a top level competition. These events create much needed opportunities for more local ‘semi-pro competition’ for our Collegiate, Junior as well as Adult Open players.

The ITA Sumer Circuit brings together groups of players that would normally not connect due to certain age based events or programs with age restriction.  Also this circuit provides an advancement opportunity as the men’s and women’s circuit winner progress on to Indiana University for the national playoff event in August.

Anyone is eligible to compete in these events as long as they are members of the ITA. 

 

2016 Midwest ITA Summer Circuit Events

UNIVERSITY CITY DATE CONTACT REGISTER
Northwestern University Evanston, IL June 25-27    
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI July 2-4    
Purdue University West Lafayette, IN July 8-10    
University of Notre Dame South Bend, IN July 16-18    
Michigan State University Easy Lansing, MI July 23-25    
Indiana University Bloomington, IN July 30-August 1    
National Championship
Indiana University
Bloomingon, IN August 13-16    

 

The entry fee for all Summer Circuit tournaments is $60 (includes singles and doubles), with the exception of the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships which is $70 (includes singles and doubles). All tournaments will use no-ad scoring, a 10-point match tie-breaker for the third set of singles and 8 game pro-sets for doubles. An American player who competes in at least 3 tournaments and is the point leader for that Region will automatically qualify and receive some travel reimbursement for the ITA/USTA National Summer Championships (point chart is below). Additional information and draws specific to each tournament can be found below. Players are permitted to withdraw from a Summer Circuit event up to 10 days prior to the start of the event. If a player withdraws within 10 days of the start of the event he/she forfeits their entry fee. The withdraw policy is agreed to by all entrants during the online registration process.

All participants in the ITA Summer Circuit MUST be an ITA student member. Memberships are available for current college players, junior players, alumni and more. Varsity student-athlete and junior memberships are $27/year and additional membership registration information can be found at: http://www.itatennis.com/AboutITA/Membership.htm. Please email msing@itatennis.com if you need assistance.

 

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