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GRASS-ROOTS GRANTS AND CAMPS

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One of the ways the USTA continues to succeed is through awarding grants to organizations that promote and develop the growth of Wheelchair Tennis and use the sport of tennis to build stronger, healthier communities.
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The 2016 Utah All Comers Camp is scheduled for Feb. 18-21 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Register by Feb. 12!

Click here for registration info.

The Utah All Comers Wheelchair Tennis Camp is a national camp promoting instruction, coaching and awareness for wheelchair tennis. The camp targets 24 participants from around the country ages 12 and older of all skill levels who have permanent disabling conditions that require the use of a wheelchair for sports involvement. USTA National Wheelchair Tennis Manager Dan James, as well as world-ranked players and national level coaches, will provide on-court instruction and coaching.

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Be a part of the 2016 USTA/ITF International Junior Camp this summer! The camp is for any child age 12 to 18 with a permanent disabling condition who uses a wheelchair for sports. All skill levels are welcome.

The camp will be held in Mission Viejo, CA July 3-9, 2016.

The 2016 application is now available! Click here for the fact sheet and application. All forms are due June 1, 2016.

For questions, contact wheelchairinfo@usta.com.

 

GRANT INFORMATION

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Every year, USTA Wheelchair Tennis provides grant assistance to organizations that promote and develop the growth of the game. Grants should assist in providing the following elements:

  • Coaching
  • Court time
  • Events (i.e., run/rolls, tournaments, camps)
  • Equipment

The 2015 application is now closed. The 2016 application will be made available in the fall.

Please email wheelchairinfo@usta.com with any questions.

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This grass-roots manual is to serve as a how-to guide, from start to finish, in growing your program from the ground up and gaining a better perspective of programming, teaching, education and promoting the sport of Wheelchair Tennis.

Click here to view the PDF guide.

In 1998 the United States Tennis Association assumed responsibility for wheelchair tennis in America from the National Foundation for Wheelchair Tennis. Since then the USTA has become the first National Governing Body of both Olympic and Paralympic tennis governing Paralympics, ParaPan American Games and World Team Cup events.
 
The USTA remains dedicated to providing top-flight programming and developmental opportunities to wheelchair athletes of all ages and backgrounds willing to learn the sport and have fun.
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