Each year, USTA Pacific Northwest awards players, leaders and facilities to recognize their efforts in advancing the game of tennis in our local communities. Every other year, receipients are invited to a luncheon to a celebrate and recognize their achievements. The next luncheon will be in late 2019. A partial list of categories and awards can be found below, as well as links to nomination forms when available.
If you would like to nominate an individual or facility for one of the following awards, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the list of our 2017 Award recipients & Hall of Fame inductees, and photos from our 2017 luncheon in the link above.
USTA League Captain of the Year
The Capatin of the Year recognizes USTA League captains who are exrtremely organized, great in motivating teammates and displays good sportmanship. 2019 noinations are now underway and you can find complete details of this prestigeous award by clicking here. 2019 nominations are due August 1,2019.
USTA League Facility of the Year
If you are, or work with, a facility that deserves recogination for their ease of use, support of USTA Leagues, exceptional layout/design adaption, court surface and lighting conditions - please recoginize their achievements by nominating the facility for this award. 2019 nominations are due August 1, 2019 and details can be found here.
Family of the Year
Awarded to emphasize that tennis is a family game and is based on the entire family's participation in tennis as players and volunteers. USTA Pacific Northwest award winner represents the section for the national USTA Ralph Westcott Family of the Year award.
Scott Eden Sportsmanship Award (Male & Female)
The Scott Eden Sportsmanship Award is a memorial award given to a male and female junior in the section who demonstrates qualities of sportsmanship and personal character. One of the recipients is selected to represent the USTA Pacific Northwest for the prestigious International Tennis Hall of Fame Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award.
Awarded to those "ground level" contributors who are often the unrecognized "movers and shakers" that make things happen at the local level for community based programs. Areas of impact may be in Schools, Team Tennis, public outreach/programs, community partnerships or trainings.
Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Recognizes significant community outreach and impact that spans a range of program areas including, but not limited to: Schools, Parks & Recreation, Multicultural Outreach, Tennis on Campus, NJTL, Adaptive Tennis, Wheelchair, CTAs, USPTA, PTR. Award can be for an individual, organization or program. Critical areas such as advocacy, inclusion, court development and partnership building are also considered.