Level 7 USTA Junior Tournaments
More tennis, less time. There are now even more ways to host tennis competitions with Level 7 USTA junior tournaments. These one-day events feature a variety of non-elimination formats and shortened scoring, providing more play opportunities and flexible scheduling with less time commitment.
BENEFITS OF HOSTING A LEVEL 7 USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
Reduced time commitment – players, parents and coaches don’t have to commit an entire weekend to compete in a ranked tournament. Level 7 tournaments are only one day in duration.
Low cost – the reduced time commitment means lower entry fees, no hotel costs and no school time missed for players or work missed for parents.
Facility friendly – a shorter tournament schedule can help maximize court usage during slow periods, which enables tournament directors to maximize profits.
KEY FEATURES OF A LEVEL 7 USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENT
Type: Low-level intermediate, open
Duration: Up to one day
Ball color: 12s – green or yellow*, 14s-18s – yellow
*The USTA section will determine if a green or yellow ball will be used for play.
Age divisions: Boys/girls 12s-18s
Events offered: Singles, doubles, or both
Draw Format Options*
1. Round robin
2. Round robin with a playoff
3. Compass draw
4. Team format
Scoring Format Options*
Short set (first to 4 games)
Single set (first to 6 games)
Best 2 out of 3 short sets (7-point tiebreak in lieu of third set)
Timed matches (20 minute minimum)
Recommended when court time and space is limited
Regular games will be played (ongoing set) with no-ad scoring
If in middle of a game when time is called, a deciding point is played
Best of 3 match tiebreaks (first to 10 points)
Match tiebreak (first to 10 points)
Based upon number of players, demand, and number of courts at facility
Ready to get started?
Please contact your local USTA Section or District Junior Player Development Manager to get started.
*USTA sections have final approval on draw sizes/formats for sanctioned USTA Junior Tournaments held in their area.