40 & OVER LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
April 28, 2017
USTA SOUTHWEST 40 & OVER LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort/Oro Valley Community Recreation Center
May 19-21, 2017
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TENTATIVE PLAYING SCHEDULE
(Subject to change - final schedule given out at Captain's Meeting)
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For the fourth year in a row, Tucson's Hilton El Conquistador will be the host venue of the USTA Southwest 40 & Over Adult League Championships, May 19-21, 2017.
This three-day league event will bring together the top teams in the USTA League 40 & Over division in a variety of skill levels, teams from across the Southwest cities like Phoenix, Prescott, Flagstaff, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, El Paso and our host city of Tucson.ADVERTISEMENT
Local league winners advance up to this Section Championship event and winners in Tucson then earn a spot in the USTA 2017 League National Championships in their divisions.
Teams in four separate flighted NTRP skill levels - 3.0, 3,5, 4.0 and 4.5+ - are participating in Tucson and each team will play a five-court format of two singles and three doubles lines per team match. Some 300-plus players are expected to attend this year's championship event.
Matches will begin at 7:30 a.m. each of the three days, with the last rounds finishing early afternoon Sunday. Below is tournament information about this year's championships. A playing schedule will be added in late April/early May. More information will be added to this page, so check back periodically for updated info.
HOST PLAYING SITE & HOTEL
The main host site for the 2017 USTA Southwest 40 & Over Adult League Section Championships is the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort.
The 16-court lighted facility is one of the Southwest's and, indeed the United States', most beautiful tennis centers, resting in a gorgeous spot at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
The facility is consistently rated as our players' favorite tournament destination, and it has hosted an array of top flight events in past years, including USTA League National Championships, past USTA Southwest League Championships in each category, the USTA Southwest Senior Closed, and the USTA Southwest Junior Closed.
'El Con' as it's affectionately known, has been a perennial Top 50 Tennis Welcome Center in the United States and is a Four Diamond golf and tennis resort with an extensive array of amenities, like two championship golf courses, spa, pool. etc.
We will also be using the nearby Oro Valley Community & Recreation Center's 16 courts (formerly the Hilton El Conquistador Country Club).
Hilton El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
10000 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704
City of Oro Valley Community and Recreation Center
10555 N. La Canada Drive
Tucson, AZ 85737
The phone number for the hotel is (520) 544-5000 and for the courts it's (520) 544-1900
HOTEL ROOM INFORMATION
The resort has blocked off rooms for the 40 & Over Adult League Section Championships players at a rate of $149/night plus taxes and fees. Players should reserve directly with the hotel and identify themselves as part of the USTA Southwest 40 & Over League Section Championships 2017 block.
Online booking can be done HERE
Use the booking code "USWS" when making your reservation. The deadline for online reservations is April 26, so make reservations as quickly as you can.
REGISTRATION AND CAPTAIN'S MEETING
The final process to team registration is held Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort (Agave meeting room) and the captain's meeting will follow immediately from 7-7:30 pm.
SOCIAL MEDIA - Get to the Net
Players and teams are encouraged to interact with us on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat platforms all year long at your local levels, district championship and Section League Championship tournaments. The Twitter and Instagram hashtags will be "SWLEAGUE17".
Search us on this page to take you to our presence on these platforms. Or, just search those social platforms under "USTA Southwest" and you'll find us.
Special thanks goes out to Head/Penn Racquet Sports for being the official ball sponsor of USTA Leagues.
They have been a longtime sponsor of the USTA League Program.
Their home base is in Phoenix, and we truly appreciate their terrific support, which also includes gifts and lots of fabulous prizes and great items at our Player Party!
Another special thanks goes out to All About Tennis for being the official USTA Southwest tennis retailer. They have long supported USTA Southwest and our league program with player gifts, discounts, and prizes.
All About Tennis is Arizona's largest tennis retail shop and are located at 10245 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253, online at allabouttennis.com, on social media HERE and over the phone at 480-946-7707.