Junior Competition

2023 Chicago Junior District Championships

The 2023 USTA Chicago Junior District Championships will be held June 10-11, 2023. The registration deadline will be Sunday, June 4 at 4:59pm. This tournament is open to Chicago District players only. Listed below are the sites for each age division. 


B12s – LifeSport Libertyville

G12s – Oak Brook Tennis Center

B14s – Schaumburg High School

G14s – Knoch Park (Naperville Central High School)

B16s – Hinsdale South High School

G16s – XS Tennis Club

B18s – Forest View Racquet Club

G18s – Northwestern University


Semi-Finals, Finals, and 3-4 Playoff will be held on June 12th, location is TBD.


The Boys and Girls 10s Junior District Championships will be held in July. B10s will be on Saturday, July 22nd, registration closes July 18th. G10s will be held on Saturday July 29th, registration closes July 25th. These tournaments are open to Chicago District players only.


B10s – Vernon Hills High School

G10s – Wheaton Sport Center

Parent Lunch and Learn - Keeping Your Junior Player Mentally Healthy

In a pre-recorded webinar, Dr. Larry Lauer and Dr. Shawn Foltz-Emmons discuss the importance of mental health and answer key parent questions. Learn more here.

Junior Competition Opportunities

USTA junior tournaments are offered in a variety of formats, including individual, team, non-elimination and elimination. There are also competitions for wheelchair players. This wide range allows you to compete in a way that makes you feel comfortable, suits your level of play and helps you experience success. The tournament structure consists of seven levels of ranking tournaments, with the lowest level of intermediate tournament classified as a Level 7 and USTA National Championships classified as Level 1. For entry-level to intermediate players of all ages, a non-ranking series of events called the Net Generation Circuit will focus on age-appropriate competition, development and fun.


You can learn more about the USTA junior tournament structure here.


Ready to get in on the action? Click here to find a tournament near year. If you’d like to jump right to Midwest and National schedules, visit this page.

Youth Progression PlayTracker

10 and Under (10U) tennis allows players to grasp the fundamentals of the sport. Participants learn about grips, preparation, swing path and ball placement. The equipment and courts are tailored to skill level, so kids can see their improvement and have fun right from the start. For those players ready for competition, USTA also provides play opportunities.


Click here for more information on the new 2021 USTA 10 and Under tennis program and PlayTracker.

USTA Sanctioned Programming

Team Challenge

A low-pressure team environment introducing competition without emphasizing results


Team Tournaments

Innovative format with increased competition focusing on team results


Junior Circuit

Non-elimination format for individual competition emphasizing results & ratings


Find programs near you at or


There are many of these events throughout the Chicago area. Contact Barb Rueth if you’d like more information about entering your child or hosting an event.


2022 News

Find tournament results and look back on the news from 2022 here.

Tournament Director Resources


To schedule an official, contact Chuck Cunningham at the Chicago Tennis Umpires’ Council (CTUC).

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