Battle of the Miss



BG12-14 | BG16 | BG18 | Tournament Format | Scoring Format


Three USTA sections - one traveling trophy. 


It's the Battle of the Mississippi - a Level 2 Intersectional team tournament with USTA Midwest, USTA Missouri Valley and USTA Northern. Midwest brought the trophy home in 2021. Who will take the traveling trophy home this year?


Teams will love playing this unique format - Dominant Duo. One boy and one girl per team will play two gendered singles and one mixed doubles match per round.


Do you have what it takes to help bring the traveling trophy back to your section? 



Tournament Info



July 15-17, 2022


Registration deadline:

June 22, 2022


Selections for this event will take place after players have been selected for the Clay Court Championship. 






BG12-14: Midland, Mich.

Tournament Director: Michael Andrews


Greater Midland Tennis Center

900 E Wackerly St

Midland, MI 48642


To register for the BG 12-14 tournament in Midland, click here.

Lodging near Midland Tennis Center


Holiday Inn Midland

810 Cinema Drive

Midland, MI 48642


Hampton Inn Midland

6701 Eastman Ave

Midland, MI 48642


Residence Inn Midland

850 Joe Mann Blvd

Midland, MI 48642


Spring Hill Suites Midland

800 Joe Mann Blvd

Midland, MI 48642


To learn more about the Midland area: 





BG16: Elk River, Minn.

Tournament Director: Kathryn Bergmann


Elk River High School

900 School St NW

Elk River, MN 55330


To register for the BG 16 tournament in Minneapolis, click here.


Lodging near Elk River High School

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

18894 Dodge Street NW

Elk River, MN 55330


Wyndham Garden Otsego-Minneapolis

9200 Quaday Ave NE

Otsego, MN 55330


Comfort Suites

6440 US 10 West

Ramsey, MN 55303


To learn more about the Elk River area: 





BG18: Edmond, Okla.

Tournament Director: David and Lisa Minihan


Edmond Center Court

601 W 15th St

Edmond, OK 73003


To register for the BG18 tournament in Edmond, click here.

Lodging Near Edmond Center Court


Fairfield Inn & Suites

301 Meline Drive

Edmond, Okla 73034



LaQuinta Inn

200 Meline Drive

Edmond, Okla. 73034



Hampton Inn 

300 Meline Drive

Edmond, Okla. 73034

405-844-3037 (dial 0). 


All three hotels are located off of I-35 & 2nd street (exit 141).

To learn more about the Edmond area:





Tournament Format


This L2 tournament will be played in the Dominant Duo format 

  • One boy and one girl per team 
    • Two gendered singles and one mixed-gender doubles per round
  • BG 12: Six teams per section (18 Total) 
    • Round Robin Groups of 6


  • BG 14-18: Eight teams per section (24 Total) 
    • Round Robin Groups of 6



Scoring Format


Singles: Best of 3 with match tiebreak in lieu of 3rd set 

Doubles: 8-game pro set 



Players will be selected based on the most recent National Standings list. 


Doubles Pairings

Players will be paired with another player from their section. Players will be assigned a doubles partner based on their NSL in descending order. (Ex: Boy 1 from Northern will play with Girl 1 from Northern and Boy 2 will play with Girl 2)


How to Earn Team Points

Each round won is 1 point towards the Section totals. Points will be calculated between the four age divisions.





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