Missouri Valley

BATTLE OF THE MISSISSIPPI

TEAM L2 TOURNAMENT 

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IT'S THE BATTLE OF THE MISSISSIPPI 

 

Tournament Info | 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. USTA Midwest claimed its second consecutive victory in 2022. Full results are below:

 

USTA Midwest - 119

USTA Missouri Valley - 76

USTA Northern - 42

 

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

 

Date:

July 15-17, 2022

Registration deadline: June 15, 2022

 

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

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Locations:

 

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:

https://www.gogreat.com/cities/midland/

 

 

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 Elk River, 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:

https://www.elkrivermn.gov/

 

 

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

405-341-4818

 

LaQuinta Inn

200 Meline Drive

Edmond, Okla. 73034

405-513-5353

 

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:

https://visitedmondok.com/index.php

 

 

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 - 3 groups of 6 teams. Each group will have 2 teams from Midwest, Missouri Valley, and Northern.

 

  • BG 14-18: Eight teams per section (24 Total) 
    • Round Robin - 4 groups of 6 teams. Each group will have 2 teams from Midwest, Missouri Valley, and Northern.

 

 

Scoring Format

 

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

Doubles: 8-game pro set 



Eligibility

Selections

Players will be selected based on the most recent National Standings list. Selections for this event will take place after players have been selected for the Clay Court Championship. 

 

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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