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USTA Missouri Valley Junior Team Tennis Structure

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Junior Team Tennis looks a little different in 2023 and here is what you need to know as a coach, parent or player! 


There are two opportunities for USTA Junior Team Tennis in our section:

  • USTA Local Junior Team Tennis
  • USTA MVCJTT (Missouri Valley Championship Junior Team Tennis)
    • Teams and players can participate in both Local Junior Team Tennis and (MVCJTT) Missouri Valley Championship Junior Team Tennis


Here is a breakdown of what this means for you!


USTA Local Junior Team Tennis

USTA Missouri Valley districts offer several seasons of Local Junior Team Tennis every year
  • What age divisions are offered in Local Junior Team Tennis? 
    • 10U Intermediate (Orange Ball)
    • 10U Advanced & 12U Intermediate (Green Ball)
    • 14U Intermediate & 14U Advanced (Yellow Ball)
    • 18U Intermediate & 18U Advance (Yellow Ball)
  • What seasons are offered?
    • There are four different seasons of Junior Team Tennis that can be offered in each district
      • Fall 
      • Spring
      • Summer
      • Winter
    • The season and the age divisions offered are determined by your district
  • How do I get connected with a team in my community?
    • You can connect with a team through your local tennis facility, school tennis program or district staff person. 
  • Are there advancement opportunities within Local Junior Team Tennis?
    • Your district will set advancement opportunities within their Local Junior Team Tennis structure
    • There are opportunities for local playoffs and district playoffs within the local structure (decided by your district staff)
    • District playoffs is the final event that can be offered within Local Junior Team Tennis. 


You can reach out to your District Junior Team Tennis Coordinator for more information about Local Junior Team Tennis and find opportunities near you!


USTA MVCJTT (Missouri Valley Championship Junior Team Tennis)

USTA Missouri Valley uses an event-based program to qualify teams to compete in our Section Championships.


  • What are these events called? 

    • USTA Missouri Valley Junior Team Tennis Section Qualifiers

  • What age divisions are offered in Qualifiers?
  • When and where will Qualifiers take place? 
    • There will be three Qualifiers within the section during the current championship year
      • June 14-15, 2023 / Qualifier 1 - Oklahoma / Location: Lafortune Park Tennis Center
      • June 24-25, 2023 / Qualifier 2 - St. Louis / Location: Dwight Davis Tennis Center
      • June 28-29, 2023 / Qualifier 3 - Heart of America / Location: The Plaza Tennis Center
  • How do I find more information on Qualifiers? 

  • How do teams qualify? 

  • What is the team format? 

    • Minimum 4 boys and 4 girls 

  • What are the opportunities for advancement?

    • Teams qualify for the USTA Missouri Valley Section Championships by participating and placing in the top 2 of a Qualifier

  • When is the Section Championships?

    • July 18-19, 2023

  • Where will the Section Championships take place? 

    • Edmond Center Court in Edmond, Oklahoma

  • Where will the National Championships take place?

    • There are no longer Junior Team Tennis National Championships being offered.

  • The USTA Missouri Valley Championships are the final event for the MVCJTT pathway in 2023.



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