USTA BYLAWS, REGULATIONS & FORMS
- 2021 Friend at Court
- 2021 Passed Amendments to USTA Regulations
- 2021 USTA Constitution, Bylaws and Diversity & Inclusion Statement
- 2021 Passed Amendments to USTA Bylaws - AMC
- 2021 Amendments to USTA Bylaws, Passed & Failed – SAMC
- The Code (Español)
- National Grievance Report Form
- National Suspension Appeal Form
- 2021 National Junior Tournament Schedule
- 2021 USTA National Junior Ranking System
- 2021 USTA Junior Tournaments Point Tables
- Junior Competitive Structure
- 2021 USTA Junior Tournament Regulations (as of Feb 12, 2021)
- USTA National Championships Quotas
- 2021 Entry and Selection Process for All Level 1 National Championships
- 2021 Entry and Selection Process for National Level 2 Tournaments
- Withdrawal/Entry Fee Refund Policy
- Seeding Criteria
- Junior Competition Wild Card information
- 2021 Net Generation Pathway Regulations
The USOPC’s Office of the Athlete Ombuds offers independent, confidential advice to Elite Athletes regarding their rights and responsibilities in the Olympic and Paralympic Movement, and assists athletes with a broad range of questions, disputes, complaints and concerns.
(A) In general.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall maintain as confidential any information communicated or provided to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds in confidence in any matter involving the exercise of the official duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds. (B) Exception.—The Office of the Athlete Ombuds may disclose information described in subparagraph (A) as necessary to resolve or mediate a dispute, with the permission of the parties involved.(C) Judicial and administrative proceedings.—(i) In general.—The ombudsman and the staff of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds shall not be compelled to testify or produce evidence in any judicial or administrative proceeding with respect to any matter involving the exercise of the duties of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds.(ii) Work product.—Any memorandum, work product, notes, or case file of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds—(I) shall be confidential; and(II) shall not be—(aa) subject to discovery, subpoena, or any other means of legal compulsion; or (bb) admissible as evidence in a judicial or administrative proceeding. (D) Applicability.—The confidentiality requirements under this paragraph shall not apply to information relating to—(i) applicable federally mandated reporting requirements; (ii) a felony personally witnessed by a member of the Office of the Athlete Ombuds;(iii) a situation, communicated to the Office of the Athlete Ombuds, in which an individual is at imminent risk of serious harm; or (iv) a congressional subpoena.
For clarification and ease of reference as to the above information:
- The USOPC’s Office of the Athlete Ombuds website is www.teamusa.org/Athlete-Ombuds
Consistent with the USTA’s Constitution, Bylaws, Regulations, Conflict of Interest Policy for USTA Volunteers & Volunteer Code of Ethics, Whistleblower Hotline, and the policies, procedures, and statements therein, the USTA prohibits its employees, contractors, agents, volunteers, or related investigative entities for which it has oversight, from threatening or taking action against an athlete for disclosing information to or asking for assistance of the USOPC’s Office of the Athlete Ombuds.
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