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The Championship Division (Champs) is the second highest level of USTA Texas junior tennis, and it is for players who have qualified from the Challenger level. CMZs also provide Champ players an opportunity to earn qualifying points that contribute towards their promotion to the Super Championship level (Supers).
Champs players may now compete in as many CMZ singles events as they would like. Players are eligible for the event they register for based on their qualifications as of the entry deadline.
In June, the Championship Masters tournament is held. The top 16 Championship players (according to the current Championship Standing List) in each age division are able to register for this tournament. Additionally, the Championship Masters tournament offers qualification into Super Champs and the Texas Slam tournament.ADVERTISEMENT
IMPORTANT – In October CMZ players may play in ONLY 1 tournament in the month.
- Size: Tournaments are limited to 256 players due to COVID-19 local restrictions and court availability
- Type: Singles with First Match Loser Consolation (FMLC)
- Draw Format: 1 draw per age group of 32 players each
- Scoring: All matches will be a 10-point tiebreak for the 3rd set.
- Player Selection: Players will be selected based on the order in which their entry is completed and received (first come, first served). Example: first 32 players to complete registration in the girls 12 and under are in. CMZ tournament registration will open on Monday, September 21 at 12:01am for the tournaments on October 10-11 and on Tuesday, October 6 at 12:01am for the tournaments on October 17-18.
Note: You will notice that your credit card will not be charged until the event registration has closed and the Player Selection process is completed. Champ players limited to play in only 1 CMZ tournament in the month. FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL MAKE YOU INELIGIBLE AND YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPETE IN ANY EVENTS DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. No late entries will be accepted.
Please visit usta.com/texas-junior-tournament-update for information on all newly added tournaments. Tournaments will be added month-by-month.
2020 Championship Major Zone tournaments count as Level 5 tournaments in the 2021 Shadow rankings. Please visit the 2021 shadow rankings webpage for more information about point tables and shadow rankings.