Missouri Valley / Kansas

Junior Tournament Guidelines

June 09, 2020


Set up club

  • Remove temporary seating on the courts (players can bring own seats)

  • Use tape or flat targets to designate traffic flow for entrance, exit, restrooms, tournament desk (arrows)

  • Use tape or flat targets to ensure social distancing near tournament desk, front counter and restrooms

  • Remove all score tenders

  • Provide Hand Sanitizer and disinfectant spray throughout the tennis facility

  • Post any COVID restrictions that are specific to your facility

  • Purchase mask, gloves or disinfectant that tournament staff would like to use during tournament

Player communication

  • Inform players to bring the following items:

    • A folding chair (for changeovers) and umbrella (shade)

    • Water and ice (with backup water/personal coolers to refill)

    • Personal towels

    • Spectator chair and umbrella (shade)

    • If a mask is required to enter your clubhouse, please communicate to the players

  • USTA Kansas requests that only two (2) spectators per player attend the event. 


During Tournament

  • No more than two (2) spectators per player 

  • Player & spectators to enter facility through a clearly marked entrance and separate exit if possible

  • Capture and retain player contact information in the event that contact tracing becomes necessary

  • Players may not congregate at tournament desk or at any indoor space.  Players should arrive no more than 15 minutes before their match time and exit the facility immediately after reporting the score.  No staying, socializing or watching.

  • Provide 4 balls per court with two different numbers.  Players will serve and touch the number specific to him or her.  Balls should be sanitized if reused (i.e. Smashers).

  • Clean restrooms, empty trash and wipe down surfaces including tournament desk hourly


Updated: May 28, 2020


Skip Advertisement


Related Articles

  • There’s a lot of good work being done for the residents of Wichita through partnerships between the USTA Foundation, the Genesis Foundation for Fitness & Tennis (GFFT), and the Maureen Connolly Brinker Tennis Foundation of Kansas, including the recent National Junior Tennis League program. Read More
  • The Genesis Greys JTT team poses for a team picture.
    Third Place at JTT
    August 09, 2023
    From July 18-19, Junior Team Tennis (JTT) teams hit Edmond Center Court in Edmond, OK, for the 2023 USTA Missouri Valley JTT Section Championships. Read More
  • It’s the time of year tennis fans in Kansas and surrounding areas look forward to with great anticipation–the Wichita Tennis Open Pro Circuit is back for 2023, and with it comes high-level competition from tennis’ rising stars, many of whom go on to play in Grand Slams and other pro events! Read More