The USTA TENNIS ON CAMPUS program is a natural extension to a college or university's physical education tennis classes, intramurals/extramurals program or recreational league, and the chance to begin, or continue another type of education while in college, your tennis education!
USTA Tennis on Campus programs offer students and faculty the chance to compete in a friendly, competitive playing environment. The playing format of USTA Tennis on Campus is designed to be flexible, so it works on any campus and incorporates players of all ability levels and teams of all sizes.
Beginning players may elect to concentrate on skill building and the social aspects of tennis, while more advanced players might opt to form club teams and compete against nearby schools.
The USTA Tennis on Campus program offers a great deal to students and the university:
CLICK HERE to view the
2010 Southwest Tennis on Campus Program Manual
Tennis on Campus Club Teams in USTA Southwest
University of Arizona
Arizona State University
Northern Arizona University
New Mexico State University
University of New Mexico
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
University of Texas-El Paso
There are still plenty of universities located in the USTA Southwest that could easily get started with the Tennis on Campus program. All it takes is a couple of girls and a couple of boys for a team to get formed! Don't miss the bus. If you are a student at any of the colleges or universities below, email firstname.lastname@example.org to start your club.
Grand Canyon University
Arizona State University - WEST
Arizona State University - DOWNTOWN
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott
New Mexico Highlands University
Central New Mexico University
Western New Mexico University
Eastern New Mexico University
New Mexico Military Institute
College of Santa Fe
2009-2010 Club Events Taking Place in USTA Southwest
January 30-31, 2010 - Univ. of Arizona Wildcat Classic
To register, email email@example.com
October 3-4, 2009 ASU Devil Classic in Tempe, Ariz.
1st Place: University of Colorado Team 1
2nd Place: University of New Mexico
3rd Place: University of Colorado Team 2
4th Place: University of Arizona Team 1
November 7-8, 2009 UNM Lobo Invitational - in Albuquerque, N.M.
1st Place: University of New Mexico Team 1
2nd Place: University of Arizona Team 1
3rd Place: Arizona State University Team 1
4th Place: University of New Mexico Team 3
2010 USTA Southwest Tennis on Campus Section Championships
Location: New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, N.M.
Date: Feb. 12-14, 2010
Host Hotel: Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces
Defending Champion: Arizona State University
For Championship Registration Information: CLICK HERE to view the 2010 Championship Handbook
Registration Deadline: FEBRUARY 1, 2010
The 2010 Section Championships are underway!!
CLICK HERE to view the results from the championship pool play. (updated 2/13/10, 2:40pm)
CLICK HERE to view the FINAL RESULTS of the 2010 Section Championships!! (updated 2/14/10 12:00pm)
Grants & Funding Opportunities for Your Club
National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association - NIRSA
By offering a USTA Tennis On Campus program through your Recreational Sports Department, it will enhance the college experience for many of these athletes, promote a healthy lifestyle, increase social and networking opportunities for the student population and increase regular use of campus tennis facilities.
Visit the NIRSA Grant Site for more information & application details.
Programs can also apply for funding opportunities through the USTA Southwest Community Tennis department. Click HERE to find out more about Community Tennis Grants.
More Facts And Information
USTA Guide To Tennis On Campus (PDF)
Information for Prospective College Varsity and Recreational Players
How To Form A Club On Your Campus (PDF)
Tennis on Campus Newsletters (In PDF form)
National Intramural Rec Sports Association (NIRSA)
Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA)
College students can also form or be a part of USTA League Tennis teams in their area. Check out USTA League Tennis and explore yet another playing opportunity. Click HERE for more details.