Junior Tennis

 

Parents, are you looking for a way to get your kids active in a sport that they can play for the rest of their lives?  Get them involved at your local tennis center with one of our kids programs.  See the flyers below for more details.

NWLA Junior Tournament Schedule

• Louisiana Tennis Association Junior Tournament homepage
• Search for a USTA-sanctioned tournament
• USTA Southern Junior Tournaments
• Current USTA Junior Rankings and Standings
• About USTA Junior Tournaments
• Registering your child for a USTA tournament
• USTA Net Generation play tracker (10U)


 Junior Team Tennis

NORTHWEST LOUISIANA
JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS

USTA Junior Team Tennis brings kids together for local match play with other junior players in NWLA. JTT promotes social skills and important values by fostering the spirit of cooperation and unity, as well as individual self-growth.

LOCAL PLAY WILL BE HELD SATURDAY APRIL 20th (& Sunday April 21st if needed) @ Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club

Winners of each division are eligible to attend the JTT 12U & 14U STATE TOURNAMENT in Baton Rouge in June 2024

Each Team consists of minimum 6 Players

Play Format:
• 2 Boys for Doubles & 1 for Singles
• 2 Girls for Doubles & 1 for Singles

Divisions:
• 10 & Under Intermediate (Local play only, 60-foot court, orange ball)
• 12 & Under Intermediate (78-foot, green ball)
• 14 & Under Intermediate (

Registration Deadline:
April 14th

Cost: $35 includes matches, fees, balls, snacks, medals

See team numbers below to register.

NOTES:
• If you have a complete team and need a NEW team number, contact Rhonda Rubben.
• Teams may be combined with other facilities to make a complete team.
• Each team will need a Parent Captain/Sponsor

BOSSIER TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472914
12 & Under: 7037472920
14 & Under: 7037472927

COCKRELL TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472916
12 & Under: 7037472923
14 & Under: 7037472931

NATCHITOCHES TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472918
12 & Under: 7037472924
14 & Under: 7037472933

SOUTHERN HILLS TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472919
12 & Under: 7037472925
14 & Under: 7037472935

PIERREMONT OAKS TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472904
12 & Under: 7037472921
14 & Under: 7037472928

QUERBES TENNIS CENTER
10 & Under: 7037472915
12 & Under: 7037472922
14 & Under: 7037472930

SOUTHERN TRACE COUNTRY CLUB
10 & Under: 7037472917
12 & Under: 7037472926
14 & Under: 7037472932

 Middle School Leagues (Fall)

Information Coming Soon

 High School Tennis (Spring)

High School Tennis Player
Financial Assistance Application

https://form.jotform.com/220306559520147

The Northwest Louisiana Community Tennis Association (NWLACTA) will offer financial assistance on an "as needed basis" to High School Tennis Players.

Minimum Criteria for Selection

  • Full-time student enrolled in a Caddo or Bossier Parish High School.
    • NOTE: Natchitoches Parish will also be considered with Coach Willie Paz approval
  • Current member of the USTA (free membership).
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Proof of household income may be requested.
  • Active tennis player
  • The NWLACTA Scholarship Committee uses the following criteria in its selection:
    • Financial Need
    • Grade Point Average
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Tennis participation
    • Letter of Recommendation/Confirmation of need

All sections of the application must be completed and requested documents attached. The NWLACTA Outreach Committee will review applications and notify all applicants by email about their decision.

This can be a reimbursement of tennis expenses already incurred in the current school year high school student is participating in tennis.

This application and assistance will be kept anonymous and confidential.

2024 College Scholarship Application

Merit Based Scholarship (1x non renewable)

OPENS February 1st - Application Deadline April 30

https://form.jotform.com/220306667378158

The Northwest Louisiana Community Tennis Association (NWLACTA) will offer 1 $1000 scholarship for the CURRENT academic year if the student plays varsity or club tennis and does not otherwise receive a full academic college or athletic scholarship.

Minimum Criteria for Selection

  • High School Senior
  • Current member of the USTA
  • Current resident of Northwest Louisiana with a permanent residence Caddo or Bossier Parish for one full school year
    • NOTE: Natchitoches Parish will also be considered with Coach Willie Paz approval
  • Annual Household income - Not required
  • Active tennis player who meets at least one of the following:
  • Been ranked in the top 500 in USTA Southern in past two years,
    • or Played on a high school team for two years,
    • or Played Junior Team Tennis, or
    • In an NJTL program for two years
  • The NWLACTA Scholarship Committee uses the following criteria in its selection:
    • Grade Point Average
    • Extracurricular activities
    • Tennis participation
    • Essay/Letter of Recommendation

You must complete all sections of the application and upload requested supplemental information including a transcript, short essay, and letter of recommendation or support letter.

The NWLACTA will announce scholarship recipients by mid May.

Other Southern USTA Scholarship Opportunities

College Scholarship deadlines are fast approaching. If your NJTL chapter has high school seniors or if you know of any seniors in your states that played junior tournaments or JTT, please send them the links below:

Southern Tennis Foundation College Scholarships

USTA Foundation Scholarships