General Information

DATES:
Youth – July 23-25 (Tue-Thu)
Adults – July 26-28 (Fri-Sun)
Mixed Doubles – July 28-29 (Sat-Sun)

SITE: Woods Tennis Center (401 S 33rd St – View Map)
NOTE:  Lincoln High School will be used as a backup facility if necessary. – View Map

SANCTION: The Cornhusker State Games Tennis event is sanctioned by the USTA. USTA membership card can be purchased at www.usta.com.

COMPETITION FORMAT & RULES:

USTA rules will apply.

All players must have a valid USTA membership good through at least July 2019.

NTRP rating classification guidelines will apply.

Matches are 2 of 3 sets with a 10-point match tiebreak in lue of a third set. It is the referee’s discretion to switch to alternate scoring from “regular” scoring in all matches. The change may be necessary to complete the tournament after inclement weather or other factors causing the tournament to fall behind its published schedule.

Juniors may enter only one age division and are not allowed to enter the adult draw except in the open events.

Juniors and adults may enter both singles and doubles.

Age as of July 31, 2019. Example: If a player turns 19 anytime in July, they are not eligible to play in the U18 division.

The tournament director reserves the right to combine events.

MATCH TIMES & DRAWS: Match times and draws will be available at CornhuskerStateGames.com and emailed out to participants the week of competition. Events may be rescheduled after the entry deadline to improve the flow of the tournament. Participants will be notified of any changes. Please DO NOT call the Cornhusker State Games office for this information.

TOURNAMENT NOTES:                 

– The Director reserves the right to adjust the USTA scoring format in instances of extreme heat.
– To help eliminate scheduling issues, players are limited to playing in a maximum of THREE events.
– 10 & U will play with either Orange or Green Dot balls.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Participants in need of special accommodations must let must let tournament directors know at time of entry. Participants registering online will be prompted to list any special accommodations, and those registering via paper entry form must list them in the Additional Details/Special Instructions section.

Junior Events

Participants must enter events according to their current USTA rating. Participants can check current ratings at http://tennislink.usta.com/leagues/reports/NTRP/FindRating.aspx

Event Name                                                                                   

Male Junior Singles   
10 & Under
12 & Under
14 & Under
16 & Under
18 & Under

Female Junior Singles   
10 & Under
12 & Under
14 & Under
16 & Under
18 & Under

 Male Junior Doubles
12 & Under
14 & Under
16 & Under
18 & Under

Female Junior Doubles
12 & Under
14 & Under
16 & Under
18 & Under

Adult Events

Participants must enter events according to their current USTA rating. Participants can check current ratings at http://tennislink.usta.com/leagues/reports/NTRP/FindRating.aspx

Event Name                                                                                     

Male Adult Singles 
Open
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0

Female Adult Singles      
Open
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0

Male Adult Doubles
Open
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0

Female Adult Doubles
Open
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0

Mixed Adult Doubles

6.0
7.0
8.0
9.0

Registration Fees & Deadlines

IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$30 for first event until March 28
$35 for first event until May 30
$40 for first event until June 20
$45 for first event until July 8
Additional events – $12

MULTI-EVENT DISCOUNT NOTE: If registering for multiple events, all entries must occur in the same transaction to receive the multi-event discount.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: If registering for a doubles event, the participant must still select “Myself” or “Another Participant” (NOT “Team”) on the first step of the registration process. The participant will be asked to list the doubles partner’s names. Entering their name DOES NOT register them for the event. Both team members must register themselves, or the participant can register the partner by selecting “Another Participant” on the first step of the registration process.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online saves time, money and trees.

Athlete Packets

Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!

Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15).  Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.

For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon.  The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.

Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies.  The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Director Fungai Tongoona at fungai.tongoona@gmail.com or 682-888-4289.

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Event Sponsor

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Phone: 402-471-2544

Fax: 402-413-1119

Mailing address: 
Po Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529

Shipping address:
3260 Folkways Blvd Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68504