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DATES:
Juniors Boys & Girls 12-18 – July 16-18, 2024
Juniors Orange & Green –
July 19, 2024
Adult Mixed Doubles
– July 18-20, 2024
Adult Doubles/Singles – July 19-21, 2024

SITE: Woods Tennis Center (401 S 33rd St – View Map)

SANCTION: The Cornhusker State Games Adult and Junior Orange and Green divisions will be sanctioned by the USTA. USTA membership card can be purchased at www.usta.com.
*Due to USTA Junior Rules and Regulations, the Junior Boys & Girls 12-18 events are not USTA sanctioned tournaments and thus, do not receive ranking points.

COMPETITION FORMAT & RULES:

USTA rules will apply.

All players must have a valid USTA membership good through at least July 2024.

NOTE:  Players may play in multiple divisions.  However, all players must use the same rating for each division.  Example:  If playing 3.5 for singles, the player must play 3.5 for doubles.  This will help reduce waiting times for all players.

NTRP rating classification guidelines will apply.

Main draw matches are 2 of 3 sets with a 10-point match tiebreak in lue of a third set. All consolation and playoff matches will be an 8-game pro 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, 2024. 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 TWO events.
– Some time delays may happen for adults participating in multiple events
– Juniors Orange & Green will play with either orange or green dot balls accordingly. Matches will occur on Friday, July 19th.

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

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
Open

Registration Fees & Deadlines

PRICING DEADLINES:

SINGLES
Youth- $44 for first event until July 2
Adult- $44 for first event until July 2
Orange & Green- $42 for first event until July 2

DOUBLES
Youth- $28/participant for first event until July 2
Adult- $28/participant for first event until July 2
Orange & Green- $28/participant for first event until July 2

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:  Competition and Summer Fun Freebies (coming soon) courtesy of our sponsors.

SHIRT SHIPPING: Athletes who register by June 19 will have their shirt shipped to the address they provide. Upgrade and additional shirts will be available to purchase during registration. There is no packet pickup—information or items needed for competition will be provided onsite or online according to instructions emailed to athletes.

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

Further Information

Sport Specific Questions: Director Kaitlin Roselius at kaitlin.roselius@gmail.com.

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

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