Rhonda Blanchard Unified Doubles

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Rhonda Blanchard served as the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Middle Creek High School from 2009 until her untimely passing in February 2015. She was a great supporter of the game of tennis and loved her school and players. She was also a teacher and advocate for special needs students at Middle Creek. This tournament will honor her memory and raise funds for the Abilities Tennis Association of NC (http://www.atanc.org/) whose mission is to provide and support tennis opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities across the state of North Carolina.

This is a Boys & Girls Singles (ages 12-16) tournament, with a Unified Doubles Exhibition during lunch.  The tournament will be held on August 5th at Kildaire Farms in Cary.

UNIFIED DOUBLES REGISTRATION

Rhonda Blanchard Memorial Shootout

#hardworkpaysoff

Rhonda Blanchard served as the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Middle Creek High School from 2009 until her untimely passing in February 2015. She was a great supporter of the game of tennis and loved her school and players. She was also a teacher and advocate for special needs students at Middle Creek. This tournament will honor her memory and raise funds for the Abilities Tennis Association of NC (http://www.atanc.org/) whose mission is to provide and support tennis opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities across the state of North Carolina.

WHEN

Saturday, August 5th, 2017, 8:00am Start Time

WHERE

Kildaire Farms Racquet & Swim Club (6 Hard Courts)

Farmington Woods Tennis Courts (4 Hard Courts)

FORMAT

Shootout using 8-person Compass Draw, Best 2 out of 3 sets with match tiebreaker for 3rd set and No-Ad Scoring.

FEE

$30 per player (There is NO RAIN DATE. This is a charity event; therefore, no refunds are possible).

DIVISIONS

Boys & Girls Singles (12-16): 78’ Green Ball 12, 78’ Yellow Ball 14-16. Draws limited to 8 entrants. Only 1 Division per player.

LUNCH

A complimentary lunch will be provided for the players at the Kildaire Farms tournament site. In addition, a Unified Doubles exhibition will take place during the lunch hour. Unified Doubles means an Abilities athlete will team up with a high school player!

REGISTRATION

Bull City Tennis Tournament

ATHLETES

Abilities Tennis and Hope Valley Farms YMCA are teaming up to present a fun round robin tennis tournament for Abilities Tennis players in NC. We will start play on Friday afternoon, August 4th at 3:30 PM (check in starts at 3:00) and after sweating it out, we will have a pool party followed by pizza! We hope you all can join us for this fun event.

We are grateful to Hope Valley YMCA for allowing us to use their facilities and for Gonzo as he will be running the skills clinic.

I look forward to seeing you all there!

*Format (singles or doubles) will be determined depending on number of participants.

*Rain date will be determined.

ATHLETE REGISTRATION




VOLUNTEERS

We need volunteers for this tournament! Check in for the athletes will begin at 3:00 and play will start at 3:30 with tennis ending around 5:00. The pool and pizza party will begin! If you are available, we need your help in all areas from keeping score to picking up balls.

VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

Mountaineer Tournament 2

July 20th
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Lake Junaluska Tennis Courts
91 North Lakeshore Dr.
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

 

Did you miss the Mountaineer Tournament the first time around? Did you have so much fun you want to do it again?  Check out Mountaineer Tournament 2 on July 20th!  Play begins at 3:30pm.

 

*Format (singles or doubles) will be determined depending on number of participants.

*Rain date will be Sunday June 18th 1:00 – 6:00.

If you are traveling from out of town, the Sunset Inn has lovely accomodations for $50 a person or a special rate for families. It is located walking distance(about 1/2 mile) from the courts, and there is also a trolley that is available every 15 minutes. Register at (828)550-9729 .

If you are interested in attending, please email Lou Welch