Please join us for two full days of tennis competition (and Thursday night warm up). This is a singles tournament with options including short and full court and skills competition. Thursday night, for those who are available, we will have approximately and hour of practice and work on divisioning. After play on Friday, we will have dinner and a movie at Vision Tennis Center. Saturday night we will have pizza and ice cream. Don’t miss your chance to join athletes from all around the East Coast at this National Tournament!
Thursday 5:30pm Player Registration 6:00 – 7:00pm Divisioning/ Practice
Friday 9:00am Competition Begins and Skills Court Opens. Evening movie and dinner.
Saturday 9:00am Competition Begins and usually ends between 3:30 and 4:00. Evening social with pizza and ice cream will be available for all who can stay.
6th Annual Charlotte SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Participants will compete in one of four ability levels:
– Level-1 “Skills”: Foam balls, coach feed.
– Level-2 “Short Court”: Small court, foam ball – singles play.
– Level-4 “Transition”: Full court, green-dot low compression balls – singles play.
– Level-5 “Match Play”: Full court, regular yellow balls – singles play.
In addition to singles, “Short Court”, “Transition”, and “Match” players can participate in Unified Doubles. This is an extremely rewarding format for both volunteers and athletes. Volunteers with tennis experience can sign up, (the day of the tournament), to be paired with an athlete as a doubles team.
DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017
TIME: 10:00 AM – 10:30AM Athlete check-in and volunteer training meeting
10:30AM Welcome and opening ceremony
11:00AM – 3:00PM Singles play (Lunch served to athletes between matches)
11:00AM – 1:00PM Skills competition (Includes lunch and awards)
3:00PM Awards presentation (singles play)
3:30PM – 5:00PM Unified Doubles play
LOCATION: Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club 8401 Sharon Lakes Road Charlotte, NC 28210
Hosted by: Charlotte Special Olympics Tennis and the Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club
Free Event: There is no entry fee to participate in this event. Lunch will be provided for all Athletes and Coaches
Registration: Although there is no fee, all players must register on-line.
For additional information, contact Jeff Beard at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Deadline: Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Want to volunteer for this event? Contact Dori Cazorla at: email@example.com