Winston-Salem Adaptive Open

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.


Athlete Registration Volunteer Registration


6th Annual Charlotte Special Olympics Tennis Tournament


6th Annual Charlotte SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Tennis Tournament


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.

To access the online registration form click here: REGISTRATION FORM                  Additional information can be found by visiting


For additional information, contact Jeff Beard at


Registration Deadline:            Saturday, March 25th, 2017


Want to volunteer for this event?    Contact Dori Cazorla at: