Tennis 2021

The Alabama Senior Olympics is working on hosting this event in the Fall of 2021. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Events:

Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles

*Please Note: Athletes will only be allowed to register/participate in 2 Tennis Events*

Dates:

October 16, 2021

Time:

8:30 AM Begin Check-in

9:00 AM (Tentative)

Location:

Tuscaloosa Tennis Center

715 21st Ave E

Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Registration:

June 1 - Sept 30, 2021

Doubles partner must be finalized by registration deadline or registration will be dropped.

No late registration will be accepted.

Ball:

Wilson, US Open tennis ball

COVID Guidelines:

All state, county, city and/or facility rules/guidelines pertaining to COVID will be followed that are in place at the time of the event. The Alabama Senior Olympics ask that each athlete takes their individual health risk, concerns and doctors recommendations into deciding whether or not the athlete should participate in this years events. All participants will be required to sign a separate COVID Waiver each day of competition agreeing they understand the risk of participating during a global pandemic.

Entry Regulations:

1. Athletes may compete with only one partner per event. Under NSGA rules, doubles and mixed doubles are classified as events. Therefore, athletes may not compete in more than one age division for doubles and mixed doubles.

2. The age division of competition for doubles will be determined by the younger age of the two partners as of December 31, 2021.

3. Athletes must provide their own rackets and practice balls.

Medals:

Awards will be presented for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place for each style within each age division.

NSGA Qualifying Requirements:

See "2022 Qualifications" tab for adjusted guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

1. All first-, second- and third-place winners at a 2021 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2022 National Senior Games.

NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES REGISTRATION CAPACITY

For the National Senior Games in 2022 the number of registrants may be limited for some sports/events and registration could reach capacity for the respective sports/events at any point during the Priority Registration Period or the Open Registration Period.  NSGA is unable to guarantee entry into sports/events that reach registration capacity for the 2022 National Senior Games presented by Humana.

2. Athletes must qualify in each tennis event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2022 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.

3. Athletes may enter a maximum of two tennis events.

Link to NSGA Rule Book:

NSGA 2022 Rule Book

For specific questions pertaining to the 2021 Tennis event, please contact:

 

Mandy Ennis @ 205-331-0211 or tcpara.org/tennis