Junior Girls Tennis League

 

The ALTA Junior Tennis League is designed for boys and girls ages 7 to 18. The teams are organized by gender with the girls' teams playing on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.and the boys' teams playing on Saturday afternoons at 3:30 p.m.

Teams are broken down into 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under, and 18 & under age groups and compete in two seven-week seasons held in the Spring and Fall. Teams are also leveled by ability and previous success. The ALTA Junior Tennis League is a large and successful league encompassing over 7,000 members and more than 800 teams.

Junior ALTA teams are scheduled out of facilities within the five-county metro area or at an approved annexed facility. Teams are organized from subdivisions or community swim and tennis facilities; public parks or tennis facilities; and, private country clubs or tennis clubs.

The $10 annual membership fee may be made online at our website. Team Managers, typically the parent of one of the team members, organize the eight (8) or more players. They may collect the $10 Junior League annual fee from each player and submit it as one check to the ALTA office or use a credit card to pay for all the team members online. Or, each member's parent may go to our website and pay their child's individual dues. The Team Manager also submits the team roster via the ALTA website. An unpaid player will not be accepted on a roster.

Details for each of these steps can be found in the Jr. Roster Information Packet available on the ALTA website. From the bottom of the home page, select Document Downloads. On the next screen, select Jr. Roster Information Packet.

The 10, 12 and 14 under age group matches consist of 8 game pro sets, with standard scoring, in which each team receives a point for each game won. The winning team also receives a bonus point for winning the individual match, making a typical match score 9-4. Should the match reach 8 all, a 7-point tiebreak is played to decide the winner. The bonus point is awarded for winning the tiebreak and the score is 9-8. The total possible points that can be won in any dual match is 36 (4 positions x 9 points).   The 18U age group plays best of 3 sets, with a set tiebreak ( first to 10 by 2) played in lieu of a third set. For information on how to convert scores for the junior format, refer 18 Under New Format and  Explanation.  This can be found by going to  Leagues and Tournaments > Documents > Downloads. Scores for the season are kept cumulatively by the division coordinator, and division winners and playoff seedings are decided on the basis of the total percentage of points won to total matches scheduled to be played. Coordinators and Overall Coordinators are responsible for record keeping of each team in each division and can be called for clarification of rules. The ultimate responsibility for the league lies with the Junior League Vice President.

 

 

Celia Sheridan
Junior Leagues Vice President

juniorvp@altatennis.org

Tel: (770) 399-5788 ext. 119

Seasons:

Spring and Fall

Format:

2 Singles Matches
2 Doubles Matches

Day Played:

Saturdays @ 1:30 PM

Age:

7 to 18 Years

Age Eligibility:

Age Eligibility:
Please see the Junior Roster
Information Packet located on
our Documents Page or click here 

 

2018 Spring Calendar

  DateDayEvent NameEvent Description
01-Jan-2018 Monday Roster Registration Begin roster entry on line for all spring leagues
22-Jan-2018 Monday Roster Deadline All Junior rosters due
27-Jan-2018 Saturday Late Roster Deadline Junior late rosters will be accepted 1/23 through 1/27 on line with a $50 late fee
27-Jan-2018 Saturday Corrections Deadline All corrections must be made by this date.
22-Feb-2018 Thursday Schedules Available On Line Junior schedules and schedule packets will be viewable on line
24-Feb-2018 Saturday Managers' Meeting Managers' meeting for Junior Leagues -
25-Feb-2018 Sunday Add-Ons May now start entering add-ons for all spring leagues
10-Mar-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Spring play begins
21-Apr-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Spring play ends
28-Apr-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls First round of playoffs (rain date 5/1)
05-May-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls City Finals (rain date 5/6). Please check level/flight chart of finals times and locations found in your schedule packet.
05-May-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Second round of playoffs (rain date 5/6)
12-May-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls City Finals (rain date 5/13). Please check level/flight chart of finals times and locations found in your schedule packet.

2018 Fall Calendar

  DateDayEvent NameEvent Description
11-Jun-2018 Monday Roster Registration Begin roster entry on line for all fall leagues
06-Jul-2018 Friday Roster Deadline All Junior rosters due
11-Jul-2018 Wednesday Late Roster Deadline Junior lage rosters will be accepted 7/7 through 7/11 on line with a $50 late fee
11-Jul-2018 Wednesday Corrections Deadline All corrections must be made by this date
16-Aug-2018 Thursday Schedules Viewable On Line Junior schedules and schedule packets will be viewable on line
18-Aug-2018 Saturday Managers' Meeting Managers' meeting for fall Junior Leagues
19-Aug-2018 Sunday Add-Ons Begin add-ons. You may add up to 6 players to your roster from this date throughout the season but they must meet the level/flight requirements for the level at which your fall team has been placed and must be added before midnight of the day before the match is to be played.
08-Sep-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Fall play begins
20-Oct-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Fall play ends
27-Oct-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls First round of playoffs (rain date 10/30)
03-Nov-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls Second round of playoffs (rain date 11/6)
03-Nov-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls City Finals for some level/flights - rain date 11/4 - please check junior schedule packet for your level/flight
10-Nov-2018 Saturday Junior Boys and Junior Girls City Finals for other level/flights (rain date 11/17) - please check junior schedule packet for your level/flight