Tournament Information

Event Description

18th Annual HBCU National Tennis Championships

Registration Deadline

Please Register Online or Mail Checks. 

Registration Link is at the bottom of the page.


Registration Fee*: $35.00

Entry Opening: Friday, 8/24/2018 at 1:00PM EST / 12:00PM CST

Entry Deadline: Monday, 9/17/2018 at 11:59PM EST / 10:59PM CST


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HBCU National Tennis Championships

5428 Paces Mill Rd

Tallahassee, FL 32309

Starting Times and Player Entry Information

Please check start times online. Start times for first round matches will be available Wednesday 9/19/2018. Play starts at 9:00 AM on Thursday 9/20/2018.

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST) 


Each draw is expected to start with the round of 64 for singles and the round of 32 for doubles. 

Schools may enter as many as 4 singles players and 3 doubles teams in any flight.

Traveling Stipend

The USTA will provide a travel stipend of $750 - $1,000 per team (depending on the number of team entries) that enters into the 18th Annual HBCU National Tennis Championships. Please send your current W-9 form from your institution so that it can be forwarded to the USTA D&I  to process the travel stipend.  

Awards

Trophies will be awarded to first and second place finishers in each flight and first place consolation winners. For every win by your top nine players a point will be awarded to determine the overall team champion. 

Lunch will be provided for all teams during the tournament by catering services through the USTA National Campus.

Match Formats and Scoring

Main Draw Singles Matches through Semifinals:

Best 2 out of 3 Tiebreak Sets

3rd Set: 10-Point Tiebreaker

Regular Game Scoring, with NO AD

First Round Losers Play Consolation


Main Draw Singles Championship Match:

Best 2 out of 3 Tiebreak Sets

3rd Set: Full Set (Tiebreak at 6-6)

Regular Game Scoring, with NO AD


Consolation Singles Matches:

8 Game Pro Set

Regular Game Scoring, with NO AD

Single Elimination


Main Draw Doubles Matches:

Regular Set, 6-6 Tiebreak

NO AD Scoring

Single Elimination

Coaches' Forms

Click on the file below to download the Coaches' form.

Please complete the form and email to championships@hbcutennis.com

HBCU Player Line-Up Form 2018 (pdf)

Download

Participating Schools

Men

Alabama A&M University

Bethune-Cookman University

Florida A&M University

Jackson State University

Morgan State University

North Carolina A&T University

North Carolina Central University

Shaw University

Virginia State University

Xavier University of Louisiana

Women

Alabama A&M University

Bethune-Cookman University

Elizabeth City State University

Florida A&M University

Jackson State University

Johnson C. Smith University

Morgan State University

North Carolina A&T University

Savannah State University

Shaw University

Xavier University of Louisiana

Player Registration $35 Per Player

Entry fee includes singles & doubles, balls, T-shirt, player hospitality, and officials. 

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