Tournament Information


Event Description

19th Annual HBCU National Tennis Championships

Registration Deadline

Please Register Online or Mail Checks. 

Registration Link is at the bottom of the page.

Cash or checks paid on site prior to the start of first round matches are accepted.

Registration Fee*: $35.00

Entry Opening: Friday, 8/26/2019 at 1:00PM EST / 12:00PM CST

Entry Deadline: Monday, 9/7/2019 at 11:59PM EST / 10:59PM CST

Make Checks Payable To:

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 9/11/2019. Play starts at 9:00 AM on Thursday 9/12/2019.

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 $500 - $750 per team (depending on the number of team entries) that enters into the 19th 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.  


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.

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

Files coming soon.

Participating Schools





Player Registration $35 Per Player

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

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