Tournament Information

Event Description

17th Annual HBCU National Tennis Championships

Registration Deadline

Please Enter Online or Mail Checks. 

Registration Link is at the bottom of the page.


Registration Fee*: $35.00

Entry Deadline: Monday, 9/11/2017 at 11:59 PM


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 9/13/2017. Play starts at 9:00 AM on Thursday 9/14/2017.

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 3 singles players and 2 doubles teams in any flight.

Traveling Stipend

The USTA will also provide a travel stipend of $500 per team that enters into the 17th Annual HBCU National Tennis Championships. Please send me a current W-9 form from your institution so that I can forward to the USTA Budget person 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 eight players a point will be awarded to determine the overall team champion. 

Lunch will be provided for all teams on Thursday (sponsored by USTA Southern Section) and on Friday (sponsored by Coan Tennis Association). Pizza will be provided on Friday evening (sponsored by The Fang Gang).  

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


Main Draw Doubles Matches:

8 Game Pro Set

NO AD Scoring

Single Elimination

Coaches' Forms

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

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

HBCU Coaches' Form 2017 (pdf)

Download

Participating Schools

Men

Alabama A&M University - Huntsville, AL

Alabama State University - Montgomery, AL

Alcorn University - Lorman, MS

Benedict College - Columbia, SC

Bethune-Cookman University - Daytona Beach, FL

Bluefield State College - Bluefield, WV

Florida A&M University - Tallahassee, FL

Howard University - Washington, D.C.

Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

Johnson C. Smith University - Charlotte, NC

North Carolina A&T University - Greensboro, NC

Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD

North Carolina Central University - Durham, NC

Shaw University - Raleigh, NC

Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN

Tuskegee University - Tuskegee, AL

Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA

Xavier University of Louisiana - New Orleans, LA

Women

Alabama A&M University - Huntsville, AL

Alabama State University - Montgomery, AL

Alcorn University - Lorman, MS

Benedict College - Columbia, SC

Bethune-Cookman University - Daytona Beach, FL

Bluefield State College - Bluefield, WV

Florida A&M University - Tallahassee, FL

Grambling State - Grambling, LA

Howard University - Washington, D.C.

Jackson State University - Jackson, MS

Johnson C. Smith University - Charlotte, NC

Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD

North Carolina A&T University - Greensboro, NC

North Carolina Central University - Durham, NC

Savannah State University - Savannah, GA

Shaw University - Raleigh, NC

Southern University - Baton Rouge, LA

Tennessee State University - Nashville, TN

Tuskegee University - Tuskegee, AL

Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA

Xavier University of Louisiana - New Orleans, LA

Player Registration*

$35.00

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

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


*Disclaimer: Registration is for one player at a time. If you wish to register more than one player at a time, please send us an email.


The total amount will be adjusted to the number of players being registered, so all players can be registered in one registration. Email us with the total number of players and when you plan on registering those players, and the amount will be adjusted accordingly for easier registration and payment.