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RTA Grateful Gobbler Junior Circuit Event

Updated: Nov 10, 2021

USTA-NC Junior Circuit Event to raise money for the Raleigh Tennis Association (RTA) NC National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Chapter

The Raleigh Tennis Association (RTA) is an approved NJTL Chapter and supported by the USTA Foundation. The purpose of the NJTL Network is to provide tennis instruction and academic programming to need-based youth. RTA’s mission is to grow and develop youth through our NJTL programs and outreach.

RTA’s NJTL responds to the needs of hundreds of underserved youth. In many cases, our programming offers youth their first exposure to tennis and provides additional opportunities for life-long learning through clinics, tournaments, and supplemental academic coursework. 100% of the proceeds will support programming for the RTA’s NJTL Chapter!

RTA Grateful Gobbler November 13, 2021 |Optimist Park

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

10 & Under Singles | Orange and Green Ball Cost: $30.00 Register here

Grateful Gobber Event Day Information:

Warm-up: Players may arrive early to warm-up.

Check-in: No later than 9:50am

Format: Round Robin so that players can play multiple matches. Keep in mind that It is possible a player could play two matches back to back. There will be no minimum rest period for this event. We will be dividing players into flights the morning of the event.

No Draws: You will not see draws or a schedule posted prior to the event. All players just plan to be on site at 9:50pm. A tournament desk will be located to the right of the courts.

Scoring: One set to 4 games, no-ad, with a 7pt tiebreaker at 3-3 which will be win by 1 (at 6-6 next point wins).

Players will be expected to stay on site for the duration of the event. Make sure to pack food and water for yourself.

*USTA Junior Circuit is a new program that utilizes a non-elimination round robin draw format for players of all ages to gain match play experience in a tournament setting with a focus on individual results. This experience will encourage players of all ages to develop their skills through level-based play and demonstrate good sportsmanship. If you have questions, e-mail Julie Dick (

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