General Information on Future Stars
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Future Stars tournaments are the perfect starting point, as they are designed to give players a taste of competitive tennis in a fun, inviting, and welcoming environment. Particularly for players with little tournament experience, these one-day tournaments offer an opportunity to compete, meet other players, and start building tournament skills!
Below are some important play aspects and formatting guidelines for Future Stars:
- Events are one-day sanctioned tournaments for players ages 8-14 (USTA membership not required)
Matches are played in accordance with the six respective elements for Red, Orange, and Green Ball Tennis
Offers a Red Ball division for 8s players to introduce them to the basics of competition
Offers both Orange and Green Ball divisions for 10s players of all technical abilities and skill levels
Offers a Green Ball Novice division that best applies to beginners ages 11-14
A novice player is a participant who is new to tournaments or match play and who has limited experience, ability, and/or understanding of the game