Tennis On Campus

TTOChe USTA's Tennis On Campus program is designed to provide college students with opportunities for team camaraderie, social networking, and rivaled competition through tennis without the rigors of a varsity program.


Perfect for athletes who have chosen not to make the jump from high school to college varsity, Tennis On Campus offers co-ed team-based play, regional and national championship competition, and helps students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years. Currently, the program is offered on over 500 college campuses and services over 30,000 students.

 

What is Tennis On Campus?
The USTA Tennis On Campus program is anything and everything recreational tennis on college campuses across the country. This includes sport club tennis teams, intramural tennis leagues and tournaments, recreational classes, and physical education classes. While all pieces of recreational college tennis are important, much of the Tennis On Campus program is focused on sport club tennis teams.


Championship Events
The Campus Championship - Middle States is held each Fall and is designed to provide a competitive play opportunity "closer to home," these high quality events help pull teams together for a fun-filled weekend of co-ed team play, social networking, and leadership development. Over the years, these events have grown in number, size, and quality. Champions and pool winners have the opportunity to advance to the USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship.  Teams vary in size from large land-grant state public insitutions such as Penn State and Rutgers, to smaller private schools such as Philadelphia Baptist and Duquense.

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Past Middle States Champions:

2013 - Villanova University

2012 - Penn State University

2011 - Penn State University

2010 - University of Pennsylvania

2009 - Penn State University

2008 - Penn State University

2007 - Penn State University

2006 - Penn State University

2005 - Villanova University

2004 - University of Pennsylvania


The USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship is the pinnacle of the Tennis On Campus program.  Hosted in partnership by the USTA, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), World TeamTennis (WTT), and Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), this venue features 64 college and university co-ed teams competing for bragging rights and the illustrious title of National Champion.

Teams can qualify for a bid to the USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship through participation in the Middle States Tennis On Campus Championship or by applying for an at-large bid.


How to get playing?
If you're an individual looking to join the program at your school or a club tennis team looking to set up a match with other club tennis teams, you're in the right place. If there isn't a program at your school, we'll help you set one up - just drop us an e-mail!

Tennis on Campus "Start Up" Grants are available for colleges and universities that are interested in started a program. Information regarding grants will be available soon.

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For more information on Tennis On Campus please contact Mary Wurtz at wurtz@ms.usta.com or 215.266.5127.

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