Usta Socal Junior

Tournaments

Reach For Your Best

USTA Southern California provides the competitive junior player with an exciting pathway that includes sectional, regional, and national tournaments. Track your ranking among peers in Southern California and across the nation, and experience unique competitions like the Bryan Bros Doubles Race and the prestigious Final 8 Junior Masters Championship.

 

Competitive Pathway

Once a child has advanced from PlayTracker or turned 11 years old, he/she may compete in USTA SoCal junior tournaments. Junior tournaments are grouped into seven levels of play, providing competitive opportunities for young champions of all ages and skill levels.

To download Tournament Structure documents, including eligibility, endorsement, quotas, and team selections, see Forms & Information below.

Competitive Pathway

Once a child has advanced from PlayTracker or turned 11 years old, he/she may compete in USTA SoCal junior tournaments. Junior tournaments are grouped into seven levels of play, providing competitive opportunities for young champions of all ages and skill levels.

To download Tournament Structure documents, including eligibility, endorsement, quotas, and team selections, see Forms & Information below.

USTA Junior Circuit events utilize a one day 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.

10U Players are eligible to enter the USTA Junior Circuit event in the ball color (Orange or Green) they have achieved or lower as determined by the Net Generation PlayTracker10U players in green ball will be required to meet 1500 points on the Net Generation PlayTracker in order to play in yellow ball 12U + Junior Circuits or USTA Tournaments that offer national ranking points. At least 1000 of these points must come from win points. At age 11 players will age out of the Net Generation PlayTracker program. 

To determine a players level and eligibility, log in and visit the player profile at USTA.com.

LEVEL 7 INTERMEDIATE / LOCAL TOURNAMENTS
(formerly SoCal L5/L6) The next step in improving and challenging your game

LEVEL 6 INTERMEDIATE
(formerly SoCal L4) Advance further and raise your level of competition

LEVEL 5 HIGH INTERMEDIATE
(formerly SoCal L3) Select events like Friendship Cup and The Ojai

LEVEL 4 OPEN / LEVEL 4 CLOSED ADVANCED
(formerly SoCal L2) High level section events including Final 8 qualifiers; *L4 Open allows out of Section players

LEVEL 3 ADVANCED
(formerly SoCal L1) Section/ National level events include the Junior Sectionals, Henry Talbert, USTA National L3s, and all ITF Junior Grade 4 & 5 tournaments located in the US

LEVEL 2 ADVANCED
National level events include USTA National Level 2s, Zone Team Championships, Eddie Herr (B/G 12-16), and the Junior Orange Bowl (B/G 12-14)

LEVEL 1 ADVANCED
Highest National level events include IOSC, The National Championships, Easter Bowl, Eddie Herr ITF (BG18), and Orange Bowl (BG16-18)

USTA SoCal Junior Tennis Calendar

August Spotlight Tournaments

Junior Tournament Calendar

The USTA.com tournament search engine is the fastest way to find a tournament near you.

To access the complete 2021 tournament calendar, click here.

Regional & National

Junior players value the experience of representing and competing as a travel team opposite top players from other USTA Sections. Players receive valuable on-court coaching and will experience the camaraderie of a competitive team atmosphere. From the legendary Maze Cup to Intersectional, Zonal, and National team tournaments, travel with #TeamSoCal and show the nation what Southern California tennis is all about!

Please note that the Regional Grand Prix Series has been canceled in 2021.