USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The Majors of SoCal Tennis
USTA Southern California’s Signature Series events are the largest and most significant annual championship tournaments.
They include junior, college, and adult competition, each one staged with the pomp and circumstance of a grassroots Grand Slam event.
Signature Series Events
Tennis on Campus Sectional Championships
Tennis on Campus is one of the most beloved programs of the USTA, and it thrives in Southern California. At TOC Sectionals club tennis programs vie for a chance to be crowned Sectional Champions and earn a coveted spot at the National Championships. The event takes place in February each year, bringing over 300 players from almost 20 Southern California colleges and universities.
Southern California Super Sectional Championship
This new championship event combines three significant former Section tournaments into one Super Championship that includes NTRP, Family, Wheelchair, and Age division play. Super Sectionals is the perfect showcase of the many different opportunities to compete in Southern California.
Southern California Junior Sectional Championships
USTA SoCal’s Junior Sectionals may be the single most storied junior tennis event in the country. Featuring a who’s who of past finalists and champions, including Pete Sampras, Lindsay Davenport, Michael Chang, Serena and Venus Williams, and others, Junior Sectionals attracts the best players throughout the Section who compete to be a part of this history. Junior Sectionals takes place in June at multiple facilities throughout Orange County.
Open Sectional Championships
Whether a player is gearing up for serious collegiate play during their summer break or they’re working their way onto the pro tour, SoCal Open Sectionals is a great tournament for high level players to test their skills. This prize money event hosts some of the best tournament players in Southern California and beyond, and includes singles, doubles, and family divisions.
Southern California Intercollegiate Championships
Many of the top ranked local and national collegiate athletes, all from different NCAA divisions, converge on SoCal to represent their schools and compete for a prestigious title at SoCal Intercollegiates. The event has a rich history in Southern California, with players like Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Brad Gilbert, and Patrick Galbraith on our list of champions. The tournament features players from schools like USC, UCLA, UCSB, Stanford, and other traveling teams from across the nation. In 2022, the event will add many of the nation’s top players in the premiere season of the women’s draw.
Junior Doubles Sectional Championships
The annual Jim Hillman Doubles Sectionals showcases many of SoCal’s top players in tandem action across all age divisions, including Boys’, Girls’, and Mixed doubles draws. This autumn tournament is also the most prolific event for those seeking valuable points in the Bryan Bros Doubles Race, a year-long competition among the section’s most successful doubles teams.
Originally launched in 2019, the Final 8 Junior Masters Championships bring together the top 8 players in boys and girls 12s/14s/16s/18s, as calculated by Grand Prix points tallied throughout the year. The event, a collaboration with Universal Tennis, serves as the culmination of the annual competitive calendar.