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Welcome to the official web site of the Kansas District Tennis Association! WWW.KANSAS.USTA.COM
 

We are working to serve you better! The purpose of the KDTA is to
promote the sport of tennis as a means of recreation, good health, and sportsmanship by facilitating league programs, tournaments, and other tennis-related events and activities. These programs are offered for adults, juniors, seniors, in addition to mentally or physically handicapped athletes.

Use this site to get latest information on events and activities going on throughout the state. Our hope is that this information will help you get involved in the great sport of tennis.

Click here to print the Local League Grievance Form


Tennis Camp Scholarships Available

Through the generosity of our sponsors, we have 21 scholarships to award to 10 summer tennis camps. This year we have over $12,000 in summer tennis camp scholarships to award to USTA Missouri Valley juniors! Please help us get the word out about the scholarship opportunity.

 

12 scholarships are available for USTA Missouri Valley juniors ages 9 – 13.  All applicants must complete the application form and write a brief essay to be considered.

 

This year we have two camps and 9 scholarships for high performance juniors - John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas and Junior Champions Tennis Center in College Park, Maryland (Washington D.C. metro) are available for players ages 13 – 16 with a USTA Missouri Valley section ranking of 1 – 100. Scholarship recipients for these two camps will also receive a travel stipend of up to $250.

 

Here’s the list of camps we will award scholarships to:

 

  • University of Missouri, Columbia
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman (Nike)
  • Wichita State University (Nike)
  • Edwardsville High School, Edwardsville, Illinois (Nike)
  • Drake University, Des Moines (Adidas)
  • Christian Brothers College High School, St. Louis (Adidas)
  • Rockhurst University, Kansas City (Adidas)
  • Emporia State University
  • John Newcombe Tennis Ranch, New Braunfels, Texas
  • Junior Tennis Champions Center, College Park, Maryland

 

The scholarship values range from $335 - $775 depending on the camp, and included in the scholarships are the following items:

 

  • one week of personalized on-court training
  • residence housing (for residence camps, not day camps)
  • meals (lunch only for day camps)
  • social activities
  • player gift

 

The application is online now and ready to be completed by April 1. All applicants will be notified in writing of the committee's final decision by April 15.

 

More details about the camps and the scholarship process, as well as a link to the scholarship application can be found on our website: http://www.missourivalley.usta.com/Juniors/junior_camps/

 


 

Play a section level tournament for FREE!

Who: League players and new players who are 18-35 and want to play their first Adult Section Level Tournament

 

How:  If you are a Missouri Valley resident and member, you may play your first sanctioned adult section level tournament for free by calling the section office Adult Competition Coordinator. Promotion is open to the first 50 new participants.

 

When: Registrations must be completed before the registration closed date. Call or email now!

 

Lori Therrien, Adult Competition Coordinator 913-322-4829 or therrien@movalley.usta.com

 

 


Click to see the 2014 Kansas District Tennis Association Award Winners


Connie Robertson is working with returning warriors at Fort Riley, traveling there once a week to teach both wheelchair and stand-up tennis.  Once the soldiers are ready to leave, the diversity representative in the area of the country they are returning to is contacted so that they can continue to play and improve their game.  For more information contact Connie at crobertsonustamv@aol.com.

 


 

 


 

 

 

2014 KANSAS DISTRICT JUNIOR TOURNAMENT INFORMATION AND CHANGES


In 2014 the Missouri Valley Section and the Kansas District has restructured the tournament setup, schedule and points tables to directly reflect national level points tables. For the Kansas District there will be four (4) Futures Qualifier tournaments and four (4) District Championship tournaments in 2014. Click to read the entire release . . .

 


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