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Junior League Rules

 
  1. Only OTA member clubs are eligible to enter teams in the League. Team players must be a member in good standing of the OTA member club they are playing for.

  2. Each participating member club will select team players to represent their club using a criteria determined by that club.

  3. A player can only play for one Tennis Toronto team within a single season (i.e. ABC Club Red cannot lend players to ABC Club White). Once a player has played a match for a team they are only eligible to play for that same team during the current season.

  4. Players must be under 18, under 14 or under 10 as of the prior December 31st to play in their respective categories.

  5. Under 10 can play up in Under 14 and Under 14  players can play up in the Under 18 category at any time during the season.

  6. Clubs may field more than one team. Clubs are encouraged to field multiple teams of equal playing ability should they have enough players to do so.

 
  1. Is a mixed league allowing for any combination of boys and girls although each team needs to field at least one boy and one girl at each match.

  2. U10 matches are scheduled at 5-6 pm and U14 and U18 are scheduled at 5-6 pm or 6-7 pm unless otherwise noted on the schedule.

  3. Is an entry level league and therefore eligible players must not be provincially ranked in the Top 50 of any age category.

  4. On court coaching is permitted on changeovers and encouraged by a designated Team Coach.

  1. Pre-match contact with their scheduled opponent by Thursday prior to the match.

  2. Advise of any dress code requirements or site specific rules prior to any match.

  3. Emailing the score sheet by the Tuesday following the match to answers@tennistoronto.ca

  4. Provide match balls (green dot balls for U10 and regular balls for U14 and U18) and a post match snack.

Home Team responsibilities

 

Match supervision

 
  1. Each club shall provide an adult (over 18) club member or club professional at all matches to represent that club and deal with any disputes, player injuries or behavioural problems during match play.

Match definition

 
  1. A League match is defined as 3 separate doubles teams ranked 1 to 3 with #1 having the highest skill level and # 3 the lowest skill level, playing 12 games or for 1 hour, whichever comes first. Each game won is worth a single point towards their team’s total season score.

  1. To be eligible for entry into the tournament a player must have played 2 regular season matches for their team.

  2. May only enter a single flight and age category for the tournament.

  1. All players, their supporters, and officials have a duty to encourage and maintain the highest standards of sportsmanship, courtesy and fair play, and are under an obligation to avoid all conduct, acts or practices, which are perceived to be detrimental to the integrity of the Game. Please review the OTA Code of Conduct and the Tennis Canada Rules of the Court.

Season ending tournament

Rules of conduct

 
 

Note

The Tennis Toronto Junior League Coordinator has final say in all disputes pertaining to the League.