Carolyn Baker, Mixed Doubles Captain  Read More
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League Growth Incentative

2014 League Growth Incentative for Tennis Enthusiasts 4 New Beginner Players = $100 Cash Reward Thank you for promoting the game we love! Bring four new players to a new or existing team, and you will be rewarded with $100 cash. The Southern League Growth Initiative is an innovative program to promote beginner play in the USTA Adult, Mixed and Combo Doubles league programs. New players must be at either the 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0 levels within Southern and must be a self-rated player as listed on tea​ Download Document

Mixed Doubles Captain Winner 2014

Carolyn Baker, Mixed Doubles Captain was awarded a case of Wilson Tennis Balls and a Nike Smart Watch for recruiting the most new players on her team for 2014. Congratulations!! Growing Tennis!! Read More

Trti-Level Captain wins Kindle Fire HDX

Congratulations to Tri Level Captain Toryah Shaw - 1st place prize winner of the player recruitment initiative program. Toryah won a Kindle Fire HDX. Tri Level Captain Angelle Bommarito was drawn for the 2nd prize winner of a $200 gift certificate from The Tennis Shop. Thanks to all Tri Level Captains who participated in the player recruitment program. Read More

Arthur Ashe Essay Competition Winner of Best Essay

His Pen Is As Mighty As His Racket Ja'Briel Weston, 11, has a powerful forehand, but his pen is mighty too. He wrote an essay for the 2014 Arthur Ashe Essay Contest that was chosen best in Louisiana. The prize, awarded by the United States Tennis Association Southern Section, is an all-expense paid trip for him and a chaperone to the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina! Download Document
USTA Foundation and Chase are launching their #ReturnTheServe campaign looking for one NJTL chapter to give $10,000 to promote tennis. Our very own New Orleans has been selected as one of the ten finalists!!

Each day ...from now until September 3rd, we need tennis fans and organizations to cast their vote for #NewOrleans, just follow these instructions:
1. go to
2. select New Orleans
3. Sign into your twitter account, the vote will appear in your feed
4. Send tweet

Only one organization in USTA Southern was selected so let’s join together and show #NewOrleans some love!

Although this was sent to us very late by Nationals I know we can win this but we need your help! If you need any help creating a twitter please contact me and I will help you set one up and tweet. Every day you can vote ONCE!

Please send this to all of your friends, coworkers, news affiliates, anyone that you may have connections with to help in getting this out! The contest begins August 16th!

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