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Rules & Regulations

NYTA Tennis Leagues General Rules and Eligibility

Junior League Rules

  1. Each team must have at least 5 players confirmed to play each week and at least 5 players must play on game day. There will be a default if only 4 or fewer players show up.
  2. On game day, once a line up is submitted, no changes are allowed unless an injury has occurred. When an injury occurs and the player is not able to continue, a retirement is put in effect. A substitute is allowed for the start of the second match.
  3. A team captain or adult in charge (not the club monitor) for each team must be at least 18 years of age and present from the start of the matches to the completion of all matches on that day. This is a safety concern and must be followed by all clubs. A team will be defaulted for lack of adult supervision and matches will not be played.
  4. Clubs must submit a team list of at least 10 players that are willing to play throughout the year in order to submit a team in the league.
  5. The NYTA stresses that it is the responsibility of the Junior Development Director at each club to implement all necessary provisions including the safety and wellbeing of each player.
  6. A team will be removed from the league after a second team default. A team default occurs when a second match in a day is defaulted or when a team does not have a proper adult supervisor present.
  7. Clubs are encouraged to have the parents come to see their children play.
  8. One hour for singles play and one hour for doubles. Each match will be a maximum of 45 minutes.
  9. Players will play pro sets: the first to 10 points wins; if tied at 9, play a tiebreak.
  10. Age rule is in accordance with the OTA Code of Conduct. Players can up an age category but not down.
  11. Time allocated would be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., but NYTA may have to work with clubs to change public hours where there is a conflict with the league time or change the venue if necessary.
  12. Warm-up time is up to the club, but 10 minutes was suggested to stay within the time frame. 6Clubs may use ranked players. Points will be awarded as follows: 2 point for each match won except where the match goes to a tie-break when a half point will be awarded to the loser and two points to the winner.
  13. Weather Rules: In the case of inclement Rain or Excessive heat the points will be split 6 - 6
  14. Clubs will we be allowed have one coach or teaming representative used to help coach the players during changeovers.

NOTE TO ALL TEAMS: Results must be SENT IN BY BOTH TEAMS, either mailed, faxed, or emailed by both clubs to:
MAIL: NYTA, PO Box 898 Station B, Willowdale, Ontario M2K 2R1
FAX: 416-496-3892

Click on the link below to view and print the application form:
NYTA Junior Leagues Rules and Regulations

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-Louise Kwong, former junior national champion

Leader in Junior Tennis Development in Canada