CARA TENNIS

June 3rd – July 30th

In this program kids are signed up individually and they represent the Boulder Team.  Every age category has 4 different levels, so the kids will be placed with other kids their level. At the end of the season (July 23-27) everyone participates in the State Tournament.

CARA Sign up Here

CARA Practices: Thursdays 1 to 3 pm at Centennial Middle School (2205 Norwood Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304)

Matches: On Friday mornings:  June 18-25, July 2,9,16,23

State Tournament: July 26-30

Matches: Locations vary depending on hosting team.

What are the categories and levels?
There are 4 categories: 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under, 15 and up.
Each category has four levels: Beginner, Intermediate/Beginner, Intermediate/Advanced, and Advanced.

Who will the kids be playing?
All the kids are part of the Boulder Team and they will be playing matches with kids from other programs (like Louisville, Broomfield, Longmont, etc.); they will play with kids that are of the same age and ability.

Who organizes the matches?
The matches are organized by the coaches from both teams so as to allow for scheduling flexibility.
(If you have a conflict, contact Gonzo and see if changes can be arranged.  It is not always possible, but we will try)

When are the matches?
Matches are played on Fridays between 8am and 4pm (depending on size of facilities and number of kids playing).

How do we know the match schedule?
You will receive an email with the schedule for each match with time and location.

Are scores kept?
Yes, we keep score, but CARA scores are not reported to any organizing board.  However, results are recorded at the state tournament (see below for further explanation).

Is there a final tournament?
Yes.   All CARA participants have the right to participate in the state tournament during the last week of July.  Scores at the state tournament are recorded as the tournament is a single elimination competition wherein state champions are decided. Please let Gonzo know if you wish to participate in the state tournament (It’s a lot of fun).  We have had several state champions from Boulder in past years!

When is the State Tournament?
July 26-30.

If you have further questions please e-mail us at gonzo@gonzotennis.com

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