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Public Invited to USTA Georgia State Spring Open Junior Tournament This Weekend

Posted April 2, 2015 by Georgia's Rome in Events

The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center invites the public to the USTA Georgia State Spring Open Junior Tournament this weekend, April 3 – 5.

USTA allows the top 32 ranked players in each age category to participate.  “The tournament actually attracted 450 players who originally signed up to participate, of these players, 330 were qualified to compete in the event,” said David Araiza, Rome-Tennis Center Director.

Rome will host players in age categories from 10 & Under through 18 & Under from throughout the Southeast to include Georgia, Texas, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Kentucky. The tournament will start on Friday, April 3 at 5:00 pm with two rounds of doubles. Singles matches will start on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. and the tournament will finish up on Sunday with matches starting at 8:00 a.m.

The tournament will be facilitated at five locations: Rome-Floyd Tennis center, Alto Park, Etowah Park, Darlington School, and Coosa Country Club. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

This tournament is the second of nine USTA tennis tournaments already scheduled for the year.

For tournament questions and information contact David Araiza at 706-290-0072, daraiza@rfpra.com.


 

The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Ga. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic prosperity of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.

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Kristi Kent is the Director of Communications for the Georgia's Rome Office of Tourism. She loves Rome because it is a small town that has it all - culture, heritage, beauty and Southern Hospitality! Kristi enjoys spending her free time in Rome's outdoors and she also loves to paint! Her dog Annie, is the unofficial "Paws Permitted" mascot because Rome welcomes all visitors - including the furry ones! Stop by the office and say "Hi" to both Kristi and Annie!

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