Youth League Tennis for players, ages 5-14
This is a program where players learn by playing.
5 levels of play:
QUICK START: Beginners group instruction. Ages 5-7 play half court. Red Balls
GREEN: Beginners group instruction. Ages 8-14. Play with Red & Orange Balls
RED: Novices- Drills; Introduction to match play. Ages 8-14. Orange Balls
YELLOW: Intermediates-Drills; Match play. Ages 8-14. Orange & Green Dot Balls
BLUE: Advanced Drills; Match play. Ages 8-14. Green Dot and Yellow Balls.
WHEN: Sundays, TBD - Program on hold for Winter/Spring 2021
** Players receive a Medal and Progress Report
This program is a National Program conducted by Youth League Tennis. We, Fort Bend Tennis Services, are assisting the YLT program in bringing this program to Sugar Land. Our instructors will run the program, with over sight by FBTS, but this is a YLT Program, which has been successfully conducting programs around the country for many years.
To enroll in this program click here. It will take you to another website, not the FBTS website.
FBTS Team Challenge - Novice Level
Part of the USTA Net Generation Programs
This Team Challenge is a one day program for the player who has some prior tennis experience, can serve the ball in from the baseline at least 50% of the time and can keep score. Some basic instruction is included in this league to assist the children in improving their game along with Supervised Match Play. Most children in this league have had some lessons. For players who need more Match Play experience to get them ready for more competitive play and the traveling Junior League. For ages 7-12.Scoring will be secondary to players learning how to play. Winners are those who "Play"
Next Session:To be Determined
When: Saturday, ------
Where: Clements HS Tennis Courts
Fee: $15 for each event
For players not yet ready for "Prime Time".
This League is for Intermediate through advanced junior players. Play is inter-club competition among the various tennis centers in the Southwest Houston area: Sugar Land, Missouri City, Richmond, Rosenberg, Pearland and Lee LeClear Tennis Center (Houston).
Southwest Houston Junior Team Tennis League
Spring 2021 Season has been cancelled.We hope to be able to resume the League for the Fall 2021 Season.
The purposes of this league are: 1) FUN & encouraging tennis participation 2) Sportsmanship
3) Fair & equal play
Age Divisions: 17 & Under Intermediate and Novice players
We recommend each player be a U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) member. If you are not already a member
14 & Under
1) A Flight (Can reach 3rd round of a USTA Tournament, Are Champ Qualified or on a
school's Varsity traveling tennis team)
2) B Flight (Can reach 2nd or 3rd Rd of a USTA Challenger Tournament or on lower
level of a school's tennis team)
3) C Flight (Novice with limited experience or can reach 1st Rd of a Challenger)
We will place you in the level we feel is best for you, but tell us how much experience you have
WHEN: Saturdays, 1:30pm
DATES: Fall 2021 (7-8 week season)
LOCATION: Various area tennis clubs/cnters FBTS Player Fee: $80 for the season
NOTE: QUALIFICATIONS TO PLAY for the 14 & 17 Divisions: Players MUST know how to keep score and be able to get the serve in at least 60% of the time. You should have taken some lessons and been playing at least one year. Not for Beginners. 17's and 14's Divisions will use the full court and yellow / regular balls. Ages: 8 - 17
Matches will be either Singles and/or Doubles. The match format is an 8 game set, no-ad scoring. This is a co-ed League.
FBTS Teams HOME courts will be either Clements HS courts or Sugar Land City Park courts. However, this is a traveling league, so we are HOME some weeks and AWAY some weeks.
This is good for you if you are looking to make your school team, move up on your school team, improve your match playing performance or just get match playing experience as a Novice player.
You may join an FBTS team or if you belong to another club, you may join their team, such as Riverbend CC, Pecan Grove, CC, New Territory TC, Sweetwater CC, etc.
** Registration Deadline: TBDClick Here to Join an FBTS Team (inactive for Spring 2021)
or need to renew, CALL the USTA to join, 1-800-990-USTA. Junior Membership is $20/year. or go to www.usta.com This is the 40th Year of this Junior Tennis League, 1981 - 2021.
SW Houston Junior Team Tennis - Inter-club/traveling League
Spring 2021 Season Cancelled
FINAL Standings- Fall 2020: (abbreviated Season)
17 & Under Division
1 FBTS Aces
2 Sunset Dynamos
3 Sunset Astros
14 & Under B Division
1 FBTS Backboards
2 St. Laurence Double Trouble
3 New Territory Stingers
4 St. Laurence Aces
5 Sunset Rockets
14 & Under C Division
1 St. Laurence Smashers
2 New Territory Smashers
3 FBTS Racquets
4 Sunset Texans