Youth League Tennis for players, ages 5-14
This is a program where players learn by playing.
This program is diffferent from the 10 & Under program above, as depending on the enrollment we will offer 5 levels of play:
QUICK START: Beginners group instructon. 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, September 30 -Nov. 18, 2018 (8 weeks).
WHERE: Clements HS courts, 4200 Elkins Rd, Sugar Land
FEE: $182 for the 8 weeks
** Players receive a Medal and Progress Report
This program is a National Program conducted by Youth League Tennis. We, Fort Bend Tennis Serivces, 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.
Rookie Junior Tennis league - Novice Level LeagueThis Novice League is a 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 travelling Junior League. For ages 9-14.
Fall 2018 Session:
When: Sundays, 1:00 - 2:25pm. 5 week session
Starting: Sunday, September 23
Where: Clements HS courts, 4200 Elkins Rd, Sugar Land
For players not yet ready for "Prime Time".
We need at least 8 players for this program.
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
Fall 2018 Season begins late September
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
10's Division will play on 60' court and use low compression Orange balls. Players should have familiarity with serving, rally from mid-court and scoring. Not for a new Beginner.
14 & Under
1) A Flight (Can reach 3rd round of a USTA Tournament, Are Champ Qualified or on a
school's Varsity travelling 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: Starts Sept/Oct - for a 6-7 week season
LOCATION: Various area tennis clubs/centers 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 travelling 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, etc.
** Registration Deadline: Sept. 12 CALL OUT for interested players to determine which team & level is best for you-WHEN: Saturday, To be determined,1:30pmWHERE: Clements HS courts
(coming soon) to enroll online for a 14's & 17's FBTS Teams 10 & Under Division
For Novice players, ages 6-10
WHEN: Saturdays, 3:30 - about 5:00pm
DATES: Oct. 7 for 3 weeks
WHERE: Clements HS tennis courts
(coming soon) to enroll online for the 10's Division We recommend each player be a U.S.Tennis Association (USTA) member. If you are not already a member
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 37th Year of this Junior Tennis League, 1981 - 2018.
Spring 2018 Season ResultsHere are the FINAL Team Standings for the season:
17 & Under A/B Division
1 KNT Renegades (SW Houston)
2 KNT Wild Bunch (SW Houston)
3 LOGOS Prep Boys (SLND)
4 Sunset Texans (R/R)
5 LOGOS Prep Girls (SLND)
14 & Under B Division
1 KNT Tennis Dawgs (SW Houston)
2 New Territory Stingers (SLND)
3 TPI Stars (Missouri City)
4 FBTS Backboards (SLND)
5 Coach Sang's Team #12 (SLND)
6 Coach Sang's Tennis Team #23 (SLND)
7 Pecan Grove Spinners (Richmond)
8 Sunset Astros (Rosenberg)
14 & Under C Division
1 New Territory Smashers (SLND)
2 FBTS Lobbers (SLND)
3 Sunset Rockets (Rosenberg)
4 Coach Sang's Team #78 (SLND)
5 Pecan Grove CC Nuts (Richmond)
6 FBTS Racquets (SLND)