2018 Tennis Individual Skills State Competition


2018 Tennis Individual Skills Contest

Mid-Coast Recreation Center

Rockport, Maine

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

SOMaine is pleased to announce that our annual Tennis Individual skills contest will be held on Wednesday August 22nd at Mid-Coast Recreation Center in Rockport.
Please note the following new schedule and time:
August 22nd, 2018 @ Mid-Coast Recreation Center
  • 11:30am-12pm – Registration
  • 12pm – Competition (awards will follow immediately after competition ends)
New This Year! All State Tennis registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games Registration Process).  This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button!  Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.
Coach Education Policy: ALL registered coaches (Head of Delegation, Head Coaches & Assistant Coaches) must have a current certification for the following; Class A Volunteer Screening, Protective Behaviors Course and Concussion Awareness and Safety Recognition Course. You can find these documents/links on our website at www.somaine.org/sports/coachs-corner/become-a-coach/. If not already completed, they MUST be completed by August 8th.
Head of Delegation: This person is responsible for the entire delegation including; athletes, head coaches and assistant coaches. This person will send and receive pertinent information to and from Special Olympics Maine regarding; registration forms, athlete unified partner and coach requirements.
Head Coach Requirements: Every delegation must assign one certified head coach for every sport that they have athletes competing in. This person is responsible for the entire sports team including; athletes, unified partners and assistant coaches. Head coaches will be the liaison between their sports team and SOME.
Tennis Coach’s Training School Opportunities: SOMaine has organized a Tennis Coach’s Training School that will be offered during the 2018 Summer Coach’s College August 3-4, 2018 at Colby College.  The Tennis Coach’s Training School will be offered during the third session of the Coach’s College, Saturday August 4th from 12:30-3pm.  Click here for more information and how to register for the 2018 Summer Coach’s College

Medicals & Consent Forms: ALL Athletes must have current medical & consent forms on file at Special Olympics Maine’s State Office.  It is your responsibility to insure that these (2) (current/completed) forms are on file here at our office, for every athlete you plan to bring to the games.  If we already have a medical on file for an athlete and it is less than three years old, you don’t need a new one, unless there has been a significant physical/medical change in one of your athletes.  You may email Mark at laurenl@somaine.org to check on medicals in your file.  We recommend that you make two copies of each medical/release form – keep one file of all medicals in a safe place and have a file with all your athletes’ medicals that travels with you to events.  Blank Medical and Consent Forms can be downloaded by going to our website: www.somaine.org/sports/athlete-resources/.

Directions for Completing the 
2018 Tennis Registration Forms
(Deadline for ALL forms is August 8th, 2018)
Registration:  All State Tennis Registration forms are Google Forms (much like the Winter & Summer Games).  This will allow you to complete each registration form electronically with just a click of a button!  Once you have submitted a registration form you will receive an email confirmation.  We understand that this is a new process and at any time if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact our office.  Each Delegation must submit a both Tennis Registration forms
  1. Tennis Coach Registration Form – completed by the Head of Delegation (HOD – person responsible for your team).  Be sure to list all additional coaches/chaperones attending the games.
  2. Tennis Individual Skills Contest Registration
General Notes:
  • Don’t miss the deadline (August 8th).
Questions???  Please call us at 879-0489!
Thank you!
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