2019 State Tennis Competition

2019 State Tennis Competition
Bates College Wallach Tennis Courts
Lewiston, Maine
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
Rain Date: Wednesday, September 25th

SOMaine is pleased to announce that our annual Tennis competition will be held on Tuesday, September 24th at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. 

 Please note the following new schedule and time:

September 24th, 2019 @ Bates College Wallach Tennis Courts

  • 9:00am- Registration
  • 9:30am- Individual Skills Competition and Match Play (awards will follow immediately after competition ends)

New This Year! Athletes will have the opportunity to compete in singles match play (Levels 3 – 5) and doubles match play (Level 2 ONLY)

NOTE: Level 2 is the only level offering doubles. Match play levels 3, 4, and 5 will be singles play ONLY. 

*Please review the updated SO Maine Tennis Rules and Regulations

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.

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 Lauren Lessard 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
2019 Tennis Registration Forms
(Deadline for ALL forms is September 3rd, 2019)

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.

  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.

  1. Tennis Individual Skills Contest Registration
  2. Tennis Match Play – LEVEL 2
  3. Tennis Match Play – LEVELS 3 through 5

General Notes:

  • Don’t miss the deadline (September 3rd)!

Questions? Please call us at 879-0489!

Thank you!