About USTA Competition

What is USTA?
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis and the recognized leader in promoting and developing the sport's growth on every level in the United States, from local communities to the crown jewel of the professional game, the US Open. The USTA is the largest tennis organization in the world with 17 geographical sections, including the Hawaii Pacific Section, more than 700,000 individual members and 7,000 organizational members, including Mid-Pacific Institute.

What is the USTA QuickStart Team Tennis League?
The USTA QuickStart League is a national league that offers children 10 and Under, a FUN introduction to tennis competition. Kids play on shorter courts with specialized equipment and the benefits are immediate. The Mid-Pacific Tennis Academy (MPTA) endorse this new format and encourage participants of the MPTA After-School Tennis Program to participate in the USTA league.

What is the USTA Junior Team Tennis League?
The USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) League is a national league that offers children between the ages of 5 -18 together in teams to play singles, doubles, and mixed doubles against other teams, promoting social skills by fostering a spirit of cooperation and unity as well as individual self-growth. It's a fun environment for kids in which they learn that succeeding is more about how they play the game - win or lose. The Mid-Pacific Tennis Academy (MPTA) encourages participation in the USTA JTT league.

What is the USTA Individual Tournament Schedule?
The USTA Tournament Schedule is a sectional/national schedule that offers competitive opportunities for players between the ages of 10 - 18. These competitions are more individual in nature and weigh both Hawaii Pacific Sectional and USTA National ranking points. There are 2 levels of tournament play listed below: