- Each district will send students to compete in singles or doubles tennis.
- Men’s singles (6th-12th grade)
- Women’s singles (6th-12th grade)
- Mixed Doubles (6th-12th grade: one male & one female)
- If a district chooses to have their play-offs prior to CL, they may select a total of 3 alternates (one for men’s, one for women’s, one for mixed doubles). Alternates names must be submitted when registering for Celebrate Life. Alternates are only eligible to attend/participate in CL when replacing a team member who is unable to attend/participate in Celebrate Life.
- Each player should provide his/her own equipment.
- Each player will provide three (3) new cans of balls (optic yellow) for the tournament.
- Net and line judges will be supplied from those participating in the tournament. Game officiating must be done by each player immediately following his/her matches. Failure to do so may result in a district penalty.
- It shall be a double elimination tourney on the bracket.
- All participants signing/qualifying at the District level for Tennis must participate at RCL once arriving. Failure to do so may result in a district penalty.
- Each district’s representative will be determined through a single elimination playoff. Each district is responsible for determining their district champion (thru whatever play-off method they so choose).
- IHSAA rules will be followed during the competition.
- A match shall consist of one pro-set to eight. A maximum of 45 minutes per match is allowed.(Except in the semi-final and final matches.)
- Players may be coached during a match only between games. Play is continuous except for breaks of no more than 2 minutes at the end of a game.
- The player failing to arrive will forfeit any game that is not started within 15 minutes of its posted time.
- Neither the male nor female singles may participate in the mixed doubles team due to scheduling conflicts.
- A random draw of tournament play will take place prior to Celebrate Life.
- The tournament is subject to change in the case of rain. Participants and coaches are to check in at the Tiger Den and on the courts every ½ hour for updates.
- Tennis is considered a team sport.
- Each district will garner grand trophy points with the 1st place individual in each category receiving the most and the 11th place individual in each category receiving the least.