Practice tonight, Friday, April 27, will held at CRFC from 4:00-5:15 for the Varsity/JV. Bring $1 for court costs. Nora Erickson should report to this practice tonight
A reminder to the B Squad to report to North Central by 4:00 on Monday for your match against Minot. Nora Erickson should report to Sertoma by 4:15 on Monday as you will be playing Junior Varsity.
A reminder to the B Squad of your match after school next Tuesday, May 1, at Sertoma against St. Marys. The match time has changed from the original start time. The match will begin by 4:15, so get to the courts asap after school.
Nora Erickson, Kathryn Martin, and Britta Knudson are reminded that you will be going to Williston on Tuesday for the match. Bus leaves at 6:30AM from CHS. Be sure to check with your teachers regarding makeup.
I have some information for the tennis parents from the BMTA: see below
Dear Tennis Parents,
Hello! My name is Kevin Allan and I am the President of the Bismarck Mandan Tennis Association. I have three main reasons in writing to you today.
First, I would like to make you aware of the BMTA if you aren't already. The BMTA was founded in 1972 by local tennis enthusiasts. This year marks our 40th year as a community tennis association. Our mission is to promote and support tennis in the Bismarck-Mandan communities. The BMTA hosts tennis related events throughout the year not just during the summer. Last year we had nearly 150 members. At this point our membership is only open to adults although there has been some consideration about amending the by-laws at our annual meeting to open membership up to youth. I am asking you to consider joining the BMTA to help support tennis in the Bismarck-Mandan community and become further connected to the game your children are passionate about.
Second, to make you aware of some of the youth programming that is provided and how it may benefit your son or daughter. Here is what we have done in recent years or will be doing:
Youth Tennis Clinic put on by current U-Minnesota women's tennis coach
Tennis Rules Clinic and Professional Tennis Registry seminars
Youth Progressive Doubles League (Fall, Winter, Spring)
Summer Youth Tennis League
Junior Team Tennis (Summer)
Junior competition training clinic (hosted by USTA Northern rep)
Tournament grants for tournaments outside the Bismarck-Mandan area
Funding to attend tennis events in the local region
So while youth can't be members of the BMTA, there are plenty of opportunities to develop as a player, learn more about the game, and take in tennis related events. Preference for funding is given to children of current BMTA members.
Finally, the BMTA is a volunteer run organization. We are always looking for volunteers to help out with tournaments, special events, socials, etc. If you would like to be included on a volunteer list please indicate below.
Again, I ask that you please consider joining the BMTA. If you have any questions about the BMTA or anything we do related to youth tennis feel free to contact me at 667-0844 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Address City State Zip
Email Address Home phone Cell Phone
Would you be interested in volunteering at BMTA sponsored events/activities? YES NO
Number of Memberships _ _ _ _ _ @ $20 TOTAL _ _ _ _ _
Make checks payable to Bismarck/Mandan Tennis Association or BMTA
and mail the registration form and check to PO Box 1984, Bismarck, ND 58502-1984
The tennis team will be staying at the Sleep Inn in Grand Forks this weekend. The phone number is 757-2900
I would like to congratulate the Varsity Players on their 3rd Place finish in the WDA Regional Tournament last weekend & also the individual players that qualifiied for the State Tournament. Individual qualifiers and place finishers are as follows:
Courtney Brackin- Singles, 3rd Place
Alyssa Wolf- Singles, 5th Place
Paige Fettig / Morgan Grinsteiner- Doubles, 6th Place
Nora Erickson / Jamie Stoppler- Doubles, 8th Place
All Conference recognition went to Courtney Brackin & Alyssa Wolf
Goo Luck at the State Tournament!!!
These are the things your child needs to have done before the season starts.
PAY ACTIVITY FEE
$50 for all players. This should be paid at the CHS office.
All kids must have a complete Physical Exam every year. This needs to be done by the first practice.
All kids must watch the video, Youth at Risk, at least once a year along with the Hazing DVD. Both are located on the Bismarck Public Schools website.