Become a USATT Organizer
Become a USATT Organizer
Is it just tournaments or other programs as well?
Yes, there are multiple opportunities ranging from Tournaments to Mixers to round robins!
What are the profit share models?
USATT has several profit share agreements. We have the following partnership agreements:
These are the current profit share agreements available.
Do I need to have my own venue?
It is not a requirement; having a venue & will not disqualify you, we can assign venues.
Have a venue? We have club partnership programs and packages!
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USATT Organizer On-Boarding Document
The USA Tennis Tour is owned and managed by 21Ace Tennis Events, LLC.
You will be a host organizer for the event, in partnership with USATT who will also be putting the tournament together and assisting with all tournament operations.
USA Tennis Tour is a high performance tennis tour for all ages and is a pathway from middle school – high school – junior- college- pro tennis.
All players are invited to play in the “Open” tournament. But it is designed for players 6-14+ UTR who play high level tennis.
Additional divisions such as qualifying draws could be implemented for lower rated players.
The USA Tennis Tour has Standard Prize Money Models and these will be explained and agreed in advance of the event.
All prize money distributions will be adjusted if players do not fill the 32 draw minimum for each division.
Champions Circuit – $1000 minimum set Prize Purse
Elite Circuit – $500 minimum set Prize Purse
Your potential earnings
You will be compensated based on a negotiated net income share dollar amount by USA TENNIS TOUR, after all reasonable expenses.
Your earnings potential is based on the total number of players paying entry fees and the expected costs and income from the divisions in this event.
This could be a fixed lump sum amount or percentage profit after costs.
A separate detailed financial document will be issued to you as Host Organizer per event.
The Facility & Courts
The facility requirement is at least 2-6 courts during the event and more courts depending on the number of players registered and how many divisions are being played.
A contract is usually signed to secure the venue for the dates requested.
You, as host organizer, are responsible for being a Liaison between USA Tennis Tour and the venue.
We also ask that tennis practice courts and warm up areas are provided for players such as gyms, tennis courts, soccer fields, trails for biking and running, etc.
Which UTR Platform
The USA TENNIS TOUR is currently operating on the UTR platform where our events are posted, you will be assigned as an organizer of USA Tennis Tour events on our UTR license.
Posting and Managing the Tournament
All 3 parties will be organizers of the event, and manage the UTR page by updating information, draws, match times, etc.
21Ace Tennis on behalf of the USA Tennis Tour has final say on postings and changes on UTR.
All parties will be responsible for using the UTR page before, during or after the event.
The event will be posted on the UTR page and managed by all parties.
Your Involvement Leading Up to the Event
As a host organizer, you will be able to plan the event, you’re asked to invite players and have a minimum of 32 players (with no maximum limit) in each individual division (draw) of the tournament, assisting on sponsorship and amenities for players during the event, consulting with the venue on the event, asked to invite coaches and tennis executives to invite their players and more.
Your Involvement at & after the Event
As host organizer, you will be on site during the event, serving as Tournament Director or Assistant Tournament Director or similar position, you will be handling putting players on court, posting the draws and announcements, overseeing court maintenance and tournament operations, assuring all players and persons are taken care of at the event. Host organizer is responsible for all the operations of the event.
USA Tennis Tour will choose and supply the tennis balls for the event or consult with the organizer on how to obtain balls for the event.
ITF approved is mandatory.
We will arrange for these balls to be brought to the Venue or the Host Organizer’s location of choice leading up to the event.
Water, Food, Towels, Snacks, Amenities
If you as host organizer choose to purchase any amenities for players or for the tournament, this will come out of your pocket.
USA Tennis Tour reserves the right to purchase amenities for players out of costs.
21Ace Tennis , On-Site
21Ace Tennis could be on site during the event, leading up and after the event.
As manager of USA TENNIS TOUR. 21Ace Tennis will oversee operations, and be there for assistance.
21Ace Tennis Staff could be in attendance, helping with the event. We can agree this from event to event as needed and the costs for this will come out of reasonable expenses as listed.
Trophies & Awards
Trophies and awards will be arranged by 21Ace Tennis and USA TENNIS TOUR, out of costs.
These will be ordered by USA TENNIS TOUR & 21Ace Tennis and transported to the host organizer’s desired location or the host venue prior to the event.
Network Day / Media / Press Conference / Pre-Tournament Ceremony
On Day 1 or 2 of the event, we want to have an opening ceremony, networking, interviews, press conferences, draw ceremony, player gala dinner party to get everyone together to hear the announcements of the event.
This will be our “Media Day” and will also be a gala to announce USA TENNIS TOUR, instructions on the event, details of the event, and more.
Community Mixer – Coaches Work Shop – Exhibition Matches – Hitting Clinics – Pro-AM morning and evening session, all are available to be implemented into the schedule.
Additional divisions payment and compensation can be negotiated based on actual involvement.
BIG PART of our business model
Tickets FOOD, CLOTHING, beverages, merchandise and memorabilia, tennis and gift shop products will be sold
Preferred Sites & Amenities
With Restaurant, with housing, with showers, with locker rooms, with pool, with spa, with golf, able to hold thousands of people, with meeting rooms / banquet halls, ballrooms.
ClubCorp/LifeTime Fitness examples.
State of the art and exciting venues.
Big names like Tennis Express ***
Restaurants- Hotels – small business collaborations
Chambers of Commerce Collaborations
These will also help with Cost Reduction & Time Reduction
Sponsor space and vendor space will be sold
Banner and signs will be hung
Food trucks, shopping, dining, entertainment spots
We Need tons of advertising to get players spectators sponsors, etc.
Ways to encourage players / etc
Cost / Time Reduction-
Benefits to players
Accommodations with discounts
Preferred Affiliate Program
Spectators – Sponsors
Airbnb, Hotels, CrackerBarrel, More’s like chains
Budget for Facebook-IG ADs, purchasing ads
ADs on sites like Tennis Warehouse, Tennis Express , popular tennis accounts and websites
International & National Advertising
Ads on radio, Tv
Locally – Regionally
Will encourage players sponsors and small business collaborations
Good deeds for the communities we are in, donations, help kids, seniors, disabled, etc.
This will encourage sponsorship, participation, business involvement, clients, partners and affiliates.
Examples – Salvation Army – Rotary Club