USTA Tri-Level League

The Charlotte Tennis Association is excited to offer this new team format, which allows players to team up with friends of varying NTRP levels. Each team match features three lines of doubles, each at a different NTRP level. The USTA Tri-Level League is organized by gender and multiple combinations of NTRP levels in the 18 & Over age group. For example: a Women’s 18 & Over 3.0/3.5/4.0 team match consists of a 3.0 doubles line, a 3.5 doubles line and a 4.0 doubles line.   

Match results count towards ratings and teams may advance from local play to State and Sectional Championships. USTA Membership and NTRP ratings are required.

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USTA Southern Tri-Level League Format

Age GroupNTRP LevelFormatMinimum/Maximum # PlayersAdvance To
18 & Over2.5/3.0/3.5 (Women Only)3 Doubles6 / 15Sectional Championship
4.5/5.0/5.5State Championship

USTA Southern Tri-Level League Calendar

Team Registration BeginsAll Age GroupsApril 1, 2024
Team Registration EndsAll Age GroupsMay 1, 2024
New Captains MeetingAll Age GroupsMay 11, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at Olde Providence Racquet Club
Season Starts*All Age GroupsMay 19, 2024
Play Concluded ByAll Age GroupsSeptember 2, 2024
Last Day to Add PlayersAll Age GroupsJuly 15, 2024
Local ChampionshipsAll Age GroupsCheck USTA League Program Resources page for Championship Schedule
State ChampionshipsAll Age GroupsSeptember 19-22, 2024 (Kinston)

*Season start date is dependent on the number of teams that register in each flight. Team will have at least 6 matches and as many as 11.

USTA Membership
All players must be current USTA members, through the season end date, in order to register for a USTA League team.

USTA Membership Profile
All players, and especially captains, should check to be sure that the contact information on their USTA Membership Profile is correct. Phone and email information will be used for communications regarding league play. 

During the season, captains will have access to phone and email information in TennisLink for ease of initiating communications with opposing team captains. Captains only have access to contact information for other captains in their flights/divisions; and for privacy reasons, may only use that information for communicating about arrangements pertaining to scheduled matches. 

Create a Team on TennisLink

  • Captains are required to use the following naming convention when creating a team on TennisLink:
    • First initial of first name combined with last name, combined with facility name 
    • Example: John Doe with Jeff Adams as home courts; Team Name is JDoe (Jeff Adams)
  • If the team will be playing out of private facility, be sure to choose the “Private Teams” flight option; and if playing out of a public park facility, choose the “Public Teams” flight option.
  • Selecting a public park facility as home courts is based on availability at the time teams are created on TennisLink. Click here for public park court availability. Captains may need to select an alternate location if a facility is at team capacity.
  • When registering for the team, be sure to opt in to receive communications from the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.

Register for a Team on TennisLink

  • Once captains create a team online, they will provide teammates with their team number. 
  • To register for a team, players will need their team number, USTA number, and a credit card for payment. 
  • If players do not have an NTRP Rating, they will be asked to self-rate by answering a series of questions. If players are not satisfied with their rating, they may appeal at that time.
  • Be sure to opt in to receive communications from the Local League Coordinator pertaining to the League.
  • Players registering for a public park team after the team registration deadline:
    • Through the May 1, 2024 team registration deadline, all players will use the team number assigned to captains at the time they created their team in TennisLink.
    • After the May 1, 2024 deadline, players on private facility teams will continue to register using the team number assigned to their captains, however, players on public park teams will need to register using the following Public Park Late Registration team number:
      • 18 & Over; 
    • Once players on public park teams have registered using the Public Park Late Registrations team number, they must send an email to the Local League Coordinator to provide the following information to be transferred to the appropriate team: Player Name, Captain’s Name, Age Group, NTRP Level, Days of Play and Team Number. 

Registration Fee
The registration fee for players on private facility teams is $25.15.

The registration fee for players on public park teams is $39.44, which includes a public court use fee. The court use fee for players on public park teams is included in the online registration fee. 

Refund Policy
Registration refunds are in accordance with USTA North Carolina policies, and should be submitted using an online request form.

USTA League Program Resources
This page contains information that is specific to each of the USTA League programs, as well as general information that is designed to assist captains and players with their roles and responsibilities.