Welcome to National Junior Tennis and Learning Fort Collins.
“Through tennis, lives can be changed and spirits reclaimed”
Two Important June Events
National Junior Tennis and Learning of Fort Collins has two important June events you do not want to miss:
June 15th Wimbledon Warm-Up
June 21st – NJTL Essay Contest
Wimbledon Warm-Up is in its 26th year, and is designed to provide players of all ages and abilities a FUN and COMPETITIVE experience. Each team consists of an adult players (over 18) and one junior player (not yet 18). There are 6 divisions based on player abilities and with a round robin format you are guaranteed to play lots of tennis. The event will be held at the CSU Varsity Tennis Complex and starts at 8:00 and goes until finished. Food will be provided and a special THANKS to this years sponsors, Mama Roni’s Pizza and Walrus Ice Cream. Entry fee is $24/team.
June 21st NJTL Essay Contest deadline is June 21st. Why enter? You can win a trip for two (2) to NYC for Arthur Ashe Kids Day and a host of other really cool things to do while you are in New York. This years questions is:
“This year marks the 50th anniversary of NJTL. What specific impact do you hope your chapter can make in your community today that you would want remembered 50 years from now?”
NJTL FC provides free or low-cost tennis and education programming to more than 200 under-resourced youth in Northern Colorado. Last year NJTL FC had three entries into the Essay Contest and Isabell Cluett our high school entry, won the Intermountain Section for G 15-16 and her essay and it was submitted for the National Championships with a chance to win a trip to NYC for Arthur Ashe Kids Day.
“Our idea is to use tennis as a way to gain and hold the attention of young people in the inner cities and other poor environments so that we can teach them about matters more important than tennis…”