Charity Tennis Tournament to Benefit the Animals at Humane Society of Pinellas
CLEARWATER – The Humane Society of Pinellas is pleased to announce its 15th Annual Charity Tennis Tournament, in memory of Shannon Morton, will be held Sept. 24th through Sept. 28th at Royal Racquet Club in Clearwater. On Wednesday, Sept. 24th, the pre-tournament Warm-up Party will be held. Food will be provided by Carrabba’s Italian Grill. The party is free for registered tournament players and guests are welcome for $15 per person. Last year there were over 250 players and more are expected this year!
The tournament format is Women’s, Men’s and Mixed Doubles – Levels: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5 and Open (5.0 and above). Play will be 2 sets with 3rd set match tiebreaker (10 point) for both main draw and consolation. Finals will be best 2 of 3 sets for both main draw and consolation rounds. Entry fees are $45 per person for one event and $65 per person for two events. The entry fee include a raffle drawing, door prizes, silent auction, goodie bags, awards for winners, semi-finalists and consolation winners, tournament T-shirts and tennis towels. Adult play will run from Friday, Sept. 26th through Sunday, Sept. 28th. There will be complimentary refreshments available all days of play.
Junior Fun Night will be held Friday, Sept. 26th from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for kids ages 4-18. There will be plenty going on to entertain everyone! Junior Fun Night includes a tennis carnival featuring a wide variety of tennis racquet and skill games along with other activities. There will be prizes for all participants, and remember, no tennis experience required! There is no charge for this evening of entertainment that will also include a pizza party, but registration is required and limited to the first 50 who register.
Registration forms are available at the Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 State Road 590 in Clearwater, on our website at www.humanesocietyofpinellas.org and will be available in early August at most tennis facilities in Pinellas County. To register by phone either to play in the tournament or for Junior Fun Night, call Royal Racquet at 727-791-8415 or 727-799-3200 or e-mail email@example.com . If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact Judy Foster, 727-725-3681 or Twila Cole at HSP, 727-797-7722 x222.
The public is invited to attend and enjoy local tennis at its very best! You will get added satisfaction knowing that you are also supporting a wonderful and worthwhile organization-The Humane Society of Pinellas.
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