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2021 NOHO USTA LEAGUES
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2021 League Schedule
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 Please note:  The details below are informational only and are subject to change.  The USTA National Regulations, Texas Operating Procedures and NoHo Local League Regulations found on this website take precedence over the information below.  

 

NoHo (NOrth of HOuston) USTA Leagues offer league opportunities for beginner, Intermediate, and advanced players year rou(8-18-2021)  The details below are provided as an overview for the various NoHo USTA Leagues.  Every attempt is made to keep this information current but in the case of a conflict of information, the informaion contained under the Regulations, Rules and Procedures shall override this information.  Captains should familiarize themselves with the information under the Regulations, Rules and Procedures tab.  If you have a question about a specific rule you may contact the league coordinator (nohousta@yahoo.com)nd. Our programs are designed for players aged 18 and over to connect with other adults in the geography located North of the Greater Houston Area (Spring, Tomball, The Woodlands, Kingwood, Cypress, Walden on Lake Houston, Atascosita, Conroe, April Sound, Walden on Lake Conroe, and Bentwater) through the game of tennis.  Team matches are hosted at neighborhood tennis facilities, Parks and Recreation facilities and private clubs that are within a 35 miles radius of Lake Woodlands Drive in The Woodlands.  

 

If you would like to captain a team, please click on the "Register A Team" link above.  Complete and submit the team registration form you will recieve a team ID number once enough teams have registered for the league and division you are registering for it to make.  

 

2022 January - April "Spring" League

55 and Over  January - May

  •  This league is offered at the 6.0, 7.0 8.0 and 9.0 levels (the rating of the doubles partners are added together and cannot exceed the level being played).  For example, two 3.0 players would play 6.0, two 3.5 players would play 7.0, a 4.5 and a 3.5 would play 8.0, etc.  There can be no more than 1.0 difference in ratings in a partnership.  
  • There must be at least two teams in a division to form a local League.   
  • There is no qualifying tournament for the 55 and Over League.  
  • Ladies League matches will by played on Wednesdays  
    Men's League Matches will be played on Saturdays at 9:00 am.  
  •  If there are only 2 teams in a division, they may set their own schedule if desired
  • Team members must be 55 or older by December 31, 2022.  
  • 16 Player Maximum and 6 Player Minimum per team. 
  • Three lines of doubles are played and no singles.
  • To qualify for the Sectional Tournament, a computer rated (C) player must participate
    in a minimum of two local league matches with one default counting. A self rated (S) or appealed (A) player must play 3 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.   
  • 55 and Over TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE  11/3/2021 - 12/21/2021
  • 55 and Over SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 1/5/22 & COULD OVERLAP  WITH THE 40 & OVER LEAGUE WHICH COULD BEGIN 
    AS EARLY AS MID FEBRUARY
  • THE 55+ SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT IS  5/20/2022 - 5/22/2022 IN DALLAS
  • THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEAGUE AND LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND END DATES 
    FOR THAT LEAGUE.
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER FOR A TEAM THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THERE ARE TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED.

      

40 and Over  February - May

  • This league is offered at the 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 levels. 
  • There must be at least two teams (3.0, 4.5, 5.0) or three teams (3.5 and 4.0) in a division to form a local league.  
  • There is a Sectional qualifying tournament for leagues with only one team.   
  • Matches will by played on Wednesdays (Ladies) at 9:00 am or Saturday (Men) at
    9:00 am.  2 Team 
    Leagues may set their own schedule.  
  • Team members must be 40 or older by December 31, 2022.  
  • 20 Player Maximum and 8 Player Minimum per team.
  • Three lines of doubles and one line of singles are played. 
  • To qualify for the Sectional Tournament, a computer rated (C) player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches with one received default counting. A self rated (S) or appealed (A) player must play 3 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.   
  • 40 and Over TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE 01/3/2022 - 2/02/2022  
  • 40 and Over SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY 2/16/2022**
  • THIS LEAGUE MAY OVERLAP WITH THE 55 & OVER LEAGUE WHICH BEGINS 1/5/2022
  • **THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEAGUE AND LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEAGUE
  • TENTATIVE 40+ SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT   6/3/2022 - 6/5/2022 - Houston
  • TENTATIVE 40+ LITTLE STATE   6/3/2022 - 6/5/2022 Corpus Christi
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER FOR A TEAM THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THERE ARE TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED

 

 

Late April/May - July  "Summer" League

 

18 and Over Information 

  • This league is offered at the 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5 levels. 
  • There must be at least two teams (2.5, 3.0 and 4.5) or three teams (3.5 and 4.0) in a division to form a local league.  
  • There is a Sectional qualifying tournament for leagues with only one team.   
  • Ladies League matches will by played on Wednesdays at 9:00 am.  Men's League Matches will be played on Saturdays at 9:00 am.  
  • 2 Team Leagues may set their own schedule.  
  • Playerss must be a minimum of 18 year old prior to registering for a team.
  • 20 Player Maximum and 8 Player Minimum per team. 
  • Three lines of doubles and two lines of singles are played.
  • To qualify for the Sectional Tournament, a computer rated (C) player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches with one received default counting.  A self rated (S) or appealed player (A) must play 3 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.  
  • TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE TBD
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 4/20/2022
  • Minimum 5 matches/Maximum 11 matches
  • **THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEVEL
  • LOCAL LEAGUE (INCLUDING PLAYOFFS) MUST BE COMPLETED BY 7/21/22, 2022 FOR 2.5, 3.5 & 4.5 AND BY 7/28/22 FOR 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0
  • IF NECESSARY NOHO Ladies Local League Playoffs will be  7/14-16 (3.5)
    and 7/21-23 (4.0) 
  • Players/Teams may participate in only one local league playoff per level.
    See the Regulations & Procedures section on this website for playoff format.  
      
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THEIR TEAM HAS AT LEAST TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED
    • TENTATIVE 2022 SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT - 1st Place Teams  
      2.5, 3.5, 4.5   8/5 - 8/7  DALLAS
      3.0, 4.0, 5.0   8/12 - 8/14    RICHARDSON
       
    • TENTATIVE LITTLE STATE TOURNAMENT (2nd Place Teams)
      ​ALL LEVELS 8/12 - 8/14  CORPUS CHRISTI

 

August - November "Fall" Leagues

 

Combo Information   

  •  This league has 6.5, 7.5, 8.5 and 9.5 levels.  The combined ratings of a partnership on a team may not exceed the level the team is playing.  For example two 3.0 players could play 6.5 or a 3.0 and a 3.5 could play together on a 6.5 team.  However, two 3.5's playing together would have to play 7.5 where a 3.5 could also play with a 4.0.  The difference between the ratings of the two players cannot exceed 1.0.  
  • There must be at least two teams in a division.  
  • Ladies League matches will be played on Wednesdays at 9:00 am.  Men's League Matches will be played on Saturdays at 9:00 am.  
  • Divisions with only two teams may set their own schedule 
  • Players must be 18 or older by December 31, 2022.
  • Maximum of 18 players and 6 player minimum per team.  (Captains should consider the number of matches that will be played when determining the size of their roster.) 
  • Three lines of doubles will be played.  
  • To qualify for the Sectional Tournament, a player must participate in a minimum of one local league match.  
  • COMBO TEAM REGISTRATION  - TBD
  • COMBO SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS - TBD and MUST END BY TBD - Minimum 5 matches/Maxium 10 matches
  • THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEVEL .
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THEIR TEAM HAS AT LEAST TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED
  • SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT will be TBD

 

65 and Over Information
 

  • This league is offered at the 6.0, 7.0 and 8.0 levels.  The rating of the two doubles players in a partnership are added together and cannot exceed the level being played.  (For example, two 3.0 players would play 6.0, two 3.5 players would play 7.0, a 4.5 and a 3.5 would play 8.0, etc).  There can be no more than 1.0 difference in the ratings in a partnership.  
  • If there are two or more teams registered there will be a local league.  
  • ADULT 65 AND OVER TEAMS AT ANY LEVEL CAN ADVANCE DIRECTLY TO SECTIONALS IF THERE IS NO LOCAL LEAGUE.
  • Ladies League matches will by played on Wednesdays at 9:00 am.  Men's League Matches will be played on Saturdays at 9:00 am.  
  • 2 Team Leagues may set their own schedule.    
  • Team members must be 65 or older by December 31, 2021.
  • 16 Player Maximum and 6 Player Minimum (Please keep in mind the number of matches you will play and the fact that a player must play a minimum of 2 matches to advance to the Sectional Tournament).  
  • Three lines of doubles are played and no singles.
  • If there is a local league, a player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches to qualify for the Sectional Tournament.
  • 65+ TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE  - 8/22 - 9/05/2021
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 9/15/2021
  • Minimum of 4 Matches/Maximum of 6 Matches
  • THE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT IS 11/12/2021 - 11/14/2021 in New Braunfels, TX
  • THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEVEL
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THEIR TEAM HAS AT LEAST TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED

 

 

Mid-October - January  "Winter" League 

 

Tri Level Information

 

  • This league has a "4.5/4.0/3.5 division and a 4.0/3.5/3.0 division.  
  • Ladies League matches will be played on Wednesdays at 9:00 am.  Men's League matches will be played on Saturdays at 9:00 am.
  • 2 Team Leagues may set their own schedule.
  • Players must be 18 or older by December 31, 2021.
  • 3.5/4.0/4.5 teams may have self-rated players.  A player's eligibility for advancement to Sectionals or the National Invitational will be determined by  the Tri Level Rating Guidelines found on this website under the Regulations, Rules & Procedures tab.   
  • 3.0/3.5/4.0 teams may have self rated players.
  • Maximum of 18 players and 6 player minimum per team. 
  • IF A TEAM PROCEEDES TO THE 3.5/4.0/4.5 NATIONAL INVITATIONAL THEY MAY HAVE ONLY 12 PLAYERS ON THE ROSTER.  
  • PLAYER REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE WHEN THE 2021 YEAR END RATINGS ARE PUBLISHED (usually in late November).
  • A minimum of two teams is required to form a local league.  If there is a Local League, a  player must play in a minimum of 1 local league match to participate in the Sectional tournament.
  • If there is only one team in a division, that team shall progress directly to the Sectional Tournament.  
  • Three lines of doubles will be played (one line for each of the three levels on the team). 
  • For example in the 4.0/ 3.5/3.0 division the following lines would be played.    

          Line 1: 4.0

          Line 2: 3.5

          Line 3: 3.0

          Players may a ligh higher than their rating but not lower.

  • TRI LEVEL TEAM REGISTRATION  - 9/19 - 10/3/2021
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 10/20/2021
  • Minimum of 5 matches/Maximum of 10 Matches
  • *THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEVEL
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THEIR TEAM HAS AT LEAST TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED AND THE 2021 YEAR END RATINGS HAVE NOT BEEN PUBLISHED
  • THE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT WILL BE IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBRUARY 2022

 

North Houston (NoHo) Local League Coordinator

NoHo USTA Ladies Tennis League
Renee Atkinson
312 Riverbend Crossing Drive
Montgomery , TX 77316
Phone:
Cell: 832-515-6717
Fax:
E-mail Address:

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