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2021 NOHO USTA LEAGUES
      2021 NOHO USTA LEAGUES

Who Are We?

NoHo (NOrth of HOuston) USTA Leagues offer league opportunities for beginner, Intermediate, and advanced players year round. Our programs are designed forplayers 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 25 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 and once enough teams have registered for the league and division you are registering for you will be sent a team ID number.

      

 

2021 NoHo USTA Men's & Ladies League Offerings

 

January - April "Spring" League

 

40 and Over 

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 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.   

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, 2021.  

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 player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches with one received default counting. A self rated or appealed player must play 2 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.   

  • 40 and Over TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE 11/29/2020 - 12/13/2020  
  • 40 and Over SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY 1/06/2021**
  • In March this league may overlap for a few weeks with the 55 & Over League which begins 3/6/2021 (Men) and 3/10/2021 (Ladies)
  • **THE NUMBER OF TEAMS REGISTERED FOR EACH LEAGUE AND LEVEL WILL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC MATCH PLAY START AND STOP DATES FOR THAT LEAGUE
  • 40+ SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT   8/27/2021 - 8/29/2021 - Houston
  • 40+ LITTLE STATE TOURNAMENT   8/27/2021 - 8/29/2021 Corpus Christi
  • PLAYERS MAY REGISTER FOR A TEAM THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AS LONG AS THERE ARE TWO REGULARLY SCHEDULED MATCHES REMAINING TO BE PLAYED

 

55 and Over  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 thru April and Tuesdays in May or June (if necessary) at 9:00 am.  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, 2021.  

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 player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches with one default counting. A self rated or appealed player must play 2 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.   

  • 55 and Over TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE  1/31/2021 - 2/14/2021
  • 55 and Over SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 3/10/21 & COULD OVERLAP A COUPLE OF WEEKS WITH THE 40 & OVER LEAGUE WHICH ENDS ON 3/24/2021
  • ANY 55 AND OVER LADIES LEAGUE MATCHES SCHEDULED IN MAY or JUNE WILL BE PLAYED ON TUESDAYS DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH THE 18 & OVER SCHEDULE.  
  • 55+ SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT IS  5/21/2021 - 5/23/2021  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.

 

Late April/May - July  "Summer" League

 

18 and Over League

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 player must participate in a minimum of two local league matches with one received default counting.  A self rated or appealed player must play 2 times with no received defaults counting to play in local league playoffs or Sectionals.  

  • TEAM REGISTRATION WILL BE 3/28 - 4/11/2021
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS - 4/28/2021**
  • **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 JULY 16, 2021 FOR 2.5, 3.5 & 4.5 AND BY JULY 23, 2021 FOR 3.0, 4.0 & 5.0
  • NOHO Ladies Local League Playoffs TENTATIVE Dates  JULY 9-11th for 2.5, 3.5 & 4.5 and JULY 16-17th for 3.0, 4.0 &5.0
  • Players/Teams may participate in only one local league playoff per level. See the Regulations & Procedures section of 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
    • SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT  
      2.5, 3.5, 4.5   7/30 - 8/1  DALLAS
      3.0, 4.0, 5.0   8/6 - 8/8    RICHARDSON
       
    • LITTLE STATE TOURNAMENT
      ​ALL LEVELS 8/6 - 8/8  CORPUS CHRISTI

 

 

August - November "Fall" Leagues

 

Combo League  

 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, 2021.

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  - 6/20 - 7/11/2021
  • COMBO SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS - 7/28/2021 and MUST END BY 10/1/2021
  • 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 10/15/2021 - 10/17/2021 In Corpus Christi

 

65 and Over  

IN 2020 THERE WILL BE NO 65 & OVER LEAGUE 

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 - 9/12/2021
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS9/20/2021
  • THE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT IS 11/12/2021 - 11/14/2021
  • 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 

IN 2020 THERE WILL BE NO TRI-LEVEL LEAGUE

2021 Tri Level  

This league has a "4.5/4.0/3.5 division and a 4.0/3.5/3.0 division.   

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.  

Players must be 18 or older by December 31, 2021.

3.5/4.0/4.5 teams MAY NOT have self rated players.  

3.0/3.5/4.0 teams may have self rated players.  

Maximum of 18 players and 6 player minimum per team.

A minimum of two teams is required to form a local league.

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

A player must play in a minimum of 1 local league match to participate in the Sectional tournament.  

  • TRI LEVEL TEAM REGISTRATION  - 9/19 - 10/3/2021
  • SCHEDULED MATCHES MAY BEGIN AS EARLY AS 10/20/2021
  • *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
  • THE SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT WILL BE IN LATE JANUARY OR EARLY FEBRUARY 2022

 

North Houston (NoHo) Ladies 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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