Calling all Ball Kids!
We are looking for ball kids for the 2019 tournament!
It is important that all ball kids and their parents read the information below before committing to be a part of the team:
Ball Kid Requirements:
1. Must be 12 years of age or older.
2. Be willing or allowed to miss one day of school between April 8 – 12, 2019.
3. Be able to work 4 shifts between April 8 – 14, INCLUDING one day session.
4. Be able to work one shift between April 6 – 7, qualifying weekend.
- 1st and 2nd year ball kids must sign up for both days of qualifying to be a ball kid.
- All ball kids that have been with us for 3 years or more, qualifying is optional but you must meet the other requirements for your shifts.
5. Be present at 4 of the 6 scheduled practices below.
- If you have been a ball kid for 2 years or less, you much be at 5 of the 6 practices offered.
- If you have been a ball kid for 3-4 years, you must be at 3 of the 6 practices offered.
- If you have been a ball kid for 5 years or more, you must be at 1 of the 6 practices offered.
6. Be dressed in appropriate tennis attire for both practices and matches.
7. You must be able to pass the ball kid test that is given during the last week of practice. The test will be available to be taken March 27th-29th between 3pm-5pm and on March 30th during practice from 3pm-5pm. Please make sure you are able to make one of these times for the test. There will be no make-up days and the test will only be given once during these times.
Ball Kid Skills:
1. Be physically able to stand/kneel for extended periods of time.
2. Be able to roll a tennis ball the entire length of a court, within a 4ft area.
3. Understand the rules and scoring of tennis.
4. Be a good listener.
5. Understand the role of a ball kid, in positions, nets and backs.
Practices are scheduled for Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00pm.
January 26th (RAIN MAKE-UP ONLY IF NEEDED)
March 2nd (RAIN MAKE-UP ONLY IF NEEDED)
*Each child must attend four practices to be eligible to work the tournament.
We look forward to having you a part of the team for the only professional tennis event in Texas!
Please let us know if you would like to ball kid by filling out the form below: