Wheelchair Tennis Tournament
Sportable is excited to host the 3rd annual River City Slam wheelchair tennis tournament in historic Richmond, Virginia June 8-11, 2023 at Collegiate School.
The USTA sanctioned event is open to all levels, including first-time players, in divisions A, B, C, D, Quad Open and Juniors. Collegiate School will host all matches on hard courts at the state-of-the-art Williams Bolletieri Tennis Center on its Robins Campus.
Williams Bollettieri Tennis Center at Collegiate School's Robins Campus
Indoor Backup Locations TBD
Tournament-specific hotel website will be available soon, courtesy of our partners at The 288 Group!
The tournament schedule will be made available as we get closer to the tournament weekend in June. Players should plan on being in Richmond, VA by early afternoon on Thursday, June 8th, so please plan your travel accordingly!
More details to come as we get closer to tourney weekend.
We have a limited amount of funding available for player scholarships reserved for those who need financial assistance to attend our tournament. To be considered for a scholarship, please complete our application using the following link: https://sportable.org/scholarship-application/. We will review all applications and get back to you as soon as possible. Contact tournament director Forrest Lodge with any questions!
TOURNAMENT ANCILLARY EVENTS (TBD)
Stay tuned for updates on the ancillary events we have planned for River City Slam tournament weekend!
BREAKFAST - Each host hotel will have complimentary breakfast available for tournament players. Please take advantage of this each morning!
LUNCH - Lunch will be provided to all tournament players on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the tournament. (More specific information on what we will have for lunches each day TBD. Stay tuned!)
SNACKS & REFRESHMENTS - Snacks and refreshments will be available throughout the tournament weekend at 1 or more locations across the tournament venue.
DINNER - Dinner will be provided on Friday & Saturday night. Stay tuned for updates on this!
Please contact tournament director Forrest Lodge at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our very best to ensure we are able to provide options for you!
We are planning to work with local community partners to provide shuttle transportation for the following:
Arrivals at Richmond International Airport to the host hotels
Host hotels to tournament venue
Tournament venue back to host hotels
Host hotels to Richmond International Airport for departures
Please contact tournament director Forrest Lodge at email@example.com or 804-212-8177 if you have any questions regarding transportation assistance.
OTHER TOURNAMENT AMENITIES
There will be a variety of other amenities offered on-site at our tourament venue including:
Wheelchair Maintenance (i.e. air pumps, miscellaneous tools, spare tubes & tires, etc.)
Snacks and refreshments at "cool-down" stations across the venue
Athletic Trainer services each day of the tournament
Tournament player bags including tournament t-shirt and other fun giveaways
and MORE to be announced soon!
Open to all levels, including first-time players.
Coed A - Singles & Doubles (Cost $100)
Coed B - Singles & Doubles (Cost $100)
Coed C - Singles & Doubles (Cost $100)
Coed D - Singles & Doubles (Cost $100)
Coed Quad Open - Singles & Doubles (Cost $100)
Coed Juniors - Singles & Doubles (Cost $50) - the junior division singles and doubles division draws will be split into two flights to accommodate players based on their experience and ability level. Flight A will be for more experienced juniors, and Flight B will be for less experienced juniors. We will determine this off of USTA ranking and the interests of the player.
Register for a Singles Division and get your Doubles registration FREE!
Refunds are not required and are at the discretion of the member organization.
All tournaments shall post a Refund Policy on the tournament homepage. Member organizations are not required to refund players for events affected by inclement weather. The MAS recommends that a credit, or a full, or partial refund be offered to players affected by the cancellation for a future event hosted by that same organization. The shortening or cancelation of events is outlined in the Inclement Weather Policy.
This tournament operates in accordance with the rules and guidelines listed in USTA Mid-Atlantic Regulations, USTA Junior National Tournament, Ranking, and Sanction Regulations, and USTA Friend at Court. By registering for this event, players and parents are agreeing to be familiar with and abide by all aspects of the MAS Regulations to include meeting sportsmanship expectations, all aspects of fair play, and respecting the game of tennis.
To review the USTA/MAS Adult Tournaments page, please click HERE
MAS TOURNAMENT QUESTIONS:
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
River City Slam is produced by Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club since 2005. Wheelchair tennis is one of more than 16 competitive and recreational sports programs offered by Sportable, a non-profit committed to creating opportunities and transforming lives through sport.
For more information about the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact Tournament Director Forrest Lodge at email@example.com or 804-212-8177.