Tennis

Wednesday, June 28- Thursday, June 30

 

Whetstone Community Center Tennis Courts
3923 N. High St. (The tennis courts are behind the rec center on Hollenback Road.)
Columbus, Ohio 43214
https://columbusrecparks.com/community-center/whetstone/

NOTE: There are restrooms in the Whetstone Recreation Center, which is across the parking lot from the tennis courts. The OSO competition will be on courts 6-11. The closest parking for the competition is by court 11. Look for the OSO banner, it will be by court 11. There is shade near court 11, please bring a chair and other supplies you might need to be comfortable for the competition. The courts do not have seating.

Competition Information

Event Information

Singles – Tuesday, June 28
Men's and Women's Doubles – Wednesday, June 29
Mixed Doubles – Thursday, June 30

Tournament Details

  • Check-in begins and courts open for warm up at 8:30 a.m. all days.
  • Check in will be near court 11. (see directions above)
  • Tournament play begins at 9:00 a.m. all days.
  • See attached documents for format and brackets for each day of competition.
  • The age division for competition for doubles and mixed doubles is determined by the age of the younger partner as of December 31, 2022.
  • Athletes must provide their own racket. Balls will be provided.
  • Your t-shirt will be provided when you check in.
  • Athletes must show identification when checking in.

Medals 

  • Medals will be available upon completion of each event.
  • Athletes must be present to receive medals. They will not be mailed.

Qualifying for National Senior Games

  • All first, second, and third place winners at a 2022 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games.
  • Athletes must qualify in each tennis event (singles, doubles, mixed doubles) in which they wish to compete at the 2023 National Senior Games, except when Rule E applies.
  • Information about qualifiers will be submitted to the NSGA. NSGA will notify athletes when they are able to register for the 2023 games.

OSO Athlete Information

  • All details and events are subject to change based on registration numbers, weather conditions, venue availability, and other reasons. 
  • Withdrawals and no shows will negatively impact brackets and heats.  
  • Absolutely no day-of registration is permissible.  
  • ALL athletes competing in the Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO) are expected to read and comply with the:

Athlete Code of Conduct

State Competition Protest Policy 

General Rules for the State Games  

  • Athletes should know and understand the rules specific to their sport. The OSO uses the rules book created by the National Senior Games Association for those sports that are offered at the National Senior Games. Rules for those events not offered at the National Senior Games are those of the official organizing body. 
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