About the InterCounty Tennis Association
The InterCounty Tennis Association is a now not-for-earnings association devoted to the development of tennis in Southern Ontario and became founded in 1962 by using Forbes Mountain who played out of the Brampton Tennis Club
The InterCounty Tennis Association is a non-profit agency that enables and coordinates regional, competitive, inter-club tennis leagues within the Greater Toronto and surrounding areas. Our mandate is to sell competitive tennis with a focus on sportsmanship, camaraderie and tennis excellence. Over one hundred clubs currently belong to the ICTA. Member golf equipment in the ICTA stretch from Peterborough to Hamilton and from Toronto’s downtown Lakeshore to King City, Caledon and Barrie.
Member golf equipment of the ICTA pay an annual membership rate of $60.00 and $70.00 for every crew entered in league play. Clubs looking to sign up for the ICTA must notify the President or the Marketing Director. New golf equipment introduce themselves to the ICTA club for attractiveness at our Spring or Fall Annual General Meetings.
Requirements for new golf equipment are availability of 2 courts minimal (3 courts for clubs which have teams in our Mixed league) – please consult every League’s regulations for more information, lights (if there are evening groups), and washrooms.
The ICTA Tennis Leagues are designed for competitive doubles tennis divided into tiers of play. Teams are commonly grouped into geographically compatible regions. The ICTA runs the following Leagues: Mixed, Ladies, Juniors & Plus 55. The season for Mixed, Ladies and +fifty five usually runs for 12-14 weeks from the mid-May to mid-August. Divisions are normally made up of seven-8 groups. Most groups play fits in opposition to every membership, one at home and one away.
The Mixed League groups play on Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning at 7:00. “Majors” and “B” degree groups play on Tuesday nights and “A” and “C” stage groups play on Thursday nights. 12 players play on a crew: At each Mixed League Players play in weekly furnishings of 6 (excellent of 3 units) doubles matches made from Men’s, Ladies’ and Mixed matches.
The Ladies League performs four doubles fits. Eight women are needed for each fixture. The Ladies League plays on Wednesday mornings.
The +55 Mixed League performs 3 suits, on Thursdays mornings including 3 matches: Ladies Doubles, Men’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.
The ICTA gives three junior leagues: All Stars (U14/U18), Future Stars (U12), and Junior Mixed. Boys and Girls play in all 3 leagues.The All Stars league plays on Saturday mornings. The Future Stars league plays on Saturday afternoon. The Junior Mixed league plays on Sunday afternoons. There are 4 singles and 2 doubles suits in step with fixture performed by using 4 to 8 junior gamers within the All Stars and Future Stars leagues. There are 2 singles (Boys, Girls) and 4 doubles (Boys, Girls, 2 Mixed) within the Junior Mixed League played by not less than 2 ladies and a couple of boys.
New teams in all four Leagues (Mixed, Ladies, +55 & Juniors) are positioned at the suitable degree by using the League Directors, primarily based on the power in their roster. In the Mixed and Ladies Leagues groups are promoted or relegated between the Majors, A, B and C (Mixed only) ranges based on effects during the season, at the discretion of the League Directors. In the +55 League teams are promoted or relegated between the A, B and C ranges primarily based on results during the season, on the discretion of the League Director.
Typically teams prevailing their Divisions are promoted and teams completing final in their Division are relegated, and in a few cases teams finishing close to the top or bottom of their respective divisions are promoted or relegated as deemed appropriate via League Directors. Clubs may also have one or extra groups at each degree in all Leagues. There is a event for pinnacle groups in every Division for all the Leagues on the cease of the season.
Composite Teams: Two clubs may additionally shape a “Composite Team” with contributors from their respective golf equipment in any ICTA League or Division with the approval of the League Director.
Dress code: Tennis attire at maximum golf equipment. White tennis apparel is needed at a small variety of clubs. Please check our Locations directory or touch the club directly for more certain facts. Smooth-soled shoes ought to be worn on soft clay and “har-tru” courts.