Eddie Herr International Junior Championship

November 23, 2021 - December 5, 2021

Add to Calendar 2021-11-23T18:59:21-05:00 2021-12-05T18:59:21-05:00 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship https://www.imgacademy.com/events/eddie-herr-international-junior-championship 5650 Bollettieri Blvd. Bradenton FL, 34210

Event Overview

The Eddie Herr International Junior Championship at IMG Academy welcomes over 2,000 junior tennis players from over 90 countries! This elite tournament attracts the world's most competitive tennis players. Many current professionals not only have participated but have also won this tournament including: Maria Sharapova, Jelena Jankovic, Whitney Osuigwe, Miomir Kecmanovic, Michael Mmoh, Andy Roddick, Xavier Malisse and many more!

Please review the 2021 acceptance list below. The acceptance list will be updated weekly.

2021 Acceptance List


5650 Bollettieri Blvd. Bradenton FL, 34210

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Legacy Hotel

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ultimate lodging accommodation for IMG events. Participants and spectators will enjoy a modern suite of luxury amenities at this lifestyle, boutique hotel - all within walking distance from the IMG Academy campus. Recover in our 24-hour fitness center or by our resort-style pool, connect over a meal at Icon Eatery & Bar or Icon Loft, or enjoy in-room dining.

Due to the popularity of this event, your primary hotel accommodation may be sold out.

For questions on booking accommodations please reach out to our housing team at   844-395-0697 or   [email protected]

Hotel early departures: All hotels listed through Anthony Travel are able to wave early departure penalties as long as you let the front desk know prior to the check-out time on the departure date.

Competition Format

The Eddie Herr International Tennis Tournament is an invitation only event. Limited to 128 qualifying draws and 64 main draws per age group, the tournament is host to over 2,000 junior tennis players from over 90 countries.

Official Ball of The Eddie Herr International

IMG Academy and Dunlop have partnered together to provide players with the most optimal training and development experience available in today's game. Our players utilize the same quality of hard and clay court balls as the professional tours. IMG Academy is a primary location for the testing of all current and future Dunlop products, so athletes have the opportunity to utilize cutting-edge technology and equipment right from campus.

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Official Photographer of the Eddie Herr International

Glossy Finish is the Official Photographer of the 2021 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship. They will be offering their professional quality photography service onsite to ONLY those players that register to be photographed. Not all players and matches will be photographed. Spots are limited and are filling up fast. If you want all your high-resolution unwatermarked photos (50-60 minimum) then you must register ASAP. Go to www.glossyfinish.com/register to guarantee you are photographed. Pre-register and save $40!

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Official Recovery Partner of IMG Academy

Therabody creates the tools you need to accelerate recovery, optimize performance, and take control of your wellness. That’s why they’ve been named the Official Recovery Partner of IMG Academy and the 2021 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship. Stop by their activation space on East Campus near the Tennis Courts for a free recovery session. All Therabody products will be there to test out or take home.

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Fees & Tickets


12U - 16U Registration Fee: $145.60

18U Registration Fee: $65

November 10th at 11:59pm EST is the last day to withdraw and receive a refund.



Event is open to the public




$40/all tournament pass*

*$5 off if purchased in advance at check-in or online here


General Inquiries

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application & Eligibility

18U Register Here. Registration deadline: November 9, 2021

12U, 14U, & 16U Registration for the 2021 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship is now closed.

The Eddie Herr Tennis Tournament utilizes UTR’s (Universal Tennis Rating) for acceptance and seeding in the qualifying draw and main draw of the tournament. When applying for the tournament, please make sure to have your UTR information readily available to input into the application. If your country does not accept the UTR system, please contact us at [email protected] for more information.

Everyone is required to have a USTA membership in order to sign-up for the Eddie Herr Tournament. Please click here for registration instructions through the USTA.

The Eddie Herr International Junior Championship is a selection-based tournament. Application submission does not guarantee entry into the tournament. There are only 128 qualifying draw invites and 64 main draw invites per group.

U.S. and foreign players are eligible per the ITF age requirements.

  • 16 & under- born in 2005 or 2006 (must be 15 or 16 on December 31, 2021).
  • 14 & under - born in 2007 or 2008 (must be 13 or 14 on December 31, 2021).
  • 12 & under - born in 2009 or 2010 (must be 11 or 12 on December 31, 2021). Athletes 10 years old or younger will NOT be considered for acceptance into the tournament.

Following the registration deadline of October 12, the committee will meet and determine the acceptance list in the following weeks. Once the committee has finalized the acceptance list, it will be posted here by the end of October. 12U - 16U - USTA Rules are by birth month. Junior players may continue to play in the 12s, 14s, 16s division until the month they turn 13, 15, 17 respectively. ITF rules are by birth year. Juniors may play the 18s division until the year in which they turn 19 respectively. 


On-site check-in is MANDATORY for all participants and will take place at the Legacy Hotel (5450 Bollettieri Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34210). Please plan travel accordingly to attend your corresponding check-in date and time below (please note the differences for Qualifying Draw and Main Draw). All participants must bring the following to their check-in:

  • USTA card (hard copy or photocopy)
  • Photo identification (passport, license, etc.)
  • Proof of registration


Tuesday, November 23

  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM 12U qualifying check-in
  • 12:00PM - 2:00PM 14U qualifying check-in
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM 16U qualifying check-in

Friday, November 26

  • 4:00PM - 6:00PM 18U qualifying check-in

Sunday, November 28

  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM 12U main draw check-in
  • 12:00PM - 2:00PM 14U main draw check-in
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM 16U main draw check-in
  • 4:00PM - 6:00PM 18U main draw check-in

Check-in must be in-person during the designated times above. Late check-ins will not be accepted and your spot will be given to an on-site alternate.

on-site alternates

If you would like to sign up to be an on-site alternate, please check-in during the qualifying registration times listed above. Cash payments will only be accepted. Refunds will be given for those not selected with valid receipt within 24 hours after first-round matches conclude. Alternates should report to the Tournament Headquarters 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the first-round matches in their division. 


All players must check in at Tournament Headquarters 15 minutes prior to their assigned match time each day.

important dates

  • October 26 - Acceptance lists released
  • November 10 - 12U-16U deadline to withdraw (no refunds will be given after this date)
  • November 23 - 12U-16U Qualifying draw mandatory check-in
  • November 26 - 18U Qualifying draw mandatory check-in
  • November 28 - 12U-18U Main draw mandatory check-in

*dates and times are subject to change*


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Airport Transportation

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