Eddie Herr International Junior Championship

November 22, 2022 - December 4, 2022
Tennis

Add to Calendar 2022-11-22T18:59:21-05:00 2022-12-04T18:59:21-05:00 Eddie Herr International Junior Championship https://www.imgacademy.com/events/eddie-herr-international-junior-championship 5500 34th Street West, 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!

The 2022 acceptance list will be posted this fall. 

2022 ACCEPTANCE LIST COMING THIS FALL

 

Live stream of matches can be found here via PlaySight: 

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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.

Location


5500 34th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34210

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Venue

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Official Accommodations

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.

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Glossy Finish
Official Photographer of the Eddie Herr International Junior CHAMPIONSHIP

Glossy Finish is the Official Photographer of the 2022 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 (150+ digital photos) then you must register ASAP. Go to www.glossyfinish.com/register to guarantee you are photographed. Pre-register and save $20!

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Dunlop

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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Therabody

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 2022 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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Laurel Springs School

Official Online Education Provider Of IMG Academy

Laurel Springs School is a private, accredited, online, K–12 school—prioritizing an education that works with the lifestyle and training schedule of IMG Academy student-athletes. The opportunities for learning are limitless when students discover how to learn on their schedule and at their own pace. Laurel Springs offers discounts on our flexible, mastery-based education to IMG Academy student-athletes and campers.

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Sense Arena

The Future of Mental Training

Sense Arena provides players an ability to train the cognitive aspects of tennis that determine outcomes on the court: visualization, anticipation, decision making, and so many more. The mental side of tennis, as compared to the physical and technical, is the most under-trained aspect of the tennis training triangle. Sense Arena provides the necessary mental training to bring your game to the next level. That’s why professional players, high level juniors, universities and academies have already started using it. Stop by their activation space in the west alcove near the Stadium courts between November 27th - December 4th, for your introduction into the world of Virtual Reality and the next step in mental tennis training.

Fees & Tickets

fees

12U - 16U Registration Fee: $150 online/$160 during sign in 

18U ITF Registration Fee: TBD

November 9th at 11:59 pm EST is the last day to withdraw and receive a refund.

 

spectators

Event is open to the public

 

Live stream of matches can be found here via PlaySight: 

Live stream

 

 

parking

$15/day

$40/all tournament pass*

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

Important Links & Forms

Contact

General Inquiries

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 1-866-300-4543

application & Eligibility

Register Here for the 12U, 14U, & 16U Registration for the 2022 Eddie Herr International Junior Championships . Registration Deadline: October 11 

18U ITF Registration for the 2022 Eddie Herr International Junior Championships will open this summer.

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 2006 or 2007 (must be 15 or 16 on December 31, 2022).
  • 14 & under - born in 2008 or 2009 (must be 13 or 14 on December 31, 2022).
  • 12 & under - born in 2010 or 2011 (must be 11 or 12 on December 31, 2022)
  • 10 years old may be accepted if a player has enough points on the Net Generation PlayTracker.

10 years old or younger with enough points from Net Generation PlayTracker may be registered.

Following the registration deadline, 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. 

SIGN-IN

On-site sign-in is MANDATORY for all participants and will take place at the IMG Academy at the new Tennis & Basketball Facility located at 5500 34th Street West, 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

Sign IN TIMES

  • Tuesday, November 22
    • 10:00AM – 12:00PM 12U Qualifying Sign-In
    • 12:00PM – 2:00PM 14U Qualifying Sign-In
    • 2:00PM – 4:00PM 16U Qualifying Sign-In
  • Friday, November 25
    • 4:00PM – 6:00PM 18U ITF Qualifying Sign-In
  • Sunday, November 27
    • 10:00AM – 12:00PM 12U Main Draw Sign-In
    • 12:00PM – 2:00PM 14U Main Draw Sign-In
    • 2:00PM – 4:00PM 16U Main Draw Sign-In
    • 4:00PM – 6:00PM 18U ITF Main Draw Mandatory Hospitality Registration

Sign-in must be in-person during the designated times above. Late sign-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. 

MATCH DAY SIGN-IN

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

important dates

  • October 11 – 12U, 14U, & 16U Registration deadline
  • November 9 – Deadline to withdraw for 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U ITF(no refunds will be given after this date)
  • November 22 – 12U, 14U, and 16U Qualifying mandatory sign-in
  • November 25 – 18U ITF  Qualifying mandatory sign-in
  • November 27 – 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U ITF Main draw mandatory sign-in

*dates and times are subject to change*

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ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

Airport Transportation

IMG Academy offers drop-off and pickup services for all local Florida airports. Teams and players can schedule arranged transportation through Travel and Planning on IMG Academy’s website.

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Local Airports

Sarasota/Bradenton Florida is conveniently located in central Florida and located near many large international airports. Make sure to book travel through one of these local airports.

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Retail

Visit the Official Online Store of IMG Academy at shopimg.com, your IMG Academy branded gear headquarters. On campus shopping also available in the IMG Academy Campus Center’s bookstore.

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