15th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Now Open

Feb 21, 2013


The 15th Annual Arthur Ashe essay contest is now open for submissions.

Who is eligible?

If you participate in a National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) chapter and are 18 or younger, you are eligible.

What do I have to write about?

Answer the following question in 350 words or less on one written 8.5 X 11 page or less:

If you could follow in Arthur Ashe’s footsteps and ‘give back’ to tennis, what would you do to give back to the game, and how would it impact?

What could I win?

Ten national winners will win a trip for themselves and their parent/legal guardian to New York City.  National winners will attend the US Open, be a VIP during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, receive tickets to a Broadway show and earn an invite to a luncheon in their honor.

How do I enter my essay?

Print and fill out the application.  Submit your essay and application to your local NJTL Chapter.

For a list of NJTL’s, click here.

When is the deadline to submit?

The contest ends on June 25, 2013 at 5:00 PM EST.

If you have any questions about the contest, please refer to the USTA website.

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