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Canada Games team tryouts and program information

Dec 06, 2021
written by: Tennis Manitoba

Beautiful Niagara Falls, Ontario is set to stage the 2022 Canada Summer Games from August 6-21. The tennis competition will be held during the first week of the Games. The competition, for most, is the pinnacle of a tennis player’s career. It will be a tremendous experience for all who participate.

The objective of this selection policy is to select 8 athletes (4 boys and 4 girls) who will participate in the Final 2022 CSG Tennis Team.  Athletes are selected in the following categories:

Under  19 on January 1, 2022 – year of birth 2003 or later (2 males and 2 females)
Under 17 on January 1, 2022 – year of birth 2005 or later (2 males and 2 females)

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for selection on the 2022 CSG Training Team (up to 12 total athletes), the athletes must be:

  • Under  19 on January 1, 2022-year of birth 2003 or later (maximum of 3 males and 3 females)
  • Under 17 on January 1, 2022-year of birth 2005 or later (remaining vacant spots up to a maximum of 12 total athletes)
  • Canadian Citizens, or eligible for Canadian Citizenship and actively pursuing either Citizenship Certificates or Canadian Passports
  • Members in good standing with the Organization and in good standing with the Provincial Sport Organization (Tennis Manitoba)
  • Agree to adhere to the Organization’s policies

All athletes must meet the eligibility regulations outlined in the 2022 CSG Technical Package- Tennis

Once selected, the athletes will be expected to be training towards, and meet the physical standards expected by, the 2022 Canada Summer Games.

SELECTION PROCESS
Athletes participate in a tryout in January 2022 for the Team. Athletes may be exempted from participation in the tryout for the team due to sickness, injury, or other circumstances. These athletes shall still be eligible for selection provided they have approval from Tennis Manitoba.

Also, results from the two indoor, nationals qualifying tournaments listed below will be taken into consideration:

Tournament 1 
Manitoba Indoor Junior Closed
January 6 – 9, 2022 @ Taylor Tennis Club, Winnipeg, MB

Tournament 2
Provincial Indoor Junior Closed
January 21 – 23, 2022 @ Regina Sportsplex, 1717 Elphinstone St, Regina, SK

Athletes need to register for the Training Team tryout by 6:00 pm, Thursday December 30th, 2021 via email to: mark@tennismanitoba.com

**Only athletes on the Training Team can be selected to the Final 2022 CSG Tennis Team**

The Final 2022 CSG Tennis Team will be selected from the Training Team sessions (10 weeks January 2022 to March 2022 and approximately 5 weeks outdoors in 2022 once conditions are suitable) by May 31st, 2022.

For everything else you need to know about representing Manitoba at the Canada Summer Games, click the link below.
https://mcusercontent.com/e1075f44038e0ebdcc5f0bf9c/files/c2c5c73f-90d0-4434-a0a4-26b0249b18f8/_2022_Canada_Games_Program_v.2_FINAL.pdf