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It’s time to sign up for the 2016 Irvine Winter Classic Tennis Tournament. It will be held over two weekends (January 30-31 and February 6-7) with an entry deadline of Tuesday 1/27/16. Below are the tennis tournament description and a link to sign up on-line. You can also download the attached entry form and mail it in with your check. You must be an USTA member to enter. ITA members can get a free entry into the event by volunteering.  If you would like to volunteer, send an email to Kimberly Tran (Kimberly.o.tran@gmail.com).
2016 Irvine Open Tennis Tournament
Sanctioned by USTA Southern California
Prize Money in open events based on draw sizes. All matches played in Irvine at Heritage Park Courts, Lower Peter Canyon or Woodbridge High Courts.
Tournament ID:         USTA Tournament 651712516
Dates:                         January 30-31 and February 6-7, 2016
Divisions:                    3.0. 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, and Open – Singles, Doubles and Mixed
Org Website:              www.itasite.com
Director:                      Gary A. Bird
Director Phone          (949) 441-0482
Director Email:                   gary_bird2002@yahoo.com
Entry Fee:                     $35.00 Singles, $23.00 per player Doubles
Checks Payable: Irvine Tennis Association
Send Entries To:     Gary A. Bird 930 Hollow Brook Lane, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Last Day to Register     Tuesday 1/27/2016 – Draws Posted Evening of 1/29/2016
Click Below to Register On-line
Thanks – Gary 2016 Tournament Director
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Our very own Nan Diesen-Ng and team recently won the Nationals held at Indian Wells, California!  Let's congratulate them!  
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Celebrate the end of Summer with tennis, food, and friends.
Random tandem casual mixed doubles followed by dinner on
the courts.  This event is FREE but reservations are required.
ITA End of Summer Mixed Doubles bash
Date: Sunday, September 20th
Time: 2:00-5:00pm
Place: Woodbridge High School Tennis Center
Reserve your spot with Nan at
Nandiesenng@sbcglobal.net or  text 714-501-4832
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ITA Annual Party Sunday, June 7, 2015 Reserve your spot now for the most popular ITA event of the year! Date:        Sunday, June 7, 2015 Location:  Woodbridge High School Tennis Center (corner of Alton and Lake) Time:        8:30am - 1:00pm Cost:        $10 per person RSVP to:  Nan at nandiesenng@sbcglobal.net or 949-651-0626 Includes a morning of random tandem mixed doubles tennis (no partner necessary, sign up individually),
morning snacks, full catered lunch by Tummy Teasers, short annual business meeting followed by a raffle with fabulous tennis prizes!
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save the date - ITA Annual Party scheduled for Sunday, June 7th
Woodbridge High School Tennis Center
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Member News:  ITA member, Sandy Bowerbank was elected 2014 Grassroots USTA Official of the Year!   Congrats Sandy!
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ITA is looking for members that want to volunteer at the tournament this year.  Volunteers will receive a free entry into the tournament! Please contact Gary Bird if interested, Gary Bird 949-294-8145
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ITA Winter Classic Tennis Tournament Jan 31-Feb 1 & Feb 7-8, 2015   Presented by:   The City of Irvine and the Irvine Tennis Association   Entry Deadline: January 27, 2015 www.scta.usta.com, Tournament #651712515 Events: Singles, Doubles, Mixed Divisions: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, Open >>> ALL Entries Require USTA Membership <<< Trophies: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5 Cash Prize: All OPEN Divisions – Based on Draw size   Main Location:   Heritage Park Additional Sites:  Woodbridge High Lower Peter’s Canyon   Download Tournament Entry form, Click here -> 2015 Tournament Entry Download 2015 tournament flyer, Click here -> 2015 Tournament Flyer
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Braving breezy weather 40 members participated in the Annual ITA Turkey shoot on Sunday the 16th. Mark Gross was crowned the men’s champion with 22 points. David Matsuyama and Tony Wong vied for second place with 20. Followed by Blane Muruoka, Tom Kipp, Michael Zhang and Austin Galliguez all with 19 points. The ladies division featured a four-way tie for first place with 20 points each. A traditional racket spin decided the final awards order: Noriko Imai, Yolanda Huapaya, Janice Ashton, and Lori Greenman. Closely behind the winners were: Anneke Chang 19, Marcella Wilson 18, and Susan Ambrozich, Moscha van Dijk, Nan Diesen-Ng, and Suzanne Frank with 17 points. Champions earned at $20 Albertson’s gift card, second place a $10 Starbucks gift card, third place an ITA fleece blanket, and fourth place a bottle of sparkling cider or can of tennis balls. Everyone enjoyed a hearty lunch of BBQ turkey, smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, beans, salad, rolls, brownies and cookies. The strawberry cream puffs donated by Ray were a big hit too!
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Congratulations to ITA member, Jenny Hua Zhang, as part of the 3.5 ladies doubles team that won the National USTA tournament in Tucson this past October!

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