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Send Pitt Club Tennis to Nationals

$3,200
75%
Raised toward our $4,250 Goal
41 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on January 24, at 11:59 PM EST
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Send Pitt Club Tennis to Nationals

Our Team

Pitt Club Tennis was founded in 2006, marking this past September as the 17th anniversary of our organization. Our 35-member co-ed team enjoys practicing several days a week all year round at Alpha Tennis and Fitness in Harmar Township. In both the fall and spring semesters, our team competes in USTA Tennis on Campus tournaments all over the East Coast (and primarily in the Middle States Section). 

In the past year, our team has competed at some of Tennis on Campus' biggest tournaments, including a tournament in Toledo, OH. We also hosted our own tournament in the fall called the Panther Open, located at Schenley Park. Most importantly, we qualified for the Tennis on Campus Nationals Tournament!

Nationals

This year, the 2023 Tennis on Campus National Tournament is being played in early spring. Sixty-four teams from across the country will travel to compete at the USTA National Campus. At this tournament, we get the opportunity to play against many teams from around the country who we would normally not play.

As anyone who participated on the Pitt Club Tennis team can attest, tournaments of this magnitude or any travel tournaments are unique and unbelievable experiences. We can meet new people, play competitive tennis, and most importantly, have loads of fun! We would love nothing more than to do it again.

Our Project

Although we truly need as much support as possible to be able to travel to Nationals, we do quite a bit of fundraising as a team throughout the academic year. We had the opportunity to hold our fifth annual Pitt Panther Open which gave players in the Pitt community a chance to compete and try out for the team!

We have also fundraised by teaming up with local restaurants in Pittsburgh, as well as hosting events such as trivia night, a dodgeball tournament, etc. These fundraisers (in addition to team dues) have brought in enough money to finance most of our regular season expenses. We are now looking to fundraise for one of our largest expenses to date: Nationals. Any funds we raise in excess of our goal will go towards general season costs such as court time, tennis balls, etc. 

Final Thoughts

Our team is excited to represent the University of Pittsburgh this year at the Tennis on Campus Nationals Tournament. Any amount of help to reach this goal is very much appreciated! Together, we can show everyone what Pitt is made of! Hail to Pitt!

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Contributions received for this project shall be used in accordance with the purpose described herein, the terms in the FAQs and applicable law. For questions that cannot be answered in the FAQs, please call 412-648-4658 or email engage@pitt.edu.


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$25

Forehand Winner

Thank you so much! This donation is equivalent to the tournament entry fee for one player.

$50

Overhead Smash

This contribution can cover the cost of one day of transportation at Nationals for one car! Thank you!

$100

Ace

This contribution will help us pay for tournament lodging. Your donation is equivalent to one night in a hotel for four players. Thank you for helping with one of our biggest expenses!

$250

Break Point

Your donation will cover the tournament registration of the entire team. We appreciate your contribution!

$500

Double Bagel

Your donation will pay for the registration for the entire team as well as the cost for team uniforms. We are extremely grateful for your philanthropy, thank you!

$1,000

Grand Slam Title

We appreciate your supreme generosity! With this donation, we can afford to pay for 20% of the team’s transportation fees to make it to Nationals!

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