River City Slam

June 10-12, 2022

Collegiate School

 

Sportable is proud to host the second annual River City Slam wheelchair tennis tournament in historic Richmond, Virginia June 10-12, 2022 at Collegiate School. Event registration is available now for $80 per player ($40 for Juniors) at Sportable.org. All proceeds will directly benefit Sportable’s mission to make sports accessible and inclusive in Virginia.

The USTA sanctioned event is open to all levels, including first-time players, in divisions A, B, C, D, Quad Open, and Juniors. Collegiate School will host all matches on hard courts at the state-of-the-art Williams Bolletieri Tennis Center on its Robins Campus. Cash prizes will be awarded, courtesy of generous community support.

River City Slam is produced by Sportable, Central Virginia’s premier adaptive sports club since 2005. Wheelchair tennis is one of more than 20 competitive and recreational sports programs offered by Sportable, a non-profit committed to creating opportunities and transforming lives through sport.

For more information about the River City Slam Wheelchair Tennis Tournament, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact Tournament Director Forrest Lodge at forrest@sportable.org or 804-340-2991.

Event Information

Entry Fees

$80 for Letter Players

$40 for Juniors

No charge for Coaches, Guests, and Spectators

**Entry fee does not include hotel accommodations**

REGISTER NOW >>

Entry Deadlines

All Division entries must be received by Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 11:59 pm, EDT. 

Host Hotel

River City Slam has partnered with 288 Travel and Richmond Region Tourism to secure ADA/accessible rooms at three hotels, all conveniently located less than 5 miles from the River City Slam tournament site. 

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Weekend Schedule

Friday, June 10, 2022 – 8:30am-6:00pm

Saturday, June 11, 2022 – 8:30am-6:00pm

Sunday, June 12, 2022 – 8:30am-2:00 pm

View the Draws and Results Here >>

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Set-up Volunteers
Time: Thursday, June 9, 2022 – Afternoon
Duties: Volunteers will assist Sportable staff in preparing the state-of-the-art tennis center on Collegiate School’s Robins Campus for a full weekend of wheelchair tennis.

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Check-in Volunteers
Times: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 – Morning, Afternoon, and Evening shifts available
Duties: Volunteers will greet and direct athletes, volunteers, and spectators.

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Player Hospitality
Times: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 – Lunch and Dinner shifts available
Duties: Volunteers will assist with lunch and/or dinner set-up and service for wheelchair tennis players.

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Youth Tennis Camp, presented by CarMax
Times: Saturday, June 11 and/or Sunday, June 12 – 9am-12pm
Duties: Volunteers will assist coaches with camp operations for a group of youth wheelchair tennis players. Some tennis experience preferred.

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Ball Runners
Times: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 – Morning, Afternoon, and Evening shifts available
Duties: Volunteers will retrieve and supply balls for some of the top wheelchair tennis players in the country. Volunteers ages 10+ are welcome!

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Court Monitors
Times: Friday, June 10 – Sunday, June 12 – Morning, Afternoon, and Evening shifts available
Duties: Volunteers will be assigned a specific court to observe tournament play and assist with keeping score. Some tennis knowledge or experience preferred.

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Contact

Questions?

Sportable

Forrest Lodge, Tournament Director
forrest@sportable.org
804.340.2991

 

Question about the City of Richmond
Richmond Tourism
804.783.7450