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EVENTS

Vendor Village
 

Location

Rose Park Tennis Center

 

Hours

  • Saturday, June 8th 10am-5pm

  • Sunday, June 9th- 9am-9pm 

  • Monday, June 10th 9am-5pm 

  • Tuesday, June 11th 9am-1pm

Fan Gear can also be purchased two weeks before and two weeks after the Texas Slam on the Abilene Tennis Association website: www.abilenetennis.org.

Booths

  • The Texas Slam Fan Gear

  • Phone Charging Station

  • Concession drinks – water & Sport Drink

  • Your Game Face

 
Registration/Information

 

Location

Rose Park Tennis Center

 

Hours

  • Saturday, June 8th 10am-5pm

  • Sunday, June 9th 9am – 9pm

  • Monday, June 10th 9am – 5pm

  • Tuesday, June 11th 9am-1pm

 

Athletic Trainers and Racquet Stringing

Racquet stringing will be available at Rose Park Tennis Center.


Athletic trainers, provided by Elite Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, will be available from 7:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-5:00pm each day at Rose Park Tennis Center and Abilene Christian University.

Player Party
 

Location

Rose Park Tennis Center

 

Hours

  • Sunday, June 9th 7pm-9pm (if inclement weather, will be in Rose Park Senior Center)

 

Dinner 

All players will receive a ticket for a free pasta dinner meal & drinks

 

Food Trucks

Full menus available at all four locations for spectator/coach meal purchase:

 

Activities

Activities include DJ; mini-tennis; Photo Booth; Giant Jenga, street games, Tennis prize court.  Raffle giveaways include mini ipads, racquets, bags, other fun prizes!

Awards

Program will being at 8:15pm with a welcome from the mayor followed by the presentation of the following awards:

 

John McFarlin Award

 

Established by John R. McFarlin of San Antonio in 1965, this award is presented to the outstanding junior boy in Texas who exemplifies outstanding sportsmanship and leadership, civic responsibility, character and a good tennis ranking due to superior tournament play.

 

Mary Lowdon Award

 

Created by the Maureen Connolly Brinker Foundation in 1972, this award honors an outstanding junior girl in Texas who has shown exceptional ability, a good ranking, a willingness to work with up-and-coming players, cooperation and proper respect, and a sportsmanlike and competitive spirit. 

 

Maureen Connolly Brinker and Art Foust Sportsmanship Awards

 

Established in 1975 and 1988 respectively and presented annually, these awards honor a Super Championship Boy and Girl for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play both on and off the court. Final selection is made by the players at the Texas Summer Grand Slam.

 

Zina Garrison and Bob McKinley Sportsmanship Awards

 

Established in 2006 and 2005 respectively and presented annually, these awards honor a Super Championship 16s Boy and Girl for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play both on and off the court.  Final selection is made by the players at the Summer Grand Slam.

Paul Christian and Barbara Smith Sportsmanship Awards

 

Established in 2019 and presented annually, these awards honor a Super Championship 14s Boy and Girl for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play both on and off the court.  Final selection is made by the players at The Slam tournament.

 

Ken McAllister and Emily Schaefer Sportsmanship Awards

 

Established in 2019 and presented annually, these awards honor a Super Championship 12s Boy and Girl for outstanding sportsmanship and fair play both on and off the court.  Final selection is made by the players at The Slam tournament.

 

Chuck McKinley Award

 

Inaugurated in 2001, this award honors a USTA Texas junior tennis player who achieved the most outstanding results at the National and/or International level, during the previous calendar year.

 

For more information and questions about Texas Slam events, please contact:

Director of Junior Tennis
Julio Godreau
 

(512) 443-1334 ext. 210
godreau@texas.usta.com