Snohomish County to Host Two Events by USTA/PNW Section
9 Jul, 2015
For the first time, Snohomish County has been selected to host two events by the United States Tennis Association/Pacific Northwest Section (USTA/PNW) as a result of a successful bid by the Snohomish County Sports Commission. The USTA/PNW Mixed 40 & Over Sectional Championships and Mixed 55 & Over Sectional Championships will now take place Sept. 17-19, 2016 in Snohomish County, with specific venues to be finalized by fall 2015.
A total of 10 USTA/PNW Sectional and Junior Championships were announced following Requests For Proposal submitted by April 2015. Two new communities, Snohomish County, WA and Salem, OR, will be hosting 2016 USTA/PNW Championships for the first time, in addition to four other locations. A complete list of the championship categories and locations is at www.pnw.usta.com.
“We are delighted our bid was successful in securing the USTA/PNW Mixed 40 & Over Sectional Championships and Mixed 55 & Over Sectional Championships in 2016,” said Tammy Dunn, Sports Development Manager, Snohomish County Sports Commission. “We will now be working with the USTA/PNW staff to arrange the most appropriate venue for these two events.”
About Snohomish County Sports Commission: The Snohomish County Sports Commission (SCSC) was formed in 2005 as an entity of the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau. The SCSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for the year-round professional tourism marketing of Snohomish County, Washington.
About the USTA/PNW; Established in 1904, the USTA/PNW offers tennis programs, leagues, and tournaments for players of all ages and ability levels. In addition to adult and junior competitive leagues and tournaments, the USTA partners with local parks, schools and recreation organizations to offer community tennis programs.