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Wheel It Forward

Wheel It Forward Tennis Tournament

April 5 - 7, 2019

Wheel It Forward Wheelchair Tennis Tournament - April 5-7, 2019
Northland Racquet Club

The Whole Person presents the Wheel It Forward Tournament April 7-9, 2019, at the Northland Racquet Club (306 Tennis Ct., North KCMO) for paraplegics, quadriplegics and the ambulatory disabled. This tournament provides a quality wheelchair tennis and adaptive sports experience for people with disabilities and others. Wheelchair tennis players in the region are invited to come to Kansas City to play competitive tennis and win their share of the $4,000 in prize money!!

Entry Fee:  $95.10 per person.  The entry fee includes both tournament play and banquet fee for registering player. There will be the following divisions - A, B, C. Divisions may be combined based on limited draws.

Player Selection Type:  Players are selected manually by the tournament director after the close of registration.

Entry Type:  Entry to this tournament is open to all USTA members.


REGISTER TO PLAY HERE!

Entries must be submitted by Monday, April 01, 2019 at midnight (CST).

Only USTA members can register online if available. The first 26 athletes that register for the Wheel It Forward tournament will receive a complimentary Roger Federer Wilson double racket, double shoulder, tennis bag.


Schedule:

  • Friday, April 5:  Participant check-in & matches begin
  • Saturday, April 6:  Matches 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7:  Matches 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

*Schedule is subject to change due to the amount of tournament registrations. Play schedule will be adjusted accordingly.


Hotel Accommodations

Players are responsible for making their own hotel reservations.

Hyatt Place KCI

  • 7600 NW 97th Street, Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Contact:  Cicely Stierly;  816-891-0871 ext. 5103
  • 2 - Roll-in showers
  • 5 - Tubs with shower chairs

Courtyard Kansas City Airport (Marriott)

  • 7901 NW Tiffany Springs Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Contact:  Christina L. Smith;  816-501-6761

Holiday Inn Express

  • 9550 NW Polo Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Contact:  Carlos Gonzalez;  816-923- 4100

Drury Inn

  • 7900 Tiffany Springs Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Contact:  Paul;  816-880-9700

Sleep Inn

  • 7611 NW 97th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Contact: Devia;  816-891-0111
  • 2 - Roll-in
  • 5 - Tub with shower chairs

Transportation

Please contact Rick Haith if you are planning to fly into Kansas City to play in the tournament.


Food, Snacks & Drinks

  • Friday, April 5:  Evening meal will be provided. (Meal TBD)
  • Saturday, April 6:   Lunch and evening meal will be provided. (Box Lunch from McGonigle’s Market - ham, turkey, roast beef sandwich, chips, fruit, and cookie; Dinner catered from Smoking Gun BBQ.)
  • Sunday, April 7:  Lunch will be provided. (Meal TBD)
  • Snacks, water and Gatorade will be provided throughout the tournament

*Please contact Rick Haith if you require a vegetarian option.  There is a $15 per guest fee that covers all meals. Make checks payable to The Whole Person or you can pay Rick Haith with a debit/credit card. (Rick's information at bottom of page)


Parking

All parking is located on the east side of the Northland Racquet Club. There will be a parking greeter that will assist you in finding a place to park.


REGISTER TO PLAY HERE!

Entries must be submitted by Monday, April 01, 2019 at midnight (CST).

Only USTA members can register online if available.


Questions?

Tournament ChairmanRick Haith (rhaith@thewholeperson.org; 816-627-2229)

Tournament Director: Jason Grubb (816-842-8811)