The USTA Foundation announces its 2016 Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

The USTA Foundation announces its 2016 Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

 

Arthur Ashe was an American hero fighting battles both on and off the court. He broke barriers in the tennis world, becoming the first African-American male to win a Grand Slam tournament and finishing his career with three Grand Slam titles, including the 1968 US Open. This award honors his contributions to the tennis world. Read more and apply.



Contest Timeline

April 11: Contest begins.

July 2: All hard copy entries submitted must be received by the NJTL chapter.

July 8: All hard copies due to the national office in White Plains from NJTL chapter leaders

July 10: Contest ends, all online submissions must be submitted before 11:59 p.m. ET