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Welcome to the official web site of the
Northern Illinois Tennis Association


Thanks for visiting with us! The Northern Illinois Tennis Association is the local district of the USTA/Midwest Section with the mission "To Promote, Develop, and Service the Game of Tennis". The Northern Illinois District consists of 25 counties in the northern third of Illinois, excluding DuPage, Cook, and Lake Counties (which make up the Chicago District, CDTA).

Northern llinois District counties include Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DeKalb, Ford, Grundy, Henry, Iroquis, JoDavies, Kane , Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Livingston, Marshall, McHenry, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Stark, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, and Winnebago.

To contact us, Send us an e-mail or call the district office at (847) 458-5813, or fax (847) 458-5807. Our mailing address is 115 Brook Street, Algonquin, IL 60102.


Butzlaff, Trotten Highlight USTA/Midwest Fall Award Winners

Stephen Butzlaff (Lake Bluff, Illinois) will receive the 2014 USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award, the Section’s most prestigious award. The award recognizes Butzlaff’s 15-plus years of volunteer service for the USTA on the National, Section and District levels. The Joe Totten Family of Bloomington, Illinois, will receive the Section Family of the Year Award. The Totten family has supported and promoted the development of tennis in their local community and the Mid-South Illinois District. Read More

A Profile of USTA/Midwest Section Tennis Service Representatives

TSRs serve as the face of the USTA/Midwest Section as they are most often the first (and most frequent) point of contact people have with our organization. They play a unique role in helping to fulfill the USTA/Midwest Section’s mission to promote, develop and service the game of tennis. Read More

Apply For a USTA Midwest Board Position

The USTA/Midwest Section Nominating Committee is seeking interested and passionate volunteers for candidacy to the USTA/Midwest Board of Directors, Delegates-at-Large and Nominating Committee positions. Applications are due to the Nominating Committee by November 1, 2014. Read More

Vanessa Purdom Named USTA/Midwest October Volunteer of the Month

The Central Indiana Tennis Association (CITA) is proud to honor Vanessa Purdom as this month’s featured volunteer in recognition of her outstanding efforts. Read More

2014 MY Gift to Kids Fundraising Campaign Underway

Each of the 13 Districts within the USTA/Midwest Section, in cooperation with the Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation, have selected 13 different junior tennis programs for the 2014 MY Gift to Kids Tennis fundraising campaign taking place October 1-31. The campaign is designed to help raise support for local junior tennis programs in the USTA/Midwest Section. Read More