In 2020, the DTS College Prospects Showcase (formerly at Yale) will return to the Mercer Country Park Tennis Center in West Windsor, NJ (near Princeton). Participants will play 3 singles and 2 doubles matches over two days, all of which are 8-game pro-sets. For the 2020 event, boys will play on Wednesday, June 24th and the first half of Thursday, June 25th, and girls will play the second half of Thursday, June 25th and all day, Friday, June 26th.
Players wishing to apply can submit the online registration starting February 15, 2020. The registration fee is $550 (clients get a 50% discount). Eighty girls and eighty boys will be selected from a field of applicants that is typically well above the number of spaces available. We therefore are not able to accept all applicants, and request that non-refundable travel plans not be made until you have received a formal e-mail acceptance letter from DTS. If the number of entries exceeds the limit, factors used to select players will be:
- Whether the player is a DTS College Recruitment Consulting client.
- The player’s TRN ranking and UTR.
- The player’s year in school (rising seniors will be given priority over rising sophomores and juniors).
Players not accepted will have their entry fee refunded.
College coaches will receive a packet containing a short bio on each player, including their Tennis Recruiting Network (TRN) ranking and rating, Universal Tennis Rating (UTR), grades and test scores, among other things. This information will be available to college coaches only and will otherwise be kept confidential.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity!
Two hotels will have blocks of rooms set aside for DTS Showcase participants at a reduced price. If these blocks fill and there is no longer availability, there are several other lodging options, from budget to high end hotels and inns, in the area of Mercer Country Park Tennis Center.
Crowne Plaza Princeton: 900 Scudders Mill Road, Plainsboro, NJ, 08536; 1-609-936-4200. Offering 2 Queen Standard rooms at $149/night plus tax. Reservations must be made by June 10 to guarantee rate. Direct reservation link: https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/plainsboro/ttnpl/hoteldetail?fromRedirect=true&qSrt=sBR&qIta=99801505&icdv=99801505&qSlH=TTNPL&qGrpCd=DTS&setPMCookies=true&qSHBrC=CP&qDest=900%20Scudders%20Mill%20Road,%20Plainsboro,%20NJ,%20US&srb_u=1
Homewood Suites Princeton: 3819 US Route 1 South, Princeton, NJ 08540; 609-720-0550. Offering Queen Studios (queen bed with queen pull-out) at $125/night plus tax or 2 Queen Suites at $129/night plus tax. Reservations must be made by June 8, 2020 to guarantee rate. Direct reservation link (please copy and paste): https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hw/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=PTNHWHW&spec_plan=CHWDTS&arrival=20200622&departure=20200627&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT
Please use the following link to see a map of the area and get directions to the Mercer County Park Tennis Center: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//40.265429,-email@example.com,-74.630701,18z?hl=en