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The First Annual Play It Forward Tennis Tournament is an event where family and friends can come together to support the fight against cancer, supporting women's cancer research at VCU Massey Cancer Center.


When:

Saturday, March 19th, 2022

Check-in opens at 12:30 pm and event play will begin promptly at 1:00 pm.
Start time will vary upon level of play. Email communication will be sent prior to the event with confirmed start time.


Where:

Wellesley Tennis Club, 
3601 Lauderdale Drive,
Henrico, VA 23233


Registration:

The $100.00 registration fee is a 100% donation to the Women & Wellness Fund at VCU Massey Cancer Center.
Participants may either donate the total registration cost themselves, or fundraise to meet the $100 amount (or a combination of both).
A maximum of 48 player spots are available.


Donations:

All donations are accepted and greatly appreciated! If you would like to make a straight donation to benefit Massey without registering for the race, please select the “DONATE” button on Play It Forward’s home page and fill in the required information.
Players and non-players are welcome to create a peer-fundraising profile to Play it Forward, and raise funds to fight for a future without cancer!


Personal Campaigns:

Every registree has their own “personal campaign” within their account. Be more than just a participant by sharing your story and motivation to participate in this year’s Play It Forward!


Event Features:

  • Family friendly
    • Yard games, snacks, and refreshments will be available for participants and audience members.
    • Free Parking available near courts.
  • Round Robin Tennis Play
    • ​Particpants will be paired based on their experience level as reported in the registration form.
    • Winners will receive a piece of jewelry graciously donated by Diamonds Direct!
    • Scoring will be the responsibility of the individual players. Tournament volunteers will track the progress of each team.
  • ​Silent Auction
    • ​A silent auction will take place throughout the event, and winners will be announced at the end.


What to bring:

  • Tennis Shoes and Racket
  • Appropriate clothing
  • Additional funds for silent auction
 

Volunteering:

Interested in volunteering? Great! We would greatly appreciate your support. Please visit the link below to sign up as a volunteer and for more information about volunteering at this event.

 

Volunteer Sign-Up: email Meghan Zapiec at mzapiec@vcu.edu

 

Sponsorship:

Interested in sponsoring this event? Please contact Meghan Zapiec, at mzapiec@vcu.edu for more information.