Below are some frequently asked questions and answers regarding the 2022 NJTL Essay Contest.
What are the key dates associated with the 2022 NJTL Essay Contest?
July 29, 2022: USTA Section Staff will receive all entries within their respective Sections for review.
August 5, 2022: USTA Sections will provide their list of Section winners to the USTA Foundation.
August 8, 2022: The National Essay Contest Judging committee will receive Section winners to review for National selection.
August 15, 2022: The National Essay Contest Judging committee will submit National winners to the USTA Foundation.
Week of August 22nd: The winners and their NJTL Chapter Executive Director will be notified of selection.
September 29 - October 2: Essay Contest Winners Trip to NYC.
Where can I find the materials for the Essay Contest?
You can access the materials for 2022 essay contest through the Foundation Chapter Portal. Log in to the Chapter Portal and click the tile labeled 2022 Essay Contest Materials. You will be taken to a Google Drive with the downloadable PDF's of all the materials needed to administer this year's NJTL Essay Contest to your youth participants.
For information regarding the USTA Foundation Portal, please refer to the USTA Foundation Portal FAQs.
When can participants submit their essay and forms for the 2022 Essay Contest?
At this time only the materials are available to distribute to youth participants so they can begin working on their essays. The ability to submit essays and forms is not yet available but will be well in advance of the June 22, 2022 submission deadline.
When will participants be notified of the Essay Contest results?
Participants will be notified of the NJTL Essay Contest results the week of Aug 22nd, 2022.