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Dow Tennis Classic

Schedule Of Events 2017

 

Saturday, January 28

Pro-Am
1:00 - 3:00 PM

Sharpen up your game and have a blast as you play with the pros!! Limited space available. $150 includes an amazing experience playing with the pros, a meal, and drinks. Contact jwalsh@greatermidland.org



Kids' Fun Day

Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company
5:30 - 7:00 PM
Midland Community Tennis Center pro staff and instructors will provide a fun and energized tennis experience for youth from kindergarten to eighth grade. Adult courts as well.
Free event. Contact for info: tschilb@greatermidland.org
 
Photo credit: Cindy Vickery
 

Sunday, January 29

Qualifying Rounds Begin

10:00 - 4:00 OM
32 pros battle for a spot in the main draw.
Photo credit: Jacob Stuckey
 

Monday, January 30

Qualifying Rounds

Matches start at 10:00 AM
Second round of qualifying matches. 

 

Player Press Conference – Stadium Court

Presented by: Warner, Norcross & Judd, LLP

12:00 PM
Join the media for an interactive press conference with the pros. Free lunch provided for the first 150 guests.



VIP Sponsor and Player Reception – Special Invitation Only 

Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company
Hosted by: Midland Country Club
6:30 PM

Guests of the tournament are invited to share in food and fun for an entertaining evening. Network and socialize with world-class tennis professionals, sponsors and guests. 


 
 





Photo credit: Donna Bailey


Photo credit: Jacob Stuckey
 

Tuesday, January 31  

Pros to Schools/Schools to Matches

Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company
Our marquee outreach program, influencing the lives of over 4,000 students each year with the message of cultural diversity and pursuing personal excellence.

 

Main Draw Matches 

$3 Daily Fee (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)


Feature Night Matches

Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company
7:00 PM. (Dining 5:30 - 6:45 PM

Opening night of our feature matches, offering exceptional tennis, entertainment, music and dining. Opens at 5:00 p.m.
Grand Slam Dining: Horizons Conference Center

 
 

 Wednesday, February 1

Main Draw Matches 

$3 Daily Fee (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Feature Night Matches

Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company
7:00 PM (Dining 5:30 - 6:45 PM)

Two featured matches, singles and doubles, with entertainment, music and premium dining.
Grand Slam Dining: The H Hotel

 
 
Photo credit: Jacob Stuckey
 

 Thursday, February 2

Main Draw Matches 

$3 Daily Fee (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Feature Night Matches
Presented by: Meijer
7:00 PM (Dining 5:30 - 6:45 PM)


Featured matches on stadium court, singles and doubles. Halftime entertainment, music and great viewing.
Grand Slam Dining: Great Hall
 
Photo credit: Jacob Stuckey

 
 

Friday, February 3 – Quarterfinals

Singles Main Draw Matches

$3 Daily Fee (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Cardio Tennis Clinic with Pros

Presented by: MidMichigan Health
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 

Guests have an opportunity to work on their tennis skills while enjoying a world-class workout with a pro followed by a short speech by the pro.

 

LaLonde’s Shrimp Fest
11:30AM -1:00 PM 

Half pound of shrimp, three dipping sauces and couscous for $15

 

Feature Night Matches
Presented by: Chemical Bank

7:00 p.m. (Dining 5:30 – 6:45 p.m.)
Two featured matches, singles and doubles, with
entertainment, music and premium dining.
Grand Slam Dining: Zehnder's of Frankenmuth


 




 

 
 

Saturday, February 4 – Semifinal Saturday

High School Play Day

Presented by: MidMichigan Health
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Touring pros coach and train area high school youth. Over 300 high school players from across the state participate. Free event. Contact for info: smitchell@greatermidland.org.

 

Feature Day Matches

Presented by: Chemical Bank
12:00 PM  (Dining 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM)
Semifinal matches (singles and doubles) with entertainment, music and premium dining.
Grand Slam Dining: Bucks Run Golf Club 

 

Feature Night Matches

Presented by: Chemical Bank‚Äč
6:00 PM (Dining 4:30 – 6:00 PM)
Semifinal matches (singles and doubles) with entertainment, music and premium dining.
Grand Slam Dining: TBA

Photo credit: Cindy Vickery



Photo credit: Donna Bailey


 

Sunday, February 5 – Championship Sunday

Championship Matches
Presented by: The Dow Chemical Company


1:00 PM (Dining 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM)
Championship singles and doubles matches. Entertainment, music and premium dining. Award ceremony follows.
Grand Slam Dining: Dow Diamond

 
Photo Credit: Jacob Stuckey

 

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