Join us for a weekend of tennis in the mountains of Ellijay GA!
Gilmer County Optimist Club is hosting the Justin Elliott Memorial Tennis Tournament June 12th and 13th at the Gilmer County Parks and Recreation Tennis Courts. The proceeds from this tournament will benefit the youth of Gilmer County.
Registration is open! https://fidgrit.com/tournament/optimisttennis1 (click Join then Sign up with Email)
Cost: $35 which includes Tournament T-shirt, Goodie Bag, Saturday lunch and Sunday breakfast
Women and Men's Doubles only, no mixed or singles.
A Bracket - 4.0+ (NTRP Rating)
B Bracket - 3.0 - 3.5 (NTRP Rating)
Justin Elliott was a courageous young man who lived life to the fullest despite living his college years with an incurable disease which ultimately took his life. He was a graduate of the Gilmer High School Class of 2008. Justin was an avid tennis player competing in several USTA tournaments in addition to playing tennis for both Gilmer Middle and High School. He had a thirst for learning both in and out of the classroom, and had a great yearning to experience meaningful activities, places and people. Justin was a bright, loving young man who made an impact on everyone he met. Please help us make this event a success while thinking of Justin and the game he loved.
About Gilmer County Optimist Club:
The Gilmer County Optimist Club was chartered September 30, 2012 and has quickly grown to be one of the largest civic organization in Gilmer County. We are one of over 2500 clubs under the umbrella of Optimist International, a worldwide volunteer organization whose members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves. Gilmer Optimist Contribution in our Community: Gilmer County Food Pantry’s Sack Pack program, Boys & Girls Club, Appalachian Children’s Center, Kids Kottage, Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive, DFCS, Ellijay Police Foundation Shop with a Hero, Essay & Oratorical Contests, Keep Gilmer Beautiful, etc.