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The 28th US – Japan Friendship Cup Tennis Tournament – POSTPONED UNTIL 2017-

October 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$55 – $85

The Japan Society is excited to announce the

28th US-Japan Friendship Cup Tennis Tournament!

The Japan Society of Northern California is proud to present the 28th US – Japan Friendship Cup Tennis Tournament. Started in 1987, this friendly tournament was launched to build friendships between the peoples of Japan and the United States on the courts. The perpetual Consular Cup, which was donated to the tournament in 1990 by the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, will be awarded to the winner.
1st place winner takes home the Consular Cup and a 1 month “Executive Club” membership to SF Bay Club!
Venue: Bay Club San Francisco | 645 – 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Note: This event is limited to 50 participants.  Please read carefully and register early to ensure your place.  
Cost to Play:

  • $55 JSNC members | $85 Non-members       

JSNC memberships start as low as $35!

To join, please visit: https://www.usajapan.org/support/individual-membership/

Registration Deadline: 

Please reserve your spot by returning the completed application form (below) & payment no later than Friday, September 23, 2016.  Applications not received by September 23, 2016 will not be considered. Submitting your application before the deadline does not guarantee your participation in the tournament, as participation is first come, first served. We will confirm participation by email prior to the tournament.

Registration Form:  Please register by accessing and completing the following form: registration form
Refunds: Refunds will not be granted after MONDAY, October 3, 2016

8:30am – Registration begins

9:00am – Opening Ceremony and Warm – up

10:00am – 12:30pm  Tournament

12:30pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Closing Ceremony and Raffle winners are announced

Other Information:

  • BBQ lunch is included with ticket purchase
  • Matches will be men’s/women’s/mixed doubles; your partner will change each round. The doubles partner will be decided by drawing lots, there will be no pre-arrangements.
  • Each player plays a total of 4 sets, each set consisting of 8 games (a total of 32 games).
  • The player with the most number of winning games out of 32 games is the winner.
  • Players must be 18 or older to participate. All skill levels are welcome.
  • This is a friendship tournament with the intention of enjoying tennis with players of all skill levels. Please note that this is not a competitive USTA tournament.
  • There will be an award ceremony after the tournament, so participants are asked to stay until the end of the event.
  • We will confirm your participation by e-mail prior to the tournament. Players participate at their own risk. The Japan Society and Bay Club San Francisco Tennis will not be held responsible for any injury or accident sustained while playing in the tournament.
This event is held in cooperation with the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco.
Please contact David Dow at (415)986-4383 or ddow@usajapan.org for more information.


October 9, 2016
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$55 – $85


David Dow
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Bay Club San Francisco Tennis
645 5th Street
San Francisco, 94107
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