Tennis Tournament

Red Balloon Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament

Raise your racket and raise funds for children with cancer

The 2019 Red Balloon Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament, benefiting Children’s Health℠, will be held September 21 - 22 at High Point Park Tennis Center in Plano. Celebrating 29 years, the event for boys and girls ages 8 to 18 will include prizes, kid-friendly activities, a silent auction and more.

The players and their families raise money to support the Children's Health Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, where more than 1,000 new patients are cared for each year, making it the largest childhood cancer and blood disease center in the region. 

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  • Our Honorary Hero

    Kaitlyn is a 9-year-old girl who loves cheerleading, dance and making new friends. But for most of her life, she has battled cancer.

    Meet Kaitlyn

  • About the Cause

    The Sumrow family started a tradition of philanthropy in honor of their son whom was successfully treated at Children's Health for cancer.

    Learn More

  • FAQs

    If you have questions about the tournament or fundraising, review our frequently asked questions for help.

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  • Play

    Register today to play in the 29th annual Red Balloon Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament. Don’t forget to fundraise to win prizes! All proceeds benefit The Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Health.

    Dates: September 21 & 22, 2019

    Location: High Point Park Tennis Center at 421 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75023

    Registration Instructions:

    1. Visit usta.com and register before 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019
    2. Enter the tournament ID: 800028319
    3. Pay the entry fee: $35 per player
    4. Create your fundraising page here and win prizes!

    Event Limit: One Singles

    Registration includes a FREE lunch and FREE t-shirt at High Point Park Tennis Center (first come, first served).

  • Fundraise

    It's easy to create your own fundraising page and to share it with your friends and family. Once you create your page, you can start fundraising immediately. 

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  • Donate

    Make a general donation to the Red Balloon Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament, benefiting the Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s Health. Or, give directly to a player and help them reach their fundraising goal.

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  • Join the Auction

    The online auction is aligned with the annual tennis tournament with proceeds benefiting Children's Health. The auction, open Sept. 4 through Sept. 18, 2019, includes items like concert tickets, spa treatments and restaurant gift certificates.

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    If you're interested in donating an auction item, please complete this form or contact Aimee Goodell at aimee.goodell@childrens.com.

  • Become a Sponsor

    Corporate and individual sponsorships are a key part to the success of our event. Join us and help make life better for children by becoming a sponsor today. Learn about our various sponsorship opportunities by downloading the sponsorship form.

  • Other Ways to Get Involved

    You don’t have to be a tennis player to join the fun at High Point Park Tennis Center on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

    Families, friends and community members are welcome to enjoy face painting, food trucks, carnival games, a silent auction and more. Free admission for all ages.

    VOLUNTEER

    Support the Red Balloon Children Helping Children Tennis Tournament with pre-event tasks like assembling player bags or in the “infield” at the event with tasks such as distributing prizes, working in the Fun Zone, etc. Please check back in the fall for volunteer sign up.

    If you are interested in joining the tennis committee or volunteering, please email kyra.barnett@childrens.com.

2019 Event Sponsors

Thank you to each of the individuals and organizations who provide support and make this event possible.

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  • Dallas Tennis Association
  • Keith A. Heier, M.D.
  • Pam and Ken Sumrow
  • Strobel Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Tennis Competitors of Dallas