WHAT: Approximately 80 sought-after positions as ballpersons for the 2014 US Open are up for grabs. Prospective ballpersons will be evaluated by US Open officials on their running, throwing and catching skills.
Please download and sign the 2014 US Open Ballpersons Audition Release and Waiver Agreement, which can be found by clicking here. ***IMPORTANT: You MUST bring a completed and signed waiver in order to participate in the tryouts. Furthermore, all applicants between the ages 14-17 MUST have a legal guardian sign the form in order to participate. No exceptions.
WHO: Ages 14 and older trying out for the coolest summer job in sports.
WHEN: Thursday, June 19*
General Public Open Tryouts - 3 p.m. registration
Registration line for the general public begins forming at 3 p.m. Evaluation process will begin at approximately 4 p.m., after a welcome by US Open Ballperson Director Tina Taps.
WHERE: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing, N.Y.
- US Open ballpersons are paid an hourly wage.
- Ralph Lauren is the official outfitter of the US Open ballpersons.
- The 2014 US Open qualifying draw will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19, through Friday, Aug. 22. The 2014 US Open main draw will be held Monday, Aug. 25, through Monday, Sept. 8.
- Tickets for the 2014 US Open can be purchased:
by calling Ticketmaster 1-866-OPEN-TIX or the US Open Ticket Office at 1-718-760-6363
at all Ticketmaster outlets
at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office