The City of Ojai has been identified by the United States Tennis Association as one of the nation’s top ten tennis towns, but now Ojai needs your vote to claim the title of “Best Tennis Town in the United States.” The winning city will claim a $100,000 prize that will be used to improve tennis facilities and to promote the sport of tennis in the community. The second and third place towns will receive $50,000 and $25,000 respectively.
In order to prove that Ojai is the country’s best tennis town, residents and friends are encouraged to log on to the contest web site at besttennistown.com to cast their vote. Votes will be counted until July 26th. Other cities being considered for this great honor are: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Cary, North Carolina, Las Vegas, Nevada, Independence, Kansas, Hickory, North Carolina, Grand Junction, Colorado, Midland, Michigan, Springfield, Missouri, and Tempe, Arizona.
Voting is simple and only takes a few seconds; all that is required is a valid email address. Voters can see the top three finalists on July 27th. The Grand Prize winner will be announced at the 2009 US Open. IMPORTANT NOTE: After voting, please check your email inbox and be sure to confirm your vote by clicking on the link in the message from Best Tennis Town. Lastly, check your SPAM or junk mail folder in case the message is directed there.