Welcome to
Bay Area Tennis Officials Association (BATOA)
located around Tampa, Florida
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BATOA is devoted to
(1) officiating of tennis events;
(2) encouraging and improving tennis officiating;
(3) training umpires, to officiate fairly and impartially (the term "umpire" as used herein refers to all persons serving in any capacity on the officiating of tennis events);
(4) certifying the professional competence of it's members;
(5) working with Tournament Directors to ensure successful tournaments.
(6) protecting the interests of the Association's members.

The Annual Membership fee of BATOA is $25 for each calendar year.... See BATOA Membership page...


BATOA exercises primary responsibility over and considers membership from the geographic areas of Region3 and 5 of the USTA Florida. USTA Florida Regional Representatives are members of the Association.

The Association's members may officiate in any area governed by the USTA. Nothing contained in BATOA's Constitution or By-Laws shall be construed as being inconsistent with the By-Laws of the USTA Florida or article IX, of the USTA's standing orders.

BATOA members also officiate at various Colleges around Tampa for the ITA.