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Grand-Slam Three-Day Tennis Tournament Raises Funds for Public Safety!
May 19 - May 21Free
Firehouse Subs® Serves An Ace with World-Class Men’s Doubles Tennis Tournament
Grand-Slam three-day event raises funds for public safety!
Firehouse Subs® presents the 43rd Annual Firehouse Subs Men’s Doubles Tennis Tournament at Jacksonville’s premier tennis facility, Jacksonville Golf & Country Club. This three-day event, taking place May 19 – 21, 2017, is the largest men’s doubles amateur tennis tournament held in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. Sponsored by Firehouse Subs for the past 18 years, the event entices tennis aficionados, nationally ranked players for world-class competition, and families alike. Having raised millions of dollars benefiting various charities, this year’s beneficiary is Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, which provides vital funding, life-saving equipment and educational opportunities for first-responders and public safety organizations.
Beginning each day at 8 a.m., contenders in the open division will compete for a portion of the $12,500 cash pot thanks to the event’s sponsor, AlphaStaff. Families can also enjoy the fun with Saturday’s free activities, featuring live tennis, hearty food, a silent auction, and carnival-like atmosphere for the kids. All-day fun with face painters, express train and Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department’s touch-a-truck will entertain the young ones, as adults enjoy the Annual Cannonball Punch Blowout party featuring Mojo Kitchen and our world famous Cannonball Punch, provided by Jacksonville’s own Firehouse Subs muralist, Joe “Artbrush” Puskas. Tournament attendees can take advantage of the silent auction, beginning Friday and closing Saturday at 3 p.m., for the chance to bid on vacation getaways, golf packages, entertainment, sports memorabilia and more. Hot subs courtesy of Firehouse Subs will be served up each day and all proceeds will benefit the Foundation. These activities are made possible thanks to the event’s Grand Slam Title Sponsor, Dakota Provisions and Signature Title Sponsor, The Main Street America Group.