About Us

Our Goal: Tennis To The Rescue

Our goal is simply to use tennis to support Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA's efforts. AAWL is Arizona's largest and oldest no-kill shelter, and they do amazing work in the metro Phoenix community to help save as many shelter animals as possible.

Every tennis player we know loves animals. Let's use our love of the sport and animals to help do something PAW-sitive for Phoenix's homeless and sheltered animals!

I realized our collective power as a tennis community could do so much to help shelter animals in need of a home.

Enter The Tournament

2018 will be the first year of our RALLY FOR RESCUES tennis event to raise money and awareness for Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA.

Camelback Village Health and Racquet Club will be the site of this year's event. Help us make Rally For Rescues an annual Phoenix tennis community happening by playing or donating.  

This will be a short, 3-hour, FUN, charity combo mixed doubles event. We'll not be sweating ratings too hard, as the theme is fun and the idea is to get lots of people out to support this event. Tell a friend!

Need a doubles partner? We'll find you one! Contact us if you need help finding one!

Sponsors & Partners

We are looking for sponsors and partners for this unique event to help us make as large a donation as possible. 


We are looking for food and beverage partners, equipment donations and anything we can get (raffle items, donations) that would help us raise money for Arizona Animal Welfare League. Take a look at our growing list of partners already lined up to support us down below!

For more details on RALLY FOR RESCUES and how you can help or sponsor, please contact tournament director Jeff Sikes at sikes@southwest.usta.com or

602-301-0145.  

RALLY FOR RESCUES 2018

April 15: CAMELBACK VILLAGE

We will be holding this year's event on Sunday, April 15, 2018 from noon-3 pm at the CAMELBACK VILLAGE HEALTH AND RACQUET CLUB. The tennis facility is centrally located (4444 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018), and is definitely one of the premier tennis centers in the Valley! 

Adoption Day Event

Besides the awesome tennis fun we'll have on April 15, we will also have an adoption day on site during the event with some of Arizona Animal Welfare League's shelter animals available to take home!

That's right, you can find a new paw-tner to chase tennis balls around with!

Arizona Animal Welfare League

Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AAWL & SPCA) is the largest no-kill shelter in Arizona and saves nearly 5,000 animals per year! AAWL is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization, tax ID 23-7149453. All donations to AAWL are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. 

DONATE

Maybe you can't play or you just want to show up and pet some rescue animals? We'd prefer you play TENNIS, but we'll let you hang out, too!

You can also help donate to the cause by donating directly to AAWL on the event's behalf through the link below. Just mention 'Rally For Rescues' in the donation notes.

We're also holding a silent auction, with all proceeds going towards AAWL. If you or your business have items to donate that you believe would assist us in our fundraising efforts or help with the event experience, by all means contact us! You can also fill out the ITEM DONATION FORM.  

We appreciate the donation!

Why We Got Started

Why We got Started

The little beauty up above giving me a smooch is Bella. She's an AAWL alumna that rescued me in June of 2015, and she is one of the true joys of my life.

Every day I look at her, I'm reminded of other dogs in situations like the one she was once in... in dire need of help.

I knew we could (and should!) do something tennis-related to try and do more for shelter animals in our city, and thus the reason Rally For Rescues was started. 

Mixed Dubs for Dogs

An awesome player gift bag for event competitors will be given out, full of tennis and rescue-themed swag from many of our event supporters.

Please Know That Every Dollar We Will Raise Will Go to AAWL.

Keep in mind, this isn't the US Open, rather a light-hearted charity event for a great cause. There will most definitely be snacks and beverages (adult ones if you're legal) provided for players as well, so come join us April 15!  

Contact Us

Drop Us A Note If You Want More Info

7010 E. Acoma Drive, Suite 201, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, us

(602) 301-0145