Mark your calendar to join us on August 5-8, 2021, for the 36th Annual Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic at Life Time White Bear Lake. Over 100 of the best men's and women's tennis players in the upper Midwest will battle for mixed doubles supremacy, while raising needed funds for ongoing pediatric cancer research initiatives at Children's Minnesota and around the world!
Help Us Reach Our 2021 Fundraising Goal of $300,000!
During our 35-year history, the Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic and the Pine Tree Apple Classic Fund have raised over $6 million for children's cancer research efforts! Please help us in continuing the search for a cure by considering a gift of support in helping us reach our 2021 Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic goal of $300,000! There are many ways to support this incredible cause including:
- Donating online or offline. Anyone who donates $250 or more will receive an invitation to the Friday Night Appreciation Party.
- Supporting a specific player - for a list of specific player fundraising pages, click here.
- Becoming a non-playing fundraiser - Create your own FREE personal peer-to-peer fundraising page. All non-playing fundraisers who raise $300 or more will receive a 2021 Limited Edition PTATC tournament t-shirt and 2 tickets to the Friday Night Appreciation Party.
- Recurring gifts
- Appreciated stocks and securities
- Grants through donor advised funds
- Corporate matching
- IRA required distributions
- In-kind or professional services
- Volunteering and more
Support The Tournament By Being A 2021 Sponsor
There is still time to support the cause by sponsoring the 2021 Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic. There are many different sponsorship levels available, featuring a wide array of benefits including event signage, speaking opportunities, reserved seating, website and social media recognition, tournament announcements and much more. Don't see what you are looking for? Contact us and let's work together in creating a sponsorship package that fits your needs! The deadline for sponsorship commitments is June 21, 2021, in order to receive certain benefits.
Friday Night Celebration: 35th Anniversary: Second Serve
For those who donate at least $250 to the 2021 event by July 16, mark your calendar to join us for our 35th Anniversary: Second Serve celebration event Friday, Aug. 6, at Vadnais Height Commons in Vadnais Heights, Minn. Social hour begins at 6:00 p.m., with the program starting at 7 p.m. This year's emcees once again are KARE-11 news anchor Bryan Piatt and defending Pine Tree champion Tobias Wernet. Hear from the players, doctors and patient families who make the Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic still the best tournament to be a part of the last 36 years.