AVENUE OF ACES® POLICIES

 

The Avenue of Aces®, located on the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, is a donor recognition project that allows supporters to order Personalized Pavers (Paver herein) to be placed along the Avenue. All proceeds from your Avenue of Aces® order will be donated to USTA Foundation. 
 
Types of Pavers
  • "Pathway Pavers" are 8x8 Brick, 8x16 Bronze and 8x16 White Bronze Pavers
  • "Founder’s Court Pavers" are 16x16 Bronze and 16x16 White Bronze Pavers
Installation
  • The construction of the NEW Louis Armstrong Stadium is complete and the Avenue of  Aces® is currently being installed on the walkway directly in front of Louis Armstrong. All orders of bricks and pavers made in 2016, 2017 and prior to May 7, 2018 will be in place prior to the start of the 2018 US Open. are scheduled to be installed on the Avenue of Aces® in time for the 2018 US Open
  • Orders received after May 7, 2018 will be installed on the Avenue of Aces® in time for the 2019 US Open.
  • Orders must be received by April 24, 2019 in order to be installed on the Avenue of Aces® in time for the 2019 US Open.

 

Inscription Restrictions
  • Only the following inscriptions/messages will be allowed:
    • In Honor of…

    • In Recognition of…

    • Individual Name or Corporation/Organization Name

  • Pavers are all left justified (aligned on the left side)
  • No logos or dates are to be included in the inscription
  • The year the Paver will be placed is located on the upper left corner
  • The 8x8 Brick, 16x16 Bronze and 16x16 White Bronze Pavers have a limitation of 17 characters per line (spaces included)
  • The 8x16 Bronze and 8x16 White Bronze Pavers have a limitation of 20 characters per line (spaces included)
Corporate Pavers
  • Corporate orders are restricted to select from the "Founder’s Court Pavers"
Inscription Change
  • To change an existing Paver after the contract has been signed and the Paver has been installed (without errors), there is a charge for fabrication, delivery and installation that is equal to ½ the cost of the set price of the Paver. 
  • The set price for a Paver does not account for any discount promotions at the time of the original purchase.
Discounts
  • Discounted Pavers will apply to all "Pathway Pavers"
  • Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer
Other Information
  • By making a contribution and creating a Paver, you are becoming a permanent part of USTA Foundation and we will make every effort to maintain the Pavers in the best possible condition. In the event that the Pavers or their location must be changed in any way, we will be sure to continue to acknowledge your special gift in an appropriate way
  • The USTA Foundation, Incorporated (USTA Foundation) is the United States Tennis Association Incorporated’s philanthropic entity that provides grants and scholarships and through tennis, and helps underserved youth to improve academics and strive for excellence. The USTA Foundation is a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, not-for-profit, charitable and educational organization. IRS ID #13-3782331. This request for financial support is for the purpose of funding programs and operations of the USTA Foundation. Donations received shall not constitute an endowment of funds and may be expended in their entirety for the state purpose. A copy of the USTA Foundation’s most recent annual report is available by contacting the USTA Foundation at 70 West Red Oak Lane, White Plains, NY 10604 or the New York State Attorney General Charities Bureau at 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271. Consult your tax advisor regarding all donations. A portion of your contribution may be tax deductible.
 
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