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Capital Cup - May 19, 2024 - "Take the 105 Challenge"
Serving up Bright Futures for NJTLT Student-Athletes

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Downloadable Brochure to register by Mail

We're excited to announce our Annual Capital Cup Friendraiser Event will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2024 starting at 9:00am. Sign up to "Take the 105 Challenge" on the beautiful outdoor Har-Tru courts at Trenton Country Club. (Rain Date: June 9, 2024).  Highlights include:

  • "105" Live ball feed Drill & Play for 3.0-3.5 and 4.0+  (The 105 is a fun, interactive, competitive doubles drill, with zero pressure! The first team to reach 105 pts wins the round. 1pt for groundstroke, 5pts volley, 10pts overhead.  Teams rotate every 15 minutes for new round - 1.5 hours total.)  

  • Meet and play with NJTLT Ashe Elite Students!

  • Light Breakfast and Lunch served

  • Honoree & Student Awards Ceremony 



We are so grateful for the support of our sponsors and participants, who believe and support our mission.  Together, we are helping make a difference in the lives of so many youth. NJTL of Trenton is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Tax I.D. #52-1260470

       All proceeds will help NJTLT continue their mission of creating opportunities, providing academic programs as well as services to enhance the lives of under resourced youth in the Trenton and surrounding areas. NJTL's flagship Cadwalader Park Junior Champions Tennis Center is one of more than 500 United States Tennis Association Foundation (USTA) national nonprofit youth development organizations. The Trenton chapter was twice named the USTA Chapter of the Year and its original ACE (Academic Creative Engagement) program is a national model.  

Schedule of the Day

9:00 AM:  Register
.  Light breakfast buffet is available. 

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
3.0-3.5 Drill & Play


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Awards Ceremony  /  Lunch Buffet
Albert M. Stark Sportsmanship Award


12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

4.0+ Drill & Play


1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Ashe Elite Student Tennis Exhibition

Registration Fees &
Sponsorship Opportunities

Registration Fees


105 Drill & Play Participant  - 1 ticket included            $105

Spectator Ticket  - 1 ticket included                             $50

Sponsorship Opportunities

105 Capital Cup Presenting Sponsor                       $5,000
     Thank you Ellen & Albert Stark

Platinum Sponsor                                                       $2,500

6 tickets included

  • 6 participant entries (includes Breakfast/Lunch)

  • Listing on social media & website

  • Sponsorship will support one college scholarship 

       for an NJTLT student athlete


Gold Sponsor                                                             $1,500

4 tickets included

  • 4 participant entries (includes Breakfast/Lunch)

  • Listing on social media & website

  • Sponsorship will support NJTLT summer camp for 

       one Ashe alumni coach


Silver Sponsor                                                           $1,000

2 tickets included

  • 2 participant entries (includes Breakfast/Lunch)

  • Listing on social media and website

  • Sponsorship will support NJTLT summer

       camp experience for one child

Patron Ticket                                                             $500

  • 1 Lunch ticket

  • Listing on social media & website

  • Sponsorship will support Ashe Elite strength and conditioning program


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2024 Capital Cup Honoree

Stephen R. Duncan

Stephen R. Duncan has 37 years of experience as an educator for the Council Rock School District, including sixteen years teaching fifth grade, two years teaching second grade, and nineteen years as an Elementary Math/Technology Integration Specialist. During his time at CR, he presented workshops on differentiation in the mathematics classroom at the local, county (BCIU #22), and national (NCTM) levels. He was also the technology integration specialist for his building, supporting teachers in bringing technology to their classrooms.

He retired from Council Rock in 2009 and is currently an educational consultant for the NJTL of Trenton and the USTA Foundation. As part of the curriculum development team at NJTLT, Stephen helped create an after-school/summer curriculum, Academic Creative Engagement (ACE), with tennis as its theme. The USTA Foundation purchased ACE, and is now training NJTL chapters across the country.  ACE is unique, focusing on building social/emotional skills in grades 3-6 students. The ACE program raises students, not just test scores.


During the Covid period, Stephen assisted in developing and implementing a program consisting of Minecraft Education and ZOOM to keep our at-risk students engaged.  This program utilizes high school mentors and a highly trained educator to deliver an engaging program using the ACE model. Mentors are learning leadership skills, and our elementary-age participants are learning to work together and share their voices in this problem-solving endeavor. 

Presenting Sponsor

Albert & Ellen Stark

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


In-Kind Sponsors

Plant Shadow


Ronak Amalani

Jack Halperin

Willa F. Inlender

Andrew Lieu

Ginny Mason

Nancy Plum

Albert Stark

Cheryl Taylor

Marc Vecchiolla

Event Chair 

Julia Benedict


Chris Liverman

Suzanne Kardos

Brielle Gist

Donna DeLucia

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