Saturday Morning Juniors
COMPETITION SECRETARY: ALVIN MAPLE
PHONE: 9809 0882, (M) 0407 278 836
COMPETITION CO-ORDINATOR: KAY ROCAVERT
PHONE: 9810 0110 – (Mobile) 0412 002 776
- Competitions held during: ‘Spring’ – School Term 4 -2020, ‘Summer’ – School Term 1, 2021, 'Winter 2nd/3rd Terms 2021 (There is no play during school holidays). For players up to 17 years of age.
- Next Competition: ‘Spring' 4th Term competition commences: Saturday 24 October 2020 and should conclude by Saturday 12 December 2020.
- Grading/Registration: Meadowbank for next competition refer to Alvin Maple as above. Birchgrove- refer to Kay Rocavert as above.
- Duration: ‘Spring’ & ‘Summer’: 4 team draws (6 rounds followed by Semis & Finals), 6 team draws – 5 rounds followed by Qualifying Semis, Semis & Finals. 8 team draws – 7 rounds followed by Semis & Finals.
- ‘Winter’ – 4 team draws (16 rounds followed by finals), 6 team draws (15 rounds followed by Semis & Finals),8 team draws (14 rounds followed by Qualifying Semis, Semis & Finals).
- Venues: All matches are usually played at Ryde Tennis Centre and Birchgrove Park Tennis Courts (currently separate competitions are conducted at both centres).
- Format: 2 players per team; girls or boys – unisex. Each player plays 1 singles & 2 sets of doubles – 4 sets in all for each match. The singles – are first to 6 games, with a tie-breaker at 6 games all and the doubles are best of 8 games.
- Match Times: Start time for home teams can be either 8:00/10:00am or 10:00/12:00pm, on one court. You have to be available for either time slot.
- Registration Fee: standard registration fee is $100.
- Nominations close by email no later than Thursday 15 October as we have to get draws etc. ready for the start of comp. on Saturday 24th October.
- Membership Fee: currently a fee of $25 is required for membership with Tennis NSW which also provides for injury insurance – is now due for ‘New' players for the year 1/7/2020 to 30/6/2021. Please pay fees in aggregate ASAP, but by no later than Friday 23rd October.
- Pool Players / Reserves: New players are welcome to join at any time during each comp.