COMPETITIONS & TOURNAMENTS
2023/2024 Tennis geelong jUnior SUMMER SEASON
The Junior Sumer season starts October 7th 2023 with Grand finals on March 23rd 2024, with no play during long weekend or Summer holidays (the last round of 2023 will be December 9th and competition will resume February 3rd).
Matches are Saturday mornings, either at the Geelong Lawn or at a local club.
Matches generally start at 8am, 9am or 10am and take 1.5-2 hours to complete.
Format is team of 4 to 6 players of similar level rotating on the roster with 4 players playing on a day; each team members plays 1 set of singles and 1 set of doubles.
2 competitions are available: girls only sections and boys/mixed sections. Girls are normally automatically put in girls sections unless requested otherwise.
Cost is $35 for the whole season as well as a current junior tennis membership. Fees have to be fully paid before the start of the season to be able to participate.
**NEW THIS SEASON** All players must have a Tennis Australia ID (an 11-digit number that starts with "66") in order to play competition tennis. If you don’t already have one you will need to follow the prompts on the following website: https://www.tennis.com.au/competitiveplay/create-your-cpp to complete your competitive player profile and obtain a Tennis ID.
Registration deadline for the Summer season is Monday August 21st. Players who are not registered on time will only be able to register as emergency players. Note all players in the competition must be under the age of eighteen years as of May 1 of the current year to be eligible to play the season.
Players are grouped into teams of 4 to 6 players based on their grading with 4 or 5 players playing each week.
Format: 4 players - each play 1 set of singles and 1 set of doubles.
5 players - 3 players play singles and doubles, 1 player play only singles and 1 player plays only doubles.
Players who are entered in a team are expected to be available for most of the season however if you are away or unavailable sometimes, that’s ok, your team will have extra players so you can organise a players' roster.
Note this call is for green ball and yellow ball players. Orange ball players are welcome to register via the below link but note the season and full enrolment details for orange ball players will be published shortly as the season is usually shorter.
NEW Players: If you have never played in the Tennis Geelong competition, just give us an indication of your abilities on the registration form and we will contact you to organise a grading session or will liaise with your GLTC coach. If you have been playing or have played in the past, we look at your match centre stats to place you in the most appropriate section.
During your registration, you can request to play with friends. We try to keep friends together whenever possible however this will depend on grading and numbers of players within each grade.
Please check that the email address entered on the registration form is correct otherwise you might miss out on season updates.
Registration is now closed
junior development series
The Junior development tournaments are the perfect event for players looking to take their first step into tennis tournaments in a more relaxed environment or for players looking to get valuable match play to improve their games!
The Geelong Lawn Tennis Club hosts a Junior Tournament each month from February to December for boys and girls with 10 & under, 12 & under, 14 & under and 16 & under.
All round-robin winners receive medals.
JUNIOR TOURNAMENT DETAILS:
Venue: Geelong Lawn Tennis Club
Address: 12-20 Sommers Street, Belmont VIC 3216
Upcoming Dates (note because of the increased popularity of the event, the next available date might already be full):
10 & under Mixed Singles
12 & under Boys and Girls Singles
14 & under Boys and Girls Singles
16 & under Mixed Singles, with round robin groups based on UTR
If you have any questions as to your child's compatibility for this tournament, please feel free to contact our coaches on (03) 5243 2819.
Please contact our tournament Director Alan Doherty to secure your place into the next available date at:
Mobile: 0439 555 783