Competition opportunities for everyone
Our aim is to create competition opportunities for everyone.
Listed below are the competitions that you want to take part in, for further information please click a link.
Junior fixtures are a great way for children to develop their game and meet other players of similar tennis ability.
Sunshine Coast fixtures is a team competition with a Davis Cup Format among all tennis clubs on the Sunshine Coast. Every club estimates the standard of their players and places players in one of 5 divisions, according to their estimated standards.
Sunshine Coast Singles Challenge is a very dynamic tennis competition in which players change division every week based on their results from the previous week. It is played at Nambour Tennis Club and there are two tiers.
Tier two is on Thursday at 4:00 o'clock. In tier 2, a two time divison 1 trophy winner can apply to go to tier 1.
Tier 1 is on played on Mondays and competitors are accepted by application.
The academy challenge is usually played in July. It is a great day for socialising for parents and kids. It is a tournament as well as a competition in various tennis games or game based drills. There are tournaments in red ball, orange ball, green ball, under 13 yellow ball and over 13 yellow ball categories.
After the tournament there is a competition in game based drills.
There is number of prizes for tournament winners as well as game base drills winners.
The Junior Development Series is a series of tournaments throughout the Sunshine Coast region in the 11/u, 13/u, 15/u and 17/u age groups. They play a vital role in the development of junior players and preparing them for higher levels of competition. Players earn ranking points, trophies and prizes based on results throughout the year and the top ranked players are invited to the State Championships to represent their region in Rockhampton at the end of the year.
Tennis Australia Tournaments
A series of tournaments across the country that offer junior national ranking points in the 12/u, 14/u, 16/u, and 18/u age groups. There are five levels that offer various amounts of ranking points depending on results, namely Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and White.
Australian Money Tournaments (AMTs)
AMTs are a series of open-aged tournaments played all over Australia that offer different levels of ranking points and draw sizes. The five levels are like the junior tour in that they are called Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and White. The aim of AMTs is to provide a pathway to higher levels of tennis for post-junior players.
The International Tennis Federation organises over 300 tournaments all over the world for juniors under 18. The ranking points earned contribute to a world junior ranking. They are considered a pathway for juniors to the pro circuit.
The Australian Pro Tour spans 36 weeks and offers $900,000 in prize money and over 7,000 world ranking points. The WTA and ATP organises tournaments all over the world and this tour is the ultimate goal.
Teams consist of 4 men and 2 ladies with all sets being doubles.
Matches begin at 7.00pm and are played at various clubs around the Coast on a home and away basis.
Fixture fees are $10.00 per player, per night (set by Sunshine Coast Tennis Assoc).
Draws, point ladders etc for all the teams and grades can be viewed at the Sunshine Coast tennis website.
All play is at Washington St starting at 7pm and finishing around 9pm so everyone gets to know eachother. This creates a strong community atmosphere where friendly banter and rivalries are played out. Depending on numbers, teams are created with either 3 or 4 players where everyone will be placed in a team so they play 1 singles and 2 doubles sets against an opponent of similar standard.