Otago Tennis Tournament

Contact teacher: Jess Lovell (jess@georgestreet.school.nz)  

2023 OTAGO PRIMARY SCHOOLS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS - registration  link   will close Friday 27th October.

The annual Otago Primary and Intermediate Schools Championships is an opportunity for all school students in Otago to compete even if they do not belong to a tennis club. This is a qualifying event for the Southern Primary and Intermediate Schools Championships.

Date: Friday 3 November 2023

Venue: Stevenson Tennis Centre at Logan Park

Reporting Time: 8:20am (approximate finish time is 3pm subject to the length of matches) (In case of wet weather, will be shifted to the Edgar Centre)

Please note that parents would have to take their child to this event and would be responsible for them throughout.

Students would compete under the B Grade.

B Grade – Year 6 and under (this grade plays with ‘green dot’ low compression balls)

The top 2 in B grade will gain direct qualification to the Southern Primary and Intermediate Schools Championships (being held at the Edgar Centre on Friday 12 November). Year 6 players may choose to play the OPEN grade but should they not qualify for the Southern OPEN Championships they cannot be selected for the Year 6 and under competition.

All players would play at least two matches and would be required to wear a GSNS sports uniform. Players must be able to self-umpire.

$25 entry fee per player

If players don't already have one, a sports top will be provided from the school office for the Otago Tennis competition.

Payments are to be paid into the school bank account (02-0912-0320963-001) with a reference of OtagoTennis and your child's name. 

Southern Primary and Intermediate Schools Championships

This will take place on Friday 10th November 2023 at The Edgar Centre in Dunedin.
The top 5 Boys and Girls in A grade and the top 3 in B grade from this tournament will then qualify for the South Island Schools Final (to be held 27-28 November in Timaru).

Match Format

A Grade – 2 tie-break sets up to 6, with 3rd set match tie-break to 10
B Grade – 2 sets up to 4 (tie-break at 4-all), with 3rd set tie-break to 7
All players will play at least 2 matches. Tennis Otago reserve the right to change the format subject to the number of entries.