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Adult Pennant

Adult Pennant is an inter-club competition for club members offering competitions for adults. It is offered throughout the year on various days of the week and is a great way to engage with your local tennis community on a regular basis.

Please note that there will no longer be red and blue divisions in pennant and that divisions will be decided by the pennant coordinator and the grading committee based on the level of entries received. This means that you may nominate your team as division 2, but you may be placed in division 3.

HOW DO I GET STARTED IN PENNANT?

To be able to play in a Tennis ACT pennant competition, players first need to join a club.  Once you have decided which competition you would like to play in, place your name on the relevant sign-up sheet in your clubhouse [or below for up coming terms] with your registration number and contact phone numbers.  Adults should contact your club captain who can advise which grade would best suit your ability and also advise you of the club’s team selection and grading policy.

There are a variety of pennant competitions available which cater for a variety of standards.  You will need to make yourself available for the whole competition, otherwise you should sign up as a reserve. All players must be a financial member of a Tennis ACT affiliated club. Once clubs have finalised their teams, the entries are sent to Tennis ACT. Approximately one week before the competition starts, your team captain will contact you and give you details of where you will be playing on the first week.

If you have any questions regarding pennant, please contact Tennis ACT Competitions & Tournament Coordinator, Brittany Hughes on [email protected] or (02) 6160 7800

To find your nearest tennis club, please click here

MONDAY/TUESDAY NIGHT

Monday 11 September – Monday 4 December 2017

Entries are now closed

The competition will now be split over Monday & Tuesday nights. Players will need to make themselves available on both nights during the 11 week competition (including semi-finals & finals). Each team will play a number of matches on either a Monday or Tuesday evening, running on a home and away structure.

Matches are to commence at 7:30pm on a Monday Night with three player teams (male, female or mixed), each player to play 1 set of singles and 2 sets of doubles. Players must be financial members of a Tennis ACT affiliated club.

No play dates:

25-26 September (Family and Community Day and School Holidays)

2-3 October (Labour Day and School Holidays)

THURSDAY NIGHT

Thursday 14 September  – Thursday 7 December

Entries are now closed

Matches commence at 7:30pm. Four players per team (2 male and 2 female) with each player to play 2 sets of doubles and 2 sets of mixed doubles. Supper is now optional and is to be arranged prior to the match by the away and home team. Players must be financial members of a Tennis ACT affiliated club.

No play dates:

28 September (School Holidays)

5 October (School Holidays)

SATURDAY

Saturday 2 September – Saturday 2 December

Entries are now closed

Matches commence at 1pm on Saturday Afternoon. Three players per team (male, female or mixed) with each player to play 1 set of singles and 2 sets of doubles. Players must be financial members of a Tennis ACT affiliated club.

New Format:

Rubber 1- Number 1 Player vs Number 1 Player (Singles)

Rubber 2 – Number 2 & 3 Player vs Number 2 & 3 Player (Doubles)

Rubber 3- Number 2 Player vs Number 2 Player (Singles)

Rubber 4 -Number 1 & 3 Player vs Number 1 & 3 Player (Doubles)

Rubber 5- Number 3 Player vs Number 3 Player (Singles)

Rubber 6- Number 1 & 2 Player vs Number 1 & 2 Player (Doubles)

No play dates:

9th of September (Tournaments)

23rd of September (School Holidays)

4th of November (Tournaments)

ADULT PENNANT BY-LAWS

Please make yourself aware of the Tennis ACT Pennant By-Laws

CURRENT PENNANT DRAWS & RESULTS

View draws and results:

http://leagues.tennis.com.au/organisation/info/961 (search for Tennis ACT)

ADULT PENNANT RESOURCES

Captain’s Responsibilities

Regrading Structure

Results Form

Further resources and a list of participating ACT pennant clubs and locations can be found here