National Championships Qualification Criteria

12/u & 14/u Age Groups must meet a minimum of 2 of the below participation criteria set out by your relative state to be eligible to compete in Nationals.  

  • If your state only has one criteria listed, this criteria this must be met.
  • If you meet your States International representation criteria, you don’t need to meet any further outlined criteria.

Note that this participation criteria will not apply for the 2022 Australian 12U & 14U Claycourt Championships. It will apply for all remaining Nationals.

State/Territory Event (Tournament) Participation League Participation Team Event Participation National Development Squad Participation International Representation
ACT Must participate in 30% of Regional Events Must participate in one Canberra Tennis League season (including Junior State League)

Minimum of 30% matches to be played

Must be part of Team ACT – participate in Bruce Cup, preferred to play in Pizzey Cup N/A N/A
NSW

(Metro Player)

Note:

NSW players will need to meet 50% of the criteria for the National Harcourt Championships.

NSW players will need to meet the full criteria for the Australian Masters in December

  • Must participate in 3 Metro State Events (Albury, Wollongong, Nepean, NSW Age, Gosford, NSW State Champs, Nadal)
Must participate in two terms of leagues(SJTT, Badge, Interdistrict, Premier League)

•    Minimum of 5 matches played in each league

•    Minimum of one junior league preferably SJTT / Inter-District

N/A N/A
  • Have a World Tennis Tour Junior Ranking of 1000 or below, plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in the World Junior Teams, plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in the Junior Fed Cup / Junior Davis Cup , plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in a National Tour , plus compete in 1 NSW State Event
NSW

(Regional Player)

 

Note:

NSW players will need to meet 50% of the criteria for the National Harcourt Championships.

NSW players will need to meet the full criteria for the Australian Masters in December

  • Must participate in 3 State Events (Albury, Wollongong, Nepean, NSW Age, Gosford, NSW State Champs, Nadal)
  • Compete in the NSW Country Closed Championships
• Must participate in minimum of one Regional State League (if selected)

•    Minimum of 3 league matches played

 

N/A N/A
  • Have a World Tennis Tour Junior Ranking of 1000 or below, plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in the World Junior Teams, plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in the Junior Fed Cup / Junior Davis Cup , plus compete in 1 NSW State Event

OR

  • Represent Australia in a National Tour , plus compete in 1 NSW State Event
NT Must participate in a minimum of 50% of NT sanctioned events Must participate in a minimum of 5 local league fixtures throughout the season

•    Territory Junior League, or

•    Local club league nights

If selected, represent the NT in interstate teams events N/A N/A
Qld Must participate at a minimum in the below number of Events

  • 3 x City Events
  • 3 x Coastal  Events
  • 3 x Country Events
  • 3 x Heritage Events

Or have a World Tennis Tour Junior Ranking of 1000 or below, plus compete in 1 Qld State Event

 

N/A N/A N/A N/A
SA

(Metro Player)

Must participate in two Metro Events and one Regional Event Must participate in one Summer League and one Winter League

•    Participate in a minimum of 30% matches in each league

•    Minimum of one junior league preferably Junior State League

N/A N/A N/A
SA

(Regional Player)

Must participate in one Metro Event and one Regional Event Must participate in one League

•    Participate in a minimum of 30% matches

N/A Attend Regional Zone Squad N/A
Tas Must participate in 2 x TAS State* (premier / signature) events if not in direct conflict with ITF junior event entry.

Additionally compete in one Premier/Signature event interstate**.

Must participate in one League (one term)

Participate in a minimum of 50% league matches

N/A if 4 ITF junior events have been played in the preceding 12 months

If selected, represent  TAS in interstate teams events and/or compete in a playoff event N/A N/A
Vic

(Metro Player)

Must participate in two Metro Events and one Regional Event

If not in as a direct acceptance at a National Championship, they must play the State qualifier event.

In 14th Birth year females to enter one ITF Junior event.

Must participate in one League

•    Participate in a minimum of 30% matches in each league

If selected for a State Teams event (11/13/15) they must accept the offer and play. N/A N/A
Vic

(Regional Player)

Must participate in one Metro Events and one Regional Event

If not in as a direct acceptance at a National championship, they must play the State qualifier event.

In 14th Birth year females to enter one ITF Junior event.

Must participate in one League

•    Participate in a minimum of 30% matches in each league

If selected for a State Teams event (11/13/15) they must accept the offer and play. N/A N/A
WA Must compete in:

•    WA State Championships

•    50% of listed state junior events

•    1 x Regional event

Compete in 50% of home and away rounds through summer and winter leagues N/A N/A N/A