National Championships Qualification Criteria

12/u & 14/u Age Groups must meet a minimum of 2 of the below 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.

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
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
NSW

(Metro Player)

  • Must participate in 3 Metro State Events (Wollongong, Nepean, Gosford, NSW Age, NSW State Champs)
  • Must participate in 2 Regional State Events (Albury, Tweed, North West)
  • Compete in the Sydney Closed Championships

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

Must participate in one Summer League and one Winter League

•    Minimum of 5 matches played in each league

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

N/A N/A
NSW

(Regional Player)

  • Must participate in 3 Metro State Events (Wollongong, Nepean, Gosford, NSW Age, NSW State Champs)
  • Must participate in 2 Regional State Events (Albury, Tweed, North West)
  • Compete in the NSW Country Closed Championships
  • Minimum 2 per term Regional Matchplay Series or Tennis Country Series Events (min 8 per year)

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

Must participate in minimum of two State League (if invited)

•    Minimum of 3 league matches played

N/A Attend 1 Regional Zone Squad per Term (Min 4 per year) (if invited)
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 TBC
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
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
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
Tas TBC TBC TBC TBC
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
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
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