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The Northumberland region covers the area from Gosford through to the Upper Hunter Region and Dungog. This page will keep you up to date with the latest JDS scores, events, tournaments and competitions in the Northumberland Region. If you require any assistance with your tennis club, programs or facilities, please get in touch.

Contact Us

Northumberland Regional Administrator – Katrina Lees
Mobile: 0456 756 364
Email: [email protected]

Participation Leader Northumberland Region – Maurice Murphy
Mobile: 0448 813 526
Email: [email protected]

Country Delegate – Northumberland Region – Leoni Baldwin
Mobile: 0488 723 138
Email: [email protected]

 

2019 Northumberland Endeavour Series

The Endeavour series this year will focus on participation and match practice.

The dates for this year’s Endeavour Series are as follows :

8th September – Raymond Terrace Tennis Club

22nd September – Wyong Tennis Club

20th October – Newcastle Tennis Club

3rd November – Gosford Tennis Club

10th November – Howe Park Tennis Club

17th November – Cessnock Tennis Club

24th November – Nelsons Bay Tennis Club

1st December – Newcastle Tennis Club

 

Register

Register for each event via the Tournament Website.  The age groups are 9/u, 11/u, 13/u, 15/u + Open.  The ages apply up until 31st December 2019.  9/u participants will use green dot balls.  Please ensure your child has a registered Tennis Australia number.  If you need to register, please call 1800 752 983 to organise.

Match day

Matches will commence at 8:30am. Payment can be made at the venue and will be $15 per player.  The format will be ‘best of’ and determined by the number of players on a card.  The aim is for the kids to play between 28-30 games each in the day.  If there are 5 players on a card, the format will be best of 6 games (6-0 or 4-2 etc).  This will help to alleviate lengthy matches as well as wait times.  The total games won for each player will be tallied for an overall score at the end of the series.  There are no playoffs or trophies for 1st and 2nd places on the day, however prizes will be given out at the end of the series for the top 3 point scorers for each age.  There will be 2 boys and 2 girls (rotating) from each age group that will choose an award for 2 other players in their group.  These awards will be for things like ‘Sportsmanship’, ‘Most Improved’, ‘Outstanding Effort’ etc. for each event.

Lunch and After 

The venues will put on a free sausage sizzle lunch for the kids.  Following this, if players wish to practice doubles match play, they can choose a player from their age group and use the same format as the singles.  Matches won in doubles will not count towards an individual’s point score.

We look forward to seeing you on the court!

 

Junior Development Series

The Junior Development Series (JDS) is a series of events held across the Northumberland Region. Players accumulate points in each event they play in. At the end of the series, the top 8 point scorers in each age group are invited to participate in the Northumberland Champion of Champions event. Players must compete in a minimum of 5 events and only a maximum of 5 events will count towards their total.

2019 Northumberland JDS Dates

Date JDS Event Name Age Group/s
3/02/2019 Gosford #1 JDS 10/12/14/16
 

10/02/2019

 

Cessnock #1 JDS 10/12/14/16
17/02/2019 Newcastle #1 JDS 10/12/14/16
24/02/2019 Howe Park #1 JDS 10/12/14/16
3/03/2019 Gosford #2 JDS 10/12/14/16
10/03/2019 Nelson Bay JDS 10/12/14/16
17/03/2019 Newcastle #2 JDS 10/12/14/16
24/03/2019 Raymond Terrace JDS 10/12/14/16
7/04/2019 Gosford #3 JDS 10/12/14/16
5/05/2019 Wyong JDS 10/12/14/16
12/05/2019

 

Howe Park #2 JDS 10/12/14/16
19/05/2019

 

Cessnock #2 JDS 10/12/14/16
26/05/2019

 

Newcastle JDS #3 10/12/14/16
16/06/2019 Wyong JDS #3 10/12/14/16
23/06/2019 Newcastle #2 JDS Rescheduled (due to washout) 10/12/14/16
30/06/2019 Champion of Champions 10/12/14/16 Invite Only

 

Rules And Regulations

2019 Northumberland JDS Rules

2019 Northumberland POINT SCORE 

Click here for the 2019 JDS Player Information flyer

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